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Adorned with vibrant colours, Temple Street has been revitalised, showcasing its lively and captivating night vibes. From 15 December 2023, visitors can expect to encounter authentic decorations that serve as must-visit photo spots. The roadside food stalls also offer an endless array of delectable Hong Kong snacks and diverse specialty products, ensuring a satisfying experience that pleases both your taste buds and leaves you fulfilled. Come for an evening stroll through Temple Street and rediscover the distinctive nightlife of Hong Kong!

A taste of Temple Street

Sample the diverse culinary culture of Hong Kong in Temple Street, where you can try a wide range of Hong Kong-style snacks including fish balls, siu mai, three stuffed treasures, mock shark’s fin soup, dim sum, snake soup, and more from the 22 food stalls near Temple Street Archway. In addition, you’ll find a variety of other Asian cuisines such as pepper cakes, spicy skewers, Turkish lamb, and Pakistani cuisine.

After indulging in global cuisine, make sure to visit 10 additional stalls offering nostalgic snacks, where you can delight in the flavours of candy and coconut wraps (sugar pancakes), Ding Ding candy, dragon's beard candy, and even the elusive aeroplane olives that would evoke sentimenal memories for many locals.

Operating hours:
2 – 11pm
Near Temple Street Archway (Jordan Road entrance)

Captivating street decor

Explore symbols and icons representing the identity of Temple Street, such as sparrows, street foods, and signature pawnshop signs, creatively showcased in various areas of Temple Street. Experience the energetic spirit of Temple Street through dazzling light art installations, vivid creative painting, and eye-catching wall projections that come alive with every step you take. Even the street signs have been revamped with a fresh new look. Come and explore these exciting changes firsthand!

Street decor lights on:
5 – 11pm
Temple Street and Yau Ma Tei Community Centre Rest Garden

Other local delicacies and attractions near Temple Street

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Local cuisine to try on Temple Street

A late-night food tour of must-try local cuisine on Temple Street

Seeking authentic local flavours? Temple Street is the place to go. A hub for late-night dining, Temple Street offers a wide range of local delicacies, from dai pai dongs and claypot rice to dim sum and snake soup. It attracts not only local foodies but also visitors from far and wide. Join us as we take you on a mouthwatering journey to explore six of the best local eateries along Temple Street.

Dim Sum Here

Discover a delightful fusion of nostalgia and innovation at Dim Sum Here. Offering over 50 handcrafted dim sum varieties, all steamed to perfection upon order, this no-fuss gem welcomes patrons to indulge in signature delicacies like their black and gold lava buns, the classic Canto-style steamed sponge cake, an irresistible cheung fun wrapped with crispy spring roll, along with a variety of steamed rice dishes. With wallet-friendly prices and a relaxed, casual setting, it's the perfect spot to savour exquisite dim sum creations any time of the day.

Address: Shop 6-8, G/F, Wah Chi Mansion, 286-298 Temple Street, Jordan, Kowloon
Opening hours: 7:30am to 9:30pm

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Ser Wong Sun

Ser Wong Sun has been around for over a decade and has garnered a loyal following with its signature snake soup and Chinese sausage sticky rice. Prepared with authentic ingredients, their snake soup is best enjoyed when garnished with shredded kaffir lime leaves and crispy toppings. The sticky rice is a crowd-pleaser for its satisfying springy texture and enticing aroma. Ser Wong Sun also offers over 10 varieties of herbal soups, including ‘guiling’ soup, and provides budget-friendly set meals for those seeking a hearty dining experience.

Address: Shop E, G/F, Wing Sing Building, 36-40 Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon
Phone: 9522 1809
Opening hours: 1pm to 1am

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Hing Kee Restaurant

Claypot rice is a standout delicacy of Temple Street. With decades of history, Hing Kee is a favourite among visitors thanks to its affordable dishes packed with local flavours. There are over sixty varieties of claypot rice available, all cooked to perfection on charcoal stoves, giving the rice a smoky aroma. Be sure to also leave room for their signature fried duck egg oyster pancake, well-loved for its crispiness and unique umami taste.

