From French-Mediterranean and Brazilian-Japanese fusions, to authentic Italian, Spanish and contemporary British fare. From healthy dieters, to sustainable advocates or vegetarian diners. Here are 8 festive menus that suit every whim this end of the year. Book ahead and enjoy the joyful Christmas with plentiful feasts.
La Paloma is celebrating Christmas with a scrumptious 8-course dinner (priced at HK$488 per pax) and a 7-course lunch menu (priced at HK$450 per pax) from 24th to 26th December. Feast on a multitude of emblematic Spanish tapas including Iberico Ham with Crystal Bread, King Prawn “Ajillo”, Scallop “on fire” with Black Truffle and much more. Not to miss the lavish La Paloma’s Signature Lobster Paella to share with a HK$338 add-on! For discerning drinkers, opt for free-flow drinks for lunch with HK$230 extra to pair with the Crispy Suckling Pig and King Crab & Salmon Eggs Brioche for a true Spanish fiesta.
La Paloma, 1/Floor, Soho 189, 189 Queen’s Rd W, Sai Ying Pun, +852 2291 6161
Cult favourite Matchali has made a glorious return on their Christmas-inspired drinks and bites, with a thoughtful reminder to be health-conscious. Handwisked matcha is amplified by selections of plant-based milk, non-processed ingredients and superfoods. Treat your sweet tooth with the festive Pumpkin Cheesecake alongside the marshmallow-topped White Chocolate Matcha Latte, candy cane-sprinkles Peppermint Matcha Latte or the soothing Spiced Gingerbread Latte in The Upper House or K11 Musea outlets.
Matcali, Level 6, The Upper House, Pacific Place; and Shop LA106, K11 Musea
Known for its authentic pasta freshly made every day, Pici warmly welcomes guests with weekend brunch and set dinner menus this Christmas, until 2nd January. As they uplift their signatures with hints of Christmas spirit, expect to be spoiled with specialities for brunch (priced at HK$288 per pax), from Xmas Cannelloni stuffed with turkey, artichokes and cheesy scamorza, to Ravioli Porcini & Truffle and Xmas C.F.L – Boston lobster fettuccine overflowing with creamy lobster bisque. Round off a quintessential Italian Christmas with the traditional Panettone as dessert. Set dinners are also available at Lai Chi Kok and Shatin branches from HK$238 per person. Be sure to reach early as no reservations are taken for Pici!
Pici, locations across Hong Kong
Catering modern Chinese for seemly vegetarian diners, MISS LEE is introducing a 4-course Christmas lunch menu (HK$280 per person) and a 7-course dinner menu (HK$480 per person). With “Chencun” Flat Rice Noodles Rolls as the starter, and finishing off with Handmade Noodles in Honshimeji Mushroom broth, a soul-warming treat is curated to complete your Christmas wish. A no-fuss set menu (HK$1,980) for 10 pax is also available for stay-at-home parties.
MISS LEE, G/F The Wellington, 198 Wellington Street, Central, +852 2881 1811
Buenos Aires Polo Club
Whisk away to Argentina for their elite steakhouses at Buenos Aires Polo Club, presenting a regal sharing-style feast this wintry season. The Christmas-special Festín de Navidad menu features the main signature General Pico Black Angus Prime Rib paired with classic sides, selections of appetiser, soup and desserts for HK$898 per person. Book in for a divine family gathering followed by a friends-limited party conveniently at LKF.
Buenos Aires Polo Club, 7/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central
LPM Restaurant & Bar
For a French- Mediterranean tasteful experience perched in the buzzing H Queen’s, chef Maurizio Pace has curated an array of decadent dishes for lunch and dinner with your loved ones at LMP. The seasonal menu starts with the refreshing trio –French classic Celeriac, Pears and Capers Remoulade Salad (HK$148), texture-rich Scallop Tartare (HK$328) and Gratinated Oysters (HK$298). Grilled Pink Seabream (HK$498) and Beef Tenderloin (HK$1,198) serves as the succulent mains. Complete your elegant meal with expertly made cocktails paying homage to the artist, writer and bon vivant. Inherit the convivial celebration at New Year’s Eve with their stylish transformation to the world-famous nightclub, Studio 54.
LPM Restaurant & Bar, 1/F, H, Queen’s, Central, Hong Kong
Roganic Hong Kong
One-Michelin-star Roagnic offers an earthy yet elevated Christmas lunch and dinner menu for HK$1,088 this year. Chef Oli Marlow and Chef Ashley Salmon prepared festive and sustainable delicacies that include Pine Cured Salmon with Caviar and Whipped Cod Roe, 10-day Aged Local Goose trimmed into 5 diligent dishes, Malted Chaoux and more. Avoid the crowd and opt for the 3-course lunch tasting for HK$380 available through December (except 24th and 25th).
Roganic Hong Kong, Sino Plaza, UG/F 08, 255 Gloucester Rd, Causeway Bay
Brazilian-Japanese restaurant Uma Nota is spicing up the Christmas spirit with their Festive Chef’s Menu (HK$490), Christmas (HK$550) and NYE Réveillon( from HK$690) menus. Notable dishes include signature Coxinhas Nikkei – Brazilian fried dumplings, Boneless Beef Short Rib, Robalo e Açai – cured sea bass served with açai ponzu and the show-stopping Grilled Fresh Lobster glazed in den miso. Get boozy with free-flowing bubbles, beers or cocktails with your most-loved groups at the heart of Central.
Uma Nota, Upper G, 38 Peel St, Central