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Gingko House

44 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good60%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“our waiter” (3 reviews)
“great service” (2 reviews)
“jao” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
44 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I am really happy that veggie food options are improving in HK and was pleased to find this restaurant during an evening walk. Unfortunately, I had an experience that was not great. Upon ordering the "veggie spaghetti bolognese" I was told that I must order...More

Thank Glen M
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I think the restaurant provides some sort of support for older people - i think its like a collective. The waiter/boss was the only guy who spoke english, and he was quite bossy but in a good way - you know in a parent sort...More

Thank matty-os
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I was out walking and found the place it was not opened yet I came back at noon. I had corn soup and a Japanese curry cutlet (I was looking for protein) there were better sounding Items on the menu. The cutlet was good the...More

Thank Asiantraveler53
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food: although they still want to use all meat names (maybe it scares people less?), all the food we sampled was great and definitely makes going here worth a visit if you want to limit your meat/fish intake or if you are a vegetarian....More

Thank Tycho L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Impressed by the ambience of the restaurant. The ceiling is very high and gives the feeling of being in a Swiss chalet. The décor of using a lot of wood further confirms that impression. The retirees that work here are friendly and our waiter is...More

Thank ongaiai
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

The restaurant recently changed the menu, and they only provide vegetarian food. Three of us ordered Baked Portabella, Crispy Deep Fried Vegetarian Cutlet & Truffle Sauce Pasta to share, and all sets are inclusive of Soup Daily, i.e. Caulflower Soup. All food was tasty, however,...More

Thank ivyursula
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were invited by his sister to this very special restaurant. The employees are all retired people. The food was excellent, healthy and delicious. We had fresh sole with black beans sauce, fried prawn balls, sweet and sour pork, fried oysters, stir...More

2  Thank Roehamptonfoodie
Reviewed 16 January 2015

As other reviewers have said, the food and service is a match for anywhere. We really liked the idea of using retired people as waiters and enjoyed interesting conversations with several of the staff .... one man had lived in Glasgow !! We were staying...More

1  Thank Marjorie L
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Gingko House (171-173 Sai Yeung Choi Street North, Prince Edward ) provided organic vegetables and traditional chinese cuisine. It tasted good and the quality of food was high.

Thank Tiffany F
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Gingko House has a new branch at Jao Tsung-I Academy, 800 Castle Peak Road, Lai Chi Kok. Impressed by their insistence in using organic ingredients. And they hired retired people working there. All staff there are as competitive as young guys and even more polite...More

1  Thank Michelle N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Sheung Wan
  • Neighbourhood: Sheung Wan
  • Phone Number: 852-25451200
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