Address: Shops 12, 13A, 15, 17, 19, G/F, Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon
Phone: 2384 3647
Opening hours: 1:30pm to 12am

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Instagrammable spots on Temple Street

Capturing the charm of this local neighbourhood

Temple Street is ever-pulsating with energy, filled with sights, sounds and experiences that embody the spirit of the neighbourhood. From its bustling night market to stunning architecture, there are endless opportunities for photo enthusiasts to seize those picture-perfect moments – so get your cameras at the ready!


With its distinctive design, Temple Street's archway stands as a symbol of the district's rich history and charm. To shoot this remarkable structure when it’s lit up at night, consider photographing the archway from a distance. Find a vantage point that showcases the surrounding ambience and experiment with different angles to highlight the archway’s grandeur. For close-up shots, position yourself in front of the archway and play with depth of field for that perfect shot.

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Night market streetscape

The Temple Street Night Market is a bustling hub of activity, offering a vibrant streetscape that is begging to be photographed. Take a snapshot of this dynamic market, focusing on subjects that bring it to life, such as hard-working vendors engaging with customers or candid shots of visitors immersed in the vibrant atmosphere. Take your time to observe the bustling crowd and wait for the ideal composition to come together. If you prefer a more moody shot, visit Temple Street later in the evening when vendors are closing up shop and there are fewer people on the street.

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Street food stalls

Temple Street is a feast for the eyes (and the stomach) with its abundance of street food stalls and dai pai dongs. Capture the sizzle and steam of food being cooked and zoom in on the vivid colours and textures. Up your game and experiment with shallow depth of field to isolate a particular dish, blurring the background to create focus. You can also document the unique street-side dining culture of Hong Kong by utilising the low lighting at dusk for snaps of hungry diners enjoying their meals at a dai pai dong.

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Taste the world in Temple Street

Explore a world of flavours and discover your new favourite cuisine at these culinary hotspots

Temple Street is renowned for its vibrant atmosphere; and the same can be said for its dining scene. Aside from local cuisines, this iconic street also offers plenty of affordable eateries serving dishes from around the world that are definitely worth trying. Who knows, you might even discover your new favourite cuisine!

Foodtrip Bedañas Filipino Restaurant

This intimate spot on Woosung Street is a family-run restaurant that serves a wide range of authentic Filipino delicacies. From crispy lechon kawali (fried pork belly) and sizzling sisig (chopped pig’s head and liver, seasoned with calamansi and chillies) to stewed chicken adobo, Bedañas’ menu is brimming with indulgent treats you won't want to miss. If you plan on dining at Bedañas with a large group of friends, be sure to try the boodle fight, a unique Filipino communal feast tradition where a wide variety of dishes are spread out over banana leaves, and everyone eats with their hands.

Address: 113 Woosung Street, Jordan, Kowloon
Opening hours: 12pm to 4am

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Manakamana Nepali Restaurant

Named after a famous Hindu temple in the Himalayas, Manakamana Nepali Restaurant is an intimate eatery that dishes up plenty of Indian and Nepalese classics. Delight in hearty curries, tandoori-grilled meats and seafood, or mouthwatering appetisers like pani puri and pakoras. The menu also offers vegetarian-friendly dishes, ensuring all diners can enjoy a meal here. If you’re undecided on what to order, Manakamana offers thaalis – traditional set menus served on steel plates – that come with your choice of curry, daal (lentil stew), vegetables, pickles, as well as rice, naan, or roti.

Address: 107 Temple Street, Jordan, Kowloon
Opening hours: 12:30pm to 11:45pm

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My Kitchen

My Kitchen is a street side stall specialising in halal-friendly Tibetan dishes. A must-try item here is the traditional Tibetan momos, which can be filled with chicken, beef, or veggies. Choose between enjoying them steamed or fried, and pair them with a portion of red pepper chutney for a mouthwatering combination. Additionally, this joint also provides unique Tibetan dishes on their menu, such as stir-fried buffalo, cold thukpa noodles, as well as fried pastries and steamed buns.

Address: 180 Shanghai Street, Jordan, Kowloon
Opening hours: 9am to 3am

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