Hong Kong is a city that takes its food seriously. With a rich culinary history and influences from around the world, it’s no surprise that the city has become a global food destination. From humble street food stalls to more exclusive restaurants, the city offers something for every palate and budget.

To pay tribute to the deep Hong Kong food culture, we’ve curated a list of 50 amazing restaurants in Hong Kong, with Michelin-starred restaurants (19), Michelin Bib Gourmand (16) awarded restaurants and our own list of favourite restaurants, namely, The HK Hub’s Picks (15). Restaurants are listed by alphabetical order.

The guide aims at covering the best food options available in various types of restaurants across the city. From fine dining to street food, from Cha Chaaan Teng to hot pots, from Western to Asian restaurants, you will find here countless options in Central, Jordan, Sham Shui Po, Lamma Island, Sai Kung or Tsim Sha Tsui. So, are you ready to find your best restaurant in Hong Kong?

Content of this article hide

8 1/2 Otto E Mezzo Bombana — Central

shaving dried tuna Heart on top of red tuna pasta
Chef Bombana is also known as “The King of white truffle” (© 8 1/2 Otto E Mezzo Bombana)

8 1/2 Otto E Mezzo Bombana, situated in the bustling financial hub of Central, is a three Michelin-starred restaurant named after Chef Umberto Bombana’s favourite film, “8 ½” by Federico Fellini. Experience an exquisite blend of Italian cuisine with a contemporary twist, featuring signature dishes such as the delectable black truffle risotto, blue lobsters, and house-made pastas. The cinematic ambiance is enhanced by subdued lighting and a low mirror ceiling, overlooking the dynamic street view. With branches in Macau and Shanghai, this restaurant remains a mainstay in the fine dining scene.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: Italian – Michelin Starred ***
Location: Shop 202, 18 Chater Rd, Central
Contact: Website | +852 2537 8859

ABC Kitchen — Sheung Wan

ABC Kitchen Sheung Wan
Various types of dishes are available at ABC Kitchen (© C. Chu, K. H. Chan, ABC Kitchen via Google)

ABC Kitchen, which stands for “A Better Cooking Kitchen,” is located in the bustling cooked food centre of Sheung Wan. Offering elegant Italian cuisine at an affordable price, this cosy place may not be fine dining, but it boasts must-try signature dishes such as the roasted suckling pig and lamb shank. Tables adorned with red and white chequered tablecloths create a charming French bistro ambiance, and guests are welcome to bring their own wine or peruse the wine list. With its inviting and relaxed atmosphere, it’s no surprise that ABC Kitchen has become a beloved hotspot.

Price Range: $$
Type: Continental – The HK Hub’s Pick
Location: CF7 1/F Queen Street Cooked Food Market, 1 Queen St, Sheung Wan
Contact: Website | +852 9278 8227

Amber — Central

duck foie gras with green sauce and a bunch of edible flowers and leaves served in a deep plate and four crackers on the side
The contemporary French restaurant offers set menus (© The Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong)

Awarded for 14 consecutive years two Michelin stars and The Michelin Green Star in 2022, it’s no secret that Amber is one of the top contenders in town. Led by renowned Dutch-born chef Richard Ekkebus, this French fine dining restaurant offers only prix-fixe menus, including a dairy- and gluten-free vegetarian option with reduced salt and sugar. In 2018, the award-winning restaurant underwent a revamp by acclaimed New York designer Adam Tihany, featuring a bright, gold, and beige palette. The new menu highlights the natural flavours of ingredients, with an emphasis on vegetables, including homemade tofu with Fukuoka tomatoes and amadai (tilefish) with rice and sake lees (leftovers from sake production).

Price Range: $$$$
Type: French – Michelin Starred **
Location: 15 Queen’s Rd Central, Central
Contact: Website | +852 2132 0066

Aqua Luna — Tsim Sha Tsui

aqua luna afternoon tea victoria harbour
Cruise along Victoria Harbour and indulge in award winning dim sum or afternoon tea (© Aqua Luna)

Embark on a journey through the stunning Victoria Harbour with Aqua Luna, an unforgettable experience that combines breathtaking views with delicious food. This historic and exquisite red Chinese junk boat with crimson sails is a Hong Kong icon, offering plenty of space to relax. With several cruising options to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Indulge in the afternoon tea experience, where you can savour award-winning dim sum from the Dim Sum Library and delectable cakes and sweets from Aqua. Alternatively, try their latest Dim Sum day cruise, where you can feast on exquisite dishes such as Hokkaido king crab spring rolls and Shrimp & Spinach Dumplings in XO seafood sauce, expertly crafted by the talented chefs of Dim Sum Library while exploring the hidden gem of a secret fishing village, Lei Yue Mun. For the evening, enjoy the best views of Hong Kong’s skyline with the Symphony of Lights cruise, followed by dinner at the celebrated Chinese restaurant Hutong. It’s no wonder Aqua Luna has consistently been named one of the top-rated experiences.

Price Range: $$$
Type: Dim Sum – The HK Hub’s Pick
Location: Public Pier 9, Central Ferry Pier & Public Pier 1, Tsim Sha Tsui Ferry Pier
Contact: Website | +852 2116 8821

See also
High Tea Heaven: 32 Afternoon Tea Sets You Won't Want To Miss In Hong Kong

Australia Dairy Company (澳洲牛奶公司) — Jordan

a signage with australia dairy company's chinese name written outside of the restaurant
Australia Dairy Company at Jordan (© Australia Dairy Company)

Australia Dairy Company is one of the most popular cha chaan teng (Hong Kong-style cafe) in Jordan. This beloved diner is renowned for its classic local breakfast dishes, including rich and buttery thick toast, comforting macaroni soup with BBQ pork, and, of course, the signature silky smooth scrambled eggs. Don’t be put off by the long queues – the no-nonsense service and bustling atmosphere are all part of the experience. The restaurant’s old-school decor and no-frills approach transport diners back in time to a simpler era, making it a true Hong Kong gem. Just be sure to study the menu beforehand, order quickly, eat heartily, and make way for those eager to try this favourite.

