Where to eat at Galaxy Macau

Now that trips to Macau are a frequent occurrence, Kiki Lyu gives you recommendations on where to dine if you are at Galaxy Macau casino resort

Yamazato

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Yamazato is a distinguished Japanese restaurant known for its elegant atmosphere and exceptional culinary offerings. The restaurant’s decor combines traditional and modern elements, creating a serene and refined dining environment.

The menu at Yamazato is diverse, featuring fresh sashimi, exquisite sushi, and Saga wagyu prepared in sukiyaki style. Every dish is carefully prepared and beautifully presented, highlighting the chef’s skill and attention to detail. Notably, the sashimi and sushi are made from seafood delivered fresh daily, ensuring an unparalleled dining experience.

Where: 28/F, Hotel Okura Macau

The Macallan Whisky Bar & Lounge

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The Macallan Whisky Bar & Lounge is a luxurious and elegant whiskey bar renowned for its distinctive decor and ambiance. It is the first and only bar in Asia to feature The Macallan as its signature whisky. With more than 400 malt whiskys in its collection, the bar offers the rarest selections from the Macallan Distillery. 

The bar’s decor, themed around Scottish and British mansions, exudes a rich traditional Scottish style that makes guests feel as if they have stepped into an authentic Scottish whiskey bar. The wooden decor and soft lighting work together to create a warm and noble atmosphere, allowing every guest to enjoy a moment of tranquility.

Where: Shop 203, 2/F, Galaxy Hotel, Galaxy Macau Integrated Resort, Coloane-Taipa

Lai Heen

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Located on the 51st floor of The Ritz-Carlton Macau, Lai Heen is the highest Chinese restaurant in Macau, blending Guangdong and Portuguese design elements to create a luxurious and historically rich ambiance.

With over 40 years of experience, Lai Heen’s executive Chinese chef Jackie Ho has worked in renowned restaurants in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Bangkok. He excels in integrating Southeast Asian flavors into traditional Cantonese cuisine, crafting unique dishes. Lai Heen also offers a refined degustation menu, including 9 fine dishes (MOP1588/HK$1540 per person).

Where: 51/F, The Ritz-Carlton Macau, Estrada da Baia de Nossa Senhora da Esperanca

Feng Wei Ju

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Feng Wei Ju is a distinguished two Michelin star restaurant within Galaxy Macau, renowned for its exquisite fusion of Hunan and Sichuan cuisine. Led by the acclaimed executive Chinese chef Chan Chek Keong of StarWorld Hotel, this culinary haven is supported by a team of top-tier chefs. Chef Chan is celebrated for his innovative approach, replacing MSG with natural ingredients to enhance the authentic flavors of the dishes.

Signature dishes include Boiled Mandarin Fish Fillets in Chili Oil, Crispy Chicken Fillets, Boneless Beef Ribs with Homemade Chili Sauce, and Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles. These dishes not only highlight masterful knife skills and precise seasoning but also encapsulate the unique taste of Hunan and Sichuan cuisine. The restaurant’s elegant interior features Chinese floral patterns and golden hues, creating an inviting atmosphere that offers guests an extraordinary dining experience.

Where: 5F, StarWorld Hotel, Avenida da Amizade

8½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana

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8½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana is the third Italian restaurant established by the world-renowned Michelin starred chef, Umberto Bombana, also known as the King of White Truffles. Under the leadership of executive chef Riccardo La Perna, the restaurant adheres to a philosophy of finding the “luxury of simplicity”, focusing on high-quality, seasonal ingredients to showcase authentic Sicilian flavours. To enhance the dining experience, chief sommelier Marino Braccu curated an impressive wine collection with over 1,500 labels, ensuring perfect pairings for each dish. 

Where: 1/F, 1031, Galaxy Hotel, Estrada da Baia de Nossa Senhora da Esperanca

Also see: Where to eat in Hong Kong this summer

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