D’Deck. Best Music. Best Taste.1, a regular monthly event of D’Deck, Hong Kong’s largest oceanfront alfresco dining hub, has been delighting and captivating diners since it was launched in 2010. In 2012, jazz music has echoed throughout the 20 seaside restaurants; and D’Deck. Best Music. Best Taste. will continue to bring enchanting live jazz music on the D’Deck waterfront promenade to whet your appetites.
D’Deck. Best Music. Best Taste. provides a wonderful opportunity for talented local bands to showcase their techniques and styles while sharing their music and enthusiasm with the Discovery Bay community, visitors and D’Deck patrons from 7pm to 9pm on the first Saturday and Sunday of each month. In the coming few months, D’Deck. Best Music. Best Taste. will feature two celebrated local bands to bring music lovers, especially Jazz fans, some of the most relaxing and best-loved jazz tunes:
The Victoria Jazz Band 1 & 2 September
6 & 7 October
3 & 4 November 2012
The Deafaids 1 & 2 December 2012
Both bands comprise veteran jazz musicians who are active in the local jazz scene. Their fantastic performance will definitely appeal to the audience and help create a sensational dining experience for you. (Please see Appendix for more information about the bands)
So, save the dates and come to D’Deck to enjoy the one-of-a-kind seaside dining and music experience, complemented by Discovery Bay’s great European ambience!
Enjoy Free Ferry Ride Offer2 by D’Deck Remember you can enjoy a free ferry ride back to Central after a delicious meal at D’Deck. Simply present your HK$100 receipt from any of the 12 designated restaurants3 at the D’Deck Free Ferry Service Counter located at DB Plaza, just next to the brown Security Guard Post.
About D’Deck, Discovery Bay Situated next to Discovery Bay Pier, D’Deck offers a relaxed and spacious environment with a variety of 20 thematic restaurants along the promenade connecting the Tai Pak Beach. With spectacular 180° sea views and nightly Disneyland fireworks, D’Deck makes dining a stimulating experience. D’Deck offers delectable choices of international menu such as First Korean Restaurant (Korean), Kiraku Tei Japanese Restaurant (Japanese) and Koh Tomyums (Thai) for Asian cuisine; Café Duvet (Tapas & Dessert), McSorley’s Ale House (Irish Pub /Indian) and Berliner (German) for European tastes, Caramba Mexican Cantina (Mexican) and Hemingway’s by the Bay (Caribbean) for south-middle American cuisine.
Other thematic restaurants include 22°North boasting a large selection of classic recipes catering for all budgets and tastes; Dymocks & Gallery Café merging the culture of bookstore and Café; last but not least is ZAKS, which serves international cuisine with alfresco seating area of 5,000 sq. ft. in resort style.
Easily accessible, D’Deck is just 25 minutes away from Central by ferry or 15-20 minutes away from Tung Chung or Sunny Bay MTR Stations by bus.
Remarks 1 The D’Deck. Best Music. Best Taste. series is held from 7pm to 9pm on the first Saturday and Sunday of each month along D’Deck’s waterfront promenade featuring popular local bands from Discovery Bay and beyond to perform live in Discovery Bay.
2 The Free Ferry Ride Offer is valid for dinner consumption from Monday to Friday, and lunch /dinner consumption on Saturday, Sunday and public holiday, on the same day of the transaction, and for the following schedules only: Mon-Fri: 7:30pm-12:00am; Sat/Sun/public holiday: 1:00pm-12:00am.
3 The 12 designated D’Deck restaurants are: 22˚North, Berliner, Café Duvet, Caramba Mexican Cantina, Ebeneezer’s, First Korean Restaurant, Hemingway’s by the Bay, Kiraku Tei Japanese Restaurant, Koh Tomyums, McSorley’s Ale House, Sopranos and ZAKS.
Introduction of Performing Bands
The Victoria Jazz Band (VJB) Started at the famous Godown in Central in the 1970s, the VJB is Hong Kong’s longest-established swing jazz band with some of its members playing music together for more than 40 years. Today, the VJB is still one of the most respected and highly regarded swing jazz bands in town. It has been the supporting act for top international jazz stars at the Hong Kong International Jazz Festival, and has appeared at the Kobe, Osaka and Macau Jazz Festivals.
The Deafaids The Deafaids’s music is characterised by its wonderfully grooving pulse and elastic, immersive phrasing. Led by Mr Peter Scherr, the Deafaids was one of the performing groups at the Hong Kong International Jazz Festival in 2011. Mr Scherr has also performed widely in jazz and experimental music settings with many distinguished artists.