Hong Kong films with unique backgrounds, acting and content have been associated with the childhoods of the 8x and 9x generations. Today, although the TVB series is no longer as popular as it used to be, the Hong Kong style of the 90s with a rich vinatage is very popular with young people, so more and more cafes with this style are born.
The common point of these shops is that they have a kanji signboard or a kanji-inspired design, liberal posters with the main yellow – red tones. Along with that is the red-blue light system, dark wooden tables and chairs, and posters that are randomly pasted on the wall to create a new and liberal whole.
Let’s explore some Hong Kong-style cafes that are very attractive to young Saigonese!
As one of the pioneering cafes in the old Hong Kong style. The restaurant is set in Hong Kong in the 90s with the decoration like a noodle shop. Entering the shop, the first thing that impresses you will be the noodle cart decorated with traditional patterns, true to Hong Kong style.
Tables and chairs are arranged along both sides of the aisle, hidden in the colored lights. To be true to the Hong Kong atmosphere, the restaurant has a rather dark space. The light of the shop is lit through vintatge table lamps, orange, red, and yellow neon lights. The space and menu here are also arranged to remind of Hong Kong. Specifically, in addition to drinks, the menu also features typical Hong Kong dishes such as duck noodles, maggots, pineapple cakes.
Address: No. 10 Pasteur, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1, City. HCM.
Lost in Hong Kong Beer Alley
Located in the heart of the bustling and prosperous District 1 Lost in Hong Kong beer alley keeps the busy and crowded spirit of the streets of Hong Kong at night that we often see in movies. The shops are close together in a small alley, decorated in the old Hong Kong style.
Coming to Lost in HongKong you will get lost in the streets of Hong Kong in the 90s with colorful neon lights, pearl lanterns and vinatge backgrounds everywhere. Lost in Hong Kong beer alley operates from evening to 4 am, is a very popular nightlife spot. It has everything you need from a variety of drinks, authentic Hong Kong food and a vintage atmosphere.
Address: 175/19 Pham Ngu Lao, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, City. HCM.
Ong Tho Dia Alley
A folk name, Ong Tho Dia Alley is a Bar & Kitchen that pursues the Hong Kong vinatge style for young people looking for new places to relax. Stepping through the door, you are like stepping into Hong Kong with a space full of Hong Kong art.
Taking the main image of Ong Tho Dia, the shop has brought a space that is both beautiful and mysterious. But the most interesting thing is that this shop is also interwoven with Vietnamese quality in Hong Kong style with signs and decorations. In addition to the bold images of Hong Kong such as lanterns, radios, couplets, …
Ong Tho Dia alley also offers a music space on weekends. Just being immersed in Hong Kong space and relaxing with music will be great. The shop has both drinks and food, with bold Vietnamese cuisine.
Address: No. 60/5 Ly Chinh Thang, Ward 8, District 3, City. HCM.