The Best Breakfast in Hong Kong – Our Ultimate Guide

by | May 30, 2021 | 0 comments

Grabbing breakfast in Hong Kong is as easy as any other meal – the hardest part is choosing from all the options available.

From a quick protein kick to start the day to a luxurious bowl of fruits, waffles, and lashings of honey, Hong Kong breakfasts are as diverse as the city itself. 

With a foggy mind and the need to get things moving fast, finding the right HK breakfast can still stop you in your tracks – what time is your fave cafe open? Does the brekky live up to the dinner menu? 

Your breakfast queries are solved! Our ultimate guide to all things breakfast in Hong Kong is going to cover:

  • Quick breakfast stops to fuel you for your day’s meetings
  • Weekend breakfasts to hit up before the brunch crowd move it
  • Where to cure your Hong Kong hangover with a greasy breakfast
  • The breakfasts spots to hit when you want to relax with friends

And plenty more places to get your coffee and croissants or crepes on a beautiful Hong Kong morning.

Best breakfasts in Hong Kong for active mornings 

If you’ve got yoga classes first thing or prefer to hit the park for an early jog before the office, you need to get your breakfast in quick sharp. 

We’re not all a whiz with a blender in the morning – so you need to know where to get your oats, fruits, and eggs for your active Hong Kong breakfast. 

Dab hands at the early morning breakfast stop, and those new to breakfast on-the-go Hong Kong-style should find places to suit their tastes, budgets, and timeframes here.

NOC Coffee Co. 

NOC Coffee is a great option for breakfast in Hong Kong.

Go here for:

  • Coffee with a lot of attention to detail; they roast their own beans on-site and source everything from South America
  • Their cool rewards app, where you give feedback, and you get coffee discounts and more
  • A regularly changing menu that refreshes a couple of times a year
  • Bright and spacious early morning coffee and eggs

Be aware of:

  • How busy it gets, you may have a bit of a wait on your hands, so give yourself time before the office

Where to go:

When it’s open:

  • All branches are open from 8 am weekdays, with some variation in weekend and holiday opening and closing times vary. Check the NOC Coffee Co. website for specifics.

Marks and Spencer 

Go here for:

  • Not just any breakfast, with an M&S breakfast, you can enjoy gourmet coffee, tea, and smoothies  
  • A little reminder of British food, whether you’re fond of Earl Grey tea or delicious bakery goods 
  • If you also want to get some errands done – some of the M&S Food stores are attached to regular M&S stores which sell clothes and other everyday needs

Be aware of:

  • Each store has a different opening time – but with some M&S Food stores opening at 7:30 am, you might be able to sip Marks’ coffee at your desk in the morning

Where to go:

When it’s open:

  • Times vary per location, with some stores opening as early as 7:30 am

Maison Eric Kayser

Maison Eric Kayser is a lovely bakery and a good option for breakfast in Hong Kong.

Go here for:

  • Authentic, naturally leavened bread using traditional processes passed down through four generations of family bakers, which is now all over Hong Kong
  • All the baked goods you need, from bread to pain au chocolat and cakes and eclairs
  • Great coffee with twists like the salted caramel latte if you need a breakfast sugar boost

Be aware of:

  • The food service hours – anything more substantial than filled croissants only start service after 10:30

Where to go:

When it’s open:

  • Each location keeps different hours, with all but West Kowloon and Tseung Kwan O open at 7:00 for your coffee and bakery needs. Full details of hours are available on the website.

Pret a Manger 

Go here for:

  • Quick, fresh, and healthy breakfast staples such as egg and avocado baguettes and chicken congee
  • The famed organic coffee, including the super delicious coconut coffee
  • An ethical experience – as well as the organic coffee, everything that Pret doesn’t sell at the end of the day is donated to charity

Be aware of:

  • How fast things sell – whilst they make things fresh, what you want can run out fast, so be prepared to get an alternative

Where to go:

  • There are currently 30 Pret a Manger outlets across Hong Kong, including some in MTR stations, a great Hong Kong breakfast location if ever we saw one!

