5 Cantonese restaurants in Hong Kong with great wine lists
Hong Kong is a city with exceptionally diverse cultures, religions – and cuisines. It’s easy to find fantastic wine lists in western restaurants, with high-standard service by a professional sommelier, but what about wine with local cuisine? Actually, you may find a lot of great Cantonese restaurants in Hong Kong that do not have a wine program, so where to go to enjoy some good wine along with local plates? Here’s a selection of Cantonese restaurants in Hong Kong with awesome wine programs!
Phone: +852 2825 4003
Address: 25/F, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road Central
Man Wah is a 1-star Michelin Cantonese restaurant located on the 25th floor of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Central, Hong Kong. When you step into the restaurant you will surely be amazed by its classic interior and the stunning view.
Phone: +852 2263 2270
Address: Level 102, International Commerce Centre (ICC), 1 Austin Road, West Kowloon
The highest Cantonese restaurant in town, Tin Lung Heen is located on the 102nd floor of International Commerce Centre and is managed by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel. Besides the spectacular Victoria Harbor view, this 2-star Michelin restaurant is famous for its fine dining food and a meticulous wine list.
Phone: 2525 9191
Address: Level 3 Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street, Central
Duddell’s is a Cantonese restaurant in Central, Hong Kong Island. Not only is it a fine dining restaurant of traditional Cantonese food, but also an art space that showcases the owner’s collection of Asian classic art pieces and holds temporary exhibitions and other cultural events. Its first floor is the dining area, and the second floor is a bar and lounge with contemporary artworks.
Phone: 2832 7123
Address: H Code, 2/F, 45 Pottinger Street, Central
One of the newest Cantonese restaurants in town, PIIN is established by an owner of two Bourgogne wineries who is keen on putting wine and Cantonese cuisine together. The restaurant deliberately presents its food in the western set-up – traditional Cantonese gourmet in small plates – so that it is wine-pairing friendly. The wine list has around 1,000 labels and focuses on fine wines from all around the world, especially Burgundy. The mark-up is reasonable and very attractive. Fine wine pairing here is highly recommended.
Phone: 2898 3788
Address: Standard Chartered Bank Building, 4-4A Des Voeux Road Central, Central
Mott 32 is a Cantonese restaurant located in the basement of Chartered Bank Building in Central of Hong Kong Island. It is managed by a quite sizable F&B group – Maximal Concepts, which created other brands in other cities including Vancouver and Las Vegas. You won’t be disappointed by its impressive interior design, as well as its food and wine. The mouth-watering classic dim-sum and Cantonese dishes are definitely their highlights too. Don’t forget to pre-order their famous Peking Duck before you visit.