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Whatever flavours you're in the mood for, you will definitely find them all in Hong Kong.

by Chris Tsai

Craving spice? Done. Craving sushi? Done. Craving a big bowl of pasta? (We are too.) Done. You name it, Hong Kong has it. Take your tastebuds on a flavourful journey on your next trip to this coastal city that has it all when it comes to dining. We've outlined our favorite spots for three types of international cuisine so that you can plan reservations accordingly... don't worry, thank us later.

South American Taste

ICHU Peru

Peruvian cuisine at its most genuine. Chef Virgilio Martinez Véliz's mastery of his home country's indigenous ingredients, and his progressive cooking technique, will not disappoint at his restaurant opening in Asia. No fuss, friendly and above all eye-opening - it's exactly what Véliz would like diners to feel at ICHU.

ICHU Entrance ImageCredit JoyceWangStudio©JoyceWangStudio

COA

Hong Kong is a long way from Mexico, but new Oaxacan-themed bar COA has managed to bring authentic agave spirits right to cocktail enthusiasts on this side of the globe. Mixologist Jay Khan, a veteran in the industry, ferments his own house drinks here and leads a Mezcal appreciation workshop. The love he has for Mexico is all in a day's work.

Pistacho Horchata COA1

Braza Churrascaria

Catering to the tastes of a large group, whether it's colleagues or friends, doesn't get easier than at a Brazilian steakhouse like Braza Churrascaria. The purpose of having an informal and friendly setting of any churrascaria is so that you can focus on the task at hand: enjoying the best of meat hand-carved at your table. For a savoury-sweet taste, try the fried bananas and roasted pineapple.

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Flavours of Japan

Fukuro

There is nothing quite like heading to an izakaya after a long day. Hidden behind a discrete façade of lacquered wood and dark steel you'll find Fukuro, with cosy alcove seatings where you can let your hair down and tuck into multiple dishes prepared with market-fresh seafood, all washed down with an artisanal sake chosen from a dozen of selections.

Chef Shun Sato 3

Ecriture

As unique as an individual's handwriting, the aptly named restaurant Ecriture is putting its signature on a thoughtfully executed dining experience, with bespoke tableware and ingredients from small, artisanal producers. The menu showcases the synergy between two of the most gastronomically influential countries in the world: France and Japan. 

Yakiniku Jumbo

From rustic to sophisticated, Japan offers a wide range of gourmet. Grilling over a crackling fire - the most ancient and universal cooking method - is one of a kind. The yakiniku goes above and beyond a simple barbecue to elevate the entire dining experience. Slice it, cut it, grill it, add some secret-recipe tare sauce and you have Yakiniku Jumbo.

Kagoshima A5 Sirloin

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Italian Favourites

Theo Mistral by Theo Randall

Meeting the culinary needs of the whole family is proving tricky? An Italian brunch at Theo Mistral sounds just about perfect. Chef Theo Randall presents his signature dishes, alongside an antipasti table. A kids menu and a play area for children mean you can relax a little longer with friends.

Theo Mistral Antipasti 4

Trattoria del Pescatore

Business travellers are often pleasantly surprised while dining out during work trips in Milan. After 40 years of operation in the Italian fashion captial, Trattoria del Pescatore welcomed a new challenge and opened a location in Hong Kong. Go straight for the signature dishes, and don't forget to have an Icy Mirto before you leave. 

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Pirata

Enjoy simple, unpretentious Italian cuisine from a spectacular rooftop. Pirata serves traditional Italian fare prepared with fresh ingredients and tops the experience with friendly service. During weekends guests can also enjoy a 

Pirata Vermuteria 

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