When it’s open:

  • Pret opening hours vary depending on the location – check Google Maps for whichever one you want to confirm the hours the night before. 

Passion by Gerard Dubois 

Passion by Gerard Dubois is a delicious option for breakfast in Hong Kong.

Photo courtesy of Passion by Gerard Dubois

Go here for:

  • A country cottage feel right in the middle of Hong Kong, with the scent of fresh-baked bread to invade your nostrils
  • Delicious pastries and other sweet treats to give you a sugar boost on the way to the office
  • Chilled vibes like you’re sat in a European cafe – you won’t get fussed over by the staff as you wake up during breakfast

Be aware of:

  • The menu – there isn’t specific breakfast food, so you’ll be grabbing pastries for on your way to the office

Where to go:

  • There are six Passion locations throughout Hong Kong, with their addresses all listed on the company website. 

When it’s open:

  • The Quarry Bay, HKUST, and Wan Chai outlets all open at 8:00 – in time to grab breakfast – while the other outlets open later, with details on their location page. 

Winstons Coffee 

If you love coffee, Winstons Coffee is the perfect venue for breakfast in Hong Kong.

Go here for:

  • A killer coffee, friendly staff, and a little bit of care for your needs – the things the three British founders couldn’t get anywhere else in the same place in Hong Kong
  • Your fix of Allpress coffee in the Western districts of the city for breakfast
  • Healthy breakfast options like acai bowls and avocado toasties

Be aware of:

  • The place’s popularity – it can be busy, and cocktails start from 11:00, so don’t let your Hong Kong breakfast turn into a boozy brunch!

Where to go:

  • Winston’s has two locations, 213 Queens Road West in SYP and The Hudson, 11 Davis Street in Kennedy Town. 

When it’s open:

  • Both locations get the coffee brewing from 7:00 every single day. 

Schragels

Schragels is a great venue for a quick and easy breakfast in Hong Kong.

Go here for:

  • Freshly made bagels the authentic way – hand-rolled, kettle boiled, and then stonebaked
  • The taste of high-end hotel breakfasts in Hong Kong, the company supply some of the most famous five-star hotels in the city
  • Delicious breakfast fillings, with eggs, salmon, whitefish, avocado, cream cheese, and plenty more options

Be aware of:

  • The shop isn’t really a cafe with an eating area – better to order your bagels for delivery to your office and get everyone involved

Where to go:

  • 37 Graham Street, Central, plus Hong Kong breakfast favorites such as Elephant Grounds and Badass Coffee

When it’s open:

  • Grab your Schragels bagels from 8:00 to 18:00 every day

Rise by Classified 

Rise by Classified is perfect for a business breakfast in Hong Kong.

Photo courtesy of Rise by Classified.

Go here for:

  • The fresh scents of coffee and pastries
  • Beautifully Instagrammable dishes like the granola and range of sourdough tartines
  • Powerful breakfast smoothies and cold-pressed juices to really get your morning going with some goodness

Be aware of:

  • Limited opening hours, it’s not open at all on Sundays – better for a weekday breakfast.

Where to go:

  • Shop No 313, 3/F, Exchange Square Podium, 6 Connaught Place, Central

When it’s open:

  • Get to Rise from 7:30 to 20:00 Monday to Friday, and 08:00 until 17:00 on Saturdays. 

Best HK breakfast for relaxed mornings 

Weekend mornings don’t always have to be taking the kids to their activities and running errands. 

Take a morning for yourself, or you and your partner, and take a long morning’s breakfast with some indulgence and cakes, or start the day with a nod to health and tuck into smoothie bowls and fruit platters. 

Make your own hours at the office? Grab your laptop and head for a relaxing Hong Kong breakfast with a productivity boost from your morning poison – fruits, coffee, or bread.  

