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  • Writer's pictureDaniella Wu and Sasha Huang

The Ultimate HK Brunch Guide 2024

HONG KONG


We all love a good brunch. But where to start? Here is our comprehensive list…


Last updated: 04/10/2024.


All imagery courtesy of respective restaurants.





Nestled in the lively Causeway Bay, Donovan by Chef Donovan Cooke, alongside Lallier Champagne presents a contemporary and serene backdrop to a one-time exclusive Saturday Long Lunch on April 13th. The 4-course lunch feature fabulous choices like King Crab sea urchin ice cream yuzu / caviar; Steak Tartare black garlic / horseradish / egg york / popped tendon; Foie Gras Custard cêpe velouté / iberico ham / truffle; and Spiced Roast Challandaisduck caramelized endive/ coffee sauce.


When: April 13th 2024 | Price: HKD 480 per person with Unlimited Flight Drinking Package starting from HKD 180

Address: Donovan, 16F, Cubus, 1 Hoi Ping Road Causeway Bay, Hong Kong | Phone: +852 5228 7006 | Instagram: @donovan.hongkong | Facebook: @donovan.hongkong






BEDU, a snug Middle Eastern eatery and bar in Central Hong Kong, modernises the region's culinary heritage. Drawing on the Bedouin's nomadic travels from North Africa to the Middle East, their star-guided journeys inspire our menu's rich flavours, exotic ingredients, and traditional cooking techniques. Here, indulge in eclectic dishes such as Chicken Lari, Smoky Humus and Baghlava Millefuille.


When: Weekends & Public Holidays | Price: HKD 440 per person

Address: 40 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong | Website: bedurestaurant.com | Email: info@bedurestaurant.com | Instagram: @bedu_hk | Facebook: @beduhk




The Lounge, JW Marriott


Nothing tops starting off your Sunday with the glorious Sunday Brunch Buffet at The Lounge, JW Marriott. Here, you can dine elegantly by the panoramic city view from its breathtaking floor-to-ceiling window. Lavish in collection and style, the Sunday brunch offers a luxurious choice of fresh seafood, carving stations, premium caviar, sashimi, cold cuts and cheese just to name a few. With your choice of free-flow package of Champagne and Wine, prepare to indulge in a feast for the eyes and mouth.


When: Sunday, 11:00 -14:30 | Price: The Lounge August Sunday Brunch Buffet Adult HKD 908; Adult with Free-Flow Moët & Chandon Champagne, Chandon Sparkling Wine and House Wines HKD 1,216; Adult with Free-Flow Dom Pérignon Champagne, Chandon Sparkling Wine and House Wines HKD 3,296; Child (3-12 years old) HKD 638

Address: Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong | Website: marriott.com/en-us/hotels/hkgdt-jw-marriott-hotel-hong-kong | Phone: +852 2810 8366 | Email: jwmarriott.hk@marriotthotels.com | Instagram: @jwmarriotthk | Facebook: @jwmarriotthk | Twitter: @jwmarriotthk




LPM restaurant


Reminiscent of the Belle Époque elegance and luxury, LPM takes you away from the bustling city centre to a time of Riviera-inspired sophistication. Its 'LA VIE EN ROSÉ' BRUNCH is a delicate menu that encapsulates the era's timeless beauty and casualness. Beginning with classic French flavours, the selection of starters offers a light Burrata and Tomato Toast to the tangy yet classic Snails with Garlic Butter and Parsley. The main course is nothing short of stunning. Whether you are craving a taste of the ocean, Homemade Mafaldine Pasta with Squid and Prawns, or the land, Duck Confit with Orange and Endive; a refreshing side of Mixed Leaves Salad or creamy Olive Oil Mashed Potato, it is a melodic palette that will have you in love once you finish with a deluxe Vanilla Crème Brulée as your choice of dessert.


When: Every Sunday from 12:00 to 17:00 | Price: A Mocktail Life HKD 688; A Champagne Life HKD 998

Address: H Queen's, 23-29 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong | Website: lpmrestaurants.com/hongkong | Phone: +852 2887 1113 | Email: info@lpmhongkong.com | Instagram: @lpmrestaurants | Facebook: @lpmrestaurantandbar



Honjo


Led by Executive Chef Stephan Joubert, the culinary team at Honjo has dedicated their craft to elevating the art of Japanese Cuisine. Its dining space is designed to replicate the ideal home for a Japanese dreamer and its brunch menu is composed to reimagine classic Japanese dishes. The full menu is an eclectic display of the restaurant's passion for Japanese recipes: starters for sharing offers Edamame, Ebi-yu and Wagyu; an unlimited service of assorted sashimi, maki, nigiri; the main course ranges from Chicken teriyaki, Salmon to Prime ribeye; and the desserts finish off with Black sesame crème brulé and Yuzu sorbet. Embracing the dining culture, the brunch menu offers a free-flow option of alcohol pairing with Signature Sake Station, Plum Liqueur and all the classics.



When: Weekends & Public Holidays 11:30 – 15:00 | Price: Brunch HKD 498 per person (Oyster Free-flow + HKD 68 pp); Vegetarian Brunch HKD 498 per person; Premium Free-flow HKD 398 per person; Classic Free-flow HKD 220 per person; Kids Brunch HKD 98 per child (5-12 years old); 1 child eats free per 2 adults (1 main course + 1 dessert + 1 drink)

Address: 1/F, 77-91 Queen’s Rd West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong | Website: honjo.hk | Phone: +852 2663 3772 | Email: info@honjo.hin | Instagram: @honjohk | Facebook: @honjohk




TokyoLima


TokyoLima is Hong Kong's first Nikkei restaurant and bar that serves a harmonious and innovative fusion of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine. Helmed by Culinary Director Chef Arturo Melendez, the late-night restaurant takes a casual approach to the Japanese dining tradition. The Matsuri Brunch, though only available during weekends and public holidays, is definitely worth its exclusivity. Designed as plates to share as you dine and chat your time away, the selection is rich with options ranging from Tuna & Hamachi Nirgri to Edamame Hummus. The Lomo Saltado of stir-fried rump steak & vegetables and pan-fried mackerel and Nikkei escabeche Escabeche de Pescado are the main dishes to look out for. TokyoLima is made for all occasions and the Matsuri Brunch is crafted for all those looking for a casual and chic brunch experience.


When: Weekends and Public Holidays: 12:00 – 15:00 | Price: Brunch HKD 398 per person; Vegetarian Brunch HKD 398 per person; 2 hrs Champagne Free-flow HKD 398 per person, 1 hr extension + HKD 199; 2 hrs Standard Free-flow 198 per person, 1 hr extension + HKD 99

Address: G/F, Car Po Commercial Building, 18-20 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong | Website: tokyolima.hk | Phone: +852 2811 1152 | Email: info@tokyolima.hk | Instagram: @tokyolimahk | Facebook: @tokyolimahk



Chaiwala


The flavour palette at Chaiwala is just as dynamic and playful as its colours. The modern Indian cuisine restaurant in Central reflects its vibrant location and origin. At Chaiwala, Life is Chai. The brunch menu presents a collection of iconic Indian dishes and many vegetarian options. You can find the classic Pani Puri with Jal-Jeera, Aloo Tikka Chaat in the starters; a Subz Dum and Mutton for biryani; Chicken Tikka, Pink Salt Salmon and Tandoori Gobi for tandoor tower; Vegetarian and Lamb Keema dosas; and an array of rich curries like the Chiwala Dal, Saag Paneer and Gosht Kofta Curry. In the homey and comforting interiors, indulge in an exciting brunch full of spice and herbs.


When: Weekends & Public Holidays 12:00 - 15:00 | Price: Brunch HKD 368 per person with 2 hrs Free-flow

Address: Basement, No. 43-55, Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong | Website: chaiwala.hk | Phone: +852 2362 8988 | Email: info@chaiwala.hk | Instagram: @chaiwalahk | Facebook: @chaiwalahk



The Optimist


Located over 3 floors in Wan Chai, this Asador-inspired restaurant and Barcelona bar is all about grilling and smiling. With towers of fresh seafood, grilled cuts and sharing dishes, it is a perfect brunch for meat and seafood lovers. The Optimist captures a Northern Spanish experience from its vintage interior to its authentic menu selection. Of course, it wouldn't be proper Spanish dining without the signature Tapas to start and share with. From Huevos Rotos, Chorizo Chistorra to Octopus Croquetas; followed by the freshly grilled Platos Principales of Sea Bass, Lamb Tomahawk (for 3 people) and Juicy Lobster Rice (+HKD 98 per person); to the sweet finale Postre selection of XXL Churros, Burnt Basque Cheesecake and Chocolate Mousse to end with. Grab your amigos for a brunch of Spanish classics paired with a glass of sangria!


