Hong Kong is not only known for shopping but also for its wonderful cuisine.
Hong Kong is not only known for shopping but also for its wonderful cuisine. (Photo: South African Tourism/Flickr)

Hong Kong is not only known for shopping but also for its wonderful cuisine. With over 60 Michelin-starred restaurants, tourists will surely have an amazing dining experience here. As one of the finest culinary destinations in Asia, here are the five best restaurants travelers can visit in the country.

Big Sur

Big Sur is a modern smokehouse perfect for family or friends gatherings. It has a three-course menu for lunch and dinner that serve buttata paired with beetroot, black garlic, and roasted scallops on a gazpacho of vegetables, per The South China Morning Post.

Its main course is composed of grilled lamb chop with smoked sauce and romesco sauce coupled with lamb shoulder-stuffed red Romano peppers. To complete your meal, you can have chocolate tart with coffee foam and cardamom ice cream for dessert. You can also order selected beer on tap or fresh juices.

Café Malacca

If you want to try Malaysian cuisine, then Café Malacca is the best place for you. Trough the month of May, the restaurant's menu will feature different crab dishes.

Customers can also pre-order the meal they like such as chili crab, black pepper crab, and crab bee hoon when they make their reservations. Diners can also add crab to the dishes on the menu like Penang char kway teow, popiah or fried rice.


Also on the list is Chaiwala. It serves street food from India and special treats like decadent cheese truffle that will surely make tourist drool.

Diners can also try their seafood and meat dishes from the tandoor like saag paneer and old Delhi butter chicken. They also serve set menu dinners that include pani puri with jal-jeera and aloo tikka chaat for the start, tandoori chicken platter, salmon and lamb, Kerala fish curry for main, and pannacotta for dessert.


Elite Traveler suggested RyuGin for tourists who want to dine with a good view. Situated on the 101st floor the landmark ICC, Hong Kong's known tallest building, visitors can take a good look of West Kowloon harbor and Hong Kong skylines here.

Of course, the modern Japanese restaurant will match the experience with good food by serving exotic dishes that are hard to find in Hong Kong. Guests will feel like they are in Tokyo as Michelin star chef Seiji Yamamoto makes sure to deliver 10-course Kaiseki meal, which ingredients are daily sought from Japan. RyuGin carries two Michelin stars and two private dining rooms.


Four Seasons Hotel's Caprice holds the largest selection of artisanal French cheeses and finely-selected wines from Burgundy and Bordeaux in Hong Kong. The two-Michelin starred restaurant boasts serving French classics that every food critic wants to try.

Diners can get their first-class views of Victoria Harbour here while combining France and China's aesthetics that gives a unique "Chinoiserie" dining experience. Caprice is run by Chef de Cuisine Guillaume Galliot. The food's ingredients are freshly-sourced from the cook's suppliers in France.