Listings - Wan Chai

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 15 October, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 15 October, 2009, 12:00am


9 Star Street, Wan Chai, 25292300

Cuisine Modern European

Specialities Steak, seafood, coffee, dessert

Wine Red, white, champagne and digestives; halves and magnums available

Average food cost Lunch HK$200-HK$250, dinner HK$500

Hours Noon-3pm, 6pm-midnight

1/5 is a modern European grill with an emphasis on prime cuts and jet-fresh seafood. Biodynamic wines are served here.


30-32 O'Brien Road, Wan Chai, 25278611

Cuisine Shanghainese

Specialities Noodles, seafood, dumplings

Wine No

Average food cost HK$50-HK$100

Hours 11am-4am

Serving no-frills Shanghainese dishes in a no-frills environment, this institution has kept its ways for three decades and remains popular among food lovers.


33 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 25205303

Cuisine Pub grub

Specialities Fish and chips, bangers and mash, burgers

Wine Speciality bottled beer, cocktails and wine

Average food cost HK$100-HK$150

Hours Mon-Sun Noon-2am

This relaxing pub offers cold beers and live sports entertainment on the two flat-screen televisions. Has outdoor seating.


Shop 13, 2/F J Residence, 60 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, 28508371

Cuisine Contemporary fine dining

Specialities Deconstructed Chinese delicacies

Wine International

Average food cost HK$500

Hours Noon-2pm; 7pm-midnight

Among Hong Kong's most innovative restaurants thanks to the tireless creativity of Chef Alvin Leung. Great set menus, a la carte and chef's table options.


G/F, Pacific Place Three, 8-10 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, 25278999

Cuisine Italian

Specialities Pizza, pasta

Wine House red, house white, beer

Average food cost Lunch HK$70-HK$100; dinner HK$100-HK$130

Hours Mon-Thu 8am-10pm; Fri and Sat 8am-11pm; Sun 9am-10pm

Caffe Habitu has a cosy, neighbourhood cafe feel to it and the staff are friendly. Provides freshly brewed espresso coffee imported from Italy.


23 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai 28613130

Cuisine French-Mediterranean

Specialities Japanese egg confit, truffled oxtail gelee, Lomo Iberico, croutons; champagne-elderflower soup with fresh berries; Angel hair, Sakura ebi, Nudja chili de Monteporro

Wine An extravagant collection of more than 2,400 labels worth more than HK$20 million.

Average food cost Lunch HK$500; dinner HK$1,500 including wine

Hours Mon-Sat Noon-2pm, 7pm-10pm

A sister restaurant to the much-loved Singapore venue, the restaurant has a classically elegant interior.


1/F, 88 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 25272872

Cuisine Thai

Specialities Curry, seafood

Wine A few bottles of French, Australian and Spanish

Average food cost HK$120

Hours Noon-3pm, 6pm-10.30pm

More than two decades since it opened, the Chili Club is still packed nightly with spice-loving loyalists who don't really like to eat without sweating. A WanChai institution.


9 Star Street, Wan Chai, 25290199

Cuisine Italian

Specialities Pizza, pasta, steak, seafood, dessert

Wine A wide selection of fine choices from around the world

Average food cost Lunch HK$180, dinner HK$250

Hours Noon-3pm, 6pm-midnight

Named after the famous Roman film studio. Although the atmosphere is Felliniesque, the cuisine is traditional Italian.


114-120 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 28612221

Cuisine Mexican

Specialities Steak

Wine Four choices, plus range of tequilas and margaritas

Average food cost HK$200

Hours Sun-Thu Noon-2am; Fri and Sat Noon-3am

This spacious, casual Mexican/Southwest bar and grill is popular for tequila and a great variety of margaritas, which slip down deceptively smoothly but pack a considerable punch.


2/F David House, 37-39 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 25273776

Cuisine Indian

Specialities Both mild and spicy favourites

Wine Eight to 10 from Old and New World

Average food cost HK$125

Hours Mon-Thu 11am-3pm, 6pm-11pm; Fri-Sun and PH 11am to midnight

One of the city's most successful and best-known Indian restaurants offers relaxed, informal dining.


Mezzanine Floor, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 25881234

Cuisine Japanese

Specialities Lunch and dinner buffets

Friday to Monday

Wine 40+ sake choices

Average food cost HK$300-HK$450

Hours Noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm

Sleek, classy and modern, Kaetsu serves the freshest sashimi and sushi, and sublimely presented kaiseki sets. One of the best sak?selections in town.


1/F CNT Tower, 338 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, 28920333

Cuisine Cantonese

Specialities Shark's fin, Australian abalone soup, pan-fried Texas sirloin

Wine 15 red, five white, French and New World, one champagne

Average food cost Lunch HK$80, dinner HK$150

Hours 11.30am-3.30pm, 6pm-11.30pm

A modern look and culinary style.


