Australia Dairy Company (Hong Kong)- Only Restaurant in HK Where Food is Delivered To Your Table Within 5 Seconds of Ordering ~ Eating With Kirby

14 September 2012

Australia Dairy Company (Hong Kong)- Only Restaurant in HK Where Food is Delivered To Your Table Within 5 Seconds of Ordering

On the first day in Hong Kong, my HK native friend Polly decided to bring me and my Netherlands friend, Peter to a traditional ‘Hong Kong Style’ breakfast.

It’s called Australia Dairy Company (no clue why) and it is located near the Jordan MTR station. Take exit C2 and it is pretty much 20 steps away. This restaurant is apparently super famous in HK for its amazingly fast but rude service.

When we got there, we realized the line was already down the block. Expect to wait around 15-30 minutes every time you go because you will always have to wait in line.

We got seated in this super tiny, cramped, little space facing the wall. The seating arrangement is so awkward!

Their menu is simple and all of their items are really cheap.

The environment inside the restaurant is unlike anything I’ve ever experienced in Vancouver. People are gulping down their food in a matter of seconds, the waiters shout at you when you take too long to order (good thing our friend was Caucasian so they gave us a bit more time), and the food is at your table within 5 seconds of putting your order.

We each ordered a Tea Set (27 RMB/~$4 CAD) which included multiple items. First was macaroni in soup with shredded ham (staple breakfast item in Hong Kong).

Usually, non-Asians find the concept of macaroni in soup really weird but my friend Peter really enjoyed it. :)

Then you are served two eggs (cooked whichever way you want), and some toast. I opted for sunny side up eggs which I instantly regretted after trying my friend’s scrambled eggs....

These scrambled eggs look so plain and normal... but these were the absolutely amazing. Probably the best scrambled eggs I’ve had to date. They were soft, moist, and incredibly fluffy. If I knew how to achieve these results at home, I could eat this everyday for the rest of my life and be content. :D

It’s a lot of food for less than 4 bucks CAD, no? I love cheap and good food. Haha.

The set also includes a drink which is served at the end of your meal. I ordered milk tea and it was done well. Very creamy and fragrant.

Another item this place is known for is their Steamed Egg White Custard. It is made with a combination of milk, egg whites, and sugar. I’m not entirely sure how the whole process works when making it but I hear it is really hard to achieve the perfect consistency. I purposely came back another time just for this and the scrambled eggs so you know this equates to a high recommendation from me.

All in all, if you are to come to Hong Kong and you can either speak Chinese or have a local with you, come to this place and experience a traditional fast paced Hong Kong style breakfast!

Happy Eating!

2 reacties:

  1. AH! I was here too but I still haven't gotten around to writing it. I love this place and you're right about the quick fire service!

  2. I loved the Australian Dairy Company! :D The macaroni in soup was awesome! I am glad that I went with Cantonese speaking people, because there was absolutely no menu in Dutch or English, haha!


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