We've found the tastiest festive treats and Christmas menus in Hong Kong 2020. From full on festive dinners with all the trimmings to delicious afternoon teas, you won't go hungry this year
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 2020
1. Cordis Hong Kong
Beef Wellington, jet-fresh oysters, Prawn Ensemble, Log Cake… This year, Cordis Hong Kong brings a variety of Christmas menus to you at their restaurants and bars. Whether it’s a festive buffet at The Place, delicate delights at Alibi, Michelin-starred Canto specialities at Ming Court or a bubbly al fresco dinner at The Garage Bar, all these Christmas meals will leave you feeling warm and satisfied.
Click on each restaurant to learn more about the menus, prices and availability.
Cordis Hong Kong, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, p. 3552 3388
This Christmas, Starbucks brings to you a series of festive beverages in addition to many scrumptious delights. Enjoy a heart-warming Jolly Baked Apple Latte topped with golden apple syrup and chewy apple candies. Jolly Baked Cold Brew and Nitro Cold Brew shouldn’t be missed out if you fancy a sharper coffee flavour. For those who want to pamper your friends with Christmas treats, Starbucks’ Jolly Christmas Platter comes with four pieces each of different bite-sized snacks like Lemon Tarts, Curry Beef Puffs and Blueberry Cheesecakes.
Starbucks has branches across Hong Kong
3. Hotel Icon X Godiva Christmas Afternoon Tea
A collaboration between Hotel Icon and the legendary chocolatier Godiva, this Christmas exclusive afternoon tea will satisfy your chocolate cravings with unlimited Godiva soft ice-cream. Other than afternoon tea classics like scones, smoked salmon roulade and macarons, you can enjoy an array of chocolate-themed sweets and savouries ranging from foie gras chocolate parfait to Cherry Black Forest. Enjoy this limited afternoon tea by 17 January 2021 at $368 for one and $658 for two.
Godiva Christmas Afternoon Tea at Green, Lobby, Hotel Icon, 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong, p. 3400 1000
4. Miss Lee
One of Hong Kong vegetarian’s fave Chinese restaurants, Miss Lee brings to you a Dee-lee-cious winter vegan menu with a four-course lunch ($368) and seven-course dinner ($598). On 24 to 26 December, 31 December and 1 January, diners can enjoy exclusive seasonal delicacies such as Homemade Spinach & Corn Wonton, Braised Winter Melon, Claypot Rice and Mushroom & Taro Patty. The menu is conceptualised by chef Siu Hon-chi from two-michelin-starred Ying Jee Club, featuring festive ingredients prepared with traditional culinary techniques. Sip on the special drink Save The Date ($58) infused with red dates and longan for a nourishing warm drink.
Miss Lee, G/F The Wellington, 198 Wellington Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 2881 1811
5. Braza Churrascaria
Fancy a Brazilian buffet with scrumptious seafood, meats, salads and desserts this Christmas? Brazilian steakhouse BRAZA Churrascaria brings to you a vibrant all-you-can-eat festive brunch ($348) and dinner ($498) on 24 and 25 December. Savour endless offerings of Brazilian cuisine like pork belly de Bahia, conxinhas with chipotle mayo and marinated duck breast with orange. Wrap up the feast with indulgent desserts, ranging from quindim (coconut egg yolk custard) to Bolo de Rolo (Brazilian Guava Cake Roll) and chocolate fountain.
BRAZA Churrascaria, 3/F, Grand Progress Building, 15-16 Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2890 9268
6. Rosewood Hong Kong
Chestnut Yule Log Cake, Black Truffle Tiger Prawn, Ribeye Steak.. .Indulge in creative Christmas feasts and beverages at Rosewood’s eight acclaimed dining concepts. Whether you are looking for juicy steaks at HENRY, semi-buffets at Holt’s Cafe, Chinese delicacies at The Legacy House or festive afternoon teas at The Butterfly Room, the indulgent delights at Rosewood’s gastronomic concepts will ensure you are warm this Christmas.
Click on each restaurant to learn more about the menus, prices and availability.
Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, p. 3891 8888
Enjoy Zuma’s Christmas Christmas edition weekend brunch from 25 to 27 December, featuring an array of Japanese delights like Shogayaki Chicken Breast with Dried Apricot, Vanilla & Wild Berry Chawanmushi and Cinnamon Fluffy Doughnut. Their Christmas night brunch takes place in the lounge from 24 to 26 December, where guests can dig into Zuma’s signature dishes while enjoying free-flow Veuve Clicquot Champagne, sakes and beers.
Zuma, Level 5 & 6, Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, p. 3657 6388
8. The Cakery
A rich chocolate-coated log cake is what makes our Christmas Eve perfect. Serving scrumptious low-sugar and vegan sweets, The Cakery makes ones of the best cakes in Hong Kong that will avoid you from a sugar crash. If you want some Christmas treats for your friends and family , the Limited Edition Christmas Cookie Box, Christmas Cake Pop and Christmas Log Cake are some great options. You can also dine-in at The Cakery for a light afternoon tea, enjoying the hearty flavours without feeling guilty.
Read our full review of The Cakery
The Cakery has several locations in Hong Kong
Middle Eastern food lovers, we got you. From November to December, book-in at Bedu for the Group’s Chef Menu ($420) where Executive Chef Corey Riches will fill your stomach with five dishes and several starters. The set features a range of signature dishes that are perfect for a family celebration, such as Red Pepper Labneh, Rack of Lamb and Brown Butter Ice-cream. For the exclusive Christmas Day Special, guests can enjoy a la carte dishes throughout the day, such as the brand new Baba Ganoush and Smoked Kingfish.
Read our full review of Bedu
Bedu, 40 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2320 43450
10. Feather & Bone
Enjoy premium, hormone-free roast turkeys fresh from Australia and France. As one of our favourite neighbourhood butchers, Feather & Bone has not only prepared amazing Christmas set menus this year, but also offers Christmas bundles and hampers. Their Christmas Sharing Menu($598 for adult; $198 for kids under 12) available until 26 December comes with an array of food, ranging from Housemade Pastrami, Roast Turkey Roulade to Eggnog Custard, plus a free glass of mulled wine only on Christmas day. Add $298 to enjoy two hours of free-flow Prosecco, Sauvignon Blanc and many other beverages. Whether you are planning to dine-in with your fam or spend an intimate time at home, Feather & Bone has got you covered.
Reservations can be made for between 16 November to 26 December. For bookings and private event enquiries, please contact [email protected].
Check out the details of their Christmas specials on their website.
Feather & Bone has branches across Hong Kong
Offering Christmas menus from 24 to 26 of December, TokyoLima is the place for mouth-watering food with a Peruvian twist. Sip on some umeshu or sake while enjoying dishes like Maguro Nuevo and Buri Tiradito. Your meal will end perfectly with a flavourful Oye Papi Chocolate Mousse and a gluten-free Chocolate & Almond Cake. Whether you are joining TokyoLima for their Christmas Tasting Dinner ($580 after 6pm and $680 after 8pm) or Festive Brunch ($448), the bountiful course menu will get you in the festive mood.
TokyoLima, G/F, 18-20 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2811 1152
12. Fortnum & Mason
Fortnum & Mason never disappoints us with their beautifully-crafted sweets and fragrant teas. This Christmas, they have everything you need for the festivity, ranging from pretty decorations to mouth-watering sweets like puddings, pies and champagnes. Some Hong Kong exclusive gift sets include The Fortnum’s Christmas Collection ($2288), The Merry Christmas Gift Box ($1630) and The Season’s Greetings Basket ($1385). Other heart-warming items are St James Christmas Pudding ($148-$298) and Christmas Tea Caddy Ornament ($289).
13. Uma Nota
Samba time! Get funky at the dinner table with Uma Nota’s Festive Chef Menu ($450) from November to December. Dig into five a la carte favourites like Beef Skewer, Baked Salmon with Saikyo Miso Marinade and Coxinhas de Frango. Want to get in the festive mood during the day? Join their Festive Brunch da Rua ($350) on weekends and public holidays in December. Feast on the best Roasted Spring Chicken, Pao de Queijo and Ceviche of the Day.
Uma Nota is one of our fave lunch spots in Central.
Uma Nota, 38 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2889 7576
14. Terrible Baby
Terrible Baby, Hong Kong’s one-of-a-kind bar and music venue, presents two festive cocktails exclusively available in December. Enjoy the creamy Coquito (on the left; $85) blended with coconut milk, coconut cream, condensed milk and a hint of cinnamon flavour, adding a quirky twist to usual eggnogs. Woodfire Cocktail (on the right; $85) is created by Bar Manager Axel Gonzalez’s signature mezcal, amaretto, coffee liquer, cold brew coffee and homemade syrup. With jazzy live music and creative cocktails, Terrible Baby is a great place for a festive drink with your friends.
Terrible Baby, 4/F Eaton HK, 380 Nathan Road, Jordan, Kowloon, Hong Kong, p. 2710 1866
15. Big Birdy
Peri Peri Turkey anyone? A recently opened resto in Sai Ying Pun, Big Birdy dishes up a holiday feast with a 3.5 kg USA free-range hormone-free Turkey. Finishing on a flaming grill, the turkey is brined for 24 hours before being dry-rubbed with Peri Peri spices, retaining the juicy and soft texture. Enjoy an array of hearty homemade sides such as mashed potatoes, maple glazed carrots and coleslaw. The Biggest Birdy Holiday Feast ($880) is available from mid-November until the end of the year, serving four to six people for both dine-in or takeaway.
Big Birdy, Shop 11, 48-78 High Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, p. 2360 0968
16. The Astor
From 5 December to 31 January, a decadent whiskey and chocolate-themed Christmas Afternoon Tea Buffet is available at Eaton’s all-day dining concept The Astor. At $228 to $328, diners can indulge in an array of sweets and savouries, ranging from whiskey BBQ pork ribs to chocolate choux cream puff, and Japanese fried chicken to dark chocolate whiskey mousse. The buffet also includes two free-flow cocktails crafted by renowned mixologist Axel Gonzalez from Terrible Baby.
The Astor, Level B1, 380 Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong, p. 2710 1901