A one-stop gastronomic hub on a heritage siteTravel | 4 Nov 2019
Located on the forefront of Hong Kong’s fabled Victoria Harbour, House 1881 is an easy stroll from the Star Ferry pier. Exuding tranquility and a rich sense of history, this secluded sanctuary, comprising of four restaurants and bars as well as a stylish boutique hotel.
Housed in an iconic 19th-century building, formerly the Marine Police Headquarters, House 1881 is an historical landmark and a superb example of preserved colonial architecture. The property offers sweeping views of the magnificent Hong Kong skyline and picture-perfect Victoria Harbour.
There is always a perfect place at House 1881 to wine and dine for every occasion, from day-to-day dining to every grand occasion, even weddings and corporate events. Want to immerse in the delectable delights paired with 1881’s colonial-era history? Check out four exceptional and instagrammable dining hotspots at House 1881.
Immerse in colonial elegance with the signature afternoon tea, homemade cakes and pastry treats at Cafe Parlour, the all-day-dining restaurant in House 1881. Located in the main heritage building and boasting Victorian style architecture, the elegant cafe offers a refined gastronomic experience with classic international favourites, such as Indian Chicken Jalfrezi, lobster bisque and fish & chips. Best enjoyed al fresco.
Perfect for family and friends gatherings, Cafe Parlour has something available for everyone.
(852) 3988 0088
Stable Steak House
Stable Steak House is a romantic chalet for steak connoisseurs. Located on the first floor of the main heritage building, the elegantly rustic restaurant is a premium dining destination serving selectively sourced cuts of meat, premium seafood and award-winning wines. Home to a unique variety of 30 different types of gourmet salt, the chefs at Stable Steak House offer salt pairing suggestions to best complement the steaks, seafood and flavours in each dish. Selections include Vanilla Bean salt, Smoked Serrano salt, Lime Fresco salt and Espresso Brava salt.
Revel in a selection of global premium steaks and specially selected wine collections. Bon appetit!
(852) 3988 0288
This Cantonese fine-dining restaurant serves authentic dim sum crafted from traditional recipes with a modern twist. Boasting an opulent old-world environment with a hint of contemporary flair, Fortune Villa creates a memorable dining experience within a heritage setting.
Guests will be impressed by the immaculate skill and innovative flair of the chefs in their presentation of exquisite dishes using locally sourced artisanal ingredients.
(852) 3988 0188
The Sergeant’s Bar
The Sergeant’s Bar is formerly a watering hole for police officers and visiting sailors; The Sergeant’s Bar is a laid-back sports bar for casual beverages. Sporting generous pourings of craft beer and cocktails alongside delicious bar snacks, it’s now House 1881’s signature sports bar, with live sports screenings available
(852) 3988 0138
Events & Banquets
Let House 1881 take care of your upcoming functions and events with its array of venues that can be tailor-made for you.
If you are searching for an outdoor venue, check out Courtyard and The Lawn. Capable of holding up to 200 people seated or standing, Courtyard offers an al fresco setting for larger-scale events such as gala dinners, award ceremonies, product launches, press conferences, celebrations and glitzy parties. Meanwhile, The Lawn is an outdoor space ideal for cocktails, wedding receptions, celebrations and outdoor parties, catering up to 90 people.
For medium-size events, you have the wonderful choice between Champagne Gallery and Royal. Available for up to 40 guests, Champagne Gallery is made for intimate events, ceremonies, wedding photo shoots, small business meetings and gatherings; whilst Royal’s in-room facilities are great for entertainment. Featuring a balcony looking out onto the picturesque courtyard and the erstwhile pigeon house, Royal is available for up to 28 guests.
Tea Room is ideal for your corporate events. Boasting a 3.7m high ceiling, it features exquisite Chinese elements perfect for intimate dinners, presentations and creative meetings. It can hold up to 48 guests.
For small gatherings, visit the Stable Bar. With the largest gin collection in Kowloon, Stable Bar features over 110 gin brands from all around the globe. Artisanal and rare spirits and wine are also available. As a hideaway for guests to unwind while enjoying live music, it is the perfect place for all your private gatherings.
(852) 3988 0123