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Maxim's Palace Chinese Restaurant

City Hall Low Block, 2nd Floor, Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dim sum” (495 reviews)
“mango pudding” (16 reviews)
“har gow” (14 reviews)
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11:00 - 15:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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City Hall Low Block, 2nd Floor, Hong Kong, China
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1 - 10 of 766 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very large restaurant with three levels. We had lunch and it was served at a round table family style. We started with noodle soup and had four other dishes, fried rice, steamed veg. sweet and sour port, a beef dish and fried fish. Of course...More

Thank 2marcopolos
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Our guide book recommended this restaurant so, while holidaying in Hong Kong, my husband and I joined the queue one Saturday afternoon in June. We had to wait for about 30 minutes but were entertained in the meantime by protesters demonstrating against Maxim's. The signs...More

Thank Boarding_gate123
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I reach the restaurant 9:30AM on Sunday didn't need to queue just walked in straight and start having the food. It's the luxury place to have dim sum and the price is quite high. The bill was HK$560 for 10types of dishes....More

Thank Yoko M
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

this is the place to go for classic dim sum.carts full of dim sum pass by,all you have to do is choose..excellent!huge room always packed!

Thank paula r
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

HK friends invited me to Maxim's Palace for DimSum. They offer DimSum by push car. So it's easy to choose DimSum kinds for Foreigner. Because people can see directory to select. Taste is delicious as typical Cantonese cuisine. Here is very popular, so if you...More

Thank Hiroaosta
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We arrived at 2pm - Dim Sum ends at 3pm -they really only have about 15 choices, many of which westerners won't eat. There was no ongoing cart service like all other dim sum restaurants. If you have ever had good dim sum, you will...More

1  Thank Helene W
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Went there on Saturday 12:45 pm. Minimum waiting time is around 40 minutes, make sure you get the queue number in advance. We ordered salted egg yolk buns, roasted goose and chicken, friend spring roll, xiao long bao, carrot cake (chinese way), some vegetable, noodle...More

Thank TKTK80
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

If you are in Hong Kong and wanting to try Dim Sum at its most variety, this is the place! You can get whatever you want here! Speaking Cantonese will help greatly here. The fried squid tentacles - 5 star The carrot cake - 5...More

Thank raoflatiff
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The queue was long, we waited about 35 mins after getting a ticket, but it was definitely worth it. Everything we ate was perfect except the calamari was a little tough.

Thank Sama08
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Great choice for Dim Sum! The ambience is lovely, the food is hot, and the service is fast. Just go as they open cause if you go at peak time you will have to wait a bit for a table.

Thank Cheryl L
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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
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Colin C
27 March 2017|
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Response from DWUK | Reviewed this property |
No reservations......at lunch for sure, weekdays not required as they 'say' they are not busy. Never to to the weekends.
Ron B
24 March 2017|
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Response from Patrick L | Reviewed this property |
No dimsum for dinner, but some desserts may be availabe, e.g. almond and red bean sweet soup, or sweet longevity buns or dumplings, to be ordered in advance.
13 August 2016|
Response from Sam6777 | Reviewed this property |
Each different dish carry different pricing tag and unable to tell the actual price of the course. My last December visit with 4 persons (including myself) and we took and tried total of 16 different types of dishes, and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: City Hall Low Block, 2nd Floor, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-25211303
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