Hong Kong is know for being a world's city and its cuisine doesn't fall behind. With more than 11,000 restaurants, in Hong Kong you can experience a culinary tour of the flavours of the world.
From traditional Cantonese dim sum restaurants to fancy French bistros, Italian venues, Indian establishments, romantic restaurants and vegetarian cafes, Hong Kong caters to every palate and any occasion.
The setting of the restaurants are a delight in themselves. If you dine at Victoria Peak, you'll have the whole of Hong Kong as your backdrop; but there are also endless of opportunities for a nice view and an unmissable environment such as beside the Harbour in Tsim Sha Tshui or Central, by a cozy plaza, atop a ship, or in a trendy neighbourhood.
Hong Kong might be the Culinary Capital of Asia, but make sure you try the locals specialties before you go, such as Cantonese din sum and seafood. No matter what you try, you won't be disappointed. Here are the best restaurants in Hong Kong:
The most romantic restaurant in Hong Kong is Ambrosia Oyster
. Here you can enjoy a stunning street night view through French windows which offers a 270-degree view of Tsim Sha Tsui, including neon signs, traffic, pedestrians, residential buildings, sky and more. Ambrosia Oyster occupies the whole 28th flood on iSquare and the French windows allow maximum sunlight.
The food is just as magnificent. Oyster is a natural aphrodisiac and this restaurant offers numerous selections of premium oyster from France, U.S., Australia, Scotland, Japan and more, making it the ideal place for a romantic dinner.
The address is Shop 2802, 28/F, iSQUARE, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui.
If you happen to be on a diet or need to follow a special diet when you go to Hong Kong, the best place for healthy food is Urban Health Home Kitchen
. The venue brings you special cuisines that consist only of gluten-free good. The restaurant offers home-cooked gluten-free ingredients and at the same time it recreates old dishes with a gluten-free flavour.
The address is 89 Caine Road Flat 5/B, Mid Levels Hong Kong
If you fancy French dining while you are in Hong Kong, On Lot 10
is a small, casual and basic restaurant which offers world-class French dishes made with fresh and quality ingredients. Indeed, Chef David Lai shops daily in the wet markets and excels at making large family-style platters. Indulge yourself in delicious roast chicken or fish. Other specialties include seafood soup, whole roast foie gras, veal kidneys and sweetbreads.
The address is 34 Gough Street, Central
For some authentic Chinese food, head to The Chairman
, which became famous for its tasting menus. If you visit, try the star dish which is steamed flower crab with aged Shaoxing wine and chicken oil. Other specialties include soy sauce chicken, slow-cooked pork spare ribs and smoked baby pigeon.
The address is 18 Kau U Fong, Central.
Last but not least, dim sum, the star dish, is served in many places all over Hong Kong, but one of the best places to have it after hours is San Hing
. The place opens at 3 a.m. but queues start earlier. Here you'll find a wide selection of dim sum, stacked into giant bamboo towers. Other specialties include quail's egg siu mai, deep-fried milk and various seasonal dishes such as osmanthus jelly for the warmer months.
The address is 10 Hau Wo St., Kennedy Town.