PUBLISHED : Thursday, 21 February, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 21 February, 2013, 1:45pm


Agnes b Le Pain Grille

Shops 3096-3097, 3/F IFC Mall, Central. Tel: 2805 0798. (Branches in Fashion Walk, tel: 2577 0370; Causeway Bay, tel: 2577 2718.) Signature dishes: tomato and goat cheese, fish soup, mussels with white wine and cream, grilled lamb chops with garlic confit, rosemary sauce and mixed vegetables. $$$$


7/F Landmark Mandarin Oriental, 15 Queen's Road Central. Tel: 2132 0066. Signature dishes: sea urchin in lobster jello 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 a light, creamy curry; roasted oyster and grilled fillet steak with shallot and red wine sauce, seared goose liver on a tartare of smoked duck and zucchini (below), king prawn baked with gruyère, pan-fried sea bass with mushrooms, Grand Marnier soufflé. $$$$$

Amuse Bouche

22/F The Hennessy, 256 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2891 3666. Signature dishes: duck confit with sautéed 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 Joël 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 soufflé. $$$$$

Bistro du Vin

1D Davis Street, Kennedy Town. Tel: 2824 3010. Signature dishes: charcuterie platter, house-made salted cod brandade, confit suckling pig. $$$$


1 Davis Street, Kennedy Town. Tel: 2818 8266. Signature dishes: salt cod brandade, skate wing with grenobloise 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 paté, onion soup, grilled quail. $$$$

Bouchon Bistro Francais

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

Brasserie de L'Ile

4 Arbuthnot Road, Central. Tel: 2147 2389. Signature dishes: French black mussels, beef tartare, tarte tatin. $$$$

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, Provençale-style rack of lamb with tarragon sauce, chocolate mousse with passion fruit coulis. $$$$$

Cafe de Paris

23 Elgin Street, SoHo. Tel 2810 0771. Signature dishes: Black Angus sirloin with Café de Paris butter or béarnaise, mussels with herbs and butter sauce, steak tartare. $$$$

La Cantoche

227 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan. Tel: 2426 0880. Signature dishes: steak haché, chicken cordon bleu, pommes noisettes, M&M nougat glacé. $$$


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, warm duck foie gras with sweet and sour red berries. $$$$$


23 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 2861 3130. Signature dishes: roasted veal from Cote 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", roasted chicken, boeuf bourguignon. $$$

Chez Patrick Deli

3 Star Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 2527 1408. (Branches in Stanley, tel: 2683 5115; Causeway Centre, tel: 2877 0121.) Signature dishes: steak tartare, black pudding with mashed potatoes and apples, duck leg confit, bouchot mussels mariniere, saucisson Lyonnaise. $$$$

Chez Patrick Restaurant

2/F Garden East, 222 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai. Tel: 2541 1401. Signature dishes: marinated sashimi scallops, roasted whole Maine lobster with coral sauce, caramelised poached pear, apple and almond tart. $$$$$

La Crêpe rie

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 a light anchovy sauce, sautéed foie gras with apple chutney, roasted suckling pig with marinated grapes, roasted rack of lamb with port wine sauce. $$$$$

FAB - French-American Bistro

30 Hollywood Road, Central. Tel: 2810 1600. Signature dishes: French onion soup, terrine de campagne, gnocchi with creamy parmesan sauce. $$$

The French Window

Shop 3101, Podium Level 3, IFC Mall, Central. Tel: 2393 3812. Signature dishes: fruits de mer, mussels with white wine, duck confit. $$$$$


1/F The Peninsula, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2696 6763. Signature dishes: marinated goose liver terrine, roasted pigeon with Muscovado sugar crust and carrot-stuffed leg, wild turbot from Brittany. $$$$$

Le Goûter Bernardaud

Shops 2028-2029, Podium Level 2, IFC Mall,

8 Finance Street, Central. Tel: 2295 3955. Signature dishes: croque monsieur; tartine chèvre on Poilâne bread; French-cut US pork chop with mashed potatoes, grilled eggplant, onions and tomatoes. $$


