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Central Japanese $$$$ +100


Bringing some fine dining to Hong Kong’s Japanese cuisine scene, this tiny restaurant on Aberdeen Street serves up some of the city-state's finest tempura, alongside other innovative Japanese specialities from the Shizuoka region. Find out what all the hype around Tenkai is about for yourself, but with a very limited number of seats, making a booking at this popular Central restaurant in advance is essential in order to avoid disappointment.

Opening Hours

  • Monday 18:00 - 22:30
  • Tuesday 18:00 - 22:30
  • Wednesday 18:00 - 22:30
  • Thursday 18:00 - 22:30
  • Friday 18:00 - 22:30
  • Saturday 18:00 - 22:30
  • Sunday Closed
TENKAI, Aberdeen Street G/F, 17 , Central Hong Kong

Further Information

With minimalistic furniture, Tenkai has an understated and sleek aesthetic. For a taste of authentic Japanese tempura in Hong Kong, Tenkai in Central is the place to go, and you’ll find an array of different tempura options on the menu, all cooked to perfection. Headed by masterchef Mr. Nagasawa, Tenkai’s menu boasts traditional Japanese dishes with a creative twist. To make the most of seasonal ingredients, the menu changes regularly but you can expect to find tasty appetizers like egg custard with bamboo shoots and minced chicken.

Some of the most popular dishes include the tempura rice bowl, shrimp soba rolls and fried sakura prawns, and you’ll find a range of delicious desserts like the creme brulee and pear compote. This tiny restaurant shows that the best things do come in small packages, so for a sublime Japanese tempura experience in Hong Kong, head over to its Aberdeen Street location. Make a reservation in advance though, as Central hotspot fills up quick!