1/5 NUEVO 9 Star Street, WanChai, 25292300 www.elite-concepts.com Cuisine Modern European Specialities Steak, seafood, coffee, dessert Wine Red, white, champagne and digestives; halves and magnums available Average food cost Lunch HK$200-HK$250, dinner HK$500 Hours Noon-3pm, 6pm-midnight One Fifth Grill is a modern European grill with an emphasis on prime cuts and jet-fresh seafood. Biodynamic wines are served here. 3.6.9 30-32 O'Brien Road, WanChai 25278611 Cuisine Shanghainese Specialities Noodles, seafood, dumplings Wine No Average food cost HK$50-HK$100 Hours 11am-4am Serving no-frills Shanghainese dishes in a no-frills environment, this institution has kept its ways for three decades and remains popular among food lovers. CAFFE HABITU G/F, Pacific Place Three, 8-10 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, 25278999 www.caffehabitu.com Cuisine Italian Specialities Pizza, pasta Wine House red, house white, beer Average food cost Lunch HK$70-HK$100; dinner HK$100-HK$130 Hours Mon-Thu 8.30am-10pm; Mon and Sat 8.30am-11pm; Sun 9.30am-11pm Caffe Habitu has a cosy, neighbourhood cafe feel to it and the staff are friendly. Provides freshly brewed espresso coffee imported from Italy. CHEZ PATRICK G/F, 8-9 Sun Street, Wan Chai, 25271408 www.chezpatrick.hk Cuisine French Specialities Pasta, coffee, dessert Wine A selection of fine French wines with prices much friendlier than usual. Chateau Liversan, Haut Medoc, 2003 Average food cost Lunch HK$150, dinner HK$600 Hours Mon-Sat noon-3pm, 7pm-11pm; closed on Sun A homely experience with the atmosphere of a dining room in a typical Parisian apartment, Chez Patrick has distinctive wooden flooring and white wall panels. CINECITTA 9 Star Street, Wan Chai, 25290199 www.elite-concepts.com Cuisine Italian Specialities Pizza, pasta, steak, seafood, dessert Wine A wide selection of fine choices from around the world Average food cost Lunch HK$180, dinner HK$250 Hours Noon-3pm, 6pm-midnight Named after the famous Roman film studio. Although the atmosphere is Felliniesque, the cuisine is traditional Italian. CUBIX The Fleming Hotel, 41Fleming Road, Wan Chai, 36072011 www.thefleming.com.hk Cuisine Continental and Spanish Specialities Continental, tapas and some fusion Wine French, Italian, Chilean, American Average food cost HK$350 Hours 7am-10.30am, noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm This intimate restaurant serves tapas, classic western dishes, and a range of signature cocktails and wines. It is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. EPOCH 12-14 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, 3525 1570 www.epochdesserts.com Cuisine International Specialities Coffee, dessert Wine Red and white from Australia Average food cost HK$70 Hours Thu-Sun 7.30am-11pm; Fri and Sat 7.30am-midnight Coffee and cake are not revolutionary concepts, but this coffee bar and desserterie takes them to the next level with rich Italian desserts including a seven-layered chocolate cake. GRISSINI 2/F Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 25881234 www.hongkong.grand.hyatt.com Cuisine Authentic Italian Specialities Business lunch, Sunday lunch buffet Wine Italian and vintage selection Average food cost HK$250 (lunch); HK$450 (dinner) Hours Noon-2.30pm, 7pm-10.30pm Traditional Italian food in stylish surroundings and renowned for its superb wine. Go easy on the breadsticks to leave room for great risottos, fresh seafood and rich dessert. HEE KEE FRIED CRAB EXPERT Shop 1-4, G/F, 379 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai, 28937565 www.hee-kee.com Cuisine Cantonese Specialities Crab Wine No Average food cost HK$200-HK$500 Hours Noon-4.30am One of the most famous typhoon shelter-style seafood places, frequented by showbiz personalities. JO JO 2/F David House, 37-39 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 25273776 www.jojofood.com Cuisine Indian Specialities Both mild and spicy favourites Wine Eight to 10 from Old and New World Average food cost HK$125 Hours Mon-Thu 11am-3pm, 6pm-11pm; Fri-Sun & PH 11am to midnight One of the city's most successful and well-known Indian restaurants. It is famous for relaxed, informal dining. KAETSU Mezzanine Floor, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 25881234 www.hongkong.grand.hyatt.com Cuisine Japanese Specialities Lunch, dinner and Sunday buffet Wine 40+ sake choices Average food cost HK$300-HK$450 Hours Noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm Sleek, classy and modern, Kaetsu serves the freshest sashimi and sushi, and sublimely presented kaiseki sets. One ot the best sake selections in town. LIU YUAN PAVILLION 3/F The Broadway, 54-62 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 28042000 Cuisine Shanghainese Specialities Dim sum, seafood, dessert Wine Chinese, Australian and French Average food cost HK$200-HK$300 Hours Noon-11pm An excellent range of Shanghainese favourites served in stylish and atmospheric surroundings. Don't miss the dumplings, and you should certainly try the sizzling rice soup. LOUIS' STEAK HOUSE 1/F Malaysia Building, 50 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, 25298933 Cuisine European Specialities Steak Wine French, Italian, Australian and New Zealand choices Average food cost HK$250-HK$300 Hours Noon-11.30pm Established in Hong Kong