PUBLISHED : Thursday, 21 May, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 21 May, 2009, 12:00am

Middle Eastern

Assaf (Lebanese)

Lyndhurst Building, 37 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central

Tel: 2851 6550

Open: 11am-11pm

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, 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 11.30am-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 Caf? (Egyptian)

Shop A, 112-114 Wellington Street, Central

Tel: 2544 3886

Open: 11am-midnight

(Branches at Chek Lap Kok, tel: 3559 1433)

Signature dishes: Bossara (broad bean puree), koshary, haloumi cheese salad, baklava.


Merhaba (Turkish)

12 Yiu Pont House, Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2367 2263

Open: 4pm-2am (Friday, Saturday and public holidays, until 3am, Sunday until 1am)

Signature dishes: Swordfish kebabs, eggplant puree with pita bread, Turkish delight.


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.



32 Elgin Street, SoHo

Tel: 2521 1608

Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Mezze platter, Bedouin-style spiced saut?ed chicken baked in mountain bread, grilled haloumi with broad beans, chilli, cumin, olive oil and vine tomatoes, Turkish delight, baklava.



Shop R008, 3F 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 honey cardamom stewed dates, bistayeea, blood orange mahallabia, chocolate halva ice cream with Spanish fritters and caramelised bananas.



11 Elgin Street, SoHo

Tel: 2291 6060

Open: 5pm-late

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



The Annexx

4/F California Entertainment Building, 34-36 D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong

Tel: 2877 9779

Open: Monday-Friday noon-2.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm, 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, 7-9 Staunton Street, SoHo

Tel: 2522 1262

Open: 11.30am-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Classic Reuben with warm corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and Russian dressing on rye, NYPD Blue with warm baked ham on a hoagie roll, double-double burger.


Big Ernie's Diner

Shop A, 33 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai

Tel: 2520 5303

Open: 11am-11.45pm (Sunday from 10.30am, Friday and Saturday until 1.45am)

Signature dishes: Big Ernie's burger, all-day breakfast, Brooklyn hot dog.


The Bostonian

B1 Langham Hotel, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2375 1133 ext 2070

Open: noon-3pm, 6.30pm-11pm

Signature dishes: Clam chowder, tomato tartare with seared scallops, duck 'two ways', rack of lamb, lobster fricassee.



G/F California Tower, 30-32 D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong

Tel: 2521 1345

Open: Monday-Saturday noon-11pm (Friday and Saturday until 11.30pm), Sunday 6pm-10.30pm

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: 11am-midnight (Saturday and Sunday from 10am)

(Branches in Ocean Terminal, tel: 2735 6111; Festival Walk, tel: 2265 8811)

Signature dishes: Potato skins, nachos, American beef burger, hot apple pie.


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, lobster thermidor.


Magnolia (Cajun and creole)

Shop 5, G/F, 17 Po Yan Street, Sheung Wan

Tel: 2530 9880

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, beef burger.


RED Bar & Restaurant

Level Four, Two IFC, 8 Finance Street, Central

Tel: 8129 8882

Open: 11.30am-11pm (Thursday until 1am, Friday and Saturday until 2am, Sunday until 10pm)

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, 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)

Signature dishes: Lamb lollipops, chicken wings, rack of lamb.



Dragon Inn

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 mushrooms in abalone sauce, spicy crab, steamed bean curd with minced seafood, braised pork belly with preserved bean curd sauce.


Mask of Si Chuen

Shop 33, East TST MTR station, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2311 9233

Open: Monday-Friday noon-3.30pm, 5.45pm-11.30pm, 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.


Red Pepper

7 Lan Fong Road, Causeway Bay

Tel: 2577 3811

Open: 11.30am-11.15pm

Signature dishes: Sizzling prawns with chilli sauce on hot iron plate, fried whole garoupa with sweet and sour sauce, smoked duck with camphor wood.


San Xi Lou

7/F Coda Plaza, 51 Garden Road, Central

Tel: 2838 8811

Open: 11am-11pm

Signature dishes: Sichuan hotpot, marinated cold chicken with peanuts and spicy sauce, cold fatty pork with spicy garlic sauce, marinated ox tripe, braised vermicelli with pork and chilli bean paste.


Sichuan Da Ping Huo

LG/F Hilltop Plaza, 49 Hollywood Road, Central

Tel: 2559 1317

Open: Monday-Saturday 6.30pm-11.30pm (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.


Tanyoto Restaurant

2/F, 26 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 8120 0033

Open: 11am-1am

(Branches in Wan Chai, tel: 2398 9268; and Mong Kok, tel: 2311 2000)

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, saut?ed chicken with red chillies, saut?ed prawns in garlic and chilli, dan dan noodles.