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Branto Pure Veg Indian Food

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1/F, 9-11 Lock Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong 00852, China
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+852 2366 8171
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A westerner, I went dinner with 2 others of Indian heritage. We were all gravely disappointed. Surly, disinterested and super slow service - on a quiet Monday night. Bland and cold food, I know it seems impossible given the menu descriptions and size of the restaurant. If your food is great, you can get away with poor service. If your... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unassuming place. Crowded and hot. But once the food arrives, all is forgiven. Possibly the best Daal I've ever had. The Palek Paneer is over the top delicious! This is my "Must Go" every time I'm in Kowloon from now on.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away behind an unmarked door, old stairwell hides a very basic Indian vegetarian restaurant. Don't be mislead, the food is lovely and comes out quickly. Fresh and tasty. Dosa is a favourite, Biryani is good, Gujrati Thali was nice.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If a restaurant has to bring diners the ambience of home then Branto does a perfect job. India may well have progressed but you while you make take the Indian out of India, you can't take India out of the Indian. Like most Indian lower to middle class homes, Branto is no Ritz. The inconspicuous door on Lock Street opens... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

I've been Branto's a few times and every time I have really enjoyed it. The menu contains a wide selection of very authentic cuisine and it reminds me of home cooked food (a massive compliment). I particularly like the talka dahl and the dosas are also excellent. Highly recommended for a great value Indian meal.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Branto is tucked away on the first floor of a building in TST but it worth hunting out. Don't expect 5 star surroundings, but if you like authentic , home cooked flavours this is somewhere you'll appreciate. The doshas were particularly good. Would definitely return and great value for money.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

I have been here a couple of times for lunch and it is always super crowded, sometimes it take a few minutes before getting table. This restaurants offers a full range of vegetarian dishes both south and north indian, as well as street food. I would really recommend paneer burji and channa masala. The dosa is better made elsewhere so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

The food was fabulous! The service was quick and responsive. I will definitely come back many times! The only down side I could find is the location. If I wasn't taken here by my wife who was taken by a friend, we never would have known about this little Indian jewel in Tsim Sha Tsui!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Having read many reviews of Branto, I was keen to have dinner there and it happened to be on the last day at Hong Kong. The restaurant is located pretty close to Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station and a person took us to the restaurant when we needed directions. The entrance to the restaurant was through a jail door, which... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

After a fitting I asked for a restaurant recommendation -- Branto was their first suggestion -- and I must say, climbing the not-so-clean stairs to level one was not confidence building. I do not have a lot of knowledge about Indian food (too much chicken tikki masala in America) plus the server was shy and hesitant to make a recommendation... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/F, 9-11 Lock Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong 00852, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong
  • Phone Number: +852 2366 8171

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?