Listings - Wan Chai

PUBLISHED : Friday, 22 June, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 22 June, 2012, 12:00am



9 Star Street, WanChai, 25292300

Cuisine Mediterranean with Spanish influence

Specialities Steak, seafood, coffee, dessert

Wine Red, white, Champagne. International range from HK$290 to HK$1,968 per bottle

Best for Casual bite

Average food cost Lunch HK$150, dinner HK$350

Hours Noon-2.30pm, 6pm-midnight

1/5 Nuevo is a cocktail lounge with casual dining with Spanish-infused tapas.


G/F Beverly House, 93 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 28663228

Cuisine Mexican

Specialities Seafood, tacos, nachos, fajitas, burritos, enchiladas

Wine 150 tequilas from Mexico

Best for Casual bite

Average food cost HK$250

Hours Mon-Thu, Sun noon-2am; Fri-Sat noon-3am

This branch of Agave serves many authentic Mexican dishes and tequila.


Shop A, 33 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 25205303

Cuisine Pub grub

Specialities Fish and chips, bangers and mash, burgers

Wine Speciality bottled beer, cocktails and wine

Best for Casual bite

Average food cost HK$100-HK$150

Hours Mon-Sat noon-late; Sun 3pm-late

This relaxing pub offers cold beers and live sports entertainment on the two flat-screen televisions.


2/F, Garden East, 222 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, 25411401

Cuisine French

Specialities Foie gras, venison and dessert

Wine A selection of fine French options at prices much friendlier than usual.

Best for Romantic meal

Average food cost HK$500+

Hours Mon-Sat noon-2.30pm, 7-10.30pm

Homely experience with an atmosphere of a typical Parisian apartment with wooden flooring and white wall panels.


1/F, 88 Lockhart Road, WanChai, 25272872

Cuisine Thai

Specialities Curry, seafood

Wine A few bottles of French, Australian and Spanish

Best for Value

Average food cost HK$120

Hours Noon-3pm, 6-10.30pm

More than two decades since it opened, the Chili Club is still packed nightly with spice-loving loyalists who don't really like to eat without sweating. A WanChai institution.


The Fleming Hotel, 41 Fleming Road, Wan Chai, 36072011

Cuisine Continental and Spanish

Specialities Continental, tapas and some fusion

Wine French, Italian, Chilean, American

Best for Casual bite

Average food cost HK$350

Hours 7am-11pm

This intimate restaurant serves tapas, classic western dishes as well as a range of signature cocktails and wines.


3/F Renaissance Harbour View Hotel, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 25846971

Cuisine Cantonese

Specialities Barbecue pork, deep-fried fresh crab claw in spicy salt

Wine 50 white, 100 red

Best for Business meal

Average food cost Lunch HK$300, dinner HK$500

Hours Mon-Sat noon-3pm, 6-10.30pm; Sun & PH 11.30am-3pm

Authentic Cantonese cuisine in an elegant setting overlooking Victoria Harbour.


8/F Convention Plaza, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 2827 8802

Cuisine Cantonese

Specialities Dim sum, noodles, seafood

Wine Good selection plus spirits, Champagne and Chinese wines

Best for Business meal

Average food cost Lunch HK$100, dinner HK$420

Hours 11.30am-3pm, 5.30-11.30pm

Meticulously prepared Cantonese dishes with innovative touches, such as sliced prawn with green crab and egg white.


11/F Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, WanChai, 25881234 ext7623

Cuisine French Provencal, Mediterranean

Specialities Top-notch barbecued food, weekend brunch

Wine Mediterranean choices

Best for Romantic meal

Average food cost Brunch HK$180, barbecue dinner HK$480

Hours 11.30am-10pm

One of the most romantic restaurants in town, with food served beside a free-shape pool .


28/F QRE Plaza, Queens Road East, WanChai, 28910876

Cuisine Japanese

Specialities Sashimi, fried rice with sea urchin

Wine Shochu, plum wine imported from Japan

Best for Casual bite

Average food cost Lunch HK$100-HK$150; dinner HK$200-HK$400

Hours Mon-Sat Noon-3pm, 6-11pm; closed Sun

Redefines the Japanese dining experience with an assortment of raw and cooked dishes.


G/F Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, WanChai, 25827241

Cuisine Hong Kong

Specialities Hawker and dai pai dong options

Wine No

Best for Value

Average food cost HK$40-HK$60

Hours 8am-9pm

A restaurant cafe serving Hong Kong rather than simply Cantonese food. Offers visitors a glimpse of a uniquely local culinary heritage.


Mezzanine Floor, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 25881234

Cuisine Japanese

Specialities Set lunch and dinner menus

Wine 40+ sake choices

Best for Business meal

Average food cost HK$300-HK$450

Hours Noon-2.30pm, 6.30-10.30pm

Sleek, classy and modern, Kaetsu serves the freshest sashimi and sushi, and sublimely presented kaiseki sets.


