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Kau Kee Restaurant

G/F., 21 Gough Street, Mid-Level, Central, Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (68 reviews)
“curry” (58 reviews)
“clear soup” (21 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Soups
G/F., 21 Gough Street, Mid-Level, Central, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Hands down the best meal I had in HK for an insanely low price - Beef brisket soup w/noodles. Would’ve happily paid double for the broth alone... Long queues out of the door, but worth the wait.

Thank AJasperBoyd
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

It’s a climb up a slope but you can’t miss it when looking for the place due to the queue. But it does move fairly quickly. Don’t expect any ambience or service (hence no one hangs around for long) but the food speaks for itself....More

Thank TravellerfromSIN
Reviewed 10 April 2018

this place is horrible, the owner is a DixxxK, he is so rude, you shouldn't even go here for the long line its absolutely not worth your time, those idiots who told thats a nice place and taste are absolutely just came out from jail,...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Rated to have one of the best beef briskets in Hong Kong (so they say), perhaps my expectation was too high or the long wait in the rain changed my taste buds, but I found the fare to be overrated and underwhelming. So... after the...More

Thank travelbytez
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

九記/ Kau Kee was the best Beef Brisket noodles in HK. Unfortunately, with its fame the owner either has lost the recipe or the drive to keep the standard. No matter the taste, there’s constantly a Ten minute or longer queue outside it’s Gough Street...More

Thank MrsTsih
Reviewed 30 March 2018

You will probably have to line up for about 10-15 minutes if you want to eat here, but it's definitely worth it. I'm a little shy so I was a bit surprised when I noticed that they seat you with complete strangers at any table....More

1  Thank Lily G
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Came at a peak period and had to wait for about 10-15 minutes but the wait was worth it as the food was absolutely delicious - we had the curry beef brisket noodles and the original beef brisket noodles. Will definitely be back!

Thank greytea
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

I’ll never go there again. Waited 15 minutes. Taste was not bad but i found some hair and a fly.

Thank John K
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Getting there I was there during their off peak hour (around 3 plus in the afternoon), there was not queue and we were led to our tables pretty fast. For info, there were 11 of us in the group and we had to be seated...More

Thank alvinlimguowen
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Affordable. Springy noodles with tasteful soup broth and tender beef brisket. Be prepared for long queues if you going during meal hours though.

Thank Ong P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G/F., 21 Gough Street, Mid-Level, Central, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Sheung Wan
  • Neighbourhood: Sheung Wan
  • Phone Number: 852-28150123
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