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Luk Yu Tea House

No.24-26 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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“pork liver” (9 reviews)
“almond soup” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
No.24-26 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Luk Yu is an age old institution and traditional chinese restaurant with an interesting old decor which looks like from the 1920's. However, Dim Sum served is average and overpriced. For example, a wonton soup bowl and glutinous rice wrap would set you back HKD...More

Thank TokyoJoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located within a very gorgeous park. Can easily be mistaken as a gallery as the exterior of the restaurant can be deceiving with limited signs addressing it as a restaurant. Despite being a busy Sunday throughout town, this was the one tea restaurant serving some...More

Thank ceceh
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading some of these negative reviews, I wasn’t too sure about the place, but decided to give it a go since it came well recommended. I have to say that the service was great and friendly, and the food was delicious and fresh. My...More

2  Thank AlansJourney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Luk Yu has maintained that 30s feeling so the venue is an experience in itself. Try the authentic sweet & sour pork (made with plum preserve and hawthorn). Highly advisable to visit with a Cantonese speaker. The meny is in Chinese and there are certain...More

1  Thank Tassos K
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

When to Luk Yu for tim sum during this HK trip. The last visit was 6 yrs ago. Found place to be looking same old fashioned place. Although there are plenty of waiters they are not so welcoming n helpful in interpreting the menu in...More

Thank Charles L
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Dim sum was excellent in this restaurant and their signature pork liver dim sum was simply delicious. Pork ribs was also nice and it was quite different from the ones I’ve had in Hong Kong but it was simply nice. Egg tarts and char siu...More

1  Thank Joanna_CF
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a old traditional Chinese club restaurant that offers interesting dim sum. They have the normal dim sum and also something extraodinary as well from their chef's creations.

1  Thank edwardtang
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I have lived in HK for 9 months so far and my British partner has lived in HK for 9 years. We just didn't have chances to go to this famous dim sum place as we ideally don't come to Central on weekends and finally...More

1  Thank SuzuRNB
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Don't waste your time coming here. The offerings were poor and the prices exorbitant. The half-hearted service merely capped off what was already a wasted meal.

Thank mizadder
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We saw some unfavorable reviews and we Thot give it a chance and we decided to try so we can confirm the reviews. Dim sum - if you have eaten dim sum then you will rate this as very poor quality. Not fresh and over...More

Thank 710sandyt
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
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14 December 2017|
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Response from pemin | Reviewed this property |
Both of the time i’ve been there it wasn’t so difficult to get a table. They just don’t do a reservation. Well I suggest just don’t go there on a regular meal time a bit before or after is great. When you there go upstairs... More
Ryan R
21 November 2017|
Response from Carapipi | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so...we just turned up ourselves and got a table for 5...but if it is the weekend evenings, and if it is possible then I would advise it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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