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TAIKOO THIS MONTH

Taikoo This Month – August 2021

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Find the latest events, openings and top deals in Quarry Bay for August 2021.

News

“Drink without Waste” Plastic Beverage Bottles Recycling Campaign

Want to support the circular economy? Start by recycling! Swire Properties launches the Drink Without Waste campaign to make this easy for you – by disposing unwanted beverage plastic bottles into the collection bins placed around Taikoo Place, you’ll help cut down waste and divert trash from landfills to be remanufactured into useful materials.
Until 17 September
Collection points

“Phil Your Life” – Music x Food Series

Following their collaboration with Swire Properties on the “1.5°C” Ensemble, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra has once again partnered up with Swire Group – this time, to “Phil Your Life” with music and food. The first episode was filmed at Tong Chong Street Market; watch it here and stay tuned for more episodes to come!

Openings & Launches

Chickpea Canteen

If you missed Chickpea's pop-up at Tong Chong Street Market, or just miss having them in the hood, we have good news for you! Chickpea Canteen is newly open in Blueprint, the premium coworking and event venue space in Dorset House. Offering Chickpea's full menu of signature hummus bowls, Arabic pockets and salads, the "Canteen" will also offer some new surprises!
Blueprint, 3/F, Dorset House, Taikoo Place
5540 5292
www.chickpea.hk

Chuanyue

Recently opened on Quarry Bay Street, Chuanyue is a local eatery specialising in spicy Sichuan and Cantonese cuisine. Popular dishes include wui woo yuk, or twice-cooked pork, sweet potato vermicelli noodles with braised beef, and the owner’s favourite Sichuan-style boneless poached chicken in their signature chili oil.
Shop I, G/F, Tai Lung House, 123 Quarry Bay Street, Quarry Bay
3493 5323

Itto Gyu

If you’re looking for a simple yet satisfying lunch, then head over to the newly opened takeaway Itto Gyu. Their menu features donburi bowls with japonica rice and meat like beef, roasted chicken and fish cutlet. Looking for something light? They also serve salad with a mini croissant.
Shop 6, G/F, Westlands Garden, Westlands Road, Quarry Bay (nearby Taikoo Shing Road)
facebook.com/ITTOGYU/

Events

Tong Chong Street Market: A Hot & Cold Summer

Tong Chong Street Market (TCSM) continues the celebration of “A Hot & Cold Summer” with new vendors this month. Feel the heat with Teakha’s TCSM-exclusive dishes, such as the Thai sausage avocado toast; or A Mei Mixian’s Saliva chicken roll. Then, refresh with Eat Drink Momo’s signature MOMO Pitaya Bowl or their Summer Salad With Almond Turmeric Ginger dressing.
Until 27 August, Monday – Friday, 8am-3pm
G/F, One Taikoo Place, Taikoo Place
taikooplace.com/en/whatson/tcsm

Hong Kong Tramways Pop-Up Store at ArtisTree

Get ready for a range of tram-inspired experiences! Celebrating Hong Kong Tramways’ Guinness World Record as the largest double-decker tram fleet in service, a variety of limited-edition memorabilia is now available at this special pop-up. There are also photo-worthy “Ding Ding” installations and the exclusive Cupping Room Café – visit the store at ArtisTree now!
Until 22 August, 8am-8pm
ArtisTree, 1/F, Cambridge House, Taikoo Place
taikooplace.com/hong-kong-tramways-pop-up-store

“LIVE HAPPY” at Cityplaza!

Cityplaza is bringing positive vibes to the community with a series of summer events. From colourful art installations to Happy Navigation audio-guided tours around the mall, to Happiness Exploration Workshop. Come rediscover life’s simple joy and power up with positive energy. Register as a LIVE+ member after spending the specified amount and paying electronically at Cityplaza to redeem a number of exclusive prizes. Don’t forget to choose the vouchers that best fit your dream shopping spree from Cityplaza’s retailers!
Installations and workshop: Until 29 August
Redemption: Until 27 August or while stocks last
facebook.com/cityplazahk/

“City Symphony” Art Exhibition at EAST

What are the sounds that make up our city? As part of EAST Hong Kong’s Art at EAST: City Symphony exhibition, five “sound monsters” will be stationed at the hotel’s lobby until 29 September. Activate them to hear unique sounds recorded in our Taikoo neighbourhood – can you recognise them?
5 August – 29 September
G/F, EAST Hong Kong, 29 Taikoo Shing Road, Tai Koo
facebook.com/EASTHongKongHotel/

Gin Month at Mr & Mrs Fox

Gin lovers are in luck, as Mr & Mrs Fox is making August a “Gin Month”. Every week of the month, the restaurant will highlight different gin brands, which you can sample in a special menu of cocktails. A guest bartender will also be available from 5 to 8pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays to take you on a journey into the world of gin.
2–28 August
23 Tong Chong Street, Quarry Bay
facebook.com/MRMRSFOXHK/

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Deals

Work Smart, Live Well with Taikoo Social

As your neighbourhood guide and assistant, Taikoo Social is always on hand to bring you the latest deals. This month, work smarter with offers exclusive to the Taikoo Place community: take advantage of The Great Room’s special discounts to experience flexible working; or host your meetings or events at Blueprint, with 40% discount and 2-hour booking windows for their premium event venues. After a long day at work, pamper yourself with an SNO Swiss Organic facial, now at 66% off. Want to explore more ways to live green and live well? Become a member of PITA Farmhouse and enjoy 30% off eco-living workshops. Download  Taikoo Social now to discover more!

Eslite Consumption Voucher Extra Rewards

This month, shop at Eslite Spectrum to enjoy spending rewards when using selected electronic payment methods, including Alipay HK, Tap&Go, WeChat Pay and Octopus. Receive a HK$100 Eslite Consumption Voucher set with a single purchase of HK$300, or get HK$500 worth of vouchers upon spending HK$1,000 on a single purchase.
Until 31 August
meet.eslite.com/hk/
*Social-distancing measures may change, so do check for the latest government announcements before you head out.
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