Authentic Dining Spots and Bars in Hong Kong that are Pinoy-approved

Hong Kong is a city that never runs out of surprises. From different cuisines to spot-on travel destinations, Hong Kong is the right place to be.  

Is Hong Kong the next item on your bucket list? Or are you returning for a second round of fun and authentic Hong Kong cuisine? 

In this write-up, we will walk you through Pinoy-recommended dining spots and bars to visit while in Hong Kong.


First up on our list is the modern Filipino restaurant called Barkada. The establishment opened in February and is located in Central Hong Kong. 

Moreover, the restaurant offers Filipino dishes with modern twists. Must-try dishes are Spicy funky coconut noodles, adobe popcorn chicken, and brown butter pancit canton. Moreover, there are also classic Filipino dishes like lumpiang Shanghai and the favorite sizzling sisig. 

Barkada is owned by Jen Balisi, a food influencer, and Singular Concepts. 

Location: U/GF, FOCO, 48 Cochrane Street, Central

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La Vache

La Veche is known for the best steak frites in Hong Kong. It is a Parisian-style steakhouse that serves richly marbled USDA Prime ribeye, and crispy frites served with a side of La Veche’s house sauce.

Location: 48 Peel Street, Central Hong Kong


Yardbird is a modern izakaya specializing in Yakitori or a Japanese-style chicken skewer. Aside from that, they also serve rice and noodle dishes such as chicken and egg rice, mushroom udon, and more. It is a great place for family and friends to indulge in good food and drinks.

Location: 154-158 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan


Dining with a view, anyone? Hutong offers an extraordinary dining experience as guests are met with a beautiful view of the Hong Kong harbour and skyline. Moreover, the restaurant specializes in Northern Chinese cuisine.

Guests and diners can enjoy delicious pecking ducks as they admire the view in front of them.

Location: 18/F, H Zentre, 15 Middle Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

La Camionetta

Are you craving for Italian while in Hong Kong? La Camionetta is one of the best places to satisfy your Italian food cravings. La Camionetta is famous for its handcrafted and made-from-scratch Italian pizza. The restaurant is run by a couple specializing in creating delicious pizzas for every palate.

Location: 12A Elgin Street, Central Hong Kong

Dim sum Library

You can never go wrong with Dim Sim in Hong Kong. Dim Sum Library is a place where contemporary dim sum is served. They also have hot dishes and cocktails that are tea-inspired. Dim Sum Library is yet a different take on dim sum dining since their food and drinks are served all day in a Chinoiserie tea room. 

Location: Shop 124, L1/F, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty


Bouillion is another Parisian Bistro residing in the heart of Hong Kong. They offer different Parisian dishes such as beef tartare, escargots, and beef bourguignon. Aside from that, the restaurant also has an impressive wine list with up to 100 references. 

Location: 6 Pound Lane, Sheung Wan


If you are craving Filipino food, then you have to visit Dara. It is a Filipino restaurant specializing in classic and fusion Filipino cuisine like the palabok. Moreover, the restaurant also serves unique Filipino-inspired drinks, including the Chocnuti, an espresso Martini made with Chocnut, a favorite Filipino peanut chocolate.

Location: Shop 6, 1/F, Artisan House, 1 Sai Yuen Lane, Sai Ying Pun


You can also find Italian American cuisine in Hong Kong, and it is at Carbone. Carbone is a New York-Italian-inspired restaurant that remembers the importance of Italian restaurants in New York way back in the mid-20th century. 

Must-try dishes are Caesar salad, Linguini Vongole, Spicy Rigatoni Vodka, and more. 

Location: 9/F, Lan Kwai Fong Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central

Junels Restobar

Here’s another Filipino restaurant in Hong Kong that is recommended by Filipinos. Junels Restobar is the perfect spot for Filipino families craving a taste of home. Moreover, the restobar offers an array of Filipino dishes such as chopsuey, laing, pakbet, tortang talong, Pork Sinigang, Sisig, and Pork Adobo. 

