5 Hong Kong hotpot restaurants serving everything from Instagramable almond daisies to sake bombs

We’ve highlighted five of the weirdest – and most delicious – hotpot restaurants like Running Chicken and Haidilao that will satisfy even the most adventurous hotpot lovers

Irene Pyne

Irene Pyne  

Published: 12:00pm, 16 Oct, 2019

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The Ultimate Drunken Pot at the Drunken Pot is one for a seasoned hotpot lover.
The Ultimate Drunken Pot at the Drunken Pot is one for a seasoned hotpot lover.

The Ultimate Drunken Pot at the Drunken Pot is one for a seasoned hotpot lover.

If you’re a seasoned Hongkonger, you know the hotpot routine well: you call up friends or family, tell them to starve themselves until dinner, and then head out to feast on simmered meats, veggies and fish balls until your stomachs explode. All the while, you might be diligently slapping those stomach-filling noodles out of your cousin’s mouth because he’s still a young buck and doesn’t understand the intricacies of the city’s favourite winter pastime. (Don’t worry, he’ll get there someday.)

However, your hotpot regimen may be in need of a little refresh. Why not try something different this year and test the limits of your hotpot love? Try out some of the strangest hotpot restaurants in Hong Kong.

We have scoured the city for the weirdest – but most delicious – hotpot joints in the city so you don’t have to. Here are our top five for every type of hotpotter. Which one are you?

For that friend who’s always down for anything:

Restaurant: The Drunken Pot

Locations: Causeway Bay, Tsim Sha Tsui

Try: Sake bomb; private label Nagahama sake; five-in-one Drunken PotSUBSCRIBE TO STYLEGet updates direct to your inboxSUBMITBy registering, you agree to our T&C and Privacy Policy

Soup bombs at The Drunken Pot add instant flavour and richness to your hotpot.

Soup bombs at The Drunken Pot add instant flavour and richness to your hotpot.Share: