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By The Loop HK Staff | December 1st, 2020

Tsim Sha Tsui Centre and Empire Centre, two destinations famous for their gourmet eateries with alfresco seating by Sino Group, are gearing up to bring a full lineup of festive cheer to Tsim Sha Tsui this holiday season. At the heart of the offerings is an array of drinking and dining offerings across the many restaurants in the two centers.

Festive Lights

Rounding out their festive offerings, Sino Group will deck out the facades of both Tsim Sha Tsui Centre and Empire Centre with a thrilling, dynamic light show and animation. Through January 1 2021, both centers will feature a 4,000sqm multimedia wall made up of 82,000 technicolored LED lights, making this the biggest screen of its kind on the waterfront.

From 6pm-11pm each day, the screen will show a range of animations and moving pictures, adding a dynamic touch to the seasonal displays along the Hong Kong skyline. Sino Group will also be putting up a chromatic skylight on Mody Lane to provide a romantic photo shoot against the backdrop of the spectacular nighttime skyline.

Head down to Tsim Sha Tsui East to see how Sino Group has transformed the waterfront for the holidays!

Dining Rewards

All the exciting restaurants at Tsim Sha Tsui Centre and Empire Centre are bringing Christmas cheer to Hong Kong with a series of decadent seasonal menus. And, diners will be able to enjoy these epic feasts and the lovely weather by dining outdoors – many restaurants here have alfresco seating available!

To add a little extra seasonal cheer, diners will also receive a $100 dining coupon for every $500 they spend at a participating F&B outlet at Tsim Sha Tsui Centre or Empire Centre! Simply enjoy a meal before January 3 2021 and pay using an electronic method, and you can claim your coupon on the same day. The best part? You can rack up that $500 across two outlets, so you can try several places while you get your dining voucher. However, each person will only be able to redeem a maximum of two dining coupons each day.

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Boticario Bar & Grill 

The newest addition to Tsim Sha Tsui center, this themed bar is inspired by a 1920s apothecary in Buenos Aires. Boticario will be offering two festive cocktails from 1 December 2020 – mid-January 2021. Featuring cinnamon, vanilla, mandarin, apricot brandy, and dried banana – and served with a freshly-baked gingerbread cookie – the Mulled Wine & Cookie cocktail ($98) captures all the best flavors of Christmas. For something a little more punchy and earthy, the Emoliente ($98) combines toasted barley, flax seeds, dried horsetail, dried grass, llantén, aniseed, lemon verbena, lemongrass, and a shot of pisco or cognac. 

Brotzeit German Bier Bar & Grill 

Can’t get to the famous German Christmas markets this year? No worries – this German-inspired restaurant will bring Germany to you with its indulgent seasonal offerings! The hefty Christmas Sharing Platter ($888) features an array of meat, including beef tenderloin, rack of lamb, and turkey breast. Meanwhile, the Surf & Turf ($368) is a classic dish of tiger prawn and Angus beef tenderloin. Of course, there’s a very traditional offering, too – the Christmas Turkey ($198) is a dish of roast turkey breast, traditional homemade stuffing, Brussel sprouts, red cabbage, and cranberry sauce. Diners can enjoy all of this with a glass of red mulled wine ($95).

Namo Avant Thai Restaurant

Putting an Asian twist on Christmas food, this modern Thai restaurant is offering several menus across the holidays. On Christmas Eve, the Yuletide Delights degustation menu ($468) features everything from spiced turkey cakes and garlic prawns to Boston fresh lobster in egg cream curry,  and grilled grain-fed sirloin steak and lamb chop in rosemary pepper sauce. Between December 25-27, the Christmas Holiday Dinner ($388) features many of the same dishes from the Yuletide Delights menu, but an exclusive main of Dill Butter Jumbo Prawn. For those looking for a more relaxing experience, the Christmas Holiday Harbourside brunch ($268/ +$100 for free-flow) includes a choice of three appetizers, tom yum prawn or lemon leaf pumpkin soup; grain-fed sirloin steak, grilled salmon fillet, or poulet de massaman (a traditional Thai chicken curry).

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Spasso Italian Bar & Restaurant

Christmas is a big deal in Italy, so Spasso is bringing that Italian festive flair to Hong Kong with an exclusive Christmas Brunch on December 20 and 25-26. Another five-course menu – served alongside an exquisite harbor view – will be available only on December 24 and includes festive delights such as Norwegian king crab soup and bell pepper cream lamb.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

This popular steakhouse has put together a rich, meaty Holiday Menu ($790 and up) that’s sure to hit the spot with every meat lover in town. Expect to feast on appetizers like blue crab cakes and lobster bisque; enjoy a choice of steaks like US Prime Rib-eye or New York, US Petit Fillet, or US Fillet with Herbed Truffle Crust; tuck into sides like pan-roasted wild mushroom and creamed spinach; and sate your sweet-tooth on mini cheesecakes, sorbet, and ice cream. Complete the celebration by ordering a wine pairing by the glass or bottle.

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PizzaExpress

The perfect option for a casual Christmas meal, PizzaExpress is offering several seasonal dishes as well as a takeaway menu so you can enjoy your festive meal in the comfort of your own home. All seasonal specials will be available from December 1 2020 through January 3 2021. The stars of the show are a Festive Caesar salad ($133), Turkey Pizza ($158); Turkey Fusilli ($133); and Festive Chocolate Cake ($88). The exclusive seasonal takeaway menu includes all the Christmas specials alongside classic favorites like American Hot Pizza,  Fettucini Bolognese, and Lasagna Classica.

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Wooloomooloo Steakhouse

This popular steakhouse has put together a sophisticated Christmas Eve Menu ($698)  to celebrate the season. To start, there are dishes like duck foie gras terrine or citrus and beet cured salmon gravlax. For mains, diners can select from dishes like pan-seared Norwegian cod fillet wrapped in Parma ham; Christmas turkey ballotine; and grilled Australian beef tenderloin. To end on a sweet note, the menu also features classic desserts like apple crumble, warm Christmas pudding, or a cheese selection.

 

Written by The Loop HK for Sino Group