3/F The Broadway, 54-62 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 28042000

Cuisine Shanghainese

Specialities Dim sum, seafood, dessert

Wine Chinese

Average food cost HK$200-HK$300

Hours Noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm

An excellent range of Shanghainese favourites served in stylish surroundings. Don't miss the dumplings, and you should certainly try the sizzling rice soup.


130-136 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, 25739761

Cuisine Cantonese

Specialities Dim sum, seafood, Chinese soups, stir-fried dishes

Wine No

Average food cost HK$100

Hours 6am-11pm

An institution that has witnessed Wan Chai morph from the world of Suzie Wong to a modern district. The food served here, however, has resisted change.


5/F Lucky Centre, 165-171 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai, 28668305

Cuisine Chinese

Specialities Seafood, hotpot

Wine French, Californian, Chilean, Australian

Average food cost HK$200

Hours Noon-3pm, 6pm-11.30pm

Famous for its quirky hotpot soup bases such as tom yum koong cappuccino, Megan's also serves up innovative 'hotpot balls', premium beef and Cantonese classics.


1/F De Fenwick, 8-12 Fenwick Street, Wan Chai, 31010418

Cuisine Australian steakhouse

Specialities Pasta, steak, seafood, dessert

Wine White, with a focus on Australian, Chilean and American Chardonnays and reds

Average food cost HK$108-HK$198

Hours Sun-Thu Noon-11pm; Fri and Sat Noon-11.30pm

An Australian-themed casual dining restaurant with an emphasis on steaks seasoned with a unique blend of spices.


66 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, 25276088

Cuisine Australian steakhouse

Specialities Dim sum, desserts

Wine Wines from France, Italy, Spain, New Zealand, Australia, California, and South Africa, at prices ranging from HK$388 to HK$1,388

Average food cost Lunch HK$150, dinner HK$300

Hours Mon-Fri 11.30am-3pm, 6.30pm-11.30pm; Sat, Sun and PH 11.30am-4.30pm, 6.30pm-11.30pm

The exceptional cultural experience and character does not merely come from the 120-year-old building.


27/F, QRE Plaza, 202 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, 25916338

Cuisine Beijing, Sichuanese and Shanghainese

Specialities Dim sum

Wine No

Average food cost Lunch HK$90, dinner HK$150

Hours Mon-Fri 11am-11pm; Sat, Sun and PH 10am-11pm

A Beijing, Sichuanese, and Shanghainese restaurant with Westernised decor. Dishes are healthy with no MSG, and less oil and salt are used.


62/F Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, 28626166

Cuisine International

Specialities Buffet

Wine 52 international choices

Average food cost Lunch HK$100, dinner HK$300

Hours Sun-Thu Noon-midnight; Fri, Sat and PH Noon-1am

R66, the only revolving restaurant in Hong Kong, has been offering spectacular views, international fare and live band performances for decades.


G/F, Shop 4-5, Yen Men Building, 98-102 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai, 21436626

Cuisine Malaysian

Specialities Pasta, curry, seafood

Wine Four, red and white

Average food cost HK$100

Hours Mon-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun and PH Noon-10.30pm

This no-frills, friendly place serves all the usual Malaysian favourites including satay and noodle dishes, curries and nasi goreng. Popular for its reasonably priced set lunch.


No 1, Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, 25281661

Cuisine American

Specialities Pizza, pasta, steak, seafood, burgers, hot dogs

Wine Italian, French, Californian and Australian

Average food cost HK$80

Hours Mon-Thu 11am-midnight; Fri and Sat 11am-1am; Sun 11am-midnight

Squeeze into Slim's for a wide selection of beers and great food with some of the world's best micro brews and ales, and the signature Slim Burgers, while watching live sports on the big screen TV.


Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1Harbour Road, WanChai, 25847662

Cuisine Thai

Specialities Steak, curry, dessert

Wine 33 white, 42 red and 15 sparkling from around the world

Average food cost Lunch HK$200, dinner HK$350

Hours Mon-Sat Noon-2.30pm, 6pm-11pm; Sun and PH closed

A trendy music and dining venue, serving authentic home-style Thai cuisine.


62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, 28663444

Cuisine Modern British

Specialities Eton mess, fish and chips, roast bone marrow, and suckling pig

Wine French, Italian, American, South African, Australian

Average food cost HK$600

Hours Living Room (1/F): Mon-Sat 11am-2am; Sun 11am-midnight. Dining Room (2/F): Mon-Sat Noon-3pm, 6pm-midnight; Sun Noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm

Designed by artist and film director Stanley Wong, it is a welcoming venue for a bite or drink.


3/F Hang Wai Commercial Building, 231-233 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, 25756966

Cuisine Asian fusion

Specialities Asian fusion

Wine White and red, French and Chilean

Average food cost HK$500

Hours 11am-11pm

One of the most popular private kitchens in town, Xi Yan offers reinterpretation of the traditional, highly-structured Chinese banquet that makes for an exciting Asian dining experience.