Being one of the world’s largest floating restaurants around the world, the Jumbo Kingdom became another iconic landmark in Hong Kong and a must-see visit. Established in 1976 and situated in Aberdeen Harbor, the restaurant is well-known for its excellent preparation of seafood and its interior and exterior design. The style of the restaurant is held like an imperial Chinese palace and in recent years the restaurant underwent some refurbishment and renovation inside. So if you want to experience the splendid and sumptuous surroundings of Chinese imperial times this is the place to visit. Best known for its seafood dishes, the menu of the Jumbo Kingdom restaurant includes a selection of over 100 different dishes and you have the opportunity to try many local fish delicacies and/or enjoy some Chinese traditional dishes or Dim Sum as well. Just click the link to take a look of the menu of Jumbo Kingdom.
Be prepared: this restaurant can accommodate more than 2300 people and it can get noisy inside. Although, you should try to enjoy your food, try to keep your eyes open. Sometimes you have the chance and spot some famous local as well as international movie stars or singers. May be you will be able to meet some of the local or international stars and celebrities. Stars like Chow Yun Fat, Tom Cruise, Gong Li, John Wayne, Yul Brynner or even her majesty Queen Elisabeth II have been guests in this one-of-a-kind restaurant here in Hong Kong.
If you opt to have lunch or dinner in the Jumbo Kingdom restaurant you might want to combine your dining experience with a unique sampan boat ride. The Jumbo Kingdom free shuttle boats and ferries at their piers from Shum Wan and Aberdeen.
Insider Tips: If you arrive at the pier by taxi. Make sure to ask the taxi driver for a receipt. Keep your receipt and show the receipt before paying your food bill at the restaurant. The fare of your taxi ride (up to HK$ 80) can be redeemed for consumption over HK$ 600 (there are some conditions that apply: e.g. just one receipt per table etc. If you are not sure, please double-check with the waiter/staff at Jumbo Kingdom).
In addition, the Jumbo Kingdom is close to the Ocean Park and a good option to combine two major Hong Kong attractions.
7:00am-11:30pm (Sun and public holidays)
Jumbo Kingdom Restaurant
Shum Wan Pier Drive, Wong Chuk Hang, Aberdeen
Phone: +(852) 2553 9111
How to Get to Jumbo Kingdom:
Take the MTR to Central/Hong Kong station and take Exit D. Transfer to Bus 70 from the Exchange Square Terminus to Aberdeen. When you arrive at Aberdeen Terminus you need to cross the highway. Use the pedestrian tunnel, then turn right and walk towards the pier for the free ferry shuttles to the restaurant.
Alternatively, you can take Bus 75 from the Exchange Square Terminus to the Shum Wan Pier and take from there one of the free shuttle boats/ferries to the Jumbo Kingdom.
Expect to pay around HK$ 6 for the bus ride depending on the bus you take.
Map and Location of Jumbo Kingdom: