Christmas Dining in Hong Kong: The Best Menus in 2023
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Christmas in Hong Kong: 2023 Menus & Dinners for Holiday Feasting

Best Christmas Meals in Hong Kong 2023

As the Christmas holiday season approaches and Hong Kong transforms into a dazzling wonderland of lights and decorations, the city’s culinary scene comes alive with festive cheer. Christmas in Hong Kong isn't just about twinkling lights and shopping sprees; it's also a time for extravagant feasting and unforgettable meals.

Whether you're craving traditional Christmas classics like a succulent Turkey roast or ham, or seeking innovative twists on festive fare, Christmas in Hong Kong offers a cornucopia of culinary delights to celebrate the season. Check out our list of fantastic Christmas dining to check out in Hong Kong.

Christmas Meals in Hong Kong (2023)

Have a ‘Merrilicious’ Christmas at The Café, Sheraton

Have a ‘Merrilicious’ Christmas at The Café, Sheraton

This holiday season, The Café buffet experience offers traditional Christmas dishes perfect for sharing, with delectable options like roasted whole turkey with gravy, beef Wellington, Tomahawk steak, herb-roasted lamb rack, and homemade smoked salmon. Seafood lovers can revel in fresh oysters, Boston lobsters, brown crab, and snow crab legs. Not to be missed are signature dishes such as pan-seared foie gras and double-boiled Chinese soup.

The Café's culinary team has also prepared an exquisite range of festive desserts. Indulge in traditional black forest cake, Christmas log cakes, Santa Claus mousse cake, authentic Croquembouche, mini 3D Christmas baubles, and mini matcha-flavoured Christmas tree chocolate tarts.

To add to the holiday cheer, Santa Claus will make special appearances on Dec. 24 and 25, bringing joy and merriment!

French-Japanese Festive Finesse at WHISK, The Mira

French-Japanese Festive Finesse at WHISK, The Mira

Treat your family to a memorable cross-culinary Christmas experience at WHISK with a French-Japanese bubbly brunch, complete with unlimited oysters on Christmas Day or Boxing Day. The highlight of the brunch is the signature Yaki-Lobster with sweet bamboo, complemented by a shared tin of caviar, ensuring a luxurious dining experience.

Alternatively, evening diners at WHISK can enjoy the Festive Finesse eight-course dinner menu, expertly crafted by Chef William Lau. Blending Japanese condiments with French cooking techniques to maximize rich winter flavours, guests can indulge in dishes like Scallop with Shiso flowers, Wild Duck with hot raspberry sauce, and Foie Gras Terrine with Japanese Sweet Potato. Enhance your dining experience with additions like unlimited fresh oysters for HK$168 or free-flowing G.H Mumm NV Champagne, wines, and cocktails for an additional HK$288.

Make your reservation before Dec. 17, and enjoy a 15% discount on the dinner set on Dec. 24, 25, and 31.

When: (Brunch) Dec. 24 – 26

(Dinner) Dec. 24 – 25, 31

Where: WHISK, 5/F, The Mira Hong Kong, Mira Place, 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

How much: Click here to book, Starting from HK$568 per person

Christmas Buffet at PLAYT, The Park Lane

Christmas Buffet at PLAYT, The Park Lane

Join in the festivities at PLAYT with Santa Claus, magicians, and clowns performing on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Accompanying the celebration is a magical, Christmas-themed buffet designed to dazzle and delight.

Indulge in the centrepiece of Oven-Roasted Christmas turkey, complete with traditional trimmings like giblet gravy, glazed chestnuts, and cranberry sauce. Savour the Honey-glazed Gammon Ham, accompanied by a rich honey gravy. There is something for every palate, as cheese aficionados will be delighted by the Swiss Raclette Cheese live station, while seafood lovers can enjoy Pan-seared Hokkaido Scallops with cheese sauce and fresh black truffle. For dessert, choose from an array of festive treats like Christmas Chocolate Log Cake and Gingerbread Serradura.

When: Dec. 11 – Jan. 1, 2024

Where: PLAYT, 1F The Park Lane Hong Kong, a Pullman Hotel, 310 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

How much: Click here to book, Starting from HK$598

Traditional Christmas Flavours Meet Modern Techniques at Cornerstone

Traditional Christmas Flavours Meet Modern Techniques at Cornerstone

Renowned contemporary Australian bistro Cornerstone leads the festive cheer with an exclusive Christmas menu that combines cherished holiday favourites with innovative culinary techniques. Indulge in an elegant Canape selection, including Oyster mousse and Gougère, followed by shared starters like Japanese egg custard with Oscietra caviar and a vibrant Beetroot Salad with green curry puree.

Choose from enticing main courses like the Poached ½ Yellow Chicken and Eggplant Katsu, each designed to tickle your tastebuds. Conclude this gastronomic journey with a decadent Spiced Chocolate Cake, leaving a lasting impression. The four-course menu is priced at HK$888 per person, offering a delightful experience that captures the essence of the season.

When: From Nov. 7

Where: Cornerstone, 49 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong

How much: Click here to book, Starting from HK$888 per person

Embrace Italian Splendour and Festive Delights at La Favorita

Embrace Italian Splendour and Festive Delights at La Favorita

Experience the grandeur of Italian opera houses in the 1960s at La Favorita, where eccentric and textured interiors transport you to a world of faded Italian splendour. Indulge in large-format Italian classics and savour the grand nostalgia of Christmas of past years with their festive menus.

From the Festive Brunch Menu spanning Dec. 23 – 26 and Dec. 30 – Jan. 1, to the Festive Group menus available from Nov. 20 – Dec. 30, and the Festive Dinner Menu on Dec. 24 – 25, La Favorita pulls out all the stops to make your holiday season truly spectacular.

Highlights include Buratta & Charcuteria, Cheese Wheel Al Tarfuto, and Striploin Alla Griglia, complemented by free-flow champagne during the Festive Brunch. The Festive Group Dinner menu offers four distinct menus featuring delights like Sicilian Octopus, Homemade Tagliolini Al Tartufo, and Tagliata Di Manzo.

When: Nov. 20 – Jan. 1

Where: La Favorita, 2/F, Oxford House, Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

How much: Click here to book, Starting from HK$580 per person

Ring in the Christmas Season with Turkey and Christmas Catering from Regal Hotel

Ring in the Christmas Season with Turkey and Christmas Catering from Regal Hotel

This holiday season, Regal Hotels Group is set to elevate your Christmas celebrations with their festive Turkey Takeaway packages and Christmas Catering Party Sets. Regal Hotel’s Traditional Roasted Turkey (HK$1,688), is basted to a golden brown and served with tangy cranberry sauce alongside rich homemade gravy, enhancing its smoky flavour. For those seeking a twist on the traditional, opt for one of two unique Asian-style options. Regal Hotel’s house chef has prepared the Dried Meat & Glutinous Rice Stuffed Turkey (HK$1,688) as well as a luxurious Black Truffle and Morel Rice Stuffed Turkey (HK$2,288).

Regal Hotels also presents the Christmas Gourmet Party Set, tailored for groups of six or 12. This set includes a choice of turkey alongside a variety of gourmet roasts. For added festivity, pre-ordering through the e-shop allows for special add-on rates for sparkling tea, tea tonic, and a unique liquid gingerbread man spiced ginger ale.

When: (Turkey Takeaway) Order from Now – Dec. 18, Pick-up from Now – Jan. 2, 2024

(Christmas Set) Order from Now – Dec. 29, Pick-up from Now – Jan. 2, 2024

Where: (Pick up) Click here to see all locations

How much: (Turkey Takeaway) Order here, Starting from HK$1,688

(Christmas Set) Order here, Starting from HK$2,448

A Festive Journey of Savoury Indian Flavors at CHAAT

A Festive Journey of Savoury Indian Flavors at CHAAT

Embark on a culinary adventure like no other at CHAAT, where authentic flavours are reimagined and elevated for a modern dining experience. As the name suggests, “CHAAT,” meaning “to lick” in Hindi, the exclusive Christmas menu will have you licking the plate in an attempt to savour every last bite.

Experience the loud and vibrant dishes of India, curated by the Michelin-starred kitchen, featuring sensational dishes such as the Parsi Prawn Pav, Tandoori Wagyu Beef Cheek, and Black Truffle Biryani. The culinary extravaganza ends with a bang with a reinvented Indian dessert, the Christmas Pudding Kulfi.

