From full on festive dinners with all the trimmings to delicious cakes and afternoon teas, we've found the tastiest festive treats and menus this season
Once you’ve shopped for Christmas trees and Christmas decorations, it’s time to organise your wine delivery for the festive season before scouting out the tastiest Christmas menus in Hong Kong. Luckily, we’ve done all the leg-work for you and have found the most delicious festive treats, buffets, brunches, lunches and dinners for your eating pleasure. Now go stuff yourself silly with turkey.
Christmas menus in Hong Kong 2018
1) Dim sum magic at YUM CHA
One of our favourite cute dim sum restaurants in Hong Kong, YUM CHA has branches across the city, serving up all your fave morsels with cute faces. And this Christmas, you can enjoy reindeer cupcakes, Frosty red bean buns and Gingerbread Man legends to celebrate the season. Of course, all these delights are totally Instagrammable, and if you’re looking for more, be sure to order the broccoli salad with mashed potato that comes served in the shape of a Christmas tree!
YUM CHA, 2/F, Nan Fung Place, 173 Des Voeux Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 3708 8081, 中環德輔道中173號南豐大廈2樓
2) Festive afternoon tea set at Tiffin, Grand Hyatt
Are you a fan of afternoon tea in Hong Kong? Tiffin at Grand Hyatt has a special tea set that’s only available until 31 December, and we know you’re going to love it. Enjoy savoury bites, including prawn cocktail and cucumber sandwiches, foie gras bon bon and hare and hazelnut pate with cranberry sauce before moving on to sweet treats, such as caramel pear with almond praline, raspberry and Earl Grey tea mousse cake and cassis chestnut Mont Blanc. If you’re looking for Christmas menus in Hong Kong to enjoy with the whole family, this couldn’t be better.
Tiffin, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, Mezzanine floor, 1 Harbour Road, Hong Kong, p. 2584 7722,香港島灣仔港灣道一號
3) Christmas Sharing Frenzy at Hunter & The Chase
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The “Christmas Sharing Frenzy” is an extravagant feast with distinctive twists on an array of festive dishes🎄 . Think of truffle, foie gras, seabass, turkey, steak and lamb…you don't need to choose any of these but to enjoy all of the dishes together with family and friends! The real festive joy – sharing the moment of togetherness 🎅 ————————- 【HEARTY START】 Black Truffle French Quail + Pan-seared Foie Gras . 【GREEN CHASER】 Caesar Salad & Anchovies . 【ROAST & GRILL】 Butterfly Seabass Fillet + Roasted Turkey Breast with Gravy + USDA Prime Striploin + Australian Lamb Tomahawk . 【PAIRING SIDES】 Candied Sweet Potatoes & Marshmallow + Boar Sausage Stuffing + Garlic-Sauteed Spinach & Mushroom + American-style Biscuits . 【SWEET PIES】 Cheddar Crusted Apple Pie + Lemon Meringue Pie + Pumpkin Pie ————————- 📆 22-25 DEC 2018 💳 $598/person 🎫 BOOKING > https://bit.ly/2zGL16F – Minimum 4 persons – 3-day pre-order in advance – 10% service charge applies #hunterandthechase #shorehospitality #theLplace #central #christmas #celebration #hkfood #hkfoodie #hkdining
Whoever you want to enjoy a Christmas dinner with this year, we’re pretty sure they’ll go mad for the Christmas Sharing Frenzy at Hunter & The Chase. At just $598 + 10% per guest, you’ll enjoy dishes like black truffle quail, pan-seared foie gras and roast turkey breast, along with killer sides: boar sausage stuffing and candied sweet potatoes with marshmallow. Of course what American-style Christmas menu would be complete without a selection of pies for dessert? And at Hunter & The Chase, you’ll have apple, lemon meringue and pumpkin to sate your sweet tooth. Available from 22-25 December.
Hunter & The Chase, 3-4/F , The L. Place, 139 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, 中環皇后大道中139號The L. Place 3-4樓
4) Christmas menu at Wolfgang’s Steakhouse
If you want something you can really sink your teeth into this Christmas, then Wolfgang’s Steakhouse is where you’ll want to be. Enjoy a 4-course menu for $798 or add wine pairing for $1328. Start off your feast with their signature lobster bisque before moving on to rib eye, Iberico pork chop or black cod. A bunch of sides, including mashed potatoes and creamed spinach will fill you up before you tuck into traditional Christmas pudding. Delish!
Find out why Wolfgang’s is also on our list of best steakhouses in Hong Kong.
Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, 1st Floor, Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 3990 1646, 中環都爹利街六號印刷行1樓
5) Tasting menu at MEATS
In Hong Kong for Christmas and looking to get fed? Head on over to MEATS on the 24th or 25th of December and indulge in their festive tasting menu ($480 per person). Featuring five glorious courses, you’ll be able to enjoy small plates filled with Chicken Liver Pate and Octopus with Bagna Cauda before tucking into sharing plates of suckling pig, and succulent roast turkey. There’ll be ugly potatoes and broccolini too, and dessert will be chocolate fondant served with caramel ice cream and popcorn. Yum! Add $220 for free-flow, and you’ll be on your way to making the perfect Hong Kong Christmas memory.
MEATS, G/F, 28-30 Staunton Street, SoHo, Central, Hong Kong, 中環蘇豪士丹頓街28-30號地下
The team over at Commissary are keeping true to their Southern roots this Xmas by offering a wonderful Christmas dinner ($450 per person) on the 25th packed full of deliciousness. Guests will enjoy a sharing menu of ten dishes, including shrimp and grits, roast turkey with all the trimmings, build-your-own pulled BBQ pork and soft shell crab tacos. We think this sounds like one of the raddest Christmas menus in Hong Kong this season.
Commissary, Shop 405, Level 4, Pacific Place, Admiralty, Hong Kong, 金鐘金鐘道88號太古廣場4樓405號舖
7) Cool cakes from The Cakery
Christmas is a great time for cake lovers, and The Cakery have some delicious (not to mention beautiful!) treats to sweeten up any occasion. They have a range of vegan delights available, including a Spiced Apple Cake which comes topped with fresh red currants. And everyone will fall in love with the Christmas Cake Pops shaped as snowmen, Christmas trees and gifts – so fun.
Read about our cake tasting with The Cakery here.
The Cakery, Shop 303, 3/F, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, 中環皇后大道中15號置地廣場3樓303號舖
8) Bubbly Perrier-Jouët Champagne Afternoon Tea at Conrad Hong Kong
Pop over to the Lobby Lounge in Conrad Hong Kong between 1 December and 6 January and revel in the Bubbly Perrier-Jouët Champagne Afternoon Tea ($538 for two). The sweet department includes Kir Royale jelly with Champagne sabayon, raspberry and chocolate champagne mousse cake and mini chestnut Mont Blanc, while savoury fans can enjoy delights like puffy lobster ragout vol-au-vent perfumed with seafood umami, braised wagyu beef short rib, truffle mashed potato and roasted turkey sandwiches with cranberry cream. Along with your bubbly, guests will also receive a special holiday gift: a Perrier-Jouët Anemone bracelet featuring the champagne House’s iconic floral pattern.
And while you’re there, don’t miss the glorious Champagne Brunch on the Eighth.
Lobby Lounge, Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, p. 2521 3838, 金鐘金鐘道88號太古廣場港麗酒店
9) Big Bay Cafe at Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong
On the hunt for Christmas menus in Hong Kong packed full of traditional yumminess? Big Bay Cafe at Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong is where you need to be this festive season. Throughout December at both lunch and dinner, guests can enjoy dishes like tasty turkey with all the trimmings and freshly baked salmon Wellington, as well as loads of sweet treats that will leave you with that I’ve-eaten-too-much-but-it-was-totally-worth-it feeling. Prices range from $398 to $908, depending on the sitting.