When: Weekends & Public Holidays 12:00 - 15:30 | Price: Brunch HKD 388 per person; Champagne Free-flow HKD 398 per person; Classic Free-flow HKD 198 per person

Address: G/F, 239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong | Website: theoptimist.hk | Phone: +852 2433 3324 | Email: info@theoptimist.hk | Instagram: @theoptimisthk | Facebook: @theoptimisthk




Basin


Co-founded by Erik Kirakozov and Head Chef Antoni Bernabeu, Basin is the land of Mediterranean cuisine that takes influence from France, Spain and Italy. Through its love for fresh ingredients and nature Basin recreates the captures the feelings of a soft sea breeze on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea where you dine with your loved ones. The Joyas del Mar Platter includes fresh Lobster, Mussels & Prawns from The Mediterranean sea; the starters to share offer Oysters, Classic niçoise salad, Confit piquillo peppers, Dry-aged meatballs; followed by a rich selection of mains featuring Mediterranean seabass (sharing for two), Fresh tagliatelle with clams and even Homemade gnocchi. Closing with a stunning Peanut coulant or a lovely Roasted Pineapple, Basin is the place you will find yourself returning to ever so often.


When: Weekends 12:00 - 15:30 | Price: Weekend Brunch La Mediterranee HKD 398 per person + Add On Joyas del Mar Platter HKD 298; Rose Free-flow 240 per person; Champagne Free-flow 380 per person

Address: 3/F FOCO Building, 46-48 Cochrane Street, Central, Hong Kong | Website: basin.hk | Phone: +852 2362 2699 | Email: hello@basin.hk | Instagram: @basin.hk | Facebook: @basin.hk



FUMI


FUMI's A4 Miyazaki Beef & Snow Crab Leg Brunch is as extravagant and luxurious as it sounds. As an original modern-authentic Japanese restaurant, FUMI's Brunch menu highlights traditional recipes from Appetizer, Sashimi, Sushi Roll, Tempura, Filled Items, and the star of the show, Snow Crab Leg and A4 Miyazaki Beef. The all-you-can-eat brunch is the ultimate paradise for an indulging feast. Enjoy Grilled A4 Miyazaki Beef in a cold dish with Yuzu Sauce; or have it in sushi roll as Sukiyaki Roll; don't forget the main course A4 Miyazaki Beef Udon in Soup. The Snow Crab Leg can be found in the cold dish in its purest form or in the hot dish with Japanese Steamed Egg Custard. Other Japanese cuisine staples include Grilled Miso Cod, Eel with Avocarol Roll and Fried Japanese Cheese Rice Cake.


When: Weekends & Public Holidays 12:00 - 15:00 | Price: A4 Miyazaki Beef & Snow Crab Leg Brunch HKD 588 per adult with one portion of Hokkaido King Crab Legs per guest, + each additional portion HKD 88; HKD 288 per child (3 - 11 years old); Free-flow Package 1: Soft Drinks & Orange Juice HKD 98; Package 2 Sake, Prosecco & Beer HKD 238; Package 3 Champagne, Wine, Sake & Beer HKD 428

Address: 6/F California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar St, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong | Website: fumihk.com | Phone: +852 2328 3302 | Email: info@fumihk.com | Instagram: @fumilkf | Facebook: @FUMIHK



Tokio Joe


Tokio Joe is the home to Chef Wah and the original Japanese restaurant of Lan Kwai Fong. Since its establishment in 1995 as one of the town's first Omakase restaurants, this city's icon still glows brightly today. Behind the sushi counter, the proficient chef executes his innovative and masterful craft with traditional sushi and sashimi. This brunch set includes an array of sushi rolls from House Roll 2.0 made with Spicy Salmon Tempura wrapped with Red Tuna, Super Star Roll with Shrimp Tempura and Sliced Fish Sashimi. There is also a beloved grilled selection featuring Ox Tongue, Chicken Kidney and Japanese Chicken Wing. For the main course, the options range from A5 Saga Beef Usu-Yaki, Kelp-Grilled Chilean Seabass to Joe's Ramen. Topped up with a Sake and Beer pairing, you are promised a delicious ride.


When: Weekends 12:00 - 15:30 | Price: Weekend Brunch HKD 620 per adult, with a complimentary Amuse Bouche of Sea Urchin with Hokkaido Crabmeat per guest; HKD 350 per child (3 - 11 years old); Free-flow Alcohol Package: Sake, Wines and Beer HKD 238; Package Champagne, Wines, Sake and Beer HKD 388

Address: 16 Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong | Website: tokio-joe.com | Phone: +852 2525 1889 | Email: info@tokiojoe.com | Instagram: @tokiojoelkf | Facebook: @tokiojoelkf




FRANCIS West


Bringing authentic recipes from the Maghreb, the region of North Africa bordering the beautiful Mediterranean Sea (which includes Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Morocco), to Hong Kong, FRANCIS West received its name from its Arabic term. This multicultural region offers Shakshuka, Beef Kebab, Knafeh amongst an opulence of palatable recipes while the menu takes inspiration from the rich fragrant spices and smoky flavours of its origin. To house a cosy atmosphere for dining, all dishes are created to be sharing portions for everyone to enjoy.


