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Food and restaurants in Kowloon

Top restaurants

Japanese Restaurant
“Yardbird is a modern izakaya that specializes in chicken yakitori. A ‘no reservations,’ family-style restaurant that combines the highest level of service with the best quality food and drinks in a fun and relaxed environment. Highlights: Chicken meatball, Corn Tempura, Liver Moose, The KFC (Korean fried cauliflower), Rice Cakes, Chicken and Egg Rice, Peanut butter ice cream. As well as their extensive list of cocktails and Japanese Whiskeys. P.S. Walk-in only. If you want to eat inside without a wait, pop in early before the crowds settle in. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Cha Chaan Teng
“A famous local restaurant features quick and rush meals. The food is nice but the space is a bit squishy! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Dim Sum Restaurant
“Tim Ho Wan is one of the world’s most famous Hong Kong Dim Sum restaurants. Founder Chef Mak Gui Pui and Chef Leung Fai Keung started the first restaurant in Mong Kok March 2009 carrying the concept of “Freshly made to order”. Promise to serve the food at its best taste but the most affordable price. It allows every ordinary people to enjoy the 5-star culinary art. The restaurant found its international renown when the original Mong Kok branch dèbuted in the 2010 edition of the Michelin Guide. Since then, the brand has been continuously starred by the guide book with two more expended outlets in Hong Kong. Tim Ho Wan’s most popular dishes are The pork buns, the Steamed Egg Cake, Vermicell”
  • 18 locals recommend
Cha Chaan Teng
“Get ready to bargain ! In the market you can find some nice souvenirs , don't hesitate to divide the price by 5 or 10 :)”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“My favourite whiskey and cocktail bar, a hidden gem, must book, it's always full.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good western vegetarian food and some meat dishes. Alfresco area with many dog owners coming for a drink or two”
  • 19 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Craft beer, locally brewed flavours and East-meets-west fusion food! Rendang nasi lemek wraps, salted egg yolk and grilled cheese paninis. Do try craft beer platter and toasted chicken!!”
  • 6 locals recommend

Cafes

Coffee Shop
“Another great coffee joint! I love a good coffee so I will only recommend accordingly!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Café
“I can say this cooky is the most popular gift from Hong Kong. Don't miss it to buy! This shop closes at 7pm. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“A very cute cafe in a bookstore which is next to the Cinematheque, one of HK most arty cinema. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“Great place to hang for that ultimate caffeine kick. Also ideal for lunches or weekend brunch though it can get busy. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Incredible coffee! Super cozy and a great place to get some work done if you can get a table. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Crispy Bistro is a great cafe/bar that has excellent food (try the amazing waffles!) and a relaxed atmosphere ideal for a casual drink. The wonderful, friendly staff will make you feel welcome and if the weather is nice you can sit in their adorable courtyard. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Michelin-starred famous HK Dimsum style restaurant. Try there roasted pork buns, shrimp and pork dumplings, beef balls, and the likes. They have a limited menu so its not too difficult to decide on what you feel like having. A must for dimsum first timers.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 2 locals recommend
Cupcake Shop
“Tsim Sha Tsui, or as locals only refer to as TST, is situated in the heart of Kowloon Peninsula. The area of Tsim Sha Tsui and its surroundings is one of the most popular tourist attractions. Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the true places where East-meet-West. One could describe it as a tourist hotspot, evolving to a cosmopolitan shopping and dining hub. Still you are able to trace, find and discover Hong Kong’s historic heritage and past. Simply walk along the Tsim Sha Tsui districts towards Victoria Harbour. Maybe you can find out why Hong Kong is also referred to as the Fragrant Harbour.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Bakery. For breakfast or if you are a bit hungry, you can find something of your taste.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
“Very famous bakery shop where the young owners accomplished the Blue Ribbon course and being very creative in their production! 本地有名的面包店,兩位年輕店主的學成藍帶,他們的包點都是很有創意的,經常一早賣光!”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Have a drink on the highest cafe in the worlk at the 103 floor in the Ritz Carlton and discover the lights of HK in the night.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Snack Place
“The famous local dessert, with a trendy fashion with many favours. 著名的香港小食雞蛋仔,這店是比較新的而且有著多種口味!”
  • 1 local recommends