If you’re staying in Hong Kong for Easter, then Easter brunch is a must. From decadent grown-up feasts through to family-friendly options that will include Easter treats and fun for the kids.
The family-friendly weekend buffet brunch Harbourside is always an epic affair and Easter weekend will be no exception. Enjoy the gorgeous harbour views while you marvel at the extensive buffet selection, including some Easter specials such as a Peking duck, truffle pasta, roasted lamb saddle and a selection of Easter desserts and chocolate eggs (the dessert buffet is superb and a big hit with kids). On Easter Sunday there will be a chocolate egg painting and decorating workshop, the Easter bunny will make an appearance and a close up magician and balloon twister will entertain little brunch-goers.
When: 19, 20, 21 & 22 April
Where: Harbourside, The InterContinental
Pricing: Friday 19, Saturday 20, Monday 22 – $588 per adult, $408 per child (3-11 years); Sunday 21 $898 per adult including champagne free flow, $598 per child.
Booking: 2313 2323 or [email protected]
208’s semi-buffet brunch is always packed with goodness and for their Easter brunch they’re sweetening things up with a chocolate-centric theme. Expect a number of cocoa concoctions, including every kid’s favourite – the chocolate fountain. Main courses will include lamb chops with a black peppercorn crust and daikon salad or grilled fish with potato and lemon salad and capers pesto. The bambino playroom created by Maggie & Rose will be open all weekend, allowing grown ups to linger while the little ones play, and there’s also a kids’ menu available featuring favourites such as mac & cheese and pizza.
When: 19-22 April
Where: 208 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan
Pricing: Buffet only adult $248, child under 12 $128. Buffet with main course, adult $368, child under 12 $248. $200 for 2 hours free flow Prosecco, draught Peroni, Aperol spritz, bloody Mary, Bellini & wines. $300 for 2 hours free flow Veuve Clicquot Chandon Sparkling Rose, draught Peroni, Aperol spritz, bloody Mary, Bellini & wines.
Keep calm and enjoy a very British brunch at Statement. The vibe here is elegant and refined without being stuffy, making it the ideal place for a satisfying free flow brunch with friends. Brunch is served at your table and begins with an artisan charcuterie selection, then a seafood platter including Irish oysters and Cornish prawns. The undoubted star of the show is the organic roast beef (which is carved tableside on a traditional vintage silver trolley) with Yorkshire pudding with roast potatoes, and we also love the beer battered white cod, triple cooked chips with black and white garlic mayonnaise. The tempting Brit-inspired dessert options include a sticky toffee pudding, chocolate orange mousse or (our fave) a selection of British artisan cheeses with grape & apple chutney and hand-made Scottish oat biscuits.
When: 19-21 April
Where: Statement, Police Headquarters Block 01, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road
Pricing: $628 per person, including Veuve Clicquot Champagne, wine, bloody Mary, bucks fizz and espresso martini.
Booking: 2848 3000 or book online
Kömune’s quirky design, laid back atmosphere and indoor/outdoor seating will make for a relaxed Easter brunch. Kids will feel special thanks to their own welcome drink and a kiddie’s menu with classics like mac & cheese and fish & chips. Plus, on Easter Sunday there will be egg decorating and a lively band to keep everyone entertained. Grown ups can indulge in the mouth-watering semi-buffet brunch with a choice of filling mains such as Poached Eggs with roasted mushrooms and truffled hollandaise sauce on toasted brioche, Steak Frites, or a health-conscious Beetroot Miso Salmon served with melted fennel and leek. If there’s any room left after all that, then diners of all ages will definitely want to hit up the ice cream station to create their own unique dessert.
When: 19-22 April
Where: Kömune, 64 Wong Chuk Hang Road
Pricing: $378 per adult, $188 per child. Classic free flow package $258 includes cava, red and white wine, bloody mary, bellinis and mimosas. Premium free flow package is $358 and includes Veuve Clicquot champagne, red and white wine, bottled beers and signature cocktails.
Booking: 3460 8157
The Tai Pan is a sophisticated spot for an Easter brunch in Central, and has a lovely outdoor terrace. All your food cravings will be covered by their extensive semi-buffet selection, which includes cold cuts, fresh air-flown seafood, carved meats, BBQ station, gourmet cheeses and an array of delectable desserts. The choice of main courses includes braised lamb shank or classic coq au vin and the drinks selection features special floral beers, tea-infused drinks and cocktails. For Easter weekend there will be a kids’ menu and magician, plus on Easter Sunday there will be an exciting egg-hunting session.
