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By Andrea Lo | July 29th, 2019
  • Restaurant, Take-out
  • Central, HK Island
  • Address: Shop 2017, 2/F,1 Harbour View Street,Central
  • Website: https://ifc.com.hk/en/mall/shop/kiki-noodle-bar/
  • Open Hours: Monday-Sunday, Lunch, Dinner
  • Capacity: 32
  • Open Since: July 31st, 2019
  • Phone: 2114-3426
  • Rating: 3.5
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Taiwanese
  • Ambience: Casual

Rejoice, Noodle Fans: Taipei’s Kiki noodle craze has proved unstoppable. The Taiwanese restaurant chain, which began retailing its famous handmade noodles three years ago, has opened up a restaurant right here in Hong Kong. It takes up a space at IFC Mall, which seems to be going through a bit of a renaissance as a dining destination. Made from flour and water, Kiki noodles are lauded as being a great option for health-conscious diners. It began garnering attention on social media and counts Taiwanese actress Shu Qi as a fan.

Look & Feel: Sleek and minimalistic, this 32-seater, 700-square-foot space features communal oak tables. 

On the Menu: The restaurant is working with Hong Kong chef Albert Au Kwok to create several special items for diners who are after something special: abalone and fish maw noodles in chicken soup ($138), and Kiki meat dumpling mixed noodles with scallion oil ($98). Outside of these, expect around a dozen noodle dishes, some featuring Sichuan elements — like Kiki dan dan noodles. And of course, it wouldn’t be a Taiwanese restaurant without bubble tea. Premium Taiwanese tea leaves are among the ingredients. 

Meet the Chef: Albert Au Kwok works with Michelin-starred restaurants The Eight and Island Tang.

Great For: Running in for a quick lunch on a busy workday, or satisfying any instant noodle cravings the healthy way.

Check out Hong Kong’s newest restaurants and bars here.

This writeup is a news piece and was not based on a restaurant visit. The Loop HK will update this post once we’ve visited in person.