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Hong Kong must-eats that will make your mouth water

Article by Marie France Van Damme 05.16.2016 Photographed by Philipp Engelhorn



This small, hidden outdoor café features a terrace that’s perfect for people- watching. Its teas are a perfect blend of traditional and unique.

Shop B, 18 Tai Ping Shan Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong




Nanhai No. 1

Known for its modern Cantonese fare and panoramic views of the city. Local seafood is the main event here, but there are plenty of other tasty options, including the tea-smoked chicken.

Level 30, iSquare, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong




Finding this hot spot, modeled after New York speakeasies, is half the adventure. To get there, follow a narrow alleyway off Graham Street. Just before Wellington Street, look for an unmarked black door hidden behind a fruit stall.

97 Wellington Street

Central District




8½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana

The brainchild of a former Ritz-Carlton chef, Otto e Mezzo has a rabid following for good reason. Centered on contemporary Italian cuisine, it features handmade pastas and generous seafood choices.

Shop 202, Landmark Alexandra, 18 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong



Tin Lung Heen

The Michelin-starred Tin Lung Heen offers refined authentic Cantonese cuisine. Signature dishes include barbecued Iberian pork, double-boiled chicken soup with fish maw in baby coconut, and steamed crab claw with egg white in Hua Diao wine.

Level 102, International Commerce Center, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong