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Maxim's Palace Chinese Restaurant

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Neighbourhood:
Central
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City Hall Low Block, 2nd Floor, Hong Kong, China
Name/address in local language
852-25211303
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Today
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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428 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the lunch at their Airport outlet just after arrival. We were quickly taken to our table and service was prompt. As the place is spacious, one doesnt feel there is a crowd or too noisy. Perfect lunch venue for after arrival or before departure. The goose and century eggs were better than expected, the goose was tender and tasty.

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United Kingdom
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161 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Get there early they said, use the app they said. Turns out doing either isn't easy - the trek from the metro is not much fun and the app is impossible to find. Don't get caught out going to the cafe on the first floor, it's the place with the huge queue outside on the second floor you want. The... More 

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Thank Visidigi
Hong Kong, China
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54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

If you have a lot of time to kill, this is tye place to be for some nice dim sum. The wait is usually very long but the food is excellent. Variety is one of the best in Hong Kong and is very tasty. The downside is that this is not a cheap place to eat. But if you love... More 

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Thank Justin W
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Waited for over 30 minutes for someone to take my order, food was mediocre at very best. Prices were extremely high for the quality of food and service.

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1 Thank Murad M
Clareville, Australia
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Beautiful surroundings and views - food good but not as good as some little much less comfortable places. A haven before or after a must-do visit to the nearby Maritime Museum.

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Thank Judith H
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

If you are in HK and you want dim sum, this is the place to go to! Massive place and they do not take reservations. There is a long queue, averaging 45 minutes to an hour, but the wait is worth it! The dim sum comes around in these carts and you have to be quick to hail down the... More 

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Thank RoniB85
Guangzhou, China
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We arrived just after 9 on Sunday morning and got a table right away. After maybe half an hour or less people started to wait, so getting there early is a must. The food was so tasty! The carts went around regularly, they had signs in English and Chinese, and the tea was also good, with lots of water refills.... More 

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Thank Beezel44
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Girlies loved this one - great for families, traditional trolley service, a bit on the pricey side, but worth it. Best hargow we have had!

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Thank 2015Sarahv2015
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2016

A very colonial setting, but with a very original dim sum experience, with all varieties. The mango pudding was amazing

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Singapore
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

this place firstly was hard to locate for me as a tourist. City Hall building had no clear signages from the MTR. food wise, Dim sum was extremely expensive for food that doesn't taste good. cheong fun skin was thick, push carts were not making their rounds regularly. I had to walk around to look for the items I wanted.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: City Hall Low Block, 2nd Floor, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-25211303

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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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