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Joe Bananas - CLOSED

23 Luard Road, Hong Kong, China (Wan Chai)
852-25291811
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CLOSED
Cuisines: International
Neighborhood: Wan Chai
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night

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English first
Macau, China
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84 reviews 84 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The establishment faces Luard Road, but is accessed from the side. We ate dinner there, on one of a handful of tables, with both stools and a bench seat. Food was average pub food...think fried calamari, burgers and nachos. Nothing too challenging, but servings were ample. Limited wine selection but plenty of mixed drinks and beers. Live band started at... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I am updating previous posts about JB closing -- well it is reopened, same location, ice cold beer, good pub food and great service. I did not stay for the live band but they sounded decent in son opening set. It's a landmark location in Wan Chai -- every taxi driver knows Joe Bananas !! Start or end your "village"... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Sadly after some thirty odd years JB closed in the spring of 2014. No new location so far announced.

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Southwell, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

We lived in HK in the 1990s and it was great to go back to Joe Banana's and soak up the atmosphere. Food not gormet but "pub" type, beer good value in happy hour and great music. Ser to see it again and still going strong. Shame Mad Dogs has gone.

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

I've spent many a night and early morning in Joe Bananas, great place to meet people, always buzzing and friendly and located not far from the trams.

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Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

JBs is a good place to start the evening in Wan Chai. Drinks are particularly cheap during happy hour and you can stand on the pavement and smoke if you wish and watch the passing traffic. Later in the evening the doors are closed and it fills with interesting ladies (and lady boys, so be careful)! Food is OK but... More 

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Taplow, United Kingdom
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160 reviews 160 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Great place for a beer, did not try the food so cannot comment. Probably not a place for families...

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012 via mobile

I went just for a beer. Funny atmosphere, good the beer. No suggested if u go with your girlfriend, wife or kids....ALL the girl inside are there just for your "pleasure".

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We had heard so many stories from friends and family about visiting Joe Bananas that we had to try it. OMG what a shocker! I can imagine it’s a good night if you are out with the lads and half cut, but for the family and the quality of drinks was a shocker. The food was awful. It was that... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3,217 reviews 3,217 reviews
1,134 restaurant reviews
8,288 helpful votes 8,288 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Paid a recent visit to Joe Bananas, had been a while since our last stop there. Many bars in Wan Chai are on the seedy side, where Joe Banana's seems less so, perhaps because it is actually off Lockhart Rd, which is commonly identified as the Red Light scene in Wan Chai. Joe Banana's has a more comfortable feel to... More 

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Additional Information about Joe Bananas

Address: 23 Luard Road, Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 852-25291811
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong>  > Wan Chai
Cuisine: International

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