Hong Kong

Tsui Wah, Wellington

Hong Kong cafes are hard to escape. Known locally as ‘cha chaan teng’, these ubiquitous eateries are casual and serve an exotic blend of Chinese and English, thanks to their colonial past. Tsui Wah is a hugely successful chain of restaurants that packages traditional Hong Kong fare with upmarket flair.

Since 1967

Tsui Wah opened its first café in 1967 in Wellington and since then it has taken its inimitable cuisine to the next-level with a hugely successful chain of restaurants that dot the city landscape. The café is known for offering its distinctive fast-food in smart-dining restaurants that are often found in classy neighborhoods.

Contemporary menu

Their signature dishes include a Crispy Pork Chop Burger, Sizzling King Prawns with Tossed Noodles, Fish Balls and Fish Cakes in Fish Soup, Malaysian Beef Brisket Curry with Rice and Swiss Sauce Chicken Wings. Locals enjoy Tsui Wah’s signature Milk Tea, some like it piping hot while others prefer it iced. Many visitors also come to Tsui Wah for their Crispy Bun with Condensed Milk, a breakfast staple among ‘cha chaan teng’ Hong Kong-ers.