21 November, 2019
Eat & Drink

What’s New In The 852: Green Monday At BEDU, Brunch At Poem And More

21 November, 2019

Looking for promos, deals and brand new meals? We’ve done the legwork to round up everything, and everywhere, you’ll want to eat this month.

It can be a tricky task keeping up with our ever-changing culinary landscape, but we want to keep you up to date on all the new restaurants, lunch and brunch menus and pop-ups in Hong Kong. And this week has some amazing new offers you won’t want to miss. To help you find what you’re looking for, click on the handy sections below to take you straight there:

New Restaurants
New Locations
Special Menus and Offers
Lunch and Brunch Specials

New Restaurants


Dedicated to modern Australian dining, Hue is the first restaurant to open at the newly revamped Hong Kong Museum of Art. The first of two concepts operate by Wooly Pig hospitality group, Hue is situated on the museum’s first floor, spanning 5,000sq-ft and offering unbeatable city views from its floor-t0-ceiling windows. Helmed by Executive Chef Anthony Hammel, the new opening will showcase modern Australian fare, featuring premium and seasonal produce from around the globe. Menu items are set to include buffalo ricotta gnocchi, steamed coral trout, grilled octopus teriyaki and more.

Hue, 1/F Hong Kong Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong 


Set to open its doors this December, MONO is the latest restaurant from Hong Kong’s acclaimed JIA Group, together with Chef Ricardo Chaneton (formerly Head Chef of the three-Michelin Star, Mirazur). The opening will be the chef’s first restaurant in Hong Kong. MONO will be located on On Lan Street in Central and promises to introduce a new take on contemporary French cuisine by South American-born Chef Ricardo. Focusing on a single, ingredients-driven seasonal tasting menu, the intimate 30-seater space features counter seating and a surrounding dining area that can also be converted into a private dining room. Once open, MONO will serve weekday lunch sets and a MONO (single) tasting menu for dinner.

MONO, 5/F, 18 On Lan Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.mono.hk

Uncle Desi Food and Sons

New from Black Sheep Restaurants, Uncle Desi Food and Sons brings you India’s greatest hits delivered straight to your door. Inspired by the classic Indian takeaway and the “Uncle Desi’s” who ran them, expect a menu of comforting throwbacks with dishes including Chicken Tikka Masala, Prawn Vindaloo and Lamb Rogan Josh. Available for delivery only (from Kennedy Town to Tai Hang), keep an eye out for its riders who you’ll see sporting custom uniforms and bedazzled bike boxes. The site is live for members of Black Sheep’s perks programme, The Herd, now and will launch for everyone else soon after!

Uncle Desi Food and Sons, uncledesifood.com

Read more: HOT NEW TABLES November 2019: New Restaurants In Hong Kong

New Locations

% Arabica K11

% Arabica

Open now in K11 MUSEA, % Arabica is bringing its brand of cool minimalism to Victoria Dockside. Found in the much-anticipated golden “KUBE”, a golden cube-shaped kiosk along the promenade, the new location not only offers its signature coffees and speciality drinks, but also stunning harbour views. Designed by acclaimed architects Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten, the new venture strives to encourage communal dialogue and sharing over coffee and magnificent views. Highlights on the menu include the Spanish Latte, a sweet and smooth coffee served with a dash of condensed milk, and the Matcha Latte, a non-coffee beverage made with Kyoto matcha powder and milk.

% Arabica, G/F, Kiosk 06, K11 MUSEA, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.arabica.coffee

Special Menus and Offers


November is World Vegan Month, and to celebrate, modern Middle-Eastern favourite BEDU is going all out with its new Green Monday offerings. Helping us all to jump on the “meatless Monday” bandwagon, every week the restaurant will be offering a new entirely plant-based three-course menu! Priced at $370 per person, vegan dishes include the likes of eggplant carpaccio and golden fried brussels sprouts. BEDU favourites such as smoky hummus with homemade flatbread and charred broccoli will also be making appearances on the new menu.

BEDU, 40 Gough Street Central, Hong Kong, www.bedurestaurant.com

Soul Food Thai

If you’re in the mood for a standout Thai feast, don’t miss this month’s collaboration between Elgin Street Thai favourite, Soul Food, and acclaimed Thai chef and two-time James Beard Award winner, Andy Ricker. Joining Soul Food’s own Jarrett Wrisley in the kitchen, the two chefs are set to whip up a set menu highlighting several of chef Ricker’s signature dishes. Taking place on Wednesday, 27 and Thursday, 28 November only, the menu is priced at $328 per person and includes dishes such as crispy curried pumpkin fritters, wood-grilled baby octopus and rock salt-grilled wild ocean fish. Book online here.

Soul Food Thai, 28 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.soulfoodthai.com.hk

Lunch and Brunch Specials

Poem brunch


New to LKF, Poem is bringing a taste of Bali to Hong Kong, and its new Champagne Organic Brunch Menu is not to be missed. Priced at just $586 (including two-hours free-flow Champagne!), the brunch features classic sharing starters, a choice of main dishes and delicious desserts. To start, guests can feast on the likes of chicken-stuffed flatbread and market corn fritters, before moving on to baby back ribs and Wagyu beef rendang. Finishing the experience, sweet treats such as coconut crepes with pandan, crispy mango, coconut gel and fresh herb sorbet, and seasonal fruits are sure to offer a taste of island life.

Poem, 5/F LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.poem.hk

Featured image courtesy of BEDU, image 1 courtesy of % Arabica, image 2 courtesy of Poem via Instagram,

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