Inspired by the cuisine of France, Spain and China, Bo Innovation is definitely a standout among Hong Kong’s long line of fusion restaurants. Shop 13, 2/F, J Residence, 60 Johnston Rd, Wan Chai, 2850 8371. $2,000.
D17 Seafood Bar & Grill
Designed for luxury as well as comfort, D17 Seafood Bar & Grill calls to mind the feel of a luxurious yet comfortable apartment. Their cuisine is continental fare with a good dash of Japanese influence, and a must try is their foie gras bon bon: 72 per cent cocoa with a bit of foie gras, 100 per cent delish. 17/F, Continental Diamond Plaza, 525 Hennessy Rd, Causeway Bay, 3907 0090. $450.
They deliver imaginative creations designed to evoke the perfect blend between Japanese and European foods. The soupy chicken consommé heaped with chunks of crabmeat dumpling, and the tofu with marbled prime rib-eye steak with pumpkin tempura are among their signature dishes. 23/F, QRE Plaza, 202 Queen's Rd East, Wan Chai, 2572 3228. $900.
Taking the best elements from Japanese, Italian, French, Thai and Chinese cuisine, EXP dishes take a little inspiration from each culture and fuses them together into one tantalising dish after another. Their noodles and pizza collections are particularly inventive and definitely worth a try. Shop 23, UG, Festival Walk, 80 Tat Chee Ave, Kowloon Tong, 2265 8298. $200.
A comfortable restaurant with a slight wine cellar feel to it, diners sit at a long table in the middle surrounded by wine and produce that they can choose from to put together their fusion meal. Try the whole seabass served on tomato relish, but leave room for at least one of their unbelievably tempting desserts. 1/F, The Pemberton, 22-26 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, 2545 0068. $600
A private kitchen inside an apartment tucked away in an inconspicuous corner of Wan Chai, Ta Pantry offers only eight seats each night. Like a contemporary version of Tai Ping Koon, this tiny restaurant does a Chinese interpretation of Western food that is very inventive. Call ahead as opening hours vary. 1C, Moon Star Court, 2D Star St, Wan Chai, 9403 6430. $1,000.
Situated at the top of Causeway Bay’s The Excelsior Hotel, ToTT’s offers you the chance to enjoy your Vietnamese foie gras roll or roasted hoi sin rack of lamb while gazing at sweeping city views. 281 Gloucester Rd, Causeway Bay, 2837 6786. $700.
As its name suggests, spices are the cohesive element in this restaurant where a range of Asian cuisines are mixed and blended to best complement each distinct flavour. Thai Morning Glory can be found alongside the highly recommended naan bread, and spring rolls next to Singaporean satay. The Repulse Bay, 109 Repulse Bay Rd, Repulse Bay, 2292 2821. $500.