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Jimmy's Kitchen Central

#1,809 of 8,845 Restaurants in Hong Kong
₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, British
Basement, South China Bldg, 1-3 Wyndham St, Central, Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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Basement, South China Bldg, 1-3 Wyndham St, Central, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Decided to have a roast beef Sunday set lunch with friends last Sunday. Hadn't been to Jimmy's for at least 2 yrs and found it empty when we arrived for lunch so we sat in the bar area for a pre lunch drink. We all...More

Thank twiggyseymour
Reviewed 19 January 2018

I came back to Jimmy's after 10 years away and really looked forward to it. However, the restauarant was quiet, a lot of the dishes on the menu were not available (steak and kidney pie, prawns, roast beef), and overall the food was average. We...More

2  Thank Clive888
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Not much left of the British Empire in Hong Kong. But Jimmy's Kitchen is a reminder of the way things were. Walk down a few stairs and step back in time. It looks like a British restaurant and that's that it is. Dark wood and...More

Thank nznorm
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Stepping into Jimmy’s Kitchen is like taking a trip back in time to colonial Hong Kong. Anyone expecting cutting edge cuisine has come to the wrong venue. You don’t walk through these doors on the hunt for innovative creations but rather for time-tested favorites that...More

Thank JerseyKid1986
Reviewed 8 November 2017

In the past, living in Hong Kong, I used to eat often at Jimmy’s Kitchen. Now back in Hong Kong for a short trip I wanted to experience the food an atmosphere again. It however turned out to be a great disappointment. Glorious times have...More

1  Thank EJPNL
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Went to this nostalgic restaurant for a quick lunch .Got a table very easy without any advance reservation despite the super peak lunch hour in central.Had their signature chicken à la King & braised oxtail with pasta . Food are good & attentive service,supplying lot...More

Thank Jesslyn C
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Step back in time, where baked Alaska runs wild. Where chicken Kiev rubs shoulders with beef stroganoff. Good old-fashioned service with a smile. Loved it. Only the Angel Delight is missing.

Thank BlueNeal
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Classic vintage expat cuisine. I've been there many times over the last 15 years. Consistently good with great service. It's a perfect place for a business lunch.

Thank RickW230
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

When living in HK this was a regular afternoon jaunt for lunch or just for a good British meal whenever you missed home food. So visited HK after a few years and went out with a friend for that Friday lunch hoping to get a...More

Thank Katanga2
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Lovely Styled Restaurant with lots of classic dishes to choose from the staff were very pleasant and informative I will return

Thank adriank39
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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26 December 2014|
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Response from Kim B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but as Jimmy's kitchen is in Central, one of the more expensive districts, I would expect the roast potatoes to come with the meal but not the vegetables. It would be best to ask the waiter - if it does not state on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 60
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Basement, South China Bldg, 1-3 Wyndham St, Central, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-25265293
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Jimmy’s Kitchen has been serving classic British Colonial cuisine in Hong Kong since 1928; after over 80 years, Jimmy’s still remains one of the city’s most highly renowned and beloved culinary institutions. The old photographs hanging on the walls, the immaculate table setting, the mood lighting and the meticulous service all ensure that guests feel at home. The contemporary wooden L-shaped bar creates a comfortable area for patrons to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of this vibrant city.
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