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Ta Vie Hong Kong

Foodle Reviews

9 / 10
on 01 Oct 2023

Fulfilling my duty of bringing Gerhard to the new 3-star in Hong Kong. Sato-san never disappoints, and this night I tried a couple of dishes which were new to me, too.

Full account of dinner is here: https://www.diarygrowingboy.com/2023/10/geruhage-hk-tour-day-3-golden-journey.html

on 12 Jan 2023

2022 Top 10 Dishes
(No. 1 in chronological order)

Matsubagani wrapped with Stem Lettuce served with Crab Bouillon
Ta Vie, Hong Kong
January 2022

Some have said French cuisine is about addition with more and more ingredients, seasoning, sauce, … being layered on top of each other. Sato-san has managed subtraction here and it is all about clean sweet crab flavor

Bouillon is made from kombu, sake and water from steaming the crab. Crab legs were made into a shinjo and stuffed inside

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10 / 10
Top list
on 31 May 2022

After many years of visiting this place, one of my favorite restaurants in Hong Kong, now comes a meal where I felt the restaurant deserves to be promoted to 3 stars.

Not only are the flavors beautiful, but the presentation has now gone up a level. Some of the dishes are quite stunning.

Full account of dinner is here: https://www.diarygrowingboy.com/2022/05/le-french-gourmay-near-perfect-three.html

8 / 10
on 04 Dec 2019

This meal must have been the biggest surprise of my last stay in Hong Kong. More or less forced by my friend @growingboy to go there. I went by myself and was also the only lunch guest, so I had not only the entire focus of myself but of the team on my lunch.
This is very good food, maybe even great food (I am hesitant to jump to great after only one meal there). It is unashamedly focused on ingredients and seasonality. But for me, what really lifts it up to a level which intrigues me is the Japanese... More

8 / 10
on 21 Sep 2018

Change of seasons means revisiting one of my favorite restaurants.

Full account on dinner is here:

9 / 10
on 28 Jun 2018

Another fantastic meal, with some signature dishes along with new creations from Sato-san.

Full account of dinner is here: http://www.diarygrowingboy.com/2018/06/refreshing-summer.html

9 / 10
on 22 Mar 2018

The hits keep coming at Ta Vie, and chef Sato keeps perfecting his most popular creations while coming up with new ones.

Full post on dinner is here:

8 / 10
on 28 Dec 2017

A rare lunch visit to Ta Vie, one of my favorite restaurants in Hong Kong, with some of the chef's classic dishes.

Full account of lunch is here:

Recommended in Hong Kong


Hong Kong, Central, Pottinger St, 74號The2/FQueen’s Road


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+852 2668 6488