We've found the tastiest festive treats and Christmas menus in Hong Kong 2023. 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 2023. Luckily, we’ve done all the leg-work for you, so here we present: the most delicious festive treats, buffets, brunches, lunches, and dinners for your eating pleasure. Now go stuff yourself silly with turkey!
Feast upon Christmas menus in Hong Kong 2023
1. Cucina, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel
Watch Santa’s sleigh fly over the dazzling Hong Kong skyline at Cucina! Chef de Cuisine, Andrea Delzanno, has curated a delectable Italian Christmas set dinner exclusively for the holidays. On 24 December, tuck into the sumptuous Christmas Eve Festive Brunch and the Six-course Italian Set Dinner to get in the festive mood. Stay behind to join the exciting midnight party, as the crowd counts down to Christmas with a live DJ on the decks. Then, on Christmas Day, Cucina will be host to a delicious Christmas Brunch and another round of the Italian Set Dinner, celebrating good tidings. To welcome 2024 in style, make sure to swing by Cucina on New Year’s Eve for the final Brunch, Italian Set Dinner, and Midnight Celebration of the year.
Psst – here’s a Christmas gift for ya: book ahead for Marco Polo Hotels’ festive buffets and dinners (before 30 November) to snag the early bird savings of 15% off!
Find out more about Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong’s festive offerings.
Cucina, Level 6, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, 3 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 2113 0808
Craving a Christmas menu in Hong Kong with an exotic twist? Head over to Tokyolima for an enticing fusion of Peruvian and Japanese cuisine. This festive season, Tokyolima’s array of small plates offer a carnival of flavours, with holiday specials like the Ceviche Mix2 and Naughty Causa, featuring battered ginger fish. You can also savour the rich Tosa-Mi, a dish that features succulent seared beef tenderloin. Next, dive into signatures such as the crowd-pleasing Ki-mo-chi Fried Chicken. And when you’re ready for the main attraction, behold the Christmas Platter! An extravagant spectacle piled high with roasted meats and fresh fruits, this feast is sure to impress. And for a sweet finale, don’t bypass the Sweet End’s Santa’s Elves Sweets Table, where a frosty Christmas cake promises a joyful end to your meal.
Psst – dine at Tokyolima this December and you could win a trip for two to Japan (your chances even double on selected dates)! With its vibrant atmosphere, delightful festive dishes, and tempting drinks, all served into the early hours, Tokyolima is the destination to embrace a bit of holiday mischief!
Tokyolima, G/F, Car Po Commercial Building, 18-20 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2811 1152
3. The Murray, Hong Kong
Experience a Merry Murray Christmas at the heart of cosmopolitan Hong Kong! Kickstart your holiday celebrations at The Murray, Hong Kong with its wonderful line-up of festive menus from 1 December to 8 January. In addition to festive afternoon teas and brunches, The Tai Pan and Garden Lounge are presenting the Murray Christmas Buffet Dinner where you can go all out on cold cuts and cheeses, as well as lamb rack, salmon fillet, and squid at the BBQ live station. Carnivores wouldn’t want to miss out on the organic Roasted Turkey and Prime Beef Roast in truffle gravy at the carving trolley either! Up on the rooftop, Popinjays is offering a lavish Six-course Festive Dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and a special New Year’s Eve Six-course Menu on NYE. Expect sumptuous dishes such as Wagyu Beef Rossini, Smoked Canadian Lobster, Festive Tiramisu, and more, paired with unbeatable views of the urban skyline. Psst – don’t miss out on the popular Christmas Market from 15 to 17 December, and the Santa Meet and Greet for the kids at The Santa Grotto!
The Murray, Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong, p. 3141 8888
4. Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong
Soar to new festive heights at Island Shangri-La this Christmas with its fantastic array of seasonal offerings! In addition to winter-themed afternoon teas at the Lobby Lounge, you can also hop aboard The Shangri-La Wonderliner to delight in an Immersive Tram Dining Experience with festive set lunches and dinners. For those hoping to indulge in a grand feast, Cafe Too’s sumptuous buffet spreads, complete with Roasted Turkey, Boston Lobster, and more, are sure to satisfy your cravings. Make sure to keep an eye out for Santa Claus himself, as he’ll be making special appearances on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day!
If you’re seeking a more luxurious experience, treat yourself and your loved ones to the Lobster Bar and Grill and the Michelin-starred Restaurant Petrus. Various festive offerings await, such as Christmas Set Dinners with lavish options like Beef Wellington and Truffle Baba. Round off your celebrations at the Lobster Bar with the signature mulled wine and heartwarming concoctions.
Ready to experience Island Shangri-La’s Enchanted Wonders? Book your table via the Shangri-La Boutique today.
Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, p. 2877 3838
Take a journey of flavour along the Spice Route this holiday season with Spices at The Repulse Bay. Until 1 January, diners will be able to partake in a unique Festive Menu of Asian tastes with cuisines from Thailand, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and more. Beyond the usual Roasted Turkey and Christmas Ham, Spices is preparing a feast with dishes like Asian Lobster Thermidor, Sri Lankan Style Duck and Turkey Meatball Coconut Curry, plus a Roasted Whole Suckling Pig in Thai Style as the delectable centrepiece. Complete the decadent meal with seasonal drinks such as The Repulse Bay Mulled Wine and Southside Longan Tea, and prepare for an explosion of Asian flavours this Christmas!
Spices, The Repulse Bay, 109 Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2292 2821
It’s Pink-Mas over at Jaja! The modern vegetarian eatery will be decked out in a palette of pastel pink, white, and gold while serving festive eats throughout the holiday season. On 24 and 25 December, tuck into the Enchanted Festive Dinner Set for an intimate three-course meal. Along with the Christmas Wreath Salad, indulge in the Vegetarian Beef Wellington and the whimsical Christmas Cane Pizza. Up the holiday spirit with Christmas-inspired drinks like the Holy Mulled Wine and Snowman Caramel Latte. Before you leave, don’t forget to swing by Jaja’s iconic Christmas selfie corner as well to commemorate the occasion!
Jaja, 6/F, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 2877 3999
7. Sushi Zo
Celebrate a holly jolly Christmas with a Japanese feast at the Edomae-inspired Sushi Zo. On 23 to 24 December, prepare your appetite for a unique omakase menu with a special festive kick. 18 delectable courses will be freshly prepared by the talented chefs at Sushi Zo, including an extra decadent Christmas Roll. With ingredients flown in fresh from Japan, be ready for an incredible balance of texture and flavour from the high-quality cuts and meticulously prepared sushi rice.
Sushi Zo, Shop 01-LG103, LG1/F, Block 01, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2884 0114
Seafood enthusiasts, rejoice! This Christmas at Catch, the holiday feast kicks off with fresh oysters, prawns, and beetroot cured salmon to delight your palate. Next, prepare for the main event – a choice between a juicy roast turkey or a glazed baked ham, each paired with all the Yuletide trimmings you adore, from Brussels sprouts to sweet potato mash. Of course, you’ll want to save some room, because Catch’s chocolate mousse trifle and mini mince pies are awaiting! And with a steady flow of bubblies and festive cocktails, Christmas sure is looking boozy and bright at Catch!.
Catch has locations in Quarry Bay and Sai Ying Pun.
9. Brick Lane
Brick Lane is bringing the essence of British Christmas to your table in Christmas 2023. Its lunch menu features four courses, starting with a duck pate and a comforting winter pumpkin soup. Then, for the main course, you’re spoiled for choice with options like roast turkey duo, grilled beef tenderloin, and pan-fried salmon, with a vegetarian lasagne available for those seeking a plant-based alternative. A slice of festive cake, paired with a coffee or tea, rounds off the meal. Come evening, the dinner menu keeps up the festive spirit with a hearty French onion soup, and appetisers like asparagus pancake or pan-seared foie gras. All in all, Brick Lane offers a comprehensive and satisfying holiday dining experience.
Brick Lane has multiple locations across Hong Kong.
10. Pret A Manger
Luckily for us, Pret A Manger is offering an accessible and convenient way to spread all the festive cheer this Christmas! Its holiday menu is packed with British classics like turkey sandwiches piled high with all the trimmings, spiced gingerbread lattes that’ll warm you right up, and mince pies for a hit of fruity spice. We’re especially excited about the cranberry and brie sandwich – who can resist that sweet and savoury combo? And the best part is Pret will donate $1 to Feeding Hong Kong for each festive bite purchased, so you can feel and do good while indulging.
Pret A Manger has multiple locations across Hong Kong.
11. Feather & Bone
The city’s beloved grocer and restaurant, Feather & Bone, is cooking up four menus for the festive season. Expect rich holiday flavours, from hearty velouté soup and classic roast turkey, to show-stopping centrepieces like the Beef Wellington encased in flaky pastry. And of course, it wouldn’t be Christmas without sweet indulgences like treacle tart and chocolate mousse. Plus, with welcoming cocktails, premium free-flow drink options, and fuss-free takeaway holiday hampers too, Feather & Bone has everything Hong Kongers need to eat, drink, and be merry this Christmas in Hong Kong.
Feather & Bone has multiple locations across Hong Kong.
12. Lucciola Restaurant & Bar, The Hari Hong Kong
There are so many reasons to adore Lucciola, but the festive menus truly take the cake. Helmed by Chef Francesco Gava, this gem of a restaurant in Wan Chai whips up modern Italian fare with finesse. Its holiday feasts let you indulge in all the Yuletide decadence your heart desires, like ethereal egg yolk pasta topped with shavings of decadent black winter truffles, lemon-basil lobster spaghetti, prime US beef perfectly paired with Modena balsamic… Yum! And don’t get us started on the highlight: a cheese and seafood sharing starter with oysters, king crab, and caviar. Plus, you can complement it all with stellar vinos handpicked from its insider’s guide to Italy’s top wine regions.
Lucciola, 1/F, The Hari Hong Kong, 330 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 2129 0333
13. Skycity Bistro, Skycity Marriott Hotel
The festive buffet at SkyCity is simply enchanting – as soon as you see the lobby’s twinkling tree and larger-than-life gingerbread house, you’ll be transported to a winter wonderland. The extensive spreads begin with a bountiful seafood bar with scallops, lobster, oysters, and more. Next, continue the feast with comforting chowder, ginseng chicken soup, juicy roasts like turkey and beef wellington straight from the carvery, and sinful gingerbread tiramisu for the finale. And since no holiday affair is complete without a visit from Santa, he’ll be making appearances during seatings to spread extra cheer!
Skycity Bistro, 1/F, SkyCity Marriott Hotel, 1 Sky City Road East, Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong, p. 3969 2500
14. Skye Roofbar & Dining, The Park Lane Hong Kong
One of our favourite go-tos for a glamorous festive affair is Skye Roofbar and Dining. Its Christmas menu promises a truly extraordinary dining experience above the dazzling city! As the evening fills with the glow of twinkling lights, Skye transports you to a world of extravagance. Start off with oysters and Champagne granite, then indulge in caviar and mussel pairings. Then, delight in expertly prepared turbot with black truffles and Marinières emulsion. Each bite is a harmony of rich, earthy flavours.
If you love taking in the magical views of our city from above, check out our round-up of gorgeous rooftop bars in Hong Kong.
Skye Roofbar & Dining, 27/F, The Park Lane Hong Kong, 310 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, p. 2839 3327
15. Morton’s The Steakhouse
We love indulging in Morton’s The Steakhouse’s fabulous feasts over the holidays. It’s our ritzy go-to spot for wining, dining, and making Christmas wishes come true this season. The 2023 festive menus are simply divine for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and NYE. To start, indulge in decadent lobster ravioli or seared foie gras. Next, sink your teeth into juicy prime steaks and seafood mains like a crab-stuffed NY striploin. Don’t forget the sides either – we definitely rate the truffle fries and creamed spinach. Finally, end on a sweet note with a hot chocolate cake or a dessert platter. And to toast the season, sip on the festive cranberry cocktail ‘Tis The Season – simply perfection!
Morton’s The Steakhouse, 4/F, The Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 2732 2343
This Christmas, the talented Chef Frankie Wong is conjuring up a nine-course tasting menu at Ankoma that promises indulgence with refinement. Think snow crab tartlets and caviar pasta, followed by isoyaki tilefish and lava stone grilled lobster – each artful bite effortlessly marrying French and Japanese ingenuity. The highlight is the seasonal abalone pithivier, baked to perfection in puff pastry. And don’t miss the local three yellow chicken served four ways for the ultimate Hong Kong flair. After ending on a sweet matcha high, we’ll be savouring Ankoma’s festive fare in its intimate TST abode. The cosy, relaxed vibe lets you indulge without judgement – just our cup of tea!
Ankoma, 5/F, Kam Lung Commercial Centre, 2 Hart Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 2981 1688
17. The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
The Ritz-Carlton is bringing extra sparkle with glamorous holiday decor and festive feasting at new heights. In the lobby, behold the snow-kissed Montblanc Wishing Tree. Then, ascend to the sky-high restaurants for Christmas menus filled with seasonal delights. From Michelin-starred Tin Lung Heen’s delicate dim sum to Ozone’s Festive Brunch with sweeping city views, The Ritz-Carlton’s dining venues are ready to wow. Also, don’t miss the Montblanc Afternoon Tea, a first-time pairing of the two luxury icons. It’s everything your festive heart desires!
The Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong, p. 2263 2263