Brick Lane 

Go here for:

  • Breakfast at any time of the day – think a full English for dinner if it takes your fancy
  • Crepes with savory or sweet options: smoked salmon guacamole, and sour cream? Yes please!
  • An arty vibe and a feel of London, whether you’ve moved from the big smoke or you passed through and loved it, this is where to find that atmosphere early in the morning

Be aware of:

  • Busy times, especially at the weekend you can wait a little while for your breakfast to arrive

Where to go:

  • There are four Brick Lane outlets across HK, in Admiralty, Causeway Bay, Tsim Sha Tsui, and Sha Tin – addresses are on the website and Google Maps. 

When it’s open:

  • The Sha Tin Brick Lane Deli opens at 8:30 each morning, and Causeway Bay starts at 9:00. These are the two early openers to get a proper breakfast in, but you can get eggs benedict at 18:00, too, so there’s no rush.

Blend and Grind 

Go here for:

  • A relaxed atmosphere with a focus on great coffee and a chilled time
  • Really great coffee – they have their own blends with beans originating from Brazil, Kenya, and Ethiopia
  • All things avo! They have a whole section of the menu dedicated to avocado-based sandwiches

Be aware of:

  • The different locations having different menus, you can’t get exactly the same thing in Hennessy Road as you can in the other two places

Where to go:

  • There are three Blend and Grind locations, one in Mid-Levels, one on Sun Street, Wan Chai, and a corporate-aimed branch on Hennessy Road, Wan Chai.  

When it’s open:

  • Hit Mid-Levels from 6:00 Monday to Friday and 7:00 at the weekends and holidays; the other two are open every day from 8:00 to get your long lazy morning fix

Bakehouse

Bakehouse is super popular for breakfast in Hong Kong.

Go here for:

  • Scrummy pastries and the freshest of bread sending their aroma around the place
  • All your HK breakfast classics like shakshuka, mushrooms on toast, and french toast
  • The baked egg tarts at Bakehouse are renowned across the city, as are the croissants

Be aware of:

  • It’s reputation, you can face rather long queues to buy all the tasty treats inside, even very early in the morning

Where to go:

  • If you want to grab morning pastries and have an alfresco breakfast in a park, head to the takeaway-only branch at 5 Staunton Street, Central. For the full cafe experience, you want to go to 14 Tai Wong Street East, Wan Chai. 

When it’s open:

  • Queues start at the bakery from 7 am, whilst the cafe outlet opens its doors to the baying crowds at 8 am. 

Baked

Go here for:

  • Breakfast baked with love – the owner is a sixth-generation baker from South Africa, serving up grandmother’s recipes
  • The sourdough with everything and the yogivasna and beulah are two firm favorites here at SavvyinHK
  • Coffees from Columbia, Guatemala, Brazil, and Sumatra go into their own blend for medium roast goodness

Be aware of:

  • Everything selling out! What’s made that day is all that’s sold; once it’s gone, it’s gone

Where to go:

  • Head to 14D Elgin Street and look for the little hole-in-the-wall place that’s always busy.

When it’s open:

  • Breakfast is served from 8:00 daily, and it’s strictly walk-in only

Catch

Go here for:

  • Chilled Aussie vibes, with an owner hailing from Melbourne this place oozes relaxed dining
  • Bold brekky flavors that you won’t find anywhere else in Hong Kong
  • Big servings of all the dishes – plan a late lunch when you come here for your breakfast

Be aware of:

  • Breakfast only being served at the weekends, so it’ll be busy when you want to sit

Where to go:

  • There’s a newly opened branch in Quarry Bay at 21 Hoi Wan Street, whilst the first iteration of Catch is in Kennedy Town at 85 Catchick Street. 

When it’s open:

  • In terms of breakfast, you can only get it on the weekends and holidays, with both locations open from 9:00. 

Classified

Healthy food Hong Kong.

Go here for:

  • Great coffee, imported cheese, and freshly baked bread just like in Europe
  • Classic breakfast dishes, some with a twist to keep it fresh, we love the Portobello tartine

Be aware of:

  • The service, some reports say that it’s not always great, although we’ve never had issues

Where to go:

  • You’ve got seven options when you want to grab breakfast at Classified in Hong Kong – Kwun Tong, Sheung Wan, Stanley, Tai Hang, Happy Valley, New World Tower, and Repulse Bay. All the locations are listed on the website. 

