The Best Free-Flow Brunches in Hong Kong

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

23 Jul 2020 — By The HK HUB / Food / Restaurants / Taste

Hong Kong’s Best Brunches

Weekend dining in Hong Kong typically means one thing – brunch! If you’re looking for the best free-flow brunch in Hong Kong, our comprehensive brunch guide has you covered. 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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We’ve picked our favourite luxury brunches, great value brunches, family-friendly 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: Écriture, Gaddi’s, Felix at the Peninsula, The Clipper Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental, The Tai Pan at The Murray, Zuma, La Rambla, Kitchen at the W Hotel, Ying Jee Club, Tosca at The Ritz, Nicholini’s and Brasserie on the Eighth at the Conrad, The Grill at the Grand Hyatt, Bostonian Seafood & Grill at The Langham, Buenos Aires Polo Club, Duddell’s, Ozone at The Ritz, Madame Fu, Theo Mistral by Theo Randall, Kaum at Potato Head, Hutong, The Verandah at The Repulse Bay, Aqua, Hue, Silencio, Dragon-i, and Porterhouse

Our Picks for Free Flow Brunch Under $600: The Pawn, Wooloomooloo Prime (TST), Uma Nota, Kinship, TokyoLima, Olé, WHISK at the Mira, Casa Lisboa, Spasso, The Optimist, Mak Mak, Alto, La Paloma, 208 Duecento Otto, Te Quiero Mucho, Pirata, Chaiwala, Quayside, Hotel Colombo, MEATS, Poem, and Beef & Liberty

Our Picks for Brunch With a View: Écriture, Ozone or Tosca at the Ritz, Kitchen at the W Hotel, Hutong, Aqua, Wooloomooloo Prime (TST), Nicholini’s and Brasserie on the Eighth at the Conrad, Spasso, Alto, La Rambla


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

Our Picks for Family-Friendly Brunch: Kitchen at the W HotelThe Pawn,  PirataBostonian Seafood & Grill at The Langham , Chaiwala, Kinship and 208 Duecento Otto

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

Our Picks for Al Fresco Brunch:  WHISK at the Mira, The Grill at the Grand Hyatt, La Rambla, Wooloomooloo Prime (TST), Madame Fu, Spasso, and Quayside

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

 

Best Luxury Brunches

Écriture

Ecriture Ama Ebi with pineapple tomato & fennel

Ama Ebi with pineapple tomato & fennel

French set 6-course menu, $2,176 per adult with 2 hours of free-flow Dom Perignon 2008, $1,058 per person with 3 glasses of wine, city views, 2-Michelin stars


You know brunch is going to be luxurious when there’s endless Dom Perignon on board. Écriture’s weekend brunch menu pairs a decadent 6-course menu of artisanal items with free-flow Dom Perignon 2008. But if you’re not a bottomless boozer, opt for the add-on of three glasses of wine, or an Écriture signature wine pairing. Oh, did we mention you’ll be relishing it all in a 2-Michelin star setting surrounded by a view of the city from Central, to the Peak, and Victoria Harbour 26 floors up? This may just be your next favourite spot.

When:   Saturday 12.00pm to 2.00pm, Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost:      $778 per person for 6-course menu only; add $280 for three glasses of wine; 680 for signature wine pairing; add $$1388 per person for 2 hours of free-flow Dom Perignon 2008
Where:  26/F, H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central
Book:     2795 5996 or [email protected]

 

Gaddi’s

Gaddi's Interior

Gaddi’s Interior

French A La Carte, $1,196 per adult with free-flow

Gaddi’s presents a 4-course Saturday lunch with free-flowing Perrier Jouët Champagne in an opulent setting, complete with glittering chandeliers and high ceilings, not to mention impeccable service. You won’t be disappointed with Chef Albin Gobil’s culinary creations, from the inventive burrata panna cotta served with broccoli, octopus and brioche to sweet delights like “The Honeycomb” – lime and ginger mousse, banana sponge and honey ice cream.

When:   Saturday 12.00pm to 2.30pm (last Champagne order 1.30pm)
Cost:      $708 per person for 4-course menu only; add $488 for 2 hours of free-flow Perrier Jouët Champagne
Where:  1/F (take the dedicated elevator from The Peninsula Arcade entrance adjacent to Nathan Road), The Peninsula Hong Kong, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Book:     2696 6763 or [email protected]

 

Felix at The Peninsula

Seafood on ice at Felix Brunch

Seafood on Ice at Felix

International buffet, $1070 per adult including free-flow, outstanding harbour views, under 6s free


The lavish setting of Felix in the iconic Peninsula Hotel offers a sumptuous buffet brunch with a captivating view. Up on the 28th floor, feast your eyes on Victoria Harbour and on the array of modern European dishes by acclaimed Chef de Cuisine Juan Gomez, plus live stations with fresh seafood on ice, egg specialties of the Benedict, Arlington and Florentine variety, a wonderful cheese selection and dessert featuring Peninsula chocolates, sorbet and more. The menu changes based on the season, so there’s often something new to entice you.

And afternoon tea at The Peninsula is a must too.

When:    Sundays from 11.30am to 3.30pm
Cost:      $898 food only; $1050 for 2 hours of free-flow homemade fruit juices and soft drinks; $1070 for 2 hours of free-flow Felix’s signature cocktail, beer, white and red wine; $1178 for 2 hours of free-flow Peninsula Deutz Brut Champagne; $1346 for 2 hours of free-flow Ruinart Champagne Rosé and Blanc de Blancs
Where:  28/F, The Peninsula, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Book:     2696 6772 or [email protected]

 

Clipper Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental

Desert selection at Clipper Lounge brunch Hong Kong

Desserts at the Clipper Lounge Brunch

International buffet, $1046 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 Ruinart “R” Brut 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 12.00pm to 3.00 pm
Cost:      $688 per adult including soft drinks and juices; add $358 for free-flow Ruinart “R” Brut Champagne, house wine and beer; $388 for children aged 3 to 11
Where:  5 Connaught Road, Central
Book:    2825 4007 or online


 

The Tai Pan at The Murray

The Tai Pan's Sunday Brunch Spread

Brunch Spread at The Tai Pan

Semi-buffet, $996 per adult with free-flow, under 5s free

Housed in The Murray, The Tai Pan’s semi-buffet brunch is taken in a warm yet sleek setting, with comfortable burgundy leather chairs that invite you to sit for hours, which is quite handy as there’s lots to enjoy. Freshly-shucked French oysters are served at the table “au natural” with various sauces and accompaniments. Give yourself a stretch and head over to the spread of charcuterie, premium cheeses and pastries, then try some crispy Peking duck at the carvery station. Settle back in for one of six mains, from soft poached Japanese eggs to white miso glazed cod.

When:    Saturday and Sunday from 12.15pm to 2.30pm
Cost:      $698 per adult; add $298 for free-flow “R” de Ruinart Brut Champagne, beer, house white and red wines, cocktails, fresh orange, grapefruit and apple juices; $349 per child aged 5 to 11
Where:  UG/F, The Murray, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central
Book:    3141 8888 or online

 

Zuma

Zuma's weekend brunch collaboration with Ruinart

Zuma’s weekend brunch collaboration with Ruinart

Japanese buffet, from $988 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. Browse 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. Choose one main course as well, such as the teriyaki salmon fillet with sliced pickled cucumber, or you may opt for a premium option of Japanese wagyu saga sirloin. The brunch is 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:      $598 per adult for food only including iced tea; $988 per adult with 2.5 hours of free-flow ‘R’ de Ruinart NV Champagne, wine, beer, Aperol Spritz and iced tea; $1238 per adult with 2.5 hours of free-flow Ruinart Blanc de Blancs NV Champagne, wine, beer, Aperol Spritz and iced tea; $2130 per adult with 2.5 hours of free-flow Krug Grand Cuvée NV Champagne, wine, beer, Aperol Spritz and iced tea; $350 for children 4-10 years old for kids’ portion of either one main course or hot udon chicken noodles, free for children 3 and under
Where:  Levels 5 & 6, Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road, Central
Book:     3657 6388 or online here

 

La Rambla

Brunch at La Rambla

Brunch at La Rambla

Spanish buffet, from $930 per adult with free-flow, harbour views, terrace, under 10s free

La Rambla’s Sunday Market Brunch is inspired by Spain’s vibrant food markets that overflow with a colourful array of meat, seafood and produce. Here the scene is smaller-scale, but there’s lots of tapas, salads, cold appetisers and charcuterie – served directly to the table. Later, head to the chef counter for a selection of meat and seafood, along with La Rambla’s famous paellas. It wouldn’t be a Spanish brunch without sangria, included in the “Good Open Bar” free-flow package, or go premium with the “Great Open Bar” for some Krug Grande Cuvee NV, Belvedere, Grey Goose and Don Julio Blanco.

When:   Sunday from 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost:      $550 per adult; add $380 for 2.5 hours of free-flow Veuve Clicquot Brut, Agustí Torelló Mata Reserva Brut cava, sangria, beer, Chase Oak Smoked Bloody Mary, red and white wines, beer, and selection of spirits; add $1380 for 2.5 hours of free-flow Krug Grande Cuvée NV, beer and premium spirits; free for under 10s
Where:  3071-73, Level 3, ifc mall, Central
Book:    2661 1161 or [email protected]

 

Kitchen at W Hotel

Brunch at Kitchen

Sunday Brunch at Kitchen at the W

International buffet (especially seafood), from $908 per adult with free-flow, stunning harbour views, family friendly, under 4s free

The W is renowned for the quality of its food and the brunches they offer are no exception. Find out for yourself by experiencing the newly revamped Bubbly Seafood Sunday Brunch, promising “fun and whimsical” hot dishes, seafood, savouries, desserts, signature Bloody Marys, free-flow Veuve Clicquot Champagne and more.


When:    Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost:      $908 per adult including free-flow Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne, selected cocktails, house red and white wine; $498 per child aged 4-11 years old (soft drinks only)
Where:  No. 1, Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, Tsim Sha Tsui
Book:     3717 2299 or [email protected]

 

Ying Jee Club

Ying Jee Club Brunch

Crispy Dim Sum 3 Ways @ Ying Jee Club

Cantonese A La Carte, approx $900 per adult with free-flow, 2 Michelin-stars

This two-Michelin Star Cantonese restaurant serves dishes that are as beautiful to look at as they are to sample. Chef Siu Hin Chi fuses expert cooking techniques with top ingredients to create traditional delights. Spoil yourself with delicacies such as whole abalone puff with chicken, crispy dim sum in three ways, and signature dishes like pan-fried crab claw with shrimp paste, crispy conpoy and caviar.

When:    Saturday and Sunday 11.30am to 3.00pm
Cost:       $388 per person with free-flow 2-hour free flow of Delamotte Brut Champagne, white or red wine (sommelier’s choice) and soft drinks
Where:  Shop G05, 107-108, Nexxus Building, 41 Connaught Road, Central
Book:     2801 6882 or [email protected]

 

Tosca at The Ritz Carlton

Tosca restaurant at Ritz Carlton Hong Kong

Tosca at the Ritz Carlton

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

Experience the essence of Italy at the Michelin-starred Italian restaurant located on Level 102 of the Ritz Carlton. The brunch features Tosca di Angelo’s four-course menu, plus a variety of free-flow Champagne options. Enticing antipasti like fresh blue fin tuna with eggplant, salmoriglio sauce and kaluga caviar start things off, with two rounds of mains including mezzo paccheri mancini with Alaska king crab, bisque and olive oil, before the dolci is served. The apricot coulis and sorbet with meringue and cardamom cream is to die for.


