Discover the vibrant culinary scene at newly reopened Temple Street Night Market, where local snacks, Southeast Asian bites, and nostalgic Hong Kong childhood treats converge on Yau Ma Tei’s busiest street.

Revamped and restored as part of the Hong Kong government’s initiative to reinvigorate the city’s nightlife scene, food enthusiasts are spoilt for choice at Temple Street Night Market, with 22 speciality food stalls and 10 mobile snack stalls, inspired by Taipei’s Shilin Night Market.

Temple Street Night Market serving up the finest of street-food snacks

Indulge in classic Hong Kong-style snacks, including the ever-popular curry fish balls, siu mai, fish maw soup, and dim sum

For those seeking bolder and more exotic flavours, the market offers South and Southeast Asian delicacies such as pepper buns, spicy skewers, Turkish lamb, and Pakistani dishes

Temple Street night market
Photo credit: website/Hong Kong Tourism Board

Don’t miss out on nostalgic childhood treats like put chai ko (steamed rice pudding) and ding ding tong, a hard candy flavoured with sesame and ginger. And make sure to try the unique aeroplane olives – olives pickled with salt, tangerine peel, clove, and cinnamon that will transport you back in time.

The food stalls of Temple Street Night Market, located between Jordan Road and Nanking Street, are set to welcome visitors daily from 2PM to 11PM for an initial period of six months. 

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