How to Eat Your Way Through Le French GourMay

Wander down France’s famed Loire Valley, without leaving the 852 at this year’s Le French GourMay

Le French GourMay is back for it’s 11th year, bringing the best of French culture and cuisine to Hong Kong. Each year, the largest French culture festival in Hong Kong and Macau chooses a distinct region to celebrate, and this year it’s the Loire Valley. The Loire Valley is famous for its beautiful castles, luscious landscape and, of course, delicious food and wine.

Though Le French GourMay can’t bring you a châteaux, they can team up with over 200 partners throughout Hong Kong and Macau to bring you the best of the best of the valley throughout May. They’re hosting workshops, events and of course special menus.

To help get you excited for all the delicious possibilities that are coming this May, we’ve rounded up five delicious restaurants with special Loire Valley offerings in Central. Bon appétit!
 

Arcane
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Head to this Michelin-starred spot on On Lan Street to enjoy a glass of Loire Valley Sauvignon Blanc and tasting portion of chef Shane Osborn’s famous Hokkaido Scallop for HK$198 throughout Le French GourMay. If you haven’t been to Arcane before, this is a great way to experience the restaurant’s famous hospitality at a price that won’t break the bank.

Arcane
3/F, 18 On Lan Street, Central; +852 6133 1802
www.arcane.hk

 

Bouchon Bistro Francais
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Immerse yourself in the French way of life at this authentic SoHo bistro, decked out in signature “Bouchon” style, which means it’s cosy, comfortable and guaranteed to give you a great meal. For Le French GourMay, they’re offering a Chef’s Lunch Menu in two and three courses, starting at HK$138. Hurry before you miss out!

Bouchon Bistro Francais
49 Elgin Street, SoHo; +852 2525 9300
www.diningconcepts.com

 

Café Crepe
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In the market for a quick and delicious lunch? Stop by Café Crepe for delicious Parisian crepes, prepared by specially trained crepe chefs. To celebrate Le French May, they’ve created an exclusive menu of dishes, all made with fresh ingredients, imported directly from the Loire Valley.

Café Crepe
15B, Wellington Street, Central; +852 2907 1888
www.cafecrepe.com
 


Café Causette
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Spoil yourself at Café Causette this Le French Gourmet. The beautiful Mandarin Oriental restaurant is transforming itself into a French bistro, serving a combination of a la carte and set menus inspired by the verdant Loire Valley. Their resident sommelier is happy to find you the perfect French wine to finish the meal.

Café Causette
M/F, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road Central, Central; +852 2825 4005

www.mandarinoriental.com


FAB
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The French have mastered the art of casual, but delicious, dining. If you want to relax for an afternoon over exceptional nibbles, great wine and conversation, rush to FAB. The SoHo favourite is embracing their French heritage with a selection of beautiful bites— like goat cheese souffle with fennel and apple salad, pancetta wrapped hake with beurre blanc, and a stunning tarte tartin— all made with the freshest Loire Valley ingredients.

FAB
30 Hollywood Road, Central; +852 2810 1600
www.french-creations.com/#/restaurants/fab-french-american-bistro

Le French GourMay is a gastronomic celebration of France, happening throughout the month of May. For more information, visit their website here www.frenchgourmay.com

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