One of the reasons why Hong Kong is a not-to-miss destination in the Asia is its divine, unique cuisine, with east-meets-west style. Hong Kong offers a stunning array of delicacies from street stalls to Michelin-starred restaurants. It is hard, sometimes, to make up your mind what to try on the first time visiting here, so here are some of our suggestions.
Roast Goose Drumstick at Yat Lok
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Earning its one Michelin Star in 2015, Yat Lok is a popular eating spot in Hong Kong for people of all backgrounds with its affordable prices.The must-try dish of Yat Lok is definitely the Roast Goose Drumstick, with delicate crispness and a perfect ratio of meat and fat. That feeling when the juicy meat melts in your mouth is truly pure satisfaction.
- Address: 34-38 Stanley St, Hong Kong
- Opening hours: 7.30am to 9.00pm
Beef Brisket Noodle at Kau Kee
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The beef brisket at KauKee is probably one of the best you will ever try. It's delicious, tender, slow-cooked beef brisket in spicy broth never fails to amaze you.Don’t forget to order the curry tendon beef brisket as well!
- Address: 21 Gough Street, Central
- Opening hours:12.30pm – 10.30pm (Mon to Sat)
Shrimp Wanton Noodle at Mak’s Noodle
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Mak’s Noodle is famous for its shrimp wanton. The freshness and firmness of the shrimp combined with the succulent wanton will bring the utmost satisfaction and make you want to order more.
- Address: 77, Wellington Street, Central
- Opening hours: 11am – 9pm
Seaweed 8 Treasure Noodle at Man Fai
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When coming to Man Fai, you’ve got to order their Seaweed 8 Treasure Noodle to have a taste of all their specialties in a bowl. The portion is pretty large, enough for 2 people. You may also wanna try their cuttlefish ball, baby squid, and octopus head, which are very popular.
- Address: 22-24 Jardine’s Bazaar, Causeway Bay
- Opening hours:8.00am – 2.00pm
Cheese Noodle with Pork Cheek at Sun Kee
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What do you expect from simple instant noodle? Nothing much I guess. Yet Sun Kee took instant noodle to the next level with their lip-smacking grilled pork cheek, creamy cheesy sauce instant noodle.
- Address:3 Burrows Street, Wan Chai
- Opening hours: 7.30am – 11.00pm
Fish Ball Noodle at Kong Chai Kee
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When it comes to the most special noodles in Hong Kong, Fish Ball Noodles will probably be the first to pop up in people's mind, with the famous Chiu Chow style. And Kong Chai Kee is the expert in making homemade fish ball noodles, among the very few restaurants in Hong Kong that have their own family-run factory to produce fresh and delicious fish balls, as well as wontons.Their fishballs are made by traditional Chinese method, combined with the simple and refreshing broth to make a wonderful dish.
- Address: G/F, 2 Kau U Fong Road
- Opening hours:10.00am – 9.00pm
Egg Tart at Tai Cheong
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Over half a century, the egg tarts – as well as any other tasty baked dishes — at Tai Cheong Bakery in Central has created a legendary teatime story inHong Kong. Tai Cheong’s Egg Tart is just gorgeous, especially when still hot from the oven.
- Address: 32 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central
- Opening hours: 7.30am – 9.00pm
Doubled Boiled Steam Milk Custard at Yee Shun
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Yee Shun is famous for their smooth, fragrant, creamy milk custard. This delicious dessert is a steamed blend of milk, sugar, and egg white with just the right amount of sweetness.A variety of flavors is available but you surely don’t want to miss the signature double boiled steam milk custard.
- Address: 506 Lockhard Road, Causeway Bay
- Opening hours: 12.00pm – 12.00am
Milk Tea at Lan Fong Yuen
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They take the pride in being the creator of the pantyhose milk tea. So, if you want to have a true taste of Hong Kong milk tea, come to Lan Fong Yuen.Their Chicken Chop Macaroni is worth a try as well.
- Address : 2 Gage Street, Central
- Opening hours : 7.30am to 5.00pm / the branch few units beside open till 11pm
Egg Waffles at Lee Keung Kee
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The honeycomb shaped egg waffles at Lee Keung Kee are really yummy, with a thick texture, crispy and crunchy on the outside and fluffy on the inside.
- Address:492 King’s Rd, Hong Kong
- Opening hours: 7.30am – 9.00pm