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    June brings a fresh wave of excitement to Hong Kong's dining scene with a diverse array of new culinary ventures. From the much-anticipated debut of a Japanese sensation to the revival of beloved classics at some of Hong Kong diners’ favourite outlets, these new openings promise to elevate the city's vibrant culinary culture to new heights. 

    Hikiniku's chef is pouring sauce over rice.
    Hikiniku's interior view during the daytime.
    Hikiniku's chef is making steak.

    Hikiniku to Come

    The viral Japanese sensation Hikiniku to Come has landed at the IFC mall. Famous for their charcoal-grilled hamburger steaks, this Tokyo import treats diners to the "ultimate hamburger steak experience". Expect freshly ground 100 per cent Japanese beef grilled to perfection in front of you, paired with rice cooked in traditional hagama pots. Each set includes three succulent steaks, a raw egg and miso soup. With a limited number of seats surrounding the grill, diners will enjoy an intimate and immersive experience – which can be booked via the online reservation system .

    Hikiniku to Come, Shop 4011, Podium Level 4, ifc mall, Central, 2640 1868

    The pizza in the photo is Vesu Pizza from Vesu Pizza Bar

    Vesu Pizza Bar

    Nestled atop One Peking in Tsim Sha Tsui, Vesu Pizza Bar offers stunning views of Hong Kong’s skyline as you savour authentic Neapolitan pizzas, Italian delights and expertly crafted drinks. The pizza bar serves both classic and innovative pizzas, like the mouthwatering bok choi cream-based "I’ll be bok" and "feel matcha better”, made from fried matcha pizza dough. Complement your meal with tantalising small bites and desserts, and sip on creative cocktails or refreshing non-alcoholic beverages. 

    Vesu Pizza Bar, 30/F, 1 Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui, 3427 2018

    Flat Burger in Flat Iron Deluxe store.
    Flat Iron Deluxe features steaks with Flat Fries.

    Flat Iron Deluxe

    From the masterminds behind local favourite online butcher Steak King and dining spot offshoot Flat Iron Steak, Flat Iron Deluxe at Southside by Ovolo is a new all-day dining hotspot that brings a value-driven menu of international comfort food to Wong Chuk Hang. Indulge in hearty dishes like the flat iron steak, served with fries and salad, for an unbeatable lunch priced at HK$158. With its casual environment and expansive terrace – a great spot for sundowners – Flat Iron Deluxe is set to redefine its neighbourhood’s dining experience.

    Flat Iron Deluxe, 4F, Southside by Ovolo, 64 Wong Chuk Hang Rd, Aberdeen

    The Murray serves a variety of delicious dishes on white dishes.
    The Murray's Chef is cooking.
    The Murray Crab at The Murray

    The Murray

    Prepare for a culinary journey to Shanghai at The Murray, Hong Kong. This exclusive collaboration with Lao Ji Shi brings back signature dishes like drunken chicken, marinated roe crab in Chinese wine, stir-fried green beans and flat noodles with crab roe, and red braised pork belly with abalone. Available from 12 to 16 June in the Niccolo room, guests can enjoy these authentic Shanghainese delights alongside free-flow fine wines or Ruinart champagne as part of this set lunch or dinner that spotlights the traditional flavours of the city.

    The Murray, Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Dr, Central, 3141 8668

    At Henry's, the cocktail was smoky when the waiter removed the lid.
    Seafood tower at Henry's
    Henry's chef is cooking a steak.

    Henry

    Henry at Rosewood Hong Kong is embarking on a new chapter with the arrival of Chef Jorge Vera Gutierrez. Diners can look forward to a revitalised menu featuring signature dishes like the sumptuous seafood tower, Maryland crab cakes, buttermilk fried chicken, and, of course, a perfectly prepared porterhouse steak. Drinks aren’t forgotten either, with a new cocktail programme that celebrates America's rich mixology heritage, and exclusive ambassadorship with Opus One winery.

    Henry, Level Five, Rosewood Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 3891 8732

    Lobster Bar and Grill's seafood set with two glasses of champagne
    Lobster Bar and Grill Portrait of a Chef
    A table full of food from the chefs at Lobster Bar and Grill.

