PUBLISHED : Thursday, 22 December, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 22 December, 2011, 12:00am


ABC Kitchen

1/F Queen Street Cooked Food Market, 38 Des Voeux Road West, Sheung Wan. Tel: 9278 8227. Signature dishes: pan-fried frog legs, roast suckling pig, potato gnocchi with porcini and parmesan, beef Wellington. $$$

Al Pasha Silk Road Cuisine

Level 4, K11, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 3122 4444. Signature dishes: Xinjiang bread, roast lamb shank with cumin (below), stir-fried camel saddle with asparagus, shredded mutton with okra, red radish and brake root vermicelli. $$

American (Peking) Restaurant

20 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2527 1000. Signature dishes: Peking duck, lamb in sesame pockets. $$$


Shop 1205, Food Forum, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2506 3298. (Branch in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2956 3288.) Signature dishes: barbecued meats, five-grain rice wrapped in leafy vegetables. $$-$$$

Bang Bang Pan Pan

34 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2203 4009. Signature dishes: okonomiyaki (Japanese savoury pancakes), chicken gristle cheese balls, teppanyaki beef. $$

BLT Burger

Shop 301, Level 3, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2730 2338. Signature dishes: BLT burger, Australian wagyu burger, skinny fries, Vidalia onion rings. $$

Cafe y Taberna

25 Amoy Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 3484 3005. Signature dishes: deep-fried chicken wings with pepper garlic, char-grilled pork neck, deep-fried minced catfish with green mango salad. $$

Carrianna Chiu Chow Restaurant

1/F, 151 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2511 1282. Signature dishes: blanched sliced whelk with ham, poached cold crab, fried chicken with chinjew sauce and sliced soy goose. $$-$$$

Chang Won

1G Kimberley Street, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2368 4606. Signature dishes: seafood soup, beef ribs hotpot. $$


4/F The Broadway, 54-62 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2528 1123. Signature dishes: abalone braised in brown sauce, steamed buns stuffed with grilled pork. $$-$$$

Chan Kan Kee Chiu Chow Restaurant

11 Queen's Road West, Sheung Wan. Tel: 2858 0033. Signature dishes: omelette with baby oysters, deep-fried duck with mashed taro, Chiu Chow fried noodles with shrimp and pork, steamed sliced eel with plum and soy sauce. $$

China House

Shop L3-1, Level 3 APM, Millennium City 5, Kwun Tong. Tel: 3580 1882. Signature dishes: mung bean noodles with goose, braised boneless fish head with bean curd, minced pork and chilli sauce, fried crab with chilli. $$

Chiu Chow Chuen

Basement, 16 Ngan Mok Street, Tin Hau. Tel: 2887 1801. Signature dishes: fried prawn and crab balls, marinated goose, marinated tofu, deep-fried Bombay 'duck' fish, baby oyster congee. $-$$

Chong Fat Chiu Chow

60-62 South Wall Road, Kowloon City. Tel: 2383 3114. Signature dishes: omelette with luffa, stewed fish ball with cabbage and minced pork, sauteed bay lobster, braised Shantou leaf mustard, 'Puning' deep-fried bean curd, boiled pig's stomach soup with salted vegetable. $-$$

Dim Sum

63 Sing Woo Road, Happy Valley. Tel: 2834 8893. Signature dishes: steamed shrimp dumplings, spring rolls, siu mai, baked sago pudding. $$

Din Tai Fung (Taiwanese)

Shop 130, 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. $$

East Ocean Seafood Restaurant

3/F Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2827 8887. (Branches in Quarry Bay, tel: 2887 7112; Tsim Sha Tsui East, tel: 2723 8128; The One, tel: 2698 0990; Olympian City, tel: 2367 1135; K11, tel: 2722 5622; Tseung Kwan O, tel: 2367 1136.) Signature dishes: iced abalone, lobster cooked with rice noodles. $$

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. $$-$$$

The Flying Pan (all-day breakfast)

