Edited by Susan Jung
G/F Regal Airport Hotel, 9 Cheong Tat Road, Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok
Tel: 2286 6878
Open: 11am-3pm, 6pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Braised pumpkin with mushroom and fungi in abalone sauce, Sichuan-style crab, steamed bean curd with minced seafood, braised pork belly with preserved bean curd sauce.
Man Jiang Hong San Xi Lou
7/F Coda Plaza, 51 Garden Road, Central
Tel: 2838 8811
Signature dishes: Sichuan hotpot, marinated cold chicken with peanuts and spicy sauce, cold fatty pork.
Mask of Si Chuen
Shop 33, KCR East TST station (exit J1), Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2311 9233
Open: Monday-Friday noon-3pm, 6pm-1am, Saturday noon-1am, Sunday noon-midnight
Signature dishes: Dan dan noodles in spicy soup, goose liver with Chinese yellow wine, fried prawns with chilli sauce, steamed chicken with pumpkin.
7 Lan Fong Road, Causeway Bay
Tel: 2577 3811
Signature dishes: Sizzling prawns with chilli sauce on hot iron plate, fried whole garoupa with sweet and sour sauce, smoked duck with camphor wood.
Sichuan Da Ping Huo
LG/F Hilltop Plaza, 49 Hollywood Road, Central
Tel: 2559 1317
Open: Monday-Saturday 6.30pm-11.15pm (two seatings at 6.30pm and 9.10pm)
Signature dishes: Pork belly with pumpkin, spicy chicken with mung bean sheets and peanuts, beef brisket and tendon in chilli sauce.
2/F, 26 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 8120 0033
Open: 10am-midnight (Friday-Saturday until 1am)
Signature dishes: Hot braised garoupa, oysters in port wine casserole, deep-fried vegetable and seaweed rolls.
4/F Miramar Shopping Centre, 132 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2375 0800
Open: 11.30am-3pm, 5.30pm-11.30pm
Signature dishes: Steamed Mandarin fish slices with crispy yellow beans, sauteed chicken with spicy red chillies, sauteed prawns in garlic and chilli, poached sliced beef in chilli broth, dan dan noodles.
Lyndhurst Building, 37 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central
Tel: 2851 6550
Open: noon-midnight (Friday-Saturday until 1am)
Signature dishes: Stuffed vine leaves, minced meat in pastry, chicken kebab, minced lamb with parsley and onions.
Shop A, Winner Building, 27-39 D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong
Tel: 2804 6611
Open: Monday-Friday 12.30pm-2.30pm, 6pm-11.30pm, Saturday-Sunday 12.30pm-11.30pm
Signature dishes: Fried eggplant with tomato sauce, onions and chickpeas, home-made Lebanese sausages,
chicken marinated in lemon sauce.
Shop B & D, 112-114 Wellington Street, Central
Tel: 2544 6198
Open: Monday-Saturday 11am-3pm, 6pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Egyptian-style meatballs tossed in dill tomato sauce, zucchini stuffed with pine nuts and minced beef in yogurt sauce.
Habibi Cafe (Egyptian)
112-114 Wellington Street, Central
Tel: 2544 3886
(Branch in the Airport: 3559 1433)
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 6pm-11.30pm
Signature dishes: Roasted figs, filo cigars rolled with feta, lamb tagine, filo with pigeon and spices.
Malouf's Arabesque Cuisine
3/F Shop R008, Elements, 1 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2810 8585
Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Spicy kid kofta with bullhorn pepper and goat's cheese cream, grilled lamb chops with honey cardamom stewed dates, bistayeea, blood orange mahallabia.
12 Yiu Pont House, Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2367 2263
Signature dishes: Swordfish kebabs, eggplant puree with pita bread, Turkish delight.
32 Elgin Street, SoHo
Tel: 2521 1608
Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Mezze platter, Bedouin-style spiced sauteed chicken baked in mountain bread, grilled haloumi with broad beans, chilli, cumin, olive oil and vine tomatoes, Turkish delight, baklava.
11 Elgin Street, SoHo
Tel: 2291 6060
Signature dishes: Moroccan cigars, pigeon and filo pie with cinnamon and sugar, fish tagine, royal couscous.
4/F California Entertainment Building, 34-36 D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong
Tel: 2877 9779
Open: Monday-Friday noon-3pm, 5pm-11pm, Saturday 6pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Homemade sausages, veal scaloppini with garlic mash, Annexx cheeseburger, spiced date pudding.
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 and sauerkraut on rye, NYPD Blue with glazed baked ham on hoagie roll, burgers.
