Looking for the best Christmas dinner in town? Take your pick from traditional spreads, hotel offers and more!
With turkey, Christmas pudding, mulled wine and more waiting for us on Christmas Day, there is no better time for us to eat, drink and be merry! Hong Kong has no shortage of delicious deals, so we’ve rounded up our favourite restaurants offering decadent festive menus. After all, it’s not a holiday until you feel as stuffed as your turkey. Forget slaving away in the kitchen this year and book your family and friends in for the full package. From traditional turkey dinners and fancy hotel buffets, to something a little different, here are our top picks for eating out this Christmas:
Enjoy a traditional “Festa Dei Sette Pesci” (Feast of the Seven Fishes) at Sai Ying Pun private dining kitchen, GSpot by GSpotCookin. The Italian-inspired six-course menu is perfect for entertaining a crowd this festive season, with dishes on the menu including squid in tomato passata with handmade fettuccini; lobster tail and octopus scampi; and breaded fillet of sole with horseradish passata and sides of grilled asparagus zucchini and fagioli tonno insalata. In the relaxed, NYC-style loft, you’ll be sure to feel at home, so all you have to do is sit back and let Culinarian Artist G and his team do the work for you! All holiday bookings include a complimentary glass of prosecco per person, but guests are welcome to bring their own drinks and decorations to make your night extra special.
Sassy Perk: Sassy readers can enjoy a complimentary bottle of red or white wine! To redeem, mention Sassy when making your booking.
When: “Festa Dei Sette Pesci” available until Tuesday, 31 December, 2019
Where: 2/F, 35 Bonham Road, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: $1,000 per person, minimum 6 guests. Call 9039 4553 or email [email protected] to book!
If you’re looking for classic French dishes and plenty of cold cuts, cheese and wine, Scarlett Cafe & Wine Bar in Tsim Sha Tsui is where to book. And this December, Executive Chef Julien Ombredane has gone all out with his special black truffle menu. Using the prized flavour of European black truffles as the star, chef Ombredane has crafted five signature dishes, ranging from a 63-degree egg; beef carpaccio; mushroom ravioli; and scallop risotto; to beef rossini with mashed potatoes and Perigourdine sauce. The dishes are available throughout December, and the restaurant is also helping guests get into the festive spirit by offering 30% off bottles of imported Rosé Champagne! During the Christmas period, Scarlett will also be serving a new a la carte menu with special seasonal dishes. Start your festivities early and book your year-end party before the crowds get in. Get a 15% discount on your total bill for all group bookings of between 15 to 40 people hosted before the end of November.
When: Black truffles menu available from Sunday, 1 December to Tuesday, 31 December; Special a la carte menu with exclusive festive dishes available from Sunday, 22 December to Tuesday, 31 December
Where: 2 Austin Ave, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Black truffle menu items priced between $178 and $428. Book online here!
Treat yourself this holiday season and book in now for range of festive offerings at Rosewood Hong Kong. The luxurious hotel has an abundance of menus across its seven restaurants and bars, so there is plenty to choose from this Christmas! Opt to go traditional with a refined take on the classic roast turkey for Christmas Day lunch at Holt’s Cafe, or enjoy a festive afternoon tea (complete with Krug Grand Cuvée Champagne!) at The Butterfly Room. The DarkSide will also be serving special Christmas-inspired cocktails throughout the season – perfect for a pre or post dinner tipple.
For those looking for a lighter take on holiday feasting, the newly opened Asaya Kitchen is a top choice. The vibrant new dining concept is centred around serving wholesome, health-conscious fare that respects responsible sourcing. For the festive season, Executive Chef Renaud has created a host of special menus for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. The wellness-focused menus include healthy, yet delicious, dishes such as rock lobster carpaccio, grilled red snapper, and rose petal rice pudding. If you’re looking to host your own ‘do this Christmas, you can also choose to tailor your own event for up to 20 friends at the Glass House.
When: Different festive menus available throughout December
Where: Rosewood Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: See full pricing options across all Rosewood, Hong Kong restaurants and bars here.
