Food

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 04 June, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 04 June, 2009, 12:00am

Italian

Amaroni's Little Italy

LG1, 32 Festival Walk, 88 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong

Tel: 2265 8818

Open: 11am-midnight (until 11pm

Sunday-Tuesday)

Signature dishes: Soft shell crabs with lemon thyme aioli, penne with chicken arrabiata, chicken parmesan, osso buco.

$$$

Armani/Bar

2/F Chater House, 11 Chater Road, Central

Tel: 2805 0028

Open: noon-midnight (Friday and Saturday until 1am, Sunday until 6pm)

Signature dishes: Lava stone-grilled lobster with portobello mushrooms, arugula and truffle dressing, roast rack of lamb with ratatouille and gorgonzola.

$$$$$

Angelini

Mezzanine, Kowloon Shangri-La, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2733 8750

Open: noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Lobster salad with olives and citrus dressing, spaghetti with scallops, prawns and tomato sauce.

$$$$-$$$$$

Aqua Roma

29/F One Peking, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 3427 2288

Open: noon-2.30pm (Sunday until 3.30pm), 6pm-11pm

Signature dishes: Black cod with a basil and lemon crust with tomato confit, pan-fried barramundi with risotto pea sauce.

$$$$$

Aspasia

1/F The Luxe Manor, 39 Kimberly Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 3763 8800

Open: 6.30am-11pm

Signature dishes: Tomato water with langoustine and clams, Sorrento lemon with linguine and lobster, pan-fried sea bass stuffed with crab.

$$$$$

Cafe Costa

Level 3, Lane Crawford, IFC Mall, Central

Tel: 2118 7600

Open: 10am-9pm

Signature dishes: Crab cake with spicy aioli, grilled quail, bouillabaisse.

$$$$$

Cammino

1/F The Excelsior Hotel, 281 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay

Tel: 2837 6780

Open: noon-2.30pm (Sunday 11.30am-3.30pm), 6pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Gnocchi with garlic mushrooms, tomato coulis and smoked mozzarella, whole pan-fried sole.

$$$$

Cecconi's Cantina

43 Elgin Street, SoHo

Tel: 2147 5500

Open: noon-2.30pm, 6pm-10.45pm

Signature dishes: Roasted figs with goats curd and pancetta, stuzzicarelli pasta with porcini and truffled pecorino.

$$$$-$$$$$

Cenacolo

53A Graham Street, SoHo

Tel: 2525 2430

Open: 11am-3pm, 6pm-10.45pm

Signature dishes: Seafood stew, sardines with spinach, semi-dried tomatoes and grilled halloumi cheese.

$$$-$$$$

Cinecitta

9 Star Street, Wan Chai

Tel: 2529 0199

Open: Monday-Friday noon-2.30pm, nightly 6pm-11pm (Saturday and Sunday until 11.30pm)

Signature dishes: Bigoli with duck ragout and porcini, roasted rack of lamb.

$$$$

DiVino

73 Wyndham Street, Central

Tel: 2167 8883

Open: Monday-Saturday noon-3pm, nightly 6pm-1am

Signature dishes: Pasta with wild boar ragout, homemade cannelloni filled with hare salami and porcini mushrooms.

$$$-$$$$

Domani

Level 4, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty

Tel: 2111 1197

Open: noon-1am

Signature dishes: Pappardelle with duck ragout, roast pigeon with apple, spinach and red onion jam, seafood platter.

$$$$$

Fat Angelo's

Shop 102, 1/F Elizabeth House, 250 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay

Tel: 2574 6263

Open: noon-midnight

(Branches in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2730 4788; SoHo, tel: 2973 6808; Wan Chai, tel: 2126 7020; Tsuen Wan, tel: 2409 8446)

Signature dishes: Fried calamari, baby lobster with angel hair pasta, mussels in white wine sauce.

$$

Focaccino

2 Knutsford Steps, 1/F Miramar Shopping Centre, 132 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2375 9138

Open: 11am-11pm

Signature dishes: Parma ham with mozzarella and tomato panini, pepperino pizza, vegetarian calzone, tiramisu.

