Edited by Susan Jung
Bay Phoon Town
Basement (East), Two Grand Tower, 625 Nathan Road, Mong Kok
Tel: 2628 0266
Signature dishes: Typhoon shelter crab, fried clams in special chilli sauce, dried shrimp and fresh fish kamameshi.
2/F Sheraton Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2369 1111 ext 3991
Open: 11.30am-3pm (Sunday and public holidays from 10.30am), 6pm-11.30pm
Signature dishes: Peking duck, roast suckling pig, braised golden duck stuffed with eight treasures.
2/F Rosedale on the Park, 8 Shelter Street, Causeway Bay
Tel: 2127 8818
Open: 11am-3pm (Sunday and public holidays from 10am), 6pm-10pm
Signature dishes: Stir-fried crab with salted egg yolk, minced roast goose with mixed vegetables and pine nuts.
Din Tai Fung (Taiwanese)
Shop 130 & Restaurant C, 3/F Silvercord, 30 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2730 6928
Signature dishes: Xiao long bao, hot and sour soup, preserved duck's tongue.
Shop LG1, 29 Festival Walk, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
Tel: 2180 8908
Open: 11.30am-3pm (Sunday and public holidays from 11am), 5.30pm-11.30pm
Signature dishes: Fried chicken with dried chillies, mandarin fish with pork.
Fook Lam Moon
35-45 Johnston Road, Wan Chai
Tel: 2866 0663
Open: 11.30am-3pm, 6pm-11pm (Sundays and public holidays from 11am)
(Branch in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2366 0286)
Signature dishes: Braised abalone with fish maw and mushrooms, crispy-skinned chicken, fried rice in lotus leaf.
The Golden Bauhinia
G/F Expo Galleria, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai
Tel: 2582 7728
Open: noon-3pm (Sunday and public holidays from 11am), 6.30pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Deep-fried crab meat and bacon, deep-fried chicken marinated in garlic sauce, saut?ed lobster.
Hakka Ye Ye
2/F Parekh House, 63 Wyndham Street, Central
Tel: 2537 7060
Open: Monday-Saturday noon-3pm, 6.30pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Homemade fish balls, emperor chicken, braised pork belly.
Heaven on Earth
6 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2367 8438
Open: Monday-Thursday noon-12.30am, Friday-Sunday noon-midnight
(Branch in Central, tel: 2537 8083)
Signature dishes: Stir-fried prawns with crab roe and asparagus, marinated sweet-and-sour spareribs.
Hei Kee379 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai
Tel: 2893 7565
Signature dishes: Crab with chilli and garlic, deep-fried squid.
3/F-4/F Entertainment Building, 30 Queen's Road Central
Tel: 2877 3993
Signature dishes: Barbecued goose, winter melon soup with seafood rice.
28/F One Peking, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 3428 8342
Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-midnight
Signature dishes: Crispy lamb loin, baby geoduck in rose wine and soy sauce.
Jasmine (contemporary Chinese)
Shop G25, Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong
Tel: 2333 0222
Open: 11am-4.30pm (Sunday and public holidays from 10am), 5.30pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Flaming veal shank with chestnuts and dates, wok-fried eggplant, shrimp on pink soba noodles.
Jiang Shan Xiao
Shop 2B, 1/F Retail Podium, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty
Tel: 2810 6921
Signature dishes: Deep-fried crispy beef brisket, deep-fried bean curd topped with hairy crab cream.
9 Tsing Fung Street, Tin Hau
Tel: 2571 0913
Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Chicken smoked with rose, duck stuffed with glutinous rice.
La Maison de l'Orient
1/F Cosmopolitan Hotel, 387-397 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai
Tel: 3552 1250
Signature dishes: Steamed rice with diced abalone and chicken with abalone sauce, saut?ed sea cucumber with leeks.
B1 Holiday Inn Golden Mile, 50 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2315 1006
Open: 11am-2.45pm, 6pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Peking duck, saut?ed fresh prawns with soy sauce.
66 Johnston Road, Wan Chai
Tel: 2527 6088
Open: 11am-3pm, 6.30pm-11.30pm
Signature dishes: Braised coral trout in Sichuan sauce, fried eggplant with scallops and preserved potherb mustard.
Royal Plaza Chinese Restaurant
3/F Royal Plaza Hotel, 193 Prince Edward Road West, Mong Kok
Tel: 2622 6162
Open: 7.30am-10.45am, 11.30am-3pm (Sundays and public holidays 7.30am-3pm), 6pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Baked eggplant stuffed with scallop, bacon and onion and topped with green pepper coconut sauce.
Lower Level I, Kowloon Shangri-La, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East
Tel: 2733 8754
Open: noon-3pm (Sunday and public holidays from 10.30am), 6.30pm-11pm
Signature dishes: Lobster, garoupa and scallop dumplings in supreme soup, stewed coral trout with garlic and pork, sliced lamb in preserved bean curd sauce.
80 Stanley Main Street, Stanley
Tel: 2813 0123
Open: noon-10pm (Sunday and public holidays from 11am)
Signature dishes: Eggplant with shallots, garlic and bean sprouts, stir-fried clams with black beans.
Shui Hu Ju
68 Peel Street, Central
Tel: 2869 6927
Signature dishes: Crispy lamb shank, vegetarian roll with fresh tofu skin, deep-fried chicken with Sichuan chilli.
Level 5, Island Shangri-la Hotel, Pacific Place, Admiralty
Tel: 2820 8552
Open: 11.30am-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm
Signature dishes: Deep-fried dumplings, deep-fried prawns stuffed with shrimp mousse in spicy salt.
48 Percival Street, Causeway Bay
Tel: 3173 8193
Open: 11am-11.30pm (Sunday and public holidays until midnight)
Signature dishes: Chinese hotpot with rice porridge, razor clams and abalone.
Tin Heung Lau
18C Austin Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2366 2414
Open: noon-2pm, 6pm-10pm
Signature dishes: Smoked yellow fish, fried frog's legs, chicken wrapped in lotus leaf, hairy crab roe with noodles.
Tsui Hang Village
G/F Miramar Shopping Centre, 132 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2376 2882
Open: 11.30am-11pm (Sunday and public holidays from 10am)
(Branches in Central, tel: 2524 2012; Sai Kung, tel: 2719 4768)
Signature dishes: Steamed spot garoupa with hasma, lobster with egg white and milk, fried rice with dried conpoy, dried fish and chilled duck meat.
Under Bridge Spicy Crab
405 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai
Tel: 2834 6268
(Other branches: Wan Chai, tel: 2834 6268, 2893 1289, 2834 6818)
Signature dishes: Typhoon shelter crab, steamed bamboo clams with garlic, milk fish soup with mung bean vermicelli.
2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
Tel: 2827 9938
Open: 11am-2.30pm (Sunday and public holidays from 10.30am), 6pm-10.30pm
(Branch in Admiralty, tel: 2877 2211)
Signature dishes: Xiao long bao with hairy crab roe, snails with chilli.
Xi Yan Sweets
8 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai
Tel: 2833 6299
(Branches in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2628 3909 [Xi Yan Flavour]; Taikoo Shing,
tel: 2380 0919 [Xi Yan East])
Signature dishes: Japanese greenhouse tomatoes with sesame sauce, Sichuan spicy chicken, fried soft shell crabs.
G/F, Shop 1 & 2, Site 4, Palm Mansions, Whampoa Garden, Hung Hom
Tel: 2363 6196
Signature dishes: Steamed Shanghai crab with bacon, bean curd soup.
Basement, 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central
Tel: 2116 8855
Signature dishes: Pork kidney with chilli and ginger, crispy Yun Fu-style lamb ribs.
LG1, Shop 003, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
Tel: 2845 4555
Open: 11.30am-3.30pm (Sunday and public holidays from 10.30am), 5.30pm-10.30pm
(Branch on The Peak, tel: 2520 1616)
Signature dishes: Crispy-skinned roast pork, steamed shrimp dumplings.