Café Gray Deluxe

CaféGray Deluxe is a Grand Café for the 21st Century. With stunning views ofVictoria Harbour, the restaurant heralds the return of Gray Kunz to Hong Kongwith his modern European classics and signature dishes.

As soon as you pull upoutside The Upper House, in super-central Admiralty, you know you're in for atreat. Wrapped in an undulating cave of tactile stone, the hotel is loftilypoised above upscale underground mall Pacific Place, with arrestingone-of-a-king artworks leading the way from the fourth-floor lobby to thegrand, candle-lit colonnades of the 49th floor and Café Gray…

We enjoy excellent cocktails and platters at The Upper House’s chi-chi Café Gray Deluxe, which, on a Saturday night, is wall-to-wall stylish thirtysomethings

Gourmet credentials – With a view this good (a sweeping panorama of Victoria Harbour), you might not expect the food to get much of a look-in,but at Café Gray Deluxe, well-travelled masterchef Gray Kunz presents a finely honed Modern European dishes that are as visually delightful as they are delicious. Try the tarragon-infused crab bisque or the delicate saffron-scented pasta fiore; the heirloom-tomato salad from the hills of Hong Kong Island is also a revelation. Plus, unlike many hotels, The Upper House doesn't neglect the most important meal of the day: breakfast here is a Hong Kong institution.

Top tipple –  Powder-blue, curved banquettes and a 14-metre-long marble bar make Café Gray Deluxe Bar and Lounge, alongside the restaurant, a suitably showy outpost of The Upper House home away from home.Snuggle up for a crazy cocktail creation from master mixologist Sam Jeveons –order the ‘I’m Feeling Lucky’ special of the week and you won’t be disappointed.

Highlights 

–  Incredible harbour views from the 49th floor

–  Unusually extensive breakfast menu

–  Perfectly judged service.

Rates from £395.71 per night

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