$-$$

Gaia Ristorante

G/F Grand Millennium Plaza, 181 Queen's Road, Central

Tel: 2167 8200

Open: noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-11pm

Signature dishes: Sauteed goose liver with pears, walnuts and gorgonzola, homemade pasta with rabbit stew.

$$$$$

Goccia Ristorante e Bar

73 Wyndham Street, Central

Tel: 2167 8181

Open: Monday-Friday noon-2.30pm, nightly 6pm-11pm

Signature dishes: Seared tuna with caviar, roast saddle of lamb, chocolate cake.

$$$$$

Grappa's

Shop 132, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty

Tel: 2868 0086

Open: 11.30am-11pm

(Branches in Central, tel: 2521 2322; Quarry Bay, tel: 2219 0288; Chek Lap Kok, tel: 2136 0698)

Signature dishes: Fresh spinach salad, pizza with homemade duck sausage, mozzarella and goat cheese.

$$$

Grissini

2/F Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai

Tel: 2584 7933

Open: Sunday-Friday noon-2.30pm, nightly 7pm-10.30pm (Saturday

from 6.30pm)

Signature dishes: Garganelli pasta with rabbit sauce, veal cheek braised in Barolo red wine sauce with soft polenta.

$$$$$

Il Meglio Ristorante di Venezia

8 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2316 2223

Open: Monday-Saturday noon-2pm (Friday-Saturday until 3pm), 6pm-2am, Sunday noon-1am

Signature dishes: Antipasto alla Veneziana, pesco di giorno.

$$$$

Isola Bar & Grill

Levels 3 and 4, IFC Mall, 1 Harbour View Street, Central

Tel: 2383 8765

Open: noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Pizza with black truffle, mozzarella and mache leaves, Kurobuta pork chop with star anise sauce.

$$$$$

Joia

Roof Garden, Level 3, Elements, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2382 2323

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

Signature dishes: Homemade cappelletti in chicken broth, rack of lamb, sea bass baked in rock salt.

$$$$$

Milano Italian Restaurant & Terrace

2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai

Tel: 2598 1222

Open: noon-2.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Fine tartlet of smoked mozzarella cheese with eggplant caviar and candied tomato, braised veal shank.

$$$

The Mistral

B2 InterContinental Grand Stanford, 70 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East

Tel: 2731 2870

Open: noon-2.30pm (Sunday from 11.30am), 7pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Lobster salad, Italian sturgeon with three pepper sauce, beef sirloin with parmesan cheese, rucola and aged balsamic vinegar.

$$$$

Nicholini's

Level 8, The Conrad, Pacific Place,

88 Queensway, Admiralty

Tel: 2521 3838 ext 8210

Open: Sunday-Friday noon-3pm, nightly 6.30pm-11pm

Signature dishes: Osso buco with saffron risotto, warm Maine lobster salad with caviar dressing, squid-ink pasta.

$$$$$

Nobilduca

Shop 105, 1/F Ocean Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 3188 4282

Open: 10.30am-11pm (Sunday from 11am)

Signature dishes: Wild pig lardo, pancetta and salami, seafood soup, braised oxtail.

$$$$

Osteria

M/F Holiday Inn Golden Mile, 50 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2369 3111 ext 1310

Open: Monday-Saturday 11.30am-2pm, 5.30pm-10pm

Signature dishes: Homemade pappardelle with Bolognaise, carnaroli risotto with saffron.

$$$$$

Papa Razzi Terrazza Italiana

2 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2312 6668

Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-2am (Friday-Saturday until 3am, Sunday until 1am)

Signature dishes: Linguine con vongolette, lamb rack balsamico.

$$$-$$$$

Peccato

37 Elgin Street, SoHo

Tel: 2525 0919

Open: noon-2.30pm (Saturday and Sunday until 3pm), 6pm-10.30pm (Saturday and Sunday until 11pm)

Signature dishes: Scallop carpaccio with melon and mint salad, twisted pasta with potato and pesto, roasted pork rack with speck, beans and sage sauce.

$$$$

Ristorante Firenze

60 Po Tung Road, Sai Kung

Tel: 2792 0898

Open: 11am-11pm

Signature dishes: Beef carpaccio, spinach pesto pizza with onions, tomatoes, feta and parmesan, braised oxtail in porcini mushroom sauce.

$$

Ristorante Simpatico

Shop 19, 1/F Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Road, The Peak

Tel: 2849 0001

Open: 11am-10.30pm (Saturday and Sunday 10.30am-11pm)

Signature dishes: Tuna carpaccio with prawn, basil and cherry tomatoes, warm sea bass carpaccio with frisee, cannellini beans and red onion, pescatore pizza.

$$$$-$$$$$

Rughetta

B/F Carfield Commercial Building, 75-77 Wyndham Street, Central

Tel: 2537 7922

Open: Monday-Saturday noon-2.30pm, nightly 6.45pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Baked seafood, seafood tortellini in fish broth, pappardelle with goose liver in a truffle cream sauce.

$$$

S Melange Italian Restaurant

21/F Bartlock Centre, 3 Yiu Wah Street, Causeway Bay

Tel: 2838 0099

Open: 5pm-3am

Signature dishes: Grilled portobello mushroom, pan-seared scallops with cod fillet, chocolate espresso fudge cake.

$$$$

Sabatini

3/F The Royal Garden, 69 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East

Tel: 2733 2000

Open: noon-2.30pm, 6pm-11pm

Signature dishes: Beef carpaccio, linguine with scampi, clams and mussels, braised veal shank.

$$$$

Sergio Ristorante Pizzeria

Shop A, Catic Plaza, 8 Causeway Bay Road, Causeway Bay

Tel: 2577 5183

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

Signature dishes: Pizzas, calzone, crisp baby pig with potatoes and rosemary.

$$$-$$$$

Sole Mio

47A Elgin Street, SoHo

Tel: 2869 6522

Open: noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-11pm

Signature dishes: Pasta with black olives, capers, anchovies, tomatoes and garlic, beef roll involtini stuffed with smoked ham, mushrooms and fontina cheese.

$$$

Spasso

Shop 403, Level 4, Ocean Centre, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2730 8027

Open: noon-11pm

Signature dishes: Blue crab and avocado timbale, clam casserole marinara, linguine with lobster, veal osso buco.

$$$$$

Tivo

43-45 Wyndham Street, Central

Tel: 2116 8055

Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-12.45am

Signature dishes: Saffron and spinach tortellini with blue swimmer crab, wild barramundi with herb risotto and pea jus.

$$$$

Tuscany by H

Grand Progress Building, 58-62 D'Aguilar Street, Central

Tel: 2522 9798

Open: Monday-Saturday noon-2.30pm, nightly 6.30pm-11pm

Signature dishes: Salted codfish cake with tomato salsa, osso buco gremolata, veal chop in crushed Tuscan breadcrumbs, almonds and arugula.

$$$$$

Tutto Bene

7 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2316 2116

Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-2am

Signature dishes: Carpaccio di manzo, fettucine with lobster.

$$$$

Va Bene

Ho Lee Commercial Building, 17-22 Lan Kwai Fong

Tel: 2845 5577

Open: Monday-Saturday noon-2.30pm, nightly 6.30pm-11.30pm (Friday-Saturday until midnight, Sunday until 11pm)

Signature dishes: Homemade smoked fresh salmon, culatello ham with fresh artichokes and parmesan, pasta pockets filled with meat ragout with sage, butter, bacon and black truffles.

$$$$$

Via Quadronno

Shop 1015, Level One, IFC Mall, 1 Harbour View Street, Central

Tel: 3188 0111

Open: 8.30am-11pm (Sunday and public holidays from 11.30am)

Signature dishes: Salmon carpaccio, spaghetti with seafood in lobster tomato sauce, saffron risotto with duck liver.

$$$

Vivo

41 Elgin Street, SoHo

Tel: 3106 2526

Open: noon-2.45pm, 6pm-10.45pm

Signature dishes: Kingfish carpaccio, grilled squid salad, Australian lamb loin with smoked eggplant puree.

$$$-$$$$

Zeffirino

31/F Regal Hongkong Hotel, 88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay

Tel: 2837 1799

Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm

(Branch in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2313 8612)

Signature dishes: Mixed seafood soup, homemade lasagne in pesto sauce, grilled lamb chop in black truffle gravy.

$$$$