    Lobster Bar and Grill at Island Shangri-La

    Hong Kong’s beloved Lobster Bar and Grill at the Island Shangri-La welcomes back celebrated chef Cary Docherty. Known for his fresh take on brasserie fare, Docherty’s return brings exciting new concepts including a lavish Sunday brunch menu and a tempting burger bar. The new Sunday brunch features a spread of family-style appetisers, main courses like roast beef or whole Boston lobster, and decadent desserts. Meanwhile, the burger bar offers five mouth-watering options, including the signature panko-crusted Alaskan pollock fish burger.

    Lobster Bar and Grill, Level 6, Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central, 2820 8560

    May: an array of international flavours

    Portrait of Sophia Loren
    Interior of Sophia Loren House
    Interior of Sophia Loren House

    Sophia Loren House

    Wan Chai's iconic Woo Cheong Pawn Shop has transformed into Sophia Loren House , a dazzling multi-storey dining and entertainment hub inspired by the eponymous actress and the effervescent spirit of 1960s Rome.  

    Across its four floors, guests can indulge in a variety of experiences from authentic Neapolitan pizzas at street level and exquisite Italian seafood dishes at Casa Sophia Loren, to vibrant 70s-style live performances at Stage and romantic rooftop cocktails at Pellicola. Each space within the Sophia Loren House promises a unique slice of Italian charm and culinary excellence. 

    Sophia Loren House, 60-66 Johnston Road, Wan Chai 

    Red dish of Mistral
    Box food set of Mistral
    White dish of Mistral

    Mistral 

    Step back into the culinary embrace of The Mistral , newly re-opened on the first floor of the InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong. The restaurant, a sanctum of Italian elegance, leads the diner on a journey through the rich flavours of Italy, curated by Chef Fabio Guaglione from Napoli.  

    From handmade pastas that sing with authenticity to a discerning selection of Italian wines and spirits, the menu features dishes that celebrate locally sourced ingredients. Whether you opt for the weekday semi-buffet lunch or the signature harbour-view brunch on Sundays, The Mistral is a haven for those who cherish Italian delicacies.  

    Mistral, 1/F, InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong, 70 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2731 2870

    Food set of Lips Cocktails and Theatre
    Interior of Lips Cocktails and Theatre
    Nicole and Benoit Lavaud

    Lips Cocktails & Theatre  

    Set to dazzle at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong this month, Lips Cocktails & Theatre is where theatrical flair meets mixological mastery in a dazzling multi-sensory spectacle. Conceived by Nicole and Benoit Lavaud, this venue promises a potent “cocktail” of electrifying entertainment from stand-up comedy to live music, paired with innovative drinks crafted by mixology maestro Max Traverse.  

    Lips may be a bar, but that doesn’t mean you should sleep on its food menu – prepare yourself to feast on an indulgent dinner designed by some of Hong Kong’s top chefs. With its plush velvet ambience and ever-changing roster of performances, Lips offers an extravagant escape from the hustle and bustle of the city every night of the week. 

    Lips Cocktails & Theatre, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 9532 0300

    Outside dining area of Prince and the Peacock
    Interior of Prince and the Peacock
    Interior of Prince and the Peacock

    Prince and the Peacock

    Enter the regal era of India's princely states at Prince and the Peacock , set to open at Tai Kwun’s Central Magistracy later this month. This new dining destination interweaves the opulent tales and traditions of the maharajas and maharanis with a modern gastronomic experience.  

    Helmed by chef Palash Mitra , previously of the Michelin-starred New Punjab Club, the restaurant weaves a culinary narrative through dishes that take after the sumptuous feasts of India’s royal past. Expect intricate flavours like the aromatic biryanis of Awadh and the saffron-infused delights of Kashmir, set in a space designed by the renowned interior designer Joyce Wang, which evokes the bygone grandeur of the Indian palace.  

    Prince and the Peacock, Central Magistracy, Tai Kwun, 1 Arbuthnot Road, Central (opening soon) 

    Two mixologists of XX
    Interior of XX bar
    Food at XX bar

    XX 

    Welcome back to Rosewood Hong Kong 's bar, XX , which has transformed from a ladies-only speakeasy to an inclusive retreat for every patron. You can now step into this mixological hot spot without the need for passwords or invites and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in the space with its antique mirrored tables, plush velvet couches and stunning skyline views.  

    Under the watchful eye of bar manager David Monroy, enjoy an exquisite selection of whiskies, fine wines and cocktails inspired by local ingredients – all promising a lavish yet cosy night out. 

    XX, 5/F, Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 3891 8732  

    Executive chef David Parkin of Sunset Grill
    Interior of Sunset Grill
    Food of Sunset Grill

    Sunset Grill

    Tung Chung’s Sunset Grill has rekindled its culinary flame under the expert direction of British executive chef David Parkin. Known for infusing traditional steakhouse offerings with innovative twists, Parkin has devised new à la carte and weekend brunch menus that highlight his commitment to combining classic techniques with contemporary flair. 

    From the panoramic terrace, diners can savour dishes such as 30-day dry-aged steaks and herb-crusted Lumina lamb, alongside bespoke creations like the Argentinian red prawn cocktail with Iberico ham. As the rooftop venue re-introduces its famous brunch menu, guests are invited to experience Parkin’s gastronomical brilliance, perfectly paired with stunning views over Lantau Island’s mountains and South China Sea. 

    Sunset Grill, 19/F, Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel, 9 Yi Tung Road, Tung Chung, Lantau Island, 2535 0025

    Afternoon tea set of The Upper House

    Hotel Café Royal’s afternoon tea experience at Salisterra 

    The Upper House in Hong Kong has recently teamed up with London’s historic Hotel Café Royal to craft a luxurious afternoon tea experience at Salisterra . Available from now until 30 June 2024, this quintessentially British menu features a selection of finely crafted finger sandwiches, fluffy scones and exquisite desserts inspired by the work of Hotel Café Royal’s executive pastry chef Loic Carbonnet.  

    Highlights include the rich truffle and parmesan gougère amuse-bouche, the earl grey jam that accompanies the scones, and the strawberry, vanilla cremeux and jam bite-sized delight (inspired by the lashings of strawberries and cream served at Wimbledon). Take in this luxurious, sensate affair, with the glistening Victoria Harbour as your backdrop.  

    Salisterra, Level 49, The Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 3968 1106 

    April: creative cocktail and dining experiences

    chef russell doctrove of jimmy's kitchen
    A plate of food with silverware at Jimmy's Kitchen
    A plate of food with silverware at Jimmy's Kitchen

    Jimmy’s Kitchen

    In the heart of Hong Kong’s central business district, Jimmy’s Kitchen celebrates a century of culinary excellence with its reopening in the iconic Pedder Building. Executive chef Russell Doctrove, with his historical association with Jimmy’s and training in Michelin-starred kitchens, aims to preserve the restaurant's cherished legacy while introducing contemporary touches. Signature dishes like the chicken supreme “kiev” and Jimmy’s chicken madras, alongside contemporary British and continental offerings, ensure Jimmy’s Kitchen remains a beloved destination for both long lunches and sociable evenings. 

    Jimmy’s Kitchen, M/F, Pedder Building, 12 Pedder Street, Central, 2526 5293 

    cocktail at Corsican Stars
    Corsican Stars interior
    cocktail at Corsican Stars

    Corsican Stars 

    Dive into the mystical world of Corsican Stars , a new speakeasy nestled within cafe-bar Mercury Recalls in Causeway Bay. Inspired by an enchanting line from sci-fi movie Cloud Atlas, this hidden gem is more than a bar: it’s an immersive art journey. Designed in collaboration with local art team Xcept, guests can admire artworks that explore the subconscious through a fractal world of geometric patterns.  

    Enjoy the cocktail and whisky offerings, with creations like the transformative gin-lychee, the enlightening tequila and white bitter melon, and the introspective brandy and bonito soup. Entry is exclusive, with tokens obtainable via social media games or VIP membership at Mercury Recalls. 

