14 South Lane
A bright and sunny brunch spot located in the neighbourhood of Shek Tong Tsui serving up proper brews, hearty pancakes and breakfast dishes. Looking for a chilled-out weekend vibe that extends throughout the week? This cafe is a top contender.
Meaning 'food' in Thai, Aaharn offers Thai food directed by acclaimed chef David Thompson who is known for helping put Thai cuisine on the global stage. The dishes here take on unexpected Thai dishes using fresh and seasonal ingredients created with refined technique.
Japanese restaurant known for its refreshing Yuzu Shio ramen and crispy, succulent gyoza. Named after Mt. Afuri in Japan, which produces pristine waters, Afuri is famous for its clear, quality broth. Diners around the world clearly love Afuri â€“ there are locations in the United States, Canada, and Singapore. (Image...
After a swim and an afternoon spent in the sun at Repulse Bay, thereâ€™s nothing better than a casual bite that satisfies the stomach and the soul. Filled with Italian coastal charm in its decor and its menu alike, Amalfitana is the spot to grab a slice of made-to-order pizzas...
Spanish-Japanese restaurant marking Argentinian chef Agustin Ferrando Balbi's first solo venture in collaboration with Jia Group. Expect unique cuisine that nods at both Balbiâ€™s ancestral roots and his years spent training in Japan. Open July 2020.
Artemis and Apollo
Greek taverna in Wan Chai by Black Sheep Restaurants with a relaxing, laid-back atmosphere. Enjoy the palate-pleasing selection of hot and coldÂ mezzeÂ â€” think creamyÂ tzatzikiÂ and flakyÂ spanakopita. (Image credit: Artemis and Apollo/Facebook)
Ask for Alonzo (Tai Hang)
Ask for Alonzo is a Mediterranean-Italian restaurant with a focus on fresh seafood, serving home-style family recipes, freshly made pastas and quintessential Italian dishes. A cheerful bar menu includes well-priced drinks ranging from a deluxe Negroni with a splash of lemon to Alonzoâ€™s Auntie Maria Aperol garnished with fresh fruit...
Ultra-exclusive Japanese cocktail bar operating out of an unassuming commercial building across from Times Square. Contrary to popular belief, membership is not required to make a booking, though precedence is given to regulars when making reservations. Offers one of the most exhaustive whisky libraries on Hong Kong island.
Hong Kong outpost of the eponymous Ginza cocktail divan, this one spreads across two floors of Tsim Sha Tsui's Mody House. Masayuki Uchida and his team pay particular attention to the bar's whisky selection, 90 percent of which is available by the dram. Don't miss out on the surprisingly satisfying...
Bar De Luxe
Refined Japanese-style cocktail bar nestled at the top of Central's Asia Pacific Centre. One of only two enterprises co-founded abroad by Hidetsugu Ueno, the award-winning mixologist behind Bar High Five in Tokyo. Specialties include Ueno-san's famous black Negroni and a selection of seasonal fruit cocktails, made exclusively with premium Japanese...
Visitors love Basao Tea for their tranquil, minimalistic interiors. The ideal set-up for long chats and peaceful study sessions, Basao Tea is an air-conditioned oasis on a summer's day. Sip on their single-origin teas while enjoying their tea-infused cakes -- the Hojicha cake roll is divine. (Image credit: Basao Tea/Facebook)
Located right on Lantauâ€™s Lower Cheung Sha Beach, Bathers is a serves up comforting international fare to sate your appetite after a day spent out at Hong Kongâ€™s longest stretch of white sand. At this beach bar and grill, Dig into light and scrummy seafood bites and cool summertime desserts,...
A trendy local gastropub adjacent to Cat Street Antique Market on Upper Lascar Row, serving up international cuisine and an expansive ever-rotating menu of 'live beers' on draft (sourced mostly from European brewers). Has a tendency to attract big crowds during the weekend, vying for its hearty brunch options.
Bib Gourmand Indian restaurant serving a delicious variety of regional classics. Crafted by Chef Ahmed Qureshi, the menu excites adventurous diners while respecting culinary tradition. Accompany the Central Indian Mirch Baingan Ka Salan (a spicy aubergine curry) with one of the fifteen types of house-made bread. (Image credit: Bombay Dreams/Facebook)
Arguably Four Seasons Hong Kong's best kept secret, Caprice Bar is a diminutive jewel box of a drinking den, adjacent to the Michelin-starred restaurant of the same name. As you'd expect, the bar has access to its sibling's first-rate wine list, although the cocktails -- made with vintaged amaroÂ and inventive...
Chotto Maki (Wan Chai)
If youâ€™re a fan of cheap and cheery Japanese maki rolls, youâ€™ll want to make a beeline for Chotto Maki. Grab takeaway or pull up a seat inside the cosy shop to scarf down the creative rolls, from the Chotto Crab roll mounded with fresh crab meat, to the â€˜Beef-iyaki,â€™...