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Thanksgiving Dining 2018: Where To Eat In And Out In Hong Kong

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Looking for the best turkey in town? We’ve got all your Thanksgiving needs covered!

You don’t have to be American to appreciate the appeal of roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy and stuffing. Even in Hong Kong, we are spoiled for choice when it comes to Thanksgiving turkey options. Whether you are keen to roast your own, dine out or order in, we’ve rounded up all of the best options. We’ve got a lot to be thankful for this year!

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Eating In
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Eating Out

Blue Butcher

Following the success of its menu last year, Blue • Butcher and Meat Specialist will be presenting the Free Range Hunter Valley Turkey, prepared traditionally with all the trimmings. Exclusively available on Thanksgiving (Thursday 22 November), it’s a great choice for a traditional spread. Make sure to call soon, it must be ordered 24 hours in advance.

When: Thursday, 22 November, make sure to order 24 hours in advance.
Where: Blue • Butcher and Meat Specialist, 108 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much:
 $650 per person
Contact: 2613 9286, [email protected]

Commissary

Morgan McGlone, the celebrated chef and owner of Australian-based Belles Hot Chicken, is cooking this year’s Thanksgiving feast at Commissary. Expect a banquet-style spread of McGlone’s favourites featuring meats, sides, sweets and more. Why not opt in for a free-flow of natural wines, courtesy of neighbourhood wine bistro La Cabane? There will be two seatings to choose from, from 6 to 8pm and from 8:30 to 10:30pm, so make sure to book a reservation. For more details, check out the Facebook event and view the menu.

When: Thursday, 22 November; two seatings, 6pm–8pm and 8:30pm–10:30pm
Where: Commissary, Pacific Place – Level 4, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much:
 $398 for food and an additional $238 for free-flow wine – bookings can be made through Ticketflap
Contact: 2602 0707

Hunter & The Chase

This Thanksgiving, why not head to Hunter for a ‘refined’ celebration or to The Chase for an al fresco feast! Both locations will be offering a “Sharing Frenzy” set menu by Chef Lopez, featuring a potted turkey confit, a butternut salad, ham steak and a grilled whole turkey. Cocktails include a fruity-refreshing Raspberry Cobbler ($368 per pitcher) and the Barrel Boulevardier ($458 per barrel). Finish with pumpkin pie and whipped cream or a lemon meringue. Reservation is required at least three days in advance – so book as soon as you can! If you’re still feeling peckish, check out Hunter & The Chase’s extensive range of cheeses, all accompanied with American treats (everything from fruit-loops to cheese & onion crisps).

When: Thursday, 22 November to Sunday, 25 November, book your reservation at least three days in advance!
Where: The Chase (3/F) & Hunter (4/F), The L Place, 139 Queen’s Road, Central
How much: $588 per person (minimum of four guests)
Contact: 2915 1638

Jamie's Italian Festive Dinner Thanksgiving Menu

Jamie’s Italian

Head Chef Atisha Kumar has prepared not one, but two festive menus for Jamie’s Italian this year! Available at both locations, it promises to be an “upgraded” American Thanksgiving feast full of hallmark seasonal favourites. Both feature a 100% American-blooded turkey (sans-hormones), making this the perfect traditional spread option. Autumn eats include a slow-roasted Tomato Bruschetta, Roasted Pumpkin Panzerotti stuffed with ricotta, Fish in a Bag ($228) created with the catch of the day, the highly anticipated Roasted Turkey ($1,500) with all-American trimmings and more. The team needs five day’s notice in advance for all turkey orders, so place yours soon as possible.

When: Monday, 12 November to Sunday, 25 November, various timings across locations, make sure to give five days’ notice
Where: Jamie’s Italian, locations across Hong Kong
How much: $198 per person lunch, $228 per person dinner, $1950 for set (group of six to eight people)
Contact: You can make a booking online or call at 3958 2222 (Causeway Bay), 3758 3333 (Tsim Sha Tsui)

Limewood

Why not head to Repulse Bay for a relaxed, coastal Thanksgiving? Executive Chef Russell Doctrove will be putting his own spin on the classic centrepiece, seasoning his Free Range Hunter Valley Turkey with Achiote Marinade, giving the skin a deep red hue and complex taste that’s guaranteed to have you going back for more. This beachside turkey is exclusively available on Thanksgiving (Thursday 22 November) and has to be ordered at least 24 hours in advance.

When: Thursday, 22 November, make sure to order 24 hours in advance.
Where: Limewood, The Pulse – Shop 103 & 104 (G/F), 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay
How much: $650 per person
Contact: 2866 8668, [email protected]

Mott 32

Head to award-winning joint Mott32 for a contemporary Chinese take on Thanksgiving. You can expect a roasted Free Range Turkey, done in three different ways, as an exclusive Thanksgiving offer. The Whole BBQ Roasted Free Range Turkey in Three Way ($1880) is perfect for sharing with friends and family. Make sure to order 24 hours in advance.

When: Thursday, 22 November, make sure to order 24 hours in advance.
Where: Mott 32, Reception, Standard Chartered Bank Building, 4-4A Des Voeux Road, Central
How much: $1880
Contact: 2885 8688, [email protected]

Posto Pubblico Thanksgiving Feast

Posto Pubblico

Osteria Posto Pubblico is celebrating this year’s Thanksgiving with a gourmet feast featuring an array of traditional Italian-American dishes. The set consists of updated classics, including its signature homemade burrata, veal meatballs, and a garlic butter roasted turkey. Finish with a tiramisu and homemade chocolate chip cookie. You can also opt in to its two-hour free-flow package for $249!

When: Wednesday, 21 November and Thursday, 22 November, 6pm – 11pm
Where: Posto Pubblico, 28 Elgin Street, SoHo, Central
How much: $439 per person
Contact: 2577 7160, [email protected]

Stone Nullah Tavern

Stone Nullah Tavern’s Thanksgiving options are drool-worthy. Choose from a Seafood Platter or a Turkey option, either Garlic Butter Roasted or Southern Fried. Offerings include butter roasted potatoes, pulled pork mac n’ cheese, and an apple crumble. You can even opt in for two hours of free-flow drinks!

When: Monday, 19 November to Sunday, 25 November
Where: Stone Nullah Tavern, G/F, 69 Stone Nullah Lane, Wan Chai,
How much: $548 per person (+ 10% service charge), free-flow options start at $198 for two hours.
Contact: 3182 0128, [email protected]

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse

Classic American Steakhouse Wolfgang’s is offering an exclusive Thanksgiving dinner, available for only three days. The set features a ricotta cheese salad, pumpkin soup, sous vide turkey, or dry aged rib eye (tradition be damned), complete with a pecan pie to finish. You might need a nap after but it sounds worth it to us!

When: Thursday, 22 November to Saturday, 24 November, dinner only
Where: Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, 1/F, Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central,
How much: $628 per person (plus a 10% service charge)
Contact: 3990 1646, [email protected]

Eating In

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Burger Circus

Not a baker? Last year we relied on Burger Circus for pumpkin pie and we are still thinking about how good it was. You can order for delivery, pick up ($188), or opt to eat in and order by the slice with a scoop of homemade ice cream ($58). The restaurant will also be serving up a pumpkin spice milkshakes ($78)!

When: Throughout November – pies must be pre-ordered 48 hours in advance
Where: Burger Circus, 22 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $188 for a 9-inch pie
Contact: 2878 7787, [email protected] 

CRFT-PIT

For an Asian twist, CRFT-PIT doesn’t disappoint! This year, its Thanksgiving Set features an Asian smoked turkey, accompanied by sweet Thai chili-cran dipping sauce, a wonton chip casserole, corn tater tots, brussel & cauliflower ears, smoked loaded baked potato, and Asian slaw. For dessert, the set offers a sweet deep fried Tánggāo. You can add sides for an additional charge – for more information, the order form and menu can be found here.

