The Concept

The Continental is an elegant restaurant inspired by the sophisticated charm of Europe's grand cafés. With a contemporary design, the restaurant is spacious yet intimate.


The Continental presents a menu of lovingly refined dishes. Each dish is created in response to pure ingredients presented beautifully. Service is from lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, to late night drinks and snacks. The perfect space to unwind in the city.

Vikash Vaswani, Restaurant Manager

Vikash Vaswani, Restaurant Manager

With five years’ of experience in the hospitality field, Vikash joined Swire Restaurants to open the award-winning restaurant, Mr & Mrs Fox in Quarry Bay, before taking up the role of Restaurant Manager at The Continental. 

Multi-lingual, ambitious, slightly unhinged, and a graduate of Les Roches University of Hotel Management, Vikash applied his skills first in the opening of Laris and The Bellbrook in Hong Kong in 2012, followed by Bread Street Kitchen & Bar by Gordon Ramsay in 2014.  

Vikash is passionate about hospitality and he aims to make your restaurant experience one to remember. 

Rene Michelena, Executive Chef

Rene Michelena, Executive Chef

Rene has spent over 20 years in the world of Restaurants and Bars, with a career that stretches from Los Angeles to New York, Bangkok to Hong Kong. The esteemed chef has worked for some of the best restaurants around the globe, including Sign of the Dove in New York, Charlie Trotter’s in Las Vegas and La Bettola in Boston, and has been hailed by such publications as Esquire, GQ, Food & Wine and New York magazine.

As the Executive Chef at The Continental, Rene focuses on giving European staples a lighter touch, adding contemporary flair to cuisines from the French and Italian Riviera. His dishes walk a fine line between soulful and healthy, with special comforting touches.

Eric Chan, Sommelier

Eric Chan, Sommelier

Having joined Swire Hotels at The Upper House in 2010, Eric is now in charge of all things vinous at The Continental. Prior to joining Swire Hotels, Eric was the Head Sommelier at Domani, where he managed the wine programme and helped grow the restaurant’s list to over 400 bottles, with a focus on Italian grapes. Eric’s journey in wine began after returning to Hong Kong from Canada and sitting the WSET exams for Certified Wine Specialists. He is currently training to be certified by the Court of Master Sommeliers.



  • +852 2704 5211
  • Lunch 12 noon - 2:30pm, Mon – Fri
    Afternoon Tea 3:00pm - 5:00pm, Sat & Sun
    Dinner 6:00pm - 10:30pm Mon – Sun
    Brunch 11:00am - 2:30pm, Sat & Sun
  • Unit 406, L4 Pacific Place
    88 Queensway, Hong Kong

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