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Everybody knows November marks not only the start of the festive season but also the start of a bountiful harvest. Families come together to celebrate the offerings of nature with a hearty feast. As Halloween passes and Christmas tunes can be heard from every loudspeaker in the city, now is the time to give thanks. But where’s best to do so in Hong Kong? We make this Thanksgiving easy with our list of the best dinners and turkey packages!
Returning to the dining table this Thanksgiving are Big Birdy’s well-loved peri-peri turkeys! For big families, you can be sure that everyone will be stuffed to the brim with the Biggest Birdy Holiday Feast ($1,799), featuring an Australian premium free-range turkey.
Big Birdy also has a more modest set for smaller families. The Big Birdy Holiday Feast ($990) includes a selection of crowd-favourite sides (everything from spicy chorizo stuffing and mash to carrots and creamed spinach) together with two whole peri-peri flame-grilled chickens. Available now till the end of December, you can enjoy Big Birdy’s Thanksgiving feasts at the restaurant, via takeaway, or through delivery.
Big Birdy, G/F, 9B, Ship Street, Wan Chai | (+852) 6050 9332
Looking for a different kind of turkey feast this Thanksgiving? La Paloma has the perfect offering for you! Serving up a distinctly Spanish feast, you can find a selection of the restaurant’s most popular tapas surrounding the star bird of the table: the wood-roasted organic turkey. Expect everything from rich lobster brioche with trout eggs, cheeky prawns flambe with brandy, and premium Iberian ham shoulder with tangy toasted tomato bread, to La Paloma’s signature spicy potato and beef balls.
La Paloma’s Thanksgiving dinner set menu ($398) is available for one night only on 24 November. Book now so you don’t miss out on this delicious seasonal offering.
La Paloma, 1/F, 189 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun | (+852) 2291 6161
Smoke & Barrel has a traditional menu for those hankering for grandma’s cooking. As such, the Thanksgiving set comes with the centrepiece of a seven-kilogramme smoked turkey! Accompanying the big bird is a generous serving of classic sides in elevated forms. Particularly the ordinary mash is transformed into a rich and earthy indulgence with truffles, paired with mini tomato ciabatta and pastrami sandwiches.
Don’t forget to leave room for the pumpkin spice cheesecake! The Smoke & Barrel Thanksgiving set is available for delivery from 22 to 27 November so you can enjoy a hearty and satisfying feast from the comfort of your own home! Click here to order.
Smoke & Barrel, 1/F & 2/F, 32 Wyndham Street, Wyndham Mansion, Central | (+852) 9612 0988
Thanksgiving at Quiero Más promises to bring a Mediterranean twist to the traditional American feast. The special “American” Thanksgiving dinner is sure to impress with Quiero Más’ own interpretation of a variety of Thanksgiving classics.
Start off your feast with an indulgent spread of appetisers, such as Iberian acorn-fed ham shoulder with toasted tomato bread, beef carpaccio with black truffle and Manchego, and king crab and caviar montadito. Of course, traditional Thanksgiving sides are also getting a uniquely Mediterranean transformation.
Quiero Más, 20/F, M88, Wellington Place, 2–8 Wellington Street, Central | (+852) 2383 0268
Thanksgiving is in full swing at Henry this year, with limited-time offerings available for restaurant patrons as well as takeaway guests! The Henry Thanksgiving specials menu is available from 24 to 26 November, where you can expect indulgent delights like oysters with herbed breadcrumb, spinach, truffle mornay, parmesan, and pork belly ($358).
For the star of the feast, choose between a herb-roasted turkey with cranberry relish, cornbread tasso ham stuffing, and gravy ($658) and smoked prime rib with confit shallot horseradish crème fraîche and black truffle veal jus ($898). Don’t forget to round off your meal with Chef Mario’s very own pumpkin cheesecake ($138).
Alternatively, you can enjoy the Henry BBQ grill set ($1,998) with a curated selection of the butcher’s finest cuts to impress family and friends at your Thanksgiving cookout.
Henry, 5/F, Rosewood Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3891 8732
Baci Trattoria and Bar is offering patrons a premium Thanksgiving sharing feast ($2,200) this November. Included is a slow-roasted whole organic turkey with pickled lemon and cranberry sauce. Complimenting the star of the feast is a selection of traditional sides and greens, including Brussels sprouts, French beans with shallot dressing, and garlic and chilli broccoli. The Thanksgiving sharing feast is available from 23 to 27 November and the restaurant requires a pre-order of at least three days in advance. Order your Thanksgiving sharing feast now and enjoy the festive season!
Baci Trattoria and Bar, G/F, California Tower, 30–32 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central
The same Thanksgiving sharing feast ($2,200) from Baci Trattoria and Bar is also available at Porterhouse! Follow this link and bring the harvest festivities straight to your home!
Apart from this takeaway goodness, Porterhouse Seafood and Steak is also offering in-house patrons a Thanksgiving feast you won’t want to miss! Available from 23 to 27 November, try out the Thanksgiving set dinner menu (starting from $788) specially curated by Porterhouse’s executive chef, Roberto Zorzoli. The five-course menu features indulgent Wagyu beef carpaccio, seasonal roasted squash and ginger soup, a creamy mushroom risotto, and turkey leg roll, complete with reimagined Thanksgiving sides, such as herbed mash, sautéed baby veggies, and cranberry sauce. Round off your meal with a decadent and rich pumpkin and pecan pie for a devilish finish!
Porterhouse, 7/F, California Tower, 30–36 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central | (+852) 2522 6366
Ready to chef it out this Thanksgiving but don’t have time to cook up the bird? Regal Hotels is here to offer all home cooks a hand! Available to order this festive season is a selection of the best festive turkeys from Regal Hotels, from the traditional roasted turkey (starting from $1,288) with sweet and creamy chestnut filling, cranberry sauce, and gravy, to the creative and fusion dried meat and glutinous rice stuffed turkey (starting from $1,288) that combines seasonal East and West ingredients in a single dish, to the premium black truffle and morel rice stuffed turkey (starting from $1,788).
Available now till 29 December, simply place your booking at least three days in advance. Book before 19 December to enjoy savings of up to 24 percent off.
Regal Hotels, locations across Hong Kong
The popular takeaway turkey meal returns to Woolly Pig Hong Kong this Thanksgiving! For the sixth year in a row, Woolly Pig Hong Kong is making Thanksgiving dinner preparations easier for home chefs across the city. Included in the takeaway meal are a selection of gourmet offerings, including mascarpone and brown butter whipped mash, honey-roasted heritage carrots and parsnips, Brussels sprouts with bacon, caramelised chestnuts, pork, apple, and sage stuffing, as well as a jalapeño cornbread pudding complete with gooey, melted cheddar.
The star of the feast is a brined and herb-smoked whole French turkey with delicious sourdough gravy and plum and cranberry sauce sure to please your dinner guests this November. Don’t forget to leave space for the burnt pumpkin cheesecake and bite-size pecan pies! You can also add on Woolly Pig’s apple pie bottled cocktail ($800) for the ultimate indulgence! Order now for a no-fuss Thanksgiving this 2022. Shoppers can choose delivery for their turkey package or self-pick-up option from Grain.
Grain, Shop 1, New Fortune House, 3–5 New Praya, Kennedy Town
The popular gastropub in K-town is offering patrons a chance to indulge in a proper Thanksgiving feast this November! For one night only, diners at Grain can enjoy the seasonal Thanksgiving whole turkey dinner (starting from $2,500) on 25 November.
Included in the menu is a whole free-range turkey sourced all the way from Usk Valley, Monmouthshire, Wales, brined and herb-smoked for your ultimate indulgence and served with sourdough gravy and plum and cranberry sauce. Also on offer are a range of traditional and delicious sides, with a decadent PB and J crème brûlée and house-made bite-sized pecan pies to round off your meal.
