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


Amaroni's Little Italy

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

Tel: 2265 8818

Open: 11am-midnight (until 11pm


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



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.