Cheap VS Expensive Hainanese Chicken

Inexpensive

泰妃雞 Tai Fei Gai

泰妃雞 ( pronounced Tai Fei Gai ). Recommended by many locals, this restaurant is a hidden gem found in the narrow streets of Mong Kok.

Inexpensive

泰妃雞 Tai Fei Gai

We received tender and moist chicken with a sweet and savoury chili sauce served on top of fragrant chicken oil rice.

Inexpensive

泰妃雞 Tai Fei Gai

Dinner set with Chinese soup cost only $58. 👌

Located inside the Pacific Place mall in Admirality is Sun's Bazaar.

Mid-range

Sun's Bazaar

The Hainanese chicken was plated with care and tasted quite fresh.

Mid-range

Sun's Bazaar

Hainanese chicken here was $98. The seating was comfortable, the look and feel was modern, and the restaurant waiters were very attentive!

Mid-range

Sun's Bazaar

Situated on a 15/F high rise next to SOGO in the Causeway Bay area is Katong Corner.

Mid-range

Katong Corner

Mid-range

Katong Corner

Chicken was satisfactory. The sauces could have been a lot stronger, but the quiet ambience and very attentive staff still makes this an attractive dinner setting.

Mid-range

Katong Corner

Our Hainanese chicken with a bowl of oil rice came out to $106.

Upscale

Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken

Finally, our last stop was at a more upscale restaurant located near the trendy Fashion Walk in Causeway Bay.

Upscale

Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken

From left to right:

  1. Ginger sauce — Hainan's signature sauce
  2. Spicy Thai chili sauce — spicy and sweet. Our favorite of the 3
  3. Oyster sauce — rich and salty
Upscale

Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken

Chicken was juicy and drizzled in a rich chicken stock. The texture was super smooth and firm. The meat was nice and lean. 👌

Upscale

Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken

Chicken oil rice · ordered separately · served in a toasty stone bowl

Upscale

Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken - Extra

Restaurant and bar: This is the "I'm 18" (featured in background) cocktail · Gin with dry ice.

Price: Chicken $148 with rice $48. Total price: $196 — not including drink.