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“Love their style”
Review of The Chairman

The Chairman
Ranked #59 of 8,058 Restaurants in Hong Kong
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Sheung Wan
Shenzhen, China
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Love their style”
Reviewed August 20, 2014

Hongkongese brought me there. I was told this was the foodies restaurant. Steamed razor clams with 20 years old aged lemon, Golden Coin chicken, Steamed flowery crab with Chinese wine, and many other dishes were all jaw dropping. Ingredients were extremely top graded. We had a wonderful night.

Visited August 2014
2 Thank Michael C
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Hong Kong, China
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365 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
“The complete package”
Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

I would highly recommend The Chairman for an excellent fine dining Cantonese food

The Chairman is tucked away in the back streets of Central (near Gough St) and it unlikely you would stumble upon it unless you were looking for it.

This is the complete package; atmosphere, service (Arta our main waiter was fun and knowledgeable) and the food lovely. Is this the best Cantonese food I have ever eaten?, well no probably not, but it ranks in the top 10. And despite comments from reviewers to the contrary it didn't think it was too expensive for what we got. You get what you pay for!

Visited August 2014
1 Thank Chris H
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Overrated and pricey restaurant!”
Reviewed August 2, 2014

Had high expectation of this restaurant due to many positive comments on the internet and made an advanced reservation 3 weeks ago before my trip to Hong Kong. Staff were friendly and attentive. Food overall were average, not what I had expected from its good reputation, very expensive, I almost had my eyes popped out when the bill of HKD 1300 was presented to me. Two of us only had soft drinks, daily soup, smoked pigeon, crab cooked in wine, dessert ice cream. In my opinion, Lei Garden is a lot better than this restaurant. This is the one and only time for me!

Visited July 2014
Thank YinYK
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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Cantonese”
Reviewed July 15, 2014

Super food, basic décor, comfortable services, fresh ingredients. Our best Cantonese meal in Hong Kong.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank johnchow_1030
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Melbourne, Australia
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93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Do yourself a big favour and experience The Chairman.
Quirky location on Hong Kong Island, great decor, engaging staff and stunning Cantonese food. Has to be the best by far. Crab in XO outstanding.
This is a true dining experience in every respect. Everything positive written is true. Book in advance for dinner.
The Chairman is a true hidden gem. Will always be a must-do.

Visited July 2014
Thank Intrepidtraveller333
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