Promos, deals and new places to eat
In keeping up with our ever-changing culinary landscape, we want to keep you up to date on all the new restaurants, lunch and brunch menus and pop ups in Hong Kong. Mark your diaries, because this week has some amazing new offers you won’t want to miss. And because we want you to find what you’re looking for, click on the handy sections below to take you straight there:
Now that it’s crab season, why not enjoy the ultimate Crabalicious Celebration! From now until 30 November, FeedMe Guru has paired with 50 top restaurants and five-star hotels to bring the seafood delicacy to lunch and dinner menus across the city. Starting at just $198 (with menus costing up to $3,000), the festival will present a variety of crab dishes on a ‘Crabalicious’ menu. Taste the ‘seven flavours of Sichuan’ with the Chili Fried Dungeness Crab at Qi-Nine Dragons ($1188 for two people), Singaporean Crab Bee Hoon at Cafe Malacca ($880) or the The Seko Crab Platter at Kashiwaya’s 10-course Crabalicious Tasting Menu ($3,000). That’s not all; the first three guests to make a reservation at one of the restaurants will receive a complimentary bottle of champagne! If you spend $10,000 or more, you will receive a $500 SOGO Gift Card, and the most ‘in-crab-able’ Guru of the month* (the person who spends the most throughout the campaign) will receive two return tickets (economy class) from Hong Kong to Tokyo! (terms and conditions apply). So hurry and make your reservations here and don’t miss out on this special event!
At more than 50+ FeedMe Guru Partner Restaurants across Hong Kong, more info here
The cosy bar with great beers on Peel Street is opening up a second location on Wyndham Street in Central. It had its soft opening on Monday, 13 November, and we’re already excited about its drink lineup. Check out its happy hour deals – $50 a drink from 6pm to 9pm on weekdays – or just head down for a whiskey sour ($90)!
Bobby’s Rabble, 46 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/BobbysRabble
Fear not, Yardbird lovers! Though the Bridges Street location has officially closed, this modern izakaya is reopening at 154 Wing Lok Street in the next 2 weeks. All your favourite Yakitori dishes of hot, skewered, grilled chicken are just a short wait away… Stay tuned for details on the reopening date!
Yard Bird, G/F, 154-158 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, www.yardbirdrestaurant.com
Coffee Academics has opened its tenth location in the lively district of Tai Koo Shing. Though the vision remains the same, this new space is a two-storey venue, with modern interior design, bringing a new, chill spot to the area.
Coffee Academics, 5/F, Ning On Mansion, 28 Tai Koo Shing Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, www.the-coffeeacademics.com
Specials Menus and Offers
This winter, Mira Hotel’s international restaurant, Yamm, showcases a Japanese ‘Kawaii Kumamoto’ special menu consisting of a variety of gourmet delights. Enjoy seafood dishes such as Octopus Steak, Fried Lotus Root, Chilli Steamed Egg Custard with Amakusa Sea Lettuce and more for $688 from Tuesday, 28 to Thursday, 30 November or $718 from Friday, 1 to Monday, 10 December.
Yamm, G/F, The Mira Hong Kong, 118 – 130 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.themirahotel.com/dining/yamm
World-renowned chef, Nobu Matsuhisa, makes an appearance at the NOBU InterContinental Hong Kong for two one-off eight-course Omakase dinners ($1,488 per person) on Saturday, 25 November and Sunday, 26 November. The high-end Japanese restaurant will also be offering a Sake Pairing (additional $550) which consists of special Sake from the Hokusetsu Brewery, the sole maker of Nobu’s private label Sake! If you’re keen to learn more about the history of the brewery and how it’s done, take part in the Sake Tutorial Class ($988).
NOBU, 2/F, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.hongkong-ic.intercontinental.com/en/dining/nobu
Head to this hidden bar in Central for its ‘November Late Night Crave’ menu with guilty late night meals consisting of Buttermilk Fried Chicken Burgers, Cauliflower Fritters, Black Truffle Risotto Balls and more! Satisfying multiple tastebuds, try one of these dishes or the Stockton Sundae with one of its specially curated cocktails.
Stockton, 32 Wyndham St, Central, Hong Kong, 2565 5268, www.stockton.com.hk
Enjoy decadent truffle dishes at Aqua on the Thursday, 23 November. In celebration of white truffle season, the restaurant is serving a multi-course charity dinner with white truffles sourced from Savini Tartufi, with proceeds going towards The Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital at Sandy Bay. With indulgent and innovative dishes by several acclaimed chefs and renowned truffle hunter and trader Cristiano Savini himself present, it is sure to be a truly extraordinary event. Tickets are limited and priced at $988 per person, so get in quickly!
Aqua, 29 &30/F, One Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.aqua.com.hk
Lunch and Brunch Specials
Kerry Hotel introduces a new brunch menu at the Big Bay Café where you can sample an extensive selection of egg-dishes or try its slow-cooked meats and seafood from its smoker barbeque on the terrace. Choose from Croque-Madames, Coddled Egg on Potato Puree, Truffle Scrambled Eggs and more. Indulge in these hearty plates as you enjoy views of the harbour for $428.
Big Bay Café, 3/F, Kerry Hotel Hong Kong, 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon, www.shangri-la.com/hongkong/kerry/dining/restaurants/big-bay-cafe
Brunch fans, rejoice! The Buenos Aires Polo Club brunch is no longer limited to Sundays, and is now a weekend-long affair. At $398 per person, feast on a decadent array of international fare, including Argentine Black Angus Prime Rib, Japanese Eggs cooked to order and a seasonal seafood bar; should you fancy a tipple, free-flow drinks packages are also available.
Buenos Aires Polo Club, 7/F, Lan Kwai Fong Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong, www.bapoloclub.com