Restaurants

Top Choice Dim Sum in Kowloon

Tim Ho Wan

Renowned as the first budget dim-sum eatery to receive a Michelin star way back in 2010, Tim Ho Wan has spread from its Mong Kok roots (opened by a former Four Seasons dim-sum chef) into a miniempire, with five rest…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Kowloon

Chi Lin Vegetarian

Savour organic wild mushrooms with rice or noodles, and impeccable veggie dim sum such as steamed asparagus with lily bulbs and truffle, as an artificial waterfall cascades over enormous windows at this refined Chin…
Top Choice Tofu in Kowloon

Kung Wo Tofu Factory

Regulars come to this charming 50-year-old shop for fresh soy milk, pan-fried tofu and sweet tofu pudding (HK$12), made the traditional way from beans ground with a hand-operated millstone. The silky tofu has nutty …
Top Choice Shanghai in Kowloon

Din Tai Fung

DTF's steamers of perfectly pleated xiǎolóngbāo (Shànghǎi-style dumplings) have made this Taiwanese chain an Asia-wide institution. Order them wrapped with pork, crab, veggies or even truffle. Queues are the norm an…
Top Choice Dim Sum in Kowloon

Yè Shanghai

Dark woods and subdued lighting inspired by 1920s Shànghǎi impart an air of romance to this otherwise bustling restaurant serving exquisite Shanghainese and Zhèjiāng classics – tea-smoked duck, sweet and sour 'squir…
Top Choice Peking Duck in Kowloon

Spring Deer

Hong Kong’s most authentic northern-Chinese-style roast lamb is served at this longstanding locals' favourite. Better known is the perfectly bronzed Peking duck, carved thick and served with traditional shāobǐng bre…
Top Choice Cafe in Kowloon

Mido Café

Kowloon's most famous tea cafe, this highly instagrammable cha chaan tang (c1950) with mosaic tiles and metal latticework stands astride a street corner that comes to life at sundown. Go upstairs and take a seat nex…
Top Choice South Indian in Kowloon

New Chetttinad

Rub shoulders with Indian business people, tailors and traders at this tiny halal kitchen, the best of many in the marvellously multicultural maze that is Chungking Mansions. Perfectly crisp dosa the size of skatebo…
Cantonese in Kowloon

T’ang Court

Deep carpets, fine silks and burgundy drapes equal a rarefied ambience at this highly praised, high-rolling Cantonese eatery with three Michelin stars inside the Langham Hotel. Tasting menus, from HK$1080 per person…
Dim Sum in Kowloon

One Dim Sum

This cheery little place is known for all-day, bang-for-the-buck dim sum. Tick your selections on the menu card; the quality is more than a match for Tim Ho Wan nearby. One Dim Sum didn't retain the Michelin star it…