Edited by Susan Jung
G/F Lyndhurst Building, 37 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central
Tel: 2851 6550
Open: noon-10.30pm (Friday and Saturday until 11.30pm)
Signature dishes: Stuffed vine leaves, minced meat in pastry, chicken kebab, minced lamb with parsley and onions, baklava.
Bahce Turkish Restaurant
Shop 19, Mui Wo Centre, 3 Ngan Wan Road, Mui Wo, Lantau
Tel: 2984 0222
Open: 11am-10.30pm (Saturday and Sunday from 9.30am)
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, 6pm-11pm, Saturday and Sunday 12.30pm-11.30pm
Signature dishes: Fried eggplant with tomato sauce, onions and chickpeas, pan-fried homemade Lebanese sausages, grilled cubes of chicken marinated in a lemon sauce.
Shop B & D, 112-114 Wellington Street, Central
Tel: 2544 6198
Open: Monday-Saturday noon-3pm, 6pm-11.30pm
Signature dishes: Egyptian-style meatballs tossed in dill flavoured tomato sauce, zucchini stuffed with pine nuts and fresh minced beef in yogurt sauce.
Habibi Cafe (Egyptian)
110-112 Wellington Street
Tel: 2544 3886
(Branch at Chek Lap Kok, tel: 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 6.30pm-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, 5pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Spicy kid kofta with bullhorn pepper and goat's cheese cream, grilled lamb chops with stewed dates, blood orange mahallabia, chocolate halva ice cream with Spanish fritters and caramelised bananas.
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-10.30pm
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-2.30pm, 5pm-10.30pm, Saturday 6pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Homemade sausages, veal scaloppini with garlic mash, Annexx cheeseburger, warm 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, sauerkraut and Russian dressing on rye bread, NYPD Blue with warm glazed baked ham stacked on hoagie roll, double-double burger.
Big Ernie's Diner
Shop A, 33 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai
Tel: 2520 5303
Open: Monday-Thursday 11 am-11.45pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-1.45am, Sunday 10.30am-11.45pm
Signature dishes: Big Ernie's burger, all-day breakfast, Brooklyn dog.
B1 Langham Hotel, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2375 1133 ext 2070
Open: noon-3pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Boston clam chowder, tomato tartare with seared scallops, duck 'two ways', grilled rack of lamb, lobster fricassee.
California Tower, 30-32 D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong
Tel: 2521 1345
Open: Monday-Thursday noon-1am, Friday-Saturday noon-3am, Sunday 6pm-12.30am
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-Friday 11am-midnight, Saturday-Sunday 9am-midnight
(Branches in Ocean Terminal, tel: 2735 6111; Festival Walk, tel: 2265 8811)
Signature dishes: Potato skins, nachos, American beef burger with coleslaw and french fries, hot apple pie with ice cream.
5/F JW Marriott Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
Tel: 2841 3889
Open: noon-2.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Kagoshima steaks char-grilled 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 8pm-11.30pm, only by reservation
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 and Saturday until 11pm)
Signature dishes: Reuben sandwich, Brooklyn salad, Gotham City pizza, matzoh ball soup, blue ribbon beef burger.
RED Bar & Restaurant
Level 4, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central
Tel: 8129 8882
Open: 11.30am-11pm (Thursday until 1 am, Friday-Saturday until 2am)
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.
Union Bar & Grille
Shop 1009, Level 1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central
Tel: 2295 1808
Open: 11am-11pm (Friday and Saturday until midnight, Sunday from 10am)
Signature dishes: Lamb lollipops, chicken wings, rack of lamb.
Shop 3020, One IFC Mall, 1 Harbour View Street, Central
Tel: 2802 8000
Open: Monday-Saturday 10.30am-11pm (Saturday until 10.30pm), Sunday 1pm-9pm
Signature dishes: Mediterranean seafood saffron stew for two, sea salt-crusted suckling pig, baked Mediterranean vegetables puff pastry tart, paella.
Classified - Mozzarella Bar
31 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai
Tel: 2528 3454
Signature dishes: Burrata with tomatoes, charcuterie selection, bacon-wrapped mozzarella with fig jam.
UG/F Beach Building, Island Road, Deep Water Bay
Tel: 2812 2226
Open: Monday 6pm-11pm, Tuesday-Sunday noon-4pm, 6pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Mediterranean seafood bisque, Greek chicken with noodles, seafood with couscous.
118 Hollywood Road, Central
Tel: 2547 0000
Open: 11.30am-10.30pm (Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 11am)
Signature dishes: Linguine with pesto cream sauce, seared tuna with mesclun salad.
47 Elgin Street, SoHo
Tel: 2525 9944
Open: 11am-11pm (Friday and Saturday until midnight)
Signature dishes: White wine platter, warm lamb salad, Mediterranean pizza.
G/F, 5 Wai Fung Street, Ap Lei Chau
Tel: 2328 2138
Open: Tuesday-Friday noon-3pm, 6pm-10.45pm, Saturday and Sunday noon-10.45pm
Signature dishes: Minced lamb meatballs with tomato sauce and yogurt, pork souvlaki, char-grilled chicken with paprika and lemon.
Lux Restaurant & Bar
UG/F California Tower, 30-32 D'Aguilar Street, Central
Tel: 2868 9538
Open: noon-3pm (Saturday and Sunday from 11am), 6pm-11pm (Friday until 11.30pm)
Signature dishes: Mussels with garlic, saffron, olive oil and fine herbs, chicken pot pie, black Angus prime rib with bearnaise sauce.
8/F Island Shangri-La Hotel, 88 Queensway, Pacific Place
Tel: 2877 3838
Signature dishes: Chermoula-style seared chicken leg, mezze selection.
1/F 10-12 Staunton Street, SoHo
Tel: 2973 6605
Open: 11am-midnight (Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 9am)
Signature dishes: Baked New Zealand mussels with spicy tomato sauce, chicken tagine with artichokes, tomatoes, ginger and preserved lemon, sauteed prawns with ouzo tomato cream.
The Stoep (South African and Mediterranean)
32 Lower Cheung Sha Village, Lantau
Tel: 2980 2699
Open: Tuesday-Sunday 11am-10pm
Signature dishes: Ostrich steak with green peppercorn cream sauce, bobotie with yellow raisin rice, marinated salmon steak with mustard sauce, calamari in red wine.