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Relive the thrill of fine dining after 6pm with your next best option

With the dinner ban in force until April 20th at the earliest, Hongkongers will be spending over a third of 2022 stripped of the privilege of dining outside past 6pm. While we all hunker down for the long term, there's still the option to capture some of that past glory by splashing out on these takeaway and delivery options from some of the city's gilded dining establishments. Keep scrolling for your next special meal at home.

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1. The Arcane Collective

Arcane

Arcane's menu is available for delivery for the first time ever, allowing diners to enjoy signatures like Japanese fruit tomato with chilled stracciatella fondue, braised Wagyu beef cheek with mashed potato and baby carrots, and caramelised canelés at home. The kitchen staff will also be cooking up favourite family dishes on a rotating basis, to bring a taste of their home into yours. Order here

Cornerstone

Pick from Cornerstone's new two-person (HK$488) and three-person (HK$728) meal sets. Inclusive of one starter and one main per person, the menu offers the options of tuna rillette tartine with toasted foccacia, celeriac risotto with chanterelles, Wagyu steak sandwich, grilled Australian octopus and more. Order here.

Moxie

Those craving plant-forward cuisine should look no further than Moxie, which is now offering a la carte specialties from morning to night, including set meals for two or three people. Order here

2. Rosewood Hong Kong

Diners can order from Rosewood On The Move, with pre-order from 11am onwards, and self pick-up from 6pm to 9.30pm only. Alternatively, Rosewood's restaurants are also available on Deliveroo, with the regular Rosewood On The Move a la carte menu offered within the Rosewood On The Move delivery zone, and a catering menu for four people or more outside. Order from the breadth of the hotel's many restaurants, including The Legacy House, Henry, Chaat, Bayfare Social, Holt's Cafe, and The Butterfly Room. Browse online.

Rosewood Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

3. Fireside

Fireside is offering a catering menu for four persons (from HK$2,188 to HK$3,680) featuring dishes such as a four-wood smoked platter, Lodosa piquillo pepper confit in garlic oil, Spanish Mallard duck leg confit with fire-cooked rice, dry-aged 75+ days “Vaca Vieja” steak and Basque burnt cheesecake. The meals are available for pick up from 12 pm Monday to Sunday, and orders must be placed two days in advance. Delivery is free within Hong Kong Island locations; there is a HK$200 delivery fee for Kowloon and New Territories locations. Order here.

Fireside, 5/F, H Code, The Steps, 45 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong

4. ZS Hospitality

Hansik Goo

Satisfy all your contemporary Korean cravings with Hansik Goo's three takeaway options. Break your run of dull salads with the Korean BBQ Trio Home Cooking Set for two (HK$488) featuring galbi (beef short ribs), pork neck and chicken thigh, each marinated in a different fermented sauce—to be enjoyed with white rice or wrapped in lettuce, ssam-style. Meanwhile, the Abalone Samgye-tang Sharing Set is the last word in nourishment, with a ginseng chicken soup of a whole Kamei chicken served with noodles to satiate two to three diners. There's also the bento-style Bansang Sharing Set for two (HK$628), limited to just eight sets a day; as well as the 10-piece KFC (Korean fried chicken) bucket for the guiltiest indulgence. Order online.

Whey

Savour Whey's best hits at home with the Signature Set for two (HK$688), which includes brioche buns with buah keluak emulsion, "Bak Kut Teh" New Territories pork rib, curry laksa konjac rice, and pandan cheesecake; or opt for comforting dishes like rojak salad, grilled black cod sambal with rice, beef rendang and kaya profiterole in the Singaporean Sharing Set (HK$488), also for two. Singles can also binge on Singaporean cereal fried chicken (8pcs/bucket, HK$288) or set meals of grilled black cod with sambal or beef rendang, for a quick solution to your Peranakan peckishness. Order online

5. Table by Sandy Keung

Get a taste of chef Sandy Keung's depurated seafood in the comfort of your home with her new takeaway menus. Priced at HK$1,680, the two-person set include amuse-bouches, a choice of starters like fresh Italian fish maw with 36-month Iberico jamon, flower crab meat au gratin, and char-grilled Mallard duck heart with coriander salad; Keung's signature mud crab roe and meat with garlic rice; and desserts of dark chocolate fondant and mixed berries mille-feuille. 

