There are few things that evoke memories from home quite like a roast dinner. When it comes to dining out, Hong Kong has the majority of the foodie boxes ticked, but for homesick Brits, there’s nothing quite like Sunday lunch. Whether you’re missing home, feeling a little worse-for-wear, or are just after some comfort food, when cravings hit, it can be tricky to find a decent roast in the 852. So, we’ve given you a helping hand and rounding up the best offerings that you can get your hands on in Hong Kong. Yorkshire puddings included, of course!
If you’re after an all-you-can-eat affair, The Flying Pig Bistro in Sai Ying Pun is a strong contender in the Hong Kong roast game. Indecisive? Have a little bit of everything you fancy with its multiple roasted meat and veggie stations – which includes the likes of rib eye steak, pork chops and barbecue chicken – priced at $198. Make the most of your Sunday and add on free-flow Bloody Mary, Prosecco, rose, red and white wines for an additional $198!
When: Sundays, 12pm to 3pm
Where: 62 High Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: $198; plus additional $198 for two-hours free-flow Bloody Mary, Prosecco and house wines
Take your weekend brunch game up a level with Gough’s on Gough’s delectable Sunday roast. Here, the modern British fare airs on the side of traditional, with an upscale twist on the classic Sunday roast. The menu can vary, but diners can expect the likes of roast sirloin of Devonshire beef, and other meats such as lamb, chicken or pork; served up with Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, vegetables and gravy. Top off your lavish feast with two-hours of free flow and enjoy a relaxed afternoon in the stylish and quirky restaurant, complete with unbeatable service. For more traditional, yet refined, British grub, make sure to try Gough’s on Gough’s epic sharing Beef Wellington ($1,188 for two).
When: Sundays, 12pm to 3pm
Where: 15 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $498 for three-course lunch; plus additional $398 for house draught beer, bloody Caesar, Pimm’s, Gough’s buck fizz and house white and red wines; $428 to include Chapel Down English sparkling wine; $428 to include Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV Champagne
A Wan Chai favourite of ours for a casual bite to eat, Three Blind Mice also serves an excellent Sunday roast. The three-course menu includes a selection of starters to choose from, before moving onto your choice of main course, which rotates weekly but features the likes of roast sirloin and stuffed roasted porchetta, along with the veggie-friendly Impossibe wellington (all accompanied by Yorkshire pudding, horseradish sauce, mixed roast vegetables, roast potatoes, mash and gravy). For dessert, expect classic offerings such as Blackberry and apple pie, chocolate brownies, cheesecakes and more. Priced at $248 for three courses, diners can also add on two-hours of free-flow drinks for an additional $238.
When: Sundays, from 12pm
Where: 35 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $248, plus an additional $238 for two-hours of free-flow beer, wine, prosecco and cocktails. Make sure to book a table to avoid disappointment!
Paying homage to the chef-owners’ distinctive upbringings, the brunch menu at KINSHIP alternates between American and British themes every weekend – with the British Sunday roast-themed brunch catching our eye. “The British Brunch Menu” is an ode to the traditional British Roast, featuring classic dishes such as pea and ham soup for starters. For the main event, guests can choose between the roast sirloin of Devonshire beef, served with Yorkshire pudding, or the baked Norwegian salmon with savoury shellfish cream. Both mains are accompanied by “mum’s roast potatoes”, “grandma’s gravy”, cauliflower cheese and honey-roasted carrots. Dessert offerings include a Bakewell tart with poached summer berries, or big kids can opt for the homemade “Mr Whippy” ice cream. The brunch is priced at $398, and a free-flow drinks package is also available to accompany the roast for an additional $198.
When: Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30am to 1:30pm and 2pm to 4pm (rotates every week between British and American menus)
Where: 2 Shelley Street, LL Tower, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $388 for food, plus an additional $198 for free-flow drinks (including cava, house red and white wines, beer and the choice between American and British cocktails)
If you’ve got a hearty appetite and are looking for a roast to match, then look no further than Mr Wolf. Hungry crowds are drawn to the Central restaurant on Sundays for its all-you-can-eat roast. Feast on roast rib of aged beef, crackling pork loin from Wick’s Manor, or a million herbs half-roasted chicken, coupled with dripping roasties, truffled cauliflower cheese, roast carrot, peas and smoked bacon, red cabbage, yorkies and bone marrow gravy.
