Freshen Up Your Brunch Routine With These New Brunch Options!
Looking for new brunch options? Hong Kong has you covered with these delicious new brunches to try this September!
Latin American, $496 per adult with free flow
Picada’s five-course Latin American-inspired brunch has multiple vegan and gluten-free options, so this is a good one to check out when you’ve got picky eaters in tow. Whether you have food sensitivities or not, the Colombian empanada is a wonderful deep-fried pocket of goodness stuffed with chicken, beef or mushroom that also happens to be 100% gluten free. There’s bigger plates too, like the signature Chicken a la Brasa (baked chicken rotisserie served with truffle fries and salad) or the green veggie paella (garlic rice, green coriander and spinach sauce with mixed vegetables). Dessert changes daily for the adults, but kids can always look forward to churros with chocolate and Dulce de Leche sauce and fresh berries.
When: Saturdays and Sundays 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost: $298 per adult; $98 per child; add $198 for three hours of free flow house mixers, juices, sodas, house red and white wine, Carlsberg and Kronenbourg draft, margaritas, mojitos, mimosas
Book: 3425 4037 or [email protected]
Where: 2/F, LKF29, 29 Wyndham Street, Central
Jamaican-style all you can eat, $486 per adult for with free flow
You were probably here the night before enjoying the rum and live music, so why not head back for brunch? Because when it’s all you can eat Jamaican-style grub, like jerk grilled pork loin, spicy and sweet Jamaican meatballs and pancakes topped with fresh pineapple and coconut ice cream, how can one resist? Add on some a la carte picks like freshly-baked beef or veggie Jamaican patties, cassava chips or corn crab cakes, plus one of three free flow options, including a one litre pitcher of Caribbean Pimm’s.
When: Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 4.00pm
Cost: $338 per person all you can eat; a la carte from $30; add $148 for two hours of free flow house wine, beer and cocktails; add $218 for two hours of free flow sparkling and house wine, beer and cocktails; add $148 for 1L pitcher of Caribbean Pimm’s.
Where: 28 Hollywood Road, Central
Book: 2523 7070, [email protected] or
Italian, $726 per adult with free flow, supervised children’s play area
Renowned British Chef Theo Randall has brought Hong Kongers a brunch celebrating la dolce vita. The monthly-changing seasonal menu pairs Italian flavours with fresh produce and features a sumptuous antipasti table with freshly-baked focaccia, a seafood bar housing a selection of Boston lobster, poached prawns, crab legs, tuna carpaccio and more. Don’t load up too much on the starters or you’ll miss out on Chef Randall’s award-winning daily homemade pasta dishes like Cappelletti di Vitello with slow-cooked veal and pancetta or Ravioli D’Erbette, a mixed green ravioli with Swiss chard and rocket. And then there’s dessert, including the amazing signature Amalfi lemon tart with fresh and succulent Amalfi lemons. Parents will happily lick their spoons as their children play in a specially designed kids’ play area under supervision by trained staff.
When: Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm
Cost: $588 per adult; $338 per child aged 4-11 (under 4s eat free); add $138 for free flow Bottega prosecco, house white and red wine; add $68 for free flow soft drinks and chilled orange juice
Book: 2731 2870 or [email protected]
Where: 70 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
South American inspired semi-buffet, $526 per adult with free flow
The Ovolo Southside hotel in Wong Chuk Hang is the scene for this inexpensive and simple brunch, with free flow to boot. Michelin chef El Palanca, otherwise known as Alvaro Ramos, offers up a tantalizing brunch with South American and local influences: the buffet has assorted fresh bread, cold cuts and cheese, and the starters and mains (choose one per person) run the gamut from octopus in paprika hummus and pomegranate, to French toast with fried chicken. A nice after-brunch treat is in store, as you can extend your two hour free flow fun for a discounted cost and enjoy drinks on the cool rooftop at Above by Komune.
When: Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost: $268 per person; add $258 for two hours of classic free flow Chandon Brut, house red and white wines, beer and cocktails; add $358 for two hours of premium free flow Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label, Longview Shiraz-Cabernet, Pale Cloud Sauvignon Blanc, Lowry Pass Chenin Blanc, beer and cocktails; add $128 for two additional hours of classic free flow at Above; add $178 for two additional hours of premium free flow at Above
Book: 3460 8157 or [email protected]
Where: Ovolo Southside, 64 Wong Chuk Hang Road
International, small plates served at table, $580 per adult with free flow, highchairs available
The stylish lifestyle venue/dining locale is back in its new digs with a fresh focus on brunch. Eschewing the common buffet brunch, small plates are served to you at the table in a bid to reduce food waste (imagine how many scrambled eggs get binned every weekend around the city!). The seasonal tropical fruit bowl makes for a crisp opener, in addition to house-made pastries, cured beef carpaccio with pickled mushrooms, and baby gem leaves paired with pickle relish, fresh dill, herb oil and shallot. Choose from one main course (grilled Australian hanger steak, soft free range scrambled eggs, smashed avocado, soufflé skillet pancakes or BBQ brisket sandwich) then a luscious dessert (compressed golden pineapple with coconut, strawberry ice cream bar or hazelnut praline), plus coffee or tea.
When: Saturday 12.00pm to 3.00pm and Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm
Cost: $395 per person; add $185 for two hours of “C-Class” free flow Prosecco Nino Franco Primo Brut NV, Lapostolle Sauvignon Blanc 2017 and Lapostolle Merlot 2017; add $295 for two hours of “S-Class” free flow Champagne Perrier Jouët Grand Brut NV, Karl May Grauburgunder 2017 and Karl May Pinot Noir 2017.
Book: 2598 7080 or [email protected]
Where: Shop 38 & 40, G/F, 48 Queen’s Road Central
Modern British, $746 per adult with free flow
Giving a fresh perspective on British cuisine (no fish and chips at this brunch) Chef Arron Rhodes delivers a tempting Sunday brunch spread with nods to the UK, such as the English risotto with fresh peas and Lancashire cheese, baked Scottish salmon with dill sauce, roast potatoes and vegetables, or roast sirloin of Devonshire beef with Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes and vegetables (choose one). The upside down pineapple cake with clotted cream and rum caramel just became our new favourite pud to try, which should go down a treat with some sparkling English wine.
When: Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost: $498 per person; add $248 for two hours of free flow house beer and wine, Bloody Mary and Pimm’s; add $288 for free flow Chapel Down Reserve and English sparkling wine; add $398 for free flow Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV Champagne; $198 for under 12s
Book: 2473 9066 or [email protected] 9066
Where: 15 Gough Street, Central
Mediterranean influenced French cuisine, $916 per adult with free flow, Outdoor terrace with views
Chef Philippe Orrico’s “Le Grand Brunch” is perfect for those who like their Sunday afternoon brimming with croissants and pain au chocolats. Flaky, warm pastries are followed by tempting bites like beef tataki or caviar tartlet, and entrees including creamy Jerusalem artichoke soup. For mains the roasted scallops with Bellota ham and crushed truffle are a firm favourite, and then there’s what we think is the best part: the exquisite cheese selection from On Dining’s noted cellar, served with heavenly homemade baguette, followed by dessert.
When: Sunday 12.00pm to 2.30pm
Cost: $688 per person; add $228 for two hours of free flow Champagne, premium wine, beer and soft drinks
Book: 2174 8100 or [email protected]
Where: 29/F, 18 On Lan Street, Central
French Contemporary, From $550 per adult with free flow, Four- course set menu, unlimited desserts, Harbour views
Beautiful brunch with an equally gorgeous view awaits you on weekends at SKYE rooftop bar, with Victoria Harbour and Victoria Park in the background as your dining companion. Tuck into a four-course menu and unlimited dessert options, presented to you on an elegant trolley, afternoon-tea style. It’s a nicely-priced $550 a head, which includes free flow Prosecco, but you can opt to splurge on the good stuff –Perrier-Jouët Champagne – for a bit extra.
When: Saturday and Sunday 11.30am to 2.30pm
Cost: $550 per person includes free flow La Moscheta Prosecco Extra Dry NV, soft drinks and freshly squeezed juices; add $200 for Perrier-Jouët Grande Brut NV
Book: 2839 3327 or [email protected]
Where: 310 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay
Western food served sharing style, $428 per adult with free flow, kids menu, high chairs available
This is the place for unfussy folk who want to brunch in shorts and tees, and who love their meat. Food is sharing-style plates of starters like moreish roasted chicken croquettes and sweet corn succotash, and then you and your mates (everyone at the table must participate in the brunch deal) get to choose a main each, which is more appetizing meat plates including the gluttonous “The Works” – smoked pork belly, jalapeno sausage, slow-cooked egg and ugly potatoes. Dessert is coconut cream pie for sharing, but if that doesn’t cut it there’s a la carte options too. Kids are not left out, with a wee menu just for them of chicken schnitzel and fries, mac’n’cheese, or mini burgers and fries with juice and dessert.
When: Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 5.30pm
Cost: $248 per person; $78 per child add $180 for two hours of free flow assorted cocktails
Book: 2711 1812 or [email protected]
Where: G/F, 28-30 Staunton Street, SoHo, Central
Semi-buffet, $698 per adult for free flow, outdoor terrace with views
Hung Hom isn’t normally on locals’ places-to-go list, but you may reconsider once you’ve checked out the awesome brunch at Red Sugar. Housed in the new Kerry Hotel, their brunch is semi-buffet, hosting really good appetizers like crab tartlets, Boston lobster bites and scallop ceviche, perfectly proportioned fish, chicken, beef or vegetarian mains, sweets including cute lemon meringue lollipops and other goodies at the dessert bar, DIY Bellinis and Bloody Marys, and the $698 price tag includes free flow Veuve Clicquot. Not too shabby, with a pleasing outdoor terrace for you to gaze at the 270-degree harbour view. We think you’ll be spending time in Hung Hom real soon…
When: Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost: $698 per person including free flow Veuve Clicquot, $458 for ages 11-17, buffet not available for kids under 11
Book: 2252 5888 or [email protected]
Where: 7/F, 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon
Western a la carte, from $338 per adult with free flow
Cozy, French-style bistro, Scarlett has recently relaunched their brunch menu with an incredible selection of sweet and savory dishes ranging from Smashed Avocado on sourdough to a filling Truffle Ham & Gruyere Croquette. Their menu is straightforward with an a la carte selection offering a little something for everyone. Meat lovers can indulge in French Ham or Waygu Beef. Vegetarians will also find plenty of options available including a cheese plate, a selection of egg dishes and a vegan avocado toast. Guests can build your own breakfast with eggs, a choice of proteins and two extras from $128. Or, if you are feeling splurgy you can choose all you can eat French oysters and free flow French sparkling for $398. To finish off your brunch, indulge your sweet tooth and order the Sweet cherry & almond pancakes or a smoothie bowl.
When: Saturday and Sunday from 11.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost: A la carte options from $88, free tea or coffee with your brunch, free flow packages start at $120 for soft drinks, juice, tea and coffee, $250 for free flow sparkling wine, white wine, rosé wine and red wine, $350 free flow on all beverages and wine
Book: 3565 6513
Where: 2 Austin Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui