You’ve got guests from out-of-town and you’re keen to show off Hong Kong’s best charms to them. Alas, you’re stuck with a relentlessly rainy day – so, what do you do? You whip out the ENTERTAINER’s guide to a rainy day in HK, natch! Here are five fabulous suggestions for you to consider. Bonus – for each of these activities, there are options where you can enjoy buy one get one free offers on the ENTERTAINER app.
5 Fabulous Rainy Day Activities
Take a Chinese Tea Workshop
There’s nothing like a warm, comforting cup of tea to beat rainy day blues away.Phoenix Tea is in a quiet part of bustling Tsim Sha Tsui, and it’s famed for serving Merrylong Big Red Robe Tea from the Wu Yi Mountains. Wu Yi Rock Tea is known for its mild flavor and multiple health benefits. Use the ENTERTAINER app to save HKD198 on buy one get one free Tea Experience Workshop. You’ll learn the history of tea, the journey it takes from farm into our teacups, and the proper way to serve and enjoy this tradition-rich drink.
Go for Dim Sum
Run away from the rain and escape into beautiful LockCha Teahouse. With over 100 choices for Chinese tea and vegetarian dim sum made fresh daily, this traditional Cantonese teahouse is the perfect introduction to HK’s yum cha culture. Soak in the gorgeous decor and sample their tasty dim sum with buy one get one free offers on the ENTERTAINER app.
Exercise Your Brain
Fancy yourself some type of a Sherlock Holmes? Test your problem-solving skills by locking yourself up in an escape room. This type of thrilling, physical adventure game challenges players to solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints, and strategy to complete the objectives before time runs out. Save HKD260 on buy one get one free admission at Lost Causeway Bay or Mong Kok with the ENTERTAINER app.
Don’t let a rainy day get you down! Your eyes will pop and your adrenaline will get going at the variety of colourful climbing surfaces at Verm City. And after you’ve pushed your upper body to the max, simply take a flight of steps down to Ryze – HK’s ultimate trampoline park! Unleash your inner ninja warrior on the trampoline pit, foam pit, and obstacle course. Both these attractions are suitable for all ages, and yes – buy one get one free admission are available at both venues, courtesy of the ENTERTAINER app.
Be a Culture Vulture
Love architecture, art and photography? This complex along the Aberdeen Street slope was a school in the late 19th century and the Hollywood Road Police Married Quarters in 1951 before its redevelopment into the haven for artists, designers and creative enterprises it now is. Grab coffee and cake from Cafe Life. Have lunch at the quirky Garden Meow. Shop at kapok. Take a cooking class in ABC Cooking Studio. Or simply enjoy being ensconced in a heaving hive of creativity.