Known for serving an epic Sunday roast brunch on any given weekend, it’s no surprise that Statement is going above and beyond this Christmas. On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day book in for the festive Britannia Brunch, featuring a juicy roast turkey with gravy and cranberry sauce served table-side on an antique silver trolley, alongside plenty of free-flow drinks, including classic Pimm’s and Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne. On Christmas night, there will also be a special yuletide dinner, complete with indulgent starters of pate en croute, and lobster bisque. A main of roasted Kelly Farm turkey with brussels sprouts, bacon and cranberry sauce, and a nostalgic chocolate and chestnut yule log will complete the feast.
When: Tuesday, 24, December, Wednesday, 25 December, Thursday, 26 December, and Wednesday, 1 January
Where: Police Headquarters, Block 01, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $988 for Christmas Day dinner; $628 for Britannia Brunch on 24, 25 December and 1 January; $528 for Britannia Brunch on 26 December. Call 2848 3000 to book!
Enjoy a sophisticated Christmas with The Murray’s array of lavish festive dining offerings. If you’re looking for celebratory meals for Christmas Eve and the big day itself, look no further than Popinjays six-course dinner menu. Dishes include scallop carpaccio and aquitaine caviar; foie gras à la ficelle; Irish king langoustine with perigord black truffles; and grand veneur wild venison. Coupled with the restaurant’s sweeping city views, it’s sure to be a showstopping event. As well as the six-course dinner, Popinjays will be hosting an unbeatable Christmas Day brunch, complete with free-flow Champagne. The Tai Pan and the Garden Lounge will also be serving special seasonal sets for the holiday season. Available on 24 and 25 December, the five-course menu features delights such as Tasmanian ocean trout; Maine lobster consommé; and grilled prime beef tenderloin. To keep the holiday spirit going all month long, throughout December The Murray will also be offering an abundance of dining deals, including festive brunches, afternoons teas (including a dog-friendly option!), takeaway turkeys and even hampers that are perfect for gifting. Find full details and pricing here.
When: Different festive menus available throughout December, with special set menus available on Tuesday, 24 and Wednesday, 25 December
Where: The Murray, Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $1,088 for The Tai Pan & Garden Lounge 5-course dinner on 24 December; $1,288 for Popinjays 6-course dinner on 24 December. $798 per adult for brunch at The Tai Pan & Garden Lounge on 25 December, $988 for 5-course dinner at The Tai Pan & Garden Lounge on 25 December; $988 for brunch at Popinjays on 25 December, $1,288 for 6-course dinner at Popinjays on 25 December. $1,088 (plus $800 for countdown party access) for gala dinner at The Tai Pan & Garden Lounge on 31 December; from $488 for countdown party at Popinjays. $698 for brunch at The Tai Pan & Garden Lounge on 1 January.
The Globe isn’t straying far from tradition this Christmas Day. Starters on offer include a winter game broth, salmon tartare and a mushroom and puy lentil pate; but it’s all about turkey for the main event here. The Roast Kelly Bronze turkey breast is served up with roast potatoes, carrots, peas, brussel sprouts, parsnips, cranberry relish, and a chestnut bread sauce. There’s also beef ribeye, sustainable fish and vegan roast options for those not looking for turkey. And the desserts of homemade Christmas pudding, sticky toffee pudding, and cheese are sure to be enjoyed by all. Find the full dinner menu here and lunch here.
When: Wednesday, 25 December, open for lunch and dinner
Where: Garley Building, 45-53 Graham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $420 for three-course Christmas lunch; $495 for three-course Christmas dinner. Call 2543 1941 to book!
As one of our favourite spots in the city for a roast dinner, Three Blind Mice is, of course, pulling out all the stops this Christmas. Available from the end of November right up until year end, for $650 you can get your hands on a delectable festive feast. Along with starters including pumpkin and caramelised onion soup and festive scotch eggs, the menu includes a traditional roast turkey with all the trimmings. Dive into the main which includes sides of glazed ham, roast potatoes, stuffing, pigs in blankets, red cabbage and more, but make sure to save room for the sharing desserts and mince pies! The package includes free-flow drinks so is sure to leave you feeling merry.
