Top 8 food courts to try in Hong Kong


12th March 2023 – (Hong Kong) If you still think of food courts as places filled with fast-food joints and chain restaurants, it’s time to rethink. With a growing demand for elevated dining experiences, food halls and courts have evolved to cater to every food lover in town, offering carefully curated selections from local favourites and emerging independent eateries at reasonable prices. Here are the top eight food hubs to explore when those hunger pangs strike.

APITA Eatery has recently reopened after a major revamp, bringing in more Japanese cuisine options, including tempura rice bowls, teppanyaki, and udon noodles. Whether you’re a professional working nearby, a couple who loves Japanese food, or a family who enjoys spending time together on weekends, you can enjoy the soothing relaxation brought by Japanese cuisine in just a moment. As a gathering place for Japanese food lovers, APITA Eatery houses ten different food brands that offer diverse Japanese cuisine, catering to various tastes. Diners can choose from a variety of tempura dishes, teppanyaki, MOS BURGER and udon noodles.

Address: B1/F, Cityplaza, 18 Taikoo Shing Road, Tai Koo, Hong Kong

K11 Musea Food Playground – A splendid place that offers a collection of exquisite foods for joy and pleasure, come and indulge in an unforgettable dining experience! The food offerings consist of restaurants such as Bot Noodle, Ichisawa Ramen, Piggy Smoke, and Soul Jook. Soul Jook is a top-notch stall that serves contemporary style Jook (rice porridge) and Kimbap (Korean rice rolls) made with the health-preserving ingredients to promote nourishing of life. Meanwhile, Azores Express provides high quality and delicious “Macanese Cuisines” in a convenient style.  

Address: B2/F, K11 Musea, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Soul Jook at K11 MUSEA Food Playground
Soul Jook
The Pot Spot at K11 MUSEA Food Playground
Crispy bacon fried rice topped with mini abalone at The Pot Spot

Carnival by Food Fiesta just recently opened in Cityplaza in Quarry Bay. It gathers several popular restaurants, including L.D.K. by Ufufu, Nine Phoenixes Rice Noodles, Baan Phadthai from Bangkok, Thailand, has been recommended by Michelin since 2018 and specialises in Thai-style stir-fried noodles. It entered Hong Kong at the end of 2021, opening its first branch in the Hong Kong Island area at Carnival. In addition to its signature Phad Thai noodles, it also serves dishes such as Thai pork leg rice and boneless Hainanese chicken rice.

Address: Shop 255 & 266, 2/F, Cityplaza, 18 Taikoo Shing Road, Tai Koo, Hong Kong

Carnival by Food Fiesta. Source: Openrice

Kin Food Halls has a vast selection of over 200 dishes from more than 40 highly-regarded brands across Asia. This flagship ecosystem of KIN Food Halls features a seating capacity of 300, with additional amenities including an 18-tap bar, kaiten, and show kitchens. As the first of its kind in Hong Kong.

Address: 2/F Devon House, Taikoo Place, Hong Kong

BaseHall 02, the second location of the multi-concept food and drink brand is located in Jardine House in Central. The food hall brings together a selection of the city’s favourite restaurants and Michelin-recommended joints, offering a range of cuisines from tonkatsu bar Porker to modern Korean homestyle dishes from Moyo. The food court also features the BaseHall-exclusive Artifact concept, offering caviar-focused dishes. Basehall 02 has brought a new level of innovation to the traditional food hall concept. The establishment boasts a carefully curated selection of Hong Kong’s finest food and drink experiences, ranging from casual counters serving up the city’s renowned street food to late-night DJ events with custom cocktails. Its dynamic layout redefines the traditional food hall model, offering an immersive and multifaceted dining experience that is both modern and experiential

Address: Shop LG5 & 7, LG15, Shop 3 Basement, LG/F & B/F, Jardine House, Central, Hong Kong

BaseHall 02

Food Opera at Citygate features nine distinct food stalls from across Asia, including Tin Hau Station Beef Brisket, Yu Ming Hin for dim sum and Thai Chiu, previously recommended by Michelin for seven years in a row. The food court’s design takes inspiration from old Hong Kong with vintage signs and bamboo scaffolding.

Address: L7, 704, Citygate Outlets, 20 Tat Tung Road, Tung Chung, Hong Kong

Food Opera at Citygate

Wor The Food, located in Provident Square at North Point, spans 8,000 sq ft and features eight restaurants offering Japanese, Korean, Thai, Singaporean and Malaysian, and Sichuan cuisine, as well as vegetarian options and desserts. The food court is decorated in artsy Turkish decor and pastel-coloured fixtures, making it an Instagram-worthy location.

Address: Shop B50-B51, B/F, Worfu, 21-53 Wharf Road, North Point, Hong Kong

Wor The Food

Park Aura is a multi-storey dining mall in Ginza-style, featuring a Food Loft on the ground and first floor and a Feast Market on the second floor. The Food Loft offers a variety of local and international cuisine, including Korean hotdogs from Arirang Hot Dog and Italian coffee and cakes from Caffé Kenon. The Feast Market offers local artisan ice-cream and organic ingredients, as well as quality frozen meats flown in from Japan. A space on the 22nd floor is also available for food events and happenings.

Address:  54 Electric Road, Tin Hau, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Park Aura