Continuously referred to as the “Dark Side” by many spiteful Hong Kong Islanders, Tsim Sha Tsui has led the city’s dining scene as a dark horse in recent years, housing both casual and fine-dining restaurants rating very highly for quality food and service.

From Middle Eastern, Cantonese, and South Asian to continental European, check out our guide to the best restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui for dining in style.

Best fine-dining restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui

The Steak House

best restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui

The Regent’s legendary meat emporium houses Hong Kong’s oldest charcoal grill and cooks steaks with supreme flavour, leaving a memorable impression with diners. The Steak House shines bright with the Hanwoo Korean striploin (HKD1,380) and Mayura Farm Australian flat iron (HKD880), two incredible cuts of steak. The beef tenderloin tartare (HKD280), tomato gazpacho (HK$268), and duck foie gras terrine (HKD298) are fine complements to the meat. 

The Steak House, G/F, The Regent Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2313 2313, book here


Bayfare Social

best restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui

Housed inside Rosewood hotel’s bustling dining hall, Bayfare Social sits front and centre, delivering excellent dishes and service on a standard equal to Spain’s top tapas houses and paella spots. Chef Jorge Vera Gutiérrez masters the classics, including the boquerones y anchoas (HKD190), sardine crudo (HKD198), and brandada de bacalao (HKD198). For mains, you must order the grilled sustainable Spanish sea bass (HKD310) and bone marrow (HKD380).

Bayfare Social, 5/F, Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 3891 8732, book here


Aqua

best restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui

If we’re talking about the best restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui, Aqua always deserves a notable mention for the venue’s dizzying views darting across the harbour and well-crafted Italy-meets-Japan menu. For great bites, try the braised duck “ravioli del plin” (HKD238), lobster bisque (HKD368), confit suckling pig (HKD458), and chilli teriyaki lamb (HKD348). The weekly Saturday night brunch menu is to die for!

Aqua, 17/F, H Zentre, 15 Middle Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 3427 2288, book here


Cucina

best restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui
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Marco Polo Hotel’s Cucina is a marvel of a restaurant, boasting envious harbour views of Hong Kong Island and serving old-school Italian recipes crafted by Chef de Cuisine Andrea Delzanno. Noteworthy à-la-carte specials include the Cucina salad (HKD258), juicy Mediterranean octopus (HKD316), penne with black truffle cream sauce (HKD348), baked halibut fillet (HKD438), and the perfect baked Australian M5 Wagyu beef tomahawk (HKD1,788).

Cucina, 6/F, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, Harbour City, 3–27 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2113 0808, book here


Best affordable restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui

Anjappar Chettinad Indian Cuisine

best restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui
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Discover the power of meaty South Indian fare at Anjappar, a world-famous restaurant chain with a well-received Hong Kong location deep inside the east side of Tsim Sha Tsui. Fragrant and spiced mains that you need to order are the pudina murgh tikka (HKD140), mutton biryani (HKD120), paneer butter masala (HKD99), and dhal makhani (HDK90). You must also savour the chicken ‘65 (HKD75), an Indian classic.

Anjappar Chettinad Indian Cuisine, Shop 202, 2/F, Multifield Plaza, 3–7A Prat Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui East, 3428 5757, book here


Pakeeza Food Restaurant

best restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui
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This Pakistani eatery is a lionised spot in Tsim Sha Tsui, only opening earlier in 2023, but now leading a cult-loving obsession for the friendly service and warm Pakistani offerings. Don’t be distracted by the 1,000-plus five-star reviews; the legendary three-dish buffet (HKD125 pp) grants diners combinations of dishes like chicken haleem, meat nihari, dhal tarka, aloo palak, aloo gobi, kala chana, and chicken curry, along with servings of tandoori naan, roti, Pakistani rice, and maja blanca sweets.

Pakeeza Food Restaurant, Shop 51, 2/F, Mirador Mansion, 58 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 9232 1171


Rue Du Liban 

best restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui

Rue Du Liban is Tsim Sha Tsui’s newest Lebanese dining spot, buzzing with wallet-friendly plates of authentic and hearty Lebanese dishes. Halal dishes that you ought to taste are the hummus (HKD88) and moutabal (HKD94) mezze, chicken fatteh (HKD168), and harra barramundi (HKD198), ending with the scrumptious Lebanese French toast (HKD98).

Rue Du Liban, 22–26 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2310 2922, book here


Myung Ga Restaurant 

best restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui
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Serving Tsim Sha Tsui since 2009, Myung Ga’s sole location in Kowloon fuses Korean flavours, grills, and flair with classy surf-and-turf menus and tangy-spicy plates. The yukhoe (HKD180) and japchae (HKD138) are good to start off meals with, paired with kimchi jeon (HKD130). The MG bulgogi (HKD240/180g) suits the grill very well with a charcoal-flavoured, meaty bite. The lobster (HKD208) and daegu (HKD220) also hit for fishy flavours.

Myung Ga Restaurant, Shop 2702, 27/F, iSQUARE, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2369 1177, book here

Rubin Verebes is the Managing Editor of Foodie, a culinary connoisseur, and guiding force behind the magazine's delectable stories. With a knack for cooking up mouthwatering profiles, crafting immersive restaurant reviews, and dishing out tasty features, Rubin tells the great stories of Hong Kong's dining scene.

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