When: Monday, 25 November to Saturday, 30 December
Where: 35 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $650 to include sharing starters, three course meal, coffee and mince pies and two-and-a-half hours of free-flow beers, wines, prosecco, spirits, seasonal cocktails and mulled wine ($800 per person for Christmas Day bookings; minimum of four guests required.) Book your table here!
Enjoy a sharing-style feast this Christmas at Michelin-star chef, Simon Rogan’s Hong Kong outpost. Kick off your meal with either a glass of traditional bucks fizz, or opt for the exclusive Exton Park Rose, “Simon Rogan”, MV, to be paired with the starter of chestnut and truffle tart. You’ll also get to indulge in Loch Duart smoked salmon, blinis and caviar, before tucking into roast turkey with all the trimmings. Desserts include profiteroles, Christmas pudding ice cream and mince pies, and are topped off with a glass of Roganic mulled wine.
When: Tuesday, 24 December (dinner only), Wednesday, 25 December (lunch and dinner)
Where: Sino Plaza, UG/F 08, 255 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: $980 per person. Call 2817 8383 to book!
Head to Soho’s KINSHIP for an impressive sharing feast this Christmas. The meal is kicked off with sharing starters of classic prawn cocktail, and country pate with sourdough. Main course options are either a traditional turkey roulade, or those wanting fish or veggie-options can choose atlantic cod or a sweet potato risotto, all accompanied by sides of mashed potato, brussels and ponzu, as well as grandma’s baked stuffing and cranberry sauce. The meal is topped off with sharing desserts of apple pie crumble, cinnamon spice “Mr. Whippy” ice cream, Christmas pudding and brandy custard.
When: Tuesday, 24 and Wednesday, 25 December
Where: 3/F, LL Tower, 2 Shelley Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $488 per person for sharing starters, one main and desserts to share. Call 2520 0899 to book!
If you’re looking for a classic Christmas day menu, complete with plenty of booze, book in now for a meal at Mr Wolf. For $1,200 you’ll be able to enjoy a range of sharing starters, followed by a traditional turkey crown, pigs in blankets, ham, duck fat roast potatoes, brussel sprouts, carrots, red cabbage and bread sauce. The main event is followed by a selection of cheese, Mr Wolf’s Christmas pudding and mince pies. Plus, did we mention the deal includes an epic four-hours of free-flow drinks!?
When: Wednesday, 25 December, 11:45am to 4:30pm
Where: 5/F, Crawford House, 70 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $1,200 per person for food and four-hours of free-flow prosecco, mulled and house red and white wines, beers and soft drinks. Book your table here!
Offering both a classic Christmas feast and an Aussie-style seafood spread, CATCH is where to be this festive season. Sticking to traditional? The classic menu features starters such as chicken liver pate, sticky grape relish and brioche, along with a main of slow-roasted turkey, gravy, baked ham, roasted vegetables and more. Not forgetting seasonal sweets of home-made mince pies and bread and butter pudding! If you’re after a taste of down under, the Aussie seafood menu features the likes of oysters, cured salmon, smoked ocean trout and more, along with apple and cinnamon doughnut balls and a tropical trifle. Two-hour and three-hour free-flow packages are also available, to include both house and premium drinks.
When: Throughout December
Where: G/F, 95 Catchick Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: $398 per person for three-course Classic Christmas, $488 for Seafood/Aussie Christmas, plus additional $250 for two-hours of free-flow house beers, wines and spirits or $350 for three hours; or $350 for two-hours of premium wines, beers and spirits or $450 for three hours. Call 2855 1289 to book!
