2020 has been a very tough year for the hospitality industry in Hong Kong and all over the world. Throughout the pandemic, however, the city’s bars and restaurants have showed remarkable resilience and creativity and have continuously adapted and reinvented themselves. With the fourth wave of Covid-19 cases hitting the city just before Christmas, these top restaurants have come up with new lunch menus, delivery and take away options to make sure that they can continue to feed us and keep us company.
Recently revamped Spanish eatery 22 Ships, helmed by chef Antonio Oviedo, is offering a new weekend à la carte lunch menu featuring all its trendy revisitations of Iberian classics as well as take out and delivery options for walk in orders and via JIA Everywhere.
22 Ships, 22 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong; +852 2555 0722
Aulis, Simon Rogan’s intimate chef table experience in Hong Kong, has launched a new lunch set menu that includes refined Modern European delicacies like the Pigeon with red cabbage and blackberry and the acclaimed Truffle Pudding. The menu is available for one session from Tuesday to Friday and on Saturday for two sessions (12.30 and 3.30).
AULIS by Simon Rogan, UG08, Sino Plaza, 255 Gloucester Rd, Causeway Bay; +852 2817 8383
Acclaimed speakeasy cocktail bar The Diplomat has launched the new 3 Martini Lunch promotion, welcoming guests to dine on a refined menu of pub grub and cocktails all day long. Additionally, the bar is offering a premium Cocktails To-Go bottled cocktail service, created to enjoy professionally mixed cocktails at home. To celebrate the festive seasons, The Diplomat is also bringing some much-needed festive cheer in the form of 12 Days of Cocktails, an advent calendar that offers guests the opportunity to enjoy special Christmas-themed cocktails at home until December 25th.
The Diplomat, Shop 1, LG/F, H Code, 45 Pottinger St, Central; +852 3619 0302
Two Michelin star French restaurant Écriture has relaunched Écriture A La Maison, a take out and delivery service that features set menus for two or four guests. Highlights of the sets include the famed Caviar & Uni Tart, the Line Caught Brittany Turbot and the Bresse Chicken.
Écriture, 26/F H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Central; +852 2795 5996
Pan Mediterranean concept Bayfare Social at Rosewood Hong Kong, which blends elements of Spanish cuisines and Asian influences, is offering a new selection of take out and delivery options through Deliveroo as well as catering packages and an à la carte menu for dining in from Tuesday to Sunday (12-6pm).
Bayfare Social, 5/F, Rosewood Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road Tsim Sha Tsui; +852 3891 8732
Tate Dining Room
Vicky Lau’s Michelin-starred elegant take on innovative French cuisine Tate Dining Room is offering a new festive lunch menu featuring delicacies like the Spiced Oil Confit Vension with Peppercorn Sauce and Aubergine. Additionally, newly opened lifestyle and gourmet boutique Date by Tate offers plenty of original and elegant takeaway options, like the very intagrammable Gastronomy Gourmet Boxes.
Tate Dining Room, G/F, 210 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong; +852 2555 2172
Italian restaurant Castellana has made some of its popular Piedmontese delicacies available for takeout and delivery. Additionally, the restaurant offers a new festive set lunch menu with Alba white truffle also available from Monday to Saturday with special openings on Sundays from December 20th to January 3rd. Castellana has also recently launched an online store with exclusive Italian products, Owl of Minerva.
Castellana, 10/F, Cubus, 1 Hoi Ping Road, Causeway Bay; +852 3188 5028
La Rambla by Catalunya
La Rambla’s famed Catalonian feasts are now available for delivery and take out through La Rambla@Home and Deliveroo. Options include dinner and sharing sets featuring signatures like the Avocado Lobster, Seafood Paella and Pan De Cristal Con Tomato. Additionally, the restaurant is also offering lunch from Monday to Saturday and all-day brunch on Sunday.
La Rambla by Catalunya, 8 finance st. 3071-73 Level 3, ifc mall, Central; +852 2661 1161
Micheline-starred restaurant Duddells has made some of its sumptuous Cantonese banquets available for delivery and take out via JIA Everywhere. Some of these season’s special include the decadent and refined winter claypot dishes, such as the Lamb with Winter Bamboo Shoots and Winter Mushrooms and Chinese Preserved Meat Clay Pot Rice.
Duddells, Level 3 Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell St, Central; +852 2525 9191
Penicillin and Dead&
Penicillin, Hong Kong’s first sustainable bar that recently opened in the heart of SoHo and its sister bar Dead&, both by industry legends Agung Prabowo and Roman Ghale, have launched new takeaway offerings and new opening hours. Penicillin is now offering bottled cocktails available for delivery (upon spending a minimum amount) and grab and go as well as new service hours for food and drinks from 2 to 6pm. DEAD &’s 250ml cocktails are also now available to sip and enjoy at home alongside mouth-watering signature food items like the Dead Dog and the &Wings.
Penicillin, Amber Lodge, L/G, 23 Hollywood Rd, Central; +852 9880-7995
Dead&, G/F, 18 Wo On Lane, Lan Kwai Fong, Central; +852 +852 9886 5711
Simon Rogan at Home
Following the latest restrictions, Simon Rogan’s Michelin-starred Roganic Hong Kong has brought back its award- winning delivery and takeaway service, Simon Rogan at Home. The new 3-course menu features festive delights such as roast turkey and Caramelised chestnut and celeriac soup with hazelnut.