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“Great choice for a Yum Cha lunch” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe Kowloon - CLOSED

Cafe Kowloon
Price range: $10 - $14
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating
Bali, Indonesia
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Great choice for a Yum Cha lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2012

We found ourselves there one Saturday lunchtime recently

The taxi driver said it was OK
I peered in - the clientele was mostly Chinese/Asian
That's always a good advert
So, in we went

We were just ahead of the 12:30 lunchtime crowd

The Yum Cha 'wandering menu' was proffered by young Asian women who were polite and attentive

We had about 7 or 8 dishes and brown tea and a pineapple juice and the bill was $52
The dishes were prawn toast, roast pork, steamed beef rolls, steamed dim sum, prawn cutlets (2), custard tarts and probably one more

There was more than enough food and the service was, well, always there, and the food was good

I would go back there again and also with a larger group

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Cherokee235
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26 reviews from our community

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Rating summary
    Food
    Service
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    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Such great value!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2012

You really can't go wrong at Kowloon. It's particularly well suited to larger groups. The selection of food is massive; I've never had a bad dish; and the prices are so good. You just keep going back!

The waiters aren't always super fast to take your orders but they'll quickly come to your table if you just tell them you're ready. The food certainly does arrive quickly after you've ordered.

There can be a bit of noise in there sometimes but that's only because it's so popular!

If you love this sort of cuisine, especially if you're in a group of a few people, I'm sure you'll enjoy dinner at Kowloon.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Aus_PM_73
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Renmark, Australia
Level Contributor
122 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Very Busy”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2012

Being always busy is a sign of there commitment to the customer of always serving a good meal but be prepared to wait for a table inside or out.

Visited February 2012
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1 Thank renmark
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Sydney
Level Contributor
29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Ordinary Service, Magnificent Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2012

The food here is authentic, cheap and quick. Have something from the live seafood tank (Chilli Mud Crab a specialty) for a truely stunning dining experience. Wait staff are all chinese teenagers with very poor english and you will have no confidence in what will arrive at your table once you have managed to impart your order, despite this, they did get our large complex order 100% right. The food will not didappoint.

Visited January 2012
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1 Thank Mark G
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Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great Asain food in the heart of Gouger Street”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2012

Often call past here for lunch as they have a lunch time yum cha menu. There is a very large choice of dishes and the food is awesome.

That why I keep coming back!

  • Visited November 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank MissyWebs
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