PUBLISHED : Thursday, 24 May, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 24 May, 2012, 12:00am



Harbour Grill

G/F Harbour Grand Kowloon, 20 Tak Fung Street, Whampoa Garden, Hung Hom. Tel: 2996 8433. Signature dishes: pan-fried goose liver with fennel puree and sauteed mushrooms flavoured with truffle sauce, lobster salad with marinated wild mushrooms, fettuccine with prawns, asparagus and tomato concasse. $$$$$


Lobby Level, Hyatt Regency Tsim Sha Tsui, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 3721 7733. Signature dishes: lobster bisque, steak tartare, wiener schnitzel, cr?pes Suzette. $$$$$

Mandarin Grill & Bar

1/F Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 5 Connaught Road Central. Tel: 2825 4004. Signature dishes: lobster bisque, black cod, wagyu beef fillet. $$$$$

The Promenade

G/F Harbour Grand Kowloon, 20 Tak Fung Street, Whampoa Garden, Hung Hom (above). Tel: 2996 8432. Signature dishes: onion soup, pan-fried lamb cutlets with hollandaise and fresh mint, Thai red curry with roasted duck, Indian curry served with steamed rice. $$$-$$$$

The Verandah

109 Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay. Tel: 2292 2822. Signature dishes: tian of lobster and avocado, Caesar salad, seafood mixed grill, Boston lobster infused in vanilla bean broth served with a crunchy baby vegetable salad, rare-roasted venison with balsamic beetroot, crayfish jelly, baked Alaska. $$$$$


Shop L, Star Ferry Central Pier 7, Central. Tel: 2167 7251. Signature dishes: oven-roasted lamb loin with braised ribs and celery root, sticky toffee pudding with vanilla ice cream and candied dates. $$$$$


Arun Thai

G22 K11, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 3188 1239. Signature dishes: minced roasted duck with galangal spicy dressing, northeastern-style crispy fish. $$$


C Wisdom Centre, 35 Hollywood Road, Central. Tel: 3105 5055. Signature dishes: dips with rice and prawn crackers, braised lamb with cinnamon and red curry sauce, green curry fried rice, sauteed cabbage sprouts, red sticky rice and coconut ice cream. $$$

Cafe y Taberna

25 Amoy Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 3484 3005. Signature dishes: deep-fried chicken wings with pepper garlic, char-grilled pork neck, deep-fried minced catfish with green mango salad. $$

Chili Thai

Unit A, 2/F Hundred City Centre, 7-17 Amoy Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 2527 3666. Signature dishes: minced pork salad with spicy and sour sauce, Thai grilled fish, lamb curry with massaman curry paste. $$

Lanna Thai Restaurant

Shop L1-34, Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong. Tel: 2265 7333. Signature dishes: king prawn with curry sauce, baked rice with seafood served in a whole pumpkin, sauteed Angus beef with black pepper in Chiang Mai style. $$

Lil Siam

38 Elgin Street, SoHo, Central. Tel: 2868 4445. Signature dishes: Siam salad, grilled pork neck, duck red curry. $$-$$$


5 Staunton Street, Central. Tel: 2543 6290. Signature dishes: seared scallops with pork, young coconut, Thai basil and lime leaf, crispy duck with yellow bean, ginger, tamarind and mandarin, massaman curry of lamb shank with roasted shallot potatoes, peanuts and tamarind. $$$$

Mango Tree

5/F Cubus, 1 Hoi Ping Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2577 0828. Signature dishes: crispy catfish salad with green mango, basil and chilli chicken, curry crab, stir-fried baby kale with yellow bean paste. $$$$$

Na Thai

8 Min Fat Street, Happy Valley. Tel: 2893 2009. Signature dishes: prawn cakes, deep-fried crispy catfish and green mango salad, grilled spring chicken, fried rice with shrimp pate, shallots, pork floss and egg. $$


1/F, 51 Elgin Street, SoHo. Tel: 2868 9672. Signature dishes: char-grilled beef fillet in spicy dip, glass noodle salad with minced pork, squid, prawn and spicy sauce, stir-fried minced chicken with basil leaves, chopped garlic and chilli. $$

