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 Gastronomy in The Bund & People's Square


You’ve probably paired food and wine before, but what about coupling an illuminated apple-wasabi communion wafer with purple candles and a specially designed cathedral scent? Welcome to China’s most conceptual dinin…
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 Hangzhou in Hángzhōu

Green Tea Restaurant

Often packed, this excellent Hángzhōu restaurant, on the third floor of Intime Mall, has superb food. With a bare-brick finish and rows of clay teapots, the low-lit dining room is sleek and trendy. Prices are surpri…
Top Choice Tapas in Jìng’ān

Commune Social

A venture by UK celebrity chef Jason Atherton, this natty Neri & Hu–designed restaurant blends a stylish, yet relaxed, vibe with sensational tasting dishes, exquisitely presented by chef Scott Melvin. It's divid…
Top Choice Vegetarian in West Shànghǎi

Fú Hé Huì

The most recent venture from owner Fang Yuan and chef Tony Lu, the Shànghǎi team behind Fu 1015, Fu 1088 and Fu 1039, this is the standout in an amazing bunch. Set in an elegant private room, the strictly vegetarian…
Top Choice International in Lhasa

Lhasa Namaste Restaurant

It's worth battling the labyrinthine old-town backstreets to get to this Nepali-run restaurant, with a charming location in the garden courtyard of the Trichang Labrang Hotel. The rewards are some of Lhasa's tasties…
Top Choice International in Lhasa

Snowland Restaurant

This old-timer has a new location but is still an extremely popular place that serves a mix of excellent Continental and Nepali food in very civilised surroundings. The Indian dishes are particularly good, especiall…
Top Choice Dumplings in Jìng’ān

Yang's Fry Dumplings

A much-too-small outlet of this famous dumpling-house chain, specialising in delicious pork and prawn shēngjiān. Pass your receipt to the kitchen to collect your dumplings.
Top Choice Italian in Lí River


This fine rooftop restaurant experience is one of Yángshuò's best. The view of Moon Hill isn't quite as amazing as it used to be – thanks to a neighbour building a stack opposite – but it's still sublime. And the fo…