Located at Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong Island, the Hong Kong City Hall is a complex providing municipal services, including performing venues and libraries.
The City Hall has two buildings and a garden.
The High Block, a 12-storey building, is in the south-western end and houses a number of government facilities, including:
City Hall Library, an eight-storey facility, which in the past served as the central library of Hong Kong (on the 9th – 11th floors)
Exhibition Gallery, 260 square feet (24 m2).
Recital Hall with 111-seats.
Committee Rooms: two 40-seat committee rooms (on the 7th floor)
Marriage Registry (on the 1st floor)
The 3-storey Low Block is at the eastern end, with the following facilities:
Concert Hall, with 1,434 seats and 60 standees at the mezzanine level.
Restaurants and a cafe – continental (Deli and Wine), Chinese (City Hall Maxim’s Palace) and European (Maxim’s Restaurant) cuisines
The URBTIX Box Office
Exhibition Hall, 590-square metres.
Theatre with 463 seats.
Performing Arts Shop
an enquiry counter
City Hall Maxim’s Palace Chinese Restaurant
City Hall Maxim’s Palace showcases the best of Cantonese cuisine and dim sum, and is an exciting restaurant with an amazing view of the Victoria Harbour. It is one of the best place to enjoy dim sum iin Hong Kong, a perfect venue to indulge in a Yum Cha session.
The dim sum (11am to 3pm Monday to Saturday, 9am to 3pm Sunday) comes in infinite varieties and is paraded on trolleys.
Tip #1: Be sure to get there early, this place is frequent not only by tourists, but also a food haven for the locals. Long queues are a norm. No reservation!
Tip #2: If you have a layover in Hong Kong International airport you can easily take the train into town, lunch here and get back to the airport as it’s near the station.
2/F, City Hall Low Block
Opening Hours Mon-Sat
Sun & Public Holiday
Enquiries:(852) 2521 1303
How to Get There
Hong Kong City Hall is situated at 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong. Patrons can reach the City Hall by the following public transport services:
MTR: Central Station J Exit, Hong Kong Station A Exit
Ferry: Star Ferry
Bus: Kowloon Motor Bus, Citybus, New World First Bus
Bus stop (2, 3B, 5X, 6, 6A, 6X, 15, 15C, 18, 25, 37B, 37X, 66, 70, 75, 90, 97, 260, 370, 621, 680X, 681, 720, 720P, 780, 788, 962B, 962P, 962S, 967, 969A, 969P, A11, M590, M722)
Nearby Public Car Parks: Star Ferry Sino Car Park, City Hall Wilson Car Park
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