If there’s ever a time to splurge on food, it’s for Christmas dinner in Hong Kong! Roasted turkey, honey-glazed ham, seafood, the works! Nothing is off-limits for your family’s special Christmas menu.
Are you cooking a traditional Christmas lunch for your family or hosting an annual end-of-year Christmas dinner for your colleagues? Perhaps you have teamed up with friends and are organising a potluck Christmas party at someone’s house? Either way, it is going to involve some elaborate Christmas food and you will need a rather specialised set of ingredients. We’ve found out the places from where you can get everything from turkey to lamb, cheese to jam, and all that’s in between to make your Christmas menu special. If you are also looking at easy festive dining-in options, we have also rounded up where you can get ready-to-cook items, restaurant takeaways and catering. Happy cooking and bon appétit!
Editor’s note: Many of these businesses are yet to announce their Christmas offerings, and new listings are constantly being added, so bookmark this page and check back for the latest details.
Christmas Dinner Ingredients: Turkey, Ham, Seafood
Offering top-quality meat for your Christmas lunch at wholesale prices. Whole brined turkeys are already available ($900 for a 7 to 8 kg bird). Worried about cooking your Christmas dinner to perfection? Opt for the Steak King Christmas Dinner Hamper ($2,900) which comes complete with a pre-cooked Christmas meal – turkey, stuffing, duck fat roast potatoes and more. All that you need to do is reheat in your oven (in just 40 minutes).
Feather And Bone
This butcher cum deli knows how to do Christmas dinner in style. You’ll find everything you need to put together your Christmas menu – turkey, ham, seafood, cheese, and charcuterie, plus speciality items like Christmas pudding, brandy custard, turkey stuffing and more.
Want a taste of fine dining at home this festive season? Plantin Kaviari, the supplier for many Michelin-starred restaurants in Hong Kong and Macau since 2009, is offering home delivery for special Christmas dinner ingredients. You can order anything from meat to poultry, caviar to truffles, jams to chocolates and cheese. With Plantin Kaviari, you’re assured of the best quality (free-range, antibiotic and hormone-free). Suppliers include the finest French craftsmen and you can also be sure that they know their wine!
When a grocery store is run by a fellow mama, you know that its offerings will be good, safe and healthy choices for your family too! Farmer’s Market is owned and operated by Aussie mum, Emma Pike, and it has built a great reputation for delivering delicious, restaurant-quality meat and seafood, perfect for putting together your Christmas dinner.
Mercato Gourmet by Giando offers all you need to put together a fantastic Christmas menu. All items are sourced and imported directly from small family farms and producers in Italy and beyond. Plus you can pre-order your traditional Italian Tiri Panettone now!
Eat The Kiwi
If you are looking to shop for free-range turkey, juicy legs of lamb and ham or the freshest seafood this Christmas, browse through Eat The Kiwi. This award-winning online grocer is also passionate about sustainability. Its seafood is sourced from sustainable-certified fisheries; all of its meat is steroid, hormone and antibiotic-free. One Sassy Mama ordered her Christmas turkey here last year and was very impressed!
More places to buy your turkey, ham and seafood for Christmas dinner
Bones & Blades – Buy premium cuts online or in-store at its Sai Ying Pun or Sai Kung branch.
My Meat Man – Shop a range of beef, chicken, lamb, pork, seafood and even plant-based meat substitutes for your Christmas dinner.
meatmarket.hk – Butcher-grade meat and ingredients delivered straight to your door.
Meat The Sea – A wide range of fresh and frozen meat, seafood as well as premium European deli products.
Waves Pacific – Gourmet, restaurant quality produce. Look out for its Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner home-cook packs.
Specialty Christmas Food: Cheese, charcuterie and more
As part of the LQV Group, La Cremerie is all about bringing high-quality French products to Hong Kong. La Cremerie selects only top-quality ewe, cow and goat’s milk cheeses directly from exclusive French farms, and then continues to age them in-house.
La Cremerie (Mid-Levels), 118 Caine Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong
Raymond Deli Club
The small Sai Kung branch of this deli is a Sassy Mama favourite (and southside Mamas can head on over to the Stanley store). We’ll be stocking up on ready-to-bake pastries for our Christmas breakfast as well as pre-ordering its amazingly good-value cheese and charcuterie platters.
