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By The Loop HK Staff | November 30th, 2020

2020 has not been what we hoped – not by a long shot. But, that’s the best reason to celebrate the holiday season with gusto. Although festivities might be muted due to the pandemic, that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of safe, socially-distant ways to indulge. So with that, The Loop HK’s 2020 Holiday Guide is here to show you what to do, where to eat, and what to buy this holiday season!!

What to Do

Christmas giveaways 2020

Bookmark The Loop HK’s 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways page for your chance to
win some amazing prizes over the holiday season!

k11 arts christmas dinner

Indulge in a festive staycation at K11 ARTUS that includes a spectacular seasonal light installation and a decadent Christmas menu!

De-Grinchify and get into the holiday spirit with these fun ideas!

Catch sappy, funny feel-good holiday movies on Netflix — there’s a lot of them!

Christmas Books

A first edition of The Christmas Carol. Photo: WikiCommons

Snuggle down with a hot drink (may we suggest mulled wine?) and these Christmas-y books.

Do your last-minute Christmas shopping at these handy places.

hotel icon festive wellness staycation

Enjoy a cozy staycation at HOTEL ICON with a yoga class by GOJI Studios, and add on a festive “Be a Masterchef” baking class for extra festive feels!

What to Buy

four seasons festive shop roast turkey takeaway

The Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong’s festive eShop has every gourmet delight you need this season, from their famous panettone to an epic butterball turkey with all the trimmings!

G.H. Mumm Grand Cordon Champagne 2020

A bottle of G.H. Mumm Grand Cordon Champagne makes the perfect holiday gift!

luxe young skincare products

British-born skincare brand Luxe Young is now available in Hong Kong, and is the perfect Christmas present for winter skin!

Treat yourself to an indulgent experience at The Peninsula Spa! The exclusive oasis has launched a new series of treatments using products by VOYA, an Irish skincare brand from County Sligo. This Christmas, soothe yourself with the 90-minute VOYA ‘Mindful Dreams’ sleep ritual, or perhaps the 90-minute VOYA Organic Seaweed Leaf Wrap! Whichever you choose, you’ll enjoy sustainable, certified organic products that complement The Peninsula Spa’s luxe treatments.

landmark Christmas market facade

Stuck for gift ideas? The Landmark Christmas Market has plenty of exclusive offerings! From coffee and home décor to leather goods, chocolates, and spirits, you’re sure to find that perfect present for everyone here!

ms b's bakery comic cakes

Ms. B’s Cakery has created a line of fun, comic-themed cakes inspired by Hong Kong’s beloved Old Master Q comics.

Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong festive offers

Whether you’re looking for a seasonal staycation, pampering spa offers, or delightful Christmas treats, you’ll find it all with the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong’s online festive deals!

Arras grand vintage sparkling wine

Celebrate the festive season with a bottle of Arras Grand Vintage, an exquisite, complex Tasmanian sparkling wine made from a fresh, brilliant blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir!

charbonnel et walker Christmas

Luxury British chocolatier Charbonnel et Walker has officially made its debut in Hong Kong. Just in time for the holidays, you can get your hands on the brand’s Christmas range, which includes Peppermint Cookie Christmas Truffles, Gingerbread Christmas Truffles, Eggnog Christmas Truffles, and even the exclusive Hot Chocolate and Dark Chocolate Mint Thins! Of course, the full original range is available, too. It’s the perfect Christmas gift – for yourself or someone else!

The ideal gift for that beer-loving friend, Young Master Ales’ Naughty or Nice Festive Gift Set includes two cans of the super fresh “Nice” Pale Ale and two cans of the “Naughty” Vanilla Chocolate Stout!

skin need holiday set

Just in time for Christmas, independent Hong Kong vegan and natural cruelty-free skincare brand SKIN NEED has launched its new Body Line and two gift sets. The natural, organic products include everything from body oil and creams to hand cream and pillow spray.

Where to Eat

lpm restaurant festive menu

LPM Restaurant & Bar has an exciting series of Mediterranean-inspired dishes and cocktails to warm you up this winter!

yakiniku ishidaya meats

Try exquisite Kobe beef and more at the brand new YAKINIKU ISHIDAYA, created by famed Kobe restaurant brand KOBE ISHIDAYA CO. LTD.

campsite Christmas menu

CAMPSITE is debuting a tempting Christmas menu inspired by luxe campfire cooking.

brick lane Christmas menu

Enjoy a classic British Christmas meal at BRICK LANE this holiday season.

hotel icon Godiva festive afternoon tea

This holiday season, treat yourself to the exquisite HOTEL ICON x Godiva afternoon tea, available at GREEN.

UOHARU holiday meal foie gras

Japanese eatery UOHARU is inviting Hongkongers to indulge in the traditional Japanese celebration of Bonenkai with an exclusive limited-time menu!

om tapas xmas meal

Popular Spanish restaurant OM Tapas has debuted two exciting seasonal menus filled with Spanish delights for the holidays!

brick lane Christmas catering menu

Staying in this Christmas? BRICK LANE is taking care of all your holiday feasting needs with a Christmas catering offering that has a wealth of seasonal delights.

prohibition festive buffet

Prohibition Grill House & Cocktail Bar is offering a decadent Christmas menu that includes a deluxe seafood platter, USDA prime rib, pork spare ribs, and pasta freshly cooked to order!

butter cake at landmark eats

Popping up at LANDMARK as part of the LANDMARK EATO campaign is Butter, the coveted cakery by Black Sheep Restaurants. The brand’s first physical pop-up will offer sample slices of their signature cakes, along with four exclusive all-American pies – Apple, Cherry, Banana Cream, and Tennessee Whiskey Caramel Pecan – and five delicious cakes (Triple Chocolate, Carrot, NY Cheesecake, Red Velvet Candy Cane, and Pineapple Upside-Down). It’s perfect for all your sweet festive feasting needs!

fiamma xmas

Enjoy an Italian-inspired Christmas  – with an exquisite view – with FIAMMA! The Victoria Peak restaurant and head chef Paolo Olivier has put together an indulgent feast available for dinner on Christmas Eve and lunch on Christmas Day! No worries if you miss it though – they’ll also put on a special New Year’s Eve menu on December 31!

Experienced Hong Kong catering company Relish is offering a goodies-packed “Relish at Home” feast so that you can celebrate with good food this holiday season in the safety of your home! The heaping meal includes sides like Pings in Blankets and Duck Fat Roasted Potatoes, as well as a choice of main (we’re keen on the Bacon Wrapped Turkey Roll with Sage and Hazelnut Stuffing)  and a family-sized dessert to share!