Hong Kong Travel: 8 New Michelin-Starred Restaurants to try in Hong Kong
The bustling city of Hong Kong is packed with shopping malls, famous landmarks, theme parks and of course, restaurants. Varying from famous international restaurants to local eateries that have become part of the city’s attractions, the Hong Kong dining scene is always a gastronomical journey waiting to be devoured. Featuring 8 new Michelin Star Restaurants in Hong Kong, our Hong Kong travel guide will give you a sneak peek on the must-try food destinations for a delicious and mouth-watering Hong Kong travel adventure!
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Modern European restaurant Arcane headed by Australian chef Shane Osborn is a famous restaurant in Hong Kong which opened in November 2014. Using seasonal ingredients from Japan, France, and the United Kingdom, the Aussie Chef creates culinary masterpieces capturing the essence of the modern European food to offer locals and tourists the fullness of the local European food scene.
Business Hours: (Monday to Friday) Lunch 12.00 – 2.30; (Monday – Saturday) Dinner 18.30 – 22.30
Address: 3rd Floor, 18 Anlan Street, Central
Tel: 2728 0178
Yu Bao Xuan
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Yu Bao Xuan located in Tsim Sha Tsui, specializes in Chinese Dim Sum and Chinese cuisine made with fresh seafood and other ingredients. It’s the first high-ranking Hong Kong restaurant by the Singapore Yubao Group which opened last year. Aside from their Hong Kong branch, their Shanghai store in Royal Pavilion also received a two-star rating in September.
Business Hours: Lunch 11:30-15:00; Dinner 18:00-23:00
Address: 10th Floor, No. 1, Beijing Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2613 9800
Kaiseki Den by Saotome
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Formerly known as Wagyu Kaiseki Den, Japanese restaurant Kaiseki Den by Saotome specializes on the Kaiseki cuisine – a traditional multi-course dinner in Japan. The restaurant is run by Chef Saotome who has 30 years of culinary experience. Handpicking the dishes in their expansive menu, Chef Saotome makes sure to use top-quality ingredients to serve classic favourites such as sea urchin and black truffle rice, charcoal grilled beef and other famous signature dishes.
Business Hours: 18:30 – 23:00 (Closed on Sundays)
Address: Shop 3-4, G/F, No. 28, Caine Road, Wan Chai
Tel: 2851 2820
Photo Courtesy: Rech
Rech is a famous French seafood restaurant which first opened in Paris, France in 1925. In 2007, it was taken over by world-renowned Chef Alain Ducasse which opened their very first overseas branch at InterContinental Hong Kong. Since then, locals and foreign travellers have been enjoying the French seafood experience with the serving of oysters, shellfish, fresh seasonal fish and the Chef’s own interpretation of contemporary French cuisine.
Business Hours: Sunday lunch 12.00-2.30; Tuesday-Sunday dinner 18.00-23.00
Address: Lobby Level, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2313 2323
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If you’re looking for places to visit in Hong Kong, head over to Hollywood Road in Sheung Wan and dine at Tate, a Hong Kong restaurant headed by the famous female Chef Vicky Lau. Tate believes in the beauty and art of making food. Their “edible stories” is an inspiring dining experience and an exploration into culinary expressionism, using fresh ingredients to make quality dishes that are not only visually appealing but gastronomically fulfilling as well.
Business Hours: 19.00-23.00 (Closed on Sundays)
Address: 210 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan
Tel: 2555 2172
Photo Courtesy: The Ocean
Located in Repulse Bay in Hong Kong, The Ocean, a restaurant that is headed by French Chef Olivier Bellin is one that knows how to set up the mood for a perfect dining experience. With its ocean theme interior, unobstructed view of the sea and delicious seafood offerings, there’s nothing more to ask for when you dine here. From sea urchins to langoustine, scallops and a pigeon on top of fish, you can just imagine a full dining experience with their offering of some of their best dishes. Their blue lobster in curry is a must-try.
Business Hours: (Tuesday to Sunday) Dinner 18.30-23.00
Address: Shop 216, 2/F, EAST WING, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
Tel: 2889 5939
Yee Tung Heen
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Located in the Excelsior Hotel, Yee Tung Heen mainly offers authentic Cantonese cuisine and afternoon snacks. The chef of the restaurant will select the best quality ingredients, then cook beef ribs, scallions, sweet and sour squid fillets, squid marinated fish maw, and Jinhua ham with pumpkin sauce and other signature dishes.
Business Hours: (Monday to Saturday) Lunch 12.00-14.30; Sunday lunch 10.30-15.00; Daily dinner 18.00-22.30
Address: 2/F, Excelsior Hotel, 281 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay
Tel: 2837 6790
Ying Jee Club
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Also offering classic Cantonese cuisine is the Ying Jee Club in Central. It is led by Master Xiao Xianzhi who won 15 Michelin stars. This Hong Kong restaurant offers exquisite snacks, Cantonese food, and even vegetarian meals, plus more than 300 bottles of wine from around the world.
Business Hours: Lunch 11.30-15.00; Dinner 18.00-23.00
Address: G05, 107 and 108, G/F, Ying Hing Building, 41 Connaught Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
Tel: 2801 6882
Get started on your Hong Kong travel adventure and delight in the culinary masterpieces of Michelin Star Restaurants! After your mouth-watering journey, explore the city with the help of our Hong Kong travel blogs that feature the must-visit attractions and things to do in Hong Kong!