When it’s open:

  • For breakfast, every cafe opens from 8:00, except New World Tower, which is handily open from 7:30. You can grab anything on the brekky menu up until 11:30, which is super convenient. 

Elephant Grounds 

Go here for:

  • An urban oasis, with coffee and chill being the mantra of Elephant Grounds
  • Menus that change with the seasons, including plenty of fresh fruit options
  • Great coffee, blended and roasted in-house, or single-origin coffee – they know what they’re talking about

Be aware of:

  • Queuing, since it’s a popular place you could find yourself waiting for your brew

Where to go:

  • You can pick from one of five locations across Hong Kong for your breakfast and coffee needs: we’ve listed them with their morning hours below.

When it’s open:

  • The flagship Roastery in Sheung Wan, and cafes in Startstreet and Mid-Levels all get going from 8:00, whilst the K11 Musea one kicks off at 10:00 each day. Down at Causeway Bay, you’ll find them open from 10:00 on weekdays and 9:00 on weekends. 

Elementary 

Go here for:

  • A fusion of breakfast flavors that reflect Hong Kong – European, Asian, and Middle Eastern
  • Breakfast to share, with dishes designed with more than one person in mind
  • The feathered eggs; it’s divine

Be aware of:

  • Breakfast only being available at the weekend, and no reservations are possible

Where to go:

  • There’s only one Elementary, that’s at 15-16 School Street, Tai Hang

When it’s open:

  • For breakfast, you only get it on weekends and public holidays, when service starts from 9:00

Mr. Wolf 

If you're looking for a hearty meal, Mr Wolf is a great option for breakfast in Hong Kong.

Go here for:

  • Very long lazy weekend breakfast, with the menu of morning treats available right through to 16:00
  • All your breakfast faves, from bacon butties to shakshuka, eggs on toast, and smashed avo, plus plenty more at Mr Wolf
  • A cozy and relaxed atmosphere in the mornings

Be aware of:

  • The limited range of veggie options for breakfast – there are some but not loads

Where to go:

  • 5/F, 70 Queens Road, Central is the one and only Mr Wolf in the city. 

When it’s open:

  • One of the earliest starts for your Hong Kong breakfast, you can get ordering from 7:00 every single day.

Fineprint 

Go here for:

  • Amazing coffee from Kenya, Burundi, Colombia, and Ethiopia to revive you in the mornings
  • Simple, classic breakfast dishes including granola and lots of avocado options
  • A long, quiet morning to relax off the main streets of the city

Be aware of:

  • Seating in Fineprint is pretty limited with one big communal table – we think it’s cool, but it’s not to everyone’s tastes

Where to go:

  • Pop into 38 Peel Street in Central for the trendy cafe vibes

When it’s open:

  • Things kick off early at Fineprint, with a 6:00 start every day but Sunday when you can get your breakfast fix from 8:00. 

NINETYs  

Ninetys sells really great tasting food - perfect for breakfast in Hong Kong.

Photo courtesy of Ninetys.

Go here for:

  • Aussie-inspired cafe culture, if you’ve not been –  that means it’s relaxed and diverse
  • A different menu at every NINETYs location, ideas spill over, but each spot is unique
  • In-house custom-blended coffee, choose between the fruity or choco blends

Be aware of:

  • Those custom menus, you’ll need to go back to the same place to get the same dish

Where to go:

  • There are four cafes in Wan Chai, Soho, Tsim Sha Tsui, and Causeway Bay, and a Kiosk at AIA. 

When it’s open:

  • All the cafes are open from 8:00, except Tsim Sha Tsui, which opens at 10:00. The kiosk is available for coffee from 7:30.

Le Pain Quotidien

Go here for:

  • Fresh, simple, brightly colored foods to feed your eyes and stomach
  • European-style breakfast, with eggs, fruits, and meats served with fresh bread
  • Smoothies and teas packed with goodness

Be aware of:

  • The prices – some claim it’s expensive for what you get

Where to go:

  • Hong Kong has four outlets of Le Pain Quotidien, in Admiralty, Wan Chai, Kowloon, and Tsim Sha Tsui.

