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Where to Find Hong Kong’s Best Pub Quiz Nights

Originally published on May 8, 2018 by Sophie Pettit. Updated on June 18, 2019 by Inés Fung.

There’s nothing like a nice, cold pint and a good old-fashioned pub quiz to break up the working week, and luckily for us, there’s one on almost every night of the week in our non-stop city. So why not gather together some of your friends and put your knowledge of trivia to the test at one of these popular watering holes?



Monday

The Queen Victoria

Why not kick off your week at the Queen Vic in Wan Chai? Everyone’s a winner here, with prizes being awarded to all teams that take part, and the jackpot prize of $500 bar vouchers going to the winners. Each team can have five members maximum, and there are usually ten teams taking part. A great way to beat the Monday blues!

When: Every Monday at 8.30pm
Where: G/F, 110 Lockhard Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2529 7800
Book: No booking necessary, just turn up on the night


Rummin’ Tings

If rum is your poison and trivia your thing, then you’ll love Monday nights at the Caribbean-inspired watering hole, Rummin’ Tings. Form a team of five or six and battle it out like a pirate to win the top prize of $500 bar vouchers, or the second prize of a hearty bottle of Brugal Rum. And it’s not the end of the world if you don’t win, because everyone is given a free shot of rum to soften the blow. How sweet!

When: Every Monday at 8pm
Where: Rummin’ Tings, 28 Hollywood Road, Central | (+852) 2523 7070
Book: Call ahead to book a table


White Stag

This popular pub takes quiz night pretty seriously and holds twice-weekly competitions on Sundays and Mondays. There’s space for six teams at the White Stag, with a maximum of seven people per team, and a round of free drinks for the winners. Bottoms up!

When: Every Sunday at 7pm and every Monday at 7.30pm
Where: White Stag, 54–62 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2866 4244
Book: No booking necessary, just turn up on the night


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Tuesday

Best Pub Quiz in Hong Kong Mr & Mrs Fox

Mr & Mrs Fox

With a personalised trophy and a $1,000 bar tab at stake, the monthly Mr & Mrs Fox Pub Quiz is a competitive affair. Teams of four to six people are invited to rack their brains over two hours, with six rounds of questions varying from movies to world news—and everything in between. Head down early to make the most of the new happy hour which runs daily from 5pm to 8pm, with drinks starting at $50.

When: Second Tuesday of every month
Where: Mr & Mrs Fox, 23 Tong Chong Street, Quarry Bay | (+852) 2697 8500
Book: Submit your team name to dine@mrmrsfox.com


Trafalgar

Grab five friends and head to traditional British pub Trafalgar on a Tuesday night to battle it out for the ultimate prize of $500 bar vouchers. This big space can hold up to 18 teams and boasts a menu of traditional hearty British pub grub such as Fish & Chips, Yorkshire Pudding, and carefully crafted premium beers and ales.

When: Every Tuesday at 8pm
Where: Trafalgar
, 5/F, The Broadway, 54–62 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2110 1535
Book:
Call ahead to book a table


The Jockey Public House

The Jockey Public House is a small yet cosy pub that receives much love for its friendly neighbourhood vibe. Facing the southern end of the Happy Valley Racecourse, the popular joint has indoor and outdoor seating, so you don’t have to fight your way through the crowd, and with cash dining vouchers up for grabs, it’s a definite winner in our book.

When: Every first and third Tuesday of every month at 7.30pm
Where: The Jockey Public House
, 33 Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley | (+852) 2572 2266
Book: 
No booking necessary, just turn up on the night


The Aftermath Bar

Tucked away at the bottom of a neon lit staircase on Wyndham Street is hip hole in the wall The Aftermath Bar. Not only are they supporters of local live music and arts, but they also host popular pub quizzes with very motivational prizes for the top 3 teams. Gather up your mates for a team of 5–6  and you’re ready to go.

When: Once a month on Tuesdays, check their Facebook page for details
Where: The Aftermath Bar
, L/G, 57–59 Wyndham Street, Central
Book: 
Book via email at theaftermathbar@gmail.com or Facebook Messenger


Best Pub Quiz in Hong Kong Beef & Liberty

Beef and Liberty (LKF)

Did someone say happy hour all night? Only at Beef & Liberty Lan Kwai Fong, where they hosts their fully stacked monthly Let’s Get Quizzical night. Teams of up to 6 people are invited to battle it out while chowing down on their delicious burgers for just a $100 entry fee. There are tons of freebies to win so get on down, just book in early to avoid missing out, they fill up fast!

When: Once a month on Tuesdays, check their Facebook page for details
Where: Beef & Liberty
, 3/F, California Tower, 30–32 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central | (+852) 2450 5778
Book:
E-mail your reservations with name, team name, number of participants, and contact number to marketing@beef-liberty.com


Wednesday

The Canny Man

What better way to spend hump day than by tucking into a plate of haggis, neeps, and tatties and putting your knowledge of trivia to good use at our favourite Scottish bar, The Canny Man? There’s a bottle of red wine up for grabs to the winning team and the runners up, $500 and $300 bar vouchers. Teams can have a maximum of six people, with four teams taking part each week. Book ahead to avoid missing out.

When: Every Wednesday at 8pm
Where: B/1 Wharney Guang Dong Hotel, 57-73 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2861 1935
Book: Call ahead to book a table


McSorley’s (Soho)

Another option to get rid of your hump day blues is to make your way down to McSorley’s Soho where, besides from challenging your trivia skills, you can also feast on some of their handmade pies or authentic Indian curries. This is a popular venue though, so make sure you call ahead to book a table for you and your teammates—good luck!

When: Every first and third Wednesday of every month at 8pm
Where: 46 Staunton Street, Soho | (+852) 2385 5515
Book: Call ahead to book a table


Winstons Hong Kong Pub Quiz Sign

Winston’s

Hipster hangout Winston’s serves up a good cuppa joe… as well as a mean round of trivia! Hand in your phone to the quizmaster at either Winston’s location (Sai Ying Pun and Kennedy Town) every other Wednesday at 7.30pm. If you’re not a fan of coffee, try one of their signature espresso martinis to get your mind going. Winning team gets a bottle of craft liquor; but don’t forget to pick a good team name either, as the name that can crack your fellow quiz-goers up the most also wins a prize.

When: Wednesdays at 7.30pm, check their Facebook page for more details
Where: Shop 4, 213 Queens Road West, Sai Ying Pun / Shop 8, The Hudson, 11 Davis Street, Kennedy Town
Book: No booking necessary, but turn up early as space is limited


Thursday

The Island Bar

Experienced quizmaster David leads the fun at The Island Bar quiz night on Lamma, which is usually held on the last Thursday of every month. Throwing joker cards into the mix at this waterfront spot, each team has the chance to double their points in one round—so choose wisely! The only downside is that with pints at $38 and house wines from $35 a glass, you might not be so sharp by the last round. The quiz kicks off at 8pm and wraps up in time for ‘townies’ to catch the last ferry back to Central.

When: The last Thursday of every month at 8.30pm
Where: 6 Main Street, Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island | (+852) 2982 1376
Book: No booking necessary, just turn up on the night


Churchill’s

Hosted by the same quizmasters as The Queen Victoria’s Monday night quiz, and only a few doors down the road, Churchill’s opens it doors to clever punters every Thursday. Following the same format as its neighbour, prizes are rewarded to all teams taking part, with $500 bar vouchers going to the winners. Each team can have five members maximum, with around ten teams taking part each week. Give your team the winning edge by checking the night’s topics for each round on their Facebook page.

When: Every Thursday at 8pm
Where: 104 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2177 7002
Book: No booking necessary, just turn up on the night


Bread & Beast

Wan Chai brunch favourites Bread & Beast host a monster of a quiz on Thursday nights, perfect for those who want to get away from the bustle of Lockhart Road. The rules are more lax here—no penalties for extra team members, so no one gets left out. Don’t let their laid-back attitude fool you, as only the winning team gets a prize here.

When: Thursdays at 8pm.
Where: G/F, 3 Swatow Street, Wan Chai | (+852) 2237 1868
Book: No booking necessary, just turn up on the night. Seating is limited


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Friday & Saturday

Take a break! Give your brain a rest and check out one of these bars under the stars.


Sunday

White Stag

What better way to round off your weekend than by sipping on a chilled pint and battling it out to win the title of White Stag Pub Quiz Champions—plus a round of free drinks? Grab some friends and avoid the back-to-work blues in this cosy little setting.

When: Every Sunday at 7pm and every Monday at 7.30pm
Where: 52 Lockhart Rd., Wan Chai | (+852) 2866 4244
Book: No booking necessary, just turn up on the night


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