Because Hong Kong’s dining scene is ever changing, we want to give you a head’s up on all of the latest restaurants that have opened in our city this month. From new tapas spots, to world-renowned sushi, and craft beer and coffee, here’s what’s new in the 852.
Coming soon to Sai Ying Pun, Brut! will be serving sophisticated tapas and a curated selection of wines. The Spanish-style tapas plates will have an international influence, with dishes on the menu including smoked eggplant and vegetables, and chestnut and acorn fed Iberico 48-month premium ham, along with a large selection of Spanish cheeses. The dishes will all be made using locally sourced and organic produce, with many of the dishes even being vegan and vegetarian friendly. Want to try it for yourself? Brut! officially opens on Saturday, 10 March and will be offering a complimentary selection of tasting plates and cocktails from the launch menu all weekend long (between 3pm and 7pm). The restaurant will also be offering a 20% discount on its launch menu for the following week!
Brut!, 1 Second Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/BRUT-by-Pata-Negra-House
Just opened in Causeway Bay, The Artist House is brought to us by the brains behind craft brewery, The Artist. The cool and softly-lit venue is complete with a bar (offering a selection of craft beers, fine artisan spirits, craft beer cocktails and other unique artisan beverages), an innovative coffee shop (serving farm to cup coffees, cold brews, coffee based drinks and pastries), along with a hydroponic farm and a micro-brewery where guests can tailor make their own infused beer!
The Artist House, 9 Kingston Street, Fashion Walk, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, www.mrtheartist.com
Get ready, there’s a new sushi restaurant coming to town, and this one’s kind of a big deal. With three Michelin stars in Tokyo, and currently placed at number 26 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants List, Sushi Saito is set to open on Sunday, 25 March in the Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong. At the helm of the restaurant is Chef Takashi Saito, who is known for his precise attention to detail, and ability to create expert sushi that balances temperature, texture and flavour. For those who worry that the Hong Kong export may not match up to the original, we’ve been assured that from the soy sauce, to the rice, and even Chef Saito’s signature mild red vinegar, the ingredients will be identical to what is served in Tokyo!
Sushi Saito, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong
Opened just in January of this year, the glam new hotel is already home to chilled out bar, Murray Lane, afternoon tea spot, Garden Lounge, and modern-European restaurant, The Tai Pan, but later this year it is set to add two more hot spots to its roster. Opening in the second quarter of 2018, one-Michelin starred Chinese restaurant Guo Fu Lou and lifestyle destination, Popinjays already have our attention. Popinjays is set to occupy The Murray’s rooftop space, and with its panoramic city views we’re sure it’s going to be a hit!
The Murray, Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong, www.marcopolohotels.com
Opening this month in the InterContinental Grand Stanford, Theo Mistral by Theo Randall is the debut of acclaimed British chef, Theo Randall in Hong Kong. Bringing Theo’s award-winning cuisine to the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui, the menu promises offerings that combine premium local produce with imported Italian produce and rustic flavours. From fresh homemade pastas, to premium handcrafted pizzas, we can’t wait to sample this delicious taste of Italian cuisine.
Theo Mistral by Theo Randall, Basement, InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong, Level B2, 70 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong,
Opened since 2002 in Causeway Bay, Sushi Hiro is now making its way across the harbour to open a second branch in Tsim Sha Tsui! Opening this month, expect the same authentic flavours and quality fresh ingredients, that have become known at its CWB branch. More info and an official opening date are set to come soon, but for now we know that the lunch set will be priced at between $300 and $450. If you’re looking to treat yourself go for dinner, which will be priced between $980 and $1,180. The chef selected Omakase menu is also sure to satisfy all tastes, and will be priced from $1,500 per person.
Sushi Hiro, 1/F, 17-19 Ashley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.sushihiro.com.hk
We mentioned this one last month before it officially opened, but now that the new chicken shop has opened its doors we can tell you a little more about the menu. Promising no cages, no hormones and no fuss, head here for a casual lunch or dinner bite, and dine on dishes such as The Heisenberg (with crispy chicken, cheddar cheese, garlic aioli in a bun), or the DG’c Chicken and Waffles (crispy chicken, sriracha butter and maple syrup). Looking for something lighter? Little Birdy also offers quarter, half and whole chickens, served with salad, and rice or fries, and there is also a selection of superfood salads available for those who are feeling extra virtuous.
Little Birdy, 15-17 New Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, www.littlebirdy.com.hk