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47A Elgin Street, SOHO, Central, Hong Kong, China
+852 2662 3882
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (27 reviews)
“samosas” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Indian, Vietnamese, Asian, Chinese, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
47A Elgin Street, SOHO, Central, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went as a group of 4 and enjoyed it. It wasn’t the best food but still good flavours. And as it is tapas style you get to order more things and try various dishes which was nice. Very good overall.

Thank Sundeep J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was looking for a south East Asian fare and stumbled across Cicada. Nestled among many other restaurants and bars the restaurant hasn’t too many tables but we were fortunate enough to get in. The menu is simple with approximately 15 choices. The staff were friendly...More

1  Thank James S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across this little gem whilst looking for another recommended restaurant in the area, but glad we did! Excellent food ,choices supplied by the knowledgeable host as we were unsure what to order,particularly loved the goats cheese samosas,and the butter prawns.This place was full of...More

1  Thank traveldoc40
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We were walk ins one hour and a half ago, we are still ordering. Everything is great. Really great. It's possible I will die tonight of excess food.

1  Thank Nuno M
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Really great food here. We had 6 things between 2 of us which was plenty (my other half can eat!) amazing how they offer such a great menu from a relatively small kitchen. Also decent wine selection and asahi lager amongst others. I would really...More

1  Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Great food and atmosphere and love the place. great food and cocktails and excellent staff. Very friendly and helpful. Food is Asian fusion but not only . Highly Recommended !

1  Thank Doron C
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We have been here many times,as we live locally and love the place. great food and cocktails and really excellent staff. Very friendly and helpful. Food is Asian fusion but you can also use menu from enoteca next door. Highly Recommended !

1  Thank schemie2016
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We shared 6 dishes between two and were even told when to stop ordering by the waitress! The prawns were absolutely fantastic, the vegetable spring rolls divine and the spicy chicken was excellent. A meal that will stay with us for a long time and...More

1  Thank barbs338
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We had a selection of 11 dishes between four of us. Each dish was brought out as it was ready so it meant a steady stream of food, with new and exciting dishes constantly arriving. Stand outs were the Pumpkin Lentil Curry, Wasabi Tuna and...More

Thank Julie V
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Came back twice as the food was amazing. Small nice portions which lets you sample a various of Asian dishes and they are really tasty. Went to a 3 Star Michelin but the food at Cicada tasted better, that’s why we came back. You can...More

Thank Jorgelaa
When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies
with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The
area widely known as Central is the major financial
hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up
to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open
late into the night and there just happens to be a
street party every weekend. Although everything seems
to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of
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2 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Thetexan2002 | Reviewed this property |
No, is not pure vegetarian. This is a small, casual, tapas bar. Good drinks, good tapas. But nothing spectacular.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47A Elgin Street, SOHO, Central, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: +852 2662 3882
  • E-mail
Cicada is Pan Asian street food style restaurant and bar offering amazing little dishes from all corners of Asia. Some are classics and some we've created using Asian cooking techniques and ingredient. A must try gem of a restaurant if you are in soho
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