A celebration in a Hong Kong private kitchen is perfect for those who don’t want to deal with the restaurant crowd. Take your next birthday party or celebratory gathering up a notch by booking one of these unique private dining experiences.
Hong Kong boasts of a variety of private kitchens which makes entertaining guests a breeze! Whether you’re planning your child’s birthday, a friend’s baby shower or your 25th anniversary, these places are flexible enough to cater to every occasion. Best of all, there’s no clean-up involved, and because you won’t be busy serving your friends, you get to be the hostess with the mostest! Here is a list of our favourite Hong Kong private kitchens to hold your next soirée.
Amtarda — Private dining in a Thai-inspired Clearwater Bay villa
Have you seen those Insta-posts and wondered how your friends escaped to the lush Thai hillside when you thought they were still in Hong Kong? They were probably invited to an epic private party at Amtarda! Hosting groups from 10 to 80 and dishing up an exceptional ten-course Thai tasting menu, all while drinking in the gorgeous Thai-inspired villa with sweeping coastal views Amtarda has quickly become THE place to host your next celebration.
Kea’s Kitchen – Hong Kong private kitchen onboard a yacht
You won’t be forgetting this unique private dining experience in a hurry! Step on board a custom-built 63-foot Mandarin Manor yacht moored in Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter and imagine yourself sailing the Andaman Sea as you enjoy your delicious Thai feast.
Olive Leaf — Vegan private kitchen on Lamma Island
Make your way to Lamma Island for a colourful Meditteranean spread that’s all vegan (but no less delicious!). Set in the outdoor garden courtyard of owner and chef, Ayelet Idan, you’ll feel a world away as you celebrate your next special occasion in this truly private kitchen.
Les Savuers Private Kitchen – French private kitchen
Elevate your private dining experience with Les Savuers Private Kitchen in Wan Chai. The restaurant boasts movable sound-proof panels so you can be assured of an intimate dining experience whether you are looking for an intimate, romantic, dinner for two, or a bigger party for up to 40 people.
Relish Kitchen – Private event space in Wong Chuk Hang
Many Mamas will be familiar with the catering options from Relish Kitchen. Now the offerings have gotten even better with the opening of its private kitchen in Wong Chuk Hang. The space features unique indoor and outdoor entertaining areas and can take care of everything from the food (of course!) to the decorations, entertainment and more.
Da Ping Huo – Private members dining room
In the Sichuan dialect, Da Ping Huo signifies sharing. And that’s just what eating at this restaurant is all about. It started as a private kitchen close to 20 years back, headed by an artist couple who often entertain their guests by putting on a Chinese opera performance after the meal. If you are a fan of their Sichuan-inspired cooking, the art on display and the singing, you could consider opting for membership at the restaurant’s private kitchen. If eating there with a large group, consider booking the entire place (seats 46) for lunch or dinner. While there is no separate kids’ menu, the kitchen will be considerate and tone down the heat for the little ones.
Yin Yang Coastal – Beachside private dining
Offering farm-to-table Chinese cuisine made with live seafood and organic ingredients, there is a charm to Yin Yang‘s chef’s choice of the day menus. You don’t choose the food, just the number of courses and allow former designer and celebrity chef Margaret Xu Yuan to come up with something that’s sure to please. Lunch is for a minimum of two people, dinner for a minimum of six, and private dinner booking is available for a maximum of 30 indoors and an additional 14 outdoors. Children are welcome in this lovely beachside villa-turned-restaurant.
Ta Pantry — A hidden private kitchen in Wan Chai
When you want the privacy of home, but the hospitality of a restaurant look to Ta Pantry. It offers up a beautiful private dining experience for up to 20 guests, with attentive service and delicious food. Your guests will be just as impressed by the creative culinary styling of chef and Mama of four Esther Sham, as they are with the intimate dining space. There are a variety of menus and cuisines on offer at this Hong Kong private kitchen (Japanese, Shanghainese, New American and European to name a few!), all created with gourmet ingredients.
Chef de Yim Tin — Hong Kong private kitchen on Yim Tin Tsai Island, Sai Kung
Why settle for a private kitchen when you can enjoy your own private island dining experience? Located 15-minutes by sampan from Sai Kung, call ahead and book your friends in for a private, five-course lunch ($580 per person) overlooking the water. There’s even free kayaking on offer! For something extra special, head over for dinner. With the day-trippers departing from the island, you’ll have the place to yourself (and possibly the company of a few friendly villagers) to enjoy the sunset and serenity. The menu starts at $1,780 per person (for groups of five or more) and includes free kayaking and boat transfers from Sai Kung.
Chef de Yim Tin, Yim Tin Tsai, Sai Kung, New Territories, Sai Kung, 9100 7990
More Hong Kong Private Kitchens And Private Dining Event Spaces:
- Culinart – Chef’s private kitchen offering fine dining in Wong Chuk Hang. www.culinart.catering
- Dine Art – An Italian private kitchen in an art gallery in Wong Chuk Hang. www.dinearthk.com
- G Spot Cooking — Italian/ Korean private dining and event space in Sai Ying Pun. www.gspotcookin.com
- Gitone — Artistic Shanghainese private dining in Sai Wan Ho. www.gitone.hk
- KTCHN — Private kitchen using seasonal local produce to create European menus. www.ktchn.hk
- Masala Bay — Indian private dining and catering, Clearwater Bay. www.facebook.com/Masala-Bay
- One Thirty-One — Fine dining set in a waterfront village house in a remote Sai Kung. www.one-thirtyone.com
- Pomegranate Kitchen — Long-running private kitchen and event space in Wong Chuk Hang. www.pomegranate.com.hk
- Segreto — Exclusive Italian private kitchen in Central. www.segretoprivatekitchen.com
- That Yellow House — Malaysian, French fusion cuisine served at a private kitchen in Sai Kung. www.thatyellowhouse.com
Editor’s Note: “Hong Kong Private Kitchens” was updated most recently in July 2022.