Just a few years ago Hong Kong’s eating out scene was defined by the big name restaurants from Nobu, Gordon Ramsay (pictured), Gagnaire and co – now they’ve nearly all gone as Instagrammable dining becomes the name of the game. Photo: Dining Concepts
Just a few years ago Hong Kong’s eating out scene was defined by the big name restaurants from Nobu, Gordon Ramsay (pictured), Gagnaire and co – now they’ve nearly all gone as Instagrammable dining becomes the name of the game. Photo: Dining Concepts

Is the age of the celebrity chef over? Jamie Oliver, Nobu and Gordon Ramsay all quit Hong Kong – so what’s next for high-end restaurants?

  • Star chefs have been leaving Hong Kong in droves in recent years – from Alain Ducasse and Pierre Gagnaire to Tom Aikens and Judy Joo
  • Restaurants are instead embracing Instagram-friendly dining concepts – Pierre Gagnaire’s eponymous French restaurant was replaced by celeb-less Japanese izakaya The Aubrey

Just a few years ago Hong Kong’s eating out scene was defined by the big name restaurants from Nobu, Gordon Ramsay (pictured), Gagnaire and co – now they’ve nearly all gone as Instagrammable dining becomes the name of the game. Photo: Dining Concepts
Just a few years ago Hong Kong’s eating out scene was defined by the big name restaurants from Nobu, Gordon Ramsay (pictured), Gagnaire and co – now they’ve nearly all gone as Instagrammable dining becomes the name of the game. Photo: Dining Concepts
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