Starting with a mouthwatering appetiser to the delicious main course and ending it with a sweet dessert, brunch is usually not just a meal but an entire experience. And if you’re in the mood for some culinary indulgences, we, at Gafencu, have put together a list of restaurants that are offering some of the best brunch menus with a plethora of culinary traditions to pick from.
Bringing the best dishes from the Italian and Japanese cuisine to your table is modern restaurant aqua‘s Because Gold Room Brunch. With the restaurant’s Roma kitchen choices like the Antipasto Italiano to the delicacies like Hamachi and Kampachi from its Tokyo kitchen, you are in for a treat. Along with the meal, a free flow of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne option is also available for you to sip while enjoying the fine-dining establishment’s stunning vistas across Victoria Harbour. For discerning diners with a confirmed sweet tooth, the new Gold Room experience, situated in a separate room where you enter by showing a golden card, is the main reason you should not miss the brunch at aqua. Be it the macaroon tree or the chocolate fountain, the dessert room looks and feels like a fairy tale. Moreover, the restaurant is also offering a special limited-edition dessert ‒ Gold Ingot Tiramisu on January for the Chinese New Year. This new brunch menu is available from 12:00pm to 3:00pm on weekends and public holidays until January 31, 2020. www.aqua.com.hk
Location: aqua, 29 + 30F, One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Price: HK$688 per person + 10% service charge. Champagne free-flow packages from HK$588 per person.
Lobster Bar and Grill
Popular for its contemporary European cuisine, the Island Shangri-La’s high-end restaurant Lobster Bar and Grill serves an extravagant weekend brunch menu ‒ Lobster Boil that brings the taste of New Orleans to your plate. Meant to be eaten in the traditional way ‒ diving in with your fingers first ‒ the dishes are served straight from the cooking pot on the table. Moreover, tipplers can also enjoy the Bloody Mary crafting session, along with live music by a Cajun band. With unlimited flow of dishes like whole Boston Lobster, Short Neck Clams, Blue Mussels, Razor Clams, this brunch is an entertaining meal, to say the least. Available from 12:00pm to 2:30pm on every Sunday, the brunch comes with free-flow of selected Veuve Clicquot Champagne, Young Master Beer, Bloody Mary cocktail and juices. Click here or contact via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (+852 2820 8560) to make your reservation.
Location: Level 6, Island Shangri-la, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central, Hong Kong
Price: HK$898 per person + 10% service charge
An experience that combines the art of tableside carving with soul-satisfyingly meaty meal is the Britannia Brunch by the British restaurant Statement. From the Tai Kwun-set culinary outpost’s signature dishes like Roast British beef with Yorkshire pudding to the vegetarian favourites like the Impossible™ beef, spinach & mushroom Wellington with chimichurri, the menu is filled with mouthwatering choices. Besides the Salt-baked fish of the day which can be shared among two to four people for an additional charge of HK$228 is an absolute delight for seafood lovers. For desserts there are various pudding options including the British sticky toffee pudding and more. Available from 12:00pm to 3:00pm on weekends and public holidays, Britannia brunch comes with a free-flow of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne, wine and choice of cocktails. www.statement.com.hk
Location: Statement, Police Headquarters, Block 01, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
Price: HK$628 per person
Known for its classic dishes that are enjoyed best when eaten shared, Tapas Bar serves the Tapas Brunch that comes with a range of Spanish treats. The menu includes the restaurant’s exclusive dishes like the tuna and watermelon ceviche, the traditional Spanish tortilla and more. Along with the dishes, the wine bar is obviously serving a free-flow of alcoholic drinks. Served from 1:00pm to 4:00pm on Sundays, this brunch takes place in an al fresco setting.
Location: 64 Mody Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Price: HK$590 + 10% service charge per person
Known for its simple recipes that allow the flavours of the ingredients to stand out, the Japanese restaurant Honjo is offering a new brunch menu. Featuring a variety of sashimi, sushi, maki and oyster dishes created by Executive Chef Miguel Huelamo, the menu is sure to be a heavenly treat for all the pescatarians out there. The brunch also includes some Japanese starters and main dishes like Baked Chicken with buttered mushrooms. Moreover, this family-friendly meal also includes a dessert station in the end. Available from 12:00pm to 2:30pm on weekends and public holidays, the brunch is accompanied by a free-flow of alcoholic drinks including sake, wines and cocktails. www.honjo.hk
Location: 1/F, Hollywood Centre, 77-91 Queen’s Road West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Price: HK$468 per adult + HK$198 for free-flow alcohol and HK$98 per child
If you love the rich taste of Indian delicacies, Chaiwala’s The Holi Brunch menu is right up your radar. The newly updated menu includes street food favourites like Bhel Puri, Papdi and Aloo Chana. Following it for the main course, there’s an enticing array of dosas, biryanis and tikkas from which you can choose one. With curries being a very important part of the Indian cuisine, the restaurant offers great options including Kerala Fish Curry, Saag Paneer, Old Delhi Butter Chicken and more. Along with all these dishes, there is a free-flow of alcohol and the sweet yoghurt drink Lassi in three flavours ‒ classic, mango and banana. This family-friendly brunch is available from 12:00pm to 2:30pm on weekends and public holidays. www.chaiwala.hk
Location: No. 43-55, Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
Price: HK$298 per person + HK$180 for free-flow alcohol package + HK$120 for Lassi
Unlike most restaurants, Temakeria, one of Hong Kong’s favourite punk-themed eateries, offers two brunch menu options ‒ Light and Ravenous – so you can choose whatever whets your appetite. While the Light menu will suit the tastes of anyone who wants a light repast paired with delicious drinks, the Ravenous one will be loved by those who have suitably prepared to feast their hearts out. The selected food for these brunch menus include Karaage, Edamame, Wagyu Tataki and more. Moreover, there is an amazing list of hand roll choices, all mouthwatering, the only dilemma will be having to choose. Similar to the other Pirata Group restaurants ‒ Honjo and Chaiwala, TMK also serves the brunch menus from 12:00pm to 2:30pm on weekends and public holidays. www.tmk.hk
Location: Shops G & H, G/F and M/F, Hollywood Centre, 77-91 Queen’s Road West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Price: HK$198 per person for the Light menu and HK$288 per person for the Ravenous menu