Tsim Sha Tsui is a popular spot famous for having some of the most jaw-dropping skyline views in Hong Kong. It’s also home to various popular attractions and shopping areas, such as the Avenue of Stars, museums and K11 Musea.
Living up to its urban reputation, Tsim Sha Tsui also hosts a variety of different cuisines and price points to fit whatever you’re looking for. So, whether it’s a casual bite or a fine dining experience, read on for some of our top picks for the best restaurants around Tsim Sha Tsui station.
Named after a famous poet, Hồ Xuân Hương, whose forward-thinking works established her as a national icon of Vietnam, XUÂN aims to take a similarly progressive attitude toward Vietnamese cuisine.
The restaurant serves traditional Vietnamese dishes like pho with the option of unique toppings, such as local Chinese Three-Yellow chicken and Japanese egg, as well as craft cocktails to pair inspired by unique Vietnamese flavors.
Address: Shop 2307A, Gateway Arcade, Harbor City, Tsim Sha Tsui
Founded in Japan in 1978 by chef Yoshinao Kubota, the first Grill Manten-Boshi in Hong Kong opened in Tsim Sha Tsui back in December of last year. The restaurant is known for its famous Japanese-style omelet rice, also known as “omurice,” a simple yet classic dish that’s already a favorite among many Japanese.
Tsim Sha Tsui’s Grill Manten-Boshi brings to Hong Kong the same quality and attention to detail with its omurice, as well as other signature dishes like a variety of curries and desserts.
Address: Shop OT301-301A, 3/F, Ocean Terminal, Harbor City, Tsim Sha Tsui
Main St. Deli
Main St. Deli is one of Hong Kong’s first New York-style delis, which gives you the chance to “taste a slice of the Big Apple.” The restaurant serves authentic American cuisine, from classic American burgers, ribs, wings and steak to desserts like milkshakes and cheesecakes.
The restaurant also has an all-day breakfast menu and a supersized Beast Burger you can share with a group. Be prepared for a hearty meal, as in true American-style, the dishes are guaranteed to fill you up (in the best way possible!)
Address: Lower Lobby Level, The Langham Hong Kong, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Looking for a classic yakitori bar around Tsim Sha Tsui? Sakeh is the place for you and is bound to impress, both in taste and aesthetics. The bar is decorated like a traditional Japanese izakaya, adorned with aesthetic touches like wooden doors and bamboo curtains.
Most of the yakitori skewers served feature ingredients from Japan, with some popular skewers being Japanese sweet potato, beef tongue, bird lantern and minced chicken with joint soft bone.
Address: G/F-1/F, The Bauhinia, 5-9 Observatory Court, Tsim Sha Tsui
With the flexitarian diet increasing in popularity, you can widen your palate with the vegetarian Indian food at Woodlands. Aside from their classic vegetarian Indian dishes, Woodlands can also accommodate those who need lactovegetarian meals, Jain & Buddhist food with no onion, garlic or root vegetables and 100% plant-based dishes for vegans. The restaurant is famous for its huge dosa, an Indian crepe, as well as an array of chapathi, curry and desserts.
Address: UG 16-17, Wing On Plaza, 62 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Ssal Bori Ssal
On the bustling Kimberly Road sits Ssal Bori Ssal, a cozy and popular space offering makgeolli, a Korean rice wine. With a slightly sour aftertaste, the sweet makgeolli is a chill alcoholic drink that anyone is bound to enjoy. The dishes are recommended pairings to makgeolli often enjoyed in authentic Korean cuisine, such as the seafood pancake, braised pig trotters, spicy chicken feet and fish cake stew. As we mentioned, the space is a favorite for many, so be prepared to wait in line!
Address: Shop B, G/F, Brilliant Court, 78 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Accompanied by an exquisite view of Victoria Harbour, Aqua brings you Italian and Japanese cuisines served side by side, delivering new dishes and incorporating the best elements of the two.
While on the pricier side, dishes like the grilled octopus with aubergine and chilli, lobster and cuttlefish Acquerello risotto and the Iberico pork two-ways with green apple purée and spring onion vinaigrette are worth the price tag.
Address: 29/F, Penthouse, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
The Drunken Pot
In Hong Kong, you’ve probably already tried the classic hot pot. But you can elevate both your hot pot knowledge and experience at The Drunken Pot, where you’ll find yourself surrounded by a contemporary, street-art interior, preparing high-quality ingredients.
The restaurant upgrades the traditional hot pot with creative new soup bases to choose from, as well as fresh seafood and high-quality meats to customize your dish.
Address: 2/F, 8 Observatory Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
A true place for foodies and art lovers, Cobo House serves edible art and aims to bring a sense of a “Bohemian style of living” to visitors. Through a fusion of French cuisine with touches of Chinese heritage, the chef duo of Chef Ray Choi and Chef Devon Hou prepare exquisite dishes on a secret menu, offering you a curated dining experience unlike any other.
Address: Shop 602, 6/F, K11 Musea, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Awarded with a Michelin star in 2022, the sixth since 2017, Épure serves elegant and contemporary French cuisine created by Chef Nicolas Boutin. The fine dining interior is inspired by the hunting forest of French emperor Louis XVI, bringing a romantic ambience to your experience. Signature courses showcase seasonal ingredients from France, including caviar, duck foie gras and blue lobster. Each course is perfected with pairings to vintage wines.
Address: Shop 403, 4/F, Ocean Centre, Harbor City, 3-27 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
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