Listings - Central / Lan Kwai Fong / Sheung Wan / Western


7/F The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, 15 Queen's Road Central, Central, 21320066

Cuisine Modern European

Specialities Steak, seafood, cheese, foie gras, bluefin tuna, kurabota pork, New Zealand langoustines

Wine International

Average food cost Lunch HK$450, dinner HK$800

Hours 6.30am-10am, noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm

Designed by the acclaimed Adam Tihany, this restaurant features a cutting-edge interior with avant-garde sculptures and inventive lighting.


29/F & 30/F, Hotel LKF, 33 Wyndham Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, 35189330

Cuisine Modern

Specialities Buffet, pasta, steak, seafood, dessert

Wine Australian, Californian, Chilean, Italian, New Zealand, South African and French, including champagne and some very rare fine wines from Bordeaux.

Average food cost Lunch HK$200, dinner HK$500

Hours Mon-Thu 7am-1am; Fri-Sat 7am-3am; Sun 7am-midnight

A breathtaking 270-degree view of the city and incomparable settings, with healthy and creative cuisine by chef Benny Leung.


2/F, 1Lan Kwai Fong, Central, 2801 5885

Cuisine Contemporary Italian

Specialities Thin-crust pizza, homemade pasta, seafood

Wine Wide international selection, Italian liqueurs and grappa

Average food cost Lunch HK$180, dinner HK$350

Hours Mon-Sat noon-2.30pm (lunch); Mon-Thu 7pm-11pm; Fri-Sat 7pm-11.30pm; Sun 6.30pm-10.30pm (dinner)

Baci features homely food and a sleek, modernist look with gold textured walls, large mirrors and elegant furnishings. Daily set lunch available.


Shop 13, 2/F JResidence, 60 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, 28508371

Cuisine Contemporary fine dining

Specialities Deconstructed Chinese delicacies

Wine International

Average food cost HK$500

Hours Noon-2pm; 7pm-midnight

Among Hong Kong's most innovative restaurants thanks to the tireless creativity of chef Alvin Leung. Great set menus, ? la carte and chef's table options.


G/F, 11 Queen's Road West, Sheung Wan, 28580033

Cuisine Chiu Chow

Specialities Noodles, seafood

Wine No

Average food cost HK$50-HK$100

Hours Mon-Sat 10am-10pm; closed on Sun

One of the oldest Chiu Chow restaurants in town, where tycoon Li Ka-shing used to eat. He is said to still send people over for takeaways.


Basement4, Prince's Building, Central, 28106988

Cuisine Continental

Specialities Seafood

Wine 57 white, including champagne and sweet wine, 38 red

Average food cost Lunch HK$200, dinner HK$400

Hours Mon-Sat 7.30am-midnight

Reminiscent of a smart city bar in London, featuring great seafood, good oyster selection and an extensive wine list. Try the cod Florentine, the whitebait or the skate.


G/F, 44 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, 25811338

Cuisine Japanese

Specialities Sushi

Wine Sake

Average food cost HK$120

Hours Noon-11pm

A sushi kaiten or conveyor-belt restaurant serving the freshest imported sushi and sashimi available. After 11pm it is transformed into a stylish sake and cocktail bar.


2/F LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, 25229318

Cuisine Scandinavian

Specialities House smoked Norwegian salmon salad, crispy pork belly with apple and parsnip pur?e, 'Daim' parfait brownie

Wine list 150+ wine/champagne options, many chosen to complement Scandinavian food

Average food cost Lunch HK$100, dinner HK$300-HK$400

Hours Lunch Mon-Fri noon-3pm; Dinner Mon-Sat 6pm-11pm;

With a chic interior inspired by the Scandinavian winter, Finds brings flavour from the Arctic region, and a private terrace providing a rare space for lounging.


G/F Grand Millennium Plaza, 181 Queen's Road Central, Sheung Wan, 21678200

Cuisine Italian

Specialities Roman-style crispy pizza, homemade pasta tossed in Sangiovese, marinated rabbit stew-style ragout, steak, seafood

Wine 600+ Italian and French

Average food cost HK$400

Hours Noon-midnight

Gaia ('happy' or 'positive' in Italian) is a sophisticated, contemporary Italian restaurant with indoor and alfresco dining.