When it’s open:

  • You can get your breakfast from 8:00 at all four locations in the city. 

Veda

Veda is a perfect venue for a vegan breakfast in Hong Kong.

Go here for:

  • Exclusively vegetarian and vegan breakfast delights
  • A little bit of Indian spice to start your day, try Veda’s Uttapam
  • Gluten-free options, which isn’t a common designation in Hong Kong

Be aware of:

  • The intimate setting – tables are close together, so it’s either cozy or a little cramped depending on your taste

Where to go:

  • Drop in to 2 Arbuthnot Road, Central

When it’s open:

  • Breakfast is served from 6:10 through to 10:30

Teakha

Go here for:

  • A tea experience; Teakha doesn’t sell a single coffee!
  • Simple delightful breakfast dishes with lots of veggie options, tea-soaked egg avocado toast anyone?
  • Heavenly cakes with Asian influences like the Thai cheesecake

Be aware of:

  • Most of the seating is outdoors, so choose a pleasant morning to visit to make the most of it

Where to go:

  • They’re located at Shop B, 18 Tai Ping Shan Street, Sheung Wan.

When it’s open:

  • Tea starts brewing at 9:00 in the week and 8:30 on Saturdays and Sundays. 

Best breakfasts in Hong Kong for the morning after

Australia Dairy Company

Go here for:

  • The best scrambled eggs in Hong Kong; everyone in the city seems to agree
  • A lot of food for not a lot of money, great for if you’re nearing payday
  • Absolutely rapid service, we’re talking minutes, sometimes even seconds

Be aware of:

  • Efficient – but not always exactly polite – service from staff

Where to go:

  • 47 Parkes Street, Jordan

When it’s open:

  • This “cha chaan teng” is open from 7:30 – 23;00 every day except Thursday, when it’s closed.

McDonald’s

Go here for:

  • A taste of home, plus some Hong Kong added extras – pasta for breakfast anyone?
  • A huge selection of coffees, McDonald’s spoils you for choice and you know it’s going to be fast
  • That famous McDonald’s value and taste that you’re so used to, who doesn’t love sausage and egg to fix them up the morning after?

Be aware of:

  • If you’re a veggie and don’t like egg or cheese, you’re bang outta luck

Where to go:

  • There’s no shortage of McDonald’s restaurants in Hong Kong. With a whopping 245 sites dotted around the region, they’re not too difficult to find.

When it’s open:

  • The McDonald’s around Hong Kong open at 7:00 and serve their hangover-slaying breakfast menu until 11:00. Some of the restaurant’s hours may vary, so it’s always best to check in advance. Worst case scenario – walk 100 yards down the road and try another.

Green Waffle Diner 

Go here for:

  • Huge and hearty portions, yet they somehow manage to push it as “health food”
  • Sweet or savory American-style breakfasts; the waffles especially go down a treat
  • The cozy atmosphere, it really gives a homey feel which is what you want when you’re a bit worse for wear

Be aware of:

  • Inconsistent levels of service, they’ve been reported but not personally experienced

Where to go:

  • 35-39 Graham Street, Central

When it’s open:

  • Green Waffle is shut on Mondays. Tues-Fri it’s open from 8:00-10:30. Saturday is open from 9:00-22:30 and Sunday still opens at 9:00 but closes early at 18:00.

Oldish 

Go here for:

  • A full English breakfast – with a croissant..trust us, it works
  • Rustic interiors, old-fashioned but not retro –  a really cool vibe!
  • A brunch that’s served until 17:00, so absolutely no rush to get out of bed the morning after the night before

Be aware of:

  • The distance from the nearest MTR stop – you may need to take a taxi

Where to go:

  • 53 Tung Street, Tai Ping Shan

When it’s open:

  • Oldish is open midday to 22:00 every day except Sunday when you can get your late hangover brekky from 10:00 to 18:00.

