The buzz: The city’s newest rooftop bar has been the talk of the town before it even opened, thanks to its panoramic view—and its handsome bartenders.
The décor: This outdoor terrace bar is nestled on the hotel’s 27th floor, exuding a futuristic aura set against the glittery skyline of Victoria Harbour. The bar area, which looks like a pair of glowing bass clefs from above, is equipped with a retractable canopy so the party can carry on rain or shine. DJs spin tunes every night here behind the sleek illuminated decks.
Before we delve into the drinks, let’s talk about the names: they somehow manage to tie in with the flavors in the most whimsical ways. Before we even sipped on Sfumato ($120)—the Italian for “smoke”—we got a noseful of a charred aroma from a shell on the glass rim, stuffed with singed berry leaves. With homemade berry syrup and grapefruit tonic, this is a great mezcal-based aperitivo with a tart citrusy finish. A Kind of Pink ($110) oozes femininity top-to-bottom, from the orange peel daintily balanced on the rim and the pink peppercorn