Edited by Susan Jung
Dirty Duck Diner (Balinese)
5/F The Broadway, 54-62 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai
Tel: 2217 8000
Open: Monday-Friday noon-2.30pm, nightly 6pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Bebek Bengil crisp duck, beef rendang, nasi goreng.
Indonesian Restaurant 1968
G/F, 28 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay
Tel: 2577 9981
(Branch in TST, Tel: 2619 1926)
Open: noon-10.30pm (Friday-Sunday until 11pm)
Signature dishes: Curry beef brisket, satay chicken, beef rendang.
Shop 11A, Mercer Street, Sheung Wan
Tel: 2542 4111
(Branch in Causeway Bay, Tel: 2117 2122)
Open: Monday-Saturday 11pm-9.45pm, Sunday and public holidays noon-8.45pm
Signature dishes: Laksa, prawn mee, Ipoh ho fun.
Pasar Singaporean Flavour
197 Johnston Road, Wan Chai
Tel: 3168 2057
(Branch in Central, Tel: 3693 4448)
Signature dishes: Chilli crab, pepper crab, otak otak, sambal sting ray, char kway teow.
Sabah Malaysian Cuisine
98-102 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai
Tel: 2143 6626
Open: Monday-Saturday 11am-11.30pm, Sunday and public holidays noon-10.30pm
(Branch in Kennedy Town, Tel: 2986 3388)
Signature dishes: Chicken rendang, char kway teow, sambal morning glory.
G/F Lyndhurst Building, 37 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central
Tel: 2851 6550
Open: Sunday-Thursday noon-10.30pm, Friday-Saturday noon-midnight
Signature dishes: Stuffed vine leaves, minced meat in pastry, chicken kebab, minced lamb with parsley and onions, baklava.
Bahce Turkish Restaurant
Shop 19 G/F, Mui Wo Centre, 3 Ngan Wan Road, Mui Wo, Lantau Island
Tel: 2984 0222
Open: Monday-Friday 11.30am-10.30pm, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Hot and cold mezze, kebabs on skewers (lamb, fish, chicken and grilled vegetables), falafel, baklava.
Shop A, Winner Building, 27-39 D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong
Tel: 2804 6611
Open: Monday-Friday noon-2.30pm, 5.30pm-11.30pm, Saturday noon-11.30pm, Sunday 5.30pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Fried eggplant with tomato sauce, onions and chickpeas, pan-fried homemade Lebanese sausages, grilled cubes of chicken marinated in lemon sauce.
G/F, Shop B & D, 112-114 Wellington Street, Central
Tel: 2544 6198
Open: Monday-Friday noon-3pm, Monday-Saturday 6pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Egyptian-style meatballs tossed in dill flavoured tomato sauce, zucchini stuffed with pine nuts and fresh minced beef in yogurt sauce, spring chicken, wheat berry and fresh dates.
Habibi Cafe (Egyptian)
112-114 Wellington Street
Tel: 2544 3886
Open: Monday-Saturday 11am-2.30pm, 6pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Bossara (broad bean puree), koshary, haloumi cheese salad, baklava.
La Kasbah (Moroccan and North African)
4-8 Arbuthnot Road, Central
Tel: 2525 9493
Open: Monday-Saturday 7pm-11.30pm
Signature dishes: Roasted figs, filo cigars rolled with feta, lamb tagine, filo with pigeon and spices.
G/F, 12 Yiu Pont House, Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2367 2263
Signature dishes: Swordfish kebabs, eggplant puree with pita bread, Turkish delight.
4/F California Entertainment Building, 34-36 D'Aguilar Street, Central
Tel: 2877 9779
Open: noon-2.30pm, Sunday-Thursday 5.30pm-10.30pm, Friday-Saturday 5.30pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Homemade sausages, veal scaloppine, cheeseburger.
Archie B's (New York-style deli)
LG/F, 7 Lower Staunton Street, SoHo
Tel: 2522 1262
Signature dishes: Classic Reuben with warm corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and Russian dressing on rye, NYPD Blue with warm glazed baked ham stacked on hoagie roll, double-double burger with fries and salad.
Big Ernie's Diner
Shop A, 33 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai
Tel: 2520 5303
Open: Monday-Thursday noon-midnight, Friday noon-2am, Saturday 9am-2am, Sunday 9pm-midnight
Signature dishes: Big Ernie's burger, all-day breakfast, Brooklyn dog.
