There’s no place like Hong Kong. The city, the people, the gorgeous sights. It’s a tourist favorite because of tons of reasons. A day or two at this famous tourist hub has so much to offer from its city tours to its huge roast of thrilling adventure parks. But aside from the shopping and the thrill-seeking, Hong Kong is also known for its food. Top of the tier restaurants is all over Hong Kong. There are also spots dedicated for those who have a sweet tooth. Enjoy the sweet life when you visit Hong Kong by dropping by the best dessert spots in Hong Kong.
1. Sift Patisserie
Are you looking for the best gourmet pastries in Hong Kong? Then look no further. Sift Patisserie is dedicated to bringing you the most delicious French pastries. Their pastries are something that you shouldn’t underestimate because they bought their pastries from different parts of the globe including Madagascar. Their signature Sift Chocolate Cake is a modern take to the classic favorite that will simply assault your senses. You wouldn’t want to miss a thing from Sift Patisserie’s menu.
Address: G/F, Dominion Centre, 49-53 Queen’s Rd E, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Website: Sift Patisserie
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 8pm; Sun: 12pm - 8pm
2. Honeymoon Dessert
For Honeymoon Desserts, creating delicious dessert is a form of art. Creating their famous desserts require them to pick the best ingredients every day. Nothing is repeated, everything is new whenever they whip up the best delicacies that will satisfy your cravings. Honeymoon Desserts swear by the magic of using on-hand seasonal ingredients made with the most sophisticated method. Fulfill your desires by trying out their classic Asian desserts. Guests love their choice of ingredients and their super-friendly staff.
Address: Harbour City, Shop 3001, 3/F, cookedDeli by city'super, Gateway Arcade, 17 Canton Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Website: Honeymoon Dessert
Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)
3. Smile Yogurt & Dessert Bar
Smile Yogurt & Dessert Bar wants you to, well, smile. That’s the endgame when you try their mouthwatering sweets. We all know how trendy frozen yogurts have been in the last few years. Its promise on satisfying your diabetic inducing addiction, minus diabetes, makes the dessert popular among many Instagrammers. If you’re a true froyo addict then you should visit Smile Yogurt & Dessert Bar. This Hong Kong staple has a wide collection of artisan desserts and froyos from the IG-worthy Chocolate Lover – a froyo topped with chocolates and Oreos – to The Garden – a wild combination of strawberry meringue, graham cracker crumbs, osmanthus jelly, lychee rose sauce, a puff pastry net, and raspberry Mikado.
Smile Yogurt & Dessert Bar
Address: Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui, Nathan Rd, 18 Moth
Website: Smile Yogurt & Dessert Bar
Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 1pm - 10:30pm; Fri - Sat: 1pm - 11pm
4. Cong Sao Star Dessert
Cong Sao Star Dessert is known for its desserts that are primarily made of mango, durian, and lychee. These three fruits are the triumvirate of a classic Asian dessert. Their Cantonese style desserts are a must-have for any tourist who came on a food trip haunt in Hong Kong. Expect long queues when you visit any Cong Sao Star Dessert stores as they are very popular with both locals and tourists. Their Sweet Mango Soup will make all the hours of long queue worth it. You should also try their Longan Sorbet with Nata De Coco and Durian with Crystal Seeds.
Cong Sao Star Dessert
Address: Hong Kong, Causeway Bay, No. 11 Yaohua Street, Goosen
Website: Cong Sao Star Dessert
Opening hours: 12pm - 12am (daily)
5. Sweet Secrets - Party Cakes & Treats
Sweet Secrets is no secret for any cake aficionado. This party staple is the number that you should call when you’re in need of good cakes and treats for your parties. With over one hundred cakes on their menu, you’ll surely have tons of options. They also offer bespoke services and specialty cakes just in case you want something singular for your special occasion. Aside from delicious and beautiful cakes, Sweet Secrets - Party Cakes & Treats also has yummy cakes and other delightful treats. Go to their website if you want a superb cake asap!
Sweet Secrets - Party Cakes & Treats
Address: 35 Graham St, Central, Hong Kong
Website: Sweet Secrets - Party Cakes & Treats
Opening hours: 11am - 7pm (closed on Sun)
6. Owl's Choux & Gelato
Owl’s Choux & Gelato has been included in the Michelin Guide Recommendation several times now. It’s because of their handcrafted desserts that you will make your Hong Kong trip extra special. Their Red velvet Choux, Creme brûlée Choux, and their Paris Brest are some of the delicacies that you should try when you visit. Match these desserts with a cup of their freshly brewed coffee menu to make the experience whole. Owl’s Choux & Gelato prides itself for their quality service and top-notch food.
Owl's Choux & Gelato
Address: Shop H, G/F, 32 Mody Road, front portion of shop H, 32 Mody Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Website: Owl’s Choux & Gelato
Opening hours: 3:30pm - 10:30pm (closed on Mon)
7. Hui Lau Shan
Mangoes are a staple to any Asian dessert menu. Hui Lau Shan makes the most out of the fruit by whipping up some of the best mango centered desserts in Hong Kong. Their mangoes came from the mango capital of the world, the Philippines. They make their Handmade Mango series by hand making it more artisan and extra special. Serving with handmade jelly and chewy balls, these mango delights will surely satisfy your craving for something sweet and refreshing. Hui Lau Shan is so popular that it now has an upcoming branch in the Philippines. Assault your senses and steer away from the usual dessert combo of cakes and ice cream by trying out these Asian classics.
Hui Lau Shan
Address: 49 Carnarvon Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Website: Hui Lau Shan
Opening hours: 1pm - 12am (daily)
8. Lady M
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
Yes, the most celebrated pastry shop in New York is now in Hong Kong. Their signature Mille-Crepes Cake is now taking Hong Kong by storm. They also have a Hong Kong special collection called the Hong Kong Seasonal Collection. A proud mixture of Western and Eastern tastes, this collection gives dessert fans an Asian twist to the classic and modern crepe. Try their special Green Tea Mill Crepes and Royal Milk Tea Mousse.
Address: OT 215K Shop, 2nd Floor, Tsim Sha Tsui Ocean Building, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Website: Lady M
Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 10am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 10am - 10pm
9. Caffè-Pasticceria Cova
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
Cova is one of Italy’s oldest pastry shops and it has now found its way to the shores of bustling Hong Kong. In 1993, the first Cova boutique opened on Hong Kong giving locals and tourists a glimpse of high-class Italian pastries like no other. Their Hong Kong store promises top-tier services and delicious menu that you would expect from their original store. Their cake, wine, and coffee are worthy of your time when you visit Hong Kong.
Address: Shop G315, Gateway Arcade, Gateway Blvd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Website: Caffè-Pasticceria Cova
Opening hours: 7am - 9pm (daily)
10. Via Tokyo
It’s parfait time. 🎉 Enjoy all our favorites in one dessert - our parfait with matcha pound cake, whipped cream,...Posted by Via Tokyo on Friday, 22 March 2019
You can get a glimpse of the colorful Tokyo in Hong Kong when you visit Via Tokyo. This simple dessert store offers the best soft served ice cream in town. Green tea aficionados will love their Matcha soft served ice cream. Their seasonal black ice cream is also to die for.
Address: Hong Kong, Causeway Bay, Leighton Rd, 106-126, Shop No. 1A~1B, Leishun Court
Website: Via Tokyo
Opening hours: 12pm - 11pm (daily)
Satisfy your sweet tooth
After you’re done with touring and shopping, make sure to give in to your sweet tooth and visit the best dessert spots in Hong Kong. They will surely complete your trip!
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