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47A Elgin Street, SOHO, Central, Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (27 reviews)
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Vietnamese, Asian, Chinese, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
47A Elgin Street, SOHO, Central, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Outstanding taste. Less so with the service. We’re a family of 5, and they forgot one of the dishes and when I reminded them I was served a different dish than what I had ordered and had to send it back and wait for my...More

Thank Line S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this place in Soho on our first night in Hong Kong. Great atmosphere in side with friendly staff. The food- pork dumplings, steamed and fried, Hoisin ribs(superb!), chilli chicken (hot- don't eat the chillis!!) and sticky rice. beer and Lychee bellini. Excellent food- in...More

Thank julie B
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Beginning the new year on a healthy note is always hard after the indulgences of Christmas and especially if you are doing dry Jan! We wanted to order a take away that was simply nutritious and delicious. Thanks to Cicada, an Asian fusion restaurant, we...More

Thank lgal87
Sunny S, Guest Relations Manager at Cicada, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Very glad to hear you had a great experience, our pleasure! Thanks Igal! :)

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

family of four ... one night in HK looking for something quick, reasonable and local. Cicada was excellent ... service good ... beer cold ... happy hour ... chilli chicken absolutely amazing

Thank RichD1234
Sunny S, Guest Relations Manager at Cicada, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thanks, Rich!

Reviewed 5 January 2018

Lively fun ambience, plenty of small plates on the menu both from the Cicada menu and from the neighboring mother restaurant Enoteca. Good, friendly and efficient service, keeping up the great group tradition, a place to come back to again and again and again -...More

Thank weberwest
Sunny S, Guest Relations Manager at Cicada, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Appreciated, feels good to have loyal guests around, who have seen it all and been here supporting us. Grateful. Thank you, Weberwest!

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve eaten a lot at Cicada. Both the old place as this new place (since a few years). Usually I bring a bunch of colleagues here and it’s always good. This time, I had the opportunity to bring along my family. Service was very friendly...More

Thank PeterWest_79
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The place is cozy and food is yum and delicious. Although the space is small but it is very clean and staffs are so happy to serve the people. I had fun spending my happy hours here while I was in Hongkong.

Thank Leeyo B
Sunny S, Guest Relations Manager at Cicada, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you Leeyo for a great feedback! :) When you're visiting Hong Kong again, you're warmly welcome! Have a great Christmas and Happy New Year, Leeyo!

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Went there with a group of business friends. Service attentive, food freshly prepared and served after only short waiting time. Big variety of choices. Recommendable place.

Thank traveller_dec_2014
Management response:Responded 19 September 2017

Appreciate your love, kind traveler! :)

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

As a frequent visitor to this place, I've brought many co-workers here. As always, out visit was really good. Make sure to not order all your food at the same time but with an interval, unless you're in a rush! Even with groups, food service...More

Thank PeterWest_79
Management response:Responded 30 July 2017

Blessings, Peter Westerneng! Appreciated for your kind words and being our one of a kind diner, it's our pleasure to have you!

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We ate here the first night of our visit. This place is worth a try, with good food and service. Just don't bother with the cocktails, they were far to sweet and bland. Go for a beer with the food and you're good!More

1  Thank Emil H
Management response:Responded 21 July 2017

Thank you, Emil! We obviously value your feedback and take a note that you did not enjoy the cocktail experience in Cicada. We pride ourselves on our food & beverage so I do believe that something went wrong. I'm looking forward having you back to...More

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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2 January 2018|
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Response from Thetexan2002 | Reviewed this property |
No, is not pure vegetarian. This is a small, casual, tapas bar. Good drinks, good tapas. But nothing spectacular.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47A Elgin Street, SOHO, Central, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 85226623882
  • E-mail
Cicada is Pan Asian street food style restaurant and bar offering amazing little dishes from all corners of Asia. Some are classics and some we've created using Asian cooking techniques and ingredient. A must try gem of a restaurant if you are in soho
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