Rosewood Hong Kong to Host Asia’s 50 Best Bars Awards Ceremony for 2024

Rosewood Hong Kong to Host the Asia's 50 Best Bars Awards Ceremony for 2024

On July 16th 2024, Rosewood Hong Kong will be hosting the prestigious Asia’s 50 Best Bars Awards Ceremony for the second consecutive year. Considered the pinnacle of achievement in Asia’s dynamic bar industry, the 50 Best Bars Awards is an event that celebrates excellence and innovation within the region’s bar scene.

In celebration of this annual occasion, Rosewood Hong Kong has curated a series of three exclusive events to showcase the best of Asian hospitality and a melting pot of cultures, cuisines and, of course, exciting cocktail culture in Holt’s Café, HENRY, DarkSide and a soon to be announced special event at XX.

July 15-17: Keng Eng Kee’s Takeover of Holt’s Café
One signature event features Singapore’s Keng Eng Kee’s pop-up at Holt’s Café, showcasing Singapore’s most iconic seafood establishment in Hong Kong on July 15th for dinner and 16-17 July for both lunch and dinner.

Chef Wayne cooking over a naked flame

With a legacy spanning three generations since its establishment in 1970, Keng Eng Kee Seafood is a Michelin-recommended culinary institution in Singapore known for Chef Wayne Liew’s traditional and contemporary seafood creations, with front-of-house being led by Paul Liew.

Showcasing a total of 8 special a la carte dishes, highlights of the pop-up menu include signature dishes from Keng Eng Kee such as Claypot Pork Liver Rice (HK$188), Coffee Pork Ribs (HK$228), the renowned Moonlight HorFun (HK$268), Chili Crab Meat with Man Tou (market price), Deep Fried Goby with Keng Eng Kee’s special sauce (HK$428) and more.

Interior design features at Burnt Ends Bar

July 14-15: Burnt Ends Bar’s Takeover of HENRY
Next, guests can indulge in Burnt Ends Bar pop-up at HENRY American steakhouse on 14-15 July from 6pm onwards. Burnt Ends Bar, situated next to its eponymous eatery Burnt Ends in Singapore’s Dempsey Hill, is renowned for its innovative drinks from its “Signature Series” and a unique snacks menu.

Edwin Lopez and Louis Tan from Burnt Ends Bar

Notable among the pop-up offerings (a total of 5 cocktails) by bartenders Louis Tan and Edwin Lopez that perfectly complement the succulent American steaks and sides at HENRY include

  • Blackened Eggplant Punch, with notes of eggplant puree, pomelo and Oolong tea, white rum, and lemon;
  • The Stocky Dog, a refreshing mix of Mirepoix vodka, tarragon bouquet Garni cordial, and clarified grapefruit juice;
  • Sencha Milk Punch, a vibrant option featuring KinoTea gin, Merlet Peach liqueur, maple syrup, fresh lemon juice, and Sencha cold brew and more.

All cocktails will be priced at HK160 + 10%.

A Martini cocktail being made

July 14-15: The Wax On Berlin’s Takeover of Darkside
Wax On Berlin cocktail bar (new entry at #29 on World’s 50 Best Bars 2023) will be popping up at DarkSide (#9 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2023) on 14-15 July from 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm, featuring guest appearances by Wax On’s Owner and Director, Sam Orrock, and Bar Manager Guste Paliukaite.

A photograph of Sam and one of the sign outside the premises in Berlin at night

Sam Orrock, a seasoned professional in the industry hailing from Nottingham, currently operates Wax On Berlin. Together with Paliukaite, they have created a bar which has quickly become considered one of the best in Germany and will now bring their expertise and creativity to DarkSide Hong Kong for the first time.

The bar houses its laboratory in the basement, and this is where the magic happens, with cocktails assembled and garnished at the bar. Guests will be able to savour five of their award-winning cocktails offered at HK$180+10% each.

On 16–17 July, DarkSide will be showcasing its signature-themed Yin & Yang menu together with its Classics Menu.

The Asia’s 50 Best Bars Awards Ceremony at Rosewood Hong Kong will be an unforgettable celebration of Asian bar culture. For more information or to secure reservations at Rosewood Hong Kong’s restaurants and bars, please visit the hotel website for further details.

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