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Isola Bar & Grill

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Shop 3071-3075, 3/F, IFC, 8 Finance Street, Central District, Hong Kong, China
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852-23838765,852-23838611
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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207 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a reservation at 6.30pm and showed up to no reservation. The welcome staff gave me the impression i was out of luck. I then asked the magical question - do you have a table for three? yes - we do. Wow, that would have been nice to know rather than looking through all my numbers to confirm my... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good menu, excellent food, attentive service. Request a harbour view table and if the weather is appropriate, outside on the terrace. Definitely one of the very best restaurants in Hong Kong. Very good value for the quality. Wine list, as usual in Hong Kong, on the pricey side but don't be too shy to go for the cheapest - a... More 

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Veracru
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is really good, pizzas, rissoto, steaks, carpacios & pasta... but the very best is the view...if you arrive at 6 pm you will a great show on HKG bay.

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Thank Hector D
Trondheim, Norway
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i have nothing but good words for this bar. The food is great, the drink selection are plentiful, the view of the bay is amazing and the wait staff are nice and knowledgeable. I particularly commend Chris, the manager that time, for being a warm, accommodating and for making good suggestions for food and wine to try. Our friend MC,... More 

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Thank RoselledFW
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was perfectly prepared, well finished. Non-alcoholic drinks really amazing. The service was always around, nice and speaking English. Both inside places and terrace available, with great view on the harbour. It's not a high floor, but there is nothing to block the vision in front. The price range is rather high, but also the quality.

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Vancouver, Canada
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

Great place to meet friends for lunch. Lunch buffet with great variety of Mediterranean foods & salads. Can also order a main of meat or seafood.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 557 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

This is a pleasant restaurant offering a range of food including a buffet and most seats have good views iover the harbour but the prices were far to high for what was offered. This is perhaps a feature of what is happening in Hong Kong but for a simple pizza and salad the cost was way over the top.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

The mushroom risotto used to be a best of. Now, the recipe changed (probably so did the chef) for bad. The risotto has no cheese and no white wine. Consequently, it is just sone kind of boiled rice with a roping of added mushrooms. Obviously, the chef has no clue of what a risotto is.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

If you want good italian food, do not go here. Filled with westerners (recruiter types), pretentious and mediocre food at best.

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Thank James K
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12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

the food is simple, a tad pricey but there r not many places in HK u can enjoy a meal outdoors ( in cool weather ) n feel relax enough to linger with your coffee. the service was meticulous although food was slow in arriving. we ordered the seafood/aubergine platter - it was huge quite tasty, the lamb chops were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$60 - $100
Cuisine
Italian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 3071-3075, 3/F, IFC, 8 Finance Street, Central District, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighborhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-23838765,852-23838611

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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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