1/5 NUEVO 9 Star Street, Wan Chai, 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 1/5 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, Wan Chai, 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. BLUE GOOSE 33 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 25205303 www.igors.com Cuisine Pub grub Specialities Fish and chips, bangers and mash, burgers Wine Speciality bottled beer, cocktails and wine Average food cost HK$100-HK$150 Hours Mon-Sun Noon-2am This relaxing pub offers cold beers and live sports entertainment on the two flat-screen televisions. Has outdoor seating. BO INNOVATION Shop 13, 2/F J Residence, 60 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, 28508371 www.boinnovation.com 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, a la carte and chef's table options. 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 8am-10pm; Fri and Sat 8am-11pm; Sun 9am-10pm Caffe Habitu has a cosy, neighbourhood cafe feel to it and the staff are friendly. Provides freshly brewed espresso coffee imported from Italy. CEPAGE 23 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai 28613130 www.lesamis.com.sg Cuisine French-Mediterranean Specialities Japanese egg confit, truffled oxtail gelee, Lomo Iberico, croutons; champagne-elderflower soup with fresh berries; Angel hair, Sakura ebi, Nudja chili de Monteporro Wine An extravagant collection of more than 2,400 labels worth more than HK$20 million. Average food cost Lunch HK$500; dinner HK$1,500 including wine Hours Mon-Sat Noon-2pm, 7pm-10pm A sister restaurant to the much-loved Singapore venue, the restaurant has a classically elegant interior. CHILI CLUB 1/F, 88 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 25272872 Cuisine Thai Specialities Curry, seafood Wine A few bottles of French, Australian and Spanish Average food cost HK$120 Hours Noon-3pm, 6pm-10.30pm More than two decades since it opened, the Chili Club is still packed nightly with spice-loving loyalists who don't really like to eat without sweating. A WanChai institution. 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. COYOTE 114-120 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 28612221 www.coyotebarandgrill.com Cuisine Mexican Specialities Steak Wine Four choices, plus range of tequilas and margaritas Average food cost HK$200 Hours Sun-Thu Noon-2am; Fri and Sat Noon-3am This spacious, casual Mexican/Southwest bar and grill is popular for tequila and a great variety of margaritas, which slip down deceptively smoothly but pack a considerable punch. 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 and PH 11am to midnight One of the city's most successful and best-known Indian restaurants offers relaxed, informal dining. KAETSU Mezzanine Floor, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 25881234 www.hongkong.grand.hyatt.com Cuisine Japanese Specialities Lunch and dinner buffets Friday to Monday 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 of the best sak?selections in town. LEI GARDEN 1/F CNT Tower, 338 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, 28920333 www.leigardenrestaurant.com Cuisine Cantonese Specialities Shark's fin, Australian abalone soup, pan-fried Texas sirloin Wine 15 red, five white, French and New World, one champagne Average food cost Lunch HK$80, dinner HK$150 Hours 11.30am-3.30pm, 6pm-11.30pm A modern look and culinary style. LIU YUAN PAVILLION 3/F The Broadway, 54-62 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, 28042000 Cuisine Shanghainese Specialities Dim sum, seafood, dessert Wine Chinese Average food cost HK$200-HK$300 Hours Noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm An excellent range of Shanghainese favourites served in stylish surroundings. Don't miss the dumplings, and you should certainly try the sizzling rice soup. 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. MEGAN'S KITCHEN 5/F Lucky Centre, 165-171 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai, 28668305 www.jiunbaoclub.com Cuisine Chinese Specialities Seafood, hotpot Wine French, Californian, Chilean, Australian Average food cost HK$200 Hours Noon-3pm, 6pm-11.30pm Famous for its quirky hotpot soup bases such as tom yum koong cappuccino, Megan's also serves up innovative 'hotpot balls', premium beef and Cantonese classics. 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 Sun-Thu Noon-11pm; Fri and Sat Noon-11.30pm An Australian-themed casual dining restaurant with an emphasis on steaks seasoned with a unique blend of spices. OVOLOGUE 66 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, 25276088 www.ovo.com.hk Cuisine Australian steakhouse Specialities Dim sum, desserts Wine Wines from France, Italy, Spain, New Zealand, Australia, California, and South Africa, at prices ranging from HK$388 to HK$1,388 Average food cost Lunch HK$150, dinner HK$300 Hours Mon-Fri 11.30am-3pm, 6.30pm-11.30pm; Sat, Sun and PH 11.30am-4.30pm, 6.30pm-11.30pm The exceptional cultural experience and character does not merely come from the 120-year-old building. 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 and 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 RESTAURANT 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 and PH Noon-1am R66, the only revolving restaurant in Hong Kong, has been offering spectacular views, international fare and live band performances for decades. SABAH G/F, Shop 4-5, Yen Men Building, 98-102 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai, 21436626 Cuisine Malaysian Specialities Pasta, curry, seafood Wine Four, red and white Average food cost HK$100 Hours Mon-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun and PH Noon-10.30pm This no-frills, friendly place serves all the usual Malaysian favourites including satay and noodle dishes, curries and nasi goreng. Popular for its reasonably priced set lunch. SLIM'S No 1, Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, 25281661 www.elgrande.com.hk Cuisine American Specialities Pizza, pasta, steak, seafood, burgers, hot dogs Wine Italian, French, Californian and Australian Average food cost HK$80 Hours Mon-Thu 11am-midnight; Fri and Sat 11am-1am; Sun 11am-midnight Squeeze into Slim's for a wide selection of beers and great food with some of the world's best micro brews and ales, and the signature Slim Burgers, while watching live sports on the big screen TV. THAI & GRILL Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1Harbour Road, WanChai, 25847662 www.hongkong.grand.hyatt.com Cuisine Thai Specialities Steak, curry, dessert Wine 33 white, 42 red and 15 sparkling from around the world Average food cost Lunch HK$200, dinner HK$350 Hours Mon-Sat Noon-2.30pm, 6pm-11pm; Sun and PH closed A trendy music and dining venue, serving authentic home-style Thai cuisine. 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 French, Italian, American, South African, Australian Average food cost HK$600 Hours Living Room (1/F): Mon-Sat 11am-2am; Sun 11am-midnight. Dining Room (2/F): Mon-Sat Noon-3pm, 6pm-midnight; Sun Noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm Designed by artist and film director Stanley Wong, it is a welcoming venue for a bite or drink. 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 11am-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.