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Wander and Try These Christmas Menus with the Pirata Group

This festive season, you’re home for the holidays. Pirata Group welcomes guests with special tasting menus at every restaurant – your home for the holidays.

To lift the city’s spirits and make extraordinary memories, specially curated menus will present the best holiday cuisines from each restaurant’s respective home country. Guests are invited to enjoy a sparkling ambiance and heartwarming gatherings to fulfil holiday wishes for those unable to travel to see their nearest and dearest this season.

Holiday Menus at Pirata Group restaurants
Pirata

It will be all festive at the flagship as the group’s original namesake restaurant, Pirata, will serve special tasting menus for brunches and dinners. Families and friends will delight in sharing generous dishes

of honest Italian food, made with fresh ingredients and cooked with love. Special three-course tasting menus (from HKD378 per person) will feature fan favourite Pirata classics such as Burrata and Cold Cuts as well as delicious pastas like Spaghettini all’astice (lobster spaghetti) and hearty mains including the Christmas Veal Roast and Fresh Fish of the Day. Traditional Tiramisu and Pannettone are the sweet finishes to a satisfying, celebratory feast.

Kids Menu available at HKD98. Vegetarian Christmas Dinner for HKD480; HKD680 on New Year’s Eve.

DATETIMEPRICE
Festive Brunch25, 26 December; 1 January11:00 – 16:00HKD378 per person
Christmas Tasting Dinner24, 25 December18:00 – 20:00 and 20:00 onwardsHKD590 per person during first seating; HKD690 per person per person during second seating; HKD480 per person for vegetarian option
NYE Tasting Menu31 December18:00 – 20:00 and 20:00 onwardsHKD680 per person during first seating; HKD880 per person during second seating; HKD680 per person for vegetarian option

The Optimist

Indulge in irresistible Northern Spanish cuisine at The Optimist this holiday season with special brunch and dinner menus (from HKD550 per person), sure to leave a smile on your face. Beloved tapas range from fresh and juicy Gambas “al Ajillo” and Bluefin Tuna Tartare to flavourful Truffle Croquettes. Main selections include the tremendously popular Juicy Lobster Rice and the deliciously grilled Suckling Pig, amongst other fan favourites.

New this year is a dedicated Vegetarian Menu (HKD580 per person) featuring 12 month-aged Manchego cheese, Stuffed Piquillo Peppers and Mushroom Rice with Porcini and Caramelized Onion sofrito, that makes it easier for everyone to celebrate around the same table together. “Pa amb Xocolata” and Basque Cheesecake for dessert are the delectable punctuations to an indulgent holiday meal, ringing in the next year in a positive spirit.

DATETIMEPRICE
Festive Brunch25, 26 December; 1 January11:00 – 16:00HKD550 per person
Christmas Tasting Dinner24, 25 December18:00 – 20:00 and 20:00 onwardsHKD580 per person during first seating; HKD680 per person per person during second seating; HKD580 per person for vegetarian option
NYE Tasting Menu31 December18:00 – 20:00 and 20:00 onwardsHKD680 per person during first seating; HKD880 per person during second seating; HKD580 per person for vegetarian option

TokyoLima

Nowhere else puts on a culinary celebration quite like TokyoLima and this season is no exception with extra-joyous Nikkei brunch and dinner menus (from HKD448 per person). Curated by Peruvian Culinary Director Arturo Melendez, each holiday menu is a bountiful multi-course selection of exotic signature dishes, from Small Plates such as the La Causa, T-3 salad and Buri Tiradito, through to generous sharing plates like the Maguro Nuevo with tuna, avocado, sesame, beetroot mayo and tobiko. Guests will welcome further indulgences like the Picanha, grilled rump steak covered in anticuchera sauce and sweet potato puree, and the Secreto of TokyoLima, slow cooked “secreto” Iberico pork with sweet soy sauce and garlic chips; before concluding their excotic festive dinner with a delightful selection of deserts including Oye Papi chocolate mousse and Free 4 You – a gluten free orange & almond cake. With the buzzing izakaya atmosphere and other surprises planned by The TokyoLima team, holiday evenings here will be can’t miss events.

DATETIMEPRICE
Festive Brunch25, 26 December; 1 January11:00 – 16:00HKD448 per person
Christmas Tasting Dinner24, 25 December18:00 – 20:00 and 20:00 onwardsHKD580 per person during first seating; HKD680 per person per person during second seating
NYE Tasting Menu31 December18:00 – 20:00 and 20:00 onwardsHKD680 per person during first seating; HKD880 per person during second seating

Pici

The world’s local pasta bar, Pici, serves up a home-style festive brunch full of heartwarming flavours perfect for Hong Kong’s cooler season. The brunch menu (HKD248 per person) kicks off with much- loved Italian appetizers, including Truffle Bresaola Rolls and Melted Provolone; followed by delicious main courses, including the signature Truffle Tagliolini, Christmas Cannelloni, and Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Gnocchi. Dessert lovers should not miss the classic Tiramisu and Panna Cotta topped with raspberry coulis as satisfying treats at the end of the meal.

Pici will also be serving an exclusive Festive Goodies a la carte menu with limited time specials including King Prawn Taglioni, Christmas Ravioli and Wild Berries Crème Brulee.

DATETIMEPRICE
Festive Brunch Wan Chai, Central, Tsim Sha Tsui & Lai Chi Kok Sha Tin25, 26 December; 1 January11:00 – 16:00HKD248 per person HKD168 per person
Festive Goodies Dinner only All-day Lunch only24 & 31 December 25 December
26 Dec & 1 January
18:00 onwards *Per restaurant business hoursDaily specials on limited a la carte; also available in Brunch and Tasting Menus

*Business hours vary across Pici Wan Chai, Central, Tsim Sha Tsui, Lai Chi Kok and Sha Tin. For more details, please visit pici.hk

MEATS

MEATS will be a treat for true carnivores this festive season with brunches and dinners full of succulent and juicy cuts. Feasting on a five-course Christmas tasting menu (HKD490), guests will enjoy hearty mains including the tender Porchetta surrounded with crisp, crackling skin and accompanied by romesco sauce, the nostalgia-inducing Roasted Turkey basted in gravy sauce and cranberry jam, and Roasted Sirloin in peppercorn sauce. Decadent Dulce de Leche Cheesecake served with meringue brings a sweet finish to the celebration.

DATETIMEPRICE
Festive Brunch25, 26 December; 1 January11:00 – 16:00HKD320 per person
Christmas Tasting Dinner24, 25 December18:00 onwardsHKD490 per person

NYE Tasting Menu

31 December

18:00 – 20:00 and 20:00 onwards

Chaiwala

HKD550 per person during first seating; HKD650 per person during second seating

Chaiwala, our colourful enclave on Wyndham Street, is the ideal place for a more spacious holiday gathering rich in South Asian cuisine and character. Brunch and dinner menus (from HKD348 per person) on Christmas Eve, Day and New Year’s begin with signature Indian snacks and appetisers like Pani Puri with Jal-Jeera, Rara kheema pav “Bombay bun” and Malabar Scallops, before tucking into mouth-watering curries including Kerala Fish Curry, Old Delhi Butter Chicken and Tangara Chili Paneer. These are followed by smoky, charcoal-grilled meats and vegetables fresh off the Tandoori. All plates are made to be shared. The festival of flavours ends on a selection of Bollywood desserts to treat the sweet tooth of all who have gathered before the festive dancing begins.

DATETIMEPRICE
Festive Brunch25, 26 December; 1 January11:00 – 16:00HKD348 per person
Christmas Tasting Dinner24, 25 December18:00 onwardsHKD550 per person
NYE Tasting Menu31 December18:00 – 20:00 and 20:00 onwardsHKD680 per person during first seating; HKD880 per person during second seating

Honjo

A striking venue well suited to the eclectic year we’ve all been through together, Honjo will delight diners with specially curated brunch and dinner menus for Christmas Eve, Day and New Year’s.

Through each menu (starting from HKD520 per person) the restaurant will showcase modern Japanese cuisine with multicultural influences. Highlights include Kani Salad of king & snow crab kohlrabi confit, Hamachi served with ikura, watermelon radish and ginger ponzu, Wagyu Tataki with chorizo oil and crispy quinoa, and Japanese Wagyu Tenderloin. Menus will also feature a deluxe Sashimi Selection featuring premium seasonal seafood bounty and freshly shucked Scottish Oysters, before guests finish with dessert and wine from Honjo’s 200-bottle-deep cellar.

DATETIMEPRICE
Festive Brunch25, 26 December; 1 January11:00 – 16:00HKD520 per person
Christmas Tasting Dinner24, 25 December18:00 – 20:00 and 20:00 onwardsHKD680 per person during first seating; HKD820 per person per person during second seating
NYE Tasting Dinner31 December18:00 – 20:00 and 20:00 onwardsHKD880 per person during first seating; HKD1,180 per person during second seating

TMK

For those seeking a cosy yet electric holiday feast off the beaten path, TMK Temakaria and Sake Bar is here with their first-ever festive menus for brunch and dinner. From HKD348 per person, guests can dig into a range of sharing starters including Chicken Karaage, Wagyu Tataki and Potato Salad followed by a Sushi & Sashimi Selection or some of TMK favourite handrolls and the delightful Dirty banana and Monaka for dessert. Taking place within the intimate, lively & loud confines of the restaurant, a holiday spent at TMK will be one spent unlike anywhere else in the city.

DATETIMEPRICE
Festive Brunch25, 26 December; 1 January11:00 – 16:00HKD348
Festive Dinner24, 25, 31 December18:00 onwardsHKD420

The Pizza Project

Never to be outdone, The Pizza Project gets in on the festive action with a special selection of Festive Goodies available only on 24, 25, 26, 31 December and 1 January. Pop into the Peel Street or Star Street restaurants to try exclusive holiday pizzas: Contadina topped with duck breast, pumpkin and gorgonzola; Truffle Carbonara with black truffle paste, quail eggs and parmesan cream; and the indulgent Costiera with seabass carpaccio, pomegranate and beet leaves. Tuck into scrumptious Chocolate Profiteroles for dessert.

DATETIMEPRICE
Festive Goodies Dinner only All-day Lunch only24 & 31 December 25 December
26 December & 1 January
18:00 onwards *Per restaurant business hoursDaily specials on limited a la carte; also available in Brunch and Tasting Menus

*The Pizza Project opens from 11:30 on Star Street and from 12:00 on Peel Street. For more details, please visit thepizzaproject.hk

Restaurateur, Entrepreneur and CEO Manuel Palacio is at the helm of Pirata Group, which manages a diverse F&B portfolio including Pirata, The Optimist, TokyoLima, Pici, MEATS, The Loft, Hugger Mugger, Chaiwala, Honjo, TMK and The Pizza Project. Dedicated to introducing fresh concepts and dining experiences to Hong Kong, Pirata Group brings city dwellers what they want before they know it. Ranging from a casual neighbourhood pasta bar to a late-night Nikkei restaurant and bar, each concept is brought to life by fiery passion and unique vision. Pirata Groups’ goal is clear and simple – to create memorable dining experiences centered around quality food, great service and value for money.

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