Hong Kong’s best Easter menus
This trendy Spanish restaurant is hatching something sweet for the Easter weekend, offering special edition Easter eggs ($29) made with hot and cold chocolate, salted caramel and fennel seeds – served in eggshells of course. A perfect end to 22 Ships’ eclectic menu of modern Spanish tapas.
It’s not all eggs and hot cross buns during Easter. Regal Hotel’s Café Rivoli is hosting an Easter buffet filled with decadent offerings including chilled seafood like bread crab, spider crab Leg and sea whelk, as well as the option for wagyu beef paper hot pot or robatayaki. Satisfy any sweet cravings – mostly the little ones – with Rivoli’s themed desserts like their Easter cupcake and rainbow Rubik’s cube jelly. Keep the kids entertained at the game room next door with their paper model workshop and Easter eggs painting. Mar 30-Apr 2. From $358 (adult), $258 (child)
No Easter celebration is complete without a serving of hot cross buns. And butcher and delicatessen Feather & Bone invites Hongkongers a taste of the traditional sweet treat to celebrate the holiday. Homemade and lightly spiced, their hot cross buns ($18 for 80g – we're not sure why they're doing it by weight) are a must-have for Good Friday. Also available in store are Easter eggs ($60 for one, $232 for a carton of four) from renowned French artisanal chocolatier, L’Atelier du Chocolat. Rich, sweet and encased in an egg carton, these Easter eggs make for a perfect gift as well. Mar 19 onwards.
You can never go wrong with a classic British roast and Gough’s On Gough has prepared a special Easter version for the holidays. Kick off the meal with a selection of French oysters, Madagascan prawns, Dutch clams and mussels, before tucking into Sirloin beef and Yorkshire puddings. For dessert, you can go for the hot cross bun bread and butter pudding or an Easter chocolate surprise. Mar 31-Apr 2.
If you’ve got little ones with you, or are just a big kid yourself, head over to Jamie’s Italian for the Easter brunch and dinner. Fill up on the Easter special poached salmon and roast beef at the carving station, before making multiple trips to the cupcake and Easter egg corner – hello, chocolate fountain! There’s also an in-house Easter egg hunt too. Mar 30-Apr 2. Starts from $320 (adult), $220 (child)
Easter has never been so sweet. Promenade Restaurant at Harbour Plaza Metropolis is serving up a fabulous assortment of desserts as part of their Easter buffets – your choice of brunch, afternoon tea or dinner. Get ready to chow down on sweet treats like Easter bunny marshmallows in three different flavours, walnut carrot cake topped with adorable carrots, and mini doughnuts sprinkled with popcorn, crisp rice and chocolate. Have the kids work off the sugar high by taking part in the Easter activities including doughnut decoration class, golden egg hunt and a bouncy castle. Apr 1 & 2. Starts from $328 (adult), $208 (child)
With its stunning harbour views and quality Italian dishes, look no further for a proper feast this Easter. Spasso is bringing the flavours of Liguria, Sardinia, Veneto, Lombardy and Piedmont for the upcoming Easter brunch. Try out torta pasqualina, an Easter tart made of Swiss chard, artichoke and ricotta pie, and Sardinian roasted baby goat flavoured with mirto leaves and black olives. There’s also plenty of fresh seafood and a festive egg station. Children can entertain themselves at the egg decorating competitions and go nuts at the chocolate fountain and candy floss. For the grown-ups, there’s an option to add a free-flow package for $178. Apr 1, 11.30am-3.30pm. $428 (adult), $228 (child age six-12)
Treat the kids this Easter at this adorably adorned Easter buffet at The Kowloon Hotel’s Window Café. Their seasonal, scrumptious spread features creations like macarons decorated like chicks, cupcakes with rabbit ears and smiley face hotcakes. Aside from the cute and Instagrammable dishes, tuck into fresh seafood options such as chilled Boston lobster and freshly shucked oysters from the Us and New Zealand. Head over either for lunch, afternoon tea or dinner. Just remember, the camera eats first. Mar 30-Apr 2. From $358 (adult), $278 (child).
Looking for things to do over Easter?
When you're done stuffing your face with chocolate, champagne and eggs, why not use the long weekend to explore some of the best things to do in Hong Kong.