About the restaurant
Awarded a Michelin star and headed by a two-Michelin-starred chef, you know a trip to L’altro at fashionable The L. Place on Queens Road is going to be special, and with its exciting fusion of Italian recipes and French cooking techniques, this upscale restaurant offers a unique dining experience in Hong Kong. With every detail meticulously planned, from its interior design right down to the wine list, this Central restaurant is a favourite of many of the city’s most discerning diners. Booking a table in advance is strongly recommended.
Decorated in a chic and understated style with reflective mirrors and glass detailing, this contemporary restaurant serves up modern Italian and French fusion cuisine. L’altro means the other, and this contemporary restaurant at The L. Place along the Central district’s Queens Road aims to set itself apart from the rest of Hong Kong’s fine dining restaurants. With its menu of inventive dishes, it does just that. Start with some Hokkaido scallops (one-side roasted scallops with watermelon sauce, salad, almonds and cucumber sorbet) or Mediterranean tuna tartare (Mediterranean red tuna with a parmesan cookie, raw cherry tomato sauce and basil sorbet).
The combination of French and Italian cuisine continues on L’altro’s main course menu. Try the grilled Bresse pigeon (French pigeon cooked on the skin with squid and chorizo tartare, foie gras and lobster sauce) or some Italian scampi lasagna (homemade lasagna with scampi, braised scallions and foie gras emulsion) before finishing with some black tea creme brulee, or tiramisu. With a chef of such prestigious pedigree, this Central restaurant pulls in crowds of Hong Kong’s gourmands, making a reservation is a must!