4 Hot Hong Kong Restaurants
With a culinary scene that keeps reinventing itself and shattering boundaries, this might just be one of the daring places to dine in Southeast Asia right now. BY DAVID NGO.
Published on Aug 1, 2016
1. CAFÉ BAUHINIA
Fresh flowers and melted chocolate: life doesn't get much sweeter than this. Café Bauhinia is part flower workshop, part restaurant, where guests are invited to create stunning bouquets and terrariums followed by campfire fun with the city's only S'more buffet bar. fb.com/cafe-bauhinia.
Floral tea at Café Bauhinia. Courtesy of Café Bauhinia.
Hidetoshi Nakata, famous footballer and sake ambassador, has joined forces with the Kee Club to open this modern izakaya restaurant with a garden terrace and an impressive sake menu. There are bottles galore and 15 varieties served by the glass, so you can explore the whole range of nihonshu. kokohk.com.
3. COBO HOUSE BY 2AM
Award-winning pastry chef Janice Wong serves up sweets that are as beautiful as they are mouthwatering, like the "Purple" dessert combining lavender marshmallows, wild berries and a purple potato puree. Now she's bringing her artful eye to savory fare with the launch of all-day dining. cobohouse.com.
Salty Italian and Chicharrons. Courtesy of COBO House by 2am.
4. THE ROUNDHOUSE - CHICKEN + BEER
Watch a perfect union in action at this restaurant specializing in craft beer and Southern fried chicken. There are 33 brews on tap and while the hand-battered chicken is the star of the menu, the hot honey-drizzled biscuits share the marquee. roundhouse.com.hk.