Hong Kong Budget Shopping Guide For Fashion, Electronics & More At Wallet Friendly Prices

klook team
klook team
14 Mar 2020
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Shop ‘Til You Drop at Hong Kong!

For centuries, Hong Kong has been helmed a shoppers paradise, with huge malls offering an array of both local and international brands, everyone definitely can find something for themselves. For those of us travelling on a budget, street markets, wholesale malls and factory outlets will be our best friends. You’ll find fashion clothes, accessories and antiques all at wallet friendly prices.
P.S. Save all that cab fares for more shopping instead! Pre-book your Octopus Card to avoid the jams and get more shopping done.

1. Mongkok

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Step into the Mongkok district as you see an endless street filled with the latest trends in footwear. The infamous Sneaker Street in Mongkok delivers a good number of shoe brands such as Nike, Adidas, Converse, Puma, Reebok and so much more. Although known for its shoe collections, the street also houses a good deal of stalls that sell sporting goods and accessories. You’ll find that many of these sneaker stores are priced way lower than that of Singapore!
You can go as low as $10 for a pair of shoes, $8 for a dress and $3 for a camera bag.
Operating hours: 11:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. – Daily
Address: Fa Yuen Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon
How to get there: Alight at Mong Kok MTR station, take exit D3 then walk along Argyle Street to Fa Yuen Street.

2. Temple Street

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Known as one of the busiest night markets in Hong Kong, Temple Street is the go-to place for handicrafts, tea sets, jade articles, antiques, trinkets, T-shirts and embroidered Chinese jackets. There are multiple stalls selling the same things so be sure to set aside time to slowly browse all the different vendors to find the best quality at the lowest price.
Even if you’re not interesting in buying that many things. With a buzzing atmosphere and plenty of tasty street food, you’ll never be bored! Grab the opportunity to have your future read as palm readers are also pretty evident in the area.
Operating hours: 4:00 p.m.-12:00 mn. – Daily
Address: Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon
How to get there: Alight at Jordan Subway Station, take exit A then turn right to find Temple Street at the third junction. Or alight at Yau Ma Tei Subway Station, take exit C and walk along Man Ming Lane to Temple Street.

3. Granville Road

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Granville Road is where you’ll find trendy yet affordable fashion at the many small boutiques along this street market. With some of the best picks from Japan, Korea and Taiwan, you’ll be dressed like your favourite Asian beauty and fashion bloggers in no time. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled as there are also over 20 factory outlet stores nestled in between the different boutiques.
Location: Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
How to get there: Take the MTR to Tsim Sha Tsui station, and then walk along Nathan Road north-bound for about 2 minutes, you will see Granville Road on your right.

4. Cat Street

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Looking for vintage finds? Then take a visit to Cat Street, Hong Kong’s antique market! With items that date back as far as the Ming Dynasty, you’ll be sure to find ancient relics, jewelries, and other fun stuff that’ll give you a definite blast from the past feel.  You can also take home souvenirs like postcards, Chinese ceramics and other tax free items that make for the perfect gift for your loved ones back home.
Operating hours: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. – Mondays through Saturdays
Address: Upper Lascar Row, Central, Hong Kong

5. Golden Computer Arcade

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If you’re more of a stay home gamer, this is the place to get all the parts you need to build your dream computer. All those looking for a main board, RAM, graphic card, sound card, hard disk, monitor and all other things you need to make your computer just that much faster and visually stunning, you’ll find it here.
There is also a huge array of games at the shops on the first floor. If you can’t get a discount on your games, perhaps try asking for some free accessories like screen protectors and casings.
Location: Golden Building, 146-152 Fuk Wa St, Hong Kong
Opening hours: Daily 10:00 – 22:00
How to get there: Alight at Sham Shui Po station, take exit D2, then walk to Fuk Wa St.

