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Lei Yue Mun Seafood – You Can’t Miss Lei Yue Mun If You Are a Seafood Lover!

August 28, 2021

Name (English): Lei Yue Mun Seafood
Name (Chinese): 鯉魚門海鮮
Category: Food & Beverages
Address (English): Lei Yue Mun, Yau Tong 
Address (Chinese): 觀塘油塘鯉魚門
Address Google Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/hZESkziP5mvkAVU17
Address longitude and latitude: 22.284718515428533, 114.23726323758768
Nearest MTR Station: Yau Tong Station Exit A1
Nearest MTR Station Google Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/732opruvAhAytWbT8
Nearest MTR Station longitude and latitude: 22.29723537889548, 114.23761806263055
How far from the nearest MTR Station: 5-10 minutes walking distance
Opening Hours:
MON 12:00 – 22:00
TUE 12:00 – 22:00
WED 12:00 – 22:00
THU 12:00 – 22:00
FRI 12:00 – 22:00
SAT 12:00 – 22:00
SUN 12:00 – 22:00
Budget (per person): HKD 200-300
Recommended Food/Drinks: Baked lobster with cheese, Steamed scallops with garlic and vermicelli, Stir-fried mantis shrimps with spice and salt
Accessibility Note: Easy accessibility
Reminder: Take Cha Kwo Ling Road to the fishing village after getting off from Yau Tong Station.

Want a taste of fresh seafood and the authentic culture of the fishing village in Hong Kong? You can’t miss Lei Yue Mun if you are a seafood lover! 

Siting between Kowloon and Hong Kong Island, the small land in the harbor, which consists of 4 villages, has been home to many fishermen for centuries. Now, the place offers a high-quality Cantonese-style seafood feast to people from the outside.

When you catch the sight of fishing boats docking at the typhoon shelter in Sam Ka Tsuen, you know you are in the seafood paradise. You can wander along the street and buy seafood lively kept in the seawater tanks in Sam Ka Tsuen and then choose any nearby restaurant, mostly clustered in Praya Road to have it cooked.

You can tell the chef what sort of dish you have in mind, the chef would then turn your choice of shrimps, fish, crabs and seashells into delicious dishes. A little tip on choosing the restaurant is to look for Quality Tourism Services qualification approved by the Tourism Board. 

Some typical local seafood dishes like baked lobster with cheese, steamed scallops with garlic and vermicelli, stir-fried mantis shrimps with spice and salt can always be spotted on the tables. Make sure to try them when you don’t know what to have there.

For dishes that are served with the hard shells on, don’t worry that it could be troublesome because scissors will be provided on the side for you to enjoy the delicacies with ease. After a hearty seafood meal, you can take a stroll around the area and explore the surroundings.

The time-tested villages have kept their traditions and cultures alive; this is one of the very few places you can feed your craving for seafood while also getting to know another side of Hong Kong.

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