Promos, Deals and New Places To Eat
In keeping up with our ever-changing culinary landscape, we want to keep you notified of all the new lunch specials, menu items and drink deals 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:
Special Menus and Offers
Wave goodbye to the Monday (and Tuesday!) blues and head to Stone Nullah Tavern for its newly introduced evening specials from 6pm -to 10:30pm. For Mondays, the Tavern is offering a sweet All-You-Can-Eat Barbecue Ribs deal. For $219, guests can enjoy an endless supply of ribs served with gorgonzola coleslaw and pickles. Quench your thirst with a free-flow of PBR’s and house wines for just another $99. On Tuesdays, don’t miss Beer & Wings Night. Indulge in a variety of wings ($8 each) served with three different sauces: Buffalo, Chilli Honey and Habanero and wash down the heat with an ice cold Peroni Beer ($30).
Stone Nullah Tavern, 69 Stone Nullah Lane, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, www.stonenullahtavern.com
In celebration of white truffle season, Carbone is bringing a selection of Chef Billy Otis’ dishes in an a la carte menu devoted to the Alba truffles from Piedmont, Italy. The menu will be available from late October to December, and is inclusive of dishes such as the Truffle Fettuccine and Truffle Tortellini. If you prefer to stick to what you know, diners can also opt to elevate the Carbone classics, such as the Fettuccine con Funghi ($208), with truffle shavings.
Carbone, 9/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.carbone.com.hk
This September, Rustico is introducing a few new items to its traditional Catalan menu headed by guest Chef Jaume Puigdengolas (from Marbella’s Michelin-Starred restaurant Skina!). Diners will start off the meal with two savoury aperitifs and two starters, before continuing on to the roasted mullet and saffron suquet. For the main dishes, guests will have the option between cannelloni of roast veal with light Béchamel cream cheese or duck rillette with vegetables. The meal will finish off with a chocolate rock cake as the final touch. This exclusive tasting menu will only be available from 4 to 7 September during dinnertime. A new tapas menu full of vegetarian, seafood and meat options will be available from 1 to 3 September and again on 8 to 24 September.
Rustico, Shop G01, G/F, D2 Place, 9 Cheung Yee Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.rustico.com.hk
Taking the traditional hamburger and craft beer culture up a notch from day one is none one other than our beloved Beef & Liberty. From Monday, 4 September to Tuesday, 3 October, enjoy the new limited edition The Truffle & Mushroom Burger – an umami-packed burger of paired with Krug Grande Cuvée at all Beef & Liberty restaurants.
Cafe Deco is introducing a new a la carte menu with new pizza flavours, starting with the Char Siu Pizza ($156) with mozzarella, Chinese-style roast pork, orange Hoi Sin sauce, bell peppers, quail egg and cherry tomatoes. The fusion of Eastern and Western cooking also extends to the Japanese Miso Cod pizza ($168) the Confit Duck N Foie Gras Pizza ($168). For main courses, diners can try the Char-grilled U.S. prime ribeye ($298) served with truffle-salted fries. The key lime pie ($70) and the pear and chocolate crumble ($70) are also new additions to the dessert menu. Cafe Deco’s “Pizza of the Month” for this coming September is the Texas BBQ Beef Brisket Pizza ($165), made with Guinness BBQ sauce, mozzarella and garden leaves.
Cafe Deco Pizzeria, Shop 3-4, G/F, Tower 125, 11 Po Yan Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Cafe Deco Pizzeria, Shop 1005, Elements, Kowloon Station, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.cafedecogroup.com
In September executive chef Sean Mel and executive sushi chef Kazunari Araki will explore the Kobe region of Japan with the “Harvest in Aomori,” showcasing autumn produce from the Aomori Prefecture, located in Tōhoku region of northern Japan. As always, the dishes pay tribute to Japanese flavours and have a contemporary take. The special set lunch and dinner menu include selected seasonal products such as Awabi (abalone), Saba (mackerel), Uni (Sea Urchin), Hotate (scallops) and Black Garlic.
Nobu, 18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2721 1211, www.hongkong-ic.intercontinental.com
Celebrate National Day on 1 October with a bang at Morton’s The Steakhouse. Signature dishes will be served alongside a panoramic view of fireworks over Victoria Harbour. The main course includes Morton’s Asia exclusive 48oz Double Porterhouse ($1,588) and Whole Baked Maine Lobster. Guests can also choose to add on various sides ($130) to complement their meal. For dessert, go for the Morton’s Legendary Sundae ($208) which features a trio stack of Hot Chocolate Cake, Häagan-Dazs ice cream, caramel and whipped cream.
Morton’s The Steakhouse, Level 4, The Sheraton Hotel Hong Kong, 20 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.mortons.com
From Monday, 4 September to Tuesday, 31 October, The Steakhouse is bringing the flavours of Ireland to HK with its newly curated “A Taste of Ireland” menu. Starting with the Beetroot Cured Irish Organic Salmon Carpaccio with Lime Jalapeño Sauce ($368) and Galway Kelly Oysters ($428/ half dozen), the fresh ingredients continue into the main course with a selection of John Stone Dry Aged Prime Rib ( $1,680/32oz), Tenderloin ($758/8oz) and Ribeye ($958/14oz), all served with Lyonnaise potatoes and garlic. Finish off the meal with an Irish Cheese Platter ($268) or with InterContinental’s Executive Pastry Chef’s special dessert ($268).
The Steakhouse Winebar & Grill, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong www.hongkong-ic.intercontinental.com/en/dining/the-steak-house
In celebration of recently appointed Executive Chef Alberto Bocelli from Italy, AVA Restaurant Slash Bar is bringing ‘The Italian Gastronomy Journey’. The menu is inclusive of Hokkaido Sea Scallop Carpaccio ($188), Arborio Risotto with Lobster ($198), Hot and Cold Tiramisu ($98), and more.
AVA Restaurant Slash Bar at Hotel Panorama by Rhombus, 38/F, 8A Hart Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.hotelpanorama.com.hk/dining
Lunch and Brunch Specials
Fang Fang has launched a new “Sin-Tok-Ho” Weekday Set Lunch Menu, with dishes coming from three different Asian cities – Singapore (Sin), Tokyo (Tok) and Hong Kong (Ho). Every weekday from 12 noon to 2:30pm, guests can choose from one course ($158), two courses ($198) or three courses ($218) that include both meat and vegetarian options. Guests can also try its signature iced tea for an additional $48 for Yuzu Oolong Iced Tea, Lychee Cardamom Iced Tea or Green Apple Chrysanthemum Iced Tea.
Fang Fang, 8/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.fangfang.com.hk
The Saturday and Sunday #becausebrunch offer runs at both aqua and Armani/aqua for $598 with free-flow Veuve Clicquot Champagne and cocktails, or $698 for Veuve Clicquot Rich or Vintage. Experience the Italian and Japanese kitchens at both venues. Armani/aqua offers a special menu with mini sushi, pizzas and pastas.
aqua, 1 Peking Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, www.aqua.com.hk
Armani/aqua, 2/F, Landmark Chater (Chater House), 8 Connaught Rd Central, Central, www.armani-aqua.com
Italian restaurant, Già Trattoria, is launching new sharing menus for friends and families (four or more people) to enjoy food together. The four-course menu includes an appetizer, pasta, main course and dessert. Diners can also let the chef know about any dietary restrictions so that they can make the necessary adjustments. Partnering with Green Monday, Già Trattoria is also launching a Green Monday four-course sharing menu for two people or more. The menu will include salad, soup, pasta or pizza and dessert.
