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Where to find Hong Kong’s best pub quiz nights

By Localiiz 19 June 2019 | Last Updated 21 April 2023

Header image courtesy of Victor Clime (via Unsplash)

Originally published by Sophie Pettit. Last updated by Inés Fung, Annette Chan, and Celia Lee.

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 the best pub quiz nights in Hong Kong?

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Photo: @millennialquiznight (via Instagram)

The Aftermath

Tucked away at the bottom of a neon-lit staircase on Wyndham Street is a hip hole-in-the-wall bar called The Aftermath. Not only are they supporters of local live music and arts, but they also lend their venue to the popular Millennial Quiz Night for two Mondays of the month, hosted by quizmaster Bailey Atkinson. Previous themes include Marvel, 1990s cartoons, and Harry Potter. Prizes for the winning team range from disposable cameras and champagne to sponsored goodies like craft gin, but all quizzers can expect to get a participation ribbon (because there’s nothing more millennial than that). Check Millennial Quiz Night’s Facebook page or Instagram for tickets and more details.

When: Twice a month on Mondays

Where: The Aftermath, L/G, 57–59 Wyndham Street, Central

Photo: @the_queen_victoria1 (via Instagram)

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 10 teams taking part. A great way to beat the Monday blues! No booking necessary to take part in the pub quiz; just turn up on the night.

When: Every Monday at 8.30 pm

Where: The Queen Victoria, Lily Mansion, 108 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2529 7800

The White Stag

This popular pub takes quiz night pretty seriously and holds trivia 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! No booking necessary. Just turn up on the night, but check The White Stag Facebook page for updates.

When: Certain Sundays and every Monday at 7 pm

Where: The White Stag, 52 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2866 4244

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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 and chips, Yorkshire pudding, and premium beers and ales. Call ahead to book a table.

When: Every Tuesday at 7.30 pm

Where: Trafalgar, 5/F, The Broadway, 54–62 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2110 1535

Photo: The Jockey Bar and Club House

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. Walk-ins are accepted, but it’s safer to call ahead as spaces fill up fast.

When: Every first and third Tuesday of every month at 7.30 pm

Where: The Jockey Public House, 33 Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley | (+852) 2572 2266

Photo: @flamingfrangokt (via Instagram)

Flaming Frango

No Nando’s? No problem. Flaming Frango’s here to cater to all your piri piri needs—and you can also sate your appetite for sweet, sweet trivia at its regular quiz nights. Enjoy happy hour deals until 9 pm as veteran quizmaster Chris Bhojwani questions you on everything from general knowledge to sports, current affairs, and celebrities. Call ahead to book.

When: Every Tuesday (Kennedy Town) and Wednesday (Soho), 7.30 pm

Where: Flaming Frango, 55 Elgin Street, Soho | (+852) 2556 7555

36 Forbes Street, Kennedy Town | (+852) 2813 5001

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Hosted by the same quizmasters as The Queen Victoria’s Monday night quiz, and only a few doors down the road, Churchill’s opens its 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 8.30 pm

Where: Churchill’s, 104 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2177 7002

Delaney’s (Wan Chai)

Another Wan Chai institution with a cracking trivia quiz is Delaney’s, though you’ll have to keep an eye on their social media pages to figure out which day it’s actually on. Entry is free, and winners receive cash vouchers while many participants will be able to enjoy free shots—so what do you have to lose?

When: Weekly, mostly on Wednesdays or Saturdays. Check their Facebook page to be sure

Where: Delaney’s, B/F, The Wharney Guangdong Hotel, 57–73 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai

Photo: @yardleyshk (via Instagram)


From craft brewery to an all-in-one café, bistro, and bar, Yardley Brothers’ newest venture on Peel Street offers top-notch pints, good vibes, and a good old-fashioned pub quiz every Wednesday. Stay tuned on the company’s socials to find out how you can sign up for the quiz, and what attractive prices they are giving out for the week.

When: Weekly on Wednesdays

Where: Yardleys, 62 Peel Street, Central

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