The sister bar to the original The Beach Club in Kuala Lumpur brings the beaches of Malaysia to Hong Kong—white sands, kitschy beach bar vibes and all.
Green lighting, beachy clapboard and bamboo walls adorn the open-air venue. But the most interesting feature is at the bar itself: Above it, baby sharks lurk within the mini aquarium, and working with the Hong
Kong Shark Foundation they’re fostered here before being released back into the wild when they’re bigger. The bar counters are glass cases, and under your drinks is a quirky sandy beach display with plenty of common seaside detritus: from seashells to plastic toys and even used condom wrappers.
It’s Knutsford, so you’ll find your share of generic Carlsbergs and Kronenbourgs, plus a simple, tropical-themed cocktail list to round out the menu. Beach Club Café’s got a twist on the Mojito which blends its mint leaves for a smooth, bright green cooling beverage, though we’re not sure that extra step justifies its price upgrade to $120 for a classic drink.
The Spicy Pina Colada ($118) tasted like a more nuanced version of the vacation cocktail, with the addition of spice nicely toning down the