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Xi Yan Sweets

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8 Wing Fung Street, Admiralty, Hong Kong, China
Name/address in local language
852-28336299
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11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Very interesting food and the creator had added some unique new taste to some of the well-known Cantonese cuisine. Dishes are generally small, which means the guests can try a different varieties on each visit. However, the menu had been set up for a a number of years, and for repeating customers, one might get bored with the menu. I... More 

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Thank DiamondPolo
Hong Kong, China
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

I've been coming to this restaurant numerous times and have always gone home satisfied and happy. The menu is interesting without being confusion and the food is absolutely delicious, no matter what you order. My favourite are the

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Thank Barbara_Sturdy
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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323 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

I love Dan Dan noodles, but the one here lacked the usual oomph you get from the thick gravy. The Lamma fried rice was so bland, I was struggling to finish the small portion I took. The sesame dumpling dessert was probably the nicest out of all the food we had. It didn't disappoint as much as the mains did!... More 

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Thank Travelicious_K
Hong Kong
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015 via mobile

Xi Yan I guess markets itself as a fusion cuisine. However being somewhat a well travelled person with a good interest to try proper local cuisine, I fail to see what cuisine it tries to fuse. In reality, it seems to try to offer different food from different regions in a bland local Cantonese flavor that tries to act as... More 

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oxford
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2014

It's hard to go wrong with eating out in Hong Kong but go wrong I most certainly did. The absence of any other diners in the restaurant at 7pm should have been a warning but I made the mistake of taking a seat. The food I ordered was inedible, I had one mouthful, asked for the bill and left. This... More 

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Thank oxford1911
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2014

This is a restaurant that gives traditional desserts a creative twist. I love their custard dumplings encased with sweet peanuts and custard that oozes out. Yum! Lychee ice cream with osathamus wine is really good...

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1 Thank Singaporeaninhk
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2011

xi yan sweets offers unpretentious atmosphere and truly outstanding food. I crave the kou shui ji (szechuan chicken) all the time...it is simply put the best variation on this great dish I have ever had...the world over (and I go for this dish all the time, all over the place). great veg dishes too...just all around a great dining experience... More 

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Thank calalum97
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2011

Delicious Dandan noodles but served a bit cold. Their Pomelo salad was flavorful though the Prawns were too few. I cannot argue about the atmosphere! Small and quaint place in a narrow street hidden from the bustle.....A welcome find! Desserts are to die for! Love the Banana Ice Cream with Banana fritters. A visit soon coming!

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Thank Alfonsojavier71
Hong kong
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2010

A great variety of consistently good modern Chinese food. I hate to call it fusion because the word has negative connotations for some people, myself included. Highlights are the spicy sichuan chicken, Dandan noodles, grilled pork neck and the lovely fresh and delicious desserts. But really nothing has disappointed in the past. Definitely one to visit and revisit and revisit.

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Singapore
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264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 562 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2010

My husband and I live on Star Street and whenever we come to Xi Yan Sweets, there is a MUST ORDER staple dish : Sichuan Spicy Chicken. Another favourite dish of ours is Grilled Thai Pork. The Sauteed Shrimp & Tofu is quite common dish but done very artfully with the soft tofu melting in your mouth. One of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Wing Fung Street, Admiralty, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong
  • Phone Number: 852-28336299

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?