BRASSERIE ON THE EIGHTH 8/F Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Admiralty 25213838 www.conradhotels.com Cuisine French Specialities Steak Wine International wine list, Champagne Best for Business meal Average food cost Lunch HK$350, dinner HK$500 Hours Mon-Fri, noon-3pm, 6.30-11pm; Saturday, 6.30-11pm; Sun, 11am-3pm, 6.30-11pm. The venue is ideal for a casual gathering with friends. CAFE GRAY DELUXE 49/F Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty 39681106 www.cafegrayhk.com Cuisine Modern European Specialities Crab bisque, steak tartare, sorbets and ice creams Wine Old and New World Best for Romantic meal Average food cost HK$650 Hours 6.30am-10.30pm A sophisticated cafe overlooking Victoria Harbour with chef Gray Kunz's updated European classics and signature dishes. DAN RYAN'S CHICAGO GRILL Shop 114, Pacific Place, Admiralty 28454600 www.danryans.com Cuisine American Specialities US steak, seafood, ribs, burgers Wine 20+ international choices Best for Casual bite Average food cost HK$150 Hours Mon-Fri 11am-midnight; Sat-Sun & PH 10am-midnight Fans swear by the ribs and seafood, and they say the burgers are the best in town. A great respite from taxingly glamorous Pacific Place. GRAPPA'S RISTORANTE Shop 132, Level 1, Pacific Place, Admiralty 28680086 www.elgrande.com.hk Cuisine Home-style Italian Specialities Pizza, pasta, roast lamb chops, tiramisu Wine Italy, California, Australia and France Best for Casual bite Average food cost Dinner HK$400 Hours 9am-midnight This laid-back venue serves home-style Italian recipes made from carefully sourced ingredients from Italy as well as imported wines. JW'S CALIFORNIA Level 5, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Admiralty 28108366 www.jwmarriotthk.com Cuisine Pacific Rim and Japanese Specialities Sushi, seafood Wine 150+ bottles, Californian and Australian Best for Business meal Average food cost Lunch HK$200-HK$300, dinner HK$400-HK$500 Hours Noon-3pm, 6-11pm The sushi bar leads into a fine Californian-style restaurant serving imaginative modern American cuisine. LIPPO CHIUCHOW G/FLippo Centre, Queensway, Admiralty, 25261168 www.lipporestaurant.com Cuisine Chiu Chow Specialities Poached cold crab Wine Red Best for Value Average food cost HK$150-HK$200 Hours 11.30am-11pm Traditional Chiu Chow dishes with a modern touch in a sophisticated environment. Seasonal specials. NADAMAN Level 7, Island Shangri-La, Supreme Court Road, Admiralty 28208570 www.shangri-la.com/island Cuisine Japanese Specialities Sushi, kaiseki, sashimi and teppanyaki Wine Hot, cold and sparkling sake, shochu Best for Impressing guests Average food cost Lunch HK$200-HK$300, dinner HK$450-HK$600 Hours 12.30-2.30pm; 6.30-10.30pm Large selection of gourmet Japanese dishes served in minimalist designer surroundings. 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 Best for Business meal Average food cost HK$150- HK$220 Hours 11.30am-4.30pm, 5.30-11.30pm Justly renowned for its Peking duck and beggar's chicken, both served with much tableside ceremony. PETRUS Level 56, Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, Supreme Court Road, Admiralty 28208590 www.shangri-la.com/island Cuisine French Specialities Pasta, steak, seafood, dessert Wine International choices. Superb cellar houses probably the city's largest collection of Petrus and other fine Bordeaux wines. Best for Romantic meal Average food cost Breakfast HK$220, lunch HK$400, dinner HK$1,000-HK$1,500 Hours 7-10am, 12.30-2.30pm, 6.30-10.30pm Epitomises excellence in French haute cuisine. SHIRO G/F Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 21558066 www.aqua.com.hk Cuisine Japanese Specialities Sashimi, sushi, grilled seafood items Wine Selection of New and Old World wines, cocktails and sake Best for Casual bite Average food cost Lunch HK$200, dinner HK$340 Hours 11am-11pm Shiro offers dishes for those on the run. YE SHANGHAI Level3, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 29189833 www.elite-concepts.com Cuisine Modern Shanghainese Specialities Dim sum, noodles, seafood, drunken chicken and stir-fried river shrimps, dessert Wine 16 white, 14 red, Chinese wine Best for Romantic meal Average food cost Lunch HK$250, dinner $350 Hours 11.30am-3pm, 6pm-midnight The Y?Shanghai concept embodies the past, present and future. The Y?Shanghai name means 'Shanghai nights'. ZELO 88 Queensway, Pacific Place, LG1-32, Admiralty 29181028 www.gaiagroup.com.hk Cuisine Mediterranean Specialities Steak, tapas, tiramisu Wine Well-established and lesser-known wines by the bottle and glass Best for Casual bite Average food cost HK$200-HK$300 Hours 10am-late Mediterranean cuisine served in contemporary surroundings.