Some of the best restaurants in Hong Kong are helmed by world-renownded chefs from different parts of the world. There are over 15,000 restaurants in Hong Kong, so it stands to reason that more than a few are excellent places to eat. Fine-dining venues are certainly not lacking in the city, many of which have won international awards for their exceptional service and food.
To enjoy Hong Kong's very finest restaurants doesn't come cheap, but there are some great value options too. Logic dictates that authentic Chinese food is easily found so you shouldn't feel obliged to go to big-name restaurants for a satisfying meal. Read on to see what we feel are Hong Kong's most popular restaurants.
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One Harbour Road at Grand Hyatt Hong KongWan Chai - Cantonese
One Harbour Road at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong combines classic Cantonese dishes with premium ingredients as crab claw, wagyu beef, and abalone. The restaurant interior resembles a 1930s mansion, with mismatching tableware, wooden furnishing, and a centrepiece fountain with glass mosaics.
From your table, Victoria Harbour and the many buildings of Kowloon on the opposite bank are visible – they look particularly impressive around dusk and at 8pm, when the popular Symphony of Lights take place. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Monday–Saturday from 12pm to 2.30pm and from 6.30pm to 10.30pm, Sunday from 11am to 2.30pm and from 6.30pm to 10.30pm
- Location: 7th & 8th Floor, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
- Tel: +852 2584 7722
Lung King Heen at Four Seasons Hong KongCentral - Cantonese
Lung King Heen at Four Seasons Hong Kong commands spectacular harbour views from the 4th floor of the five-star hotel. This elegant dining venue offers contemporary Cantonese cuisine at its best – created from the freshest local ingredients by a team of regionally renowned chefs. Indeed, it is one of the most critically acclaimed Cantonese restaurants in the world.
Dishes are meticulously prepared and presented in an elegant manner. Lunchtime at Lung King Heen sees extensive dim sum selections and executive lunch sets. A chef’s tasting menu for lunch and dinner. is available for about K$2,180 (HK$2,930 with wine pairing) per person. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Monday–Friday from 12pm to 2.30pm and from 6pm to 10pm, Saturdays–Sundays from 11.30am to 3pm and from 6pm to 10pm
- Location: 4F, Four Seasons, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong
- Tel: +852 3196 8880
Amber at The Landmark Mandarin OrientalCentral – Western
Amber at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental is an award-winning restaurant in Central Hong Kong. Dutch chef Richard Ekkebus leads the culinary team here, producing fantastically plated dishes using high-quality ingredients and minimal seasoning.
Located on the 7th floor, the restaurant has windows overlooking the glass and steel facades of Central Hong Kong’s banking institutions and skyscrapers. Opt for the degustation menus (prices start from HK$ 1,788) if you’re here for the first time. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily from 7am to 10.30am, 12pm to 2.30pm, and 6.30pm to 10.30pm
- Address: 7/F, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong
- Tel: +852 2132 0188
L’Atelier Joel RobuchonCentral - French
L’Atelier Joel Robuchon is a 3 Michelin-starred gem within Landmark Hong Kong, It takes on the same ‘workshop’ theme as his other branches, with most of the chairs surrounding the central kitchen adding a theatrical dining experience to your meal.
Superstar chef Joel Robuchon has racked up more than 25 Michelin stars with his collection of fine-dining restaurants around the world, so it's safe to say that French haute cuisine is his speciality.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 12pm to 2.30pm and from 6.30pm to 10.30pm
- Location: Shop 401, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
- Tel: +852 2166 9000
Spring Deer RestaurantKowloon - Roast Duck
Spring Deer Restaurant is spacious and can seat up to 300 diners, with a food menu that focuses on roasted meats. It can get rather hectic at times, but its staff are well trained and tend to seat foreigners together to stay on top of things.
The speciality at Spring Deer Restaurant is Peking duck, served with hoi sin sauce. Portions are large, so try to go in a group so that you can order other dishes for sharing.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 11.30am to 2pm and from 6pm to 11pm
- Location: 42 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
- Tel: +852 2366 4012
The BoathouseStanley – Seafood
The Boathouse is a 3-storey building with a rooftop section offering great views over Stanley Bay. You can't miss it – the corner lot restaurant stands out with its bright yellow and white exterior. It's one of the best places to head for if you’re after a quaint seaside atmosphere and a memorable dining occasion.
The Boathouse's international ala carte menu spotlights fresh seafood, with an incredibly diverse menu offering everything from curry crab to African chicken and tandoori swordfish.
- Opening Hours: Sunday–Thursday from 11.30am to 10pm, Friday–Saturday from 11.30am to 11pm
- Location: 88 Stanley Main Street, Stanley, Hong Kong
- Tel: +852 2813 4467
Yan Toh Heen at Intercontinental Hong KongKowloon – Cantonese
Yan Toh Heen at Intercontinental Hong Kong is a Cantonese fine-dining restaurant with stunning harbourfront views. The gourmet dim sum menu makes for a truly special lunch, while the fish and meat dishes are delicately flavoured with world delicacies such as black truffle, bird’s nest and abalone.
The desserts at Yan Toh Heen are similarly sublime; a combination of Executive Chef Lau Yiu Fai and pastry Chef Cyril Dupris. The dining room is palatial, with masses of jade tableware and wall art. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Monday–Saturday from 12pm to 2:30pm and from 6pm to 11pm, Sunday from 11.30am to 3:00pm and from 6pm to 11pm
- Location: Lower Level, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
- Tel: +852 2313 2323
Sai Kung Seafood StreetNew Territories – Seafood
Sai Kung Seafood Street in the New Territories is one of the best places for local seafood. There are many restaurants located in small coastal villages, where dining is casual, inexpensive, and authentically local.
Seafood fans can head for the seafront promenade, where they can buy freshly caught fish straight off the deck or, in some cases, straight from the boat. You can then take it to one of the promenade restaurants, and have it prepared according to your liking. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 24/7
- Location: Market Street, Sai Kung, Hong Kong
Tim Ho WanCentral - Dim Sum
Tim Ho Wan may have several branches throughout Asia, but this Hong Kong dim sum restaurant is still popular among tourists looking to enjoy quality dim sum. As one of cheapest Michelin-starred restaurants, you may have to wait for up to 1hour to secure a table (there is a no reservation policy at all branches of Tim Ho Wan).
An order sheet listing around 30 types of dim sum is available at every table. After ticking off what you like (shrimp dumplings and chicken feet are highly recommended), pass the sheet to a staff and wait for your order, which usually arrives within 10 minutes.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 9am to 9pm
- Location: Shop 12A, Hong Kong Station (Podium Level 1, IFC Mall), Central, Hong Kong
- Tel: +852 2332 3078
Tenku RyuGinKowloon - Japanese
Tenku RyuGin, regularly touted as one of the finest restaurants in Asia, excels in delectable cuisine as well as stunning views over Hong Kong. Many Kowloon restaurants take advantage of the plethora of skyscrapers facing Hong Kong Island, but none quite like Tenku RyuGin, which is found on the 101st floor of the ICC building, one of the tallest skyscrapers in Hong Kong.
Its seasonal menu really does promise a gastronomic experience like no other – think charcoal grilled alfonsino with watercress purée, straw smoked oyster with caviar and kombu jelly, and charcoal grilled French duck.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 6pm to 9.30pm
- Location: 101/F, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
- Tel: +852 2302 0222