The Canny Man is Hong Kong's only authentic, traditional Scottish bar. Located in the basement of the Wharney Guang Dong Hotel, The Canny Man serves traditional Scottish Fayre, including Haggis, Neeps & Tatties, Steak & Ale Pie, Mince & Tatties, Lamb Stovies and Traditional Scotch Pie. The Canny Man also boasts a collection of over 100 single malts and 28 artisan beers.

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Monthly Prize Draw

Come on down to the Canny Man and drop your card to enter our monthly prize draw (30% off your next food bill)

Our recent review "Hong Kong best beer bars" in Timeout Magazine.

Our feature in Bartalk, "Best of British", October 2013

For those who can read Chinese, we got a review in the Hong Kong Economic Times.

Nice of Rowan Varty, the Captain of the Hong Kong 7s team, to mention us!... :D

According to CNN, we are the best bar to watch rugby in Hong Kong!

Hong Kong's best bars: proper pubs, in Time Out Hong Kong.

Thank you HK Epicurus for a nice review... :)

Rugby World Cup 2015



Premiership Football

Selected Premiership matches, now showing at The Canny Man!

BBC Society

The monthly gathering of the BBC (British Born Chinese) social. For more information visit their facebook group

Chieftain's Bottle

Monthly meeting of the St Andrew's Society of Hong Kong. For more information, check out their website.

Monday Burger Promo

Any Burger from our a la carte menu and a pint of Carlsberg for $98, all day, every Monday.

Whisky Flight Tuesdays

(normal price, $288 per flight)


Flight of the Month

Glenfiddich (Speyside) $400 (normally, $500 for flight)

18yo, 21yo, 30yo


Arran (Isle of Arran)  198

10yo, Amorone, Port

Coal Ila (Isle of Islay)  198

12yo, 18yo, Distiller’s Edition

Glengoyne (Highland)  198

10yo, 15yo, 21yo

Glenfarclas (Speyside)  198

12yo, 17yo, 105

The Glenlivet (Speyside)  198

12yo, 15yo, 18yo

Highland Park (Highland)  198

12yo, 18yo, 21yo

Laphroaig (Isle of Islay)  198

10yo, 18yo, Quarter Cask

Old Pulteney (Highland)  198

12yo, 17yo, 21yo

Springbank (Campbeltown)  198

10yo, 12yo Cask Strength, 18yo

Tullibardine (Highland)  198


Aged Oak, Sovereign, Sauternes

*subject to availability

Wednesday Madness

All House Spirits at $34

Ale Night Thursdays

All bottled ales at Happy Hour Prices, all day. Check out our Ale menu!

Special Set Dinner

3 course set dinner menu with a glass of house red or white wine for $165.

(not available during public holidays)

All Day Roast

2 Course and a glass of Softdrink


Ferry Fears and Public Transport

….Oh well, trying to get this thing back up and running…again! I’ve been following the Lamma Ferry fiasco with mouth agape, and thinly veiled smug satisfaction.  I used to live on Lamma.  I always stayed alert to what was happening on the ferry, as I never trusted these guys.  As a rule public transport in [...]

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The English Patient & The Atomic Bomb

Following on from yesterday’s post, and after a few beers, I remembered a rhetorical question posed in The English Patient, a book I read many years ago, it was a wonderfully literary book, if rather hard going. But don’t panic, I’m not going all literary on you. There was a Indian character in the book, [...]

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Alternative Histories

Been a while and for that I apologize.  It’s not that I haven’t found stuff to bitch about, it’s just that there is so much crap in the SCMP I dunno where to start, so for now, am going to take a wee different tack. I’ve been writing stuff for a while about the “law [...]

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