If you’re not jetting off this summer, use your miles to satisfy your appetite for wanderlust with a tasting tour of Hong Kong’s best restaurants. We’re constantly adding new Hong Kong eateries to our list of partner restaurants – meaning that there’s always somewhere fresh to redeem with your miles.
Whether you have 5,000 miles or 150,000, we’ve got something to suit every budget – from a quick coffee and pastry in the morning to lavish lunch affairs and exquisite tasting menus, all available to redeem at a rate of 1,500 = HKD50 (or an even better rate of 1,350 = HKD50 if you’re a Standard Chartered Cathay Mastercard holder). If you’d prefer to pay with a mix of Miles Plus Cash, simply download the Cathay app and choose to pay with the mix of miles and money that suits you best.
With a summer of free reward meals ahead, Hong Kong’s dining scene has never looked more appetising. Here’s our pick of where to dine on every budget.
Most of us don’t have the luxury of time in the morning. If you tend to grab a bite on-the-go, head to Nina Patisserie and redeem your miles for a quick breakfast and a hit of caffeine. You’ll find a wide variety of delicious baked goods created by expert pastry chefs, alongside barista-grade coffee and teas to takeaway.
Average meal for one: 3,000
Various locations including Shop 125, 1/F, Central Market, 80 Des Voeux Road Central, 9141 3019
If you’d rather sit down and enjoy your morning coffee, go for a personalised blend at APT coffee . Specialty brews are tailored to each customer according to their preference of coffee blend, intensity and milk. The menu also allows you to customise your breakfast with your favourite bread, spreads and toppings.
Average meal for one: 4,500
Two locations including: Shop A-C, G/F, 2-12 Moon Street, Wan Chai, 3619 4393
We can’t say definitively what the breakfast of champions is, but we’re pretty sure you’ll find it on Classified ’s extensive menu, which boasts everything from sourdough tartines and omelettes to a traditional English bacon butty – that’s a sandwich, to non-Brits. Wash it down with your choice of coffee, tea, juice or smoothie.
Average cost for one: 6,000
Various locations including: 13 Yuk Sau Street, Happy Valley, 2891 3454
Hotpot lovers can redeem miles at Xiao Yu Hotpot for a spicy, brothful lunch with friends or colleagues. Specialising in Chongqing flavours, the restaurant is one of the top places to enjoy an authentic mouth-numbing Sichuan hotpot – though there are other soup bases for those who can’t handle the heat. Don't miss the signature mini dumplings and Ibérico pork belly.
Average meal for two: 12,000
Various locations including Shop 305, Nina Mall I, 8 Yeung Uk Road, Tseun Wan, 2960 1588
Café Deco Pizzeria travels beyond Italy for pizza inspiration. Try Asian-inspired toppings such as smoked tuna belly and Peking duck for a new twist on a classic – or stick to the originals like quattro formaggio and pepperoni if you’re more of a traditionalist.
Average meal for two: 18,000
Location: Shop 2133, Elements, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon, 2196 8099
In the mood for something European? Treat yourself to the lavish weekend brunch at Maison ES in Wan Chai. Start with luxurious charcuterie boards and seafood platters featuring shucked oysters and Alaskan king crab legs, then tuck into Wagyu rib eye and French yellow chicken. Better still, use your miles to upgrade your brunch to include two hours of free-flow bubbles and wine, or add on extra side dishes.
Average meal for two: 29,400
Location: 1A Star Street, Wan Chai, 2521 8011
For an Italian affair with a twist, head to The Point Kitchen where you’ll find Asian influences throughout the menu. Try the beetroot, avocado, kimchi and tofu salad, or order the risotto with Hokkaido scallops. You’ll also find equally delicious more traditional plates, such as gnocchi sausage ragu and veal Milanese.
Average meal for two: 18,000
Two locations including: Shop 105A, 1/F, Olympian City 2, 18 Hou Ting Road, Tai Kok Tsui, 3614 5430
The menu at Tsim Sha Tsui’s Harbourside Grill boasts a fine selection of dry-aged steaks cooked over Japanese charcoal, and premium seafood for those who like a little surf with their turf. But a meal here is just as much about the stunning views over Victoria Harbour. Grab a table al fresco and watch the sun set and the skyline’s lights sparkle to life.
Average meal for two: 45,000
Location: Shop OTE401, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, 3-27 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2619 9100
Be transported to Tokyo’s tiny backstreet sushi bars at Sheung Wan’s Umi . This intimate 10-seat restaurant takes diners on a traditional Edomae sushi experience. Splash out on the signature omakase tasting menu with five starters, 10 pieces of nigiri maki, miso soup and dessert for the ultimate taste journey. This is a premium meal with a premium price tag – so use the Miles Plus Cash payment option in the Cathay app to achieve your experience at a more affordable level.
Average meal for two when paying with Miles Plus Cash: 9,000+ $688.
Location: 159 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, 2956 3177