CHOCOLUX CAFE Shop 3, 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 Shop 114, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 28454600 www.danryans.com 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 & PH 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 Level 4, 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 to HK$168 Average food cost HK$700 Hours Mon-Thu & Sun Noon-midnight; Fri & Sat Noon-1am Combines the culinary innovations of renowned Italian chef Mauro Uliassi with stunning interior design by award-winning architect Thomas Heatherwick. GRAPPA'S RISTORANTE Shop 132, Level 1, 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, as well as imported fine cheeses and home-baked bread. JIANG SHAN XIAO Shop 2B, 1/F Retail Podium, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, 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. MAN HO CHINESE Level 3, JWMarriott Hotel Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 28413853 www.jwmarriotthk.com Cuisine Cantonese Specialities Dim sum, seafood Wine French, Australian, Californian, Italian, Chilean Average food cost Lunch HK$250, dinner HK$300-HK$500 Hours 11am-3pm, 6pm-11pm Classic Cantonese dishes prepared expertly and presented with style. Popular for dim sum and more formal dining. NADAMAN Level 7, Island Shangri-La, Supreme Court Road, Central, 28208570 www.shangri-la.com/island Cuisine Japanese Specialities Sushi, kaiseki, sashimi and teppanyaki Wine Hot, cold and sparkling sake shochu Average food cost Lunch HK$200-HK$300, dinner HK$450-HK$600 Hours 12.30pm-2.30pm; 6.30pm-10.30pm Large selection of gourmet Japanese dishes served in minimalist designer surroundings with great harbour views. Kaiseki sets and the sushi bar are recommended. 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. ROKA Shop 002, Level LG1, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 39605988 www.rokarestaurant.com Cuisine Japanese Specialities Grill Wine With 25 available by the glass. There is also a strong representation of sak? shochu and innovative cocktails Average food cost Lunch HK$200-HK$300, dinner HK$350-HK$500 Hours 11.30am-11.30pm ROKA brings its signature Japanese robata grill to Hong Kong, offering a casual, informal and sociable dining concept. 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. YE SHANGHAI Level 3, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 29189833 www.elite-concepts.com Cuisine Shanghainese Specialities Dim sum, noodles, seafood, drunken chicken and stir-fried river shrimps, dessert Wine 16 white, 14 red, Chinese wine Average food cost HK$250 Hours 11.30am-2.30pm, 6pm-11.30pm Traditional and modern Shanghainese food served in a 1920s setting. Live music in the evenings.