Sunday brunches in Hong Kong have almost legendary status, and deservedly so. It’s easily one of the best ways to spend time with family or friends as you share a leisurely meal and enjoy a glass or three of a great drop. Here are some of our favourite weekend Hong Kong brunch places.
The Mandarin Oriental
If you are looking for a more up-market Sunday brunch in Hong Kong, The Clipper Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental is a sophisticated and cosy all-rounder. The food is very good, the choice of champagne is spot-on and if you’re a fan of lobster you will love it here. And did we mention the selection of 45 desserts? It’s also a nice choice for a date or a small and classy get-together with friends.
Where: 5 Connaught Road, Central
When: Sundays, 12pm–3pm
Wallet: HK$928 per person for free-flow Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut Champagne package; kids HK$528
If you are searching for the best brunch in Hong Kong for Japanese food, this Japanese restaurant offers a very decadent baikingu brunch. Upon arrival, you’ll be offered a choice of red or white wine, champagne or sake. You can then cruise the buffet loaded with exquisite Japanese dishes – think finest quality sushi, sashimi and other starters. Order a main course dish from the robata grill and then enjoy a Zuma dessert platter at the table. There is also a kids’ menu and a small play area suitable for babies and toddlers.
Where: 5/F & 6/F, Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road, Central
When: Weekends, 11am–3pm
Wallet: HK$998 including 2.5 hours free-flow, $HK758 without; HK$350 for kids aged four to 10; free for kids under three
Aqua has two kitchens – one Japanese, the other Italian – and its weekend brunch menu features highlights of both cuisines. Enjoy exquisite sashimi and follow it up with Risotto parmesan and amarena cherries, all while enjoying breathtaking views of Hong Kong. There’s also a play area for the under-5s set.
Where: 29/F & 30/F, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
When: Weekends, 12pm–3pm
Wallet: HK$988 including free-flow Veuve Clicquot Champagne and cocktails; HK$788 without; HK$398 for kids aged five to 12; free for kids under five
W Hong Kong
The W Hong Kong does brunch through its KITCHEN restaurant, a particular hit with kids for its elaborate dessert station. The rest of the buffet brunch is equally as generous, with a live seafood station and an array of local and global flavours to please any palate.
Where: 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, Kowloon
When: Sundays 11.30am–2.30pm
Wallet: HK$999 per adult including free-flow Veuve Clicquot champagne, wine, beer, soft drinks and juice; HK$498 for kids aged four to 11
If you’re in the mood for Chinese, this is one of the best brunch places in Hong Kong to head to. Award-winning Hutong offers great views and an impressive menu. The Feng Wei Brunch is a series of 18 sharing dishes served to the table and includes decadent dim sum and Northern Chinese dishes. The weekend brunch also has a cultural element with a live classic Chinese performance – so it’s a great option to take visitors to showcase Hong Kong.
Where: 28/F, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
When: Weekends, 1pm–4.30pm
Wallet: HK$988 per person with two hours free-flow Veuve Clicquot champagne and cocktails package, HK$788 food only. Free for children aged five to 12.
Conrad Hong Kong
With the option of choosing between Brasserie on the Eighth and Nicholini’s you are spoiled for choice at the Conrad. When it comes to sheer quantity of food, this hotel brunch is a winner. It’s a little on the pricey side, and it’s definitely not the place for a date, but it’s a great option for a group of very hungry friends.
Where: Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
When: Saturdays and Sundays; 11am–2pm and 2.30pm-5.30pm
Wallet: HK$1,188 per adult, HK$588 per child aged four to 12. Includes free-flow champagne, wine and beer.
For Italian fare, one of the best places for Sunday brunch in Hong Kong is this spacious and light-filled Tsim Sha Tsui restaurant which overlooks Victoria Harbour and is perfect for families, with its outdoor terrace a particularly good option for large groups. Spasso’s Gourmet Italian Brunch is a combination of buffet and à la carte mains. The free-flow package starts at an extra HK$198. The Italian and international cuisine on offer provide something for everyone, which is great when kids are in tow!
Where: G5-8, 12-17, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East
When: Sundays, with set sittings for free-flow packages: 11.30am–1.30pm; 1.30pm–3.30pm
Wallet: HK$428 with main of risotto or pasta: HK$488 with meat or fish; HK$538 with chef’s signature dish; free-flow wines from HK$198; free for kids under six (with ice cream treats); HK$228 for ages six to 12, including pasta or risotto.
La Rambla by Catalunya
La Rambla’s brunch experience includes premium Spanish products and authentic Spanish recipes with a modern twist.
Where: 3/F, IFC Mall, Central
When: Sundays, 11.30am–2.30pm
Wallet: HK$650 per guest +HK$550 per person for a free-flow package that includes Veuve Clicquot Brut. You can choose to indulge in a premium free-flow option that includes Krug Grande Cuvée NV, Belvedere, Grey Goose, Monkey 47 gin, Patron, Singleton 12 years and more. HK$325 for kids aged eight to 12. Free for kids age seven or below.
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