While having porridge for lunch earlier, we shared table with a friendly local who highly recommended that we try out 坤記煲仔小菜 Kwan Kee Claypot Rice. We were going to meet Mr D for dinner and he too mentioned that he failed to walk in without reservations few weeks back for this eatery, because it was just oh-so-crowded.
These led us to walk back to make dinner reservations there, haha!
We managed to make reservations for 3 persons at 6pm in Mandarin with a rather grumpy lady. Do note that there might be time limit for eating (ours was till 7:30pm).
We ended up having the 招牌猪豬煲 Signature Pork Bone Soup (HK$208), a 鴛鴦腸煲仔飯 Preserved Sausage Claypot Rice (HK$75), and 蒜茸炒西蘭花 Fried Broccoli with Garlic (HK$60).
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After roaming around the entire night and morning (and eating our way through), we took a much-needed afternoon nap after checking-in to our hotel before coming out in search of some caffeine.
Winstons Coffee was one of the options that appeared on Google Maps, and we were glad we came to this quaint little cafe near our hotel.
The skinny Flat White (HK$35) was strong and very bitter, and hubby definitely felt more awake after drinking it.
The Chai Latte (HK$38) had a good balance of spice and milk, very soothing but I could still enjoy the spice; totally loving this drink 🙂
Both drinks came with a generous slice of delicious biscotti too! And water and WiFi are available for free.
- Location: 西環西營盤皇后大道西213號地下4號 Shop 4, G/F, 213 Queens Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Western District (Google Maps)
- Nearest MTR: Island Line Sai Ying Pun Station 港島綫西營盤站 (Take Exit A1 and walk 1 mins)
- Website: www.facebook.com/winstonscoffeehk
- Hrs: 7am – 7pm
We had originally wanted to go to 坤記煲仔小菜, but they do not serve its famous claypot rice for lunch. We did a quick Google and eyeball scan, and 新嘗滿粥店 seemed to be a rather good option!
We shared a 炸兩腸粉 Rice Roll with You Tiao (HK$10) and 生滾魚腩粥 Fish Belly Porridge (HK$25). The silky smooth porridge was sweet and soothing to the soul, and the fish belly slices were all very fresh. The rice rolls were served cold with soft you tiao, but there was something magical eating it with the hot porridge.
This was quite a popular lunch venue, and we shared the table with a friendly local who recommended a few other eating places to us… and that was how we settled on our dinner venue for the day 🙂
- Location: 西環西營盤皇后大道西258號B舖 Shop B, 258 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Western District (Google Maps)
- Nearest MTR: Island Line Sai Ying Pun Station 港島綫西營盤站 (Take Exit B1 and walk 2 mins)
- Hrs: 6am – 11pm