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The Peak Lookout

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121 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong, China
+852 2849 1000
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10:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat 8:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Situated above the city overlooking Pokfulam Country Park and the South...
Situated above the city overlooking Pokfulam Country Park and the South China Sea, The Peak Lookout is a Hong Kong landmark with unique character. The restaurant, having served generations of patrons including both locals and visitors, offers fine food within an elegant heritage house seeped in rich history. This Grade II historic building, typifying 'East meets West' architecture, first began offering light refreshments in 1947 and continues to serve a wide range of international dishes of exceptional quality. The Peak Lookout recently reopened its doors following a stylish redesign, which includes the introduction of a contemporary raised terrace, ensuring a relaxed ambience ideal for al fresco dining. The restaurant's stunning location and natural surroundings means it offers guests a different experience each visit, depending on the time of year.
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Good for:
Romance
Special occasions
Scenic view
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 93
    Excellent
  • 133
    Very good
  • 57
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Worthwile

Great location and has a certain ambiance.It was very nice to have lunch after a long walk around the peak.The atmosphere was so pleasant .The menu was very varied and the food was good.It is worthwhile trying.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
chanan c
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Haifa, Israel
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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317 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We travelled by bus to The Peak, with the intention of enjoying Hong Kong's vistas, but visibility was very poor due to cloud cover. What a shame, as I'm sure on a clear day it's quite spectacular. My advice - only go if the skies are clear, you won't get good views or photos otherwise.

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Had dinner here with my family (incl. 2 kids, 8 & 13) on 28 December 2014. We did make reservations in advance and planned a day of sightseeing to end up at Victoria Peak in the evening so we could eat here. The staff was able to accommodate our son who is allergic to egg, dairy and peanut/cashew and did... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Great location and has a certain ambiance.It was very nice to have lunch after a long walk around the peak.The atmosphere was so pleasant .The menu was very varied and the food was good.It is worthwhile trying.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The Peak Cafe is the original restaurant on the peak. Its quaint and more stylish than its 'Cafe Deco' competition next door. When the weather is suitable make a reservation for outdoor seating. The views are of the South side of Hong Kong Island and thus you dont get the iconic Hong Kong skyline view that some will be seeking.... More 

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Hong Kong
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182 reviews 182 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We were a party of 11 and had a Chinese New Year lunch gathering here. The restaurant has a very nice environment where the indoor section has a ceiling which was at least 1 1/2-storey high. The adjacent seating area was like a greenhouse with better daylight but still being seated indoor. Last was the outdoor terrace section where guests... More 

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HK
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191 reviews 191 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

somehow their western food got worse, although the Asian food is still acceptable. Nothing in their menu reassemble the food they serve, not just the portion and the color but also the presentation. anyway, stay away from ordering any western food, horrible! the lasagna is filled with creamy cheese and it is the thinnest lasagna in HK if not in... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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34 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We worked up an appetite and a thirst by walking the trails around the peak before coming in. We were seated in the back patio which was really lovely. The menu is quite extensive, which is often a warning sign for me as I don't trust a restaurant that claims it can do everything well, but we stuck to Indian... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This restaurant has a great location but certainly does not make the most of it. Although the restaurant was very quiet we were moved from one table to another on arrival before being seated at one that needed cleaning and setting. Staff were officious and intrusive even after we had made it clear we would like less attention. Plates were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I picked this restaurant as it used to be very good with a nice old building on the peak with a good view. I decided to bring my girlfriend for a romantic dinner for this most important evening of the year. However it was a big disappointment that the table setting, the food and the service were all mediocre. For... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I picked this restaurant as it used to be very good with a nice old building on the peak with a good view. I decided to bring my girlfriend for a romantic dinner for this most important evening of the year. However it was a big disappointment that the table setting, the food and the service were all mediocre. For... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 121 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong
  • Phone Number: +852 2849 1000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 77
  • Cuisine: Indian, International, European, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients

Description

Situated above the city overlooking Pokfulam Country Park and the South China Sea, The Peak Lookout is a Hong Kong landmark with unique character. The restaurant, having served generations of patrons including both locals and visitors, offers fine food within an elegant heritage house seeped in rich history. This Grade II historic building, typifying 'East meets West' architecture, first began offering light refreshments in 1947 and continues to serve a wide range of international dishes of exceptional quality. The Peak Lookout recently reopened its doors following a stylish redesign, which includes the introduction of a contemporary raised terrace, ensuring a relaxed ambience ideal for al fresco dining. The restaurant's stunning location and natural surroundings means it offers guests a different experience each visit, depending on the time of year.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 1:00 am

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