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10 Best Places To Get Your Grill-On in Hong Kong

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  • Asif Ghafoor
  • November 25, 2016

Barbecuing has become increasingly popular in Hong Kong recently, with dozens of BBQ enthusiasts searching for the best spot to get their grill on. Whether you’d rather barbecue on your own grill or would prefer being waited on at a restaurant, there are tons of BBQ places that offer different grilling experiences. We’ve rounded up the best places to go BBQ at, so all you have to do is decide between chicken or shrimp.  

  1. Limewood
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Location: Limewood, Shop 103 & 104, G/F, The Pulse, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong

Limewood, located in Repulse Bay, is one of the most well-known restaurants for quality BBQ in Hong Kong. Created by Maximal Concepts, who is the team behind Blue Butcher and Stockton, the restaurant gives off a distinctive Californian vibe. It’s location on the beach ensures you’ll have an amazing view, while it’s menu is sure to have something for everyone, with dishes inspired by places such as Vietnam and Thailand and a slew of yummy margaritas and other mixed drinks. Be sure to try their BBQ New Zealand Lamb Rack or their BBQ Australian Wagyu 32oz Prime Rib the next time you hit up this delicious restaurant.

  1. Pacific Sky BBQ
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Location: Whitehead Club Golf Driving Range, STT 1033 Whitehead, Ma On Shan

Located in the Whitehead Club Driving Range, Pacific Sky BBQ offers guests a gorgeous panoramic view of Tolo Harbour as well as a delectable, self-serving grill. While they serve normal BBQ foods, such as chicken wings and steaks, you can also go for fancier options, like a suckling pig or duck. You can watch your food being roasted before you on a spit above your own personal fire pit. This restaurant definitely runs on the pricier side, so this is a great option if you’re looking for a place to celebrate something special.

  1. Beach BBQ King
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Location: Shop 9, Sha Ha Village, Tai Mong Tsai Road, Sai Kung, Hong Kong

Beach BBQ King boasts both a beautiful coastline view and a delicious array of barbecue foods that you are sure to enjoy. This restaurant allows you to bring your own food to grill at their location. You can choose to bring whatever food you want. As long as it’s grillable, you can bring it to Beach BBQ King. Even better, there is no food or time limit, so you can eat as much as you want and can stay for as long as you want. Since it’s next to the beach, you can make a day trip of it and enjoy all the surrounding beachside has to offer.

  1. Shek O Main Beach
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Location: Shek O Rd, Shek O

Though Shek O Main Beach is not a single restaurant, this is one of the premiere places to get your grill on in Hong Kong. The beach features over thirty concrete pits that visitors are welcome to use to grill to their heart’s content. Even if the public pits are all being used, you can still rent a portable one from a local kiosk, which you can even take onto the sand and rocks to truly enjoy the view. All you have to do is remember to pack all the supplies needed for grilling and then you’ll be well on your way for the perfect grilling experience.

  1. BBQ by the Beach
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Location: BBQ by the Beach, DD384 LOT253 Siu Lam, Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

BBQ by the Beach is exactly what it sounds like! Located in Tuen Mun, this adorable BBQ restaurant is situated on the beachside, so it overlooks a fantastic and very Instagram-worthy view. With a lot of outdoor seating, this is the perfect venue for families or large groups. The restaurant is also very child-friendly, often holding games or other activities that makes kids flock there. Their selection of BBQ food has become a hit with locals, so make sure to try them out next time you’re going to the beach.

  1. Tai Mei Tuk BBQ King
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Location: Lot 17, Ting Kok Road, Tai Po, Hong Kong

The great thing about Tai Mei Tuk BBQ King is that you can order sets and individual pieces of food that you can barbecue yourself. They offer a variety of unique, grillable foods that can be difficult to find other places, including sausages, black pepper chicken, and cuttlefish. The only catch is that you’re unable to bring in any outside food or beverages, so you have to buy their products if you want to BBQ there. However, this BBQ restaurant is located next to a strawberry farm, so you can enjoy fresh, organic strawberries for dessert during the summer months. That makes this restaurant extra special!

  1. Stanley Main Beach
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Location: Stanley Beach Rd, Stanley, Hong Kong

Here is another great beach for you to get your grill on. Stanley Main Beach features 15 public barbecue pits that you can take advantage of. Just be sure to arrive early so you can ensure you get a spot at one of these popular pits. Even more, there are dozens of restaurants and supermarkets in the nearby area, so you can pick up and refill on any ingredients you may need for your BBQ picnic session. Perhaps after you finish your food, you can even take a quick trip to Stanley Plaza or a walk around the market. There’s always something to do at Stanley Main Beach.

  1. Morihachi Yakiniku
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Location: 3/F, Ying Kong Mansion, 2-6 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong,

This tiny Japanese BBQ restaurant is a diamond in the rough. Though it’s entrance may be difficult to find, once you’re inside this restaurant you’ll never want to eat anywhere again. Morihachi Yakiniku is delicately decorated, known for its beautifully designed plates and cutlery. Each table is situated with a small grill in the middle, so you can order all the meat you want and grill it to your heart’s content. It’ll be like you’re hosting your own barbecue in your backyard, but you won’t have to deal with the preparation and cleanup that usually comes with it. So, that’s definitely a win-win situation for you.

  1. Braza
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Address: Braza, 3/F, Grand Progress Building, 15 Lan Kwai Fong

Brazilians take their meat very seriously, so it’s no surprise this beloved Brazilian Restaurants is one of the best places to go for some quality BBQ. Braza offers 14 different types of all-you-can-eat meats, including seafood and chicken. Servers will continuously present the meat to you and will carve it straight onto you plate at your instructions. If you’re looking for somewhere fancy to enjoy mouthwatering grilled meats and other tasty dishes, then this is the right place for you.

  1. Upper Cheung Sha Beach
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Address: S Lantau Rd, Lantau Island, Hong Kong

This gorgeous beach is a true paradise. With over 2 kilometres of unspoiled coastline, you’ll love exploring all this scenic area has to offer. They area has several large BBQ pits that you can set up camp at for the day. Pack some BBQ supplies and take the entire family to make a day trip out of it. The best part is, this beach rarely gets crowded because it’s so large. Not only will you not have to compete with locals and tourists for a BBQ pit, but you can take a much needed break from the bustling city, even if it’s only for a few hours.  You will be able to relax and unwind while snacking on your delicious BBQ treats.

Barbecuing is quickly become one of the biggest food trends to hit Hong Kong in a while. You can literally grill anything, from fish to sausages to fruit, so there’s bound to be something for everyone’s taste pallets. Now all you have to do is decide which BBQ venue to hit up first.