26 Aberdeen Street, Central. Tel: 2858 2022. Signature dishes: pate de campagne and rillettes, onion soup gratinee, house-made pappardelle with truffle and parmesan cream, pan-fried sole. $$$$

La Maison

Flat B, 1/F 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. $$$$-$$$$$

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, roasted 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, 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 (below), "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 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, warm Valrhona chocolate cake with almond crisps. $$$$


1A Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley. Tel: 2836 6131. Signature dishes: black truffle risotto, fish soup, roasted lamb saddle, coq au vin (below). $$$$

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 grouper, souffles. $$$$

Stan Café

Shop 505, 5/F Stanley Plaza, Carmel Road, Stanley. Tel: 2324 9008. Signature dishes: terrine of foie gras maison, burrata with heirloom tomato salad, andouillete a la ficelle. $$$$$

Star Restaurant

Shop 1A, G/F, 49-51A Gough Street, Central. Tel: 2590 6188. Signature dishes: roasted king prawns and mango salad, roasted deep-sea pomfret with black truffle cream sauce, Canadian bone-in pork chop, French apple tart with ice cream. $$$$$

Tate Dining Room & Bar

59 Elgin Street, Central. Tel: 2555 2172. Signature dishes: foie gras somen, smoked salmon confit (below), "hamgoustine acini pepe" (langoustine, parmesan foam and Iberico ham broth). $$$$$

La Terrasse Wine Bar & Restaurant

19 Old Bailey Street, SoHo. Tel: 2147 2225. Signature dishes: foie gras terrine, pan-fried goose liver with mango sauce, traditional duck leg confit, warm chocolate moelleux. $$$$.


Anthony's Ranch

28 Yi Chun Street, Sai Kung. Tel: 2791 6113. Signature dishes: smoked ribs, hot wings, hot chocolate brownie with ice cream. $$$

Bistecca Italian Steak House

2/F Grand Progress Building, 15-16 Lan Kwai Fong, Central. Tel: 2525 1308. Signature dishes: thick-cut bacon with gremolata, Delmonico 24oz bone-in rib-eye, T-bone steak. $$$$$

Black Stump Australian Grill and Bar

1 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2721 0202. Signature dishes: wagyu rib-eye steak, char-grilled grain-fed saddle lamb chops in crushed lemon wattle, baked pavlova with Queensland berries and country cream. $$$

BLT Steak

G62 Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2730 3508. Signature dishes: flat iron steak, wagyu sirloin, New York strip steak, lemon-rosemary chicken, tuna tartare, crêpe soufflé with passion fruit sauce. $$$$

Blue Butcher Bar & Restaurant

108 Hollywood Road, Central. Tel: 2613 9286. Signature dishes: oxtail tortellini with celeriac puree and burnt butter, US Kurobuta pork belly and cheek. $$$$$


5/F LHT Tower, 31 Queen's Road, Central. Tel: 2352 7700. Signature dishes: octopus with limoncello and chilli, USDA 12oz fillet, guanciale mashed potatoes. $$$$$

China Coast Bar & Grill

G/F Regal Airport Hotel, 9 Cheong Tat Road, Chek Lap Kok. Tel: 2286 6898. Signature dishes: jumbo crab cakes, prime Angus burger, New York strip steak, rib-eye steak, lobster cappuccino. $$$-$$$$


29 Elgin Street, SoHo. Tel: 2526 0999. Signature dishes: foie gras poutine, spicy steak tartare on toast, Black Angus sirloin, T-bone steak. $$$

Grand Hyatt Steakhouse

Grand Hyatt, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2584 7722. Signature dishes: Nebraska USDA prime beef, Canadian Heritage Angus, oysters Rockefeller, baked whole sea bass, dark rum baba. $$$$$

Knutsford Steak Chop & Oyster Bar

Level 1, 15 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2316 2381. Signature dishes: char-grilled rib-eye steak, freshly shucked oysters. $$$

Lawry's The Prime Rib

4/F The Lee Gardens, 33 Hysan Avenue, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2907 2218. Signature dishes: lobster bisque, prime rib with Yorkshire pudding, creamed spinach, creamed corn. $$$$$

