PUBLISHED : Thursday, 19 January, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 19 January, 2012, 12:00am



Agnes b Le Pain Grille

Shop 3096-3097, 3/F IFC Mall, Central. Tel: 2805 0798. (Branches in Fashion Walk, tel: 2577 0370; Festival Walk, tel: 2265 7680; Cubus, tel: 2577 2718) Signature dishes: tomato and goat cheese, fish soup, mussels with white wine and cream. $$$$


7/F Landmark Mandarin Oriental, 15 Queen's Road Central. Tel: 2132 0066. Signature dishes: sea urchin in lobster jelly with cauliflower, caviar and crispy seaweed waffles, Brittany blue lobster with glazed lardons of Iberian pork belly and barigoule-style artichokes, Bresse pigeon. $$$$$


Amigo Mansion, 79A Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley. Tel: 2577 8993. Signature dishes: turtle soup with cream and light curry flavour, seared goose liver on a tartare of smoked duck and zucchini, king prawn baked with gruyere, pan-fried sea bass with mushrooms, Grand Marnier souffle. $$$$$

Amuse Bouche

22/F The Hennessy, 256 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2891 3666. Signature dishes: duck confit with sauteed potatoes and herb salad, lobster bisque, abalone with sea urchin, foie gras with roasted fig jelly and red vinaigrette reduction, Tuscan artisanal pasta with black truffle and chicken gravy. $$$$$

L'Atelier de Jo?l Robuchon

Shop 401, 4/F The Landmark, Central. Tel: 2166 9000. Signature dishes: sea urchin with lobster jelly and cauliflower cream, beef burger with foie gras, spaghetti with black truffle, parmesan and egg, steak tartare, Chartreuse souffle. $$$$$


1 Davis Street, Kennedy Town. Tel: 2818 8266. Signature dishes: salt cod brandade, skate wing with grenoblaise sauce, wagyu hanger steak, tarte tatin. $$$$-$$$$$

Bistrot Le Fauchon

Shop 211, 2/F Silvercord Centre, 30 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2956 3286. (Branches in Central, tel: 2526 8318; Mong Kok, tel: 2628 9398.) Signature dishes: goose liver pate, onion soup. $$$$

Bouchon Bistro Francais

49 Elgin Street, SoHo. Tel: 2525 9300. Signature dishes: duck rillettes, Perigordine salad with gizzard, smoked duck breast and foie gras, steak tartare. $$$

Brasserie on the Eighth

8/F Conrad Hotel, Pacific Place, Admiralty. Tel: 2521 3838 ext 8240. Signature dishes: Alaskan crab salad with mango and avocado, bouillabaisse with rouille, veal cheeks braised with aged port wine sauce, Proven?ale-style rack of lamb with tarragon sauce, chocolate mousse with passion fruit coulis. $$$$$

Cafe de Paris

23 Elgin Street, SoHo. Tel 2810 0771. (Branch in Stanley, tel: 2813 4822.) Signature dishes: pan-fried foie gras with grape-ginger marmalade, mussels in white wine and parsley butter sauce, rib-eye steak with Cafe de Paris butter. $$$$


6/F Four Seasons, 8 Finance Street, Central. Tel: 3196 8860. Signature dishes: ravioli of langoustine, sweetbread and chanterelle mushrooms with shellfish sauce, smoked scallop skewer with rosemary, truffle capellini and pumpkin emulsion. $$$$$


23 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 2861 3130. Signature dishes: roasted veal from C?te du Limousin with pesto tagliatelle and salad, shellfish bouillon and lobster ravioli with finely sliced fresh ginger, salmon tartare with caviar. $$$$$


41-49 Aberdeen Street, Central. Tel: 9604 7777. Signature dishes: mint 'incredi-balls', roast chicken, boeuf bourguignon. $$$

Chez Patrick

26 Peel Street, Central. Tel: 2541 1401. Signature dishes: venison, carpaccio, seabass (menu changes weekly). $$$$$

Chez Patrick Deli

3 Star Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 2527 1408. (Branch in Stanley, tel: 2683 5115.) Signature dishes: steak tartare, black pudding with mashed potatoes and apples, duck leg confit. $$$$