If you’re looking for a carnivore-friendly feast this Christmas, look no further then MEATS. Available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, the festive tasting menu features chicken liver pate, beef tartare and Galican octopus to share, along with a choice of hearty mains. Those wanting traditional Christmas fare can tuck into the roasted turkey with gravy and cranberry sauce, but the restaurant is also serving Argentinian ribeye and porchetta, all with sides of truffle oil mashed potatoes and mixed green salad. We’re also not complaining about the stray from traditional desserts, with a tempting dulce de leche cheesecake to finish. You can find the full menu and details on the free-flow drinks package here.
When: Tuesday, 24 and Wednesday, 25 December, from 5pm
Where: G/F, 28 – 30 Staunton Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $480 per person, plus additional $298 per person for free-flow drinks package until midnight (available on bookings after 8:30pm only). Call 2711 1812 to book!
In celebration of its first Christmas season, Wan Chai’s Mr. Brown is taking traditional favourites and adding its own smokehouse twist. The set “Santa Brown Goes to Town” menu is centred around a succulent roast turkey, served with warm walnut and bacon stuffing, cranberry sauce, ember baked potatoes, and BBQ brussel sprouts. The meal will be finished off with smoked dulce de leche-filled cinnamon donuts.
When: Friday, 29 November to Tuesday, 31 December
Where: G/F, 9 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $450 per person. Call 3101 1081 to book!
What could be better to treat yourself with on Christmas Day than Michelin-star French fare? Soho’s Belon will be open for both lunch and dinner on the big day, with a menu of French-rooted, yet locally-inspired, dishes created by chef Daniel Calvert. Expect an array of meticulously-prepared dishes made using only the best quality ingredients, washed down with plenty of French wine.
When: Wednesday, 25 December (lunch and dinner)
Where: 41 Elgin Street, Soho, Hong Kong
How much: $588 per person for Christmas Day lunch; $1,288 for Christmas Dinner. Book online here!
Head up to the 31st floor and enjoy stunning views and traditional festive fare at ALTO this Christmas. Starters on offer include the likes of Parma ham, Ahi tuna and foie gras; whilst mains include USDA beef tenderloin, pan-roasted salmon, and black truffle pappardelle – not forgetting the classic roasted turkey breast with pancetta and herb stuffing and smashed potatoes. It’s sure to be hard to pick just one dessert, with offerings such as apple and blackberry crumble and pumpkin cheesecake!
When: Tuesday, 24 December, and Wednesday, 25 December, from 6pm
Where: 31/F, V Point, 18 Tang Lung Street Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: $688 per person. Call 2603 7181 to book!
Butcher and deli, Feather & Bone has plenty in store this December. The special sharing Christmas menu is available throughout the month, and includes starters of cured meats, baguettes, olives, oysters and more. The main event is a classic roast turkey roulade, accompanied by the likes of fig and cinnamon stuffing, brussel sprouts and creamy mash! Finish up your sharing feast with a traditional Christmas pudding with eggnog custard, along with cheeses, crackers and honeycomb.
When: Sunday, 1 December to Wednesday, 25 December – three days pre-booking required
Where: Multiple locations across Hong Kong
How much: $550 per person (includes a glass of mulled wine). Minimum of four people required for Christmas bookings. Book online here!
Commissary has everything you need to tuck into an indulgent American-style feast this Christmas. On the evenings of 24 and 25 December, there will be a mouth-watering buffet menu of over 20 dishes including roast turkey with all the trimmings. Bourbon baked ham, St. Louis ribs and even a build-your own seafood taco station will also be on offer. For the desserts you’ll find pecan pie with bourbon cream, along with a ginger cranberry cheesecake and more. Be sure to reserve your table via Ticketflap now.
When: Tuesday, 24 and Wednesday, 25 December; 6pm to 8pm and 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Where: Shop 405, Level 4, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: $358 per person for food, plus an additional $198 for free-flow wines, prosecco, Peroni beer and American iced tea. Book online here!
Known for generous portions of Brazilian steak, BRAZA is going all out this season. You’ll be sure to leave satisfied, with the likes of fresh salads, meats and cheeses on offer, along with plenty of hot side dishes, a live seafood station and a slow-cooked turkey station, served with port wine berry sauce. Meat-lovers will also be able to tuck into a range of steaks, whole-lamb legs, pork ribs, chicken wings and more. Top your indulgent feast off with a special festive dessert station and free-flow drinks.
