Fit for an emperor: enjoy signature Chinese favourites at Summer Palace in Hong Kong

Grandly-designed Michelin-starred restaurant is popular for dim sum and known for its signature dishes

PUBLISHED : Friday, 17 March, 2017, 1:54pm
UPDATED : Friday, 17 March, 2017, 1:54pm

The grand interior consists of high ceilings with ornate chandeliers hanging over elegant white clothed tables, gold silk screens on deep red walls, Chinese paintings on gold walls and thick lush carpets. Summer Palace exudes grandeur fit for an emperor.

The menu is extensive, packed with seasonal favourites made with quality ingredients. The dim sum is popular at lunchtime and the à la carte menu features double boiled soups such as sea whelk consommé with ginseng.

Other dishes include braised whole abalone in oyster sauce, superior bird’s nest dishes, Peking duck and fresh seafood.

Signature dishes

Steamed fresh crab claw with winter melon in egg white and mashed Yunnan ham

Baked king prawn in truffle pesto sauce

Chilled sago cream with fresh mango juice and pomelo


Valet parking: yes

Vegetarian: 30 dishes

View: no

Corkage: HK$500+

Alfresco: no

Private rooms: 4 rooms, 15 ppl

Contact details

Level 5, Island Shangri-La,

Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Admiralty

2820 8552

Mon - Sat Lunch: 11.30am - 3pm;

Sunday and PH: 11am - 3pm;

Daily: Dinner: 6.30 - 11pm

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