Hong Kong boasts one of the most diverse and intriguing food experiences of any city around the world. However, the size of Hong Kong can make it hard for tourists to know the best places to go when it comes to food.
That’s why foodpanda have collaborated with Hong Kong’s leading food bloggers to create the ultimate food guide to the city. Here are the top 12 gastronomic delights of Hong Kong.
Recommended Dish: Stir-Fry Rice Noodles
Perfect to visit if you’re on a tight budget, Thai Common offers typical Hong Kongese cuisine at affordable prices. It can be found in Sham Shui Po wet market.
Tim Ho Wan
Recommended Dish: BBQ Pork Buns
This hidden gem is so good, it was recommended by two of our local food guides! A Michelin starred restaurant, Tim Ho Wan offers some of the best BBQ pork buns in Hong Kong.
Recommended Dish: Dim Sum
Situated inside the Tai Po market, Lam Kee is a must visit during your trip to Hong Kong. Known for it’s delicious Dim Sum, you’ll be offered a selection of local cuisine to help immerse yourself in the local foodie culture.
Recommended Dish: Meatball Yakitori
The recently opened Yardbird is a popular izakaya-style restaurant located in Sheung Wan. Our local food guides highly recommended sampling the meatball yakitori which comes dipped in egg yolk and soy sauce.
Recommended Dish: Pasteis de Bacalhau
An authentic Portuguese experience in the middle of Hong Kong, Casa Lisboa never disappoints. Try our recommended dish with a bottle of vinho verde (green wine).
Recommended Dish: Kung Po with Cashews
Famous for its panoramic views of Hong Kong harbour, Hutong is a must visit for tourists. It also benefits from excellent food and a stunning interior ensuring Hutong is a firm favourite.
Ho Lee Fook
Recommended Dish: Wagyu Short Rib
Ho Lee Fook is inspired by the late-night hangouts of 1960’s New York. Chef Jowett Ju takes an innovative approach to Chinese flavours and cuisine. Make sure you try the Wagyu Short Rib during your visit.
Cong Sao Star
Recommended Dish: Rice Balls in Ginger Soup
If you have a sweet tooth, make sure you make time to stop by Cong Sao Star. Only a 4-minute walk from Causeway Bay MTR Station, the eatery is famous for its delicious treats.
Emack & Bolio’s
Recommended Dish: Ice Cream
Emack & Bolio’s selection of ice cream, smoothies and chocolates are famous in Hong Kong. Perfect for sweet treat connoisseurs, be sure to pay it a visit during your trip.
Recommended Dish: Roast Chicken, Potatoes & Vegetables
Visit La Rôtisserie if you‘re looking for something substantial. The smell from the kitchen while walking by will entice you to visit this chicken specialist. Also, if you fancy a more informal meal, La Rôtisserie will also package your chicken up in a takeaway box so you can enjoy it in privacy.
Recommended Dish: Classic Bacon & Cheeseburger
If you’re a burger fan, BurgerRoom is the place to go! With an intriguing mix of weird and wonderful burger options, you’re sure to find something you love. Make sure you try the classic bacon and cheeseburger with a side of twister fries during your visit!
Kam Wah Café & Bakery
Recommended Dish: Pineapple Buns
For the early birds out there who are looking to eat out for breakfast, our local food guides suggest a trip to Kam Wah. Grab a pineapple bun paired with a milk tea for the perfect breakfast on the go!
Take a look at foodpanda’s Hong Kong food guide and embark on your own gastronomic