The article warns us that a good tiki bar should be hard to find, so we told our business partner that lives in Hong Kong about this place. She took a look and wasn't sure where this was so she kindly gave them a call and wrote the address in Cantonese for us so the cab driver could find it!
He dropped us in front of an unsuspecting office building in the middle of the bustling shopping district in Central. Great, we thought.. all this shopping, we could get some research in after having a drink. Vivienne Westwood is right across the street, my tiki friend's favorite!
The article did say it's on the 3rd floor so we go inside, head to the elevator and see the marker for floor 3 so we know it's a good sign and we're on the right track. Getting off the elevator we are transformed to a Polynesian paradise. Beautiful bar with brightly decorated seating areas. Half indoor lounge, half outdoor patio; it is beautiful. An oasis in the busy city of Hong Kong!... just what we needed after a week's work!
Zombie... my tiki friend stayed with the classics. Her first zombie, made by the French bartender was one of the best ever. The second zombie we all conferred was not nearly as good and was not made by the French bartender! Looks like he needs to have his staff study him a little better, so be patient I know he's busy but have him make your drink!
Pina Colada... this was very good, again made by French bartender.
Honi Honi Kiss... very fancy, pretty, elegant drink! Light and nice choice for getting started.
Lady Bird... refreshing, great choice! And it comes flaming!
Tropical Storm... a bit of a fancy tiki drink, was ok.
Hidden Treasure... not our favorite, too much going on in this cup.
Charmed in the Tropics...one of our least favorites, can't remember which bartender made this one though at this point! The lychee and blue curcao didn't work for us.
Tiki Meister... small shot sent courtesy of the French bartender, this was a highlight! Very good, could have had a few more of these little guys!
I took a look at the website again after returning home and it looks like they are adding food, which is a great idea. Would have been nice to have some small plates to soak up our tiki drinks in our tummies! So check it out, let me know how the food is... looking forward to getting back here!