9 Old Bailey Street, Central. Tel: 2140 6333. (Branch in Wan Chai, tel: 2528 9997.) Signature dishes: omelettes, French toast, waffles, British fry-up, 4x4x4. $-$$

Golden Bull

11/F Food Forum, Times Square, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2506 1028. (Branch in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2730 4866.) Signature dishes: roast chicken, grilled jumbo prawns in garlic butter. $$-$$$

Good Fortune Restaurant

9/F Grand Plaza Apartments, 2 Kornhill Road, Quarry Bay. Tel: 2186 6960. Signature dishes: whole winter melon soup, steamed bamboo pith with crab meat, roe and egg white. $-$$

Green Cottage Ching Ting Vietnam Restaurant

2/F, 482 Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2832 2863. Signature dishes: fried chicken wings with butter, deep-fried spring rolls, beef cubes with red rice. $$

Hakka Ye Ye

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

Hakata Ichome Horumon (yakiniku)

9/F Kyoto Plaza, 491-499 Lockhart Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2892 0362. Signature dishes: grilled beef intestines and tripe, Japanese potato pork belly, beef offal hotpot. $$$

Han Ah Rum Korean Restaurant

6/F Causeway Bay Plaza Phase 1, 489 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay. Tel 2877 7797. Signature dishes: stone pot rice with beef and vegetables, beef with mushrooms in casserole. $$-$$$

Harvest Festival Shanghai Zhejiang Restaurant

10/F Causeway Bay Plaza Phase 2, 463-483 Lockhart Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2626 1100. Signature dishes: Chinese lettuce with peanut sauce (above), seafood and bitter melon pancake, stewed pork and crab meat balls. $$

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, wonton with garlic and chilli soy. $$-$$$

Hee Kee

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

Honjin Modern Tokyo Dining

Shop 2-3, Imperial Terrace, 356 Queen's Road West, Sai Ying Pun. Tel: 2540 0880. Signature dishes: Japanese uni nigiri, goose liver robatayaki, ox tongue robatayaki, assorted tempura, inaniwa udon with tai broth. $$$$

Hong Kong Day (international noodles)

Shop P102, Level P1, The Peak Tower, The Peak. Tel: 2849 7855. Signature dishes: salmon salad with wasabi vinaigrette, Thai prawn cakes with mint, coriander, lemon grass and chilli, prawn laksa, pan-fried risotto. $$

House of Canton Restaurant

Shop 506 Cityplaza, Taikoo Shing. Tel: 2886 8861. (Branch in Kowloon Tong, tel: 2265 7888.) Signature dishes: Peking duck, sauteed foie gras with Angus beef tenderloin, asparagus and black pepper, sweet and sour pork in deep-fried vermicelli nest. $$$

Iroha (yakiniku)

2/F Jardine Centre, 50 Jardine's Bazaar, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2882 9877. (Branch in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2311 4700.) Signature dishes: Japanese premium beef, thick-sliced wagyu tongue, tripe sashimi, preserved salted fish guts, toyo roll. $$$$$

Jardin de Jade (Zhejiang/Shanghai)

Shop G3-4, G/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 3528 0228. Signature dishes: chicken with ginger soaked in spring onion oil, jasmine tea-smoked duck, boiled beef fillet in hot chilli oil. $$

Jiang Shan Xiao

Shop 2B, 1/F Retail Podium, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty. Tel: 2810 6921. Signature dishes: double-boiled pig's lung soup with almonds, deep-fried prawn coated with salted egg yolk, chilled Sichuan-style spicy chicken. $$-$$$

Jin Luo Bao Korean Restaurant

6/F Island Beverly Commercial Centre, 1 Great George Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2895 3986. Signature dishes: beef ribs, ginseng and chicken soup. $$-$$$

Joon Ko

209 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2827 9287. Signature dishes: oysters and rice in soup, spicy blood sausage soup, spicy beef soup, spicy stewed cod with clams. $$

