We’ve rounded up the best gourmet experiences to try this Easter 2021 in Hong Kong, from elevated chocolate eggs, to luxury hampers, spring brunches and a sumptuous picnic.
Fortnum & Mason
This Easter, Fortnum’s iconic hampers and luxury treats are taking us on a journey through the joyful colours and flavours of spring. The Happy Easter Basket was designed for teatime lovers and includes the Easter Hazelnut & Blonde Chocolate Shortbread, Simnel Biscuits, Milk Chocolate Matchbox
Bunnies and the Little Rainbow Eggs. To spoil chocolate lovers of any age, the British heritage brand has created the Three Beautiful Easter Eggs package, a trio of handmade delicacies from the finest quality milk, dark and white chocolate using antique moulds and decorated with sugar flowers. Finally, the Easter Hamper is the ultimate treat for your loved ones, featuring most of Fortnum’s springtime creations in one rich, decadent basket.
Fortnum & Mason, 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong; +852 3916 8181
La Rambla by Catalunya celebrates Easter 2021, or Pascua de Resurrecion, with a Catalan-inspired brunch feast for the whole family. Featuring fresh seafood and Easter specials only available for two days, the menu starts with a selection of traditional cold and hot tapas served to the table. Executive Chef Ferran Tadeo’s anticipated Easter specials include the traditional Suckling Pig roasted in La Rambla’s signature Segovian style and served with Catalan-style spinach. To end the decadent brunch on a sweet note, the chef and his team will offer an enticing selection of Easter treats for desserts.
La Rambla, 3071-73 Level 3, ifc mall, Central; +852 2661 1161
For Easter 2021, the talented and creative pastry team at Island Shangri-la, led by Executive Patisserie Julien Gourmelon, has created a selection of unique Easter characters inspired by classic Japanese characters. the artisan collection, exclusively made of Valrhona chocolate, includes a Chocolate Samurai, Chocolate Geisha, Sumo Bunny and two exceptional Ikebana Easter eggs.
Island Shangri-la, Supreme Ct Rd, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2877 3838
Le Dessert, famous for its Pavlova in and inventor of the safely sealed Jar Desserts, has just debuted an exclusive pop-up at Pacific Place just in time for Easter celebrations. For the occasion, the new French pastry concept launched the Easter Pavlova and the Easter Charlotte. While the pavlova traditionally originates in Australia, Le Dessert has given this beloved decadent classic a quintessentially French touch with a unique meringue texture. The pop up will run until May.
Le Dessert, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway Pacific Place, Admiralty, Hong Kong: +852 5182 7069
This Easter, the St Regis afternoon tea is getting an upgrade with a pop-up of four seasonal sweet treats: Spring Carrot with white chocolate camemert ganache, orange, carrot sponge; Easter Nest with caramel milk, chocolate mousse and caramel brownie; Mango Side Up with Mango confit, coconut and mango mousse; Rhubarb Mascarpone Verrine with Mascarpone cloud, rhubarb compote, strawberry.
St Regis Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Dr, Wan Chai; +852 2138 6888
Anglo-Indian eatery Rajasthan Rifles’ Mess Hall has the perfect picnic hamper to celebrate Easter and spring at the scenic Victoria Peak Gardens. The selection includes Anglo-Indian signatures like the Samosa Chutney, an Indian-inspired Club Sandwich, Chocolate Brownies and Toffee Pudding. All hampers come with blankets, flatware and a flask for an unforgettable – and very Instagram worthy – Easter feast.
Rajasthan Rifles, The Peak Galleria, Shop G01 G/F, 118 Peak Rd, Central; +852 2388 8874