July Affordable Eats

Central | Tsim Sha Tsui | Wan Chai/ Causeway Bay | Taikoo/ Quarry Bay | Kwun Tong/ Kowloon Bay


A contemporary take on Vietnamese cuisine in Central

Reflective of the traditional family recipes of celebrity chef Luke Nguyen and favourite Vietnamese street food, Moi Moi is HK’s hotspot for dishes made with organic and sustainable produce. With their geometric prints and wooden décor, this mainstay won’t break the bank as their set menu serves mains like Banh Mi and Wagyu Beef Pho together with a starter for only $168.

Hearty Mexican and American dishes along Lyndhurst Terrace

Scrumptious and authentic dishes of Mexico and America awaits for diners at MEXUS. Starting from $178, their Set Lunch Menu includes delights of Watermelon Salad and Fish Taco, just to name a few. This will be followed by options like King Kong Burger, Black Ink Spaghetti, and Steak Lover. Be sure to check out the 6th floor which boasts a 1960’s Havana inspired drinking cantina!

Fusion and Japanese cuisine in Central

Looking for some Japanese fusion in the heart of Central? Chi Chi Cham’s Nippon delights featuring crowd-pleasers (think: Fried Soft Shell Crab, Fried Pork Bone Dumplings, Chi Chi Cham Oysters) always mean that there’s always something quirky around the corner! Craving for something more substantial? Look no further than the CCC Donburi, where Toro Tartare, Uni, and Salmon Roe are served atop a pristine bed of rice.

Contemporary British nosh in Central

Run by the famed chef and TV personality Gordon Ramsay, this restaurant offers top British nosh. Sink your teeth into their Bread Street Kitchen short rib burger (our fave!) and bring a dining partner as the popular Beef Wellington serves two! Most Brunch options are fantastic affordable feasts under $150!

Drink-centric izakaya in the heart of LKF

This Japanese sake-infused gastropub never disappoints! Enjoy their unique eats like their Kagoshima Wagyu Kinoko Mushroom and Beef Inaniwa Udon. Don’t miss out on their Games Menu… Because what’s better than providing Beer Pong? You guessed it! Sake Pong! Their menu changes occasionally depending on seasonal ingredients, so be sure to stay tuned for new delish dishes!

Sophisticated resto-lounge in Lan Kwai Fong

Ranging from $138 to $158, Bungalow dishes out the supreme dishes at generous prices. Prepare yourself for starters of Smoked Chicken or Baby Spinach Salad, followed by Duroc Pork Cutlet, Pan Seared Cod Fillet, or perhaps Beef Short Ribs. End your palatable lunch with their Strawberry Crumble, Lemon Crème, and more! It’s a toothsome international thrill!

Artistic Japanese culinary experience in Central

The Lunch Set Menu at UEDA Washoku will definitely leave you feeling like a winner with its luscious nosh managed by Mr. Ueda Kenji. From their Flounder Fish Cutlet Set to Sea Eel Tempura Bowl and Grilled Bluefin Tuna Steak with Wasabi Sauce Set, there’s something for everyone here! Head to UEDA for the ultimate meal that won’t leave your wallet empty!

Kwun Tong/ Kowloon Bay

Modernistic Pizza at Millennium City, Kwun Tong

PizzaExpress has never disappointed with the their made-to-order handcrafted pizzas and freshest ingredients. Since 1965, PizzaExpress constantly provides top-quality feasts like Spaghetti alla Vongole (clams, cherry tomatoes, white wine), Salmone Affumicato (salmon, buffalo mozzarella) and of course, their signature Baked Dough Balls!

Reimagined contemporary French cuisine in Kowloon Bay

Crafted by Chef Voon, dishes at LE PAN are a balance of beautiful tastes and textures. Indulgence is served on a plate with Kaluga Queen Hybrid Caviar, Brandt Beef Cheek in Red Wine, and Suprême of Farmed Chicken. Finish off the meal with Le Jardin (Raspberry, pistachio, coco ice-cream) and enjoy the glamorous French, chic sophistication.

Impressive contemporary Japanese cuisine in Kowloon Bay

Dressed up in earth tones, enticing wall-to-wall shelves of sake, and subtle touches of cherry blossom, Matsunichi serves lunch sets with a selection of sushi, tempura, and teppanyaki sets! Feeling ravenous? A5 Wagyu Beef Burger Patties can be added on the Teppanyaki Set, but there’s only 5 sets offered daily! So hurry and head over for a stellar Japanese experience!

