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EXpresso at The Excelsior

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Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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Excelsior Hotel, 281 Gloucester Road,Causeway Bay | Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, China
852-28376777
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great coffee

The coffee is great and so is the service. It would be really good if it opened earlier though. Egg pies seem to be good too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 5, 2015
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Hope Island, Australia
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Hope Island, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The coffee is great and so is the service. It would be really good if it opened earlier though. Egg pies seem to be good too.

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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Expresso at the Excelsior is very small but the Illy coffee is perfectly served, accompanied by a small range of pastries.

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sydney
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30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

If you are not into hotel big buffet breakfasts, give this place a try. Good coffee, the best egg tarts, as well as bircher muslie, fruit salad, croissants etc. Not many seats but the service is also good, and they have BBC on the TV to watch while you eat or drink your coffee. They do take away as well.

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Hong Kong, China
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Expresso and Lord Stow's are one in the same location. A cosy little area for a quick coffee and nice egg tarts freshly baked and received by the hotel in the morning. Be quick as they tend to sell fast!

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Hong Kong, China
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The coffee shop opened from 7am - 7pm. Coffee was generally very nice as you might expect from Illy. Fantastic Portuguese egg tarts....will certainly be back!

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Hong Kong, China
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

EXpresso is located at the G/F at the Excelsior Hotel in Causeway Bay. In the busy Causeway Bay, EXpresso is a place you could have a rest and enjoy the coffee. I was there because of the good egg tarts. I think it is the best egg tarts in Hong Kong not compare to Macau. Lord Stow's egg tarts are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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169 reviews 169 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

A great way to have breakfast - the bacon rolls are great and their hot green tea is superb - my husband tells me that their coffee is really really good - as I don't drink coffee I'll take his word for it!

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Rustington, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Wow you must visit this little coffee place, the best Portuguese tart you would ever eat! Such a shame it is so small as it can be very busy!

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

this is my mom's favorite egg tart. but then it became my favorite too because she always let me eat when she buy a bunch of it. very flavorful.

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Weybridge, Surrey
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48 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

I've used this cafe on many occasions and the service is always friendly and efficient. They make really good illy coffee and the custard tarts are very fresh and delicious - it's easy to struggle not to eat too many. Make sure you don't leave your visit too late as they normally run out of tarts by late afternoon.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Excelsior Hotel, 281 Gloucester Road,Causeway Bay | Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong>  > Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Neighborhood: Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Phone Number: 852-28376777

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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