Guide to Buying Kitchenware Hong Kong

by SavvyinHK
January 27, 2021

Looking for kitchenware in Hong Kong? We’re here to help you find the best value.

Even with the array of delicious food in Hong Kong, there’s nothing like cooking for yourself. Finding great value kitchenware in Hong Kong is a challenge – you need to find a balance between price and quality.

Here at Savvy in Hong Kong, we love a good online bargain, but does online shopping really work when you want to buy kitchenware? There are loads of hard-to-get answers, like how solid is the metal of a wok or how easy the release is on a cake tin?

When you’re on the hunt for kitchenware in Hong Kong, there are great value bricks and mortar shops to head to. Whether you want to get into baking or delve into the world of Asian or European cuisines, we know the shops you need to get the kitchen supplies you need.

We’re going to take you on a trip around the city to our favorite spots to buy everything you need to keep your kitchen happy.

Keep reading to find out:

  • Best stores for shopping for kitchenware online.
  • The best street in Hong Kong for all your kitchenware needs
  • Our top picks for stores that sell branded kitchenware
  • Where to shop for Japanese and Korean kitchenware in Hong Kong
  • Which shops to head to for your hard-to-find bits of kitchen kit

 

Where should I buy kitchenware online in Hong Kong?

Yes, it’s great to be able to pick up and check out your new pots, pans, crockery, and other kitchen gadgets before you buy them. We’re not all blessed with the luxury of time, though.

Online shopping is a great convenience, and you can generally pick up what you need from a range of websites. Here are a few of our go-to places when you need to get kitchenware delivered around Hong Kong.

HKTV Mall

It’s no secret that we love HKTV Mall. It’s packed with great value items from skincare to groceries, and they have plenty of kitchenware on offer, too. You can kit your kitchen out with:

  • Woks
  • Pots and pans
  • Knives and chopping boards
  • Storage solutions

And pretty much anything else you can think of. The best bit is its fast and easy delivery. If you want good value and aren’t too worried about big brands, check it out.

Taobao

Using the Chinese online retail giant Taobao can get a little challenging. If you’re put off by it all being in Mandarin, we’ve got a handy guide about how to navigate the site. Be sure you check out reviews for any kitchenware you buy from Taobao to be as sure as possible about quality.

Selfridges

Looking to bring some style to your Hong Kong kitchen shopping? Selfridges offers some of the most sought-after brands in kitchenware that you’ll struggle to find anywhere else, offering:

  • Smeg
  • Joseph Joseph
  • Wedgewood
  • Kitchenaid

The prices aren’t low, but items from here should last you a lifetime. You can get unlimited international shipping with Selfridges membership for $420 a year, plus you’ll get the VAT knocked off the price at checkout. 

 

Where are the best shops for kitchenware in Hong Kong?

With time to browse through stores, you can hunt down some great bargains in Hong Kong. You can pick up sturdy pots and pans, beautifully designed items, and some aspirational brands to create your dream kitchen.

No matter your budget, we’ve got you covered with the six best places to shop for kitchenware in Hong Kong.

 

1. Shanghai Street

Head over to the Yau Ma Tei portion of Shanghai Street, and you’ll find yourself surrounded by row upon row of retail and wholesale suppliers selling an array of Hong Kong kitchenware.

The prices of these shops are arguably some of the lowest you can find in the city. From cutting boards to pots and pans, there’s a large selection of everyday utensils for you to choose from.

You can even expect to find the products of well-known brands selling for a lot cheaper than you would expect to pay elsewhere. You can find plastic kitchenware from China and Hong Kong at the other end of the scale here if you’re looking for cheaper things.

Shanghai Street is also well-known for selling elegant dinnerware at low prices.

For example, a large serving plate with beautiful detailing on it can go for as cheap as $28; you can also find plenty of dinnerware pieces that’ll only cost you $5 or $10 apiece.

Aside from your everyday cookware and dinnerware, there are specialized shops you can check out as well. If you’re looking for baking items in Hong Kong, you can pick up pretty much anything you need in the area.

If you want to make homemade dim sum, you can find bamboo baskets for sale. Give Shanghai Street a visit; you’ll not be disappointed.

Shanghai Street, MTR Yau Ma Tei Station Exit B2

 

2. King Tak Hong Porcelain Co

King Tak Hong is known for selling an extensive range of kitchenware, particularly porcelain plates.

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King Tak Hong is known for selling an extensive range of Hong Kong kitchenware, particularly porcelain plates.

The store has been around since 1954 and is still thriving to this day. With its six decades of history in Hong Kong, they’re very well known for offering high-quality kitchenware products.

The durability of everything they sell means their kitchenware and tableware often ends up in top Hong Kong hotels, too.

At King Tak Hong, you can expect to find an extensive collection of Chinese and Western items, as well as Japanese kitchenware at affordable prices. Their products are available for both retail and wholesale.

As their name suggests, they specialize in the porcelain side of kitchenware. You’ll still find plenty of other items apart from ceramics, including

  • Cookware
  • Glassware
  • Tableware, including Chinese, Japanese, and Western cutlery
  • Melamine
  • Plasticware
  • Rattan
  • Bamboo

Aside from kitchenware, they even sell houseware for your everyday needs. With a wide variety of choices and such affordable prices, you should head on over and give it a visit.

King Tak Hong, G/F, 126-128 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

 

3. Meyer Outlet

Meyer sells high-quality pots, pans, kettles, and even kitchen-blenders.

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Meyer sells high-quality pots, pans, kettles, and even kitchen blenders, catering to all of your kitchenware needs in Hong Kong.

Meyer has more than 15 stores across Hong Kong, selling international branded cooking ware. At Meyer, you can expect to find high-quality items from countries such as Italy and the US.

Rather than heading to one of their regular stores, try checking out their outlet store in Kwun Tong. Here, the prices you’ll pay for cookware in Hong Kong is super low.

This outlet frequently has insane sales — sometimes they have promotions where all products at the venue are 80% off. Is that not the biggest steal?

Looking for high-quality pots, pans, kettles, even electrical appliances? They have it all!

Although some stock may have superficial cosmetic defects that aren’t covered by warranty, don’t expect these minor defects to affect your product’s actual quality. It’ll still work perfectly and just look a little loved.

With such a diverse catalog of products to choose from and so many bargain prices, you may very well find yourself stocking your entire kitchen here.

Meyer, 382 Kwun Tong Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon or Ngau Tau Kok MTR station, exit B5

 

4. Sogo Department Store

Sogo sells acclaimed kitchenware brands such as Staub and Le Creuset.

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Sogo sells acclaimed kitchenware brands in Hong Kong, such as Staub and Le Creuset.

Cookware at department stores is known to be expensive, especially when said stores tend to carry a lot of foreign brands. However, Sogo is known to have huge sales throughout the year.

When Sogo Hong Kong has kitchenware sales, you can expect to find acclaimed brands such as Staub or Le Creuset selling for discounts of 50% or more.

Stop by Sogo during sale-time and see what’s available; these types of products are ones that’ll last you a lifetime. It’s worth spending money on high-quality kitchenware because you won’t need to replace it often, if ever.

Sogo’s kitchenware is reliable and well-priced.

If you love cooking and adore great kitchenware, it’s for sure worth investing in quality brands such as these.

Sogo Department Store, 555 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

 

5. Slowood

Looking at making less impact on the environment as you shop to stock up or revamp your kitchen? Slowood is a Hong Kong brand that sells sustainably sourced kitchenware, along with lots of other things.

When you aspire towards a plastic-free and zero-waste life, there are so many things to consider. Sourcing your kitchenware from a company committed to these values gives you the assurance you’re doing your bit.

You should be able to kit out your whole kitchen from their stores, with items as diverse as:

  • Olive wood pestle and mortars
  • Measuring spoons
  • Breadbin and cutting board combo
  • Strainers

Along with all the utensils you could need.