Già Trattoria, 1/F Fleet Arcade, 1 Lung King Street, Fenwick Pier, Wanchai, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/giatrattoria
Just for Take Away and Delivery
Staying in? Nothing says cosy date night quite like a pizza and movie night. Motorino’s new Date Night Special lets guests order the signature Neapolitan pizza, pick between two antipastos or a bottle of gragnano, AND get a generous portion of the tiramisu. Enjoy with your S.O. over date night or order a few portions for a girly evening in. As a bonus, if you share a picture of the spread, tagging @motorinohk and #datenightdoneright, the Motorino team will announce its favourite every Friday on Instagram, and offer the lucky winner another Date Night – for free!
Motorino, Soho location: 14 Shelley St, Central, Hong Kong, 2801 6881. Wan Chai location: Ship Street Wan Chai, 2520 0690, www.motorinopizza.com
Chef Rolf Fliegauf will be at WHISK on 20 September to present a four-course lunch and an eight-course dinner. Featuring Norway lobster with coconut, citrus and herbs and organic celeriac and black truffle gyoza with onion broth and watercress – all paired with fine wines. Chef Rolf’s appearance is part of the International Chef Showcase, a collaboration of the Michelin guide. The modern European lunch ($988) and dinner ($2,088) at WHISK is available only on 20 September from noon to 2:30pm for lunch and 7pm to 10pm for dinner.
WHISK, 5/F, The Mira Hong Kong, Mira Place, 118 – 130 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, www.themirahotel.com
Calling all foodies! This special late-night supper club series has got our mouth watering. Highlighting the chefs who helm some of Hong Kong’s most iconic kitchens, we can’t wait to see what’s in store. Head chefs from 22 Ship, Mak Mak, 208 Duecento Ocho, Rhoda, Potato Head, Chachawan, Duddell’s and Aberdeen Street Social will all be there whipping up a storm. The objective is simple – to showcase skills, dishes and combinations previously unseen. Click here to see the menu options.
The Pass, Left elevator, 1 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong Hong Kong, www.ticketflap.com/thepass
Starting from Wednesday, 27 September, Chesa is partnering up with Switzerland’s iconic Badrutt’s Palace Hotel to present a taste of the Alps. For three days only, Head Chef Andrea Panatti will be serving up an exclusive á la carte menu at Chesa. Featuring Chesa Veglia Signature Lobster Salad, mains include Puschlav-style Pizzoccheri buckwheat style pasta with green beans, potato, spinach and cheese, Blanc et Rouge – corn-fed chicken in rosemary butter and Beef Chateaubriand with béarnaise sauce. For desserts, Swiss sweet treats will no doubt make an appearance. Alternatively, choose from its three-course set lunch menu, priced at $385 per person.
Chesa, 1/F, The Peninsula Hong Kong, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, www.hongkong.peninsula.com/en/fine-dining/chesa-swiss-restaurant
From 21 to 23 September, in celebration of the Giro d’Italia annual three-week-long bicycle race around Italy, Chef Pino Lavarra will be hosting a wine and dine tour of Italy. Highlighting four key regions: Puglia, Campania, Sicily and Lombardy, diners will be given a choice between an eight-course dinner menu ($1,980), six-course dinner menu ($1,780), eight-course lunch menu ($1,680), and a four-course lunch menu ($880). Each menu includes dishes such as the Cannelloni “Nerano” paired with the 2011 Taurasi, Feudi di San Gregorio, Campania; and Sicilian brioche paired with the 2015 Malvasia di Bosa, Tasca d’Almerita, Sicily.
Tosca, Level 102, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/china/hong-kong/dining/tosca
As an ode to the City of Lights, Francs is launching its new Pop-Up series until 12 September. Sunday and Thursday for dinner, 12,000 Francs will transform itself into a Parisian bistro, and guests can try out eight new dishes, in addition to the normal à la carte menu. Diners can mix and match from the new pop-up menu and the à la carte menu.
12,000 Francs, Elgin Building, 41-43 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong, 12000francs.com.hk