SCMP’s Eleventh and Biggest Ever Edition of ‘100 Top Tables’ Shows that the Hong Kong and Macau F&B Scene is Back

Hong Kong, (March 31, 2023) The South China Morning Post (SCMP) is proud to announce the release of the eleventh edition of 100 Top Tables, the definitive guide to the most outstanding fine dining restaurants and bars in Hong Kong and Macau. This year’s edition features 135 establishments with eight individual category winners, the largest cohort since inception.

The 2023 edition celebrates the talent, strength and dedication displayed by Hong Kong’s F&B scene, undeterred by adversities over the past three years.

 This year’s individual award winners include:

  • Best Chef – Silas Li, Hong Kong Cuisine 1983
  • Best Service – Wing
  • Best Ambience – Magistracy Dining Room
  • Rising Star – William Lau, Whisk
  • Best Pastry Chef – Don Ng, The Royal Garden
  • Sustainability Hero – Mono
  • Best Wine List – Embla
  • Best Bartender – Devender Sehgal, Mandarin Oriental

“The largest 100 Top Tables guide ever, 2023’s expanded cohort is a reflection of the bustling F&B scene which this region has long been known for.” said Douglas Parkes, Senior Content Editor, South China Morning Post. “The past 11 editions of 100 Top Tables have helped cast a spotlight on the dramatic shifts in culinary trends in Hong Kong and Macau, and this year that legacy will grow even more – in addition to our annual celebration we are committed to highlighting and giving voice to the culinary scene throughout the year.”

“Hong Kong and Macau are back, and the SCMP is here to support our F&B partners as our cities expand and welcome more visitors and locals alike in one of the most dynamic and vibrant dining scenes of Asia.” Catherine So, Chief Executive Officer, South China Morning Post, added. 

100 Top Tables 2023 

1. The Chairman 2. China Tang 3. Cuisine Cuisine
4. Dong Lai Shun 5. Duddell’s 6. Dynasty
7. Forum Restaurant 8. Hoi King Heen 9. Hong Kong Cuisine  1983
10. Hung Tong 11. Hutong 12. Imperial Treasure
13. Lai Ching Heen 14. Lung King Heen 15. Man Ho
16. Man Wah 17. Mián 18. Ming Court
19. Mora 20. Mott 32 21. One Harbour Road
22. Rùn 23. Seventh Son  Restaurant24. Shang Palace
25. Summer Palace 26. T’ang Court 27. Tin Lung Heen
28. Wing 29. Xing Rong Ji 30. Yat Tung Heen
31. Ying Jee Club 32. Yong Fu 33. Yuè (Causeway  Bay)
34. Yuè (Tung Chung)
1. Agora 2. Andō 3. Arbor
4. Arcane5. Aulis 6. Chaat 
7. Cultivate8. Embla 9. Haku 
10. Hansik Goo11. Mono12. Mosu
13. New Punjab Club14. La Rambla  15. Roganic Hong Kong  
16. Tate Dining Room17. Ta Vie18. VEA 
19. Vivant20. Whey21. Whisk
1. Amber 2. Bâtard3. Belon 
4. Caprice 5. Clarence6. Écriture 
7. Épure 8. Gaddi’s9. L’Atelier de Joël  Robuchon
10. L’Envol 11. Racines12. Restaurant Petrus 
13. Tirpse
1. 8½ Otto e Mezzo  Bombana (HK)2. Angelini 3. Castellana 
4. Estro 5. Giacomo 6. Grissini
7. Nicholini’s 8. Noi 9. Octavium Italian  Restaurant
10. Sabatini Ristorante  Italiano11. Tosca di Angelo 12. Tuber Umberto Bombana
1. I M Teppanyaki & Wine 2. Kushiro 3. Nadaman
4. Nagamoto 5. Nikushou 6. Ryota Kappou Modern
7. Sushi Saito8. Sushi Shikon9. Sushi Wadatsumi
10. Sushi Yonjugo 11. Sushiyoshi 12. Tempura Ippoh
1. Grand Hyatt  Steakhouse2. Kilo Steakhouse 3. Magistracy Dining  Room
4. Mandarin Grill + Bar 5. Morton’s The  Steakhouse6. Prohibition Grill House  & Cocktail Bar
7. Rex Wine & Grill 8. The Steak House
1. The 8 Restaurant 2. 8½ Otto e Mezzo  Bombana3. Alain Ducasse at  Morpheus
4. Feng Wei Ju 5. Five Foot Road 6. Golden Flower
7. The Huaiyang Garden 8. Imperial Court 9. Jade Dragon
10. The Kitchen 11. Lai Heen 12. The Manor
13. Mesa 14. Mizumi (Wynn Macau) 15. Palace Garden
16. Pearl Dragon 17. Pin Yue Xuan 18. Robuchon au Dôme
19. Sichuan Moon 20. Vida Rica 21. Wing Lei
22. Wing Lei Palace 23. Yí 24. Ying
25. Zi Yat Heen
1. Argo 2. The Aubrey 3. Bar De Luxe
4. Caprice Bar 5. Coa 6. DarkSide
7. Mizunara: The Library 8. Mostly Harmless 9. Penicillin
10. Quinary

The South China Morning Post is a leading global news company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century. Founded in 1903, SCMP is headquartered in Hong Kong, where it is the city’s newspaper of record, with a growing correspondent staff across Asia and the United States. SCMP’s vision is to “Elevate Thought” and our mission is to “Lead the global conversation about China”. It is the recipient of hundreds of awards for its journalistic excellence, from such prestigious organisations as the World Association of News Publishers and the Online News Association. A digital-first media organisation, SCMP is also home to Goldthread, a content platform with a focus on food, travel and culture in China, and publishes a portfolio of premium lifestyle and fashion titles in Hong Kong including the Chinese editions of Cosmopolitan, ELLE, ELLE Men, Esquire and Harper’s BAZAAR. In 2020, SCMP became the first news organisation in Asia to join the Trust Project, a consortium of top news companies developing global transparency standards for credible journalism.

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