When: Wednesday, 14 November to Sunday, 25 November, order at least two days in advance
Where: CRFT-PIT, Unit 2, 3/F, Harbour Industrial Center, 10 Lee Hing Street, Ap Lei Chau
How much: Hong Kong Island $200, Tsim Sha Tsui $350, “Case by Case” for New Territories & Surrounding; $200 carving fee
Contact: To order, email your order form to [email protected]. For enquiries, 2476 2800.

Jamie’s Italian

If you were drooling at Jamie’s Italian’s dining-in festive menu (we know we were) then don’t fret! They also provide a takeaway and catering service, so you can celebrate Thanksgiving within the comforts of your own home and enjoy the same American-blooded turkey and autumn eats (excluding the Fish in a Bag). The team needs five days’ notice in advance for all turkey orders, so place yours soon as possible.

When: Monday, 12 November to Sunday, 25 November, make sure to give five days’ notice
Where: Jamie’s Italian, locations across Hong Kong
How much: $1700
Contact: 3958 2222 (Causeway Bay), 3758 3333 (Tsim Sha Tsui)

Main St. Deli

Main St. Deli’s combo can serve up to 20 people, making it a great choice if you’re having a tonne of people over. Its classic Turkey-to-go Takeaway is delivered in an impressive wood grain carton box and features an American tom turkey with house stuffing. Choose between a 6kg or 9-10kg turkey and festive eats, including its signature roasted pumpkin soup with toasted pistachio and a maple-glazed pecan pie – why not add on an extra order of gravy and stuffing? You can find the order form here.

When: Place your order from now until 31 December. Order form here.
Where: Main St. Deli, The Langham Hong Kong – Lower Lobby Level, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
How much: Turkey-to-go $2138 for 6-10 people, $3588 for 16-20 people; sides and servings available at an additional charge
Contact: 2132 7898, [email protected]

Mandarin Oriental

If you are looking to host a five-star meal in the comfort of your own apartment, the Mandarin Oriental is a great option for a hassle-free Thanksgiving celebration. It can be delivered anywhere in the city! Choose between a 7kg or 10kg roast turkey accompanied by the traditional stuffing, pumpkin wedges, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, corn on the cob, cornbread and giblet gravy. Dessert options include a pumpkin pie and a salted butter pecan pie amongst more. Feeling rebellious? Skip the turkey and opt for a honey glazed ham instead. Click here for the order form and more information.

When: Thanksgiving delivery orders are available until Monday, 19 November and have to be placed 72 hours in advance. Delivery can be arranged throughout Hong Kong and surrounding areas between 16 November and 1 December 2018 at an additional charge.
How much: Prices range from $2928 to $4028 with an additional charge for delivery
Contact: 2825 4008, [email protected]

Rather have the whole thing catered? Check out our guide to Hong Kong’s best catering companies.

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Cook Your Own

Bones & Blades

Short on time but really want to cook your own bird? Bones & Blades’ KellyBronze 4.2kg turkey cooks within 2 hours (which is fast for a turkey!). These special, free-range birds have a natural diet, giving them a richer flavour than the standard turkey. You can also get your stuffing in store – fingers crossed it involves Bones & Blades’ amazing sausage!

When: Pre-order your bird from now to November in-store, open 9am – 9pm
Where: Bones & Blades, 1 Second Street, Sai Ying Pun,
How much: $1288 (a deposit of $600 is required upon placing your order).
Contact: 2540 0052, [email protected]

Pacific Gourmet

If you’re a planner and have the freezer space, Pacific Gourmet’s Australian frozen whole turkey will make sure you’re set for Thanksgiving. If you can’t spare the freezer space, you can also order the birds defrosted. As an added bonus, it comes with a self-basting marinade so you can spend less time with your face in the oven!

When: Ongoing while supplies last
Where: Online here or at locations across Hong Kong
How much: $780 for about 5kg and $994 for about 7kg frozen or defrosted turkey

Featured Image courtesy of Jamie’s Italian, Image #1 courtesy of Maximal Concepts, Image #2 courtesy of Jamie’s Italian, Image #3 courtesy of Posto Pubblico, Image #4 courtesy of Burger Circus via Instagram, Image #5 courtesy of Getty

 

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