LG/F Jardine House, Central, 25212322

Cuisine Italian

Specialities Pizza, steak, seafood

Wine Italian, Californian, Australian and French

Average food cost HK$200

Hours 11am-midnight

A member of the Grappa's group, this restaurant serves signature home-style Italian dishes with a range of live entertainment.


Shop 4008, Podium Level4, IFC Mall, Central, 28050638

Cuisine Italian and Mediterranean

Specialities Buffet, pizza, pasta, steak, curry, seafood

Wine 450+ international, 70 per cent

Old World and 30 per cent New World

Average food cost HK$800

Hours Noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm

Chic and contemporary, this 11,000 sqft restaurant focuses on fashionable international dining ranging from signature grills and rotisseries to Mediterranean dishes.


Shop B + D, G/F, 112-114 Wellington Street, Central, 25446198

Cuisine Egyptian and Mediterranean

Specialities Seafood, tagines, mezze

Wine 12 predominantly New World whites, 20 reds, including Lebanese and Egyptian selections, plus international beers and sangria by the jug

Average food cost HK$200-HK$300

Hours 11.30am-3pm, 6pm-midnight; closed Sun

A relaxed setting where diners can enjoy fine Middle Eastern cuisine. Attention to detail and the highest standards are the dominant themes.


2/F California Tower, 30-32 D'Aguilar Street, Central, 28697399

Cuisine Vietnamese

Specialities Beef tenderloin with tomato, fried fish Hanoi style, salt and pepper soft shell crab

Wine More than 100 options

Average food cost Lunch HK$150, dinner HK$300

Hours Mon-Sat noon-2.30pm; Sun-Thu 6.30pm-11pm; Fri-Sat 6.30pm-11.30pm

The interior design takes you back to the French colonial era in Vietnam, and the menu offers a modern interpretation of traditional Vietnamese favourites. Great soft shell crab.


1/F Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road, Central, 28254014

Cuisine International

Specialities Tailor-made dishes

Wine Champagne

Average food cost HK$200

Hours Noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10pm

A hidden location adjacent to the main kitchen of the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, the Krug Room is where Uwe Opocensky does his chef's table, serving fine food with precious drops from the Krug Champagne house.


G/F The Plaza, 21 D'Aguilar Street, Central, 28046800

Cuisine Japanese

Specialities Beef Kyoto fumi, beef tataki, Kyoto salad

Wine International wine, premium sake

Average food cost Lunch HK$160, dinner HK$300

Hours Mon-Sat noon-2.30pm, Sun-Thu 6.30pm-11pm; Fri-Sat 6.30pm-12.30am

Informal venue with sake, sushi and robatayaki bars. Fresh seasonal produce simply presented in a relaxed atmosphere. Suits diners looking for an after-work meal, late-night snack or special evening out.


42 D'Aguilar Street, Central, 25247790

Cuisine Spanish tapas

Specialities Paella, tapas

Wine list International choice of whites, reds and champagne

Average food cost HK$100

Hours Sun-Thu 5pm-1am; Fri-Sat 5pm-2am

The recently renovated decor features sleek lines in dark brown and black. The menu remains modern Spanish cuisine.


10/F, Pinocine Building, 80-82 Queen's Road Central, Central 28691499

Cuisine French

Specialities Foie gras, duck leg

Wine Red, white, rose and champagne from France

Average food cost Lunch HK$110, dinner HK$380

Hours Noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-11.30pm

Located in the heart of Central and with an attractive garden terrace, La Bouteille serves classic and modern French cuisine in a casual and relaxed atmosphere.


Shop 2004, Podium Level 2, IFC mall, Central, 25211117

Cuisine Thai and Vietnamese

Specialities Slow-fried beef with vermicelli cakes

Wine About 50 French, Australian, Chilean, New Zealand, Italian, Argentinian, US and Spanish choices

Average food cost Lunch HK$190, dinner HK$250

Hours 11am-3pm, 6pm-11pm

Aspires to be a hidden paradise of Vietnamese and Thai flavours, with the menu regularly renewed to guarantee seasonal varieties of classic and modern dishes and a calming chi interior that makes it an urban oasis.


37-43 Pottinger Street, Central, 25436290

Cuisine Modern Thai

Specialities Smoked trout betel leaf, banana blossom salad with king prawn, Penang curry of wagyu beef cheek

Wine A New World list chosen to complement the menu

Average food cost Lunch HK$120, dinner HK$350

Hours Noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm

A hip bar and restaurant featuring modern Thai dishes by talented Australian chef Will Meyrick and cocktails by mixologist Grant Collins.


Shop 3101-3107, Podium Level 3, IFC Mall, Central, 23933933

Cuisine Sichuan and South American

Specialities Sichuan tan tan noodles, jumbo crab claw with pickled chilli sauce, chicken consomm? with bird's nest and egg white

Wine More than 120 labels from around the world, from HK$380 to HK$18,000

Average food cost Lunch HK$230, dinner HK$500

Hours Mon-Fri noon-2.30pm, 7pm-10.30pm; Sat, Sun & PH 11.30am-3pm, 7pm-11pm

Fusion cuisine of an unusual kind. Sichuan and South American dishes, with some combining the two. Panoramic harbour views and a long bar.


Level 4, Four Seasons Hotel, 8 Finance Street, Central, 31968880

Cuisine Chinese

Specialities Cantonese classics with an emphasis on seafood and dim sum

Wine International

Average food cost HK$200-HK$300

Hours Noon-2.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm

The freshest of local and seasonal produce incorporated into a selection of fine traditional Cantonese dishes done with a contemporary twist at this three-Michelin-star restaurant.


1/F South Block, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, 28774000

Cuisine Traditional European with a touch of Middle East

Specialities Seafood, coffee, desserts

Wine Fine range of Old and New Worlds, 18 by the glass, extensive dessert wine list

Average food cost HK$500

Hours Mon-Fri noon-2.30pm, 7pm-10.30pm

Located in one of the last historic buildings left in Central, M sets itself apart with its quirky yet classy decor and traditional European cuisine. Menus change regularly.


77 Wellington Street, Central, 28543810

Cuisine Chinese noodles

Specialities Noodles

Wine No

Average food cost HK$50

Hours 11am-10pm

Internationally famous for its won ton, this is one of the most popular noodle shops in town, although you'd never know it from its appearance. It's the food that counts.


25/F Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 5 Connaught Road Central, Central, 28254025

Cuisine Cantonese

Specialities Dim sum, steamed crab claw with ginger and rice wine, poached pear in tangerine tea.

Wine 91 white and 210 red from around the world.

Average food cost HK$800

Hours Mon-Fri noon-3pm, 6.30pm-11pm; Sat, Sun and public holidays 11.30am-3pm

The hotel's signature Cantonese restaurant and one of the best in town.


G/F, 8 Glenealy, Central, 25221763

Cuisine Austrian

Specialities Wiener schnitzel, Viennese boiled beef, apple strudel

Wine Mainly Old World, also Austrian and Czech draught beer

Average food cost HK$500

Hours Mon-Sat noon-2.30pm, 7pm-10.30pm; closed Sun

Authentic Austrian cuisine, good wine and music served in a classical style. This exotic outlet grew from a desire to expose diners to an all-in-one artistic gastronomical experience.


4/F, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central, 81298882

Cuisine Californian

Specialities Crispy crab cakes with sambal mayonnaise, beef carpaccio, braised Kobe oxtail, pan-roasted sea bass

Wine Old and New World, champagne and a good-value wine-by-the-glass programme

Average food cost HK$350

Hours Mon-Thu 11.30am-midnight; Fri-Sat 11.30am-3am; Sun and public holidays 11.30am-10pm

The large alfresco dining area offers breathtaking views of Victoria Harbour. The indoor area provides an intimate yet contemporary setting for meals and conversations.


25/F Princes Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, 25371388

Cuisine Regional Chinese and international

Specialities Pasta, noodles, dessert

Wine Rare vintages, New World labels, organic wine and fine champagnes, beer, spirits, fruit-infused cocktails and organic vegetable juices

Average food cost Lunch HK$450, dinner HK$650 - each including two courses and a glass of wine

Hours Mon-Thu noon-midnight; Fri, Sat and public holidays eve noon-2am; closed on Sun

A unique Hong Kong dining experience with traditional regional Asian cuisines intermixed with western fine dining. 360-degree city views.


L/F, Hilltop Plaza, 49 Hollywood Road, Central, 25591317

Cuisine Sichuan

Specialities Fiery Sichuan dishes served as a set menu

Wine French, Italian, Chilean, Argentinian, American, South African, Australian and New Zealand options.

Average food cost HK$250

Hours 6.30pm-9pm, 9pm-11.30pm

This pioneer of Hong Kong's private kitchen scene still serves what is arguably the best Sichuan food in town.


1/F, 1 Lyndhurst Tower, 1 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, 28452262

Cuisine Indian

Specialities Tandoori lobster and tandoori jheenga

Wine Beer and rose syrup

Average food cost Lunch HK$140, dinner HK$250

Hours Noon-2.30pm, 6pm-10.45pm

Known for tandoor specialities and for its excellent lunch buffet, the venue also serves good Indian desserts.


19 Hollywood Road, Central, 31711989

Cuisine Spanish tapas

Specialities Jamon de jabugo meats, pulpo a la gallega

Wine Spanish options served by the glass, so they can be matched with tapas.

Sherries and cava also available.

Average food cost HK$250-HK$500

Hours Noon-2pm; 5pm-10pm

A highly social environment, Tapeo replicates some of the most fashionable tapas bars in Spain by seating diners next to one another at the bar overlooking the open kitchen where chefs work to create the most authentic and freshest tapas dishes to order.


3/F California Tower, 30-32 D'Aguilar Street, Central, 29051688

Cuisine Thai

Specialities Soft shell crab with sweet basil and chilli, Thai barbecue lamb cutlets, steamed chilli-lime whole Mandarin fish, red curry duck

Wine 45+ choices

Average food cost Lunch HK$160, dinner HK$280

Hours Mon-Sat noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-11pm; Sun 6.30pm-10.30pm

An atmospheric venue in which to enjoy authentic Thai cuisine, with a slant towards dishes from the north.


4/F Exchange SquareII, Central, 25251163

Cuisine Authentic Cantonese

Specialities Dim sum, seafood, steamed lobster dumplings, dessert

Wine International

Average food cost Lunch HK$65, dinner HK$133

Hours Mon-Sat 11am-11.30pm; Sun and public holidays 10am-11.30pm

Modern Cantonese dishes in stylish surroundings with harbour views. Popular for dim sum and Cantonese favourites.


2/F New World Tower, 16-18 Queen's Road, Central, 25242012

Cuisine Cantonese

Specialities Dim sum, seafood

Wine Red and white, French, Chilean, Australian

Average food cost Lunch HK$100-HK$120, dinner HK$180-HK$230

Hours Mon-Fri 11am-3pm, 5.30pm-11.30pm; Sat 11am-11.30pm

The award-winning Tsui Hang Village Restaurants have been associated with high quality Cantonese cuisine since the group was established in 1974. Consistently fine food.


G/F, 58-62 D'Aguilar Street, Central, 25229798

Cuisine Italian

Specialities Pasta, seafood, dessert, salad

Wine 240+ choices, Italian, French, New World

Average food cost HK$700

Hours Mon-Thu, noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-11pm; Fri-Sun noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-11.30pm

Among the best Italian food in town, albeit a little pricey. Chef Harlan Goldstein cooks everything from wild mushroom spaghetti to miniburgers.


17-22 Lan Kwai Fong, Central, 28455577

Cuisine Italian

Specialities Pizza, pasta, steak, seafood

Wine Impressive cellar of hand-picked regional Italian and French, champagne and grappa

Average food cost HK$400

Hours Mon-Thu noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-11.30pm; Fri, Sat and eve of public holidays 6.30pm-midnight; Sun and public holidays 6.30pm-11pm

One of the Hong Kong's most well-established Italian restaurants, Va Bene (going well) is styled after a typical neighbourhood Italian trattoria and serves authentic cuisine.


Atrium, Level 5 and 6, The Landmark, Central, 36576388

Cuisine Contemporary Japanese

Specialities Sushi

Wine 2,000 bottle cellar, 10+ vintage options by the glass including Italian, French, New Zealand, Californian, Argentinian and Spanish

Average food cost Lunch HK$290, dinner HK$780

Hours Mon-Sat noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm; closed on Sun

A sophisticated twist on the traditional Japanese izakaya style of informal eating and drinking with attention to detail and quality ingredients.