When:   Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 12.00 to 2.30pm
Cost:      $748 per adult for four-course menu only; $898 per adult for four-course menu with free-flow Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut NV Champagne / sommelier’s wine selection; $1,080 per adult for four-course menu with free-flow Ruinart Blanc de Blancs NV Champagne / rosé and sommelier’s wine selection; $2,488 per adult for four-course menu with free-flow Louis Roederer Cristal 2009; $5,988 per adult for a four-course menu with free-flow Louis Roederer Cristal Rosé 2008; $380 per child (3-12 years old) for 2-course menu, $480 per child for 3-course menu or $580 per child for 4-course menu; add $100 per person for free-flow juices
Where:  Level 118, International Commerce Ctr., 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon
Book:     2263 2270 or [email protected]

 

Nicholini’s and Brasserie on the Eighth at The Conrad

Brasserie on the 8th

Brasserie on the 8th

Italian & international, $898 per adult with free-flow, harbour views, under 4s free

Both these restaurants on the 8th floor of The Conrad have striking views and offer lovely brunches. Savour Northern Italian fare with platters of pastas and antipasti, eggs and omelettes, seafood, and pop-up culinary carts serving up a “Brunch of Surprises”. Don’t forget to visit the “Cheese Library” and then delve into some scrumptious desserts. Pair all this with free-flowing Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut NV Champagne, concoctions from the mix & shake bar, and more. Junior guests are not forgotten, with special-sized entrees and dishes.

When:   Saturday and Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm
Cost:      $898 per adult with free-flow Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut NV Champagne, mix & shake bar, highlighted juices, Lavazza coffee and TWG tea; $358 per child aged 4-12
Where:  8/F, Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
Book:    Nicholini’s: 2822 8801 or [email protected]; Brasserie on the Eighth: 2822 8803 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, $876 per adult with free-flow, all outdoor poolside seating (with fans), pool day passes available – must book in advance, 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:      $588 per adult; add $288 for free-flow red and white house wine and beer; add $518 for free-flow Champagne; $268 per child aged 6 to 12 years, under 5s free
Where:  11/F, Grand Hyatt, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
Book:     2584 7722

 

Bostonian Seafood & Grill at The Langham

Bostonian Seafood & Grill Sunday Brunch Highlights

Bostonian Seafood & Grill Sunday Brunch Highlights

From $838 per adult with free-flow, kids play area, under 5s free

There’s lots of tasty stops along the way at this sumptuous 4-hour Weekend Champagne Brunch, starting at the restaurant’s signature seafood tower, salmon bar, charcuterie, cheese and salad stations, and a glorious dessert buffet station. Lamb cutlet or pumpkin tortellini are some of the mains parents can enjoy (kids have lots of fun food options), and then fuel up at the drink bar boasting virgin mimosa and virgin Bloody Mary stations. There’s also free-flowing hard stuff, of course, courtesy of Perrier-Jouët to indulge in as the kids let loose in the attended play area.

When:    Sunday from 12.00pm to 4.00pm
Cost:      $688 per adult with free-flow soft drinks and orange juice; $838 per adult with Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut NV Champagne, house white and red wine, soft drinks and orange juice; $988 per adult for free-flow Perrier-Jouët Blason Rosé NV Champagne, house white and red wine, soft drinks and orange juice; $344 per child aged 5 to 11
Where:  8 Peking Road, The Langham, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Book:     2132 7898 or [email protected]

 

Buenos Aires Polo Club

Buenos Aires Polo Club

Bruch Spread at Buenos Aires Polo Club

International brunch buffet, from $788 per adult with free-flow, highchairs available, over 6s pay full price, under 6s free

Competing in the Hong Kong steak scene is Buenos Aires Polo Club, with a strong following when it comes to Argentinian beef. Their regular brunch boasts an egg station in The Lounge with chefs ready to whip up Japanese eggs cooked to order, while at The Bar you’ll encounter a selection of seafood and Iberian cold cuts. Sweet tooths will get their fill with a choice of freshly baked pastries and cakes. Then, there’s the “Fiasco Brunch”, with bottomless bubbles and entertainment thrown in, billed as a “heady, Bacchanalian dining affair”. Get ready to drink, dine and dance the afternoon away on the last Saturday of each month.


When:    Sunday and public holidays 11.00am to 3.00pm
Cost:      $398 per adult for ‘Club Brunch’; $588 per adult for ‘Club Brunch Sin’ with coffee, tea, juices, soft drinks; $788 per adult for ‘Club Brunch Con’ with Ayala Brut Majeur NV Champagne, house red and white wine, draught beer, selected Polo cocktails, coffee, tea, juices, soft drinks; $198 per child aged 6 to 12, under 6s free; Fiasco Brunch: Classic – $1600 per adult inclusive of food, entertainment, free-flow red and white wine and prosecco; Superior – $1800 per adult inclusive of food, entertainment, free-flow red and white wine, Champagne and house spirits
Where:   7/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central
Book:     2321 8681 or [email protected]

 

Duddell’s

dim sum brunch at Duddells Hong Kong

Dim Sum Brunch at Duddells

Michelin-starred Chinese, unlimited orders from menu, $788 per adult with free-flow, outdoor seating 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 at their Weekend Salon Brunch: dim sum including pork and shrimp dumplings, steamed barbecued pork buns, plus mains from Peking duck to beef tenderloin, with plenty of vegetarian options. Pair the above 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:      $550 per person with free-flow fresh juices, soft drinks and water; $250 per child 10 and under; $788 with free-flow Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label, cocktails, red and white wine, beer and soft drinks
Where:  Level 3, Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street, Central
Book:    2525 9191 or [email protected]

Craving dim sum? Check out our pick of Hong Kong’s best dim sum restaurants here.

 

Ozone at The Ritz Carlton

brunch spread at Ozone at the Ritz Carlton Hong Kong

Brunch spread at Ozone

International buffet, from $756 per adult with free-flow, outstanding views, highchairs available, under 4s free


Discerning diners can take in the breathtaking views from the world’s highest bar while enjoying the Dom Pérignon Ultimate Brunch. This amazing free-flow brunch includes free flow Dom Pérignon 2008, plus an extensive buffet of appetisers, savouries and a wide selection of desserts. Rotating menus highlight Chef Riveros’ Chilean background with highlights like lobster paella, fresh seafood and more from the rotating menu. Best to always call ahead, as blackout dates apply and are subject to change without notice.

When:   Sunday from 12.00pm to 2.00pm
Cost:      $488 per adult food only; add $148 for 2 hours of free-flow fruit-secco and soft drinks (additional hour $74); add $268 for 2 hours of free-flow selected cocktails, house wine and beer (additional hour $134); add $348 for 2 hours of free-flow Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label (additional hour $174); add $1,288 for 2 hours of free-flow Dom Perignon Vintage 2008 (additional hour $644); $244 per child aged 4 to 18 with one salad, one main and unlimited eggs and dessert selections
Where:  Level 118, International Commerce Ctr., 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon
Book:     2263 2270

 

Madame Fù 

Madame Fu Weekend Brunch

Madame Fu Weekend Brunch

Contemporary Chinese set menu, $750 per adult with free-flow, al fresco seating available, under 10s half price

Ambiance definitely plays a role in the perfect brunch experience, and this place has it in spades. Situated in the old colonial building in the Tai Kwun heritage compound, brunch is served in a handsome space spanning the entire 3rd floor of the old police headquarters. On good weather days, take your unlimited Peking duck and dim sum on the verandah, or dine inside beside elongated windows, tall palms and eye-catching art. Choose from three free-flow packages, to partake in with assorted appetisers (you’ll love Madame Fù’s Iberico char siu), mains and dessert. Bring the kids, as it’s half price for children under 10.

When:   Saturdays 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost:      $550 per person for 2 hours of free-flow soft drinks and Madame Fù’s mocktails; $750 per person for 2 hours of free-flow Piper-Heidsieck Brut NV Champagne, Ridolfi Montalcino Rosé Brut sparkling rosé, white, red and rosé wine, cocktails, sake and beer; $980 for 2 hours of free-flow Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial NV Champagne, Ridolfi Montalcino Rosé Brut sparkling rosé, white, red and rosé wine, cocktails, sake and beer; $1600 per person for 2 hours of free-flow Ruinart Blanc de Blancs NV Champagne, Ridolfi Montalcino Rosé Brut sparkling rosé, white, red and rosé wine, cocktails, sake and beer (drink upgrades require whole table participation)
Where:  3/F, Barrack Block, Tai Kwun, No. 10 Hollywood Road, Central
Book:     2114 2118 or [email protected]

 

Theo Mistral by Theo Randall

Seafood Bar @ Theo Mistral's brunch

Seafood Bar @ Theo Mistral’s brunch

Italian buffet, $736 per adult with free-flow, under 4s free


Renowned British Chef Theo Randall brings Hong Kongers a brunch celebrating la dolce vita. The monthly-changing seasonal menu pairs Italian flavours with fresh produce and features a sumptuous antipasti table with freshly-baked focaccia, and a seafood bar with Boston lobster, smoked tuna carpaccio and more. Don’t load up too much on the starters or you’ll miss out on an award-winning daily homemade pasta dishes like Cappelletti di Vitello with slow-cooked veal and pancetta.

When:     Sunday 11.00am to 2.30pm
Cost:       $598 per adult; $338 per child aged 4-11, under 4s eat free; add $138 for free-flow house white and red wine, Bellini, Italian sangria and beer; add $68 for free-flow Theo’s Italian lemonade
Where:   70 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
Book:      2731 2870 or th[email protected]

 

Kaum at Potato Head

Brunch at Kaum

Brunch at Kaum

Indonesian, unlimited sharing plates, from $696 per adult with free-flow, kids menu

Located in Potato Head’s multi-purpose Sai Ying Pun space 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 and smoked red chili), and dessert.

When:     Saturday, Sunday and public holiday 11.00am to 3.00pm
Cost:       $398 per person; add $298 for 2 hours or $398 for 3 hours of free-flow Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Champagne, house red and white wine, beer, Indo Bloody Mary, mimosa, sangria, soft drinks and juices; kids menu available for under 8s at $60 per head
Where:  G/F, 100 Third Street, Sai Ying Punk
Book:     2858 6066 or [email protected]

 

Hutong

Brunch at Hutong

Brunch at Hutong

Chinese semi-buffet, from $688 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 and Northern Chinese mains that all reflect Chinese customs and are perfect for sharing. Finish your meal with a selection of sweet specialties like egg yolk custard and apple spring rolls. 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 11.30am to 3.00 pm
Cost:      $488 per adult for food only; add $200 per adult for free-flow Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin NV; add $440 per adult for free-flow Ruinart Blanc de Blancs Brut NV; add $480 per adult for free-flow Ruinart Rosé NV; add $100 per person for free-flow soft drinks and mocktails; complimentary buffet for children under 12 years old.
Where:  28/F, One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui
Book:     3428 8342 or online

 

The Verandah at The Repulse Bay

The Verandah at the Repulse Bay

European set brunch menu, $688 per adult with free-flow, under 3s free

It’s a sunny all-you-can-eat-and-drink affair at the charming The Verandah, a lovely escape from the bustling city over in Repulse Bay. On Sundays bring the family and savour favourites such as Eggs Benedict plus the usual brunch spread of assorted seafood, appetisers, soup, cheese and desserts, all served at the table. Unwind between bites with free-flowing Grand Marnier cocktail or go all out and opt for the Moët & Chandon Rosé Champagne.

