Eating Out in Hong Kong

With over twenty thousand restaurants to choose from, eating out in Hong Kong can be both a pleasure and a pain because when you have a selection this vast, it’s difficult to know where to go. The good news, however, is that the food on offer in most places is second to none. Any connoisseurs of Chinese cuisine will tell you that Hong Kong has the best you will ever taste. Serving a wide variety of dishes ranging from the centuries old classics to the more modern gourmet specialties, you are in for a real treat.

Two of the more popular eateries include Revolving 66 and The Floating Restaurant. The former is situated on top of a round skyscraper on Hong Kong island. Offering breathtaking views of the city this place is particularly impressive. And, the latter is located on a huge boat in Aberdeen. With over sixty thousand square feet of serving space this is the largest and most modern restaurant of its kind in the world. And, while the food may not be the best in Hong Kong, the experience makes it all worthwhile.

As for what the best dishes are to try, this really depends on everybody’s specific tastes. One dish which is a favourite among locals and visitors alike is dim sum, a Cantonese dish consisting of dumplings, small cakes and other appetisers. The dish is so popular in fact that there are numerous restaurants which serve nothing but dim sum.
Finally, if you do get a little tired of having authentic Chinese food for dinner every evening you’ll be happy to hear that as well as native cuisine, there are also an abundance of Western restaurants throughout Hong Kong. Pizza Hut, McDonalds and Planet Hollywood have all made it to this side of the world. And, as well as the better-known chains, there are also numerous restaurants serving dishes from every country you can think of. Now all you have to do is decide what you fancy.

Restaurants in Hong Kong

  • Aberdeen Seafood Restaurant

    G/F 105 Woosung St, Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    If some shopping at the Temple Street night market leaves you peckish, try out this seafood restaurant which is just around the corner. The vast menu has everything you might expect along with other, more interesting dishes
    such as 'fish stomach stew' and 'pigeon head'.

    Open daily from 5.30pm-close.

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