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“Overpriced and not for veggies!”

Jumbo Kingdom Floating Restaurant
Ranked #1,510 of 14,462 Restaurants in Hong Kong
Cuisines: Asian, Seafood, Australian
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Buffet, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Aberdeen
Description: Jumbo Kingdom is an internationally renowned tourist attraction in Hong Kong, providing a unique dining experience for its customers in the past three decades. We are best known for fresh seafood, traditional Cantonese cuisine and dim sum. Jumbo is also an ideal venue for business entertaining, corporate meetings and banquets. We have a selection of banquet halls and multi-function rooms capable of accommodating more than 700 guests. Jumbo Kingdom is located at Hong Kong Island South, we provide free shuttle ferry at Aberdeen Promenade Pier and Wong Chuk Hang Shum Wan Pier, just 15 minutes away from Central and Causeway Bay.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend visited as we knew it was a famous attraction to visit in Hong Kong. On arriving it did look beautiful and the boat ride over was really nice. Everything was fine until we looked through the menu and realised there were very limited vegetarian options. The only veggie options were things like ‘sautéed vegetables’ and ‘stir fried vegetables’. This would have been fine except that there was no description whatsoever so, as has been said in previous reviews, you have no idea of the size of the dish or even what it is/what comes with it. In the end I ordered the ‘garden vegetables fried with garlic’. As the dish was about £16 I presumed it would be a meal. However the menu was completely misleading as once the food arrived I was gobsmacked when I realised that the ‘garden vegetables’ were in fact one huge plate of Chinese cabbage and nothing else. My boyfriend had ordered the BBQ pork, and his was similar in that it was a plate with nothing but meat on it. We quickly realised that the place is designed for big groups of people who order a few dishes and then share the food in the middle. Of course, being just the two of us and one of us being vegetarian the whole set-up did not work. We were also sat at a huge table when it was only the two of us so it would be a lot more comfortable if they had different sized tables. Having said that, we were put by the window which was nice and the service was OK, although there were points when we were waiting for waiters to come over and instead of seeing if we had finished etc they were stood talking. It would have been nice if they could have advised us more about the menu and how things work there, but they let us order knowing that what we had ordered didn’t really make sense, although this might have been a language barrier. The cocktails were about £6 each which was nice and to be fair the cabbage I ordered was nice. My boyfriend said the pork was the best he’s had yet in Hong Kong (and he’s tried a lot!). In the end though we did both have to get a bowl of plain rice each to go with our food, an option which wasn’t mentioned at all in the menu - we just asked the waitress for rice as we didn’t know what else to do. This was also added as an extra charge. Although it was a bit of fun and not the worst meal ever, I felt totally ripped off. I never thought I’d find myself paying £16 for a plate of cabbage. It is definitely very overpriced and not suitable for vegetarians.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank emilyjones2310
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Reviewed January 5, 2020

Whilst not the easiest to access, well worth a visit. Okay food, though not as reasonable as other restaurants. Beautiful deck and perfect place for sunset drinks if you are in the area.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank helencN9908FI
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Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

Firstly, the photo opportunities here at night are superb and the restaurant is surrounded by a beautifully stocked marina. That is sadly where the positives end. On entering the restaurant we visited both the ladies and men’s toilets - both were unpleasant, particularly the men’s. This was highly unusual as all others we have visited have been superb both in public shopping malls and restaurants. Two of the dishes were inedible - the salt and chilli pork ribs were under cooked and the Chinese ribs tasted of disinfectant and were sent back. Half the noodle dish was uncooked also. My son visited the ‘seafood’ selection area and was saddened by what he saw - although he is a keen game shot and fisherman and is far from vegetarian. This restaurant is a tourist trap and clearly doesn’t rely on repeat business. Pang’s Kitchen in Happy Valley is far superior for food.

Date of visit: December 2019
1  Thank Sam H
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Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

We had dimsum on the 2nd floor (not the VIP 1/F), traditional Chinese style, service is good, food quality is average, no taste Extremely inexpensive, still have dimsum below HK$30, plus 2 hours free parking at a car park near the pier.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank CelloB
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Reviewed December 30, 2019

We booked the restaurant, expecting it be be a bit expensive and not the finest food but we wanted to go for the experience.
What we got was the worst Chinese meal we have ever eaten and a bill of £185 for 4 soft drinks, 2 main courses, a plate of vegetables and horrible duck and pancakes. It was more than 6x more expensive than any local restaurant where we have had much better meals.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Thank Jan M
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