HK Magazine Vintage Covers

Hong Kong restaurant REVIEW:
Ying Kee Hotpot Seafood Restaurant
Phone: 2548-8897
Ying Kee Hotpot Seafood Restaurant, 1/F & 2/F, Lucky Commercial Centre, 103-109 Des Voeux Rd. West, Western District, Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R., China

Area:

Western District

Nearest Train:

Sheung Wan

Opening Hours:

daily 7pm-10am

Price Range:

$ - $$

Cuisine:

Chinese, Hot Pot

Reviewed In:

December, 2009
Share this article
  • Ying Kee Hotpot Seafood Restaurant

Ying Kee is a perfect example of why you can’t trust hearsay. Although Concierge, the Hong Kong Japanese lifestyle magazine, picked the restaurant as one of their top 10 hotpot spots, it surely doesn’t make our list. Naturally, when we got there we had high hopes about their food. Unfortunately, it was a disappointment. First, though there appeared to be a large selection of soup bases, in reality all they did was put different toppings in a pot of ready-made soup. As for the ingredients, we ordered the famous sliced beef shoulder that many magazines have raved about. The meat was juicy and had a rich flavor, but we wish it was fresher. The major letdown was the seafood. We ordered conch and scallops—the scallops were a big mistake because they were not fresh at all. We wish the food quality was as good as their service though: this is old-school, family-style service where servers appear not to care but are secretly keeping an eye on all your needs.

0
 
 
Show Nearby:

Related Articles

Previously located on Lyndhurst Terrace, Paper Art’s new location has home-made floral paper, embossing tools and stamps.  
This restaurant by the Epicurian Group is absolutely too good to be true, revitalizing the sometimes worn-out Cantonese seafood genre. It’s brightly lit with modern Chinese restaurant opulence, but the cuisine is anything but generic. Instead, Yu Joy rescues long-lost…
Looking for the next big thing in mainland and international art? Start your search here. A division of Connoisseur Art Gallery, 82 Republic acts as a showcase venue for young Chinese and international artists born in the 1980s.
Branto Pure Veg
A Tsim Sha Tsui classic, Branto has been around for years. Located up an unassuming staircase, the decor is simple and unpretentious. In one corner a TV trickles a perpetual stream of warbling Bollywood beauties gyrating on hills and in…
HK Magazine iPad App
HK Magazine Vintage Covers
HK Umbrella