Hong Kong's Top 5 European Summer Dining Options

Feeling a little continental? Why not try one of these European dining destinations?

by Chris Tsai

12,000 Francs

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It’s the meeting of the Old and New Worlds at its best, and the new global gastronomic destination that everyone’s talking about, from diners in-the-know who knew they had found something special when 12,000 first opened just a year ago, to CNN’s recognition as one of the best new restaurants this year. A new take on the traditional preservation methods of smoking, salting and curing divides the menu into succinct sections, but all you need to know that a cross-cultural, cross-temporal gourmet experience awaits.

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Eiffel Bistro

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The addition of a neighbourhood venue makes Hong Kong’s genteel eastside residential area even more attractive. Eiffel Bistro goes straight for your favourites: onion soup, homemade duck foie gras, flavourful beef tartare. Treat yourself to a business lunch here or stop by at weekends.

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QMO

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There’s no better place to let your hair down than at QMO where you can either stop by the bar counter for a glass of red and some tapas, or head inside with a couple of your best friends and tuck into a great fideuà or Iberico pork ribs with finger potatoes, prepared by Chef Martin Carrasco and his team.

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Belon

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There is something so comforting about this French bistro: it’s probably the perfectly roasted chicken, the full-bodied wine, or the casual and cosy setting that allows you to let you hair down. There's something for everyone at Belon.

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Cochin Delicatessen

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When you call Cochin, make reservations for a seat at the open kitchen counter because you will not want to miss out on the freshly-prepared dishes that spotlight prime ingredients. The seafood, freshly-tossed salads and expertly-sourced wines and cheeses are not be missed.

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For more ideas on how to Do, Dine and Spend in Hong Kong and beyond, visit our Destinations pages.