Top restaurants for Christmas dinner in Hong Kong

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Season’s feasting!

Holiday season is officially here which means it’s time for over-the-top parties, Christmas decors, checking out the festive displays and chalet’s around town, taking part in a bevvy of December activities. With so much to do and so much to celebrate around Hong Kong, if  planning a Christmas spread sounds like a daunting affair (we get you!) then book a table at one of the city’s incredible restaurants for an upscale extravaganza. 

Most of our picks below evoke Yuletide nostalgia – atmospheric, cozy with lots of holly and poinsettias… Christmas cheer, here we come…

Bostonian Seafood & Grill
The Langham, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Seafood lovers are spoiled for choice at Langham’s Bostonian Seafood & Grill this holiday season. Crustacean lovers can enjoy an indulgent premium seafood dining experience (HK$1,388 per person), starting off with a sumptuous sample of signature Lobster Bisque, Scallops, Oysters and Pan-fried Foie Gras, before moving on the main event: the Roasted Turkey or Char-grilled U.S Tenderloin Steak. For dessert, a selection of sweetened baked goods and desserts delight patrons with a truly festive Christmas eve dinner with loved ones. 

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The Tai Pan
The Murray, Central

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For a traditional Christmas turkey dinner, The Tai Pan at The Murray serves up a decadent four-course Christmas eve dinner (HK$1,088) alongside deliciously seasonal and organic ingredients that elevate each dish with a kick. From the Duck Foie Gras Terrine with Sake glazed pineapple, crispy rice and micro leaves to a chestnut-sage stuffed Turkey or the umami-packed Sake-Marinated Cod Fish, and a Wine Pear with Chocolate ginger bread gateau for a strong festive finish, its Christmas eve spread is sure to leave diners satisfied with a lasting impression on their palate. The vibe is relaxed, the food, service and ambiance are all truly outstanding – one that is sure to make the festive experience ‘tai pan’, literally meaning ‘top class’.

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LPM Restaurant & Bar
Stanley Street, Central

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Taking up the prime spot on the busy Stanley Street, the 104-seater French Riviera inspired-menu at the elegant yet timeless, LPM Restaurant & Bar, short for La Petite Maison, will dazzle your Christmas one flavourful serving at a time. Launching a Christmas and a New Year’s menu, the highlight here is the ingredient-driven meals best enjoyed in a bright and cheerful by day, sultry and atmospheric by night ambiance. With locations in London, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Hong Kong, a star feature here is the exact menu and same taste in all the signature dishes across the globe. Festive specials include Celeriac, Pears and Capers Remoulade Salad (HK$148); Burrata a la Truffle Blanche (HK$1,198); Rigatoni Maison a la Truffle Blanche (HK$1,198); and Grilled “Black Onyx” Sirloin Steak with mini Grillé mushrooms (HK$598).

The chefs are experts at what they do – the meal here has the drama, tenderness, buttery sweetness which a Christmas feast deserves – the mains are dazzling but will be outdone by the desserts and cocktails. The wine list is exquisite as its expansive, trust the well-read sommeliers to match one with each course and it will be rude to call it a night before tucking into the decadent divineness of their French toast. Blame us not if the meal leaves you craving for a sun-soaked French holiday!

For more information: LPM Restaurant & Bar

Crowne Plaza, Causeway Bay

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The new Causeway Bay-set Giacomo offers the city’s eager epicureans with an Italian Christmas fare a 6-course Christmas Eve Degustation Menu (HK$2,480 per person). Its southern Italian flavours are even further highlighted in its signature Homemade Tagliolini with Piedmont Alba white truffle. For mains, the menu features a melt-in-your-mouth Mayura Beef Tenderloin from Australian chocolate-fed Wagyu, served with braised celery root and winter black truffle. To complete the experience, a fine wine pairing (HK$980) is highly recommended. 

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Landmark Mandarin Oriental
The Landmark, Central

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Delighting true epicureans to a more modern take on the classic turkey and mash Christmas offerings, two-Michelin-starred contemporary French restaurant Amber serves up a succulent 8-course dinner menu (HK$2,498) that includes a decadent offering of meticulously prepared and deliciously created dishes that shine a clear light on why this sought after restaurant hits top spots in many Hong Kong gourmands’ list. Featuring an ensemble of flavours in dishes such as  Bone Marrow with sweet peas, shallots and black winter truffles ensemble of flavours, alongside the use of aka amadai with celeriac, wakame, dulse and yuzu for a true act of balancing flavours. 

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Buenos Aires Club
LKF Tower, Central

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Meat-lovers rejoice to an authentic Argentinian Christmas feast at the lavish Buenos Aries Club. Offering a family-style Christmas spread, its Festín de Navidad sharing menu (HK$898 per person) starts its flight of mouth-watering entradas, while holding nothing back on the mains, featuring an 18oz chateaubriand General Pico Black Angus Prime Rib, served alongside a varied selection of classic side dishes such as mashed  potatoes, creamed corn, provoleta mac ‘n’ cheese, golf salad and and an optional Boston Lobster (HK$388) with chimichurri and lemon before finally rounding up the feast with a Spiced-baked Apple with vanilla ice cream for a truly winter holiday note. 

For more information: Buenos Aires Polo Club

181 Fortnum & Mason
K11 Atelier, Tsim Sha Tsui

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For a quintessentially British affair this Christmas eve, 181 Fortnum & Mason offers its patrons a sophisticated festive menu to indulge in with your loved ones. Eschewing the Christmas set menus for an a la carte option, its Christmas eve menu features a glazed Norfolk Bronze turkey that will sit as the main attraction, and served with all the classic trimmings. Included on the menu is a chicken liver parfait with onion brioche and a Côte de Boeuf and a heartwarming Christmas Pudding and Apple and Blueberry Crumble to complete.  

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