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Tai Cheong Bakery

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35 Lydhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, China
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07:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my to-go place for egg tart. Every time travel to HongKong, I have to buy at least a dozen for my mum. Best egg tart I've ever had! One tip, no matter how many you've bought, always make sure to try one when it is still warm :)

Thank Melonie B
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really yummy egg tarts, one of the best that I have ever eaten. About HKD 100 for a dozen of them only.

Thank GohWL
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The tarts were nothing special and the pastry wasn't that crumbly and the filling was not nice. Really disappointed as I had heard such good things about their egg tarts.

Thank yv0nnet
Homer, Alaska
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106 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I'm not sure I'd recommend this as a destination by itself, but it is an easy side-trip from the escalator on the way to Man Mo Temple. Egg custard was delicious, reminiscent of childhood treats in England and not something I find in the U.S.

Thank Catriona R
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Little bites of buttery goodness and fresh from the oven. Definitely worth the short walk from IFC mall - a definite must!

Thank foofurman
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

They were fresh out of the oven but I think expansion has ruined the taste. Pastry was flat and filling wasn't authentic. Like it has been made in a central kitchen somewhere and delivered to shop. I rarely give anything a poor review but this gets my thumbs down. Won't be back in a hurry. If you need a baseline... More 

Thank elainelge
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

The best egg tarts I had in my life! You can go in expecting to have just one, but I bet you won't have just one. It's sooo good!

Thank Steve S
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We had expected a local cha chan teng and it turns out to be a bakery. Ordered their tarts and they were nice and warm. The crust was nice, different from Honolulu's which was flaky. Nice to try if you are around the area but not a detour.

Thank Matthew N
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Love the egg tarts here. Best eaten fresh and you will need more than one! So good I had them twice in 3 days.

Thank Sel29
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

A famous egg tart shop and that means you need to queue. Even though the queue is quite a long one, it doesn't really take too long until I got hold of the yummy egg tarts. If you like your crust crispy; more like biscuit type, you will love this. Even though I am one of those people who prefer... More 

Thank yyenyin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Lydhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-25443475

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central

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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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