Dinner plans are down, but at least we could unwind in weekend brunches the new norm. From fine-dining course menus, to meticulous plant-based curations, to unlimited buffets for the big appetites, here are six brunch spots to delight in.
Fireside’s fiery tasting menu is now served on Sundays as brunch. Let Crudo Blue Belly Prawn, Mangalica Pork Belly, Treadfin fish and more are grilled over the artisanal flames before showcasing to you on the six-course menu. They also serve indulgent catering sets for deliveries or pick-ups if it is not your day to dine out.
Fireside, 5/F H Code, The Steps, 45 Pottinger St, Central, Hong Kong
Little Bao boasts multicultural comfort food in their latest weekend brunch. Indulge in Chef May Chow’s distinct creations, from the emblematic Little Bao Breakfast Bao with a herb-seasoned sausage patty and fried Taiyouran Egg, classic Chinese Prawn Toast with toasted brioche, to Thick-cut Brioche French Toast and British Eggs Benedict. Get together and share with your dearest this weekend.
Little Bao, Shop H1, GF, Fashion Walk, Causeway Bay, or 1-3 Shin Hing Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong
The third addition to the Michelin-starred The Arcane Collective, Moxie, is a much-loved all-day dining destination helmed by Chef Michael Smith. As a conscious diner himself, Chef Smith presented a mindful weekend brunch menu with plant-forward varieties and crowd favourites on top of their seasonal a la carte. Anticipate reimagined health-focused plates, including sweet potato pancakes with berry compote and maple cream, brunch specials of black truffled scrambled eggs with Emmental on focaccia and orecchiette puttanesca, as well as three-grain congee and more – available from 10:30 am on weekends.
Moxie, Shop 203, 2/F Alexandra House, LANDMARK, Central, Hong Kong
For a pan-Asian feast, head to SAVVY for a weekend brunch buffet (HK$468 per person). Seafood lovers will be pleased by the sumptuous offerings, featuring lobsters, mussels, crayfish, and more on ice, weekly specialities such as Thai-style Chili Prawn and creamy Baked Scallop, and Lobster Tom Yum Kung alike. Other highlights include time-honoured Nasi Lemak, Roast Beef, Indian Chicken Tikka and many more. Top off the experience with myriad options of sweet treats and a bottomless sparkings or wines add-on.
SAVVY, No. 23 Canton Road, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Forget the Nikkei izakaya and bar one knows. Peruvian Culinary Director at TokyoLima, Arturo Melendez invites diners to celebrate the festival of Sun God at their Raymi Brunch – a four-course menu honouring the Peruvian heritage. Begin the brunch with a trio of ceviches on a Nikkei Ice Bowl – seabass dressed in tiger’s milk, tuna, and salmon tartare, followed by three options for the second course, and hearty spring chicken rice, rump steak, grilled salmon for mains. The menu is available from 11am at weekends at HK$398 per person.
TokyoLima, G/F, 18-20 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
For Uma Nota’s fifth year in Hong Kong, they are continuing to celebrate Brazilian food, party culture and their natural landscape with the latest Rio de Janeiro destination brunch (HK$370 per person). With the ethos of sharing and togetherness in mind, Chef Gustavo introduces a full botecos experience featuring the most iconic plates with a hint of Japanese flavour., fresh mussels, glazed pork ribs, cassava croquettes and grilled squid. Not to miss The Brazilian Bolinho – a deep-fried cassava croquette for snacks, File de Costela – rib-eye steak, seafood stew served with rice and slow-cooked pork belly, they are set to whisk you away to the hearty Brazilian hospitality.
Uma Nota, 38 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong