Award-winning upscale Chinese restaurant, Hutong, is opening in January 2020 (hopefully in time for Chinese New Year on January 25) in the city’s financial centre. If you’re not familiar with the brand, Hutong is an upscale Chinese restaurant that focuses on Northern Chinese cuisine. It’s Hong Kong restaurant was one of the first Chinese restaurants to ever be awarded a Michelin star.
The restaurant in Dubai will also have a lounge bar, a terrace and two private dining rooms. Intricate details of the restaurant will include a hand-crafted sandstone wall embodying the crossover between the Chinese and Islamic worlds of design and a Wishing Tree structure positioned in the centre of the restaurant – an homage to the famous Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees in Hong Kong.
The menu will feature signature dishes from its Hong Kong and London restaurants, including the famous Red Lantern dish – a crispy soft-shelled crab with dried chilli, and the Halibut Red Star Noodles, as well as new dishes created exclusively for the Dubai restaurant.
From the bar, guests will find an intriguing selection of cocktails and mocktails incorporating Chinese spices and herbs.