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Lin Heung Tea House

G/F 160-164 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“dim sum” (209 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
G/F 160-164 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was cool for the authentic experience. We had dim sums from the cart and some bread with tea. I probably won't come back. It was too crowded and overwhelming. Service was ok.

Thank reginka2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here for brunch and it was super crowded. Fairly easy to find if you are reading the manual map and don't trust in electronic maps from the phone. An experience with the pushcart where my friend has to rushed over immediately once the pushcart...More

Thank Jennifer Y
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came there with an excitement to experience HK so called gem, legit, local pride dim sum. But we were welcomed by definitely not a cheerful greeter who just waved his hand to the 2nd floor without a single word. Ok to the 2nd floor...More

Thank Stella P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its just located 5min walk from our hotel, Holiday inn Express soho. This tea house is very famous in hong kong. You can experience the old hong kong style of pushing a cart selling dim sum. The restaurant is very crowded, you have to sit...More

Thank TaksinCWong
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was well reviews but we were very disappointed with both food and service, very average indeed. We had high expectations of the food but it was very average.

Thank Rachael951
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was born in HK and loving those "old school" style dining therefore I love it so much. Well, as a customer, you really need to "fight" for your food - you will find there will be a crowd when the staff take out the...More

Thank Alfrey_L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In today's consumer centric F&B scene, this is one restaurant with zero customer service. The servers (All males) and the dim sum ladies (the ones pushing the dim sum carts) do not care if you're unhappy. They are just there to work, to give you...More

Thank YeokJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is totally similar to any Malaysian Dim Sum (like those in Penang, Perak or Selangor), the way they get your order, the way you order, and the way you foot your bill. What's better is that the food tastes so much better and authentic....More

Thank Goo H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit for its authentic and traditional dim sum dishes in a lively old school setting. Expect to share tables and self-help to its more than 30 types of dishes and Chinese teas. This famous yum-cha institution has been featured in international films and a...More

Thank Bishan
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

If you'd like to try local dim sum restaurant with carts and table sharing, lin heung is the right place. I came here Sunday brunch time, so the place was crowded and it's not easy to find seats. I dont know whether it's also full...More

Thank merry_setianingsih
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31 March 2017|
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Response from Peter T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Monique, I only had lunch once there, and they did not seem to take reservations. They will let you share a table with others if there are empty seats.
Vanessa D
17 November 2016|
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Response from hkvisitor1997 | Reviewed this property |
This is a Cantonese style restaurant, they do not have Xiao long bao, just the usual dim sum, if you are there at busy hour, during lunch, many item maybe sold out.
Vanessa D
17 November 2016|
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Response from travellersingap0re | Reviewed this property |
I think they do take credit cards, but I can't remember Cos I didn't pay
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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, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
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: 852-25444556
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