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Where to find the best Christmas menus in Hong Kong 2022

By Celia Lee 6 December 2022 | Last Updated 19 December 2022

Header image courtesy of The Langham

Christmas is just around the corner, and people in Hong Kong sure prefer eating out on the jolliest of days with friends and family over staying home and cooking up a storm. Why not indulge in the Christmas spirit this December with a mouth-watering festive menu? Home to a selection of international cuisines, Hong Kong restaurants are pulling out all the stops for the season. Here’s our pick of some of the best Christmas menus in Hong Kong to help you decide where to eat for your holiday gathering!

Western delights | Winter solstice offerings | Afternoon teas done right | Sweets and treats | Drinks and bevvies

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Western delights

Christmas heralds many festive innovations across the western culinary scene in Hong Kong, but it also calls forth the “buffet season” that Hongkongers so love. From buffets to fine dining, here are some of the best offerings in the city this holiday season.

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Aria

Chef Angelo at Aria invites diners across town to join him on a trip down memory lane with Italian family dishes. Available on Christmas Eve and Day, the five-course festive menu features a selection of mouth-watering items, such as tortellini truffle and consommé, Mediterranean-style red snapper, and festive turkey roll with chestnut and turkey stuffing, and the feast rounds off with a moreish panettone with chestnut ice cream.

Aria, 24/F, California Tower, 30–36 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central

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Bifteck

Bifteck is presenting festive offerings with the Bonne Fête á Bifteck menu. Showcasing the best ingredients from land and the sea, Bifteck’s Christmas menu features an indulgent Australian Wagyu tongue steak, rich foie gras, creamy grilled abalone barley risotto, crispy Japanese hairtail tempura, and much more! Apart from this festive set menu, Bifteck is also elevating its à la carte menu with a series of winter delights.

Bifteck, 23/F, QRE Plaza, 202 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai | (+852) 2246 8805

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Porkcentric

Porkcentric has the perfect solution for those of you planning large group gatherings this Christmas! On offer is the festive three-course menu that comes with a tender pork tongue salad, and a choice of a main between the hearty beef cheek goulash with creamed corn meal and the home-style Mediterranean sea bream fillet. Finish off with a velvety chocolate ganache and crease mousse topped with fresh blueberries.

Porkcentric, 98 Tung Lo Wan Road, Tai Hang | (+852) 9169 0298

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Trattoria Kagawa by Mihara

Two seasonal festive menus are available at the Italian-Japanese restaurant Trattoria Kagawa this Christmas. The Buone Feste Prima Classe is a six-course menu that brings premium delights to your table this festive season, such as bagna cauda, Hokkaido scallop carpaccio with caviar, and ossobuco with white ragu. The Buone Feste Superiore is an elevated, seven-course indulgence designed for those who want to take their Christmas dining experience to the next level. Featuring premium dishes such as Australian lobster cocktail with caviar and refreshing shirako meunière with yuzu butter sauce, you won’t be disappointed with your festive feast at Trattoria Kagawa this December.

Trattoria Kagawa by Mihara, G/F, 18 Ship Street, Wan Chai | (+852) 5394 3690

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La Rambla by Catalunya

Try something different for your Christmas dinner! Chef Rafa is bringing a unique Catalan twist to your traditional festive items at La Rambla by Catalunya, including the exclusive los canelones de Estaban, an indulgent veal and chicken cannelloni gratin covered in a blanket of rich and creamy cheese sauce, topped off with the luxurious black truffle.

On Christmas Eve and Day, La Rambla is introducing an impressive 10-course Christmas dinner menu to the table, featuring Catalan Christmas dishes such as la escudella, a traditional soup with meatballs, galet pasta, and veggies, as well as the tronco de navidad, the velvety chocolate log cake transformed with turrón nougat.

La Rambla by Catalunya, Shop 3071–3073, Level 3, IFC Mall, Central

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Ask For Alonzo

Your friendly neighbourhood joint for gatherings and feasting, Ask For Alonzo, is inviting you and your family to enjoy its festive menu this Christmas! Dig into a three-course meal that begins with smoked bluefin tuna complete with fennel confit and a blood orange glaze. Next up, indulge in the mezze maniche with duck leg confit and port wine or the slow-cooked Australian beef cheek braised in Marsala wine and served with soft mash and glazed turnip. Don’t forget to give Ask For Alonzo’s white chocolate semifreddo with chestnuts a try and round off your festive feast on a sweet note.

Ask for Alonzo, locations across Hong Kong

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Madame Fù

Madame Fù is offering patrons a selection of festive goodies this December, such as the exclusive sea salt caramel cheesecake and fried blue lobster with grated black truffle. There is also a Christmas menu on the table, featuring smoked Peking duck breast in a refreshing salad bowl, Christmas Jingle Star shrimp dumplings, and indulgent A5 Wagyu and mushroom orzo pasta. Diners enjoying the Christmas menu also get to take home a complimentary snow globe from Madame Fù to commemorate your feast.

Madame Fù, Shop 03–101A, Block 3, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central

Percy’s

Percy’s is dishing up a series of Christmas offerings that are authentically American! The All-American Holiday Affair menu includes signature items such as the dry-aged spiced ham, brined roasted turkey, Percy’s selection of reinvented festive sides, as well as creamy eggnog and spicy mulled wine for you to wash your feast down.

Percy’s, G/F, 18–18A Shelley Street, Mid-Levels, Central | (+852) 2898 2699

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The Astor

Eaton Hong Kong is offering buffet lovers a well-rounded dining experience themed around a popular local variety show, “Enjoy Yourself Tonight,” at The Astor. As the name of the buffet suggests, The Astor is calling for patrons to enjoy themselves at the buffet! Dig into the delicious roasted turkey with gravy and cranberry sauce and the reinvented char siu Wellington for your mains! The raclette cheese fondue is unmissable and The Astor’s seafood offerings are impressive, to say the least.

Finally, round off your buffet experience with Christmas treats, including the Christmas fruit cake and creamy chestnut and chocolate Christmas log cake. Guests of the “Enjoy Yourself Tonight” buffet also stand a chance to win top prices at the lucky wheel and a series of retro games! Don’t miss out on this delicious and exciting happening this Christmas.

The Astor, B1, Eaton Hong Kong, 380 Nathan Road, Jordan | (+852) 2710 1901

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W Hong Kong

A selection of festive offerings can be found at W Hong Kong this Christmas. Head over to Kitchen and eat around the world at its Festive to Feast Buffet! Highlights include baked oysters with chunky salsa, spice-baked prawns with tomato and ricotta cheese, honey garlic butter glazed whole salmon fillet, and baked whole sea bass.

Not sure you can dine out this Christmas? Not to worry! W Hong Kong is offering all families in Hong Kong a premium Christmas feast in the comfort of your home. Pre-order three days in advance and get a fully catered Christmas dinner straight to your dining table!

W Hong Kong, Elements, 1 Austin Road, West Kowloon | (+852) 3717 2222

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Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour

Over at Cruise Restaurant and Bar this Christmas Eve and Day, indulge in the Lunch and Bubbles and Grinch Feast menus! Of note are the Tajima Wagyu short rib, seafood platter, and chilli cockles. Treat yourself with Cruise’s various free-flow drinks packages and get the most out of your dining experience! At The Farmhouse, a selection of festive items has been added to their delicious buffet! Dig into a spread of international cuisine featuring honey glazed ham, whole roasted crispy pork leg, and Christmas pudding.

Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong, 1 North Point Estate Lane, North Point

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LPM Restaurant and Bar

Prepare for a delicious French Mediterranean feast at LPM this Christmas! The restaurant is introducing 12 festive favourites, including sharing plates like foie gras terrine, seafood tower, angel hair pasta with pesto and prawns, and a green bean salad with black truffle. Don’t forget to pair your Christmas feast with an eggnog-inspired egg mimosa!

LPM Restaurant and Bar, Shop 1, UG/F, H Queen’s, 23–29 Stanley Street, Central

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Finds

Start off your Nordic dinner with a Finnish welcome drink, Glogg, made with red wine, orange peels, cloves, and cinnamon. Start off your meal with an indulgently homely Finnish salmon soup and a selection of Christmas appetisers. Your mains include a selection of the market’s best and freshest offerings, including house-smoked cod fillet and slow-cooked Ibérico pork tenderloin. Finish off your feast with an exclusive Danish Christmas rice pudding with toasted candied hazelnut and cherry sauce!

Not sure you want to celebrate Christmas with a meal in the evening? Finds’s Christmas seafood brunch is the perfect choice. Included in the menu is a selection of festive items, such as non-alcoholic eggnog, roasted sweet chestnut soup, a Nordic seafood platter, roasted turkey roll, and a Scandinavian almond cake.

Finds, The Luxe Manor, 39 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2522 9318

Hotel Icon

Get ready for a plethora of festive menus at Hotel Icon! Bring your family to Silverbox Ballroom on Christmas day for a hearty brunch or a satisfying dinner buffet! With everything from seafood to traditional Christmas fare on offer, you can have it all.

Can’t get enough seafood this festive season? Go for the festive buffets at The Market where a large selection of fresh seafood is presented straight from the catch onto the ice! Also available during The Market’s brunch and dinner buffets are selections of Christmas delights, such as slow-cooked Moroccan lamb leg and salmon Wellington.

Finally, Christmas is not complete without good tunes, and Green at Hotel Icon has live performances to get you into the Christmas spirit. Enjoy your semi-buffet brunch and dinner with seafood and a selection of appetisers, soups, and desserts!

Hotel Icon, 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3400 1000

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The Langham

Restaurants in The Langham are dishing out a series of festive feasts for you and your loved ones this Christmas. Head over to The Food Gallery and eat around the world with the international buffet. Included in the spread of gourmet offerings are seasonal treats such as chocolatey yule logs, spicy mince pies, and a decadent chocolate fountain.

Looking for something classier? Main Street Deli’s three-course festive menus are perfect for a joyful evening with a selection of Christmas dishes on offer!

Not sure if three courses will satisfy your festive craving? Bostonian Seafood and Grill is here to the rescue with a five-course dinner featuring the best of the sea. Enjoy fresh seafood together with traditional festive dishes this Christmas. If you want to start your day off with festive celebrations, opt for Bostonian Seafood and Grill’s festive brunch and get all the same offerings as at dinner right after you roll out of bed.

The Langham, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Rosewood Hong Kong

Rosewood’s holiday campaign includes a variety of displays, attractions, and, of course, Christmas menus. Spice up your Christmas dining experience with Asaya Kitchen’s Mediterranean spread! Featured on its impressive seven- and five-course festive menus are seasonal ingredients sourced locally and responsibly.

If you want a perfectly cooked bird for your Christmas feast, Henry is the place to be. The authentic American steakhouse is serving up a five-course Christmas Eve menu for meat lovers around town, which includes herb-roasted turkey and smoked prime rib. For a simpler Christmas feast, Holt’s Café is your perfect choice. Its festive three-course menu offers an impressive seafood platter to kickstart your celebrations.

Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Shangri-La

Both Island and Kowloon Shangri-La are pulling out all the stops this winter for their Christmas celebrations! Lobby Lounge is welcoming guests with an Immersive Snowy Experience in Swiss Chalets, featuring traditional Swiss favourites such as cheese or chocolate fondue, raclette grill, hot chocolate, mulled wine, and roasted chestnuts.

Meanwhile, Café Too offers a family-friendly festive lunch buffet and festive dinner buffet on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, while Lobster Bar and Grill comes in a Christmas brunch and Christmas set dinner. Restaurant Petrus is not to be outdone and will present a set dinner and lunch featuring Norwegian king crab.

Café Kool at Kowloon Shangri-La presents a festive lunch buffet, festive dinner buffet, and festive afternoon tea that features items like roasted turkey, honey-glazed ham, and Christmas pudding. Angelini offers a four-course set lunch with traditional tortellini Bolognesi in capon broth and romaine artichoke salad. Its festive set dinner highlights turkey stuffed with chestnuts with Albana wine and juniper sauce. Lobby Lounge at Kowloon Shangri-La will also feature a festive afternoon tea with tantalising bites such as poached lobster with guacamole and mulled wine panna cotta.

Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Admiralty

Kowloon Shangri-La, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Heimat

Hong Kong’s first German fine-dining restaurant, Heimat, is introducing a cornucopia of festive menus in time for the holidays. Its Festliches menu offers a six-course indulgence featuring homemade mulled wine paired with festive chestnut soup with black truffle and traditional German oven-roasted goose. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, the menu will be elevated with luxurious caviar and lobster. Don’t forget to round off your festive feast with a Weihnachtsmarkt, a German dessert that channels the best of Germany’s famous Christmas markets.

Heimat, 8/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central | (+852) 2881 1022

Aqua Restaurant Group

Every foodie in town must be familiar with Aqua restaurant group’s establishments, and you can bet that these restaurants are taking Christmas seriously by introducing brand-new festive items to their menus! Celebrate in style with Aqua’s Italian and Japanese Christmas dinner! The five-course menu includes a variety of Italian specialities and a seasonal dessert shaped like a Christmas present.

Cantina at Tai Kwun is offering a traditional Italian feast for Christmas! On its festive menu is a range of mouth-watering items, such as the spaghettoni with Sicilian red prawns and burrata and aromatic braised beef cheek with truffle mash. Round off your meal with an authentic panettone or tiramisu.

If you’re a fan of Japanese cuisine, on offer at Shiro is a selection of winter delights designed for sharing. Included in the seven-course menu are seasonal items such as Japanese oysters, Matsuba crab maki, and Wagyu beef sukiyaki. Finish your night off by sampling each item on Shiro’s dessert platter!

Aqua, 17/F, H Zentre, 15 Middle Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3427 2288

Cantina, Police Headquarters Block 01, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central | (+852) 2848 3000

Shiro, Shop 124, Level 1, Pacific Place, Admiralty | (+852) 2117 9481

JW Marriott

JW Marriott is deep into the Christmas spirit this year! Head to The Lounge for a champagne brunch buffet or Christmas dinner for a spread that features seafood, selections of caviar, Ibérico ham, and much more. The festive dinner buffet at JW Café will put forth a variety of traditional Christmas items and international buffet favourites.

Meanwhile, Flint is offering a delicious five-course dinner with luxurious dishes such as pork pâté with Ibérico ham, pan-seared scallop with caviar, and rich lobster bisque. Finish with chocolate desserts or fresh strawberry delights.

JW Marriott, 88 Queensway, Admiralty

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Feather & Bone

Feather & Bone is introducing an indulgent three-course dine-in sharing menu together with a house-crafted mulled wine to welcome the festive season. This Christmas menu comes in two forms—regular and vegetarian. Both menus start off with a selection of crowd favourites from Feather & Bone, including a tangy glazed beetroot carpaccio and creamy butternut squash tart.

For your main, dig into a roasted turkey roulade with fig and cinnamon stuffing on the regular menu, or a creamy porcini and wild mushroom risotto on the veggie menu. Round off your Christmas feast with Feather & Bone’s take on the traditional Christmas pudding. Don’t be shy and pair your festive dinner with a premium free-flow package and elevate your dining experience this December!

Feather & Bone, locations across Hong Kong

Landmark Mandarin Oriental

At the LMO this festive season is a variety of Christmas offerings that you won’t want to miss! At the contemporary French restaurant Amber, chef Richard Ekkebus will be serving up a two-Michelin-star-worthy Festive Finesses menu, which includes gourmet kuro awabi black abalone and wild fallow deer on the menu.

Next up, Somm is offering patrons a Sommkind of Special Festive Brunch menu with 90 minutes of free-flow champagne, sake, reds, whites, and wine-based cocktails! Finally, boogie to live DJ tunes at the MO Bar this Christmas and the Brunch It All the Way menu with seasonal mains such as heritage turkey and roast beef.

