The food is French/Italian which offers another pleasant change from the usual Lamma fare and the quality is fairly high. Our favourite dish was the goat’s cheese salad but you can also tuck into the likes of pan fried foie gras, carpaccio of beef, mushroom and asparagus risotto, lamb chops and sea bream. The other exceptional thing about The Bay is the price. Mains are about HK$125, which when you’re tucking into red meat, would make the protestors outside HSBC down their megaphones.
The Bay is actually situated on Mo Tat Wan rather than Sok Kwu Wan and that’s why it’s far less busy. In fact there’s probably more Rainbow Restaurants alone on Lamma than there are buildings on Mo Tat Wan. It all adds to the detached charm of The Bay which offers corkage for HK$80/bottle, a particularly dangerous feature when you also count the ‘boaties’ (roadies’ naval friends) consumed on the way over from Aberdeen.
It Bays for itself.