When: Sundays, 12pm to 4pm and 6pm to 9pm
Where: 5/F, Crawford House, 70 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $288 for all-you-can-eat roast and sides, additional $250 for two hour free-flow drinks (including soft drinks, beers, red and white wine, rosé and prosecco)
Known as the go-to destination for down-to-earth British grub in the 852, it comes as no surprise that The Globe serves up a cracking roast. Available from 12pm until it runs out, the Sunday carvery always features the traditional roast rib of Ashdale beef, but the restaurant also serves roast lamb or roast pork occasionally alongside the beef. Sides include Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes, vegetables, cauliflower cheese and gravy. The starters vary week on week, but for pud, you can normally expect to find a classic apple crumble.
When: Sundays, from 12pm (until it runs out!)
Where: Garley Building, 45-53 Graham Street, Central Hong Kong
How much: $290 for two courses; $310 for three
Self-proclaimed as the “Roast with the Most”, Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen’s weekend offering is tough to beat. For $288 you can enjoy roasted ribeye, served alongside roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and unlimited vegetables. Feeling fancy? Wash yours down with two-hours of “bottomless” mimosas, prosecco, white wine and red wine for $168. And if you’re after another classic British dish, treat yourself and go for the signature Beef Wellington, served with mashed potatoes and peppercorn sauce ($888 for two to share).
When: Saturday and Sundays, 11am to 3pm
Where: Shop G02, G/F, The Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong
How much: $288 for roast with unlimited veggies; plus additional $168 for two hours of free-flow drinks
Found in the iconic Police Headquarters block of Tai Kwun, Statement serves up classic British flavours with a modern twist. Make sure to head here on weekends and public holidays to try out the Britannia Brunch. Priced at $628 per person (including free-flow Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne, wine classic Pimm’s, bloody Mary and espresso martinis!), the menu features starters such as Irish oyster, goose liver paté and lobster thermidor, before moving onto the main event. We recommend opting for the roast British beef (which is carved table-side) with Yorkshire pudding and all the trimmings, but guests also have the choice of Pacific black cod and roast free-range Wiltshire guinea fowl. Finish off your meal with the traditional dessert of Sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce and clotted cream.
Sassy tip: Craving a roast mid-week? Statement’s signature roast British beef is also available daily as part of the dinner menu (priced at $358).
When: Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, 12pm to 3pm
Where: Police Headquarters Block 01, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $628 per person, including free-flow Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne, wine classic Pimm’s, bloody Mary and espresso martini. Plus additional $260 per person for Laurent-Perrier Brut Rosé Champagne
British by name and British by nature, Shoreditch is another Hong Kong resto serving up the goods come the weekend. If you’re a lover of roast lamb, make sure to head here on Saturdays to enjoy the roast lamb shank and rosemary gravy, or opt for the Sunday offering of roast ribeye of beef and horseradish. Both dishes come complete with baby new potatoes, fine beans, carrots, Yorkshire pudding and gravy, with a roast spring chicken option available both days too.
When: Saturdays and Sunday, 9am to 5pm (or until it runs out)
Where: 18 Catchick Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: $268 for roast beef; $248 for roast lamb; $198 for roast chicken (all served with a complimentary soup or salad to start)
Enjoy a long, lazy weekend lunch with The Pawn’s weekend brunch offering. Featuring a selection of starters, main dishes and a dessert platter, the indulgent feast comes complete with a range of free-flow packages. Alongside usual brunch suspects such as eggs and pancakes, the English Roast main course features USDA beef, Yorkshire pudding, roasted potatoes and green beans – and is sure to tick all the boxes. The brunch is priced at $598 with free-flow juices, smoothies and soft drinks on offer, but we suggest opting for either the Moët & Chandon or Ruinart Blanc de Blancs drinks packages.
When: Saturday and public holidays, 12pm to 2pm; Sundays, 11:30am to 10pm
Where: 62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $498 to include food and free-flow soft drinks, juices and smoothies; $598 to include free-flow Moët & Chandon Rosé Imperial, Bloody Marys, selected red & white wines, bottled beers and ciders; $988 to include free-flow Ruinart Blanc de Blancs, Bloody Marys, selected red & white wines, bottled beers and ciders
If you’re looking for a roast away from the city, Padstow in Sai Kung will have you covered. Available on both Saturdays and Sundays, the roast is priced at $198 and features either lamb, chicken or pork on Saturdays, and prime roast beef on Sundays. All meats are served with roast new potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, fine beans, carrots and lashings of gravy.
When: Saturday and Sundays from 12pm
Where: 112 Pak Sha Wan, Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong
How much: $198
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on 17, September 2018 and was updated on 18, September 2019.