When: Tuesday, 24 December, from 6pm, and Wednesday, 25 December, 12pm to 3pm
Where: 3/F, Grand Progress Building, 15-16 Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $498 per person for food, plus additional $278 for two-hours free-flow cocktails, house wines and beers. Call 2890 9268 to book!
The Envoy’s Christmas dinner set (which includes a glass of champagne!) offers a choice of three starters and four mains. The starters include lobster and crab terrine, or beef carpaccio, while mains feature bacon-wrapped turkey breast and char-grilled beef tenderloin surf and turf. Dessert is a classic Christmas pudding. The Envoy will also be offering a seasonal lunch menu throughout December, featuring a festive main of turkey ballotine with bacon, brussel sprouts, carrots, new potatoes, cranberry sauce and jus.
Sassy Tip: Book before Saturday, 14 December for 15% off all Christmas dinner bookings!
When: Christmas lunch available throughout December, 12pm to 2:30pm; Christmas dinner available from Monday, 23 December to Thursday, 26 December
Where: 3/F, The Pottinger Hotel, 74 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: From $230 for Christmas lunch; $590 for Christmas dinner. 50% deposit required for Christmas dinner. Call 2169 3311 to book!
Ring in the festive season with a range of offerings at KITCHEN at W Hong Kong! Offers include all-you-can-eat fresh seafood, including lobster, freshly-shucked oysters, Alaskan king crab legs and yellow fin tuna. The buffet will also feature traditional roast turkey and a selection of hot dishes such as lobster thermidor, lamb chops and foie gras. Complete the meal with festive desserts, such as Bûche de Noël and classic panettone, and top it all off with free-flow VCP Champagne!
When: Throughout December
Where: W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $1,088 for Christmas Day brunch buffet including free-flow drinks (12pm to 3pm); $1,198 for dinner buffet including free-flow drinks. See more pricing details for throughout December here!
Take your Christmas dining sky-high at the Ritz-Carlton. Café 103 will be offering a lavish free-flow bubbly-laden lunch and dinner buffet on Christmas Eve, but for the big day itself Ozone, The Lounge & Bar, Tosca di Angelo and Tin Lung Heen will have you covered for brunch, lunch and dinner. So whether you’re looking for traditional Christmas fare, Michelin-starred Italian or quintessential Cantonese, you can be sure you’ll get a five-star experience.
When: Tuesday, 24, Wednesday, 25 and Thursday, 26 December
Where: International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road, West Kowloon, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: See full pricing options across all Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong restaurants here.
Complete with a magical “A North Pole Wonderland” in its lobby, The Kerry is a safe bet for plenty of holiday cheer this Christmas. When it comes to dining, book in for a festive feast at Big Bay Café and expect dishes such as maple-glazed turkey with all the trimmings and slow-cooked rotisserie ham. There will also be a visit from Santa Claus himself on 24 and 25 December!
Sassy Tip: Book your festive feast before Monday, 9 December for 10% off festive feasts on 24, 25, 31 December 2019 and 1, January 2020!
When: Festive menu is available throughout December for lunch and dinner, with special dishes added from Sunday, 15 December
Where: 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: See more details and pricing here.
If you’re planning on having a five-star dinner buffet this festive season, Clipper Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental is a long-established favourite. You can expect all the Christmas classics with plenty of Ruinart Champagne and wine to wash it down. The festive buffet menu will be available throughout December, with an extra lavish affair on Christmas Day.
When: Throughout December, including a special Christmas Eve dinner, 6:30pm to 10:30pm; and Christmas Day lunch, 12pm to 3pm; and dinner, 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Where: 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $1,388 for food, or $1,699 to include free-flow Ruinart Champagne and wine. See more pricing details for throughout December here.
