Acknowledged as a prestigious and expensive region in Hong Kong, the Mid-Levels attract a large percentage of tourists looking to immerse themselves in culture and history. While their main meals would usually be reserved for sampling different authentic dishes that evoke the grace and elegance of the Far East, brunch is an unmissable treat. Fortunately, Mid-Levels is home to a multitude of restaurants that serve nostalgic and bespoke brunches. Here are ten of the best.
Chocolate Crepe with Strawberries and Vanilla Ice cream Photo courtesy Odelice
Restaurant, French, $$$
Odelice works tirelessly to conjure up heavenly delights worthy of being served in the form of a delicious brunch. Masters of French cuisine, the restaurant merges the best Parisian fare with Brunch classics – such as the Eggs Benedict with Truffled Hollandaise – to present simple and filling dishes in a warm atmosphere. Sporting a completely unique menu, featuring homemade classics, get ready to tuck into fresh crepes and waffles, hot sandwiches with an added flair along with rich soups and salads for the health conscious. Odelice is your go-to place for a satisfying weekend brunch.
This trendy corner cafe never fails to deliver mouth-watering breakfast delights to its loyal customers. One can opt for numerous choices that range from fluffy omelettes and full English breakfasts to artfully crafted cappuccinos and slices of toast topped off with sumptuous spreads. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a steaming hot cup of hot chocolate while admiring the hustle and bustle of the street surrounding you. This modern joint is frequented by many tourists looking to refuel with heaping plates of protein and carbs before venturing off and exploring Hong Kong.
Grissini at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, Harbour Road | Photo Courtesy Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
Nestled within the Grand Hyatt in Hong Kong, Grissini adopts a more traditional yet chic approach to their dishes, making it a blissful place in which to enjoy a late breakfast. From the floor-to-ceiling windows, showcasing panoramic views, to the high arches engraved into the decor, the restaurant exudes an alluring old-world charm, and their passion for their dishes can be noted in their flavorful, homemade bread rolls to their creamy rice porridge. For those desiring a touch of class to kick off their morning meal, Grissini is your best bet.
Many relish the feeling of the outdoor air around them when enjoying a meal. The Grill, located on the 11th floor of the Grand Hyatt hotel, is centered around lush vegetation and a refreshing pool, offering alfresco dining along with an abundant quantity of buffet selections. For an enticing weekend brunch, The Grill has created a delectable spread filled with crispy salads and tasty sandwiches, together with a seafood assortment, a somewhat unconventional yet delectable breakfast component.
This sleek and sophisticated restaurant offers all-day international dining allowing you to eat at your own pace, be it an early brunch or late supper. Situated at the Renaissance Harbour View hotel, expect a lavish approach to serving breakfast favorites when you visit their egg station, complete with a specialist chef who will skillfully prepare your dish and tailor it to your liking. Enjoy a refreshing fruit juice or smoothie that will enrich your meal and make you want to return time and time again.
A quirky and quaint little cafe, Brunch Club & Supper are dedicated to creating decadent treats that are good enough for any meal. Boasting an exquisite variety of artisan breads and pastries, here you can scarf down a generous portion of American pancakes with a sprinkling of sugar or enjoy a nutritious and balanced meal consisting of eggs, vegetables and bread within the confines of a homey and rustic ambiance. The vintage cupboards and traditional clocks enhance the welcoming atmosphere and make the Brunch Club a fun and cozy spot in which to relax.
Promoting all-day buffet and a la carte dishes, Café One champions a vast array of cuisines from both the east and the west and invites you to sample their eclectic spread. During a weekend brunch, the restaurant stocks an appetizing buffet filled with salads, sweet treats and other pick-me-ups that will be the perfect kickstart to your day. This airy and casual eatery provides a prime peek of Victoria Park along with the thriving city. Café One presents an unrivalled repertoire of local fare and courteous hospitality, favored for its convenient location and varied produce.
Being masters of fusion, Le Chef take the art of gastronomy to another level and take you on a journey of the senses. Whether you’re devouring a hearty breakfast or gulping down a fruity beverage, this restaurant pulls off everything with panache. Located on the mezzanine floor of the Metropark hotel in Wan Chai, east collides with west in an explosion of flavors and fragrances that are as addictive as they are aesthetically pleasing. Adopting a more provocative theme with deep scarlet carpets and mauve curtains, separating the dining areas, Le Chef is your ticket to a splendid and unforgettable meal.
A chilled-out paradise, ideal for weary travelers searching for a classic European brunch, Mansons Lot Coffee Housestrives to serve mouthwatering classics and fragrant warm beverages. Warm your insides with a creamy latte and munch on a satiating plate of fluffy scrambled eggs accompanied by toast and greens. Mansons resembles a typical coffee shop with its signature blackboards stating the in-house specials and outdoor furnishings which make for a comfy and laid-back venue.
Spearheaded by renowned chef Gerard Dubois, Passion‘s assortment of Parisian pastries, confectionery delights and artisanal breads will tempt you from the moment you step through the door. Specializing in combining sweet and savory elements, their impressive range of croissants and danishes are best enjoyed with a green tea latte that merges Asian favorites with Western classics. With contemporary interiors and suspended shelves housing traditional jam jars filled with spices and condiments, Passion invites you to dine in sheer resplendence.