Price Range: $
Type: Cha Chaan Teng – The HK Hub’s Pick
Location: 47 Parkes St, Jordan | +852 2730 1356
Contact: Website | +852 2730 1356

Belon — Central

3 rolls of crab meat wraped with smoked fennel and caviar served on a white plate
Dungeness crab with smoked fennel and caviar (© Belon)

Belon is a Michelin-starred neo-Parisian restaurant helmed by the talented Chef Matthew Kirkley. Moved into its new location on Elgin Street in Soho back in 2021, this eatery offers a contemporary menu of elevated French cuisine with a focus on locally sourced ingredients. The stunning menu includes the famous whole roasted chicken, the decadent foie gras tartlet with sauternes wine, alongside reimagined French dishes are a feast for the senses. The restaurant’s sophisticated design features kitchen counter seats for a front-row view of the culinary magic.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: French – Michelin Starred *
Location: 1st Floor, 1-5 Elgin St, Central
Contact: Website | +852 2152 2872

Big JJ Seafood Hotpot (珍姐海鮮火鍋飯店) — Central

holding a giant plate of yellow beef, with a stem of coriander put on top as decor
The locally-slaughtered yellow beef platter is perfect for hotpot (© Big JJ Seafood Hotpot)

Nestled in an alley close to Lan Kwai Fong, Big JJ Seafood Hotpot is a social media sensation that’s loved by locals and tourists alike. This popular restaurant is renowned for its signature seafood hotpot, featuring locally-slaughtered yellow beef, the catch of the day seafood platter, and signature soup bases with zero artificial flavoring or MSG. Their loud Cantopop music and friendly staff perfectly embody their tagline, “Noisy, rude, and overrated.” If you’re in the mood for wine, ask their friendly sommelier for a recommendation, or bring your own with a surcharge. While the hotpots are only served at night and advanced booking is a must, their lunch menu boasts must-try dishes like Pratunam Chicken Rice and Prime Beef with Scallion Oil & Soy Noodle.

Price Range: $$
Type: Hot Pot – The HK Hub’s Pick
Location: G/F, Wo On Building, 9 Wo On Ln, Central
Contact: Website | +852 2388 6982

Bo Innovation — Central

dice of food served in a plate printed with the painting of dog playing poker
Bo Innovation serves contemporary Chinese cuisine with a playful twist (© Bo Innovation)

Bo Innovation is a Michelin-starred restaurant helmed by Chef Alvin Leung, known for his innovative “X-treme Chinese” cuisine that blends conventional Chinese ingredients with modern techniques. The restaurant’s signature dish, “Sex on the Beach”, is a playful take on a classic cocktail. The contemporary design of the restaurant complements the cutting-edge cuisine, and Bo Innovation has been recognized with numerous awards for its exceptional dining experience.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: Fusion – Michelin Starred **
Location: 1/F, 45 Pottinger St, Central
Contact: Website | +852 2152 2872

Caprice — Central

the main dining room has a grand white and metallic brown decor with chandeliers on the left, crab meat with caviar served in a transparent sphere bowl on a white plate
(© Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong)

Caprice, located in the iconic Four Seasons Hong Kong, is a three Michelin-starred restaurant that delivers French haute cuisine at its finest. With Executive Chef Guillaume Galliot at the helm, the menu showcases the freshest ingredients and highlights the best of French culinary techniques. The ‘Menu Connaisseur’ allows guests to indulge in all of their specialities at once, including its signature Crabe Royal d’Alaska, and the inspiring desserts by pastry chef Nicholas Lambert, who was the youngest recipient of Asia’s Best Pastry Chef in 2018. The restaurant’s glamorous design and outstanding Victoria Harbor views perfectly complement the concept of French luxury dining.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: French – Michelin Starred ***
Location: 8 Finance St, Sheung Wan
Contact: Website | +852 3196 8882

See also
13 Incredible French Restaurants & Bistros In Hong Kong

Chaat — Tsim Sha Tsui

Gosht Tar Kalia lamb stew in rich gravy
Chaat earned its first Michelin star in 2022 (© Rosewood Hong Kong)

Chaat, which means “to lick” in Hindi, is an Indian fine dining restaurant located at Rosewood Hong Kong. Headed by Chef Manav Tuli, the restaurant was awarded its first Michelin star in 2022. Chaat offers a unique and imaginative take on Indian street food, with a menu that showcases bold and flavourful dishes. The restaurant’s Tandoori menu is particularly impressive, featuring standout dishes such as the Lobster Tikka and Brandt Ranch Tomahawk, both cooked to perfection in the custom Tandoor oven. These dishes are best enjoyed with Chaat’s spice-influenced cocktails and wines. The vibrant and colourful decor features a glass-clad Masala room filled with fragrant spices, and an outdoor terrace overlooking Victoria Harbour.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: Indian – Michelin Starred *
Location: 5/F Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui
Contact: Website | +852 3891 8732

Chan Kan Kee Chiu Chow Restaurant 1948 (陳勤記鹵鵝飯店) — Tseung Kwan O

a plate of braised goose with lo shui
Braised goose with lo shui is a staple in Chiu Chow cuisine (© The Lohas)

Earned its first inclusion on the Michelin Bib Gourmand Guide in 2022, Chan Kan Kee Chiu Chow Restaurant 1948 at The Lohas, Tseung Kwan O is specialized in traditional Chiu Chow cuisine. The 70-year-old restaurant is renowned for its signature dish – the braised goose – made with a special marinade sauce called “lo shui” originating from Jieyang. The restaurant also serves up other Chiu Chow classics alongside the mouthwatering goose. Regulars will recognize the restaurant’s gilded sign, and its semi-open kitchen creates an inviting and authentic experience for guests, showcasing the preparation of their delicious dishes.

Price Range: $$$
Type: Chinese – Michelin Bib Gourmand
Location: Shop 353B, Level 3, The LOHAS, 1 Lohas Park Rd, Tseung Kwan O
Contact: Website | +852 2858 0033

Dragon State Kitchen (龍邦燒味小廚茶餐廳) — Sheung Wan

soy sauce chicken legs, cold pork knuckle, crispy roasted pork belly with rice, half of an salted egg and choi sum on the side
Dragon State Kitchen is the expert of Cantonese BBQ (© Dragon State Kitchen)

Dragon State Kitchen is tucked away on a street corner in Sheung Wan, offering authentic Cantonese BBQ. This gem is renowned for its succulent selection of roasted meats, from the flavourful barbecued pork and roasted duck to the crispy skin chicken and everything in between. If roasted meat isn’t your thing, fear not – the menu also features Cantonese rice and fried noodles, making it a bustling cha chaang teng for lunch. And for those on the go, Dragon State Kitchen also offers take out options.

Price Range: $
Type: Cha Chaang Teng – The HK Hub’s Pick
Location: 38 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan
Contact: Website | +852 2342 3189

Eng Kee Noodle Shop (英記麵家) — Sai Ying Pun

a bowl of soup noodles with braised beef brisket and oven-grilled bbq pork
Cantonese-style soup noodles with braised beef brisket and oven-grilled char siu (© Michelin)

Eng Kee Noodle Shop is a family-run restaurant located in Sai Ying Pun that has been serving up Cantonese-style noodles since 1994. The Michelin-recommended restaurant is famous for its signature dish – the beef brisket – which is braised overnight and steeped in a spiced marinade for maximum tenderness and flavour. The oven-grilled char siu, made with pork shoulder and pork neck, boasts a juicy and springy texture thanks to the fine marbling. This little shop offers both dine-in and takeout options, making it the perfect joint for a quick and satisfying meal.

Price Range: $
Type: Chinese Noodles – Michelin Bib Gourmand
Location: GF, 32 High St, Sai Ying Pun
Contact: Website | +852 2540 7950

Forum (富臨飯店) — Causeway Bay

a braised abalone with brown sauce and some Chinese lettuce on the side
The signature Ah Yat braised abalone (© Forum)

For over 40 years, Forum has been a beloved eatery, attracting tourists from around the world with its Michelin-starred cuisine. The restaurant’s signature dish, Ah Yat braised abalone, is named after Forum’s founder and master Chef Yeung Koon Yat. Premium abalone is slow-cooked in a flavourful broth for days and served with the option to add toppings like goose web, dried seafood or fish maw. Today, under the guidance of Executive Chef Adam Wong, Forum continues to deliver the finest Cantonese cuisine with top-quality ingredients. Don’t miss the sweet, tender braised ox-tails, or the aromatic and delicious Ah Yat fried rice, made with fresh shrimp, BBQ pork, and finished with ham sauce.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: Dim Sum – Michelin Starred ***
Location: 1/F, Sino Plaza, Causeway Bay
Contact: Website | +852 2869 8282

See also
Yum Cha : Where To Eat The Best Dim Sum In Hong Kong?

Genuine Lamma Hilton Fishing Village Restaurant (南丫島漁村酒家) — Lamma Island

the waterfront dining area, fried prawns and crabs
Seafood is freshly caught daily at this laid-back restaurant on Lamma Island (© Genuine Lamma Hilton Fishing Village Restaurant)

Take a scenic ferry ride to Lamma Island to discover the hidden gem of Genuine Lamma Hilton Fishing Village Restaurant. While Yung Shue Wan is packed with seafood restaurants, those in the know head to this Sok Kwu Wan spot for an authentic taste of Hong Kong’s coastal cuisine. With over half a century of history, seafood is freshly caught each day, and the type of fish available could vary, making for an off-menu surprise. Whether you prefer it steamed, deep-fried, or wok-fried, the staff will recommend the best cooking method to complement each fish. Regulars rave about the crab in jackfruit curry and various Tanka (boat people) dishes that are hardly seen elsewhere. With its laid-back atmosphere and stunning ocean views from the tables which are situated right on a pierhead, Genuine Lamma Hilton Fishing Village Restaurant is the perfect place for a relaxing seafood feast.

Price Range: $$
Type: Seafood – The HK Hub’s Pick
Location: Lot 584, G/F, Sok Kwu Wan, Lamma Island
Contact: Website | +852 2982 8220

Hansik Goo — Sheung Wan

a black truffle in a bowl of rice and a Hansik goo branded truffle shaver on the side
Hansik Goo showcases the variety of Korean cooking traditions (© Hansik Goo)

Led by Chef Mingoo Kang, who is also responsible for the acclaimed Mingles in Seoul, Hansik Goo is a Michelin-starred Korean restaurant that celebrates authentic Korean flavours with a creative twist. Offering just one tasting menu with add-on options available, the creative courses draw inspiration from the variety of Korean cooking traditions. The standout dish, samgye risotto 2.0, is a modern take on the beloved Korean chicken soup dish, samgyetang, featuring a chicken and duck roulade stuffed with song-yi mushroom and drizzled with ginseng chicken and rice soup. The contemporary design is inspired by the old Korean kitchen and hearth, known as Bu-Eok, creating a unique and inviting atmosphere that highlights the restaurant’s Korean heritage.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: Korean – Michelin Starred *
Location: 1/F, The Wellington, 198 Wellington St, Sheung Wan
Contact: Website | +852 2798 8768

Hop Yik Tai (合益泰小食) — Sham Shui Po

holding a plate of rice rolls with sweet sauce, sesame sauce and soy sauce, with a drizzle of sesame on top
Silky smooth cheong fun with sweet sauce, sesame sauce, soy sauce, and sesame seeds (© Hop Yik Tai)

Sham Shui Po is home to numerous delectable eateries, and the always busy Hop Yik Tai in Sham Shui Po is all about authentic Hong Kong street food. Celebrated on the Michelin guide, this joint is always buzzing with activity, serving up freshly made cheong fun, or rice noodle rolls, that are velvety and paired perfectly with sweet sauce, sesame sauce, and soy sauce. Whether you’re grabbing it to go or snagging a seat in this cozy shop, you won’t want to miss out on their other mouth-watering street food, like fish balls, pork skin, and braised radish.

Price Range: $
Type: Street Food – The HK Hub’s Pick
Location: 121 Kweilin St, Sham Shui Po
Contact: Website | +852 2720 0239

Kam Wah Cafe (金華冰廳) — Mong Kok

a tray of pineapple buns fresh off the oven
The sweet buttered pineapple bun is a must-try at Kam Wah Cafe (© Kam Wah Cafe)

Kam Wah Cafe, located in Mong Kok, is renowned as one of the best Pineapple bun makers in the city. This humble cha chaang teng serves up traditional Hong Kong-style breakfast fare, with dishes like pork chop noodles and creamy scrambled eggs with soft white bread, paired with a cup of rich and smooth milk tea, crispy and buttery pineapple buns, and fluffy egg tarts. While you may have to share a table with strangers, it’s quite common with local eateries. The menu is thoughtfully provided in both English and Chinese.

Price Range: $
Type: Cha Chaan Teng – The HK Hub’s Pick
Location: 45-47 Bute St, Mong Kok
Contact: Website | +852 2392 6830

Kam’s Roast Goose (甘牌燒鵝) — Wan Chai

a roast geese legs service in a noodle soup with choi sum on the side
Goose is perfectly roasted with a crispy skin and juicy meat (© Michelin)

Kam’s Roast Goose in Wan Chai is the place to go for its mouthwatering Cantonese roast goose. Founded by the third generation of the Kam family, whose grandfather was the founder of the infamous Chinese restaurant Yung Kee, this restaurant offers a simple yet delicious menu centred around their signature dish, the succulent roast goose. The goose is roasted to perfection, with a crispy skin and tender, juicy meat that is enhanced by the restaurant’s secret marinade. Don’t miss the creamy, melty goose blood pudding or the decadent blanched noodles tossed in goose fat. The cosy design allows guests to savour the restaurant’s Cantonese dishes in a warm and family-oriented environment that.

