Where To Brunch: 8 Places To Treat Your Mum In Hong Kong This May
As Mother’s Day officially falls on May 13 this year, so why not seize the opportunity to spoil the important lady in your life with a brunch fit for a queen? From a bottomless caviar brunch to a hearty Italian feast, these are the brunches in Hong Kong you should treat your mum to this month:
1/8 Weekend brunch at Clipper Lounge, Mandarin Oriental
From a raw bar, carving station, braised abalone to Peking duck, treat your mum to a sumptuous brunch buffet at the coffee shop inside the long-established Mandarin Oriental hotel. While there’s no doubt the food will remain excellent as ever, make sure to act fast and book your table already as the weekend champagne brunch at Clipper Lounge often has a month-long waiting list.
The weekend brunch is available during the weekend from 11.30am to 3pm.
Clipper Lounge, M/F, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2825 4007; mandarinoriental.com/hong-kong/
2/8 Caviar and champagne brunch at The Lounge, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong
What better way to treat your mum than showering her with love, caviar and champagne? From premium seafood such as crab legs and lobsters, to à la minute dishes such as pan-seared foie gras, the various offerings at the Sunday brunch at The Lounge also include all-you-can-eat caviar and imported 5J Iberico ham. Don’t forget to wash down the meal with bottomless Moët & Chandon champagne to make it the perfect finale to a relaxing Sunday.
The caviar and champagne brunch (HK$798 per person with free-flow alcoholic drinks) is available every Sunday from 11am to 2.30pm with reservations required.
The Lounge, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong; +852 2810 8366; marriott.com
3/8 Mother’s Day brunch at Gough’s On Gough
The special woman in your life deserves a Mother’s Day brunch fit for a queen and Gough’s On Gough has just the brunch for your lady. The celebratory feast begins with a selection of freshly prepared seafood such as French oysters, Madagascan prawns and Dutch clams and mussels.
What follows is a series of appetisers with main courses such as a roast sirloin of Highland beef with Yorkshire puddings, a baked salmon fillet with a dill sauce, or the English spring pea and asparagus risotto with Lancashire cheddar sauce. To make it a Mother’s Day to remember, a photo will also be taken by a professional photographer for each family or group.
The Mother’s Day brunch (HK$598 per person) is available on May 13 (Sunday) with 2-hour of free flow house beer, wine, Bloody Mary and Pimm’s package (HK$248 per person) available.
Gough’s On Gough, 15 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2473 9066; goughsongough.com
4/8 La Dolce Vita Sunday brunch at Theo Mistral by Theo Randall
Spoil your mum with a glass of prosecco or two because she deserves it. Every Sunday, Theo Mistral by Theo Rendall features an Italian Sunday brunch buffet with options such as freshly shucked oysters, classic pizzas, and homemade pasta.
Better yet, there is a kids’ corner with balloon twisters and educational toys in case it’s also going to be bonding time between grannies and grandchildren.
La Dolce Vita brunch (HK$588 per adult/ HK$388 per child) is available every Sunday from 11am – 3pm with free-flow alcohol (HK$138 per person) and free-flow non-alcoholic drink (HK$68 per person) packages available.
Theo Mistral by Theo Randall, 70 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East; +852 2731 2870; hongkong.intercontinental.com/hotel-restaurant-and-bar/theomistral
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5/8 Mother’s Day champagne brunch at Harbourside, InterContinental
Brunch with a view is always a good idea, especially when it’s shared with the most important lady in your life. For this Mother’s Day, Harbourside’s chef Nicholas Chan and his team will present a selection of healthy wellness dishes created with nutritious ingredients such as bird nest, dried scallops, ginseng, sea coconuts, angelica, and goji.
The brunch also includes handmade sushi and a selection of chilled seafood including lobster as well as dishes prepared à la minute such as Peking duck rolls. Western style dishes such as braised lamb shank and Australian striploin will also be on offer for the elaborate Sunday feast.
The Mother’s Day champagne brunch (HK$998 with free-flowing champagne, wine & beer; HK$898 with free-flowing juice and soft drinks) is available on May 13 from 11.30am to 3pm with children package (HK$628 with free-flowing juice and soft drinks) available at the same time.
Harbourside, InterContinental, lower level, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong; +852 2313 2323; hongkong.intercontinental.com/dining/harbourside
6/8 Mamma’s day brunch at Gia Trattoria Italiana
Mother’s Day brunch at Gia Trattoria Italiana is a cheesy affair this year. With a fresh assortment of hams and charcuterie served with a selection of cheeses, and Roman style beef tripe topped with pecorino cheese, the brunch comes with a wide selection of main courses that include some of the classic Italian favourites.
Mamma’s day brunch (HK$388 per person) is available every weekend with 2-hour free flow package (HK$168) available.
Gia Trattoria Italiana, Fleet Arcade, Fenwick Pier, 1 Lung King Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong; +852 2511 8081; giatrattoriaitaliana.com
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7/8 Weekend brunch at Bueno Aires Polo Club
If your mum is a meat lover, then Bueno Aires Polo Club is the place to be. As one of Hong Kong’s finest steakhouses, Bueno Aires Polo Club’s weekend brunch is a feast that spoils you with Argentine Black Angus prime rib as well as a towering spread of freshly baked pastries and a generous selection of seafood, Iberian cold cuts and cheeses.
Bueno Aires Polo Club’s weekend brunch (HK$398 per person) is available every weekend and public holiday from 11am to 3pm with free-flow packages available starting from HK$188 per person.
Bueno Aires Polo Club, 7/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2321 8681; bapoloclub.com
8/8 Rose-themed brunch at Wooloomooloo Prime
If your mum’s favourite blooms are roses, look no further. Starting with a refreshing rose-themed appetiser citrus-cured Hamachi with pickled rose petals, the weekend brunch at Wooloomooloo Prime features rose-themed main course choices such as pan-seared John Dory in rose crust with mushroom ‘duxelle’ and baby leeks in champagne sauce.
The floral affair will be topped off with a sweet touch of red rose macaron with hazelnut, raspberry, vanilla Chantilly cream, white chocolate & rose sorbet. Mothers will also receive a complimentary rose-laden cocktail or mocktail along with special gifts from Australian rose farm Jurlique.
The rose-themed brunch (HK$398 per person) is available on May 12 and 13 from 12 – 3pm.
Wooloomooloo Prime, level 21, The One, 100 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong; +852 2870 0087; woo-prime.com
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