1. Sky Lounge 18/F, Sheraton Hong Kong Hotels & Towers, 20 Nathan Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 2369-1111. Sky Lounge’s two viewing areas with curving booths offer arguably the best seats in town for the fireworks. The restaurant is offering a four-course dinner for $918 that includes a lobster bisque with ravioli and old armagnac, a seafood sampler (oysters, scallops, crab, mussels, scampi, clams), char-grilled US prime tenderloin with crispy garlic mash, asparagus in black truffle sauce or lobster mornay, and warm apple strudel with vanilla ice cream and bird’s nest tarlet. 2. Amber 7/F, The Landmark Oriental, 15 Queen’s Rd. Central, Central, 2132-0066. For an exquisite two-star Michelin dinner, try the six-course menu at Amber ($1,888 for adults, $888 for under-12s). Tuck into foie gras in a pinot noir reduction with heirloom beets and cherries, Aveyron lamb with caraway and an aubergine charlotte, aged comté with poached palm heart, veal jus and extra virgin almond oil. Sweet and savory desserts include 33 percent Tanariva chocolate, salted caramel and Welsh vanilla sea salt dégustation. Dinner starts at 5:30pm, followed by the fireworks party at 7:30pm, when you can head up to the private champagne soiree on the roof of the adjoining Chater House for a panoramic view. 3. Santa Lucia Restaurant and Lounge 38/F, 8A Hart Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, 3550-0262. The restaurant at Hotel Panorama by the Rhombus group (who also run Hotel LKF) has a little-known but stunning panoramic 38th-floor harbor view. Go for their six-course Chinese dinner with a modern twist. Priced at $2,009 for two, it features auspicious dishes like marinated sea cucumber and lobster roll, sea urchin panna cotta, turnip and shark’s fin soup, pan-roasted beef tenderloin and braised abalone. For an additional $1,000, you can get a room for the night. 4. Petrus 56/F, Island Shangri-La Hong Kong, Pacific Place, \t\t88 Queensway, Admiralty, 2820-8590. Sip your Dom gracefully with your “it” bag sitting imperially on the purse stool that they so thoughtfully provide. Petrus’ $1,488 Menu Gourmand includes lip-smacking French fare such as “Royal Cabanon” No. 2 oyster tartar with oscietra caviar, duck liver and quince jelly Napoleon, wild Brittany sea bass, leek and potato with shaved black truffle, roast Aveyron lamb rack, winter vegetables with Navarin jus, and finally, a delicate Earl Grey tea sherbet with black pepper sauce. 5. Hutong 28/F, 1 Peking Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 3428-8342. Perfect if you covet a dimly lit and thoroughly Chinese ambience with your harbor view. Hutong’s $1,288 menu features Northern Chinese starters such as abalone slices in spring onion oil, baby geoduck served with mung bean paper and roulade of pork cheek stuffed with minced beef. Mains come in the form of wok-fried tiger prawns with chili sauce, poached shrimp and pork dumplings in soup, and Hutong’s signature dish of crispy de-boned lamb ribs. Dessert is coconut ice cream with sweet pears, white fungi and bird’s nest. 6. H One 4008, 4/F, IFC Mall, 8 FInance St., Central, 2805-0638. This Italian restaurant at the IFC Mall boats yet another spectacular view of Victoria Harbour, and its $780 five-course dinner is super value for money. The grand antipasto spread includes creamy Burrata, carpaccio and shaved foie gras, Sardinian seafood salad and more. Then there’s dungeness crabmeat ravioli and roasted Sicilian scampi with crispy artichoke and prosciutto. Mouthwatering mains include roasted lamb rack with balsamic reduction or charcoal-grilled prime rib with polenta. End with a famous Graffeo coffee or cha. 7. Bubba Gump L3/F, The Peak Tower, 128 Peak Rd., The Peak, 2849-2867. This is one restaurant that won’t bore the little ones to death if you’re planning a get-together with kids for the fireworks display. From Jan 26-28, there’s fun for adults, too—unlimited beers, red and white wines with their $388 three-course menu and a dining voucher lai see. Try the Cajun shrimp, Caesar salad or hush pups (a cornbread fritter) with remoulade for appetizers, followed by grilled mahi-mahi, Mama’s Rack O’ Lamb, a BBQ chicken and rib combo, or shrimp scampi. A family-style dessert platter includes kids’ faves like chocolate-chip-cookie sundae, butter cake with ice cream, and fresh strawberries and key lime pie. 8. Scala Renaissance Harbour View Hotel, 1 Harbour Rd., Wan Chai, 2802-8888. Sit back and enjoy the fireworks at this securely old-school, cozy and intimate ristorante famed for its contemporary Italian cuisine. The $738 five-course Fireworks Menu features tantalizing highlights like marinated salmon with lemon mascarpone and oscietra caviar, wild mushroom consommé with braised beef rib ravioli, abalone risotto, and a parcel of lamb loin with black truffle. For a more glorious, in-your-face fireworks experience, the 34th-floor podium will be open to dinner guests, inclusive of a celebratory glass of champagne served at 8pm.