The vibe: Hidden away in the New Territories, One-Thirtyone offers a heavy dose of old-world charm in a three-storey house set amid lush green lawns. Continue reading “One-Thirtyone”
The vibe: Built on the site of the former Repulse Bay Hotel, this heritage address is home to three venues: The Verandah, The Front Lawn and The Marquee. Each has its own distinct personality – and all three come with panoramic sea views.
The vibe: A one-of-a-kind venue for heritage lovers, Beas River boasts sweeping lawns and a stable full of Shetland ponies for photo opps.
The vibe: Lush gardens, colourful flowers, manicured topiary – the Secret Garden lives up to its name.
The vibe: It’s named the Gold Coast Hotel for a reason – the seaside spot overlooks Castle Peak Bay and offers easy access to the beach. It’s also home to one of Hong Kong’s most iconic wedding venues: The Lawn. Ideal for outdoor ceremonies with up to 500 guests, the landscaped greenery makes for a secluded, romantic affair. Continue reading “Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel”
The vibe: Formerly the Marine Police Headquarters, Hullett House has since transformed into a romantic and ultra-stylish heritage hotel. One of Hong Kong’s most sought-after wedding venues, the romantic alfresco garden offers harbour views, lush surrounds and a convenient location.
Who doesn’t want a red-carpet worthy wedding? Gourmands will love the new menu at W Hong Kong. Designed by James Sharman – of the nomadic One Star House Party pop-up restaurant – the creative “Wed Like a Celeb” banquet menu turns traditional Chinese food on its head. Look for suckling pig served with pickled radish and char siu-pickled wolfberries; pan-seared scallops with broccoli puree and crispy lotus root; and an iced milk tea dessert with walnut butter and ginger.
W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon, 3717-2222, w-hongkong.com
Looking for a wedding venue that hasn’t been overdone? Yi’s Kitchen, run by the Epicurean Group, is a new two-storey restaurant serving Asian and Western cuisine. Located in the Jao Tsung-I Academy, a Grade-III heritage building and hostel that has previously served as a hospital and as accommodation for labourers, the red-brick structure and its surrounding gardens make for a one-of-a-kind backdrop that your guests will be talking about for months.
Block H, Jao Tsung-I Academy, 800 Castle Peak Rd., Mei Foo, 2811-9398, yiskitchen.com.hk