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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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11:00 - 23:00
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Toulouse, France
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were a group of eight, we ordered a variety of dishes from the menu. The food was good, the flavour was good, the sauces that accompanied were full of flavour. The portion on the other hand for the price, in my opinion isn't justified. The potatoes you have to dust of the salt, if not its too salty. The... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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147 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We were walking around mid levels area and checking out menus. The menu of Cicada appealed to all of us. Busy but we only waited about 5 minutes for a table. Ordered 6 items off the menu and all were very good. Fun and busy. We'd go again.

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Enfield, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

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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Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 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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Wellington, New Zealand
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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
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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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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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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
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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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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, Thai
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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