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Kau Kee Restaurant

G/F., 21 Gough Street, Mid-Level, Central, Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (75 reviews)
“clear soup” (18 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Soups
G/F., 21 Gough Street, Mid-Level, Central, Hong Kong, China
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1 - 10 of 318 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Slightly pricier than other local cheap-eats, but still cheap and much worth in the end. We had beef noodle for dinner after queuing for about 5 minutes and we regret we did not come here more often.

Thank Y H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good simple beef brisket noodle...in thin..thick noodle or with horfun. Be ready to share your table and there is always a queue outside. The curry version is a good alternative if you are tired of the usual beef noodles soup. I had the brisket tendon...More

Thank Traveller8354
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lousy place. will never recommend unless you like to queue and to be treated like dirt. Seriously rude and the hygiene and food handling here is yucks!!!

Thank Caroline Alexan... J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I waited in line about an hour to try this place. The tables are a bit small and they make sure they fill them all up, so you end up sitting with anyone. The service is very fast and the food is cheap. I ordered...More

Thank cerna24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried nicer beef brisket before. The beef is soft and serve in clear soup base. Curry beef is also a good alternative. However restaurant is very dirty with sticky floor. Service is bad. Sat for 15 minutes before orders are taken. They do not take...More

Thank corsiva
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think that this restaurant is not overrated and deserves its long queues and great reviews. Maybe there is another restaurant that does the same dishes better, but until I find it, Kau Kee remains my favourite. The beef broth is clear and tasty, with...More

Thank Francinettee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a 20-hour journey, we finally arrived in Central on a Friday night, tired and hungry. With a short line out the door at 9:30pm, Kau Kee was the place. We ordered takeaway to avoid having to crowd into a table with the door open...More

Thank cosmotron
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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after a friend recommended a visit. Enjoyed a trip up the mid-level escalators first, then made our way to Kau Kee. It was brightly lit, very busy and we were shown to 2 free seats on a small canteen-like table of 8. They...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food is well priced and very tasty! We returned the following night for more. Both times, there was a long queue but it moves quite quickly but be prepared to share a table!

Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 8 September 2017

As a big fan of noodle soup in general, particularly beef brisket, I had high expectations. The noodles were great - I would go back just to try another type of noodle. Beef was tender and the soup was good. Not an overwhelming amount of...More

Thank Lauren M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine
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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