More Hong Kong Specialty Delis To Get Your Christmas Dinner Ingredients From
Hong Kong Supermarkets With Christmas Food
If you’d prefer to get all your Christmas food shopping done in person, in one place these large western supermarkets serve as your one-stop shop for all your Christmas dinner needs.
GREAT Food Hall – A go-to in Pacific Place for just about any luxury grocery item you could imagine.
Marks & Spencer – Christmas pudding, brandy custard and all the Christmas cooking essentials.
Oliver’s The Delicatessen – Pop by Prince’s Building and stock up on all your Christmas food shopping.
Hong Kong Restaurants That Deliver Christmas Dinner And Thanksgiving Feasts
We’ll be updating the restaurants delivering Christmas dinner regularly as new menus are released. Watch this space!
Not just a great staycation option, the Christmas dining options at the Mandarin Oriental are fantastic. While it hasn’t released its Christmas 2021 pricing yet, the takeaway Christmas lunch and dinner options from The Mandarin Oriental never disappoint. Thanksgiving packages are currently available for pre-order until Friday, 19 November 2021.
Black Sheep – Thanksgiving Delivered
Available to order now, for delivery from 23 to 26 November, the Thanksgiving spread from Black Sheep is sure to be a winner. Feast on whipped mashed potatoes, a creamy green bean casserole and mac & cheese. Make sure you save room for the centre-piece – an oven-roasted turkey with confit dark meat. It comes carved up and read to eat.
Price: $598 per person, minimum four people
Black Sheep Restaurants, www.allwewantfortheholidays.com/thanksgiving-delivered
Woolly Pig – Thanksgiving Turkey Takeaway Meal Set
Back by popular demand, Woolly Pig is dishing up its delicious Thanksgiving turkey takeaway sets. Each set serves six to eight diners and includes a 4.8kg herb-smoked turkey, sourdough gravy, plum and cranberry sauce as well as pork with apple and sage stuffing, grilled Brussel sprouts and more. Choose to pick up from GRAIN in Kennedy Town or have yours delivered (extra fee). Thanksgiving turkey set is available from 19 to 28 November.
Sassy Mama tip: Order before 14 November to take advantage of its early-bird pricing.
Price: $2,100 per set (early bird); After 14 November – $2,200 per set.
Ammo – Festive Catering
Take the fuss out of your roast turkey and pick up your roast turkey ready to go from Ammo. The Party Turkey Set feeds up to eight people and includes a 5kg roast turkey, leek and Italian sausage stuffing, cranberry sauce and turkey gravy. Yum!
More Restaurants Offering Takeaway Thanksgiving And Christmas Dinner Sets
TM’s By The Den– Create your own holiday feast with a choice of pork belly, honey-glazed ham and, of course, Christmas turkey!
Christmas Catering For Hong Kong Christmas Lunch, Dinner and Parties
This list is by no means exhaustive and most Hong Kong catering companies will be able to put together a special Christmas menu for your family or Christmas party.
Let the team at Invisible Kitchen take care of your Christmas dinner, lunch or party with its delicious offerings. Choose from its affordable Christmas party menus (starting at $225 per person) or let them take care of your traditional Christmas dinner with a hamper that includes ready-to-heat turkey breast, stuffing, triple cooked duck fat potatoes and veggies, topped off with red-wine gravy and cranberry sauce!
Make your Christmas party an easy affair with catering from Delicious. It offers festive menus for as little as $300 per person (minimum 25 people) which include canapes, light dinner dishes and a carvery section of either ham or roasted turkey.
This Christmas, let Pomegranate sort out all your catering needs. With Christmas menus on offer for as few as 10 people and a huge range of festive dishes to choose from, the whole family is sure to be satisfied.
More Hong Kong Christmas Catering Companies
Shamrock – A staple on the Hong Kong catering scene.
Ali Oli – Homestyle (and delicious) seasonal catering. You can also order specific items like pre-cooked turkey, homemade gravy, orange and honey-glazed ham, ready-to-roast vegetables, Christmas cookies and more.
Relish Kitchen – Look at the Relish At Home offerings for your Christmas dinner or party needs.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in November 2020 by Anita Balagopalan and updated in October 2021 by Jess Mizzi.