CAFE DE PARIS Shop G01B, G/F, Block A, Water Margin, Discovery Bay, Lantau Telephone 2987 8203 Website www.igors.com Cuisine French Specialities Pasta, steak, seafood, coffee, dessert Wine list Red and white from Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, New Zealand and the United States Average food cost $200-$300 Opening hours Noon-10.30pm Remarks Melt-in-your-mouth foie gras, tender rib-eye steak and chocolate fondue are just some of the delicate dishes available for those wanting a bit of that authentic Parisian taste. CAFE LIDO 2/F, Royal View Hotel, 353 Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan Telephone 3716 2898 Website www.royalview.com.hk Cuisine International Specialities Buffet, pasta, steak, curries, coffee Wine list White, red, champagne and sparkling wine from Chile, Italy, France and Australia Average food cost $100 Opening hours 7am-11pm Remarks With its natural light and modern Asian decor, Cafe Lido offers international dishes and Asian favourites. And it's only 15 minutes away from Hong Kong Disneyland. CARAMBA MEXICAN CANTINA Shop G08A, G/F, Block A, Discovery Bay Plaza, Discovery Bay, Lantau Telephone 2987 2848 Website www.caramba.com.hk Cuisine Mexican Specialities Steak, coffee, dessert Wine list Red and white from Australia, Chile and South Africa Average food cost $128 Opening hours Mon-Fri noon-midnight; Sat-Sun 11am-midnight Remarks A good restaurant to bring kids, with a waterfront alfresco ambience and well- rounded children's menu featuring mini quesadillas and little burritos. CHIUCHOW GARDEN RESTAURANT Shop G27, Luk Yeung Galleria, Tsuen Wan Telephone 2498 3381 Website www.maxims.com.hk Cuisine Chiu Chow Specialities Dim sum, noodles, seafood, dessert Wine list International Average food cost $100-$150 Opening hours 8am-midnight Remarks Hong Kong's largest group of Chiu Chow restaurants, established in 1981, is known for its authentic traditional food balanced by innovative dishes, and also for its famous kung fu tea. ESSENCE Lobby Level, Novotel Citygate Hong Kong, 51 Man Tung Road, Tung Chung Telephone 3602 8808 Website www.novotel.com/asia Cuisine International Specialities Buffet, sushi, dim sum, pizza, pasta, noodles, steak, curry, seafood, coffee, dessert Wine list International Average food cost $140 Opening hours 6am-11pm Remarks Essence is where Asian and Continental cuisines blend in harmony. Breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets are served, as well as an a la carte menu with all the classic favourites. FAT ANGELO'S Shops UG011-12, Metro City Plaza II, Tseung Kwan O Telephone 3194 4880 Website www.fatangelos.com Cuisine Italian-American Specialities Pizza, pasta Wine list Four white and six red from Italy and five champagnes including Dom Perignon Average food cost $150 Opening hours Noon-11pm Remarks Family-style and value-for-money Italian food; free bread and salad with any order of pasta or a main dish. Known for vast servings, but more modest portions are now available. HEMINGWAY'S BY THE BAY Shop G09, Block A, Discovery Bay Plaza, Lantau Island Telephone 2987 8855 Website www.hemingwaysdb.com Cuisine Caribbean BBQ Grill Specialities Buffet, pizza, pasta, steak, curry, seafood, coffee, dessert Wine list More than 30 by the glass, mostly New World with a few Old World thrown in for good measure Average food cost $180 Opening hours 11am-1am Remarks Located right next to the beach in the new Water Margin dining complex at Discovery Bay, this place features a large outdoor seating area with a BBQ at the weekends. Claims to serve the largest selection of rum in Asia. LARDOS STEAK HOUSE 4B, Hang Hau Village, Tseung Kwan O Telephone 2719 8168 Cuisine Steakhouse Specialities Pasta, steak, dessert Wine list Penfolds Private Bin Shiraz Cabernet and Penfolds Rawsons Retreat Merlot Average food cost $250-$280 Opening hours Mon- Fri noon-3pm, 6pm-10.30pm; Sat ,Sun & PH noon-10.30pm Remarks With meat directly imported from Australia