New Chapter: Having earned two Michelin stars for its establishments in Shanghai and Cordis, Hong Kong in Mong Kok, Ming Court brings its upscale Cantonese fare to a swish new location in Wan Chai.
Look & Feel: Created by award-winning local designer Steve Leung, the restaurant interiors balance sophistication with traditional Chinese touches. (Expect plenty of gold.) Aside from the main dining room, there are six private rooms available for booking, each named after a different Chinese tea. Diners can also experience a more casual, interactive meal at the bar.
On the Menu: Ming Court brings a progressive and upscale slant to traditional Cantonese dishes created from top-quality ingredients sourced from around the world. A number of new dishes join the menu at the Wan Chai location, from sautéed tiger prawn slices with asparagus to steamed scallops stuffed with minced shrimp and crab roe.
Diners can also look forward to a variety of new dining experiences: there’s the bar area, which serves a three-course set lunch menu as well as Chinese tapas you can pair with special tea-based cocktails, and an interactive Chef’s Table that takes place in the private dining areas that accommodates up to 10 people. The food menu is complemented by sakes sourced by Japanese sake brewer Naohiko Noguchi and fine Chinese teas.
Meet the Chef: Tsang Chiu-king, who earned Ming Court’s original location its Michelin stars, is culinary director of the new branch, with Chan Hon-cheong working alongside him as executive chef.
FYI: The restaurant accommodates small banquets of up to 10 tables of 12 people each, so keep them in mind next time you’re planning an intimate celebration.
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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.