These Cafes in Hong Kong Were Made For Instagram

5 min readNov 26, 2018
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A coffee (or three) a day keeps us from going insane. With so many specialty cafes popping up around Hong Kong lately, we’ve seriously been spoilt for choice. But what do we love more than our heart-pumping espressos and super gimmicky avolattes? A gorgeous cafe where we can have our coffee and selfie/photos ops too. These are some of the +852’s most photogenic cafes.

Winstons Coffee

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One does not simply walk past Winstons Coffee without taking a photo of its shopfront. Both its Sai Ying Pun and Kennedy Town locations feature an old school cinema sign bearing the cafe’s name and a sneaky catchphrase. It’s so eye-catching that there’s always someone standing across the road taking photos of it. The interior is sleek and the black-and-white patterned floors are another favourite backdrop for Instagrammers after that 10/10 shot.

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Winstons is more than just a pretty face. This Aussie-style cafe serves some of the very best piccolos, flat whites and espresso martinis in town. Strong, dark and slightly bitter, have your coffee with a side of biscotti, croissants, and pies.

Halfway Coffee

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Just off a staircase full of antique stores in Sheung Wan is the very quaint Halfway Coffee. This cafe merges East and West with all drinks being served in vintage porcelain Chinese teacups scoured from places like Temple Street. See them all lined out atop their bespoke espresso machine and let the barista know which cup you want your…


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