As part of my ongoing project to try every chinese restaurant in Queensway my wife and I had an early dinner at Kam Tong last week. It's right next to Bayswater station so handy for a post work bite. We were warmly greeted on entering and shown to a roomy table. Chinese is the one cuisine I am more than happy not to drink alcohol with so we went for a pot of lovely jasmine tea.
We ordered a fairly chinese 101 selection as we fancied a bit of comfort food. The starters seaweed and ribs were good with a generous portion of each. I was less impressed with the mains, I prefer the crispy shreeded beef dry. However my wife loved her sweet and sour chicken. The fried rice was good but the singapore noodles needed more heat.
The restaurant wasn't massively busy as it was early but the service was polite and friendly. The bill was itemized but I think they might have done the old trick of charging me for service twice which is naughty. On the whole I thought it was good but I still prefer the "Mandarin kitchen" up the road. I think I have another 3 places to try!
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Food 6 | Service 8 | Atmosphere 7 | Value for money 7