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13 Southside Street, Plymouth PL1 2LA, England
+44 1752 224777
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
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Devon, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We made an impromptu visit to Plymouth Barbican and as a restaurant we had visited before was full we found Hakka, which would now be our first choice. We only ordered main courses - all three were very nice indeed. Coupled with a lovely environment and quick and friendly service, we are looking forward to going again! I ought to... More 

Thank Jude_18a
Level Contributor
147 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The selection of dim sum could be much much more, we couldn't get a nice seafood variety and wished there were more seafood dim sum. The price was also prohibitive compared to its competition.

Thank skm2012
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tend to go to Hakka as a family, usually as a special occasion. The experience is always great with real authentic food. We've never had a bad dish from here! & Staff are all very friendly and attentive. We were sat at a table with a rotating platform which was a great way of easily sharing food between the... More 

Thank petermay94
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2,369 reviews
1,451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6,475 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Hakka food is consistently good, most especially the Dim Sum. The only slight reservation we have about coming here is that the service on some nights or times of night can be sluggish, either because of understaffing or because preference seems sometimes to be given to big groups or favoured regulars. We came back because we were reminded of the... More 

Thank Jannerbloke
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Hakka for our Xmas party, only a small group of 6. We were seated but left for 10 minutes with no menu and then had to ask for menu's and also no drinks order was taken, once we got over this we chose our starters which then took 50mins-hour to arrive, and again we had to ask for... More 

1 Thank XMissJayX
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217 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

My family have been coming to Hakka for birthday celebrations for a number of years now, ever since we found it almost by accident in it's upstairs location at the top of Southside Street. Each time we come, we marvel yet again at the quality of the food, the sweetness of the service and the hospitality of Johnny, the master... More 

1 Thank JLloydLondon
Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The satay sauce of this restaurant is surprisingly the best satay sauce I have tasted so far. Every time I came, I always order the chilli garlic king prawn. It is crispy and very delicious. The waitresses always treat me very good with smiles and laughters creating a wonderful atmosphere. Definitely the best chinese restaurant in town.

1 Thank rc_1218
Ilmington, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Despite the early hour - 6:30pm - this fairly intimate little restaurant was nearly full with a large party of mature Chinese enjoying a celebration. Attentive service from two very polite young waitresses. Not the fastest, but I've been places where it has been a lot slower. Worth the short wait. Dim Sum were perfect. Duck with Ginger and Spring... More 

1 Thank rpscott
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I took my wife and friends here last night to celebrate my wife's birthday. After taking our order we waited 90 minutes for our entree to be served and then I think we would have waited longer had I not complained. The mains were delivered over a period of 15minutes which was not good. The warm plates had gone cold,... More 

Thank KevinPlymouth
Tavistock, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We had planned to visit the noodle lounge as it's our favourite place to eat authentic Chinese food in Plymouth but it was closed. A member of staff suggested we try it and we did, albeit in a rather reluctant way. What a treat! Our reluctance was unfounded and the service, food and drinks were great. We had an 8... More 

1 Thank kearnie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Southside Street, Plymouth PL1 2LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 224777
Proud to present our Fresh Homemade Dim Sum for your pleasure, traditionally used by weary merchant along the Silk Road. Dim Sum means to touch the heart and we hope our efforts give you the same satisfaction. With acclaimed chefs from Hong Kong, Hakka promises to provide you a variety of delicate Chinese Dim Sum and authentic Asian dishes. The elegant and classic interior also offers you a delightful place to enjoy Cantonese-style cuisines and to experience the excitements of oriental dinning.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?