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Taikoo This Month October 2022

Find the latest events, openings and top deals in Quarry Bay for October 2022.

Openings & Launches

Pret A Manger

Pret fans alert! A new Pret A Manger shop opens in Berkshire House this month, making it even more convenient to grab that on-the-run breakfast, or that “I’m crazy busy today” desktop lunch. When you’re in the mood for a quick wrap sandwich, organic coffee, lunch salad, or a signature yogurt pot, it’s all now just steps from the office.
Area A, G/F Berkshire House, Taikoo Place


The well-known nail salon and day spa debuts a new branch this month in Devon House. Founded in 2010, Nail Jolly has built a solid rep for quality, affordable services – and now they’re right here in the neighbourhood. So why not take a break and treat yourself to a mani, pedi, massage or treatment?
Shop B, G/F Devon House, Taikoo Place  
6131 6352 (WhatsApp)


The neighbourhood pasta bar is an exciting newcomer to our Taikoo Place restaurant scene. Pici’s pasta, ravioli and lasagna are handmade fresh daily, guest can choose from a selection of real, down to earth Italian pasta (Pici’s 'Cacio e pepe’ is to die for!). Save room for their delicious tiramisu and panna cotta with raspberry coulis. The crowd-pleasing Pici is a great option if you’re organising a group dinner or private event, too.
G/F Lincoln House, Taikoo Place

Maison Kayser reopens

The completely re-designed outlet of the world-famous French bakery just unveiled, with a larger and more comfortable seating area, a bigger cashier area for easier checkout, and power points for laptops too. All this, plus the crusty, straight from the oven breads and croissants that are the hallmark of the Eric Kayser–now “Maison Kayser” brand
Kiosk A, 1/F Dorset House, Taikoo Place
5994 0238

Butchers Club Grille

When that craving strikes for a perfect, high quality dry-aged Angus beef steak, you now have an excellent neighbourhood option. Butchers Club’s kitchen is considered by many to turn out the best burger in Hong Kong. That classic is on the menu here, along with both US and Australian grass fed beef, T-bone and strip steaks, and all the traditional sides and trimmings. (And if meat is not your thing, they’ve got yummy crabcakes and jumbo shrimp too!.) A great value two-course set menu makes this a welcome option at lunch time too.
G/F Westland Gardens, 12 Westlands Rd, Quarry Bay
2388 9644

Polo Ralph Lauren

The world-famous designer of elegant, timeless American classic fashion is opening an outpost in Cityplaza. The shop will focus on Lauren’s Women’s Collection–everything from the iconic Polo shirt in a rainbow of colours, to equestrian-themed Italian leather handbags and accessories from the Polo ID collection.
Shop 264A, 2/F, Cityplaza
2463 5380


Looking for the ultimate in skincare luxury? Look no further: Swiss skincare brand XOVĒ is coming to Cityplaza with their line of products based on an unusual and rarefied ingredient: extract of wild white truffles. Developed by leading Swiss skincare research, the XOVĒ facial system promises to enhance your glow with its super-restorative, antioxidant rich formula.
Shop 113, 1/F, Cityplaza
3929 1884


+UP! Better Living Pop-ups

We can all do with a calming deep breath after the last few years of pandemic. That’s why this year’s +UP! Better Living Pop-ups are dedicated to look after your wellness and help you to embrace work-life balance. Spanning across two months from October to November, the events on tap are geared to helping all of us in the Taikoo Place community and the public to embrace a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. With the multi-sensory Sounditation Journey, a series of Fitness Reimagined workshops, a time-limited kapok Wellness pop-up full of lifestyle goodies, and the two sports events from the Corporate Wellness Challenge, there will be plenty of opportunity to relax, reload and restore – all under one roof at ArtisTree.

