COA owner and bartender Jay Khan is a man on a mission, a mission to push agave spirits, like tequila and mezcal, to the forefront of Asia’s exploding cocktail scene. Since Jay opened COA in 2017, it’s fair to say he has well and truly succeeded and can already boast accolades including Asia’s Best Bar 2021 and 2022, no mean feat. Inspired by the bars he visited on his trips to Mexico, COA is all about great hospitality. It’s a cosy, casual and comfortable hangout and serves amazing drinks without the formality of many of Hong Kong’s more prestigious watering holes. The cocktail list features flavours of Mexico, and he introduces a new cocktail every week based on seasonal ingredients. COA is heavy on tequila and mezcal, but Jay also eagerly explores a range of other less well-known Mexican spirits, such as Raicilla, Bacanora, Sotol and Charanda.


  • La Paloma de Oaxaca
  • Ancho Highball
  • Pepper Smash


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