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New dining options at The Peninsula Hong Kong this Spring

Abundant new dining options await diners at The Peninsula Hong Kong this Spring, as the hotel’s acclaimed culinary team presents a collection of enticing new menus that highlight the flavours of the season.

Quintessentially Turkish breakfast at The Lobby

To coincide with the recent opening of The Peninsula Istanbul, its stunning new property along the Bosphorus, The Peninsula has invited guests at all its hotels to sample the artistry of Turkish cuisine. Since Türkiye is a country with a vibrant history, and a tradition of culinary arts that offers an especially enticing window into its culture, by offering time-honoured Turkish sweets and dishes – both in its hotel restaurants and as in-room amenities – The Peninsula aims to offer guests a taste of “All Things Turkish.”

At The Peninsula Hong Kong, morning diners can enjoy the enchanting flavours of Istanbul at the hotel’s signature Lobby restaurant with a choice of customary Turkish breakfast dishes: Cilbir, poached eggs served over a delicious garlicky yoghurt, and finished with olive oil and red chilli flakes; or Menemen, slow-cooked eggs with a ragout of tomatoes, bell peppers, onions and garlic. Turkish breakfast set is also available at The Lobby, featuring Açma Poğaça with jam and honeycomb, Feta cheese with marinated olives, Dried fruits, Plain yoghurt with pomegranate seeds, Cucumbers and tomatoes, Citrus fruit salad, along with Turkish tea, coffee or The Peninsula’s tea collection.

The Quintessentially Turkish Breakfast Menu is available from now until 14th May 2023, and is priced at HK$ 228* per dish and HK$ 368* per Turkish breakfast set.

Classic dinner dance at The Lobby

In the late 1920s and 1930s, The Peninsula Hong Kong’s reputation for graceful social gatherings and dances began to develop, which became the venue of choice for the city’s most glamorous dinner dances. These supremely sophisticated social events have allowed generations of guests to enjoy the pleasures of a fine meal accompanied by dancing to the music of a live band – whose repertoire includes Jazz, Swing, Latin, and popular hit songs.

On 27th April 2023, The Peninsula Hong Kong will revive this delightful tradition by inviting all fun-loving guests to put on their dancing shoes for a Classic Dinner Dance in the hotel’s elegant Lobby restaurant.

The special evening’s menu will include dishes such as Green pea risotto croquette with Bellota ham, pita bread, and white bonito taco, Tasmanian salmon a la plancha with white asparagus, cherry tomato and sauce vierge, Chargrilled Iberian pork pluma with candied apples and chickpea purée, and Floating island with strawberries and Madagascar vanilla sauce.

An evening not to be missed, the Classic Dinner Dance is priced at HK$ 2,188* per person and reservations are required.


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Salon x Delamotte Champagne dinner at Gaddi’s

The Peninsula Hong Kong is delighted to present an exclusive one-night Champagne tasting dinner at the Michelin-starred French restaurant Gaddi’s in partnership with Salon and Delamotte.

On this special evening, take on a culinary journey with Mr. Didier Depond, President of Salon and Delamotte, together with the hotel’s Chef Sommelier Marc Le Gallic, where guests will savour the exclusive, last vintage release by the Maison – Salon, Millésimé 2012. To accompany the Champagne, Chef de Cuisine Albin Gobil has crafted a gourmet four-course menu to be paired with five Champagne: Delamotte Brut NV, Delamotte Blanc de Blancs NV, Salon 2012, Delamotte Blanc de Blancs 2014 and Delamotte Brut Rosé.

Available only on 21st April 2023, the Salon x Delamotte Champagne Dinner menu is priced at HK$ 2,888* per person; reservations are required. For reservations and enquiries, please contact Gaddi’s by phone at +852 2696 6763, or email at gaddis@peninsula.com.

Calling all caviar connoisseurs

Guests with a taste for the finer things in life – particularly caviar and Champagne – will find themselves deliciously catered to this season at The Peninsula Hong Kong’s storied Michelin-starred French restaurant, Gaddi’s. With his new, meticulously curated four-course (lunch only) and six-course menus, Chef de Cuisine Albin Gobil showcases exquisite caviars from various parts of the world and each caviar will be served with its respective dish tableside in front of guests. The decadent offerings include a fine selection from France and China, such as Caviar W3 Amur Beluga, Caviar Kaviari Kristal, Caviar Sturia Jasmin Osciètre 100%, Caviar Royal Club Premium Baerii, Kaviari Caviar Pressé et Déshydraté, and La Maison Nordique Shadi.

The Caviar menu is available from now until 29th April 2023. The four-course lunch menu is priced at HK$ 2,488* per person; the six-course menu at HK$ 3,188* per person. Accompanying prestige Champagne pairings are priced at HK$ 1,288* per person for the four-course menu and HK$1,688* per person for six courses.

Traditional French Poularde en Vessie at Gaddi’s

Poularde en Vessie, a complex gastronomic dish whose roots in Escoffien French cuisine date back to the 19th century, literally translates to “chicken in a bladder.” It is a traditional and unique cooking technique by poaching a chicken in a pig’s bladder, and the ensuing steam allows the meat to be infused with the flavours of the other key ingredients: black truffles, white wine, and foie gras.

This classic dish is given an exquisite contemporary interpretation this spring by Gaddi’s Chef de Cuisine Albin Gobil. Chef Gobil has selected the very best locally farmed free-range chicken for his preparation, which will be served tableside with the option of a premium Champagne pairing.

The Poularde en Vessie menu is available from 18th April to 16th May 2023. Designed to be shared by a pair of diners, the menu is priced at HK$ 2,488* for two.

Clos Fourtet wine dinner at Spring Moon

This spring, The Peninsula Hong Kong is delighted to present an exclusive one-night-only wine tasting dinner at the Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant Spring Moon in partnership with Clos Fourtet.

Chinese Cuisine Executive Chef Lam Yuk Ming has created a 6-course menu featuring his signature dishes with seasonal ingredients to complement the wines selected by Chef Sommelier Marc Le Gallic. Highlighted dishes include Wok-fried Kyushu chicken with white asparagus and yellow fungus and Smoked spotted garoupa fillet in supreme soy with crispy beef slices, to be paired with the most iconic vintages from Clos Fourtet.

Available only on 3rd May 2023, the Clos Fourtet Wine Dinner menu is priced at HK$ 2,288* per person; reservations are required.

Second Wave Cocktails at Felix Lab

At The Peninsula Hong Kong’s chic, top-floor restaurant, Felix, a new concept has been thrilling diners alongside the gourmet cuisine and Victoria Harbour views: Felix Lab, a future-forward “cocktail laboratory” that embraces sustainability, creativity, and seasonality. Spearheaded by Head Mixologist François Cavelier, Felix Lab takes a culinary approach to crafting beverages – which results in uniquely delicious concoctions.

This spring, Felix Lab debuts a menu of new “Evocative Citrus” offerings: aromatic, citrus-based cocktails and mocktails – including a Bergamot Martini, Rangpur Sonic, Etna Negroni, Cognac Menton, and non-alcoholic Calamansi Kombucha – that can be enjoyed anytime, as aperitifs or as accompaniments to Felix’s popular Sunday Brunch.

“Evocative Citrus” concoctions are priced from HK$138* per glass.

Felix Sunday brunch

Amongst the culinary delights introduced at Felix by newly appointed Chef de Cuisine Aurélie Altermaire is the spectacular new Felix Sunday Brunch menu, which diners can enjoy while overlooking the harbour and Hong Kong skyline. Beginning with a selection of sharing dishes including seasonal oysters, Spanish octopus, and French foie gras, followed by a selection of delectable main courses, the menu concludes with a finale of indulgent desserts.

Felix Sunday Brunch is available every Sunday and is priced at HK$ 888* per person. A choice of free-flow beverage selections is also available at an additional cost.

White asparagus season at Chesa

Spring is the long-awaited season when The Peninsula Hong Kong’s charming Swiss restaurant, Chesa, spotlights the freshest white asparagus from Germany. A special set menu featuring this star ingredient includes dishes such as White asparagus served with Hollandaise sauce or baked with Parmesan and brown butter and White asparagus with chicken oyster and morel ragout in golden puff pastry.

Chesa’s Green and White Asparagus menu is available from 1st May to 30th June 2023, and is priced at HK$ 928* per person. Wine pairing is also available at HK$ 408* per person for two glasses or HK$ 680* per person for three glasses. Guests will also receive a special Bündner Röteli as a memento, a classic Swiss liquor made by The Peninsula Hotels, Group Executive Chef Florian Trento and the Grande Dame’s Head Mixologist Francois Cavelier using an ancient secret recipe.

*Subject to 10% service charge

Paul Johnson

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  1. I have very special memories of the Peninsula. Long ago, in another millennium, we were staying with friends in Hong Kong and headed to the Peninsula for drinks and canapés on News Year Eve. It was a very sophisticated and opulent ending to the year. Perhaps we should have stayed for dinner as we haven’t had a chance to return yet.

  2. Good news that the Peninsula’s making breakfast a whole lot more interesting with the Turkish option. Too many hotels never see much further than continental buffet and hot English breakfast options.

  3. It would be brilliant to learn from the wine-tasting at the Spring Moon. I’m hopeless at picking wines to go with Cantonese food.

  4. Sign me up for those white asparagus and the champagne dinner cause I would love to experience both! Truth be told, I always enjoy a luxury property that goes the extra mile to create these special events as that’s what sets them truly apart from the others.

  5. From breakfast through afternoon tea to dinner those beautiful images make it all look irresistible.

  6. The classic dinner dance is a wonderful opportunity to time travel back to a more elegant era. I’ve always thought that there’s a spot of twinkling-toed Fred Astaire in my dancing shoes. Though my wife may not agree having had her toes trodden on a few times too many.

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