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La Piola

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G/F 1/F n.8lyndhurst terrace, Hong Kong, China
852-28512281
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 94
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  • 52
    Very good
  • 7
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Italian in HK

My saviour after three days of sushi and chinese food... finally discovered it by chance and recognised the brand name of the restaurant from my home town in Italy. Couldn't believe my eyes... we went straight inside. No need for further comments. This place is a guarantee! Recommend, recommend... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

My saviour after three days of sushi and chinese food... finally discovered it by chance and recognised the brand name of the restaurant from my home town in Italy. Couldn't believe my eyes... we went straight inside. No need for further comments. This place is a guarantee! Recommend, recommend, recommend!

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Hong Kong, China
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63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Good location to watch the world walk bye,do great drinks with snacks in the evening before you head home or head out !

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Just off the mid levels escalator this bar is well positioned and has a great atmosphere. Right on the street, you find many people enjoying an aperol spritz (might even be one of their signature drinks. Regardless this is a great place to sit and enjoy this area over a drink. During their happy hour there are plenty of eats... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We only popped in here becasue it was raining and we wanted a drink but to our surprise as soon as we sat down we were served with a plate of deicious canapes and they just kept on coming!!! We could have stayed here all night but because we were on route to a particular restaurant we had to leave... More 

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Singapore
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

La Piola bar in Central area in Hong Kong is a good bar. It is in a corner on a busy street and there is seating both outside and inside. We were served complimentary bite-sized snacks which was good. We ordered some cold cuts and cheese and that turned out to be quite good too. Staff is friendly and service... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went here for lunch and had the set-menu. For £18 each (UK money), this included a buffet starter (lovely fresh salad leaves, tomatoes etc, cold meats, spinach muffins), followed by a main course (choice of veggie pasta, fish or meat) followed by a hot drink or the Chef's Dessert. We had the dessert, which was a... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This used to be one of my favorite places in HK, good quality for aperitivo's snacks, nice environment and prices in the average of the city. In the last year the quality of the food used for snacks has decreased a lot, many times food taste old and dry, especially pizza is often poor of garnishment and little burned on... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We decided to stop here for a drink while we tried to locate another bar in the area but instead we ended up staying here for a couple of hours. The bar has a good selection of wines and spirits and has a nice buzzy atmosphere (we visited on a Sunday afternoon). The drink prices are average for Hong Kong... More 

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147 reviews 147 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Nice little stop on the way back down the hill from Soho very busy,, nice selection of drinks too... Still beers are quite pricey in HK Toilets are not bad .. makes a change for bars around HK

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Brisbane, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We went for dinner, kids were satisfied with the steak and the spaghetti, but the rest was a disappointment. The beef ragout appeared to be nothing more than mince with packet pasta, served as a main in a size smaller than a typical starter. The beef cheek was presented well, but lacked both flavour and texture. Service was above average.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: G/F 1/F n.8lyndhurst terrace, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighborhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-28512281

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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Central
When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The area widely known as Central is the major financial hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open late into the night and there just happens to be a street party every weekend. Although everything seems to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of quiet, hidden gems. Nestled between office towers are wet markets and some of the city’s oldest restaurants dating back to the 1960s. Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Retreat from the crowds by exploring beautifully restored historical buildings and even a green oasis of botanical gardens.
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