We get an exclusive preview of the F&B options that will be available to members of the creative members’ club opening in September

Soho House needs little introduction, and as the group have been releasing teasers of what you can expect from the exclusive club, perhaps one of the biggest questions on most prospective members’ minds is what food and drink offerings will be available at the house.

Considering that a restaurant—Soho House founder Nick Jones’ Cafe Boheme in London’s Soho district—was what inspired the blueprint of the original house, F&B has remained an important pillar for all of the group’s international openings. These days, in every Soho House around the world the menu is a combination of the original ‘House Regulars’ and dishes created for and inspired by the city in which it resides.

Heading up the culinary side for Hong Kong is Christopher Thompson, the chef who launched White City House in London for the group. Boasting a Thai background and extensive travels around Asia in his arsenal, Thompson has also made it a mission to source as much fresh local produce from wet markets and local suppliers as much as possible.

Below are some of the highlights from Soho House’s food and drink programme.

Meat treats from the siu mei oven

Classic Cantonese roast meats are made in-house, from pork belly with yellow mustard, pickled plum sauce to honey BBQ Iberico pork char siu. The siu mei also finds its way into dishes such as House-style fried rice with cured sausage, char siu burnt ends and fried egg, served on the 28th floor House Brasserie, along with dim sum, claypot dishes and lychee wood-roasted Peking duck (must be pre-ordered 24 hours in advance).

Bars on every floor

You won’t need to go far to quench your thirst because every single level of Soho House will have its own bar, serving cocktails—House Tonics and House Signatures—designed by bar manager Tunny Grattidge. The creations try to incorporate local Hong Kong flavours, too, such as in the An Older Fashion (120 Bulleit bourbon, Da Hong Pao tea bitters and Hong Kong honey) and Toi-ng With A Martini (Bauhinia gin and housemade seaweed vermouth).

House Regulars

International Soho House members will be able to find familiar favourites such as mac and cheese, Dirty burger (from the eponymous London restaurant) and chicken paillard served throughout the House.

Afternoon tea at The Drawing Room

Members will be able to enjoy a classic British afternoon tea set on the 27th floor venue, which will serve traditional housemade scones and a selection of sweet and savoury items.

International sharing plates at Pool Room

On the 30th floor is the Pool Room, designed to feel like an outdoor oasis and complete with a terrace, water feature and rattan furniture. The mood is relaxed, and guests can enjoy small plates and barbecue items for sharing: Kingfish crudo, Taiwanese fried chicken, Te Mana lamb chops with toubanjian glaze and housemade duck sausage with charred pickled onions and egg yolk as well as baos and salads.

Memberships to Soho House start from HK$22,000 per year for Local House access and HK$28,000 per year for Every House access—if you’re under 27, you can enjoy the same privileges at HK$14,000 and HK$11,000 respectively. For more information visit sohohousehongkong.com

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