On the hunt for quality meats, breads, dips, pastas, sauces and oils? Then look no further than Quintessentially’s guide to Hong Kong’s small delis and artisan producers…
Shop K3-4, Upper Ground Floor, Olympian City 1, Kowloon – 2271 4103; Unit 1116-1119
11/F, Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau, Aberdeen – 2554 6203
An international deli with a focus on Italian foods, Viva Italia is a gourmet store selling wines, sauces, pastas, olive oils, vinegars and other delicious goodies.
Pata Negra House
Shop E, G/F 1 Second Street, Sai Ying Pun – 2527 5181
Specialising in Iberico ham and Spanish wine, Pata Negra is a boutique store which also sells complementary goods such as cheese, Spanish ham, gourmet spreads and more. Sourcing quality meats from select farmers in Spain, it’s a one-of-a-kind stop for meat fans.
Chez Patrick Deli
3 Star Street, Wanchai – 2527 1408
If you’re a fan of Chef Patrick’s restaurant in Central, then be sure to pop by his new deli and sample (and buy) the home cooked fare that made him one of Hong Kong’s leading restaurateurs. The deli is also a restaurant in the evenings.
121 Bonham Strand – 3105 8077
Hong Kong’s first self-proclaimed French deli sells baguettes, bottled and canned foods, and all manner of French delights and wines. They also hold regular wine tastings.
108 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan – 2525 3454; 31 Wing Fung Street, Wanchai – 2528 3454
3rd Floor, Exchange Square Podium, 8 Connaught Place, Central – 2147 3454
5 Sha Tsui Path, Sai Kung – 2529 3454
1-9 Lin Fa Kung Street West, Tai Hang – 2857 3454
13 Yuk Sau Street, Happy Valley – 2891 3454
Credited with bringing artisan breads, boutique wines and Mediterranean café-style dining to Hong Kong, Classified’s cheese selection is legendary. With a changing menu of Italian café favourites such as paninis and pastas, we particularly love their Sheung Wan branch which is perfect for people watching on Hollywood Road.
Il Bel Paese
The Burlington, 51-53 Hennessy Road – 2528 2200
23 Sing Woo Road, Happy Valley – 2868 2818
85 Caine Road, Mid-Levels - 2549 8893
25 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai – 2804 2992
Shop 1 & 2, Wilton Place, 68 Bonham Road, Pokfulam
Discovery Bay: G31 & 32A, Block C, DB Plaza, Discovery Bay , Lantau – 2987 0202
You might have popped into Il Bel Paese to grab a bite for lunch, but linger and discover an Aladdin’s cave of food and Italian treats.
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