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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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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I had the beef brisket noodle and then also asked for a bowl of curry beef (extra). Taste amazing! The queue was okay, we only needed to wait for 10-15 minutes because the service was fast. The noodle was yummy, the noodle soup was even more delicious and the beef made me speechless..it was melted in my mouth. I am... More 

Thank R L
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Love the beef noodles here! Salivating while typing this! We had to queue about 30min even at 9pm on a Thursday but I gotta say it was well worth the wait - you must try!

Thank 42angm
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Waited for almost 50min before we got our 4 seats which we shared with 3 other people. The dry flat noodles was undercooked but the soup Ee fu noodles was really good. Soup is bursting with flavour - this alone is worth the queue time. Don't expect friendly or exceptional service.

Thank Cpwee
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a small shop that has gained huge popularity amongst the Asian tourists over the years. The seating is cramped and uncomfortable. However, once you take a sip of the soup, suddenly you will forget about the surrounding. The soup has a deep rich flavor that permeates into all your senses. The beef brisket is soft and almost melts... More 

Thank TripGar
Midlothian, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not worth to spend time waiting on a long line to experience an average bowl of beef noodle soup, and as soon as you finished it, you rushed out of the restaurant + The beef tendon was prepared just right, soft and tender + The broth packed a lot of flavor but nothing special - Noodle was a little mushy... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The queue for this place is insane. We stayed at the hotel nearby so we were able to find a time with a shorter queue. That being said, the wait is definitely worth it. The broth of the noodles is rich and flavourful without being overpowering. The noodles are nice and the meat tender. I wish I could've had more... More 

Thank Andy T
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is grossly over rated. Place is dirty and small. Waiter and waitress are rude. Beef is tough and not tasty. Skip.

Thank yeoc468
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After standing in line, we made 3 new friends from Hong Kong who shared our table. They helped us pick out great dishes and manage the rude waitstaff. The place is packed and the food is good. We most enjoyed the e-fu noodles with brisket. Bring your own napkins.

Thank NRMomof4
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

I would wholeheartedly recommend this place. I personally love the curry beef tendon noodle( in cantonese kari ngau lam). Its one of my must go places in Hong Kong when I visit and usually for my 5 day visit, I would be here at least twice! Cant get enough of the curry noodle and I believe the gelatine from the... More 

Thank Joanna O
Karlskoga, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Firstly this restaurant is on the Michelin list over Bib gourmand restaurants and is top ranked over restaurants in Hong Kong. Regarding this the Michelin restaurant guide over Hongkong is not like other cities. The food was ok at most and the setting was after Hongkong standards ok but nothing more than that. The low cost of eating here makes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
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 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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