Listings - Island East
BEIRA RIO WINE BAR & GRILL
Shop GB08-10, G/F, 45 Tai Hong Street, Lei King Wan, Sai Wan Ho
Telephone 2568 3993
Cuisine Italian and French
Specialities Pasta, seafood, dessert
Wine list A dozen choices from New and Old Worlds
Average food cost Lunch HK$50-HK$150, dinner HK$200-HK$300
Opening hours 11am-midnight
Remarks A breezy and modern restaurant, this place serves great seafood dishes in an alfresco ambience.
G/F, Oxford House, Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay
Telephone 2250 5020
Specialities Mussels and frites, waffles
Wine list Italy, California, Australia and France
Average food cost Lunch 120-HK$160, dinner HK$150-HK$250
Opening hours 11am-midnight
Remarks The first restaurant to bring Belgian dining to Hong Kong, it offers Belgian beers, delectable Belgian waffles and mussels.
G/F, 33 Tong Chong Street, Quarry Bay
Telephone 2960 0994
Cuisine Continental and Spanish tapas
Wine list From France, Australia, Italy, New Zealand and the US
Average food cost HK$280-HK$500
Opening hours 11am-1am
Remarks Wholesome western dishes are served all day at this prominent outpost of the Quarry Bay cafe society.
CHIUCHOW GARDEN RESTAURANT
1/F, Cityplaza IV, Taikoo Shing
Telephone 2885 0212
Cuisine Chiu Chow
Specialities Dim sum, noodles, seafood
Wine list International
Average food cost HK$100-HK$150
Opening hours 8am-midnight
Remarks Hong Kong's largest group of Chiu Chow restaurants, established in 1981, is known for authentic traditional food balanced by innovative dishes, and also for its famous kung fu tea.
G/F, Lincoln House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Road, Quarry Bay
Telephone 2219 0288
Specialities Pizza, steak, seafood
Wine list Selection from Italy, California, Australia and France
Average food cost HK$150-HK$200
Opening hours Noon-midnight
Remarks Located on the ground floor of the architecturally award-winning Lincoln House, this restaurant is a favourite lunch spot and after-work hangout for the suits in Quarry Bay.
Shop 262, 2/F, Phase 2, Cityplaza, Taikoo Shing
Telephone 2967 9678
Specialities Sushi, sashimi, teppanyaki
Wine list No
Average food cost Lunch HK$120, dinner HK$230
Opening hours Mon-Fri noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm; Sat, Sun & PH 11.45am-4pm, 5.30pm-11pm
Remarks This restaurant offers traditional Japanese dishes by marrying local produce with that from Japan and around the world.
G/F, 9-11 Tsing Fung Street, Tin Hau
Telephone 2571 0913
Specialities Smoked chicken, seafood, Chinese farm-style dishes
Wine list New World (Carmenere Guan Reserve, Potal Alto, Chile)
Average food cost HK$300
Opening hours Noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm
Remarks Established by Hong Kong columnist
and gourmand Lau Kin Wai, this restaurant strives to provide authentic Cantonese cuisine with fresh ingredients bought daily, and without MSG.
THAI ORCHIDS CAFE & BAR
G/F, 39 Tong Chong Street, Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay
Telephone 2856 9848
Specialities Pasta, curry, seafood
Wine list 10 red, 10 white, two sparkling, champagne
Average food cost Lunch HK$60-HK$100, dinner HK$100-HK$150
Opening hours 11.30am-midnight
Remarks A relaxed informal Thai restaurant and meeting place serving many of the kingdom's most popular dishes. Try the chicken curry served in a whole coconut.