Restaurants

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…
Indonesian in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Potato Head

The Hong Kong outpost of Potato Head, the lifestyle brand that started as a hipster beach club in Bali, isn't so much a restaurant as a multi-concept events space. In zippy neighbourhood Sai Ying Pun, it consists of…
Vietnamese in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Chom Chom

Lively Chom Chom re-creates Vietnamese street food with bold flavours and charcoal grills, which are best washed down with their craft beers on tap. The corner location makes for great people-watching – al fresco by…
Southeast Asian in Aberdeen & South Hong Kong Island

Spices Restaurant

The high ceilings, rattan chairs and sparkling wooden flooring evoke the romantic vibes of a beachfront hang-out in Bali. The decor is tropical colonial, as is the menu, which runs the gamut of seafood, satay and Br…
Indonesian in Kowloon

Indonesia Restaurant

Whether you're grabbing a snack from the ground-floor deli or plonking down for a feast, Indonesia delivers reasonably authentic Indonesian cuisine in a retro vinyl and wood-paneled setting. Popular choices include …
Vietnamese in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Bêp

Offering quick, fresh Vietnamese fare in a stylish setting, Bêp has rapidly become a Soho standby. The pho is solid, but we especially love the tangy goi bo beef salad and the spring rolls. Expect a line at peak hou…
Thai in Aberdeen & South Hong Kong Island

Happy Garden

This laid-back mum-and-dad operation makes everyone happy with fresh seafood, authentic Thai fare and decent prices. Upstairs, the terrace offers some views of the ocean. The restaurant is in front of the car park b…
Southeast Asian in Kowloon

Good Satay

This place on the 1st floor of a dowdy shopping and office complex doesn’t look promising but its Southeast Asian cooking is great value for money. We loved the stir-fried turnip cake and satays. It’s packed at lunc…
Southeast Asian in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Sabah

Sabah in the heart of Wan Chai serves the food of Malaysia (and its neighbours) tempered for the Hong Kong palate, though that doesn’t seem to keep the peeps from the Malaysian Consulate (and their neighbours) from …
Thai in Plover Cove

Chung Shing Thai Restaurant

Arguably the best restaurant in Plover Cove and Tai Mei Tuk food-wise, though not the most atmospheric, loud and busy Chung Shing serves up hearty satays, grilled meats, curries and Thai salads. Al fresco here means…