Aaharn is a world-class exploration of Thai cuisine by internationally celebrated chef David Thompson.
An all-day terrace serving coffee, premium tea, wine by the glass, innovative cocktails, draught beer and Thai snacks, overlooking Tai Kwun’s historic open-air Parade Ground.
Behind Bars is a place for people and not bound by age or interest. Found within a series of former interlinked jail cells within E-Hall, it is both literally and figuratively a space to connect with others. Open from 4pm, Behind Bars is a location for many occasions - be it an afternoon coffee enjoyed in the Prison Yard, a pre dinner cocktail or glass of champagne with friends.
Showcasing the charm of Parisian café in 1930s, Café Claudel is a social and culinary hub for guests who are longing for classic French food and authentic Parisian lifestyle. With the quintessential terrace and cozy ambiance, this is the perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy a casual rendez-vous.
Dragonfly represents a small boutique bespoke cocktail lounge based on a late 19th century art nuoveau style, created by masterful designer, Ashley Sutton. Focus is on quiet soft-mood lounge music and aromas from the cocktail creations from the centre bar that will waft through the establishment. Occasional entertainment will be arranged for guests together with master classes and tastings.
hc:Bistro is the thirteenth catering social enterprise project undertaken by the Hong Chi Association since 1999, where we provide training and a safe working environment for people with intellectual disabilities. Interweaving elegant and light gourmet dishes with an artistic ambience, hc:Bistro offers a casual and comfortable venue providing a unique chance to experience the architectural setting of a colonial prison building.
Aimed at reviving the traditional canton-style teahouses, LockCha Tea House provides not only a selection of more than a hundred teas but also vegetarian dim sum that are made fresh daily. In essence, the LockCha Tea House is a perfect place to relax during breakfast, lunch, after work, dinner, or just anytime.
Madame Fu is Tai Kwun’s fabulous new Chinese fine dining restaurant, bar and café surrounded by stunning art filled lounges. This beautiful colonial setting brings back the experience and atmosphere of the European Grand Cafes, while serving contemporary Cantonese cuisine. Madame Fu reflects the elegance of a bygone era. We offer a menu of local favorites including Dim-Sum, signature Chinese à la carte dishes, afternoon teas and western desserts.
“MaoMao Eat” provides local delicacies of Hong Kong. The warm interior decoration features mainly aquamarine tiles and furniture, complementing the woodwork furniture, to create a young and energetic yet warm and welcoming ambience.
With “Jiang” being the Chinese word for the Yangtze River and “nan” meaning south, the Jiangnan region encapsulates the varied cities of Shanghai, Nanjing, Wuxi, Yangzhou, Hangzhou, Suzhou and others lying south of the river. Aptly housed within Tai Kwun, Hong Kong’s new heritage centre for the arts, Old Bailey pays homage and home to the culinary traditions of Jiangnan - a region long credited with nurturing creative communities that came to exist through a discourse of grounded hospitality.
Positioned with intent, Statement is located in the West wing of the Police Headquarters' Building. Its namesake comes from the process of reporting a crime and giving a statement to the police, which was a frequent occurrence at this site in the 1900s.
Hong Kong’s favourite Chinese dishes served in colonial elegance on the top floor of the old Police Headquarters. Hong Kong became a magnet for mainland Chinese migrants during the civil war; a mass wave of immigration between 1945-1951 brought with it a huge influence of regional cuisines from areas such as Guangdong, Chiu Chow to Sichuan and Shanghai.
The two restaurants, Statement and The Chinese Library, reflect the unique East-West heritage of Hong Kong with a stunning bar at its heart – The Dispensary. Occupying a prime location on the first floor of the historic Police Headquarters Block, the former Police Officers’ Mess.