When: Dec 24 - 26

Where: CHAAT, 5/F, Rosewood, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

How much: Click here to book, Starting from HK$988 per person

Gastronomic Delights at The Regent’s The Steak House

Gastronomic Delights at The Regent’s The Steak House

Immerse yourself in an enchanting culinary journey at The Steak House in Regent Hong Kong and indulge in Head Chef Amine Errkhis’ finest selection of world-class beef, delectable starters, and tantalising side dishes. The experience is elevated by an elaborate salad buffet, unforgettable desserts, and bespoke collection of magnum bottles and wines by the glass. Enjoy a festive Christmas Brunch on Dec. 25, perfect for a joyous family celebration. For a more intimate and romantic dinner experience, savour the five-course Christmas dinner running from Dec. 24 – 25. If you still can’t get enough of otherworldly meals this year, go out in a bang and celebrate in style with a sophisticated six-course dinner menu on Dec. 31 before the countdown approaches.

When: Dec. 24 – Dec. 31

Where: The Steakhouse, G/F, Regent Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

How much: (Dine in) Click here to book, Starting from HK$1,488 per person

Holiday Indulgence at Feather & Bone

Holiday Indulgence at Feather & Bone

Revel in festive roasts and tipples with Feather & Bone’s special Christmas Menu curated by its talented chefs. Ready your knives and forks and feast on any of the three choices for mains—Traditional Roast Turkey, Beef Wellington (+ $188), or Salmon En Croute. And since Christmas is a familial affair, starters and sides good for sharing run aplenty, including the Fab Grazing Board featuring a selection of premium charcuterie, Balik salmon loin, cheeses, antipasti served with nuts, fruits, and quince paste. For a holiday indulgence minus the guilt, check out Feather & Bone’s Vegetarian Christmas Menu, with Cauliflower Steak as the main plus six side dishes. The three-in-one grocer, butcher, and restaurant is also offering lunch menu sets from now until Dec. 23, a perfect preview of all the belly treats we are about to devour this season.

When: Nov. 20-Dec. 22 (Festive Christmas Lunch); Nov. 20-Dec. 26 (Christmas Menu)

Where: Click here to see all venues

How much: Click here to book a table, HK$348 (Festive Christmas Lunch); HK$638 (Christmas Menu, applies to vegetarian version)

Spice Up Your Christmas at aqua

Spice Up Your Christmas at aqua

To kick off the festive cheer, aqua invites you to savour a six-course Japanese and Italian Festive Dinner from Dec. 22-30. Priced at HK$1,188 per person, this culinary extravaganza promises to wow your taste buds with delights such as Isoyaki abalone with sea grape, seared negitoro roll with wasabi sauce, and Veal tenderloin with black truffle sauce, culminating in the delectable Snowman dessert. If brunch is more your style, indulge in the Festive Brunch on weekends for HK$788, promising a delightful way to spend your leisurely mornings.

When: Dec. 22-30

Where: aqua, 17/F H Zentre, 15 Middle Road Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

How much: Click here to book a table, HK$1,188

Traditional Italian Christmas at Pirata

Traditional Italian Christmas at Pirata

This holiday season, indulge in the warmth and delight of a traditional Italian Christmas at Pirata’s flagship location on Hennessy Road. Embrace the spirit of togetherness with specially curated festive menus designed for sharing among families and friends, allowing you to savour the joy of the season in the company of your loved ones. Start your feast with the Festive Affettati, an array of the chef’s favourite Italian cold cuts. Delight in the exquisite flavours of the Beef Tenderloin Rossini, featuring a succulent tenderloin accompanied by foie gras sauce, truffle mashed potatoes, and broccolini. For a quintessential holiday indulgence, revel in the Festive Turkey Roll, a delectable creation featuring crispy baked turkey thigh filled with Italian sausage, served alongside broccolini and mushroom sauce, perfect for sharing with a loved one.

When: 12 NN-3 PM, Dec. 23-26, Dec. 30-31, & Jan. 1

Where: Pirata, 29/30 F, 239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

How much: HK$480 (plus HK$298 for classic free flow, or HK$598 for premium free flow)

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