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Restaurants in Hong Kong

Hong Kongers are famous for their love of food, so it’s no surprise that the city has hundreds of fantastic restaurants to suit every taste and budget.

The Hong Kong restaurants below have been grouped into three pricing categories:
Expensive (over HK$500)
Moderate (HK$250 to HK$500)
Cheap (up to HK$250)

These Hong Kong restaurant prices are for a three-course meal including a glass of house wine or the cheapest equivalent. They don’t include service charge or tip. A 10% service charge is almost always added to restaurant bills. In theory, this is discretionary, although in practice, it is better not to challenge it, except in cases of exceptionally poor service.

Expensive

Fang Fang

Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese

 Fang Fang, located in the famous Lan Kwai Fong, is a melting pot of contemporary asian cuisine. You can taste the brand new asian cuisine from Posh Duck Roll, Edamame & Truffle Gyoza to Jasmine Tea Smoked Ribs. The restaurant is designed in a way that celebrates the art of asian architecture with a modern flair.

Address: Central, 8/F, LKF Tower, 3 Wyndham Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong,
Telephone: +852 2332 3078
Website: http://www.fangfang.com.hk/

Hutong

Cuisine: Chinese

Sit beneath beautiful decorative birdcages and admire the spectacular views over Hong Kong at this stylish contemporary Northern Chinese restaurant. Designed to resemble an upscale Chinese dining hall, Hutong is decorated with charming antique Asian furniture. Signature dishes include lobster fried with red pepper and sweet chilli sauce and Kung Po-style spicy fish fillet with cashew nuts.

Address: Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, 28/F, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong kong,
Telephone: +852 3428 8342.
Website: http://www.hutong.com.hk

Kin’s Kitchen

Cuisine: Cantonese

Kin’s spectacular menu is based around Cantonese home cooking. Whatever you order will hit the spot, but most people head here for the smoked chicken. Oil is poured over once the chicken is cooked, making it super crispy. The spicy dipping sauces will leave your fingers messy and your stomach sated.

Address: Wan Chai, Floor 5, W Square, 314-324 Hennessy Road, Hong Kong,
Telephone: +852 2571 0913.
Website: http://www.kinskitchen.com.hk

Lung King Heen

Cuisine: Cantonese

There is no better place to try some delicious Cantonese dishes than this Michelin-starred restaurant. There are more than 20 seafood dishes on the menu, including popular local favourite wok-fried prawns with dried chilli and shallots, and shrimp and scallop dumplings with XO sauce. Chinese antiques, red columns and dark-wood panelling create the perfect ambience for a Hong Kong feast.

Address: Central, 4/F, Four Seasons Hotel, 8 Finance Street, Hong Kong,
Telephone: +852 3196 8888.
Website: http://www.fourseasons.com/hongkong

Moderate

Maxim's Palace City Hall

Cuisine: Chinese

It would be remiss to leave Hong Kong without having tasted some traditional Cantonese dim sum, eaten locally for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The queue for seats might be a little tedious when tummies are grumbling but the wait is worthwhile given the quality of the dumplings that are plonked on the table. Try the pork steam buns and shrimp dumplings with chilli.

Address: Central, 2/F, City Hall, 5-7 Edinburgh Place, Hong Kong City,
Telephone: +852 2521 1303.
Website: http://www.maximschinese.com.hk

The Stoep

Cuisine: South African

Anyone who makes it to the lovely seaside village of Cheung Sha on the south side of Lantau Island won’t want to leave after sampling the South African beachfront fare, such as mixed barbecue or kebabs. The big beachside veranda, large enough to seat 120 people, is the perfect antidote to the insane bustle of Central.

Address: Lantau Island, 32 Lower Cheung Sha Village, Hong Kong,
Telephone: +852 2980 2699.

Cheap

Good Luck Thai

Cuisine: Thai and Malaysian

Wing Wah Lane has a charmingly chaotic atmosphere and is packed with cheap and cheerful alfresco Thai and Malaysian restaurants. One of the most popular is Good Luck Thai, which is the perfect place to eat green curries or pad thai before heading to Central's nearby party zone, Lan Kwai Fong. It’s open until 0200 making it great for a late-night snack.

Address: Central, 13 Wing Wah Lane, Hong Kong,
Telephone: +852 2877 2971.

Nha Trang

Cuisine: Vietnamese

It’s best to book a table in advance at this cheap (yet chic) Vietnamese restaurant because there is usually a long queue outside. The big attraction is the deliciously fragrant bowls of pho but the ‘specials’ menu is also packed with tasty delights such as barbecued pork and herb patties, which come skewered on a lemongrass stalk. The service is fast and friendly, and the dishes are great value.

Address: Tsim Sha Tsui, Shop G51, Ground Floor, Harbour City, 17 Canton Road, Tsi Sha Tsui, Hong Kong,
Telephone: +852 2199 7779.
Website: http://www.nhatrang.com.hk

Tim Ho Wan, the Dim-Sum Specialists

Cuisine: Chinese

 Tim Ho Wan is often called the most affordable Michelin-starred restaurant in the world. The accolades for serving superb food at affordable prices. There are many dim sum dishes on the menu, including popular pork buns, Steamed Egg Cake, Beancurd Skin with Pork & Shrimp, Pan Fried Carrot Cake and Steamed Chicken Feet with Black Bean Sauce. They are not pre-steamed and reheated, but made-to-order so as to retain its much intended flavour and texture.

Address: Central, Shop 12A, Hong Kong Station Podium Level 1, IFC Mall, Hong Kong,
Telephone: +852 2332 3078.
Website: http://www.timhowan.com/