for many years, Louis' continues to offer value for money and a friendly, nostalgic dining experience. LUNG MOON 130-136 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, 25739761 Cuisine Cantonese Specialities Dim sum, seafood, Chinese soups, stir-fried dishes Wine No Average food cost HK$100 Hours 6am-11pm An institution that has witnessed Wan Chai morph from the world of Suzie Wong to a modern district. The food served here, however, has resisted change. ONE HARBOUR ROAD 7/F & 8/F, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 25881234 ext7338 Cuisine Cantonese Specialities Home-style Cantonese and dim sum Wine 41 white, 43 red, 12 champagne/sparkling, three dessert options Average food cost Lunch HK$250, dinner HK$450 Hours Noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm A palatial split-level gourmet Cantonese restaurant. Try the baked crab meat and onions and the Loong-Kong chicken. OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE 1/F De Fenwick, 8-12 Fenwick Street, Wan Chai, 31010418 www.outback.com.hk Cuisine Australian steakhouse Specialities Pasta, steak, seafood, dessert Wine White, with a focus on Australian, Chilean and American chardonnays and reds Average food cost HK$108-HK$198 Hours Noon-midnight An Australian-themed casual dining restaurant with an emphasis on steaks seasoned with a unique blend of spices. THE QUARTERDECK CLUB G/F Fleet Arcade, Fenwick Pier, 1 Lung King Street, Wan Chai, 28278882 www.grtvision.com.hk/QDHK Cuisine Western Specialities Seafood, pizza, pasta, steak, gourmet burgers and sandwiches Wine 40+ fine wines, largely from Australia and New Zealand Average food cost HK$180 Hours Noon-2am The only outdoor restaurant on Hong Kong Island right on the Victoria Harbour waterfront which appropriately specialises in seafood. Portions for one will often feed two. Good cocktails. QUEEN'S PALACE 27/F, QRE Plaza, 202 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, 25916338 Cuisine Beijing, Sichuanese and Shanghainese Specialities Dim sum Wine No Average food cost Lunch HK$90, dinner HK$150 Hours Mon-Fri 11am-11pm; Sat, Sun & PH 10am-11pm A Beijing, Sichuanese, and Shanghainese restaurant with westernised decor. Dishes are healthy with no MSG, and less oil and salt are used. R66 REVOLVING 62/F Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, 28626166 www.r66.com.hk Cuisine International Specialities Buffet Wine 52 international choices Average food cost Lunch HK$100, dinner HK$300 Hours Sun-Thu noon-midnight; Fri, Sat & PH noon-1am R66, the only revolving restaurant in Hong Kong, has been offering spectacular views, international fare and live band performances for decades. SCALA 11/F Renaissance Harbour View Hotel, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 28028888 ext6363 www.renaissancehotels.com/HKGHV Cuisine Contemporary Italian Specialities Pasta, steak, seafood, lobster bisque Wine 50 white and 100 red international choices Average food cost Lunch HK$245; dinner HK$600 Hours Noon-3pm, 6.30pm-11pm; closed on Sun Adventurous contemporary European cuisine with occasional Asian elements and no particular national affiliation. A relatively small, intimate restaurant, suitable for romantic dinners. SLIM'S No 1, Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, 25281661 www.elgrande.com.hk Cuisine American Specialities Pizza, pasta, steak, seafood, burgers, hotdogs Wine Italian, French, Californian, and Australian Average food cost HK$80 Hours Mon-Thu 11am-midnight; Fri & Sat 11am-1am; Sun 11am-11pm Squeeze into Slim's for a wide selection of beers and great food, with some of the world's best micro brews and ales as well as the signature Slim Burgers while watching live sports on the big screen TV. SUPER STAR SEAFOOD 1/F Shui On Centre, 8 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 26280989 www.superstarrest.com.hk Cuisine Cantonese Specialities Dim sum, seafood Wine Red, white and Chinese wine Average food cost Lunch HK$100, dinner HK$300 Hours 11am-11pm Founded in 1989, the well-known Super Star continues to develop creativity. It has earned a reputation for its fine Chinese cuisine and has been invited by the Hong Kong Tourism Board to promote Hong Kong and Chinese cuisine in different countries. THE PAWN 62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, 28663444 www.thepawn.com.hk Cuisine Modern British Specialities Eton mess, fish and chips, roast bone marrow, and suckling pig Wine Different wines include French, Italian, English, American, South African, Australian. A large number available by glass and carafe Average food cost HK$600 Hours Living Room (1/F): Mon-Sat 11am-2am; Sun 11am-11pm. Dining Room (2/F): Daily noon-3pm, 6pm-midnight Designed by home-grown artist and film director Stanley Wong, the concept aims to preserve the Woo Cheong Pawn Shop's historic integrity while bringing new life to the space. XI YAN 3/F Hang Wai Commercial Building, 231-233 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, 25756966 www.xiyan.com.hk Cuisine Asian fusion Specialities Asian fusion Wine White and red, French and Chilean Average food cost HK$500 Hours 7.30pm-11pm One of the most popular private kitchens in town, Xi Yan offers reinterpretation of the traditional, highly structured Chinese banquet that makes for an exciting Asian dining experience.