Hong Kong’s Best Boozy Brunches
Delicious brunch buffets 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).
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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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Our Picks for Luxury Brunch: Ozone at The Ritz, Brasserie on the Eighth at the Conrad, WHISK & Vibes at the Mira, Catalunya, Tosca at The Ritz, Kitchen at the W Hotel, The Grill at the Grand Hyatt, The Lobby at the Peninsula, ToTT’s and Roof Terrace at the Excelsior, Seafood Room, The Clipper Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental, Tri, Blue – Butcher & Meat Specialist, Duddell’s, CÉ LA VI, Zuma, Tycoon Tann, Gaucho, Alchemy, Hutong, JINJUU and Issaya Siamese Club
Our Picks for Free Flow Brunch Under $600: The Pawn, Aqua, Wooloomooloo Prime (TST), Nicholini’s at the Conrad, Kaum at Potato Head The Parlour at Hullett House, Bread Street Kitchen & Bar, Pirata, The Optimist, Porterhouse by Laris, Lily & Bloom, Spasso, Al Molo, Quayside, Casa Lisboa, Braza, Gia Trattoria and 208 Duecento Otto
Our Picks for Brunch With a View: Ozone or Tosca at the Ritz, Kitchen at the W Hotel, ToTT’s and Roof Terrace at the Excelsior, Seafood Room, CÉ LA VI, Hutong, Brasserie on the Eighth at the Conrad, Aqua, Wooloomooloo Prime (TST), Nicholini’s at the Conrad, Spasso, Al Molo, and Gia Trattoria
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, Seafood Room, CÉ LA VI, Wooloomooloo Prime (TST), The Parlour at Hullett House, Spasso, Al Molo and Quayside
Brazilian and international buffet, $1280 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, plus an extensive buffet of appetisers, savouries and a wide selection of desserts prepared by the hotel’s pastry team.
When: Sunday from 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost: $1,280 per adult including free flowing Dom Pérignon; $2,180 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: [email protected] or 2263 2270
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 suckling pig, roast beef or chicken, salt crusted whole fish and Valencian seafood dish fideuà, 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 floww 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
Western semi-buffet with amazing seafood, $888 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 paired with 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: $638 with free flowing soft drinks and juices; add $250 for Moët & Chandon NV Champagne and cocktails; $398 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
Michelin-starred Italian buffet, $858 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: $858 per person with free flow Veuve Clicquot Brut; $998 per adult with free flow Ruinart Brut Rosé or Ruinart Blanc de Blancs; $1988 per adult with free flow Dom Pérignon. Coffee and tea not included. HK$398 per child aged from 3 to 12 years
Where: Level 118, International Commerce Ctr., 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon
Book: 2263 2270 or [email protected]
International semi-buffet, $588 per adult with free flow on Saturdays and $838 per adult with free flow on Sundays, highchairs available, harbour views, under 3s free
The Sunday brunch is pricey at $838 per head, but your plate will be FULL. The menu isn’t as long on Saturdays (hence the $588 price) but by no means is it paltry. In fact you won’t know where to start – there’s a dedicated egg station, sushi and sashimi counter, fresh seafood, endless salads, not to mention assorted entrées. On Sundays they also throw in an Indian curry counter, a carved roast and live cooking station, a bountiful selection of cold appetisers and dessert and pastry to make your eyes bulge, with no less than 30 sweet confections to tempt you. The kids will be on cloud nine too with their own children’s corner offering treats like mini burgers, hot dogs, fish fingers with fries, potato salad and candies galore. Everyone leaves happy.
When: Saturday 12.00pm to 3.00pm; Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm
Cost: Saturday $588 per person for free flow Perrier-Jouët Champagne and select beverages; $318 per child aged 3-11; Sunday $838 per person for free flow Perrier-Jouët Champagne and select beverages; $358 per child aged 3-11.
Where: 8/F, Conrad Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
Book: 2521 3838 or [email protected]
International buffet (especially seafood), from $828 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 – $828 per adult including free flow Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut NV Champagne; $414 per child aged 4-11 years old; $1888 per person with free flow Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque Rosé and 30 grams of high quality caviar.
Where: No. 1, Austin Road West, Kowloon Station. Tsim Sha Tsui
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. Executive chef Philip Pak presents classic brunch dishes with a modern Asian flair, and pastry chef Jason Licker complements each meal with a special dessert trio. Hot and cold starters with notes of Japanese flavours (prawns with wasabi and clams with miso and garlic) can be paired with mains like organic chicken with Thai-peanut satay or short rib steak with Sichuan jus. Free flow Champagne, wine and cocktails (including a Bloody Mary mixing station) are nearby to help soothe your spicy (but happy) mouth. Bonus for sleepyheads: brunch runs until 6.00 pm on Sundays.
When: Saturday 12.00PM to 3.00pm; Sunday 12.00 to 6.00 pm (either day’s seating is 2.5 hours)
Cost: $488 per person; add $298 for free flow Veuve Cliquot, white or red wine, cocktails (Bloody Mary, Storm Cooler, Morning Margarita), beer, juice and soft drinks. Free flow Veuve Cliquo Rosé is $398 and Möet & Chandon Vintage is $498. Under 5s free, 5-10 years $288.
Where: 25/F California Tower, 32 D’Aguilar Street, Central
Book: 3700 2300 or
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 5s 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 under 5 eat for free
Where: The Grill, 11th Floor, Grandy Hyatt, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
International breakfast buffet, $740 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 Ruinart Champagne Brunch at The Lobby. Work your way through an assortment of baked goods, starters like roma tomato compote with buffalo mozzarella or homemade granola with soy milk, and mains including potato frittata or a breakfast wagyu burger. Enjoy the free flow Ruinart Blanc de Blancs 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: $470 per person including a glass of Ruinart Blanc de Blancs Champagne, selection of juices and coffee or Peninsula tea; $740 per person for free flow Ruinart Blanc de Blancs Champagne.
Where: Ground Floor, The Peninsula, Salisbury Road, Tsimshatsui
Book: 2696 6772 or [email protected]
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 Hotel 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, Indian curry, roasted prime rib of beef with Yorkshire pudding and desserts, including a chocolate fountain for good measure.
When: Sunday from 11.30am to 3.00pm
Cost: $698 per person includes free flow Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Champagne, tea, coffee and herbal infusions. 3-12 year olds $398 per head.
Where: The Excelsior Hotel, 281 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay
Book: 2837 6786 or via website
Seafood, Semi-Buffet, from $698 per adult with free flow, highchairs available, al fresco roof terrace, harbour views, under 8s free
Fans of seafood will head straight to the buffet counter and return again and again for the freshly prepared mix of oysters, sashimi and tuna tartare with avocado, to name a few. There’s plenty of lovely salads and a Moroccan chicken main course option for those non-fish lovers, plus a dessert platter to share. The stunning harbour views from the tall windows, with a live band playing in the background, make for a very inviting Sunday afternoon.
When: Sunday 12.00pm to 4.00pm
Cost: $598 per person with coffee and tea; add $100 for free flow Prosecco, house red or white wine and Seafood Room signature cocktails; add $200 for free flow Perrier-Jouët Champagne, house red or white wine and signature cocktails. Children aged 8-10 $298, under 8s free.
Where: 26/F and rooftop, 535 Tower, No. 535 Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay
Book: 3708 9668 or [email protected]
International buffet, from $688 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 person with free flow R de Ruinart Champagne; $378 for children aged 3 to 11.
Where: 5 Connaught Road, Central
Book: 2825 4007 or [email protected]
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 (fresh salads, curry-stuffed flatbread, grilled octopus) with one main course and one dessert to partake in too. Kecap manis (sweet soy sauce) ice cream 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
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 two 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: chicken 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.
International / meat specialist semi-buffet, from $680 per adult with free flow, booster seats available, under 11s eat free from starter buffet
The name may have changed a bit, but the focus on quality meat is still there. Juicy burgers (they do some of the best in the city), hefty cuts of rib-eye or homemade sausages served with fried eggs and thickly-sliced bacon 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
Cost: $390 per adult; add $290 for free flow Laurent Perrier 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
Japanese buffet, $650 per adult with free flow, kids play corner, highchairs available, under 4s free
Perhaps one of the most talked-about brunches in Hong Kong, and for a reason – the food is fantastic. A full buffet of beautifully presented Japanese delicacies (including a good selection of sushi and sashimi) 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 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. In spite of the fact that the restaurant is on the fancier side, Zuma does offer a kids’ corner with toys.
When: Saturday and Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm (2 hour sittings)
Cost: $650 with free flow Louis Roederer Brut Premier Champagne champagne, cocktails, sake and wine; $490 without alcohol; $1,888 with free flow Louis Roederer Cristal 2009; $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
Modern Chinese, a la carte, $648 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 $648 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: $488 per person with free flow juices, soft drinks and Chinese tea; $648 per person for free flow Perrier-Jouët Champagne, Tycoon Tann signature cocktails, red or white wine, soft drinks and Chinese tea. $288 for under 10s, under 5s free.
Where: 1/F-2/F, 74 Wellington Street, Central
Book: 3125 3228 or [email protected]
French set menu, $638 per adult with free flow
For brunch with a difference, Alchemy offers a set menu featuring eight courses of refined French cuisine in the light and well-designed Lounge Restaurant. The menu changes regularly but includes dishes such as octopus carpaccio, oysters and chargrilled wagyu beef. At only $288 per head, it represents amazing value. Free flow champagne available $350 per person.
When: Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 3.30pm
Cost: $288 for food only; $350 free flow Perrier-Jouët Champagne and prosecco is available by the glass
Where: G/F, 16 Arbuthnot Road, Central
Michelin-starred Chinese semi-buffet, $628 per adult with free flow, children under 12 eat from the buffet for free, stunning harbour views, no highchairs available, under 12s free
Experience Michelin-star Chinese food at an amazing price at Hutong. Expect stunning harbour views while devouring their Feng Wei Brunch: plate after plate of perfect dim sum, entrée buffet, selection of main dishes (beauties like golden minced prawn wrapped in crab claw and deliciously sweet chicken drumsticks with lemongrass and honey sauce), all followed by a dessert platter with free-flow Champagne and drink packages to choose from.
When: Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 12.00 to 3.00 pm
Cost: $428 for food only; add $100 for seasonal mocktails, soft drinks and juices; add $200 for Veuve Clicquot NV, sommelier’s choice of white and red wine, bottled beer and cocktails; add $300 for Vintage 2008, Veuve Clicquot. Complimentary buffet for children under 12 years old.
Where: 28/F, One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui
Book: 3428 8342 or online
Modern Korean buffet, from $620 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, and wind down to the live DJ tunes. This is a semi-buffet brunch, so hit the appetiser counter first which includes stations for kimbap, fried chicken, seafood, soup, salad, bagels, and even a ‘make your own’ bibimbap. Main dishes include Korean favourites such as Bulgogi Fillet Steak with Grilled Vegetables and Straw Potato, Iberico Bossam Pork Belly, and Kalbi Jjim Short Ribs, to name a few. With a choice of two free flow options and a lip-smackingly good dessert selection you’ll still be thinking about this brunch on Monday morning.
When: Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost: $380 per adult, free flow Roederer EState sparkling wines, house wines, cocktails, beer and soju $250. $200 per child age 4-12
Where: UG/F, 32 D’Aguilar Street, Central, HK
Book: 3755 4868 or
Modern Thai semi-buffet, $606 per adult with free flow, kids menu, highchairs, under 3s free
Thai for brunch? Don’t mind if we do! Nix your usual Thai take-away cravings of pad thai and green curry and instead save it for a unique weekend brunch experience. Issaya has fabulous harbour and city views from its Causeway Bay location in a chic setting. The semi-buffet choices of modern Thai tastes include moo ping (barbecued pork skewers) and tao-hu tod (crispy tofu with coconut batter and sweet chili peanut dressing) to start, fresh oysters from the oyster station and mains for seafood, meat and vegetable fans alike (all served with Chiang Mai mushroom rice). All with a signature dessert buffet complete with a nitrogen ice cream station serving up mini cones of house-made ice cream and toppings to make you giddy: crispy sticky rice puffs, passion fruit sauce, mango jelly candies and more. Served with coffee or tea, Thai iced tea, soft drinks and free flowing Champagne.
When: Saturday 12.00pm to 3.00pm; Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm
Cost: $368 per person; add $238 for G.H. Mumm Champagne; add $88 for free flow Thai iced tea and soft drinks. Kids menu (3 to 12 years old) $238 per head, under 3s free.
Where: 25/F, Soundwill Plaza II – Midtown, 1 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay
Book: 2154 3048 or
Argentinian steakhouse, unlimited orders from menu, $600 per adult with free flow, no set prices for kids, highchairs available
A taste of Argentina in Hong Kong grilling up famous Argentinian steaks and award-winning ceviche. The cowhide décor may take some getting used to, but you’ll be too busy scarfing down the unlimited menu of steak and eggs, oven-baked chorizo sausage and simple blueberry pancakes draped in honey to notice. Selected wine, beer, cocktails, spirits and Veuve Clicquot Champagne will be free flowing.
When: Sunday from 11.00am to 4.00pm
Cost: $450 with soft drinks and selected mocktails for 2 hours; $600 free flow selected wine, beer, cocktails, spirits and Veuve Clicquot
Where: 5th Floor, LHT Tower, 31 Queen’s Road, Central
Book: 2386 8090
Free Flow Brunch for Under $600
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)
After an extensive renovation a couple of years ago, The Pawn came back with British chef Tom Aikens at the helm with a new menu. Hearty mains like grilled sirloin steak or poached eggs with ‘coronation hollandaise’ can be paired with extras (from $35) like fish and chips and charcuterie, plus unlimited refills of the puds platter. Kids get to choose from their own menu featuring favourites like macaroni cheese or sausage and mash, and a great selection of milkshakes and smoothies.
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 Impérial, 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
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
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 online
Italian & international, Saturday $588 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, beer and chilled juices.
On Sundays you can enjoy their international buffet brunch, including a stunning selection of seafood and a free flow option.
When: Saturday 12.00pm to 3.00pm; Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm
Cost: Saturday Italian brunch $588 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: Conrad Hotel, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
Book: 2521 3838 or online
Indonesian, unlimited sharing plates, $590 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 Nasi Rames (rice with small portions of beef rendang, fried chicken, eggplant, prawn sambal and sweet corn fritters). Stick around after brunch for Potato Head’s newly-launched Sunday Circle with music, visiting international DJs, kids’ workshops and bar specials.
When: Saturday and Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm
Cost: $395 per person; add $195 for free flow Veuve Clicquot Champagne, cocktails, red or white wine and soft drinks; 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]
International semi-buffet breakfast, $588 per adult with free flow, outdoor seating available, highchairs available, under 3s free
Located in TST in the colonial-style Hullett House, The Parlour is a lovely setting for brunch in a chinoiserie lounge indoors or among the palms on the pleasant terrace. The food isn’t that fancy, but it hits the spot, and the setting and artwork throughout – dragon sculptures, Chinese lanterns and wall paintings – are worth a wander to view after eating. Baked goods, eggs done three ways, pancakes and a choice of main course followed by a selection of cheese, dessert and free flow Champagne are included. The Parlour is also a delightful spot for afternoon tea.
When: Saturday and Sunday 11.00am to 2.30pm
Cost: $388 per person for unlimited free flow orange juice or soft drink; $588 per person for unlimited free flow Champagne, house wine, orange juice or soft drink. Children (3 to 12 years) are charged at $268 per person.
Where: 1881 Heritage, 2A Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
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 cocktails, white, red or sparkling wines for $188 (for two hours only) to your a la carte choices. The Lazy Loaf Brunch menu runs the gamut from a classic omelette to a full English breakfast or mains like roasted tomato risotto to a proper Sunday roast with Yorkshire pudding. There’s a special kids brunch menu too.
When: Saturday and Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm
Cost: Main courses start at $168; add $188 for free flow cocktails, white and red wine or bubble; kids menu for ages 1 to 8 $104 for 3 courses
Where: Mezzanine Level, LKF Hotel, 33 Wyndham Street
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 Iberian ham 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
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: signature burger, grilled beef striploin, grilled beef ribeye. But there’s also something too for non-meat eaters like spinach and goat cheese frittata and old fashioned pancakes with fresh berries and maple syrup.
When: Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 3.30pm
Cost: $388 per person for buffet and main (grilled beef striploin add $98 supplement; grilled beef ribeye add $108 supplement); $528 buffet and main plus free flow Chandon, Paiara Bianco white wine, Rosso by Antinori red wine, Heineken beer, Porterhouse Mary cocktails, martinis; $658 for buffet and main plus free flow Veuve Clicquot, Paiara Bianco white wine, Rosso by Antinori red wine, Heineken beer, Porterhouse Mary cocktails, martinis
Where: 7/F California Tower, 30-36 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong
Book: 2522 6366 or
American semi-buffet, $495 per adult with free flow, kids play area, kids menu, highchairs available, under 4s free
Lily & Bloom’s ‘All American Diner’ 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 are hearty and plentiful. It’s a family friendly affair and kids will love the chocolate fountain and the cup cake decorating area. There’s also a kids’ corner to keep the young diners happy whilst mum and dad sip their free flow Bellini and Bloody Marys.
When: Saturday and Sunday from 11.00am to 4.00pm.
Cost: $495 for adults with free flow bellini, bloody Mary, beers tea or juice; $120 for add-on of six pieces freshly-shucked oysters; buffet $125 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
Italian semi-buffet, from $493 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.
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 $125 and up.
Where: Spasso, G5-8, 12-17, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui East
Book: 2730 8027 or
Italian semi-buffet, $478 per adult with free flow, 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 pappardelle with duck ragu and the chef’s selection dessert. The free flow option here includes luscious strawberry peach Bellinis and lychee martinis for a nice treat. 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, bottled Asahi beer, strawberry peach Bellinis and lychee martinis; $98 kids menu available
Where: 29/30F, 239 Hennessy road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Book: 2887 0270 or
Italian semi-buffet, $466 per adult with free flow, outdoor seating, ground floor harbour views, highchairs available
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: $338 including tea or coffee, or add $128 per person for free flowing sparkling, white or red wine and tea and coffee. A salad-only brunch is available which excludes the main course and is $250 for adults and $169 for children excluding drinks.
Where: Shop G63, G/F, Ocean Terminal, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Book: 2730 7900 or Facebook
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 very family friendly and the large space both inside and out lends itself very well to relaxed brunches with family and friends.
When: Saturday 12.00 to 3.00 pm and Sunday 11.30 am to 4.00pm; free flow draft Carlsberg beer, Prosecco, red and white wine (from 12.00 to 3.00pm only).
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
Portuguese buffet, from $428 per adult with free flow, kids play corner and highchairs available, under 8s free
No need to ferry across to Macau, Portugal’s former colony, for a taste of chouriço and all things piri piri. Casa Lisboa’s buffet brunch in Lan Kwai Fong is so in touch with its culinary roots that they even have a dedicated bacalhau station – that’s cod in Portuguese, and the country is known for being able to whip up a different variation of bacalhau for every day of the year. Here there’s bacalhau of the day, bacalhau in creamy sauce, cod cakes and fritters. Stop at the roast station for some traditional suckling pig, and the hot station for Alentejana-style pork loin and clams with potato and coriander – a must try dish. Pears in port wine and effervescent vinho verde (literally ‘green wine’, for the grapes used), along with other free flow liquids, will have you thinking about booking a flight to Lisbon to do it all over again.
When: Saturday from 11.30am to 3.00pm
Cost: $328 per person; $168 per child 8-12 years old; add $90 for free flow freshly squeezed juice and soft drinks (2 hours); add $100 for free flow sangria and vinho verde (2 hours); add $150 for free flow of sangria, sparkling wine, vinho verde, house wines and Super Bock beer (2 hours)
Where: 8/F LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central
Book: 2905 1168 or on Facebook
Brazilian Churrascaria (steakhouse/barbecue) semi-buffet, $426 per adult with free flow, kids under 12 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 including a tantalising caipirinha selection (classic, pineapple and watermelon). It’s also one of the cheaper options at $258.
When: Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00 to 3.00pm
Cost: $258 per person; add $168 for 2 hours of free flow sparkling wine, white and red wines and caipirinhas. Kids under 12 eat free.
Where: 3rd Floor, Grand Progress Building, 15-16 Lan Kwai Fong, Central
Italian, buffet or a la carte, $416 per adult for buffet with free flow, Victoria Harbour views, kids menu available, highchairs available, under 5s free
Formerly Giando’s and still operated by the same group, after Giando’s move to hip Star Street, Gia Trattoria is a bit off the beaten path but offers a weekend brunch featuring classic Italian comfort food with various starters and a choice of main course and dessert. 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; $138 for a 2 hour free flow of Prosecco or Peroni draft beer; $188 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
Italian buffet with additional main course options, from $388 per adult with free flow, kids menu, kids play corner, highchairs available, 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 – if you haven’t tried polenta now’s your chance to eat it in style with charred asparagus, poached egg and hollandaise or cured bacon, fried egg and roast cherry tomato; delicious. Slurp it all down with free flow champagne, wine and beer as you loosen your belt.
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]