Where to eat on HK Island ?


Thousands of place to eat on HK Island so you will not starve ! A few suggestions for some cheap or reasonably priced bites :
             

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Food stalls ?

  • The Foodfare, Basement of Pacific Place, Admiralty / A busy place where it is better to look for a seat before ordering...

  • Seibu's Kitchen, Seibu Department Store, Level LG1, Pacific Place / A luxury food stall worth a look / Last order 7:45 or 8:45 Thur-Sat

  • City's Super Cooked Deli, Basement 1 of Time Square, Causeway Bay / Between luxury and popular...


Breakfast, Coffee or snacks ?

  • Pacific Coffee Co, various locations throughout HK including at Seibu's Kitchen in Pacific Place / Reasonable prices, good choice and free internet for 20mn !

  • Delicious, Century Square, 1 D'Aguilar St, below Ruby Tuesday, Central / A relaxed place, excellent for breakfast ($25) or a coffee break while reading newspapers / Open 8am-8pm (until 10pm Frid-Sat, from 11am Sund)

  • The Source of Health (2869 7383), 2-18 d'Aguilar St, Central / A self-service vegetarian restaurant with salads from $16 to 20 & a Sunday buffet at $98 / Open 7-11:30pm

  • The Globe, 39 Hollywood Rd, near the Escalator / An English pub with decent snacks and a set breakfast at $20 / Open 7:30-1am (Sat & Sund 11am-1am) / Happy hour drinks half price : 5-7pm & 9-10pm (Sund 8-10pm)


Chinese canteen ?

  • Dumpling House, 26 Cochrane St, Central / A very busy canteen (you may have to queue up) with dumplings from $18 to 24 and noodles from $16 to 26

  • Law Fu Kee Noodle Shop, 50 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, near Escalator or 144 Queen's Rd, Central / A basic good, cheap & busy place for noodles & congees / Open 8am-8pm (some branches until 11:30pm) 

  • Zhong Guo Song, 6 Wo On Lane, Central / This busy MSG-free canteen offers a set meal at $45 and business set meal at $68 / Open 11-10pm

  • Sun Chiu Kee, 40 Stanley St, Central or 180 Hennessy Rd, Wanchai or 139 Thomson Rd, Wanchai or 2-4 Hysan Ave, Causeway Bay or plenty of other locations / This famous local food chain specializes in noodles and congee / Noodles from $25 to 33 / Open 7am to midnight

  • Hay Hay, corner Lockhart Rd & Luard Rd, Wanchai / A good cheap canteen, ideal for a disco break / Open 7:30-1am

  • Peking Shui Jiao Wong, 118 Jaffe Rd or 202 Johnston Rd, Wanchai / Peking dumplings (jiaozi) at good prices / Open 7:30-11pm (Sun. from 11am)


Chinese or dim sum restaurants ?

  • King of the King (2521 1656), 3F, Entertainment Building, 30 Queen's Rd, Central / Dim sum at $16, 20, 25, 29 or 38 (shark's fin !) / Dim sum served from 10am to 4:30pm

  • Super Star Seafood Restaurant, Wilson House, 19-27 Wyndham St, Central (2525 9238) or 1F, Shui On Centre, 8 Harbour Rd, Wanchai (2802 8182) / Specializes in dim sum : $18 small, $23 medium, $28 big from 10am to 5:30pm

  • Luk Yu Teahouse, 24-26 Stanley St, Central / This historic yum cha spot is worth a look but, considering the prices and the service, probably not a try / dim sum from $25 to 55 / dim sum served from 7am to 4:30pm

  • Nice Fragrance Vegetarian Kitchen (2838 3067), 105-107 Thomson Rd, Wanchai / A good restaurant with extensive choice and Buddhist music ! /Dishes around $50 / Open 10:30-11pm

  • Peace Restaurant (2890 9966), 3/F, Pearl City, 32 Paterson St / A famous Shanghainese restaurant with good choice of dim sum / Open 11am-midnight

  • Delicious Kitchen, Shop 8, 9-11 Cleveland St, Causeway Bay / A very successful Shanghainese restaurant (bring your ear plugs) with good food at OK prices / Open 10am-11:30pm

  • Kung Tak Lam Vegetarian Cuisine, Lok Sing Center, 31 Yee Wo St, Causeway Bay (also in TST) / Shanghainese vegetarian restaurant /  "HK best restaurant 1996" / Dim sum from $15 to $25 / Lunch sets start at $18 /Shanghao style cold noodle with 7 sauces $45 /Open 11am to 11pm

  • Tack Hsin Restaurant (2894 8899), 1-13 Sugar St, Causeway Bay / Dim sum from $14 or 18 to 24 (abalone) or 34 (seafood) served from 8am to 5pm


Other good deals ?

  • El Pomposo (2869 7679), 4 Tun Lane, Central, below the Escalator / A small luxury  Spanish retreat with reasonable price, makes it ideal for romantic celebrations / The combination of 5 dishes at $280 for 2 people is a bargain ! Special dishes around $60 / Open 12:30-2:30pm, 6:30-10:30pm (Sund dinner only)

  • Cafe Roma (former Cosmic Cafe & Bar) (2527 1686), GF China HK Tower, 8-12 Hennessy Rd, Wanchai / The place to go for good sets : set breakfast $18 (7-11am), set lunch 45 (35 if before 12:45 or after 2pm), set tea $16 or 23, set dinner $59 (add $11 for a special cocktail) / The fulfilling set dinner includes a soup or salad, a choice between  3 continental dishes and a choice of various cakes /Look at the ceiling for the stars !/ Open 7am-11pm

  • New Korean BBQ Restaurant (2511 1778), 2F, 175 Lockhart Rd, Wanchai / An interesting buffet concept (you cook your dishes yourself on your table) at reasonable price : $68 lunch, $88 dinner

Backpacker's Tips :  Alexandre Richard (Feb 01)
For lunch from Monday to Friday, there aren't better deals than the set lunch on Lockhart Road in Wanchai. You get a complete meals for around 40HKD !