A takeaway dinner seen waiting on a table at a restaurant in Mong Kok. Amid the ‘third wave’ of coronavirus infections, stricter restrictions have been imposed to reduce social contact. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

More Hong Kong restaurants shut down, shift to delivery as coronavirus dining ban poses existential threat

  • As many eateries struggle to survive, some are electing to make massive savings on rent by vacating their expensive premises in prime shopping areas
  • The trend is a further blow to the city’s prime retail property market, and will accelerate amid a new ban on restaurant dining
Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
A takeaway dinner seen waiting on a table at a restaurant in Mong Kok. Amid the ‘third wave’ of coronavirus infections, stricter restrictions have been imposed to reduce social contact. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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