Hong Kong’s Best Boozy Brunches

Delicious brunches offering free flowing alcohol are a favourite weekend indulgence in Hong Kong. Here's our pick of the best bottomless brunches to suit all budgets (including fantastic family friendly options).

20 Dec 2017 — By The HK HUB / Food / Restaurants

Get Your Brunch On

Weekend dining in Hong Kong typically means one thing – brunch! Here’s a selection of our favourite places offering free flowing drinks alongside fantastic food.

Our boozy brunch picks are listed in price order – with the most expensive at the top. If you’re craving a luxury brunch experience click here to skip to our luxe brunch recommendations. For something a little easier on the pocket, check out our pick of under $600 per head options here.

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You told us these are the things you want to know about brunch options. We’ve picked our favourite luxury brunches, great value brunches, family brunches, al fresco brunches and brunches with a view – just click on each restaurant name to see the full details.

Our Picks for Luxury Brunch: Ozone at The Ritz, Oyster and Wine Bar at the Sheraton, The Clipper Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental,  Catalunya, Harbourside at InterContinentalTosca at The Ritz, Kitchen at the W Hotel, CÉ LA VI, The Lobby at the Peninsula, The Grill at the Grand Hyatt, WHISK & Vibes at the Mira, ToTT’s and Roof Terrace at the Excelsior, Zuma, Buenos Aires Polo Club, Shore, Tri, Duddell’s, Blue – Butcher & Meat Specialist, Tycoon Tann, Brasserie on the Eighth at the Conrad, Nicholini’s at the Conrad, JinjuuHutongSeasons, Braza and Gaucho

Our Picks for Free Flow Brunch Under $600: The Pawn, Aqua, Wooloomooloo Prime (TST), Kaum at Potato Head, Uma Nota, TokyoLima, Bread Street Kitchen & Bar, Fang Fang, Dragon-i, Spasso, OléRhoda, The Optimist, Porterhouse by Laris, Mercato Hong Kong, Watermark, Al Molo, Casa Lisboa, Lily & Bloom, Mexus, Pirata, Alto, La Paloma, 12,000 Francs, Quayside, Gia Trattoria, Ciao Chow, Mak Mak, 208 Duecento OttoCafe SiamMrs. Pound, Ham & Sherry, Linguini Fini and Beef & Liberty

Our Picks for Brunch With a View: Ozone or Tosca at the Ritz, Harbourside at InterContinental, Kitchen at the W Hotel, ToTT’s and Roof Terrace at the Excelsior, CÉ LA VI, Hutong, Brasserie on the Eighth at the Conrad, Aqua, Wooloomooloo Prime (TST), Nicholini’s at the Conrad, Spasso, Watermark, Al Molo, AltoOyster and Wine Bar at the Sheraton and Gia Trattoria

Find our picks of Hong Kong’s best bars and restaurants with amazing views here!

Our Picks for Brunch with Little Kids: Harbourside at InterContinentalKitchen at the W HotelThe Pawn, Armani/Aqua, Lily & BloomPirataLinguini Fini and 208 Duecento Otto

We have a bigger selection of family-friendly lunches and brunches in this post.

Our Picks for Al Fresco Brunch:  WHISK & Vibes at the Mira, The Grill at the Grand Hyatt, ToTT’s and Roof Terrace at the Excelsior, CÉ LA VI, Wooloomooloo Prime (TST), Spasso, Mercato Hong Kong, Shore, Al Molo, Seasons and Quayside

Find our picks of Hong Kong’s best al fresco eating and drinking spots here!

 

Luxe Brunches

Ozone at The Ritz Carlton

brunch spread at Ozone at the Ritz Carlton Hong Kong

Brunch at Ozone

International buffet, $1348 per adult with free flow, outstanding views, highchairs available, under 3s free

Discerning diners can take in the breathtaking views from the world’s highest bar while enjoying the delectable creations of Chef Rafael Fernandes. The brunch includes free flow Dom Pérignon 2006, plus an extensive buffet of appetisers, savouries and a wide selection of desserts, and an interactive dessert station where you can create your own waffles and poffertjes with a range of toppings.

When:    Sunday from 12.00pm to 3.00pm

Cost:       $1,348 per adult including free flowing Dom Pérignon 2009; $2,198 for free flow Dom Pérignon Rosé Champagne; $590 per child from 3 to 18 (with free flowing soft drinks and juices)

Where:  Level 118, International Commerce Ctr., 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon

Book:     2263 2270 or

 

Oyster & Wine Bar at The Sheraton

Vivacious Sunday Champagne Brunch at The Sheraton, Hong Kong

Vivacious Sunday Champagne Brunch at The Sheraton

Seafood buffet, $998 per person with free flow, outstanding harbour views, highchairs available, under 4s free

Head up to the top floor of the Sheraton Hong Kong for some wicked harbour views and the “Vivacious Sunday Champagne Brunch”. Fresh off a menu upgrade, this brunch goes all out for seafood lovers, with four to five kinds of freshly shucked seasonal oysters from around the globe, and an array of sashimi and sushi. But there’s also juicy steak, brunch standards like eggs Benedict with Canadian bacon, and an extended dessert corner with a divine made-to-order mini hot soufflé served with vanilla, Grand Marnier, Kahlua or ginger sauce. Dig into the pocketbook for a truly vivacious affair and upgrade to free flowing Perrier-Jouët Blanc de Blancs Champagne.

When:    Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm

Cost:       $998 per person Perrier-Jouët Champagne Brunch with free flow Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut, Epernay NV, white and red wine; $1,298 per person for Perrier-Jouët Champagne Rosé Brunch with free flow Perrier-Jouët Blason Rosé, Epernay NV, white and red wine; $1,498 per person Perrier-Jouët Platinum Champagne Brunch with free flow Perrier-Jouët Blanc de Blancs, Epernay NV, white and red wine;  $499 for children aged 4-11,  $798 for children aged 12-17, under 4s free

Where:  18/F, Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel and Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Kowloon

Book:     2369 1111 (ext. 3145)

 

Clipper Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental

Desert selection at Clipper Lounge brunch Hong Kong

Desserts at the Clipper Lounge Brunch

International buffet, $988 per adult with free flow, highchairs available, under 3s free

The famous Mandarin Oriental Hotel has its fair share of dining options, and Clipper Lounge is perhaps best known for its afternoon tea. But their Champagne brunch with free flow R de Ruinart Champagne is a great option for families because their huge selection of Asian and western food will please even the fussiest little eaters. Sweet tooths will tear up when they see the dessert section of the menu takes up two columns.

When:    Sunday from 11.30am to 3.00 pm

Cost:      $688 per adult; $988 per adult with free flow House White & Red Wine and juices; $1088 per adult with free flow “R” de Ruinart Champagne and select fruit juices; $418 for children aged 3 to 11.

Where:  5 Connaught Road, Central

Book:   2825 4007 or

 

Catalunya

Catalunya Spanish Brunch

Brunch at Catalunya

Spanish semi-buffet, from $950 per person with free flow, live DJ, highchairs available, under 3s free

Catalunya’s Sunday Brunch with Passion has a strong Spanish flavour (of course) and the beautiful restaurant offers a great alternative to the hotel-style brunch. With a vast choice of bakery items, eggs, charcuterie, cheese, salad and fish dishes to enjoy before your main course of either Segovian-style suckling pig, paella, salt crusted whole fish or tomahawk steak there’s something on the menu for every taste. Don’t forget to leave space for some churros at the end of your meal! Plus with a live DJ in house – what more could you want from a weekend brunch spot?

When:    Sunday 12.00 to 3.00pm

Cost:      $630 per person with free flow juices; add $1588 per person for free flow Krug Grande Cuvée; $320 per person for free flow Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin, Sangria, Cava and Belvedere Bloody Mary; children aged 3-9 $110 per head.

Where:  G/F Guardian House, Morrison Hill, 32 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai

Book:     2866 7900 or

 

Harbourside at InterContinental

Champagne Brunch at Harbourside

Champagne Brunch at Harbourside

International buffet, $898 per adult with free flow, outstanding harbour views, highchairs available, under 3s free

This one checks all the boxes for a decadent Sunday brunch: pretty harbour view, spacious seating, kid-friendly and row upon row of appetising a la carte and buffet options. Ever seen a nine-layer Korean seafood tower? Here you can, alongside an elaborate offering of Western and Asian dishes, a roast carving station with prime cuts of beef, sushi and sashimi, fresh seafood. There are also enticing desserts too numerous to list, including the famous baked Alaska that makes a grand entrance and causes quite a stir!

When:    Sunday 11.30am to 3.00pm

Cost:       $848 per adult free flow soft drinks and juices; $598 per child 3 to 11 years old; $898 free flow Perrier-Joüet Champagne, wine and beer

Where:  InterContinental Hotel, 18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon

Book:      2313 2323 or

 

Tosca at The Ritz Carlton

Tosca restaurant at Ritz Carlton Hong Kong

Tosca at the Ritz Carlton

Michelin-starred Italian buffet, $898 per adult with free flow, outstanding views, highchairs available, under 3s free

Experience the essence of Italy at the Michelin-starred Italian restaurant located on Level 102 of the Ritz Carlton. The brunch offering includes an array of authentic delicacies from the pasta station, Neapolitan pizza, sea salt sea bass, grilled lobster and a selection of Italian specialities. All washed down with unlimited bubbles of your choice.

When:    Every Sunday from 11:30am to 3.00pm

Cost:      $898 per person with free flow Moet & Chandon Imperial Champagne; $1,008 per adult with free flow Ruinart Rosé or Ruinart Blanc de Blancs; $2488 per adult with free flow Dom Pérignon. Coffee and tea not included.  $398 per child aged from 3 to 12 years

Where:  Level 118, International Commerce Ctr., 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon

Book:    2263 2270 or

 

 

Kitchen at W Hotel

Brunch at Kitchen

Sunday Brunch at Kitchen at the W

International buffet (especially seafood), from $848 per adult with free flow, stunning harbour views, family friendly, highchairs available, under 4s free

The W is renowned for the quality of its food and the brunches they offer are no exception.  There is everything from leg of lamb to oysters, from sushi and sashimi to a vast selection of meats and cheeses.  The desserts are incredible and although it’s one of the more expensive options, the view, setting and quality of the food make the price tag worthwhile.  Very family friendly with trendy Bloom high chairs provided.

When:    Bubbly Seafood Sunday Brunch – 12.00pm to 3.00pm

Cost:      Sunday – $848 per adult including free flow Veuve Cliquot Yellow Label Champagne; $424 per child aged 4-11 years old

Where:   No. 1, Austin Road West, Kowloon Station. Tsim Sha Tsui

Book:      3717 2299

 

CÉ LA VI

Sky deck at ce la vi

The Skydeck at Ce La Vi

Modern Asian, a la carte, from $786 per adult with free flow, fantastic views, outdoor seating available, limited number of highchairs

The Lan Kwai Fong-located CÉ LA VI boasts having ‘the most coveted spot in town’ – perched at the top of the newly rebuilt California Tower. We’ve listed a few places here with equally prized views so we’ll let you be the judge, but you certainly won’t be disappointed with the scenery or the food. Newly appointed Executive chef Jason Au brings a fashionable flair to CÉ LA VI and a freshness to his plating style teamed with meticulous Asian flavors. Inspired by his time in New York, at one of the world’s most acclaimed Japanese restaurants he presents hot and cold starters with notes of Japanese flavors (prawns with wasabi and chili) and makimono (a chef selection of Japanese sushi rolls) which can be paired with mains like Korean style fried chicken and waffles with spicy raspberry jam or a ginger soy short rib lettuce wrap. Free flow Champagne (with a choice of purée brought to your table for self-made Bellinis), wine and cocktails (including CÉ LA VI’s Mary created with home-made spicy mix) are on hand to cleanse your happy palate between dishes.

When:    Saturday & Sunday  12.00pm to 3.30pm

Cost:      $488 per person; $288 per child aged 5-10, under 5s free;add $298 for free flow Veuve Cliquot (with a choice of purée for Bellinis) , white or red wine, cocktails (Bloody Mary, Market Collins), beer, juice and soft drinks; add $398 for free flow Veuve Clicquot Rosé; add $498 for free flow Möet & Chandon Vintage.

Where:  25/F California Tower, 32 D’Aguilar Street, Central

Book:    3700 2300 or

 

The Lobby at The Peninsula

The Lobby at the Peninsula Hong Kong

The Lobby at the Peninsula

International breakfast buffet, $785 per adult including free flow, kids and adults priced the same, highchairs available

One for the early birds and those wanting a lavish setting, the iconic Peninsula Hotel offers a sumptuous three-course Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Champagne Brunch at The Lobby. Work your way through an assortment of baked goods, starters like Birchermüesli with organic oats and berries and mains including free-range eggs Benedict with honey-glazed bone ham.  Seafood lovers can add on a sumptuous seafood platter for two, including Alaskan king crab legs, Boston lobster, black mussels, market-fresh oysters and sea whelk. Enjoy the free flow champagne as you take in a different kind of view – the ornate high ceilings and columns of this elegant colonial gem. And afternoon tea at The Peninsula is a must too.

When:    Saturday and Sunday from 9.00am to 1.00pm

Cost:      $485 per person including a glass of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Champagne Champagne, selection of juices and coffee or Peninsula tea; $785 per person for free flow Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Champagne; a seafood platter for two is $200 including a glass of champagne

Where:  Lobby, The Peninsula, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Book:    2696 6772 or [email protected]

 

The Grill at The Grand Hyatt

pool and terrace at the Grand Hyatt

The Setting for Brunch at The Grill

Barbecue buffet, $756 per adult with free flow, all outdoor poolside seating (with fans), pool day passes available – must book in advance, highchairs available, under 6s free

A favourite al fresco brunch spot, brunch at The Grill is fully buffet style, including a chilled seafood bar, salads, a grill station and desserts. All seating is outdoors overlooking the pool, but umbrellas and fans are provided for hot, sunny days.

When:    Saturday and Sunday 11.30am to 3.00pm

Cost:      $538 for food only and $218 extra for unlimited sparkling wine, mimosa, Kir Royal, Bellini, rosé, white or red wine and beer.  Children between 6-12 years old eat for $269; Children 5 and under eat for free

Where:  The Grill, 11th Floor, Grandy Hyatt, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai

Book:     2584 7722

 

WHISK & Vibes at the Mira

Brunch in Pink at the WHISK

Brunch in Pink at WHISK & Vibes at The Mira

Western semi-buffet with amazing seafood, $748 per adult with free flow, outdoor seating available, highchairs available, under 3s free

For a super stylish affair, head to WHISK at The Mira for an al fresco brunch and enjoy an assortment of fresh seafood including Boston lobsters and freshly shucked oysters, gourmet mains served to order, live BBQ, cheeses and desserts. Once a month only, WHISK does a Sunday Brunch in Pink: (check website for dates) featuring all of the above but this time with a more extensive seafood selection and a dedicated room of pink-themed desserts, free-flowing Moët & Chandon Brut Rosé Champagne and Minuit Rosé wines and cocktails, DJ and close-up magician.

When:    Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm, with Sunday Brunch in Pink once a month

Cost:      Regular brunch: $498 with free flowing soft drinks and juices; add $250 for Moët & Chandon Imperial Champagne, wines and cocktails; $248 children (3-11 years inclusive). Sunday Brunch in Pink:  $638 with free flowing soft drinks and juices; add $148 for free flowing Minuit Rosé wines and cocktails; add $250 for free flowing Moët & Chandon Brut Rosé Champagne, wines and cocktails; $398 children 3 to 11 years.

Where:   The Mira, 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Book:      WhatsApp 6273 3588, [email protected] or 2315 5999

 

Tycoon Tann

Weekend Champagne Brunch at Tycoon Tann

Weekend Champagne Brunch at Tycoon Tann

Modern Chinese, a la carte, $708 per adult with free flow, highchairs available, under 5s free

Definitely one of the swankier places on the list, the brunch at Tycoon Tann is a good opportunity to experience their food without the stiff price tags (dinner for two here can easily set you back $2,000). But the $708 free flow Champagne brunch gives you modern Chinese fare including dim sum and Peking duck, innovative signature dishes, savoury soups, rice and noodles, and luxury desserts.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00pm to 4.00pm

Cost:      $528 per person with free flow juices and soft drinks; $708 per person for free flow G.H. Mumm Champagne, Tycoon Tann signature cocktails, red or white wine, soft drinks and juices. $298 for under 10s, under 3s free.

Where:  1/F-2/F, 74 Wellington Street, Central

Book:     3125 3228 or [email protected]

 

ToTT’s and Roof Terrace at the Excelsior

Grilled Smoked Octopus and Möet and Chandon with a view at Tott's

Grilled Smoked Octopus and Möet and Chandon with a view at Tott’s

International buffet, $698 per adult with free flow, outdoor seating available, amazing harbour views, highchairs available, under 3s free

Brunch from the 34th floor of The Excelsior for a thrilling al fresco experience among the skyscrapers of Hong Kong. The food choices are plentiful: cold and hot sections overflowing with salad, sushi, cold cuts, fresh seafood, soup, roasted prime rib of beef, Yorkshire pudding and desserts, including a chocolate fountain for good measure.

When:    Sunday from 10.30am to 5.00pm (2.5 hours seating)

Cost:      $698 per person includes free flow Möet and Chandon, tea, coffee and herbal infusions. Vodka available on request for Bloody Mary. $398 with unlimited soft drinks and juice. Children 3-12 years old $398 per head.

Where:  The Excelsior, 281 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay

Book:    2837 6786 or via website

 

Zuma

Zuma's Weekend Brunch Collaboration with Ruinart

Zuma’s Weekend Brunch Collaboration with Ruinart

Japanese buffet, $688 per adult with free flow, highchairs available, under 4s free

Perhaps one of the most talked-about brunches in Hong Kong, and for a reason – the food is fantastic. Start by browsing the buffet of beautifully presented Japanese delicacies (including a good selection of maki, nigiri and sashimi) that runs the length of the restaurant, ensuring the line is never long. Diners may choose to order a main course (some have supplementary charges) such as their signature spicy beef tenderloin marinated in sesame, red chili and sweet soy or miso marinated black cod wrapped in hoba leaf. Dessert to share is served at the table after the meal. Alongside the Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV, the free flow package also includes a selection of wines, cold sake, Kirin beer and bloody Mary. They’ve also recently partnered with Ruinart, the world’s oldest and most premium champagne, to bring an extra level of luxury to their weekend brunch offering.

Read our review of Zuma here.

When:    Saturday and Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm (2 hour sittings)

Cost:      $688 with free flow Louis Roederer Brut NV Champagne champagne, cocktails, sake and wine; $548 without alcohol; $1,888 with free flow Louis Roederer Rosé 2011; $200 for children 4-10 years old; free for children 3 and under

Where:  Levels 5 & 6, Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road, Central

Book:    3657 6388 or online here

 

Buenos Aires Polo Club

French Toast at Buenos Aires Polo Club

French Toast at Buenos Aires Polo Club

International brunch buffet, from $686 per adult with free flow, highchairs available, over 4s pay full price, under 4s free

Competing in the Hong Kong steak scene is Buenos Aires Polo Club, with a strong following when it comes to Argentinian beef. They’ve branched out and joined the brunch crowd, with the popular brunch favourite, the egg station, manned by chefs ready to whip up omelettes with various savoury fillings. The cold bar houses prawns, house-made gravlax, oysters, cured meats and assorted cheeses. Sweet tooths will get their fill with a choice of freshly baked pastries and cakes.

When:    Sunday 11:00am to 2:00pm

Cost:       $398 per person; free for children 4 and under; $188 for free flow fresh juices, tea and coffee; add $288 for free flow house wines and beers; add $588 for free flow Bollinger Champagne, house wines, beer and club cocktails

Where:  7/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central

Book:     2321 8681 or [email protected]

 

Shore

Terrace at Shore, Hong Kong

Terrace at Shore

Steaks and Seafood, buffet, al fresco, $680 per adult with free flow, under 12s free

Shore boasts a prime spot in the heart of central, with a spacious outdoor lounge that when the weather is optimal, is a fab space for an al fresco brunch. They’re known for their in-house dry-aged steaks, and they get thrown onto the large outdoor barbecue for “Brunch by the Shore”, along with rare cuts of meat and juicy sausages. Enjoy something sweeter at the live waffle station, and grab some splendid sides at the salad station and raw bar. Savour the food and the view with glass after glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne, custom cocktails and refreshing homemade lemonade.

When:    Sunday 12.30pm to 3.30pm (subject to weather conditions; will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain/thunderstorm)

Cost:       $680 per person including free flow Veuve Clicquot Champagne, cocktails, homemade lemonade, young coconut and selected drinks

Where:  3/F and 4/F, The L. Place, 139 Queen’s Road Central, Central

Book:     2915 1638 or

 

TRi

Tri, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong

Gorgeous interior at Tri

Balinese, sharing dishes with choice of main, $680 per adult including free flow, beach views, no highchairs available

Here’s something we don’t do very often for brunch – sample Balinese cuisine against a gorgeous backdrop. Located in the The Pulse, Repulse Bay, the jaw-dropping interior is worth the visit alone: eco-inspired furniture and décor made with sustainable materials surrounds you as you nestle into private bamboo cocoons to sample wonderful Indonesian flavours. The Balinese Champagne brunch includes various sharing dishes (traditional Balinese pancake, pan seared fish, poached eggs) with a sweet and savory starter, main course and dessert to partake in. Sambiki (caramelized pumpkin seeds, lemon espuma, soy bean gel) is just one of the exotic selections.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 11.30am to 4.00pm

Cost:      $680 per person with free flow G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge; $480 for children under 12 years old.

Where:  Shop 302, 3/F, Lobby C, The Pulse, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay

Book:    2515 0577 or via website

 

Duddell’s

dim sum brunch at Duddells Hong Kong

Dim Sum Brunch at Duddells

Michelin-starred Chinese, unlimited orders from menu, $680 per adult with free flow, outdoor seating available, highchairs available

This is a great one to take out of towners to for a varied and delectable Chinese feast featuring dim sum and mains in a beautiful setting. The one Michelin-star restaurant has a sleek salon and green garden terrace, with interior walls draped in eye-catching artwork.  Of course the food is the main draw: shrimp spring roll with garlic, crispy smoked duck breast and Hong Kong favourite sweet and sour pork with pineapple are just some of the offerings, along with rice and noodle dishes, a choice of dessert and a range of free flowing fresh juices and cocktails.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 12.00 to 3.00pm

Cost:      $480 per person with free flow fresh juices, soft drinks and water; $250 per child 4 to 10 years old (under 3s free); $680 with free flow Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label, selected cocktails, red and white wine, softs drinks, juices and water. Splurge on unlimited Krug Grande Cuvee for $2380 per person.

Where:  Level 3, Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street, Central

Book:    2525 9191 or [email protected]

Craving dim sum? Check out our Top 5 Dim Sum places here. 

 

Blue – Butcher and Meat Specialist

brunch at The Blue Butcher

Brunch at Blue – Butcher & Meat Specialist

International / meat specialist semi-buffet, from $680 per adult with free flow, booster seats available, under 11s eat free from starter buffet

The focus on quality meat is consistent at Blue, along with the preparation. Juicy burgers (they do some of the best in the city), hefty cuts of sirloin, t-bone or beef tenderloin, plus salad, seafood and cheese buffet stations are perfect for soaking up the previous night’s shenanigans. For the hair of the dog crowd, there’s endless Champagne and fruity cocktails. Read our review of Blue’s brunch here.

When:     Saturday 12.00pm to 3.00pm; Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm (2 x 2 hour sittings)

Cost:      $390 per adult; add $290 for 2 hour free flow Perrier Jouet NV Champagne, cocktails, wine or beer. The starter buffet is free for under 11s, main courses are $195.

Where:  G/F, 108 Hollywood Road, Central

Book:    2613 9286, or

 

Brasserie on the Eighth at the Conrad

Saturday Brunch at Brasserie on the Eighth

Saturday brunch buffet at Brasserie on the Eighth at the Conrad

International semi-buffet, $638 per adult with free flow on Saturdays and $838 per adult with free flow on Sundays, highchairs available, harbour views, under 3s free

You won’t know where to start with weekend brunch at Conrad’s Brasserie on the Eighth. There’s a dedicated egg station, sushi and sashimi counter, fresh seafood, endless salads, not to mention assorted entrees and dessert including a live cooking station whipping up a strawberry flambé with bourbon-vanilla ice cream. Kids will be on cloud nine too with their own children’s corner offering the usual children’s favorites. Everyone leaves happy.

On Sundays you can enjoy their international buffet brunch spread across two restaurants: Nicolini’s and Brasserie on the Eighth where each venue serves the same menu at Pacific Bar for seafood on ice, fresh tuna carvings, Italian and French appetizer, live pasta cooking stations and dessert will be spread between the two venues.

When:     Saturday 12.00pm to 3.00pm; Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm

Cost:       Saturday $638 per person for free flow Perrier-Jouët Champagne and select beverages; $398 per child aged 3-11; Sunday $838 per person for free flow Perrier-Jouët Champagne and select beverages; $398 per child aged 3-11.

Where:  8/F, Conrad Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty

Book:    2521 3838 or Online

 

Nicholini’s at The Conrad

Nicholini's at the Conrad, Hong Kong

Nicholini’s at the Conrad

Italian & international, Saturday $638 per adult with free flow, Sunday $838 per adult with free flow, harbour views, highchairs available, under 3s free

This 8th floor restaurant has striking views and offers a choice of two weekend brunches. On Saturdays you can enjoy a Northern Italian feast with platters of homemade pastas and antipasti, seafood and desserts brought to the table, along with a choice of filling main courses. Pair this withs with free-flowing Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Champagne, wine, Negroni, draught beer and chilled juices.

On Sundays you can enjoy their international buffet brunch spread across two restaurants: Nicolini’s and Brasserie on the Eighth where each venue serves the same menu at Pacific Bar for seafood on ice, fresh tuna carvings, Italian and French appetizer, live pasta cooking stations and dessert will be spread between the two venues.

When:    Saturday 12.00pm to 3.00pm; Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm

Cost:       Saturday Italian brunch $638 for adult per adult including free flow champagne and $318 per child; Sunday international buffet brunch $838 for free flow alcohol, $728 for food only and $358 per child aged 3-11.

Where:  8/F, Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty

Book:    2521 3838 or online

 

Jinjuu

Korean Brunch at Jinjuu, Hong KOng

Korean Brunch at Jinjuu

Modern Korean buffet, from $638 per adult with free flow, highchairs available, under 4s free

Head to funky Korean restaurant Jinjuu for a mix of traditional and modern Korean food in vibrant surroundings, which have recently had a makeover. So has its brunch menu, now featuring all-you-can-eat starters like kimchi arancini and mains (choose one) from traditional bibimbap served in a hot stone bowl, to ramyun of the day (Korean-style noodle soup). Don’t go too crazy stuffing your face with the unlimited starters, as you’ll miss the dessert ice cream platter with homemade ice cream and a variety of toppings.

When:    Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm

Cost:      $388 per person, add $188 for free flow Prosecco or $248 for free flow Moët Champagne (two hours only)

Where:  UG/F, 32 D’Aguilar Street, Central, HK

Book:     3755 4868 or

 

Hutong

Brunch at Hutong, Hong Kong

Brunch at Hutong

Chinese semi-buffet, $628 per adult with free flow, children under 12 eat from the buffet for free, harbour views, no highchairs available, under 12s free

Enjoy stunning harbour views while devouring Hutong’s Feng Wei Brunch: brunch lovers can indulge in plate after plate of appetisers, dim sum, hot dishes and sweet desserts which all reflect Chinese customs and are perfect for family-style sharing. The menu includes five authentic Northern Chinese hot dishes such as the ever-popular Red Lantern soft-shell crab which is served in an old-style Chinese gift basket. Finish your meal with a selection from their sweet specialties which include Matcha tea glutinous rice balls filled with sweet potato. For an extra special treat, brunch is accompanied by a variety of Hong Kong and Chinese live entertainment.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 12.00 to 3.00 pm

Cost:      $428 for food only; $628 for free-flow Veuve Cliquot, Champagne and cocktails. Complimentary buffet for children under 12 years old.

Where: 28/F, One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui

Book:   3428 8342 or online

 

Seasons

Seasons Brunch

Seasons Brunch

French semi-buffet, from $626 per adult with free flow, large outdoor terrace, highchairs available, under 3s free

Ooh la la, Seasons is doing brunch and we couldn’t be happier, as we’re already big fans of their splendid Parisian afternoon tea. French cheese is of course on the menu, as is beef tartare, eggs done to your liking, a lush seafood buffet full of all the good stuff – lobster, oysters, prawns and some truly large crab legs – and meaty main courses. They don’t skimp on the sweets either, as what would a French brunch be without buttery tarts and pastries?

When:    Sunday 11.30am to 3.30pm

Cost:       $548 per adult; $348 per child 3 to 12 years old; add $190 for free flow Veuve Cliquot Ponsardin Champagne and self-service wine and beer bar.

Where:  Shop 308, 3/F, Lee Gardens Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay

Book:     2505 6228 or

 

Gaucho

Brunch Spread at Gaucho's

Brunch Spread at Gaucho

Argentinian steakhouse, shared appetizers, a la carte mains and dessert buffet, $600 per adult with free flow, highchairs available, under 4s free

A taste of Argentina in Hong Kong grilling up famous Argentinian steaks and award-winning ceviche. Start with a selection of starters to share, including slow-baked back ribs and ceviche. Choose from a selection of four main courses, you can take your steak basted with chimichurri or served with crispy chorizo, or opt for a fish or chicken dish. If you’ve any room left you can hit-up the small but perfectly formed dessert bar. Selected wine, beer, cocktails, spirits and Veuve Clicquot Champagne will be free flowing.

Read our review of Gaucho here.

And check out our 5 Best Steak Restaurants here.

When:    Saturday and Sunday from 11.00am to 4.00pm

Cost:       Brunch only $350; $450 with soft drinks and selected mocktails; $600 per adult for free flow selected wine, beer, cocktails, spirits and Veuve Clicquot; children 4-12 years old $100 for brunch only; under 4s free

Where:  5th Floor, LHT Tower, 31 Queen’s Road, Central

Book:     2386 8090 or

 

Free Flow Brunch for Under $600

The Pawn

Brunch at The Pawn

Brunch at The Pawn

Modern British a la carte sharing plates, from $598 per adult with free flow, kids menu available, highchairs available, kids playroom, under 12s free (one per paying adult)

They had us at ‘unlimited puds platter’. As if we needed another reason to visit The Pawn, which consistently serves satisfying dishes that don’t try too hard but are still incredible – a proper full English breakfast with the works or good ol’ fish pie with cod, salmon and mussels. The brunch board starter could double as a main, with filling crushed avocado on toast, spinach salad, ricotta, crab meat and grilled vegetables, while the French toast decked out with blackberry caramel sauce and vanilla blackberry mascarpone fills the dessert quotient. But we wouldn’t skip the pudding for anything, which rotates regularly, so you’ll never get bored.

When:    Saturday and public holidays 12.00 to 2.00pm (free flow ends at 2.30pm); Sundays 11.00/11.30am to 1.00/1.30pm and 1.30pm to 2.30pm (free flow ends at 3.30pm)

Cost:      $498 per person with free flow soft drinks, orange juice and smoothies; $598 per person with free flow Moët & Chandon Rosé Imperial, Bloody Mary, cider, soft drinks, red and white wines, beer, fruit punch, bottled water, coffee and tea; Children aged 12 and under eat for free (one child per adult); additional children $248 per person.

Where:  62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai

Book:    2866 3444 or

 

Aqua & Armani/Aqua

sharing platter at Aqua Brunch

Sharing platter at Aqua brunch

Japanese and Italian, sharing platters, from $598 per adult with free flow, outstanding harbour views (at Aqua in TST), kids play corner (at Armani/Aqua in Central), highchairs available, under 5s free

Indulge yourself in Aqua’s trademark, delicious, Japanese and Italian cuisine, whilst soaking in the unbeatable Victoria Harbour views. Their latest ‘Because Brunch’ innovation is all about sharing. Get in the mood with a Colossal Share Cocktail of Aqua’s signature fruity mixes, served in golden goblets. The sharing theme continues with the food, and the star of the show is the mouthwatering mix of two Japanese and two Italian main courses brought to the table for the whole crew to tuck into. While you soak in the views you can enjoy limitless freshly prepared cocktails, prosecco, wine, beer and sake. Or pay a bit more for bottomless champagne. If you want to bring the kids, head for Armani/Aqua in Chater House where you can indulge in the same Japanese/Italian brunch and there is a play area here to keep them entertained while you chill! Sometimes it’s hard to know when to finish brunch, and if it’s one of those days you can continue on at Armani/Privé’s after-brunch party from 4pm-7pm with free flow for $250.

When:    Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm

Cost:      $598 per adult including limitless cocktails, beer, wine, sake, prosecco and Veuve Cliquot Champagne, there are more expensive food options on the menu; $498 per adult for brunch only; $198 per child aged 5 to 12; under 5s are free

Where:  Aqua – 29/30 F, One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui

Book:     3427 2288 or online 

Where:  Armani/Aqua, 2/F, Landmark Chater (Chater House), 8 Connaught Road, Central

Book:     3583 2828 or online

 

Wooloomooloo Prime (TST)

harbour view at Wooloomooloo Prime, Hong Kong

Harbour Views at Wooloomooloo Prime

Steakhouse, set menu, $598 per adult with free flow, stunning harbour views, outdoor area, highchairs available, under 10s free on Saturdays (one per paying adult)

This is the place for meat lovers and for those who love a view. Dig into their Cow and Crustacean brunch while enjoying a stunning 270-degree look at Tsim Sha Tsui and Victoria Harbour. The brunch menu is bluntly labelled ‘cow’ and ‘crustacean’ to make it easy for you whether you’re hankering for a beef and truffle pie or a Boston lobster omelette. There’s free flow Prosecco and wine to go along and for a bit extra, an eclectic Bloody Mary brunch collection featuring the Cow & Crustacean Bloody Mary, a meal in itself garnished with beef jerky, a tiger prawn and the customary celery stick.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00 to 3.00pm

Cost:      $398 per person for 4 courses; $498 for 4 courses and 2 hours of free juice and sodas; $598 for 4 courses and free flow Prosecco, wine and beer; $98 for children up to 10 years old (served with one juice or soft drink); free for children up to 10 years old (per full paying adult) on Saturdays.

Where:  Level 21 The ONE, 100 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Book:     2870 0087 or

 

Kaum at Potato Head

Brunch at Kaum

Brunch at Kaum

Indonesian, unlimited sharing plates, $593 per adult with free flow, kids menu, highchairs available

Located in Potato Head’s multi-purpose Sai Ying Pun space featuring a coffee shop, retail area, music space and bar is Kaum, home to Indonesian cuisine and a beautiful weekend brunch. The setting is intricate and authentic – stunning decor, including an exquisite wooden ceiling with panels handmade by artisans of the Toraja tribe in South Sulawesi – and the food is fragrant and colourful. The Balinese-inspired dishes come in small sharing plates, but you’ll have a chance to taste a variety as they’re unlimited. There’s also a main course to choose from, like the sumptuous nasa goreng udang (fried rice with prawns, basil leaves, smoked red chili paste, Bangka shrimp paste) and a choice of dessert. Stick around after brunch for Sunday Circle with music, visiting international DJs, kids’ workshops and bar specials.

When:     Saturday and Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm

Cost:       $398 per person;  free flow Veuve Clicquot Champagne, cocktails, red or white wine and soft drinks add $195 for 2 hours or $295 for 3 hours; kids menu available for under 8s at $60 per head

Where:   G/F, 100 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun

Book:      2858 6066 or [email protected]

 

Uma Nota

UMA NOTA Hong Kong, Interior

Interior, Uma Nota

Brazilian – Japanese street food, $580 per adult with free flow, no high chairs available

Another fusion restaurant to make the scene, this one introducing Brazilian-Japanese street food to Hong Kong. Uma Nota’s “Brunch da Rua” combines Brazilian starters like octopus salad and yakitori, then serves up the main event of one main course per person like costela de porco (slow cooked ribs in zesty chilli marinade and baby potato salad) or the must-try robalo asado en falho de bananeira (grilled sea bass in banana leaf with fried banana and cassava farofa, a toasted cassava flour mixture). We love that one of the free flow options is caiprinhas and for something different, try a “Shiso Spritz” (shiso umeshu, Prosecco and Aperol), taking it in the relaxed and colourful backdrop of vivid art and cool vibes.

When:    Saturday 12.00pm to 3.30pm

Cost:       $380 per person; add $200 free flow Prosecco, draught beer, “Classic Caipirinha”, “Shiso Spritz”, soft drinks

Where:  38 Peel Street, Central

Book:     2889 7576 or [email protected]

 

TokyoLima

Lomo Saltado - Peruvian Stirfry Tacos at TokyoLima

Lomo Saltado – Peruvian Stirfry Tacos at TokyoLima

Japanese & Peruvian sharing plates and choice of mains, $578 per adult with free flow, highchairs available, children’s 2 course menu with juice and ice cream $128

You guessed it: expect a mix of Japanese and Peruvian delights from TokyoLima, where brunch is designed for sharing. They’ll serve you small plates to start, including a mix of refreshing Japanese-inspired salads and the Peruvian favourite, lomo saltado, here served taco-style, followed by ceviche and sushi from the ‘Nikkei Raw Bar’, and a choice of hot dish (one per person). Desserts and endless sake, wine, beer, Prosecco and special cocktails cap it all off. And they haven’t forgotten about children – the kids’ menu is one of the most sophisticated we’ve seen – no mini burgers here! How refreshing to mix up your young one’s plate a bit with tuna sushi rolls, soba noodle salad with seaweed tempura, and chicken skewers with garlic confit. They’ll never ask for a mini pizza again.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00pm to 2.30pm (drinks until 3.00pm)

Cost:       $398 per adult; $128 per child; add $180 for free flow sake, white and red wines, Prosecco, beer and cocktails

Where:  G/F, 18-20 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central

Book:     2811 1152 or

 

Bread Street Kitchen & Bar

Sunday roast at Bread Street Kitchen

‘Roast With the Most’ at Bread Street Kitchen

British and European a la carte, typical price for two courses c. $380, add free flow for $188, kids menu available, highchairs available

Gordon Ramsay’s Hong Kong offering doesn’t serve up an endless buffet, but you can add a free flow selection of sparkling wine, Bloody Mary, Peroni and cocktail of the day for $188 (for two hours only) to your a la carte choices.  For $288 indulge in some bubbles with free flow Veuve Clicquot, plus red and white wine, Bloody Mary, beer and seasonal brunch cocktails. The Lazy Loaf Brunch menu runs the gamut from a classic eggs Benedict to a full English breakfast or mains like wild mushroom risotto with shaved truffle oil to a proper Sunday roast with Yorkshire pudding. There’s a special kids brunch menu too for children aged 1-8.

When:    Saturday and Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm

Cost:       Main courses start at $168; ‘Roast with the Most’ prime roasts with unlimited vegetables and Yorkshire pudding $288; add $188 for 2 hours of free flow sparkling wine, Bloody Mary, Peroni and cocktail of the day; kids menu  for 2 courses, $104 for 3 courses

Where:   Mezzanine Level, LKF Hotel, 33 Wyndham Street

Book:      2230 1800 or

 

Fang Fang

(Left) Fang Fang's Asian Brunch Fiesta spread, (Right) Tokyo Station

(Left) Fang Fang’s Asian Brunch Fiesta spread, (Right) Tokyo Station

Asian, buffet, $558 per adult with free flow, children’s corner with coloring books, no highchairs available

There was so much we enjoyed about Fang Fang’s new “Asian Brunch Fiesta”, as we’re suckers for variety. The lavish spread caters to vegetarians and meat eaters alike, and you’ll find your plate overflowing in no time as you sidle along the long buffet table, with stops at “From the Ocean” (juicy oysters), “Green Station” (refreshing salads), “From the Basket” (crispy vegetarian spring rolls), “From the Grill” (sizzling fare on a stick like paneer) and “Tokyo Station” (vegetarian gunkan-maki). Don’t forget to partake in the “Platter to Share” (one portion per person), which includes shredded duck with egg pancake wrap, tenderloin served with truffle mashed sweet potatoes or tender kurobuta belly in an iceberg lettuce wrap.

When:    Saturday 12.00pm to 3.00pm

Cost:       $398 per person; free for children 10 and under (one child per couple), add $120 for second child; add $50 for non-alcoholic beverage package of flavoured iced teas and soft drinks; add $160 for premium beverage package of free flow alcoholic iced tea station, Bloody Mary station, rhubarb and peach Bellini, selected Champagne, wines and sake

Where:  8/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central

Book:     2983 9083 or or

 

Dragon-I

Dim Sum @ Dragon-I

Dim Sum @ Dragon-I

Unlimited dim sum, from $550 per adult with free flow, children 3-11 years old $128; highchairs available

Forget eggs Benedict when you can have all-you-can-seat dim sum for brunch! Those bamboo baskets of freshly made Cantonese goodness come steaming hot and filled with the usual favourites like pork dumplings, steamed rice flour rolls and crispy spring rolls, some of the best in town. Pair it all with free flowing Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial for a tipsy Saturday afternoon treat.

When:    Saturday 12.00pm to 3.30pm

Cost:       $550 per person including free flow Moët Ice Impérial, house beers, spirits and wines; children 3-11 $128, under 3s free

Where:  60 Wyndham Street, Central

Book:     3110 1222 or [email protected]

 

Spasso

Food at Spasso

Spasso

Italian semi-buffet, from $536 per adult with free flow, outdoor seating with harbour views, highchairs available, under 6s free

Offering Italian antipasti, fresh seafood, free flow champagne and a large open plan restaurant, brunch at Spasso is a special affair. The outdoor dining area provides lovely sea views for you to indulge in lobster, prawns and oysters, and all the antipasti you could imagine just to get you started.  Then choose your main from the selection of pasta, fish and meat options and finish off with a huge dessert platter of fruit and ice cream.

Read a review of Spasso here.

When:    Sunday 11.30am to 3.30pm

Cost:       $368 with a risotto or pasta main course; $398 with meat or fish main course; $438 for chef’s signature main course. Children under 6 years old eat free (with ice cream treats); $228 per child aged 6-12 years old including pasta or risotto main. Two hour free flow wines for an extra $168 and up.

Where:   Spasso, G5-8, 12-17, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui East

Book:     2730 8027 or

 

Olé

Spanish brunch at Ole

Brunch at Olé

Spanish, set menu with selection of tapas, free flow mains and a choice of desserts, from $530 per adult with free flow, booster seats available, under 4s free

Tucked away on Ice House Street, Olé has an authentic Spanish ambience and chef Jesus Pascual serves up delicious and genuine Spanish flavours. Linger over a laid-back brunch starting with twelve tapas dishes, including sautéed chorizo with garlic and chives and deep-fried Spanish padron peppers. For mains enjoy a free flow of roasted suckling pig and paella, and save some room for a choice of desserts. A Spanish guitar duo tour the tables to entertain you as the free flow cava and sangria helps you forget all your worries until mañana.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays, 12.00pm to 3.00pm

Cost:       Set brunch menu $380 per adult; $228 per child aged 4-9; add $88 for 2 hours of free-flow juice and soft drinks; add $150 for 2 hours free flow sangria and cava; add $188 for 2 hours of free-flow sangria, cava, red (Sierramonte, Tempranillo) and white (Palacio, Verdejo)

Where:  1/F, Shun Ho Tower, 24-30 Ice House Street, Central

Book:     2523 8624

 

Rhoda

International a la carte, from typical price for a starter, main and free flow c. $530, kids  menu, under 6s free, booster seats available

Rhoda, the culinary and design vision of chef Nate Green, restaurateur Yenn Wong and designer Joyce Wang, is a visual delight, with lots of copper and bronze hues, and some eye-catching dangling lights. The food brings an added allure, with a la carte choices for light and big appetites. Being a trendy spot, it’s not surprising to see “avo on toast” on the menu, here paired with tomato, pistachio, sunflower seeds and basil, and there’s a pleasant Jerusalem artichoke hummus with lotus root chips to start with. Our pick for dessert is the decadent chocolate and stout cake with milk solid ice cream and Nespresso coffee.

When:    Saturday and Sunday: 12.00pm to 3.00pm (last food order at 3.00pm)

Cost:       dishes from $48; add $238 free flow sparkling, white and red wine, draught Brooklyn beers; add $298 premium free flow

Where:  G/F, Upton, 345 Des Voeux Road West

Book:     2177 5050 or [email protected]

 

The Optimist

The Optimist Brunch, Hong Kong

Brunch at The Optimist

Spanish semi-buffet, $528 per adult with free flow, highchairs available

Brunch with a Spanish twist in a beautifully decorated venue presented to you by the guys behind Pirata. The Asador-inspired (Spanish grill) restaurant delivers brunch on platters packed with starters like mushroom croquettes and huevos rotos (Iberian ham, potatoes, chorizo and eggs). Main courses are one per person like their generous seafood rice (with mussels, clams, prawns and squid) or chateaubriand (feeds two and costs an extra $68 per person). Wrap it up with something sweet from the chef’s dessert selection and free flow booze (Prosecco, sangria, white and red wine and bottled Estrella beer).

When:     Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 12.00pm to 2.30pm

Cost:       $348 per person; add $180 for free flow Prosecco, sangria, white and red wine and bottled Estrella beer

Where:   G/F, 239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai

Book:      2433 3324 or

 

Porterhouse by Laris

Brunch at Porterhouse By Laris

Brunch at Porterhouse by Laris

Contemporary steakhouse, semi-buffet, from $528 per adult with free flow

Sometimes eggs just won’t cut it. If you wake up on the weekend with a craving for steak, go to Porterhouse for brunch. David Laris knows his beef, having interviewed several beef suppliers before opening this steakhouse. All beef prepared here is Linz Heritage USDA, Tasmanian grass-fed and A4 Wagyu from Japan. A buffet of the usual salads, charcuterie, cheese and dessert is on hand, but the real draw is the mains to choose from: Porterhouse beef burger, lobster roll, truffle scrambled eggs. But there’s also something for non-meat eaters like vegetarian carbonara pasta and pancakes with clotted cream and golden syrup. Really go all out and get one of their family sharing dishes of either a 34oz porterhouse or 40oz tomahawk steak served with fries.

When:    Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 2.30pm

Cost:       $388 per person for buffet, carving station and seafood bar (main course add $68 or $118, family sharing dishes add $1298 or $1468); add $528 for free flow Chandon, Paiara Bianco and Rosso by Antinori, Asahi, “Porterhouse Mary”, gin and tonic, martinis; add $658 free flow Delamotte, Paiara Bianco and Rosso by Antinori, Asahi, Porterhouse Mary, gin and tonic, martinis

Where:  7/F California Tower, 30-36 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong

Book:    2522 6366 or

 

Mercato Hong Kong

Alfresco Brunch at Mercato

Alfresco Brunch at Mercato

Italian, a la carte, appetiser and pizza starts at $326, add $198 for 2 hours free flow, al fresco terrace, no children’s menu, highchairs available

Keeping in theme with its name, Mercato was designed with an Italian marketplace in mind; it does indeed have a bustling atmosphere, and the brick and steel features throughout give it an outdoor vibe. You can actually take it al fresco and enjoy your brunch on the inviting terrace that wraps around the corner of the building, taking in the view between bites of Chef de Cuisine Anthony Burd’s signature Italian dishes. There’s a lengthy list of plates to be shared (all priced a la carte), from poached eggs with prosciutto on ciabatta with hollandaise sauce ($138) to pizza with home made sausage, egg, three cheeses and pickled chillies. Top the carbs with even more (it’s the weekend, who cares?) courtesy of their famous sticky cinnamon buns, made the right way with cream cheese frosting, for dessert.

When:    Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm

Cost:       A la carte starts at $98; add $198 for free flow 2 hours Bel Star Prosecco; add $258 for free flow 2 hours Mumm Champagne

Where:  8/F,California Tower, No.32 D’Aguilar Street, Central

Book:     3706 8567 or

 

Watermark

Watermark Brunch Spread

Watermark Brunch Spread

International buffet, $518 per adult with free flow, harbour views, highchairs available, $190 per child aged 3-11, under 3s free

Watch the ferry traffic sail by and dive into a seafood feast for a decent price, and an even better panoramic view to match. Seated above Pier 7 at the Star Ferry terminal in Central, Watermark’s brunch buffet serves up carved roast meats, a large salad bar, fresh oysters and other enticing shellfish on ice to slurp up. There’s delicate sweets and the requisite chocolate fountain too, with fruit for dipping to keep it (somewhat) healthy.

When:    Sunday 11:30am to 3.00pm

Cost:       $398 per adult; $190 per child 3 to 11 years; add $120 for free flow red, white, rose and sparkling wine, beer, juice, soft drinks, tea and coffee

Where:  Shop L, Level P, Central Pier 7, Star Ferry, Central

Book:     2167 7251 or

 

Al Molo

Al Molo Hong Kong

Al Molo

Italian semi-buffet, $506 per adult with free flow, outdoor seating, ground floor harbour views, highchairs available, $180 per child aged 3-11, under 3s free

This Italian restaurant at Harbour City, TST has a new look after a recent renovation, but still offers the same amazing view of Victoria Harbour and a fabulous brunch menu. You can sit indoors or on the outdoor terrace as you gorge on chef Michael White’s delicacies. You are spoilt for choice with high quality cold cuts, cheeses, salads, mains. Highchairs offered for little ones.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00pm to 4.00 pm

Cost:      $348 including tea or coffee, or add $158 per person for free flowing Prosecco, white or red wine and soft drinks. A salad-only brunch is available which excludes the main course and is $270 for adults and $180 for children aged 3-11, excluding drinks.

Where:  Shop G63, G/F, Ocean Terminal, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Book:    2730 7900 or

 

Casa Lisboa

Casa Lisboa brunch spread

Casa Lisboa brunch spread 

Portuguese, eight-course brunch, $500 per adult with free flow juice, lime soda, soft drinks, sangria and Vinho Verde, kids ages 4-9 $210, under 4s free

A taste of Portugal in Hong Kong, and you don’t have to hop across the water to Macau. Casa Lisboa has a revamped eight-course brunch menu to go with its new locale at Parekh House. At $350 a head, it’s an excellent deal, offering all the classics of Portuguese cuisine like bacalhau à brás (salted cod with thinly-sliced fried potatoes, onions and eggs) and leitão assado à bairrada (suckling pig). New executive chef Fábio Pombo has many other luscious creations up his sleeve, like Casa Lisboa’s version of the famed Porto sandwich francesinha, filled with pork and draped in cheese and thick tomato sauce. All of the above goes nicely with a cool glass of Vinho Verde, a Portuguese white wine with a hint of effervescent.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00pm to 3.00pm (last order 2.30pm)

Cost:       $350 per adult; $210 per child aged 4-9; add $88 for 2 hours free flow juice, soft drinks and fresh lime soda; add $150 for 2 hours free flow juice, soft drinks, fresh lime soda, sangria and Vinho Verde; add $188 for 2 hours free flow juice, soft drinks, fresh lime soda, sangria, Vinho Verde, house red, white and sparkling wine

Where:  2/F Parekh House, 63 Wyndham Street, Central

Book:     2905 1168

 

Braza

Meat skewers at Braza

Brazilian Churrasco (Barbecue) Brunch

Brazilian Churrascaria (steakhouse/barbecue) semi-buffet, $498 per adult with free flow, kids under 10 eat free, booster seats available

Imagine sitting for a few hours while people walk around and feed you endless portions of succulent meat. That’s what happens at Braza’s Brazilian churrasco (barbecue) brunch. The tender, grilled meat is brought to you on skewers and the friendly staff will deliver portions right to your table. Servings are not just limited to beef – there’s chicken and pork too which can be paired with salads and Brazilian speciality starters, side dishes and free flow booze.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00 to 3.00pm

Cost:      $278 per person; add $128 for 2 hours of free flow homemade lemonades, fresh juice and soft drinks; $220 for 2 hours of classic lemon-orange and berries Caipirinhas, beer and house wines; $268 for 2 hours of all Caipirinhas, signature Latin cocktails, beers selection, house wines and non-alcoholic beverages. Kids under 10 eat free

Where:  3/F, Grand Progress Building, No.15-16 Lan Kwai Fong

Book:   2890 9268

 

Lily & Bloom

American semi-buffet, $495 per adult with free flow, kids play area, kids menu, highchairs available, $155 per child aged 4-11, under 4s free

Lily & Bloom’s ‘All American’ brunch promises American diner classics with a modern twist. First tuck into a tasty appetiser buffet or try the made-to-order omelette station, but be sure to save some room because the table-service brunch dishes (choose one) are hearty and plentiful. It’s a family friendly affair and kids will love their choices like fun mini French toast sticks with whipped cream and maple syrup. There’s also a kids’ corner to  keep the young diners happy whilst mum and dad sip their free flow booze.

Read a review of Lily & Bloom’s brunch here.

When:    Saturday and Sunday from 11.00am to 4.00pm.

Cost:      $495 for adults with free flow cocktails, beer, tea coffee, juice; add $100 for free-flow Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut, house red and white wine; $120 for add-on of six pieces freshly-shucked oysters; buffet $155 children 4-11. Kids under 4 eat free. A la carte and kids a la carte also available.

Where:  33 Wyndham Street, Central

Book:    2810 6166 or

 

Mexus

Brunch Spread at Mamasitas Cantina

Brunch Spread at Mexus

Mexican semi-buffet, $486 per adult with free flow, outdoor terrace, highchairs available, under 5s free

The fun vibe at this Cuban bar/Mexican cantina is contagious and oh, is it ever colourful – vibrant place settings against a backdrop of bright tiles and cool artwork instantly set the mood, and then there’s bowls of eye-popping guacamole, seafood paella and tropical fruit plates to make you feel like you’re down south. Choose from assorted tacos, egg dishes and mains (our pick is the charcoal-grilled hanger steak marinated with pineapple, with added flavors of green apple, paprika aioli and barbecue sauce), then wipe your hands (and face) and kick back with a cocktail and hand rolled Cuban cigar on the cosy terrace.

When:    Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Cost:       $338 per person; $148 per child 5 to 10 years old; $88 free flow soft drinks and juices add $168 free flow sangria, sparkling, red or white wine

Where:  5-6/F, 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central

Book:     2896 6118 or

 

La Paloma

Crispy Skinned Suckling Pig at La Paloma

Crispy Skinned Suckling Pig at La Paloma

Casual Spanish brunch, $486 per adult with free flow, highchairs available, under 8s free

Budget-friendly and the kind of place where you can stumble in for brunch on Sunday morning wearing jeans and a t-shirt, welcome to La Paloma in hip Sai Ying Pun. Bright, cheery and casual, like the ‘chiringuito’ beach bars in Spain it’s modelled after, the weekend brunch is just $288 per head for all-you-can-eat paella and crispy suckling pig, with some light tapas thrown in. Word on the street is the best part comes later, when cinnamon and sugar-dusted churros are served warm with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce for dipping.

When:    Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm

Cost:       $288 per person; add $198 for free flow Cava, Sangria, wine and beer

Where:  1/F, 189 Queen’s Road West (entrance on Wilmer Street)

Book:     2291 6161 or

 

12,000 Francs

Brunch Spread at 12,000 Francs

Brunch Spread at 12,000 Francs

Modern European, $480 per adult with free flow Prosecco and wine, children 5-11 $150, 4s and under free

The handsome Soho restaurant with Executive chef Conor Beach at the helm delivers a brunch of beautifully-presented food with pleasant service that won’t empty your wallet. They start you off small with some freshly-baked doughnuts (warm, sugary joy), and on the savoury end, some Serrano ham or kimchi soft boiled eggs. A main course option of the wagyu beef house cheeseburger with pastrami, BBQ sauce, reblochon, spicy kraut salsa, aioli and sweet potato chips will the hit the spot for very hungry bellies, while the pan fried red snapper with roasted potatoes, almonds and cabbage keeps things a tad lighter. Younger ones get their fair share of good eats from the kids’ menu like pizza and burgers, plus their own choice of novel (non-alcoholic, obviously) drinks, and parents will love the free flowing fizz.

When:    Saturday and Sunday first sitting 11.30am, second sitting 1.30pm

Cost:       $290 per person; $150 per child aged 5 to 11; add $190 for free flow Prosecco and wine or $290 for free flow Champagne, cocktails and wine (1 hour 45 minutes only)

Where:  43A Elgin Street, Elgin Building, Central

Book:     2529 3100 or [email protected]

 

Pirata

Papardelle with Duck Ragu at Pirata, Hong Kong

Papardelle with Duck Ragu at Pirata

Italian semi-buffet, $478 per adult with free flow, $98 kids menu available, booster seats available

Comforting Italian food made from simple recipes with fresh ingredients is Pirata’s philosophy and they stay true to this theme when it comes to their weekend brunch too. Start off at the cold station buffet and delve into salads, cold cuts, roast beef and cheese. The asparagus flan appetizer is heavenly (asparagus, egg, cream, parmesan cheese fondue) as are the famous M.M.M (My Mamma’s Meatballs), but save room for mains like tagliatelle with summer black truffle, or for $48 extra per person, go for the flank steak tagliata or fresh fish of the day. Read our review of Pirata’s brunch here.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00 to 3.00 pm

Cost:      $298 per person; add $180 for free flow Prosecco, red and white wine, Peroni, peach Bellini and bartender’s weekly special; $98 kids menu available

Where:  29/30F, 239 Hennessy road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Book:    2887 0270 or

 

Alto

Interior, Alto, Hong Kong

Interior, Alto

International grill semi-buffet, $476 per adult with free flow, under 6s free, ages 6-12 $168, booster chairs available, stunning views

Fabulous views and a brunch menu of casual and comforting food make Alto an easy choice for weekend brunch, especially if you need to have your avocado toast for breakfast, or prefer to start your day with a gooey cinnamon bun. Chow down on these and other menu items like quiche Florentine or steak and eggs from the 31st floor off V Point Tower in Causeway Bay, boasting some terrific views.

When:    Saturday and Sunday 12.00 pm to 3.00pm

Cost:       $328 per person; add $148 for free flow sparkling, white and red wine, cocktails, juice and soft drinks, kids 6-12 $168, under 6s free.

Where:  31/F, V Point, 18 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay

Book:     2603 7181 or

 

Quayside Harbour Front Restaurant and Bar

Barbecue at Quayside Restaurant, Hong KOng

Barbecue Brunch at Quayside

International/French semi-buffet, from $446 per adult with free flow, outdoor seating available, kids menu available, highchairs available

Featuring an international menu with distinctive French bistro influences, Quayside has a warm and welcoming interior with high ceilings and is flooded with light. With an outdoor barbecue offering chargrilled mix brochettes as part of their semi-buffet of charcuterie, cheese, salad, soup and dessert, you can add on a choice of mains (eggs benedict, pepperoni pizza, roasted barramundi fillet, herbs marinated half chicken) for $288 or $318 (US beef burger, beef tartare, fresh mussels marinière, Quayside breakfast and charcoal grilled US Rib Eye). Free flow is two hours only for an additional $158. Quayside is family friendly and lends itself very well to relaxed brunches with family and friends, check out the new Pétanque ground and while away the afternoon playing this famous French ball game.

Read our review of Quayside brunch here.

When:    Saturday 12.00pm to 3.00 pm and Sunday 11.30 am to 4.00pm; free flow draft Carlsberg beer, Prosecco, red and white wine.

Cost:      $288 or $318 depending on the choice of main course, free flow beer and wine from 12.00pm – 3.00pm $158; kids’ menu available

Where: G/F, Fenwick Pier, Fleet Arcade, 1 Lung King Street, Wan Chai

Book:  2661 6708, or

 

 

Gia Trattoria

Steak at Gia Trattoria Hong Kong

Steak at Gia Trattoria

Italian, buffet or a la carte, $436 per adult for buffet with free flow, Victoria Harbour views, kids menu available, highchairs available, under 5s free 

Gia Trattoria is a bit off the beaten path (at Fenwick Pier, like Quayside featured above) but offers a weekend brunch featuring classic Italian comfort food with various starters and a choice of main course and dessert.  The ingredients here are carefully sourced from boutique farms and wineries to be not only delicious but also as eco-friendly as possible. Enjoy friendly service and views over Victoria Harbour while you dine.  The dining room is relatively small compared to other popular brunch spots, alleviating some of the feeling of chaos often associated with brunch.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 12.00pm to 3.00 pm

Cost:      $308 per person for a choice of appetizer, main , dessert, coffee/tea or $278 for buffet only featuring an assortment of charcuterie, salads and cheeses; $158 for a 2 hour free flow of Prosecco or Peroni draft beer; $168 per child for buffet, main from the kids menu and 2 scoops of gelato; $88 per child for buffet only; free per child under 5 years old for buffet and one main from kids menu.

Where:  1/F, Fleet Arcade, Fenwick Pier, 1 Lung King Street, Wan Chai

Book:     2511 8081 or

 

Ciao Chow

Pizza at Ciao Chow

Pizza at Ciao Chow

Italian, buffet, $430 per adult for buffet with free flow Prosecco, Champagne, wine, cocktails and beer; free for under 10s (one child per adult)

The atmosphere at Ciao Chow is a convivial one, with an open kitchen and communal tables for lively chatter among friends, but more importantly, eating! There’s a delicious antipasti buffet and unlimited pizza – they’re known for their authentic Neapolitan pizza, which happens to be certified, the only pizzeria in Hong Kong to hold the AVPN (Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana) distinction. Turns out you can’t just use any old ingredients to make a true Neapolitan pizza, and Ciao Chow delivers (the flour, San Marzano tomatoes, mozzarella, extra-virgin olive oil and the oven its made in all adhere to strict standards). For those wanting to branch out from pizza, there’s also plenty of pasta plates and a scrumptious spread of wagyu beef, pork loin and the classic Italian dish pollo alla cacciatora. Beer buffs will delight in the 25 choices on tap, while cocktail aficionados will love the Negroni and Aperol Spritz, among others, on offer.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00pm to 3.00 pm

Cost:       $280 per person; add $150 per person for free flow Prosecco, Champagne, wine, cocktails and beer; free for children 10 and under (one child per adult)

Where:  G/F, California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Central

Book:     2344 0005 or

 

Mak Mak

Mak Mak

Mak Mak

Thai, unlimited dishes from the brunch menu served at your table, from $398 per adult with free flow, highchairs available, under 4s free

Brunch often means knocking elbows with hungry diners at the buffet, patiently waiting as they back away from the charcuterie section. Avoid this by sipping bottomless Thai beers, cocktails or fancy champers as plates of fragrant and delectable Thai food is served straight to your table. Go for the gorgeous (both in flavour and presentation) chicken coconut cream soup or a classic green chicken curry.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00pm to 2:30pm

Cost:       $298 per person with free flow Longan Nahm mocktail and soft drinks; $180 per child 4 to 12 years old; $398 per person with free flow Singha or Chang beer, special Thai cocktails Manao Wan or Mak Thai, Thai milk tea, coffee or soft drinks; $598 per person with free flow Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label and above beverages

Where:  Shop 217A, 2/F, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road, Central

Book:     2983 1003 or [email protected]

 

208 Duecento Otto

pizza Bombe - bacon & egg pizza

Pizza Bomba at 208 Duecento Otto Brunch

Italian buffet with additional main course options, from $388 per adult with free flow, kids menu, kids play corner, highchairs available, $208 for children under 12, under 4s free

Set in a former meat storage warehouse on Hollywood Road, 208 Duecento Otto has a casual, trendy feel and pleasant staff helping you indulge in an Italian buffet. Unlimited antipasti, seafood, salad, cheese and dessert will set you back $208 or you can opt for a main to go with the buffet for $338 – choose from many hearty Italian eats like eggplant parmigiana or gnocchi gorgonzola. If you feel like a feast, add a pizza to the mix (additional cost). Slurp it all down with free flow champagne, wine and beer as you loosen your belt.

Read our review of brunch at 208 here. 

When:    Saturday 11.00am to 3.00pm; Sunday 11.00am to 4.00pm

Cost:      $208 per person buffet only; $108 for children under 12 years old; $338 for buffet plus one main course, $208 for children under 12; add $180 for free flow Prosecco, draught Peroni, Aperol Spritz, Bloody Mary, Bellini and wines or upgrade to Veuve Clicquot Champagne for $280.

Where:  208 Hollywood Road, Sai Ying Pun

Book:    2549 0208, [email protected]

 

Cafe Siam 

Cafe Siam Brunch Spread

Cafe Siam Brunch Spread

Thai buffet, $368 with free flow, children 5-11 $158, under 5s free, booster seats available

Unlimited Thai beer and cocktails to go along with fresh and healthy Thai cuisine is a nice change of pace from steak and eggs. The 2-hour all-you-can-eat brunch at Cafe Siam (at two locations) treats you to more than 20 traditional Thai dishes at an awesome price. Fill your forks or chopsticks with a combination of sweet, spicy, hot and mild appetizers, salads, curries, noodles and rice-based dishes, and sip on a young coconut followed by palate cleansing fruit sorbets. Yes we do have booster for kids and prize will be 158, 5-11 yearsold kids.

When:    Saturday 12.00pm to 2.30 pm (Central); Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 4.00pm (Kennedy Town)

Cost:       $268 per person for free low lychee soda and soft drinks; $368 per person adds free flow Siam cocktails, Singha beer and selected red or whites wines; add $468 per person for free flow Prosecco, Singha beer, Siam cocktails and selected red or white wines; children 5-11 $158, under 5s free

Where:  2-3/F, The Plaza, 21 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong or Central; G/F, 38 Forbes Street, Kennedy Town

Book:     2851 4803 (Central); 2855 0810 (Kennedy Town) or [email protected] (either) or

 

Ham & Sherry

Brunch Spread at Ham & Sherry, Hong Kong

Brunch Spread at Ham & Sherry

Spanish Tapas, A la carte c. 300 for a meat dish and free flow Estrella, Galicia and Cava. 

Hip and vibrant, with a dizzying blue and white tiled decor scheme, Ham & Sherry is a great place for tapas and banter with friends. They boast Asia’s largest sherry collection too, with over 50 varieties this will cost you extra at their weekend brunch, but there’s plenty of free flowing Estrella, Galicia and Cava to warm you. Brunch is a la carte, with eggs, fish and meat dishes to satisfy tapas-loving folk. We dare you to stop at just one of their moreish ham croquettes, and you won’t want to share your churros with chocolate sauce with anyone.

When:    Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm

Cost:       dishes from $48; add $168 free flow Estrella, Galicia and Cava

Where:  1-7 Ship Street, Wan Chai

Book:     2555 0628 or [email protected]

 

Linguini Fini

Brunch Spread at Linguini Fini

Brunch Spread at Linguini Fini

Italian, a la carte, $297 for buffet appetizers, a main and free flow

A popular Soho haunt for affordable and tasty Italian fare, Linguini Fini also do a molto bene brunch. It’s boozy and bountiful, with an assortment of antipasti, fresh seafood buffet (featuring cod ceviche and something we don’t often see – whelks), pasta, pizza, and free-pour Peroni. Fans of bubbles can opt for the unlimited Prosecco and spicy palates will adore the build-your-own Bloody Mary station.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00pm to 4.00pm

Cost:       dishes from $99; add $99 for buffet to any order of pasta, two slices of daily pizza special, secondi or grilled pizza wrap; add $199 for antipasti and fresh seafood buffet; add $99 for free flow Prosecco or Peroni; $99 for build-your-own Bloody Mary station

Where:  49 Elgin Street, Central

Book:     2387 6338 or [email protected]

 

Mrs. Pound

Brunch Spread at Mrs. Pound

Brunch Spread at Mrs. Pound

Asian, a la carte, from $230 per person for one main and free flow, no high chairs 

No longer a secret, most Hong Kongers now know what lurks behind the old stamp shop on Pound Lane – a really cool restaurant with some of the most eclectic dishes we’ve had in town (rendang poutine anyone?). While the latter doesn’t feature on the brunch menu, no worries, as there’s plenty of other alluring combinations. Their breakfast platter is not your average diner plate, with Japanese Iwate eggs, Chiang Mai spicy sausage and aloo gobi. More filling meals like the chicken Katsu sandwich or Sichuan dry-rubbed ribeye steak are also on the menu, which focuses on Asian-style street food. It all pairs nicely with the unlimited booze, particularly the build-your-own Bloody Marys.

When:    Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00 pm

Cost:     mains start at $80; add $150 for free flow house red, white, Prosecco, Bellini, mimosa; add $110 for Bloody Mary station

Where:  G/F Ming Fat House, 6 Pound Lane, Sheung Wan

Book:    3426 3949 or [email protected]

 

Beef & Liberty

Brunch Spread @ Beef and Liberty, Hong Kong

Brunch Spread @ Beef and Liberty

American (especially burgers), from $136 including a main and one hour of free flow, kids set, highchairs available

Finally, a brunch that you don’t have to crawl out of bed for after a heavy outing the night before. Beef & Liberty doles out great grub all day long, and not just the burgers they’re famous for. Light bites like flaky croissants and yoghurt and berries are on offer, plus more filling options like bacon and egg rolls, along with their famous English Breakfast with toasted sourdough, English sausage and the usual fixings.

When:    Saturday and Sunday all day from 11:30am

Cost:       dishes from $28; add $108 for 1 hour free flow or $178 for 2 hours free flow house red and white wine, Prosecco, Bloody Mary, Estrella draught and soft drinks (until 3.00pm only); kid Cheese Burger Set served with a half portion of Liberty Fries and a half portion of House Green Salad for $88.

Where:  3/F California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong; Star Street Precinct, 2/F, 23 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai; G04, G/F, 23 Carmel Road Stanley Plaza, Stanley

Book:    2450 5778 (LKF); 2811 3009 (Wan Chai); 2563 2798 (Stanley) or [email protected] or

 

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