Exploring Tsim Sha Tsui
Skip the tourist traps and uncover the serene side of bright and bustling Tsim Sha Tsui.
Take Hotel ICON’s electric shuttle bus and hop off at the second stop, The Sun Arcade. You will be just a five-minute walk from our first recommended spot, Kowloon Park.
1. KNUTSFORD TERRACE
NIGHT LIFE IN KOWLOON
Raising the Bar - Home to vibrant pubs, bars and restaurants, Knutsford Terrace is the entertainment hub of Kowloon. Located just a stone’s throw away from the main artery of shopping along Nathan Road, this buzzy nightlife destination is perfect for casual dining and drinks.
Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui
Recommended Bars: Assembly, All Night Long
HK$150 – HK$400 (US$19 – US$51)
2. ST ANDREW’S CHURCH
Going to the Chapel – The architectural style of this church is a rare-find in Hong Kong - cruciform in shape with touches of Victorian-gothic elegance. The original stained glass presented by Sir Paul Chater in the east window has been well preserved since the day the church first opened.
138 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
7:30am – 10:30pm Daily
(852) 2367 1478
3. KIMBERLEY ROAD
Kimchi Wow - Often referred to as a mini “Korea Town”, a tightly knit community of Koreans has lived on Kimberley Road since the 1960s and transformed the area into a foodie haven filled with delicious authentic Korean restaurants.
Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Recommended Restaurants: Lee Family Chicken hof & soju, Red Chicken
HK$100 – HK$200 (US$13 – US$26)
4. MAMMY PANCAKE
LOCAL STREET FOOD
Waffle On - Like macarons to Parisians and shortbreads to Brits, Bubble Waffles (Eggettes) are a staple snack for locals in Hong Kong. Crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside, the waffle batter consists of eggs, sugar, flour and evaporated milk, pressed to perfection in a classic waffle maker - so simple, yet so delicious.
G/F, Carnarvon Mansion, 8-12 Carnarvon Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
HK$30 – HK$50 (US$4– US$6)