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Tai Cheong Bakery

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35 Lydhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, China
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07:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stumbled on this place by accident and saw such a queue we decided to try the egg tart! Amazing! You must try one! Not too sweet but not too savory. Ours was warm! If you in soho- make an effort to stop here!

Thank Lovetravelso
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The egg tarts are one of the best I have ever eaten in HK.The tarts are not too sweet but the favour was just right. The price wouldn't say it would be on the high side. It is also located at central.

Thank Elston O
Hua Hin, Thailand
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116 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say I enjoyed the egg tart at Tai Cheong Bakery. The crust was so so salty and the bottom was soggy. The mixture tastes like scambled eggs. Macau egg tart is way better.

Thank cedricloi
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food that I am going to introduce is famous because the previous governor of Hong Kong Chris Patten like this food very much.It is egg tart. Tai Cheong Bakery, the original shop that the governor bought egg tart from them. I enjoyed their egg tart because the egg tarts are using shortcrust pastry which I think is better than... More 

Thank 175edithl
London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a short walk from Yat Lok in central. The egg tarts are perfectly baked, and melts in your mouth. At HKD9 for each egg tart, it's a steal. Something you should if you are in the area.

Thank H0telH0pper56
Singapore, Singapore
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81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chanced upon the bakery as I was wandering around Soho/ Lam Kwai Fong. Noticed it because there is a group of tourists standing outside the bakery munching the egg tarts. The egg tart was so fragrant that the aroma filled my nostrils as i open the carrier when I was back at the hotel. The tart is smooth, not too... More 

Thank Cheerz
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We searched out this place after reading several reviews. I'll say it was worth the trip. The egg tarts have a velvety texture, tender flaky crust, mildly sweet and full of flavour. Definitely will make my way back there before I leave.

Thank Peter T
Singapore, Singapore
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157 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Really good egg tarts - the custard has a good egg taste and watery smooth. All the pastries were nice - I had a chicken pie and a century egg pie. Both were buttery fragant and melts in the mouth. Worth trying again!

Thank Richard T
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107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lots of tourists visiting this bakery. the decor is nice, very IG worthy. The eggtart is good. But I won't call it the best that I've had as personally I prefer very thin crust and more custard. Still a HK icon thats worth visiting

Thank junjin
Singapore, Singapore
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84 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Fan of Tai Cheong since 2008. Must-eat every time I'm in Hong Kong. Must eat egg tart. Also bought a dozen home, had to hand-carry back.

Thank Turberry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Restaurant features
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Lydhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-25443475

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Posting guidelines
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
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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