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.
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