CHOCOLUX CAFE Shop3, B3, Three Pacific Place, Admiralty, 29189892 www.chocoluxcafe.com Cuisine French Specialities Coffee, dessert Wine No Average food cost HK$25-HK$60 Hours Mon-Fri 7.30am-7.30pm; Sat 10.30am-8.30pm; closed on Sun A little bit of luxury is life-enhancing, which is why this is a home from home for chocolate lovers. Also savoury choices. DAN RYAN'S CHICAGO GRILL Shop114, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 28454600 www.windy-city.com.hk Cuisine American-Chicago Specialities US steak, seafood, ribs, burgers Wine 20+ international choices Average food cost HK$150 Hours Mon-Fri 11am-midnight; Sat-Sun and public holidays 10am-midnight Fans swear by the ribs and seafood, and say the burgers are the best in town. A great respite from taxingly glamorous Pacific Place. DOMANI Level4, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 21111197 www.domani.hk Cuisine Italian Specialities Marche-style fruits of the sea, roast pigeon, pan-fried sea bass Wine More than 400 wines from HK$320 to HK$19,000, with 20 by the glass from HK$58 Average food cost HK$500 Hours Noon-midnight Combines the culinary innovations of renowned Italian chef Mauro Uliassi, with stunning interior design by award-winning architect Thomas Heatherwick. GOLDEN LEAF 5/F Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 25213838 ext 8280 www.conradhotels.com Cuisine Cantonese Specialities Dim sum, seafood Wine Champagne, wines from Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Chile, Argentina, the US, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and China Average food cost Lunch HK$368, dinner HK$598 Hours Mon-Sat 11.30am-3pm, 6.30pm-11pm; Sun 11am-3pm, 6.30pm-11pm Traditional Chinese design with carved teak. Repeatedly recognised as one of Hong Kong's best Chinese restaurants. Delight in the innovative traditional dishes created by the master chef. GRAPPA'S RISTORANTE Shop132, Level1, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 28680086 www.elgrande.com.hk Cuisine Home-style Italian Specialities Pizza, steak, seafood, coffee, dessert Wine Italy, California, Australia and France Average food cost Lunch HK$200, dinner HK$300 Hours 9am-midnight This see-and-be-seen venue serves up recipes made of carefully sourced ingredients from Italy, and imported fine cheeses and home-baked bread. JIANG SHAN XIAO Shop2B, 1/FRetail Podium, Lippo Centre, 89Queensway, Admiralty, 28106921 www.jiangshanxiao.com.hk Cuisine Cantonese Specialities Buffet, dim sum, seafood Wine Red and white, whisky, cognac, vodka, gin and rum Average food cost HK$200 Hours 11.30am-11pm A traditional Chinese restaurant with a creative menu and charming ambience. Outdoor smoking area KOSMO WELLNESS CAFE Shop 1&2, B3, Three Pacific Place, Admiralty, 35554001 www.kosmoliving.com Cuisine International Specialities Sandwiches, salad, smoothies, juices, teas, coffee Wine No Average food cost HK$100 Hours Mon-Fri 7.30am-8.30pm; Sat and Sun 9am-8.30pm One of a successful group of healthy lifestyle cafes serving naturally inspired food and drinks with an emphasis on organic produce. LIPPO CHIU CHOW G/F Lippo Centre, Queensway, Admiralty, 25261168 www.maxims.com.hk Cuisine Chiu Chow Specialities Poached cold crab Wine International Average food cost HK$150-HK$200 Hours 11am-4.30pm, 5.30pm-11.30pm Traditional Chiu Chow dishes with a modern touch in a sophisticated environment. Seasonal specials. METROPOLITAN CAFE LG/F, Shop 008, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 29180882 www.windy-city.com.hk/windycity/ Cuisine American/New York Deli Specialities Pasta, sandwiches, panini, tossed salad Wine One white, one red from California Average food cost HK$90 Hours 8am-9pm This deli is well suited to high-traffic Pacific Place, with its American breakfasts, rotisserie chicken, paninis and people watching. PEKING GARDEN LG/F, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 28458452 www.maximschinese.com.hk Cuisine Pekingese Specialities Shark's fin, abalone, bird's nest, cold appetiser, boiled soup Wine International Average food cost HK$150-HK$220 Hours 11.30am-4.30pm, 5.30pm-11.30pm Justly renowned for its Peking duck and beggar's chicken, both presented with much tableside ceremony. Also a wide selection of northern dishes. PETRUS Level 56, Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, Supreme Court Road, Central, 28208590 www.shangri-la.com/island Cuisine French Specialities Pasta, steak, seafood, coffee, dessert Wine 11,600 bottles of 900 international choices. Superb cellar houses probably the city's largest collection of Petrus and other fine Bordeaux wines. Average food cost Breakfast HK$220, lunch HK$400, dinner HK$1,000-HK$1,500 Hours 7am-10am, 12.30pm-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm Epitomises excellence in French haute cuisine. RUTH'S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE G/F Lippo Centre, Admiralty, 25229090 www.ruthschris.com Cuisine American steakhouse Specialities Steak, seafood Wine Award-winning list, mainly French, American and Australian Average food cost Lunch HK$200-HK$300, dinner HK$500 Hours Noon-11pm Specialising in the finest quality steak and seafood, served with New Orleans flair in a reassuringly old-fashioned club-like atmosphere. Don't miss the blue crab cakes.