When:   Sunday 11.0am to 3.00pm
Cost:      $688 per adult for food and free-flow of Grand Marnier cocktail, orange juice and apple juice; $344 per child 3 to 11 years; add $208 per adult for free-flow house Champagne, selected white or red wines and selected beer; additional $50 per adult for free-flow Moët & Chandon Rosé Champagne on top of free-flow beverage package (free-flow beverage package available until 2.30pm)
Where:  109 Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay
Book:     2292 2822

 

Aqua

sharing platter at Aqua Brunch

Sharing Plattar at Aqua Brunch

Japanese and Italian, sharing platters, from $688 per adult with free-flow, outstanding harbour views, under 5s free


Indulge yourself in Aqua’s trademark Japanese and Italian cuisine, while taking in the unbeatable Victoria Harbour views. Their “Rosé Because Brunch” invites you to sample a mouthwatering mix of Japanese and Italian mains and starters, and a dessert platter featuring mini gelato cones that will delight. Choose from different free-flow packages, and if don’t want the bubbles to stop flowing, another hour of free-flow can be yours (upon request).

When:   Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost:      $588 per adult for free-flow soft drinks; $688 per adult for free-flow Mirabeau Rosé Champagne, Col de’Salici prosecco; $788 per adult for free-flow Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Yellow Label Champagne; $888 per adult for free-flow Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Rosé; $988 per adult for free-flow Ruinart Rosé and Blanc de Blancs Champagne; $198 per child aged 5 to 12; under 5s are free
Where:  29/30 F, One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui
Book:     3427 2288 or online 

 

Hue

Brunch at Hue

Brunch at Hue

Modern Australian  Set Brunch Menu, $680 per adult with free-flow, harbour views

Beautiful venue, awesome views, and elegant cuisine with Australian flavours is at Hue, located in a unique locale – the Hong Kong Museum of Art. You’re guaranteed Victoria Harbour panoramas and free-flow Taittinger Champagne, so what’s there not to love? Start with a complementary immune-boosting juice shot upon arrival, and then embrace the exquisite food by Chef Anthony Hammel: lovely starters including Wagyu pastrami with smoked egg gribiche, ricotta and yam dumplings or fresh market fish for mains, plus assorted tarts and cakes for dessert. No buffet queues here, it’s all served at the table, so you can sit back and sip that unlimited Champagne.

When:     Sunday 11.00am to 2.30pm
Cost:      $380 per person; add $300 for 2 hours of free-flow Taittinger Brut Reserve, 10 premium red and white wines, Steffen’s Bloody Mary (add $150 to upgrade to Taittinger Prelude Grand Cru); add $190 for a selection of two mocktails and one tea or coffee
Where:  Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1/F, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Book:     3500 5888 or [email protected]

 

Silencio

Jazzakaya Brunch at Silencio

Jazzakaya Weekend Brunch at Silencio

Japanese Semi-Buffet, $648 per adult with free-flow


This place has the cool vibe of a sleek drinking den in Japan, with eclectic artwork by Tokyo artist Tomoo Gokita and live jazz to take in along with the incredible food. Think izakaya with inventive touches – “dishes that respect tradition but are not bound by it” – as they put it. Chef Yong Soo Do uses fresh fish flown in from around the world for his new-style nigiri, sashimi and specialty maki, and premium seasonal ingredients throughout the aptly named “Jazzakaya Brunch” menu, with enticing mains like black cod saikyoyaki with daikon kale. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available, upon request.

When:   Saturday, Sunday and public holiday 12.00pm to 4.00pm
Cost:      $458 per person; add $200 for 2 hours of free-flow Champagne
Where:  6/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central
Book:     2480 6569 or [email protected]

 

Dragon-I

Dim Sum at Dragon I

Dim Sum @ Dragon-I

Unlimited dim sum, from $638 per adult with free-flow, children 3-11 years old $128

Forget eggs Benedict when you can have all-you-can-eat 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 Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne for a tipsy weekend afternoon treat.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00pm to 4.00pm
Cost:      $638 per person including free-flow Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne, house beers, spirits and wines; children 3-11 $128, under 3s free
Where:  60 Wyndham Street, Central
Book:    3110 1222 or [email protected]

 

Porterhouse

Weekend Brunch at Porterhouse, Hong Kong

Weekend Brunch at Porterhouse

Contemporary steakhouse, semi-buffet, from $636 per adult with free-flow


If you wake up on the weekend with a craving for meat, go to Porterhouse for brunch. Carnivores will flock to the generous offerings at the carving station, featuring quality cuts of juicy steak they’re known for. At the seafood bar, guests can get their fill of unlimited oysters, lobster, crab and much more. Endless salads, grilled vegetables and smoked salmon make up some of the yummy sides, and dessert is overflowing with options of sweet stuff you love like moist carrot cake with cream cheese frosting.

When:     Saturday and Sunday 11.30am to 3.30pm
Cost:       $448 per person for buffet, carving station, seafood bar and dessert bar; add $188 for 2 hours or $288 for the whole brunch of free-flow prosecco, red and white wine, beer and cocktails; add $288 for two hours or $488 for the whole brunch of Taittinger Brut Reserve Champagne, red and white wine, beer, cocktails
Where:  7/F California Tower, 30-36 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong
Book:     2522 6366 or [email protected]

 

Best 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, kids playroom, under 12s free (one per paying adult)

They had us at ‘unlimited dessert 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. Start with healthy sharing bowls including Greek yogurt with fresh raspberry jam and homemade granola, and continue with a varied spread of traditional English roast, mussels and chips, poached eggs, pancakes and more. Kids have their own brunch menu too! We try not to stuff ourselves too much as 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; Sundays 11.30am to 2.00 pm (a a carte available from 6pm onwards)
Cost:      $498 per person with free-flow soft drinks, cold pressed juices and smoothies; $598 per person with free-flow Moët & Chandon Rosé Imperial, Bloody Mary, selected red and white wines, bottled beers, ciders, soft drinks, bottled water, cold pressed juices, artisanal teas and coffees (add $50 to upgrade to Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial); $988 for Ruinart Blanc de Blancs, Bloody Mary, selected red and white wines, bottled beers, ciders, soft drinks, bottled water, smoothies, cold pressed juices, artisanal teas and coffees (add $1,000 to upgrade to Dom Pérignon 2008); 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 [email protected]

 

Wooloomooloo Prime (TST)

harbour view at Wooloomooloo Prime, Hong Kong

Harbour Views at Wooloomooloo Prime

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


This is the place for those who love a view with their afternoon cocktail. Dig into the BARvellous Brunch and sip on your favourite tipple from a crafted selection paired with classic sweet and savoury brunch delicacies. The four-course menu has plenty of tempting appetizers, prawn cocktails and luscious soup. Move on to the main course which is a choice from a special rotating menu including fish, al dente pasta dishes or traditional must-have breakfast items. Dessert could be sinful treats like apple crumble.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00 to 3.00pm
Cost:      $398 per adult for 4 courses with tea and coffee; add $200 per adult for free-flow prosecco, wine and beer; add $250 per adult for free-flow gin and tonic; add $300 per adult for free-flow martinis; add $100 per person for free-flow juices and sodas; $98 for children up to 10 years old (served with one juice or soft drink); free for children up to 10 years old (full paying adult) on Saturdays.
Where:  Level 21 The ONE, 100 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Book:     2870 0087 or [email protected]

 

Uma Nota

Uma Nota Brunch

Brazilian – Japanese street food, $590 per adult with free-flow, no highchairs available

Uma Nota’s “Brunch de Rua” combines a la carte Brazilian-Japanese small plates with skewers, plates of healthy greens, and pleasing mains. Try the salmon kabayaki paired with the warm morning glory salad with aji amarillo, cashew nuts and fish sauce, ending with marvellous coconut cake with brûlée banana and mango sorbet. We love that one of the free-flow options is caipirinhas, so we can sip away in the relaxed and colourful backdrop of vivid art and cool vibes.

When:   Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00pm to 5.00pm
Cost:     $395 per person; add $195 free-flow Prosecco, draught beer, homemade sodas, iced tea, soft drinks; add $245 free-flow caipirinha, Shisho spritz, red and white wine, draught beer, Prosecco, homemade sodas, iced tea, soft drink (two hours only for either option, requires participation of the whole table)
Where:  38 Peel Street, Central
Book:    2889 7576 or [email protected]

 

Kinship

Biscuits and Gravy from Kinship

Biscuits and Gravy at Kinship

British and American set menu; $586 per adult with free-flow, under 10s half price, under 3s free


Feeling more like fried chicken and waffles than a full roast with Yorkshire pudding? Pick your fancy from Kinship’s American and British Brunch Menu with sharing plates, a choice of main, and wonderful “Boardwalk Treats” for dessert of the banana split and lemon meringue variety. A delicious bargain of well-crafted cuisine at $388 a head, with free-flow booze for an extra $198.

When:   Saturday and Sunday from 11.30am to 4.00pm
Cost:      $388 per adult; add $198 for free-flow cava, house red and white wine, beer, and cocktails
Where:  3/F, LL Tower, 2 Shelley Street, Central
Book:    2520 0899 or [email protected]

 

TokyoLima

Lomo Saltato - Peruvian stirfry tacos at Tokyolima

Lomo Saltato – Peruvian stirfry tacos at Tokyolima

Japanese & Peruvian sharing plates and choice of mains, $578 per adult with free-flow, 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, treats from the ‘Pork Chicharron Platter’ like pork belly and deep fried sweet potato, followed by ceviche and sushi from the ‘Nikkei Raw Bar’ and a choice of hot dish. 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 palate with tuna sushi rolls, soba noodle salad with seaweed tempura, and other healthier options.

When:   Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00pm to 2.30pm (drinks until 2.45pm)
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 [email protected]

 

Olé

Brunch at Ole

BRUNCH AT OLÉ

Spanish, set menu with selection of tapas, free-flow mains and a choice of desserts, from $578 per adult with free-flow, 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 tapas – the piquillo peppers stuffed with cod and pepper sauce are a must-try. For mains (choose one) the options are all tempting, from the roasted suckling pig to beef tenderloin on brioche. We bet, like us, you’ll have problems picking which dessert to try. May we suggest the leche frita, fried milk with toffee reduction. Follow with free-flow cava and sangria to help you forget all your worries until mañana.

When:   Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays, 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost:      Set brunch menu $398 per adult; $248 per child aged 4-9; add $108 for 2 hours of free-flow seasonal juices and soft drinks; add $180 for 2 hours free-flow sangria and cava; add $250 for 2 hours of free-flow cava, sangria, house white and red wine, and beer
Where:  1/F, Shun Ho Tower, 24-30 Ice House Street, Central
Book:    2523 8624 or [email protected]

 

WHISK at the Mira

Whisk brunch 2020

Brunch at Whisk

Western semi-buffet with amazing seafood, from $548 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 the jam-packed brunch buffet with unlimited fresh oysters and bubbles. The new Omakase Sunday Brunch offers five irresistible dishes curated by Chef Oliver Li, all made with fresh Japanese ingredients. Oh, and there’s a dedicated room of cheese and desserts hiding a selection of European cheese with condiments and more than a dozen desserts, rotating regularly.