6. Ladies Street

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Ladies Market has more than just fashion and accessories for the ladies, don’t worry gentlemen you guys are not left out! Make sure to bring your bargaining skills to get the most out of your money. As a rule of thumb, you can usually get 20 to 30% discount for single buys and 50% for bulk purchases of 4 items and above. Grab your shopping buddies because the more you buy, the bigger the discount!
There is also a ton of street food like Barbecued Octopus, Pork Intestines and more for you to refuel while on the go.
Do note that there are a lot of vendors selling counterfeit goods so it’s best to double check your items before purchasing.
Operating hours: 12:00 nn.-10:00 p.m. – Daily
Address: Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon
How to get there: By MTR – Alight at Mong Kok station, take exit E2 then walk along Nelson street to reach Tung Choi street

7. Apliu Street Flea Market

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If you’re looking for gadgets and gizmos aplenty, the electrical and electronic devices of the Apliu Street Flea will steal the show! You’ll find mobile phones, tablets, cameras and photography equipment all at a bargain. You can even opt to get second hand versions of these here. For the vintage hunters, you can even find manual typewriters on sale here, which make for a great home decor item as well.
Location: Apliu Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon
Opening hours: Noon to midnight
How to get there: Alight at MTR Sham Shui Po station, take exit C2 then walk to Apliu Street

8. China Hong Kong City

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There over 20 different outlet stores under the Hong Kong China City Mall, featuring brands like Esprit, G2000 and Miss Sixty. Located at the end of the Harbor City mall, the stores here offer discounts of up to 70% off all year round. With nearby access to the China Ferry terminal, you can drop by after a day trip to Macau!
Location: 33 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Opening hours: 10:00 – 21:00
How to get there: Accessible by both MTR and Ferry. Take one of the two options and alight at Tsim Sha Tsui station (exit A1) or pier.

Other non budget options

9. Times Square

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With over 12 floors at your disposal, you’ll never get bored with Times Square. This mall has over 12 floors filled with fashion boutiques, electronics, and other lifestyle goods. Other than having over 230 brands and outlets, Times Square also has dozens of clothing stores that have a low to high price range- perfect for any type of fashionista!
Operating hours: 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. – Daily
Address: 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island, 2118 8900

10. Fashion Walk

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Looking for the latest in fashion trends? Check out the various brands and rising stars at the Fashion Walk. Hailed as “Hong Kong’s Smart Fashion Destination” by the USA Today in 2015, Fashion Walk will surely cater to your lifestyle and fashion needs.
Operating hours: 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. – Sundays through Thursdays, 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. – Fridays and Saturdays
Address: Great George St, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

11. SOGO

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For the latest in Japanese trends, SOGO provides a wide array of items and brands at your disposal with various branches across the city. SOGO features a Japanese-style department store that brings you to a one-stop shop experience for all your needs!
Operating hours: 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. – Daily

12. K11

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If you love the concepts of art, people, and nature together, then K11 is the mall for you. Relatively new, K11 is an art mall that not only houses various brands and shops, but also acts as a museum for art enthusiasts. With its museum retail concept, you can enhance your shopping experience with galleries, local artworks, as well as performances.
Operating hours: 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. – Daily
Address: 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

13. Harbour City

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Harbour City is your go-to mall with tons of brands and stores for each member of the family. The mall boasts of  over 450 stalls and boutiques, 50 restaurants, and 2 cinemas. While shopping, prepare to be delighted with a magnificent of the Hong Kong skyline.
Operating hours: 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. – Daily
Address: 3-27 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

14. The Landmark

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If you’re looking for brands such as Gucci or Louis Vuitton, then the Landmark complex is just for you. The Landmark is considered as the high-tier shopping and lifestyle experience in the city with a good number of luxurious brands under its name.
Operating hours: 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. – Daily

15. Shanghai Tang

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You can never go wrong with a traditional cheongsam or changshan, Shanghai Tang also boasts of these special tailor-made Chinese with a modern twist. With its beginnings root from Hong Kong, Shanghai Tang has a number of branches located within the city.
Operating hours: 10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. – Daily
Address: 15 Queen’s Road Central, LANDMARK, Central, Hong Kong

Other things to do in Hong Kong

Now that you’ve got your fill of shopping places, here are some other things you can check out in Hong Kong: