The Crème de la Crème: Michelin Guide 2022
We may have more restrictions on dine-in service for restaurants, but hopefully not for long! These Michelin Star restaurants are worth a visit, but make sure you check the restaurant’s dine-in hours or be sure to try them out when restrictions have been lifted.
Use your LeaveHomeSafe app before dining in and remember that changes will soon be made to dining regulations in 2022. From February 24 onwards, diners must have had at least one Covid-19 vaccination to be able to dine-in at any premises.
THREE STARS ✱✱✱
1. LUNG KING HEEN
Relish exquisite seafood and dim sum at the world’s first Chinese restaurant to be recognized with the coveted Michelin three-star rating. Lung Keen Heen has retained this prestigious rating for 14 consecutive years so far.
LUNG KEEN HEEN, Four Seasons Hotel, 8 Finance St, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
2. L’ATELIER DE JOËL ROBUCHON
L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon opened its doors in Hong Kong in 2006, based on a new concept which Joël Robuchon created in Tokyo in 2003. The menu offers a variety of great French classics in innovative tapas-style portions. Le Jardin has an elegant interior setting and looks out to a quaint rooftop garden.
L’ATELIER DE JOËL ROBUCHON, Shop 401, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
Classic French savoir-faire takes on global accents. Caprice offers an extensive selection of wines with Chef Guillaume Galliot’s inventive dishes. Their signature dish comprises of Alaskan king crab, crustacean jelly and Osciètre Prestige Caviar from La Maison Kaviari.
CAPRICE, Four Seasons Hotel, 8 Finance St, Central, Hong Kong
Forum has firmly established its reputation as one of the city’s best-celebrated Cantonese restaurants. Serving up elaborate dishes, traditional Cantonese braised dishes with dried seafood take the spotlight, especially their selection of premium abalone.
FORUM, 255-257 Gloucester Rd, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
5. SUSHI SHIKON
Offering traditional Edomae style sushi. Sushi Shikon is the first branch of Sushi Yoshitake in Ginza, founded by Master Chef Masahiro Yoshitake. Ingredients are flown to Hong Kong live from Tokyo’s famous Tsukiji market, and extraordinary lengths are taken to provide world-class Japanese cuisine.
SUSHI SHIKON, 15 Queen’s Road Central, The Landmark, Hong Kong
6. 8 ½ OTTO E MEZZO BOMBANA
Award-winning chef Umberto Bombana opened 8½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana after the closure in 2008 of Toscana and The Ritz Carlton Hong Kong, where he had worked since 1993. Serving up elegant Italian dishes, Chef Bombana’s creations are a celebration of the Italian lifestyle. falls under the Lai Sun Dining hospitality group
8½ OTTO E MEZZO BOMBANA, Shop 202, 18 Chater Rd, Central, Hong Kong
7. T’ANG COURT
T’ang Court reflects the classic timelessness of the Tang Dynasty, China’s golden age. Amid lavish furnishings, dine on authentic Cantonese culinary masterpieces. Expect a taste of the classics with just the right touch of creativity, as demonstrated in dishes such as the baked stuffed crab shell with crabmeat and onion, baked oysters with port wine, and a reinvented sautéed prawn and crab roe with golden fried pork and crabmeat puffs.
T’ANG COURT, 1F and 2F, The Langham, 8 Peking Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
TWO STARS ✱✱
1. OCTAVIUM — New Addition
To ensure the distinctive quality of the dishes, resident Chef Roland Schuller places great emphasis on sourcing the best seasonal ingredients from across the world, as well as making everything from scratch in-house, from bread to desserts. His natural, honest and elegant flavours are reflected in Octavium’s organic and minimalistic setting.
OCTAVIUM, 8/F One Chinachem Central, 22 Des Voeux Rd Central, Central, Hong Kong
2. YAN TOH HEEN — New Addition
Executive Chef Lau Yiu Fai, who has over 30 years of experience with the hotel, having first joined the restaurant when it opened in 1984, takes you on a culinary exploration and celebration of the restaurant’s new era with exquisite Cantonese dishes that blend tradition with a modern flair. The stunning interior design preserves the restaurant’s rich heritage and elegant jade theme.