    Corsican Stars, Shop A, G/F, Fairview Mansion, 51 Paterson Street, Causeway Bay,  

     A table with plates of food at Ona
    Ona interior
    Grilled octopus and vegetables from Ona

    Óna

    Experience the vibrant flavours of the Mediterranean and Middle East at Óna, the latest culinary addition to Discovery Bay Plaza. Named after the Catalan word for “wave”, Óna presents a sweeping culinary journey that spans southern Spain, Italy and Greece to as far afield as Morocco, Turkey and Lebanon.  

    The menu, curated by veteran Moroccan chef El Mehdi Zenasni, features a diverse array of traditional dishes, including char-grilled kebabs, melt-in-your-mouth beef tagine and slow-cooked lamb, accompanied by a variety of seafood, salads and vegetarian options. Desserts like baklava and Greek rice pudding provide a sweet finale to the meal. 

    Óna, Shop G09, DB Plaza, 1 Discovery Bay Rd, Discovery Bay, 3619 0937 

    Oreo milkshake from Flat Iron Burger
    urger from Flat Iron Burger
    Strawberry milkshake with cake from Flat Iron Burger

    Flat Iron Burger  

    Flat Iron Burger is set to galvanise Soho's dining scene with its unique burgers. Spearheaded by culinary veterans, chefs Aarik Persaud and Johnny Glover of The Butchers Club, this Elgin Street pop-up is serving up premium Black Angus and Wagyu beef burgers sourced at an unbeatable value.  

    Highlights include the flatiron deluxe (with house pickles, onions, Old Bay mayo, and American cheese) and the extravagant Wagyu-based Shinjuku surf-n-turf, layered with tempura lobster, miso BBQ sauce, Shichimi aioli, and shaved cabbage. With craft beers and classic cocktails to complement the gourmet fare, Flat Iron Burger is a must-visit for burger aficionados and foodies alike. 

    Flat Iron Burger, G/F, 27 & 29 Elgin Street, Central 

    pouring a drink into a glass at Draft Land
    Draft Land interior
    Draft Land cocktails

    Draft Land 

    Asia's pioneering “cocktails on tap” bar, Draft Land , has launched its second Hong Kong location in Causeway Bay, a collaboration between Taiwanese cocktail wizard Angus Zou and Hong Kong's bar innovator Antonio Lai. Situated on Tang Lung Street, the bar features a laid-back atmosphere where guests can enjoy a range of 20 beverages on tap, including non-alcoholic options and cocktails with varying ABVs. Don’t miss their exclusive creations like the Yuwasabi and Watercress Honey cocktails, and bar snacks from the neighbouring Japanese teppanyaki restaurant, Hungry Monkey.  

    Draft Land (Causeway Bay shop), Shop D, G/F, Soundwill Plaza II - Midtown, 1-29 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay, 2667 2028 

     

    March: contemporary dishes and cool chill-out spots

    Ming Pavilion
    Ming Pavilion
    Ming Pavilion

    Ming Pavilion 

    Nestled within Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, Ming Pavilion , offers a contemporary journey through the rich landscape of Hokkien cuisine. Spearheaded by Head Chef Jack Lam Yeung, this new dining destination marries tradition with innovation, inviting guests to explore the diverse culinary tapestry of the Fujian province. Savour signature dishes such as the deep-fried five spice pork roll and Xiamen-style “popiah” (a thin pancake wrapped around a cooked filling). Highlights include “Buddha jumps over the wall” - a soup that blends precious ingredients such as abalone, dried scallops and fish maw in a Shaoxing wine jar - and steamed mud crab with glutinous rice, each serves as a testament to Fujian's rich culinary heritage. To enhance the feast, tea master Tiffany Chan has curated a selection of 18 Chinese teas, adding layers of flavour and history to your meal. 

    Ming Pavilion, Level 8, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, 2820 8580

    Charcoal Bar
    Charcoal Bar
    Charcoal Bar

    Charcoal Bar

    Discover the smoky depths of Charcoal Bar , the latest charcoal grill concept in Harbour City. Founded by Executive Chef Bjoern Alexander, holder of two Michelin stars,  this grill-centric eatery transforms live-fire cooking into an art form. Here, diners are treated to a laidback ambience where the primal allure of charcoal and wood-fired flavours reign supreme. A standout dish is the lychee wood-smoked OP rib – or, savour the ocean's bounty with grilled eel, smoked jumbo tiger prawn and Japanese king crab leg.

    Charcoal Bar, Shop OT G62, G/F, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2117 0088

     

    Maya
    Maya
    Maya

    Maya

    Maya offers a vibrant space to relax and enjoy guilt-free pleasures, embodying the spirit of conscious living and eating through every bite and sip. Indulge in signature vegan delights such as their classic, pandan pineapple bun and strawberry croissant, crafted with high-quality natural ingredients. Experience the unique fusion of baked goods and fermented foods, like the fermented mushroom truffle cream cheese sourdough, where the fermentation process enhances both the taste and your health. Diners can pair the treats with a selection of innovative drinks, ranging from espresso kombucha to honeybee gin tea. 

    Maya, Shop 4, G/F, PCCW Tower, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, 6695 9656

    Feather & Bone
    Feather & Bone

    Feather & Bone 

    Feather & Bone welcomes its newest addition , a bar and grill nestled in the tranquil Mount Pavilia of Clear Water Bay. This new branch extends the brand's tradition of combining a grocer, butcher and restaurant into one, offering a refreshing al fresco dining experience perfect for any occasion, be it a family brunch or date night. The new branch’s menu features a rich selection of grilled meats, including grass- and grain-fed cuts of beef and succulent free-range pork chops, alongside an expanded range of pastas and pizzas like the pappardelle carbonara and the exclusive “butcher’s best” pizza. Specialities such as beef pie and a chicken burger round out a dining experience that's both diverse and delicious.

    Feather & Bone, Shop 1-4, 1/F Retail Block of Mount Pavilia, 663 Clear Water Bay Road, Clear Water Bay, 2791 1189

    Ella
    Ella
    Ella

    Ella

    Part of Hcode’s The Trilogy alongside Keyz and Wav, Ella is the latest jazz bar to hit the scene. The bar aims to capture the soul of New Orleans, marrying vibrant live music with the city's iconic culinary and cocktail culture. Inspired by Ella Fitzgerald's passion for song, Ella offers an intimate venue where jazz, soul, R&B, pop and Latin rhythms thrive, Wednesdays through Saturdays from 8pm. Savour Southern-inspired cocktails and Louisiana bar bites, from the “roasted boulevardier” to the iconic “hurricanes”, alongside classics like Rockefeller oysters and the New Orleans muffuletta.

    Ella, The Trilogy, 45 Pottinger St, HCODE, Central

     

    February: meat-centric feasts and chic drinking holes

    Carna

    Credit: Jure Ursic Photography

    Carna
    Carna

    Carna by Dario Cecchini

    The new hotel Mondrian Hong Kong welcomes diners to experience the cooking of Tuscan butcher Dario Cecchini , star of Netflix’s Chef’s Table. At Italian steakhouse Carna , on the hotel’s 39th floor, Cecchini has teamed up with his protégé, Daniele Milliani, to deliver a menu that champions sustainability and nose-to-tail cooking. With Cecchini's years of butchery expertise and Milliani's culinary flair, you can expect dishes that are big on flavour but low in waste, served in a cosy, Renaissance-inspired atmosphere.

    Carna by Dario Cecchini, 39/F, Mondrian Hong Kong, 8A Hart Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, 3550 0339

    Qura
    Qura
    Qura

    Qura

    At the Regent Hong Kong, plush bar Qura combines a sultry evening atmosphere with a selection of rare spirits and captivating Victoria Harbour views.  A mix of whimsy and elegance, the space comprises several connected rooms adorned with vintage furniture and quirky art. Qura's beverage menu , curated by bar manager Gennaro Pucci, includes unique cocktails and rare spirits like the Uniting Nations #3 40 Years and Ferrand Distilled Before 1914. Adding to the allure is an exclusive cigar room with prestigious brands on offer. 