Read our full story on Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong here.
Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong, 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, p. 2252 5888, 九龍紅磡灣紅鸞道38號
10) Christmas indulgence at Le Pan
Christmas eve at Le Pan will be a white wonderland for lovers of food! Guests will enjoy a six-course array of delights ($1480 per person), including Kamchatka crab with Kristal caviar, Normandy oysters and Rougié duck foie gras and blue lobster with splashes of Sauternes and Sherry. An airy Genoise pastry, laced with white chocolate and vanilla mousse, cherries and rosemary, is the sweet finish to this decadent Christmas menu in Hong Kong. dd $1,100 for a wine pairing, and you will be in festive heaven.
Read our full review on Le Pan here.
Le Pan, G/F, Goldin Financial Global Centre, 17 Kai Cheung Road, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, p.3188 2355, 九龍灣啓祥道17號高銀金融國際中心地下
11) Christmas Eve or Day at Fish Bar at JW Marriott
Keep it casual this Christmas thanks to Fish Bar at JW Marriott. Sit alfresco and get cosy by the pool as you enjoy a six-course meal that kicks off with red prawn ceviche and includes roasted turbot and beef Wellington. The team will also be hand crafting cocktails for you to enjoy poolside so that you can cheers to the special occasion.
Fish Bar, Level 7, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong, p. 2810 8366, 金鐘金鐘道88號太古廣場香港JW萬豪酒店
12) Christmas brunch at Spasso
Change things up and do brunch this Christmas. On Sunday 23 December and again on Christmas Day, Spasso is concocting a Christmas brunch brimming with festive fare, including turkey, roast veggies and a range of pizzas, pastas and salads to keep you going. Kids under six eat for free, while their adults pay just $428. Free flow packages can be added from $178.
Spasso also makes our list of best brunches in Hong Kong.
Spasso, G5-8, 12-17, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong, p. 2730 8027, 尖沙咀麼地道68號帝國中心G5-8及12-17號舖
13) Brunch de Rua at Uma Nota
Another spot offering brunch this Christmas is Uma Nota. From 12pm on 25 and 26 December, head on over to enjoy nine wonderful dishes, including Fraldinha, grilled flank steak with farofa and feijao salad; Robalo Assado em Folha de Bananeiro, whole sea bass in banana leaf with fried banana and cassava farofa and cheesecake with guava jam for dessert. Brunch de Rua is $460 per person plus $195 for bubbles and beer or $245 for cocktails and more.
Uma Nota, Shop C, G/F, 38 Peel Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2889 7576, 中環蘇豪卑利街38號地下C號舖
14) Something different at Sushi Tsubomi
Christmas menus in Hong Kong don’t get any more exceptional than this. Sushi Tsubomi in Causeway Bay has an Omakase Dinner Menu ($1,388 per person) running from 24-30 December that features ten stunning courses. The journey begins Kobako Crab with Bonito Sauce Jelly and includes Steamed Egg with Hokkaido Sea Urchin, and abalone truffle rice. And if you really want to elevate the dining experience, add $380 per person for the 5-glass sake-pairing.
Sushi Tsubomi, 22/F, V Point, 2-22 Tung Lung Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2339 1899, 銅鑼灣登龍街2-22號V Point 22樓
15) Blue Butcher and Meat Specialist
Blue Butcher and Meat Specialist is home to one of our favourite Christmas menus in Hong Kong. Start off by tucking into some corn bread before letting loose on the turkey, stuffing, roasted garlic mashed potatoes and green beans with honey chili. Cover it all in homemade gravy or cranberry sauce, but make sure to leave room for some toffee pumpkin pie. Wanna do Christmas at home but can’t be bothered cooking? Pre-order the menu to takeaway!
Read our full review on Blue – Butcher and Meat Specialist here.
Blue – Butcher & Meat Specialist, G/F, 108 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 2613 9286, 上環荷李活道108號地舖
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