11 January, 2024
Al Fresco Restaurants Hong Kong, Outdoor Terrace: Café Claudel
Al Fresco Restaurants Hong Kong, Outdoor Terrace: Café Claudel
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The Best Al Fresco Restaurants & Terraces In Hong Kong With Outdoor Seating

11 January, 2024
Al Fresco Restaurants Hong Kong, Outdoor Terrace: Café Claudel

We’ve rounded up the best al fresco restaurants and terraces in Hong Kong with outdoor seating, so you can enjoy fresh air, sunshine and stunning views while you dine.

We’ve shared our favourite beachside restaurants and rooftop bars, and now we’re highlighting even more restaurants with outdoor terraces for those who prefer to dine al fresco. There’s nothing quite like feeling the sun’s rays on your skin as you enjoy your meal on a fine, breezy day. Plus, what’s more romantic than sharing a meal under the warm glow of golden hour? From swanky rooftop restaurants to spacious open-air terraces, scroll through for our pick of the best al fresco restaurants Hong Kong has to offer.

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Outdoor Dining In Hong Kong, Best Al Fresco Restaurants: Kaboom

KABOOM – Laidback al fresco lounge in Kowloon

This hidden gem amidst the bustling streets of Kowloon spans two floors, which includes a spacious rooftop decked out with thatched tiki parasols and rattan chairs. Head to KABOOM for the tasty fusion fare and punchy cocktails, and stay for the 360 panoramic views and tropical vibes! The Southeast Asian-inspired menu spans a wide range of dishes from Fresh Oysters with coconut and lemongrass dressing and Deep Sea Tacos to Oven Baked Sambal Stingray. Watch the sun go down with a fruity tipple in hand, and you’ll forget you’re right in the middle of the city.

KABOOM, 20/F, Prince Tower, 12A Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 3708 8114, www.instagram.com/kaboom.hk

Outdoor Dining In Hong Kong: Duddell's

Duddell’s – Lush, landscaped garden terrace

Head up to Duddell’s lush, landscaped garden terrace to enjoy all-day dim sum and a delightful selection of artful libations from the Salon. Part dining concept and part art gallery, Duddell’s brings together high-end Cantonese cuisine and exquisite artworks in an elegantly styled space.

Duddell’s, Level 4, 1 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2525 9191, www.duddells.co

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Outdoor Dining In Hong Kong: Mr Wolf

Mr Wolf – Central brunch spot with an open-air terrace

Mr Wolf’s airy, palm-lined terrace is our go-to for a casual brunch or sun-soaked Sunday Roast in Central. Plus, with a separate menu dedicated to small bites to be enjoyed on the terrace and a happy hour that stretches from 3pm to 7pm, it’s the perfect spot to catch up with friends and enjoy some fresh air.

Mr Wolf, 5/F, Crawford House, 70 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2526 0838www.mrwolf.hk

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Al Fresco Restaurants Hong Kong, Outdoor Terrace: Maison Libanaise, SoHo

Maison Libanaise – Open-air rooftop dining area ideal for large groups

Central dwellers are known to frequent the bottom floor of Maison Libanaise for takeaway salad bowls and wraps for a quick lunch. But if you have a breezy afternoon or balmy evening to while away, head up to the open-air roof to enjoy a hearty spread of mezzé, grilled dishes and imported Lebanese wines. There are long tables with benches that are perfect for accommodating large parties.

Maison Libanaise, 10 Shelley Street, Soho, Hong Kong, 2111 2284, www.maisonlibanaise.com.hk

Al Fresco Restaurants Hong Kong, Outdoor Terrace: Sunset Grill, Tung Chung

Sunset Grill – Tung Chung restaurant overlooking the Bay Area

Overlooking the Chek Lap Kok airport and Bay Area, Sunset Grill sits atop Lantau’s five-star Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel. Come for a breezy free-flow brunch at the weekend, with surf and turf delights delivered straight to your table from the open kitchen and charcoal grill.

Sunset Grill, 19/F, Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel, 9 Yi Tung Road, Tung Chung, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, 2535 0025, www.sunsetgrill.hk

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Al Fresco Restaurants Hong Kong, Outdoor Terrace: Bayfare Social, Tsim Sha Tsui

Bayfare Social – Tapas on a terrace with a terrific view

Perched on the fifth floor of Rosewood Hong Kong, tapas-inspired dining concept Bayfare Social’s recently renovated terrace serves as a fantastic vantage point for sweeping views of the harbour. Soak in the sights and order a glass of sangria or caña to wash down your meal.

Bayfare Social, 5/F, Rosewood Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 3891 8732, www.rosewoodhotels.com

Al Fresco Restaurants Hong Kong, Outdoor Terrace: Arcane, Central

Arcane – Tropical garden terrace nestled in the heart of Central

A quiet respite from the hustle and bustle of the city, right in the heart of it! Arcane is the brainchild of multi-award-winning chef, Shane Osborn, serving modern European cuisine in a seasonally led menu that utilises the finest produce from Japan, France and the UK. Its tropical garden terrace will shroud you in lush greenery and is quieter than the main dining area.

Arcane, 3/F, 18 On Lan Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2728 0178, www.arcane.hk

Al Fresco Restaurants Hong Kong, Outdoor Terrace: Pondi, Sai Ying Pun

Pondi – Laidback al fresco eatery in Sai Ying Pun

Old-world French charm and the vibrant warmth of India collide at Pondi, a homely eatery that opens out onto Sai Ying Pun’s Fuk Sau Lane. Billed as a love letter to Pondicherry, enjoy a fusion of Indian home cooking and traditional French flavours from the team behind Sai Ying Pun’s BRUT! and Chef Taran Chadha (formerly of Blacksalt).

Pondi, 14 Fuk Sau Lane, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, 6113 0195, www.pondi.hk

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Al Fresco Restaurants Hong Kong, Outdoor Terrace: Louise, Central PMQ

Louise – Colonial-style two-story building with al fresco dining

Michelin-starred Louise is set in a grand two-storey heritage building revitalised by acclaimed architect and interior designer Andre Fu, which boasts a beautiful outdoor terrace boarded by assorted potted plants. Expect nothing less than first-rate French cooking and genuine hospitality.

Louise, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, (enter the gate closest to the Hollywood Road intersection), Hong Kong, 2866 0300, www.louise.hk

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Al Fresco Restaurants Hong Kong, Outdoor Terrace: Café Claudel

Café Claudel – Open-air seating on Tai Kwun’s Parade Ground

Open from 9am for breakfast and brunch, you’ll find Café Claudel‘s outdoor seating spilling out onto Tai Kwun’s Parade Ground. It’s great for people-watching, sitting back and relaxing on the open terrace while you dine on classic daytime French fare like Eggs Provençal and Croque Monsieur.

Café Claudel, Shop 01-G08, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, 4447 2285www.facebook.com/cafeclaudelhk

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Al Fresco Restaurants Hong Kong, Outdoor Terrace: Wooloomooloo Steakhouse, Tsim Sha Tsui East

Wooloomooloo Steakhouse, Tsim Sha Tsui East – Harbourside al fresco dining destination

This Wooloomooloo outpost positions you right across Tsim Sha Tsui’s harbourside promenade, with a sprawling al fresco terrace out front. Spend an evening at this buzzing roadside venue for top-grade signature steak cuts, sundowners and stunning views.

Wooloomooloo Steakhouse (Tsim Sha Tsui East), G7/8, G/F & 1/F, Tsim Sha Tsui Centre, 66 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, wooloo-mooloo.com

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Al Fresco Restaurants Hong Kong, Outdoor Terrace: La Rambla by Catalunya

La Rambla by Catalunya – Spacious outdoor terrace with harbour views

Spanning over 5,000 sq. ft. of ifc mall, La Rambla by Catalunya’s inviting outdoor terrace is fitted with imported Spanish wicker chairs and plush pink sofas, and offers stellar skyline and harbour views. We can’t think of a more perfect setting to enjoy Netflix celebrity chef Rafa Gil’s Catalan-inspired creations.

La Rambla by Catalunya, 3071-73, Level 3, ifc mall, Central, Hong Kong, 2661 1161, www.larambla.hk

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This article contains editorial selections and paid partnerships.

Main image courtesy of Café Claudel via Instagram, image 1 courtesy of Kaboom, image 2 courtesy of Duddell’s, image 3 courtesy of Mr Wolf, image 4 courtesy of Maison Libanaise via Instagram, image 5 courtesy of Sunset Grill via Instagram, image 6 courtesy of Bayfare Social via Instagram, image 7 courtesy of  Louise, image 8 courtesy of Arcane via Instagram, image 9 courtesy of Pondi via Instagram, image 10 courtesy of @stellaekim via Instagram, image 11 courtesy of Wooloomooloo Steakhouse via Instagram, image 12 courtesy of La Rambla by Catalunya via Instagram.

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