Ready or not, the final month of the year is upon us! One thing remains certain, we still need to eat. No matter what sort of festive menus you are craving now, never enter the new year on an empty stomach, and don’t do it on your own. If you wonder where to eat for Christmas or New Year’s Eve, grab some friends or your family, Hong Kong is gifted with an abundance choice of festive menus. In this one handy list, we have rounded up a mix of Christmas and New Year’s Eve menus and buffets to suit every palate and budget. Get in quick for a head start onto the new year! Make it a December to remember.
181 at Fortnum & Mason — Tsim Sha Tsui
Fortnum & Mason celebrates the festive season like no other – from Christmas menus, magnificent seasonal window displays, to the store decoration. No efforts are spared when it comes to the season of giving. This year’s Christmas menu does not disappoints. Featuring the very best produce of the season, there are three menus to select: the Christmas Menu, the Christmas Eve Tasting Menu, and the Christmas Afternoon Tea. All meticulously executed with care and passion. For the Christmas Menu, choose from Kelly bronze turkey with cranberry stuffing, pigs in blankets, and potatoes roasted in beef drippings. Or go vegetarian with the popular mushroom wellington with Dauphinoise potatoes and sherry sauce. Each dish is an elevated transformation of the freshest seasonal produce into Moorish culinary delights.
Shop 022, G/F, K11 Atelier, Victoria Dockside, , 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui | +852 39168 181
Gingers — Wong Chuk Hang
Gingers takes a more classic approach to Christmas with everyone’s favourites including a Beef Wellington, Minced Pies, and Treacle Glazed Ham, alongside some new creations. If you’re thinking of a buffet banquet that will leave you feeling stuffed in the best way possible, the Whole Roasted Turkey with Trimmings or Cranberry Honey Glazed Salmon Fillet might just do the trick. With a new range of festive Cocktail Party, Buffet, and Sit Down Party menus just for this season, your party will surely become the talk of the town! Click here to see all the menus available.
Flat B, 9/F E Tat Factory Building, 4 Heung Yip Rd, Wong Chuk Hang | +852 2964 9160
Pane e Latte — Stanley
Already an instagram destination in and of itself, Pane e Latte will be transformed into a Winter Mystic Forest for the holiday season. As guests arrive to the seaside panetteria, they will be greeted by plush garden arches with baubles of glittery gold and snow-kissed pine, and a 2.7m tall Christmas Tree embellished with Pane e Latte goodies. Joining the festive display will be a selection of fantastic seasonal goodies, including Panettone Bomboloni (HK$55), Christmas Tree Croissant with ginger custard (HK$55), the colourful Christmas Pancakes Stack (HK$158), and the indulgent Pane e Latte Beef Wellington (HK$218) to create a beautiful centrepiece for your own table.
G/F, U-c Court, 25 Stanley Market Rd, Stanley | +852 2337 7221
Pizza Express — Various Locations
Inspired by the theme of Christmas Wonderland, Pizza Express is sharing festive spirit through appealing, edible yet photogenic dishes such as Dough Balls Christmas Tree, Wreath Pizza with Pumpkin Kale, Christmas Pavlova with Sabayon and many more! From 15 November 2022 until 3 January 2023, the Christmas Special Menu will be available at all Pizza Express restaurants in Hong Kong (except AIA Tower outlet) while stocks last. Available for both dine-in and takeaway. For dine-in guests, they may even receive a limited-edition surprise gift!
Mr. Wolf — Central
Mr. Wolf, Hong Kong’s elegant European bistro, celebrates the jolliest day of the year with an exquisite 4-course Christmas Day Lunch Set Menu (HK$1,388 per person). The menu features luxurious bistro-styled canapés followed by a traditional Roast Beef served with perfectly creamed Dauphinoise potatoes, Brussels sprouts, smoked bacon and sweet honey-glazed carrots. End the meal with a Christmas Pudding and traditional Mince Pies that will satisfy all sweet tooth. Night owls can opt for the holiday-inspired 3-course Festive Celebration Menu (HK$528 per person), available during dinner service. To help get the festive spirit(s) flowing, guests can add on an all-you-can-drink package, guarantees to bring a dangerously good time.
5/F, Crawford House, 70 Queens Rd, Central | +852 2526 0838
FRITES — Various Locations
Celebrate with a feast for the senses at a neighbourhood FRITES from now until 6 January 2023! Soak up the holiday spirit(s) in-house, or take away and bring the party home. Work-wise, a FRITES Christmas party caters to your every winter’s whim, but if it’s convenience you prefer, order in to the office and enjoy a family-style spread. Opt for the gravy-drenched Turkey Ballotine (HK$1,100), on a bed of cauliflower purée, sweet potato and Brussels sprouts, and drizzled with cranberry reduction, for four to six people. The USDA 1855 Black Angus Roast Beef (HK$1,550) is always a crowd-pleaser and serves four, alongside the fluffiest Yorkshire puddings, root vegetables and roasted vine tomatoes. Or, chip open the crispy crackling of a Whole Suckling Pig (HK$1,500) between four, paired with a tangy tomato and goat’s cheese salad and perfectly roasted potatoes.
The Silveri Hong Kong-MGallery — Tung Chung
The Silveri Hong Kong-MGallery is presenting a festive season brunch with optional free-flowing Champagne on weekends and public holidays from 1 December at the chic urban resort in Tung Chung on Lantau Island. The lavish buffet includes traditional roast turkey and yuletide desserts (from HK$508 per person). The Silveri Hong Kong-MGallery also offers an enticing five-course menu, featuring an array of exquisite festive delicacies – starting with freshly shucked French oysters with smoked salmon and caviar, Australian grass-fed, free range beef tartare, and so much more. To welcome the new year, ‘New Year’s Eve Fairy Tale Dinner’ is a fun cross-venue celebration offering unlimited sushi and sashimi at Fresh – before switching to The Pavilion outdoor lawn, transformed into an Oyster Bar with BBQ stations grilling Duroc pork belly, Japanese scallops, Tiger prawns, salmon skewers and beef teriyaki.
516 Tat Tung Rd, Tung Chung | +852 3602 8989
HUE Dining — Tsim Sha Tsui
Given its landmark location at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, the Modern Australian restaurant HUE Dining makes the most of its exquisite panoramic views to create the perfect setting for a lingering Christmas celebration with set lunch and dinner menus, champagne brunch, and festive afternoon tea experiences. The four-course Christmas dinner menu is available on both 24 and 25 December 2022 (HK$880 per person). Guests will first be welcomed with canapés to share, followed by the choice of starters such as Gnudi Dumplings, a gnocchi-like dumpling served with roasted celeriac, black trumpet mushrooms and garlic chives, topped with shaved black winter truffle. The Festive Champagne Brunch menu is available on 24, 26, and 27 December 2022 (HK$550 per person), the special brunch includes a selection of sharing starters, one main, and one dessert.
Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1/F, 10 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui | +852 3500 5888
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