Taikoo/ Quarry Bay

Aesthetic Chinese cuisine in the tranquil Lei King Wan

When you mix the craving for fine dining, art, and music, you’ll get the serenity of Gitone - a successful combination of the three perched at the side of the waterfront. Diners have to book in advance to allow preparation of luscious dishes including Sichuan Mapo Tofu with Shrimp in Pepper Sauce and Kurobuta Pork Dan Dan Noodle. Unwind, dine, and even book yourself a pottery class!

Classy and chic Parisian-style bistro in Taikoo Shing

Hit up Eiffel Bistro for a Parisian experience without spending ‘beaucoup de’ bucks on a flight. With its chic interior, artwork, and people-watching windows, this snazzy mainstay dishes up scrumptious options such as Sole Meunière (lemon butter Sole with rice), Lobster Linguini, and to finish off the meal, indulge in their Tart Tatin - traditional apple pie with vanilla ice cream.

Modern American-style dinner house in Taikoo Shing

Truly reminiscent of a piece of authentic Chicago lifestyle, Dan Ryan’s Chicago Grill is abundant in American comfort food. With an open bar and chilled-out space, it’s the hotspot to be at. Served hot off the sizzling grill, their Dan’s Famous Deli Reuben and Rose Packing Company Chicago Imported Baby Back Ribs are not to be missed!

Tsim Sha Tsui

Modern Italian dishes from renowned chef Jamie Oliver in Tsim Sha Tsui

Simple, fresh, and honest food made with sustainable ingredients is what Jamie’s Italian has to offer. Prepare yourself for their signature dishes of cured meats, cheese, seasonal vegetables, pizzas, and pasta dishes such as Squid and Mussel Spaghettini. Indulge yourself in these true contemporary relishes that won’t break the wallet!

Juicy Argentinian meats in Tsim Sha Tsui

Just like the dance, Tango Elements is bold, feisty and unafraid to make a statement with its scrumptious nosh and genial hospitality. Get you hands on their succulent top Argentine beef cooked over an open fire grill… yum. Oh, and their Churros con Chocolate dusted in cinnamon sugar are by far the most toothsome dessert there is out there - dusted with cinnamon sugar and dipped into rich chocolate sauce!

Western Oyster Bar in Tsim Sha Tsui

Get your hands on the most elegant, CHIC, and sophisticated Western fare here that won’t cost you a fortune! They’ll go above and beyond expectations with Chic’s Strozzapreti Carbonara to Pan-fried French Yellow Chicken. The delectable Chic’s Banoffee is served with banana liqueur ice cream in the most fashionable manner.

Trendy Nordic cuisine in The Luxe Manor in Tsim Sha Tsui

A truly Nordic cuisine as fallen in Kowloon dishing up superb contemporary dishes in their luxurious interior. Start off with Chilled, Garlic-roasted Prawns, or Potato & Roasted Garlic Soup. Then dig into their mains of Green Risotto or Onion Steak, just to name a few. Their desserts (like the Chocolate Truffle Layer Cake!) are so very delectable. Trust us, it’s worth the money!

Wan Chai/ Causeway Bay

Fine French cuisine with a seasonal twist in Causeway Bay

No matter which time of year, Olivier Elzer’s mainstay will never be out of season! With love, his menu is filled with delightful flavours highlighting his passionate culinary finesse. Indulge in mouth-watering Grilled Tuna with 5 Spices, Avocado Crush & Crispy Shallot, followed by mains of Pigeon with Foie Gras, then cheeses and dessert. Oh, so délicieux!

Authentic Northern Spanish cuisine and cocktails in Wan Chai

It’s one big fiesta at The Optimist and we love it! Their lunch menu starts from HK$178 including main courses AND a semi-buffet station, so don’t hesitate to head on over. Main courses include delights like Charcoal Grilled Octopus and Black Truffle Rice “Cremoso” that will definitely satisfy cravings. They’re also very serious in the G&T department, so don’t miss out!

Flavourful savoury crepes served with the best cider in Causeway Bay

La Crêperie is the perfect spot for a casual meal imbued with tastes of France, specifically Brittany. The luscious starters (Brittany Rolls!), mains (such as our favourite Lobster Pasta!), and most importantly the crêpes that are served here are undoubtedly fancy but still easy-peasy on your wallet.

American fare in Admiralty

This American Brasserie focuses on creating the most delectable dishes of luxury tastes and textures for diners in Pacific Place. With Todd Williams as head of the kitchen, BIZOU serves up splendid options of Swedish Dill Cured Gravlax as starters, Black Truffle and Mushroom Linguini, and Parma Ham and Pea Risotto. All made to perfection that won’t leave you broke.