Louis' Steak House

1/F Malaysia Building, 50 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2529 8933. Signature dishes: chateaubriand for two, porterhouse, Dutch steak, prawn cocktail, crêpe Suzette. $$$

Manzo Italian Steak House

Shop 1104, 11/F Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2735 3980. Signature dishes: burrata with vine tomatoes and basil, Heritage Angus bistecca Fiorentina, olive oil cake. $$$$$

Mezzo Grill

1/F Regal Kowloon Hotel, 71 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2313 8778. Signature dishes: USDA prime beef, Australian wagyu M8 beef, lobster bisque, mango crab meat salad. $$$$

Morton's of Chicago

4/F Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2732 2343. Signature dishes: double filet mignon, porterhouse steak, New York strip sirloin, veal chop. $$$$$

Outback Steakhouse

2/F JP Plaza, 22-36 Paterson Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2881 8012. (Branches in Tsuen Wan, tel: 2940 0682; Hung Hom, tel: 2766 2823; Tsim Sha Tsui East, tel: 2311 7800; Wan Chai, tel: 3101 0418; Taikoo Shing, tel: 2560 8246; Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 3741 1728.) Signature dishes: New York strip steak, porterhouse steak, New Zealand rack of lamb with cabernet sauce, grilled chicken breast with bacon, mushrooms and cheese. $$$

Pampas Argentinian Steak House

36 Elgin Street, SoHo. Tel: 2868 4077. Signature dishes: beef empanadas, grilled Argentinian blood sausage, grilled beef sirloin. $$$$

Prime Steak House/Wine Bar

Shop R008, 3/F Civic Square, Elements, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2311 3108. Signature dishes: Caesar salad with buttermilk fried chicken; USDA prime rib-eye; sautéed garlic mushrooms; whole "angry" lobster with spaghetti, tomatoes and mint. $$$$$

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Shop 1, G/F Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty. Tel: 2522 9090. (Branch in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2366 6000.) Signature dishes: filet mignon, New York strip steak. $$$$$

The Steak House

LG/F InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2313 2405. Signature dishes: salad bar, baked snails, USDA prime beef, US rib-eye cap meat, chocolate fondant. $$$$$

Steik World Meats

Shop 14, Level 3, K11, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2530 0011. Signature dishes: pan-seared foie gras with toasted brioche and peach chutney, grilled scallop with green curry butter, eight-hour wagyu bolognaise with spaghetti, tasting platter. $$$$$

Strip House by Harlan Goldstein

5/F Grand Progress Building, 15-16 Lan Kwai Fong, Central. Tel: 2521 8638. Signature dishes: crab cake, New York strip steak, Colorado lamb chop. $$$$$

Tango Argentinian Steakhouse

1/F, 77 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: 2525 5808. Signature dishes: empanadas (below), chorizo, grilled sweetbreads, grilled lamb. $$$$$


The Centrium, 60 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: 2525 8805. (Wagyu Lounge in Central, tel: 2522 1438.) Signature dishes: Thai king prawn lollipops, salt-crusted wagyu beef strips, wagyu fillet. $$$$

Wooloomooloo Bar & Grill

G/F & 1/F Onfem Tower, 29 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: 2894 8010. (Branches in Tsim Sha Tsui East, tel: 2722 7050; Wan Chai, tel: 2893 6960.) Signature dishes: blue swimmer crab cake with mustard mayonnaise sauce, nut-crusted roasted sea bass with rich tomato sauce, hell's gate hot chocolate cake with a warm liquid centre. $$$$

Wooloomooloo Prime

21/F The One, 100 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2870 0087. Signature dishes: jumbo lump crab cake, Wooloomooloo salad. $$$$$

W's Entrecote

6/F, 33 Sharp Street East, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2506 0133. Signature dishes: rib-eye steak with herb butter and all-you-can-eat fries, pan-fried goose liver. $$$

Chiu Chow

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. $$-$$$

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. $$

Chao Hui Guan

G/F Federal Mansion, 544-554 Fuk Wing Street, Cheung Sha Wan. Tel: 2682 9118. Signature dishes: raw marinated seawater prawns, goose liver in master stock, pan-fried goose intestines with soy sauce and bean sprouts, Bombay duck omelette, thin-shell mussels with basil and fermented bean paste. $$

