Good Food in Hong Kong – Best Wonton Noodles in Hong Kong – Shek Kee
Forget Mak’s Noodles! And all the others. There is only one authentic and Best Wonton Noodles in Hong Kong, and that is Shek Kee! Really really Good Food in Hong Kong!
I enjoyed a good bowl of wonton noodles since young. So, whenever I visit Hong Kong, I must have at least one bowl of wonton noodles, at least once in a trip. Without fail.
This time round, I did extensive research to find where has the best wonton noodles, or so they claimed. And I discovered this hidden gem – Shek Kee Wonton Noodles!
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Shek Kee Wonton Noodles – The Overview & Rankings
Name: Shek Kee Wonton Noodles
Cuisine: Chinese, Hong Kong Style Noodles
Meals Served: Lunch, Dinner
Dining Choices: Dine In, Take Away
Family Friendly: Yes
Food: 4.5 out of 5.0
Service: 3.5 out of 5.0
Value: 4.5 out of 5.0
Atmosphere: 3.0 out of 5.0
Prices: $$ out of $$$$$
Asia Travel Gems Rating: 4.5 out of 5.0
Finding Shek Kee Wonton Noodles
When we first arrived during this trip, we met up and had lunch with our friend in Hong Kong. When we told her we planned to have dinner at Shek Kee, she was surprised we knew of the place.
She gushed that they have the best dumplings in Hong Kong! Shek Kee is a favorite among the locals, and she would even patronize the eating place at least three times a week!
With that personal review, we were convinced that we must try Shek Kee Wonton Noodles. After some shopping and sightseeing, we started to search for Shek Kee.
It was quite easy to find the eating place. Just follow Google Maps. More information in the How to Get There section below.
Shek Kee Wonton Noodles
We must have arrived a little earlier then dinner time. The place was not crowded. As such, we were able to get a table easily.
Shek Kee is one of the typical local eating places. It is not a cafe or 5 star restaurant. So do not expect superb service. It was good enough that they attended to us quickly, and in a friendly manner.
The staff took our order. And few minutes after that, the dinner crowd started to trickle in. Soon enough, the place was packed.
We ordered the Wonton Noodles with Fish Balls. And it cost only HK$35! So affordable!
This was the best Wonton Noodles we ever tasted! The noodles were just the right texture; chewy but not hard.
The wonton dumplings were large, and each was filled with meat and a full fresh and succulent prawn. If you like, you can add fish balls to the soup.
The soup was very tasty and flavorful. We made a guess that the fish bones and prawn shells from the ingredients were kept and cooked as part of the soup. That contributed to its great taste.
The soup really distinguishes Shek Kee from the others.
Shek Kee Wonton Noodles – Asia Travel Gems Final Word
Asia Travel Gems Rating: 4.5 out of 5.0
We know, we know. The maths doesn’t add up. Their service was average. So was the ambience.
So why 4.5 out of 5.0?
It was because of the food. It was near perfection. And we feel that we must do it justice by giving the overall rating based on the wonton noodle that outshone the rest. Plus, it is offered at a very reasonable and afforable price.
Also, we feel our Asia Travel Gems readers must visit this place and taste the wonton noodles. Or you will surely miss out something special and unique in Hong Kong. So to encourage all of you, we give Shek Kee 4.5 out of 5.0.
Where is Shek Kee Wonton Noodles?
Shop B, No.5 Ichang Street, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, China
Operating Hours :
12pm – 9pm
To be sure (in case they are closed for the day), call – +852 2317 4649
How to Get There?
Go to MTR East Tsim Sha Tsui Station. Exit the station to Peking Road. As shown in the maps below, go to Ashley Road until you reach Ichang Street.
It is a small street. You should have no trouble finding Shek Kee from here.
Here is a screen shot from Google Maps, with the East Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station highlighted in a red circle, the path to Shek Kee in red dotted lines, and Shek Kee circled in Red.
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