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. $$

Ka Kee

G/F Johnson Mansion, 438 Queen's Road West, Sheung Wan. Tel: 2540 8266. Signature dishes: mutton casserole with water chestnuts and bean curd skin, Chiu Chow congee with baby oysters. $$

Katte Shabu Shabu

5 Caroline Hill Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2577 2628. Signature dishes: snapper soup base, sukiyaki soup base, Miyazaki beef, Japanese pork slices, grilled ox tongue with salt. $$$$


6/F, 8 Russell Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2838 9550. Signature dishes: seared prime beef wrapped with vegetables, barbecued meats, Korean rice cake slices in soup. $$-$$$

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 (above), xiao long bao, shredded water bamboo. $-$$

King's Palace Kitchen

7/F Cubus, 1 Hoi Ping Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2972 2000. Signature dishes: roasted meats, egg foo yung, grouper potage with puffed rice. $$

Lanna Thai Restaurant

Shop L1-34, Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong. Tel: 2265 7333. Signature dishes: king prawn with mild curry sauce, baked rice with seafood served in a whole pumpkin, sauteed Angus beef with black pepper in Chiang Mai style. $$

Lee Fa Yuen Korea House Restaurant

UG43-48A Empire Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2367 5674. Signature dishes: barbecued meats, chicken ginseng soup, cold noodles. $$

Lee House Restaurant

2/F CRE Building, 303 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2821 3368. Signature dishes: double-boiled fish head soup with Chinese herbs, steamed crab with egg white in Chinese yellow wine, Lee House-style chicken, steamed minced pork with salted fish. $$$

Lei Garden

Shop 3008-3011 IFC Mall, 1 Harbour View Street, Central. Tel: 2295 0238. (Branches in North Point, tel: 2806 0008; Wan Chai, tel: 2892 0333; Mong Kok, tel: 2392 5184; Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2722 1636; Sha Tin, tel: 2698 9111; Kwun Tong, tel: 2365 3238; Kowloon Bay, tel: 2331 3306; Elements, tel: 2196 8133.) Signature dishes: black beans and shrimp, shrimp in salted egg yolk, crispy fried chicken. $$$-$$$$

Lin Kee Hotpot

8/F Causeway Bay Plaza Phase 2, 463-483 Lockhart Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2834 0998. (Branch in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2721 8171.) Signature dishes: spicy Taiwanese hotpot soup base, preserved egg soup base, thinly sliced prime beef, pork and mushroom balls. $-$$

Little Sheep

2/F Causeway Bay Plaza Phase 2, 463-483 Lockhart Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2893 8318. (Branch in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2722 7633.) Signature dishes: Mongolian spicy hotpot, sliced mutton, sliced beef, dim sum. $-$$

Liu Yuan Pavilion

3/F The Broadway, 54-62 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2804 2000. Signature dishes: steamed buns with preserved vegetables, crab with salted egg, fried hairy crab in bean paste, pan-fried dumplings. $$-$$$

Luk Yu

Luk Yu Building, 24-26 Stanley Street, Central. Tel: 2523 5464. Signature dishes: braised ham with fried squab, pig's lung soup with almonds, chicken wings with frog legs. $$

Magushi (robatayaki)

74 Peel Street, Central. Tel: 2868 1428. Signature dishes: Kurobuta pork with leeks, house-made mutton balls with Meaux mustard sauce, lamb racks. $$$$

Manor Restaurant

G/F Lockhart House, 440 Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2836 9999. Signature dishes: steamed flower crab with hua diao wine and chicken fat, golden coin chicken, roast suckling pig, clay pot oysters with ginger and spring onions, lettuce with fermented shrimp paste. $$$

Mask of Si Chuen

Shop 33, East TST MTR station, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2311 9233. Signature dishes: dan dan noodles in spicy soup, goose liver with Chinese yellow wine, fried prawns with chilli sauce, steamed chicken with pumpkin. $$$

