The holidays are a time for delightful delicacies. So, for a sweet pre-Christmas treat, let Little Steps guide you towards the best brunches in Hong Kong. Break out the bright jumpers, wrap the kids up warm, and treat yourself!
A unique twist for your holiday feast! Tokyo Lima offers a wonderful Festive Brunch curated by Peruvian Culinary Director Arturo Melendez. Highlights of this brunch include the mouth-watering slow-cooked Iberico pork in sweet soy sauce, grilled rump steak, crunchy garlic fries, and the delicious “Free 4 You” orange and gluten-free almond cake! Keeping the kids in mind, they have a colorful Kid's Corner where your children will not be bored as it has a mini-basketball hoop, plus fully stocked with crayons and drawing paper and tons of toys.
When: December 25 & 26, 2020 from 11am - 4pm
How much: HK$448 per person
For a real holiday treat, book up one of the restaurants at The Peninsula Hong Kong, which is one of the most festive properties in town. The Salisbury Room offers an amazing lunch with seafood, salad and antipasti corner. Expect lavish 4-course lunch with the classic roasted turkey and slow-roasted prime rib with Yorkshire puddings plus an array of sweet delights.
When: Friday, December 25, 2020
How much: HK$1,448 per person / HK$888 per child
Bored of turkey, ham, and roast potatoes, why not go for Thai at Mak Mak! They are offering an all-you-can-eat affair with delicious Thai dishes! This festive brunch includes everyone's favorite Thai dishes such as Phad Thai, crab, and Tom Yum Goong, and of course, mango sticky rice! Parents will receive a complimentary glass of Champagne or Singha beer upon arrival.
When: Festive Brunch, December 25 - 27, 2020.
How much: Festive Brunch at HK$298 per person (add HK$220 for free-flow)
Where: Mak Mak, 217A, 2/F, The Landmark 15 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, +852 2983 1003,
Fulfill your holiday wishes with a sparkling ambiance and heartwarming gathering of family and friends at Pirata. They will serve special tasting menus for brunches and dinners. Families and friends will delight in sharing generous dishes of honest Italian food, made with fresh ingredients and cooked with love. Special three-course tasting menus will feature fan-favorite Pirata classics such as Burrata and Cold Cuts as well as hearty mains, including the Christmas Veal Roast finished off by traditional Tiramisu and Panettone.
When: Festive Brunch December 25 - 26, 2020 from 11am - 4pm.
How much: Festive Brunch at HK$378 per person/HK$98 per child
Immerse yourself in Christmas cheer at Rosewood Hong Kong this holiday season as they invite you to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year over-indulgent Christmas menus. Holt’s Café, an upscale and contemporary take on Hong Kong’s traditional Cha Chaan Teng culture, will play home to an alluring holiday experience with a set lunch menu, including Traditional Christmas Turkey as well as lavish choices like Braised Wagyu Beef Cheek with Whipped Potato. Be advised to save room for festive sweet treats from the dessert buffet.
When: December 25 & 26, 2020
How much: HK$1,680 per person (with 2-hour free-flow Champagne)/ Kids under 6 eat free and kids under 12 enjoy discounts up to HK$600
Where: Rosewood Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.rosewoodhotels.com
Mandarin Oriental has got a lot planned for this Festive Season! You can expect a five-star meal this festive season at the Clipper Lounge. Whether you are looking for brunch, festive tea, lunch, or dinner, the Clipper Lounge offers plenty of champagne and wine to wash it down. Santa will visit the hotel on Christmas Eve and Day to keep your lovely kiddos entertained!
When: Festive Lunch Buffet: November 27 - December 23, 2020, and December 27 - 31, 2020; Christmas Eve and Boxing Day Lunch: December 24 & 27, 2020; Festive Brunch Buffet: December 25, 2020
How much: Festive Lunch Buffet: from HK$598 - $688 per adult, HK$428 per child; Christmas Eve and Boxing Day Lunch: HK$988 per adult/HK$588 per child; and Festive Brunch Buffet: from HK$1,188 - HK$1,388 per adult/HK$588 per child
Where: Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong, +852 2522 0111, www.mandarinoriental.com
Go for something non-traditional and have the kids explore other cuisines during the festivities! Head to La Rambla to check out El Marcado Brunch, where the whole family can tuck into their array of delicious tapas which include the classics such as paella, Spanish hams and cheeses and so much more! For the fussy eaters in the family, they also have a Christmas Roast Platter and festive Dessert Platter, that is sure to please everyone.
When: Festive Brunch December 25 - 27, 2020.
How much: Festive Brunch at HK$780 per person
Another unique festive option on this list is Dim Sum Library, which has recently expanded and opened another location, this time in TST. Opt for a traditional Hong Kong brunch and have some delightful dim sums. This year they have an innovative Christmas turkey and chestnut bao on offer! Make sure to try their other special dim sums like the wagyu beef puff and the dan dan xiaolongbao!
When: Extended lunch hours: December 5 & 20 2020; Special bao available: December 14, 2020, January 1, 2021
How much: A la carte, Christmas turkey and chestnut bao costs HK$98
Where: Dim Sum Library Pacific Place, 124/Level 1, Pacific Place, Admiralty, Hong Kong, +852 3643 0088 | Dim Sum Library ELEMENTS, Shop 1028B, 1/F Elements, 1 Austin West, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 2810 0898, www.dimsumlibrary.com.hk
The Murray has always been a family-favorite and things are no different this festive season. If you are looking for a family-friendly brunch, head over to the Tai Pan or Garden Lounge. They have a scrumptious semi-buffet with festive delicacies/ They also have the option of al fresco pet-friendly dining and the kiddos will surely be entertained with Santa’s visit, gingerbread decorating and ornament-making workshop.
When: Festive Brunch on December 19, 20, 25 & 27, 2020.
How much: The festive brunch starts from HK$698 - HK$798 per adult, HK$348 - HK$398 per child
Spasso is preparing a bountiful Christmas brunch brimming with festive fare including turkey, zampone, and much more, making it an excellent choice for families and friends looking for a place to gather together over fabulous food and wine. Spasso’s much-loved brunch offers an enormous variety of meat and vegetable-based dishes ranging from sushi to spaghetti and pizza to pork.
When: Festive Brunch on December 20, 24 & 25, 2020.
How much: The festive brunch starts at HK$428 per adult (add HK$198 for free-flow) and children under 6 eat for free.
Where: Spasso, G5-8, 12-17, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong, +852 2730 8027, www.divinogroup.com/restaurants/spasso
CENTRAL HOLIDAY BRUNCHES:
TST HOLIDAY BRUNCHES:
The Langham, www.langhamhotels.com
WAN CHAI CHRISTMAS BRUNCHES:
DiVino Patio, www.divinogroup.com/restaurants/divino-patio
MONG KOK HOLIDAY BRUNCHES: