Sosam Tea House
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Ko Shan Theatre
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Pak Kung Cafe
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Lonely Planet review
At this artsy tea house, bowls hand-painted with flowers sit atop placemats of crocheted lace, and jars of lychee wine vie for space with books on a wooden shelf next to the open kitchen, where the owner gives her take on familiar Chinese dishes. Indochina dragonplum, an ancient fruit, appears in a sauce for handmade shrimp roe noodles, and it’s delicious. To get here, take minibus 27M from Mong Kok MTR station (exit B2) and disembark at the final stop.