Thai Basil

LG001 Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Tel: 2537 4682. Signature dishes: soft-shell crab tempura in rice paper rolls, vegetarian fried organic brown rice with green vegetables, tofu, ginger, chilli and shallots, banana fritters with passion fruit jelly and passion fruit ice cream. $$$

Thai Orchids

Shop 02-03, 8/F Langham Place, 8 Argyle Street, Mong Kok. Tel: 3542 5123 (Branch in Kowloon Bay, tel: 3543 5633.) Signature dishes: charcoal-grilled fillet of beef with spicy Thai sauce, crispy fish fillet mixed with shredded green mango and cashews, deep-fried king prawns with garlic and pepper. $$

Thai Pad

Shop 10-11, LG/F Bonham Mansion, 63 Bonham Road, Mid-Levels. Tel: 2549 9271. Signature dishes: baked seafood with yellow curry in thick bread (below), barbecued grey mullet in salt, pomelo salad with shrimp. $$-$$$


1/5 Nuevo

9 Star Street, Wan Chai. Tel 2529 2300. Signature dishes: sauteed goose liver with grape salad, beef tartare, paella risotto with sauteed prawns. $$$

El Cid Spanish Restaurant

Shop C, Florida Mansion, 9-11 Cleveland Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2576 8650. (Branch in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2312 1898.) Signature dishes: garlic prawns, Serrano ham with melon, seafood paella with squid ink. $$$

Fofo by El Willy

20/F M88, 2-8 Wellington Street, Central.

Tel: 2900 2009. Signature dishes: crisp suckling pig with garlic-chilli emulsion, lobster juicy rice, sea mountain seared foie gras with scallop, beetroot and kumquat and popcorn powder. $$$$

Mesa 15 Restaurante Bar

15 Hollywood Road, Central. Tel: 2530 1890. Signature dishes: poached egg with foie gras and crispy shoestring potatoes, slow-cooked suckling pig. $$$$

Mijas Spanish Restaurant

Shop 102 Murray House, Stanley Plaza, Stanley. Tel: 2899 0858. Signature dishes: paella, shrimp in garlic. $$$


1/F Shun Ho Tower, 24-30 Ice House Street, Central. Tel: 2523 8624. Signature dishes: peppers stuffed with codfish, Ole-style chicken, fillet of pork medallions. $$$-$$$$

Plaza Mayor - Wining and Dining Workshop

9 Moon Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 2866 6644. Signature dishes: Iberico ham croquettes, albondigas con tomate, garlic shrimp. $$$

El Pomposo

Shop R009, Roof Deck, Elements, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2196 8123. Signature dishes: Spanish tortilla with potatoes and chorizo, gazpacho, albondigas. $$$


UG/F, 51 Elgin Street, SoHo. Tel: 2840 0937. Signature dishes: stuffed squid with minced pork, whole baby lamb leg with olives and citrus, chicken breast with Serrano ham, gruyere cheese and white wine sauce, paella with chicken, chorizo and seafood. $$

Tapas Bar

Lobby Level, Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East. Tel: 2733 8756. Signature dishes: chicken croquettes, fried squid, sizzling prawns. $$$


G/F Au's Building, 19 Hollywood Road, Central. Tel: 9123 6049 (below). (Branch in Sai Wan Ho, tel: 2513 0199.) Signature dishes: Iberian jamon, gambas a la plancha, crispy pork belly, ham croquetas, crispy chilli shrimps. $$$

Straits cuisine

1968 Restoran Indonesia

5/F The L Place, 139 Queen's Road Central, Central. Tel: 2577 9981. Signature dishes: ikan asam, beef rendang, asam laksa. $$$

Kitchen 65

Shop 7, 2/F Knutsford Steps, 1 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2736 9188. Signature dishes: Hainan chicken, curry laksa. $$


11A Mercer Street, Sheung Wan. Tel: 2542 4111. Signature dishes: laksa, prawn mee, Ipoh ho fun. $


Shops 1-2, 1/F JP Plaza, 22-26 Paterson Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2881 5075. Signature dishes: Jakarta mutton soup, beef with eggplant curry, sweet pork satay, oxtail with sour chilli sauce hot pot. $$

No Signboard Seafood

Shop C&D, 66-72 Paterson Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2398 9959. Signature dishes: chilli crab (above). $$$$

