Edited by Susan Jung
Lyndhurst Building, 37 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central
Tel: 2851 6550
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.
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 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
(Branches at Chek Lap Kok, tel: 3559 1433)
Signature dishes: Bossara (broad bean puree), koshary, haloumi cheese salad, baklava.
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
Signature dishes: Moroccan cigars, pigeon and filo pie with cinnamon and sugar, fish tagine, royal couscous, mezze platters.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
2/F, 26 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 8120 0033
(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.