The best new restaurants and bars to try

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By Time Out editors |

Hongkongers are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out, especially since every month brings a plethora of exciting new dining options. From traditional Chinese to high-end sushi, casual cafés to hipster hangouts, there’s always somewhere new to eat at. To help you keep on top of your eating game, here’s a list of the buzziest openings in town, updated on a regular basis.

As always with new venues, be sure to call ahead to make sure there are no changes to opening dates and times.

The best new restaurant openings in Hong Kong

Restaurants, Burgers

Shake Shack (Pacific Place)

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It’s a good month for burger fans. Aside from the Five Guys debut above, another US-born fastfood favourite, Shake Shack, is expanding with its second store in the 852. The new location is at Pacific Place, close to the AMC Cinema. Aside from serving up Shackburgers, crinkle-cut fries and hand-spun shakes, the store will also have items that are exclusive to the PP location. Opens mid-Nov.

Restaurants, Japanese

Sushi no Midori

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This popular restaurant from Tokyo is known for serving high-quality sushi at wallet-friendly prices. The menu at the Hong Kong branch covers more than 80 items, from nigiri and maki rolls to soups and salads. Everything is made with fresh, seasonal ingredients, many of which are sourced from the Japanese capital’s Toyosu Market every day.

Restaurants, Singaporean

Tian Tian Plus (West Kowloon)

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After debuting its first Hong Kong location in Fashion Walk earlier this year, Singapore’s famed Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice expands with a new spot at Elements. Like the Causeway Bay location, the new outlet also offers dishes by other food stalls from the Lion City, including The 50s, Lao Jie Fang and A Noodle Story. Aside from the signature chicken rice, the restaurant will serve new dishes including bak kut teh with wagyu shank and tripe, prawn toast with truffle sauce, and sweets such as kaya cake and deep-fried durian dumplings.

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Bars and pubs

Terrible Baby

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Named after Jean Cocteau’s novel Les Enfants Terribles, Terrible Baby is the latest bar at the recently rebranded Eaton Hong Kong. The venue shakes up a cool selection of sustainable cocktails and also offers an impressive collection of rosés and gins. It’s also linked to an outdoor terrace and music room, where you can enjoy live performances and also record and mix your own tracks.

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