Meanwhile, the four-person set (HK$3,680) adds like option of main dishes like grilled Iberico pluma, 36-hour US Prime beef short ribs, and whole roasted yellow oil chicken. Table's blackboard menu of daily rotating specials is also available for a la carte orders. For more details, click here

Table by Sandy Keung, 8/F, The Pemberton, 22-26 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong; +852 2815 2367

6. Brut

Longtime neighbourhood favourite Brut is now offering an elevated take on comfort food with its new Wings 'n' Things takeaway set. At just HK$500 for two, the deal includes 15 Sichuan chicken wings with sake mayonnaise dip and vegan soy caviar, a hearty mac and cheese, Brussel sprouts salad with coriander, and roasted broccoli with coconut cream and black garlic. Bottles from sister brand Crushed Wines can also be added on at retail price. Order by 12pm for same day pickup from Brut by messaging them on Instagram or calling +852 3460 5863.

Brut

Sai Ying Pun
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7. Black Sheep Restaurants

Available only on their proprietary GO delivery platform, Black Sheep Restaurants offers several options for home dining across their portfolio of restaurants. On the finer end of the spectrum, the GO Editions selection brings together several off-menu items for convenient ordering, like New Punjab Club's Karhai Gosht (HK$398), braised mutton in tomato and ginger sauce with naan; Fukuro's slow-cooked soba mai risotto (HK$268) with yuzu kosho, scallops, prawns and cod; and Ho Lee Fook's san choi bao ($188), or lettuce cups filled with roast duck, pickles and hoisin sauce.  

For a set meal, look no further than Associazione Chianti's Tuscan dinner sets for two, where diners can pick from roast chicken ($788 serves two), super prime ribeye ($828 serves two), and the signature lasagna ($728 serves two). Each set comes with a selection of sides for a well-rounded feast.

Order online here.

8. The Upper House

Order to impress with The Upper House's family-style sharing takeaway set. Featuring a roasted whole miso marinated chicken with FOMO potatoes and broccolini, mini bombolinis in four flavours of cinnamon, yuzu-lemon, strawberry and banana chocolate, and a bottle each of 2019 Château Saint-Maur “M” Rosé and Saicho Sparkling Tea, the Salisterra Family Dinner set goes for HK$950 a pop. Follow up with a la carte dishes from Salisterra and The Continental, such as gnocchetti with octopus ragu and HK sticky toffee pudding.

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9. Tate Dining Room

In response to the ever-stricter dining regulations being put in place, Tate Dining Room is bringing back its Gastronomy Gourmet Box. Described as a "sophisticated answer to the modern takeaway meal", the reusable three-tiered box is themed "Ode to Home" in signature Tate fashion and portioned for one person. It comprises a bread basket, four small dishes including caviar with scallop mousse and lobster fregola with onion fondue, a choice of main course between black cod and lamb ballotine, and the Chinese Window dessert of black sesame, strawberry and lemon cake. A thermal flask of chestnut soup and a selection of mignardises are also included.

Limited to 30 portions a day, each box is priced at HK$1,580 (not including delivery fee) with a minimum order of two. The emptied boxes will be collected by the Date by Tate team after use as part of the brand's zero-waste approach. Reserve via email or by calling +852 6730 2494.

Tate

Sheung Wan
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10. Roganic

One takeaway option we're glad to see return despite the circumstances that necessitate it is Roganic's three-course menu designed for the home. Available every weekend, the 'Simon Rogan At Home' menu will change every week, and to date has featured dishes like mushroom soup with maitake and salted egg, confit duck leg with bean cassoulet, three-yellow chicken with cabbage and truffle creamed potato, and rhubarb custard with whipped cream and orange. Complimentary Irish soda bread with whipped brown butter only makes the deal more irresistible.

Priced at HK$700 for two people, the menu can be delivered within Hong Kong Island only for HK$200, or free of charge for orders over HK$1,200. Alternatively, guests may pre-order and collect takeaway meals directly from Roganic.

11. Sushi Hisayoshi

Opened in November, Sushi Hisayoshi is now offering a concise takeaway menu for those who want to get their omakase-grade sushi fix at home. Limited to just ten sets per item each day, patrons can pick from a futomaki roll (eight pieces, HK$680), a 12-piece set of Edomae sushi (HK$780), or a chirashi box (HK$780 per person). Orders must be placed one day in advance before 5pm by phone at +852 2383 3366, or via Whatsapp at +852 9165 5186. Sushi Hisayoshi is also open for dine-in from 12pm to 6pm daily.

