Modern European Bistronomy: Joining Hong Kong’s restaurant scene just last May is Vivant, a modern European bistronomy concept in Central. Helmed by Jeston Chua, ex Belon and Bâtard chef, the restaurant presents an a la carte menu accompanied by natural wines.
Look & Feel: The cozy restaurant hosts up to 20 guests. Giving Cut Sando Sound Bar’s previous premises a makeover, Twins Kitchen’s Joshua and Caleb Ng introduce Vivant to Lyndhurst Terrace. The interior of the restaurant is dominated by light-toned wooden furniture with warm lighting, creating a comfortable dining area to echo the bistro’s casual gastronomy concept.
On The Menu: Identified by the chef as a “neo-bistrot”, Vivant presents a menu inspired by seafood and seasonality. The chef translates his experience at acclaimed restaurants with a modern twist into food, presenting French favorites: threadfin fish with piperade served on fondant potato and red pepper dashi, roasted local turbot with Colbert sauce, braised short ribs with sauce au poivre (peppercorn sauce), and more.
Also aspired to make guests feel home, Vivant also presents a holistic beverage program to pair with its food. Highlighting natural wines that are not heavily treated and free of artificial chemicals, the restaurant introduces its diners to natural wines that are “alive”, alongside a wide selection of craft beers, coders and non-alcoholic options.
Great For: Date night, small group gatherings.
FYI: Due to the restaurant’s limited seating, secure a booking before you visit!
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.