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The Canny Man

Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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Address: 57-73 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong 0, China
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12:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 03:00

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Very good pub

A great pub themed as Scottish, an oasis in the madness of the Wanchai area, it is possible to have a nice quiet drink, have visited many times, comfortable and welcoming, also... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Warwick, United Kingdom
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Vancouver, Canada
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, especially as a Chelsea fan during the FA Cup Semifinal. Lots of great energy, if you follow PL.

Thank DaViking2014
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Maybe we were unlucky on the day that we visited, but the Sunday roast dinner wasn't what I was expecting - I had been asking around our friends and researching Hong Kong roast dinners online so that we had somewhere good to take our family when they visited. Having read some great reviews, I was disappointed that we got no... More 

Thank SuttonLJ
Warwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A great pub themed as Scottish, an oasis in the madness of the Wanchai area, it is possible to have a nice quiet drink, have visited many times, comfortable and welcoming, also sports screens. It feels like you are back in the UK when sitting there.

Thank Go_Travel_Fun_12
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Difficult to distinguish from an ordinary English pub.The customers may be a little different with tourists and the occasional expat .Do you want to watch sports on widescreen and drinking single malt whiskey, then it may be your place on earth.Hardly worth a longer trip.

Thank Phayao13
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

A nice break from the 'English' bars... irn Bru and a great selection of whisky. slightly more into the rugby than i care for but as a Scot visiting Hong Kong I'll always pay it a visit... at least for the breakfast and a wee irn bru for the wife.

Thank GrandeHombre
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016

This used to be a really nice pub, but now they seem to have re-targeted at large noisy tour groups/speed dating parties/etc. They have cut back the beers on tap, removing every interesting and leaving just a few boring lagers. Definitely off my list.

Thank TravelerFromTokyo
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Perfect for watching your favourite sports, tucked away from all the crowds its the closest thing you will find to a British pub.

1 Thank Andrew B
Scotland, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

Stumbled across this place while meetin friends in Hong Kong and as i am from Scotland then thought i would give it a try, i ordered the full scottish breakfast and some drinks, Staff were very friendly but the full Scottish breakfast was disappointing although the other food which was served was good.

Thank David L
Hong Kong, China
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Being Scottish/Canadian and U.S. expats, we like to experience a wee bit of home now and again, wherever we can. Tried the 'Canny Man' for dinner. It was good. First visit but will definitely return.

2 Thank KKK93
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Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

We love all the great Asian food and experiences in Hong Kong, but once in a while it's lovely to chill out somewhere with familiar food, drinks and music. The genuine warmth of the staff makes it feel like home from home.

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