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By Shimron Singh | August 2nd, 2023
  • Restaurant
  • Central
  • Address: Forty-Five Gloucester Tower Landmark, Central,
  • Open Hours: Monday – Saturday, and the day before a Public Holiday - 12pm-1am | Sunday - 12pm-10pm
  • Open Since : August, 2023
  • Cuisine: Asian, Western
  • Ambience: Rooftop, Trendy

Hong Kong’s skyline has a new star on top, Cardinal Point, a rooftop venue located in LANDMARK’s Gloucester Tower, featuring a restaurant, lounge, and sky terrace. This new concept by Leading Nation Hospitality is the perfect spot for those looking to relax and enjoy the warm glow of magic hour while sipping on a creative cocktail and savoring international cuisine.

Look & Feel: Walking into Cardinal Point is like entering a luxurious, modern oasis atop the city’s hustle and bustle. The venue features a spacious indoor bar, an outdoor terrace, and a restaurant area, all showcasing panoramic views of Hong Kong’s iconic skyline and Victoria Harbour. The decor is elegant and refined, with a mix of natural elements and contemporary design, providing the perfect backdrop for a chic night out.

On the Menu: Cardinal Point’s bar program is curated by the award-winning Group Beverage Director, John Nugent, who has fashioned a cocktail menu inspired by the spirit of travel and exploration. The menu features inventive, cheeky, and retro interpretations of classic cocktails, using ingredients from all over the world. The indoor and outdoor bars are open daily until late, with all music curated by resident DJs.

The cocktail menu is categorized into “Sexy Tropical,” “New Wave,” and classic cocktails, featuring signature drinks such as the Larry Bird, a tropical combination of Plantation Pineapple Stiggins’, Suze Gentian, bitter Bianco, and pineapple skin, and the Pandan Highball made with gin, mandarin, and pandan.

Cardinal Point’s restaurant boasts an international selection of dishes from all over the world, designed by Leading Nation’s Culinary Director, Rafael Gil. The menu features 11 types of appetizers, including Lamb Koftas with spiced minced lamb and refreshing yogurt dressing, and Spicy Tuna with Rice Crackers. The entrées include Pearl’s Fish Sandwich with melted aged cheddar, house tartar sauce, and herring caviar, and Filet Mignon with herb butter and baby carrots.

Great for: Cardinal Point is the ultimate meeting point to catch the warm glow of magic hour and enjoy the four crafts of mixology, gastronomy, art, and music. This rooftop venue is perfect for a night out with friends, a romantic date, or a corporate event. Cardinal Point also offers corporate and private event hosting, including a fully tailored experience and custom menu creation by culinary teams at Forty-Five.

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This write-up is a news piece and was not based on a restaurant visit. The Loop HK will update this post once we’ve visited in person.