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Kau Kee Restaurant

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Sheung Wan
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G/F., 21 Gough Street, Mid-Level, Central, Hong Kong, China
Name/address in local language
852-28150123
Today
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Boston
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107 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Noodles were good. Broth was ok and beef brisket was a little tough even though it comes apart in strips. Friendly, no frills and cheap.

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Thank nybos
Muntinlupa, Philippines
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They had generous servings of tender beef slices in their beef brisket bowl and the soup was yummy - perfect for the cold weather at the time we dined. The price was a bit more expensive though compared with other noodle shops around HK. They also have a minimum 45HKD spend per head policy. There was a short queue outside... More 

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Thank Kristine D
Hong Kong, China
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49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am a local Hong Kong people and most of my friends and I hate this shop a lot. The beef brisket they make is so hard, why people still find this is yummy. Many other shops in HK sell better beef brisket noodle than Kau Kee. The noodle is over price and the worst thing of this shop is... More 

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Sonoma, California
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great spot. A local spot with the best bowl of beef brisket noodles. Sit at communal tables. Be sure to bring your pack of tissues.

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Thank Sully738
Sydney
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I always eat at Kau Kee when I'm in Hong Kong. The breef brisket noodle soup is sensational, and I love the curried dishes too. It's a busy restaurant and you'll probably queue outside for a while and share a table with other diners when you get in but that makes the whole experience even more memorable. Open lunch and... More 

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Thank James D
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must try for beef noodles. They open at 12.30pm daily except Sundays and Public Holidays. It's a popular eatery so be prepared for a long queue before they open but the queue moves fast.

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Thank Mark S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and great experience. We stopped here for a late lunch and were not disappointed with our ramen or curry orders.. the line moved fast and we were seated with a fun group of strangers - highly recommend!

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Thank mtwalker23
Tokyo, Japan
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a short wait in line we were seated family style (cramped but normal for HK noodle shops) and were promptly served bowl of noodles with soft beef chunks. The noodles seemed a bit over cooked but the beef dashi and chunks of beef made up for them being over cooked in IMO. We enjoyed the dish and may go... More 

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Thank Genki-Oyaji
San Francisco, California
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let's keep this brief: 1. Long wait? YES. 2. Good Beef Stew? Probably in my top 5 list Tip: Forget the queue. Get it togo and eat on the streets.

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Thank ACuriousTravel
singapore
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111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived about 7.30pm on Saturday and were greeted by a really long queue. The restaurant is pretty small and we weren't confident to get seated soon, and decided to take out instead. If you stay nearby, you might want to consider taking out as you get served much faster. We had beef brisket with noodles in broth. The broth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G/F., 21 Gough Street, Mid-Level, Central, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Sheung Wan
  • Neighborhood: Sheung Wan
  • Phone Number: 852-28150123

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Sheung Wan

Neighborhood Profile
Sheung Wan
Unlike most of Hong Kong’s other popular districts, Sheung Wan welcomes wanderers with an easy-going, relaxed atmosphere. Art galleries are plentiful and boutique cafés are tucked away in every side street in the sub district known as “PoHo.” Browse through the vintage clothing and handmade leather goods stores – it’s no surprise fashionistas flock to this area. History enthusiasts will be rewarded with sites of beautiful architecture, reflecting Sheung Wan’s past as one of the earliest settlements by British forces. As night falls, the entertainment scene reveals itself to be just as laid back with its private kitchens, speakeasies and underground bars dotted throughout the area. When in Sheung Wan, everyday feels like the weekend.
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