Easter is coming up this weekend, and Hong Kong’s best brunches are just a hop, skip and a jump away. If you haven’t yet got your reservations in, here are six places to snag those last-minute bookings for fun-filled Easter feasting and festivities for the whole family.
An Italian-style holiday at Theo Mistral
When: 21 April, 11:30am–2:30pm
Price: HK$598 per adult, plus HK$138 for free-flow prosecco and wines; HK$338 per child, plus HK$68 for free-flow soft drinks and juices; all prices subject to 10% surcharge
Fun-filled Easter activities await at InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong, where Theo Mistral by Theo Randall is cooking up an Italian-themed Sunday brunch. The elegant Easter spread starts with a sumptuous seafood buffet, from freshly shucked oysters to chilled lobster claws and meaty crab legs. A selection of Easter specialties includes pan-fried artichokes and potatoes and a decadent roast lamb, followed by a spread of indulgent desserts. The family-friendly celebration caps off with clown performances, balloon twisting and DIY Easter baskets filled with chocolate eggs for the kids.
Theo Mistral, B2, InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong, 70 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2731 2870
Zuma’s Easter-themed Baikingu brunch
When: 19–22 April
Price: HK$688 on 19 April, HK$838 on 20–21 April (2.5-hour seating), HK$688 on 22 April
One of the city’s most popular brunch destinations, Zuma Hong Kong puts a spin on its Baikingu brunch with contemporary twists on classic Japanese izakaya fare, plus a few special Easter treats. On Easter Sunday, head to the stylish two-storey restaurant for a taste of its seasonal dishes made with premium imported ingredients.
Capped off with the deluxe dessert platter, guests can enjoy special Easter-themed desserts including an organic flourless Valrhona chocoalte cake with rice crackers and mascarpone ice cream, and mango and coconut custard chawanmushi with passion fruit; while adults enjoy the free-flow of Ruinart Champagne, sake, wine and beer. Brunch seating will be extended to 2.5 hours on 20–21 April; while Easter Sunday sees the brunch extended to the 6th Floor Bar & Lounge with live beats by resident DJ Daniel Heller.
Zuma Hong Kong, 5–6/F, Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, +852 3657 6388
Easter sweets at The Astor
When: 19–22 April; lunch from 12–2:30pm, dinner from 6:30–9:30pm
Price: HK$298–$355 per adult, HK$198–$265 per kid for lunch; HK$548–$595 per adult, HK$388–$435 per kid for dinner
All-day dining restaurant The Astor invites families in for a spectacular Easter celebration inside the newly revamped Eaton Hong Kong, with holiday celebrations running from 19–22 April. A sensational spread of Easter favourites starts with savoury items such as bourbon-glazed ham and baked pineapple; baked sea bream with garlic, oregano and white wine; and Greek-roasted lamb with all the trimmings. Vegetarians are well catered for with whole roasted cauliflower with caper dressing.
Kids are sure to go wild for the Easter dessert buffet, from egg-shaped chocolate mousses to Easter macarons, hot cross buns and roast carrot & walnut cake nodding to the spirit of the holidays. To top it off, family-friendly activities include a cupcake workshop for kids, and a stamp card encouraging a visit to the array of live cooking stations to collect special stickers. At the end of the day, kids can take home a fabulous Easter gift bag full of games and treats, while a photo booth allows the whole troupe to capture a festive memory together.
The Astor, Level B2, Eaton HK, 380 Nathan Road, Jordan, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2710 1901
Eggstravagant Brunch at The Tai Pan
When: 21 April
Price: HK$498 per adult, HK$198 per kid aged 5–12; add HK$298 for free-flow house wine, NV ‘R de Ruinart’ Brut Champagne, tea-based drinks and cocktails
Commemorating the holiday, The Tai Pan’s Eggstravagant Brunch is a crave-worthy affair of culinary delights, from fresh salads and artisanal cheeses to BBQ meats and seafood. Kick off the tantalising spread with cold cuts and jet-fresh seafood, including freshly shucked plump Takanobu oysters. Then dive into the different semi-buffet stations, from the roast carvery station to grilled seafood. A selection of mains gets served at the table, including a melt-worthy braised lamb shank, classic coq au vin and Japanese clams. Meanwhile, juniors can look forward to a kids’ menu and fun games including magician performances, balloon twisting, face painting and an Easter egg hunt.
The Tai Pan, The Murray Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3141 8888
Bathers’ annual Easter Egg Hunt
When: 19 April, egg hunt at 11am and 5pm
Price: HK$395 for adults, HK$290 for kids aged 4–12; prices subject to 10% surcharge
An exciting Easter egg hunt awaits on Lantau at Bathers this weekend. Step out for a day on the sand at Lower Cheung Sha Beach, and get your buckets ready to search for colourful eggs during the annual Easter Egg Hunt. A buffet lunch and sunset dinner round out the full day of Good Friday festivities, with the Egg Hunt taking place twice at 11am and at 5pm.
Families can enjoy the Easter Egg Hunt with the lunch buffet or sunset dinner, both of which include an appetiser buffet spread, main course, and juice or soft drink for kids plus glass of wine and dessert for adults. Tuck into Bathers’ spread of fresh seafood, from grilled scallops on the shell to a sumptuous prawn salad, smoked salmon and grilled fish with fennel. Kids under 3 can join the egg hunt for HK$100 with an adult, with special gifts and games on the beach included. Advance bookings required, with three groups limited to 18 to 20 children for each hunt.
Bathers, 32 Lower Cheung Sha Beach, Lantau, Cheung Sha, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, +852 2504 4788
A Greek-style Easter at Estiatorio Keia
When: 19–22 April, 28 April
Price: HK$488 per person or HK$776 includes free-flow prosecco, house wines, beers and cocktail of the week; add HK$200 for free-flow Champagne Ayala Brut Majeur NV
Modern Greek restaurant Estiatorio Keia is launching its brunch offering just in time for Easter, with the 4-day weekend allowing diners plenty of opportunity to sample the sumptuous spread of Greek specialty dishes and festive Easter treats. The semi-buffet brunch includes a range of pita and spreads, fresh salads, oysters, grilled seafood, ceviche and more; while guests can choose from slow-roasted chicken, grilled sea bass and seafood bucatini for the mains.
On 28 April, a special classic Greek Orthodox Easter also highlights traditions such as “Easter Bread” Tsoureki and red eggs, and a sumptuous roasted BBQ lamb as the pièce de résistance. On all days, chocolate Easter eggs cap off the elegant desserts by pastry chef, Marinos Kosmas. To enhance the leisurely weekend vibes, the Sunday brunch also features a DJ and live music.
Estiatorio Keia, 2/F, H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2677 7737