Thanksgiving is a time for food, family, friends, and football! Just because you live abroad doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate this holiday with all the trimmings! We’ve put together a guide to all you’ll need to have the perfect Hong Kong Thanksgiving Dinner! Whether you are looking to order in or visit the best Thanksgiving dinner menus in town, this guide has you sorted.
*We are still compiling the full Little Steps Thanksgiving guide for 2022 so check back here soon for updates! If there is anything we missed, please e-mail: email@example.com
Kinship - This elegant yet relaxing restaurant founded by veteran chefs and good friends Chris Grare and Arron Rhodes has created an exquisite Thanksgiving menu, both for dining in and take away. If you prefer to dine in, the three-course menu features a feast of family-style sharing dishes, with highlights including Roasted Turkey Breast with turkey leg meatloaf, Louisiana crab lettuce cups, clam chowder croquettes and to finish it off Burnt pumpkin cheesecake, dulce de leche ice cream and candied pecan nuts. Yum! Brunch is HK$538 per person and dates are TBC.
Buenos Aires Polo Club - Prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving in style at the Buenos Aires Polo Club with an indulgent family-style spread. The lavish feast features smoked turkey with pork sausage and roasted chestnut stuffing, whipped mashed potatoes, roasted Brussels sprouts, and Provoleta mac & cheese. Finish with a choice of pumpkin or banana cream pie.
Henry - the Rosewood's famous steakhouse and specialist in dry-aged meats is suggesting a festive menu that includes Fine De Claire oysters (HK$358/6 pieces), steak tartare, lobster bisque (HK$228) as well as mouth-watering main courses to choose from like herb-roasted turkey (HK$658) and prime rib steak (HK$898). Personally, we are saving room for dessert (namely for the intriguing yet delicious-sounding pumpkin cheesecake with candied pecans, and priced at HK$138).
Smoke & Barrel - as one of the city's most authentic American BBQs, they are pulling out all the stops this festive season. Start with either a spiced pumpkin and roast beetroot salad or the smoked meat terrine, followed by either the salmon, the turkey plate or the smoked meat platter, with delectable sides to share (we will definitely be trying the fried brussel sprouts in ponzu sauce!). And to polish it all iff the pumpkin roll doused in bourbon maple syrup and the cranberry and peach cobbler.
Quiero Más - their "Special" Thanksgiving dinner includes a Mediterranean twist with appetisers such as Iberian acorn-fed ham shoulder and beef carpaccio with black truffle and Manchego. Quiero Más's turkey comes with traditional Thanksgiving sides including stuffing, Brussel sprouts with pancetta, apple, walnut, and endive salad and more. For dessert indulge in their classic pumpkin and pecan pie.
La Paloma - if you're looking for a Spanish-style Thanksviging you've come to the right place! Expect a selection of La Paloma's popular tapas, including lobster brioche with trout eggs, prawns flambé with brandy and La Paloma’s signature bombas—traditional spicy potato and beef balls. Their turkey is wood roasted and organic, and comes with ALL the trimmings! And to conclude on a sweet note, they are serving a classic pecan and pumpkin pie.
Dan Ryan's - the ultimate kids-friendly restaurant is serving up their Thanksgiving Set Dinner Menu all day, and you can gobble (!) up their roasted turkey with gravy and stuffing, creamy mashed potatoes, string beans with walnuts and the all-american classic candied yams. To finish you've got the moreish pumpkin pie.
Salisterra - The Upper House restaurant with spectacular views is suggesting a seasonal classic Thanksgiving menu of slow-cooked turkey with all the trimmings and pecan pie with maple ice cream.
Morty's - This New York Style Deli is bringing back their Morty's Family Feast this Thanksgiving! There is an option for every type of group, whether you prefer to have 7/8kg Turkey 'Give Thanks and Feast' with All the trimmings for HK$2,780; or just the fully prepared turkey for HK$ 1,980. Not a fan of turkey, opt for the honey glazed ham including sides for HK$1,880 or the classic bone-in prime rib with plenty of sides for HK$3,880. Don't forget about dessert! They have a range on offer from apricot tart to walnut and traditional chocolate.
Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong - Looking to have a 5-star Thanksgiving meal catered in the comfort of your home. Then look no further than the Mandarin Oriental and their yearly Thanksgiving banquet. Their menu features a roast turkey (7kg/10kg) with a fantastic selection of sides. They also offer a gorgeous honey-glazed ham that has been marinated for 24 hours. For dessert, there is a salted butter pecan pie or the classic pumpkin pie.
Rosewood Hong Kong - Another amazing 5* hotel offering a fully catered Thanksgiving celebration meal to your doorstep. On the menu is 6kg/6.5kg turkey with side dishes for 8 to 10 persons, which include creamy mash, green breasts, sausage and cranberry stuffing, gravy, and more! Make sure to check out their patisserie for dessert (as the menu doesn't include one) for their delicious festive pecan pie or the classic Christmas panettone.
Smoke and Barrels - their authentic American Thanksgiving dinner feast for 6 is priced at HK$3,688, and includes a 7kg Smoked Turkey, accompanied by a generous sides such as stuffing, truffle mash, mini tomato ciabatta and pastrami sandwiches, roasted Brussels sprouts and much more. Dessert is a delicious pumpkin spice cheesecake. Order online for delivery online here, from 23 to 27 November 2022.
BACI Trattoria & Bar and Porterhouse Seafood and Steak - their Thanksgiving Sharing Feast includes a 6kg slow-roasted organic turkey served with sides like Brussels sprouts, French beans with shallot dressing and garlic and chili broccoli. Addresses within 10km of Lan Kwai Fong can enjoy free delivery otherwise the fee is HK$500 or you have the option of self-pick up.
GO By Black Sheep Restaurants - their lavish Thanksgiving Delivered (HK888 per guest for a minimum of 4 per order) features a whole roasted turkey with cranberry sauce and rosemary gravy as well as delicious and classic sides like whipped mashed potatoes, roasted green beans casserole and a creamy cheddar mac & cheese.
More Thanksgiving catering options across Hong Kong:
Kinship - If you are planning a big party, order at Kinship.
AMMO - Offering a great selection of festive catering directly delivered to your home.
Dan Ryan's - Thanksgiving To-Go Set menu (HK$2,388 serving 6-8 people) available at Lee Tung Avenue and Festival walk only, pre-order by November 21.
Henry - the famed butcher shop at the Rosewood is offering a Henry BBQ Grill Set (HK$1,998) with specialty meats as well as an array of sides and sauces. Available any time with 2 days advance notice.
Aussie Meat - This Thanksgiving, head to Aussie Meat for excellent Festive offers that include a delicious hormone-free American bird of 5.44kg - 6.35kg or a maple-smoked gammon of 2kg!
South Stream Seafood - This online grocer has a vast selection on offer, from Honey Glazed Ham to wines and more!
Gonzalo - Get a Ribeye roast, a great alternative to turkey and the perfect cut of beef for any occasion.
The Butcher's Club - This well-known butcher offers juicy and tender whole Butterball Turkeys from America. These are all-natural, gluten-free, and raised without hormones, giving you the highest quality turkey for your Thanksgiving meal.
Mercato Gourmet - If you have enough freezer space, check out the Australian frozen whole turkey at Mercato Gourmet. Ideal for pre-prepping for a festive meal! You can also order in advance and have your bird delivered to you already defrosted.
Feather & Bone - Celebrate Thanksgiving with their 3-7kg Steggles Turkey!
City Super - the British Farmed Bronze Turkey and city super's French Turkey are their biggest sellers during Thanksgiving.
A & M - US groceries store offering products directly imported from the US.
Gateway Supermarket - products are imported directly from the US.
This Little Steps guide to cakes and sweets throughout Hong Kong will help you if you are in need of some sweet treats!
Butter Cake Shop - This online bakery offers a fantastic selection of delightful cakes and pies. Check out their delicious apple pie, a staple for Thanksgiving and this year they are also offering a pumpkin pie and bringing back the Tennesses Whiskey Caramel Pecan Pie! They also have pawlicious Doggie Cake, which is sugar-free and entirely dog-friendly!
Dominique Ansel - The creator of the famous cronut has some fantastic seasonal pies on offer, ideal for completing a Thanksgiving Dinner. Choose between the classic pumpkin pie, the salted caramel apple, or the caramelized pecan pie!
The Cakery - This guilt-free bakery is celebrating Thanksgiving by introducing two new hearty pies. The completely vegan home-style Apple Crumble is made with a sweet-and-tart combination of Granny Smith and Gala apples. Or choose the keto-friendly classic nutty Pecan Pie, which has replaced regular flour with almond meal and coconut flour.
Tai Tai Pie Pies - One slice is never enough! They offer an amazing bourbon pecan pie and the classic pumpkin spice pie, they also come in cute bite-size bites.
Complete Deelite - amazing cakes to go
Ali Oli - the place to go for pies in Sai Kung!
I Love Babycakes - pecan pies, online baking classes and more!
ALCOHOL AND WINE:
A lot of companies in Hong Kong now deliver wine. From Winerack to Watson’s Wine Shop to Bottles XO which offers a minimum order of 1 bottle – there are loads of options. Check out the Little Steps Guide to Wine Delivery!
These Online Alcohol Delivery Services In Hong Kong will have your next drink sorted, from the comfort of your couch and with a quick click of your keyboard.
Bestbev - beer
Baking Warehouse - ideas for baking your own or shaking your own drink
Curiosity Kids has a very special workshop planned this Thanksgiving for kiddos aged 5 to 8 years old. On Saturday, November 13, from 10am- 11am; children will be creating their very own healthy Thanksgiving meal to take home! This fun and educational workshop is designed to teach kids all healthy eating habits, and making their own meal is a great and effective way to teach them. The workshop will take place in PMQ and HK$275 per child. Make sure to check out their other workshops as they host themed workshops every month!
Curiosity Kids, https://curiositykidshk.com/
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