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Ami Restaurant

Ami,  a  beloved  gastronomic  hotspot  nestled  in  the  heart  of Central, offers  the  bon  vivant  a  journey  into  the  woods  for exquisite  modern French  cuisine  served  in  a  stylish  dining environment designed by renowned global design agency Yabu Pushelberg, where MICHELIN-acclaimed Executive Chef Nicolas Boutin  is  joined  by  Chef  de  Cuisine Léa  Cantalloube,  a  highly trained chef from France and a master of herbs and spices, to create  a  memorable  gastronomic  journey  accompanied with curated  wine  and  whisky  pairings  that  transports  life connoisseurs far away from city life.

Wood Ear Bar

The Wood Ear bar is simply a whisky lover’s paradise. Sourced mainly from auctions and private collectors, over 400 rare labels are gathered from around the world. A range of original cocktails will also be available for a lighter touch. Meanwhile, Wood Ear's wine list is rich with balance between established great vintages from famed producers and bold winemakers that are worthy of exploration, fits for any wine lovers from beginner to connoisseur.

We accept reservations for drinks at The Lounge (indoors) and
The Garden (outdoors).

If you wish to book our bar seats, please call or WhatsApp +852 3185 8396. Walk-ins are also welcomed.



Nicolas Boutin | Executive Chef

“The foundation for elegant simplicity lies in meticulous preparation.”

Executive Chef Nicolas Boutin’s impressive culinary career has taken him around the world, inspiring him to draw on his spirit of adventure to combine the use of pure, simple flavours with timeless ingredients that are light, seasonal and healthy.

Chef Nicolas started his career in France, where he learned fundamental skills in notable restaurants such as Lameloise (3 MICHELIN Stars), Troisgros (3 MICHELIN Stars), Jardin de l’Opera (2 MICHELIN Stars) and Jean Bardet (2 MICHELIN Stars). In 2002, his career hit new heights when he joined two MICHELIN-starred chef Michel Portos at the renowned restaurant, Hauterive Saint-James in Bordeaux. This culinary journey has shaped Chef Nicolas to innovate outside the realms of classic cuisine.

In 2013, he returned to Hong Kong and became the Executive Chef of Gourmet Dining Group and the one MICHELIN starred ÉPURE. With his world-class credentials, culinary artistry and love for simplicity, he offers guests in Ami and Wood Ear a dining experience like no other.


Léa Cantalloube  | Chef de Cuisine

"No matter where you are or where you come from, great ingredients make great food."

Born in the spectacular culinary culture of Toulouse, Léa Cantalloube joins Ami as Chef de Cuisine and brings with her a vibrant gastronomical heritage. Growing up in her father’s acclaimed French restaurant, Léa received a dream upbringing as she learned about flawless technique and the culinary arts from her family of esteemed chefs. Mastering flavour like a second language, Léa’s lifetime of training continues to elevate her career to new heights.

Léa has worked at some of the world’s most distinguished restaurants such as the three-MICHELIN-star Le Cinq at the Four Seasons Hotel in Paris. After eight years of honing her skills under great chefs in France, Léa embarked on a grand adventure by moving to Asia, and spent three years at several MICHELIN-star establishments in Hong Kong. Now at Ami, Léa joins hands with acclaimed Executive Chef Nicolas Boutin in the next leg of her journey, creating a new era of excitement, excellence and great traditions in French gastronomy.

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