Smack dab in the middle of the blue line, known primarily as a residential and office area, is Quarry Bay. But this up-and-coming neighbourhood is not given its due for its incredible options for food and drinks. So whether you’re grabbing lunch during work, heading to a rooftop bar for some drinks and a great view, or wanting to try some local delicacies, read on to find our picks for the best restaurants in Quarry Bay.
The famous dipping ramen or Tsukemen spot, Michelin Guide-recommended Shugetsu has a branch in Quarry Bay. (The second location is on Gough Street.) It features a special broth prepared with sardines, mackerel, kelp, and soy sauce. Buzzing at lunchtime, you might have to wait a while, but it’s definitely worth it to be transported to Japan with the authenticity and flavours. You can’t go wrong with the classic Shugetsu Tsukemen (HK$93) but the Shrimp Abura Ramen (HK$102), exclusive to this branch, is also worth a try. P.S. It’s cash only so don’t forget your wallet!
Shugetsu, G/F, 30 Hoi Kwong St, Quarry Bay | +852 2336 7888
Perhaps the coolest concept eatery in Quarry Bay, and most of Hong Kong, The Sixteenth is the Pirata Group’s four-in-one collection of restaurants. This includes the two Italian spots, La Favorita, which offers an elevated experience with dishes like lobster pasta and Tempo Tempo, which has a more casual, laid-back vibe for snacks and cocktails on the terrace. For Japanese, you can either go to Honjokko, which serves a modern omakase experience or TMK Funk & Rolls, which features the brand’s signature menu with handrolls, snacks, and sake. And they cater to all diets, so you’re set even if you’re vegan or vegetarian.
The Sixteenth, 2/F, Oxford House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Rd, Quarry Bay | +852 2788 1022
The now Instagram-famous spot for dining in Quarry Bay, Grotto is more than its good looks. It has a great personality, i.e. menu too. You can enjoy their food menu, which includes a Seafood Pearl Pasta (HK$118) and salads, but the coffee and baked goods are where it’s at. Their scones are some of the best in Hong Kong and the Espresso Tonic is also well-loved. And of course, you can’t leave without trying the croffle (croissant waffle) – the Oreo Biscoff Croffle (HK$42) takes a bit longer to prepare, but is worth the wait.
Grotto, 19 Hoi Chak St, Quarry Bay | +852 3563 8935
For an affordable Quarry Bay eatery, head over to the camping-themed restaurant, appropriately named Camper’s. In addition to the outdoors-themed décor, you will find healthy, home-style Japanese dishes which have no MSG or additives, and include more veggies and minimal fat. While they are known for their Slow-Cooked Pork Cartilage Udon ($69) which is stewed for seven hours, you can’t go wrong with their 15 Vegetables Curry Rice ($65) or Beef Rib Curry Rice (HK$68) either.
Camper’s, 13A Pan Hoi St, Quarry Bay | +852 2668 6613
Sitting on Tong Chong Street on the ground floor of EAST Residences, Mr & Mrs Fox is a three-story Western restaurant and bar. It is the go-to eatery in Quarry Bay for happy hour and lunch alike. Since its renovation in 2021, it has kept its charm, and now boasts of lush green plants and fun pastel walls. The food and drinks are still awesome, and their oysters are a great option any time of the day. Mr & Mrs Fox is also a wonderful choice for birthdays and celebrations.
Mr & Mrs Fox, 23 Tong Chong St, Quarry Bay | +852 2697 8500
For a spot of Korean in Quarry Bay, Ray’s Kitchen is your go-to. They offer all the classics such as Bibimbap, Japchae, Ginseng Chicken Soup Rice, and even Fried Chicken, but they specialize in bossam (boiled pork shoulder wraps) and jokbal (seasoned pig trotters)! The place might be small and cozy, but it provides a family feeling with lovely staff. Their prices for both lunch sets and afternoon tea meals are unbeatable. To end the meal, you can grab Korean drinks such as Grape or Pear juice, or choose a flavoured soju if you’re looking for a bit more fun.
Ray’s Kitchen, Shop A2 & A5, G/F, Riviera Mansion, 2A Hoi Wan St, Quarry Bay | +852 2638 2360
A Quarry Bay hotspot, Enoteca has been a mainstay in the dining scene – offering a place to enjoy fresh Italian and Mediterranean cuisine paired perfectly, of course, with wine. Their pizzas are particularly good with a thin crust and fresh ingredients. You can also make your own pasta with Pasta Mio – just select the pasta type and sauce! The al fresco dining experience makes it great for all occasions, as long as it’s not raining or too hot.
Enoteca, G/F, 35-41 Tong Chong St, Quarry Bay, | +852 2744 6000
If you are craving dumplings, there is no better restaurant in Quarry Bay than Beijing City. They offer fresh, handmade dumplings, both fried or with Shanghainese sweet and sour soup and noodles. Each option is better than the last. Flavours range from classics like Leek & Pork, to inclusive like vegetarian, to a little odd but still great, like Pumpkin and Pork and Mushroom, Water Chestnut, and Pork. And for prices like HK$50 for 10 dumplings, you are truly in heaven.
Beijing City, G/F, 4A-6 Hoi Kwong St, Quarry Bay | +852 2597 4182
It might be unassuming from the outside but Asiri Cafe has a host of loyal fans due to the incredible food. The owner has travelled across Hokkaido, collecting trinkets to decorate the restaurant, including a mural of the places he’s visited. One of the few places in Hong Kong offering Hokkaido-style curry, Asiri is great for your stomach and your soul. The prices are affordable, and everything on the menu is great, although the soup curry with rice is a must try (HK$118).
Asiri Cafe, 11 Hoi Kwong St, Quarry Bay | +852 2907 4588
A growing favourite across Hong Kong, Ask for Alonzo’s first ever location was in Quarry Bay, which opened in 2018! A modern trattoria serving dishes that are inspired by the Mediterranean provinces of Italy, you can expect home-style Italian cooking, pasta, and a whole lot of love. It has a cozy vibe and a rotating lunch menu, so you never know what you might get. While all their dishes are delicious, their pasta is particularly loved and their sauces are rich and flavourful. The classic lasagne (HK$168) has our heart.
Ask for Alonzo, G F, 18 Hoi Kwong St, Quarry Bay | +852 2856 2911
FAQ about Quarry Bay restaurants
What is the best restaurant in Quarry Bay?
The Sixteenth offers four different options under one roof, making it one of our favourite restaurants in Quarry Bay.
What is the best bar in Quarry Bay?
Mr and Mrs Fox have the best happy hour deals and great cocktails.
What is the best pet-friendly restaurant in Quarry Bay?
Enoteca has enough outdoor space to cater to your furry best friend.
Header image credits: La Favorita