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Kau Kee

Beef brisket noodles


Tender beef brisket served with noodles and fragrant, meaty broth. This is the ultimate Hong Kong comfort food. And Kau Kee is the most famous place to eat it. The soup can be a bit oily for some but that’s what makes it so tasty - as they say, fat is flavour. Be warned, the queues can start before the place opens so it’s best to go outside of normal mealtimes. If you don’t want to wait, nearby Sang Kee and Sister Wah also do good beef brisket noodles.

Slow-cooked beef brisket in broth, or the slightly more unusual curry, with either rice noodles (ho fun) or egg noodles (e-fu). Try the beef tendon, it's melt-in-your-mouth delicious.

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Kau Kee mentions around the internet

"The 90 plus year old Kau Kee at Gough Street has become the ‘must-visit’ restaurant for beef brisket noodles, included into many foodies’ bucket list" ...Full review at Daniel Food Diary

"we really loved the tender beef brisket paired with the E-fu noodles and the delicous taste of the curry sauce with the beef tendon" ...Full review at Daniel Food Diary

"A ton of TLC goes into making this hearty bowl of dericiousness – from the perfect ingredients, recipe, cooking method and time... the ultimate Hong Kong comfort food" ...Full review at That Food Cray

"Beef tendon on paper may sound a little difficult to digest, but having been braised for hours, it was incredibly tender so that even the gelatinous bits of gristle melted beautifully in the mouth" ...Full review at The Dim Sum Diaries

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Kau Kee
Kau Kee
  • Kau Kee
  • G/F, 21 Gough Street, Central Show on map
  • 2850 5967
  • No website
  • Hours today | Wednesday: 12:30 – 10:30 pm Show more

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