Lobby Lounge, InterContinental Hotel Hong Kong

French burger
Our friends who were staying at the InterContinental hotel invited us for a light dinner at the Lobby Lounge.

Even though the weather was chilly we didn’t mind the short walk when we can see images like these.

I took this picture while standing on the steps going to the hotel. It shows part of Sheraton hotel on the right and the majestic Peninsula hotel in the middle.
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This was the walkway to the hotel’s entrance.
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The view of the Hong Kong harbour just behind the hotel.
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This was the awesome view from the Lobby Lounge. There was a choir singing Christmas carols too.
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This is the best place to watch the nightly 13 minute laser light show ‘A Symphony of Lights‘  eery evening at 8:00 pm. The music and sounds are piped in to the sound system so you won’t miss anything outside.
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Tea was served in classy and heavy silver pots.
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My ‘light’ dinner didn’t turn out to be light after I ordered a French burger since this was my only chance to eat foie gras for the whole trip.
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French burger HK$270

Unfortunately, it looked better than it tasted. When I ate the burger with the foie gras I couldn’t distinguish the nuances of the foie gras. I ended up eating the foie gras by itself. It was just average.

The burger wasn’t tasty at all. It didn’t have the beefy steak taste I look for in burgers. At least it didn’t have any extenders and it was 100% beef. A good dose of gravy and the fabulous hot, hot horseradish mustard made it more palatable. 
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topped w/ pan seared foie gras

The fries with truffle oil was just fantastic! It was so fragrant and  scrumptious. The plain fries of the others paled in comparison by a mile. What a few drops of truffle oil can do is amazing.
truffle oil french fries
truffle oil french fries

The remains of my plate. Burger and fries all gone, bread all there.
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Every night while I was shivering in Hong Kong I craved for hot chocolate but timing was always against me. When I saw the boozed up version on the menu I immediately ordered it.
dark chocolate flake
dark chocolate flake HK$138

Dark Chocolate Flake – homemade hot chocolate, spiced rum, grand marnier, amaretto covered with milk foam and 24k gold foil.
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It was orange dark chocolate liquid love with strong, strong booze. It was the best hot chocolate I’ve ever had.  I wish I skipped the burger and just had 2 glasses of this.
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Intercon HK's Lobby Lounge menu

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pdf menus of the Lobby Lounge

InterContinental Hong Kong

18 Salisbury Road
Kowloon, Hong Kong
telephone: +852 2721 1211

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