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Top 3 Hotels (and their Restaurants) for Hong Kong’s 20th SAR Anniversary

Fireworks as seen from Kerry Hotel

View of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour from the Kerry Hotel

2017 marks the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s SAR so expect an even more fireworks than usual (ahem). The celebrations start at 8pm on July 1st so make sure you have your hotel room and restaurant booked. These are our three top spots – all on the Kowloon side for optimum viewing:

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Dining with the Stars


The Ritz Carlton Hong Kong may no longer be the highest hotel in the world but now there’s a new reason to visit. Chef Pino Lavarra has moved from the Amalfi Coast to head up Tosca, the Ritz’s Italian restaurant on the dizzying 102nd floor. Having achieved two Michelin stars in his native Italy, Lavarra brings with him immense technical skill and an exquisite artistic touch. I won’t spoil the surprise of the petit fours but let’s just say they are heaven sent.

UPDATE: Tosca was awarded a Michelin star 8 months after Chef Pino joined.

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