PUBLISHED : Thursday, 05 February, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 05 February, 2009, 12:00am

Middle Eastern

Assaf (Lebanese)

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.


Beirut (Lebanese)

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.


Habibi (Egyptian)

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

Open: 11am-11pm

(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.


Merhaba (Turkish)

12 Yiu Pont House, Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2367 2263

Open: 4pm-11pm

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

Open: 5pm-11.30pm

Signature dishes: Moroccan cigars, pigeon and filo pie with cinnamon and sugar, fish tagine, royal couscous.



The Annexx

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

Open: noon-10.30pm

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.


The Bostonian

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.


JW's California

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

Open: 11am-midnight

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.


Duo Restaurant

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.


El Greco

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.


Pool Deck

8/F Island Shangri-La Hotel, 88 Queensway, Pacific Place

Tel: 2877 3838

Open: 11am-9.30pm

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.