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“Great location. Good food”
Review of JW Cafe

JW Cafe
Ranked #98 of 9,325 Restaurants in Hong Kong
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $13
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Buffet, Reservations
Neighborhood: Admiralty
Description: The restaurant offers an exciting all-day dining experience, featuring international a la carte selections and sumptuous buffets in a relaxed, modern setting. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Reviewed June 6, 2012

One place in Hong Kong where you are always assured to get great food is the Marriot Cafe.
The spread especially for breakfast is superb.
There are many Continental/Chinese/Indian options.
The seating has been well thought out and does not feel crowded.
Staff pleasant & attentive.
Dinner buffet is an option and recommended if one chooses in house dining.
Desserts are quite a temptation for ones with a sweat tooth.

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Reviewed June 4, 2012

I could not have made a better club sandwich myself! It was delicious after 18 hours in a plane! My husband ordered the burger and it was grilled perfectly.The service was quite pleasant too. We could hear the live music from the bar below which was nice.
I would reccomend this any one staying at the JW.

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Reviewed May 28, 2012

This is more of an afternoon buffet, rather than one of the more formal and traditional English teas offered in some of the other HK hotels. The buffet runs every weekday from 3.30 to 6.00 and offers a pot of tea and continual grazing during this time. There are a variety of asian and western foods on offer, including sushi, noodles, dim sum, deli meets, cheeses and salads, sandwiches etc, plus a large selection of desserts, cakes, scones, crapes, ice-cream and fruit. At weekends the afternoon prices are a little higher, but they also offer a champagne brunch in the mornings.

As well as the hotel guests, this is a place where girlfriends meet up for an afternoon chat or business men do deals over cake. I've taken visiting friends and family there several times and they've all really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and the food. It's also a good place to sit and relax with a book in the afternoon if you are on your own.

As in any restaurant, there are some days when food choices and service are better than others, but I have never felt that I wasn't getting values for money.

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Reviewed May 5, 2012

JW Marriott cafe's buffet used to be the best in HK. I went with my family for a dinner buffet recently and was totally disappointed!

1. Tables were packed, atmosphere was very noisy , even worse than a fast food outlet!
2. I did not have the feeling that I was dining in a 5-star hotel.
3. The sushi bar at the buffet was hopeless, only 4 kinds of sashimi, freshness was only so so and served by a sleepy, unhappy chef!
4. The fresh vegetables for salad were not fresh!
5. Did not refill food right a way, even for the corns on the salad tables, it took them 30 mins to have it refilled!

We were so disappointed!

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Reviewed April 25, 2012

Yes, good value for the money, fresh food, 4 station for lunch and diversified. A place that i will keep on visiting form time to time, but definitely need a reservation a day before. Nice decor, very high ceiling, huge space and nice outside view.
Unfortunately today i had a bad experience with one of the staff. The supervisor Toni, was rushing everything, even though the place was not full. Natalie, the waitress was kind enough to clean the table and apologize on behalf of her supervisor. I think it was just a case in a million where i have a bad experience this morning. But as usual , i prefer to address it on the spot rather then just leaving. Today Toni was in charge and when i asked for a manger I was told that she is the one for the day. Too bad, I have some time today to right about it.

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Thank Jas961
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