Billy Boy Cafe
19 Mercer Street, Sheung Wan
Tel: 3107 9986
Open: Monday-Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday noon-6pm
Signature dishes: Manhattan cheeseburger, grilled chicken fillet sandwich with honey dressing and avocado, Chinatown salad.
49 Elgin Street, SoHo
Tel: 2147 0100
Open: Monday-Friday 11am-3pm, 6pm-10.30pm, Saturday-Sunday 11am-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Maple-glazed pork belly with balsamic onion marmalade, salmon fillet baked with a citrus and chilli glaze, apple pie with caramel ice cream.
B2 Langham Hotel, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2375 1133 ext 2070
Open: Monday-Saturday noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Clam chowder, tomato tartare with seared scallops, duck 'two ways', rack of lamb, lobster fricassee.
G/F California Tower, 30-32 D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong
Tel: 2521 1345
Signature dishes: California burger, fajitas, grilled Norwegian salmon, house-smoked duck fettuccini.
G/F, 29 Elgin Street, SoHo
Tel: 2526 0999
Open: noon-2.30pm, Sunday-Thursday 6pm-10.30pm, Friday-Saturday 6pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Grilled Australian fillet steak, vegetarian potato gnocchi gratin with mushrooms, parmesan cream and sun-dried tomatoes, Dungeness crab, US game hen, Australian rib-eye steak.
Dan Ryan's Chicago Grill
114 Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
Tel: 2845 4600
(Branches in Ocean Terminal, Tel: 2735 6111; Festival Walk, Tel: 2265 8811)
Open: Monday-Friday 11am-midnight, Saturday-Sunday 9am-midnight
Signature dishes: Potato skins, nachos, American beef burger with coleslaw and fries, cannelloni, hot apple pie with ice cream.
Hard Rock Cafe
G/F and 1/F Silvercord, 30 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2375 1323
Signature dishes: Cheeseburger, Texas chilli, Tuscan chicken salad, grilled beef fajitas, chocolate peanut butter banana bread pudding.
5/F JW Marriott Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
Tel: 2841 3899
Open: noon-2.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Dynamite sushi roll, Boston lobster, cashew- and porcini-crusted sea bass, fillet of spring lamb.
Magnolia (Cajun and creole)
Shop 5, G/F, 17 Po Yan Street, Sheung Wan
Tel: 2530 3880
Open: Thursday-Saturday (dinner only, with one seating)
Signature dishes: Gumbo, soft shell crabs amandine, jambalaya, pecan pie with chocolate bourbon whipped cream.
Main Street Deli
B1 Langham Hotel, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2375 1133 ext 7883
Open: 10am-9.30pm (Friday-Saturday until 10.30pm)
Signature dishes: Reuben sandwich, Brooklyn salad, Gotham City pizza, matzoh ball soup, blue ribbon beef burger.
RED Bar & Restaurant
Level Four, Two IFC, 8 Finance Street, Central
Tel: 8129 8882
Open: 11am-11pm (Sunday until 10pm)
Signature dishes: Chilean sea bass and crispy prawns with sea urchin sauce, spicy crusted tuna with rocket, fennel and olive salsa, rare tuna spring rolls with wasabi, coriander and lime soy dipping sauce, pure chocolate tower.
G/F, 13 Elgin Street, Central
Tel: 2135 6645
Open: Tuesday-Saturday noon-2.30pm, Monday-Saturday 7pm-10pm
Signature dishes: Tribute burger, grilled fish, vanilla panna cotta.
Union Bar & Grille
Shop 1009, Level 1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central
Tel: 2295 1808
Open: Monday-Thursday 11am-11pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-midnight, Sunday 10am-11pm
Signature dishes: Potato skins, rack of lamb.
1/F The Peninsula Hotel, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2315 3169
Open: noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Thinly sliced air-dried meat, traditional Swiss barley cream soup with vegetables and air-dried beef, raclette du Valais, traditional fondue with gruyere and emmental, Toblerone chocolate fondue with seasonal fruit.
G/F, 12-14 Hart Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2191 9197
Open: Monday-Saturday noon-2.45pm, 6pm-10.45pm
Signature dishes: Sauteed frogs legs in a saffron sauce with mushrooms, tomatoes and mixed rice, barley soup with air-dried meat, deer medallions with herb and mixed mushroom sauce served with spaetzle and red cabbage, traditional cheese fondue.