WAREHOUSE SHOPPING

I.T. Sale Shop

Alexander McQueen Anglomania, Camper, Christophe Lemaire, Gomme, Jean Colona, Miu Miu
72-119, 3/F, Silvercord, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
* off-season goods * Some goods may be damaged. * Prices are up to 80% off.

Opening hours : 12:00 – 21:00

ð      Elliz’s Comment: Selection is not as good

 

Dickson Warehouse

Kenneth Cole, Charles Jourdan, Coach, Karl Lagerfeld, Kenneth Cole, Polo, Ralph Lauren
113-114, Tsing Yi City Kowloon, Hong Kong
Opening hours : 11:00 – 21:00

 

Joyce Warehouse

Zucca. Ann Demeulemeester, Comme des Garcons, Anna Sui, Girogio Armani, Jil Sander, Vivienne Westwood at more than 40 percent off

21/F, Horizons Plaza,Ap Lei Chau Lee Nam Road Hong Kong Island

Opening hours: Mon Closed Tue – Sat 10:00 – 18:00 Public holiday 12:00 – 18:00

Citygate Outlets on Lantau island in Tung Chung. 10 minutes from airport by taxi or S1 airport bus. Open 10am to 10pm; discount 30 – 70 % for CK, Antreprima, Burberry, Vivienne Tam, Polo Ralph Lauren, Laura Ashley, Esprit, Levis, Le Saunda, Quicksilver, Adidas, Nike, Timberland, Coach, and SaSa.
è Elliz’s Comment: Quite good with Polo, CK Underwear etc.

MAINSTREAM SHOPPING

Central

  1. Landmark – Central MTR exit G
  2. H&M
  3. Warehouse Outlet – Dickson & Joyce
  4. G.O.D Home Accessories
  5. Thecandleccompany *very nice and cheap fragrant accessories*
    Address: The Candle Company 11 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central,

ð      Elliz’s Comment: There are many small shops around where GOD is, quite fun to explore. I highly recommend The Candle Company. If you go, help me get

 

Ginger Lily Reed Diffusers, 200ml, HKD220

http://www.candles.hk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2&products_id=856

Get refills instead if they have it!

Tsim Sha Tsui

  1. Harbour City/Ocean Terminal *My favourite shopping hunt*
  2. City Super in Harbourcity

Causeway Bay

  1. Sogo
  2. World Trade Centre next to the Excelsior Hotel.
  3. Island Beverley and La Foret – cluttered with small shops for young, trendy clothes and accessories, just like Far East although most of the products are from Korea and Japan. Fun to explore too!
  4. I.T. & i.t. 51-57 Paterson Street
  5. Times Square – Lane Crawford – Nars. Jessica Boutique.
  6. Festival Walk – Joyce Beauty
  7. Behind Times Square, particularly Sharp St and Yiu Wah St – local designers’ and imported clothing, accessories and shoes.

 

COSMETIC SHOPPING

SASA – SKII (cheapest)

Bonjour – Almost everything else

 

Of course Chanel/La Mer is not available in either shops.

 

Designer

BrandOff – New and secondhand Birkins at World Trade Center

 

There is one more brand (which I forgot the name) that has many branches, also at World Trade Center that sells many Italian authentic designer products eg Gucci, BV, Ferragamo at much discounted prices.  Cheaper than the boutiques but of course Europe is still e cheapest.
Food:

 

Jenny’s Biscuits

http://www.followmefoodie.com/2010/05/hong-kong-jenny-bakery-best-butter-cookies/

Location: 5 locations – Central, Hong Kong

Address: Metro: Central Station

Shop 126, #33 Queens Road Central, Melbourne Plaza 1st Floor, Central, Hong Kong

Tel: 2524-1988

Price Range: $10-20

 

Kee Wah & Maxim Biscuits
Commonly available at most MTR stations
è Elliz’s comment: I never eat wife’s cake but Kee Wah老婆餅 is the best. So are their biscuits. Maxim’s biscuits also good!
http://www.kee-wah.com.hk/public/ehome.html

 

Lan Fong Yuen, 6 Gage Street, Central
Famous for their maggie mee, silk stocking milk tea, French toast.

 

Maxim Restaurant (Dim Sum )

Address : Low Block, City Hall, Central, Hong Kong

Opening Hours :

Mon~Sat 11:00am~3:00pm 5:30pm~11:30pm

Sun & Public Holidays 9:00am~3:00pm 5:30pm~11:30pm

ð      Elliz’s Comment: They have many branches but the best is at City Hall at Central and go early in the morning at about 9-10am as the ingredients and cooking is freshest!

 

鏞記酒家 Yung Kee Restaurant燒鵝
Address – 中環威靈頓街32-40號32-40 Wellington Street, (Central)

ð      Elliz’s Comment: Many Hongkongers say it is over-rated and expensive, Esther believes so too. But comments from first-timers, I heard they quite like this.

 

Joy Hing BBQ Shop, 265-267 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai,

Famous for bbq char siew

正斗粥面专家Tasty Congee and Noodle Specialist

IFC Building 3rd Storey

Unit 3016~3018

Central, Hong Kong

 

Boh Loh Yaau Pineapple Bun

Kam Wah, 47 Bute Street, Mongkok

or Hong Lin, 143 Tung Choi Street, Mongkok
Egg Tart

Tai Cheong Bakery, 35 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central,

Honolulu Coffee Shop, 176 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai,

Hoover Cake Shop, 136 Nga Tsin Wai Road, Kowloon City

 

橋 底辣蟹 Under Bridge Spicy Crab – Wan Chai,

http://4-the-love-of-food-overseas.blogspot.com/2010/03/under-bridge-spicy-crab-wan-chai-hong.html
Main Branch:

414~424 Jaffe Road

Chinaweal Centre

Wan Chai
èElliz’s comment: Never tried but everyone says its crazily good!

 

Megan’s Kitchen Hot Pot

5/F, Lok Kei Centre, 165-171 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai,
è Elliz’s comment: One of the best thing to try is a good hot pot!

 

池記雲吞麵家 Chi Ji Wanton Noodle

84 Percival Street, Causeway Bay

 

Char Siew Bun

North Garden Restaurant, 1-2/F, Tung Ning Building, 249-253 Des Voeux Road, Sheung Wan

 

Ho To Tai Noodle Shop, No.67, Fau Tsoi St, Yuen Long

Famous for egg noodle and wantons

 

Roast Pigeon

Nostalgic dive Tai Ping Koon, 19 Mau Lam Street, Yau Ma Tei

Shui Wah, 51 Tsuen Nam Road, Tai Wai

ð      Elliz’s Comment: The journey is long but even Esther says its good. She wanted to bring me there a few times but I was too busy shopping!

 

金馬輪豬扒包 Kammalon Pork Bun Macau
澳門營地大街50號地下

(853)28572385

營業時間: 早上7:00 至下午6:30

http://4-the-love-of-food-overseas.blogspot.com/2010/01/kammalon-pork-bun-macau.html

Did you realise most good food is at central?

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