Shang Palace 香宮

Shang Palace 香宮

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Heading to this Michelin two-star restaurant, the luxuriously decorated interior is fully inspired by the Chinese with a feast of oriental glamour included. The antique setting, also includes an artsy combination of red and golden yellow colour. It has indeed done a wonderful job in transporting us back to Imperial China. Unlike Angelini, the Italian restaurant, Shang Palace is located in the basement of the Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel. While traditional Cantonese cuisine is offered here all the time, dim sum is only served in the afternoon.


A fancy dim sum platter is specially prepared in celebration of their 34th anniversary. The dish includes a scallop dumpling in a yellow wrapper, shao mai, a shrimp dumpling and a vegetarian dumpling. They are all equally delicate and delicious.


The signature abalone puff is made with a well-baked buttery crust and chicken filling. The pineapple baked buns are very lovely looking having a criss-cross crust with the actual bun being fluffy and stuffed with sweet honey glazed char siu pork.


Moving on to the a la carte items, the braised pork ribs aren't overly tender but still retain an element of succulence to them.  They are complemented with a vinegar sauce that could have been made a little sweeter.


A highly recommended dish at Shang Palace is the stuffed crab shell. It is a generous portion of crab meat and onion shreds coated with crispy golden breadcrumbs. The black vinegar is also optional to make it stand out a little more.


We end our meal delightfully with chilled pumpkin cream, a scoop of coconut ice cream and a spoonful of purple glutinous rice.


After a full analysis of this restaurant, this elegant eatery does indeed deserve a special mention in Hong Kong's plethora of dining options.

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34th anniversary special dim sum basket
34週年點心拼盤

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Steamed scallop & nostoc dumpling
葛仙米帶子餃

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Steamed minced pork dumpling with matsutake mushroom
松茸燒賣

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Steamed shrimp dumpling
香宮鮮蝦餃

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Steamed vegetarian dumpling
香宮蒸素餃

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Baked abalone puff with minced chicken
香宮鮑魚酥

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Baked barbecue pork buns
菠蘿叉燒包

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Braised spare ribs with Chin Kiang vinegar
稻草骨

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Deep-fried stuffed crab shell
炸釀鮮蟹蓋

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Chilled sweetened pumpkin cream with coconut ice cream
黑糯米椰子雪糕金瓜露


Shang Palace 香宮
Address: Kowloon Shangri-La Hong Kong, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone: 2733 8754
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 12:00-15:00, 18:30-23:00 ; Sat-Sun 10:30-15:00, 18:30-23:00


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