The numerous bars, pubs and discos in the red-light district part of Wan Chai
are still popular with tourists and visiting US sailors.
Wan Chai is also famous for its huge choice of
different restaurants, i.e. Thai, Italian, Cantonese, Philipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese
and Indian and so on...
Wan Chai district is well known for its bright lights of entertainment area while
Causeway Bay is better known as Hong Kong shopping Mecca.
Lockhart Road is a road spanning the whole length of Wan Chai from east
to west on the Hong Kong Island. Part of Lockhart Road near its western end is considered as a red
light district with many bars, pubs and nightclubs.
Traditionally, the Wanchai District was where sailors and businessmen headed.
During the Vietnam War, Hong Kong's nightlife spread across the harbour.
Hong Kong is still a popular R&R centre for warships on patrol in the area.
These days, Wanchai has become respectable with an excellent selection of
restaurants and up-market pubs. The number of fishy bars and discos has decreased and being replaced
by banks, 7-Eleven outlets or up-market places.
Tonnochy Night Club was a historical night club in Hong Kong.
Various Nightclubs, Karaoke and saunas can still be found around
Lockart road area.
Many restaurants offer round-the-clock service to cater to office workers, late night revelers
and everyone in between.
Around Lockart road, various sauna and mahjong parlours can still be found.
Southorn Playground is a sports and recreational facility located in the heart
of Wan Chai district.
Four historical shop-houses (60 - 66 Johnston Road) have been
preserved. The four bays of balcony type tenement buildings form a continuous facade
verandah facing Johnston Road.
The 4 shophouses have been preserved and restored.
The aim was to preserve the building's historic integrity while bringing new
life to the space. It is now a bar and restaurant called "The Pawn".
A triple-story, decorated archway with a pre-war frontispiece wall featuring
an artistic touch of traditional buildings has been built right opposite to Li Chit Garden
in Li Chit Street after the garden's reconstruction. The worst preservation, i.e.
razing original building and rebuilding fake facade.