Hong Kong’s bright neon lights, idyllic natural sights, and world-class shopping are all plenty to write home about - but nothing tops the city’s unbelievable cuisine. The city is also home of the world's discerning foodies and has an array of food items ranging from traditional dimsum to fusion foods. Whether you’re craving a high brow sit-down meal or street food on the go, there’s a little something for every mood. Here’s where to dine between meetings for the best meal of your trip.
TIM HO WAN
Known as the world’s most affordable Michelin-starred restaurant, Tim Ho Wan offers some of most mouthwatering Dim Sum you’ll find anywhere on the planet. Since its opening, the restaurant has expanded to more than 20 outposts in 9 countries, but the original Mong Kok location is still the most adored of them all.
Tim Ho Won, 18 Hoi Ting Road, West Kowloon, Hong Kong
Hotel restaurants are no joke in Hong Kong. Some of the best food in the city can be found in hotel eateries, and T’ang Court is no exception. This three Michelin star restaurant at The Langham Hotel serves up authentic Cantonese meals with a tasting menu you’ll adore. T’ang Court is famous for its attention to detail, and the staff makes every guest feel like the most important person in the room, so prepare to kick back and relax.
T’ang Court, Langham Hong Kong, Peking Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
KUNG WO BEANCURD FACTORY
This retro spot in Sham Shui Po serves up delectable fresh tofu dishes you’ll never forget. Kung Wo draws in big crowds, but it’s totally worth wading through throngs of foodies to try the menu for yourself. You’ll love their tofu soy milk, deep-fried tofu, and above all, their amazing tofu pudding.
Kung Wo Beancurd Factory, 118 Pei Ho St, Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong
Nestled in the historic fishing village of Tai O, which is known as the Venice of Hong Kong, this breezy stilt house balcony spot sits alongside a bustling canal. Enjoy coffee or wine and a fresh seafood dish while you watch the boats pass by.
Solo, 86-88 Kat Hing Street, Tai O
If you’re looking for a taste of Italian food on your Hong Kong trip, this gorgeous Harbour City spot has you covered. Savor burrata and risotto as you gaze out at skyline views. Bonus points if you can catch a meal here at sunset, because food just tastes better when your view is this magical.
Paper Moon, Shop OTE301, Level 3, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
This gorgeous space sits high atop the Ritz Carlton Hong Kong, and is known as “the highest bar in the world.” When you spend some time here on the 118th floor of Hong Kong’s tallest building, you’ll see the city in a whole new light. Order tapas and cocktails to enjoy while you soak in the chic interiors crafted by famed designer Masamichi Katayama.
Ozone Bar, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West null, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
If you prefer a spot where drinks take center stage over the food, you’ll want to try this exclusive bar for yourself. Created by New York cocktail expert Joseph Boroski, the bar provides a “Cocktail Concierge Service.” Tell a mixologist your taste preferences, and they’ll whip up a custom drink just for you. While you’re there, be sure to check out the, ahem, “buggy” decor on the walls and ceilings.
J.Boroski, Ezra's Ln, Central, Hong Kong
SER WONG FUN
Ser Wong Fun is one of the most revered Cantonese restaurants in Hong Kong. Here, you’ll find a mouth-watering range of delicious classics. Order the chicken clay pot rice or the pig liver sausage and you’ll be on Cloud Nine.
Ser Wong Fun, 30 Cochrane St, Central, Hong Kong
Grab your Bento Bag and head to Hong Kong to indulge in all these delicious eats and many more!