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Best Restaurants in Hong Kong on a Budget

Our Tip Five Budget Bet Restaurants


Our best restaurants in Hong Kong list is a blend of good value with good food. These are the best restaurants in Hong Kong to get great food at great prices. We’ve split the list into five different cuisines, so your tastebuds can take a budget trip around the world.

1. Best Cantonese Food - Tsui Hang Village

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There’s an endless list of quality Cantonese restaurants in Hong Kong and few of them will break the bank, Tsui Hang Village gets the nod because of its friendliness to first time visitors. Cantonese cuisine restaurants in Hong Kong can be somewhat overwhelming, usually a chaotic clatter of dishes, chopsticks and Cantonese. Tsui Hang Village is all of those things, in fact, with seats for 400, Dim Sum lunches can look like a riot, but the staff are adept at both getting you too your seat and walking you through the selection. The menu is an encyclopaedic choice of Cantonese classics, from snack sized Dim Sum to the more controversial Shark Fin soup. Price – HK$180
  • Address: G/F, Miramar Shopping Centre, 132-134 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

2. Best Western Food – Al’s Diner

Als is a little slice of Americana in Hong Kong. Modelled on a 50’s diner, the place is stuffed with props stolen from the set of Happy Days, including jukeboxes, neon signs and records stapled to the wall. The food is about as fancy as the setting, with a selection of stick to the rib standards, like burgers and ribs, all washed down by bucket sized milkshakes. Steer clear of Al’s during weekends, when it tends to turn into an all drinking, all dancing bar for homesick expats. Price – HK$150
  • Address: 27-39 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong

3. Best Thai Food - Thai Basil

This chic designer restaurant set inside the Pacific Place Mall serves up fusion Thai food, mixing in touches of Malay, Chinese and other Asian influences to attract a young and boisterous crowd. Price – HK$200
  • Address: Pacific Place Mall, Admiralty

4. Best Indian Food - Bombay Dreams

A far cry from some of the dark and dingy dives in Chungking or Miramar Mansions, Bombay Dreams is a bubbly and upbeat Indian with an upmarket appeal. The menu is the standard line-up of very tasty Indian curries and tandoori dishes, as well as a few more exotic Goan offerings, all superbly executed. Their weekend buffets are famous; both for the length of the table and for the length of the queues.Price – HK$230
  • Address: Carfield Building, 75-77 Wyndham Street, Central

5. Best Something Different - Little Sheep

Little Sheep has become something of a local legend, and when the temperature turns south, you’ll often see Hong Kongers piling in for some of Little Sheep’s Mongolian Lamb Hot Pot. The menu of hot pots and stews, packed with veggies and choice cuts of meat, which you cook yourself, are an excellent way to fill up on food at a very fair price.Price – HK$180
  • Address: Causeway Bay Plaza Two, 463-483 Lockhart Road, Causeway Bay
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