Price: all Mezze for the table to share, plus a choice of main HKD 300; menu including 90 mins free-flow wines & beer HKD 600 | When: Weekends & Public Holidays 12:00 - 16:00

Address: 42 & 44 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong | Website: francis.com.hk/francis-west | Phone: +852 9039 0969 | Email: info@francis.com.hk | Instagram: @francishongkong | Facebook: @francishkrestaurant




Zuma


For an eclectic take on traditional Japanese izakaya dining, head to the prestige The Landmark's 5th and 6th floor for Zuma. As a modern Japanese restaurant, this establishment serves dishes that are authentic but not traditional. It is bold while intricate, comprehensive and alluring, capturing the beauty of its roots in a contemporary setting. Allow the masterful chefs to take you on a fun and delicious izakaya journey.


When: Saturday & Sunday 11:00 – 14:45 | Price: Signature HKD 1088 per person; Deluxe HKD 1488 per person; Premium HKD 2488 per person; Food Only including iced tea HKD 858 per person; Children aged 4 - 10 kids portion of either one main course or hot udon chicken noodles HKD 350 per person

Address: Landmark Level 5 & 6, 15 Queen's Road, Central, Hong Kong | Website: zumarestaurant.com/locations/hong-kong | Phone: +852 3657 6388 | Email: info@zumarestaurant.com.hk | Instagram: @zumahk | Facebook: @ZumaHongKong




SOMM, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental


The "SOMMkind of brunch" collection is a luxurious and indulging dining experience from beginning to end. A tray of Sourdough Bread, Giant Nori Palmier & Croissant Bordier with Unsalted Butter & Seasonal Christine Ferber Jaml; followed by Bayonne Ham & Jesus Dry Sausage by Pierre Orteza & Home-Made Summer Vegetable, Mustard Seed & Tarragon Pickle; a plate of Veal Carpaccio with Truffle Mayonnaise & Parmesan Reggiano; and Heirloom Tomatoes, Stracciatella di Bufala, Avocado, Pickled Red Onions, Homemade Molasses & Garden Herbs; all just for starters. Leaving the main, sides and desserts up to your own expectations, it is time to empty your weekend and schedule yourself in for a visit to SOMM.


When: Weekends & Public Holidays 11:00 - 14:30 | Price: SOMMkind of Royale Brunch HKD 1,178; SOMMkind of Special Brunch HKD 908; SOMMkind of Brunch HKD 778

Address: 7/F, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong | Website: mandarinoriental.com/en/hong-kong/the-landmark/dine/somm | Phone: +852 2132 0055 | Email: lmhkg-restaurants@mohg.com | Instagram: @mo_landmarkhk | Facebook: @SOMMhongkong




Cruise Restaurant & Bar


At Cruise Restaurant & Bar, it is not brunch but Crunch! The rooftop terrace perches over a stunning, sought after view of Victoria Harbour. Serving modern Asian food, the vibe is casual yet chic. The Crunch serves a unique selection of seafood to open your palette. After, it is a choice of Yangnyeom Fried Chicken Waffle; Nasi Goren with Fried Egg and Chicken Satay; Beef Short Rib Roti; Pork Green Papaya Salad; or the Beef Cheek Massaman with Homemade Roti. Ending on a sweet note, the menu serves a Strawberry Coconut Pot De Creme.


When: Weekends & Public Holidays 12:00 - 14:30 | Price: Crunch HKD 528 per person for a minimum of 2 persons; Let it Flow! 2 hour free flow + HKD 158 per person; I Own The Boat! 2 hour free flow + HKD 268 per person

Address: 23/F West Tower, Hyatt Centric, Northpoint, Hong Kong | Website: hyatt.com/hyatt-centric/hkgct-hyatt-centric-victoria-harbour-hong-kong/dining/cruise-restaurant-bar | Phone: +852 3896 9898 | Email: hkgct.cruise@hyatt.com | Instagram: @cruisehk | Facebook: @cuisehk




Zoku


Zoku, meaning 'clan' in Japanese, is the ideal destination for an elegant brunch time. As you sip you stress away with its unique cocktails or sake, relaxing in its khaki velvet booths, and the delicate dishes of contemporary Japanese flavours fill up your empty stomach, the experience is unlike any other. Zoku's brunch menu offers Sashimi Platter, Zoku Roll, Oyster, Uzuzukuri, Shiitake Batayaki... along with an extensive selection of Japanese cuisine classics, infused with Chef de Cuisine Edwin Guzman's modern flair.