1/F CNT Tower, 338 Hennessy Road, WanChai, 28920333

Cuisine Cantonese

Specialities Shark's fin, Australian abalone soup, pan-fried Texas sirloin

Wine 15 red, five white, French and New World, one Champagne

Best for Value

Average food cost Lunch HK$80, dinner HK$150

Hours 11.30am-3.30pm, 6-11.30pm

A modern look and culinary style.


1/F Malaysia Building, 50 Gloucester Road, WanChai, 25298933

Cuisine European

Specialities Steak

Wine French, Italian, Australian and New Zealand choices

Best for Romantic meal

Average food cost HK$250-HK$300

Hours Noon-10.30pm

Established for many years, Louis' continues to offer value for money and a friendly, nostalgic dining experience.


5/F Lucky Centre, 165-171 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai, 28668305

Cuisine Cantonese

Specialities Seafood, hotpot

Best for Value

Wine French, Californian, Chilean, Australian, Japanese sake, Chinese wines

Average food cost HK$250

Hours Noon-3pm, 6-11.30pm

Famous for its hotpot soup bases such as tom yum koong cappuccino, Megan's also serves up creative hotpot meatballs, premium beef and Cantonese classics.


5/F & 6/F, QRE Plaza, 202 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, 28661868,

Cuisine Portuguese

Specialities Roast suckling pig, seafood

Wine One of the most extensive Portugese wine lists in the city, with some 60 wines as well as premium Portugese wines.

Best for Business meal

Average food cost HK$250

Hours Noon-3pm, 5-11.30pm

Nino's Cozinha's owner and executive chef Christopher Ozorio serves up Portuguese home-style recipes.


1/F De Fenwick, 8-12 Fenwick Street, WanChai, 31010418

Cuisine Australian steakhouse

Specialities Pasta, steak, seafood, dessert

Wine White, with a focus on Australian, Chilean and American chardonnays and reds

Best for Casual bite

Average food cost HK$108-HK$198

Hours Sun-Thu noon-11pm; Fri-Sat noon-11.30pm

Australian-themed casual dining restaurant with an emphasis on steaks seasoned with a unique blend of spices.


10 Wing Fung Street, WanChai, 35280541

Cuisine Italian

Specialities Pizza, pasta

Wine Italian

Best for Value

Average food cost HK$150

Hours 11.45am-11pm

Hong Kong branches of the successful British chain of pizza restaurants reproduce the original style, with a few local and regional influences.


9 Star Street, WanChai, 25633444

Cuisine Modern European

Specialities Suckling pig, lamb shoulder,

Wine Its wine atlas features 750+ labels

Best for Impressing guests

Average food cost HK$850

Hours Mon-Sat noon-3pm, 6pm-midnight; Sun Noon-5.30pm

The ingredient-focused menu explores new flavours and techniques to create a memorable dining experience.


G/F Fleet Arcade, Fenwick Pier, 1 Lung King Street, Wan Chai, 28278882

Cuisine Australian

Specialities Seafood, pizza, pasta, steak, gourmet burgers and sandwiches

Wine 40+ fine wines, largely from Australia and New Zealand

Best for View

Average food cost HK$180

Hours Mon-Sat noon-10pm; Sun 10am-10pm

The only outdoor restaurant on Hong Kong Island right on the Victoria Harbour waterfront which appropriately specialises in seafood.


G/F, Shop 4-5, Yen Men Building, 98-102 Jaffe Road, WanChai, 21436626

Cuisine Malaysian

Specialities Pasta, curry, seafood

Wine Four, red and white

Best for Value

Average food cost HK$100

Hours Mon-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun & PH noon-10.30pm

This no-frills, friendly place serves all the usual Malaysian favourites including satay and noodle dishes, curries and nasi goreng.


Mezzanine Floor, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 2588 1234 ext 7223

Cuisine European

Specialities Sunday rose Champagne brunch and gourmet dinner

Wine A wide selection

Best for View

Average food cost HK$250-HK$350

Hours Noon-midnight

Open for lunch and afternoon tea, in the evening the focus turns to dessert. Light piano jazz adds atmosphere to the art deco surroundings.


Shop 1, G/F, The Garden East, WanChai, 28326660

Cuisine Spanish

Specialities Iberico ham, goat cheese with mijo verde, grilled sardines

Wine 50+ wines and spirits, Champagne, sherry, sangria and port wines

Best for Casual bite

Average food cost HK$100-HK$150

Hours Sun-Thu 11am-midnight; Fri, Sat, PH 11-1am

Viva Ana is a contemporary tapas bar offering signature dishes.


3/F, 83 Wanchai Road, WanChai, 25756966

Cuisine Asian fusion

Specialities Asian Fusion

Wine White and red, French and Chilean

Best for Impressing guests

Average food cost HK$500

Hours 11am-11pm

One of the most popular private kitchens in town, Xi Yan offers a reinterpretation of the traditional, highly-structured Chinese banquet.