We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! You come to us for reviews — now you can book your hotel right here on TripAdvisor.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
Address: Pacific Plaza, Hong Kong, China
Description:

Known for its markets specializing in foods

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 17 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 1
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Fascinating for the dried fish shops

I loved my time walking along this road which is literally teaming with dried fish shops. The small can be a bit overwhelming and you probably don't want to know what everything... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2016
sheepygold
,
london
Add Photo Write a Review

17 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 8: English reviews
london
Level Contributor
1,473 reviews
634 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 713 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I loved my time walking along this road which is literally teaming with dried fish shops. The small can be a bit overwhelming and you probably don't want to know what everything is but the sight is amazing and many of the shops are very photogenic but check they allow photos. Also there are birds nest shops and herbalists. Be... More 

Helpful?
Thank sheepygold
Level Contributor
234 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

"Dried Fish Street" is one of the original old Hong Kong areas although all modern buildings now. Stayed at 60 West Aparthotel which is recommended. The sheer number of the DFS on the Main Street as well of many side streets is a real experience. Apparently it is also the focus for wholesale trading too. It's very busy so after... More 

Helpful?
Thank Douglas G
hong kong
Level Contributor
22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

cental is heart of hong kong and this road is popular for branded item shopping and take ridding of trams.

Helpful?
1 Thank hari54545
Bangkok, Thailand
Level Contributor
1,191 reviews
498 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 712 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

If you walk from the Holiday Inn Soho to the Ibis, you will see more dried fish shops than you will ever want to see in your lifetime, maybe 5 lifetimes, so walking further along Des Voeux west is a waste of time, unless you have a lot of time on your hands. There are literally one dried fish shop... More 

Helpful?
Thank bob2bkk
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
1,056 reviews
428 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 402 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We love walking through different areas of the city and this area definitely is unique with the smell of dried fish and the incredible types of food you can see and smell along the walk. There are many shops and you can stop, look around and purchase if you are brave. I imagine that this is what old school Hong... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Shelliu
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
119 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Walked through here so many times in our stay and each time saw something new and different. With many other roads in HK it is great to walk along and just open the eyes to a different world

Helpful?
1 Thank world_is_your_oyster
Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
4,888 reviews
3,143 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10,657 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Des Voeux Road West is a section of road that has historically been the scene of an active dried seafood market. This stretch of road is known as the Dried Seafood Street and it is a fun place to visit in Hong Kong. Here you can find a a cluster of shops dealing in various dried seafood and other exotic... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank BradJill
Saint Germain, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
95 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 344 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2007

You turn a little corner from the temple and antiques area and there you are right in the middle of this little market alley way with the freshest vegetables and fruits and all manner of foods stuff, the likes of which you may not have seen before. All in the vividest of colors! Located on a steep street you will... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Cedaroma

Travelers who viewed Des Voeux Road West also viewed

 

Been to Des Voeux Road West? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Des Voeux Road West staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?