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“Infinite choices breakfast buffet”
Review of cafe TOO

cafe TOO
Ranked #188 of 8,042 Restaurants in Hong Kong
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $50 - $100
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Buffet, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Admiralty
Description: The innovative cafe TOO brings a high level of creativity to casual dining. The ten cooking theatres, each features a different culinary style, showcasing the best of international cuisines as well as stages for the chefs’ engaging performances.
Brandon, Canada
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Infinite choices breakfast buffet”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

If you enjoy breakfast (and we do) the breakfast buffet has a mind-boggling variety of well prepared eastern and western dishes.

Visited September 2012
Thank Jack and Cathy M
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Singapore, Singapore
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A crowded dinner experience”
Reviewed September 19, 2012

Excellent dinner buffet, lots of choices. But the place can get crowded a lot in the night showing how popular it is. Navigating through the crowd with full plates is indeed a challenge.

Visited August 2012
Thank masug
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Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2012 via mobile

There are just way too many other brunches that hong kong has to offer and you should avoid this one. There is no free flow champagne option. They have served the exact same fare for at least 5 years. Very average tasting food.

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Thank serviceobsessed
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Toronto, Canada
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177 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Not cheap but very opulent”
Reviewed September 3, 2012

We ate here on our last night in Hong Kong. You'd be hard-pressed to find a buffet with a more high-end selection of food: lobster, crab, sushi and sashimi, foie gras and prime rib were just some of the items on offer. Not everything was of equal quality. As some other reviewers have pointed out, some of the cooked items were TOO cooked. But for the most part the food was well above average and the service was excellent and friendly.

  • Visited September 2012
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1 Thank RedstoneBoy
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Hong Kong, China
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“This buffet will change your life”
Reviewed August 23, 2012

Café Too is on the seventh floor of the Shangri-La Hotel. While it is possible to get a taxi there, the hotel is actually connected to Admiralty station via a mall so you can walk there straight from the MTR without needing to go outside (typical HK!) We were seated promptly by polite staff, and were immediately salivating at the sight of the food, which I will now summarise what I can remember as I assume that’s why you are reading this!
Seafood section: an eyecatching pile of fresh lobsters with all the trimmings (many families we saw had 3 on each person’s plate!), sashimi of salmon/scallop/octopus, mussels and crab.
Salad section: large number of prepared salads including chicken Caesar and Thai green papaya, selection of other salad ingredients to make your own, smoked salmon, gravadlax, cold meats of all kinds.
Noodle soup: broths, a selection of diced vegetables, soba, meat and jiaozi to construct your own noodle soup!
Meat: roast beef carved on request, Hong Kong barbecued meats (including pork, duck, and goose), selection of delicious Indian and Thai curries, tandoori meats, xiaolongbao and jiaozi, Chinese stir fries and lots of accompanying vegetables (both Asian and western style).
Desserts: selection of cakes, mousses, ice creams and crepes.
Highlights: seared scallop and goose liver with a red wine reduction served in a shell, fresh salmon sashimi with ginger and soy, melt-in-the-mouth lamb sheek kebab, crispy and light naan breads, and a hot chocolate and almond cake for dessert
I must have only scraped the surface here of the incredible range of food on offer. All of it was cooked absolutely perfectly and I cannot remember one dish that I was disappointed with. I definitely recommend booking in advance and cannot emphasise enough what a fun time we had. I don't understand any of the negative reviews particularly the ones slating the quality of the food - where do these people normally eat?!?! Absolutely outstanding in every respect.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank Abby E
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