When: 19-22 April
Where: The Tai Pan, The Murray Hotel, 22 Cotton Tree Drive
Pricing: $498 per adult, $198 per child (aged between 5-12), and an additional $298 for free-flow house wine, NV ‘R de Ruinart’ Brut Champagne, handcrafted tea-based drinks and cocktails
Booking: [email protected] or 3141 8888
Japanese/Peruvian restaurant TokyoLima have a fun Easter party brunch planned that sounds just perfect catching up with friends. Their Omcasa brunch, which has been designed for sharing, begins with delightful small plates, including the pork chicharron platter with slow cooked pork belly, chimichurri, pickled onion and deep fried sweet potato. Next you can check out the Nikkei Raw Bar and select from the finest ceviche and sushi, and finally choose one main dish per guest. For Easter, mains include a special TokyoLima Usagi that consists of tamago, a soft Japanese omelette, on a bed of spicy teriyaki sauce with almond flakes, shiso and pickled kiuri, or you could try our favourite brasa style spring chicken, marinated in kimchi and orange. Younger diners are going to love the cute but sophisticated kids’ brunch menu, not to mention the Easter egg hunt and face painting. Add on free flow prosecco and sake and you’ll be floating on in to the rest of the Easter break.
When: Brunch is available Sat/Sun/Public holidays but Easter party is Saturday 20 April only
Where: TokyoLima, G/F, 18-20 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central
Pricing: $398 per person, $180 per person for free flow sake, wines, prosecco, bottled beer and cocktails. Kids’ menu for under 12s $128 per person.
Booking: Book online or 2811 1152
How about a morning stroll around the Peak to take in the views, followed by a family feed at Bread Street Kitchen? For Easter weekend there will be a special set menu of oven-roasted USDA prime beef rib served with all the trimmings and unlimited Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes and vegetables. Try not to go overboard on the Yorkshires though, because you’ll want to try the Easter dessert, an indulgent chocolate egg with panna cotta and passion fruit. Little ones can have the roast beef, or choose something from the classic kids’ menu, plus they’ll receive a complimentary mini chocolate egg. If you don’t fancy the roast beef, then the full a la carte of British classics cooked to perfection will also be offered.
When: 19-22 April
Where: Shop G02, The Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Road, Hong Kong
Pricing: Easter Roast set menu, 2-courses, adults $308, kids under 12 $158, just dessert $88.
Booking: 2350 3888 or [email protected]
What could be better than an indulgent Italian Easter Sunday brunch? Spasso’s semi-buffet brunch will feature traditional regional dishes including torta pasqualina, a Swiss chard Easter tart from Liguria and artichoke and ricotta pie from Lazio. The choice of mains will include a Calabrian recipe of succulent lamb ‘polpettine’ stewed in a rich tomato and fresh thyme sauce and Sardinian roasted lamb flavoured with mirto leaves and black olives. Sweet tooths will be in heaven with an extensive Easter dessert buffet including Neapolitan “Pastiera napoletana” with orange sauce, Good Friday hot cross buns, Chocolate Easter bunnies and assorted chocolate eggs, a chocolate fountain, the traditional sweet “colomba” dove-shaped cake, and much more. Little ones can celebrate the season with an Easter egg hunt, egg decorating contest and a clown.
When: Sunday 22 April
Where: Spasso, G5-8, 12-17, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East
Pricing: $448 per adult, kids aged 6-12 $228. 2 hour free flow package $168.
Booking: 2730 8027 or book online
Create a sense of occasion and sail to aqua’s shareable ‘Because Brunch’ on the aqua luna (free-of-charge just for Easter brunch guests). Continue soaking in those iconic harbour views while settling down to this unique Japanese and Italian 5-course feast, all served at your table in sharing portions. Start with your choice of eggs, and follow up with a sushi and sashimi selection and pan-fried gyoza, sansho pepper, garlic chips and ponzu sauce. Your whole crew can then tuck into the two main courses of roasted strip loin beef with Cumberland sauce & mustard potatoes and sesame crusted salmon, Japanese barley and matcha miso. For an added treat, upgrade to include the stone-grilled wagyu beef sirloin ($188 per portion). The Easter brunch dessert selection will include a stunning chocolate egg filled with mascarpone, coffee and smooth amaretto served in a nest with a mini mallet to theatrically smash the dessert.
When: 19-21 April
Where: aqua, 29/30F One Peking, TST
Pricing: Free flow brunch packages start at $688 per person including Shichiken Yamanokasumi, Veuve Clicquot & cocktails. Children age 5-12 $198, under 5s complimentary
Booking: 3427 2288 or book online
If you think Easter Sunday’s just not the same without a traditional British roast, you’ll love the refined Sunday Roast menu at modern British restaurant, Goughs on Gough. Tuck into roast loin of Dingley Dell pork and roast rib of Hereford beef with Yorkshire pudding, or perhaps the roast leg of Lake District lamb with lamb sausage, duck fat potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, braised carrots, mush peas, cauliflower cheese, lamb gravy & mint sauce. Try to leave a little room for dessert, the apple crumble with almond & hazelnut crumble and custard is delicious. Add in elegant surroundings and some champagne free flow and it sounds like our kind of lunch.
When: Sunday 22 April
Where: Goughs on Gough
Pricing: $498 per person, add 2 hours free flow mocktails, juices and sodas for $248; add free flow draught beer, bloody ceasar, Pimm’s, Gough’s bucks fizz, red & white wine for $348; add free flow Chapel Down Vintage Reserve Brut NV sparkling wine for $388; add Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV champagne for $488
Booking: 2473 9066 or [email protected]
You’ll have even more time to relax and explore Zuma’s highly rated Japanese semi-buffet brunch this Easter as they’ve extended the sittings from 2 hours to 2.5 hours. Browse the buffet of beautifully presented Japanese delicacies (including a good selection of maki, nigiri and sashimi) and then choose from main courses such as teriyaki salmon fillet with sliced pickled cucumber or ribeye steak with wafu sauce and garlic crisps. For Easter weekend Zuma will also present two new dessert options that we can’t wait to try – organic flourless valrhona chocolate cake with rice crackers and mascarpone ice cream, and mango and young coconut custard chawanmushi with passion fruit.
When: 19-22 April
Where: Zuma, Level 5&6 Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central
Pricing: 19 April, $688 including free flow Ruinart Champagne, wine, sake and beer; 20 April $838; 21 April $838; 22 April $688.
Booking: book online or 3657 6388
Pirata is a relaxed Italian restaurant in Wan Chai, with city views from the 30th floor, and is a good option for a fun (and filling) Easter brunch. Start by digging in to the delicious antipasti buffet followed by shareable ‘primi pasti’ plates brought to your table. Choose from a selection of delicious-sounding mains that showcase Pirata’s simple and hearty cooking style, like the roasted lamb shank, rustic potato, lamb & herb jus or the special Easter raviloi; fresh pasta pockets bursting with a spinach, creamy ricotta & egg yolk filling, with a burnt butter and hazelnut sauce. Kids have their own menu, which includes old faithfuls such as meatballs and tagliatelle with beef ragu.
When: 19-22 April 2019
Where: Pirata, 29/30F, 239 Hennessy road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Pricing: $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
Booking: book online or 2887 0270
La Rambla’s stunning Victoria Harbour views make the perfect backdrop for a Spanish Easter feast with family and friends. Begin with a brilliant buffet spread of the finest cuts of jamón ibérico, cured meats and Spanish cheeses. ‘Huevos’ will be prepared a la minute, including the option of making your own Spanish Tortilla. Next up come a selection of delicious tapas, paellas made to order and shared main courses. For Easter, guests can dig in to an added main course of Josper Grilled Black Cod, grilled over charcoal with al pil pil sauce. For dessert how about the La Mona de Pascua, a traditional Spanish cake typically enjoyed over Easter. Little ones are not forgotten, there will be chocolate egg giveaways and balloon art to keep them happy over Easter weekend.
When: Sat 21 & Sun 22 April
Where: La Rambla by Catalunya, IFC, Central
Pricing: $680 per head, $350 per person for free flow Veuve Clicquot Brut Rosé, Agusti Torello Mata Brut Reserva Cava, Chased Oak Smoked Bloody Mary, selection of red and white wines and beer
Booking: 2661 1161 or [email protected]
FRITES are always a safe bet for family-friendly feeds and this Easter they’ll be laying on their popular Easter egg hunts and a kids magic show throughout all their venues again this year. On Easter Sunday there will also be a prize for the best kids’ costume! Grown ups can tuck into FRITES signature specials including mussel pots and roasted pork knuckle, and there’s a classic kids’ menu available.
Enjoy a relaxing Easter brunch feasting on The Pawn’s simple, seasonal fare in their casual yet chic dining room.The mains at this la carte brunch include eggs Benedict with smoked bacon, hollandaise served on pancakes and roast USDA beef, Yorkshire pudding, roasted potatoes and green beans. The unlimited dessert platter is always a highlight of The Pawn’s brunch, and for Easter there will a special chocolate fountain with marshmallows, smarties and fresh fruits. And a big bonus for parents is that kids under 12 eat for free!
When: 19-22 April
Where: The Pawn, 62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai
Pricing: The sober brunch – $498 per person with soft drinks, fresh juices and home made smoothies. The boozy brunch – $598 per person with free flow Moet & Chandon Rose Imperial, bloody Mary, wine, bottled beer and more. Kids up to age 12 eat free (one child per adult, additional children will be charged at $248 per person).
Booking: 2866 34444 or online
Blue’s fantastic semi-buffet weekend brunch features live music and top quality meat, beautifully prepared. Tuck into juicy burgers (they do some of the best in the city), hefty cuts of sirloin, T-bone or beef tenderloin, plus salad, seafood and cheese buffet station. For Easter weekend they will be adding some specially created eggy dishes including slow smoked brisket benedict with chipotle hollandaise, paprika and fried chicken and waffles, with sunny side duck eggs, jalapeno, maple syrup – and an Easter-themed dessert station for the little ones, including a chocolate fountain.
When: 20 & 21 April
Where: Blue- Butcher & Meat Specialist, 108 Hollywood Road
Pricing: $450 per person, kids under 8 eat free, $345 for free flow Perrier Jouet Grand Brut champagne, house wine, Blue’s Aperol & more
Booking: book online or 2898 3788
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