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Maxim's Palace Chinese Restaurant

City Hall Low Block, 2nd Floor, Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“dim sum” (498 reviews)
“mango pudding” (16 reviews)
“har gow” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
City Hall Low Block, 2nd Floor, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago

They still "trolley" out all dim sum to your table, a Hong Kong tradition lives on! Dim Sum is supreme (but served only day time) and the banquet hall is impressive. If you are lucky enough to be assigned to a window seat, you have...More

Thank dingmax
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maxine at City Hall has been our 'go-to' spot for out of town guests for great din sum and old HK hospitality - lively room, local cuisine and smiling ladies pushing old fashioned catering carts. Went there this morning at 10:45 expecting the same. Their...More

Thank jchegia411
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The popular Maxim restaurant is pretty well decorated, presentation of table setting is impressive. We were really looking forward for an unforgettable dinner in HK. But sad to say food dint live up to our expectations, suckling piglet is not that crispy and the dipping...More

Thank oztrader
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two things that stand out here - that they have ladies pushing trolleys with the food that you can order from, and that you are not required to share tables with other diners, which is a rarity in Hong Kong. You do not...More

1  Thank Orator11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The concierge at our hotel suggested a visit for an old style Hong Kong dim sum experience. He was right. It's a posh space upstairs at city hall, near Central and the Star Ferry. The first dim sum cart pusher to come by was unusually...More

Thank DCdad43
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered two typical Cantonese dishes, Roast Duck with Vermicelli Noodles and Pork Belly with Preserved Vegetables. We actually got duck instead of duck skin and fat in the vermicelli, and the pork belly actually had more meat than fat. Also, the preserved vegetables were...More

Thank echick55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant in City Hall is very popular with tourists and locals, the quality of the food is excellent. We arrived soon after 11:30am and managed to get a table . The place was busy and soon after there was a large queue outside waiting...More

Thank UKKingi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended by one of the employees at our hotel. This place is huge which means it is busy! For the two of us it took about 1.5 hours to eat (no wait for table). It is ala cart. Order off the menu...More

Thank laciebug
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Very large restaurant with three levels. We had lunch and it was served at a round table family style. We started with noodle soup and had four other dishes, fried rice, steamed veg. sweet and sour port, a beef dish and fried fish. Of course...More

Thank 2marcopolos
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Our guide book recommended this restaurant so, while holidaying in Hong Kong, my husband and I joined the queue one Saturday afternoon in June. We had to wait for about 30 minutes but were entertained in the meantime by protesters demonstrating against Maxim's. The signs...More

Thank Boarding_gate123
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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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Colin C
27 March 2017|
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Response from DWUK | Reviewed this property |
No reservations......at lunch for sure, weekdays not required as they 'say' they are not busy. Never to to the weekends.
Ron B
24 March 2017|
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Response from Patrick L | Reviewed this property |
No dimsum for dinner, but some desserts may be availabe, e.g. almond and red bean sweet soup, or sweet longevity buns or dumplings, to be ordered in advance.
14 August 2016|
Response from Sam6777 | Reviewed this property |
Each different dish carry different pricing tag and unable to tell the actual price of the course. My last December visit with 4 persons (including myself) and we took and tried total of 16 different types of dishes, and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: City Hall Low Block, 2nd Floor, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-25211303
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