Shoku

[08/07/15] 

Summer has well and truly taken over Hong Kong, which means long days on the beach spent enjoying the sun, scoping out the...scenery, and sinking a few beers.

And while Hong Kong has plenty of hidden gems when it comes to beaches, Repulse Bay continues to be one of the most popular, and for good reason. The recent addition of The Pulse, a beachfront dining and retail precinct, means that sunseeking Hong Kongers have even more reasons to congregate here. Of course most restaurants here offer beach-appropriate fare – think burgers and chicken wings – albeit with a twist of a slightly fancier, sit-down setting.

And then there’s Shoku, the latest addition, which claims to bring Japanese fine-dining to the beach. It shouldn’t work – beachfront fine-dining seems to be an oxymoron – yet Shoku has managed to create a ‘fine-dining’ space that offers good quality Japanese dishes (and even private dining rooms) in a relaxed environment. The trick is in the indoor-outdoor concept, dominated by an open kitchen where guests can see the chefs work the authentic Binchotan charcoal grill, and the fresh seafood flown in daily from Japan. Start with freshly grilled seafood – surf clams, scallops and the like – move on to fried dishes – try the chicken or sweet potato and pumpkin tempura, and for something heavier, choose from a host of noodle and rice dishes, or one of the hearty steak dishes. Pair this all with a selection of signature and classic cocktails, and spirits – although you’ll have to ask specifically for wines and Japanese liqueurs.

Because twists are always good.


Shoku Bar & Restaurant
G/F, Shop 109,
The Pulse, 28 Beach Road,
Repulse Bay
2808 2333
www.shoku.hk 


Related-Articles

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Prev Next

CVCHE

Just sometimes, it takes a little something extra to get in ...

bordeaux etc Opens in CWB

Hong Kong’s drowning in wine but a new shop has just opened ...

Chom Chom

Like it or not, we live in a society that likes to watch. Ou...

22 Ships Opens, Wan Chai

Jason Atherton, the Michelin-starred British chef who traine...

Sal Curioso Opens in Central

Woolly Pig Concepts, the guys behind Madam Sixty Ate, have l...

The Walrus

Ah the humble oyster, how we love thee. And we haven’t been ...

Rummin’ Tings

If you’ve been paying attention to the advice of your local ...

Wilbur's

It’s an odd name for a burger joint. It’s an even odder name...

The Optimist

The South Americans know a thing or two about red meat. The ...