Restaurants listing - Admiralty

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 30 March, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 30 March, 2006, 12:00am
 

CAFE TOO


Level 7, Island Shangri-La, Supreme Court Road, Central


Telephone: 2820 8571


Website: www.shangri-la.com/island


Cuisine: International


Specialities: Buffet


Wine list: 250 wines and champagnes from


15 countries, and 15 wines by the glass


Average food cost: $210


Opening hours: 6.30am-1am


Remarks: Creative all-day dining offering free choice from a range of international cuisines presented buffet style, with many dishes flamboyantly prepared at a choice of seven cooking theatres.


DAN RYAN'S CHICAGO GRILL


Shop 114, Pacific Place, Admiralty


Telephone: 2845 4600


Cuisine: American-Chicago


Specialities: Steaks, seafood, ribs, burgers


Wine list: Over 20 international choices


Average food cost: $150


Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am-midnight;


Sat-Sun 10am-midnight


Remarks: Fans swear by the ribs and seafood, and say the burgers are the best in town. The location is a great respite from taxingly glamorous Pacific Place.


FISH BAR


Level 7, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Admiralty


Telephone: 2841 3858


Website: www.jwmarriotthk.com


Cuisine: Seafood


Specialities: Seafood


Wine list: International


Average food cost: $400


Opening hours: Noon-2.30pm, 5.30pm-9.30pm


Remarks: A poolside seafood restaurant with good harbour views, serving classic seasonal dishes based on the freshest catch of the day. A popular lunch rendezvous spot.


GARDEN CAFE


Conrad International Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Admiralty


Telephone: 2521 3838 (ext 8220)


Website: www.conradhongkong.com


Cuisine: International


Specialities: Buffet, pasta, coffee, cakes, desserts


Wine list: Yes


Average food cost: $200


Opening hours: 6.30am-11.30pm


Remarks: A coffee shop and unlikely alfresco dining spot in Pacific Place serving a poolside buffet and barbecue dishes and various other western and Southeast Asian staples.


GRAPPA'S RISTORANTE


Shop 132, Level 1, Pacific Place, Admiralty


Telephone: 2868 0086


Website: www.elgrande.com.hk


Cuisine: Italian


Specialities: Pizzas, pasta, cakes, desserts


Wine list: Wines from all regions


Average food cost: $400-$500


Opening hours: 11am-midnight


Remarks: This see-and-be-seen venue serves up home-style Italian recipes made of carefully sourced ingredients from Italy, as well as imported fine cheeses and home-baked bread.


JW'S CALIFORNIA


Level 5, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Admiralty


Telephone: 2841 3899


Website: www.jwmarriotthk.com


Cuisine: Pacific Rim and Japanese


Specialities: Sushi, seafood


Wine list: Over 150 bottles, mostly Californian and Australian


Average food cost: Lunch $200-$300, dinner $400-$500


Opening hours: Noon-3pm, 6pm -11pm


Remarks: The justly renowned sushi bar leads into a fine Californian-style restaurant serving imaginative modern American cuisine. The list of North American wines is well selected.


LA FOURCHETTE


LG/F, Pacific Place, Admiralty


Telephone: 2522 8830


Website: www.elite-concepts.com


Cuisine: Modern French


Specialities: Pasta, steaks, coffee, cakes, desserts


Wine list: Red, white and champagne


Average food cost: Lunch $180, dinner


$200-$250


Opening hours: 11am-midnight


Remarks: A modern bistro frequented by tai tais and bon viveurs. Some great wines and modern French dishes spiced up with flavours from beyond France's borders.


LIPPO CHIUCHOW RESTAURANT


G/F, Lippo Centre, Queensway, Admiralty


Telephone: 2845 4151


Website: www.maxims.com.hk


Cuisine: Chiu Chow


Specialities: Dim sum, noodles, seafood, desserts, shark's fin, abalone, bird's nest


Wine list: International


Average food cost: $150-$200


Opening hours: 11am-4.30pm, 5.30pm-11.30pm


Remarks: Famous for its poached cold crab, this restaurant serves traditional Chiu Chow dishes with a modern touch in a sophisticated environment. Look out for the seasonal specials.


