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Open Kitchen

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中西区, 中環
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  • Youngdae L.
    "French toast and Prime angus burger are recommended!"(2 Tips)
    Jackie HJ C.
    "life is complete with salmon danish & soy latte"(2 Tips)
    Robert T.
    "bacon and egg sandwich comes on a crispy ciabatta roll"(2 Tips)
    Crème B.
    "lovely view & relax area in ifc shop, love their caramel latte..."(7 Tips)
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  • Mary N.
    Mary NgAugust 30, 2015
    Great lunch location with lots of lunch sets at good price. Scallop with organic rice is delicious, juicy and tasty but the beetroot salad is too chunky and not tasty.
  • Veronica T.
    Veronica TuasonApril 27, 2016
    This is my favourite spot in the IFC. I always get their smoothies - my favourite being blueberry or green apple. It's so refreshing and not very sweet and satisfying after a bit of walking around.
  • Jessie L.
    Jessie LeeAugust 5, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great casual lunch place. There's a salad bar and Asian food bar, with a few selections of booze. If you feel slightly luxurious, you can sit in their restaurant part and order from the set menu.
  • Krist N.
    Krist N.December 30, 2013
    One of the best places in IFC to sit down, have a cuppa, savor some Danish pastries or sandwiches and just people watch. Definitely a go to place after a long day of shopping!
  • Katrina Z.
    Katrina ZaiSeptember 21, 2014
    I like coming here to rest from walking around Central & IFC. Coffee is decent and good pastries for snacking. The tables are usually full but the counter seats have the best view of the harbour.
  • Christopher G.
    Christopher GallagaJanuary 16, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    This place has been one of the consistently best cafe-bistros in Hong Kong for decades. Wish I could work with such an exceptional team.
  • John Jonas L.
    John Jonas LiuAugust 19, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Great lunch options here with salad, vege, or even Chinese steam fish and cha siu... etc. you won't be disappointed. The only problem is getting a seat.
  • Tony P.
    Tony PoonJuly 5, 2015
    The food was quite good and reasonable with a wide range of choices. The service was slow. It would be great to see the waitstaff smile once in awhile.
  • Youngdae L.
    Youngdae LeeDecember 25, 2012
    French toast and Prime angus burger are recommended!
    Upvoted Mar 15
  • Brian
    BrianMay 30, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Best ice latte based drinks-locally roasted beans-double shots by default - excellent Wega espresso machine. Use a dedicated bean for espresso. Excellent sea view. Some other simplylife not as good.
  • Robert T.
    Robert TrioSeptember 8, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The bacon and egg sandwich comes on a crispy ciabatta roll with a slight taste of mustard. It's a quick go breakfast.
  • KITCHEN MAISON HONG KONG
    KITCHEN MAISON HONG KONGNovember 22, 2011
    Cant go wrong with any of their pasta and bread items which are customizable. Come after 2pm to avoid the IFC office crowd.
  • René T.
    René TheilNovember 7, 2013
    All dishes good and fresh. Never had a disappointment here. Staff good but little "too efficient" meaning doing their job but no smiles or personal touches.
  • Crème B.
    Crème BrûléeDecember 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    lovely view & relax area in ifc shop, love their caramel latte...
  • APRILIDER
    APRILIDERNovember 28, 2011
    Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
  • Jasmine
    JasmineOctober 31, 2015
    Very efficient meal for 200+ per person. Harbor view with construction site in between.
  • Nigel O.
    Nigel OSeptember 14, 2013
    Great food but a little expensive. Nice restaurant/cafe but the staff are unimaginably rude and only attentive to get you out asap
  • Angelina C.
    Angelina ChuApril 6, 2016
    Good place to chill with a good view over the central ferry terminal on a fine day.
  • Mel A.
    Mel AdamsSeptember 2, 2011
    Normally a nice view for lunch but lots of construction going on at the moment. Awesome sandwiches- not sure about the coffee though. Is great if you get a flavored latte but otherwise a bit bland.
  • Surfcity_98
    Surfcity_98August 12, 2011
    Great pumpkin soup and ham And cheese sandwich. Problem of lack of space for seating at lunch time...
  • Helena B.
    Helena BelmonteSeptember 18, 2013
    The squid ink rice is delicious. As are the pastas. Not bad!
  • Claudia L.
    Claudia LiAugust 28, 2015
    Decent food at reasonable price. Booking is a must at peak hours.
  • Joshua L.
    Joshua LoryJanuary 6, 2015
    Cappuccino with extra shot. Do it.
  • Marcel E.
    Marcel EkkelMarch 11, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    "fresh" juices, muesli with fruit, fresh bread and good coffee. Yup, good to pick up breakfast here.
  • Chelsea S.
    Chelsea SoMay 12, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Get here before the workday lunch rush if you want a seat!
  • James
    JamesMarch 6, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Best soy latte in town and pretty decent and friendly service from staff
  • Francisco L.
    Francisco LopezFebruary 11
    A lot of healthy options, fair prices, the seating area is comfortable but small.
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroMarch 6, 2011
    Great place for Sunday brunch. Order the big English breakfast!
  • Live T.
    Live TSNovember 24, 2012
    French toast with caramelised banana is tops!
  • Lauren P.
    Lauren PringleNovember 8, 2015
    The small salad selection looks like a small box but the staff really pack the four toppings in! Generous portions.
  • Brian N.
    Brian NeuDecember 28, 2016
    Lunch: Sweet and sour pork. Chocolate croissant's not too bad
  • Olga K.
    Olga KFebruary 1, 2013
    Prime angus burger was undercooked as well as NZ lamb chops:(
  • Jason Tse
    Jason TseJanuary 2, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    the take-out seating area usually will expand after 2:30pm.
  • Erica F.
    Erica FongAugust 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice sandwiches and a divine ginger tea with milk and honey!
  • Joel S.
    Joel SavitzkyMay 23, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Horseradish. Salmon. Sandwich.
  • Alex
    AlexFebruary 8, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    They call eggs Benedict "poached eggs" and they were drenched in sauce- had better
  • Jackie HJ C.
    Jackie HJ ChoDecember 8, 2012
    life is complete with salmon danish & soy latte
  • Will
    WillNovember 20, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The frisee salad with organic egg and pancetta is muy bueno.
  • Kenneth T.
    Kenneth TAugust 9, 2014
    Nice place sat morning
  • Andrew A.
    Andrew AuDecember 16, 2011
    More comfortable than starbucks and better food and coffee!
  • Elaine C.
    Elaine ChowMay 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Fresh orange juice, pastries and salad
  • Therese N.
    Love their Chicken Burger and Blueberry Smoothies!
  • Angel L.
    Angel LawMay 31, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Croissants are surprisingly goood!
  • Allison L.
    Allison LiFebruary 27, 2015
    Favorite salad take out place!
  • Francesca Y.
    Francesca YeungJanuary 18, 2016
    Gnocchi seafood stew
  • Michele L.
    Michele LaiNovember 8, 2011
    Pumpkin & Ginger Soup! Best soothing threats after hard work.
  • uuuuuuuuuuki
    uuuuuuuuuukiJune 30, 2012
    Great salad bar...^^!!
  • Kathy W.
    Kathy WongFebruary 5, 2012
    Ordered English breakfast but a bit disappointed coz the bacon and toast are burnt...
  • Helena D.
    Helena DezsiJanuary 27
    Been here 5+ times
    Salad, sandwiches, coffee
  • j C.
    j ClemmieMay 11, 2015
    The food are really good but too oily~
  • Pink S.
    Pink SasipornAugust 12, 2011
    http://www.bloggang.com/viewdiary.php?id=vodca&month=08-2011&date=09&group=17&gblog=194
  • Sarah M.
    Sarah MakOctober 10, 2010
    Love the Parma Ham Roll for breakfast!
  • David B.
    David BoulangerDecember 22, 2014
    Get the 'flat white'
  • James
    JamesMarch 6, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Bread and butter pudding is also nice
  • Chloe N.
    Chloe NipDecember 10, 2011
    Overpriced food, plates are not warm, before you finished your meal, food is already cold. The lamb has no rosemary, the cod is not fresh
  • Justin C.
    Justin ChenAugust 26, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Chocolate Danish, yum yum
  • Alex L.
    Alex LobovOctober 26, 2014
    Average coffee but the place looks great and I dig their sandwiches.
  • Ivan V.
    Ivan VaniaJune 4, 2011
    Caesar Salad is the worst I've ever tried. Lot of lettuce, very little of the rest
  • Kath M.
    Kath MorrisonDecember 8, 2011
    Get the good seats under the stairs
  • Pixoria W.
    Pixoria WongDecember 31, 2010
    Go for the angus burger!
  • Roger P.
    Roger PriceMarch 18, 2012
    great salads
  • Alex P.
    Alex PangDecember 18, 2010
    Best coffee in HK
  • Pink S.
    Pink SasipornAugust 12, 2011
    Good Cappuccino
  • stoutyHK
    stoutyHKJanuary 11, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Nice breakfast bacon and egg sandwich. $24
  • Gloria
    GloriaNovember 18, 2010
    Salad & Smoothie!
  • Wenlin L.
    Wenlin LiMay 26, 2010
    Lunch place for IFC ppl
  • VK
    VKJuly 20, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Too pricy!!!
  • Chin L.
    Chin LeeSeptember 3, 2013
    Too noisy!
  • Saurabh A.
    Saurabh AgarwalDecember 18, 2009
    Overpriced. Mediocre pasta and wine. Come for lunch and the view
  • Michael L.
    Michael LoganDecember 20, 2009
    Agreed. Way over priced. $22 for a Coke Light!!
  • Andrei F.
    Andrei FiberNovember 2, 2013
    Вкусные корзинки с черникой и клубникой
  • Minyoung N.
    Minyoung NohDecember 5, 2015
    분위기좋고, 친절함. IFC몰 간다면 가시방문 예정-
  • K k.
    K kkkkkkkkJanuary 18, 2014
    계속계속 오고싶은곳
  • Somayh A.
    Somayh AlnaimJanuary 18, 2016
    Cinnamon puff ❤️❤️🔥
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