Restaurants

Top Choice Modern French in Central District

Caprice

In contrast to its opulent decor, Caprice, with two Michelin stars, has a straightforward menu. The meals are masterfully crafted from ingredients flown in daily from France. The selections change, but experience sa…
Modern French in Central District

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon

One-third of celebrity chef Joel de Robuchon’s Michelin-crowned wonder in Hong Kong, this red-and-black workshop has a tantalising list of tapas (from HK$350) and a 70-page wine list. If you prefer something more fo…
Tapas in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

22 Ships

This tiny, trendy spot is packed from open to close. But the long wait (the restaurant doesn't take reservations) is worth it for exquisite, playful small plates by much-buzzed-about young British chef Jason Atherto…
British in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Pawn

The Pawn has relaunched in the same handsome block that used to house a century-old pawn shop. The menu, designed by British star chef Tom Aikens, is as refreshing in its take on classics like fish pie – halibut wit…
European in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

ABC Kitchen

Serving elegant European cuisine in the unexpected environs of a local wet market's food court, ABC Kitchen is an experience you won't find elsewhere. And the food's terrific too – the menu changes, but reliable fav…
Modern French in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Serge et le Phoque

Expect to see wet-market butchers chopping meat through the floor-to-ceiling windows (it's harder for them to look in) as you savour the perfect French beef or giant Japanese scallops in casual cool-toned luxury, po…
French in Kowloon

Gaddi’s

Gaddi’s, which opened just after WWII, was the kind of place where wealthy families went to celebrate special occasions. Today the classical decor may be a tad stuffy and the live Filipino band gratuitous, but the f…
Modern French in Central District

Pierre

The godfather of fusion, Pierre Gagnaire, has created a provocative menu in the city that embodies the concept. Amuse-bouche might be a marshmallow sprinkled with shrimp powder, dessert a caramelised rocket salad – …
Modern French in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Upper Modern Bistro

Bland menu descriptions belie the complexity of flavours and clever Asian touches in the cooking here. Likewise, the ‘bistro’ label falls short of the chic interiors that include a whimsical ceiling overlaid with pe…
Turkish in Lantau

Bahçe

Near the ferry pier is this small, busy place where locals and expats alike opt to eat at its outdoor tables in the warmer months. Chow down on heaping plates of savoury lamb, felafel, hummus, fattoush (a pita bread…