LOBSTER BAR AND GRILL


Level 6, Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, Supreme Court Road, Central


Telephone: 2820 8560


Website: www.shangri-la.com/island


Cuisine: International


Specialities: Pasta, steaks, curry, seafood, coffee, cakes, desserts


Wine list: More than 200 choices


Average food cost: $380


Opening hours: Sun-Thu noon-1am;


Fri, Sat & PH noon-2am


Remarks: A wide choice of fresh seafood specialities including lobster and oysters from around the world. Recently renovated to extend the bar. Great service and evening cocktail jazz.


METROPOLITAN CAFE


LG/F, Shop 008, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty


Telephone: 2918 0882


Cuisine: American-New York Deli


Specialities: Pasta


Wine list: Yes


Average food cost: $70


Opening hours: 8am-9pm


Remarks: This New York-style deli is well-suited to high-traffic Pacific Place, with its American breakfasts, rotisserie chicken, paninis and people-watching.


NADAMAN


Level 7, Island Shangri-La, Supreme Court Road, Central


Telephone: 2820 8570


Website: www.shangri-la.com/island


Cuisine: Japanese


Specialities: Sushi, kaiseki, sashimi and teppanyaki


Wine list: Hot, cold and sparkling sake, and shochu


Average food cost: Lunch $200-$300, dinner $450-$600


Opening hours: 12.30pm-2.30pm; 6.30pm-10.30pm


Remarks: A large selection of gourmet Japanese dishes served in minimalist designer surroundings and commanding great harbour views. Kaiseki sets and the sushi bar are recommended.


RESTAURANT PETRUS


Level 56, Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, Supreme Court Road, Central


Telephone: 2820 8590


Website: www.shangri-la.com/island


Cuisine: French


Specialities: Pasta, steaks, seafood, coffee, cakes, desserts


Wine list: The cellar stocks 11,600 bottles of 900 international choices


Average food cost: Breakfast $220, lunch $400, dinner $1,000


Opening hours: 7am-10am, 12.30pm-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm


Remarks: Restaurant Petrus epitomises excellence in French haute cuisine, and a superb cellar houses probably the city's largest collection of Petrus and other fine Bordeaux wines.


RUTH'S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE


G/F, Lippo Centre, Admiralty


Telephone: 2522 9090


Website: www.ruthschris.com


Cuisine: American steakhouse


Specialities: Steaks, seafood


Wine list: Award-winning list, mainly French, American and Australian


Average food cost: $500-$800


Opening hours: Noon-11pm


Remarks: Specialising in the finest quality steaks and seafood, served with New Orleans flair in a reassuringly old-fashioned club-like atmosphere. Don't miss the magnificent blue crab cakes.


SUMMER PALACE


Level 5, Island Shangri-La, Supreme Court Road, Central


Telephone: 2820 8552


Website: www.shangri-la.com/island


Cuisine: Cantonese


Specialities: Dim sum, noodles, seafood, coffee, desserts


Wine list: More than 900 international choices from the master wine list


Average food cost: Lunch $200, dinner $400


Opening hours: 11.30am-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm


Remarks: The best of the best Cantonese cuisine by Master Chef Lee Keung, as well as some dishes from other regions in China. Also known for its great dim sum.


THAI BASIL


Shop 005, Pacific Place, Admiralty


Telephone: 2537 4682


Cuisine: Thai


Specialities: Curry, rice-paper rolls, desserts


Wine list: Red and white from around the world


Average food cost: Lunch $130, dinner $170


Opening hours: 11.30am-11pm


Remarks: Modern Thai food, attractively and imaginatively presented. Try the lamb rack in green curry, and the crab tempura rice-paper rolls, but leave some room for the excellent desserts.


YE SHANGHAI, HONG KONG


Level 3, Pacific Place, Admiralty


Telephone: 2918 9833


Website: www.elite-concepts.com


Cuisine: Shanghainese


Specialities: Dim sum, noodles, seafood, desserts


Wine list: 16 white, 14 red, Chinese wine


Average food cost: $250


Opening hours: 11.30am-2.30pm, 6pm-11.30pm


Remarks: Traditional and modern Shanghainese food served in a retro 1920s setting. Drunken chicken and stir-fried river shrimps are house specialities. Live music in the evening.


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