Brunch Club  

Go here for:

  • An extensive egg menu; you could go every day for a week and still not try them all!
  • All-day brunch, there’s even a lunch menu for your friends who might already be up to lunchtime
  • More of a chance of a free table, they have two sites in Hong Kong

Be aware of:

  • The sporadic service efficiency, not to be relied on if you have an appointment to keep afterwards

Where to go:

These guys have 2 sites in Hong Kong:

  • Brunch Club, 70 Peel Street, Soho, Central
  • Brunch Club & Supper, 1 Fl, 13 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

When it’s open:

  • Grab your Brunch Club hangover cure from 7:30 weekday mornings, or from 7:00 at the weekends in Soho. Over at Causeway Bay, things kick off at 9:00 in the week and from 8:30 on weekends and holidays. Note that they only do reservations for evening service at the weekend.

The Diner 

The Diner is the perfect location for an American breakfast in Hong Kong.

Go here for:

  • An authentic American diner experience and the only one in Hong Kong
  • A great menu with something for everyone, spicy Mexican-inspired options included
  • Brunch cocktails? Hair of the dog, hell yeah! Maybe breakfast drinks become brunch drinks and then all-day drinks… 

Be aware of:

Where to go:

  • G/F, Shiu King Court, 4-8 Arbuthnot Road, Central

When it’s open:

  • The Diner opens its doors every day at 7:30. During the week, the breakfast menu is served until 11:00 on weekdays. On Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays, the brunch menu is served until 15:00, while a few of the more popular breakfast dishes have even made the a la carte menu, which is served from 11:00 every day.  

Best HK breakfast for energetic mornings 

Jumping out of bed and raring to go, but not fruit, yogurt, or oats in the fridge is sooooo frustrating!

It’s not impossible to do healthy on the go, and there are lots of places in Hong Kong for breakfast that will juice, smoothie, and organic produce you into a bright and happy morning. 

Here are our hacks for the HK breakfast spots when you want to kick-start the day the right way.

Be-Juiced

Go here for:

  • Be-Juiced is known for bright, healthy, fruit and veg packed juices  
  • The chance to create your own juices based on your nutritional desires
  • Guidance on juice detoxes and help to stick to them

Be aware of:

  • The limited menu – there isn’t much food sold and it’s all raw

Where to go:

  • 45 Peel Street, Central is the address for the shop.

When it’s open:

  • Hit them up from 8:00 on weekdays and 10:00 at the weekends

Nood Food

If you like juice and raw food, Nood Food is a good option for breakfast in Hong Kong.

Photo courtesy of Nood Food.

Go here for:

  • Uber healthy cold-pressed juices to boost your mornings
  • An extensive, as in, a very extensive list of mixed juices, including ones with whey protein
  • Healthy foods with an eye on nutrition to help you manage your protein and carbs, great if you’re doing keto

Be aware of:

  • It’s not cheap
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Where to go:

  • There are five Nood Food cafes serving dine-in juices and food across the city plus a further 14 takeaway-only food and juice spots. 

When it’s open:

  • Opening hours aren’t uniform across all the locations, so check out their contact page on the Nood Food website for full details. 

Supa Bowl 

Go here for:

  • Delicious bowls of healthy fruits with acai berries are the star of the show at Supa Bowl
  • The coco bowl, with fruits, served in a coconut shell for a bit of fun
  • Friendly service that will start your day off the right way

Be aware of:

  • The place is closed on Mondays

Where to go:

  • Shop A1, 4 Swatow Street in Wan Chai or Shop B, 41-43 Graham Street in Central. 

When it’s open:

  • In Central, you’ve got to wait until 10:00 for service, but in Wan Chai, you can get your berry bowls from 8:30 – remember, no Mondays

Best breakfasts in Hong Kong for social meets 

Brunch isn’t for everyone, all of the time. Sometimes you want to have a long day shopping or pampering yourself at the hairdressers or spa but still want to hang with your pals for a while. 

Choosing a social breakfast spot just got easier, with our top picks for Hong Kong breakfasts with a social slant. 

