Listings - Wan Chai
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 its two flat-screen televisions. Has outdoor seating.
Shop 13, 2/F JResidence, 60 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, 28508371
Cuisine Contemporary fine dining
Specialities Deconstructed Chinese delicacies
Average food cost HK$500
Hours Noon-3pm; 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.
23 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai 28613130
Specialities Japanese egg confit, truffled oxtail gelee, lomo iberico, croutons; Champagne-elderflower soup with fresh berries; angel hair, sakura ebi, nudja chili de monteporro, lobster oil, chives
Wine One of the biggest collections in town, with over 2,400 labels.
Average food cost Lunch HK$500; dinner HK$1,500 including wine
Hours Mon-Sat noon-2pm, 7pm-10pm
Top-notch service in a classically elegant interior.
1/F, 88 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 25272872
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.
Shop G4, Malaysia Building, 69-75 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai, 25294183
Cuisine Southeast Asian
Specialities Seafood, dessert
Wine Chilean, Australian, American and South African
Average food cost HK$100-HK$300
The restaurant-cum-nightclub is an institution in the Wan Chai bar scene. Live entertainment from Filipino musicians and basic, inexpensive dishes from all over Southeast Asia.
3/F Renaissance Harbour View Hotel, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 25846971
Specialities Barbecued and roast meats
Wine 50 white, 100 red
Average food cost Lunch HK$200, dinner HK$300
Hours Mon-Sat noon-3pm, 6.30pm-11pm; Sun & PH 11.30am-3pm
Classic Cantonese cuisine, with a particular emphasis on barbecue and roast meats, as well as the usual upscale offerings. Art deco-influenced interior and good harbour views.
G/F 340 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai, 28389392
Cuisine Chinese hotpot
Specialities Hotpot and steamboat dishes
Average food cost HK$198
A popular option for traditional Chinese hotpot or steamboat dishes. Unpretentious and reasonably priced, this is one of the places to visit during the cooler months.
G/F Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 25847722
Specialities All day dining
Wine 100 Old and New World
Average food cost Lunch HK$200; Dinner HK$450
A sophisticated coffee shop. Busy all day.
2/F Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 25881234 www.hongkong.grand.hyatt.com
Cuisine Authentic Italian
Specialities Business lunch, Sunday lunch buffet
Wine Italian and vintage selection
Average food cost Lunch HK$250; Dinner HK$450
Hours Mon-Fri, Sun noon-2.30pm, 7pm-10.30pm; Sat noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm
Traditional Italian food in stylish surroundings, and renowned for its superb wine. Go easy on the breadsticks to leave room for great risottos, fresh seafood and rich dessert.
G/F Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, 25827241
Cuisine Hong Kong
Specialities Hawker and dai pai dong options
Average food cost HK$40-HK$60
A restaurant cafe serving Hong Kong rather than simply Cantonese food. Offers visitors a glimpse of a uniquely local culinary heritage.
HEE KEE FRIED CRAB EXPERT
Shop 1-4, G/F, 379 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai, 28937565
Average food cost HK$200-HK$500
One of the most famous typhoon-shelter-style seafood places, frequented by showbiz personalities.
2/F David House, 37-39 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 25273776
Specialities Both mild and spicy favourites
Wine Eight to 10, from the Old and New World
Average food cost HK$125
Hours Mon-Thu 11am-3pm, 6pm-11pm; Fri-Sun & PH 11am-midnight
One of the city's most successful and best-known Indian restaurants. Known for relaxed, informal dining.
Mezzanine Floor, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 25881234
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 sake selections in town.
G/F, 248 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, 25728872 or 25728873
Cuisine Northern Italian
Specialities Pasta, pizza, coffee
Wine La Baita deliberately favours the smaller wine producers from most regions around Italy. The wine list includes 60 exclusive wines.
Average food cost Lunch HK$128, dinner HK$300 without drinks
Hours Mon-Sat noon-3pm; 6pm-10.30pm
La Baita serves Northern Italian cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere within a modern interpretation of an 'Alpine stone cottage' where people meet and relax.
LIU YUAN PAVILION
3/F The Broadway, 54-62 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 28042000
Specialities Dim sum, seafood, dessert
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.
LOUIS' STEAK HOUSE
1/F Malaysia Building, 50 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, 25298933
Wine French, Italian, Australian and New Zealand choices
Average food cost HK$250-HK$300
Established in Hong Kong for many years, Louis' continues to offer value for money and a friendly, nostalgic dining experience.
5/F Lucky Centre, 165-171 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai, 28668305
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 innovative 'hotpot balls', premium beef and Cantonese classics.
NATUROPLUS WHOLESOME FOOD
G/F New Sun House, 6 Sun Street, WanChai, 28650388
Cuisine Contemporary, natural and organic
Specialities Coffee, dessert
Wine A range of organic French, Italian and Spanish choices
Average food cost HK$65
An international grocery store and a fine food outlet that promotes naturally delicious cuisines, quality above quantity and a healthier attitude towards food.
NINO'S COZINHA RESTAURANT & BAR
5/F & 6/F, QRE Plaza, 202 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, 28661868
Specialities Roast suckling pig, seafood
Wine Nino's has got Portugal covered with entry level wines to the finest vintages. Available are the most comprehensive range of wines and ports from a couple of hundred per bottle to the thousand-dollar range.
Average food cost HK$350-HK$450
Hours Sun-Fri Lunch 11am-3pm, dinner 6pm-11pm; Sat 5pm-11.30pm
This distinctively European-style dining room provides a warm and elegant atmosphere.
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 some reds
Average food cost HK$108-HK$198
Hours Sun-Thu noon-11pm; Fri-Sat noon-11.30pm
An Australian-themed casual-dining restaurant with an emphasis on steaks seasoned with a special blend of spices.
66 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, 25276088
Specialities Dim sum, desserts
Wine Wines from France, Italy, Spain, New Zealand, Australia, California and South Africa; 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 & PH 11.30am-4.30pm, 6.30pm-11.30pm
Inspired by a traditional Chinese house, the 120-year-old building is a great setting for an informal meal.
62Johnston Road, Wan Chai, 28663444
Cuisine Modern British
Specialities Eton mess, fish and chips, roast bone marrow, and suckling pig
Wine Selection from France, Italy, England America, South Africa, Australia.
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.
Shop A, G/F, No.4-6 Francis Street, Wan Chai, 25281060
Specialities Pasta, salad, chicken
Wine A large selection of fine wines
Average food cost HK$135
Hours Mon-Thu 11am-11pm; Fri, Sat & Sun 11am-midnight
Spuntini, Hong Kong's exclusive purveyor of Michelin two-star chef, Moreno Cedroni's susci style products, offers light meals in a boutique atmosphere.
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
One of the most popular private kitchens in town, Xi Yan offers a reinterpretation of the traditional, highly-structured Chinese banquet that makes for an exciting Asian dining experience.