If you’re looking for a little luxury to end your year on a high note, there are few better options than The Peninsula, Hong Kong. For an unbeatable French fine-dining experience, Gaddi’s will be offering a six-course festive dinner on 24 December created by Chef Albin Gobil, in addition to a four-course festive lunch and five-course dinner menu on Christmas Day. For sky-high views and a feast to match, book in for the festive Christmas Day dinner at Felix. And for a taste of traditional Swiss comfort food, don’t miss Chesa’s Christmas Eve and Christmas Day menus, complete with the likes of slow-roasted young turkey with chestnut stuffing and much more.
When: Menus available from Tuesday, 24 to Thursday, 26 December – advance booking required
Where: Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: See full pricing options across all Peninsula, Hong Kong restaurants here.
Be welcomed by the tune of Christmas carollers as you enter the lobby of the Grand Hyatt this Christmas Day. The festivities continue no matter which dining option you choose. Go for a poolside barbeque at The Grill or enjoy the seasonal flavours of the Grand Cafe. For more formal options you could consider the buffets at Tiffin or Grissini. Santa will also be doing the rounds!
When: Tuesday, 24 to Wednesday, 26 December
Where: 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: See full pricing options across all Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong restaurants here.
This year the Intercontinental is serving up a fabulous Christmas buffet at Harbourside, along with multi-course Christmas extravaganzas at NOBU and at Rech by Alain Ducasse. All are accompanied by the Intercontinental’s panoramic views over Victoria Harbour. To help get you in the festive spirit the St. Joseph’s Primary School Choir will be singing some of our favourite holiday tunes in the Lobby Lounge (6pm to 6:45pm and 7pm to 7:45pm, 23 December and Christmas Day; 7pm to 7:45pm and 8pm to 8:45pm Christmas Eve). Heading off to see the Nutcracker? Receive 15% off your pre or post ballet meal (on presentation of your same day ticket, not available Christmas Day).
When: Tuesday, 24 to Wednesday, 26 December
Where: 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: See full pricing options across all Intercontinental, Hong Kong restaurants here.
This year’s Christmas spread at the Conrad is sure to impress. Brasserie on Eighth is dishing up a hearty holiday feast with seasonal ingredients and delicacies ranging from luxury seafood to homemade foie gras terrine. Over at Nicholini’s, classic Italian flavours are being showcased. On Christmas Day, Santa will (of course) be making a guest appearance to bring a special festive gift to kids of all ages.
Sassy Tip: Book before Sunday, 8 December for a 15% discount!
When: Different festive menus available throughout December.
Where: Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: See full pricing options across all Conrad, Hong Kong restaurants here.
If you’re after something a little different this festive season, opt for a taste of the Middle East with Maison Libanaise’s Feast de Noël. Available from Saturday, 16 November throughout the Christmas season, the menu has been inspired by Chef Jad Youssef’s memories of his family Christmases. The menu features dishes such as Lamb à l’oriental, Barley Salad with baked halloumi, pomegranate, spring onion, mint and sultanas, and the Lebanese milk pudding, Mouhalabieh. What’s more, all tables of four or more will receive a bottle of Lebanese wine on the house.
When: Saturday, 16 November to Thursday, 26 December
Where: 10 Shelley Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $498 per person (minimum of two guests required). Call 2111 2284 to book!
With colourful interiors and a fun atmosphere, Chaiwala is an ideal place to celebrate a not-so-typical Christmas. The Indian Christmas menu includes sharing starters of Chaiwala’s signature pani puri, aloo tikka chaat and more, along with mains of tandoori lamb chops, salmon curry and more – all accompanied by sides of black garlic naan and pulao rice. Top off the whole occasion with free-flow drinks until midnight! More details available here.
When: Tuesday, 24 and Wednesday, 25 December, from 6pm
Where: Basement, 43-55, Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $580 per person, plus additional $298 per person for free-flow drinks package until midnight (available on bookings after 8:30pm only). Call 2362 8988 to book!
Add a little luxury to your Christmas Eve night with an Argentine “Festín de Navidad” at Buenos Aires Polo Club. The family-style feast will feature Pure Black Angus steaks from the pampas’ General Pico range, accompanied by classic sides such as rich mascarpone and brown butter mashed potatoes, along with your choice of beef, chicken or spinach and provolone classic empanadas.
We all know and love the epic brunch spread at Duddell’s, so if you’re after something a little different to traditional fare this Christmas, we think it’s the perfect choice. Along with plenty of dim sum to choose from (including special red and green shrimp dumplings!), guests can feast on the likes of crispy suckling pig, Peking duck, premium seafood, and a variety of rice and noodle dishes. From Tuesday, 24 December, to Thursday, 26 December there will also be special festive ginger cookies to enjoy. Plus, don’t miss out on free-flow drinks to really ring in the occasion!
When: Tuesday, 24 December, to Thursday, 26 December, 12pm to 3pm
Where: Level 3, Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $700 to include food and free-flow juices and soft drinks; $988 to include free-flow Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label, bellinis, mimosas, Aperol spritzes, bloody Marys, espresso martinis and mulled wine; or $2,888 for Krug Grande Cuvée. Call 2525 9191 to book!
Enjoy a Lebanese-style Christmas at Mama Malouf! The sharing menu is priced at just $348 per person, with free-flow packages also available. Menu items include favourites such as hummus, taramasalata, stuffed vine leaves, lamb skewers and more, with desserts of baklava and a traditional Mahalabieh.
When: Throughout December
Where: G/F, 93 Catchick Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: $348 per person for food, plus additional $250 for two-hours free-flow house beers, wines and spirits or $350 for three hours; or $350 for two-hours premium wines, beers and spirts or $450 for three hours. Call 2817 3828 to book!
Take in stunning city views and enjoy aqua’s signature Japanese-Italian fare this Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The dinner will feature dishes including a red prawn cappelletti, along with grilled Angus beef tenderloin and foie gras with Furofuki Kabura, celeriac puree and red wine sauce. Wine pairings are also available as an added extra to make your evening that bit more special. The restaurant will also be offering five and eight-course Christmas Omakase Menus throughout the month, which are perfect for celebratory group dining.
When: Tuesday, 24 and Wednesday, 25 December
Where: 29/F & 30/F, One Peking, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
How much: $1,588 per person, plus additional $988 for wine pairing for five-course Christmas Eve dinner; $1,288 per person, plus additional $888 for wine pairing for five-course Christmas Day dinner. Call 3427 2288 to book!
Madame Ching offers classic Chinese cuisine with an innovative spin. Influenced by the exotic travels and adventurous spirit of the restaurant’s namesake, its special Christmas Tasting Menu is perfect for those looking for a creative Christmas evening. You can find the full menu and details of the free-flow drinks package here, but expect dishes of roast duck and suckling pig, burnt ends fried rice, impossible pot stickers and Ovaltine tart.
When: Tuesday, 24 and Wednesday, 25 December, from 6pm
Where: G/F, 5 Star Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $480 per person, plus additional $298 per person for free-flow drinks package until midnight (available on bookings after 8:30pm only). Call 2577 7227 to book!
If by the time Christmas Day rolls around you’ve already had your fill of turkey and stuffing for the season, Bombay Dreams’ celebratory curries are sure to tempt you in. Dishes on offer include paneer tikka, slow-cooked lamb curry, chicken curry and much more, all accompanied by sides of dal Bombay, pullao rice and parathas.
When: Tuesday, 24 and Wednesday, 25 December, from 6pm
Where: 4/F, Carfield Building, 77 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $358 per person. Call 2971 0001 to book!
Available throughout November and December, Executive Chef Corey Riches of BEDU is using fresh and seasonal ingredients and Middle-Eastern spices to bring a Bedouin festive feast this Christmas. The family-style Festive Chef’s Menu features a selection of the restaurant’s signature starters, including homemade Flatbread, and black garlic and almond labneh, these are followed up by plates of charred broccoli and fried eggplant, before the main dish of Spice Roasted Pork Belly. On Christmas Day itself, BEDU will be hosting a special Christmas with Corey menu. Sharing starters include smoky hummus, garlic labneh with za’atar, and a preserved peach and halloumi salad, while for the main course, diners can choose between saffron and thyme whole-roasted spatchcock, or “Zucchini Three Ways”. A choice of either Christmas-spiced dark chocolate pudding, or light and fresh raspberry sorbet finishes off the meal.
