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By The Loop HK Staff | June 11th, 2018
  • Restaurant
  • HK Island, Wan Chai
  • Address: G/F,5 Star Street,Wan Chai
  • Website: http://www.madameching.hk/
  • Open Hours: Daily, Lunch, Dinner
  • Capacity: 48
  • Open Since: May 25th, 2018
  • Phone: 2577-7227
  • Rating: 3.5
  • Cuisine: Asian, Cantonese, Chinese, Roast Meat
  • Ambience: Casual

Across the Seas: This modern Chinese restaurant and roast house takes traditional Cantonese dishes and gives them an internationally-inspired twist.

Look & Feel: Designed by acclaimed local design firm Charlie & Rose, Madame Ching takes the vintage look of a typical Cantonese roast house and gives it a stylish update. Chinese-style arm chairs, rattan windows and wooden shutters combine with chic dark woods and marble countertops, while old-fashioned photographs and curios line the walls and pink tiles cover the floor. 

Madame Ching
Madame Ching

On the Menu: Expect plenty of meat, of course, from char siu ($170) and siu yuk ($130) to roast duck ($130) and crispy marinated pigeon cooked in aromatic broth ($190). But it’s not just typical Cantonese fare that’s on the menu — other dishes take inspiration from Japanese, Sichuanese and other cuisines, like the Cantonese Cuban ($90), a Cantonese take on the Cuban sandwich, and Sticky Canto Onigiri ($65), a Japanese rice ball stuffed with pork floss, white sesame and five spice. It’s all starters and sharing entrees here, so come with a group. The food is complemented by an array of prettily presented creative cocktails.

Meet the Chef: Hailing from the USA, head chef Son honed his skills in traditional Cantonese cooking techniques under award-winning Cantonese chef Susur Lee.

FYI: The terrace is the perfect spot for pre- or after-dinner drinks.

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This writeup is a news piece and was not based on a restaurant visit. The Loop HK will update this post once we’ve visited in person.