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The Chinnery

5 Connaught Road, Hong Kong, China (Central)
852-28254009
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Ranked #45 of 4,348 restaurants in Hong Kong
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian, British
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Central
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Central
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I can't help but smile when I arrive early enough for a booth at the Chinnery. It's a pat on the back to sit back in this Mad Men den at 12pm and peruse the menu of English classics. With a wall of whiskey tempting you, it could be a long warm pat on the back indeed...

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Dallas, Texas
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94 reviews 94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This is a small and intimate restaurant/bar with the ability to eat at the bar counter. The menu is excellent with typical English fare but also several options for those with a taste for the interesting. I had a Prawn curry which was outstanding.

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Hong Kong, China
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154 reviews 154 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

A bit of a disappointment would best sum up my experience here. I ordered fish pie and it came as a deconstructed pie not in a container (dish) at all and there was not very much in the way of fish in the pie. Surroundings are very cozy but as I say a bit of a dissapointment.

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Sarasota, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The Brita ruled Hong Kong by treaty for 100 years ending in 1997. The Chinnery will likely last much longer. George Chinnery was a 19th c. English artist who painted a long time in India and later in southern China. The Chinnery bar serves Indian and British fare. Signature entrees include Rogan josh and shepherds pie for example. The former... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Probably the best British food in Hong Kong. Situated in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel this tiny restaurant used to be a gentleman only club. It is full of atmosphere and charm and the level of detail is amazing. The bar is a delight as are the table settings. The menu and food is excellent with a sense of fun. Better... More

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Hong Kong
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

A friend and I wanted to grab a few drinks here before dinner, since I had heard that they have a decent selection of whiskeys. They certainly do. Being at the Chinnery feels like being teleported back in time to a classic British establishment. The confines are cozy and the service is top notch. While enjoying our drinks, we decided... More

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Outstanding food and service. The curries and desserts are fantastic. Nicely washed down with their famous Gunner

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Evanston, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

A good spot for drinks. Cold draft beer in icy metal cups with reproduction Chinnerys on the walls. A throwback to the Hong Kong in James Clavell novel.

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Hong Kong, China
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2,851 reviews 2,851 reviews
1,003 restaurant reviews
7,044 helpful votes 7,044 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We recently dined at The Chinnery at the Mandarin Oriental in Central on a Saturday evening and had a decent meal at this interesting establishment. Made reservations earlier in the week and dined at 7pm, being the first guests to arrive for the evening. By 8pm the bar/restaurant was was mostly full. What we liked about The Chinnery was the... More

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Hong Kong, China
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76 reviews 76 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Oh how I love the MO in Hong Kong! It is by far one of my favourite hotels in the world because it feels personal, like the whole experience of just being in that lobby even, is all just for you! The MO is the epitome of why I like boutique hotels - for the above, for the sense of... More

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