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Under the Bridge Spicy Crab

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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405 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China
Name/address in local language
852-25737698
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12:00 - 06:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 06:00
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New York City, New York
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were very pleased with this recommendation. The crab was fresh-fresh and prepared very nicely; spicy with plenty of garlic. I am told this style of cooking has its roots with the Tanka boat people. The green beans were perfect and the crispy skin on the pork belly was exceptional. It is an art to cook away the fat but... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was not as good as reviewed. The crab was so so. The morning glory dish was so so much oil. The price is expensive and the staff cannot speak English. Wont come again.

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Thank Hang T
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the place for the third time in 4 years and was still very satisfied with the food, beer, and atmosphere. I love Hong Kong!

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Hong Kong
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126 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our de facto place for 1st time tourists in Hong Kong because of the special way the crab is cooked and the other food items and it is in the middle of the city so one can do other activities after the dinner or lunch. Main dish here is really the garlic crab and then a mix of... More 

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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126 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the set meant for 6 people (for 5 of us). It included a seafood soup, 2 large prawns, 2 crabs, 1 vegetable, 1 noodle and 1 roast platter. Food was so so. Not particularly good. Nor was the food bad. Crab seasoning wasn't bad, quite interesting. The other things were average. Service was good. Ambience alright too. The bill... More 

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Sydney
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in Hong Kong one must visit The Peek, Lan Kwai Fong and Under the Bridge Spicy Crab restaurant. Situated in Causeway Bay, this place is an authentic chilli crab eatery, complete with fish tanks to pick your crabs (or massive shrimp! The biggest I've ever seen) and amazingly quick service. I highly recommend this restaurant if you really love... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We were staying at a nearby hotel and this seemed a good option to try out. A friendly English speaking waiter briefed us on the spicy crab option but I must confess we were led to believe that the 4 people menu option would be adapted for 2 people. It wasn't. The actual spicy crab didn't seem to have a... More 

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Hampshire
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Liked the sound of this place and decided to give it a go despite the mixed reviews. The food was OK - extensive menu and no doubt there are some great dishes there. Mine was OK - not exceptional at all. Service was efficient although communication was stilted - the waitress tried hard so fair play to her. Good value... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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141 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The staff were very helpful. Service and the selection of food was great. I went with a selection of appetisers and each of them were delicious. I would happily return.

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New York City, New York
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32 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We paid US $90.00+ for a crab that besides the 2 claws had very little meat else where. Yes it was delicious, but expensive. There are no prices on the menu, most everything says "MARKET PRICE", but I think it is "locals market price" or "TOURISTS market price", when they handed us a little piece of paper written with the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$39 - US$63
Cuisine
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 06:00
Monday
12:00 - 06:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 06:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 06:00
Thursday
12:00 - 06:00
Friday
12:00 - 06:00
Saturday
12:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Phone Number: 852-25737698

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Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
Wan Chai and Causeway Bay are the retail centres of Hong Kong Island. Filled with shops, malls and restaurants, both areas are bustling with people – tourists and locals alike. Causeway Bay has one of the highest rents on the planet, and is a bit more polished and modern than its Wan Chai counterpart. Beneath the surface there is more than meets the eye – find boutique stores in the above ground floors of buildings and wander into side streets to find interesting restaurants and shops tucked away from the main roads. Wan Chai especially has experienced a modern revival in recent times, with an influx of trendy restaurants and bars around the Star Street area. In addition, both areas contain many of Hong Kong’s iconic tourist attractions worthy of your visit.
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