Sabah Malaysian Cuisine

98-102 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2143 6626. Signature dishes: chicken rendang, char kway teow, roti canai, sambal morning glory. $$

Satay Inn

Shop 3, Podium Level, Tower I, China Hong Kong City, 33 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2738 2368. (Branches in North Point, tel: 2833 6188; Kowloon Bay, tel: 2206 4938; Tuen Mun, tel: 2452 8822.) Signature dishes: Hainan chicken rice, mixed satay, laksa, pepper crab. $$$$

So Bali Bali Indonesian Restaurant + Bar

31 Elgin Street, SoHo. Tel: 3489 2318. Signature dishes: soto ayam, pepes ikan, nasi goreng. $$$


Ambrosia Oyster Bar & Grill

Shop 2802, 28/F iSquare, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2368 6901, 2368 6902. Signature dishes: fresh oysters, pan-fried salmon with lemon butter sauce, baked crab shell, lobster linguine, oven-baked Ambrosia crab shells, Earl Grey creme br?lee. $$$$$

The Boathouse

88 Stanley Main Street, Stanley. Tel: 2813 4467. Signature dishes: bucket of fresh seafood, tandoori swordfish with mint chutney, barbecued baby back pork ribs with Guinness and molasses sauce. $$$

DotCod Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Basement, Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central. Tel: 2810 6988. Signature dishes: crab cakes, soft-shell crabs, oysters on the half shell. $$$$-$$$$$

Fish Bar

Level 7, JW Marriott Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Tel: 2841 3858. Signature dishes: jumbo shrimp cocktail, pan-fried New Zealand snapper, Caesar salad, fish sandwiches, bucket of New Zealand mussels. $$$$

Island Seafood & Oyster Bar

10 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2312 6663. Signature dishes: fresh selection of oysters from around the world. $$$

Lobster Bar and Grill

Level 6, Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Admiralty. Tel: 2820 8560. Signature dishes: Boston lobster salad with cauliflower, lobster bisque, traditional seafood platter, lobster tartare on cucumber carpaccio with lemon yogurt dressing, Thai-style lobster curry. $$$$-$$$$$

Okaki Oyster Bar

128 Tung Lo Wan Road, Tai Hang. Tel: 2578 2826. Signature dishes: fresh oysters, lobster with white truffle sauce, grilled eggplant. $$$$$

Oyster and Wine Bar

18/F Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel and Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2369 1111 ext 3145. Signature dishes: oysters on the half shell, crab cakes. $$$$

Oyster 18

18 Tsing Fung Street, Tin Hau. Tel: 2570 0208. Signature dishes: fresh oysters, seafood linguine, braised lamb shank with madeira and porcini (below). $$$$

Oyster Talks Seafood and

Wine Bar

Shop 4, G/F, 18 Yik Yam Street, Happy Valley. Tel: 2295 6848. Signature dishes: lobster bisque with brandy, crisp duck leg confit with sauteed seasonal vegetables, basil oil and aged port wine reduction, warm chocolate flan with vanilla ice cream. $$$$


25 Stanley Main Road, Stanley. Tel: 2899 0818. Signature dishes: salt-and-pepper squid with chilli and avocado salsa, mixed seafood platter for two, cod fillet with roasted cherry tomatoes. $$$$


G/F, 238 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan. Tel: 2517 8322. Signature dishes: oyster shooters, French blue mussels with caramelised onion jus, squid ink spaghetti with Scottish razor clams (below). $$$$-$$$$$


48 D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong. Tel: 2845 5533. (Branch in Elements, tel: 2196 8098.) Signature dishes: platter of deep-fried seafood, chicken and potato skins, Alaskan king crab legs, surf and turf. $$$


798 Unit and Co

1/F, 9 Hau Fook Street, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2366 0234. Signature dishes: white wine platter, organic pork with apple and potato dauphinoise, rack of lamb, banoffee pie. $$$-$$$$

Cafe Allegro

B1 Regal Kowloon Hotel, 71 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2313 8718. Signature dishes: Hainan chicken rice, seafood laksa, Japanese roasted eel with rice. $$

Cafe Causette

Mezzanine, Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road, Central. Tel: 2825 4005. Signature dishes: Vietnamese beef noodles, pork belly buns, osso buco. $$$

