My favourite is definitely dim sum at the Sheraton Hotel at Tsim Sha Tsui.
I didn't manage to go there this time. Instead, we went to a very old restaurant at Tsim Sha Tsui. It is a restaurant located at the basement of a building at Tsim Sha Tsui. According to The Husband, this restaurant has been there for a very long time.. as long as he can remember and THAT is a really long time.
The restaurant has an easy to remember name - Deng Hou.. or "Very Good Restaurant" in English. It is a really old place - the kind that looked like it had a glorious past. It has formal looking but old furnishings.. and very experienced/ elderly waitresses.
The food is not the best you can get but almost everything is above average.
I like the har-gau (prawn dumplings) the best. The skin is very thin.. yet stretchy and slightly chewy. The prawns are fresh, juicy and slightly crunchy. A good prawn dumpling is surely the test of a dim sum restaurant and in this aspect, Deng Hou passed with flying colours.
The other must try item is the pan-fried cheong-fan (rice noodle roll). The cheong-fan is nice and soft but pan-fried til crispy on the outside. Yummy!
Everything else we had was pretty good - although I think the steam buns were not that fantastic. The fillings were good but the skin was rather tough.
Our brunch for 3 turned out to be only about HKD150. That's less than SGD30! I was a little too stunned by the bill.. In Singapore, that'd be the price for 1 person.. and the food might not be as good.
頂好海鮮酒家 Very Good RestaurantAddress: 90 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel: 2366 5660