Edited by Susan Jung
Agnes b Le Pain Grille
Shop 1, 111 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay
Tel: 2577 2718
Open: Sunday-Thursday noon-11.30pm (last orders at 10.30pm), Friday-Sunday noon-midnight (last orders at 11pm)
(Branches in Causeway Bay, tel: 2577 0370; Festival Walk, tel: 2265 7680)
Signature dishes: Fish soup, mussels with white wine and cream, grilled lamb chops with garlic confit, rosemary sauce and mixed vegetables.
Amigo Mansion, 79A Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley
Tel: 2577 8993
Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-midnight
Signature dishes: Turtle soup with cream and light curry flavour, roasted oyster and grilled fillet steak with shallot red wine sauce, pan-fried sea bass with mushrooms, Grand Marnier souffle.
L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon
Shop 401, 4/F The Landmark, Central
Tel: 2166 9000
Open: Monday-Saturday 7.30am-10am, daily noon-2.30pm, nightly 6.30pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Sea urchin with lobster jelly and cauliflower cream, beef burgers with foie gras, spaghetti with black truffle, parmesan and egg, steak tartare.
13 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2316 2212
Open: noon-2am (Friday-Saturday until 3am, Sunday until 1am)
Signature dishes: Wild rabbit stew, seafood crepes with lobster sauce, clams with herb butter.
Bistro Le Fauchon
Shop 2310-2311, 2/F Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2956 3286
Signature dishes: Goose liver pate, onion soup, grilled quail.
B/F The Marco Polo Gateway, Harbour City, 13 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2113 7925
Open: noon-3pm (Sunday from 11.30am), 6.30pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Pressed duck (one week advance notice), gratinated burgundy snails, bouillabaisse, daube of beef bordelaise.
Brasserie on the Eighth
8/F Conrad Hotel, Pacific Place, Admiralty
Tel: 2521 3838 ext 8240
Open: noon-3pm, 6.30pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Alaskan crab salad with mango and avocado, bouillabaisse with rouille, veal cheeks braised with aged port wine sauce, Provencale-style rack of lamb with tarragon sauce, chocolate mousse with passion fruit coulis.
Cafe de Paris
23 Elgin Street, SoHo
Tel: 2810 0771
Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-10.30pm (Friday-Saturday until 11pm)
(Branches in Discovery Bay, tel: 2987 8203; Stanley, tel: 2813 4822)
Signature dishes: Pan-fried foie gras with grape-ginger marmalade, mussels in white wine and parsley butter sauce, rib-eye steak with Cafe de Paris butter, chocolate fondue.
6/F Four Seasons, 8 Finance Street, Central
Tel: 3196 8860
Open: noon-2.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Ravioli of langoustine, sweetbread and chanterelle mushrooms with shellfish sauce, smoked scallop skewer with rosemary, truffle capellini and pumpkin emulsion, warm duck foie gras with sweet and sour red berries.
26 Peel Street, Central
Tel: 2541 1401
Open: Monday-Saturday noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm
(Branch in Wan Chai, tel: 2527 1408)
Signature dishes: Venison, carpaccio, seabass (menu changes weekly).
1/F, 102 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 3526 1228
Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Angus beef carpaccio with truffle and Parmesan cheese in light anchovy sauce, sauteed foie gras with apple chutney, roasted suckling pig with marinated grapes, roast rack of lamb with port wine sauce.
La Fourchette Bistro Moderne
Shop 007, LG/F Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
Tel: 2522 8830
Signature dishes: Vegetable salad with seared tuna and olive oil dressing, crab cakes with crushed avocado on tangy cocktail dressing, grilled rib-eye steak with bearnaise sauce.
The Peninsula, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2315 3171
Open: noon-2.30pm, 7pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Scallop carpaccio and black truffle, poached pike souffle with pan-fried crayfish, roasted pigeon with white beans and pan-fried goose liver.
Le Gouter Bernardaud
Shop 2028-2029, Podium Level 2, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central
Tel: 2295 3955
Open: 8am-8pm (Saturday-Sunday and public holidays from 11am)
Signature dishes: Croque monsieur, tartine chevre on Poilane bread, French-cut US pork chop with mashed potatoes, grilled eggplant, onions and tomatoes.
12/F Ying Kong Mansion, 2-6 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay
Tel: 2881 6662
Signature dishes: Pan-fried foie gras, cassoulet with imported confit de canard, tarte Tatin.
