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Kau Kee Restaurant

G/F., 21 Gough Street, Mid-Level, Central, Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (55 reviews)
“clear soup” (17 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Soups
G/F., 21 Gough Street, Mid-Level, Central, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed yesterday

After a 20-hour journey, we finally arrived in Central on a Friday night, tired and hungry. With a short line out the door at 9:30pm, Kau Kee was the place. We ordered takeaway to avoid having to crowd into a table with the door open...More

Thank cosmotron
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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here after a friend recommended a visit. Enjoyed a trip up the mid-level escalators first, then made our way to Kau Kee. It was brightly lit, very busy and we were shown to 2 free seats on a small canteen-like table of 8. They...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food is well priced and very tasty! We returned the following night for more. Both times, there was a long queue but it moves quite quickly but be prepared to share a table!

Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a big fan of noodle soup in general, particularly beef brisket, I had high expectations. The noodles were great - I would go back just to try another type of noodle. Beef was tender and the soup was good. Not an overwhelming amount of...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to try this place for a while but kept missing it on my trips to HK. While the beef brisket is good, it is quite expensive. Coupled with long queue and a grumpy casher I am not sure if I will return. It is...More

Thank kschak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was eating alone that day in Hong Kong and was happy to have been adviced into Kau Kee. In this local noodle restaurant one gets seated at tables with other guests and so you quickly get into conversation when enjoying the great, great food.

Thank Jan D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

With over 90 years of history on Gough Street, Kau Kee still never fails to deliver its most popular Beef Brisket Noodles in Clear Broth. What distinguishes Kau Kee from other noodle restaurants is that they only serve Beef Brisket in clear broth and curry...More

3  Thank Shopneer
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is one of the most famous beef brisket places in HK, and a fav. amongst the locals. As a big lover of beef brisket noodles, I thought this place was a bit overrated. Their soup base really is amazing and aromatic but the beef...More

Thank broy7
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Was encouraged by locals to try Kau Kee and I made a beeline for it right after lunch since it was close to my hotel. Worth making room for in my tummy. I had the clear soup option and the soup and noodles were light...More

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Expect a super long queue during opening and lunch timing. Try their beef brisket and curry beef, worth the wait!

Thank PinXun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G/F., 21 Gough Street, Mid-Level, Central, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Sheung Wan
  • Neighbourhood: Sheung Wan
  • Phone Number: 852-28150123
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