Sushi Hisayoshi, Shop G111, Gateway Arcade, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

12. Test Kitchen

True to its usual guest chef format, Test Kitchen is offering four-course tasting menus that can be finished off at home within 15 minutes, and which will be rotated every week. Past dishes by Jimmy Wai Tak, who heads Test Kitchen's in-house team, have included flathead lobster bisque, foie gras ravioli with mushroom duxelles, 48-hour wagyu beef cheek, and three-yellow chicken breast.

Available for pickup or delivery, this week's menu is priced at HK$580 per person and can be ordered via email. Stay tuned for next week's menu to be announced each weekend.

13. Island Shangri-La

Petrus

Curated by executive chef Uwe Opocensky, sky-high Restaurant Petrus is rolling out a three-yellow chicken donabe rice that features roasted whole three-yellow chicken served with Japanese rice, vegetables, X.O. sauce, spring onions and ginger. Fit for four persons, the donabe set retails for HK$988 and can be ordered online with at least 24 hours advance notice.

Summer Palace

In addition to dim sum and a la carte dishes like whole tea-smoked pigeon and eight treasure duck, Island Shangri-La's Summer Palace has also designed two bento-style meal boxes for pick-up or delivery. Portioned for one, the HK$388 version features pan-fried bean curd skin filled with shredded vegetables, braised string beans with truffle pesto, chilled crystal ham, braised abalone with black mushroom in oyster sauce, pan-fried sea bass in bean paste sauce, baked spare ribs with strawberry sauce, and fried rice wrapped in lotus leaf.

Meanwhile, the HK$588 box includes ingredients a cut above. Expect crispy pork brisket, stir-fried chicken fillets with scallions and black beans, barbecued pork with honey sauce, stewed beef cheek with chef's special preserved bean paste, braised abalone with sea cucumber and black mushroom in oyster sauce, and deep-fried frog legs with salted egg yolk, among other specialties. Order online here at least 24 hours in advance.

Lobster Bar & Grill

Take the ever-popular Lobster Bar & Grill home with a choice of seven traditional British pies, including fish pie with whole lobster, beef bourguignon cottage pie with Perigord truffles, or simply a good ol' shepherd's pie. 

For something with a few more frills, pick from the restaurant's takeaway a la carte menu, including dishes like lobster thermidor, Dover sole fillets en cocotte, or beef Wellington for two. Two three-course lunch sets are also available for HK$588 per person for a well-rounded meal. See the menu here.

14. Zuma

If you're missing the heady izakaya fare of Zuma, the longstanding restaurant has revived its Bring Zuma Home menu of a la carte offerings, including the likes of miso marinated black cod in hoba leaf, spicy beef tenderloin with red chilli, and barley miso marinated spring chicken oven-roasted over cedar wood. Other offerings include an extensive range of sashimi, nigiri and maki sushi, while the indecisive can pick from four donburi bento boxes from HK$320 up. Complete your order with a bottle of sake or champagne. The menu is available daily with the option to pick up or have it delivered anywhere between Happy Valley and Shek Tong Tsui.

15. Bâtard

Still haven't been able to nab a table at Bâtard? Worry not, as the French wine restaurant now offers dinner sets of varying sizes for takeaway. The Signature dinner set for two includes two portions of cold angel hair pasta with Kristal caviar and kombu, one whole signature roast chicken with warm pilaf rice, and six freshly baked madeleines for HK$1,700. The eponymous Bâtard dinner set for four doubles up on the portions of angel hair pasta, whole roast chickens and madeleines while adding another sharing main of roasted M9 Mayura wagyu ribeye, for a total of HK$4,200. Call +852 2318 1802 to learn more, and to place your order for same day pick-up.

16. Mandarin Oriental

The Aubrey

The Aubrey's izakaya-inspired fare is now available for pickup or delivery. Pick from starters like charcoal chicken karaage and A4 Kagoshima wagyu sandos, robata items like Iberico Secreto pork and saikyo miso sablefish, and mains including wagyu oxtail and bone marrow fried rice, lobster fried rice or vegan eggplant fried rice. Wash it all down with a selection of classic bottled cocktails, such as a Negroni, an Old Fashioned or even a Dirty Martini; a selection of the hotel’s wines and champagnes is also available to order.

Man Wah

Meanwhile, Man Wah's executive Chinese chef Wong Wing-Keung has crafted a diverse menu that features dishes that travel well. Guests can choose from mouth-watering appetisers and homemade Chinese barbecue dishes to signature main courses and organic vegetables, as well as rice and noodle options. Offering local favourites and chef’s specialities, signature dishes include barbecued Iberian pork loin with longan honey; hot and sour soup with fish maw, crab meat and superior seafood; stir-fried Australian scallop with broccoli; and fried rice vermicelli with crab meat and egg. A curated list of premium wines personally selected by the Man Wah’s sommelier is also available for guests to pair with the meal.

