Congee is an usual breakfast in Hong Kong as a result there are lots of shop that sell Congee. And around Fortress Hill in Northpoint, Congee Wonderland 知粥嘗樂 is one busy shop every morning we passed by and so we decided to try it out.
Like every other Hong Kong styled cafe, Congee Wonderland offered Chinese Menu. At the same time, an English Menu is also found but it is a smaller list than the Chinese one. You may wonder what I mean. Smaller list as some of the items found on the Chinese Menu wasn’t on the English one. I suppose that was attributed to the challenges of translation.
On The Table
Since it is a congee shop, congee is a must. Four diners each order a congee of their choice and none were the same.
Pork and Century Egg Congee 皮蛋痩肉粥, Peanut Congee 柴鱼花生粥, Pig Intestine’s Congee 粉肠粥 and Congee with Fish and Pork 双拼粥- 鱼片痩肉 were the 4 different orders. We find the Congee smooth though a little watery. 3 out of the 4 thought it was considerably delish. I belong to the positive group.
As we got Breakfast set, there were some other side orders along with the set. We got Fried Mee Hoon 炒米粉, Steamed Turnip Cake 蒸萝薄糕, Plain Rice Roll 白肠.
Not forgetting to get the Steamed Rice Roll with Fried Dough 炸两, a classic rice roll in Hong Kong. The typical way of eating this is to drizzle the sesame and red sweet sauce over the roll.
We didn’t order any drink except a coffee which was decent.
The breakfast set is available from 7am to 11.30am.
Congee at Congee Wonderland 知粥嘗樂 was more than average though there were also room for improvement. If you find having Congee alone is boring, you could have some side as well. If Congee is not your kind of breakfast, you go order only the sides. Moreover Congee Wonderland serve typical Hong Kong Style Cafe breakfast items such as the instant noode, macaroni soup, mee hoon soup and sandwiches.
Congee Wonderland 知粥嘗樂
G/F, 175 King’s Road, Fortress Hill, North Point
Tel: +852 2802 6128
Daily 0630 to 0200
By MTR: Fortress Hill Station