Cheung Chau Restaurants
Where to Eat in Cheung Chau
Cheung Chau, Hong Kong has gained a good reputation as a place to enjoy rich seafood at very friendly prices. There are many restaurants along the harbour and the location couldn’t be more perfect with the restaurants right to next each other.
First-time visitors are sometimes surprised to receive a big bowl of tea and lemon to wash their hands in at the end of the meal. These restaurants can be quite busy at weekends and on public holidays.
Alan Cafe opens early for breakfast and closes before dinner time. It serves Chinese and some Asian dishes.
- Location: 07:00 – 18:00
- Address: 39 Hoi Pong Street, Cheung Chau
- Cuisine: Asian and Chinese
Bayview Chinese Restaurant
Bay-View is an outlet inside The Warwick Hotel Cheung Chau, the only three-star hotel on the island. Their menu features freshly made Cantonese dim sum and a selection of classic Cantonese dishes as well as a seafood and banquet menu.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 12:00 – 23:00
- Location: Inside The Warwick Hotel
- Tel: + 852 2891 0081
Cheung Kee Fish Ball Noodles
Well known as the most popular noodle joint in Cheung Chau.
- Opening Hours: 10.00 – 19.00
- Location: Two minutes walk from pier, right-hand side along the main street
Hometown Teahouse is a lovely small restaurant with a basic setup (a few tables on a terrace) yet it is very popular. Owned and run by a Japanese lady, Hometown offers a few items of sushi and California rolls. The stuffing choice for the sushi and rolls are sausage, rice, crab meat and eggs. Most people order a takeaway set. Try their famous red bean pancake and herbal tea.
- Opening Hours: 14:00 – 21:00
- Location: Inside the village not far from the pier between the main Beach Road, the Praya and Tung Wan Road.
Long Island Restaurant
Long Island Restaurant is a good place to have dim sum. It has a main dining room and an outdoor sitting area covered by an awning but when it is really full, customers will be directed to sit in the back room area (which has a door open to the back street). Long Island features fresh seafood dim sum selections, as well as standard dim sum like steamed barbecue pork buns and rib tips with black beans.
- Location: To the left of the pier. Look for the colourful billboard above the restaurant. You can’t miss it.
- Tel: +86 852 2981 1678
This restaurant is one of the original seafood restaurants on Cheung Chau. It is owned and run by a fishing family therefore their seafood is guaranteed fresh. Like at many of the other waterfront restaurants, diners can pick live seafood from the glass tanks at the front of the restaurant and have it prepared however they prefer. Try salt & pepper fried squid, fried noodles with scallops and BBQ seafood and steamed fish.
- Opening Hours: 11:00 -22:30
- Location: Near the Pak Tai Temple about a five-minute walk from the pier.
- Tel: +852 2981 0606
This lovely café is on the top floor of the Cheung Chau Windsurfing Centre (CCWC). It is able to accommodate up to 70 people and is suited for private parties; family and friends get-togethers as well as company retreats and themed occasions. Their menu is mainly meat based and consists of roast beef, spare ribs, pasta and Frankfurter sausages. They also have funky and lounge music as well as friendly service. CCWC is a pet-friendly cafe.
- Location: At CCWC on Hak Pai Road between Tung Wan Beach and Kwun Yam Wan Beach (aka Afternoon Beach)
- Tel: +852 2981 2772
Chinese people love to eat and they have such a rich culture when it comes to food. This includes their ordinary food vendors and visitors can try some of the local favourites from the street stalls near the pier. They carry various types of dishes including pork BBQ, dim sum, fish balls, chicken BBQ and local desserts made from tofu and Chinese cakes. The prices are ridiculously cheap compared to downtown Hong Kong so don’t be shy, joy in.
- Location: Along the harbour, a few minutes walk from the pier
- Cuisine: Hong Kong street food
It is hard to beat eating fresh seafood on a lovely island like Cheung Chau on a fine day. Beside lots of seafood to choose from there is that splendid view of all the colourful fishing boats moored in the harbour. Food served here is mainly in the Cantonese style.
- Location: Along the waterfront
- Cuisine: Cantonese-style food and seafood