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Shop 603, 6/F, Telford Plaza II, 33 Wai Yip Street | Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, China
Name/address in local language
852-2798 9066
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11:45 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:45 am - 11:30 pm
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here after going to Nan Lian garden and we're surprised by the quality and value of the food. After being disappointed so many times in Hk city as it goes with restaurant hopping this place was a pleasant surprise I just wish it was closer to were we are staying because I would eat here every day. It... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

It started from 14:30 to 16:00 from Monday to Friday, it had special offer for afternoon tea set. I went there in July for afternoon because of that. We had two persons, so we ordered two tea set, one was spicy minted port noodles in soup and the other one was noodles in soup with deep fried port chop. The... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

I wanted peking duck so the hotel booked me a table at Modern China on times square. It is more like a factory, big , loads of people, within an hour most tables were empty again, no english (or very little) spoken. So if you want a nice restaurant with good friendly service skip modern china. The peking duck however... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

I've been here numerous times with my husband and the food is generally good. I went today for lunch and was less than impressed. We ordered 8 dishes, mix of dumplings, sizzling beef and tofu/veg and had to send most of it back. Suspect a change in chef or something because each dish tasted completely different to how it used... More 

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Hong Kong
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

It used to be quite difficult to get into this restaurant but, now the wait seems much shorter. I believe this is due to their food quality falling. I thought to Sichuan noodles were not as good as before. Hardly any flavour. We order roasted duck which was dry and way over cooked. Barely edible. The Xiao long Bao also... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Below average food, below average quality, below average service. For the food we have eaten and the price they charge, it is way below average. Skip at all cost.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Have been to Modern China on various occasions. This last experience was very disappointing. Ordered xiao long bao (just ok), fried noodles with spicy pork (best dish of the night), Dan dan mien (disappointing), fried bun with sweetened condensed milk (served hot and was pleasant), 1/2 duck (worst duck I've had in Hong Kong-- no taste, dry, tough- wish we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Consistently good food and service throughout their chain restaurants. Telford has the advantage of being bookable on weeknights while weekends are not too much of a wait. Even after 12pm on Sunday lunchtimes, you won't have trouble getting a table. On this occasio I tried the roasted mutton belly. It was strong, crisp and not at all oily. Well made... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Modern China is one of the many Shanghainese restaurants in Hong Kong. This restaurant is conveniently located on the 13th floor of the Food Forum in Times Square. The Xiao Long Bao (or soup dumpling) is one of the best I've had in Hong Kong. Why? The skin/wrapper is super thin and the meat inside is succulent and full of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

If you go slightly off hours there is no wait. I have been a couple of times and always enjoy my meal. I don't like the fact that the cost of tea is automatically included in the bill, but their oolong tea is very good. The fact that any time I have gone to the restaurant it is packed with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 603, 6/F, Telford Plaza II, 33 Wai Yip Street | Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Neighborhood: Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Phone Number: 852-2798 9066

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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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