A Hong Kong F&B Group returned to the same site in Causeway Bay after 5 Years. Happy Pancake from Japan set up its first Hong Kong shop there too. It’s at Lee Garden Three (LG3). What’s the history & attractiveness of this site? Let’s tell you the story and new restaurants opening soon in LG3.
Hong Kong F&B Group “El Grande” has returned and rented the same site after 5 years. The site was called Sunning Plaza before, now it is called Lee Garden Three (LG3) in Causeway Bay Hong Kong.
Happy Pancake, one of the most popular pancake shops from Japan, will set up the its first shop in Hong Kong in LG3 too.
What’s the attractiveness of the site of LG3 ? Let’s tell you the story and also check out other new restaurants and cafes inside this new shopping mall in Causeway Bay.
Lee Garden Three (LG3) – the site was once an urban oasis in Hong Kong
A new dining and shopping landmark called Lee Garden Three (LG3) in Causeway Bay will open tomorrow, after 5 years of redevelopment works.
The original site of LG3 was called “Sunning Plaza”, which was once named as an “urban oasis” in Causeway Bay, as there was a large open space around the building.
In 1982, Sunning Plaza was designed by acclaimed American-Chinese architect I.M. Pei who has 2 projects in Hong Kong. The first one is Sunning Plaza, the second one is the Bank of China Tower in Central.
Sunning Plaza was used to be one of the best chit-chat and dining places in Causeway Bay. Inn Side Out Bar and Da Domenico were the most popular bars and restaurants there.
It was a surprise to the market in 2013 when Hysan, Landlord of Sunning Plaza, confirmed to demolish the 30-year old building. All the shop and office tenants had to leave for the redevelopment purpose.
Many regular customers in Sunning Plaza were disappointed of losing their best hang-around place after work.
After 5 years, the site originally by Sunning Plaza was redeveloped into Lee Garden Three (LG3). A new name. A new look. And a new tenant mix too.
One F&B Tenant of Sunning Plaza, a F&B Group in Hong Kong, will return to the same site again. It’s interesting!
Hong Kong F&B Group [El Grande] Returned to Same Site after 5 Years
Inn Side Out Bar by El Grande was once a popular bar in Sunning Plaza. In 2013, the Bar was relocated to 2/F of South China Athletic Association, somewhere close by.
In 2018, El Grande will return to the same site of Sunning Plaza, now is Lee Garden Three (LG3). A Belgian Restaurant called “Belgos” will open soon on Ground Floor.
El Grande is the only F&B shop Tenant who will return the same site with different food concept.
The list of F&B tenants in Lee Garden Three (LG3) includes:
- Basement Floor: ” John Anthony” by Maximal Concepts
- G/F: “Belgos” by El Grande Group
- 1/F: Starbucks Reserve by Starbucks
- 2/F: Happy Pancake from Japan; Zentro East by Zentro
- 3/F: Seasons
The shopping mall of Lee Garden Three will officially open tomorrow. But most of the F&B shops are still undergoing renovation. The above restaurants will start to operate in coming few months.
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