Big Ernie's Diner
Shop A, 33 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai
Tel: 2520 5303
Open: Monday-Thursday noon-midnight, Friday noon-2am, Saturday 10.30am-2am, Sunday 10.30am-midnight
Signature dishes: Big Ernie's burger, all-day breakfast, Brooklyn dog.
49 Elgin Street, SoHo
Tel: 2147 0100
Open: Monday-Friday 11am-3pm, 6pm-10.45pm, Saturday-Sunday 11am-11pm
Signature dishes: Maple-glazed pork belly with balsamic onion marmalade, salmon fillet baked with a citrus and chilli glaze, mom's apple pie with caramel ice cream.
B2 Langham Hotel,
8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2375 1133 ext 2070
Open: noon-2pm, 6.30pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Boston clam chowder, tomato tartare with seared scallops, grilled rack of lamb, lobster fricassee.
California Tower, 30-32 D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong
Tel: 2521 1345
Open: Monday-Wednesday noon-11pm (Thursday-Saturday until 11.30pm), Sunday 6pm-11pm
Signature dishes: California burger, fajitas, grilled Norwegian salmon, house-smoked duck fettuccini.
Dan Ryan's Chicago Grill
114 Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
Tel: 2845 4600
Open: Monday-Thursday 11am-midnight (Friday until 1am), Saturday 9am-1am (Sunday and public holidays until midnight)
(Branches in Ocean Terminal, tel: 2735 6111; Festival Walk, tel: 2265 8811)
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
Open: Sunday-Thursday 11am-10.45pm (Friday-Saturday until 11pm)
Signature dishes: Cheeseburger, Texas chilli, Tuscan chicken salad, grilled beef fajitas, chocolate peanut butter banana bread pudding.
JW's California and Sushi Bar
5/F JW Marriott Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
Tel: 2841 3889
Open: noon-2.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Kagoshima steaks
with truffled potato puree and merlot glaze, Boston lobster thermidor.
Magnolia (Cajun and creole)
Shop 5, 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-10pm (Friday-Saturday until 11pm)
Signature dishes: Reuben sandwich, Brooklyn salad, Gotham City pizza, matzoh ball soup, beef burger.
RED Bar & Restaurant
Level Four, Two IFC, 8 Finance Street, Central
Tel: 8129 8882
Open: 11.30am-11pm (last order at 9pm on Sundays)
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.
13 Elgin Street, SoHo
Tel: 2135 6645
Open: Tuesday-Saturday noon-3pm, Monday-Saturday 7pm-midnight
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: 11am-11pm (Friday-Saturday until midnight, Sunday from 10am)
Signature dishes: Potato skins, rack of lamb.
Shop 3020, IFC Mall, 1 Harbour View Street, Central
Tel: 2802 8000
Open: Monday-Saturday noon-11pm, Sunday 1pm-9pm
Signature dishes: Mediterranean seafood saffron stew for two, sea salt-crusted suckling pig, baked Mediterranean vegetable puff pastry tart, paella.
UG/F Beach Building, Island Road
Deep Water Bay
Tel: 2812 2226
Open: Monday-Friday 12.30pm-4.30pm, 6.30pm-11pm, Saturday-Sunday 12.30pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Mediterranean seafood bisque, Greek chicken with noodles, seafood with couscous, Bouillabaisse.
47 Elgin Street, SoHo
Tel: 2525 9944
Open: 11am-11pm (Friday-Saturday until midnight)
Signature dishes: White wine platter, warm lamb salad, Mediterranean pizza.
Lux Restaurant & Bar
UG/F California Tower,
30-32 D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong
Tel: 2868 9538
Open: Monday-Thursday noon-2.30pm, 6pm-11pm (Friday until 11.30pm), Saturday-Sunday 11am-2.30pm, 6pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Mussels with garlic, saffron, olive oil and herbs, chicken pot pie, black Angus prime rib with bearnaise sauce and roasted new potatoes.
1/F 10-12 Staunton Street, SoHo
Tel: 2973 6605
Open: noon-11pm (Saturday from 10am, Sunday and public holidays from 9am)
Signature dishes: Baked New Zealand mussels with spicy tomato sauce, saffron and capers, chicken tagine with artichokes, tomatoes, ginger and preserved lemon, prawns with ouzo tomato cream and preserved lemon.
The Stoep (South African and Mediterranean)
32 Lower Cheung Sha Village, Lantau Island
Tel: 2980 2699
Open: Tuesday-Sunday 11am-10pm
Signature dishes: Ostrich steak with green peppercorn cream sauce, bobotie, salmon steak with mustard sauce, calamari in red wine, mussels with chorizo sausage and tomatoes.