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Luk Yu Tea House

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No.24-26 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
Name/address in local language
852-25235464
Today
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2nd time here in 20 yrs, famous HK institution but very disappointed, tourist attraction... dim sum & BBQ pork are mediocre, beef fried noodles is ok but price is very expensive, same as China Tang with beautiful deco/harbour view/fine China & more! Won't be back!

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Thank Mary N
Hong Kong, China
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Luk Yu is an institution in Hong Kong. While the wait staff might seem intimidating the first couple of times you eat there, they become a lot more accommodating in the long run and provide genuinely good service. The Dim Sum is one of my favorites in all of Hong Kong, especially the Har Gow (shrimp dumplings) which are steamed... More 

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Thank E B
Saitama, Japan
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147 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good 1. The food - of course - the variety and quality - the serving woman come to your table and you point - or if you come later - there is a simple English menu 2. Efficient direct friendly service 3. Can cope with couples to large family groups 4. Access - easy to find just off Wellington -... More 

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Thank StewieTokyo
Milan, Italy
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After they let us climb three floors saying that they had tables at the last floor,the waiter told us they didnt had place and we should go ask back to ground floor. After i politly complained they gave us a table next to the kitchen and the waiter had very rude manners throwing glasses and plates on the table. But... More 

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Thank Milanotop
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very rude staff. Kind of shabby - you sign up for that. But the staff is getting more rude. Be prepared for that. Extremely arrogant - the most arrogant group of staff I have seen in my life.

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Thank June Kyu S
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went through all of the reviews and was prepared for bad service. But I wanted to try it for myself as it is a very famous restaurant and my favourite author Cai Lan had spoken well of it in his writing. Although the waiters were quick to take orders and might leave after listening to one or two items... More 

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1 Thank Miss O
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

first the staff want us to seat at the second floor - empty and bad looking. after we seat at the first floor we can say that the service was not so good and the entire evening - food, service, price eas far from what we thought before came to this place - total score: not so good, go to... More 

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Thank Haim D
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended by one of our taxi drivers...but we wont be going back, waiters was extremely rude very over priced, example was tea or glass of water is charge same price of 36 hong kong per person. So pot of tea for 2 was 72$ where is one dish of dumplings dearest was around 48$ so in the... More 

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Thank Maddame G
austin tx
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

When we arrived we were told to keep heading up to the top floors - even though there were plenty of empty tables on the floors we were passing. When we got to the top floor - the waiters ignored us. Finally we asked one waiter who told us there was no room. My husband asked him if we should... More 

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1 Thank annaAustinTx
Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I was here alone at 1pm and was waved off at each floor saying that it's 'full' when clearly there are 5-10empty tables. Clearly they are not keen to do one pax business. Never going to patronise such restaurant again! Such arrogance. Ps the stupid Indian staff downstairs told me those empty tables are fully reserved. Yah right, when people... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 100
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.24-26 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-25235464

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Central
When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The area widely known as Central is the major financial hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open late into the night and there just happens to be a street party every weekend. Although everything seems to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of quiet, hidden gems. Nestled between office towers are wet markets and some of the city’s oldest restaurants dating back to the 1960s. Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Retreat from the crowds by exploring beautifully restored historical buildings and even a green oasis of botanical gardens.
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