PUBLISHED : Thursday, 20 October, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 20 October, 2011, 12:00am


Chinese - General

Celestial Court

2/F Sheraton Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2369 1111 ext 3991. Signature dishes: braised bean curd-skin rolls filled with vegetables and mushrooms, Peking duck, roast suckling pig; mango pudding with gold leaf. $$$

The Chairman

18 Kau U Fong, Central. Tel: 2555 2202. Signature dishes: steamed flower crab with aged Shaoxing wine and fragrant oil, crispy small yellow croaker, pan-fried minced pork cake with salted fish. $$$$


2/F Rosedale on the Park, 8 Shelter Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2127 8818. Signature dishes: stir-fried crab with salted egg yolk, minced roast goose with mixed vegetables and pine nuts wrapped in lettuce leaves, braised rice vermicelli with roast duck and preserved vegetables. $$

Di King Heen

3/F Royal Plaza Hotel, 193 Prince Edward Road West, Mong Kok. Tel: 2622 6162. Signature dishes: steamed cucumber rings filled with diced chicken and fungus, baked eggplant stuffed with scallop, bacon and onion topped with black pepper coconut sauce, roast goose. $$-$$$

Din Tai Fung (Taiwanese)

Shop 130 & Restaurant C, 3/F Silvercord, 30 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2730 6928. (Branch in Causeway Bay, tel: 3160 8998.) Signature dishes: xiao long bao, hot-and-sour soup, preserved duck's tongue with Shaoxing wine, chopped wild vegetables with bean curd and sesame oil, egg fried rice served with deep-fried pork chop. $$

Fan Tang (Cantonese and Sichuan)

G/F & 1/F Bright Star Mansion, 93-95 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Tel: 2890 3339. Signature dishes: saut?ed minced Chinese spinach with dried shrimp, pan-fried green pepper with minced fish paste, pork ribs in pepper soup, deep-fried chicken, stir-fried lettuce with Tai O shrimp paste in clay pot, sliced beef in Sichuan chilli soup. $$$$$

Festive China

Shop 29, LG1 Festival Walk, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong. Tel: 2180 8908. Signature dishes: fried chicken with dried chillies, steamed mandarin fish with shredded pork, deep-fried mutton leg in spicy salt. $$-$$$

Fu Sing Seafood Restaurant

1/F, 68 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2504 4228. (Branch in Wan Chai, tel: 2893 0881.) Signature dishes: char siu, pan-fried prawns with salted egg yolk, bean curd with pig's tripe in clay pot, 'so good' fried crystal noodles, spinach in superior soup. $$$

The Golden Bauhinia

G/F Expo Galleria, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai. Tel: 2582 7728. Signature dishes: deep-fried crab meat and bacon, deep-fried chicken marinated with garlic sauce, saut?ed lobster with partridge mash and crispy lobster balls, wok-fried veal fillet with black pepper sauce and crispy vermicelli. $$-$$$

Hakka Ye Ye

2/F Parekh House, 63 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: 2537 7060. (Branch in Causeway Bay, tel: 2577 8018.) Signature dishes: pig's stomach with Hakka rice wine (below), stir-fried Hakka fried milk balls, stir-fried prawns with braised cucumbers. $$

He Jiang (Sichuan and Huaiyang)

1/F Cosmopolitan Hotel Hong Kong, 387-397 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai. Tel: 3167 7833. Signature dishes: sliced pork with chilli and garlic sauce, crispy river shrimp, braised bamboo shoots, crab with salted egg yolk, ma po doufu. $$$

Heaven on Earth

6 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2367 8428. Signature dishes: stir-fried prawns with crab roe and asparagus, marinated sweet and sour spare ribs. $$-$$$

Hee Kee

379 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2893 7565. Signature dishes: crab with chilli and garlic, deep-fried squid. $$


28/F One Peking, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 3428 8342. Signature dishes: crispy lamb loin, baby bamboo clams marinated in rice wine, garlic, chilli and soy, baby geoduck in rose wine and soy sauce, fried prawns with salted egg yolk and crab roe sauce. $$$$-$$$$$

Jasmine (contemporary Chinese)

Shop G25, Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong. Tel: 2333 0222. Signature dishes: flaming veal shank with chestnuts and dates, wok-fried eggplant, shrimp on pink soba noodles, squid in salted egg yolk, jasmine cr?me br?l?e. $$-$$$

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. $$-$$$

Joyous One

20/F The One, 100 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2697 3001. Signature dishes: Chiu Chow loh sui meats, vegetable casserole, egg white skin dumplings with diced scallops and jade vegetable. $$

Kin's Kitchen

9 Tsing Fung Street, Tin Hau. Tel: 2571 0913. Signature dishes: chicken smoked with rose, duck stuffed with glutinous rice, beans stuffed with minced fish, fried prawns with walnuts. $$-$$$

King Palace

3/F-4/F Entertainment Building, 30 Queen's Road Central, Central. Tel: 2877 3993. Signature dishes: barbecued goose, winter melon soup with seafood rice. $$-$$$

King's Dumpling

Shop 304-305, Windsor House, 311 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2890 6366. (Branch in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2489 8066.) Signature dishes: crystal eggs, xiao long bao, shredded water bamboo. $-$$

Loong Yuen

B1 Holiday Inn Golden Mile, 50 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2315 1006. Signature dishes: scrambled egg white with fresh crab claws, steamed bean curd stuffed with whole conpoy, fried rice with shrimps and shrimp paste, Peking duck, sauteed fresh prawns with soy sauce. $$$

Lychee Garden Chinese Restaurant

1/F Metropark Hotel, 22 Lai Chi Kok Road, Mong Kok. Tel: 2397 9609. Signature dishes: dim sum, steamed egg custard with assorted seafood in pumpkin. $$

