Gourmet restaurants in Hong Kong. It should come as no surprise that Hong Kong has some fantastic gourmet restaurants. With over 12,000 eateries of all stripes packed into this high-rise cityscape, this island off the coast of China is one of Asia's top culinary hotspots. What distinguishes the city's gourmet venues is their emphasis on cooking as a fine art. Expect progressive menus, novel concepts and flamboyant interior decor, all designed to appeal to culinary connoisseurs as well as to those who appreciate excellence in all things.