The Diplomat

The Diplomat


Discover The Diplomat, award-winning mixologist John Nugent’s first speakeasy, at the trendy lifestyle complex, H Code in Hong Kong’s vibrant Central district. Seating just 18 guests, The Diplomat is an effortless space to relax and unwind, exuding an air of exclusivity, an aura matched by its outstanding cocktail and beverage menu. The listing features small batch produced wines, vintage liquors, and reimagined classic cocktails shaped by the legacy of influential state leaders, ambassadors, and historical figures. Signature connections include Pearl, inspired by the late US Ambassador Perle Reid Mesta, famed for her lavish parties, and Tarling, Nugent’s tribute to the former President of the UK Bartenders Guild, William Tarling.  


  • Chocolate Vieux Carré
  • Tarling
  • Pearl

The Diplomat

LG/F H Code
45 Pottinger Street
Central HK

T: (+852) 36190302


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