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By The Loop HK Staff | July 2nd, 2018

Last month, heritage and arts centre Tai Kwun made waves when it finally opened after years of anticipation. Occupying prime position between Hollywood Road and Wyndham Street in Central, Tai Kwun is the result of a dramatic years-long makeover of the building that was once the Central Police Station. Given its history, the newly-opened space has been branded as a centre for arts and heritage.But the complex isn’t just about art and culture. It’ll also be home to a bevy of F&B establishments, and they all look stunning. Here’s just a taste of what you can expect over the coming months:

Cafe ClaudelNamed for French poet and playwright Paul Claudel, this charming spot is inspired by the cafes of 1920s Paris, and joins French Creations’ stable of stylish bistros.

Old BaileyJia Group’s third Chinese restaurant will be offering traditional Jiangnan cuisine within the modernized colonial interiors of the Herzog & de Meuron-designed JC Contemporary Building.

Dragonfly: The next in a slew of establishments by Ashley Sutton – best known in Hong Kong for drinking dens like Dear Lilly and J. Boroski –  is  the Australian design maestro’s newest cocktail bar.

Madame FuSpearheaded and designed by Kee Club’s Christian Rhomberg, the 8,000sqft Madame Fu will comprise a restaurant, lounge, bar, and private dining area where you’ll be able to enjoy contemporary Chinese dishes.

The Chinese Library, Statement, and The Dispensary: A trio of offerings all operated by Aqua group, The Chinese Library is a regional Chinese restaurant featuring dishes created by group owner David Yeo, while Statement is a contemporary British joint, and The Dispensary is lounge bar inspired by Hong Kong history.

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