Hong Kong brunch guide – 2023's must-try weekend spots

Brunch, a beloved Hong Kong weekend tradition, offers a relaxing escape from the busy workweek.

Hong Kong brunch guide – 2023's must-try weekend spots
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Brunch, a beloved Hong Kong weekend tradition, offers a relaxing escape from the busy workweek. Hong Kong's brunch scene offers plenty of diversity, from sumptuous dim sum to casual picnics among friends. What truly elevates the experience is the abundance of free-flow beverages. Menus frequently feature bottomless champagne, prosecco, mimosas, Bloody Marys and artisanal cocktails. Some spots even let you craft your own drinks. Explore our selection of Hong Kong's finest brunch spots for a laid-back get-together with friends.

Zuma

Zuma offers a unique take on traditional Japanese cuisine and brings a contemporary vibe, radiating sophistication throughout. The weekend brunch experience is a standout, offering a generous 2.5-hour free-flow champagne package. Pair your bubbly with tasty tapas, including edamame, potato salad, salads and seared salmon. To end on a sweet note, enjoy fresh fruit and ice cream desserts.

Quick Facts

  • Where – Level 5 & 6, Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road, Central
  • When – Monday to Sunday, 11 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
  • Price – $$$$
  • Phone – +852 3657 6388
  • Website

WHISK

If you're a seafood lover, you should definitely swing by for WHISK's weekend brunch special. WHISK, located in The Mira Hotel, serves up a unique blend of Japanese and French flavors. Their Oyster Brunch is unmissable. Enjoy endless oysters, try dishes like smoked eel and the famous yaki-lobster and finish with a decadent dessert. Plus, they offer a variety of beverages, including cocktails and soft drinks, so it's perfect for the whole family, kids included.

Quick Facts

  • Where – 5/F The Mira, Mira Place, 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
  • When – Monday to Sunday, noon - 3 p.m.
  • Price – $$$
  • Phone – +852 2315 5999
  • Website

Clipper Lounge

Clipper Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel is beloved by Hong Kong brunch-goers. Their brunch menu caters to various tastes with a mix of Western and Asian dishes like eggs Benedict, sandwiches, seafood, salads and dim sum. The unique touch? Bottomless champagne, sparkling wine and cocktails. Many brunch sessions feature live music, so you can kick back and enjoy some entertainment as well.

Quick Facts

  • Where –  M/F, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road Central
  • When – Monday to Sunday, noon - 3 p.m.
  • Price – $$$
  • Phone – +852 2825 4007
  • Website

Zoku

Located on The Hari's second floor, this place is a gem for Japanese food enthusiasts searching for an al fresco brunch escape. Surrounded by lush greenery, it's the ideal escape from the weekly grind. Kickstart your weekend with savor-worthy appetizers like the sashimi platter and crab potato salad. Then, savor mains like spicy lamb chops and miso salmon. Zoku also provides a generous two-hour free-flow deal with cocktails, sake, wines and beer to complement your brunch.

Quick Facts

  • Where – 2/F, The Hari, 330 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai
  • When – Monday to Sunday, noon - 3 p.m.
  • Price – $$$
  • Phone – +852 2129 0338
  • Website

Mak Mak

For a taste of southern flavors, check out Mak Mak's weekend brunch special. This Thai gem welcomes all, from kids to adults, with its "free-flow" menu extending beyond just alcohol. Little ones can enjoy endless fruit juices, soft drinks and specialty sodas. Given the fragrant and spicy nature of Thai cuisine, having unlimited drinks is a definite bonus. Top picks from the menu include green curry, tom yum goong, pad seeuw gai and som tam.

Quick Facts

  • Where – Shop 217A, 2/F, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road, Central
  • When – Monday to Sunday, noon - 3 p.m.
  • Price – $$$
  • Phone – +852 2983 1003
  • Website

Basin

For those unsure of what to get for brunch, Basin offers a delightful fusion of Mediterranean, French, Spanish and Italian flavors, leaving you spoiled for choice. Their brunch menu includes starters, mains, sides and desserts, featuring dishes like vallespluga spring chicken, ribeye steak and homemade gnocchi. You can also enjoy a variety of champagnes and rosé to complement your meal.

Quick Facts

  • Where – 3/F, FOCO Building, 46-47 Cochrane Street, Central
  • When – Monday to Sunday, noon - 3 p.m.
  • Price – $$$
  • Phone – +852 2362 2699
  • Website