Easter Brunch 2016
We've rounded up the pick of Easter weekend brunch spots. With special Easter menus, plenty of chocolate and free flowing booze, spending Easter in Hong Kong sounds like fun.
If you’re staying in Hong Kong for Easter, then brunch is a must. It looks like the sun might even finally cooperate too. Who needs the hassle of air travel when we’ve got everything we need right here.
Here’s a selection of special Easter brunches to suit all budgets, including some family friendly options.
This is a very family friendly way to celebrate Easter. On 27 March from 12pm – 5pm there will be an Easter themed long lunch at The Butchers Club’s rooftop in Aberdeen. Enjoy a special menu including a whole spit-roasted rosemary and black olive lamb and a vegetarian frittata station. Shop for goodies from the market stalls, chill out (or dance) to the live music and keep the kiddies entertained with an Easter egg hunt, face painting, Easter egg painting and egg and spoon races. Everybody’s happy, job done. Tickets are $550 per adult and $250 per child (under 8s are free).
Laid back Spanish hangout The Optimist in Wan Chai are extending brunch over the Easter weekend from 11.30am – 3pm. There will be a market style buffet, sharing tapas and a choice of mains and desserts to order. Prices start at $348 per person and add $180 for free-flow prosescco, sangria punch, Spanish wines and beer.
You can’t beat Blue Butcher on Hollywood Road for brunch and Easter weekend will be no exception. There will be a special menu including their signature Dry Aged Black Angus Burger and especially for Easter try the French Scrambled Eggs with Winter Black Truffle. Of course Easter is synonymous with chocolate and the Chocolate Cheesecake with Homemade Caramel Sauce and Coffee Ice Cream should satisfy those cravings. Easter brunch will be served on 25 and 26 March, it costs $390 per person and free flow packages are available. Brunch for kids under 11 (1 kid per 2 adults) is complimentary.
Step into the heart of Lan Kwai Fong for brunch at funky Korean restaurant Jinjuu. Jinjuu’s semi buffet brunch is $400 per person (for semi buffet with main course & dessert), $250 per adult (for semi buffet only) and $200 per child (age 4-12). Unwind to tunes from Jinjuu’s DJ and maybe add on free-flow champagne and house wines for $200 per person. On 26 and 27 March kids under 8 will eat free, receive a chocolate egg and will surely be making a beeline for the special candy corner. Adults will also receive an Easter egg containing a prize, including complimentary dishes, drinks or special discounts.
Belgian beerhouse chain Frites have branches in Central, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay and Quarry Bay where they serve up traditional European fare (including of course steak and frites and the mussels that are a must-have with a Belgian beer). All Frites branches have their own play areas which makes them perfect for an Easter lunch with the family. From 25 to 28 March each Frites branch will host an Easter egg hunt at 2pm and there will also be a chance for kids to make their own Easter baskets too. The kids activities are free for all guests but reservations are a must.
Stylish Central restaurant Mercedes Me have received great reviews for their Japanese, Peruvian and Spanish cuisine. Intrigued? Then head over this Easter for their brunch buffet priced at $580 per head. If you’re in a celebratory mood you can add on free flow champagne or wine for $320. As an extra fun chocolatey Easter treat there will be an interactive Easter egg station where you can choose your favourite chocolate egg and finish with an array of toppings.
For something more friendly to the wallet try The Chop House in Causeway Bay or TST. A good option for meat lovers, the Easter Beast Feast is $198 per person for a minimum of two guests. Start with soup and then tuck into a selection of roast beef, chicken, lamb and sausages (and a few veggies for good measure) all rounded off with a selection of indulgent desserts. There will also be a ‘junior feast’ option with some kiddie faves too.
For authentic, down to earth Italian fare head to Pirata on Hennessy Road this Easter. Brunch ($298 per head) is served between 12pm – 2.30pm and will be a lavish antipasti buffet followed by a selection of main courses including the famous MMM (My Mamma’s Meatballs) and a roasted suckling pig followed by a choice of desserts. Add on free flow Strawberry Peach Bellinis, Lychee Martinis, wine, prosecco or Asahi for $180. Kids will be catered for with their own special menu too.
Focused on simple fresh ingredients and rustic flavour combinations, Fish & Meat on Wyndham Street will be serving a special Easter Sunday brunch on 27 March. Begin with a buffet starter selection then move onto one of the special Easter brunch main courses, Slow Cooked Lamb Shoulder or Pan Roasted Norwegian Salmon perhaps. For dessert why not indulge in the ultimate chocolate cake with layers of chocolate ganache decorated with chocolate shavings? Brunch is $390 per person and a free flow package is available, kids under 11 eat free (one kid per two adults) and the little ones will also get a free Easter egg.
Lily & Bloom are celebrating Easter American style with a focus on eggs of all varieties, including the chocolate kind. There will be Easter egg hunts for all ages and one lucky guest will win a year of free meals at Lily & Bloom. Try the Baked American Eggs with Organic Kale and Mushroom Ragout with Pancetta and Fresh Chives or the Rustic Avacado Mash with French Style Scrambled Egg and Crispy Bacon. There will also be a roast beef carving station and an omelette station. Brunch is $395 per head and for $195 more you can make it free-flow. There is a dedicated kids playing area too.
Why not enjoy a stroll around the Peak loop and stop for lunch at The Peak Lookout. They’re holding an ‘Easter Carnival’ on 26 and 27 March from 1pm – 5pm. Kids will enjoy unlimited candyfloss and popcorn, crafts, face painting and an Easter egg hunt. The Peak Lookout has a lovely terrace and is housed in a historic building which will make a relaxing spot for an Easter family lunch.
Every Sunday at Steak Frites on Staunton Street you can treat yourself to a traditional British style Sunday roast for $550. The star of the show is their organic Black Angus roast beef which has been dry-aged for 50 days, it’s served with all the trimmings including Yorkshire puddings. Finish off with a home-style apple crumble served vanilla ice cream, just like Granny used to make. Yum.
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