That the most delicious things in life are also the most simple can be encapsulated perfectly by Peking duck. Time Out staff quacks their way around town to find Hong Kong's best.
Spring Deer Restaurant
There’s no luxurious exterior, but the food inside is highly authentic. As a classic favourite for Beijing food, this place has many loyal fans, so make a reservation. 42 Mody Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2366 4012.
American Peking Restaurant
The Peking duck is a specialty here, but its authenticity is questionable. Nonetheless, a good place for a comfortable meal – uncomplicated and approachable Chinese food for those unfamiliar with this cuisine. 20 Lockhart Rd, Wan Chai, 2527 7770.
This 30-year-old restaurant is part of the Maxim’s Group, and is known across the city for its Peking duck. A trustworthy choice for food from the capital, and you might even get to see the chef show off a few skills. 3/F Star House, 3 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2735 8211.
Enjoy exquisite service and top-class views of Hong Kong’s bright lights. The Peking duck is served meticulously here, which makes it taste even better than it already does. 25/F Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Rd, Central, 2825 4003.
Sha Tin 18
Spacious venue, beautiful decorations, and great food. Enjoy authentic and tasty Peking duck served three ways, and top off your meal with freshly baked egg tarts. Hyatt Regency, 18 Chak Cheung St, Sha Tin, 3723 1234.
Located in a hotel but reasonably priced, their Peking duck is worth a try as one of the best on Hong Kong's Golden Mile. Holiday Inn Golden Mile, 50 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2369 3111.
Hoi King Heen
Let the past meet the present as you enjoy fine Chinese cuisine in this elegantly decorated restaurant. While you tuck into the delicious Peking duck, don’t forget to take in the atmosphere. Basement Level 2, Intercontinental Grand Stanford, 70 Mody Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2731 2883.