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Under the Bridge Spicy Crab

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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405 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China
Name/address in local language
852-25737698
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12:00 - 06:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 06:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is a 10 mins walk from our hotel, so we decided to try it for our first meal in Hong Kong. The first thing we noticed once we were inside, was that there was a huge platter of crabs with spicy looking topping, but after consulting the menu price we decided against it. It was roughly a $100... More 

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New Delhi, India
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123 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fantastic food , the speciality is the spicy crab , u can select the size of the crab and the chilli level ( medium , spicy and very spicy ) we were in a group so we took a spicy and medium version , it was a deep fried crab , with deep fried chilli flakes and garlic with scallions... More 

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Thank Sanjay R
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Asked our concierge for a good local crab restaurant and he recommended this . So glad he did. You can choose the size and level of chill you like. Covered in crunchy chilli breadcrumbs and plenty of other dishes and sides to choose from, washed down with a cold San Miguel - perfect!

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Thank Serena C
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a business dinner on a Monday night in October. Make sure you have a reservation before you go there. It's very crowded. Not many of the staff speak English, but luckily the menu also has pictures. Food is absolutely delicious and the portions are generous. We had various fish, of course crab and also hairy crab (it was... More 

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Thank Edwin V
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The signature dish of Typhoon Shelter Crab will set you back. However, it is cooked so well that it is a must try. Very friendly staff.

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Thank Autumn P
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was so looking forward to trying out this place, as I had seen it recommended in so many books. What a disappointment!! We were literally barked at when we were shown to our table, had to seek out a waitress to place an order. Food was average, pork ribs were quite tough. It was honestly one of the worst customer... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only tried the typhoon shelter spicy crab, so my rating is just for this dish and price ratio. Going alone i choose the smallest crab, but even so it cost 450 hk$. The meat is good, also the garlic and chilli topping, but it's too overpriced.

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Thank Ion R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three times as expensive as meals that are just as good or better. The spicy chili crab is unique and the chili topping is tasty, but the crab itself has very little meat. At $450hkd/crab it doesn't feel worth it!

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London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everytime i come to hongkong i have to visit here... the location is a little bit hidden off the beaten track but the food is lush. Soft shell crab ribs tons of garlic and chillisalt, whats not to love!

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Thank Andrew J
Bangkok, Thailand
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

If you like spicy with Garlic, you will love here. The crab is fresh and the size is big. Comparing to the price is reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 39 - USD 63
Cuisine
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 06:00
Monday
12:00 - 06:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 06:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 06:00
Thursday
12:00 - 06:00
Friday
12:00 - 06:00
Saturday
12:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Phone Number: 852-25737698

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Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
Wan Chai and Causeway Bay are the retail centres of Hong Kong Island. Filled with shops, malls and restaurants, both areas are bustling with people – tourists and locals alike. Causeway Bay has one of the highest rents on the planet, and is a bit more polished and modern than its Wan Chai counterpart. Beneath the surface there is more than meets the eye – find boutique stores in the above ground floors of buildings and wander into side streets to find interesting restaurants and shops tucked away from the main roads. Wan Chai especially has experienced a modern revival in recent times, with an influx of trendy restaurants and bars around the Star Street area. In addition, both areas contain many of Hong Kong’s iconic tourist attractions worthy of your visit.
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