You only have a couple of 3-Michelin star restaurants in Macau, one is the Robuchon au Dôme and the other is the Eight. And both these premium fine-dining restaurants are housed in the same Grand Lisboa Hotel. Located in the second floor of the hotel, you need to cross the lavish and crowded lobby of the Grand Lisboa hotel, one of the biggest and flashiest hotels in Macau. No matter wherever you are in Macau, you can easily spot the Grand Lisboa Hotel with its opulent silver and golden color.
Opened in 2007, the Eight is the only Chinese restaurant in Macau that boasts of 3 Michelin Stars. Te dining area is spacious with beautiful marble flooring and tables with mother pearl inlays add to the opulence of the room. The dining room can easily accommodate a maximum of 156 guests at a time and there are also several private dining rooms as it is part of Chinese culture to dine in private.
The lavish interior was designed by the famous Hong Kong designer Alan Chan using a concept that mainly focuses on the Chinese tradition and culture as you can see a beautiful goldfish motif adorning the walls of the dining room. The restaurant shares one of the largest wine cellar in Macau with over 16,800 labels.
The restaurants mainly offers Cantonese food along with signature dishes like French duck breast with ginger and honey sauce that pairs well with the steamed coconut rice. Some of the other signature dishes include the Buddha Jumping over the wall, Stir-fried Australian Lobster with Egg, Minced Pork and Black Bean, Suckling Pig filled with Fried Rice and Preserved Meat, Barbecue Pork.
Eight is also known for offering some 40 variants of dim sum including the Steamed Dumplings with Cristal Blue Shrimps in Goldfish Shape, Four Types of Steamed “Shanghainese” Dumplings, Crispy Barbecued Pork Buns with Preserved Vegetables, Steamed Dumplings with Abalone and Pork, Puff Pastry with River Shrimp in Purse Shape.