Ho Wong

Ho Wong
82 York Street, Glasgow, G2 8LE
  • Telephone 0141 221 3550
  • Food served Mon–Fri noon–2.15pm, 6–10.30pm; Sat noon–2.15pm, 5.30–11.30pm; Sun 5–10.30pm.
  • Email
  • Website www.ho-wong.com
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A special occasion-type of family-run restaurant that delivers awe-inspiring cantonese treats with high-quality ingredients.

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The sophisticated and unashamedly upscale Ho Wong presses heavily on the pedal of top-tier Scottish produce, and, judging from the fact that it has survived the ebb and flow of food trends for over 30 years, they know their stuff. The restaurant offers plenty of famed Cantonese dishes, from dim sums, to satays, sizzling sweet and sour dishes, duck and chicken. If you want a crash-course in Cantonese flavours or you’re just feeling like trying out a bit of everything, the mixed appetisers option is ideal, covering everything from ribs to prawn, for great value. Anything from the sea is a treat at Ho Wong – from the prodigious doses of mussels in black bean sauce, with a sprinkling of green and red chillies, or a lemon sole doused in a well balanced sweet and sour sauce, with decadently generous pineapple slices. A heavier option are loon rolls, stuffed with strings of ham and prawn, with a breadcrumb finish. Fans of duck will have a heyday at Ho Wong, with profuse carefully crafted dishes – soo chow duck comes, for example, with king prawns, chicken, bamboo shoots and water chestnuts.

The List's rating






Marta Matvijev visited Ho Wong on 19 March 2019
  • High point: Formidable seafood dishes
  • Low point: Limited opening times
  • Notable dish: Sweet and sour lemon sole
  • Average price: £13.80 (set lunch); £25 (dinner)
  • Private dining: Up to 25 covers
  • Provides: Halal options, Gluten-free options, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Piano music, easy listening
  • Capacity: 80
  • Largest group: 25
  • Open since: 1986
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 5
  • House wine: £19 per bottle

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