STANLEY'S FRENCH RESTAURANT 86/88 Stanley Main Street Tel: 813 8873 FOR a boozy lunch or a lingering romantic dinner it is hard to imagine a better setting than Stanley's French.Sunday, 5 June, 1994, 12:00am
CAFE DECO BAR & GRILL Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Road. Tel: 849-5111.
IT'S easy to see why Cafe Deco at the Peak Galleria is drawing in the diners. First there's the view - from the sensational floor to ceiling windows you can see the whole of Hong Kong spread out below. Then, of course it's a new place and appeals to Hong Kong's insatiable appetite for anything novel.29 May 1994 - 12:00am
CHINA MAX 11/F Times Square, Causeway Bay. Phone, 922-3798.
IS THERE such a thing as Asian kitsch? If not, China Max, the latest high-concept restaurant to hit Hong Kong, comes close. Maybe too close. Walk in and you'll feel as though you've stumbled into the attic of an old-timer expat who's been taking walk-abouts in this part of the world for one decade too many.27 Mar 1994 - 12:00am
NAPA Kowloon Shangri-La 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, phone 721-2111 LIGHT and airy, with comfy rattan armchairs and an art deco motif, Napa is a casually elegant alternative to the more formal and expensive venues at the upper end of the market.27 Feb 1994 - 12:00am
THE COCONUT CURRY HOUSE 5/F Kwan Chart Tower, 6 Tonnochy Road, Wan Chai, 11am-3pm; 6-11pm, Malaysian cuisine. Phone 838-9668.31 Oct 1993 - 12:00am
Cammino: 1/F The Excelsior, 281 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay. Phone: 894-8888. Hours: Midday-2.30 pm; 6-11 pm. Good value set meals. Decor: Small space with holes in the walls. Eclectic table settings, otherwise hotelish. Cuisine: Italian. Vegetarian menuon request.4 Jul 1993 - 12:00am
Scala: 11/F New World Harbour View Hotel, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Phone 802-8888 ext. 6363. Hours: Noon-2.30 pm, 7-10.30 pm. Closed Sundays. Set lunch $150, set dinner $385. Decor: Stylishly done with vaguely Roman overtones. Cuisine: Continental. Clientele: Mixed. Service: Impersonal. Reservations: Not usually necessary. Parking: Hotel valet parking. Cellular phones per table count: None.21 Mar 1993 - 12:00am
The Frog Pond: 38 Wyndham Street, Central, Hongkong. Phone: 522-5566. Hours: Midday-3 pm, 6-10 pm. Closed Sundays. Decor: Frogs. Cuisine: Continental vegetarian, with some fish and chicken dishes. Buffet at lunchtime. Clientele: Low-key. Service: Quirky and friendly. The difference between a hotel restaurant and an independent. Reservations: Not necessary.31 Jan 1993 - 12:00am