Our Story

Here is our story

The Old Man is a passion-project turned award-winning bar created by industry legends Agung Prabowo, James Tamang and Roman Ghale. Currently debuting at number five on Asia’s 50 Best Bars list, The Old Man is inspired by the life and times of writer and imbiber Ernest Hemingway and named after his Pulitzer Prize-winning fictional novel The Old Man and the Sea. This intimate speakeasy serves top-notch hospitality and innovative cocktails, tucked away in the heart of Hong Kong’s buzzing SoHo.

Meet the men.

roman ghale

The man behind it all.

james tamang

The man that is always sharp.

agung prabowo

The man defining neat in old fashioned.

"courage is grace
under pressure."
-ernest hemingway