In restaurant news this week: Dining out in the UK is predicted to fall by over a third in September, London wine bar Top Cuvée gets ready to open a shop, and a MasterChef: The Professionals finalist prepares to open a West African restaurant in October.
Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival to go virtual
The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has announced that the Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival will take place online this year owing to concerns surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic.
Hong Kong to suspend dinner dine-in service for a week
As confirmed Covid cases rise, the Hong Kong government has announced new social distancing measures, including a ban on dine-in service at restaurants between 6pm and 5am.
Hong Kong tightens social distancing measures as Covid cases climb
The Hong Kong government has tightened social distancing rules again as local coronavirus cases have stoked fears of a third wave
New HK bars and restaurants opening this summer
As Hong Kong emerges from the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, a series of new restaurants and bars are emerging on the scene. Here are WLC Asia’s top picks.
New panoramic restaurant opens in HK
As lockdown restrictions ease, Harbourside Grill becomes the latest addition to Hong Kong’s dining scene, offering panoramic views of Victoria Harbour.
WLC eats: Mr Wolf
WLC‘s Alice Liang heads to Mr Wolf in Hong Kong for a hearty meal filled with modern European classics.
HK to ease restrictions on social distancing
Bars and pubs in Hong Kong were allowed to reopen from last Friday with new measures in place, including tables seating a maximum of four people.
Top HK bars offering bottled cocktails for delivery
With Hong Kong bars and pubs closed for another 14 days, we’ve rounded up the establishments offering cocktails you can enjoy at home.
HK to extend social distancing measures
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that social distancing rules will be extended for 14 days until 7 May, which includes the compulsory closure of bars, pubs and nightclubs.
Gordon Ramsay’s HK restaurants shut abruptly
On 31 March, three restaurants under the helm of British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay in Hong Kong announced their closure, effective from 1 April.
HK to limit public gatherings and not suspend alcohol sales
Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will not suspend alcohol sales and instead would impose new measures on restaurants and other public venues to limit public gatherings.