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What's On at Taste of Hong Kong

By Sophie Pettit 22 March 2018
Attention all foodies! The city's biggest food festival returns this March 22 to 25, with a line-up of top-notch restaurants, exciting new activities, and never-before-seen debuts. We get the lowdown on what's on at this year's Taste of Hong Kong.

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The Line-Up

This year's festival welcomes 20 premier restaurants to Central Harbourfront, 75 percent of which are making their Taste debut. Festival goers will be able to tuck into over 60 mouth-watering dishes, including Taste-exclusive dishes that have never been seen before in the city. Dishes start from $50 and each participating restaurant will offer a choice of four, so there are plenty of options to sink your teeth into. Back by popular demand, Okra, Yardbird, Zuma and Duddell’s will be returning to the festival this year, along with popular debuting eateries such as Chachawan, One Harbour Road, Pici, Poem Patisserie, as well as Michelin star cuisine from Bo Innovation and Caprice. That's not all, the city’s hottest restaurants including BlackSalt, HAKU, Forbidden Duck, Frantzén’s Kitchen, NewPunjab Club, and Little Bao will also be joining the force, promising to bring deliciously new and exciting dishes to satisfy every foodie.

New Attractions

The four-day culinary extravaganza also brings a programme of entertainment and attractions for all to enjoy. Aside from enjoying live cooking demonstrations and wine workshops, festival goers can sip, sample, and shop from a wide range of delicacies and beverages from all around the world at the Gourmet Market, kick back to funky beats from some of Hong Kong’s hottest live bands and DJs at the Sound Stage, and let their kids go wild with culinary and craft activities at the Family Fun area by Maggie & Rose on Saturday and Sunday. For the first time ever, all kids under the age of 16 can enjoy access to the festival for free.

Grab A Drink!

Those who appreciate the delicate craft of distillery will no doubt enjoy exploring the The Singleton Glen Ord Single Malt Whisky Sensorium, which makes its global debut at this year's festival. Visitors can take a seat at the tasting bar inside a giant purpose-built cask and be immersed within a stunning 360 degree video projection as they learn about the rich history, unique production, and unbeatable flavour profile behind the distillery. Guests can take part in this modern, one-of-a-kind tasting experience for only $188. As seats are limited, advanced booking is highly recommended! Other drink options include the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirit from Seedlip, beer at the Peroni Bar, natural and biodynamic wines at La Cabane, cocktails from Foxglove, and Scotch Whisky presented by Johnnie Walker at the Johnnie Walker Highball Experience. So, whether you're a child, foodie, or just looking for some fun this March, then Taste of Hong Kong is the place to be! Grab your tickets now.

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Sophie Pettit


Sophie is always on the lookout for a great story and her next big adventure and loves nothing more than discovering the city’s hidden gems—and most delicious cocktails. When she’s not exploring new places, she’s off travelling and ticking countries off her bucket list.