With the constantly changing regulations and restaurant menu updates, it is understandable if you’re looking for last minute plans to celebrate the New Year. As dinners have been cancelled, celebrate in style during the day and be in bed for the countdown—saving yourself from a dreadful hangover.
Fumi is hosting a festive brunch on New Years Eve with two sittings you can choose from. Diners will be given one glass of kir royale to start the celebrations off. Feast upon sashimi, sushi rolls, tempura, grilled meats and miso soup before choosing your own main. Options include grilled miso cod, mini rice bowls and sautéed Angus beef. For those who want to celebrate with bubbles, there are additional free flow packages available.
FUMI, 6/F, California Tower, 30-36 D’Aguilar Street, Central, 2328 3302
Pirata Group have reinvented the midnight countdown by hosting a countdown in the afternoon. Choose one of its multiple venues depending on the cuisine or vibe you might be looking for. The Optimist will feed its diners Spanish-inspired dishes that include chorizo, lobster croquettes, suckling pig and basque cheesecake for a sweet finish to 2020. Asian flavours can be found at TokyoLima which is available for both dine in or takeaway. Other restaurants like Pici, MEATS and Chaiwala are also available for takeaway via Deliveroo.
Pirata Group, multiple venues across Hong Kong
208 Duecento Otto
Celebrate the New Year with an afternoon in true Italian style at 208 Duecento Otto this New Year. DJ Guido will be performing funky Italian disco from 12pm to 6pm, creating a safe but sparkling event. The Italian brunch comes with free-flow packages to best suit you and your companion.
208 Duecento Otto, 208 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Central, 2549 0208
The Drunken Pot
Stay in and host a night filled with warmth from with The Drunken Pot’s latest hot pot takeaway option. Not only can you order straight to your door but you can also loan entire hotpot kits if you don’t have all the necessary equipment. Make sure to try one of its two winter warmer broths that are only available till February 28. These specials include a Taiwanese ginger duck broth and a Thai style beef shank stew.
The Drunken Pot, 2/F, 8 Observatory Road, Tsim Tsa Tsui, 2321 9038 and 27/F, Vpoint, Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay, 2321 9038
Black Sheep Restaurants
Travel around the world this New Year by heading to one of Black Sheep Restaurants venues. With its range of interactive dining experiences, it is offering something fun for everyone. Try your luck at oyster shucking at Osteria Marzia, the Mediterranean experience will be completed whilst drinking Italian wines. La Vache is hosting a non-stop disco with bottomless bubbles and steak fries for a Parisian style affair. Or learn how to make your own pizza at Motorino, along with antipasti and free-flow peroni.
Black Sheep Restaurants, multiple venues across Hong Kong
Zuma have adapted to the newest restrictions by offering plenty of last-minute options for New Years. From December 31 to January 3, try its festive brunch that comes with various beverage options. Diners will be presented with an assortment of luxury starters to share before choosing a main course. Some mains include the teriyaki salmon filet, sashimi over rice or miso marinated black cod. Bring its dishes to your home with its festive takeaway tasting menu or the cook at home option if you’re feeling adventurous, available till January 1.
Zuma, 5 and 6/F, The Landmark, 15 Queens Road, Central, 3657 6388
The Daily Tot
The Daily Tot have changed its game from a night affair to a black out brunch on New Year’s day. Dance along to RnB and Caribbean music to start your 2021 in style. For those who prefer a more extensive free-flow menu, the three-hour free-flow includes rum cocktails, spirits, wine and bubbly. There is no need to be afraid of getting hungry as you’ll also be provided with a four course brunch to fuel your festivities.
The Daily Tot, Shop E, G/F, Felicity Building, 58 Hollywood Road, Central, 2366 6836
Browse Classified’s extensive list of cheese and wine hampers before picking the one best suited to your taste to celebrate the end of 2020. The hampers range in price and fillings but include Spanish Serrano ham, brie de Meaux, crostini and quince paste and variations of wines and champagnes. With delivery or pick up options, have a luxury picnic this New Year in your living room or at a socially distanced location.
Classified, multiple venues across Hong Kong