Joël Robuchon wins four more Michelin stars in Hong Kong and Macau

02 December 2008 by
Joël Robuchon wins four more Michelin stars in Hong Kong and Macau

French chef Joël Robuchon has added another four Michelin stars to his collection of restaurants, after the release of Michelin's inaugural guide to Hong Kong and Macau.

Robuchon, who now holds 24 Michelin stars, more than any other chef in the world, gained Michelin's top accolade of three stars for his restaurant Robuchon a Galera at the Hotel Lisboa in Macau, as well as one star for his L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon in Hong Kong.

The inaugural Michelin guide to Hong Kong and Macau, which marks the second guide to Asia after Tokyo, lists 251 establishments including 202 restaurants.

It awarded a total of 40 stars and includes two three-starred; eight two-starred; and 18 starred restaurants.

It also lists 26 Bob Gourmand restaurants, which offer a three-course meal for HDK300 (£26) or less.

Chinese restaurant Lung King Heen at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong also gained the highest award of three-stars.

The restaurant, which means "view of the dragon", serves a traditional Cantonese menu overseen by executive chef Chan Yan Tak.

The Michelin guide to Hong Kong and Macau will be published in English and Chinese and is released on Friday (5 December) in China and will be on sale from 12 January in Europe.

Michelin now publishes 26 guides covering 23 countries in Europe, the USA and Asia.

Last month, Tokyo retained its crown as the world's most Michelin-starred city, with more starred establishments than Paris, London and New York combined.

Three-starred restaurants:
Lung King Heen, Hong Kong
Robuchon a Galera, Macau

Two-starred restaurants:
Amber, Hong Kong
Bo Innovation, Hong Kong
Caprice, Hong Kong
L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon, Hong Kong
Shang Palace, Hong Kong
Summer Palace, Hong Kong
T'ang Court, Hong Kong
Tim's Kitchen, Macau

Starred restaurants:
Fook Lam Moon, Hong Kong
Forum, Hong Kong
Hutong, Hong Kong
Lei Garden (IFC) , Hong Kong
Lei Garden (Tsim Sha Tsui), Hong Kong
Ming Court, Hong Kong
Petrus, Hong Kong
Pierre, Hong Kong
Regal Palace, Hong Kong
Shanghai Garden, Hong Kong
The Golden Leaf, Hong Kong
The Square, Hong Kong
Tim's Kitchen, Hong Kong
Yung Kee, Hong Kong
Imperial Court, Macau
The Eight, Macau
Tung Yee Heen, Macau
Ying, Macau

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