When:    Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost:      $498 per person for 5 courses; $548 for 3 hours of free-flow wines; add $120 for unlimited oysters and desserts; add $170 for free-flow wine, soft drinks, unlimited oysters and desserts; add $280 for free-flow Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Champagne, wines and soft drinks; $268 children (3-11 years inclusive).
Where:  The Mira, 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Book:     WhatsApp 6273 3588, [email protected] or 2315 5999

 

Casa Lisboa

Casa Lisboa Brunch Spread

Casa Lisboa Brunch Spread

Portuguese, semi-buffet, $538 per adult with free-flow juice, lime soda, soft drinks, sangria and Vinho Verde, kids ages 4-9 $228, 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 set brunch that’s an excellent deal at $358 a head, offering all the classics of Portuguese cuisine like bacalhau à brás (salted cod with thinly-sliced fried potatoes, onions and eggs). Executive chef Fábio Pombo has many other creations up his sleeve, like Portuguese octopus, his version made with potatoes-cauliflower cream and baked cherry tomatoes. 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:      $388 per adult; add $88 for 2 hours free-flow juice, soft drinks and fresh lemon soda; add $150 for 2 hours free-flow red sangria and Vinho Verde; add $198 for 2 hours of free-flow red and white wine, sparkling wine, red sangria and Vinho Verde; $228 per child aged 4-9
Where:  2/F Parekh House, 63 Wyndham Street, Central
Book:    2905 1168 or [email protected]

 

Spasso

Spasso restaurant hong kong

The Terrace at Spasso

Italian semi-buffet, from $536 per adult with free-flow, outdoor seating with harbour views, 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, free-flow packaged brunch served in two seatings 11.30am-1.30pm or 1.30pm 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; add $168 for 2 hours free-flow sangria, red and white wine, prosecco and beer; add $388 for 2 hours free-flow Veuve Clicquot NV, Amarone Luigi Righetti 2015, Pouilly Fuissé Lupé Cholet 2012, sangria, red and white wine, prosecco and beer; children under 6 years old eat free (with ice cream treats); $228 per child aged 6-12 years old including pasta or risotto main
Where:  Spasso, G5-8, 12-17, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui East
Book:     2730 8027 or book online


 

The Optimist

The Optimist Brunch, Hong Kong

Brunch at The Optimist

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

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 grilled Iberian pork ribs with corn and barbecue sauce, or generous lobster seafood rice (feeds two and costs an extra $48 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; $98 per child
Where:  G/F, 239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai
Book:     2433 3324 or book online

 

Mak Mak

Mak Mak Interior

Mak Mak

Thai, unlimited dishes from the brunch menu served at your table, $518 per adult with free-flow, 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 are served straight to your table. Go for the gorgeous (both in flavour and presentation) chicken coconut cream soup or classic green chicken curry.

When:     Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00pm to 2:30pm
Cost:       $298 per person with free-flow juices, soft drinks and mocktails; $180 per child 4 to 12 years old; $518 for free-flow Veuve Clicquot NV Champagne, Aperol Spritz, house red and white wine and beer.
Where:  Shop 217A, 2/F, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road, Central
Book:     2983 1003 or [email protected]


 

Alto

Alto Interior

Alto Interior

International grill semi-buffet, $516 per adult with free-flow, under 6s free, ages 6-12 $168, 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 (here served with poached eggs), or prefer to start your day with some hearty buttermilk pancakes, richly topped with caramelized banana, maple syrup and toasted pecans. Chow down on these and other menu items like a vegetarian green omelette or steak and eggs from the 31st floor off V Point Tower in Causeway Bay, boasting some terrific views.

When:   Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00 pm to 3.00pm
Cost:      $328 per person; add $188 for free-flow sparkling, white and red wine, cocktails, juice and soft drinks; add $200 to upgrade to Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne; kids 6-12 $168, under 6s free.
Where:  31/F, V Point, 18 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay
Book:    2603 7181 or [email protected]

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La Paloma

La Paloma - Crispy Skinned Suckling Pig

Crispy Skinned Suckling Pig at La Paloma

Casual Spanish brunch, $496 per adult with free-flow, under 8s free

The relaxed 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. 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 $208 for free-flow Cava, Sangria, wine and beer
Where:  1/F, 189 Queen’s Road West (entrance on Wilmer Street)
Book:    2291 6161 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 $488 per adult with free-flow, kids menu, kids play corner, $248 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 $248 or you can opt for a main to go with the buffet for an extra $188 – choose from many hearty Italian eats like spaghetti carbonara or gnocchi with seared prawns. If you feel like a feast, add a pizza to the mix. 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 and Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm
Cost:      $248 per person buffet only; $128 for children under 12 years old; $436 per adult for buffet plus one main course, $248 for children under 12; add $200 for 2 hours of free-flow prosecco, beer, wine and cocktails; add $250 for 2 hours of free-flow Veuve Clicquot Champagne, sparkling rosé, wine and cocktails; add $65 for freshly squeezed juices (apple, pineapple, watermelon, grapefruit and orange)
Where:  208 Hollywood Road, Sai Ying Pun
Book:     2549 0208 or book online

 

Te Quiero Mucho

TQM Brunch

Brunch at Te Quiero Mucho

Mexican free flow set menu, $488 per adult with free flow

When there’s free-flowing fruity margaritas on the menu, we’re never far behind. The bright and cheerful Te Quiero Mucho brings a brunch for Hong Kongers longing for carnitas, quesadillas and other Mexican favourites. They haven’t forgotten the churros, warm and crispy and served with chocolate dip for dessert. Cool off with two hours of free-flow cocktails like mimosas, margaritas, wine and beer in a vibrant setting, designed with reclaimed wood and accented with eye-catching neon installations.


When:    Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost:      $290 per person; add $198 for 2 hours of free-flow margaritas, Micheladas, mimosas, wine and beer; add $128 for 2 hours of free-flow aguas frescas and soft drinks
Book:     3423 3290 or [email protected]
Where:  286 Queen’s Road Central, Sheung Wan

 

Pirata

Papardelle with Duck Ragu at Pirata, Hong Kong

Pappardelle with Duck Ragu at Pirata

Italian semi-buffet, $478 per adult with free-flow, $98 kids menu 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 (asparagus, egg, cream, parmesan cheese fondue) as are the famous M.M.M (My Mamma’s Meatballs), but save room for mains like lamb shank or eggplant parmigiana. The menu changes monthly, so there’s always something different when you go back for more.

Read our review of Pirata’s brunch here.

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

 

Chaiwala

Chaiwala Brunch

Broccoli and Cauliflower @ Chaiwala

Indian Semi-Buffet, $478 per adult including free-flow, kids’ menu and play corner


Chaiwala delivers a family-friendly “Holi Brunch” with lots of happy extras, like an Indian street food station packed with mouth-watering favourites like aloo chana and bhelpuri, free-flow lassi to cool yourself down after a spicy curry, and a cotton candy station for the kids. The little ones are also treated to their own play corner filled with toys, meaning parents can chill out with free-flow booze. The refreshed brunch menu also has fragrant dishes like a veg kofta korma in aromatic korma sauce, and the old favourite, classic chicken tikka.

When:    Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00pm to 2.30pm
Cost:      $298 per person; add $180 for free-flow prosecco, red and white wine, Asahi draught; add $120 for three hours of free-flow lassi (classic, mango, banana); $98 kids’ menu available
Where:  Basement, No. 43-55, Wyndham Street, Central
Book:     2362 8988 or [email protected]

 

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

Quayside has a warm and welcoming interior with high ceilings and is flooded with light, most inviting to enjoy their international menu with distinctive French bistro influences. With a semi-buffet of charcuterie, cheese, salad, soup and dessert, you can also add on a choice of mains (from pepperoni pizza to slow-cooked barramundi fillet) for $288 or $318 (like a US beef burger or fresh mussels marinière). Free-flow is two hours only for an additional $158.

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


 

Hotal Colombo

Hotel Columbo Brunch

Set brunch menu, $436 per adult with free-flow

Cheap and cheerful Sri-Lankan cuisine for brunch – why not? At $188 a pop, how can you argue with tempting sides of pol sambol and papadums served alongside a choice of one main (we’re drooling at the cheese and chilli omelette with buttered bread). There’s also several add-ons, should you still be feeling peckish. Unlimited beer or prosecco and wine will make for an even more enjoyable afternoon, or spend a bit more and opt for the cocktail jug of the week, sure to make your table happy.

When:    Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 3.45pm
Cost:      $188 per person; add $148 for free-flow beer; add $248 for free-flow prosecco, house red and white wine
Where:  31 Elgin Street, Soho, Central
Book:     2488 8863 or [email protected]

 

MEATS

MEATS brunch

Brunch at Meats

Western food served sharing style, $428 per adult with free-flow, kids menu

This is the place for unfussy folk who want to brunch in shorts and tees, and who love their meat. Food is sharing-style plates of starters and then you and your mates (everyone at the table must participate in the brunch deal) get to choose a main each. There’s big meat plates like the gluttonous “The Works” – smoked pork belly, jalapeno sausage, slow-cooked egg and ‘ugly’ potatoes. Dessert is coconut lime pie or sweet cinnamon donuts. Kids are not left out, with a wee menu just for them of fried chicken, mac’n’cheese, or mini burgers, plus vanilla ice cream for dessert.

When:   Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 12.00pm to 5.30pm
Cost:      $248 per person; $78 per child; add $180 for two hours of free-flow red and white wine, prosecco and assorted cocktails


Where:   G/F, 28-30 Staunton Street, SoHo, Central

Book:     2711 1812 or [email protected]

 

Poem

Tropical Island Brunch at Poem

Tropical Island Brunch at Poem

Balinese, From $397 per adult with free flow

Come to Poem when you’re after a fresh organic brunch, free of greasy eggs and carb-laden plates. The menu is a tribute to Bali by chefs Denny Sumarko and Mustika Wayan, natives of Bali who, luckily for us, have brought their culinary expertise to Hong Kong. Sharing starters range from free-range chicken spring rolls to organic tofu, while mains (served with steamed organic rice) will please vegetarians (coconut braised tempeh, chayote, tofu, pickled cabbages and burnt baby corns in white curry) or meat lovers (Wagyu beef dendeng short rib tossed with sambal balado, coriander and pickled radish).

When:   Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 4.00pm
Cost:     $298 per adult (food only); add $98 for free-flow bellini; add $198 for free-flow Champagne, wine and beer
Where:  5/F LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central
Book:    2810 6166 or [email protected]

 

Beef & Liberty

Beef and Liberty Brunch

Brunch at Beef and Liberty

American (especially burgers), $358 per adult including a main and two hours of free-flow, kids set


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 until 6pm on weekends at their LKF location, with a brunch set featuring starters and salads to share, a choice of brunch dish or one of the burgers they’re famous for. Spend $20 more and make it an “Impossible” burger, so worth it, especially knowing you have fresh free flow to wash it all down with.

When:   Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 11.00am to 6.00pm
Cost:      $358 per person (minimum 4 people) with free-flow Estrella draught beer, prosecco, house red and white wine, rosé wine, Aperol Spritz, Bloody Mary and soft drinks; for guests under 14 years old, which is mentioned in a short blurb on our main menu; $89 for cheeseburger with half patty, fries, side salad and soft drink or juice for 14 years and under
Where:  3/F California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central
Book:    2450 5778 or book online

 


 

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