Megan's Kitchen

5/F Lucky Centre, 165-171 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2866 8305. Signature dishes: tom yum cappuccino soup base, flowering chives and pork dumplings, spring onion cuttlefish balls, fu chow spicy fish balls, bak choi and beef balls, iced tofu. $$$

Miyabi Japanese Fine Dining

L18 The One, 100 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2724 6222. Signature dishes: deluxe sashimi platter, grilled cod with white soybean paste, wagyu beef small hotpot, green tea ice cream with red beans and mochi. $$$$$

Morihachi Yakiniku

3/F, 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central. Tel: 2581 1933. (Branches in Mong Kok, tel: 2382 3338; Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2366 8866). Signature dishes: premium thick-sliced ox tongue with rock salt, Morihachi-style short plate, A4 Japanese wagyu rib-eye, cabbage kimchi, Morihachi vegetable salad. $$$$

Myung Ga Korean Restaurant

Shop 2702, 27/F iSquare, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2369 1177. (Branches in Causeway Bay, tel: 2882 5056; Taikoo Shing, tel: 2539 6398.) Signature dishes: Korean-style bacon with wine. $$$

Nanxiang Steamed Bun Restaurant

Shop 305-308, 3/F Causeway Bay Plaza Phase 1, 489 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 3690 2088. Signature dishes: xiao long bao, puff pastry with cashew nuts, braised tofu with fresh crab meat, rice flour cakes with pork. $$

Nha Trang

88-90 Wellington Street, Central. Tel: 2581 9992. (Branches in Wan Chai, tel: 2891 1177; Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2199 7779.) Signature dishes: prawn salad rolls, pho bo, beef wrapped in pepper leaves (above), pork and crab spring rolls, soft-shell crab rolls. $-$$

Nepal Restaurant

14 Staunton Street, SoHo. Tel: 2869 6212. Signature dishes: momocha, aloo chop, royal chicken. $$$

New F.F. Hotpot

340-346 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2838 9392. Signature dishes: spicy soup base, chicken kidneys, prime beef slices, make-your-own dipping sauce. $$

Nomads (Mongolian barbecue)

55 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2722 0733. Signature dishes: all-you-can-eat Mongolian buffet. $$

Old Bazaar Kitchen (Chinese and Southeast Asian)

Shop 207, 207 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2893 3998. Signature dishes: pan-fried ox tongue, hau diu goose liver, deep-fried pork intestines, lamb belly soup, noodles with belacan sauce. $$

Oonami Japanese & Oyster Restaurant

39 Cadogan Street, Kennedy Town. Tel: 2817 6626. Signature dishes: pan-fried French goose liver sushi, assorted sashimi, steamed egg custard with uni. $$$$


Shops 1-2, 1/F JP Plaza, 22-26 Paterson Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2881 5075. Signature dishes: Jakarta mutton soup, beef with eggplant curry, sweet pork satay, oxtail with sour chilli sauce hot pot. $$

Pearl Vietnamese

7 Wo On Lane, Lan Kwai Fong, Central. Tel: 2522 4223. Signature dishes: beef cubes with tomato rice, cold noodles with grilled pork. $$

Peking Shui Jiao Wong

118 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2527 0289. Signature dishes: sweet and sour pork, pork and leek boiled dumplings, pork and chive dumplings. $-$$

Perfume River

89 Percival Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2576 2240, 2576 2472. Signature dishes: Vietnamese-style shredded chicken salad and herbs, lemon grass pork with prawn crackers, Perfume River fried rice, beef satay in clay pot, spring rolls. $$


2/F Ashley Centre, 23-25 Ashley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2736 7177, 2736 7176. (Branches in Causeway Bay, tel: 2574 1777; Kowloon Bay, tel: 2359 0117.) Signature dishes: butter chicken wings, wagyu beef pho. $$-$$$

Pho Saigon

7/F Island Beverly, 1 Great George Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 3580 1551. Signature dishes: spicy combination vermicelli, Pho Saigon special combo. $$

