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By Gayatri Bhaumik | December 14th, 2018

It’s a mall, so you probably wouldn’t think of heading to Pacific Place for food and cocktails. But this popular shopping destination has undergone a culinary renaissance recently with the addition of a host of great restaurants, café and bars, both in the mall and in the surrounding area. Here, we’re showing you exactly where to eat and drink around Pacific Place next time you’re in the area.

For a Full Meal

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Dim Sum Library

Grab a modern take on din sum at this chic Art Deco-esque spot — the cocktails aren’t half bad, either.

Shop 124, 1/F, Pacific Place Two, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 3643-0088, facebook.com/dimsumlibrary

Shake Shack

A new addition, this casual joint does great burgers, fries, and desserts. There’s even a Hong Kong-inspired milk tea shake!

Shop 105A, 1/F, Pacific Place Two, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 2810-8928, shakeshack.com.hk

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The Continental

Inspired by Europe’s traditions of Grand Cafés, this elegant eatery dishes up pan-European plates with style to spare.

Shop 406, 4/F, Pacific Place Two, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 2704-5211

Lumi

A “borderless restaurant” concept, dishes here combine seasonal ingredients with Asian influences and Western cooking techniques.

Shop 301, 3/F, Pacific Place Two, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 2918-1313, lumi.com.hk/en

Artemis & Apollo

Get to the Greek at this taverna-style restaurant, where you’ll find souvlakis, mezze, seafood, and a very Greek wine list.

G/F, 9&11 Moon Street, Wan Chai, 2818-8681, artemisandapollo.com

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Cafe Grey Deluxe

Head here to enjoy modern European dishes served with flair and a some of the best views of the harbor.

49/F, The Upper House, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 3938-1107, upperhouse.com/en/restaurants-bars/cafe-gray-deluxe

Francis

Get a touch of Tel Aviv in Hong Kong at this Israeli-inspired joint, where you’ll get hummus, falafel, and so much more.

4&6, St Francis Street, Wan Chai, 3101-9521, francis.com.hk

Nicolini’s

Fancy some high-end Italian? This elegant restaurant elevates humble pasta and northern Italian cuisine to a fine art.

8/F, Conrad Hong Kong, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 2822-8801, conraddining.com/en/nicholinis.html

Petrus

Save this one for a very special occasion. This stunning French fine-dining restaurant sets out to impress in every way, from sophisticated dishes, classic luxe decor, and sweeping Victoria Harbour views.

56/F, Island Shangri-La Hong Kong, Supreme Court Road, Central, 2820-8590, www.shangri-la.com/hongkong/islandshangrila/dining/restaurants/restaurant-petrus/

For Cocktails

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Q88

An intimate hotel bar experience, this is a spot for a casual drink where you can sip on premium spirits and wines, and well crafted cocktails.

Lobby Level, JW Marriott Hong Kong, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 2810-8366, www.marriott.com/hotel-restaurants/hkgdt-jw-marriott-hotel-hong-kong/bar-q88/5921520/home-page.mi

where to eat and drink around pacific place
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Lobster Bar and Grill

Enjoy mixologist-mixed cocktails and live music in a gorgeous, timeless setting at this sophisticated bar. Fancy continuing the night with an equally opulent dining experience? See if you can slip into the adjacent restaurant for a meal.

6/F, Island Shangri-La Hong Kong, Supreme Court Road, Central, 2820-8560, www.shangri-la.com/hongkong/islandshangrila/dining/restaurants/lobster-bar-grill/

Café Grey Bar

A popular after-work spot, this is a small-but-mighty bar mixing up delicious cocktails and views for days — get here early to nab a banquette table by the windows. If you’re hungry, try and get a table at Café Grey Deluxe next door.

49/F, The Upper House, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 3968-1106, upperhouse.com/en/restaurants-bars/cafe-gray-bar

For Coffee

Le Pain Quotodien

Expect great coffee served in bowls and delicious, quality breads and meals at this popular spot — weekends get very busy.

Shop 008, LG1/F, Pacific Place Two, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 2808-1837, pacificplace.com.hk/en/Taste/Directory/le-pain-quotidien.aspx

Elephant Grounds

The Elephant Grounds brand has made waves on the Hong Kong coffee scene in recent years, and you’ll get to try their greatest hits at their Pacific Place-adjacent location.

8 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, 2778-2700, elephantgrounds.com/our-stores/starstreet/

Eric Kayser

Chow down on seriously well-made French pastries and coffees made by one of the big names in French patisseries.

70 Queen’s Road East, 2177-6779, maison-kayser.com.hk

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The Commisary

This does-it-all spot does a great coffee — they brew up for takeaways, too — but you’ll also find solid SoCal food and drinks here.

Shop 405, 4/F, Pacific Place Two, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 2602-0707, commissary.hk

Le Petit Café

For an afternoon pick-me-up this popular little café hits the spot with fresh coffees and juices, and a selection of sweet treats, pastries, and sandwiches.

Shop 407, 4/F, Pacific Place Two, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 2918-9293, pacificplace.com.hk/en/Taste/Directory/the-petit-cafe.aspx