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Hoover Cake Shop

G/F, 136 Nga Tsin Wai Road, Kowloon City, Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good55%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Dec 22, 2016
“Very good not exceptional”
Sep 13, 2016
“Not what I had hoped!!”
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6:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
G/F, 136 Nga Tsin Wai Road, Kowloon City, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed December 22, 2016

2 types I recommend Portuguese (pastry style) .true very good egg tart but unless you have time to spare or staying in the area not worth the journey however if you do want to try them bus no.1 from star ferry or Nathan road will...More

Thank Davidz123
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

After walking miles through many side and back streets in search of this elusive cake shop, I was disappointed with the widely praised Egg tarts. The pastry is amazing but the filling was a little underwhelming, while my wife enjoyed the little yellow tart I...More

Thank modernstoker
Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Local bakery please don't expect any service by the end of the day you wouldn't be tipping them anyway. Love the egg tart, pineapple bun !!!

Thank Wai N
Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

We went to Hoover due to the excellent reviews however when we got there the service was terrible. The lady was rude. It was far from MTR and it was just not worth it. The egg tarts had a funny aftertaste and overall we were...More

Thank EmileneBeukes
Reviewed December 27, 2015

We were told this place had the best egg tarts in Hong Kong where egg tarts are an important local favourite. Due to this we made the fairly long trek from Sheung Wan on Hong Kong Island all the way to (what felt like) the...More

Thank RobZ6
Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

The egg tarts are not cheap, but excellent nonetheless! The selection of cakes in the window is pretty huge for such a small place, but it's the egg tarts made with duck egg yolks that people come here for...and with good reason.

1  Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed June 27, 2015

The egg tarts are really good and fresh. They are hot whether you buy in the morning or evening. But what is highly recommendable is the good service as well. It is a family shop. The shop attendants are very friendly. I recall an evening...More

1  Thank JonasCN
Reviewed January 22, 2015

I'm not a fan of Egg Tarts and regret not ordering an additional desert item. People who I was with thought the Mango (?) tart and other pastries were better. The Egg Tart was very, very eggy. This is supposedly Chris Patton's favorite place for...More

Thank LVEATW2014
Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Quite a walk from the MTR station and it can get pretty brutal on a scorching hot day, so take a bus if you can. With the popularity of the bakery, we were expecting a long line, but it was completely empty, which was great...More

1  Thank annp08
Reviewed January 25, 2013

Whilst you make not take a trip all across town just to eat an egg tart, if you're in the area, then drop by this traditional baker for some. It is locally famous for its flaky pastry egg tarts. There's a photo of Chow-Yun Fat...More

1  Thank benbenben
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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  • Address: G/F, 136 Nga Tsin Wai Road, Kowloon City, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Kowloon City
  • Neighborhood: Kowloon City
  • Phone Number: 852-23820383
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