Cafe Kool

M/F Kowloon Shangri-La, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East. Tel: 2733 8753. Signature dishes: smoked salmon with lemon myrtle, salad leaves and coriander grissini, potato patties with asafetida-tempered green peas spiced with ginger and peppercorn, spaghetti with caviar and vodka cream sauce, fresh clams. $$$-$$$$

Cafe Landmark

Shop 107-108, The Landmark, Central. Tel: 2526 4200. Signature dishes: linguine with lobster, baked crab with cheese, matcha cheese souffle cake. $$$$

Cafe Marco

1/F The Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, 3 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2113 3912. Signature dishes: mesclun salad with fried button mushrooms, avocado and camembert, cream of wild mushroom soup, wiener schnitzel with French fries and salad, Hainan chicken rice, Singaporean laksa. $$$

Cafe O

2 Arbuthnot Road, Central. Tel: 2868 0450. (Branches in Mid-Levels, tel: 2111 3131 and 2116 8883; Sheung Wan, tel: 2851 0890; Wan Chai, tel: 3543 0224.) Signature dishes: pizza by the metre, penne with eggplant and sun-dried tomatoes. $-$$

Cafe on the Park

2/F Hotel Wing, The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers, 33 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2738 2322. Signature dishes: Hainan chicken rice, spicy prawn mee soup, char kway teow, Singaporean fried noodles. $$

Cafe One

Level One, The Park Lane, 310 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2839 3311. Signature dishes: Hainan chicken rice, sweet and sour crispy noodles with shredded chicken and shrimp, grilled Tasmanian lamb chop, sizzling chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce. $$$

Cafe Too

Level 7, Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Admiralty. Tel: 2820 8571. Signature dishes: curry laksa with shrimp, double Tasmanian lamb chop, tandoori chicken, Hainan chicken rice. $$$$

Clipper Lounge

M/F Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road, Central. Tel: 2825 4007. Signature dishes: Oriental salad, lobster bisque, pan-fried codfish, club sandwich. $$$$

Congress Restaurant

6/F Convention Plaza, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2582 7250. Signature dishes: teppanyaki Pacific tiger prawn, roasted black cod with yuzu soy sauce, plum wine pear sabayon. $$$


6/F Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, 3 Canton Road, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2113 0808. Signature dishes: golden fried soft- shell crabs, diced beef tenderloin with asparagus and wasabi, grilled veal cutlet with prosciutto, sun-dried tomatoes, sage and marsala, konnyaku noodles with kimchi, fresh oysters, pork and poached egg. $$$$$

Feast (Food by East)

1/F East Hotel, 29 Taikoo Shing Road, Island East. Tel: 3968 3777. Signature dishes: sugarcane and tea-smoked ribs with Shaoxing wine, rack of lamb with ratatouille and rosemary jus. $$$$

The Grill at Plateau

11/F Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2584 7722. Signature dishes: grilled filet mignon, lamb chops, coconut salad with shrimp, peppers, cilantro and chilli, creamed cauliflower, roasted shiitake mushrooms, key lime pie, pancakes with whipped brandy butter. $$$$-$$$$$

H One

Shop 4008, Level 4, IFC Mall, Central. Tel: 2805 0638. Signature dishes: sauteed red Mediterranean prawns with Italian snails in fresh herb sauce, pancetta-wrapped sea scallop with truffled souffle and tomato foam, John Dory with clams, white wine and fennel. $$$$$

Hebe One O One

112 Pak Sha Wan, Sai Kung. Tel: 2335 5515. Signature dishes: bacon-wrapped chicken with fennel cream sauce, seared rainbow trout with herb mash and beurre noisette, chocolate cappuccino cup, hot apple and blueberry crumble. $$$


226 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan (below). Tel: 2547 8008. Signature dishes: tacos, chili con carne, pumpkin and foie gras terrine. $$$


28 Staunton Street, SoHo. Tel: 2869 0733. (Branches in Happy Valley, tel: 2575 7730; Sai Kung, tel: 2792 6388.) Signature dishes: Angus burger, chicken fajitas, US baby back ribs, linguine seafood marinara, Aussie pavlova. $$

