[HK] Cafe R&C

Cafe R+C
Fun latte art in Cafe R&C
Background and Taste:

Cafe R&C is a dainty cafe around the corner from Via Tokyo and Waffills situated on Haven Road. Known for doing the cutest and eye-catching coffee art in Hong Kong, they have been around since at least July 2010. Waiting is a normal thing in Hong Kong, and it’s hard to find somewhere good without having to queue first. Two visits to this place (with Fia, then Heoloi and Grace) incurred a 30-40 minute wait on average.

3 eyed cartoon – yes it’s another green tea latte! (sandwiches are in the background)

I would recommend to come here for the caffeine kick, but not the food, having been twice, the sandwich selection and toasties are canteen style, and mediocre. I like my toasted triangles pretty crunchy but found the ones here to be too soft. Cheese used is packaged processed cheese. Scallop spaghetti was a bit too salty (presuming the black sauce they have on the menu is squid ink) and the spaghetti dry. The lattes and coffees are above standard, but I wouldn’t say it’s the best I’ve had. Cafe R&C is more to do with presentation of latte art more than anything else.

Sausage Ham and Cheese Toastie $28
Cafe R&C
Crabmeat Toastie $28

They have a wide range of mains and foods from the brunch menu, including pasta, spaghetti, fry-ups and salads, some from the menu below (using Oanda exchange rate @ 14.03.15):

  • Toasties ($28) £2.45
  • Cappucino ($40) £3.50
  • Green Tea Latte ($42) £3.65
  • Honey Latte ($40) £3.50
  • Scallop with Black Sauce ($110) £9.55
Cappuccino $40
Cafe R&C
Scallop in Black Sauce $110
Cafe R&C
Chicken in spinach sauce $68

Bits and bobs:

  • Wifi available
  • Expect to table share

Service: Friendly casual staff, 10% service charge

Price: £

A: G/F, 22-24 Haven Street, Causeway Bay
T: +852 2890 9838
F: https://www.facebook.com/cafernc

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