5 Oldest Restaurants in Hong Kong that you must experience now! (before it's too late)

5 Oldest Restaurants in Hong Kong that you must experience now! (before it's too late)

Hong Kong has been known as the Asia’s World City. The diversity of the people is everywhere, sharing different cultures, passions, and especially the food which I found it very hard to resist.

And if you are a traveler who loves to explore unique dining experience, then you must check these oldest Hong Kong restaurants. One of them is now more than 100-years old!


Gaddi’s, The Peninsula

Age: 66 years old

Located in The Peninsula, Gaddi’s is the first restaurant in Hong Kong to serve truly exquisite European cuisine, with a posh dining room fitted with opulent embellishments to complete the classical experience.

Location: 1/F The Peninsula, 22 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

The Peak Lookout

Age: 72 years old

The Peakout Lookout was opened in 1947 as The Peak Café before going under renovation and being renamed The Peak Lookout in 2001. The restaurant offers a wide variety of international dishes and is a tried-and-tested spot for special occasion dining.

Location: 121 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong

Tai Ping Koon Restaurant

Age: 82 years old

Tai Ping Koon Restaurant is a firm favourite amongst Hong Kongers, first opened in 1860 in Guangdong before coming to Hong Kong in 1937. The family-run restaurant serves east-meets-west cuisine that blends western classics with Hong Kong flavours.

Location: G/F, 60 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong

Jimmy’s Kitchen

Age: 92 years old

Originally opened in 1928 in Wan Chai, Jimmy’s Kitchen moved to Central after the Second World War to cater to American and British soldiers who were stationed in Hong Kong. The culinary institution is a must-visit to experience old school dining.

Location: G/F South China Building, 1-3 Wyndham Street, Central.

Lin Heung Tea House

Age: 101 years old

First opened in Guangdong in 1889, Lin Heung Tea House expanded to Hong Kong in 1918 with three branches in the city. Today, just one branch remains. The quaint tea house is one of the only institutions left in the city serves dim sum from a trolley.

Address: 160-164 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong
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You've never totally experience the authentic HK dining experience without visiting these remarkable Hong Kong's dining institutions.

Marked these in your Hong Kong itinerary!


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