    Qura, Lobby Floor, Regent Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2313 2313

    Tango
    Tango
    Tango

    Tango Argentinian Steakhouse

    Tango Argentinian Steakhouse , a long-standing favourite among Hong Kong’s diners, has a new location in the bustling Lan Kwai Fong district. Renowned for its authentic South American flavours, Tango offers a rustic yet contemporary dining experience. Signature dishes include Argentinian steaks like the bife de ancho ribeye and bife de chorizo sirloin, alongside achuras, or grilled appetisers, such as chorizo sausages and beef chinchulin – all complemented by an extensive wine list.

    Tango Argentinian Steakhouse, 2/F, Grand Progress Building, 15-16 Lan Kwai Fong, Central, 2525 5808

    Dead Poets
    Dead Poets
    Dead Poets

    Dead Poets

    Soho's newest addition, Dead Poets , is a dual-concept space brought to you by the team behind The Old Man Hong Kong. By day, the venue offers haircuts by Sauce Barbershop, and by night transforms into a funky cocktail haven. Dead Poets promises a unique approach to mixology, with drinks inspired by lost musical legends. Expect creative cocktails, fresh drafts, and a vibrant wine selection in a bold, industrial-chic setting accented by splashes of red: a welcome addition to Hong Kong's drinking scene.

    Dead Poets, 41-49 Aberdeen Street, Central

    The Mansion
    The Mansion
    The Mansion

    The Mansion

    Merging art, music and food, The Mansion is a new hybrid entertainment venue in Central. Designed by Sackthi Muthu, the interior is inspired by the cabaret lounges of Paris, with a mesmerising LED-lit infinity ceiling. In the evenings, guests can savour imaginative cocktails and light pintxos-style dishes. As night falls, the space becomes a vibrant club with high-energy music and theatrical dance performances. The Mansion also serves as a collaborative art space, with new works being showcased seasonally.

    The Mansion, G/F, 77 Wyndham Street, Central, 5464 0002

    Schnitzel and Schnapps
    Schnitzel and Schnapps
    Chom Chom

    The Italian Pop-Up @ Schnitzel & Schnaps HK

    For three months, The Italian Pop-Up will be taking up residence at Schnitzel & Schnaps in Central, offering diners an array of innovative Italian dishes. Executive chef Davide Bruna, with his 20 years in Michelin-starred restaurants, has created a menu that includes fresh starters like mozzarella with grilled peaches and main dishes such as potato gnocchi with seafood and veal Milanese. For the perfect accompaniment, order Chef Davide’s housemade pickles, and for a light sweet treat, try the grappa panna cotta. 

    Schnitzel & Schnaps HK, G/F, C Wisdom Centre, 35-37 Hollywood Road, Central, 2889 1199

    Club Batard
    Club Batard

    Club Bâtard

    Hong Kong’s iconic Pedder Building is set to house an exclusive new private members' club. Club Bâtard will span more than 1,500 square metres across three stories and will feature the city's largest walk-in wine cellar with over 5,000 wine references. It will also house three restaurants: the acclaimed Bâtard and Hop Sze, plus the versatile Le Clos for all-day dining. Additionally, whisky bar OBE offers a selection of the world's finest and rarest whiskies. While not scheduled to open until the summer, the club is currently offering a limited release of memberships at a special pre-opening rate.

    Club Bâtard, No. 12 Pedder Street, Central

    January: innovative cuisine and craft cocktails

    Plaisance
    Plaisance
    Plaisance

    Plaisance by Mauro Colagreco

    Italian-Argentinian chef Mauro Colagreco , best known for his French Riviera restaurant Mirazur, holds the distinction of being the first non-French chef to receive three Michelin stars in France. His first outpost in Hong Kong is grand in vision, spanning nearly 1,000 square metres across three floors. The first floor houses Plaisance by Ma , an elegant fine dining destination with an ocean-inspired aesthetic, specialising in seasonal seafood dishes. On the ground floor, P Lounge by Plaisance offers casual all-day dining before transitioning into an evening lounge with live music and themed cocktails. Finally, the basement holds Club Plaisance, an exclusive members-only space for intimate private dining and top-notch whisky tasting.

