When are four pieces of sashimi ever enough? Read on to learn about our favourite Japanese buffets and all-you-can-eat restaurants in Hong Kong. Written for the days when you feel like stuffing your face with sushi, sashimi, or delicious pieces of wagyu beef, this guide will inspire you to start planning for your next free-flow food adventure.
Popular with locals, Deluxe Daikiya Japanese Restaurant is usually booked out weeks in advance. Rumoured to have the freshest sashimi of all the local all-you-can-eat spots in town, take your pick from sushi rolls, skewers, tempura, beef bites, and more. If you come here on your birthday, you’ll even get a complimentary chocolate fondue with Häagen-Dazs ice cream to celebrate. The price and quality of the buffet differ with each branch, so be sure to double-check that you’re booking the right one. We would recommend the branch in Albion Plaza in TST.
Deluxe Daikiya Japanese Restaurant, Shop 102, 1/F, Albion Plaza, 2–6 Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3188 1988
How much: $248 for lunch, $268–288 for dinner
If you’re a fan of wagyu beef, head on over to Inahachi Shabu Shabu for all-you-can-eat Japanese shabu-shabu hotpot, sashimi, and DIY tempura. Choose your all-you-can-eat package from U.S. Natural Pork ($158), U.S. Beef ($168), U.S. Supreme Beef ($208), U.S. Supreme Beef Short Rib ($258), Australian Wagyu Beef ($298) and Japanese Wagyu Beef ($368). Don’t leave before trying the DIY tempura machine—it’s as easy as selecting your desired vegetable skewer, dipping it in tempura sauce, and inserting it in the fryer yourself. Voila!
Inahachi Shabu Shabu, 1/F, Fullytech Centre, 18 Tak Hoi Street, Tsuen Wan | (+852) 2152 3988
Shop A2, G/F, Mei Sun Building, 4–20 Kau Hui Chik Street, Tai Po | (+852) 3565 5031
How much: $158–368, depending on your chosen all-you-can-eat package
Hibiki Japanese Yakiniku may not be the cheapest all-you-can-eat barbecue option, but their selection of meat is worth the extra dollar. Customers can indulge in free-flow wagyu barbecue meat, sashimi, hot foods, and even whole bottles of wine, as well as mini tubs of Mövenpick ice cream. Best for an especially ravenous night with pals.
Hibiki Japanese Yakiniku, 1/F, Parkes Residence, 101 Parkes Street, Jordan | (+852) 2886 5528
How much: $388–508 per adult
Moving over to the Island side, Fumi’s new Sunday Brunch Buffet presents a three-hour all-you-can-eat extravaganza. Guests can select one main course, like Miso Cod andA4 Miyazaki Beef Himi Udon in Soup, and load up on additional, free-flow food from the sumptuous sashimi and sushi buffet and skewer and grill station. There is also a chef’s takoyaki station that serves hot and freshly-made octopus balls. Those who are looking for a boozy afternoon can add on $168 for bottomless champagne, wine, sake, beer, soft drinks, and juice. To finish off the meal, nosh on an assorted dessert platter to share for the table.
Fumi, 6/F, California Tower, Lan Kwai Fong, 30–36 D’Aguilar St, Central | (+852) 2328 3302
How much: $480 per person for adults, $280 per person for children aged 3–11
Contemporary Japanese restaurant Zuma has always been the to-go spot for buffet brunches and it’s obvious why. This Landmark stalwart has an extensive selection of fresh sashimi, hot and cold starters, tempura. On top of that, guests can also treat themselves to one main course per person, from a mouth-watering Grilled Rib Eye Steak with Truffle Sauce and Garlic Crisps to Teriyaki Salmon Fillet with Pickled Cucumber. Add on the free-flow package for unlimited champagne, cocktails, beer, wine, and more.
Zuma, Level 5–6, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central | (+852) 3657 6388
How much: $548 for food only, $688 for free-flow drinks
Tucked away in North Point, Nagomi is a Japanese restaurant located inside Harbour Grand Hotel. Offering over 40 kinds of Japanese delicacies, such as grilled dishes to sashimi and hand rolls, all the ingredients are freshly flown in. You’ll also get a complimentary Deluxe Sashimi platter, which features Bafun uni, live akagai, and Botan shrimp from Japan and Korea.
Nagomi, Harbour Grand Hong Kong, 23 Oil Street, North Point | (+852) 2121 2688
How much: $798 for food only, add $288 for free-flow sake