Hong Kong used to be a British Colony and is now an autonomous territory located on the coastline of south-eastern China. The sprawling and vibrant city is well known as a major shopping destination, perfect for those in need of some retail therapy. But the densely populated urban center is also renowned for its restaurants, variety of cuisines and tastes, and innovative dining. Dishes served in Hong Kong are highly influenced by Cantonese, European, British, Teochew, Hakka, Shanghainese, and Hokkien cuisines. There is also the influence of Korean, Japanese, and South-east Asian flavors in the city’s restaurants. The following is a selection of the best hot pot restaurants in Hong Kong. Scroll below to whet your appetite with our top picks!
1. San Xi Lou
San Xi Lou is a dim sum restaurant that serves authentic Szechuan or Sichuan cuisine, right in the heart of Hong Kong. The food is known to be spicy and delicious. The restaurant serves dishes which include the delicious poached Osmanthus fish fillet, various spicy hot pot dishes, poached fish, and chicken. The chili sauce served together with the dishes is a crowd favorite; it adds to the subtle flavors.
San Xi Lou
Address: 22/F, Coda Plaza, 51 Garden Rd, Central, Hong Kong
Website: San Xi Lou
Opening hours: 12am - 11:59pm (daily)
2. Megan's Kitchen
Megan’s Kitchen offers attractive decor and a cozy ambiance along with a little Western fine dining. The restaurant serves an innovative hot pot soup base, including tomato and crab soup with a soufflé finish. They also serve healthy meatballs filled with cuttlefish and cherry tomato. There are also a number of beef dishes available. Besides the famous hot pot, the restaurant serves Cantonese dishes such a mui choy braised pork belly, chicken with rice flake noodles in sweet soy sauce and other delights. The restaurant also has an extensive wine list, including varieties from France, the USA, and Australia. There are also plum wine and sake from Japan and Hua Diao rice wine and Mou Tai white wine from China.
Address: 5/F, Lucky Centre, 165-171 Wan Chai Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Website: Megan’s Kitchen
Opening hours: 12pm - 3pm, 6pm - 11:30pm (daily)
3. Shing Kee Noodles
Shing Kee Noodles is renowned for serving congee/noodles and hot pot dishes in the heart of Hong Kong. The restaurant is spacious, with unusual decor, with many twinkly lights. There is a selection of homemade decorations and artwork to see, as well as many books and clocks. The restaurant offers a lot of soup-base flavors to choose from, and according to reviews, the food is delicious and the service quick and efficient. The restaurant is popular, so reservations are recommended.
Shing Kee Noodles
Address: Lek Yuen Estate Market, Sha Tin, Lek Yuen Estate, Hong Kong
Opening hours: 9:30am - 4pm, 7pm - 12am (daily)
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4. Li Tak Hot Pot
Li Tak Hot Pot is a popular restaurant in Hong Kong, well known for its casual, cozy and comfortable atmosphere, and also for its affordable prices. The restaurant uses only farm-to-table ingredients in their dishes. The staff members are friendly and efficient. The restaurant is considered to be one of the best for its beef hot pot, and there is also a wide variety of different soups to choose from.
Li Tak Hot Pot
Address: Kowloon City, Nam Kok Rd, 56, Hong Kong
Website: Li Tak Hot Pot
Opening hours: 5pm - 2am (daily)
Suppa is a popular spot in Hong Kong and is definitely among the best for hot pots. The decor is retro and attractive. Nostalgic music from the 1980s is played in the background. The restaurant’s staff is friendly and efficient. Their noodle dishes are great for lunch, and their hot pot dishes are ideal for dinner. Broadsword cut wood beef, Huadiao chicken tenderloin, Samsung onion sauce, and Fengcheng dumplings all come highly recommended.
Address: 2/F, Circle Tower, 28 Tang Lung St, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Opening hours: 12pm - 4pm, 5:30pm - 12:30am (daily)
6. Frantzén's Kitchen
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Frantzén’s Kitchen gives a unique dining experience in Hong Kong. The modern Nordic restaurant serves medium-sized dishes with Asian influences, in a casual and relaxed setting. The restaurant offers a tasting menu and an a la carte menu. Guests can sit at the kitchen counter or at a table in the dining room. According to the Michelin Guide, every course has a tale to tell and is perfectly matched with a bottle of wine or Scandinavian craft beer.
Address: 11 Upper Station St, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Website: Frantzén’s Kitchen
Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 5:45pm - late (dinner); Sat: 12pm - 2pm (lunch)
7. Mou Mou Club
Mou Mou Club is an all-you-can-eat restaurant in Hong Kong. It is a specialty restaurant that serves high-quality Japanese beef in Shabu Shabu and Sukiyaki style. Australian and American beef are also served. The decor is chic and elegant. Guests can choose fresh wild vegetables and udon noodles from the buffet area, as well as fragrant ski cakes. The food simple but delicious.
Mou Mou Club
Address: Shop 309-310, 3/F, World Trade Center, 280 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Website: Mou Mou Club
Opening hours: 12pm - 11pm (daily)
8. Budaoweng Hot Pot Restaurant
This Sino-Japanese hot pot restaurant specializes in Chinese and Japanese ingredients in a customer-oriented environment. The restaurant insists on using fresh ingredients, and everything is cooked fresh each day for a sincere and true hot pot experience. Flavors such as fresh dragon lighters, South African peacock abalone, sea flower crab, and American original barrel oyster are available for your hot pot experience. This restaurant offers a great view of the city skyline.
Budaoweng Hot Pot Restaurant
Address: 63 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Website: Budaoweng Hot Pot Restaurant
Opening hours: 11am - 1am (daily)
9. The Drunken Pot
The Drunken Pot terms itself as the “hot pot hot spot”. The atmosphere and decor are unique, quirky, and attractive. The name of the restaurant comes from 18 different kinds of soup bottoms, from high-grade Drunken chicken in Shaoxing wine to Sichuan spicy pot among many other delights. Saka Bomb and Spicy Bomb both come recommended at The Drunken Pot.
The Drunken Pot
Address: 8 Observatory Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Website: The Drunken Pot
Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 12pm - 3am, 6pm - 12am; Fri - Sun: 12pm - 3am, 6pm - 2am
10. da BINO Hot Pot
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da BINO Hot Pot is a popular restaurant in Kowloon City, Hong Kong. As opposed to other, more casual hot pot restaurants, this restaurant makes diners feel they are dining in a five-star restaurant. Popular dishes include the freshly sliced geoduck, home-made mushroom, and pork, beef, and fish balls. Seafood dishes come highly recommended at da BINO Hot Pot, especially the live prawns and mirugai (giant clams). While there are no desserts on the menu, the restaurant can serve a delicious choice from the sweet shop located across the street.
da BINO Hot Pot
Address: Kowloon City, S Wall Rd, 10, Hong Kong
Website: da BINO Hot Pot
Opening hours: 6pm - 2am (daily)
Enjoy hot pot dining in exciting Hong Kong
After exploring everything this bustling and exciting city has to offer, enjoy a meal at one of the best hot pot restaurants in Hong Kong! This delicious specialty dish is a great way to end a fun day of shopping and entertainment. We hope this list comes handy on your visit!
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