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Where To Get Mooncakes And Mid-Autumn Hampers In Hong Kong

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Over the moon(cakes)!

Mid-Autumn season means quality family time, bright lanterns and, yes, mooncakes. We know options are endless and sometimes it can be tricky to pick the best fit without sampling each one. Whether you’re looking for extravagant hampers or quirky flavours, we’ve highlighted the top offerings in Hong Kong.

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Mid-Autumn Hampers
Beautifully Boxed
Not Your Ordinary Mooncake
Supporting A Worthy Cause

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Mid-Autumn Hampers

Ritz Carlton Hotel

The mooncakes on offer from Hong Kong’s Ritz Carlton Hotel are always a treat. This year, they are presented in an elegant jewelled trunk designed by students from SCAD Hong Kong (Savannah College of Art and Design). If you’re looking for more than just a box of mooncakes, take a look at the gourmet Mid-Autumn hampers which range in price depending on if you’d like seasonal fruits, the classic (with wine, chocolates and other goodies) or go all out with a premium hamper (which includes extra delicacies!).

Price: Starts at $398 for a box of eight.

The Ritz-Carlton, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2263 2263, [email protected], www.ritzcarlton.com

Mandarin Oriental

Nothing says quality and sophistication quite like a Mid-Autumn hamper from the Mandarin Oriental Cake Shop. If you’re happy to splurge, the 3-tier Mandarin Oriental Deluxe Mooncake hamper ($3,988) is a sight to behold and comes complete with Ruinart Brut Rosé Champagne, traditional Chinese delicacies, specialty tea and, of course, the hotel’s signature, fan-shaped mooncake gift box. Smaller mooncake boxes can also be purchased in a range of flavours including traditional white lotus or golden lotus as well as egg custard, chocolate lava and vanilla custard.

Price: Traditional White Lotus or Golden Lotus (four pieces) – $498; Mini White Lotus, Golden Lotus or Egg Custard (six pieces) – $418; Mini Assorted (six pieces) – $438.

Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong, 2522 0111, mohkg-reserva[email protected], www.mandarinoriental.com/hongkong

Gift Hampers

When you need to send a hamper to someone in Hong Kong, Gift Hampers is the website to turn to. For Mid-Autumn celebrations, it has a wide variety of gourmet hampers with fresh fruits, vegetables, mooncakes (of course!), wines and other products to suit your budget. We have our eye on the Classic Mid-Autumn Fruit Hamper with mooncakes from the Landmark Mandarin Oriental as well as wine or champagne. This hamper style offers a plastic-lite packing option to customers and the Mandarin Oriental Landmark Mooncake also has a unique packaging design that is plastic-free that minimises paper waste.

Price: $1,219

Gift Hampers, 2730 0839, [email protected], www.gifthampers.com.hk

agnés b. Café 

For an affordable mooncake or Mid-Autumn hamper option, look to agnés b. Café. Its hampers start at $1,180 and come packed full of mooncakes, cookies and chocolates. With four flavours of mooncakes to choose from (lava custard, cheese custard, yuzu dark chocolate and pistachio dark chocolate), there’s sure to be something to suit every palate.

Price: 2-piece gift box – $220; 4-piece gift box – $390; 6-piece gift box – $490

agnés b. Café, various locations, [email protected]www.onlineshop.agnesb.com.hk

Read more: Mid-Autumn Crafts And Activities To Do With Your Kids

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Beautifully Boxed

Butterfly Patisserie, Rosewood Hong Kong

Whether you are a fan of the traditional lotus or prefer more contemporary flavours, the offerings from Butterfly Patisserie at the Rosewood are sure to please. These edible works of art come in a range of gift boxes that vary in size and contents. Simply stunning in design with artwork by Hong Kong artist Frank Tang who takes his inspiration from Song dynasty, each box showcases a detailed landscape painting. This is sure to make a statement as you gift to family and friends.

As an added bonus, for every box sold Rosewood will donate a lunchbox to Hong Kong charity ImpactHK.

Price: 6-piece mini egg custard or assorted flavours – $428; 6-piece mini chocolate mooncakes – $438; 4-piece traditional white lotus mooncakes – $498.

Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 3891 8888, www.rosewoodhkshop.com 

The Peninsula

The exquisitely crafted mooncakes from The Peninsula are always in high demand and the gift boxes they’re presented in are often kept as keepsakes for years to come. This year’s box in traditional red and gold tones is finished with rose gold hot stamp detailing. Inside you’ll find indulgent mini egg custard mooncakes created by Michelin-starred Chef Tang Chi Keung and comes in walnut or dried longan flavours.

Price: Mini Egg Custard Mooncakes, four pieces – $208 or eight pieces – $388; Star Chef Mooncake Gift Box (includes four mini walnut and four mini longan egg custard mooncakes) – $598.

The Peninsula, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2920 2888, [email protected], www.peninsula.com

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Duddell’s

A box of mooncakes from Michellin-starred Duddell’s is always set to impress. Designed by Macao-based MO-DESIGN, the Signature Gift Box comes with six delicious mooncakes and features a bold, red lantern design complete with hanging tassel. The Limited Edition Gift Box (with eight mooncakes) transforms into your very own mid-autumn lantern with an eye-catching light that’s sure to impress your guests.

Price: Signature Gift Box – $368; Limited Edition Gift Box – $588

Duddell’s, Level 3 Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong, [email protected], www.duddells.co

Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum & Mason certainly know its tea! This year, it’s pairing the signature Royal Blend (first blended for King Edward in 1902!) with the time-honoured tradition of Mid-Autumn mooncakes. The ornate gift box is sure to impress and comes complete with four decadent mooncakes accompanied with the Royal Blend loose leaf tea.

Price: $688 per gift box.

Fortnum & Mason, G/F, K11 MUSEA, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 3916 8100, www.fortnumandmason.com

China Tang

You can’t go wrong with a traditional White Lotus Seed Paste with Double Egg Yolk mooncake from China Tang. You can expect fluffy while flaky pastry and a melt in your mouth filling that’s sure to satisfy. This year’s offerings are boxed up in an eco-friendly package with a classic Chinoiserie design. Why not repurpose as a jewellery box when you’ve devoured the contents?

Price: $388 per box

China TangShop 411-413, 4/F, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, 2522 2148

China Tang, Shop 4101, Level 4, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2157 3148, www.chinatang.hk

Lady M

While Lady M is best known for its delicious crepe cakes, you might like to give its mooncakes a try. This year it has teamed up with Netflix to bring you an artfully-packaged lantern with scenes from the highly-anticipated musical “Over The Moon” (streaming this autumn). Each lantern gift box contains six Lady M mooncakes: three sweet egg custard and three chocolate custard.

Price: $528

Lady M, various locations, 3956 1494, [email protected], www.ladymhk.com

Wai Yuen Tong

While most associate Wai Yuen Tong with traditional Chinese medicine (and rightly so!), most don’t know you can also get your mooncakes here. This year’s offerings are inspired by pearls, reflecting the light of the moon. Inside the pearly box you’ll find six mini citrus osmanthus mooncakes filled with traditional white lotus seed paste. It’s tangy, fragrant and sure to please.

Price: $195

Wai Yuen Tong, Suite 3101, 31/F, Skyline Tower, 39 Wang Kwong Road, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2727 8911[email protected], www.wyt.com.hk

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Not Your Ordinary Hong Kong Mooncake

The Cakery

Love your mooncake, but can’t tolerate some of the ingredients? Look no further than The Cakery with its vegan, gluten-free and food colouring free (but still colourful!) mooncakes. These modern delicacies are packed full of nutritious superfoods and come in Black Sesame, Red Date and Mixed Nuts, Oolong and Peach and Lemon and Yuzu flavours. It’s a lighter option, that still feels indulgent!

Price: $428 per box of four

The Cakery, Shop 303, Landmark, Central, Hong Kong, 6683 3833

The Cakery, Shop 124, Lee Garden Two, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 2816 1838, [email protected], www.thecakery.com

Dang Wen Li By Dominique Ansel

This bakery and patisserie is celebrating its first Mid-Autumn festival with bespoke Earl Grey Custard Mooncakes (in a Chef Bunny Gift Box) and a DIY Yuzu Cookie Kit so you can create memories at home with your loved ones.

Price: $498

Dang Wen Li By Dominique Ansel, Shop OT G63A, G/F, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, 3-27 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, 2613 8618, www.dangwenli.com

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Feather & Bone

For a mooncake with a twist, try out Feather & Bone’s savoury offering. You can still expect a buttery, flaky pastry, but inside is filled with a bacon and pork filling, spiced with nutmeg, sage, thyme, garlic and more. Think of it like a Mid-Autumn pork pie!

Price: $178 for two pieces

Feather & Bone, various locations across Hong Kong, 6313 0513, www.featherandbone.com.hk

Sift Desserts

We know mooncakes aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. Cookies? Well that’s another matter entirely! Sassy Mama favourite Sift Desserts has put together a Mid-Autumn Cookie Box containing 24 biscuits in six flavours — earl grey, orange, sesame, lemon, chocolate and butter. Yum!

Price: $258

Sift Desserts, various locations across Hong Kong, [email protected]www.siftdesserts.com

Miss Lee

While most traditional mooncakes are heavy and full of (animal) fats, Miss Lee has brought its vegan ethos to the celebration. There are two unique modern flavours — Purple Sweet Potato and Ginger and Hawthorn and Dark Plum — both skipping the traditional eggs and lard. It’s a fresh take on tradition that we can’t wait to try!

Price: $238 per box of four.

Miss Lee, G/F The Wellington, 198 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2881 1811, [email protected], www.misslee.hk

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Supporting A Worthy Cause

Sino Hotels

This year, Sino Hotels (including The Pottinger, The Gold Coast Hotel, Island Pacific and The Olympian) are teaming up with Benji’s Centre, an organisation that helps underprivileged children in need of professional speech therapy. There’s the Classic Collection which includes four White Lotus Seed Paste Mooncakes with double yolks ($428) or the Fragrant Collection with six mini mooncakes in Pandan, Custard and Ginger Lotus flavours ($358).

Price: Classic Collection – $428; Fragrant Collection – $358

Sino Hotels, www.sino-hotels.com

SPCA Charity Mooncakes

Support your furry friends and the Hong Kong SPCA this Mid-Autumn with a box of Lychee and Friends mooncakes (made with maltitol low sugar). Each box comes with four individual tins.

Price: $198

Hong Kong SPCA, 5 Wan Shing Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 2232 5576, [email protected], www.mooncake.spca.org.hk

Read more: The Sassy Mama Guide To Festivities Around The World

Editor’s Note: Prices listed are recommended retail price and correct at time of publication. There are lots of early bird deals with discounts of up to 40% if you get in sooner rather than later!

Featured image courtesy of Getty, image 1 courtesy of Ritz Carlton Hong Kong, image 2 courtesy of Butterfly Patisserie, image 3 courtesy of Duddell’s, image 4 courtesy of The Cakery, image 5 courtesy of Feather And Bone.

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