A foodie haven with new trendy eateries popping up almost every day, Central is the district to visit for those seeking a delicious smoothie bowl. Treat yourself with our guide to the best smoothie bowls only a 10 minute walk from the Hive Central x CCG Commons, Hong Kong.
If you are looking for a refreshing way to start your day or a healthy afternoon pick-me-up, a delectable smoothie bowl is all you need. Nutrition-packed and Instagram-worthy acai bowls are all the rage, and luckily, are growing in popularity in Hong Kong. Whether you are taking a quick break from the office, on the go, or winding down, we have compiled for you the best smoothie bowls in Central, the heart of the city.
Be-Juiced HK is a juice and detox bar in the heart of central, serving up refreshing juices, smoothies, acai bowls, and vegan fare. Juice cleanses are their specialty, each including a rainbow of detox options, but do not miss out on their acai bowls. They are blended with cold-pressed apple juice and frozen bananas, and can be topped with a variety of options including homemade “rawnola” and a wide array of fruit. The bowls come in two sizes – handy and large. If bowls are not to your liking, give their acai smoothies a try.
Address: 45 Peel Street, Central
Open From: Mon-Fri: 8am-9pm; Sat-Sun: 10am-8pm
Blend & Grind
Blend & Grind is a neighbourhood staple on the cusp between Central and Mid Levels. Though their specialty is coffee, the smoothie bowls are a welcome addition to the menu. There are two signature options – the classic, which includes staples like Greek yoghurt, fresh fruit, and granola, and the chocolate, a delightful take on an acai bowl that features plant-based chocolate protein powder and cacao powder to fulfil your chocolate cravings.
Location: 1 Princes Terrace, Mid-Levels (click here for other locations)
Open From: Mon-Fri: 6am-5pm; Sat-Sun: 7am-5pm
COSHA is a minimalistic café serving up Australian-style brunch. On their menu is the signature COSHA bowl, an acai bowl, blended with mixed berries, and served with granola and fresh fruit. The ambience of this café is perfectly matched to the clean flavour of acai bowls. Pair it with a coffee, or try their sought-after Taro Latte. In addition to their acai bowl, COSHA serves eggs and various avocado toasts, as well as a mushroom pasta dish.
Address: 61 Elgin St, Mid-Levels
Open From: Mon-Sun: 11am-6pm
Elephant Grounds is a very popular specialty coffee shop founded in Hong Kong in 2013 that has since expanded to several locations outside of the city in Mainland China and the Philippines. They offer a wide array of options at all times of the day, including breakfast, brunch, and an a la carte menu. This includes an acai yoghurt bowl served with granola, fruits, nuts, and coconut flakes. If you are looking to indulge your sweet tooth with a slightly less healthy treat, Elephant Grounds has a delightful array of ice cream sandwiches and homemade cookies for you to choose from
Address: 61 Caine Road, Mid-Levels (click here for other locations)
Open From: Mon-Fri: 8am-8pm; Sat-Sun: 9am-8pm
Green Waffle Diner
Green Waffle Diner’s motto is “everyday food for everyday people,” and everyone deserves a delicious smoothie bowl. The restaurant is a Hong Kong Canadian-style diner, featuring healthy yet comforting fare. Unlike some other smoothie bowls you can find in Central, which mainly feature acai, Green Waffle Diner serves up a wide variety of bases to choose from, including butterfly pea, mango, and red dragon fruit. Their menu also features several other, more hearty options, like waffles, and breakfast skillets.
Open From: Mon-Fri: 7am-10pm; Sat-Sun: 8am-10pm
Supabowl is a café dedicated exclusively to acai bowls, specialising in a clean product without added sugars, no artificial flavourings, and no “sneaky juices.” Their menu is simple – it includes acai bowls, pitaya bowls, acai with protein, and you can even buy a jar of their homemade almond butter that makes a perfect addition to every one of these bowls. They also offer pre-blended products that you can keep in your freezer and thaw when you are craving a smoothie bowl.
Address: Shop B, 41-43 Graham Street, Central (click here for other locations)
Open From: Mon: Closed; Tues-Sat: 10am-7pm; Sun: 10am-6pm
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