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Lock Cha Tea Shop

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Central
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Hong Kong Park, Admiralty, Hong Kong, China
Name/address in local language
852-28017177
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Today
10:30 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 10:30 - 18:00
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last orders an hour before closing time, pricey, forced to order and pay for tea. You also really have to take your time to go there, it's about 15-20 minutes from central and admiralty. Not a fan

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Thank Klara M
Dublin, Ireland
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tea house is in the Hong Kong Park, easy to get to, and such a beautiful location. A little walk in the park, followed by Dim Sum in the Tea House, is a lovely interlude to the hectic life around Central! The building looks very old, beautiful wooden floors, nice shutters on the windows, nice furniture. They have a... More 

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Thank mimiDublin_Ireland
Palo Alto, California
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

After reading all of the positive reviews, my friend and I were excited to visit this place. However, we left extremely disappointed. After we were seated and given menus, we were completely ignored by multiple members of the wait staff. One waiter even served the table right next to us while facing us and pointedly ignored us even though we... More 

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Thank Stephanie L
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We really wanted to try tea and dim sum whilst in Hong Kong but being vegetarian we found this very challenging. We were best excited to find this place and were not disappointed! We had read some reviews that advised pre-booking but we went on a weekday just after this lunchtime rush (1ish) and sat straight down without a reservation.... More 

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I recently visited Hong Kong with two of my daughters who are both vegan, so of course we had to find vegan dim sum. We were all very happy in finding this teahouse in a beautiful location right inside Hong Kong park. We made reservations online. Everything we ordered was delicious ,very fresh and tasty. There are many Tea selections.... More 

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Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

As a Chinese that having "yum cha" every Sunday, it's a shame that I have to say the tea I had at Lock Cha was the first PROPER tea I ever had, so good!!! I'd rate 5 star for their tea and service, but 3/5 for their food. Do tell the waiters what type of tea/flavour you prefer, or even... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Stopped here for lunch on recommendation of a friend. Great tea selection (there's a lot) - I had the rose tea and my wife green tea, both enjoyed. Menu is veggie dim sum, which was a welcome change from the places we had been lunching in. Nice dumplings, spring rolls etc, did feel a bit different to the standard HK... More 

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Thank swimwithtrees
London, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I had the steamed mushroom vegetables, mixed mushrooms shaped mai and steamed vegetables which were all excellent. I would definitely recommend this place!

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Thank Amy A
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Love the experience it was really nice, the staff take the time to explain you each and everything. The food is delicious and the choice of teas extensive. Worth a try !

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Thank MochiSucre
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The food here was absolutely amazing! Such a great range, which tasted so so good! And it was all veggie, which was a plus because I could choose anything off the menu. Excellent service, friendly staff. Thank you! If I ever come back to HK, I'll definitely be back. :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 18:00
Thursday
10:30 - 18:00
Friday
10:30 - 18:00
Saturday
10:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hong Kong Park, Admiralty, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-28017177

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central

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Central
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 quiet, hidden gems. Nestled between office towers are wet markets and some of the city’s oldest restaurants dating back to the 1960s. Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Retreat from the crowds by exploring beautifully restored historical buildings and even a green oasis of botanical gardens.
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