5th May 2023 – (Hong Kong) Looking for the best new restaurants in Hong Kong? Hong Kong’s vibrant dining scene continues to welcome new establishments every month, making it challenging to keep up with the latest gastronomic hotspots. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with the May 2023 edition of the best new restaurants in Hong Kong that are worth knowing about.
Meat lovers, rejoice! The contemporary steakhouse, Carver, is now open in Crowne Plaza Hotel, Causeway Bay. Carver offers a unique twist on classic steakhouse dining, with coffee-infused dry-aged beef sourced from the world’s best ranches. The 20-day House Dry-aged U.S. Striploin with Coffee Grounds and other cuts are displayed in a showpiece dry-aging cabinet at the entrance before being grilled to perfection on the signature charcoal grill. Besides beef, Carver also serves non-steak selections, such as Kurobuta Bone-in Pork Chop and Victorian Rack of Lamb “A La Provence,” plus a range of appetizers, salads, soups, seafood, sides, desserts, wine pairings, and cocktails.
Address: 1/F, Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Causeway Bay, 8 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, Tel: 5978 5971
Soft opening in May 2023 is Feuille, a new French restaurant in Hong Kong that celebrates innovative vegetal cuisine. The first overseas venture by two-Michelin-starred Chef David Toutain from France, Feuille, which means “foliage” in French, celebrates nature and seasonality by sourcing Hong Kong’s very own sustainably grown ingredients from local farmers. The multi-course tasting menus highlight vegetables, with a fully vegetarian option available, too. Expect bold, refined, and sophisticated dishes at Feuille.
Address: 5/F, The Wellington, 198 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, Tel: 2881 1848
Pizza lovers should head to Falcone in ifc Mall, Central. Inspired by the chaos and beauty of travelling through Napoli, Italy, the pizzeria offers a colourful and flamboyant restaurant with a simple menu that explores the culinary traditions of the Campania region. Try the neo-Neapolitan style of pizza and pasta dishes for a true taste of Napoli.
Address: Atrium, ifc Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong
Sukiyaki Isekuma is a new sukiyaki restaurant that pays tribute to traditional Japanese minken architecture. The cosy restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui seats only 22 people and serves the finest marbled beef and a special sukiyaki sauce recipe, enhancing the sweet-savoury hot pot experience. Sukiyaki Isekuma’s first-rate beef includes Olive-gyu from Kagawa and Kyoto Himegyu, each with distinct flavours. Enjoy the wholesome, simmering beef pot with the six-course Dinner Sukiyaki Set or opt for the more indulgent nine-course Dinner Omakase Set (two-day advance order required). The restaurant also offers Wagyu Tataki upgrades, wagyu add-ons, premium pork and chicken sukiyaki, and lunch sukiyaki sets.
Discovering new restaurants in Hong Kong has never been easier. Keep an eye on this page as we refresh it every month with the latest hotspots in the city’s dining scene.
Address: G13, Harbour Pinnacle, 8 Minden Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, Tel: 2109-1155
Relive the magic of Taiwanese dishes at Match2 in K11 Art Mall, Tsim Sha Tsui. The restaurant offers a tantalising assortment of comfort food-style dishes bursting with flavours, spices, and colours inspired by Taiwan’s night markets. Try the braised beef noodles, gua bao, hotpots, and popcorn chicken, which are all accompanied by rich, milky, and creamy refreshers, such as bubble milk tea and ice tea.
Address: B226-227, K11 Art Mall, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Kaen Teppanyaki is the latest opening at Forty-Five, the hottest new dining destination in Central. The steakhouse features both teppan and binchotan cooking in an open setting, with stunning views of the city for a complete dining experience. Expect high-quality ingredients, traditional cooking techniques, and intricate knife skills from Chef Yoshiyuki Sato. The dishes use a wide selection of wagyu sourced directly from farmers and auctions, as well as seasonal seafood and vegetables flown in daily from Japan and Europe.
Address: 43-45/F, Gloucester Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
Bino N’ Booze
For a unique dining experience, head to Bino N’ Booze in Sham Shui Po. This hotpot eatery pays homage to traditional Hong Kong flavours with a creative twist that incorporates alcohol-infused soup bases. The four signature soup bases highlight local flavours, such as the Signature Red Wine Oxtail and Tomato Soup and the BnB Seafood Soup infused with Japanese Nanshan Sake. Bino N’ Booze also offers exclusive items like hand-wrapped dumplings and fresh hand-cut steer meats.
Address: Shop A, G/F and 1/F, 205 Hai Tan Street, Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong
Bistro Hoi An
Craving Vietnamese food? Bistro Hoi An offers fresh flavours of Vietnam in Tuen Mun’s seaside neighbourhood. The new restaurant at Gold Coast Piazza features vibrant ceiling lanterns and photos reminiscent of old Vietnam. The fish sauce or nuoc cham takes centre stage at Bistro Hoi An, and guests can try three types of sauces, all made in-house to bring unique flavours to the dishes they’re paired with. Highly recommended on the menu is Sauteed Frog Leg, a rarity at many Vietnamese restaurants in Hong Kong. Also, don’t miss the Chargrilled Pork Belly, Vietnamese-style Sauteed King Prawns, and Hoi An Suckling Pig. The restaurant also offers classic cocktails like gin-based Blossom, vodka-based Amy’s Martini, and Negroni.
Address: Shop 1A, Gold Coast Piazza, 1 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Cafe Roma recently completed a major renovation and is a great destination for al fresco dining near the beachfront in Ma Wan. The restaurant takes inspiration from Italian food and family gatherings, reflected in the warm colours, natural materials, and rustic elements used in the design concept. The menu features a variety of pasta dishes, crispy-crust pizzas, and hearty main courses, all prepared with traditional Italian techniques and flavours.
Address: L1, Shop 7 & 8, Beach Commercial Complex, Park Island, New Territories, Hong Kong