Premium seafood has long been the centrepiece of a quintessential Chinese feast. So when it comes to festive feasting in Hong Kong, it’s no wonder contemporary Chinese restaurant Nanhai No. 1 is offering menus brimming with fresh seafood. Three menu options take guests from Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Eve and feature high quality dishes and seafood throughout.
Inspired by the great Ming dynasty Chinese naval explorer Zheng He and named after his 15th-century ‘treasure fleet’ ship, Nanhai No. 1 makes use of fresh seafood daily. Sourced directly from the South China Sea, all luxury seafood dishes are prepared and presented to reflect their distinct contemporary Chinese cuisine, with accents and flavours from South East Asia coming through too. From roasted, steamed, stir fried or even baked, there are a number of dishes for guests to choose from.
Located in Tsim Sha Tsui, the 200-seat restaurant holds a spacious interior with the Victoria Harbour’s iconic skyline acting as a stunning backdrop for guests. What’s more, the design echoes the restaurant’s concept with historical maritime artefacts. Guests can follow the ancient trading routes with maps of Zheng He’s voyage, along with an impressive model of the original Nanhai ship. Guests can also enjoy pre or post-dinner drinks at the Eye Bar which offers cocktails, wines and spirits, along with its signature seafood bites.
Guests are invited to dine with a menu of their choice, all of which feature a variety of seafood dishes. From a Nanhai style Shark’s fin soup in a hot clay pot and succulent King prawn served in bang sauce, to tenderly Braised whole abalone, Crispy king crab, Deep fried lobster and also, crowd-pleasing items such as Kagoshima Wagyu. Wine suggestions with each menu are also available. Guests that make a reservation and prepay by 10 December 2019 will also be able enjoy a 10% early bird offer.
Menu A: HK$680 per person — wine suggestion: Chateau Bourgneuf, Pomerol 2012
Menu B: HK$880 per person — wine suggestion: Dom Pérignon 2009
Menu C: HK$1,180 per person — wine suggestions: Jinpin Xijiu (Chinese spirit)
All menus require a minimum of 2 people.