Weekend Specials: 8 Most Unique Brunch Spots In Hong Kong
Best for: A weekend night fiesta
Duration: Every Saturday, from 8pm to 10:30pm
If tacos, guacamole and chips, ceviche and all-you-can-drink margarita sound like your kind of weekend, then Brickhouse’s latest night brunch, ¿ONTAS?, will satisfy all your Mexican food cravings.
Taking place every Saturday evening from 8pm to 10:30pm, the full package comes with free-flowing Mumm Champagne, beers and signature cocktails, alongside unlimited servings of Brickhouse’ classics, with highlights including guacamole and salsa, Mexican-style street corn and taco platter.
Be sure to save room for the coconut tres leche cake, a delightful dessert that is light enough with just the right amount of sweetness that will keep you returning for more.
Brickhouse, 20 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong +852 2898 3788; brickhouse.com
2/8 Buenos Aires Polo Club
Best for: An extravagant show for those in the know
When: The last Saturday of every month, from 12pm to 4pm
Having earned its name as one of the most over-the-top brunches in town, the Fiasco is a celebration reserved for those who are truly in the know. Ever-exclusive, the details of the brunch (including the menu) is all hush-hush until the day on the last Saturday of every month.
We don’t want to give away too much, but you can expect live performance, music and special acts set in a dimly lit dining room, an indulgent feast by the kitchen of Buenos Aires Polo Club, served by the stellar waiting staff who will make sure your glass is never empty with the finest champagne, spirits and wine.
Buenos Aires Polo Club, 7/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 23218681; thefiasco.com
Best for: Gourmets with a taste for art
When: Every Saturday and Sunday, from 12pm to 2pm
Brunch alongside the works of some of the world’s most renowned artists in a gallery setting, where Bibo's chef Nicholas Chew fuses French fine dining with contemporary art on the plate.
From the two seasonal menus, “3 Steps” and “5 Steps”, diners can opt for aubergine, celeriac, abalone or scallop with as entree, followed by hearty mains including octopus, kinmedai, pigeons or Miyazaki wagyu. For dessert, opt for the “Chocolate ‘Trio” made with 85%, 73% and 62% dark and smooth chocolates, or "Cream" with passionfruit and lemon for a refreshing finish.
Bibo, 163 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, +852 2956 3188; bibo.hk
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4/8 La Rambla
Best for: A summer fiesta on the terrace
When: Every Sunday, from 12pm to 3pm
La Rambla’s alfresco brunch is no stranger to Hong Kong’s brunch scene. Elevated with the latest addition of free-flow Krug Grande Cuvée in the premium drinks package, the Sunday En La Boqueria brunch takes place at the newly re-opened 4,200 sq. ft. outdoor terrace with sweeping views of Victoria Harbour that is hard to match.
The brunch includes a buffet spread of the finest cuts of jamón ibérico, cured meats, Spanish cheeses and various types of anchovies; tapas served to the table; “Josper Grilled” specials; made-to-order paellas; shared main dishes and concludes with traditional Spanish desserts and ice cream.
La Rambla, 3071-73 Level 3, IFC Mall, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2661 1161; larambla.hk
5/8 La Vache
Best for: A satisfying steak frites fix
When: The first Sunday of every month, from 12pm to 4:30pm
La Vache’s Le Disco Brunch is a monthly affair that offers fans of its signature steak frites an occasion to indulge—think unlimited USDA prime rib-eye steak, frites, bubbles, Bloody Marys and house wines—as the house DJ spins groovy tunes to kick off the weekend.
Call your carnivore friends and come hungry; the two-hour seating starts at 12pm and 2:30pm—plenty of time to tuck into the French steakhouse’s brunch soiree.
La Vache, G/F, 48 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 28800248; lavache.com
Best for: Discerning night owls
When: Every Friday at 7:00 pm or 7:30 pm (2 hours) and Saturday at 8:00 pm or 8:30 pm (2.5 hours)
Popular among Hong Kong’s brunch lovers, Zuma’s latest Yashoku Friday night brunch is the end-of-week-edition of its famed Saturday affair, featuring quality, made-to-order dishes and top-shelf drinks in a sophisticated atmosphere.
Serving up delectable maki rolls, a fresh selection of sashimi and signature dishes that include black tiger prawns and vegetables tempura, salmon teriyaki fillet and miso marinated black cod, Yashoku Fridays elevates the Japanese fare with free-flow champagne, sake and beer.
Zuma, 5/F-6/F, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queens Road Central, Hong Kong, +852 852 6470 2514; zumarestaurant.com
7/8 The Envoy
Best for: A leisurely al fresco brunch
When: Every Saturday and Sunday, from 12pm to 3pm
Inspired by colonial tastes and traditional British flavours, The Envoy’s weekend brunch serves up an eclectic selection of dishes on the breezy outdoor terrace of The Pottinger Hong Kong.
The brunch begins with a variety of all-you-can-eat small plates including butter chicken lollipops, spiced tuna wonton cups and pulled pork mini burgers. For vegetarians, the kitchen has also prepared options like octopus salad and the “Nine Vegetables” ragout.
As part of the brunch menu, diners can select from one of the big plate choices, namely black truffle spaghetti, the meaty “Classic Sunday Roast”, British classic “Bangers & Mash” and catch of the day.
The Envoy, 3/F, The Pottinger, 74 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong, +852 2169 3311; theenvoy.hk
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8/8 The Grill at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
Best for: Cooling off with bubbles
When: Every Saturday and Sunday, from 11:30am to 3:00pm
What better way to celebrate summer than an opulent poolside brunch? The Grill at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong is served in full-buffet style, including a seafood bar, a grill station and a dessert table. The additional free-flow drinks package includes sparkling wine, Mimosa, Kir Royale, Bellini, rosé, white wine, red wine and beer.
All seating is outdoors facing the hotel’s pool, and you can purchase a day pass to take a dip in the pool, or burn off the calories at the gym and Plateau Spa’s saunas.
Grand Hyatt, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong; +852 2588 1234, hongkong.grand.hyatt
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