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Lin Heung Tea House

G/F 160-164 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
+852 2544 4556
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“lotus paste” (8 reviews)
“siu mai” (12 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
G/F 160-164 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Skip this restaurant if you want good dim sum. We had about 8 selections and regret to say didn't like any. Don't understand why it's recommended in tourist brochures. There are many good dim sum in Hong Kong but regrettably this is not one of...More

Thank TheOldEagle
Reviewed 1 week ago

food was average, service almost non-existent and waiters rude. price overcharged for the quality of food delivered. if you are looking for the "hk experience" as I did, I would strongly advise against it and go elsewhere...

Thank jin w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here in the morning for brunch. The restuarant is packed with mixture of locals (mainly aunties and uncles drinking tea and reading newspaper) and tourist. It is free seating so have to fight for seats and share table with others. The dim sum are pushed...More

Thank KamsumW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first time having dim sum at this traditional Tea House, where the staff has minimum age of 70s and customers are multinational Besides fighting to get seats, one has to be visually sharp and lightning fast to snatch the dimsum, which is on first...More

Thank ChooWai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dim sum was excellent and authentic. Some dim sum are hard to find around and they are served really well. Price is on high side and reservation maybe required

Thank Joanna_CF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heard a lot about Lin Heung Teahouse, it reminded me of growing up in Hong Kong in the late 60s when there were many establishments like this. Alas, now there are very few left. This is a place where you share tables and that's what...More

Thank SittingbourneOwl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my must does in HK was to visit a tea house with Dim Sum on carts. Apparently these are an endangered species on HK. This place is the real deal with grandparent reading newspapers while sipping tea and ladies pushing around carts of...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A real must try in Hong Kong. Food is great, try the bbq pork, talk to the waiters, they are very friendly people.

Thank jo356835
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A little levity goes along way here. You smile first, and the ladies will take care of you. If you look bewildered and grumpy, they’ll ignore you. Low mai gai, the sticky rice with chicken wrapped in a lotus leaf, One of the best versions...More

Thank Takoyaki47
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A very traditional and authentic Cantonese Hong Kong dim sum place where you have to collect your dim sum from the dim sum cart. Foods are authentic and delicious, very unique experience and ambience, the only down side is that the restaurant is almost always...More

Thank anaheim387
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Eyal P
11 July 2018|
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Response from Bambang S | Reviewed this property |
Based on my observation, you may not be able to find gluten free dim sum in this place. Nobody care whether you have been sitting there for hours and still have not placed any order. Their dim sum is not cheap either so my... More
8 June 2018|
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Response from Tom H | Reviewed this property |
Exit C in Central. Once, you exit C... STOP and look across the street should see a Cookie store don't go there. Go along with traffic on Des Voeux Road. Now time to turn on your Google Map.
Yvonne T
27 April 2018|
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Response from Lainy1993 | Reviewed this property |
No Reservations. We went around 10 AM on a Friday and it was busy, but not packed. As 2 people we didn't have to wait. You should expect to sit with other parties at most, if not all, restaurants in Hong Kong. Also I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G/F 160-164 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Sheung Wan
  • Neighbourhood: Sheung Wan
  • Phone Number: +852 2544 4556
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