YAN TOH HEEN, InterContinental, 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Led by Chef Olivier Elzer, L’Envol offers an innovative interpretation of French haute cuisine, incorporating the use of selective seasonal ingredients and produce from France and Asia. Their signature dish: the Hokkaido sea urchin starter. Served in a glamorous caviar box with a mother-of-pearl caviar spoon, the dish showcases carefully aligned strips of urchin atop a bed of prawns and crunchy fennel.
L’ENVOL, 1 Harbour Dr, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
4. TIN LUNG HEEN
Tin Lung Heen celebrates traditional Cantonese cuisine in a fine dining setting. Dishes, including dim sum, are paired with exquisite teas, and six-course tasting menus showcase beautiful presentation and careful execution.
TIN LUNG HEEN, International Commerce Centre (ICC), 102/F, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, 1 Austin Rd W, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
At Écriture, Executive Chef Maxime Gilbert elevates French cuisine to new heights by uniting it with exceptional Japanese produce to explore the endless possibilities that occur when Western craftsmanship meets Eastern philosophies.
ÉCRITURE, 26/F H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
6. TATE DINING ROOM
While rooted in the culinary philosophy of haute cuisine, TATE is born from its surroundings. Flavours and ingredients definitive to the culinary identity of Hong Kong inspire menus that isolate and recontextualize the familiar into an avant-garde choreography of memory and revelation.
TATE DINING ROOM, 210 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Central, Hong Kong
7. BO INNOVATION
Try out a menu of molecular gastronomy, where Chef Alvin Leung promises to challenge expectations, surprise and excite. With starters riffing on Hong Kong classics, Bo Innovation is a true Cantonese fine dining experience.
BO INNOVATION, J Residence, HK hong kong island Shop 8, Podium, 1, 60 Johnston Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
8. TA VIE
Pairing the finest Asian ingredients with precise French technique, all topped with creativity and sophistication. Each dish excites and satisfies in equal measure. The presentation of each course is exquisite and the taste even more spectacular.
TA VIE, HK Hong Kong Island Central 2/F, The Pottinger Hong Kong, 74 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong
The innovative Nordic-Japanese cuisine at Arbor reflects the greatness of nature and fundamental respect for the changing seasons, using fresh ingredients which are mainly from Japan to create a unity of the senses.
ARBOR, 25/F, H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong
10. SUN TUNG LOK
Top-quality Cantonese cooking. The menu is huge and certain items come with tableside service. Must-tries include beef ribs in house gravy, stuffed crab shell, and roast suckling pig.
SUN TUNG LOK, Shop 401, L4, FoodLoft, Mira Place One, 132 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
In the elegantly composed dining room created by renowned New York firm Tihany Design, Culinary Director Richard Ekkebus and his team continue to redefine cuisine for a modern audience, with consciously sourced ingredients whose innate flavours and nourishment are celebrated through a foundation of French technique.
AMBER, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
12. YING JEE CLUB
Bringing fresh spins on traditional Cantonese favourites, all dedicated to igniting the senses of the discerning palate. Complementing the masterfully crafted culinary experience is an eclectic wine list for over 300 bottles from around the world.
Nexxus Building, Shop G05, 107-108, 41 Connaught Rd Central, Central, Hong Kong, Nexxus Building, Shop G05, 107-108, 41 Connaught Rd Central, Central, Hong Kong
ONE STAR ✱
Belon — New Addition
Chaat — New Addition
Fook Lam Moon (Wan Chai)
Hansik Goo — New Addition
Ho Hung Kee (Causeway Bay)
IM Teppenyaki & Wine — New Addition
Imperial Treasure Fine Chinese Cuisine (Tsim Sha Tsui)
Jardin de Jade (Wan Chai)
Kam’s Roast Goose
Liu Yuan Pavillion
Man Ho (Admirality)
Mandarin Grill + Bar
Ming Court (Mong Kok)
Mono — New Addition
New Punjab Club
Ryota Kappou Modern
Seventh Son — New Addition
Sushi Wadatsumi — New Addition
Takumi by Daisuke Mori
Tosca de Angelo
Whey — New Addition
Xin Rong Ji
Yat Tung Heen
Yè Shanghai (Tsim Sha Tsui)
Yong Fu — New Addition
Zest by Konishi
For the full Michelin Guide 2022, you can have a look here.