A Taste of Hong Kong
When traveling to any new country or city, there’s always the initial question of ‘what to do?’ You could choose to see the sights, visit the local parks, join a tour, check out the local shopping district, or, possibly most enticing, try the local cuisine.
A city like Hong Kong is no exception, with its wonderful array of international cuisine ranging from delicious street food to Michelin Star restaurants, there’s no scarcity of choices. Nevertheless, choosing just where to dine first can be a challenge in itself. Allow us to facilitate the process of choosing by providing you with our top 6 restaurant choices. Start here, and let your taste buds guide you the rest of the journey.
As the name implies, TokyoLima fuses the flavors of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine to create Hong Kong’s first Nikkei (Japanese-origin) restaurant and bar. Inspired by traditional Tokyo Izakaya (Japanese-style bar), TokyoLima melds over 100 years of culture into an electric late-night atmosphere. Whether you’re there for their fresh seafood, their sake tasting, or to try Chef Arturo’s “Feed Me” tasting menu, you’re guaranteed a wonderful time.
Open: 17:00 – 01:00 (Mon-Sun) 17:00 – 02:00 (Fri & Sat) 12:00 – 14:30 (Brunch Sat & Sun)
Address: G/F, 18-20 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
Contact: +852 2811 1152 / firstname.lastname@example.org / tokyolima.hk
2. Mr. Brown
Named after the classic smoky flavors of Southern-style barbeque, Mr. Brown is the neighborhood’s grill and smokehouse. As is to be expected, Mr. Brown offers an array of juicy meats, fresh fish, vegetables, and more; all smoked, roasted, baked, and/or grilled to a masterpiece. To top that off, they also have craft beers on tap, artisan spirits, and even several small producer wines. If you love barbecue, you’ve found your spot.
Open: 12:00 – 14:00, 18:00 – 23:30 (Mon-Fri) 12:00 – 15:00, 18:00 – 23:30 (Sat & Sun)
Address: G/F, 9 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Contact: +852 3101 1081 / email@example.com / mrbrownhk.com
3. The Beef Bar
Feeling fancy? Interested in tasting a Michelin-starred dining experience? If so, the Beef Bar is where you want to go in Hong Kong. This award-winning restaurant opened its doors in 2015 and has since astounded guests from around the world with its world-class rendition of local flavors. Though their signature dish is, you guessed it, beef, they also offer an array of seafood and vegetable options that’ll bring your tastebuds back to life.
Open: 12:00 – 14:30, 18:30 – 22:30 (Mon-Sat) (Closed on Sun)
Address: 2/F Club Lusitano, 16 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong
Contact: +852 2110 8853 / hk.beefbar.com
Foxglove is a hidden gem in Hong Kong, a sophisticated speakeasy that’ll quench your thirst while delighting your ears with rhythmic soul music. Pass through a hidden entrance to enter this world of live jazz music, carefully prepared cocktails, and local culinary delights. Foxglove is perfect for some end-of-the-night drinks; just be sure to dress to impress if you’re looking for the full immersive experience of those roaring ‘20s!
Open: 12:00 – 15:00, 17:00 – 01:00 (Mon-Thu) 12:00 – 15:30, 17:00 – 03:00 (Sat) (Closed Sun)
Address: G/F, 18 Ice House Street, 6 Duddell St.
Contact: +852 2116 8949 / firstname.lastname@example.org / foxglovehk.com
5. Mr. & Mrs. Fox
A whimsical culinary experience, this three-storey restaurant in Quarry Bay offers a warm neighborhood environment. Mr. & Mrs. Fox serves award-winning dry-aged steak, fresh seafood, and plenty of snacks to go with your choice of craft beer, signature cocktails, or fine wines. They’re known both for their culinary craftsmanship and their classic children fable inspired theme.
Open: 12:00 – 23:00 (Mon-Sat) (Kitchen Closed 14:30 – 18:00) (Closed on Sun)
Address: 23 Tong Chong Street, Quarry Bay
Contact: +852 2697 8500 / mrmrsfox.com
6. La Petit Maison
La Petite Maison opened their first Asian establishment in Hong Kong, offering their long standing traditional French Mediterranean and Niçoise cuisine. Their selection includes meat, seafood, and pasta dishes accompanied with the Mediterranean flavors of olives, artichokes, courgettes, etc. For a more artistic environment paired with a great view of Hong Kong’s busiest districts, be sure to stop in at La Petite Maison.
Open: 12:00 – 14:30, 18:00 – 22:30 (Mon-Sat) (Closed on Sun)
Address: H Queen’s, 23-29 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong
Contact: + 852 2887 1113 / info@LPMHongKong.com / lpmlondon.co.uk/hongkong
Getting Around Hong Kong
For Your Hong Kong Airport Transfer or From Your Hotel to the Restaurant
Traveling in any new city can be a challenge, and it can be particularly stressful if you get lost trying to find the places you wish to visit. To avoid these mishaps, we recommend booking a professional and reliable car service.
By hiring your own car to move around the city, you can coordinate your itinerary with their 24-hour customer support team and guarantee you get the vehicle you want with a professional local driver that understands the ins-and-outs of the city. Let your worries melt away, sit back in your luxury sedan, and enjoy the best Hong Kong has to offer.
Enjoy These Hip Restaurants in Hong Kong!
Wherever you decide to go first, whichever dish peaked your interest and kindled that culinary fire in your heart, rest assured it’ll be the right choice, they’re all fantastic. Once you’ve walked around Hong Kong’s busy streets, watched the light show at Victoria Harbor, or even had a day-in-the-sun at Disneyland, make sure to make some time, and work up an appetite, for one of these amazing restaurants.
Be sure to snap a few photos while you’re there, the experience may be unforgettable but it’s still nice to have a few reminders. Let us know which was your favorite in the comments and enjoy your time in the “Fragrant Harbor” (香港) that is Hong Kong!