PICKS

Best Brunch Spots This Summer

by: Abegaile Legaspi
10 Jul 2019

On Sundays, we brunch! There’s no denying that Hong Kong’s brunch game is on a whole other playing field. With something new at every turn, it’s just hard to keep up. No worries because we’ve done the dirty work for you. So just breathe and relax as we round up the best brunch spots for you and your besties or family this summer!

Kinship

The family that brunches together, stays together. Taking inspiration from childhood memories of growing up in Western households, Kinship launches two back-to-back alternate brunch menus for the weekend. Staying true to its name, “The American Brunch Menu” consists of your classic American breakfast dishes like fried chicken and waffles and pancakes served with heaps of bacon! Across the Atlantic, “The British Brunch Menu” is paying homage to traditional Sunday British Roast with potatoes and gravy, roast sirloin and Yorkshire pudding. It’s time to turn brunches into a weekly family affair.

Time: Weekends, 11:30am to 1:30pm & 2 pm to 4 pm, www.kinshiphk.com

Price: $388 per person; (additional $198 for free-flow package) 

 

Popinjays

Eat to your heart’s content at Popinjays brunch, a foodie’s (and gourmands!) paradise. Anything from the land down to the sea, Popinjays has it. A seafood platter swimming with fresh oysters, lobsters, king crabs and scallops? Check! slow-cooked or scrambled eggs? Check! French pastries and chocolate pralines? Double Check! If that’s not enough, you can also choose your main course ranging from wild mushroom risotto and Miso Chilean sea bass to beef tenderloin. For crepe lovers, get your hands (and mouths) on some classic Crepes Suzette for an additional $100. 

Time: Weekends, 11:30 am to 2:30 pm (available on weekends), https://www.niccolohotels.com/en/hotels/hongkong/central/the_murray_a_niccolo_hotel_hong_kong/restaurants_and_bars/popinjays.html

Price: $988 per person including free-flow house champagne and wines 

 

Uoharu

From the land of the rising sun to the fragrant harbour. East meets West as Uoharu launches its newest venture combining two of our favourite things: Japanese food and brunch. A brunch buffet dining experience that’s unique and innovative prepared with premium quality ingredients and fresh fish shipped from Toyosu Fish Market itself. It includes a welcome drink, an all-you-can-eat food menu and finally a dessert to top it all off (add $168 for an alcoholic drinks package and $98 for non-alcoholic drinks package (HKD98). Try out the Uni and Salmon Roe Macaroni Gratin and you’ll never eat gratin the same way. What are you waiting for? Give shabu shabu a break and see what it’s like to dine Izakaya-style.

Time: Weekends, 12 pm to 3 pm, https://m.facebook.com/uoharuhk/

Price: $298 for adults; $98 for children from 6 to 12 years old; free for children under six 

Lobby Lounge @ InterContinental

The go-to spot of afternoon tea Lobby Lounge is now open for Sunday brunch! You’re promised a 3-course brunch set menu from a choice of appetisers like smoked salmon with fine cheese and charcuterie; and a choice of a main course such as the classic eggs benedict and serrano ham or roasted beef tenderloin with applewood bacon. Wash it all down with champagne while basking in the breathtaking view of the harbour.

Time: Sunday, from 10 am to 1 pm,

Price: $480 per person (add $155 per glass of champagne or $350 for free-flow)

La Rambla

If you want that Spanish flare, look no further than La Rambla’s new brunch semi-buffet “Sunday en La Boqueria”. Expect mouth-watering dishes that are just full of flavour and spice. Indulge in its smorgasbord of Jamon Iberico, Spanish cheese, enchiladas and tostadas as well as tapas dishes brought straight to your table. If that’s not enough, pig out on La Rambla’s signature Segovian suckling pig and Josper charcoal-grilled turbot.

Time: 12 pm to 3 pm, https://larambla.hk

Price: $550 per person (add $350 for free-flow Veuve Cliquot Brut)

Jimmy’s Kitchen

Another family-friendly neighbourhood restaurant has joined the brunch field with its Britsh breakfast classics on offer a-la-carte From eggs benedict to roast beef and the signature Jimmy’s Big Breakfast, it’ll surely fill you up. That’s not all that Jimmy has to offer though! If you’re a bit of health nut, healthy smoothies are also available that’ll help you Live Forever (kale, lemon, pear & matcha).

Time: Weekends, 11 am to 3 pm, http://www.jimmys.com/

Price: varies according to dish

 

Kinship

Address   3/F, LL Tower, 2 Shelley St, Central