La Mer Brasserie
1/F LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central
Tel: 2523 0200
Open: Monday-Saturday noon-3pm, nightly 6pm-midnight (Friday-Saturday until 1am)
Signature dishes: Le Plateau La Mer, Nicoise salad, cod a la Marseillaise.
Shop 2A, 2/F Carfield Commercial Building, 75-77 Wyndham Street, Central
Tel: 3101 2828
Open: Monday-Saturday 7pm-2am
Signature dishes: Pan-fried foie gras, souffles.
Le Petit Paris
Shop 2076, Level 2, ifc Mall, Central
Tel: 2805 5293
Signature dishes: Pork rillettes, pan-fried goat cheese with tomato confit, poached slices of turbot with steamed potatoes and hollandaise sauce, traditional duck confit with a Madeira and foie gras sauce.
56/F Island Shangri-la, Supreme Court Road, Admiralty
Tel: 2820 8590
Open: 7am-10am, noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Smoked Scottish salmon fillet with a royal caviar cream, Brittany turbot fillet stuffed with lemon confit, vanilla mille-feuille with jam.
25/F Mandarin Oriental, Central
Tel: 2825 4001
Open: Monday-Friday noon-2.30pm, Monday-Saturday 7pm-10pm (last order at 9pm)
Signature dishes: Degustation menu, 'La Rouge', rack of lamb, 'La Langouste', les desserts de Pierre Gagnaire.
27/F The Park Lane, 310 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay
Tel: 2839 3327
Open: Sunday-Friday noon-2.30pm, nightly 6pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Light lobster salad, lobster fricassee with creamy Chablis sauce, penne pasta scented with black truffle oil, pan-seared Australian rack of lamb with wild mushroom risotto
Rive Droite Rive Gauche
2/F, 29 Wyndham Street, Onfem Tower, Central
Tel: 2525 1681
Open: Monday-Saturday noon-3pm, 6.30pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Foie gras with compote of pear with preserved ginger, honey sauce and brioche, roasted chicken crepinette with vegetables and mushrooms, confit of duck legs with grandmother's mashed potatoes.
Hon Man Mansion, 9-11 Wing Hing Street, Tin Hau
Tel: 2503 3222
Open: noon-3pm, 6.30pm-midnight
Signature dishes: Grilled beef tenderloin with green peppercorn sauce, Cajun-style roasted garoupa, souffles.
La Terrasse Wine Bar & Restaurant
19 Old Bailey Street, SoHo
Tel: 2147 2225
Open: Monday-Friday noon-2.30pm, Monday-Saturday 7pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Vol au vent with escargot in parsley butter, prawn cocktail with avocado mousse, coq au vin, aiguilletes of duck breast with morel mushroom feuillete, chocolate moelleux.
Le Tire Bouchon
45A B/F, Graham Street, Central
Tel: 2523 5459
Open: Monday-Friday 11.30pm-11pm, Saturday 6pm-midnight
Signature dishes: Pan-fried duck liver with fresh raspberry sauce, warm sausage salad with potatoes and mixed green leaves, tournedos Rossini, souffled pancake flavoured with orange and Grand Marnier.
49 Graham Street, Central
Tel: 2525 2624
Open: Saturday-Sunday noon-2.30pm, Tuesday-Saturday 6.30pm-11pm, Sunday until 10pm
Signature dishes: Warm goat cheese salad, mussels, beef fillet.
10/F One Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2369 8819
Signature dishes: Chilled red crab, cold soy meats, baby oysters with scrambled eggs, scallop dumplings with broccoli, sliced taro in golden syrup.
UB2 Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central
Tel: 2525 8246
Open: 11am-4pm, 5.30pm-11.30pm
Signature dishes: Cold soy goose, cold crab.
Shung Hing Chiu Chow Sea Food Restaurant
39 Queen's Road West, Sheung Wan
Tel: 2543 7794
Open: noon-2.30pm, 5.30pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Cold crabs, soy goose, baby oyster congee, mashed taro dessert.
Tak Kee Chiu Chow Restaurant
533-537 Queen's Road West, Sheung Wan
Tel: 2819 5568
Open: Tuesday-Sunday 11.30am-3pm, 6.30pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Soy goose, cuttlefish rolls, oyster congee, oyster omelette.