Jimmy's Kitchen

G/F South China Building, 1-3 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: 2526 5293. (Branch in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2376 0327.) Signature dishes: onion soup, Caesar salad, beef fillet Wellington, prawn madras, baked Alaska. $$$


W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, Kowloon. Tel: 3717 2299. Signature dishes: crisp lobster tacos with green papaya and fresh mint, barbecued chicken burger with Chiang Mai spices. $$$$$

The Lobby

The Peninsula Hong Kong, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (left). Tel: 2696 6709. Signature dishes: char-grilled beef and mozzarella sandwich, Reuben sandwich, chicken broth with wonton and Chinese mushrooms, banana split with walnut brownie and brownie ice cream. $$

The Lounge

Lobby, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, 8 Finance Street, Central. Tel: 3196 8820. Signature dishes: foie gras confit with endive salad and toasted brioche, Alaskan king crab salad with mango and avocado, grilled wagyu beef sirloin, vanilla cream mille-feuille with apple coulis and toasted almond ice cream. $$$$$


64 Stanley Main Street, Stanley. Tel: 2813 9055. Signature dishes: gruyere and leek souffle with apple, celery and walnut salad, blackened tuna with mango and papaya salsa and coconut-lime sauce, pecan pudding with toffee cream sauce. $$$

Marriott Cafe

Level 5, JW Marriott Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Tel: 2841 3906. Signature dishes: JW Marriott burger, Hainan chicken rice. $$-$$$

Peak Cafe Bar

9-13 Shelley Street, SoHo. Tel: 2140 6877. Signature dishes: smoked salmon on naan bread with sour cream and pesto, roasted duck in red Thai curry, mezze plate, chilli salt and pepper squid. $$$

The Peak Lookout

121 Peak Road, The Peak. Tel: 2849 1000. Signature dishes: Peak Lookout combo platter, tandoori king prawns, grilled beef tournedos rossini with foie gras, truffle and madeira sauce, Hainan chicken rice, New Zealand lamb rack. $$$$

Portal - Work & Play

Level 5, Langham Place Hotel, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok. Tel: 3552 3232. Signature dishes: Mediterranean bento, seafood platter, Asian tapas platter. $$-$$$


4/F Le Meridien Cyberport, 100 Cyberport Road. Tel: 2980 7417. Signature dishes: cod Mirabella stuffed with garlic butter, escalope of French turkey breast pan-fried with chestnuts and onion confit, veal piccata with tiny capers, caper berries and lemon. US pork chop with caramelised green apples and cider. $$$


25/F Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central (above). Tel: 2537 1388. Signature dishes: Shanghai wonton, clay pot rice with rice cracklings, chicken, abalone, freshwater shrimp and baby peas in broth, free-range roasted chicken, grilled wild salmon with frisee, fennel shavings, cress and matchstick potatoes, wagyu beef cheek and ox tongue pot pie. $$$$$

Spoon by Alain Ducasse

Lobby Level, Intercontinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2313 2256. Signature dishes: duck foie gras with chutney of pears and ginger, and herbs salad, salmon on the spit with salsa verde and vegetable sticks, steamed turbot. $$$$$

TBLS Kitchen Studio

7/F, 31 Hollywood Road, Central. Tel: 2544 3433. Signature dishes: soup and sandwich, ice cream sandwich (menu changes monthly). $$$$$

Teddy's Cafe

YWCA Lodge, 66 Begonia Road, Yau Yat Chuen. Tel: 2381 6638. Signature dishes: baked oyster with cheese, lasagna, roasted lamb rack, rib-eye steak. $$-$$$


M/F Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai (above). Tel: 2584 7722. Signature dishes: weekday lunch buffet, evening dessert buffet, Sunday brunch. $$$-$$$$

Top Deck at The Jumbo

Jumbo Kingdom, Shum Wan Pier Drive, Wong Chuk Hang, Aberdeen. Tel: 2552 3331. Signature dishes: Boston lobster bisque, bouillabaisse, Thai curry crab, wild mushroom linguine. $$$$


34/F The Excelsior Hong Kong, 281 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2837 6786. Signature dishes: fried prawns with arugula and spicy mayonnaise, pork loin with pommery mustard, apple crumble with vanilla ice cream. $$$$