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Kau Kee Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Sheung Wan
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G/F., 21 Gough Street, Mid-Level, Central, Hong Kong, China
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12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived at 1220pm on Friday and although there was already a long queue, I didn't have to wait long. When the doors opened at 1230pm, I was ushered in onto a table with 6 other diners. Ordered the famous beef brisket with ee-fu noodles. Flavors were well balanced, tasty broth and beef was tender.

Thank superevvy
Helsinki, Finland
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were planning to visit this place for a while but there is always a queue outside with a long wait. Finally we decided to visit a bit later in the afternoon. There was no queue this time but the place was crowded anyway. Small tables with five to six people sharing it, sitting on small stools. Somewhat normal in... More 

Thank Jimmy C
Jakarta, Indonesia
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner of this place reminds me of the Soup Nazi from Seinfeld. Once you enter this restaurant, you have to abide her law just like her own nation. Nevertheless, the food is amazing, definitely worth mentioning that it is one of the best food to eat in Hong Kong. They specialized in beef noodle and beef curry noodle. Prepare... More 

Thank Handy K
New York
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kau kee is popular for its beef brisket noodles. We went to see what the hype is all about. We went at a Saturday night around 8pm. We waited online for about 40 mins. It went by pretty quick considering the line was really long. They packed ppl in there so be prepare to share a table if you are... More 

Thank Lisa F
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Try to head down at odd hours to skip the queue, managed to stroll in for a table of 4 on a weekday at 530pm but once we were out there was a queue outside again. Worth the wait!

Thank Baldwin C
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to this shop together with my friends for dinner (around 8.15pm). There was long queue and we had to share a table with other customers (I don't mind sharing table with other people). The shop had lots of other customers inside so the environment is a bit chaotic. We ordered beef brisket with noodle (there were other noodle types... More 

Thank Yl T
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's worth the long line! Curry is very delicious and tasty!!👍 we will definitely come back again and tell friends about it.

Thank Rich P
Copenhagen, Denmark
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

After seeing this restaurant on almost every must eat list we decided to try it out. There was a line outside so we waiting abot 15-20 minutes before being seated. When we went in I immediately noticed the extremely greasy floor. We sat in the back near the rstrooms and kitchen where it was especially filthy. We ordered our food.... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Came for lunch on a weekday, had to queue before we could be seated despite being there before the restaurant opened for lunch. I had the curry beef tendon with rice noodles The Good: +Curry broth is really tasty & hearty, enjoyed the beef tendons +Generous portions of beef and beef tendons The Bad: +Expensive, about HKD 60+ per bowl... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Authentic traditional cantonese specialities but don't expect high end service. It's great though and very much a favourite of locals and connoisseurs alike. Try some of the unnamed dishes for an exciting treat or yum cha exemplars.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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?
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  • 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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