Rajasthan Rifles

Go here for:

  • Rajasthan Rifles, a Black Sheep restaurant, is known for its great-tasting food and beautiful interior
  • For breakfast you’ll find much more on offer than just the typical scrambled eggs or porridge options, you’ll also find dishes such as spicy mutton and eggs scrambled (Keema Anda Pau) and naan filled with spiced potato served with two fried eggs, ketchup, and coriander chutney (Kulcha Anda Fry)

Be aware of:

  • A limited menu although what they sell is so tasty that you shouldn’t have troubles finding something you like

Where to go:

When it’s open:

  • Breakfast is available Sunday: 8 AM-11 AM
  • Sunday to Thursday: 12 PM-9 PM
  • Friday and Saturday: 12 PM-10 PM

Oolaa

Oolaa is one of our favorite venues for breakfast in Hong Kong.

Go here for:

  • Oolaa is loved by many in Hong Kong because of the well-priced and large-sized breakfast options in a relaxed environment
  • Great tasting coffee
  • Plenty of vegan and gluten-free options; the staff here are always aiming to please

Be aware of:

  • It can get very busy; go early.

Where to go:

  • Oolaa Soho, G/F, Bridges Street, CentreStage, Soho, Mid-Levels
  • Oolaa Petite, Shop 2 Tower 2 Starcrest, 9 Star Street, Wan Chai
  • Oolaa Tung Chung, Unit G30, G/F., Citygate, 18-20 Tat Tung Road. Tung Chung, Lantau

When it’s open:

  • Oolaa Soho & Oolaa Petite – 7 days, 7am – 11pm
  • Oolaa Tung Chung – 7 days, 7am- late  

FAQs Breakfast in Hong Kong 

Where should I eat breakfast in Hong Kong?

With so many choices, you could have a new breakfast spot every weekend for a year and not get bored! We’ve given you a vast range of choices for international breakfasts, and you can check out your local cha chaan teng for local options – although they may not be as health-focused as some of our options here!

What is a typical breakfast in Hong Kong?

There are quite a few dishes that are typical or traditional Hong Kong breakfasts. Instant noodles with a fried egg and sliced meat, congee – or a type of rice porridge – sometimes with chicken added, and noodles with dumplings, are all common fayre. You’ll find traditional breakfasts in places called cha chaan tengs, or tea restaurants. Clearly, international breakfast choices have become popular, with so many great Hong Kong breakfast options available!

How much is breakfast in Hong Kong?

The price of breakfast can vary widely across Hong Kong. Some of the restaurants we’ve listed have luxurious imported ingredients and immaculate service with dishes from $200-300 each. At the other end of the scale, a cha chaan teng brekky will set you back $40. Including drinks, it’d be sensible to budget around $250 for a mid-range HK breakfast.

Where can I brunch in Hong Kong?

Brunch can be a whole different ball game to breakfast, with booze and gossip with the besties usually part of the package. We’ve got a complete guide to Hong Kong brunches with loads of options across the city.  

Finally 

Found your ideal breakfast spot in Hong Kong on our list? If you’re new to Hong Kong, you’ve maybe not explored your early morning options thoroughly yet. 

Think of yourself as an old-timer? There’s always something new to try!

There’s plenty of options to keep your early-morning hunger pangs at bay. This city is serious about coffee, so whether you need any old cup of Joe or have a preference for the finer brews and beans in life, you’ll be sorted for your HK breakfast fix.  

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40+ years? Getting an annual mammogram should be the norm.

The Ultimate Guide to Buying Gluten-Free Food in Hong Kong

The best grocery stores & restaurants in Hong Kong for gluten-free living.

Colonoscopy in Hong Kong – The Ultimate Guide 

Yes, it sounds horrible but it’s a sensible move & will help you stay well.

A Guide to Dog Grooming

This handy guide will help you through all the steps of dog grooming to keep your dog looking gorgeous.

How to Choose the Right Preschool for Your Child?

This handy guide will help you through all the steps to make the best choice for your child.

F45 Hong Kong – I Tried it for More Than 1 Year, This is My Honest Review

If you have an HK ID card, you can enjoy a free trial.

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