Pho Tai

G/F, 26 Cochrane Street, Central. Tel: 2815 5520. (Branches in Quarry Bay, tel: 2911 0949; Sheung Wan, tel: 2127 7564.) Signature dishes: braised beef in tomato sauce with French bread, shrimp rice paper roll, Vietnamese-style pork vermicelli with fish sauce. $$

Rainbow Seafood Restaurant

16-20 and 23-24 First Street, Sok Kwu Wan, Lamma Island. Tel: 2982 8100. Signature dishes: fried crab with honey and pepper, fried lobster with butter sauce, steamed garoupa (above). $$


Unit E, 4/F Ho Lee Commercial Building. 38-44 D'Aguilar Street, Central. Tel: 3102 2255. (Branch in Causeway Bay, tel: 3580 8858.) Signature dishes: Okinawan sea grapes, mascarpone with fish guts, house-made peanut butter tofu, Okinawan agu pork dumplings. $$$

Red Pepper

7 Lan Fong Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2577 3811. Signature dishes: sizzling prawns with chilli sauce on hot iron plate, fried whole garoupa with sweet and sour sauce, duck smoked with camphor wood. $$

Sabah Malaysian Cuisine

98-102 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2143 6626. Signature dishes: chicken rendang, char kway teow, roti canai, sambal morning glory. $$

Sagrantino (Tokyo-style Italian)

5/F The Loop, 33 Wellington Street, Central. Tel: 2521 5188. Signature dishes: grilled salmon head, grilled seafood. $$$

San Xi Lou

7/F Coda Plaza, 51 Garden Road, Central. Tel: 2838 8811. Signature dishes: Sichuan hotpot, marinated cold chicken with peanuts and spicy sauce, cold fatty pork with spicy and garlic sauce, marinated ox tripe, braised vermicelli with pork and chilli bean paste, sauteed chicken with spicy red chilli. $-$$

Shung Hing Chiu Chow Seafood Restaurant

39 Queen's Road West, Sheung Wan. Tel: 2543 7794. Signature dishes: cold crabs, soy goose, baby oyster congee, mashed taro dessert. $-$$

Spring Deer

1/F, 42 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2366 4012. Signature dishes: Peking duck, mutton in sesame pockets. $$$

Sushi Shin

Shop 1-2, G/F Wing Hing Court, 110-114 Tung Lo Wan Road, Tai Hang. Tel: 2398 8000. Signature dishes: chilled Japanese tomato, botan ebi sushi, tuna cheek sashimi, mackerel sashimi. $$$$$

Tak Kee Chiu Chow Restaurant

Yick Fung Garden, 20-21 Kennedy Town Praya, Kennedy Town. Tel: 2819 5568. Signature dishes: soy goose, cuttlefish rolls, oyster congee, oyster omelette. $-$$

Tao Heung Pier 88

Shop 4, 1/F Sino Plaza, 255-257 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2892 0988. (Branches in Heng Fa Chuen, tel: 3520 1288; Mong Kok, tel: 2390 0882; Kowloon Bay, tel: 2243 3855; Tseung Kwan O, tel: 2701 3800; Tsuen Wan, tel: 2499 0032; Tuen Mun, tel: 2449 2822; Sha Tin, tel: 2681 3828; Jordan, tel: 2771 3922; Kwun Tong, tel: 2717 6860; Aberdeen, tel: 2555 3908; Hung Hom, tel: 3691 8933; Kwai Fong, tel: 2410 0886; Causeway Bay, tel: 2831 9155; Ma On Shan, tel: 2630 9381.) Signature dishes: light soy sauce marinated chicken, grouper served in two styles, hotpot with chicken marinated with wine. $$

Taste In

Shop 201, Grand Millennium Plaza, 181 Queen's Road Central, Sheung Wan. Tel: 2525 3699. Signature dishes: spicy fried seafood, house-made kimchi dumplings in soup. $$

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. $$$$$

Tien Yi Chinese Restaurant

Levels 2 and 3, The Peak Tower, The Peak. Tel: 2907 3888. Signature dishes: baked Australian lobster with chicken broth, sauteed Angus beef tenderloin and Australian scallop with scallions. $$$$

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 barbecue pork, Chiu Chow-style steamed dumplings, fresh shrimp dumplings, rice flour rolls with pig's liver, chicken feet with black beans. $

Tim's Kitchen

G/F and 1/F, 84-90 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan. Tel: 2543 5919. Signature dishes: steamed whole fresh crab claw with egg white, supreme snake bisque, braised pomelo skin, braised goose webs with pork tendon, sauteed pork stomach with pickled vegetables and bamboo shoots. $$$$$

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. $$$

Uncle Moustache (Chinese/French)

Shop GC24-26, 35 Tai Hong Street, Lei King Wan, Sai Wan Ho. Tel: 2967 6764. Signature dishes: pig's lung and almond soup, dong po pork belly, prawns with salted egg yolk, crab with glutinous rice, crispy bean curd spin with escargot (right). $$$

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. $$$

The Vietnam Woods

Shop 1, York Place, 22 Johnston Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2866 0013. Signature dishes: chicken wings with butter, steamed stuffed rice crepes, Vietnamese grilled fish, pandanus layer pudding cake. $$

Wang Jia Sha

Shop 101, 1/F Cityplaza II, Taikoo Shing. Tel: 2560 3668. Signature dishes: crab meat dumplings, tea-smoked duck with butterfly-shaped buns, sauteed large prawns in spicy sauce, deep-fried pork ribs with spicy salt. $-$$

Wong Fung (Chinese-style kushiyaki)

Shop A, G/F Bo Fung Mansion, 9-11 St Francis Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 2871 3388. Signature dishes: grilled seasonal fish, eel fillet, handmade fish balls, pork fat steamed rice with pork floss. $$$$

Wu Kong Shanghai Restaurant

Basement, Alpha House, 27-33 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2366 7244. (Branch in Causeway Bay, tel: 2506 1018.) Signature dishes: salty ham with lotus seeds and steamed bread, braised eel with bean sprouts and yellow leeks. $$-$$$

Xia Fei Shanghainese Restaurant

Shop 26-7, B2, K11 Mall, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2801 6111. Signature dishes: xiao long bao, dan dan noodles, egg white souffle with almond paste filling. $$

Xia Mian Guan

Shop 1079-82, Level 1 Elements, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2196 8121. Signature dishes: Shanghainese and Suzhou-style noodles, noodles in soup with spicy sesame sauce and deep-fried pork. $

Xiao Nan Guo

Shop 301-302, Level 3 Man Yee Building, 68 Des Voeux Road, Central. Tel: 2259 9393. (Branches in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2369 8899; Causeway Bay, tel: 2874 8899.) Signature dishes: hairy crab with rice cake, braised gluten with mushrooms, cold chicken in wine sauce. $$-$$$

Xin Dau Ji

2/F Holiday Inn Express, 33 Sharp Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 3162 8899. (Branch in Jordan, tel: 2388 6020.) Signature dishes: roast suckling pig, steamed spotted grouper, bitter melon with spare ribs, crispy skin chicken, deep-fried spare ribs with sweet and sour sauce. $$$


Shop C, 49-51A Sing Woo Road, Happy Valley. Tel: 2838 5377. (Branch in Tin Hau, tel: 2566 9982.) Signature dishes: black Angus beef tenderloin stick, ox tongue stick, lamb chop stick, grilled fugu fish and fresh vegetable salad. $$$

Yi Jiang Nan

Shop GA-11, G/F, Site A, 55 Tai Hang Street, Sai Wan Ho. Tel: 2136 0886. Signature dishes: hot and sour soup, fried fresh shrimp with egg white, crispy lamb. $$

Yung Kee

32-40 Wellington Street, Central. Tel: 2522 1624. Signature dishes: roast goose, liver sausage, mutton casserole with water chestnuts and bean curd skin, smoked fatty pork. $$-$$$