NEW RESTAURANT: EIFFEL BISTRO IN TAIKOO SHING

This Parisian bistro adds to the slowly expanding options of international restaurants in the Taikoo area, focused on classic French dishes and a sizeable wine list.

Brought to us by restaurant group French Creations (of Pastis, Metropolitain etc), Eiffel Bistro is a new spot positioning itself for upscale business lunches or a more chilled family gathering. Taikoo Shing isn't inundated with French restaurants, so makes for a peaceful backdrop which is now offering lunch and dinner daily, as well as brunch on weekends.

Open kitchen and people-watching windows are reminiscent of a typical Parisian bistro, and the artworks that adorn the walls are inspired by the iconic Eiffel Tower (hence the name). On the menu are primarily French classics–think homemade duck foie gras with seasonal chutney and toasts ($168), and sole meunière with steamed rice and citrus butter ($208). A lunch set (starting from $128) is available on weekdays, and a brunch menu is offered on weekends and public holidays.

French Creations

Restaurant group French Creations is noted for its authentically French casual dining venues across Hong Kong Island. Created in November 2009 with the opening of Pastis, the French group, owned by Jérôme Spitzer and Olivier Caisson, never stopped growing since then. French Creations inaugurated Le Boudoir in October 2010, Saint-Germain in June 2011,   French American Bistro (F.A.B.) in March 2012, Metropolitain in March 2013, and launched Alchemy in June 2014 and Comptoir in July 2015.

In 2016, three additions were introduced by the group: French Flair, a wine shop, Flying Pig Bistro in Sai Ying Pun, Eiffel Bistro in Taikoo Shing, Bones & Blades (a butcher & delicatessen), and Quarter Master (a steaks & burger restaurant) next door to Bones & Blades in Sai Ying Pun. The owners, both from the hospitality industry, bring their French know-How to create successful and famous places over Hong Kong.