Nanhai No 1

30/F iSquare, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2487 3688. Signature dishes: duck's tongue with XO sauce, king prawns with bang sauce (above), pan-fried chicken with fungus and Chinese herbs. $$$


66 Johnston Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2527 6088. Signature dishes: braised coral trout in Sichuan sauce, fried eggplant with scallops and preserved potherb mustard. $$$$$

Shang Palace

Lower Level I, Kowloon Shangri-La, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East. Tel: 2733 8754. Signature dishes: lobster, garoupa and scallop dumplings in supreme soup, stewed fresh coral trout with garlic and pork, saut?ed sliced lamb and spring onion in preserved bean curd sauce, saut?ed scallops and fresh milk with crab roe. $$$$

Sha Tin 18

4/F Hyatt Regency Sha Tin, 18 Chak Cheung Street, Sha Tin. Tel: 3723 7931. Signature dishes: Peking duck, roast pork belly, mustard greens with bean curd and shallots, crisp river sprats with shrimp, chives and peanuts. $$$-$$$$

Shu Zhai

80 Stanley Main Street, Stanley. Tel: 2813 0123. 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. $$$

Summer Palace

Level 5, Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Admiralty. Tel: 2820 8552. Signature dishes: deep-fried dumplings, scrambled egg white with scallops and crab. $$$$-$$$$$

Taiwan Yiping Huadiao Chicken (seafood and hotpot)

2/F Top View Mansion, 10 Canal Road West, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2302 1999. Signature dishes: razor clams in black bean sauce, huadiao chicken stew, preserved egg and coriander soup hotpot. $$$

Tien Heung Lau

18C Austin Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2366 2414. Signature dishes: smoked yellow fish, fried frog's legs, chicken wrapped in lotus leaf, hairy crab roe with noodles. $$$$$

Tim Ho Wan (all-day dim sum)

G/F Phase 2, Tsui Yuen Mansion, 2-20 Kwong Wa Street, Mong Kok. Tel: 2332 2896. (Branch in Sham Shui Po, tel: 2788 1226.) Signature dishes: baked buns with barbecued pork, Chiu Chow-style steamed dumplings, fresh shrimp dumplings, rice flour rolls with pig's liver. $

Tsui Hang Village

2/F New World Tower, 16-18 Queen's Road Central, tel: 2524 2012. (Branch in Sai Kung, tel: 2719 4768.) Signature dishes: steamed spotted garoupa with hasma, sauteed lobster with egg white and milk, braised vegetables with Chinese ham and bamboo pith, fried rice with dried conpoy. $$$

Under Bridge Spicy Crab

401 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2834 6818. (Branches in 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. $$$

Victoria City

2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2827 9938. (Branch in Central, tel: 2877 2211.) Signature dishes: xiao long bao with hairy crab roe, rice noodle sheets with XO sauce, snails with chilli and Chinese rice wine. $$$

Xi Yan Sweets

8 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 2833 6299. (Branches in Tsim Sha Tsui, Xi Yan Flavour, tel: 2628 3909, Taikoo Shing, Xi Yan East, tel: 2380 0919.) Signature dishes: Japanese greenhouse tomatoes with sesame sauce, Sichuan spicy chicken with mung bean noodles, preserved eggs and peanuts, fried soft shell crabs with plum sauce, glutinous custard rice dumplings, jasmine tea ice cream. $$

Yun Fu

Basement, 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: 2116 8855. Signature dishes: pork kidney with chilli and ginger padi, crispy Yun Fu-style lamb ribs, wok-fried fish fillet with salty egg yolks. $$$$


Shop 003, LG1 One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Tel: 2845 4555. Signature dishes: crispy-skin roast pork, steamed shrimp dumplings. $$-$$$


Ambrosia Oyster Bar & Grill

Shop 2802, 28/F iSquare, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2368 6901, 2368 6902. Signature dishes: fresh oysters, pan-fried salmon with lemon butter sauce, baked crab shell, lobster linguine, oven-baked Ambrosia crab shells, US prime rib-eye served with red peppercorn gravy (below). $$$$$

The Boathouse

88 Stanley Main Street, Stanley. Tel: 2813 4467. Signature dishes: bucket of fresh seafood, tandoori swordfish with mint chutney, barbecued baby back pork ribs with Guinness and molasses sauce. $$$

DotCod Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Basement, Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central. Tel: 2810 6988. Signature dishes: crab cakes, soft shell crabs, oysters on the half shell. $$$$-$$$$$

Fish Bar

Level 7, J.W. Marriott Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Tel: 2841 3858. Signature dishes: jumbo shrimp cocktail, pan-fried New Zealand snapper, Caesar salad, fish sandwiches, bucket of New Zealand mussels. $$$$

Island Seafood & Oyster Bar

10 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2312 6663. Signature dishes: fresh selection of international oysters. $$$

Lobster Bar and Grill

Level 6, Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Admiralty. Tel: 2820 8560. Signature dishes: Boston lobster salad with cauliflower, lobster bisque, traditional seafood platter, lobster tartare on cucumber carpaccio with lemon yogurt dressing. $$$$-$$$$$

Oyster and Wine Bar

18/F Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel and Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2369 1111 ext 3145. Signature dishes: oysters on the half shell, crab cakes. $$$$

Oyster Talks Seafood and Wine Bar

Shop 4, G/F, 18 Yik Yam Street, Happy Valley. Tel: 2295 6848. Signature dishes: lobster bisque with brandy, crisp duck leg confit with sauteed seasonal vegetables, basil oil and aged port wine reduction. $$$$


25 Stanley Main Road, Stanley. Tel: 2899 0818. Signature dishes: salt-and-pepper squid with chilli and avocado salsa, mixed seafood platter for two. $$$$