18 July, 2019
Eat & Drink

What’s New In The 852: Brunch At Hotal Colombo, Pizza Nights At 208 And More

18 July, 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. Mark your diaries, because 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
Special Menus and Offers
Lunch and Brunch Specials

New Restaurants

NOVE

Open now in the heart of Central, NOVE is serving contemporary Chinese cuisine and dim sum favourites. The red lantern adorned restaurant is helmed by renowned Executive Chef Wong Yiu Por and Chef Poon Kwai Chung. Pooling their combined experience, Chef Wong is set to give traditional dim sum a creative twist, while Chef Poon will be offering his expertise in Chiu Chow-style marinated delicacies. Favourite dishes are sure to include the Signature Steamed Pork Belly Buns, Sliced Goose and Steamed Xiao Long Bao with Lobster Bisque.

NOVE, 9 Li Yuen Street East, Central, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/novechinesekitchen

Tell Camellia

Due to open at the end of this month in Central’s H Code, Tell Camellia is the latest contemporary cocktail bar to hit the Hong Kong scene. Led by award-winning bartender and industry expert, Sandeep Hathiramani and Gagan Gurung, cocktails will be influenced by the worlds of teas – as suggested by its name which comes from Camellia Sinensis (a species of evergreen shrub which produces the tea plant). Taking guests on a round the world tour, teas will be sourced from everywhere including Kenya, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and more, and the talented bar staff will create one of a kind concoctions using the unique flavours of the teas and a range of creative ingredients.

Tell Camellia, H Code, LG Floor, 45 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com.tellcamellia 

Special Menus and Offers

Franks whats new in the 852

FRANK’s

Serving up hearty Italian-American fare since its opening at the end of 2018, FRANK’s is now going one step further and offering up the ultimate back bar snacks. Its new range of suppli (balls of bread-crumbed and deep fried pasta!) are available exclusively at FRANK’s bar until late, and are sure to soak up whatever you’re drinking. The Roman street snack is being offering with four irresistible fillings: Veal Bolognese ($48), Spaghetti Carbonara ($48), Arabiatta – with fresh house-made mozzarella ($48), and Short Rib ($58).

FRANK’s, G/F & 1/F, No. 79 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.frankshk.com

208 Duecento Otto

Another new Italian offering that has caught our eye comes from Sheung Wan’s 208 Duecento Otto. We frequent here for its killer happy hour (and apperitivo spread!), but plan on checking out the newly launched bottomless beer and pizza nights! Every Tuesday from 6pm, guests can enjoy all-you-can eat freshly made pizzas (including Margherita, Tuscan, Diavola, Rustica, Napoletana, Quattro Formaggi, and Spicy Sausage) for two-hours for just $328. If you’re feeling thirsty, guests can enjoy the bottomless pizza offerings alongside free-flow Aperol Spritz and Peroni beer for $428. 

208 Duecento Otto, 208 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, www.208.com.hk 

Three Blind Mice

In need of a mid-week treat? Available every Wednesday night, Wan Chai’s Three Blind Mice will be serving up a full 500g beef fillet Wellington for just $250! Serving a minimum of two guests, the indulgent main dish comes complete with sides of honey glazed carrots, truffle mash and peppercorn sauce. Guests can also upgrade their Wellington Wednesday experience by enjoying two-hours of free-flow wine, beer and spirits for an extra $218. 

Three Blind Mice, 35 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, www.threeblindmicehk.com

Pirata whats new in the 852

Pirata

On the Hong Kong dining scene since 2014, Pirata is the original restaurant opened by city favourites, Pirata Group, and serves up authentic Italian food in the heart of Wan Chai. Launching a new menu this month, the restaurant is continuing to celebrate and embrace the treasured cuisine, with a series of new dishes curated by Executive Chef Stefano Rossi. Eye-catching new plates include Smoked Swordfish Carpaccio ($180), Bone Marrow with freshly toasted bread ($140) and Scallop Gratin ($160). Sticking to its roots, homemade pasta dishes, including Tagliolini with Sicilian Red Prawns and Zucchine ($220) and Linguine Vongole ($210) have been added to the lineup, along with an indulgent Porcini Risotto ($190).

Pirata, 30/F, 29, 239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, www.pirata.hk

Lee Ho Sing

Serving unique and modern “East meets West” dishes, Lee Ho Sing is celebrating being open for 100 days with an array of tempting new dishes. Fitting in with its modern Cantonese fare, offerings include Truffled Mac and Cheese ($38), Braised Beef with Sour and Spicy Noodles ($33) and a combo of Fried Peppered Chicken Drumstick and Red Bean Ice Cream Float ($48 for both), along with sweet treats which include Mini Kaya French Toast ($28) or the Black Sesame or Red Bean Tofu Pudding ($28).

Lee Ho Sing, Shop 2, G/F, 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, www.zshospitality.com

Lunch and Brunch Specials

Hotal Colombo whats new in the 852

Hotal Colombo

Inspired by the casual eateries of Colombo, we love Hotal Colombo for its laid-back charm and authentic Sri Lankan fare. If you also can’t get enough of the spicy plates, be sure to check out its brand new brunch. Available on Sundays from 12pm to 4pm, dishes on offer include Bacon and Egg Hoppers, Lamb or Beef Kothu, Masala Scrambled Eggs and more, along with a selection of small plates, sambols and chutneys for the table. Priced at $188, a la carte drinks and Chef Gizzy’s dessert of the week are also available – but we recommend opting for a jug of the cocktail of the week ($348).

Hotal Colombo, 31 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.hotalcolombo.com

Read more: Hotal Colombo: Spicing Up Elgin Street With Sri Lankan Fare

Featured image courtesy of 208 via Instagram, image 1 courtesy of Franks via Instagram, image 3 courtesy of Pirata, image 4 courtesy of Hotal Colombo via Instagram

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