Price Range: $$
Type: Cantonese – Michelin Starred *
Location: 226 Hennessy Rd, Wan Chai
Contact: Website | +852 2520 1110

Kau Kee (九記牛腩) — Central

kau kee restaurant central
Expect to queue for Kau Kee’s beef brisket (© Michelin)

Recognized by the Michelin Bib Gourmand guide, Kau Kee is a restaurant in Central famous for its succulent and flavor-packed beef brisket. Since its humble beginnings in the 1930s, Kau Kee has been serving up Cantonese-style noodle soup with a variety of noodles and cuts of meat in both clear broth and rich, spicy curry soup. The restaurant’s delectable offerings have attracted a massive following, with lines often stretching out onto the street. Be prepared to cosy up with strangers at a crowded table and navigate the slippery floors, but the hearty and satisfying flavours of Kau Kee’s dishes are sure to make it all worthwhile.

Price Range: $$
Type: Chinese Noodles – Michelin Bib Gourmand
Location: Ground Floor, 21 Gough St, Central
Contact: Website | +852 2850 5967

Kung Wo Beancurd Factory (公和荳品廠) — Sham Shui Po

sweet tofu pudding served in a bowl with Kung Wo Beancurd Factory logo on it
Add a spoon of brown sugar on top of the tofu pudding for extra sweetness (© Kung Wo Beancurd Factory)

For over 70 years, Kung Wo Beancurd Factory has been a staple in the vibrant neighbourhood of Shum Shui Po, renowned for their wide variety of classic soy products, which earned them a spot on the Michelin Bib Gourmand guide. Using locally sourced non-GMO soybeans, this iconic old-school store has become popular for their signature silky smooth tofu pudding, a beloved iconic dessert in Hong Kong, as well as their bean curd puffs, deep-fried tofu, and homemade sugar-free soy milk, all made fresh daily. Kung Wo Beancurd Factory is renowned for its ability to bring out the rich, savoury flavour of soybeans, which make it a mainstay in the local food scene.

Price Range: $
Type: Street Food – Michelin Bib Gourmand
Location: G/F, 118 Pei Ho St, Sham Shui Po
Contact: Website | +852 2386 6871

See also
10 Hong Kong Desserts You Must Try

Kwan Kee Bamboo Noodles (坤記竹昇麵) — Cheung Sha Wan

a bowl of wonton bamboo noddles, a plate of steamed choi sum with fermented beancurd and a glass of cold lemon tea
You can watch the chef makes fresh bamboo noodles at the shop (© Kwan Kee Bamboo Noodles)

Looking for a delicious and hearty bowl of Hong Kong-style soup noodles? Look no further than Kwan Kee Bamboo Noodles in Cheung Sha Wan. Tucked away in a market, this restaurant has been serving up their signature soup noodles for over 60 years, and it is acknowledged by the Michelin Bib Gourmand guide. Their secret lies in the traditional bamboo technique used to make the noodles, with the chef seesawing on a bamboo pole to painstakingly knead the egg-rich dough, giving the noodles an accentuated eggy flavour. Don’t miss out on their delicious tossed noodles with oyster sauce and shrimp roe, or their fresh shrimp wontons with noodles. If you don’t want to wait, they also offer takeaway.

Price Range: $$
Type: Chinese Noodles – Michelin Bib Gourmand
Location: 1 Wing Lung St, Cheung Sha Wan
Contact: Website | +852 3484 9126

Kwan Kee Clay Pot Rice (坤記煲仔小菜) — Sai Ying Pun

clay pot rice with Chinese sauage and white eel, with Chinese chives and chili as dressing
The hearty clay pot rice is a must-try especially in winter times (© Michelin)

For over 30 years, it is no secret that Kwan Kee Clay Pot Rice in Sai Ying Pun has been a beloved destination for authentic Hong Kong-style clay pot rice dishes. The Michelin-recommended restaurant uses a unique three-rice blend that gives it a chewy and fragrant texture, with a perfectly crispy crust at the bottom that’s expertly scorched from the right amount of heat and time. Popular items to pair with include white eel, Chinese sausage, beef, chicken and more, all perfectly made with excellent wok hei. Keep in mind that clay pot rice is only served at night and takes time to prepare, so order it as soon as you’re seated.

Price Range: $$
Type: Cantonese – Michelin Bib Gourmand
Location: Shop 1, G/F, Wo Yick Mansion, 263 Queen’s Rd West, Sai Ying Pun
Contact: Website | +852 2803 7209

L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon — Central

the restaurant red and black modern decor, and a white truffle dish with foam dressing, whole white truffles on the side with the truffle shaver and a glass of white wine
The Michelin-starred restaurant serves contemporary French cuisine amidst stunning decor (© L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon)

L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon, situated in the heart of Landmark Hong Kong, is a French culinary masterpiece that has earned three Michelin stars for an impressive 11 consecutive years since 2012. The contemporary chic design features its signature red velvet and dark decor, and an open kitchen where culinary magic happens before your eyes. Currently headed by Executive Chef Julien Tongourian, the restaurant offers French classics in tapas-style portions. Don’t miss the signature truffle langoustine ravioli or the iconic mashed potatoes. For a more intimate experience, book a table in the outdoor Le Jardin.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: French – Michelin Starred ***
Location: Shop 401, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Rd Central, Central
Contact: Website | +852 2166 9000

L’Envol — Wan Chai

Hokkaido sea urchin sits with prawns and fennel in a caviar box, and a caviar spoon on the side
L’oursin d’Hokkaido: Hokkaido sea urchin sits with prawns and fennel in a caviar box (© The St. Regis Hong Kong)

L’Envol at The St. Regis Hong Kong is a two-Michelin-starred restaurant led by Executive Chef Olivier Elzer. The restaurant serves contemporary French cuisine with Asian ingredients, and their set menus change regularly to incorporate only the freshest seasonal ingredients, with a particular focus on seafood delicacies such as the Hokkaido sea urchin box. The restaurant’s elegant design of marble and wood creates a warm and inviting atmosphere, with natural light streaming in to showcase the stunning open kitchen. Wine lovers will be delighted by the extensive and exclusive wine list, with a variety of exceptional wines available by the glass.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: French – Michelin Starred **
Location: 3/F, The St. Regis Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Dr, Wan Chai
Contact: Website | +852 2138 6818

Lan Fong Yuen (蘭芳園) — Central, Tsim Sha Tsui

pouring milk into black tea in a Lan Fong Yuen 60th anniversary special tea cup
Lan Fong Yuen is famous for its ‘silk stocking milk tea’, the Hong Kong-style milk tea (© Lan Fong Yuen)

Whether you’re a fan of milk tea or not, you should try Lan Fong Yuen, their Central branch one of the oldest local milk tea shops that exists in present time. This iconic restaurant has been serving up their signature Hong Kong-style milk tea since 1952, using high-quality Australian milk and Indian Assam black tea. For coffee lovers, try their Yuen yeung, a delicious mix of coffee and milk tea. Originally starting out as an open-air food stall, the nostalgic green stall in Central is still preserved today despite the restaurant now operating inside a building. Indulge in their crispy pork chop buns, French toast, or simply a bun with condensed milk to complete the perfect meal.

Price Range: $$
Type: Cha Chaan Teng – The HK Hub’s Pick
Location: Central, Tsim Sha Tsui
Contact: Website | +852 2544 3895

Lin Heung Kui (蓮香居) — Central

the main dining room is full house with diners sitting around the round table and chatting
Pick your favourite dim sum from the retro dim sum trolleys (© Lin Heung Kui)

Get ready for the nostalgic Hong Kong dim sum experience at Lin Heung Kui in Central. Celebrated by the Michelin Bib Gourmand guide, this restaurant has been delighting diners with their authentic dim sum dishes for over 90 years, from har gow (shrimp dumpling), siu mai (pork dumpling), to fluffy and savoury BBQ pork buns, all made with traditional recipes and techniques. They are also one of the few places that still have staff pushing dim sum trolleys around, allowing you to choose from a wide range of fresh offerings. Don’t forget to explore the daily specials, such as the Lin Heung special duck and pig’s lung soup with almond juice. And before you leave, be sure to check out the pastry shop below for some sweet treats.

Price Range: $$
Type: Cantonese – Michelin Bib Gourmand
Location: 40-50 Des Voeux Rd W, Sheung Wan
Contact: Website | +852 2156 9328

See also
8 Michelin Bib Gourmand Restaurants You Must Try

Luk Yu Tea House (陸羽茶室) — Central

the colonial exterior of a old Chinese tea house
Delicate dim sum and a wide selection of Chinese tea in an elegant colonial setting (© Luk Yu Tea House)

Named after the Sage of Tea, a renowned Chinese tea master, Luk Yu Tea House in Central has been delighting diners with authentic dim sum and Cantonese dishes since its establishment in 1933. The elegant decor, featuring Chinese art and subtle colonial details, adds to the old-world charm of this three-story restaurant, attracting both regulars and tourists alike. Indulge in their freshly made dim sum, perfectly paired with a wide selection of Chinese tea, ranging from Puer to Long jing and everything in between.

Price Range: $$$
Type: Chinese Tea House – The HK Hub’s Pick
Location: 24-26 Stanley St, Central
Contact: Website | +852 2523 5464

Lung King Heen (龍景軒) — Central

the main dining room has a harbour view, and a clay pot braised abalone, broccoli, shiitake mushroom
Lung King Heen has maintained its three-Michelin-starred status since 2008 (© Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong)

As the world’s first Michelin three-star Chinese restaurant, Lung King Heen delivers the finest Cantonese cuisine at the Four Seasons Hong Kong. Retained its stars since 2008, the self-taught Chef Chan Yan Tak has crafted a menu of mouth-watering Cantonese classics, including the iconic crispy roasted goose, whole abalone puff with diced chicken, and delicate dim sum. Pair your meal with organic sparkling teas or a collection of wine, all while taking in the iconic Victoria Harbour view.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: Cantonese – Michelin Starred **
Location: 8 Finance St, Sheung Wan
Contact: Website | +852 3196 8888

Mak Man Kee (麥文記麵家) — Jordan

a bowl of fresh prawn wontons with noodles in soup
Fresh prawn wontons is perfectly paired with Mak Man Kee’s housemade noodles (© Mak Man Kee)

The iconic Mak Man Kee in Jordan, with a history spanning over 60 years, is all about Cantonese wonton soup noodles. To ensure the perfect texture of their noodles, this diner uses self-made noodles, featuring the distinct flavours of egg and shrimp roe. Their firm and bouncy tiger prawn wontons are prepared fresh and al dente, while the sweet clear broth is simmered for at least 6 hours, with a blend of pork bone, Jinhua ham, flounder, dried shrimp and more. Enjoy the noodles tossed in oyster sauce or shrimp roe, which is also available as a pre-packaged condiment to-go. The restaurant’s dedication to quality and authentic flavours has earned them a nod from the Michelin Bib Gourmand guide in 2022.

Price Range: $
Type: Chinese Noodles – The HK Hub’s
Location: G/F, 51 Parkes St, Jordan
Contact: Website | +852 2736 5561

Roganic — Causeway Bay

chef is using a pair of chopstick to put a edible leaf as decoration on top of a tart
Roganic’s sustainable approach earned a Michelin Green star (© Roganic)

Roganic, led by the renowned Chef Simon Rogan, is a popular British fine dining spot in town. Boasting a coveted Michelin star, the restaurant offers a seasonal menu featuring locally-sourced ingredients and micro-herbs grown in-house. For a truly immersive dining experience, check out Aulis, the restaurant’s development kitchen and chef’s table, where guests can watch the chefs at work and sample experimental dishes. In addition to wine pairing, Roganic also offers noteworthy non-alcoholic drinks made with ingredients such as snap pea and cold brew hojicha. The bar serves seasonal cocktails that are perfect as pre- or post-dinner drinks. The sleek lines and natural materials used in the modern decor creates a stylish and inviting atmosphere that perfectly complements the restaurant’s innovative approach to British cuisine.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: British – Michelin Starred *
Location: Sino Plaza, UG/F 08, 255 Gloucester Rd, Causeway Bay
Contact: Website | +852 2817 8383

She Wong Leung (蛇王良) — North Point

she wong leung north point
She Wong Leung is a Michelin-recommended snake soup expert (© Michelin)

Explore the exotic flavors of traditional Hong Kong delicacy at She Wong Leung, a Michelin Bib Gourmand recognized restaurant in North Point specialised in snake soup. Unlike most snake soup shops that serve the dish only in winter, the owner, who studied Chinese medicine, formulates its signature snake soup with a different blend of herbs and spices for every season, making it a healthy tonic all year round. Enjoy exceptional value with set menus featuring snake soup and home-style dishes to cater to all tastes. For those feeling extra adventurous, try the snake wines. Don’t miss out on the equally popular double-boiled soups, which require pre-ordering.

