Jun 15, 2012|
One of the first restaurants in Hong Kong to introduce Western-style fine dining, Amigo hasn’t changed since the 60s. Furnished to look like a Spanish hacienda filled with priceless antiques and artworks, this is a true fine dining gem. Request a song from the nightly live band; the romantic ambiance makes it a popular place for engagements, birthdays and anniversaries. Start with classic favorites such as roasted filet steak with goose liver sauce and finish with their signature Napoleon cake and mango flambé.
Amigo Mansion, 79A Wong Nai Chung Rd., Happy Valley.
Bistecca brings you wagyu beef and USDA-certified steaks grilled to perfection with a choice of seven sauces. There is an assortment of antipasti, seasonal salads and hearty soups, tasty pastas and delicious desserts.
2/F, Grand Progress Building, 15 Lan Kwai Fong, Central, 2525-1308, www.diningconcepts.com.hk.
Newly-opened Blue Butcher isn’t even a month old, but it’s already attracting quite a buzz. Taking over the space where Republik once stood, this massive restaurant-cum-bar is a great place for the Hollywood Road crowd to hang out after work and sink their teeth into a steak, such as their signature 32oz Australian Mann River farm wagyu ribeye.
108 Hollywood Rd., Sheung Wan, 2613-9286, www.bluebutcher.com.
With great views of the Victoria Harbour, BLT Steak has one of the best views in town. First opened in New York, this offshore branch serves US prime steaks with all the trimmings. These are American-sized portions, so get ready to bite off more than you can chew. There’s also a range of non-beef items such as poultry, shellfish and seafood.
G62, G/F, Ocean Terminal, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2730-3508.
Featuring prime cuts of beef from the US, Canada and Japan, this restaurant serves its patrons with the passion that is the hallmark of its head chef David Campbell. There’s also an adjoining cigar lounge and bar, the perfect place for a group of lads to hang out after a big merger or before heading out for a night out on the town. For a truly special occasion, be sure to book the private VIP room.
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbor Rd., Wan Chai, 2588-1234,
Newly reopened in the Hyatt Regency, this age-old restaurant has been a favorite for many generations—it’s not uncommon to see a grandpa dine with his extended family here alongside couples out on a romantic date. Old school favorites like lobster bisque and Caesar salad made tableside are perfect starters to the scrumptious steaks on offer. But be sure to save room for their flaming desserts.
Hyatt Regency, 18 Hanoi Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 3721-7733, www.hongkong.tsimshatsui.hyatt.com
The first Argentinian steakhouse in town, La Pampa is located in the heart of Soho and offers in-house specialties such as beef sirloin and tenderloin, chorizo, and roast beef with mustard sauce. The wine menu has a number of Argentinian wines to choose from.
G/F, 32 Staunton St., Central, 2868-6959, www.lapampa.com.hk.
Do you like to enjoy your dinner without the fuss of dressing up? Head over to this no-frills steakhouse for great meat at a bargain. The menu boasts juicy, well-marbled cuts from Australia, Japan, Argentina and the States. The side dishes include creamed spinach, mushrooms in garlic and butter as well as traditional mashed potatoes.
G/F, 4B Hang Hau Village, Tseung Kwan O, 2719-8168.
For traditional Hong Kong style dining, head to this place for a great steak dinner. There is a live band every Tuesday and Saturday, so plan a memorable outing in advance. Signature dishes include US-prime steaks and their tender rack of lamb.
1/F, Malaysia Building, 50 Gloucester Rd., Wan Chai, 2529-8933.
This place likes their meat, and will grill it to perfection, whether on a bed of volcanic stones and over mesquite wood. This unique method of preparation gives the meat a sweet woody flavor with a great crispy surface.
1/F, Regal Kowloon Hotel, 71 Mody Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 2313-8778, www.regalhotel.com
Located in Kowloon and already in its eleventh year; book a table at Morton’s for a fine dining experience straight from Chicago. Famous for its great selection of meats, this is a popular place among both the local crowd and tourists alike. If you wish to make it a party, there is a private dining room for up to 14 people. The bar offers Morton’s famous Bar Bites menu, which includes mini beef burgers, along with an award-winning selection of wines.
Level 4, Sheraton Hotel, 20 Nathan Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 2732-2343,
Prime Steakhouse brings you classic dining in a superb environment, with classic innovations from the chef to complement the finest steaks from Australia and America.
Shop R008, Civic Square, 3/F, Elements, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon, 2311-3108, www.diningconcepts.com.hk.
One of the leading steakhouses in the world, Ruth’s Chris brings the steak on a cast iron skillet right to your table with the meat sizzling in a pat of warm golden butter. They’ve also got all the traditional sides like creamed spinach, baked potatoes and steak fries ordered separately. Ruth’s Chris can accommodate your needs for special family occasion or a romantic dinner for two.
The Lippo Center, 89 Queensway, Admiralty, 2522-9090, www.ruthschris.com.
Meet up with the guys at this popular afterwork hangout. Many come for a drink but stay to feast on the decadent selection of meats on hand. Dedicated carnivores will be sure to love Shore’s “Meat Bible” which describes each premium steak available. The bar is well-stocked, so you’ll easily be able to find a good bottle of red to complement your dinner.
3/F, The L Place, 139 Queen’s Rd., Central, 2915-1638, www.shore.com.hk.
Aside from the sultry Tango-dancing in the streets, Argentina is also known for their quality cuts of beef. Traditionally prepared on a parrilla grill, the steaks are flown fresh directly from Argentina.
1/F, Carfield Building, 77 Wyndham St., Central, 2525-5808.
A true blue steak emporium, this is the place to go if you want a fine dining experience and plenty of quality steaks from around the world to choose from. Prime cuts are seared to perfection on Hong Kong’s only charcoal grill.
Intercontinental Hotel, 18 Salisbury Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 2313-2323,
Bring dad to the top of The One for a picturesque view and a memorable meal. Start with tempting starters like a jumbo shrimp cocktail, before moving onto signature steaks such as the 12oz Wooloomooloo Steak,marinated with Cajun spices and broiled. They also have a special Father’s Day brunch promo with an optional drinks package.
Various locations, including Level 21, The One, 100 Nathan Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui,