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Where to get dinner during an 8 hour layover?

Old Dec 31, 18, 8:21 am
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Where to get dinner during an 8 hour layover?

So I'm landing in HKG at 630PM on a Fri in Feb. My flight out of HKG is at 2AM. Having been to HK multiple times before, I figured instead of exploring the city, I'd head in for some dinner instead.

Some ideas:
One Dim Sum: Open late and cheap
Xiao Long Bao: Plenty of places to get, just have to decide where
Michelin Star?: Not trying to spend a fortune, already been to Tim Ho Wan, but maybe somewhere unique I could try.

Any other ideas for under $50 USD? Maybe something decent on Lantau Island to keep travel time/cost down?
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Old Dec 31, 18, 10:23 am
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Only open until 10 PM but good food at a reasonable price is Din Tai Fung.

- Din Tai Fung HK -

They have 4 branches in HK.
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Old Dec 31, 18, 11:10 am
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Originally Posted by MW147 View Post
Only open until 10 PM but good food at a reasonable price is Din Tai Fung.

- Din Tai Fung HK -

They have 4 branches in HK.
One of my favorites, but was thinking of trying something new. Knowing me though, I'll just end up there anyway as usual.
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Old Dec 31, 18, 12:19 pm
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I'm very partial to One Dim Sum, though the journey from HKG to that part of town is rather cumbersome.

If you land on-time at 6:30pm and have a quick time through immigration, you're probably there at 8pm. Assume with a wait the whole visit takes two hours, so you leave at 10pm and you're back in the terminal sometime after 11pm. Doable but a lot of time in transit for dim sum.

I might try to find something closer to Hong Kong or Kowloon station. Maybe head to Hong Kong station, grab a beer at The Beer Bay, roast goose for dinner at Yat Lok, a cocktail at Employees Only in LKF and then back to the airport.
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Old Jan 1, 19, 8:51 pm
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Have the lines gone down at Din Tai Fung? One of the problems of really famous places in HK now is their over-popularity, especially with increased tourism from the Mainland.
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Old Jan 4, 19, 8:38 am
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Thanks for the recommendations all. Likely going to stay in the airport now as a friend flying CX F on the mistake fare is going to be in HK the exact same time as me, so I'll be setting up camp in one of the F lounges instead.
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