Christmas 2021: Where to Eat in Hong Kong This Festive Season

Tatler Hong Kong

4 Nov 2021

Wondering where to go for Christmas feasts in Hong Kong this year? From tempting lunches to traditional turkey spreads and decadent hotel dinners, we've rounded up the best dining options to enjoy this holiday season

‘Tis the season to be merry as Christmas brings an endless bout of fun parties, plenty of mulled wines and gourmet feasts to indulge in across the city. With the holiday season fast approaching, it’s time to start planning and make up for missing out on last year’s festivities with visits to Hong Kong’s best restaurants for a memorable Christmas celebration.

As one of the world’s most exciting dining destinations, Hong Kong has no shortage of great food options to try, and it’s evident in those top-notch festive menus that showcase a combination of classic recipes with quality ingredients and culinary traditions from different countries.

Ahead, we’ve compiled a list of the best Christmas lunches and dinners to book in Hong Kong this season. Whether you’re looking for classic dishes such as roasted turkey and Christmas pudding, or a festive meal with a Cantonese twist, there’s something for every palate.

Chilli Fagara

This Christmas, Sichuan mainstay Chilli Fagara has created a nine-course menu that would surprise regulars of traditional western restaurants. Perfect for spicy food lovers who’re looking to enjoy a memorable festive dining experience, the menu includes a delectable spread of classic Sichuan dishes crafted with contemporary twists.

Guests will start with appetisers on sharing plates such as baked clams with fresh green peppercorn and lettuce wraps with Sichuan preserved sausages, before feasting on the hot and sour soup with fresh seafood. Next up, hearty mains such as stir-fried lobster with vermicelli in chilli sauce, crispy fried lamb shank, and crab meat and egg white fried rice with premium truffle sauce will be served. Save room for dessert as their candied sugar cage with fiery chilli chocolate ice cream, and the house special mulled wine infused with Sichuan peppercorn are the perfect way to cap off your meal.

When: The nine-course menu is available from November 22 to January 1, 2022, for a minimum of two persons. Guests are required to make a reservation two days in advance.

Price: HK$818 per person

Chilli Fagara, G/F, 7 Old Bailey Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2796 6866; chillifagara.com