Both menus are available daily for takeaway from 12:00pm-8:00pm, and guests can save 10% on all food items on the menu for pick-up. Complimentary delivery service is offered throughout Hong Kong Island for orders over HK$2,000. Same-day orders must be placed by 5:00pm, and will be delivered between 6:30pm-7:30pm and 7:30pm-8:30pm on Hong Kong Island.

For enquiries or to place an order, email mohkg-aubrey@mohg.com.

17. Man Ho

JW Marriott's award-winning Chinese restaurant Man Ho is giving its fans the option to enjoy the culinary expertise of chef Jayson Tang and his team with four gourmet hampers available for takeaway or delivery. Ranging in price between HK$888 to HK$2,888 per person, the hampers include delicacies like double-boiled fish maw soup with conch and dendrobium orchid, braised goose web in abalone sauce, Kanto sea cucumber with dried shrimp roe, dried 30-head Yoshihama abalone, premium bird’s nest with crystal sugar, and more, paired with vintage 30-year pu-erh tea or Moët & Chandon champagne. One-day advance order is required with a delivery charge of HK$300 per address, and free deliveries for orders over HK$3,000. Order online here.

18. Arbor

Two-Michelin-starred Arbor has extended its lunch service hours and added an omakase lunch menu crafted with seasonal produce, taking inspiration from the meeting of Nordic and Japanese cuisine. 

On top of that, chef Eric Räty has also curated a takeaway à la carte menu titled "Arbor at Home", which encompasses a decadent pigeon foie gras pie with onion chutney and pigeon jus, perfect to impress your guests in the comfort of your own home (HK$1,200 for two to four persons). The pie comes with simple reheating instructions, allowing diners to dig into this fusion of Nordic-Japanese influences in their own kitchen in just a few steps. The signature bread and sweet items are not to be missed either, including the miso-seaweed brioche, madeleines infused with sake lees and lime zest, and the "So Much Soy" dessert made with black beans, Fukuoka soy sauce and duck egg yolk.

Delivery service is available for HK$150 within Hong Kong Island, and HK$250 in Kowloon. Diners are advised to place their orders 48 hours in advance, which can be picked up by 4:30pm or delivered by 6pm every day. See the menu here.

19. The Ritz-Carlton

Taste the world with The Ritz-Carlton's new takeaway offerings. Bringing together the culinary talents of its international kitchen team, the hotel is rolling out three sets designed for four people, all the better to sample different South Asian cuisines. The Taste of Hong Kong by chef Leung Kwok Hung highlights double-boiled superior soup with sea whelk, braised whole abalone with sea cucumber and fish maw, and fried rice in abalone sauce wrapped in lotus leaf, and more; chef Kael Lim's Taste of Singapore menu includes the likes of assorted satay skewers, grilled marinated stingray in sambal, and wok-fried cereal king krawn; while the Taste of India features chef Nek Chand's creations like butter chicken, palak paneer, Goan snapper fish curry and vegetable masala curry, all served with saffron pulao and roti.

Don't miss out either on the hotel's selection of wintertime claypot casseroles. Pick between braised US wagyu short rib with turnip in supreme broth; sautéed sea cucumber, morels and beancurd; or braised cod with garlic, all of which can be ordered online here.

20. Écriture

Two-Michelin-starred Écriture is rolling out an extensive range of takeaway and delivery options. Whet your appetite with a la carte dishes like the infamous caviar and uni tart or wagyu beef sandos, down to Amaou strawberry tarts, Parisian flan, and even the housemade sourdough bread.

Then there's three decadent set menus for two: the Fringalle (HK$1,388) features cheese and cold cuts, wagyu beef burgers, madeleines and chocolate rocher; while the Calligraphy (HK$1,688) begins with starters of trout carpaccio and homemade gnocchi, a choice of mains between roasted yellow chicken or confit lamb in Moroccan spices; and desserts of lemon tart and salted caramel tart. Finally, the Library of Flavours (HK$3,588) brings Écriture's signature tasting menu experience home, with dishes like the caviar and uni tart, Brittany catch of the day, and Blanc de Blanc Aveyron baby lamb cutlets and saddle on offer.

Delivery is available for orders with a minimum spend of HK$2,000. Order online here.

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