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Sahara

#368 of 6,973 Restaurants in Hong Kong
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G/F, No.11 Elgin Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong, China
Name/address in local language
852-22916060
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Today
18:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 18:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 03:00
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredibile lamb and sea food. Best service also. Must go. The atmosphere is very good. The beer is a bit expensive but the rest is good price.

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Thank Dan P
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

After a bit of a hike to the mid levels ( or take the escalators if you're feeling laws hearty) Sahara makes for a relaxing and rewarding destination. Decor is convincing and apt and the food is great. All the usual middle eastern favourites are here and all are well cooked and presented. I've had many a lunch here and... More 

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Thank Anordinarybloke
Hong Kong, China
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Passed this restaurant in Soho many times before but had never tried it. Decided to give it a shot. Ordered the Egyptian Platter and the Lamb Tagine, which were surprisingly delicious. Good Moroccan atmosphere with friendly staff. Very good dining experience. Will definitely return to try out other dishes.

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Thank Dedungey
Winnipeg, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Had the meat platter for two - absolutely amazing! Also tried the truffle hummus with pita that was great as well! Shisha very well done! Service and environment in the restaurant were perfect! Must visit!

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Thank Anastasia B
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Good Lebanese meze restaurant. Very tasty bread and humus, made me very happy. And the feta cheese was really good. Also the local beer was very tasty. People who wanted could smoke water pipe inside the restaurant, so be award if you don't like smoke from water pipe. Staff is also friendly.

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Thank Mikael L
Hong Kong
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Having lived in Hong Kong for over 20 years and being fortunate enough to eat out regularly finding a restaurant which is customer service orientated, consistently good with fabulous food is a rarity and Sahara never fails to disappoint. Sahara is lovely for a dinner for two, as a family or good as a group but i would recommend going... More 

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Thank HKMini
Hong Kong, China
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101 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Whether travelling through Hong Kong or reside in Hong Kong, this is a fantastic place to go for good food, good drinks, good fun, good atmosphere. Price is great and service is always excellent. Many repeat diners as the place is consistently great.

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Thank ceceh
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Dody & Hero (The owners) Are simply the best! I have visited their establishment many many times and I've always enjoyed having shisha there every single time.

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Thank Frederick F
Malmo, Sweden
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A great place, but rather small inside, to enjoy moroccan cuisine. Very friendly staff and great assist in what to select. Even offered local moroccan wine, more fun and local than good. Might want to stick to other beverages... We had a bunch of starters and shared a number of entrees. Perfect way to enjoy the meal and the company... More 

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Thank G_Stockholm
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

During our visit to Hong Kong, my friends and I were craving for some really good shisha. We had tried several places in the area but all their shishas were bad. At last, we found this Moroccan treasure where the shisha is prepared properly, up to the arabic standards. Their food is also very good and staff friendly. If you... More 

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Thank Lucie U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 01:00
Monday
18:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 01:00
Thursday
18:00 - 01:00
Friday
18:00 - 03:00
Saturday
18:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G/F, No.11 Elgin Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-22916060

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

Staying in Central

Neighbourhood Profile
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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