    Plaisance by Mauro Colagreco, 1/F, G/F and Basement, 1 Duddell Street, Central, 3156 2600

    Avoca
    Avoca
    Avoca

    Avoca

    This cocktail bar in the newly opened Mondrian Hong Kong signifies a resurgence of sophisticated nightlife in Kowloon. Located on the 38th floor of the hotel and featuring enviable views of Victoria Harbour, Avoca champions creativity in its range of cocktails , curated by Head of Bars Joe Villanueva. A key figure in Hong Kong's bar scene for two decades, Villanueva infuses local flavours into inventive cocktails like the Lao Gan Ma Bloody Mary and sesame and peanut butter sour. Among the bar’s culinary offerings , you’ll find dishes like Typhoon Shelter-style lobster and crab rolls, and tropical ceviche with hamachi. 

    Avoca, 38/F, Mondrian Hong Kong, 8A Hart Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, 3550 0338

    House of Culture
    House of Culture
    House of Culture

    House of Culture

    In the ever-trendy Sai Ying Pun, House of Culture blends cultures and cuisines to create an unforgettable dining experience. This restaurant isn't just about food; it’s a culinary story, where every dish, drink, and interaction forms part of the narrative. Designed to mimic the beauty of two of Australia’s natural wonders – Uluru and the underwater caves of Margaret River – the space is both expansive and cosy. Helmed by executive chef Gavin Chin, former head chef at Brut, the menu showcases dishes that combine local produce with international cooking techniques. Complementing the food is a selection of playful cocktails and laid-back Australian wines. 

    House of Culture, G/F shop B, Kenbo Commercial Building, 335-339 Queen's Road West, Sai Ying Pun, 4418 2265

    Bochord
    Bochord
    Bochord

    Bochord

    Moody and sophisticated, Bochord resembles an old English library, with black leather couches, dark wood panelling and retro lamps. It couples this ambience with equally refined food and service. Led by Chef Maseano Koo - who spent years honing his skill at The Peninsula, the kitchen specialises in beef delicacies, while also serving globally inspired dishes like roasted farm-fresh Ping Yuen chicken. Add a selection of imaginative cocktails, nightly live music and 11th-floor panoramic views of Victoria Harbour, and you have the perfect spot for an evening gathering.

    Bochord, Shop 1101, 11/F, World Trade Center, 280 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, 3613 0092

    Aoao
    Aoao
    Aoao

    AOAO

    At Central's newest Japanese izakaya and bar, AOAO , gourmet dining meets mesmerising art and music. Comprising an indoor lounge and outdoor rooftop terrace, this urban oasis offers a truly immersive experience. With a rich green interior adorned with resin art, the space feels as if it was carved from a giant emerald; the theme continues outdoors with a giant visual art projection. Tuck into izakaya dishes crafted from fresh local ingredients in the evening, and as night falls, watch the space transform while you sip on artfully crafted cocktails and enjoy the ambient music. 

    AOAO, 14/F, Manning House, 38 Queen's Road Central, Central, 5506 5521 (open for reservations only)

    Chom Chom
    Chom Chom
    Chom Chom

    Chom Chom

    Chom Chom , SoHo's beloved night-time spot, is back with a fresh vibe and a revamped menu after extensive renovations. This neighbourhood favourite boasts a creative new cocktail line-up – which includes flavour-rich drinks like the Pho-jito and kaffir lime Margarita – bia hoi beer on tap, and a menu packed with delightful Vietnamese street food-inspired dishes. Curated by head chef Logan Hester, who showcases his culinary expertise and love of Vietnamese cuisine, the menu is light yet tantalising. The decor, too, captures the essence of Vietnam’s cities at night, bringing both warmth and energy to SoHo's bustling streets.

    Chom Chom, 58 Peel Street, Central, 2810 0850

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