La Creperie

1/F, 100 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai. Tel: 2529 9280. Signature dishes: Eckmuhl galette (reblochon cheese with potatoes, bacon and onions), la marin (scallops with bacon, mushrooms and white wine), la bigoudene (ham, Emmental cheese and egg), la sextant (caramelised apples and salted butter caramel). $$


1/F, 102 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 3526 1228. Signature dishes: Angus beef carpaccio with truffle and Parmesan cheese in light anchovy sauce, sauteed foie gras with apple chutney, roast suckling pig with marinated grapes, roast rack of lamb with port wine sauce. $$$$$

Didier Restaurant and Bar

3 Mee Lun Street, Central. Tel: 2217 3389. Signature dishes: beef tartare with sauteed potatoes, crab salad with aioli sauce, confit duck leg with honey fig sauce. $$$$$


1/F, 1-5 Elgin Street, Central. Tel: 2559 8281. Signature dishes: prawns with garlic, espelette pepper and olive oil, steak tartare, chicken skewers with cumin, garlic and coriander, iced turon with almond and acacia honey. $$$-$$$$

The French Window

Shop 3101, Podium Level 3, IFC Mall, Central. Tel: 2393 3812. Signature dishes: grilled scallops with cep mushrooms and parsley butter, mushroom tart and foie gras marinated in green grape juice, pan-seared lamb with Middle East pesto. $$$$$


1/F The Peninsula, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2315 3171. Signature dishes: scallop carpaccio and black truffle, poached pike souffle with pan-fried crayfish, roast pigeon with white beans and pan-fried goose liver. $$$$$

Le Gouter Bernardaud

Shop 2028-2029, Podium Level 2, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central. Tel: 2295 3955. Signature dishes: croque monsieur, tartine ch?vre on Poilane bread, French-cut US pork chop with mashed potatoes, grilled eggplant, onions and tomatoes. $$

La Maison

1/F, Flat B, Mountain View Mansion, 2 Swatow Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 2628 3888. Signature dishes: fresh oysters, escargot with garlic and herb butter, grilled rack of lamb, 'ice mountain' dessert. $$$$

La Marmite

44 Staunton Street, SoHo. Tel: 2803 7808. Signature dishes: pan-fried langoustines with sliced asparagus and lobster sauce, seafood coquillette with grilled pork belly, strawberry tart with pistachio ice cream (above). $$$$-$$$$$

Le Marron

12/F Ying Kong Mansion, 2-6 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2881 6662. Signature dishes: pan-fried foie gras, cassoulet with imported confit de canard, tarte tatin. $$$$

Mirror Restaurant

6/F Tiffan Tower, 197-199 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2573 7288. Signature dishes: frog legs with garlic cream and watercress sauce, roast pigeon with red wine sauce and macaroni gratin, Mirror-style pear Belle Helene. $$$$$

On Lot 10

34 Gough Street, Central. Tel: 2155 9210. Signature dishes: fish soup, fish of the day baked in salt crust, roasted local farm chicken with black truffles and sweet peas. $$$$

La Parole

3/F The Pemberton, 22-26 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan. Tel: 2436 4099. Signature dishes: Duroc 30-month aged Spanish ham, duck breast with mustard sauce and creamy polenta, 'Just Like a Snickers Bar'. $$$$-$$$$$


65 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: 2537 5702. Signature dishes: house-made duck rillettes, shrimp with garlic, house-made apple tart. $$$


56/F Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Admiralty. Tel: 2820 8590. Signature dishes: smoked Scottish salmon fillet with a royal caviar cream, Brittany turbot fillet stuffed with lemon confit, vanilla mille-feuille with jam. $$$$$


25/F Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road, Central. Tel: 2825 4001. Signature dishes: degustation menu, 'La Rouge', rack of lamb, 'La Langouste'. $$$$$

The Press Room

108 Hollywood Road, Central. Tel: 2525 3444. Signature dishes: fruits de mer platter, French onion soup, free-range chicken breast coq au vin, duck bolognaise, pear tarte tatin. $$$$


27/F The Park Lane, 310 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2839 3327. Signature dishes: light lobster salad, lobster fricassee with creamy Chablis sauce, penne pasta scented with black truffle oil, pan-seared Australian rack of lamb with wild mushroom risotto. $$$$

