Monday, 3 March 2014

C'est la B - Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

During my visit to Hong Kong, one of the shopping centres I shopped at on numerous occasions, was Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui. I had always been meaning to check out C'est la B, a cafe and cakery opened by Bonnie Gokson, of Sevva fame. An early lunch provided the perfect opportunity. 

C'est la B menu

The temptations on offer

It's a very pretty and whimsical little cafe. with butterflies and pastel colours throughout. I especially love the hanging teapot lights!

Some of the cakes in the display

We decide to have a small early lunch and choose the lunch time set to share, which includes a soup, bento and cake of your choice.

Minestrone soup

I'm enamoured by the gorgeous cup and saucer more than anything! 

Bento

There were a few bento choices, each with a theme. I can't remember the name of this one, but it consisted of penne pasta and meatballs; prawn cutlets and a salad. Unfortunately, it wasn't that great. The pasta was quite chewy, and the other components were average. The table next to us had the bento with korean short rib and rice, which looked better.

Interior

Green tea latte

Lychee cake

Finally, dessert time! The mousse cake is quite nice - light with the fragrant lychee shining through.



A very nice venue (with matching steep prices), though I found the service neither here or there, it wasn't a busy time but it was still quite slow. I would definitely come here for coffee and the gorgeous cakes, but skip out on the savoury food. 

C'est la B
G111, GF
Harbour City
17 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

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