Landmark Mandarin Oriental, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central

Festive Mediterranean feasts

Hong Kong is home to Mediterranean restaurants aplenty, and many are dishing out their very own take on the traditional Christmas dinner this December.

Basin is introducing a new festive menu available for brunch, lunch, and dinner that offers delectable French, Spanish, and Italian gourmet dishes.

La Paloma is offering a spread of Spanish tapas to ring in the holiday season as well as an eight-course dinner menu and a premium ten-course dinner menu featuring luxurious ingredients such as black truffle, Iberico ham, and Wagyu beef.

Quiero Más is offering a warm and magical Mediterranean Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas and Boxing Day brunch to get you feeling joyous. Choose between two special menus for dinner: the eight-course and the 10-course, both featuring a wide array of dishes from southern Europe. The eight-course brunch is another indulgence featuring 36-month Ibérico ham and refreshing tapas to power you up for the day!

The Bayside is offering its own take on the traditional Christmas dinner. Its seven-course Christmas deluxe dinner menu and the eight-course Christmas Extravagant dinner include Mediterranean signatures such as ceviche, gambas al ajillo, and crab cake with dill cream aioli that easily channels the festive spirit with their deliciousness.

Basin, 3/F, Foco, 46–48 Cochrane Street, Central | (+852) 2362 2699

La Paloma, 1/F, 189 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun | (+852) 9409 6410

Quiero Más, 20/F, M88, Wellington Place, 2–8 Wellington Street, Central | (+852) 2383 0268

The Bayside, Shop G1, G/F, 18 Tak Fung Street, Whampoa Garden, Hung Hom | (+852) 2123 2177

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Winter solstice offerings

While the month of December beckons the coming of Christmas in most Western cultures, in the East, the festive season also welcomes the celebrated winter solstice. Check out this list of the best winter solstice offerings in the city for an authentic celebration of the traditional Eastern holiday this December.

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Veggie Kingdom

Looking for something green for your celebrations this winter solstice? Look no further than Veggie Kingdom’s plant-based winter solstice offerings! Perfect for large family gatherings, Veggie Kingdom’s poon choi comes with a variety of healthy and delicious items, including vegetarian prawns, abalone, fungi, and its famous vegetarian char siu. Also available is the golden winter “lamb stew” with shiitake mushroom and cordyceps flower claypot rice that stands in as a healthy but no less scrumptious alternative to the traditional claypot rice made with preserved Chinese sausages.

Veggie Kingdom, 7/F, VIP Commercial Centre, 120 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2366 0336

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Above and Beyond

Apart from a variety of festive Western delights, Hotel Icon’s Above and Beyond also has your winter solstice family gathering sorted. Enjoy authentic Cantonese cuisine in the Michelin-recommended restaurant! On offer this season is an eight-course winter solstice set dinner menu featuring premium ingredients, such as the braised imperial bird’s nest in lobster soup and braised South African abalone with goose web in oyster sauce. Book your table in time for the celebrations now!

Above and Beyond, 28/F, Hotel Icon, 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3400 1318

T’ang Court

Your winter solstice dinner at T’ang Court is going to be a grand banquet. On the menu is a curated list of seasonal Cantonese offerings specially crafted by chef Wong Chi Fai. Eat your way across the indulgent menu with delicious items including baked stuffed crab shells, braised South African abalone with sea cucumber and black mushrooms, as well as Inaniwa noodles with tomatoes in lobster stock.

T’ang Court, 1/F & 2/F, The Langham, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2132 7898

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Hutong 

Celebrate the winter solstice with an authentic Northern Chinese feast at Hutong this December! Highlights of the impressive 10-course menu include the luxurious black truffle-scented abalone and pan-fried tiger prawns.

Hutong, 18/F, H Zentre, 15 Middle Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3428 8342

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The Chinese Library

Head over to The Chinese Library this winter solstice for a warming meal. Chef Junno Li has curated a festive dinner menu featuring a range of delicious and health-conscious items for you and your family this December. Of note are the white pepper xiaolongbao with roasted duck soup and the indulgent fish maw with chicken broth.

