Whether you’ve been good or bad this year, you still deserve some festive cocktails to ring in the holiday season. Wash down your turkey and pecan pie with some mulled wine and celebratory booze for making it through 2020. To ensure a merry good time with your family and loved ones, check out our guide on where to find some extra-festive tipples this Christmas.
While a snowy white Christmas isn’t quite possible in Hong Kong, you can enjoy a sweet and fluffy concoction that looks the part. Getting into the holiday spirit, Terrible Baby has whipped up two festive cocktails. If you’re a fan of the cosy fireside, snuggle up with the Woodfire Cocktail for a sweet contrast of coffee, marshmallow and housemade chilli syrup. The Coquito, which means ‘little coconut’, features rum, coconut milk and coconut cream spiced with cinnamon and cloves.
Terrible Baby, 4/F Eaton HK, 380 Nathan Road, Jordan, 2710 1866
Bringing a festive spin to the classic piña colada, Zuma’s dreamy blue concoction will remind you of a winter wonderland. Inspired by the glimmers and shimmers of Christmas, the Christmas Pina is a refreshing fusion of white rum, coconut cream, pineapple and a dash of yuzu.
Zuma, Level 5 & 6, Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, 3657 6388
Set against the backdrop of the dazzling Hong Kong skyline, Hue is offering an assortment of special Christmas cocktails alongside a range of nostalgic festive dishes. Enjoy some warm and cosy mulled wine to accompany the menu of decadent main dishes and desserts.
Hue, 1/F, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, 3500 5888
Celebrate the festive season by sipping a golden glass of cocktail overlooking the Victoria Harbour. Kick off your holiday weekend with Aqua Spirit’s Deck the Halls cocktail. The aromatic blend of cinnamon and star anise will remind you of fragrant apple pies and hit every spot of your tastebud.
Aqua Spirit, 30/F, One Peking, Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 3427 2288
This jolly season, indulge in the sweet, rich and zesty concoction of White Christmas presented by The Dispensary. Available from December 15 to 30, enjoy a glass of the refreshing cocktail that carries a blend of Bulliet Bourbon, passion fruit, lemon, pineapple, candy syrup and egg white.
The Dispensary, Police Headquarters Block 01, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, 2848 3000
Lee Lo Mei
While Christmas is a longstanding Western tradition, that doesn’t stop the quirky Cantonese eatery from joining in on the fun. Lee Lo Mei is welcoming Santa with some warm and aromatic mulled wine. TAlong with a six-course festive tasting menu, gather your friends and loved ones for some fragrant and heartwarming tipples.
Lee Lo Mei, G/F – 1/F, 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, 2896 7688
LPM Restaurant & Bar
Commence your evening of festive celebrations with a stylish French-inspired drink. Alongside an array of new seasonal dishes, you can also enjoy a new winter-themed cocktail at LPM. Inspired by French-Mediterranean flavours, La Rambault is infused with spiced apple compote, lemon juice, calvado and dry curaçao. Designed to complement the restaurant’ festive bites, you know what to get to tie off your Christmas meal.
LPM Restaurant & Bar, Shop 1, 1/F, H, Queen’s, 23-29 Stanley Street, Central, 9688 7168