Chiu Yuen Chiu Chow Noodles

37 Spring Garden Lane, Wan Chai. Tel: 2892 2322. Signature dishes: handmade fish ball rice noodles, handmade beef patty rice noodles, superb beef brisket rice noodles, noodles with assorted meat balls and seaweed, cuttlefish tentacle rice noodles, mixed beef organ rice noodles. $

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, baby oyster congee. $-$$

Chiu Chow Garden

UB2 Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central. Tel: 2525 8246. Signature dishes: cold soy goose, cold crab. $$$-$$$$

Chong Fat Chiu Chow

60-62 South Wall Road, Kowloon City. Tel: 2383 3114. Signature dishes: omelette with luffa, sautéed bay lobster, deep-fried bean curd, boiled pig's stomach soup with salted vegetable. $-$$

Come Into Chiuchow Restaurant

1/F Prat Mansions, 26-36 Prat Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2322 0020. Signature dishes: fried fish meat noodles, fried yellow croaker, deep-fried meat and leek cakes. $$$

Crystal Jade Chao Zhou Kitchen

Shop T4, 3/F Kornhill Plaza, 1 Kornhill Road, Taikoo Shing. Tel: 2554 6338. Signature dishes: marinated goose liver, pan-fried omelette with oysters, steamed grouper, oyster and minced pork congee. $$

Lippo Chiuchow Restaurant

Shop 4, G/F, Lippo Centre, Admiralty. Tel: 2526 1168. Signature dishes: cold soy goose, oyster omelette, baby oyster congee. $$-$$$

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. $-$$

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. $-$$


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. $$

The Dining Room

Shop 1201, 12/F Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2648 2299. (Branch in Kowloon Bay, tel: 2348 2299.) Signature dishes: pan-fried san cheen bao, hairy crab cream with silken bean curd, jasmine matcha pudding. $$

Harvest Festival Shanghai Zhejiang Restaurant

10/F Causeway Bay Plaza 2. 463-483 Lockhart Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2626 1100. Signature dishes: Chinese lettuce with peanut sauce, seafood and bitter melon pancake, braised lion's head with crab butter. $$

Jardin de Jade (Zhejiang/Shanghai)

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

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. $$-$$$

Nanxiang Steamed Bun Restaurant

Shops 305-308, 3/F, Causeway Bay Plaza 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. $$

New Shanghai

1/F Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2582 7332. Signature dishes: deep-fried Wuxi-style eel, braised crab with chilli paste and rice cakes, whole river fish soup with shredded turnip. $$$$

Ning Po Residents Association (Shanghainese/Ningpo)

4/F Yip Fung Building, 2-18 D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong. Tel: 2523 0648. Signature dishes: braised pork leg, minced vegetable with bean curd and sesame oil, soup noodles with shredded pork and preserved vegetables. $$

Shanghai Garden

G/F-1/F Hutchison House, 10 Harcourt Road, Admiralty. Tel: 2524 8181. Signature dishes: deep-fried boneless duck stuffed with walnuts, braised mandarin fish with chilli sauce, deep-fried mashed squid with almond. $$-$$$

Shanghai Jade

Shop 402, 4/F Exchange Square Podium, Central. Tel: 2180 7288. Signature dishes: wheat gluten with black mushrooms and bamboo shoots, pan-fried perch fillet with spring onions, poached chicken with chilli in spicy and pungent sauce. $$$

Shanghai Lo

1/F, 5 Tonnochy Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 3125 3232. Signature dishes: sautéed prawns with egg yolk paste, whole duck stuffed with glutinous rice. $$$

Sky Crystal

Shop B2, 101/F ICC, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2673 3839. Signature dishes: chicken in aged wine, dongpo pork, French beans with dried shrimp. $$$$$

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, sautéed large prawns in spicy sauce, deep-fried pork ribs with spicy salt. $-$$

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

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

Xia Fei Society

4/F Century Square, 1-13 D'Aguilar Street, Central. Tel: 2522 7611. Signature dishes: deep-fried sliced eel in sweet wine and ginger sauce, braised fish head casserole, fatty crab with glutinous rice, deep-fried chicken with scallion oil. $$$

