Se Wong Yee

Restaurant 24 Percival Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Published on: 10-08-2016

11:30 AM - 11:55 PM
Restaurant
A-la-carte
Food & Drink
Local Food
10.96 - 15.47 USD

Se Wong Yee is good for

Good for family with kids Family with kids Good
Good for senior Senior Good
Good for couple Couple Good
Good for solo Solo Good
Good for group Group Good
Se Wong Yee is famous for its amazing snake soup. It's a place to to experience something very local and cultural.

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Why Se Wong Yee is special ?

Se Wong Yee is the perfect quick fix to satisfy a craving for snakes and liver sausages that pops up once the cold winter chill hits. Located in the heart of Causeway Bay, it is probably the most convenient eatery to get to among all other places serving this fast-disappearing cuisine. That’s why it’s always busy. Order what everyone orders—a combo meal with snake soup, a dish of lettuce and steamed rice with liver sausage. Se Wong Yee’s snake soup is a thick broth with lots of ingredients—snake, chicken, bamboo shoots, mushrooms and some chrysanthemum petals. The snake is not too chewy; the soup is flavorful with a slight aroma of chrysanthemum. The liver sausage has a crispy skin and juicy filling, and goes perfectly with the rice.


Must try dishes:



Pork Meat and Duck Liver Sausage with Rice (膶腸飯) -

Snakes Soup (太史五蛇羹) -

Boiled Lettuce with Oyster Sauce (蠔油西生菜) -

Fried Sticky Rice with Preserved Meats and Peanuts (生炒糯米飯) -

How to get to Se Wong Yee?

Starting Point: Causeway Bay Station (Exit C)

Steps to follow: 1 - 6

1. Let's start your way from Exit C. When you get out from the ticket gate, find the exit sign "C" around you

2. When you come outside from the exit, follow the arrow.

3. Go straight for 30m and you will find the "Bonjour" signboard to your right. Make a right turn at the signboard.

4. You will find your destination right after you make a right turn at the signboard.

5. In less than 30m, you will find your restaurant to your right.

6. Enjoy your meal at Se Wong Yee 蛇王二(燒臘飯店)!

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Selling points

  • Great snake soup
  • Huge portions, order to share
  • "Value for money"
  • Excellent food and service
  • Tasty and delicious

Facilities

  • Noise level Normal
  • Budget Budget
  • Alcohol NO
  • Air condition YES
  • Accept credit card NO
  • Serve breakfast NO
  • Serve halal NO
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Duration
1.0 day
Estimated
42.74 USD
Total travel distance
km
Number of places
10 places

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24 Percival Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

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Tips for you

  • It may a bit pricey but worth the money
    Prices
  • The restaurant is very popular for the locals and it may be crowded depending on the time
    Experience
  • If you go you must try the snake soup! It's good place to explore Chinese cuisine and eating culture
    Experience

Reviews

TripAdvisor View more

Ordered 2 set meals for 2 adults and 2 10 year old children with more than enough to go around. Each set comprises of stir fried vegetables, a large bowl of snake soup and a generous serving of rice with liver sausages. Snake soup had lots of sliced mushrooms with a few slivers of snake meat. Delicious with an orange peel after taste. Fried crackers that are sprinkled on top add interesting texture to the thick broth. Soup was good, but the liver sausages were the show stealer. Fragrant with a tinge of Chinese wine. These went superbly with fluffy white rice and a splash of braised sauce. Overall great experience. Would be better if we had more elbow room while eating.

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This place is famous for its snake soup cooked with petals of chrysanthemum and roast duck/bbq pork. Snake soup is said to release toxins and it's very flavorful, with snake meat tasted like chicken. Ask for red vinegar and only add a couple drops to enhance the flavor. The roast duck, however, was a huge disappointment with tons of fat and almost no meat. Should have asked for duck leg. Try its snake soup(~$u.s7), it's an experience.

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Finally my turn to taste the giant clay pot rice with preserved sausage and golden oyster, so delicious!

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