Top Choice Cantonese in Macau Peninsula

Lung Wah Tea House

There’s grace in the retro furniture and the casual way it’s thrown together in this airy Cantonese teahouse (c 1963). Take a booth by the windows overlooking the Red Market, where the teahouse buys its produce ever…
Top Choice Chinese in Taipa

Tai Lei Loi

South China's most famous pork-chop bun is made here – a shop founded in 1960 as a street stall by the mother of the current owner. Succulent slices of pork (or slivers of fish) are coupled with warm, chewy buns tha…
Cantonese in Macau Peninsula


With water (a symbol for money) cascading down the wall, crystal-dripping chandeliers and an auspicious numeral for a name, the Eight can only belong to a casino. Granted, it’s a stellar restaurant set apart from si…
Cantonese in Macau Peninsula

Cheong Kei

Peak-time queues at the door even before the Michelin recommendation are a clue that this long-standing noodle joint has a loyal following. Try the noodles tossed with shrimp roe. There are just a few communal table…
Chinese in Taipa

Pou Tai Temple Restaurant

The two vegetarian restaurants (one more formal, one more casual), set in Pou Tai Temple in northern Taipa, are a great find.
Chinese in Macau Peninsula

Tim’s Kitchen

At Tim's, with one Michelin star, fresh ingredients are meticulously prepared using methods that preserve or highlight their original flavours, resulting in dishes that look simple but taste divine – a giant ‘glass’…