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Distance: 4 km

It may seem far to Centralites, but those who dare to venture out east will be rewarded by a plethora of art, history and culture all wrapped up in a hip, Instagrammable package. From the Transformer-like Monster Mansion to hidden homegrown brands and boutiques, here’s where to make a day out of Quarry Bay.

A. Para Site

Start your day at this artist-run co-op turned leading contemporary gallery and event space housing multimedia exhibitions and collaborations by edgy up-and-comers and well-known names. A rolling two-month residency programme makes for regular artist-driven studio visits, talks, screenings and performances.

22/F, Wing Wah Industrial Building, 677 King’s Rd, Quarry Bay, +852 2517 4620, 12-7pm Wednesday to Sundays,

B. Quarry Bay Promenade

Make your way over to this scenic, seaside boardwalk shared by pups, joggers and walkers alike. Look out for the surprisingly nimble seniors stretching and dancing along the path, which extends all the way to Shau Kei Wan Typhoon Shelter.

Hoi Yu Street, Quarry Bay

C. Mr & Mrs Fox

Break for lunch at Mr & Mrs Fox, a three-storied bar-restaurant serving up comfort food including steak, seafood, pasta and an array of tasty bar snacks. Tip: Get the most bang for your buck with brunch.

23 Tong Chong St, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2697 8500, 12pm-11pm daily,

D. % Arabica

Join the coffee cognoscenti at this alabaster next-gen Japanese house of java. Nestled under the famous Monster Mansion, order your brew and get in line for the ultimate IG #coffeegram.

Shop 3 on G/F, Yick Fat Building, Nos. 1048-1056 King’s Road, Nos. 2-32 Yau Man Street, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2474 8883, 9am-7pm daily, 

E. Casetify

Make sure your iPhone looks as good as your pics (if not better) with Hong Kong mobile case brand, Casetify. This is where you can pick your case, customise it, and have it ready to go within 15 minutes flat.

Shop A15, Yick Cheong Building, 1048-1056 King’s Rd, Quarry Bay, 11am-7pm, 


Helmed by Umberto Bombana of Michy-starred Otto e Mezzo, expect top-notch family-style Italian dishes at its cosy, more casual sib. Don’t miss the Mediterranean pizza with anchovies and fresh tagliatelle – you can’t go wrong with cacio e pepe.

Cityplaza, 2F, 265 Tai Koo Shing Rd, Quarry Bay, +852 2116 5128, 11:30am-9:30pm daily, 

G. Sugar at East Hotel

Watch the sun go down at this slinky, rooftop jewel of the East, popular with an after-work crowd who go for top ’tails and even better views of the alt side of Victoria Harbour.

32/F East, 29 Taikoo Shing Road, Taikoo Shing, Hong Kong, +852 3968 3738, 6:30am-10pm daily,

ManulifeMOVE has no association with any of the landmarks, dining venues, galleries or retailers included within this walking guide, selected by LUXE, and disclaims any liability as to the accuracy, adequacy or reliability of any information contained herein. 

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