Veer off the beaten path, behind Sai Ying Pun's quaint second-hand stores, dried seafood vendors and traditional Chinese apartments, and you will quickly discover that Sai Ying Pun is a gastronomic gem. Five-star food is on offer in many of the quaint eateries and bistros in Sai Ying Pun and you will find restaurants serving innovative fusion dishes dreamed up by inventive chefs from all over the globe. In Sai Ying Pun you can visit restaurants serving Korean fried chicken, coffee bars, wine bars as well as roadside vendors selling hot and spicy Thai, Indian, French, Chinese and western food.
In Sai Ying Pun High Street restaurants, the talents of international and local chefs bring visitors Chachawan-styled dishes that are perfect for Thai food lovers. You will also find charming bistros that combine the affordable dishes of the traditional cha chaan teng cafes in Sai Ying Pun with contemporary recipes. These serve typical Hong Kong dishes and other innovative options like delicious pork dishes and plenty of fish and pasta dishes brimming with novel ingredients. You will be surprised by tasty European breakfasts and you can even enjoy a typical Sunday roast if you wish.
If you want to sample different cuisines, you can try the Taiwanese restaurants located between High Street and Bonham. Sample the braised pork bowl and wash the delectable flavours down with some rich red wine or sake. Sai Ying Pun high street restaurants don't just serve oriental food, however so if you love craft beer, you can enjoy a tasting and some traditional pub food here as well.
Once you've sampled the Asian-style dishes, you might feel like some of favourite pizza or a steaming bowl of gnocchi. There is no shortage of Italian restaurants in Sai Ying Pun so you can share a bottle of traditional Italian wine with friends and family in the heart of Hong Kong. For the finest seafood in Hong Kong why not try to one of the fish restaurants that the area is famous for? In many cases, fresh fish is bought directly from locally-owned fishing boats in Hong Kong, making this some of the freshest seafood on offer in the area.