Sabatini 3/F, Royal Garden Hotel, 69 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui 2733 2000 The fare This is one link in the famous trattoria chain the three renowned Sabatini brothers have built around the world over the past 50 years. The venue helped to trigger the local craze for Italian food when it opened back in 1993. The ambience From murals to mosaic floor, everything here exudes Roman appeal while a string ensemble provides Italian music in the background. The cost $400 to $500 per person, without wine. Who to bring The love of your life for that special occasion. Or business partners for a hearty celebration. There is a family buffet on weekends and holidays. Turn-ons The trattoria is famous for using only the best and the freshest ingredients. The exquisite 'home cooking' makes a refreshing change for palates dulled by regular hotel restaurant fare. The cellar contains an exclusive collection of Italian wines. Turn-offs You will not get a table unless you book in advance.