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“Fancy Italian restaurant in HK”

8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana
Ranked #83 of 8,204 Restaurants in Hong Kong
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central
Stockholm, Sweden
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108 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Fancy Italian restaurant in HK”
Reviewed September 23, 2012

The food was quite excellent, but the portion was very small not for the hungry man.
The short rib was very tender, though the sauce wasen't that good.
The menu where was not so good not too many choices.

  • Visited September 2012
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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English first
Hong Kong, China
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169 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“The great Bombana is back”
Reviewed August 30, 2012

We missed him when Toscana closed, and now that ha has been back for a while we know why...
The only 3 star Michelin Italian Chef outside Italy is still looking in great shape in terms of food choice and quality. Service is perfect

  • Visited June 2012
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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162 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Superb Italian food at a very friendly atmosphere”
Reviewed August 18, 2012 via mobile

I was on a business trip and had a long chate with the Chef - I really understand how he can make such a great food.
I had the tasting manu.
It was really great expiriance and if you do not want the main hall of the restaurant then the menus at the bar is the same great menu.
If you are in HK it is a must!!!

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1 Thank AM3108
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Lennox Head, Australia
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Fantastic Italian in Hong Kong”
Reviewed August 14, 2012

My husband had done some research on how best to break up our Cantonese/French/molecular cuisine tour of Hong Kong and decided on this Italian restaurant. We had the chef's menu with matched wines and we were not disappointed. My favourite dish was a plain pasta dish brought to the table, the chef then appeared and shaved generous amounts of fresh black Tasmanian truffle (go Aussie!!) onto the pasta. When you stirred the truffle through the pasta it created a lovely creamy sauce, high quality ingredients and a seemingly simple dish that will be fondly recalled by me for a long time.
Downsides - it has a very "expatriate" feel (I suspect there are a few international offices nearby) and we were stuck next to a person who thought to whole restaurant should hear about how inadequate his soon to be ex wife is, and how amaaazzzziiinnnnggg he is .... but not the restaurant's fault!

  • Visited August 2012
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1 Thank JannyMouse
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san francisco
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87 reviews
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“The bar is actually more fun then inside the restaurant ! 3 Michelin Star”
Reviewed July 26, 2012

The food uses seasonal flavors, but their assorted salami, prosciutto, cheeses for the appetizer is a don't miss. During white and black truffles seasons they are very generous in the shavings. The wines are a highlight. If you are very hungary, the plates are small, so you might set your expectations that this is an experience and not one to stave hunger.

Reservations in advance is mandatory.

Seating, the best tables are the corner couch tables. Having said this, I often drop by and sit at the tables or booths in the bar. The hospitality and service is impeccable. Attention to detail. The smaller atmosphere of the bar is cozy and you get a chance to see all the beautiful people come through.

Danilo, the manager, really makes this restaurant happen. He remembers from the wine style you like to where you like to sit.

A very nice spot in Hong Kong.

  • Visited July 2012
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