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Maxim's Palace Chinese Restaurant

City Hall Low Block, 2nd Floor, Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (499 reviews)
“mango pudding” (16 reviews)
“har gow” (11 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:30 PMAll 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 795 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited on a Sunday and had a two hour (yes really) wait, Little tip - download the Food Gulu App before you go and then you can reserve a number in advance. If you don't have Food gulu, you take a ticket based on...More

Thank PavlH
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were lucky to get a table very quickly ....the food is good and Ambience great ....overall experience was awesome

Thank poornima m
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a largish restaurant complete with chandeliers and traditional yum cha food carts. Near major hotels in Central’s City Hall, it’s well worth a lunch stop. Immaculately clean and maître-d’s are beautifully attired. Great for business lunches or family get togethers. Closes at 3pm...More

Thank Katrina H
Reviewed 1 week ago

You eat here for the experience of a grand traditional open Chinese yum cha restaurant. Part of that experience is the wait for a table, so roll with it. Once you do get a seat then you are camped and can relax and enjoy, and...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this restaurant with my friends last Saturday. The taste of the dishes were actually so-so. Any single Chinese restaurant could be better, Yet, the seats were quite comfortable and the price is reasonable too. I recommend anyone who want to seek a...More

Thank ming chi c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After waiting 2 hours for HK's most popular dim sum resto we were led to a dirty table which we had to wait at while it was cleaned and reset. We got food immediately because of the carts but waited 20 minutes to order and...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its not super crowded. Spacing for tables is good. Price is not so bad. Ambiance is relaxing. Staff are quick on their feet and very approachable. And he most important part.. the food is really good. Waiting time isnt so bad either. But i truly...More

Thank Hanson C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was great and worth the wait (2 hours). I suggest downloading the app and getting a ticket for the line at least an hour before you want to eat. The room was fantastic with large chandlers hanging from the ceiling and a buzz...More

Thank Canonburyist
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived half past noon hoping the queue would be shorter... Boy were we so wrong!!! While waiting we did a bit of people watching and noticed that the vast majority of the queued were locals. We were essentially the only non locals... After 45...More

1  Thank docgorio
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This was my first experience of Chinese Food whilst in HK, and I loved it. We got there pretty early, and had to queue for a little while but it was well worth it. I love the way they had the food marked on the...More

1  Thank STELLA08Auckland
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
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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