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8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana

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202 Alexandra, 18 House Chater Rd.Central, Hong Kong, China
Name/address in local language
+852 2537 8859
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
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6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to celebrate my boyfriends birthday, food was impeccable, the chef Bombana is amazing, so friendly and his food is beyond words. The atmosphere was really relaxed and enjoyable, I dont like places that are too uptight, so being 3 star michelin restaurant and still having that cozy homy feel is just great. I loved their burratta ravioli and the... More 

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Thank Ani P
Hong Kong, China
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Otto e mezzo for a birthday dinner with friends. While on the pricey end, the experience was worth it. The starter was excellent - langoustine in sea urchin soup. Very tender and the taste of the sea urchin was subtle to complement rather than overpower the langoustine. As main, most of us went for the veal, which... More 

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209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just the bread alone is superb with the pastry chef producing some great breads and breadsticks. A large and extensive wine collection which could form an education in the wines of the world with an outstanding collection of italians wines. We tried a 2007 Quintarelli valopicella which was excellent. The roasted artichoke and octopus were good and the tuna tartare... More 

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Thank Idris A
Hong Kong, China
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68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here 2 times and so far the service is good and the food is great! Don't expect big portion but the food leaves u satisfied.

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Thank Ezzthetics
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a business lunch with two colleagues. The food portions are tiny for the price (I know it has 3 Michelin stars but I don't usually leave hungry in fine dining restaurants). The food was good but not outstanding. Tourist trap? Maybe.

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1 Thank TheWearyTraveller69
Hong Kong, China
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Too many good dishes to dine in that night and overall experience is of high quality. Attentive services and great knowledge of the staffs if you have question on the meal and wine. There is a handmade dessert at the end and made in front of you live by the chef to end this wonderful experience. Great meal.

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Thank AUG2016familytrip
Sydney, Australia
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was so "unusual" that it virtually took all the attention away from the food they served. I was looking at the wine list when a man suddenly appeared from behind. He startled me by asking if I recognized him, as he used to work at L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon – more than 6 years ago. Excuse me? I... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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546 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The only reservation we were able to make was for a Saturday night in the bar area. There are two tables of four only. The ambiance was lovely and we even got to have a photo with the owner and award winning Chef Umberto Bombana. A truly delightful man who was happy to have a photo with us and also... More 

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Thank Evelynne G
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely dining experience. I have never been tantalised by truffle like that, it was all so gloriously delicious! The cocktails were so amazing, fresh, vibrant. The pasta and truffle...well...really can't say you could get better. The selection of wine...fantastic! A quiet ambience but that's what you would want so you can focus your attention on the chef's brilliant work.

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Thank Angela G
Milan, Italy
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Chef Bombana's culinary creations confirm why his restaurant is so successful. But not only his own creations, chef Bombana is able to turn a typical pasta dish into something spectacular and magical.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Alexandra, 18 House Chater Rd.Central, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: +852 2537 8859

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Staying in Central

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Central
When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The area widely known as Central is the major financial hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open late into the night and there just happens to be a street party every weekend. Although everything seems to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of quiet, hidden gems. Nestled between office towers are wet markets and some of the city’s oldest restaurants dating back to the 1960s. Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Retreat from the crowds by exploring beautifully restored historical buildings and even a green oasis of botanical gardens.
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