Xia Mian Guan

Shop 1008, 1/F Elements, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2196 8022. Signature dishes: Shanghainese and Suzhou-styled noodles. $

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, deep-fried pork spare ribs with garlic. $$-$$$

Yellow Door Kitchen (Sichuan and Shanghai)

6/F Cheong Hing Building, 37 Cochrane Street, Central. Tel: 2858 6555. Signature dishes: dan dan noodles, spicy bean curd, dumplings. $$-$$$

Ye Shanghai

Level 3, Pacific Place, Admiralty. Tel: 2918 9833. (Branch in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2376 3322.) Signature dishes: steamed pork dumplings, spicy sliced sea cucumber, sautéed minced chicken with pine nuts, river shrimp dumpling (below). $$$

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. $$

Zhi Wei Shanghai Restaurant

8/F Jardine Centre, 50 Jardine Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2881 6333. Signature dishes: shredded chicken with mung bean noodles and peanut sauce, dongpo pork, fried small yellow fish. $$$


Chom Chom Pho Bar + Private Kitchen

2/F, 12 Wellington Street, Central. Tel: 2868 3302. Signature dishes: appetiser sampler, shaking beef, seafood pho. $$$$

Golden Bull

Shop 310, 3/F Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, 17 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2730 4866. Signature dishes: roasted chicken, grilled jumbo prawns in garlic butter. $$-$$$

Moi Vietnam Cuisine

16 Wing Wah Lane, Lan Kwai Fong, Central. Tel: 2523 0886. Signature dishes: lotus stem salad, steamed rice ravioli with minced shrimp and pork, roasted suckling pig. $$

Nahm (Vietnamese and Thai)

Shop 1044-45, 1/F Elements, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2810 7575.

Signature dishes: braised lamb shank with tamarind curry and poached nashi pear, crisp deep-fried barramundi, prawns in green curry with beans and baby spinach, baked banana toffee pudding. $$-$$$

Nha Trang

88-90 Wellington Street, Central. Tel: 2581 9992. (Branches in Wan Chai, tel: 2891 1177; Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2199 7779; Taikoo Shing, tel: 2907 8033; Sha Tin, tel: 2605 8887.) Signature dishes: prawn salad rolls, pho bo, beef wrapped in pepper leaves, pork and crab spring rolls, cold vermicelli with grilled meat, soft-shell crab rolls. $-$$

Nuoc Mam French Vietnamese Cuisine

G06, 388 Tsing Shan Highway, Tsuen Wan. Tel: 2628 0636. Signature dishes: prawn, mango and pomelo salad, Vietnamese king prawns, rice noodles with curry chicken. $$

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. $$

Perfume River

89 Percival Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2576 2240, 2576 2472. Signature dishes: Perfume River fried rice, Vietnamese-style shredded chicken salad and herbs, lemon grass pork with prawn crackers, clay pot beef satay, 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 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; Lai Chi Kok, tel: 2148 4208.) Signature dishes: braised beef in tomato sauce with French bread, shrimp rice paper roll, pork vermicelli with fish sauce. $$

Pho Yummee

Shop 19-21, Level 1, The Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Road, The Peak, tel: 2849 2121. Signature dishes: pho bo, summer rolls with chicken, shrimp and fresh herbs, crêpe filled with shrimp, pork and bean sprouts. $

Rice Paper

Shop 3319, Level 3, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 3151 7801. (Branch in Kowloon Tong, tel: 2265 8615.) Signature dishes: deep-fried soft-shell crabs, pork and cucumber spring rolls, shortbread sandwich with nougat ice cream. $$$

Le Soleil

3/F The Royal Garden, 69 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2733 2033. Signature dishes: Hanoi noodle soup, flambéed quail, sliced wagyu and tendon. $$$-$$$$

Vietnam Choi

440 Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2893 6631. Signature dishes: roasted pork with cold rice vermicelli, spicy deep-fried butter chicken wings. $

The Vietnam Woods

Shop 1, York Place, 22 Johnston Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2866 0013. Signature dishes: chicken wings with butter, steamed stuffed rice crêpes, Vietnamese grilled fish (below). $$