Along with their two stores in Kennedy Town and Discovery Bay – which also stock bulk food and other eco-friendly goodies – you can also check out their online store if delivery suits you better.

Slowood, The Hudson, 11 Davis Street, Sai Wan (Kennedy Town Station, Exit C) and Shop Unit No.151, 1/F, DB Plaza (Block C) Discovery Bay

 

6. Pan-handler Hong Kong

Founded in 1988, this Hong Kong kitchenware shop is a mainstay of the Hong Kong culinary scene.

You’ll find the Pan-Handler Hong Kong shop brimming with pots, pans, and weird and wonderful utensils from around the world. If it’s top quality, then you’ll find it here.

As with everything in life, you get what you pay for. Don’t expect to pick up anything cheap here, but don’t expect to have to replace anything either.

Find the shop in Princes Building in Central when you want to check out the heft or usability of the tools you’re after. They also have an online store with free delivery for orders over $2,500 in the Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, New Territories areas.

Pan-handler, 227-228 Prince’s Building Central, Hong Kong

 

Kitchenware Hong Kong Locator

Looking for a specific piece of kitchenware, and Hong Kong seems all out? With our local knowledge and love of shopping, we’re happy to help out.

Here are some of the most sought-after kitchenware items in Hong Kong and our pick for where to find them. Leave us a comment or drop us a message with your hard-to-source kitchenware, and we’ll be sure to add it to the list.

Where do I find a skillet pan in Hong Kong?

Le Creuset is one of the top brands for cookware, and their skillet pan is sturdy – promising a lifetime of use with a manufacturer’s guarantee. You can order one from Selfridges or check out Meyer a little further up the page if you need to pick up your skillet pan in Hong Kong today.

I need to buy Japanese and Korean kitchenware in Hong Kong; where do I go?

Your first port of call for Korean or Japanese kitchenware in Hong Kong should be Shanghai Street. We’ve covered the details a little earlier – there’s a cornucopia of kitchenware from around the world, both local and imported.

You can pick up metal, rattan, and bamboo items that should do everything you need.

Which is a good knife shop in Hong Kong?

Pan-handler sells Global knives in Hong Kong, along with other top brands that would suit top-class chefs. They have every type of knife you might need, from fish knives to Chinese choppers and everything in between.

 

FAQs

Stainless steel woks in Hong Kong – where do I need to go?

No matter if you’re turning your hand to Asian cuisine for the first time or you’re a dab hand at all things stir fry, a good wok will keep hungry bellies happy. As any chef in Hong Kong will tell you, you want a wok to be solid and sturdy with a curved base so you can always keep food moving. 

We’ve got two recommendations for you to buy a wok in Hong Kong. First, Meyer will have a good selection of branded woks to choose from – as noted above, head to their outlet for the best deals. For something truly authentic, pop over to Shanghai Street.  

Where can I buy bakeware in Hong Kong?

Are you as obsessed with Great British Bake Off as we are? Getting in the kitchen and producing cakes, desserts, pastries, and all manner of sweet treats is great fun, with children to get messy with or just you! 

Are you surprised that Shanghai Street is the best place to buy bakeware in Hong Kong? You’ll kit out your kitchen with all your baking needs; molds, tins, trays, and cake stands are all available. To make your kitchen eco-friendly and plastic-free, you can also check out Slowood’s kitchenware section, which is packed with lots of bakeware for delivery in Hong Kong.

Where can I buy cheap groceries and other kitchen-related items in Hong Kong?

Finding the best deals on groceries in Hong Kong is a passion for us. We have articles dedicated to the following topics:

 

Finally

We are committed to helping you lower your household spending without requiring you to compromise on quality. We hope you are now ready to get your hands on quality kitchenware in Hong Kong at lower prices.

If you’d like to know more about buying other kitchen-related items in Hong Kong, check out Hong Kong Grocery Guide: Best quality & prices.

Have we missed your hidden gem for buying kitchenware in Hong Kong? Reach out to us on Instagram or Facebook and let us know what we are missing.

 

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