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Under the Bridge Spicy Crab

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Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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405 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China
852-25737698
Today
12:00 pm - 6:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 6:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 93
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Awesome crab!

Tried the medium spicy chilli crab, love it! Love the fragrant and the claw is huge! It is pretty pricey we spent almost 300hkd for a meal for 5 adults and 2 kids. Service was normal. Read more and view photos from my blog: http://illusorydoll.blogspot.sg/2015/02/hong-kong-trrip-cny-eve-day-1.html

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Illusorydoll
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Singapore, Singapore
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Tried the medium spicy chilli crab, love it! Love the fragrant and the claw is huge! It is pretty pricey we spent almost 300hkd for a meal for 5 adults and 2 kids. Service was normal. Read more and view photos from my blog: http://illusorydoll.blogspot.sg/2015/02/hong-kong-trrip-cny-eve-day-1.html

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Let me be very objective about the place. Some of the bad reviews are based on writer's frustration over the high price, bad service, wrong hype and high expectation. I came alone and the waiter put me in a share table with another solo eater, i think it's rude and i don't expect this kind of treatment in this kind... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Has a very extensive menu and the food overall is quite nice and well priced if you aren't enjoying the Spiced crab or fresh seafood dishes (most dished around $12 AUD). Quick efficient service, but we couldn't order wine by the glass which is a bit weird. We stayed around the corner at Mirra Moon and a staff member advised... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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86 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Avoid this restaurant!! You cant trust them because they always want to trick you! They charged us for tea even for those in the party drinking and paying for soda. When we confronted the waiter about it he just got angry at us and swored in Chinese (I guess). I don't know what they are known for. It cant be... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

First, it is EXPENSIVE, but worth it! They covered the crabs with fried garlics (I think it's garlic), and it's relatively salty compares to crabs I had in Taiwan. However, it goes so right with rice and some other fried vegetables. You can definitely be full here, and missing the crabs when you back home.

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Hong Kong, China
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This place is good but expensive for the budget traveler, although it becomes a better value if you come as a group of at least with one other person. The signature dish, Typhoon Shelter Crab, can run up to $500HKD depending on the season, weight of the crab, etc. Typhoon Shelter Crab is Hong Kong's equivalent to Singapore's Chili Crab.... More 

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Shanghai Region, China
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15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This place has a pretty long history. TV chef eat here. The spicy crab is very flavorful and well prepared. The place also has a variety of steamed and sautéed sea creatures, which are good. The main attraction is the crab. The night I went, we were 2 diners. We ate a medium spicy crab, an order of blanched small... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Perhaps a little pricy and living on it's name, but still a worthy visit when you are in hong kong. Be careful with the spicing of your crab.. I had mine extra hot (I like it very spicy) and this was insane! all in all a cracking meal in an interesting district of HK

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

First night we headed to Under Bridge Spicy Crab. The variety of dishes was amazing. We had a few local dishes although we spared the crab. Very good experience of local food.

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Viborg, Denmark
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87 reviews 87 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Have eaten here on 2 occasions (Sept 2012 and Mar 2013). Try the spicy crab, razor clams with garlic, chili and glass noodles, and the pigeon. Food is excellent if pricey.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 405 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong>  > Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Neighborhood: Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Phone Number: 852-25737698

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 39 - 63
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 6:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 6:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 6:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 6:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 6:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 6:00 am

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Neighborhood Profile
Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
Wan Chai and Causeway Bay are the retail centers of Hong Kong Island. Filled with shops, malls and restaurants, both areas are bustling with people – tourists and locals alike. Causeway Bay has one of the highest rents on the planet, and is a bit more polished and modern than its Wan Chai counterpart. Beneath the surface there is more than meets the eye – find boutique stores in the above ground floors of buildings and wander into side streets to find interesting restaurants and shops tucked away from the main roads. Wan Chai especially has experienced a modern revival in recent times, with an influx of trendy restaurants and bars around the Star Street area. In addition, both areas contain many of Hong Kong’s iconic tourist attractions worthy of your visit.
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