Savoye Bistro

Hon Man Mansion, 9-11 Wing Hing Street, Tin Hau. Tel: 2503 3222. Signature dishes: grilled beef tenderloin with green peppercorn sauce, Cajun-style roasted garoupa, souffles. $$$$

La Terrasse Wine Bar & Restaurant

19 Old Bailey Street, SoHo. Tel: 2147 2225. Signature dishes: vol au vent with escargot in parsley butter, prawn cocktail with avocado mousse, coq au vin, aiguilletes of duck breast with morel mushroom feuillete, chocolate moelleux. $$$-$$$$


5/F The Mira Hotel Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2315 5999. Signature dishes: baked lobster bisque with herb souffle, tagliatelle with sauteed Maine lobster in aromatic oil, suckling pig with truffle salad and spiced red wine sauce. $$$$$


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, stir-fried camel saddle with asparagus, shredded mutton with okra, red radish and brake root vermicelli. $$

Alfie's by Kee (modern British)

Shop G5, G/F Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central. Tel: 2530 4422. Signature dishes: Ticklemore goat cheese, sage and caramelised onion tart, H. Forman and Son's smoked haddock and prawn kedgeree, fish and chips. $$$$

Aqua (Italian and Japanese)

29/F and 30/F, One Peking, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 3427 2288. Signature dishes: wild catch seabass tartare with red prawn, caviar and buffalo mozzarella and tomato foam, grilled Canadian lobster with homemade Omega-3 tagliolini pasta and lobster bisque, grilled sea bream and matsutake mushroom with sea urchin and sudachi, lobster salad sushi roll tempura. $$$$$

Armani/Aqua (Italian and Japanese)

Shop 204-205, 2/F Chater House, 8 Connaught Road, Central. Tel: 3583 2828. Open: 11.30am-11pm. Signature dishes: beef tenderloin tataki (below), pan-fried black peppercorn lamb fillet, charcoal-grilled king prawn with sea urchin and spicy yuzu. $$$$$

Balalaika (Russian) Penthouse, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central. Tel: 3579 2929. Signature dishes: duck liver pate with smoked duck breast, charcoal-grilled skewers, beef stew in red wine sauce with vegetables. $$$

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 Gray Deluxe (Asian and European)

49/F The Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Tel: 3968 1106. Signature dishes: barbecued quail and red beet salad, steamed sea bass, chilled lemongrass soup with lime sorbet. $$$$$

Casa Lisboa Portuguese Restaurant & Bar

8/F LKF Tower, 55 D'Aguilar Street, Central. Tel: 2905 1168. Signature dishes: shredded bacalhau with potatoes and eggs, tiger prawns with chilli and lemon, duck rice 'old style', caramel pudding with orange. $$$$

Cicada (Asian tapas)

4 Shelley Street, SoHo. Tel: 2521 8188. Signature dishes: paneer tikki patties, wok-tossed chilli garlic shrimp, five-spiced squid. $$$

Classified - The Cheese Room

108 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan. Tel: 2525 3454. Signature dishes: artisan cheese platter, cheese fondue, goat cheese salad, double eggs benedict. $$-$$$

The Drawing Room (Italian and French)

1/F JIA Boutique Hotel, 1-5 Irving Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2915 6628. Signature dishes: tomato water with clams, langoustine and seafood foam, wagyu trio, tuna belly with wild herb emulsion and burrata. $$$$$

Duetto (Italian and Indian)

2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2598 1222. Signature dishes: burrata with vegetable caponata, tandoori mixed grill, pan-roasted fish fillet in coconut and coriander marinade. $$$

Farm Kitchen Vegi (organic Japanese and Western)

2/F The Cameron, 33 Cameron Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2721 1800. Signature dishes: white fish carpaccio, avocado and tofu-skin mille-feuille, stir-fried spinach with mentaiko, pork kakuni with paprika and red vinaigrette miso. $$$

Finds (Scandinavian)

1/F The Luxe Manor, 39 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2522 9318. Signature dishes: Nordic seafood platter, dessert trio. $$$$$


2/F The Luxe Manor, 39 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 3763 8803. Signature dishes: beet-ravioli-candy-ginger-chicken-skin-cylinder-yolk-pimento-jelly-semi/solid-double-consomme. $$$$$

Greyhound Cafe (modern Thai and international)

Shop 1082, Podium Level 1, IFC Mall, Central. Tel: 2383 1133. Signature dishes: fried chicken wings, 'complicated noodles', spaghetti with corned beef. $$$

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 pint, coriander, lemongrass and chilli, prawn laksa, pan-fried risotto. $$

Hooray Bar and Restaurant

P502 World Trade Centre, 280 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2895 0885. Signature dishes: beetroot and gorgonzola salad, Kurobuta pork chop with avocado salsa. $$$$

Felix (contemporary)

28/F The Peninsula Hong Kong, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2315 3188. Signature dishes: hoisin-grilled baby back pork ribs, filet mignon with Italian porcini red wine sauce, Felix tiramisu. $$$$$

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 fly-up, 4x4x4. $-$$

Life Cafe (vegetarian)

10 Shelley Street, SoHo. Tel: 2810 9777. Signature dishes: Moroccan ground nut stew, roasted vegetable lasagne, quinoa oat and mushroom bake, oven-roasted za'atar, lentil and walnut burger. $$-$$$

Limehouse (British)

35 Ship Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 2528 5818. Signature dishes: duck liver and duck egg with brioche toast and foie gras sauce, calf's liver with caramelised apple and soft polenta, 'not exactly bangers and mash', sticky toffee pudding. $$$

Loyal Dining (Hong Kong-style Western and dim sum)

66 Wellington Street, Central. Tel: 3125 3000. Signature dishes: soy sauce pigeon, char siu rice with foie gras and egg, mushroom soup with puff pastry crust, Loyal souffle. $$

Nepal Restaurant

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

Madam Sixty Ate (modern Australian) 1/F, Shop 8, The Podium, J Senses, 60 Johnston Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2527 2558. Signature dishes: terrine of game birds, pickled baby vegetables, fasenjan pigeon breast with crisp phyllo-wrapped leg, bonito mamitako. $$$$$

Nino's Cozinha Cafe & Restaurant (Portuguese)

5/F QRE Plaza, 202 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai. Tel: 2866 1868. Signature dishes: salted codfish with olive oil, onions, tomatoes, peppers and egg, spicy grilled chicken with 11 herbs and spices, piri piri prawns. $$$

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. $$


G/F CentreStage, Bridges Street, SoHo. Tel: 2803 2083. Signature dishes: pork belly lollipops, seared scallops on minted green pea risotto with crispy pancetta, strawberry pavlova (above). $$$

La Pampa (Argentinian)

32 Staunton Street, SoHo. Tel: 2868 6959. Signature dishes: bife de lomo, beef tenderloin steak, Argentine beef sausage, tomato stuffed with chicken or tuna. provoleta cheese with olive oil and herbs. $$-$$$

The Pawn (modern British)

62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2866 3444. Signature dishes: roast bone marrow, pan-roasted sardines and shrimp, oyster, green onion lime sauce with ginger snow, summer pudding with Cornish clotted cream. $$$$

Pickled Pelican (English)

43 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: 2868 6026. (Branch in Stanley, tel: 2813 4313.) Signature dishes: fish and chips, beef and mushroom pot pie, dill salmon carpaccio with rocket and potato salad. $$$

Sagrantino (Tokyo-style Italian)

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

Le Souk (North African and

Middle Eastern)

4 Staunton Street, SoHo. Tel: 2522 2128. Signature dishes: pastilla (pastry sheets with pigeon, eggs and almonds), kefta, chicken tagine with preserved lemon, artichokes and green olives. $$$

Te (international pasta)

1/F Cheung Hing Commercial Building, 37 Cochrane Street, Central. Tel: 2110 6910. (Branches in Lan Kwai Fong, tel: 3421 0914; Lei King Wan, tel: 3188 1439; Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2312 0096.) Signature dishes: mentaiko spaghetti, spaghetti vongole bianco. spaghetti with eggplant and ham. $

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, 'lamb in the middle of a group of tigers'. $$$

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. $$$$