9 of the best restaurants for large groups for Christmas lunch and dinner in Hong Kong
- Whether it is turkey you crave or something else, these restaurants serve curated Christmas menus that run to three, four, five or six courses
- Alternatives to the roast bird include prime rib, truffle pasta, seafood, lamb loin and turkey roulade, while dessert options include panettone
Joy to the world! After three years of dining restrictions, Hongkongers can finally get to have a large Christmas gathering with their friends and family this year.
Here are some of the best restaurants that can cater to large parties.
181 at Fortnum & Mason
Available on December 24 and 25, the five-course Christmas tasting menu (HK$1,588 or US204) includes warming parsnip soup, turkey with all the trimmings and Christmas pudding with brandy cream.
Shop 022, G/F K11 Atelier, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Feather & Bone
Wash it down with the restaurant’s famous Three Butcher’s mulled wine (HK$68).
Various locations, including 5 Luard Road, Wan Chai
The chic French dining spot has curated a four-course sharing menu (HK$1,288) with large parties in mind. Take your pick from a choice of dishes such as foie gras terrine, a delectable seafood tower, roast turbot with artichokes, and langoustine ravioli with truffle. Complement the festive feast with the restaurant’s famous cocktail menu.
Shop 1, UG, H, Queen’s, 23-29 Stanley Street, Central
The Dining Room by BluHouse
You would never want for space in BluHouse’s huge dining room, but for a more intimate dining experience, head over to The Dining Room by BluHouse, where multi-course meals await.
The six-course Christmas lunch and dinner menu on December 25 will set you back HK$1,680, while a longer dinner menu (HK$2,080) is reserved for Christmas Eve. Both menus feature white truffle, and the meals end with a quintessential serving of panettone.
G/F, Rosewood Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Magistracy Dining Room
The multi-course lunch (HK$1,088) begins with three starters, followed by a prime rib that comes with Yorkshire pudding, and classic sides such as creamed spinach and glazed baby carrots. End the meal with a traditional sticky toffee pudding.
G/F, Central Magistracy, Tai Kwun, 1 Arbuthnot Rd, Central
Carnivores should hop over to Steak King. For HK$450, patrons get the special carvery lunch menu that starts with a sharing board of ham hock terrine, potted beef with grain mustard, duck rillettes, free range Scotch eggs and more.
There is a choice of prime rib roast and roasted turkey, and the meal includes all the usual festive trimmings – roast potatoes, honey roasted parsnips and carrots, crispy Brussels sprouts and Yorkshire puddings.
16A, Kwai Bo Industrial Building, 40 Wong Chuk Hang Rd, Wong Chuk Hang
This is the perfect place to go if you want to have your Christmas feast while looking at the city skyline. The surf-and-turf restaurant is offering a five-course Christmas set dinner (HK$888) that is available on December 24 and 25. Patrons can choose between Wagyu beef tartare or butternut squash soup to start, and prime rib, cod fish or lamb loin for the main.
7/F, California Tower, 30-36 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central
This recent addition to Hong Kong’s dining scene presents Christmas dinner with style and flair. The Christmas dinner tasting menu (HK$1,288), includes items such as lobster mousse and jelly, foie gras terrine and a hearty spaetzle with bacon and onion jam – but it is the Jackson Pollock-inspired dessert platter that will catch your eye.
1/F, Chinachem Leighton Plaza, 29 Leighton Road Causeway Bay
24/F, California Tower, Lan Kwai Fong, Central