A little more about dining in Hong Kong, starting at a very good place: The Mandarin Oriental. Celebrating its 50th anniversary next year, this deluxe hotel delights visitors with the ultimate in Asian design and service, and a fabulous choice in food…
Lan Kwai Fong nightlife district:
The hotel has 10 bars & restaurants, three of them with Michelin stars, Pierre (2 star, French cuisine), Man Wah (Chinese), and the beautiful Mandarin Grill (see last night’s blog). Here we are lunching at Man Wah on the 25th floor:
|Lunch with Rita Lau at the Chinese restaurant|
|Garoupa fish dish|
At the Mandarin Oriental design is an intimate part of the luxury experience and at the Man Wah the decor is as stunning as the food and the views:
|Fantastic antique décor, hand painted on silk |
at the Chinese restaurant
Moving on to a cosy corner...
|The Chinnery: intimate atmosphere, |
fine British cuisine and a fabulous collection
of single malt whiskies
And cocktails with views...
|Popular M bar on the 24 floor with great view|
The Mandarin Oriental has a stunning location overlooking Victoria Harbour. You are central and well placed for sorties out on the town for the glitter and dazzle of exotic Hong Kong.
|Lanterns floating above - and skyscrapers|
|Italian restaurant Va Bene|
|Dining Italian with Valerie|
Back at the hotel, in the world of perfection, maintained and renewed over 50 noble years (The hotel was built in 1963).
|One of the lovely bathrooms in |
an Oriental suite
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