Five restaurants with much to recommend in Western district

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 24 June, 2015, 10:41am
UPDATED : Monday, 24 April, 2017, 11:18am


From Sai Ying Pun to Kennedy Town, the district has seen a raft of new restaurant openings. We've reviewed five places recently, and all have much to recommend. With the MTR Island line extension making it more accessible, there's no excuse not to venture west and try something new. Click on headlines to read our reviews in full.

Ina Hotpot by Inaguku - robust Chinese-style fare

Handmade beef balls weren't what we expected ... these were ... fluffy, and seasoned with dried tangerine peel.










Neighborhood - comforting French-Italian fare

We couldn't fault the handmade pasta; the tagliolini was eggy and al dente. The sea urchin spaghetti also delighted my Italian guest










Chino - refreshing blend of Mexican and Japanese fare

White fish ceviche with yuzu lime and cashews wasn't cured for long ... but it was bright and refreshing.









Shiba, Kennedy Town - Japanese skewers

We especially liked the miso pork ribs  — the .. meat was fatty, rich and slightly sweet ... Shiso minced chicken was soft and moist










Stack, Sai Ying Pun - pancakes

Our favourite savoury dish wasn't a pancake: it was the comforting, homey hash with scraps of duck meat 








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