What is it: A pizzeria somewhere between a diner and a bar, characterised by heavy stools and a nice informal vibe. The pizzas are well presented and interesting.
Order this: Carbonara with pork cheek
What is it: A loud and peppy waterside restaurant and a notable pit stop for families and young couples during the day.
Order this: Chilled poached salmon salad
Ben's Back Beach Bar
What is it: A popular brick-walled bar in an island village, with high seating and hikers kicking back after their exercise on the local Dragon's Back trail.
Order this: Affordable drinks and a side plate
What is it: A restaurant inspired by other coasts. Its square construction and blue awning make it more hometown pub than metro restaurant, but its food is more sophisticated and draws from a variety of European cuisines and beyond.
Order this: The chef-recommended African chicken
What is it: A restaurant in the heart of the waterfront; unassuming yet popular, and a kitchen that knows how to handle seafood.
Order this: Mantis shrimp or spotted prawns
What is it: A restaurant that makes a virtue of floor-to-ceiling glass near Whampoa Station, directly adjacent to the harbour and the water.
Order this: A variety of beef, lamb and fish from the grill, alongside soups and salads
What is it: A majestic bar of polished wood and steeped ceilings, offering cuisine from around the world.
Order this: Sashimi-style tuna with an ale of your choice
What is it: A relaxed escapist restaurant with a cool laid back vibe in the heart of Hong Kong's mall of waterside restaurants, The Pulse, overlooking Repulse Bay. Food draws on a mix of influences from South East Asia, Hawaii, South America and the Caribbean.
Order this: Turmeric and coriander sea bream or Limewood seafood platter
What is it: A strikingly blue seaside restaurant on the remote Po Toi Island, offering homey fare and great beach access.
Order this: Hong Kong favourites and plenty of beer
What is it: One of several quiet waterside restaurants, offering its own little piece of the coast, serving well-reputed East Asian dishes.
Order this: Teppanyaki of any kind: beef, seafood, or even vegetable
What is it: A fancy, well-lit continental restaurant with quintessential views of Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour.
Order this: Steak