Additionally, Grain is offering a more wallet-friendly Thanksgiving option. The Thanksgiving in one plate (starting from $280) is no less impressive than its extended dinner version! You get everything from the Thanksgiving whole turkey dinner menu on one plate. Those who are conscious of food waste can choose this indulgence this Thanksgiving instead!
Most of us will be familiar with Grain’s very own in-house brewery. From 23 to 27 November, you can try two seasonal craft beers created by Grain’s specialists. The peanut butter milkshake IPA is a reimagination of the classic PB and J, whilst the jelly raspberry sour offers patrons a nostalgic kick to accompany their Thanksgiving meal.
Grain, Shop 1, New Fortune House, 3–5 New Praya, Kennedy Town
Thanksgiving at the Italian-American restaurant promises to be a grand and delicious feast. From 23 to 27 November, you can find items from the Thanksgiving menu (starting from $595) gracing all tables at Fini’s. Enjoy a selection of antipasti and follow up with a garlic butter roasted turkey, which comes with a variety of sides, including homemade Italian sausage and cheddar stuffing, and green bean casserole shiitake mushrooms with friend shallots. Don’t forget to round off your meal with a homemade apple crumble topped with velvety vanilla ice cream for the best Thanksgiving feast of your life!
For those looking for an indulgent celebration this year, opt into Fini’s free-flow drinks package which offers a selection of wines ($249) or a selection of beers, wines, house spirits, and mixers ($299) for two hours!
Fini’s, locations across Hong Kong (apart from its Kwun Tong location)
Frank’s is serving up a delicious and varied Thanksgiving feast (starting from $650) to patrons dropping in during the day for a quick lunchtime celebration, diners filtering in for a long night of festivities, as well as home cooks looking for an easy Thanksgiving dinner prep. From 23 to 27 November, you can enjoy polenta cornbread and Sicilian seafood salad to start your harvest feast with a twist. Afterwards come antipasti, garlic butter roasted turkey, and salmon en croute—a little bit of the sea for those not fancying the festive bird this season. Round off your meal with a deliciously sweet homemade apple pie or Chef Rene’s famous pumpkin pie if you’re dining in at Franks this Thanksgiving! Also available with your meal is a two-hour free-flow drinks package (starting from $208).
Frank’s Italian American Social Club, G/F & 1/F, Harilela House, 79 Wyndham Street, Central | (+852) 9097 9730
The Jockey is certainly not missing out on the Thanksgiving celebrations this November! Exclusively on 24 November, The Jockey is offering patrons its signature Thanksgiving set. Start off your meal with the hearty white cheddar biscuit with chilli honey butter! For your main, dig into a garlic butter roasted turkey for the ultimate indulgence in the Thanksgiving spirit. Round off your celebration with a treat perfectly balanced between hot and cold: The Jockey’s house-made apple crumble with vanilla ice cream.
The Jockey Bar and Club House, 33 Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley | (+852) 2572 2266
From 23 to 27 November, this sustainable bakery and natural wine bar is offering a seasonal treat perfect for rounding off your Thanksgiving feast. The almond and apple tart ($650) comes filled with caramelised apples and indulgent almond cream. Topped with a homemade apricot glaze and a sprinkle of cinnamon, this tart is the perfect finish to your harvest festivities. Pre-order your tarts now and collect them from the bakery in Wan Chai.
The Baker and the Bottleman, Shop G14–15, G/F & 1/F, Lee Tung Avenue, 200 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai
Dang Wen Li is offering a series of Thanksgiving pies this November! From 7 November, these limited-time treats include classics like the salted caramel apple pie ($298), the pumpkin pie ($288), and the caramelised pecan pie ($328). These pies are the perfect conclusion to your Thanksgiving feast this November!