Location: 7 On Ning Lane, Sai Ying Pun

Mott 32

Mott 32 is one of the most famous restaurants in Hong Kong and is recommended by many, even Filipinos, for good reason. The restaurant is renowned for its hand-crafted dim sum and signature 41 Days Applewood Roasted Pecking Duck and Barbecue Iberico Pluma Pork with Yellow Mountain Honey.

Location: Basement, Standard Chartered Bank Building, 4-4A Des Voeux Road Central

The Grill

If Al fresco dining is your cup of tea, then head over to The Grill. It is a fine establishment in the center of a beautiful, lush garden. As its name suggests, The Grill specializes in grilled dishes and homemade fruit and vegetable blends. 

Location: 11/F, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai

What Else to Discover in Hong Kong: Dai Pai Dongs and More

Your Hong Kong experience is incomplete without eating at a ‘dai pai dong.” 

Dai pai dongs are open-air food stalls showcasing woks to cook authentic local dishes. If you want to know more about Dai Pai Dongs’s history, you can check it out here.

  • Haiphong Road

Haiphong Road is a cooked food market and has been open for more than 40 years. The whole place screams nostalgia as it retains an old-fashioned dai pai dong feel, such as the iron roof, red light shades, and huge fans. 

There are nine food stalls on Haiphong Road, a few of them being Hao Hueng Garden (satay beef noodles), Wah Heung Yuen (pork chops), Man Kee (Hainanese chicken rice), and Tak Fat Beef Ball.

Location: 390 Haiphong Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon. 

  • Leaf Desserts

Contrary to its name, Leaf Desserts serves not only traditional Hong Kong desserts but also different noodles such as pork knuckles, dumplings, and wonton noodles. They also have beef brisket noodles that are worth trying. 

Of course, the meal is incomplete without desserts, so try out their black sesame soup, sweet green mung bean soup, and sago soup. 

Location: 2 Elgin Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong Island

  • Woosung Street Temporary Cooked Food Hawker Bazaar

Woosung Street is another landmark for food and traditional Hong Kong cuisine.  It has ten stalls with cha chaan teng-style food available in the mornings and afternoons. A must-try stall on Woosung Street is the Yuen Kee, which serves seafood. 

Location: 29-39 Woosung Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon. 

  • Wong Tai Sin Street Restaurant

Wong Tai Sin housed two cooked food stalls. Chui Wo Lee is one of the two remaining estate-cooked food stalls in Hong Kong. They are open 24 hours a day and specialize in Hong Kong-style dim sum. 

Speaking of Dim Sum, there are tips on how to enjoy Dim Sum like a true local. 

  • Sing Heung Yuen

Next up is Sing Heung Yuen. It is one of the most popular dai pai dongs in Hong Kong. Moreover, it is famous for its tomato soup noodles with 20 different ingredients, including pork chops, beef, luncheon meat, spiced pork, chicken wing, red sausage, and more. 

Another must-try is their beef and egg sandwich and the crispy bun with butter and lemon honey.

Location: G/F, 2 Mei Lun Street, Central, Hong Kong Island

Contact: +852 2544 8368

  • Bing Kee Cha Dong

Last but not the least is the Bing Kee Cha Dong. Are you craving milk tea? Then this is the perfect place to visit. Bing Kee Cha Dong is famous for offering the best milk tea in Hong Kong. The stall has been open since the 1950s and has served the public delectable desserts and drinks. 

Aside from the milk tea, Bing Kee Cha Dong is famous for its signature pork chop noodles. 

Location: 5 Shepherd Street, Tai Hang, Hong Kong Island

Contact: +852 2577 3117

Hong Kong has so much to offer. It is a place where your wildest cuisine dreams come true. Furthermore, with different hidden gems that only locals know, Hong Kong is the perfect place for many firsts: First Dim Sum, first clay pot milk tea, and more. 

If you are visiting Hong Kong soon, here is a treat for you. Get your HK$100 ‘Hong Kong Night Treats’ Visitor Dining Vouchers. You can get the vouchers and follow the steps her. Eligible people to get the vouchers are visitors who will stay in Hong Kong for 90 or less.

Check out more details here.

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