PROJECT AFTER 6: The Pitch 2022

Are you a karaoke queen (or king)? Ever fancy yourself as a Cantopop star? Here’s your chance to amaze your workmates, reveal your hidden musical talent, and have tons of fun with friends and colleagues. PROJECT AFTER 6: The Pitch 2022 will be running five lunchtime concerts at ArtisTree in November to showcase the talented members of our Taikoo Place community. And auditions for a spot on the programme (which also includes big-name stars like Joyce Cheng and Alfred Hui) are happening now. Better warm up those vocal chords and get those audition tapes and videos ready! Info at link below. Selected performers will be announced on 4 November.

Tong Chong Street Market x KIN Food Halls: Beer Festival 2022

A major craft beer event is coming to our neighbourhood this month! TCSM is collaborating with the Hong Kong Craft Beer Association and KIN Food Halls to bring the best brews and food to the market. Fourteen breweries, including Heroes and Carbon Brews, will offer a total of 70 different varieties, with 30 beers in any given session! And KIN Food Halls will be on hand with a special beer-friendly selection of bites.

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Get Redressed Month 2022 – Textile Recycling Campaign

Experts say the fashion industry is responsible for up to 10% of carbon emissions, a good reason to rethink the way we consume clothing – and dispose of it. Instead of tossing your unwanted clothes in the bin, why not give them a second life? Swire Properties is once again partnering with Redress to collect your pre-loved clothes for reuse, resale, and recycling. Clothes collection starts from 3-21 October, check the link below for collection box locations at Taikoo Place and more details.

Swire Properties x Eslite Bookstore: Noodles For Love

Now here’s a win-win proposition: buy some tasty snacks and help a charity too! Knife-shaved noodles, sweet potato thin noodles and those hard-to-stop munching fish crips are in the snack bag, which you can order online for just $50. For every packet sold, Swire Properties will donate a packet to the community. Even better: To mark their 50th anniversary, Swire will toss in a free pair of chopsticks with each purchase.

Matched donations will be shared with those in need via Hong Kong Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) and People's Food Bank of St. James' Settlement.

Online pre-order period: Now until 5 October
Redemption period: 14-23 October
Redemption location: Eslite Spectrum, Shop 74, G/F Cityplaza
Noodles For Love 2022

Swire "Believe in Hong Kong" Exhibition

In case you missed the well-received "Believe in Hong Kong" Exhibition last year, now’s your chance to see it here close to home in Cityplaza.

The exhibits in the six themed zones illustrate Swire’s development in Hong Kong over more than 150 years and the philanthropic projects that bring positive change to the community. What’s more, you can explore how Swire has grown and evolved with Hong Kong through the historic artefacts and photographs alongside new, interactive, fun experiences and photo opportunities! Don't miss the collectible pins that are up for grabs!

Exhibition period: 22 October – 6 November
10:30am – 8:00pm
Atrium, Cityplaza
Swire "Believe in Hong Kong" Exhibition

“SEWomen x Nothing Serious” Storytelling Exhibition

The “We Care You Care” storytelling exhibition is co-curated by SEWomen and Nothing Serious. The exhibit will immerse you in the world of caregiving, with heartwarming stories about people who reach out to give care, and the people being helped. It’s an opportunity to take a moment to pause, listen and appreciate the value of giving selfless help and kindness to those in need. Come to open the “Windows of Hope”!
12nn-7pm, 14-16 October 2022
G/F Cityplaza (opposite Eslite bookstore)


Sustainable Office Furniture: SOS Flash Sale

Flash sale alert! Here’s a chance to upgrade your work space with sleek designer furniture, while keeping waste out of the landfill. Sustainable Office Solutions (SOS) is offering employees of Swire Properties tenants high-quality pre-owned office furniture from 5-31 October 2022. Famous designer brands like Herman Miller, Minotti, Wilkhahn and Steelcase are on offer, at prices well below market prices. Support your back with a state of the art furniture, whilst also supporting Hong Kong's circular economy and journey to Net Zero by 2050. There’s limited stock, so better get your order in early – click the link below to browse and buy.
6A, Cheung Wah Industrial Building, 10-12 Shipyard Lane, Quarry Bay
2520 2839
*Social-distancing measures may change, so do check for the latest government announcements before you head out.
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