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The Lobby at the Peninsula Hong Kong

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Tsim Sha Tsui
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Salisbury Road, Hong Kong, China
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+852 2696 6772
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hong Kong, China
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one of the high tea place you must go once in your life!The high ceiling brings you back to the 60s-70s classic high tea feeling!All the sculptures appoint the tiles and columns are antique.The high tea set brings out the traditional history of the Peninsula high tea. It's so classic and elegant!A very classy and comfortable places to... More 

Thank Kkmkam
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is famous for traditional English afternoon teas, but there is usually a long queue. Try their breakfast, lunch or dinner. Service is always impeccable and food good. I love their mulled wine, which they only serve in December and January. It is the best recipe I have ever had. It is the most beautiful lobby, dating back to 1928.... More 

Thank Wongsheungyu
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yummy cucumber, salmon, ham sandwiches, scones and cakes in a gorgeous setting. A taste of life from the turn of the 20th century. See the green Rolls Royce limousines, particular to the hotel, dropping off guests. Easy to get to on the MTR or overland railway and near to the ferry terminus of Kowloon that takes you over to Hong... More 

Thank Ronnie F
New York City, New York
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One should not miss to have an Afternoon Tea which offers excellent food, pastries and the best tea you can have. The atmosphere and the classical music in the lobby are very relaxing, ever for business people. Service excellent and you don't need a reservation if you are a guest of the hotel.

Thank 112tayebm
Pasadena, California
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted to checkout the Peninsula Hotel before we returned home to L.A.; it was WOW to walk through the lobby area and the shops especially with the Christmas decorations up. We decided to have treat ourselves to a late breakfast while we were there; however the food and service was not excellent but slightly above average. There were 3 of... More 

Thank 907adaw
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197 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Andie S (a few posts ago) was 'in the building' on the same afternoon as we were there (30th December), but I have to say I do not recognise what she says. Sure, we had to queue....one half of the Lobby is set aside for residents, and the rest of us have to wait our turn for the iconic experience.....to... More 

Thank JSM8
Perth, Australia
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love doing high tea whenever I am in Hong Kong at the Peninsula Hotel. Staff told us when we were queuing that it would take 2.5 hours and encouraged us to leave and come back another day. I was adamant since I have made up my mind that I would do this tea that day so I queued up at... More 

Thank Foodie8668
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

December 30th: My friend & I went there to try the Afternoon Tea as it was recommended by so many people--- but we came away thinking it was just so-so. There is one area reserved for in-house guests & the other side for walk-in guests. We had to wait in line for 1 hour & 10 minutes for the walk-ins... More 

Thank Andie S
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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135 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Took forever to be seated. Food was overpriced and mediocre. Service was beyond relaxed. But I have now eaten at the iconic Peninsula in Hong Kong. Priceless.

Thank Lasl0nimne
Hong Kong
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There has been long time I have not visited the lobby restaurant. we were there around 21:00, we saw some empty tables, with live band, the waiters are busy. We asked if there is available table for 4, the local waiter asked us to wait, and look around. After confirming from his local supervisor, the answer was "full". I said... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$39 - $64
European, British, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salisbury Road, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Neighborhood: Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Phone Number: +852 2696 6772
There is nothing more quintessentially iconic of Hong Kong than experiencing the acclaimed Peninsula Classic Afternoon Tea. Served daily in The Lobby, which has long been recognised as one of the most elegant meeting places in Hong Kong, this revered tradition is accompanied by The Lobby Strings, playing live daily. An a la carte menu showcasing authentic Continental and Southeast Asian delights is served throughout the day.

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Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the major tourist and shopping areas of Hong Kong. With a high concentration of hotels, retail shops and commercial offices – it’s a busy and bustling neighborhood that never sleeps. On the surface, Tsim Sha Tsui seems to only feature an abundant number of high-end retail stores selling designer brands and jewelry, owing to its popularity with high-budget shopping tours. However, it also contains a diverse range of attractions for the entire family. Whether taking a walk in Kowloon Park, exploring museums, going shopping or grabbing a bite to eat – Tsim Sha Tsui has something for everyone.
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