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Lock Cha Tea Shop

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
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Hong Kong Park, Admiralty, Hong Kong, China
Name/address in local language
852-28017177
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Today
10:30 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 10:30 - 18:00
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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here was absolutely amazing! Such a great range, which tasted so so good! And it was all veggie, which was a plus because I could choose anything off the menu. Excellent service, friendly staff. Thank you! If I ever come back to HK, I'll definitely be back. :)

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Thank Suky17
New York, New York, United States
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who knew there were so many different types of dumplings?!? And each one more delicious than the next. I can't wait to go to this restaurant again.

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Thank SwamiAsokananda
Hong Kong, China
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94 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in Hong Kong Park in busy Admiralty, this is a very enjoyable experience -- if you come at the right time. At lunchtime during the week, it is crowded with office workers and on weekends it is packed (like every place is in Hong Kong). But if you come during the week in the afternoon when it is not... More 

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Thank Robert B
Hong Kong, China
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72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice location and surroundings...thats' it Service was poor : bad English, could not really explain what the various dishes were, bringing everything at the same time... Teas overpriced...mineral water even more Food was mostly tasteless Very poor experience in a city where it is so easy to find good dim sum

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Thank cyril_lm2013
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They shoved us in the corner... refer to photo for a sense of the atmosphere. The tea was good. The food was okay, if overpriced.

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Thank Largepork
HONG KONG
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952 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit pricey eating dim sum and drinking tea at Lock Cha Tea Shop. Not worth the money where you can have cheaper and better dim sum and tea in Hong Kong.

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Thank Quack H
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

What a great way to Get a Little fresh air and a good couple of tea Personal are very gentile Great quality and variety of teas Thanks for the help in choosing a tea

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Thank F C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Really authentic tea shop. Lovely little tea pots with lots of tea to try. You can order dim sum as well which was great quality though small portions, ideal for a snack. If your looking to have a Chinese tea experience than this lovely little place in Hong Kong park is well worth a visit. There's also a small museum... More 

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Thank Ja449mes
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

The restaurant has an intimate seating arrangement, perfect for a dinner with friends and family. It has backdrop of the HK Park that adds to its quietude. The variety of vegetarian appetisers available is wonderful. Desserts are great, although the best part is the people who run the place! They are involved, interested and hospitable. Thanks for the lovely experience!

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Thank shradhdhas
Hong Kong, China
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134 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

My friend wanted to have some dim sum and we decided to go for Lock Cha Tea Shop. It was late, around 7, so no one serious would eat dim sum at that time in Hong Kong. Surprisingly, they still had some choice and it was absolutely fantastic. Prepare to drink tea as it's obligatory in this place. The choice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 18:00
Thursday
10:30 - 18:00
Friday
10:30 - 18:00
Saturday
10:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hong Kong Park, Admiralty, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-28017177

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central

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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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