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McSorley's Ale House

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55 Elgin Street, SoHo, Hong Kong, China
852-25222646
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
Great place for a casual beer

Typical Irish pub with decent snacks to go along with beer. Despite not housing a wide selection of beer, it certainly does the trick for an after-work drink with colleagues. Love the big TV screen showing live sports game too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2014
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London
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55 reviews 55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

McSorley's is gone - this place is now called The Saint (although the bills are still printed McSorley's). A shame to see HK lose another pub with character to be replaced with a bland bar that looks like every other bar in SoHo

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Typical Irish pub with decent snacks to go along with beer. Despite not housing a wide selection of beer, it certainly does the trick for an after-work drink with colleagues. Love the big TV screen showing live sports game too!

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Sundrerland, England
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13 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

If you like Irish pubs for food & beer, then this is worth a visit, in Soho. We had the baby rack of ribs, and they were really nice !!! why don't you try ???

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

This is a great pub with more TVs than most in HK and quite a bit of seating for the area. The beer selection is great and the burgers are definitely the best on the menu. The other appetisers and good are just average. If you are looking to watch some sports though, this is a great choice.

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Long Island, NY
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

As an avid lover of the one and only original McSorley's in NYC, i went into this place wanting to hate it for stealing the name. After one very tasty Cottage Pie (aka Shepherd's Pie) and some cold, refreshing beers, I couldn't bring myself to say anything bad about it. It seems like a place I'd be a regular at... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Fantastic beer list. Great traditional pub fare. Really good old school pub atmosphere. Bar girls get to know you and your drink very fast.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

Been here a few times and love the atmosphere especially when the rugby is on! Great bar food recommend the Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich - a weeks carbs in one sitting! Quirky spiral staircase to upper bar an loos that becomes quite entertaining as the evening progresses as the more squiffy cliental attempt it - especially those in high heels!... More 

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Dongguan, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

Good place for Sunday brunch. Try the Bloody Mary and eggs Benedict combo, but be sure to add a beer chaser. (A Wisconsin tradition.). Good atmosphere, live music sometimes. A genuinely nice pub.

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Treorchy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Opens 11am, located Elgin Rd just to one side of elevator. Friendly staff, good beer and lime! Great food we had NZ steaks. A great experience in HK at a fair price

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Great spot to hang with friends and watch the rugby game onTV. Reasonably priced beers and prosecco. Yummy parmesan fries!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 55 Elgin Street, SoHo, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighborhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-25222646

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Pub

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