and the United States, the steak here are well worth making the trip for. Other meat dishes, seafood and poultry offered in a no-frills setting. MAXIM'S PALACE 6/F, New Town Plaza, Phase I, Sha Tin Telephone 2693 6918, 2628 9668 Cuisine Cantonese Specialities Dim sum, noodles, seafood Wine list Red and white from France, Italy, Chile and the US Average food cost Lunch $50, dinner $130 Opening hours Mon-Sat 7.30am-midnight; Sun & PH 7.30am-midnight Remarks The largest of the Maxim's Group's Sha Tin restaurants. Noisy and crowded but a great place for families, and noted for its Peking duck, roast goose, crispy fried chicken and seafood. MCSORLEY'S ALE HOUSE Shop G11A-1, G/F, Block B, Discovery Bay Plaza, Discovery Bay Telephone 2987 8280 Website www.mcsorleys.com.hk Cuisine Irish Specialities Buffet, steak, curry, burgers, fish & chips Wine list Red and white from Australia and Chile Average food cost $150 Opening hours Mon-Fri 3pm-midnight; Sat & sun 11am-midnight Remarks The younger sister of McSorley's in SoHo, this Discovery Bay location provides nearby residents with a comfortable and unpretentious place to meet up over food and drink and cheeer on their favourite sports teams. OLEA Lobby Level, Novotel Citygate Hong Kong, 51 Man Tung Road, Tung Chung Telephone 3602 8818 Website www.novotel.com/asia Cuisine Mediterranean Specialities Pizza, pasta, steak, seafood, coffee, dessert Wine list International Average food cost $200 Opening hours Noon-2.30pm, 6pm-10pm Remarks Olea, meaning 'olive' in Latin, brings hearty Mediterranean dining with servings of pasta, pizza, traditional tapas and mezze plates, together with a bright and airy setting. PIZZA MILANO Flat A, G/F, Back Street, Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island Telephone 2981 4848 Cuisine Italian Specialities Pizza, pasta Wine list From Italy, France and California Average food cost $110 Opening hours Mon-Fri 6pm-11.30pm; Sat, Sun & PH noon-11.30pm Remarks Since 1996, this has been the place where Lamma residents go for a trattoria-style experience with great pizza and reasonable pasta dishes. SOPRANOS Shop G07, Block A, Discovery Bay Plaza, Discovery Bay, Lantau Telephone 2987 2995 Cuisine Italian Specialities Buffet, pizza, pasta, steak, seafood, coffee, dessert Wine list From the New World Average food cost $220 Opening hours 11am-11pm Remark Sopranos specialises in homemade pastas and speciality dishes such as fritto misto and tagliatelle al ragu bolognese, along with a variety of other Italian delights. The use of some of the best pastas, risottos and raviolis brings home the true taste of native Italy. THE STOEP 32 Lower Cheung Sha Village, Lantau Telephone 2980 2699 Cuisine South African and Mediterranean Specialities Pasta, steak, coffee, dessert Wine list From South Africa and Australia Average food cost $100 Opening hours 11am-10pm Remarks Located at Cheung Sha beach with the towering Sunset Peak as a backdrop, The Stoep is a real getaway experience that does not require a plane ticket and passport. WILDFIRE Level 7, Hong Kong International Airport Telephone 2261 2999 Website www.igors.com Cuisine Western Specialities Pizza, pasta, coffee, dessert Wine list International choices of white, red and champagne Average food cost $150 Opening hours 7am-noon Remarks The perfect area to have a drink and catch up on some reading, or to do some work on your laptop before your flight. Pizza, kebabs, pastas, steak, dessert or snacks are available all day. ZAKS Shop G04, G/F & 103, 1/F, Block A, Water Margin, Discovery Bay, Lantau Telephone 2987 6232 Website www.castelohk.com/zaks Cuisine International Specialities Pizza, steak, seafood, coffee, dessert Wine list White and red from Australia and New Zealand Average food cost $120 Opening hours 8am-midnight Remarks A beach hangout where you can view the ocean from a love seat or the family area. ZAKS provides fusion cuisine; signature dishes include ZAKS Surf & Turf and ZAKS Baby Back Ribs.