In the cultural mixing pot that is Hong Kong, there are new exciting dining and drinking concepts popping up all the time, from innovative fine dining to internationally known restaurants coming to the city for the first time, as well as locally-born exploratory fusion. Among these, you can find some of the best restaurants and best bars that Hong Kong has to offer. Stay on top of the need-to-knows of the dining scene with our new restaurant and bar opening guide.

Gingko House

gingko house sham shui po new restaurant

Local social enterprise Gingko House launched a new café in Sham Shui Po. This welcoming Hong Kong-style café upholds the tradition of supporting elderly employment, offering the community affordable, nutritious meals from just $2. With a menu ranging from porridge and rice pots to a selection of Hong Kong-style dishes, all MSG-free, it truly makes you feel at home. By supporting this café, you’re helping a wide range of people in need, including those who receive free meals and individuals with swallowing difficulties who benefit from the special “soft meal” option.

Type: Hong Kong-style cuisine
Price Range: $-$$
Location: 201-203 Yee Kuk St, Sham Shui Po
Contact: Instagram | Facebook | +852 2778 8966

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Jimmy’s Kitchen

jimmy's kitchen central new restaurant

Nearly a century after its debut, Jimmy’s Kitchen makes a grand return to Pedder Building in Central. Revered for its unique blend of Hong Kong-style Western cuisine, Executive Chef Russell Doctrove revitalises this iconic eatery, mixing beloved classics like Chicken Supreme ‘Kiev’ and Baked Alaska with exciting new additions such as the King Crab Leg. With the addition of JK on the 5th, a satellite café and bar, for pre-dining drinks, this place is set to charm both nostalgic locals and new patrons alike.

Type: Hong Kong-style Western
Price Range: $$-$$$
Location: M/F, Pedder Building, 12 Pedder Street, Central
Contact: Instagram | Facebook | +852 2526 5293, +852 6308 9135 (Whatsapp)


joa central new restaurant

If you lived in Hong Kong, then you’re no stranger to “This This Rice” – but how about “K-This This Rice”? Recently opened on Li Yuen Street East, Joa serves Korean-style ‘This This Rice’, a refreshing option for Central’s office workers. With a menu curated by a Korean owner, Joa serves up authentic Korean side dishes in generous portions. Starting at just HK$68, you can customise your lunchbox with a base of rice, Japchae (Korean glass noodles), lettuce, or a mix of all three, followed by a choice of two mains and your choice of sauce to finish.

Type: Korean Takeaway
Price Range: $-$$
Location:  26 Li Yuen Street East, Central
Contact: Instagram | +852 6465 7978

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Kebuke Tea

kebuke tea tsim sha tsui new restaurant

Taiwan’s famed tea shop, Kebuke Tea, has made its grand debut in Hong Kong! Celebrating its first venture outside Taiwan, they bring their signature Bubble Milk Tea, made with the brand’s black tea and chewy white tapioca pearls, to Tsim Sha Tsui’s Harbour City. With a charming British retro vibe, you can choose from a range of exclusively crafted beverages here, including refreshing fruit teas. Follow their Instagram for opening offers.

Type: Taiwanese bubble tea
Price Range: $
Location: Shop OT G49, Ground Floor, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui
Contact: Instagram | Facebook | +852 2851 2833

Pho Bay

pho bay discovery bay new restaurant

When you visit Discovery Bay, check out Pho Bay, the new Vietnamese restaurant at DB Plaza with a bamboo-decked terrace. Overlooking captivating ocean views, this spot is brought to life by Elite Growth Group, the mastermind behind Cabana Breeze in Tung Chung. The menu here serves light, regional seafood specialities and beloved classics such as pho, banh mi, and summer rolls, under the guidance of veteran Chef Chaliang Phaenthong.

Type: Vietnamese
Price Range: $$-$$$
Location: Shop G08B, DB Plaza, 1 Discovery Bay Road, Discovery Bay
Contact: Instagram | Facebook | +852 3619 0932

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ona discovery bay new restaurant

Discovery Bay welcome two new dining spots this month. Dive into the sunny flavours of the Mediterranean and Middle East at Óna, perfectly located in the waterfront. Whether it’s Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Lebanon, or Morocco that tickles your taste buds, Óna has you covered. Moroccan chef El Mehdi Zenasni serves up everything from tagines and couscous to seafood and grilled delights. It’s an ideal place to kick back on the outdoor deck, surrounded by palm trees, and enjoy a variety of delicious dishes and mezze on a relaxing afternoon.

Type: Mediterranean
Price Range: $$-$$$
Location: Shop G09, DB Plaza, 1 Discovery Bay Road, Discovery Bay
Contact: Instagram | +852 3619 0937

Sage & Salt

sage & salt quarry bay new restaurant

Sage & Salt is the latest addition to Quarry Bay’s dining scene. This Pan-Asian restaurant features lush, jungle decor and an al fresco dining area, and the menu blends the intricate flavours of India, Vietnam, and Thailand, offering dishes from Red Snapper Curry to the S&S Signature Steak. Don’t miss the exotic handcrafted cocktails at the tiki-themed bar!

Type: Pan-asian
Price Range: $$-$$$
Location: Shop 5, G/F, PCCW Tower, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay
Contact: Instagram | Facebook | +852 2368 9333

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Sophia Loren House

sophia loren house wan chai new restaurant

Wan Chai’s historic Woo Cheong Pawn Shop is set to be reborn as Sophia Loren House, bringing a slice of Naples to Hong Kong with its grand opening in mid-April. This four-storey landmark will feature authentic Neapolitan pizzas at Sophia Loren Pizzeria, sophisticated Italian seafood at Casa Sophia Loren, 70s-inspired live music and dancing at STAGE, and romantic sunset cocktails at Pellicola Rooftop. Immerse yourself in the glamour of the legendary actress and Italy’s la dolce vita at the heart of Wan Chai.

Type: Italian
Price Range: $$-$$$
Location: 60-66 Johnston Road, Wan Chai
Contact: Instagram | +852 3619 0937

Yakitoriya Hon

yakitoriya Hon sai ying pun new restaurant

Nestled in the vibrant mini-neighbourhood of ArtLane in Sai Ying Pun, Yakitoriya Hon offers an authentic Japanese yakitori experience, featuring a variety of skewered delights cooked over Binchotan charcoal. From homemade Tsukune (chicken meatballs) to seared A4 Kagoshima black beef and grilled oysters, it’s a haven for food enthusiasts. Gather your friends to share your meal over premium Suntory pints, or explore their extensive sake selection, transporting you to the heart of Tokyo!

Type: Japanese Yakitori
Price Range: $$-$$$
Location: Shop 8–11, Two ArtLane, 1 Chung Ching Street, Sai Ying Pun
Contact: Instagram | +852 5596 8180 (Whatsapp)

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