Chinese Restaurants in Hong Kong

Straight up Cantonese fare with an amazing harbour view in an atmosphere of old world elegance, go to Man Wah on the top of the Mandarin Oriental if you want the very best Chinese restaurant in Hong Kong. What more can locals say about this old stalwart? If you have never been before than make a point of going sooner rather than later.

Yan Toh Heen is one of those special places you reserve for your nearest and dearest. Expect to be treated like VIP by the five star staff at this top Chinese restaurant in Hong Kong. As for the food? Everything is just delicious, just a spoonful of the fish maw with sea whelk and Chinese cabbage with Yunnan ham and mushrooms warrants a visit. Also worth trying are the abalone and classic stewed spare ribs with sweet vinegar.

Tsui Hang Village Restaurant in Hong Kong is a top pick if you are looking for solid Cantonese dimsum and stir fry dishes but can't be bothered to rub elbows with other diners and prefer some classy service. People come to Tsui Hang Village Restaurant for home-style Cantonese cooking, luncheons and dim sum.

The reason why Yuet Heung Restaurant in Hong Kong is one of the top Chinese restaurants is because of its signature Chicken dish. The Yuet Heung Chicken is marinated with subtle spices before slowly cooked in broth and then dunked into frozen iced water so that the chicken retains its flavour and the texture of the meat is chewy and retains its lustre and golden skin.

Bistro Bamboo is such an overlooked hidden gem that it wouldn't do enough justice to visit this Hong Kong Chinese restaurant once. The nostalgic vibes are so comfortable and cosy that you can take your close ones here for a quietly solid meal. One worthy mention is the chef's selection of appetizers that compliment the mains so well and the deep fried milk balls are a sweet end to a near perfect meal.

The xiaolongbao at Taiwanese chain restaurant Din Tai Fung are arguably the most delectable soup-filled pork dumplings in the world, with delicately fine skin and succulent, juicy meat. We also love the flavourful Taiwanese pork chop, pleasing Zhejiang style zongzi sticky rice dumplings and the spicy Sichuan wontons in a rich, peaty sauce of smoked chili. It's definitely a solid four star Chinese restaurant chain in Hong Kong.

West Villa Restaurant is forever bustling and the Chinese restaurant to visit if you want to knock into random local celebs and politicians. Its a Michelin Starred Chinese eatery and the signature dish BBQ pork is guaranteed to sell out if you don't come early.

Lung King Heen is the first Chinese restaurant in the world to receive three Michelin stars. Commanding spectacular harbour views from its fourth-floor location, chef's best dim sum dishes are Steamed Rice Rolls with Barbecued Pork and Preserved Vegetables, Steamed Rice Rolls with Schredded Abalone and Chicken, Pan-Fried Rice Rolls in X. O. Chili Sauce, Steamed Lobster and Scallop Dumplings, Baked Whole Abalone Puffs with Diced Chicken. Chef Chan combines textures and flavours coupled with inventive presentation to excite the taste buds and satisfy the most demanding epicure.

Chao Inn is a popular Hong Kong Chinese restaurant that prides itself on the quality of its Chiu Chow cuisine. Serving typical Chinese dishes, minus the grime and grease that is so common from Chinese restaurants in Hong Kong. Despite being predictable, the Chinese food is recommended by locals as excellent. The service is exceptional overall and the food, scrumptious.

If there is one restaurant that epitomizes dim sum culture in hong Kong, then Maxim's Palace City Hall is it. Ladies pushing carts of steaming bamboo baskets while calling out the day's specials, large crowds of families waiting for their Sunday table and hundres of variations of little delicious bites of seafood, meat and sweets - in other words a perfect dim sum Chinese restaurant and the best bit: English menu with pictures for those new to dim sum.

Man Wah

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5 Connaught Road
Mandarin Oriental

Cantonese treats... read more

Yan Toh Heen

18 Salisbury Road
InterContinental Hong Kong

Dishes are not cooked they are sculpted... read more

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Tsui Hang Village Restaurant

132-134 Nathan Rd
Miramar Shopping Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui

Contemporary twists to Chinese food with top notch ingredients... read more

Yuet Heung Restaurant

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G/F and 1/F, 105-111 Thomson Road

Chicken is the must try... read more

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Bistro Bamboo

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59 Caine Road, Basement, Midlevels, Central

Exquisite Shanghainese in Soho... read more

Din Tai Fung

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3/F 130 Silvercord, 30 Canton Road

Award winning Taiwanese Shanghai traditional dimsum and beef noodles... read more

West Villa Restaurant

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Room 101-102, 1/F., Lee Garden Phase 2, 28 Yan Ping Road

BBQ pork and stir fry dishes worthy of a Michellin Award... read more

Lung King Heen

8 Finance Street
Four Seasons Hotel

Consistent Michellin Award Cantonese... read more

Chao Inn

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10/F, 1 Peking Road

Chiuchow Cuisine with the view of Hong Kong skyline... read more

City Hall Maxim's Palace

2/F City Hall, Central
Low Block (2nd floor), City Hall, Connaught Rd. Central and Edinburgh Place

Old Stalwart dim sum restaurant for expats looking for a yum cha experience... read more
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