4 July, 2019
Eat & Drink

What’s New In The 852: Shake Shack x The Chairman, Brunch At KINSHIP And More

4 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

37 Steakhouse & Bar

Set to open in The Peak Galleria this July, 37 Steak House & Bar is the first Hong Kong outpost of the Roppongi hotspot of the same name, which took Tokyo by storm when it opened in 2010. With locations already in Tokyo and Shanghai, the restaurant promises to bring an elevated steak experience to the city’s iconic location, serving the signature Hiyama Kuroge Wagyu by esteemed Japanese butcher and meat supplier, Hiyama. The new opening will also feature an intimate sake bar, stocked with a full range of Sawaya Matsumoto small-batch sakes.

37 Steakhouse & Bar, The Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong, www.37steakhouse.asia

Find all you need to know about the latest Hong Kong restaurant openings here.

Special Menus and Offers

Shake Shack

Do you love a good burger and shake, but also appreciate the finer things in life? Launching this month (for one day only!), Shake Shack Hong Kong is teaming up with The Chairman (that recently ranked number 41 on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants, 2019 list) to bring us a special burger and shake combo! Though what exactly is going to be on offer is still under wraps, as one of the highest rated and most influential Cantonese restaurants in the world, we’re expecting something totally unique from the collab. Created by The Chairman Chef-Owner Danny Yip and Shake Shack Culinary Director Mark Rosati, the one-of-a-kind offerings will be exclusively available at Shake Shack’s ifc location from Saturday, 13 July at 11am. 

Shake Shack, Shop 4018, Podium Level 4, ifc mall, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.shakeshack.com.hk

Madame Fu whats new in the 852

Madame Fu

Known for its pretty and pink Instagram aesthetic Madame Fu’s The Pink Room has got a brand new afternoon tea menu. In collaboration with Penhaligon’s Elisabethan Rose Eau de Parfum, the high tea set promises three tiers of sweet and savoury delights, all inspired by the floral scent. Expect plenty of quintessentially British favourites, with offerings such as almond and blueberry crumble pie, smoked salmon tartare puff, sausage roll puff, truffle egg mayonnaise triangles and Chinese goji berry scones served with clotted cream and rose jam. The tea is priced at $250 for one, or $450 for two, with the option to add either a “Fit for a Queen” cocktail ($98 for one, $198 for two), or a glass of Moet & Chandon Champagne ($120 for one, $240 for two).

Madame Fu, 3/F, Barrack Block, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, www.madamefu.com.hk

Burger Circus whats new in the 852

Burger Circus

Celebrate the fourth of July in traditional style with a slice of cherry pie from Burger Circus. Available all month long, head over to the American-style diner and enjoy either a slice of pie, or have yours whipped into a creamy shake! Planning an Americana bash for the occasion? Order a full pie ($288) by emailing [email protected].

Burger Circus, 22 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, www.burgercircus.com.hk

VEDA

If you’re on the hunt for a veggie-friendly lunch in the Central area, you’re in luck! Found inside Ovolo Central hotel, VEDA offers up feel-good vegetarian food all day long, but has just introduced two brand new lunch sets.  Catering to all tastes, guests can opt for the Eastern Tiffin, featuring delights such as Kathmandu momos, soba noodle salad and corn khichdi with wild mushroom Curry, or try out the Western Tiffin, with favourites such as hummus and sweet potato fries, and semolina and potato gnocchi. Both sets are topped off with a satisfying dessert, with the Eastern Tiffin featuring the vegan fig cheesecake and the Western Tiffin offering up the new negroni pie. Priced at $188 each, either set can also be added to, with options such as the soup of the day ($40), brussels sprouts ($40), homemade artichoke hummus ($48) or crispy quinoa arancini ($35). Fresh pressed juices, iced tea, wine and beer are also available.

VEDA, 2 Arbuthnot Road, Central, Hong Kong, www.ovolohotels.com.hk

CÉ LA VI

Set to take diners on a culinary exploration of Asia, CÉ LA VI has got a brand new chef and menu this month! New Executive Chef Conor Beach has added over 20 new dishes to the restaurant’s array of offerings, with influences ranging from Indonesia to coastal Japan and even Xinjiang, China. Highlights on the menu are set to include Wagyu Beef Rendang, Grilled Jumbo Quail and a Sesame & Pandan dessert of white sesame cake, pandan mousse and black sesame butter. 

CÉ LA VI, 25/F California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.hk.celavi.com 

Te Quiero Mucho whats new in the 852

Te Quiero Mucho

We’ve all heard of taco Tuesday, but Sheung Wan Mexican eatery, Te Quiero Mucho is offering up its own take on the deal with its new Monday Sombrero Night. Don a sombrero (or buy one there for $50) and you can enjoy buy-one-get-one-free tacos and tostadas all night from 6pm. The promotion includes TQM favourites such as Carne Asada Taco ($60), Baja Fish Taco ($58) and the veggie In the Woods tostada ($35), heaped with porcini, pickled shiitake and seaweed. What’s more, all guests who attend the Monday Sombrero Nights can also drop off their business cards for a chance to win a free night stay at Mojo Nomad Central, with winners announced every month.

Te Quiero Mucho, 286 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, www.mojonomad.com

Lunch and Brunch Specials

KINSHIP

Newly opened in SoHo, KINSHIP is the restaurant brainchild of acclaimed chefs Chris Grare and Arron Rhodes. Pooling their combined knowledge of the Hong Kong restaurant scene, the new opening is already proving popular, but we’re sure it will draw in even more crowds with its new brunch addition. Just launched, the brunch menu will be available every Saturday from 11:30am to 4pm and will alternate weekly between American and British themes. Priced at $388 (plus an additional $198 for free-flow drinks, including cava, house red and white wines and beer), US-inspired dishes include Biscuits and Southern-Style Sausage Gravy, Fried Chicken & Waffles and Stacks of Pancakes, while the Brit menu features the classic weekend roast, with its offering of Roast Sirloin of Devonshire Beef and all the trimmings, followed by a selection of classic puds. 

KINSHIP, 3/F LL Tower, 2 Shelley Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.kinshiphk.com

Popinjays new brunch

Popinjays

Also launching this month is Popinjays new weekend brunch. Available every Saturday and Sunday from 11:30am to 2:30pm, the five-course brunch menu will be priced at $988 per person and includes free-flow house champagne and wines. From the plentiful dishes on offer, highlights include the Seafood Platter (brimming with freshly shucked oysters, lobsters, king crabs and scallops), a range of egg dishes and mains such as wild mushroom risotto, miso Chilean sea bass and black market beef tenderloin.

Popinjays, 26/F The Murray, Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong, www.niccolohotels.com

Mama San

If you’re after a lively and value-for-money brunch offering, look no further than Mama San. Its new weekend affair is priced at just $288 for an unlimited selection of Asian small plates, plus a main course, side and dessert. Main dishes on offer include a Malaysian snapper curry, pad Thai, slow-braised Indonesian rendang short rib and more. Guests can also wash the meal down with two hours of free-flow sparkling wine, cocktails and house wines and beer for an extra $168. 

Mama San, 1/F, Winning Centre, 46-48 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.diningconcepts.com

Featured image courtesy of Shake Shack via Instagram, image 1 courtesy of Madame Fu via Instagram, image 2 courtesy of Burger Circus via Instagram, image 3 courtesy of Te Quiero Mucho, image 4 courtesy of Popinjays via Instagram.

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