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Pubs, Cafes and Restaurants in Hong Kong


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Hong Kong could never be accused of being lacking where food an entertainment are concerned. You can find everything here from American pizzas to snake soup (generally consumed in the winter months), and dine anywhere from Pizza Hut to a world class restaurant through to a hawker stall by the side of the road.

Restaurants

Seafood

If seafood is what you’re after then you just have to pay a visit to Sai Kung, right on the sea front. Here you can go scuba diving, walk along the beach, eat, or do all three. There are a countless number of restaurants here, so you can take your time looking around before choosing one.

  • Tung Kee Restaurant
    The variety of dishes served at this restaurant is mind-boggling. The seafood is very, very fresh and this is reflected in how good it all tastes. You can even choose your very own lobster/crab/strange looking fish from the tank and have it served to you table.
    96-102 Man Nin Street,
    Sai Kung,
    Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • Rainbow Seafood Restaurant
    Lamma Island is not only a place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the rest of Hong Kong, it’s also a great place to find fresh seafood. You’d have to take a ferry (free as long as you book at the restaurant ahead of time) to this car-free island, but believe me it’s well worth the journey.
    Sok Kwu Wan,
    Lamma Island, Hong Kong
    Tel: (852) 2982 8100

Dim Sum

It would be a terrible shame to come to Hong Kong and not have dim sum (‘touch the heart’) at least once. Traditionally served from breakfast until lunchtime, most dim sum restaurants now serve it all day and evening. From their small beginnings as something to eat while drinking tea, dim sum has now become a gastronomic experience in itself.

  • Lei Garden Restaurant
    Lei Garden is one of the more popular restaurants in Hong Kong that serves dim sum. There are various locations around Hong Kong:
    - Central
    Shop No. 3007-3011, 3/F.,
    International Finance Centre,
    Central, Hongkong
    Tel: (852) 2295 0238
    Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday & Public Holidays Lunch: 11.30 AM - 3 PM, Dinner: 6 - 11.30 PM Sunday Lunch: 11 AM - 3 PM, Dinner: 6 - 11.30 PM
    - Wanchai
    1/F., CNT Tower, 338 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
    Tel: (852) 2892 0333
    Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday & Public Holidays Lunch: 11.30 AM - 3 PM, Dinner: 6 - 11.30 PM, Sunday Lunch: 11 AM. - 3 PM, Dinner: 6 - 11.30 PM
    - North Point
    1/F., Block 9-10, City Garden, North Point, Hong Kong
    Tel: (852) 2806 0008
    Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday & Public Holidays Lunch: 11:30 AM - 3 PM, Dinner: 6 - 11:30 PM, Sunday Lunch: 11 AM - 3.30 PM, Dinner: 6 - 11:30 PM
    - Kwun Tong
    L5-8, 5/F., APM, Millennium City 5,
    Kwun Tong,
    Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Tel: (852) 2365 3238
    Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday & Public Holidays Lunch: 11.30 AM - 3 PM, Dinner: 6 - 11.30 PM, Sunday Lunch: 11 AM - 3 PM, Dinner: 6 - 11.30 PM
    - Tsimshatsui
    B-2, Houston Centre, Tsimshatsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Tel: (852) 2722 1636
    Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday & Public Holidays Lunch: 11.30 AM. - 3 PM, Dinner: 6 - 11.30 PM, Sunday Lunch: 11 AM - 3 PM, Dinner: 6 - 11:.30 PM
    - Mongkok
    121 Sai Yee Street, Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Tel: (852) 2392 5184
    Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday & Public Holidays Lunch: 11.30 AM - 3.00 PM, Dinner: 6 - 11.30 PM, Sunday Lunch: 11 AM - 3 PM, Dinner: 6 - 11:30 p.m.
    - Shatin
    6/F., New Town Plaza, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Tel: (852) 2698 9111
    Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday & Public Holidays Lunch: 11.30 AM - 3.00 PM, Dinner: 6 - 11:30 PM, Sunday Lunch: 10 AM - 3 PM, Dinner: 6 - 11:30 PM
  • Luk Yu Tea House
    Another place famed for its dim sum, Luk Yu Tea House is conveniently located in Central and its decor makes for a trip back in time. Try to go at off-peak hours though as it really does get very busy here at meal times.
    24-26 Stanley Street
    Tel: (852) 2523-5463 4/5

Noodles

  • Mak Un Kee (Mak’s Noodles)
    Along with dim sum, Hong Kong is known for another culinary delight - noodles. Mak’s wonton noodles very famous for both their great taste and the wonderful texture of their wontons and noodles.
    77 Wellington Street,
    Central, Hong Kong
    Tel: (852) 2854-3810
  • Peking Garden
    If you’re after an experience which may not be entirely local, but is no less authentic, Peking Palace has a show every night of noodles being hand-pulled.
    3 Salisbury Road
    Star House
    Tsim Sha Tsui
    Kowloon , Hong Kong
    Tel: (852) 2735 8211

Western

  • Grissini
    Located in the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Wan Chai, Grissini has some of the best Italian food in Hong Kong.
    Grand Hyatt Hotel
    1 Harbour Road
    Wan Chai, Hong Kong
    Tel: (852) 2584 7933
  • The Flying Pan
    The Flying Pan offers a 24 hour breakfast menu, and you can order British, Continental or British breakfasts, omelettes, waffles and wash it all down with a fruit juice.
    9 Old Bailey Street
    Central, Hong Kong
    Tel: (852) 2140 6333

Pubs

  • The Chapel
    One of the things most Brits abroad miss most about home is the Indian food. And the beer. Oh, and the big screens playing rugby, football or whatever match happens to be going on at the time. Well, how about all of these together under one roof? And fly this roof 9648 kilometres to Hong Kong and you have The Chapel, a must-go for any foreigner in Hong Kong looking for a change from the (excellent ) local fare. Book ahead as it gets busy.
    Ground floor
    27 Yik Yam Street
    Happy Valley
    Hong Kong
    Tel: (852) 2834 6565
  • Lei Dou
    Big screens have no place in this bar where 19th century country chateau meets Moulin Rouge meets 21st century modern. A place to come to when you want to actually hear yourselves talk, Lei Dou is has charm and calm in equal parts.
    Ground floor
    20-22 D'Aguilar Street
    Lan Kwai Fong
    Central, Hong Kong

Update 8/04/2010



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