Crossover cuisines catering to every taste…
District: Central, Hong Kong
Cuisine: Modern fusion of East meets West
How much: Lunch for $168 per person, dinner for $438 to $588 per person. $100 corkage fee per bottle.
The Best For: A secluded date night or big group dinner (all reservations need to be confirmed one day beforehand)
Must Order: The Applewood smoked scallop starter
Viral Fusion is a cosy little private kitchen which prides itself in pairing classical Chinese flavours with contemporary Eastern cuisines. Conveniently located on the 13th floor of an inconspicuous building on Stanley Street, this is a spot you’d walk right past if you didn’t know what you were looking for!
The general vibe is a warm mix of nostalgia and contemporary designs. It pairs features like old celebrity posters and cute Chinese teapots with a pop art backdrop and quirky cutlery. As a private dining experience, you can completely cater the menu to your preferences. From Korean chargrilled sirloin and nouveau wasabi pasta, to Latin flavored fusion prawn and Shanghainese-inspired hummus, your taste buds are in for a treat like no other!
Between the breathtaking 7-course spread, it’s hard to pick a favourite dish, but the ‘Smoky Paradise’ (Applewood smoked scallops) is one I’m still talking about! The liberally sized scallops were set atop a bed of greens with a light charcoal scent, and cooked to tender, juicy perfection.
For a main, I’d suggest checking out the ‘Celestial Roost.’ This free-range roast chicken initially comes across as a traditional Chinese dish, but the divine truffle bread filling adds a welcome extra layer (and fragrance!).
As an exclusive bonus to our Sassy Mama readers, our friends at Viral Fusion are offering a complimentary lobster dish to the first 30 people who mention “Sassy Mama” with their booking! Each table then gets one lobster dish completely free!
Whether you’re after a secluded new date spot (leave the little ones at home), or keen to plan a private party (Viral Fusion seats up to 35 people), this is definitely a place you’ll get a true taste of variety.