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The Best Michelin Star Restaurants In Hong Kong
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The Best Michelin Star Restaurants In Hong Kong

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Updated: 9 February 2017
As a culinary paradise, restaurants serving fine-quality cuisine and international dishes with gracious service are everywhere Hong Kong, attracting tourists flocking to have a taste of international and Chinese delicacies. Restaurants serving authentic Westernized cuisine are ubiquitous, as are local Cantonese restaurants. Among the 242 restaurants awarded with Michelin stars in Hong Kong, here are five of the best.

Bo Innovation

Awarded with three Michelin stars, Bo Innovation is specializes in East-meets-West molecular gastronomy. Known as the ‘Demon Chef’, the owner of Bo Innovation, Leung, is specialized in devising western dishes with Chinese ingredients. Advocating bold and innovative methods of cookery, Leung blends modern techniques with an ancient and classic cooking essence, devising unique dishes like ‘cha siu bao’ molecular, and oyster cooked with Sichuan green sauce. Stylishly furnished, customers can try Alvin’s extreme delicacies in a comfy dining environment.

Shop 13, 2/F, J Residence, 60 Johnson Road, Wan Chai, HK, +852 28508371

Night in Wan Chai © johnlsl/Flickr
Night in Wan Chai | © johnlsl/Flickr

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon

Serving contemporary French dishes of a terrific standard, L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon is a top restaurant operated by chef Joel Robuchon, who is the youngest chef to attain three Michelin stars. With warm bread to start, be it bacon baguette or a mini croissant, L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon presents top-quality food. The bar counter is the best dining spot at L’Atelier, where customers can watch how the well-trained and dedicated chef deals with every meticulous process.

Shop 401, 4/F, The Landmark, 16 Des Voeux Road Central, Central, HK, +852 21669000

Shanghai-style pan-fried bun © kanegen/Flickr
Shanghai-style pan-fried bun | © kanegen/Flickr

Lung King Heen

As the only Cantonese-style restaurant in Hong Kong to be awarded three Michelin stars, Lung King Heen features the absolute best Guangdong cuisine in the city. All the dim sums are served in a delicate size and are elegantly decorated. From ordinary steamed rice-rolls with barbecued pork to popular pork buns steamed in bamboo steamers, all the dishes are of premium quality. The barbecued pork steamed roll – the most expensive one in Hong Kong – has an addictive sweet-and-sour flavor.

Podium 4, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, 8 Finance Street, Central, HK, +852 31968880

Interior of Lung King Heen | Courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong
Interior of Lung King Heen | Courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong

Sushi Shikon

As one of the pioneering Japanese restaurants in Hong Kong, awarded three Michelin stars, Sushi Shikon boasts excellent techniques in sashimi slicing and garnishes. Established in 2013, Sushi Shikon is a small Japanese restaurant, with a cozy dining area that holds up to eight guests at the Hinoki counter and six guests in the VIP room. Under the leadership of the executive chef Yoshiharu Kakinuma, Shikon presents customers with Tokyo-style dishes that are skillfully and meticulously crafted. To maintain its fine quality, all the raw food at Shikon is freshly imported from Tokyo’s Tsukiji market every day. With a lunch course averaging at HKD $1,800, Sushi Shikon is considered to be the most expensive omakase restaurants in Hong Kong.

The Mercer, 29 Jervois Street, Sheung Wan, HK, +852 26436800

The Hong Kong Macau Ferry Pier in Sheung Wan © johnlsl/Flickr
The Hong Kong Macau Ferry Pier in Sheung Wan | © johnlsl/Flickr


Chosen as one of the 50 best restaurants in the world, Amber is a two Michelin star restaurant that serves French and vegetarian cuisine. Located on the seventh floor of the Landmark Mandarin Oriental in Central, Amber is luxuriously and dramatically furnished with a teardrop-shape chandelier made up of 4,320 bronze rods. While the menu at Amber is subject to change depending on the seasons, the signature dishes cover a wide selection of meat from all over the world, ranging from Hokkaido sea urchin, kogashima wagyu beef, and Tasmanian salmon. Asides from main dishes, Amber offers a wide selection of gourmet wine.

7/F, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, 15 Queen’s Road, Central, HK,+852 21320066

The Landmark in Hong Kong © See-ming Lee/Flickr
The Landmark in Hong Kong | © See-ming Lee/Flickr