Keen to enjoy your Christmas dinner at home this year? Here’s everything you need to know about Christmas catering, including festive takeaway options and where to buy turkeys to cook yourself.
Let’s face it – no one needs the pressure of perfectly roasting a turkey or relying on tiny convection ovens to crisp up those potatoes. Whether you’re keeping it chilled and have decided on spending Christmas with just a few loved ones, or are hoping to take full advantage and celebrate in a big way, we’ve sourced the best cooked and ready-to-cook turkey takeaway options, many of which can be delivered straight to your doorstep. Here’s your guide to Christmas catering at home.
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Featured Hong Kong Christmas Catering
Hosting a festive dinner has never been easier with La Rotisserie – just click to order a traditional French meal, with options to order a la carte or a package. Choose between a classic Christmas turkey, opt to go fancy with French guinea fowl or capon, or keep it simple (and delicious!) with a French free-range chicken. All can be ordered frozen, allowing you to cook to your tastes at home, or make it fuss-free with a ready-cooked bird (served hot or cold). Add on traditional sides like Brussels sprouts and bacon, truffle and parmesan mashed potatoes, Christmas stuffing, gravy and more to complete your feast. You won’t find a better deal for Festive Poultry Imported directly from French farms!
When: Available to order now
How much: 2.5kg Roasted Turkey (served cold) – $738; 2.5kg Roasted Turkey Package – $1,608.
Where: Pick up at any La Rotisserie store or enjoy free delivery on orders over $1,500
How to order: Visit La Rotisserie online
If there was ever a time to splurge on gourmet ingredients, it’s Christmas! Plantin Kaviari brings to the plate two luxury staples – truffles and caviar. There’s also seasonal specialty items like fresh goose, turkey, capon, foie gras, beef tenderloin, lamb, veal and more. As the supplier of premium ingredients to Michelin-starred fine-dining restaurants around Hong Kong and Macau, you know the quality is going to be top-notch!
When: Order now, until Monday, 13 December for delivery before Christmas.
Where: Available for delivery across Hong Kong (free delivery to Hong Kong Island and Kowloon with purchases over $900 and New Territories over $1,200)
How to order: Visit the full festive range online or WhatsApp our team: 9451 6412
Order-In Restaurant Christmas Dinners
Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong – Five-star Christmas Catering
One of our favourite luxury Christmas options has to be the catering from the Four Seasons. Expect a 7-8kg turkey complete with an impressive selection of wholesome trimmings, including Braised Red Cabbage, Veal Sausage, Sourdough and Herb Stuffing, Creamy Ranch Mashed Potato with Bacon and Spring Onion, Cranberry Sauce and more.
When: Available to order now, for pick up between Wednesday, 1 and Friday, 31 December (three days advance order required)
How much: $2,980 for the Traditional Slow Roasted Turkey with side dishes and gravy
Where: Four Seasons Hong Kong, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong
How to order: Order from the Four Seasons Festive Shop.
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Castelo Concepts – Affordable Christmas Catering Menus
Keep it simple and traditional with Castelo Concepts’ traditional slow-roasted Whole Turkey. The hefty 6-7kg bird can feed a crowd, while the Stuffing, Roast Potatoes, Honey Carrots and Giblet Gravy are the perfect finishing touch. Want more? Add a Honey-Glazed Ham to your Christmas order!
When: From Friday, 10, December (four days advance order required)
How much: $1,800 for the set; $750 to add on Honey-Glazed Ham
Where: Pick up at Castelo Concepts restaurants
How to order: E-mail email@example.com or call 9470 4306.
Castelo Concepts, www.casteloconcepts.com
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The Mandarin Cake Shop, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong – Luxury Christmas Dinner
Take the stress out of festive entertaining and allow Mandarin Oriental to bring its gourmet feast straight to your doorstep. Served with all the trimmings, choose from a juicy Roast Turkey, flavourful Honey Glazed Ham or mouth-watering Roast Prime Rib Beef. Each course is accompanied by generous servings of stuffing, sauces, roasted vegetables and potatoes. Don’t forget to add on a Traditional Christmas Pudding or Classic Panettone for dessert!
When: Available to order from now until Friday, 19 November for delivery or until Sunday, 26 December for pick up (three days advance order required)
How much: $2,998/$3,688 – 7/10kg Roast Turkey (and sides); $3,188 – 7kg Honey-Glazed Ham (and sides); $3,388 – 3kg Prime Rib Roast Beef
Where: Pick up from the Mandarin Cake Shop or delivery across Hong Kong (a delivery charge of $280+ applies depending on location)
How to order: Fill in the Mandarin Oriental festive order form, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 2903 1624
The Mandarin Cake Shop, M/F, Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong, www.mandarinoriental.com
Woolly Pig – Roasted Turkey Takeaway Set
By popular demand, the Woolly Pig Festive Christmas Turkey set is back in 2021. Featuring a perfectly roasted 5.4kg turkey and sides to feed the masses, it’s sure to be a winner for your Christmas dinner.
When: Order now for pick up or delivery between Saturday, 18 to Monday, 27 December
How much: $2,200 per set (order before Thursday, 16 December for early bird price of $2,100)
Where: Pick up from GRAIN in Kennedy Town or Majo Tapas Paella Bar in Soho; delivery available across Hong Kong (a delivery charge of $250 – $300 applies depending on location).
How to order: Visit Woolly Pig online to order
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More Restaurant Catering For Your Hong Kong Christmas Dinner
Ammo – Roast turkey sets (for eight people) starting from $2,280
Main St. Deli, The Langham – Festive takeaway sets starting from $2,388
Morty’s – American-style Christmas food via sister company Alfred’s
Porterhouse – Christmas sharing feast for $2,200
Smoke & Barrel – Takeaway turkey with homestyle sides for $1,888
TM’s By The Den– A choice of festive roast meats. Roast Turkey set is $2,288
Hong Kong Catering For Christmas Lunch, Dinner And Parties
Ali Oli – Classic Christmas Catering Delivered
Delivered straight from its kitchen to your dining room table, Ali Oli delights with a handmade holiday feast this Christmas. Think traditional Roast Turkey with Apple and Walnut Stuffing, a succulent Baked Orange and Honey Glazed Ham, along with sides like Potato Au Gratin and Roasted Root Vegetables, and Pecan or Sweet Potato Pie for dessert. The bakery café is offering a range of set menus feeding up to 14 people, in addition to a selection of à la carte items. There’s even a vegetarian option for any non-meat eaters, featuring a 1kg Bean and Nut Roast.
When: Available from now until Friday, 18 December (five days advance order required)
How much: 12lb Roast turkey with apple and walnut stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce – $1,480; Ready-to-cook turkey with stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce – $1,080; Full Christmas catering sets start at $2,228 for four to six people
Where: Available for delivery across Hong Kong (a delivery charge of $280+ applies depending on location).
How to order: Head here to order your Christmas dinner.
Invisible Kitchen – Affordable Christmas Party Menus & Roast Turkey Hampers
Invisible Kitchen has some delicious offerings for your Christmas lunch, dinner or gathering. Choose from its affordable Christmas party menus (starting at $225 per person) or let the team take care of your traditional Christmas dinner with a hamper that includes ready-to-heat turkey breast, stuffing, triple cooked duck fat potatoes and veggies, topped off with red-wine gravy and cranberry sauce!
When: Throughout December
How much: Christmas party menus start at $225 per person; Classic Christmas Dinner Hampers start at $2,400 total
Where: Available for delivery across Hong Kong (a delivery charge of $350+ applies depending on location).
How to order: Visit Invisible Kitchen Christmas Catering for all the details
Relish – A Modern Twist On Christmas cCtering
Relish is opting for something a little different this festive season. Instead of the traditional turkey and ham, how does Bacon Wrapped Turkey Roll with Sage and Onion Stuffing, or maybe the Crispy Spanish Whole Suckling Pig sound? Or perhaps a hearty Beef Wellington instead! No matter which option you choose, one thing is guaranteed – a delicious Christmas catering service!
When: Available now
How much: Relish Festive Feast starts at $5,200 for eight people
Where: Available for delivery across Hong Kong (a delivery charge of $50 – $200 applies depending on location)
How to order: Online through Relish
Where To Buy Ingredients To Cook Your Christmas Dinner At Home
Feather & Bone – Christmas Cooking Ingredients & Ready-Cooked Catering
Feather & Bone certainly knows how to do Christmas dinner in style! Whether you want a perfectly cooked roast turkey delivered to your door, or a one-stop shop for all the ingredients on your Christmas menu, this butcher deli has it all! You’ll find everything from turkey, ham, seafood, cheese and charcuterie, plus speciality items like Christmas pudding, brandy custard, turkey stuffing and more.
How much: Cooked Roast Turkey – $1,400 (available to order now for delivery between Thursday, 23 to Saturday, 25 December); Cook yourself 3kg Turkey Bundle – $1,158 (feeds four to six people and includes gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes and more)
Eat The Kiwi – Award-Winning Online grocer With Affordable Christmas Turkeys
If you’re looking to shop for free-range turkey, juicy legs of lamb and ham, or the freshest seafood this Christmas, browse through Eat The Kiwi. Its seafood is sourced from sustainable-certified fisheries, plusall of its meat is steroid, hormone and antibiotic-free. One Sassy editor ordered her Christmas turkey here last year and was very impressed!
How much: A frozen 3.8kg free-range turkey costs $720
Eat The Kiwi, www.store.eatthekiwi.com
Mercato Gourmet – Specialty Christmas Catering Ingredients
Mercato Gourmet by Giando offers all you need to put together a fantastic Christmas menu. All items are sourced and imported directly from small family farms and producers in Italy and beyond. Plus, you can pre-order your traditional Italian Tiri Panettone now!
How much: Frozen Australian whole turkeys start at $565
Steak King – Top-Quality Cooked & Ready-To-Cook Christmas Roasts At Wholesale Prices
Worried about cooking your Christmas dinner to perfection? Opt for the Steak King Christmas Dinner Hamper ($2,900), which comes complete with a pre-cooked Christmas meal – turkey, stuffing, duck fat roast potatoes and more. All you need to do is reheat in your oven (for just 40 minutes). Need a little head-start on cooking? Simply pop your whole brined turkey in the oven to crisp up.
How much: 8kg whole, brined turkey – $900
More Places To Buy Your Turkey, Ham and Seafood For Christmas Dinner
Bones & Blades – Buy premium cuts online or in-store at its Sai Ying Pun or Sai Kung branch.
Farmer’s Market – Restaurant-quality meat and seafood, perfect for putting together your Christmas dinner.
My Meat Man – Shop a range of beef, chicken, lamb, pork, seafood and even plant-based meat substitutes for your Christmas dinner.
meatmarket.hk – Butcher-grade meat and Christmas ingredients delivered straight to your door.
Meat The Sea – A wide range of fresh and frozen meat, seafood as well as premium European deli products.
Waves Pacific – Gourmet, restaurant-quality produce. Look out for its Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner home-cook packs.
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Hong Kong Supermarkets With Christmas Food
If you’d prefer to get all your Christmas food shopping done in person, in one place these large western supermarkets serve as your one-stop-shop for all your Christmas dinner needs.
city’super – Premium supermarket with multiple locations. You can order online to avoid crowds.
GREAT Food Hall – A go-to in Pacific Place for just about any luxury grocery item you could imagine.
Marks & Spencer – Christmas pudding, brandy custard and all the Christmas cooking essentials.
Oliver’s The Delicatessen – Pop by Prince’s Building and stock up on all your Christmas food shopping.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published by Lexi Davey in 2020 and updated by Jess Mizzi in November, 2021.
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Main image courtesy of Feather & Bone. Image 1 courtesy of La Rotisserie, image 2 courtesy of Plantin Kaviari, image 3 courtesy of Four Seasons, image 4 courtesy of Woolly Pig, image 5 courtesy of Relish, image 6 courtesy of Ali Oli, image 7 courtesy of Feather & Bone, image 8 courtesy of Getty.