Price Range: $$
Type: Chinese – Michelin Bib Gourmand
Location: Shop A, GF, 298 Electric Rd, North Point
Contact: Website | +852 2578 8135

Shui Kee Coffee (瑞記咖啡) — Sheung Wan

shui kee coffee sheung wan
The signature Hong Kong-style French toast (© T. S. Chan, N. Wan, C.C Via Google)

Located inside the bustling Sheung Wan Cooked Food Centre, Shui Kee Coffee is a beloved cha chaang teng known for its French toast and milk tea. While this eatery serves up nostalgic comfort food items like instant noodles, sandwiches, and buns with your choice of ham, spam, or egg, it’s their Hong Kong-style French toast that draws in the crowds. The toast is pan-fried to perfection with crispy edges, while the inside remains moist and buttery, sinfully drizzled with butter and condensed milk, and it is perfectly paired with a cup of milk tea. Prepare to brush up on your math skills to navigate their menu, using “Suzhou” numerals for prices that even locals may not understand. But fear not, as they have an English menu to guide you through.

Price Range: $
Type: Snacks – The HK Hub’s Pick
Location: Shop 17, Cooked Food Centre, 2/F, 345 Queen’s Rd Central, Sheung Wan
Contact: Website | +852 2850 8643

See also
Top 45 Cantonese Foods & Snacks You Must Have In Hong Kong To Eat Like A Local

Sing Kee Seafood Restaurant (勝記海鮮酒家) — Sai Kung

a 3-storey restaurant on waterfront with small boat park in front of the property
Escape the city and enjoy cooked fresh seafood at the relaxing Sing Kee Seafood Restaurant (© Sing Kee Seafood Restaurant)

Nestled in the picturesque fishing village of Sai Kung, lies Sing Kee Seafood Restaurant, which is famous for their fresh seafood dishes, and its inclusion on the Michelin guide. Their seafood is sourced daily and kept in a private pool to ensure maximum freshness. Indulge in their perfectly braised fish, sautéed clams, and deep-fried salt-and-pepper abalone, to name a few standout dishes. And if you’re not sure what to order, the team is always on hand to offer expert recommendations. With its scenic sea views and delectable menu, Sing Kee is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Price Range: $$$
Type: Seafood – Michelin Bib Gourmand
Location: 39 Sai Kung Tai St, Sai Kung
Contact: Website | +852 2791 9887

Sister Wah Beef Brisket (華姐清湯腩) — Tin Hau

a pair of chopstick holding a piece of tender beef brisket in clear broth and chinese chives
Sister Wah specialised in tender beef brisket in clear broth (© Sister Wah)

Carrying on their mother’s legacy, Wong Shu Wah and Wong Kwok Wah, the second-generation owners of Sister Wah, continue to serve their mother’s recipe for the famous beef brisket in clear broth, just the way she did. Using only locally butchered beef brisket, the meat is seasoned and simmered to perfection with up to 10 spices, resulting in a balanced, flavourful clear broth that’s not oily and has a distinct herbal aroma. To maintain the best flavour, the brisket is prepared on the same day it’s butchered. But the brisket isn’t the only star on the menu; their homemade Shanghainese cuisine, including wontons in chilli oil, is not to be missed.

Price Range: $
Type: Chinese Noodles – Michelin Bib Gourmand
Location: 13 Electric Rd, Tin Hau
Contact: Website | +852 2807 0181

Sun Hing Restaurant (新興食家) — Kennedy Town

sun hing restaurant kennedy town
Fresh dim sums at 3am at the self-serving Sun Hing Restaurant (© K. NG, Y. T. Chuang, P. C. Ching via Google)

Craving dim sum late at night? Look no further than Sun Hing Restaurant in Kennedy Town, open from 3am to 4pm daily. This legendary eatery is a favourite among all walks of life, serving up steaming hot baskets of freshly made dim sum since the 1980s. Be sure to try all the dim sum classics, including the steamed custard buns, with a runny, rich, and piping-hot filling that’s out of this world. Sun Hing Restaurant is an old-school joint that’s self-serving, just like the good old days. Choose your preferred loose tea leaves from a stainless-steel shelf to make a pot of Chinese tea, and pick from a variety of delicious dim sum on the steam trolleys full of bamboo baskets stacked high. It’s no wonder Sun Hing is always packed with regulars and tourists alike.

Price Range: $$
Type: Chinese – The HK Hub’s Pick
Location: Shop C, G/F, 8 Smithfield Rd, Kennedy Town
Contact: Website | +852 2816 0616

Sushi Shikon — Central

chef is using a spoon is pull the fresh food from a small beige and black cup served on top of a red plate
Sushi Shikon is a three-Michelin-starred restaurant serves Edomae sushi (© The Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong)

Located at the luxurious The Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, Sushi Shikon is a culinary gem that has earned three Michelin stars every year since 2014. Led by Chef Yoshiharu Kakinuma, a master of Edomae sushi who was served as a young apprentice to Mr. Yoshitake, the restaurant curates an unforgettable omakase experience featuring the freshest ingredients imported daily from Tokyo’s infamous Toyosu market. Complementing their seasonal menu is a carefully selected collection of sake, including exclusive options available only at Sushi Shikon. Prepare to be dazzled by the artistry of Edomae sushi and indulge in a truly exceptional dining experience.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: Omakase – Michelin Starred ***
Location: The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Rd Central, Central
Contact: Website | +852 2643 6800

See also
20 Best Omakase Restaurants With Talented Chefs For Fresh Sushi & Sashimi

T’ang Court (唐閣) — Tsim Sha Tsui

a pair of chopsticks pulling the meat of baked stuffed crab shell served on a black and gold decorative plate
Baked stuffed crab shell (© The Langham, Hong Kong)

Experience the epitome of Cantonese cuisine at T’ang Court, one of the finest restaurants in town and a recipient of three Michelin stars since 2020. Curated by Executive Chef Wong Chi Fai and his talented team, the restaurant is inspired by the Tang Dynasty, China’s golden age. Don’t miss the signature dishes such as the baked stuffed crab shell, the succulent braised imperial bird nest, as well as the finest abalone and seafood dishes. The equally lavish decor and impeccable service make T’ang Court a constant presence in the fine dining scene.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: Cantonese – Michelin Starred ***
Location: 1F and 2F, The Langham, Hong Kong, 8 Peking Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui
Contact: Website | +852 2132 7898

