Thanksgiving in Hong Kong: 2023 Menus & Dinners to Feast on with Loved Ones
by: The Beat Asia
November 10, 2023
As the city ramps up in anticipation of winter and the Christmas holidays, Thanksgiving celebrates the glorious harvest and the joys of the year that is coming to a close. Gather your family and friends for a Thanksgiving dinner in Hong Kong that’s worth indulging in! An unmissable centrepiece is a grand roasted Turkey of course, with trimmings and side dishes to match. From creamy mashed potatoes to roasted vegetables and Thanksgiving pies, there are tons of choices around the city for your perfect Thanksgiving menu. Check them out below!
Smoke & Barrel
Embracing Thanksgiving with a Texas twist, beloved BBQ joint Smoke & Barrel unveiled an All-American dinner set menu to celebrate the festive season in style. Throughout November, patrons can revel in a culinary feast designed to ignite the senses and foster a spirit of gratitude. Whether savouring the Roasted Tomato & Honey Corn Salad paired with crispy pumpkin and Parmesan or indulging in the mouthwatering 12-Hour Smoked Brisket Carpaccio with garlic ranch dressing and pickled cucumbers, guests are assured a delightful prelude to the main event. For aficionados of classic BBQ, the BBQ Chicken Drumsticks, adorned with signature BBQ sauce and jalapeño, promise to thrill the palate.
When: Nov. 23
Where: Smoke & Barrel, 1/F-2/F, Wyndham Mansion, 30-32 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Book a table here, HK$528 per person, plus HK$248 for 90-minute free flow
Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong
Save yourself from kitchen stress (and mess!) this Thanksgiving holiday with Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong’s delightful offerings that the entire family can devour. Feast on the three-kilo Thanksgiving Roast Prime Rib Beef (HK$3,988), which comes with Yorkshire pudding, red wine sauce, pumpkin wedge, mashed potato, and sweetcorn cob. Sink your teeth into the juicy Thanksgiving Roast Turkey (HK$3,386), complete with stuffing, cranberry sauce, giblet gravy, pumpkin wedge, mashed potato, sweetcorn cob, and cornbread. Savour every slice of the Roast Honey-Glazed Ham (HK$3,486) accompanied by Madeira sauce, pumpkin wedge, mashed potato, caramelised apple, and braised red cabbage. For desserts, have a go at Mandarin Oriental’s Salted Butter Pecan Pie (HK$408) or Pumpkin Pie (HK$408), before washing them all off with their exquisite wine selection.
When: Orders must be placed by Nov. 18 / Delivery from Nov. 20-30
Where: Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong
How much: (Takeaway) Click here to order, Price varies
Culinary mastery meets the warmth of tradition at HENRY's Thanksgiving feast fit for royalty. The menu consists of Crab Louie with succulent king crab, cherry tomato candy, and crisp little gem lettuce. The Onion Soup, with caramelised onions and a flaky puff pastry lid, promises to be a comforting introduction to the main event. For the main course, the Herb-roasted Turkey takes centre stage alongside a generous 12oz Smoked Prime Rib, a testament to HENRY's dedication to bringing out the best in every cut of meat. And to add a sweet finale to the festivities, the Pumpkin Creme Brulee offers a luxurious twist on a classic dessert. With roaring wood-fired ovens and a charcoal grill that sets the stage for a meat-centric dining experience, HENRY exudes a polished modern charm, mirroring the richness of the culinary offerings.
When: Nov. 23
Where: HENRY, 5/F, Rosewood Hong Kong Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
How much: Click here to book a table, HK$138-HK$998
Gourmet supermarket Mercato Gourmet is Hong Kong’s one-stop shop for freshly flown-in imports of cheese, fresh meats, cold cuts, premium cooking oils, fresh pasta, wine, and other international delicacies. Labourious as it may be, home-cooked Thanksgiving dinner tastes of a different kind of love, flavoured with warmth and gratefulness for your innermost circle.
Mercato Gourmet is offering two options for those hosting at home, a Pre-Roasted Turkey Set and an Australian Whole Turkey, depending on whether or not you would like to baste and roast your own bird. The former includes a side of Classic Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Carrots, and a bottle of Organic Lambrusco.
When: Early Bird Discount from Now to Nov. 12
How much: (Takeaway) Click here to order, Starting at HK$566
Renowned Mediterranean restaurant Salisterra takes its culinary inspiration from the coastal cuisines of France and Italy, where good food and even better company celebrate the simple joys of togetherness. This year, the culinary team at Salisterra is bringing an All-American Thanksgiving experience that strikes at the restaurant's core belief in food and unity.
Starting with a luxury appetiser of Oysters Rockerfeller with spinach, aged Parmesan and a generous dapple of garlic and lemon, followed by a smooth and creamy Butternut squash, and a Slowcooked Turkey main with pommes puree, creamed corn, and maple glazed brussels sprouts. To seal the deal, Salisterra rounds off the dinner with a classic Pumpkin Pie with cinnamon ice cream for a sweet finish.
When: Nov. 23
Where: Salisterra, Level 49, The Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong
How much: (Dine-in) Click here to book, HK$788 per person
Get stuck in Dan Ryan’s bountiful Thanksgiving feast, a yearly tradition for the F&B branch, which delivers a memorable dining experience for friends and family alike. Their Thanksgiving menu consists of three courses, starting with a comforting bowl of Homemade Pumpkin Soup and followed by a freshly carved 8oz Roasted US Turkey, served with all the traditional trimmings such as stuffing, mashed potatoes, and candied yams, and rounded off with a delectable slice of Classic American Pumpkin Pie.
Whether you choose to dine-in or opt for their Thanksgiving to-go package, Dan Ryan’s is an easy choice for those looking for an authentic American dining experience. For larger gatherings, Dan Ryan’s offers the "thirsty" and "hungry" sets, featuring carefully curated wine pairings, as well as additional signature dishes.
When: Nov. 23 - 24
How much: (Dine-in) Click here to book, Starting from HK$358 per person
(Takeaway) Click here to pre-order, Starting from Hk$1,888 for 8-10 servings
Nothing spells out family values like a good ‘ole homecooked meal. Replicate that warmth by tucking into an Italian-American inspired spread of comfort food and festive season goodies at Fini’s Wan Chai or SoHo outlets this Thanksgiving 2023. Also available as a takeaway option catering to groups of up to eight, enjoy the meal staying in by laying out the complimentary red check tablecloth and accompanying bottle of Chianti.
The highlight of this roundtable is a mouthwatering Garlic Butter Roasted Turkey, served alongside rich Black Pepper and Wild Turkey Gravy, Homemade Cheeseburger Stuffing, signature Homemade Pork Meatballs, the inventive Cacio e Pepe Biscuit, Roasted Garlic and Chive Mashed Potatoes, as well as Green Bean Casserole and Balsamic Glazed Brussel Sprouts for a green thumbs up. Round it off with some Homemade Apple Crumble to finish the meal in an all-American flourish.
When: Nov. 20 - 26
Where: Fini’s SoHo, 49 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong
Fini’s Wan Chai, 69 Stone Nullah Lane, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: (Dine-in) Click here to book, Starting from HK$595 per person
(Takeaway) Click here to order, HK$3500 for 8 to 10 people
MâmAmis is taking an inventive approach to Thanksgiving by injecting Vietnamese flair into the culinary staples in this cherished American holiday. The succulent Roasted Vietnamese Suckling Pig is the star of the show, alongside the classic turkey basted with comforting, homey herbs. A delightful selection of authentic Vietnamese dishes also awaits, adding an exciting twist to the traditional American spread. You can either have the Turkey Set fit for six to eight people, or the Thanksgiving Dinner Set for 10 to 12 pax.
When: November (orders must be made at least one week in advance)
Where: MâmAmis, Unit A, B, G/F, Fu Fai Commercial Centre, 27 Hilly Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Click here to pre-order, Starting from HK$3,588
For a Thanksgiving experience with a little bit of a culinary twist, Porterhouse delivers their surf’n’turf concept with a splendid five-course feast that features a succulent Roasted Turkey Roulade with all the festive trimmings, contrasted against a luscious Butter Poached Lobster and Crab Risotto for a taste of the sea over creamy pasta.
Delivering on autumnal flavours, the meal also comes with a Sweet Potato Veloute soup that blends dry aged beef-fat with creamed leeks and the crunch of a truffle bikini sandwich to dip with, a Wagyu Beef Carpaccio dusted with truffle cream and winter truffle as a starter, and some Pumpkin Pecan Pie ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ as the ultimate dessert.
When: Nov. 20 - 26
Where: Porterhouse, 7/F, California Tower 30-36 D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Book here, HK$788 per person
Aside from serving as a time of gratitude for the year’s great harvest, Thanksgiving dinner is arguably the occasion of the year to go ahead and indulge - and what cuisine spells out decadence the way Italian food does? For a touch of Italo-inspired Thanksgiving treats, Aria has a specially curated sharing dinner that’s available only on the night of Nov. 23.
Aside from starring the Tachinella Italiana roasted organic wild Italian turkey, surrounded by seasonally apt sides such as Carote al Miele honey glazed carrots, Fagiolini all’Agrodolce roasted ratte potatoes, Maccheroni al Formaggio mac and cheese; you can also sample some special Aria-style Thanksgiving items such as Pesto Rosso & Pizza Bianca sicilian pesto with pizza bread, as well as the Risotto alla Crema di Zucca Mantovana aged risotto, and more.
When: Nov. 23
Where: Aria, 24/F, California Tower, 30-36 D'Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Book here, HK$1288 per person
Bring that classic New Yorker delicatessen taste back home with a Thanksgiving selection crafted by Morty’s. Their main spread is the ‘Give Thanks and Feast’ selection which offers the indulgent Morty’s U.S Turkey, roasted and served beside a chunky hock of Honey Glazed Ham, Slow Roasted U.S Prime Rib, and a rotation of delectable sides such as Bacon and Onion Skillet, Potatoes Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Mash, Morty’s Pastrami Stuffing, and more. To top it all off, there is also dessert options to choose, ranging from Apple Tart, Dark Chocolate Pie, Lemon Tart, or Mango and Passion Fruit Tart.
When: Now to Nov. 30
Where: (Pick-up only) Morty’s Starstreet, Shop 8-10, Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Morty’s Jardine House, Shop 12 – 14, LG/F, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Click here to order, Starting from HK$2,988 for 8 to 10 people
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