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8½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana

Italian Restaurant$$$$
中西区, 中環
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  • Richard S.
    "Try the Iberico Pork - Braised cheek and roast tenderloin."(2 Tips)
    Vicky H.
    "Have the lemon tart with blood orange sorbet... Divine!!"(3 Tips)
    Eugenia M.
    "Love their veal Milanese."(2 Tips)
    Shane K.
    "Impossible to get a table since they got their Michelin stars :("(2 Tips)
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  • Hongjai
    HongjaiMay 24
    Solid. Get the.veal
  • Jean-Marc B.
    Excellent food and cocktails. Can't go wrong.
    Upvoted May 24
  • Hongjai
    HongjaiMay 1
    Expensive but good food. Can't go wrong here. The meat dishes are my recommendations - the veal is delicious
  • Souri S.
    Souri SoNovember 17, 2016
    Super expensive but super good
  • Big R.
    Big RaktabutrOctober 22, 2016
    Best pasta in HK. Beef dishes are also great but pricy.
  • Maram A.
    Maram AlEbrahimAugust 25, 2016
    although most of the food plates contain alcohol, and we dont eat anything with alcohol, food was nice
  • Dicken L.
    Dicken LMay 27, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    My favorites chef and restaurant in Hong Kong
  • Enver
    EnverMay 2, 2016
    Veal Milanese ..... starter try the octopus and carpacio so delicious...
  • Jean-Baptiste P.
    Jean-Baptiste PonsotFebruary 26, 2016
    Great Italian food. Probably the best in Hong Kong
  • T. S.
    T. Sultan AlsaudNovember 28, 2015
    The seafood soup and the lobster 👍🏻
  • Harriet C.
    Harriet CheungOctober 30, 2015
    3 girls at the front but still could not do a decent job, no smiles at all. Courses was not served together as a table. Food was decent but I've had better so really dunno where the 3 stars come from.
  • Greg K.
    Greg KOctober 6, 2015
    Ignore the fact they it is expensive, hard to book and full with flashy douchebags. Just enjoy the really good food. Not as good during lunch.
  • Douglon T.
    Douglon TseSeptember 27, 2015
    Overrated unless the chef personally takes care of you. Then it is truly an experience to remember
  • Vivian C.
    Vivian ChenAugust 10, 2015
    The truffle ice cream is to die for.
  • Prim P.
    Prim P.August 10, 2015
    The best truffle spaghetti & Scambi caviar Appitizer
  • Daniel W.
    One of the best Italian food I ever eat in Hong Kong! Great!
  • Mary N.
    Mary NgJune 17, 2015
    Milanese cottolette (veal) is the best, can't leave without having this. Bombana is famous for his risotto, ruffle, pasta- everything as he picks best & fresh ingredients. 8 1/2 Macau just opened!
  • melody j.
    melody juJune 16, 2015
    Have been to most of the michelin restaurants in HK, 8½ is one of the most impressive meal recently. The black truffle menu is now ready, just tried it and it was amazing. Read more
  • Abeer
    AbeerJune 9, 2015
    Try cheese Ravioli and short & tender loin its Amaziiiiiing 😍👌🏻👌🏻
  • Eugenia M.
    Eugenia MarettApril 14, 2015
    The truffle pasta is superb with a very generous serving of truffle. Sit at the bar for a more casual meal. Love their veal Milanese. They also make excellent cocktails!
  • Keith C.
    Keith C.January 16, 2015
    You need to try the fried chicken!!! So good!!!
  • Kyla L.
    Kyla LamJanuary 14, 2015
    Pasta was tad bit too hard; the confit "taiyouren" organic egg was so good; the beef cheek melted in my mouth; impressed by the dessert. order the house red wine! Great lunch and great company
  • Julia L.
    Julia LiJanuary 10, 2015
    Best Italian food I have had in HK! Great pasta and the roast pigeon was amazing ❤︎
  • Plutus C.
    Plutus ChuangDecember 21, 2014
    Price of night shift is decent!! Regardless of costs on white truffle :) Guess is a good place for couple ♥ We have pre-Christmas here !!!
  • midnight o.
    midnight octopusNovember 29, 2014
    Fantastic white truffle with pasta, veal
  • Nicole T.
    Nicole TsuiNovember 17, 2014
    Tried the tasting menu but the taste of dishes didn't have a wow factor.. Amazing steak sirloin though! Crispy on the outer. Cooked just right. The sauce won't takeover the fresh juicy taste of steak.
  • KC K.
    KC KooNovember 14, 2014
    Seared red tuna, goes extremely well with tomato and citrus emulsion.
  • Egor H.
    Egor HomakovNovember 3, 2014
    It was tasty but not really $200-tasty IMO. Actually nice service, too bad it only opens at 6:30
  • Mary N.
    Mary NgOctober 13, 2014
    The BEST Italian restaurant in Asia,need to try cottolette Milanese, still mouth watering after having this over & over. Pasta with white truffle is out of this world!
  • GeeJay O.
    GeeJay OngSeptember 29, 2014
    Cavatelli Shellfish Ragout
  • Katrina Z.
    Katrina ZaiSeptember 17, 2014
    One of the best Italian restaurants. 1st came when they just opened. Friendly staff. I even got a tour of their amazing kitchen. Best seafood pasta I ever had in HK. Must try, if u can get a table!
  • Ilya B.
    Ilya BelikinSeptember 9, 2014
    Small portion, complicated and deep taste. It is experience, not just food. Very good service.
  • Sarah T.
    Sarah TsangAugust 16, 2014
    Best Italian restaurant and is less pricey than hotel restaurants (probably because it's located inside a business building rather than a hotel)
  • Christina Z.
    Christina ZauAugust 14, 2014
    Super generous with the truffle in their risotto. Better than the tagliolini, but pretty heavy.
  • Byron K.
    Byron KhooAugust 7, 2014
    Wifi password 25370792
  • Jacquie C.
    Jacquie CJuly 1, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing food. Truly Italiano
  • Zoe A.
    Zoe AuJune 13, 2014
    Chili martini ! First time of trying this ! Interesting !
  • Lyann L.
    Lyann LamMay 29, 2014
    By far the BEST italian restaurant in Hk!! This restaurant is definitely one of my top ranks!!!
  • Jin P.
    Jin ParkApril 15, 2014
    Great service and food :-)
  • Daniel A.
    Daniel AngFebruary 28, 2014
    Order the veal chop! Review at http://danielfooddiary.com/2014/01/16/ottoemezzobombana
  • Taclan T.
    Taclan TopalJanuary 22, 2014
    Great food!
  • Agnes 1.
    Agnes 1January 2, 2014
    no truffles for me please
  • NungNing 🎀
    NungNing 🎀September 24, 2013
    Great Italian restaurants indeed. Must reserve tables in advance. Truffle with eggs, truffle spagetti, jamon, lemon tart, soufflé, chocolate are yummy indeed.
  • Mary N.
    Mary NgAugust 23, 2013
    Best Italian food in Asian! Try the famous cottoletta! Take one portion to share as it is quite a good size portion and save your appetite for dessert!
  • Ates K.
    Ates KavakAugust 6, 2013
    Best italian ever...
  • Sarah T.
    Sarah TsangJuly 31, 2013
    Chef's menu = more than value for money. Great food! Creative italian dishes, yet every ingredient was carefully chosen
  • Don D.
    Don DeedoJuly 15, 2013
    From the pics that I saw from customers , I'm interesting to try it especially the pastat ^^,
  • Yusuf B.
    Yusuf BitonJune 17, 2013
    Foie gras, mmmmm
  • FoodieWorld
    FoodieWorldMay 3, 2013
    The only 3-Michelin starred Italian restaurant outside of Italy, they've picked up the Readers' Choice Must-try Michelin Star Award at the 2013 Foodie Forks!
  • Ricardo M.
    Ricardo MalufMarch 29, 2013
    Fantastic atmosphere in a fine italian cuisine restaurant. Food is amazing and staff is the best. Look for Maxime, the assistant manager, such a nice chap!
  • Wlohim R.
    Wlohim RasgusMarch 28, 2013
    Share the veal for 2 excellent
  • Cher C.
    Cher ChengJanuary 4, 2013
    Hard to book like u hv to wait at least 2-3 months in random dates. but very good food. Tired the lamb n risotto here. Best risotto here! Desserts are brilliant as i had lemon tart. Definitely come bk
  • Yuki N.
    Yuki NgayDecember 16, 2012
    Might be the best Italian in Hong Kong.
  • Endi D.
    Endi DjojonegoroAugust 22, 2012
    Need to know the chef to ask for his specialty.
  • Polly T.
    Polly TseAugust 4, 2012
    Good food, but service sucks
  • Sonal
    SonalJune 22, 2012
    Best chocolate cocktail ever
  • Shane K.
    Shane KJune 2, 2012
    Impossible to get a table since they got their Michelin stars :(
  • Jin K.
    Jin KlenkApril 20, 2012
    The best food in Hong Kong, seriously. Service is perfect. They even gave me a blanket before I ever tried to ask.
  • Richard S.
    Richard SunFebruary 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Black Truffle Ice Cream - Cream Cheese, Mixed Dried Nutes
  • Richard S.
    Richard SunFebruary 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Egg in Raviolo - Ricotta Cheese and Spinach, Hazelnut Butter and Black Winter Truffle
  • Richard S.
    Richard SunFebruary 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Black Truffle Ice Cream - Cream cheese, mixed dries nutes
  • Richard S.
    Richard SunFebruary 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Iberico Pork - Braised cheek and roast tenderloin. confit of apple and rosemary, marsala jus
  • Richard S.
    Richard SunFebruary 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Tajima Beef Tenderloin
  • Richard S.
    Richard SunFebruary 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Egg in Raviolo - Riccota Cheese and Spinach, Hazelnut Butter and Black Winter Truffle
  • Richard S.
    Richard SunFebruary 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Homemade Tagliolini - Butter and Parmesan, Black Winter Truffle Fondue
  • Juliana L.
    Juliana LohJanuary 3, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Risotto With Truffles
  • David P.
    David PowDecember 14, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    A bit disappointed by the service quality...
  • miss_yvonne
    miss_yvonneNovember 22, 2011
    The sea bass was rather bland and the lobster tagliatelle was underwhelming. Overall a very unspectacular experience. Rather disappointing.
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroSeptember 21, 2011
    great spot for a business lunch, and the pastas are all made in house! Bombana amazes his customers with creative italian dishes that are unique in Hong Kong.
  • e_ting
    e_tingSeptember 21, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Love the bone-in steak for two - always perfectly cooked - don't miss the bones!
  • Helen L.
    Helen LeeAugust 29, 2011
    Lobster cassoulet with Uni to die for!
  • Helen L.
    Helen LeeAugust 29, 2011
    Virgin Bloody Mary was the best I have ever had. Serious. Slices of black truffles over poached egg to die for. Braised cheeks excellent. Bathroom not great and atmosphere a bit stuffy...
  • Jin K.
    Jin KlenkAugust 22, 2011
    Very nice service and smiley staff. Staffs are very attentive and caring. The restaurant gave out a feeling of peace and elegance. The cod was wonderful. Cheese was okay.
  • Cristobal H.
    Cristobal HuneeusJuly 6, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Try the coffee trio and specifically the coffee tart! Amazingly good! The service is always 3*! So far, best and most creative Italian food in town.
  • romeo m.
    romeo machiavelJune 30, 2011
    One of the only place in town for three star food, we love it!
  • Alan L.
    Alan LunzMay 11, 2011
    Ham was good
  • Noorani S.
    Noorani SukardiFebruary 23, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Look out for their white truffle menu in the winter. Absolutely to die for. The trio chocolate desert is also a killer. Be prepared to make resv well in advance as it gets fully booked all the time.
  • Don H.
    Don HallJanuary 31, 2011
    Don't eat the bread basket. Save the space for the food. 1kilo t bone. Fantastic food and wine
  • Vicky H.
    Vicky HwangJanuary 4, 2011
    Wonderful service. Am 6 months pregnant and as soon as I sat down, the waiter arrived with a cushion for my back. Have the lemon tart with blood orange sorbet... Divine!!
  • Mauzy N.
    Mauzy NgDecember 13, 2010
    Try the chef meal if you're a first timer ! Great food!
  • Michael A.
    Michael AuDecember 6, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    10 days left in otto's white truffle season
  • Sylvia B.
    Sylvia BachmannNovember 26, 2010
    Chef's menu incl. Truffles w/pairing wines (Amarone w/main course)....absolutely heaven on earth!!!
  • Sylvia B.
    Sylvia BachmannNovember 26, 2010
    Chef's menu(incl.,truffles) w/pairing wines (Amarone w/ma
  • Willie K.
    Willie KuaNovember 25, 2010
    Very nice decor and service. The langoustine cassoulet is fantastic.
  • Gary S.
    Gary SuenOctober 16, 2010
    White truffles in season! Yum!
  • Pamilla M.
    Pamilla MaSeptember 27, 2014
    服務生很殷勤卻沒有壓迫感,也夠細心控制上菜時間,這品質不容易!食物的味覺與口感搭配有驚喜,像是密瓜火腿配上一小塊醃橄欖,好吃之餘不乏味!
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