When: BEDU’s Festive Chef’s Menu available throughout November and December; Christmas with Corey available on Wednesday, 25 December, 12pm to 9pm
Where: 40 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $390 per person for BEDU’s Festive Chef’s Menu; $520 per person for Christmas with Corey (BEDU’s Festive Chef’s Menu must be pre-ordered with 48-hour’s notice with a $150 deposit required.) Call 2320 4450 to book!
With an expansive bar, open kitchen and private dining room, TokyoLima combines dining and style for an immersive experience. This Christmas, TokyoLima is offering two Christmas menus, featuring delicious small plates, ceviche, refreshing salads, grilled beef and fish and, of course, dessert. In addition to its festive eats, you can also enjoy free-flow beverages for an additional $398.
When: Tuesday, 24 and Wednesday, 25 December, from 6pm
Where: G/F, 18-20 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $580 per person (6pm to 7:30pm); $680 per person (8:30pm onwards), plus additional $398 per person for free-flow drinks package until midnight (available on bookings after 8:30pm only). Call 2811 1152 to book!
Head on down to Repulse Bay to enjoy a semi-traditional turkey roast with an island twist at Limewood! Offering two festive set menus throughout December, the Turkey Dinner Feast is perfect for groups and can even be enjoyed to take away. The Festive Set Dinner is also available and features a variety of dishes, Caribbean coleslaw, sustainable New Zealand salmon tartare, 48-hour charred beef ribs and a mixed berry pavlova mess.
When: Turkey Dinner Feast and Festive Set Dinner Menu available from Friday, 29 November to Thursday, 26 December
Where: Shop 103 & 104, G/F, The Pulse, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
How much: $2,200 for Turkey Dinner Feast (serves 4-6); $450 per person for Festive Set Dinner Menu (minimum four people required). Call 2898 3788 to book!
Also available in Repulse Bay, Sip Song’s festive set menu is putting a spin on classic Christmas dishes. Tuck into a special main course of crispy turkey breast, as well as Thai classics such as vegetable green curry. Also featured are Sip Song signature dishes, including compressed fresh watermelon, and “Don’t Tell Mom” roti pancake. What’s more, starting from Wednesday, 13 December up until Christmas Day, the restaurant will be celebrating “Sip Song’s Days of Christmas” via its Instagram page. Expect daily giveaway prizes ranging from a $2,500 Maximal Concepts gift card to a Sip Song turkey dinner for four people!
When: Friday, 29 November to Thursday, 26 December
Where: Shop 114 & 115, G/F, The Pulse, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
How much: $300 per person for Sip Song‘s Festive Set Dinner Menu (minimum four people required). Call 2898 3788 to book!
Full of homestyle Italian fare and plenty of drinks, Pirata’s Christmas menus are sure to leave you feeling merry. Tuck into starters such as mama’s meatballs and cold cuts and cheese, before choosing from mains including tagliatelle with black truffle, pappardelle with wild boar ragu, flank steak tagliata and more. No celebratory meal is complete without something sweet, and Pirata is offering up both panna cotta and tiramisu.
When: Tuesday, 24 and Wednesday, 25 December, from 6pm
Where: 29/30 F, 239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $520 per person (6pm to 7:30pm); $680 per person (8:30pm onwards), plus additional $298 per person for free-flow drinks package until midnight (available on bookings after 8:30pm only). Call 2887 0270 to book!
In true Italian style, Osteria Marzia is putting on a decadent Cena di Natale this Christmas Eve. Priced at $588 per person, expect festive seafood dishes and a seasonal dolce, along with a show-stopping catch of the day!
When: Tuesday, 24 December
Where: The Fleming Hotel, 41 Fleming Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $588 per person. Book online here!
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