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47A Elgin Street, SOHO, Central, Hong Kong http://www.enoteca.hk/cicada/cicada.html, China
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85226623882
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Enfield, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited twice October 2016. The set lunch is very reasonable and very good. Happy hour prices in the afternoon are also very reasonable. The prices for the tapas in the evening appeared to be quite expensive, by comparison. Perhaps this is to be expected in Hong Kong. Service excellent.

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Thank Graham R
Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Hong Kong for a stopover with nothing plan as to where to eat, and walked into Cicada based on menu options and lunch specials. We were blown away by the quality of the food! Portions were ample, more than expected for "sharing plates". We had rich curry &roti, pumpkin, lentil and spinach curry with jasmine rice and... More 

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Thank Cardinal2010
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We had planned to eat at a more well known place in Soho but that had a wait of an hour or more. Which was lucky or we wouldn't have found Cicada. Amazing food, lots of small plates, great combo of Asian with plenty of spicy dishes. Affordable cocktails, that doesn't mean nasty, it means good and you can afford... More 

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Hong Kong
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We visited this restaurant on Oct 27, 2016, after reading good reviews on Tripadvisor. It is run by the Enotica group, which includes Enoteca, the Parish, Iberico & Co, and the Phoenix. It was relocated from Shelly St next to the escalator, and is now next door to Enoteca, which makes it extremely convenient as you can order from menus... More 

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We used to love this restaurant when it was on the Escalator and it was a pleasure to see it reopened on Elgin. We have used it twice in the passed couple of weeks for lunch using set menu. There is always a good and varied choice of dishes and the price includes unlimited fruit tea which is very refreshing.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We took 5 dishes for two; vegetable rolls, tuna, duck dumplings, tofu cakes and fresh mango sushi with caramel dip. It was amazing! Each better than before! And dessert crowned our meal! Really friendly place with reasonable prices. I really can recommend this place! 5 dishes and two beers; 551 HKD

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45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The food here was just mouth watering. Glad I came here with my family so we had the excuse to order lots, try a little each and then order more of what we liked or try something new. Not disappointed by any of the dishes and the cocktail list is great and reasonably priced. Just be careful how many dishes... More 

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Salzburg, Austria
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Love this new addition to restaurants on Elgin Street. It has a cool street food vibe and much attention was paid to the interior. We had a few very good dishes (Vietnamese Spring Rolls and Veggie Dumplings) and some were just ok (crab cakes) but surely that is put to the individual tastebuds. The portions were bigger than expected. Service... More 

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Cicada has a great happy hour and you can enjoy $35 HKD cocktails from 3.30pm until 7.30pm. I always arrive at 6pm to take full advantage and start to order food when it's finishing. The Tapas are a selection of Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian / Asian Fusion and are all delicious. It's a shame they took the coconut chicken skewers... More 

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Thank Shananakinz
robcoophk, Owner at Cicada, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments and i really appreciate your feedback on the Peking duck pancakes. Let me check into that as they have been great. I'll aslo talk to chef about the Coconut skewers too. We actually had to drop around 20% of the old menu as the new kitchen is smaller, but we do rotate items though... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you are looking for a fresh, wonderful, dining experience try this restaurant! We stopped in for lunch and sampled many Asian tapas; So many choices and all of them were fresh, spicy and delicious. Green papaya salad, crispy eggplant, tingling szehaun chicken, hoisin ribs, curry and roti. The staff and chef were all very friendly too. We wished they... More 

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robcoophk, Owner at Cicada, responded to this review

Karen Thank you so much for your posting its just so wonderful to be back open again and satiating guests with our food warmest regards Robert and Kim Owners More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 64
Cuisine
Indian, Vietnamese, Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47A Elgin Street, SOHO, Central, Hong Kong http://www.enoteca.hk/cicada/cicada.html, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong
  • Phone Number: 85226623882
Description
Cicada is Pan Asian street food style restaurant and bar offering amazing little dishes from all corners of Asia. Some are classics and some we've created using Asian cooking techniques and ingredient. A must try gem of a restaurant if you are in soho

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?