Tai Ping Koon (太平館) — Multiple locations

Chicken wings in Swiss sauce and gigantic soufflé
Chicken wings in Swiss sauce and soufflé (© Tai Ping Koon)

Step back in time and experience the rich history of the city’s oldest running Hong Kong-style Western restaurant, Tai Ping Koon. Established in 1860 and currently run by the fifth-generation of the Chui family, this iconic restaurant chain is famous for its ‘soya sauce’ Western dishes, a fusion of Chinese ingredients and faux-Western recipes, including Swiss sauce chicken wings and sizzling steaks. And of course, no visit to Tai Ping Koon is complete without trying their famous roasted pigeon, cooked to crispy perfection on the outside and juicy on the inside. The secret to Tai Ping Koon’s success is their signature “Swiss sauce,” a marinade sauce made with a blend of soy sauces and sweet tones originating from their first Guangzhou restaurant. And don’t forget to leave room for their signature soufflé, a true showstopper that’s as big as a plate.

Price Range: $$
Type: Western – The HK Hub’s Pick
Location: Causeway Bay, Central, Jordan, Tsim Sha Tsui
Contact: Website | +852 2889 2780

Tai Wai Dining Room (大圍小館) — Tai Wai

Braised pigeon in pork hock with vegetables and deep-fried prawns wrapped with walnut
Braised pigeon in pork hock with vegetables and deep-fried prawns wrapped with walnut (© Tai Wai Dining Room)

Rediscover the conventional flavours of Cantonese cuisine at Tai Wai Dining Room, which is recognized by the Michelin Bib Gourmand guide. The restaurant offers nostalgic dishes with a cheeky sense of humour, using bygone and traditional recipes that are becoming rare due to their time and labor-intensive nature. From dim sums like duo sausage rolls and pan-fried chicken sticky rice dumplings, to retro dishes like deep-fried prawn wrapped walnut and eight treasure duck, Tai Wai Dining Room delivers consistently delicious food. Don’t miss their heavenly Char siu and Canton BBQ, a true crowd-pleaser. The experienced team uses locally sourced produce to maintain the quality of the food, and portion sizes are generous.

Price Range: $$
Type: Mandarin – Michelin Bib Gourmand
Location: 98 Chik Fuk St, Tai Wai
Contact: Website | +852 2339 0189

Tak Kee Chiu Chou Restaurant (德記潮州菜館) — Kennedy Town

flower crab, deep fried fish displayed on a counter
Steam crab is served chilled in Chiu Chow cuisine (© Tak Kee Chiu Chow Restaurant)

Tak Kee Chiu Chow Restaurant in Kennedy Town is a Michelin Bib Gourmand guide joint that started as a humble street-side hawker stall in the 1990s. The eatery serves up authentic Chiu Chow dishes made with the freshest ingredients. Must-try dishes include the braised meat, especially the goose, with lo sui, a marinade sauce made from an exotic blend of selected Chinese spices. Regulars also rave about the hearty pork tripe and peppercorn soup, crispy oyster pancake, and fried duck with taro puree. The restaurant’s no-fuss and noisy atmosphere may not be for everyone, but diners came here for the food, not the decor.

Price Range: $$
Type: Chinese – Michelin Bib Gourmand
Location: Shop G, 3 Belcher’s St, Kennedy Town
Contact: Website | +852 2819 5568

Tate Dining Room — Central

scallop served in a white decorative plate, with a web on top and edible flowers and leaves as decor
Scalloped Custom Plate in blush pink (© Tate Dining Room)

With Michelin-starred Chef Vicky Lau at the helm, the French-Chinese fusion restaurant Tate Dining Room tells edible stories through its artfully crafted tasting menu, each dish tells an edible story that pays tribute to a specific ingredient, such as local flower crab and pigeon. Thrived for perfect moments and last experiences, every aspect of the dining experience is carefully curated by the team, from the flavours and lighting to the aroma, plating, temperature, and more. Recognised with the title Asia’s Best Female Chef in 2015, Lau infuses her graphic design background into her colourful and creative plating. The dining room itself is also an interior design dream, featuring pastel pink velvet banquettes and etched steel tables.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: Western – Michelin Starred **
Location: 210 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan, Central
Contact: Website | +852 2555 2172

The Chairman (大班樓) — Central

steamed flower crab with aged wine and chicken oil served in a white plate
Steamed flower crab with aged Shaoxing wine and chicken oil (© The Chairman)

The Chairman made history in 2021 as the first restaurant in Hong Kong to claim the No.1 spot on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list. Under the helm of the talented Chef Kwok Keung Tung, this Michelin-starred hotspot offers a farm-to-table experience that celebrates the freshness of locally sourced, sustainable ingredients. The signature dish, steamed flower crab with aged Shaoxing wine and chicken oil, is a true masterpiece. In 2022, the favourite relocated to a new place on Wellington Street with a new lush green design, and diners can only make reservations online and are required to order one of the set menus in advance.

Price Range: $$$
Type: Cantonese – Michelin Starred *
Location: 3/F, The Wellington, 198 Wellington St, Central
Contact: Website | +852 2555 2202

Tim Ho Wan (添好運點心專門店) — Multiple locations

two baked buns with barbecued pork served in a white rectangular plate
Tim Ho Wan in Sham Shui Po is the birthplace of the infamous global dim sum chain (© Tim Ho Wan)

Indulge in Michelin-starred dim sum at Tim Ho Wan in Sham Shui Po, the birthplace of this world-renowned restaurant chain. Don’t miss their signature dish, the char siu bao, a Baked BBQ Pork Bun with a crispy, buttery crust and a sweet and savoury filling that’s out of this world. Alongside this iconic dish, the restaurant offers over 20 other traditional dim sums, including shrimp dumplings and steamed beef meatballs, all at affordable prices. This neighbourhood gem is your chance to dine at one of the cheapest Michelin-starred restaurants in the world, without sacrificing quality or taste.