The Chinese Library, Police Headquarters Block 01, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central | (+852) 2848 3088

Afternoon teas done right

Afternoon tea has a long history in Hong Kong’s history. Although many would be more familiar with the local notion of “afternoon tea,” high tea is also popular with Hongkongers wanting to treat themselves and their loved ones this Christmas. So, we’ve compiled a list of seasonal afternoon teas we think are worth trying.

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Woobar

Woobar’s seasonal Holly Jolly Afternoon Tea includes a series of festive delights, including spinach bread bun, pulled BBQ turkey and green mango slaw, and smoked salmon tartare with pickled onion on the savoury side, and cinnamon rice pudding with vanilla berries compote, mini mince pies, and mango Christmas bells on the sweet side. Pair your festive afternoon tea with Woobar’s Christmas-themed cocktails and get yourself in the moon for all your festive partying needs!

Woobar, W Hong Kong, Elements Mall, 1 Austin Road, West Kowloon | (+852) 3717 2889

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Finds

Partnering with Norwegian national cheese brand Tine—famous for its brunost (brown cheese)—the Nordic restaurant Finds is introducing a cheese-fondue-inspired afternoon tea set filled with authentic Nordic delights this Christmas. Tine’s award-winning caramel cheese with over 160 years of history will be gracing dinner tables at Finds this December, making an appearance in items such as the homemade waffle with berries, spring rolls with pear, cream cheese, and cinnamon, and lingonberry panna cotta. Head over to Finds this Christmas and indulge in a cheesy feast!

Finds, 1/F, The Luxe Manor, 39 Kimberly Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2522 9328

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The Butterfly Room

Also on offer at Rosewood Hong Kong is an attractive afternoon tea experience at The Butterfly Room imbued with the spirit of Christmas. Enjoy a spread of classic afternoon tea treats transformed with a festive twist! Guests also have the option to add Perrier-Jouët champagne or Billecart-Salmon Brut rosé to their afternoon tea set.

The Butterfly Room, Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3891 8732

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Garden Lounge

If you’re a fan of afternoon teas, you’re going to love what The Murray has to offer. At the Garden Lounge, patrons can chill with a festive afternoon tea while snacking on a series of traditional festive treats, homemade pastries, and signature Niccolo coffee. Over at Popinjays, foodies can enjoy a vibrant festive afternoon tea buffet with attractive cakes and pastries paired with a wide tea selection at the rooftop restaurant.

The Murray, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central | (+852) 3141 8888

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The Lobby

For Christmas, The Peninsula plans to give back whilst offering a selection of festive delights. The Tears of Hope afternoon tea features a selection of seasonal sweets, such as a mulled wine yule log, blackcurrant cinnamon macarons, and a ginger honey candle cake. On the savoury side, gourmet items such as salmon rillettes in cornets, duck confit and potato tartlets, and indulgent foie gras with smoked eel and beetroot chips will delight all taste buds. With each purchase of the afternoon tea set, US$5 will be donated to ImpactHK, a local registered charity.

The Lobby, The Peninsula Hong Kong, 22 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Sweets and treats

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a selection of sweet treats filled with cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. Whether it’s a cinnamon roll or a yule log, here’s where to find authentic Christmas desserts for you to round off your festive gathering the right way.

Dang Wen Li by Dominique Ansel

The popular Hong Kong-inspired French bakery, Dang Wen Li, is hopping on the festive wagon with a series of festive treats for you to enjoy at your upcoming Christmas gathering. Included in their festive selection this year are the crispy and spicy vanilla apple tree Chausson, the ordinary almond croissant gets a festive makeover with an adorable chocolate gingerbread man cookie. The traditional yule log comes in more flavours than your velvety chocolate at Dang Wen Li this Christmas, and you can choose between the starry chestnut yule log or the snowy strawberry yule log depending on the theme of your Christmas gathering!

Dang Wen Li by Dominique Ansel, locations across Hong Kong

Butterfly Pâtisserie

Round off your Christmas feast at home with the best desserts in town from Butterfly Pâtisserie! Choose between a selection of Christmassy treats, like adorable gingerbread houses, creamy chestnut yule logs, and a refreshing cherry chiffon cake.

Butterfly Pâtisserie, Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3891 8888

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Dolce 88

JW Marriott’s Dolce 88 is another hotel bakery that bakes to impress. Browse the homemade festive delights for your Christmas gathering centrepiece this season, such as the limited-edition Celebrate cake that depicts a dreamy winter wonderland.

Dolce 88, JW Marriott, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty | (+852) 2810 8366

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La Viña

For quieter Christmas celebrations, La Viña’s cake set of two is the perfect treat for rounding off your evening meal. Included is a festive pink cake coated with Valrhona strawberry chocolate and Japanese fruit granola, and the green cake, decorated with a Valrhona white chocolate ganache and crushed pistachios. Order yours now!

La Viña, locations on Hong Kong Island

Bakehouse

Bakehouse is dishing out a slew of festive treats and pastries for the holiday season. From the iconic sourdough panettone and the traditional French galette des rois to the innovative sourdough mince pies, the flaky Golden Boy gingerbread man, and autumn-winter speciality items such as banana bundt cake, chestnut sticky buns, Black Forest Danish, and classic apple pie cookie, this bakery favourite has it all this winter.

Bakehouse, locations across Hong Kong

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Small bites and bevvies

Christmas also calls forth seasonal snacks and drinks. Whether it’s your ordinary pumpkin spiced latte made with a twist or the traditional mince pie with a buttery croissant base, we’ve gathered the best festive offerings from the city’s coffee shops and cafés.

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Ralph’s Coffee

Need some coffee along to go with your shopping? Ralph’s Coffee is offering a delicious alternative to your regular PSL—the gingerbread spiced latte is spicy, tangy, and filled with warming goodness that will surely keep you toasty as the weather cools!

Ralph’s Coffee, Shop M12–16, M/F, Prince’s Building, 10 Chater Road, Central

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Flash Coffee

Looking for a Christmas alternative to your autumn pumpkin spiced latte? Flash Coffee’s holiday selection is here—the Ultimate Joyful Treats series includes the spicy cinnamon ginger black coffee, the tangy and velvety ginger chocolate, the elevated cinnamon ginger latte, and the healthy turmeric ginger tea latte.

Flash Coffee, locations across Hong Kong

Matchali

Matchali is bringing back its festive, coffee-free alternatives this December. Give the white chocolate matcha latte a try—the flavourful, velvety drink is topped with fluffy marshmallows for an extra dose of the holiday spirit. Also here is the peppermint matcha latte to satisfy all your cravings for sweet candy canes, whilst the gingerbread latte is another delicious addition to your festive drinks checklist.

New this Christmas is Matchali’s plant-based peppermint soft serve, made from oat milk. Upgrade your frosty experience with a sundae cup dusted with cookie crumble and finished with whipped cream, chocolate sauce, and crushed candy cane.

Matchali, 5 Moon Street, Wan Chai | (+852) 9880 7661

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Doubleshot

Ring in the festive season with a limited-edition festive drink crafted specially for the holidays. Doubleshot’s traditional mulled wine is given a unique twist—head over to Doubleshot after your Christmas dinner to taste the difference yourself.

Doubleshot, 1/F, 49 Hollywood Road, Central | (+852) 9225 6639

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Little Bao

Little Bao is introducing a variety of festive items to its delicious menu. Just for the season, the new bites and baos include the duck confit bao and holiday turkey croquettes. Finish off with the PB and J gelato bao as a hearty dessert! Don’t miss out on these holiday offerings and get them now before they are gone.

Little Bao, locations on Hong Kong Island

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Celia Lee

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Born and raised in Hong Kong and educated in the UK, Celia is passionate about culture, food, and different happenings in the city. When she’s not busy writing, you can find her scouting for new and trendy restaurants, getting lost in a bookstore, or baking up a storm at home.

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