Winter Warmers: 5 Best Sichuan Hot Pot Restaurants In Hong Kong


January 15, 2018 | BY Isabel Wong

It's that time of year again. With temperatures dropping in Hong Kong, it's the perfect weather for sharing a mouth-numbingly spicy Sichuan hot pot meal with loved ones.

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Check out the list of Sichuan hot pot restaurants in Hong Kong below:

San Xi Lou's signature Sichuan style spicy broth base (Photo: Courtesy of San Xi Lou)

San Xi Lou

San Xi Lou has been a pioneer in Sichuan cuisine since its debut in 2008. As well as their signature mouth-numbing spicy hot pot, they also offer Sichuan-style dishes such as baked crab with five peppers, braised prawns with Chinese cabbage and mapo tofu with lobster.

San Xi Lou, Shop 1102, 11/F, Food Forum, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong; +852 2111 9952,

Winter Warmers: 5 Best Sichuan Hot Pot Restaurants In Hong Kong
The Beijing style restaurant's decor features dark wood panelling and Chinese artwork (Photo: Courtesy of Dong Lai Shun)

Dong Lai Shun

Located at the basement of The Royal Garden in Tsim Sha Tsui, Dong Lai Shun is an award-winning Beijing-style restaurant known for its authentic Shuan Yang Rou (mutton hot pot) and Huaiyang cuisine. Enjoy their Sichuan spicy hot pot with fresh cuts of mutton and beef, as well as handmade meatballs and hand-cut noodles. 

Dong Lai Shun, Basement 2, The Royal Garden 69 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong; +852 2733 2020,


The oriental decor of Hot Pot Land is inspired by Qing dynasty Beijing (Photo: Courtesy of Hot Pot Land)

Hot Pot Land

Taiwanese-style hot pot is having its moment, and Hot Pot Land offers Taiwanese broths made from Chinese medicine as well as their signature Numbingly Spicy Soup. As well as Taiwanese favourites such as duck blood on offer, there are also plenty of vegetarian options

Hot Pot Land, 3/F, Winning Centre, 46-48 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong; +852 9363 8980

Winter Warmers: 5 Best Sichuan Hot Pot Restaurants In Hong Kong
The Ultimate Drunken Pot along with other innovative fresh offerings (Photo: Courtesy of The Drunken Pot)

The Drunken Pot

With an array of creative house specials, The Drunken Pot has become a favourite amongst hot pot lovers in Hong Kong. Don't forget to try their signature Drunken Pot, a five-in-one pot featuring four different broths including Sichuan numbing spicy, Teochew satay, shrimps, crab and clams as well as seafood soup with squid ink. 

The Drunken Pot, 18 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong; +852 2323 7098,


Cauldrons of delicious broth are met with top quality ingredients like perfectly marbled beef at Budaoweng (Photo: Courtesy of Mitziemee)


Fancy hot pot with a view? Budaoweng sits on the 23rd floor of iSquare in Tsim Sha Tsui, boasting panoramic views of the Victoria Harbour. Pair your meal of fresh seafood and perfectly marbled beef dunked in spicy Sichuan broth with a good sake, and you’ve got the recipe for a perfect night out.

Budaoweng, 23/F, iSQUARE, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong; +852 2152 1166,

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