If you thought that new restaurant openings would slow down for the holidays in Hong Kong, think again. This January, Alexandra House in Landmark will welcome a hip and trendy Sichuan restaurant, while Simon Rogan’s The Baker & The Bottleman opens on Lee Tung Avenue. Woo Cheong Tea House takes over the space that used to be The Pawn in Wan Chai and Steak King opens up a cafe house, butcher and deli space in Tseung Kwan O. Scroll down to see what new eateries might tickle your taste buds this month … New openings 1. Grand Majestic Sichuan In collaboration with book author and scholar of Sichuan cuisine, Fuchsia Dunlop, Grand Majestic Sichuan is poised to challenge preconceptions of the regional fare. Boasting a lively ambience with plenty of flair, what’s on the plate promises to pay homage to the traditional with innovative twists. An extensive wine list and original cocktails are set to grace the drinks menu too, making this an exciting addition to Alexandra House. Shop 301, Alexandra House, 18 Chater Road, Central 6 best spots for a holiday brunch in Hong Kong 2. The Baker & The Bottleman Love Simon Rogan’s soda bread ? Then this is the bakery for you. Led by Roganic’s executive chef, Oli Marlow, all food will be made in-house from scratch. Sink your teeth into scrumptious scones, comforting biscuits, doughnuts, soda bread and more. When night falls, the upstairs space transitions into a wine bar that serves natural wines alongside snacks, cold cuts and cheeses. G14-15, G/F and F15A, 1/F, Lee Tung Avenue, 200 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai 3. Otetsu For a teppanyaki experience with a difference, head over to Otetsu in Causeway Bay, serving up dishes incorporating premium ingredients such as Kumamoto A5 Wagyu or Iberico pork. Diners can look forward to sandperch with orange purée and lemon molecular smooth, South African abalone with creamy nori sauce and Iberico pork loin smoked with cherry wood. 13/F, L’Hart, 487-489 Lockhart Road, Causeway Bay 4. Graceland Fans of Momentai in Sai Kung will be happy to know that its new reincarnation, Graceland, has opened its doors in Mong Kok. Specialising in American comfort fare, chef Jake Johnson brings soul food such as chicken and dumplings, country fried steak and more to diners’ palates. Lisa House, Shop B, G/F, 12-14A Yim Po Fong Street, Mong Kok 5. Tori-Za Ten While claiming to serve a lot of pizza, Tori-Za Ten wants you to know it’s not an Italian restaurant. Employing a style of Western-influenced Japanese cuisine with Asian elements, the menu is populated with items like gyoza with speyside whisky and tomato cream, and uni, caviar and crabmeat pizza. Our interest is certainly piqued. 66 Electric Road, Tin Hau 6. Woo Cheong Tea House Occupying two floors in the historic Woo Cheong building in Wan Chai, Woo Cheong Tea House promises to deliver high-end Cantonese cuisine, innovative tea-infused cocktails and premium dim sum. One floor offers healthy versions of dim sum like bean curd sheet rolls with avocado and black truffle, and steamed fish dumplings with jasmine, while the dining room serves up refined Cantonese dishes such as tea-smoked chicken and stir-fried pork spareribs with Mandarin peel and black vinegar. 1-2/F, 62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai Hong Kong’s best new bars of December, reviewed – from QCG to Wood Ear 7. Maka Hiki The Tai Hang neighbourhood welcomes a new tiki-themed hang-out. Grilled meat is the name of the game on the food menu as diners can sink their teeth into dishes such as grilled Mahi Mahi fish garnished in curry with coconut cream, chilli oil and crispy shallots, as well as Seychelles king prawns covered in a home-made massale spice. The drinks menu sounds equally exotic with the restaurant’s rum-based Maka Hiki punch and tequila-based Tik Tok Tiki. 2/F, Little Tai Hang – The Corner House, 98 Tung Lo Wan Road, Tai Hang 8. Steak King A new premium meat butcher and deli that also doubles up as a coffee house has opened in Tseung Kwan O. Apart from shopping for top quality chilled and cut to order dry-aged steak, U.S.D.A Prime steak, Australian Wagyu, Australian free-range chicken and house-made sausages, you can also kick back and enjoy the menu line-up of gourmet pizzas, all day breakfast, home-baked pies and beer. Shop G11, Capri Place, 33 Tong Yin Street, Tseung Kwan O 9. La Casa Burger & Pasta La Casa has arrived to up the burger game in town. Previously a private kitchen, the restaurant has changed its menu and opened up a shopfront in Sheung Wan. Exciting selections include the sirloin truffle mozzarella burger, fish and Thai salsa burger, Duroc pork and fontina burger as well as the portobello and feta burger. Pastas are also available on the menu. Shop 2, G/F, Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan 10. Plume If terrace wining and dining is what you fancy, then head over to Plume. A casual extension of the Michelin-starred Écriture, Plume offers all-day dining as well as an extensive wine list while you sit back to a panoramic view of the city. On the menu are comfort items such as home-made French toast, croque-monsieur and Écriture’s signature caviar tart, as well as decadent cheese and charcuterie boards. Fresh oysters with shallot vinegar; cheese plates sourced from world-renowned fromagier , Bernard Antony; and Oteiza charcuterie flown in from the heart of Basque country. Wash it down with a red from Burgundy or a refined champagne. Rooftop (R/F), H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Central 11. Jiang Nan by Jerome Leung Regional celebrity chef Jerome Leung, famed for his food documentary A Bite of China , has joined forces with The Venetian Macau to showcase Jiangnan cuisine. Diners can anticipate scrumptious selections such as boneless yellow croaker fish filled with Suzhou-style crab paste and crab roe, eight treasures braised duck, lotus-shaped fish dumplings in supreme consommé, drunken crab in Shaoxing hua diao wine and the totally Instagrammable fortune chicken cooked in clay in the shape of a gold ingot. Another destination to look forward to when the borders finally open back up. Shop 1078, Level 1, The Venetian Macau, Estrada da Baia de Nossa Senhora da Esperanca, Macau 5 buzz-worthy new Hong Kong restaurants reviewed: from Estro to Kushiro New menus 1. Asian delights business lunch at Club @28 Looking for a place with open views to treat yourself for a weekday lunch ? Then head over to the top floor of Crowne Plaza Hong Kong. A selection of hearty Asian dishes such as Hainanese chicken rice and other items will be on rotation on the menu, including Thai red curry fish, Thai style wok-fried flat rice noodles with minced pork and herbs, Massaman curry beef, green curry chicken with jasmine rice and more. 28/F, Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Causeway Bay, 8 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay 2. New seasonal dishes at Osteria Marzia Tucked away at The Fleming hotel in Wan Chai, Osteria Marzia is an Italian seafood restaurant not to be missed. Our favourites on the new menu include Seppia, which is finely shaved cuttlefish topped with herby Sicilian breadcrumbs that has amazing texture and aroma. The wild snapper crudo with roasted beetroot, horseradish and Amalfi lemon, and grilled Hokkaido scallops with Jerusalem artichoke purée, raisin and fennel are also light additions to the menu. The crispy Amadai fish prepared Italian-style is the perfect marriage between East and West as well. G/F, The Fleming, 41 Fleming Road, Wan Chai 3. New chef at Ho Lee Fook A new chef means a new menu at Ho Lee Fook, and chef Archan Chan brings years of working in Chinatown in Australia to the plates. New to the menu are additions like Stir-fry King, a wok-fried speciality that features a combination of flowering garlic chives, yellow chives and chilli tossed with cuttlefish and crispy anchovy, topped off with cashews, as well as razor clams, which is a simple yet aromatic dish with fermented garlic, soy and glass noodles on top of the shellfish. Fans of the establishment can rest assured that classics such as roast Wagyu short rib and the prawn toast x okonomiyaki remain on the menu. G/F, 1-5 Elgin Street, Soho, Central 4. Interval Farmacy x The Chairman pop up In one of the most interesting pairings for a popup, between comfort cafe Interval Farmacy and The Chairman – which was ranked among Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants – comes an eight-course meal not to be missed. Fire is the theme behind the collaboration. On the menu are items that showcase the signatures of both establishments, such as Interval Farmacy’s wood-fired pizza oven meeting the Chinese claypot to create a baked whole crab on a bed of coarse salt and fresh Sichuan peppercorn. Roasted bone marrow is given The Chairman treatment with its housemade XO sauce, served with pickles and freshly baked bread from the pizza oven. Shop 207, Level 2, Arcade, Cyberport, 100 Cyberport Road, Pok Fu Lam Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .