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Open Kitchen(IFC mall)

Shop 1081, 1/F, IFC II, 1 Harbour View Street, Central, Hong Kong, China (Central)
852-22347356
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Ranked #793 of 4,581 Restaurants in Hong Kong
Cuisines: European, Coffee Shop, Pizza & Pasta, Sandwiches
Neighborhood: Central
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Hong Kong, China
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3,111 reviews 3,111 reviews
1,093 restaurant reviews
7,981 helpful votes 7,981 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The open kitchen restaurant at the IFC shopping mall is part of the Simplylife restaurant group in Hong Kong. This is a bistro style restaurant with two different seating areas, one for the pre-made open kitchen foods (pastas, salad, sandwiches and pizza) and another for the traditional restaurant, featuring Simply Life restaurant menu items. We recently had lunch in the... More

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Ajman, United Arab Emirates
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248 reviews 248 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

As we are not from this country .when we sat on this restaurant everybody was talking loudly and all at the same time , very noisy, but the fun was we did not understand any of their talking as they do not know what were talking about, but we all agreed that the food was good and tasty !!

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Hong Kong, China
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137 reviews 137 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Visited a few times and always consistent. Fair choice of fun at a reasonable price for the location. They have a nice takeaway service too.

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Hong Kong
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It is run by the renowned Maxim's restaurant group and Simply Life is a relatively young concept under their vast F & B umbrella with Asian cuisine taking up the majority of their overall business profile. It has proven a hit ever since it opened some years back and now they are scattered all over HK and Kowloon's upscale malls.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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46 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

A good spot in the IFC Mall for a bite. Fresh bread makes for great sandwiches and the pastries look good too. Fresh juice available, free wi fi courtesy of the IFC people. Coffee could be a lot better. (Try Fuel for the latter)

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Paris, France
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18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The Open Kitchen is a place where people goes for lunch. Seems very nice with the view on the kitchen. Unfortunately very VERY noisy, then you cannot talk as you cannot hear what the people says. The food is quite common. I had a classic caesar salad, definitly not unforgettable. Service is long and staff not smily and not very... More

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Hong Kong, China
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78 reviews 78 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

If you are like me and not eating Meat, Open Kitchen is NOT FOR YOU ... The staff have no values for non-meat eaters, the same pair of scissors will be used at the same time to cut everything they come across ... Vegetables, Pork ... Seriously disgusting ! Planning to send an email to the management and complain !... More

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Try to make a last minute booking for lunch in Central is always a challenge. I had to take on that challenge a week ago due to an unscheduled appointment in central and the only time slot available for both of us was lunch. I phoned about 20 restaurants where we could sit down, eat, and discuss; but couldn't find... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We have eaten here several times and used their takeaway service too. Today however (8th April 2014) we had a very bad experience in that a 10 Macau Pataca note was slipped into the middle of our change in place of a 100HK$ note. As the place was still busy at 2pm, I just checked there were three red notes... More

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Manila, Philippines
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28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I love this place. Their food is so good. We had a smoked salmon sandwich and the cold pesto pasta salad. I'm not a fan of peas but boy did they taste good in the salad. This place is always packed at lunch time because of the offices in the building so best to go early or after the lunch... More

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Address: Shop 1081, 1/F, IFC II, 1 Harbour View Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 852-22347356
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
Cuisine: European, Coffee Shop, Pizza & Pasta, Sandwiches

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