Make it a Hong Kong Christmas dinner to remember! Whether you’re indulging the family on Christmas Eve or heading out for a festive buffet spread on Christmas day, one thing is certain, these Hong Kong restaurants are pulling out all the stops.
Christmas is certainly a time to eat, drink and be merry with all the family! If you and your family are staying in Hong Kong for the holidays, it’s time to start planning your Christmas lunch or dinner. Hong Kong has no shortage of delicious Christmas menus, so we’ve rounded up our favourite restaurants offering decadent feasts. There’ll be turkey, pudding, mulled wine and more, so forget slaving away in the kitchen and book early for one of these great festive dining packages. Here are our top picks for Christmas dinner with the whole family in Hong Kong.
Restaurants With Traditional Christmas Dinner Menus
Feather & Bone – Sharing Festive Christmas Menus
The food quality is always excellent at this butcher and deli. If you’re here to enjoy your Christmas dinner, the set menu is served up family-style and is excellent value. Highlights on the starters menu include the Housemade “Smoked Brisket” Pastrami as well as the Salumi & Prosciutto selection, followed, of course, by a delicious roast turkey main. There’s also a Vegetarian Christmas Menu and special pricing for the kids.
Christmas Dinner Menu: A sharing menu with five starters, Roast Turkey main with sides of Brussels Sprouts, Mixed Leaf Salad, House Slaw and Creamy Mash and Christmas Pudding and Cheese Selection for dessert. View the full menu here.
How much: Adults – $598 per person, kids (aged 12 and below) – $299; free-flow packages start at $298
When: Monday, 15 November to Sunday, 19 December 2021 (three days advance reservation and minimum four people); Monday, 20 to Saturday, 25 December 2021 (advance booking recommended)
Sassy Mama tip: Don’t forget to check out Feather & Bone’s Christmas catering options!
ALTO – Festive Christmas brunch with unlimited starters
An affordable four-course set Christmas menu with sky-high views of the city. Start your meal with unlimited starters, followed by a seafood course, then a choice of mains that include Roasted Turkey (of course!), Braised Beef Cheek, a Seafood Rissoto and more. A six-course Christmas Dinner is also available.
How much: $488 per person; Free-flow $228 per person.
When: Christmas Day and Boxing Day
GRAIN – Family roast menu
Inspired by the traditional Sunday roast, get the family together to enjoy a leisurely Christmas dinner of roast meats at GRAIN. View the full Woolly Pig Dining Group Christmas menus here.
Christmas Roast menu: Roast Turkey or “Char Siu” Smoked and Glazed Ham, plus sides and dessert.
How much: $380 per person
When: Dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day; Lunch on Christmas Day and Boxing Day
Bathers – Set Christmas lunch and dinner menu by the beach
Anyone wanting to embrace the Aussie tradition of spending Christmas by the beach should book their table at Bathers in South Lantau. The laid-back beach vibes, paired with fantastic food are exactly what the holidays are all about! View the full Woolly Pig Dining Group Christmas menus here.
Christmas menu: Three-course menu with choices including Smoked Duck Breast, traditional Christmas Roast Turkey, Pan-fried Sea Bass, O’Conner Striploin and more.
How much: $360 per person
When: Dinner on Christmas Eve; All day on Christmas Day and Boxing Day
KINSHIP – Christmas Day sharing menu
If you just fancy having a table full of delicious food presented to your family for Christmas dinner head on over to KINSHIP. Start with festive favourites like Salmon Gravlax and Radicchio and Pear Salad before moving onto Classic Roasted Turkey, Roasted Local Turbot and Pumpkin and Ricotta Capellacci. Don’t forget the plentiful sides (this Mama became a brussels sprouts fan after dining here!) and sweet treats to finish. View the full Christmas menu here.
Christmas Sharing Menu: Starters, mains, sides and desserts to share.
How much: $588 per person (includes a small present from Santa!)
When: Christmas Day
Hotels With Traditional Christmas Dinner Menus
The Langham, Hong Kong – Christmas buffet at The Food Gallery; Festive set menu at Bostonian Seafood & Grill
We’re already looking forward to the decorations and pop-up performances at The Langham throughout December, so why not make a full day of it by enjoying your Christmas lunch at either The Food Gallery or Bostonian Seafood & Grill? View the full Christmas dining options here.
The Food Gallery
Christmas Buffet Menu: including freshly shucked oysters, seafood on ice, roasted turkey, Italian style porchetta, BBQ grills, live cooking stations and Christmas sweets.
How much: Christmas lunch buffet – $888 per person; Christmas dinner buffet – $988
When: Lunch buffet: Friday, 24 to Monday, 27 December 2021, 1st seating – 11:45am to 1:45pm, 2nd seating – 2:15pm to 4:15pm; Dinner buffet: Thursday, 23 to Monday, 27 December 2021, 1st seating – 5:30pm to 8pm, 2nd seating – 8:30pm to 11pm.
Bostonian Seafood & Grill
Festive Brunch Buffet and Festive Set Dinner: Coastal-fresh seafood, char-grilled steaks, smoked turkey with all the trimmings
How much: Festive Brunch: Adults – $888, kids – $379, free-flow options from $150 per person; Festive Set Dinner: 5-course – $1,388 or 6-course – $1,688, with optional wine pairings.
When: Festive Brunch: Friday, 24 to Monday, 27 December 2021, 1st seating 11am to 1:30pm, 2nd seating 2pm to 4:30pm; Festive Set Dinner: Friday, 24 to Sunday, 26 December 2021
Sassy Mama tip: For a festive afternoon, also check out the Christmas afternoon tea at Palm Court.
The Murray, Hong Kong – Family-friendly Christmas brunch at Tai Pan
The Murray is set to make it special for the kids this Christmas. At Tai Pan, the family-friendly semi-buffet spread comes complete with a kids’ corner loaded with child-friendly bites. Santa is also set to pay a visit to all the restaurants between 12pm and 1pm. During December make time to visit, Santa’s Grotto (Santa himself visits daily from 1pm to 2pm). For some extra fun, visit The Murray Christmas Market from 20 to 23 December, 4pm to 9pm for some last-minute Christmas shopping.
Christmas Brunch Menu: Buffet selection of cold cuts, charcuterie, a carving station, BBQ, sweets and kids’ station, plus a choice of mains served to the table.
How much: Adults – $1,088, kids (aged 5 to 11) – $588; free-flow options start at $388
When: Christmas Day
Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong – Christmas Day brunch menu at Clipper Lounge
The Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is known to go all out for the festive season. Our pick for families this Christmas is the Clipper Lounge.
Christmas Brunch Menu: A huge international spread featuring an Hors d’oeuvres selection, garden greens, seafood (lobster, abalone, sea whelk, and more), sushi and sashimi, oysters, a deluxe cheese station, carvery, Laksa noodles, dim sum and Chinese dishes and eggs. For dessert, there’s an endless selection that includes Black Forest Trifle, Mulled Wine Poached Pears, warm puddings, no less than 10 different cakes, plus tarts, cookies and homemade chocolates.
How much: Adults – $1,388, kids (aged 3 to 11) – $588; free-flow options starting from $128 for juice and soft drinks or $458 for house Champagne and wine
When: Christmas Day, 1st seating 11:30am to 1:45pm, 2nd seating 2:15pm to 5pm
Eaton HK – Christmas carnival buffet at The Astor
This popular Kowloon hotel is sure to be a hit this Christmas. The all-day dining venue, The Astor is being transformed into a carnival-themed Christmas buffet. You can expect a nostalgic funfair themed meal that’s sure to keep the kids happy!
Christmas Buffet Menu: Traditional roasted turkey, maple-glazed ham, beef wellington, whole roast suckling pig, plus plenty of seafood and festive desserts.
How much: Weekday Lunch – adults – $328, kids and seniors – $218; Weekend and Public Holiday Lunch – adults – $398, kids and seniors – $298. Dinner (Monday to Thursday) – adults – $608, kids and seniors – $418; Dinner (Friday to Sunday, Public Holidays) – adults – $658, kids and seniors – $478.
When: Wednesday, 1 to Friday, 31 December 2021, Lunch – 12pm to 2:30pm, Dinner – 6:30 to 9:30pm
Hong Kong Restaurants Serving Alternative Christmas Dinner Menus
Hutong – Family-Friendly Winter Brunch
If your family is celebrating the Winter solstice as well as Christmas festivities, then dining at Hutong should go to the top of your list. The long-standing restaurant is getting settled in at its new location on the 18th floor of HZentre (with spectacular views of Hong Kong Island). There are festive menus throughout December, but our pick for Christmas with the family is the Winter Brunch.
Festive Menu: Winter Brunch includes appetisers, dim sum, hot dishes and dessert as well as noodle pulling demonstrations and dim sum workshops for the kids.
How much: $728 per person, free-flow $100
When: Friday, 24 to Monday, 27 December 2021
Spiga – Italian Brunch Buffet
The cooler weather is the perfect time to enjoy the terrace at Central’s Spiga. This Christmas, take the family for a festive Italian brunch buffet with a wide range of specialities including premium cold cuts, jet-fresh seafood and a roast carving station. Your meal also includes a pizza or pasta main course and an indulgent dessert buffet.
How much: $418 per person; Free-flow drinks package $240
When: Christmas Day
La Rambla – Festive Christmas Day brunch
La Rambla has become one of our go-to spots for delicious Catalan fare. This Christmas the menu features an unlimited tapas selection, followed by Roasted Spring Chicken, a Monkfish, Lobster, Clams and Mussels Stew and the Signature Suckling Pig brought to the table to share.
How much: Adults – $780, kids (aged 8 to 12) – $390, kids (aged 7 and below) – free; Free-flow options start at $380 per person.
When: Christmas Day
Porterhouse – Festive Seafood Spectacular brunch buffet
Any seafood fans out there? Consider Porterhouse for your Christmas Day brunch. You’ll be treated to freshly-shucked oysters, Boston lobster, Canadian snow crab, salt-baked sea bass and more. Plus, there’s also a carvery so you can still get your fill of roasted turkey, suckling pig, lamb rack and more.
How much: Adults – $628, kids – $314; Free-flow packages are $168 for alcohol-free or $338 to include Tattinger Brut Reserve and house wines, beers and cocktails
When: Saturday, 25 to Monday, 27 December 2021, 1st seating 11:30am to 1:30pm, 2nd seating 1:45pm to 3:45pm
Pici – “Craving For Christmas” brunch
While we wouldn’t normally associate pasta with Christmas lunch, we do love the offerings available at Pici! The Christmas menu includes a Winter Fig Salad and Truffle Mushroom Provolone to start, the handmade pasta gets a Christmas twist with the Xmas Cannelloni filled with roast turkey, or the Xmas C.F.L with fresh Boston Lobster and creamy lobster bisque. As well as the signature Pici Tiramisu and Panna Cotta for dessert, you can also opt for the seasonal Italian Panettone!
How much: $288 per person
When: Weekends and public holidays from Saturday, 27 November 2021 to Sunday, 2 January 2022
District 8 – French-inspired set Christmas Menu
Families in Tseung Kwan O or near Elements in Kowloon can make a visit to District 8 for a Parisian, alfresco Christmas dinner. The affordable set menu lets you choose from a range of starters (not all of them festive!) including Roasted Chestnut Velouté, Yellowfin Tuna Tataki topped with Avocado, or Beef Tartare. For mains opt for the Roasted Duck Breast, Seared Sea Bass or Pasta Alla Norma. You’ll want to leave room for dessert – a choice of pecan pie or pumpkin creme brulee.
How much: $380 for two courses or $430 for three courses
When: Friday, 24 December (dinner only) and Saturday, 25 December 2021 (lunch and dinner)
District 8 Kowloon, Civic Square, ELEMENTS, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2537 7555
More Hong Kong Christmas Dinner Options
Ask For Alonzo – Italian set Christmas menu. Available Wednesday, 1 to Friday, 31 December 2021. Christmas Lunch – $198; Christmas Dinner – $298; Christmas Vegetarian menu – $248; Weekday 2 hour free-flow – $198.
The Pizza Project – Pizza might not sound like an overly festive meal, but for an affordable hearty meal we can’t go past its Craving For Christmas Brunch, available Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays for $188 per person.
Bombay Dreams – Start new traditions and go Indian this Christmas! The festive tasting menu is available for $518 per person.
Read more: Christmas Gifts 2021: What To Shop For Mamas