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Indochine 1929

Indochine 1929 (2/F, California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong) — specializing in authentic Vietnamese cuisine served in an elegant setting, Indochine 1929 evokes the ambience of Vietnam when the French colonial era was at its height. The wooden shutters, old prints, wickers chairs and fringed lampshades ensure a warm and […]

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Genki Sushi

Genki Sushi (various locations in Hong Kong) – this is a chain of Japanese restaurants set up throughout Hong Kong (40 outlets), as well as other Far Eastern countries like Malaysia and Taiwan. Sushi goes through this restaurant via conveyor belt, so patrons are free to reach toward it and take the dish they want. […]

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Gaia Ristorante

Gaia Ristorante (G/F The Piazza, Grand Millenium Plaza, 181 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong) — An outstanding menu of regional Italian classics prepared with innovative contemporary flair features appetizer choices such as Carpaccio con Crutin al Tartufo Nero, Croccante di Polenta e Farro (Beef carpaccio with aged black truffle cheese, rocket, polenta and Parmigiano crisp), […]

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Fook Lam Moon

Fook Lam Moon (35-45 Johnston Road, Hong Kong) – this is the original location of a chain of Chinese restaurants of the same name (a total of three Fook Lam restaurants operate within Hong Kong, while it also has branches in mainland China (Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Beijing) and Japan (Osaka, Nagoya, Ginza, and Marunouchi). “Fook […]

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City Hall Maxim’s Palace

City Hall Maxim’s Palace (2/F, City Hall Low Block) — City Hall Maxim’s Palace showcases the best of Cantonese cuisine and dim sum, and is an exciting restaurant with an amazing view of the Victoria Harbour. The spacious dinning venue is capable of catering for 50 round tables, ideally for wedding banquets. The dishes are […]

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Chilli Fagara

Chilli Fagara (Shop E, G/F, 51A Graham Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong) — Prepare for burning lips, heavy sweating, and a huge craving for a long drink of water. This is probably not the best place for a first date, especially if you don’t do well with spicy food, but it does well for most […]

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The Peak Tram

The Peak Tram The Peak is often viewed as Hong Kong’s most spectacular destination, but simply getting there can be almost as spellbinding. The Peak Tram opened in 1888 for the exclusive use of the British governor and The Peak’s residents, but today it can be enjoyed by everyone as the steepest funicular railway in […]

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Trams

Trams These historic double-decker streetcars have been travelling through Hong Kong’s busiest thoroughfares since 1904 and continue to be an affordable, inexpensive and fun way to get around. Grab a seat next to a window on the upper deck for the best views. Neighborhoods you might pass through on your journey include some of Hong […]

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Minibuses

Minibuses These are small buses that can carry 16 passengers. Green minibuses operate along specific routes at fixed prices. Exact change is required if paying by cash and they all accept Octopus cards. Red minibuses operate along routes that are not always fixed and passengers can get on and off anywhere along the route, except […]

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Buses

Buses Buses in Hong Kong are plentiful and comfortable, and most are air-conditioned. Especially popular are the double-deckers that offer great views of the surrounding city from the top deck. Bus routes cover almost all of Hong Kong. Kowloon Motor Bus, New World First Bus and Citybus operate routes that cover Hong Kong Island, Kowloon […]