Here are some of the best dishes from the restaurants in the West side of Third Street and the pedestrianised Fuk Sau Lane. With Italian, Indonesian, French Indian and neighbourhood cafes, Fuk Sau Lane has some great options for Hong Kong foodies.
Jia Group brings the world famous Potato Head to Hong Kong with a classy joint on Third Street in trendy Sai Ying Pun. Comprised of a dining room, bar and music room, Potato Head is a unique venue in the city that celebrates the food of Indonesia. With a menu designed for sharing, smaller plates such as Gado Gado Salad and Marinated Raw Tuna are ideal as starters, with Fried Crispy Duck, Baked Barramundi and Nasi Goreng also on the menu as heartier mains.
Locofama is a neighbourhood cafe in Sai Ying Pun, reimagining the sustainability of the F&B industry and the landscape of healthy living in Hong Kong. This sesame tuna soba is a staple. Using ethically sourced ingredients, Locofama offers a wholesome selection of dishes that encourages diners to look into a more holistic diet and way of living. Other signatures include grass-fed beef rendang, baked miso eggplant fama bowl and grass fed beef bolognese.
French and Indian cuisines aren’t normally associated with each other, but that’s exactly what Pondi has done, perfectly. Named after the Southern seaside town of Pondicherry in India, Pondi serves their unique fusion at a quaint restaurant just off Third Street in Sai Ying Pun. The minimal menu is packed full of flavours that can be sampled in the pictured Hung Yoghurt Croquettes or the Palak Paneer Dumplings, Baked Aubergine and Roasted Lamb Rump.
These cappeletti di bolognese are one of the standouts at LucAle, a neighbourhood Italian eatery located in a charming alley just off Sai Ying Pun’s popular Third Street. LucAle is as much a place for relaxed drinks alongside premium Italian salumi, as it is for a heartier meal made with the finest Italian ingredients. Signatures include 24 Months Aged Parma Ham and Burrata, Chitarra Spaghetti with Black Truffle and the “Fassona” OP Rib Steak.