Hongkies – a taste of Hong Kong in Northbridge

Another of the places I have missed over the lockdown period is Chinese restaurant, Hongkies, which specialises in food with a Hong Kong twist, as well as influences of Britain and Portugal, especially, shining though. I have always experienced very good food at Hongkies – and the welcome from Flora and Jeanette adds to the ambience.
They have a small wine list – or BYO is OK too – we were happy to see a pleasant Cabernet on the list – Chateau Tanunda – smooth and medium bodied and with plenty of plummy characteristics – went down well with our food.

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First off, a speciality of the house – dumplings –steamed prawn and chives – were nicely gelatinous, with juicy prawns and chopped chives inside. A bowl of chilli oil to dip added to the zestiness.

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Then a plate of tender squid along with lightly cooked broccoli with garlic and soy – crunchy, fresh vegetables, salty and aromatic.

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And last but by no means least, diced King prawns with noodles, green onions and topped with shredded omelette. Lots of fresh flavours, the chilli oil adding a touch of spice to this also.

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It was great to see that Hongkies had lost nothing in the way of good food and value for money during the closures – I will be back soon and so should you.

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