Restaurants

Top Choice Cantonese in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Luk Yu Tea House

This gorgeous teahouse (c 1933), known for its masterful cooking and Eastern art deco decor, was the haunt of opera artists, writers and painters (including the creator of one exorbitant ink-and-brush gracing a wall…
Top Choice Cantonese in Tsuen Wan

Yue Kee Roasted Goose Restaurant

In an alley lined with roast-goose restaurants, 54-year-old Yue Kee is king. Order gorgeous plates of coppery-skinned charcoal-roasted goose (half is plenty for four people) and sample house specialities including s…
Top Choice Cantonese in Aberdeen & South Hong Kong Island

Aberdeen Fish Market Yee Hope Seafood Restaurant

Hidden in Hong Kong's only wholesale fish market, this understated eatery run by fishers is truly an in-the-know place for ultrafresh seafood. There’s no menu, but tell them your budget and they’ll source the best s…
Top Choice Seafood in Aberdeen & South Hong Kong Island

Ap Lei Chau Market Cooked Food Centre

Above an indoor market, dai pai dong (food stall) operators cook up a storm in a sprawling hall littered with folding tables and plastic chairs. Pak Kee and Chu Kee offer simple but tasty seafood dishes. You can als…
Top Choice Thai in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Chachawan

Specialising in the spicy cuisine of northeastern Thailand's Isaan region, this hip little spot is always jam-packed and plenty noisy. No curries or pad thai here, just scads of bright, herb-infused, chilli-packed s…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Pure Veggie House

This Buddhist restaurant goes way beyond the usual tofu 'n' broccoli to serve innovative and delicious vegetarian dishes – fried rice with black truffle and pine nuts, seaweed-wrapped tofu rolls, and the city's best…
Top Choice Noodles in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Kau Kee Restaurant

You can argue till the noodles go soggy about whether Kau Kee has the best beef brisket in town. Whatever the verdict, the meat – served with toothsome noodles in a fragrant beefy broth – is hard to beat. During the…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Lock Cha Tea Shop

Set in the lush environs of Hong Kong Park, Lock Cha offers fragrant teas and tasty vegetarian dim sum in a replica of an ancient scholar’s study. It also hosts Chinese music performances on Saturday (7pm to 9pm) an…
Top Choice Korean in Kowloon

Chicken HOF & Soju Korean

This place with darkened windows may look dodgy from the outside, but in fact it’s a Korean gastropub with a friendly owner who’ll holler a greeting when customers enter. The excellent fried chicken, made with a lig…
Top Choice Cantonese in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Choi's Kitchen

This charming shop refines common Cantonese dishes by using only fresh, high-quality ingredients and restraint in seasoning. The signature claypot rice is made to order and is only available at dinner. Decor is unde…