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Around the World in 9 Hong Kong Brunches

These restaurants are starting your mornings off with authentic breakfasts straight from the world’s best culinary destinations.

By Amber Lai
March 16, 2022



Bringing the best of French and Japanese cuisine is BIFTECK with its brand new weekend brunch that showcases east-meets-west fusion with a Wagyu or seafood focus. The four or five course brunch menu guides guests through a sensory experience with dishes such as the shabu shabu-style Wagyu udon soup, sashimi tacos or infused gelatos. Even more French flair is available with an additional two-hour sparkling rosé free-flow, or sample some of the Japanese sake on its extensive beverage menu.

BIFTECK, 23/F QRE Plaza, 202 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai; +852 2246 8805



Photo: Chicano

Head to Chicano for a three-course breakfast spread that will bring you into the homes of Mexico where each dish is inspired by the homecooking from abuelitas. From the likes of huevos rancheros to breakfast burritos or corn pancakes with fresh fruit, there is sure to be something to take your fancy. Save space for the homemade pan dulce, a traditional sweet bread with a vanilla crumble topping perfect to dunk into a spiced Mexican coffee.

Chicano, 15 Gough Street, Central; +852 6165 9846 

See also: Chicano Brings Mexican Food, Family and Flair With A Mouthful of Nostalgia


Photo: Bacchus

Round up your ladies for a girls’ wine time free-flow brunch with French delicacies at Bacchus. Take your pick from an impressive range of 18 fine wines as you nibble away at organic eggs mimosa with Avruga caviar, potato cromesqui with truffle mayonnaise and a choice of three mains. Those wanting a little extra French luxury can add dishes like the sole meuniere, cheese selection or crepes suzette.  

Bacchus Wine & Restaurant, 3/F Hollywood Centre, 233 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan; +852 3750 5200



Photo: Moxie

Order produce-driven gourmet breakfast dishes straight to your door for those mornings you can’t quite make it out of bed. Start with Moxie’s refreshing coconut and chia pudding before trying avocado on focaccia or sweet potato pancakes, contemporary spins on brunch classics, before washing it all down with a kombucha or fruit juice. With its focus on quality ingredients this breakfast will leave you feeling satisfied and ready to take on the day. 

Moxie, Shop 203 Alexandra House, 18 Charter Road, Central; +852 2718 8211



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Some weekends call for lavish dim sum and there’s no better place for it than at Foxglove, with its new brunch menu that pays homage to Cantonese delicacies. Tables are filled with steamers of har gow, Sichuan xiao long bao and plenty more before plates of char siu fried rice and wok-fried pea sprouts are served to finish up the decadent meal. Open from 12pm on weekdays, the jazz lounge is ready to impress with live DJ sets to complete its celebrated ambience. 

Foxglove, 2/F Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central; +852 2116 8949 



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CENSU has opened on the weekends with an exclusive tasting menu of its signature contemporary Japanese dishes paired with hand-selected sake, wine and Japanese beer. Curated to show the best from the country, the brunch starts with fresh market sashimi, golden karaage chicken and prime beef sukiyaki. Snow crab is the star of the meal with chef Sato’s umami rich udon that gets its flavour from a crab miso and generous portions of crab meat. A mont blanc dango or miso ice cream finishes this culinary trip to Japan. 

CENSU, 28 - 30 Gough Street, Central; +852 2997 7009 



Photo: Chilli Fagara

Sichuan spice is the pride and joy at Chilli Fagara with its new four-course menu available daily from 11:30am. The brunch starts with a ma la tang sampler to introduce the pillars of Sichuan cuisine before diving into sizzling beef slices, crispy fried sole fish or stir-fried mock chicken. A freshly brewed cup of handmade Chinese flower tea washes away the heat after the meal. 

Chilli Fagara, 7 Old Bailey Street, Central; +852 2796 6866



Photo: Roganic

Brunch, or more suitably called leisurely lunch, can now be enjoyed at Roganic that takes a farm-to-table approach to British cuisine. No meal at this Michelin-starred restaurant is complete without its soda bread, served alongside three other starters before mains of a poached red bream or 14-day aged duck. Why not add its three-glass-wine or non-alcoholic pairing before finishing with the sweet whipped hazelnut praline served with a brown butter koji caramel.

Roganic, Shop 08 UG/F Sino Plaza, 255 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay; +852 2817 8383



Photo: Elementary

Head down under for Australian breakfast staples at Elementary in Tai Hang. Enjoy an array of goodies for just $118 with its three-course weekday set that includes a mini granola cup with a main and drink of choice. Included in the mains are signatures from its weekend menu from CATCH. dirty eggs and truffle toastie-soldiers to duck ragu feathered eggs and a peachy panna cotta. 

Elementary, 15 - 16 School Street, Tai Hang; +852 2362 2812