Found right beside Hong Kong’s busy Times Square shopping mall on Tang Lung Street, The Drunken Pot’s Causeway Bay outpost has been so popular since they opened their doors that it’s unlikely those curious about quality Chinese hotpot haven’t already heard about it. Even so, read on or browse the photos here and it will soon become apparent what the fuss is all about. With that in mind, diners hoping to taste The Drunken Pot for themselves should reserve a table before turning up to avoid disappointment!
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Always best hot pot in HK island. soup base is exellent.
Food and atmosphere were wonderful. Service was polite, but with many mistakes and quite inattentive. Almost half the items we ordered never arrived - we asked for them twice and they still weren't brought. Finally, someone came over with an itemised order and we discovered the items had never been put through to begin with. Poor service let down an otherwise great experience.
Cantonese hotpot is done a thousand different ways in Hong Kong, but it’s safe to say that The Drunken Pot do it a little differently from anyone else. This funky foodie hangout combine premium ingredients and traditional wider Chinese cooking methods with truly cutting-edge presentation and a contemporary setting that elevates this Causeway Bay favourite on Tang Lung Street to something between a fine-dining restaurant and a quirky hangout. Note that The Drunken Pot go a lot further than hotpot, though, with everything from freshly steamed buns and dumplings to slithery fresh seafood on offer for lighter or solo meals.
Still, let’s not understate the quality of The Drunken Pot’s eponymous specialty. Starting with a choice of broth, here in the heart of Causeway Bay’s manic Time Square shopping crowds you can reach zen through your own desired balance of flavours, spice and hotpot ingredients. The options are endless – from meaty mushrooms to rich Chinese sauces or simply fresh seafood – and if you can’t decide, the knowledgeable staff here on Tang Lung Street are only too happy to point you in the right direction. The Drunken Pot also have an excellent range of drinks (special mention goes to their impressive range of craft beers, which is better than what you’d find at most Hong Kong bars), just remember that they are often packed so bookings are strongly advised!