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Top Choice Chinese in Lamma

Lamma Rainbow

Gigantic Rainbow may boast 800 seats but you still need to book ahead for prime hours. Steamed grouper, lobster and abalone are the specialities at this waterfront restaurant, and they're excellent. Best to come wit…
Top Choice Craft Beer in Lamma

Yardley Brothers Beer Shack

These brewer brothers sell tasty craft beer on tap from a black booth on the way to the island's main beach. The refreshing Lamma Island IPA is perfect for a day by the water.
Temple in Lamma

Tin Hau Temple

This temple has wooden plaques from the Qing dynasty, which means it should be over 100 years old. Its appearance, however, originates from a 1960s reconstruction. Note the lions guarding the entrance. They look com…
Village in Lamma

Yung Shue Wan

Yung Shue Wan (Banyan Tree Bay), with some 6000 inhabitants, may be the largest settlement on the island, but it remains a small village with little more than a car-free main street following the curve of the bay. D…
Beach in Lamma

Hung Shing Yeh Wan

A 25-minute walk southeast (1.7km) from the Yung Shue Wan ferry pier, Hung Shing Yeh beach is the most popular beach on Lamma. Arrive early in the morning or on a weekday and you’ll probably find it deserted, though…
Seafood in Lamma

Wai Kee Seafood Restaurant

A small and popular seafood restaurant known for its panfried prawns with soy sauce and sauteed razor clams. The produce is fresh and prices are reasonable. Set meals for four or eight work out to about HK$200 per p…
Tapas in Lamma


Chef Carlos's new restaurant offers affordable and delicious Spanish tapas. Residents and visitors have been flocking to Candela for the roasted pork, eggplant salad, and papas bravas (fried potato cubes). Hours can…
Farm in Lamma


Nestled in the leafy fringes of Hung Shing Yeh beach is Herboland, the first organic herb farm in the territory. Stroll past fragrant bushes of rosemary and verbena, or choose from more than 40 types of herbal tea i…
Bar in Lamma

Island Bar

The closest bar to Yung Shue Wan's ferry pier, this institution is a favourite with older expats and hosts the best jam sessions (and quiz nights) on the island. Happy hour 5pm to 8pm.
Beach in Lamma

Tung O Wan

Long coveted by developers as a prime location for new condos and marina facilities, unspoiled Tung O Wan is still holding out against the might of the property dollar thanks to the combined resistance of local resi…