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Thursday, September 23, 2010

King's Palace


King of wonton soup

Finally I eat my share of aroi-ma-ma crispy and moist roasted goose (real goose, no duck) and a bowl of real Hong Kong congee in the heart of the City of Big Mango.

One of Hong Kong renowned high-end noodles and congee restaurants quietly landed to Bangkok, serving Bangkokians top quality roasted goose, barbecue pork, crispy pork, congee and of course wonton soup with noodle as well; if it is not King's pricing on her dishes a bit off us Thais general spending power, I would have given her a 5-star rating. But considering the quality of food there serves, King's Palace deserves this price structure. Fair enough!

If you are fans of roasted meats and authentic Hong Kong tearoom feast, then King's Palace is a restaurant you couldn't afford to miss.

1. soup noodle with wonton THB 150+; 2. real Hong Kong congee THB 150+

3. roasted goose THB 380+, crispy, tender, aroma, a steal at this price!

flat rice roll with barbecue pork THB 180+; 5. crispy pork on rice THB 160+

6. barbecue pork THB 350+, moist, sweet, depth, layer of texture, excellent!

7. kale Hong Kong THB 150+; 8. waterfall tofu dessert THB 80+

King's Palace Congee & Noodle Bar 皇府 ****1/4
2/F K Village #215
Sukhumvit Soi 26
(also access from Rama IV Road)
Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110
Tel.: 02.661.5042

Open daily : 10 am - 10 pm
(food only for two): expect THB 1,000 for noodles and congee


in the sea said...

Just like you told in Ah Yat the other days, their cost goes to the hiring of a quality chef from HK. That's why they can't lower the prices to a more locally affordable level.

Anonymous said...

This place has the best wonton noodle soup, but kind of over priced.

Jan Dull at HK airport has the best congee.


Mickey Mouse said...

Jan-Dull style congee is like having us drinking rice drinks, not eating congee, i don't like ..

Fillet-O Fish said...

Now you have King's Palace in Bangkok. Lucky you!

in the sea said...

There are 2 types of congee. One is the conventional "high heat" boiling without covering for over 1.5 hours. Best to use the "broken" rice (碎米). You can still see some tiny rice in it. This one smells very "rice" aromatic. The other one is the newer cooking style to cook "rice" powder into some "paste" like congee. It's in a smoother texture but not that rice aromatic. From what Mr. Mickey described, he prefers the former one.

Those on the photos look very nice. Good to see something very Cantonese in BKK. :)

Anonymous said...

I like everything at King's Palace and the congee at Jan Dull.


Thailand Club said...

fyi, 正斗粥麵專家 or Tasty Congee and Noodle Wantun Shop, is in the Michelin HK Macau Guide 2009

Stella said...

Thank you for the note TC.
No wonder Jan Dull is so good. He deserved the award from Michelin.

Tommy Leung said...

I still like King's Palace congee and wanton more, although Tasty is cheaper and awarded 1 star Michelin listing.

in the sea said...

正斗doesn't make the wonton noodle right. The noodle is too loose in the soup and as a result it gets soft very quickly. Check the photo of wonton of King's Palace. it should be like this. That's the classic way of wonton noodle.

Thailand Club said...

i just ate a bowl of wonton soup noodle at King's Palace tonight, together with (real) chicken congee and crispy pork on rice

consider the quality and ingredients, actually price is reasonable (to me), but still, not to general Thais consuming power; they shall make some price adjustment (and heavy PR work) in order to survive, otherwise we will keep witnessing her shop quite empty (i am the only customer) at 7:30pm on a Friday night .. lucky at 8:30pm when i am about to leave, 3 more tables were filled .. hope it is the rain affect her business ..

sigh, heavy rain again in that area!

in the sea said...

Though we may not be able to eat there as often as we can, we will try by supporting them. When people see no one or a few ones in the shop, they would hesitate to try. That's why later on 3 more tables were filled when you were about to leave. Mmmh... but we can't sit there like spending time at the cabana of MO's pool.

Mickey Mouse said...

well spending time at MO pool side cabana is SS priority job in MO-BKK:-) hehe

PAD said...

oh ... what type of congee do they served? really Hong Kong style congee? shame u have no photos but nevertheless, but photos of other food looks nice, especially the crispy pork.

Thailand Club said...

she serves authentic real HK congee, no photo of congee? sorry PAD, so come to eat and sample by yourself la, hahaha :-)

Anonymous said...

Business in King's Palace picking up well, sometimes full house during lunch/dinner hour, the wealthy locals love authentic roasted meats, price is just secondary to them. King's Palace is on the right direction.