With the balmy weather and subtle autumn breezes, there’s never been a better time to sit outside and enjoy a crisp glass of wine and scrumptious meal. From tucked away terraces to splashy rooftops sprawling out over the harbour, we bring you our pick of 2016’s top ten outdoor dining spots…
10 Shelley Street, SoHo, +852 2111 2284
Make your way to the secret rooftop of this scrumptious Lebanese dining spot where you can enjoy your chicken shish taouk and a side of warm summer sunshine along with your hummus and baba ghanoush.
2/F & 3/F, 38-42 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, +852 2808 0752
Star chef Philippe Orrico’s latest eatery, Tartine, is a casually stylish two-level haven above the bustling streets of Central featuring absolutely delicious tartines topped with gourmet ingredients along with yummy brunch options and decadent appetizers, soups and salads.
26/F, 535 Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay, +852 3708 9668
This splashy new restaurant and rooftop teetering over Causeway Bay has captured HK’s foodies hook, line and sinker.
Butcher & Baker
On Fat Building, 57-59 Cadogan Street, Kennedy Town, +852 2591 0328
Featuring a butcher shop, florist and bakery in a sprawling open-air space, this inspiring new Kennedy Town restaurant is the sunny Sunday brunch spot you’ve been waiting for.
Shop 403, 4/F, Ocean Centre, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, +852 3185 8338
With superstar Chef Nicolas Boutin turning out impeccable French dishes and one of the city’s most stunning outdoor terraces, this is THE dining spot for glam alfresco lunches and dreamy dinners in TST.
3/F, 18 On Lan Street, Central, +852 2728 0178
After taking your credit card for a serious workout along luxury-label studded On Lan Street, zoom up to the leafy respite of Arcane’s terrace for a post-spree refuel courtesy of Michelin-starred Chef Shane Osborn.
“Fish Deck” at The Pawn
62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, +852 2866 3444
Tom Aikens’ signature fish & chips can now be enjoyed during lunchtime and beyond on the airy terrace overlooking the tramways.
3/F & 4/F, Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street, Central, +852 2525 9191
Craving a decadent dim sum feast? This stylish palm-fringed terrace is a tried and true favourite for its Michelin-star dim sum, best enjoyed during weekend brunches, along with free-flowing Champagne.
718-719, 7/F Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, +852 2778 8398
For a magical ambience complete with fairy lights twinkling from verdant walls, look no further. This Italian eatery also has its own organic garden growing veggies, herbs and fruits, which appear in many of the dishes.
Le Garcon Saigon
12-14 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, +852 2455 2499
Say “good evening Vietnam” at this bustling open-air brasserie on Star Street where Saigon flavours meet mid-century Parisian style.