Eat Your Way to Goodness: Hong Kong’s Latest
With a new year, comes a new array of flavours! Hong Kong is bringing us more divine new restaurants to try this year. Treat yourself to one of our favourites on this list, if you haven’t already.
1. WOO CHEONG TEA HOUSE
Following an extensive three-month renovation, Wan Chai’s century-old Woo Cheong Pawn Shop is set to reopen as the first high-end Cantonese restaurant managed by Classified Group. Situated within the historic four-story tenement building, Woo Cheong Tea House boasts a philosophy of “innovating with tradition” that duly celebrates Wan Chai’s status as a meeting point of old and new cultures. Bringing together elegant dim sum, premium teas and an unforgettable dining experience.
WOO CHEONG TEA HOUSE, 1-2/F, 62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
A taste of the American South has arrived in Hong Kong. Brought to us by the founders of popular Sai Kung restaurant Momentai. Found in the bustle of Mong Kok, this new neighbourhood joint serves up American soul food and easy-drinking cocktails, cider, and beer, all set to the tune of a one of its kind in Hong Kong vinyl-spinning jukebox!
GRACELAND, Shop B, G/F, Lisa House, 12-14A Yim Po Fong Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong
3. THE GRAND MAJESTIC SICHUAN
Black Sheep Restaurants kicks off 2022 with the opening of The Grand Majestic Sichuan. Taking its name from the iconic Majestic Restaurant & Nightclub, a popular haunt for Cantonese food in 1960s North Point, you can expect nostalgic glamour matched with the tongue-tingling flavours of Sichuan. The team has enlisted award-winning Sichuan food expert Fuchsia Dunlop to consult on the menu, which will consist of traditional dishes that celebrate the complexities of this 800-year-old cuisine.
THE GRAND MAJESTIC SICHUAN, Shop 301, Alexandra House, 18 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong
4. MAKA HIKI
Hong Kong restaurateur Maxence Traverse, known for his revitalised ‘tiki chic’ concept, introduces his first bar & grill, inspired by island experiences inclusive of the Caribbean and Polynesia, as well as the most beautiful beach towns and sanctuaries within the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia. Serving up a delicious range of fresh, and flavour-packed dishes and cocktails, Maka Hiki transforms from a wellness haven by day to the city’s hottest restaurant and cocktail bar by night, ensuring that there is something for everyone.
MAKA HIKI, 2/F, Little Tai Hang – The Corner House, 98 Tung Lo Wan Road, Tai Hang, Hong Kong
Award-winning chef Vicky Lau, the founder of two Michelin-starred TATE Dining Room, has a new creation in the making this January. Set against the backdrop of Sheung Wan’s historic Upper Lascar Row, Mora – an intimate 28-seat modern Chinese restaurant – dedicates itself to the humble and versatile soybean, and in doing so, pays homage to one of Hong Kong’s oldest culinary traditions. The texture-inspired menu will feature all things soy, spotlighting tofu, beancurd and more in entirely new and creative ways. During its initial opening, Mora will be serving a set menu, with the full à la carte offering available from March.
MORA, 40 Upper Lascar Row, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong