Listings - Wan Chai

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 14 October, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 14 October, 2010, 12:00am


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

Wine International

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

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, 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

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.


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

Hours 11am-5am

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

Cuisine Cantonese

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

Wine No

Average food cost HK$198

Hours 5.30pm-4.30am

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

Cuisine International

Specialities All day dining

Wine 100 Old and New World

Average food cost Lunch HK$200; Dinner HK$450

Hours 6.30am-midnight

A sophisticated coffee shop. Busy all day.


2/F Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 25881234

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

Wine No

Average food cost HK$40-HK$60

Hours 8am-9pm

A restaurant cafe serving Hong Kong rather than simply Cantonese food. Offers visitors a glimpse of a uniquely local culinary heritage.


Shop 1-4, G/F, 379 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai, 28937565

Cuisine Cantonese

Specialities Crab

Wine No

Average food cost HK$200-HK$500

Hours Noon-4.30am

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

Cuisine Indian

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

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 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.


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.


1/F Malaysia Building, 50 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, 25298933

Cuisine European

Specialities Steak

Wine French, Italian, Australian and New Zealand choices

Average food cost HK$250-HK$300

Hours Noon-10.30pm

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

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 innovative 'hotpot balls', premium beef and Cantonese classics.


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

Hours Noon-9pm

An international grocery store and a fine food outlet that promotes naturally delicious cuisines, quality above quantity and a healthier attitude towards food.


5/F & 6/F, QRE Plaza, 202 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, 28661868

Cuisine Portuguese

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

Cuisine Chinese

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

Cuisine Italian

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

Hours 11am-11pm

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.