Price Range: $$
Type: Dim Sum – Michelin Bib Gourmand
Location: Central, Olympian City, Sham Shui Po
Contact: Website | +852 2788 1226

Tin Lung Heen (天龍軒) — West Kowloon

main dining room with high ceiling and grand red wood veneer decor, a Chinese chandelier, dining tables and chairs
Tin Lung Heen at The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong is located at 102/F of ICC (© The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong)

Tin Lung Heen at The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong occupies 102nd floor of the city’s tallest skyscraper, ICC. Led by renowned Executive Chef Paul Lau, this two-Michelin-starred restaurant celebrates fine Cantonese cuisine, with standout dishes such as the signature honey-glazed Iberian pork char siu, double-boiled chicken soup with fish maw in coconut, and delicate dim sum served only on weekends. The restaurant’s high ceiling and grand red wood veneer decor highlights the breathtaking views of Hong Kong west’s skyline. Privates rooms are available for special occasions of any sizes.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: Cantonese – Michelin Starred **
Location: 102/F, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, 1 Austin Rd W, Tsim Sha Tsui
Contact: Website | +852 2263 2270

Tsim Chai Kee (沾仔記) — Multiple locations

fresh housemade shrimp wontons, dace fishballs and sliced beef, and noodles
Pick a combination of fresh shrimp wontons, dace fish meatballs or sliced beef at Tsim Chai Kee (© Tsim Chai Kee)

Satisfy your noodle cravings at Tsim Chai Kee in Central, a Michelin-recommended shop serving up delicious bowls of iconic Hong Kong-style noodles. The restaurant offers only three toppings, each made fresh by the experience team: succulent and fresh shrimp wontons generously filled with pork and shrimp, huge dace fish meatballs, and chunky sliced beef with a robust meaty flavour and tender texture. Choose a combination of any two or all three toppings to create your perfect noodle bowl. Be prepared to queue outside and share a table with strangers at this bustling eatery, especially during lunch hours when office workers flock in for a hearty bowl of noodles.

LPrice Range: $
Type: Chinese Noodles – Michelin Bib Gourmand
Location: Central, Jordan, To Kwa Wan
Contact: Website | +852 2850 6471

Tung Po Kitchen (東寶小館) — Wan Chai

tung po kitchen wan chai
Drink beer in their famed ‘battle beer bowl’ at the legendary dai pai dong (© Martin C., E. Oh, B. Kid via Google)

The legendary dai pai dong, Tung Po Kitchen in Wan Chai, has been entertaining locals and travellers for over 30 years, and it’s easy to see why. Not only is the food delicious – indulge in their signature dishes, such as the black ink squid, the Wind Sand chicken, and the fried rice with duck sauce wrapped in lotus leaf – but the staff, led by the energetic co-owner Robbie Cheung, create a fun and lively atmosphere. They’ll be singing, dancing, and popping beer bottles with chopsticks, all to the beat of loud pop music ranging from Michael Jackson to Beyond. Don’t forget to drink beers in their famous “battle beer bowl”, a blue and white porcelain bowl with the Chinese word “victory” printed on the bottom, and join in the fun as they turn the no-fuss surroundings into a dance floor and karaoke room. It’s no wonder Tung Po Kitchen has become a rite of passage for many revellers, including Benedict Cumberbatch in 2016.

Price Range: $$
Type: Dai Pai Dong – The HK Hub’s Pick
Location: 2/F, KONNECT, 303 Jaffe Rd, Wan Chai
Contact: Website | +852 2880 5224

See also
10 Essential Dai Pai Dong Dishes

Under Bridge Spicy Crab (橋底辣蟹) — Wan Chai

spicy crab with mix of garlic, Chinese chives and other seasoning on a white plate
The signature Under Bridge Spicy Crab (© Under Bridge Spicy Crab)

Started off with humble beginnings as a stall along the Canal Road flyover, Under Bridge Spicy Crab has been delighting diners with its Boat People style cuisine, and even appeared on the late Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations in 2007. The signature dish here is the fiery and flavourful Under Bridge Spicy Crab, where each crab weighs over five catty (a little over one pound), deep-fried, and cooked with a secret typhoon-style sauce. You can also choose the level of spiciness to suit your taste buds, from mild to super spicy. But the menu doesn’t stop there – there’s also a wide selection of fresh seafood, from mantis prawns to fresh clams and everything in between. Get ready to dig in and get your hands dirty as you immerse yourself in this delicious crab feast.

Price Range: $$$
Type: Crab House – The HK Hub’s Pick
Location: G/F-3/F, Ascot Mansion, 421-425 Lockhart Rd, Wan Chai
Contact: Website | +852 2893 1289

Vea — Central

raw oyster with caviar and white almond dressing dressed with herbs and edible flowers served on a white plate
XXL raw Iwate oyster, Kaviari Paris Crystal caviar with Chinese almond dressing (© Vea)

Vea is a must-visit for foodies alike, boasting a coveted Michelin star and led by the talented Chef Vicky Cheng. This restaurant offers tasting menus centre around Chef Cheng’s original “Chinese x French” culinary philosophy. The creative and original dishes not only utilize premium ingredients such as Alaskan king crab, sea cucumber and 28-head dried abalone, while also paying respect to the history of the city, as well as the chef’s childhood memories. Equally, impressive are the expertly curated cocktails, wine, and Chinese wine pairings. The stylish design features counters eats only at the main dining room, creating an intimate and exclusive atmosphere that is perfect for watching Chef Cheng and his team in action.

Price Range: $$$$
Type: Chinese-French – Michelin Starred *
Location: 30/F, The Wellington, 198 Wellington St, Central
Contact: Website | +852 2711 8639

Yue Kee Roast Goose Restaurant (深井裕記燒鵝飯店) — Sham Tseng

roasted geese on a white plate
Charcoal roasted geese (© Yue Kee Roast Goose Restaurant)

This family-run business has been delighting diners since 1958, when the original owner opened it to cater to factory workers. Today, the restaurant continues preparing their flavourful charcoal-roasted geese with the same secret recipe that passed down through generations, which results in a distinctive smokiness, crispy skin, and juicy meat. They also own a farm that breeds Qingyuan black brown geese to ensure quality and a steady supply. While the roast goose is a must-try for any foodie, the restaurant also uses all parts of the bird to create other dishes such as soy-braised goose web and wine-infused goose liver. The menu also includes seafood and stir-fries for those looking to explore other culinary delights.

Price Range: $$
Type: Cantonese – Michelin Bib Gourmand
Location: 9 Sham Hong Rd, Sham Tseng
Contact: Website | +852 2491 0105

Header image credits: Tate Dining Room (left), Tsim Chai Kee (top right), Lin Heung Kui (bottom right)

Share this article with your friends ~
5/5 - (5 votes)

Growing up between Hong Kong and various other countries, Renee is a hospitality graduate, an adventure enthusiast, with a newfound passion for writing. When she’s not discovering hidden gems and new eats on Instagram, you'll most likely find her sweating at the gym, sipping on fine wine with friends, solving mysteries in crime movies, or jet-setting to new countries.

Add comment