When: Weekends & Public Holidays 12:00 - 15:00 | Price: 4-course (Otoshi + Irasshaimase + Main Course + Dessert) HKD 568; All courses HKD 688; free flow packages Jimina HKD 168; Jimina + Kanpai HKD 268; All Drinks HKD 368

Address: 2/F, The Hari Hong Kong, 330 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong | Website: thehari.com/hong-kong/the-hari-hotel-hong-kong-eat-drink/zoku | Phone: +852 2129 0338 | Email: zoku@thehari.com | Instagram: @zoku.hk | Facebook: @Zoku Restaurant & The Terrace




The Aubrey, Mandarin Oriental


The Aubrey's beauty lies not only in its breath-taking design but its eccentric Japanese izakaya experience. Recognised as one of the Asia’s 50 Best Bars and featured in our list of The Most Gorgeous Bars in Hong Kong, this beloved restaurant of Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong offers a fun selection of Japanese delicacies and recipes in its brunch menu. From robata skewers to sandwiches, or sandos in short, to dessert bento box, The Aubrey puts attention to every detail of a comfortable and fun experience.


When: Weekends & Public Holidays 12:00 - 14:00 | Price: food only HKD 728 per person; with the optional two-hour free-flowing sake and champagne package

Address: 25/F Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong | Website: mandarinoriental.com/en/hong-kong/victoria-harbour/dine/the-aubrey | Phone: +852 2825 4001 | Email: mohkg-aubrey@mohg.com | Instagram: @theaubreyhk | Facebook: @theaubreyhk




Aria


Set on one of the higher floors of LKF Tower offering both lavish views over Hong King’s Central district and a luscious free-flow Italian fare buffet, Aria Restaurant is an upscale and noteworthy venue that boasts a tempting weekend brunch menu ticking the boxes of price, variety and views. Expect an alluring array of fresh seafood, salads, Italian charcuterie, cheeses and so much more. Should you crave some extra flavours to your weekend brunch experience, guests can select gorgeous staple entrees like the Wagyu Steak or Pizza al Tartufo for a small extra amount as a treat. The Aria brunch experience is best enjoyed with a glass of champagne or a cocktail which comes as part of a free-flow alcohol package that you can choose to add on.


When: Weekends & Selected Public Holidays 12:00 - 15:00 | Price: HKD 628 per adult; HKD 318 per child (aged 3-11); with Free-flow drinks package Aria Time of Prosecco, white wine, red wine and Peroni beer + HKD 368; upgrade to premium champagne + HKD128

Address: 24/F California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar St, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong | Website: lkfconcepts.com/pages/aria | Phone: +852 2804 1116 | Email: info@ariaitalian.com | Instagram: @ariaitalian | Facebook: @ariaitalianhk




Porterhouse


Come rain or shine, there’s no better place to be on a weekend than sat comfortably inside an open, bright and airy restaurant like Porterhouse indulging in their sumptuous weekend buffet brunch: a generous mammoth of an extensive selection of prime seafood, vegetables, appetisers and of course, as their namesake would suggest, meats - primarily gorgeous, serious beef. From rump to ribeye, red wine jus to béarnaise sauce, beef enthusiasts will be spoiled for choice in their variety on show. We recommend adding on an indulgent free-flow alcohol package to enjoy sipping mimosas or bubbly to further enhance your weekend brunch with Porterhouse. Be sure to stop and admire the lovely views of the cityscape offered from their floor to ceiling window.


When: Weekends & Selected Public Holidays 1st Seating: 11:30 13:30; 2nd Seating: 13:45 - 15:45 | Price: HKD 598 per adult; HKD 279 per children (aged 3-11); +$108 for free-flow of fruit punch, Shirley Temple, soft drinks and juices; +$208 for free-flow of Prosecco, house red and white wines, and Peroni

Address: 7/F California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar St, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong | Website: lkfconcepts.com/pages/porterhouse | Phone: +852 2522 6366| Email: info@porterhousehk.com | Instagram: @porterhouse_lkf | Facebook: @porterhouselkf

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