Banish sad desk lunches forever and escape the office to Pirata where lunch is taken very seriously – in true Italian style. Beloved for their promise to bring honest Italian food to Hong Kong’s tables, Pirata’s lunch channels the spirit of an authentic family-style Italian feast. Piled high with Italian delights, tuck into the generous antipasti semi-buffet, restaurant favourite mains and traditional Italian desserts (lunch sets priced at HKD168, HKD198 and HKD248).
New additions to the lunch semi-buffet spread include seasonal quality ingredients flown in fresh from Italy. Indulge in morsels of tasty Parmigiana from a gigantic wheel of slow-ripened Grana Padano cheese, slices of dry-cured coppa ham and slow-roasted porchetta from Italy. Sink teeth into the simple yet delicious crostinis of freshly baked bread with new toppings of honey and crunchy hazelnuts, creamy ricotta and indulgent sundried tomatoes, Norwegian smoked salmon from and the classic Italian capricciosa (a mix of cooked ham, carrots, mayonnaise and celery).
Summery salads adorning the semi-buffet spread draw inspiration from the lush, vibrant gardens of Italy and include the roasted pumpkin salad with a toss of frisee and endive salad leaves, walnuts and spicy gorgonzola cheese and the traditional Caprese salad with fresh slices of tomato, fragrant basil and mozzarella. For a taste of Capri sunshine, try the light, citrusy fennel salad with oranges, parsley and lemon dressing. There’s no missing out on the authentic mayonnaise salmon, a delight of homemade cured salmon beautifully marinated in Italian herbs.
Don’t forget to leave room for mains which including Pirata all-time favourites of Spinach & ricotta cannelloni, Mediterranean warm octopus, Butcher’s cut steak and Tagliatelle with black truffle.
Because no meal is complete without dessert, Pirata’s lunch includes traditional Italian favourites of Panna cotta with homemade raspberry coulis, Affogato with Italian roasted bean coffee and Semifreddo with crushed Valhrona chocoloate chips, walnuts, hazelnuts, pistachio, pine nuts and hot chocolate fondue.
Served every day of the week from 12pm to 2:30pm, Pirata’s enticing lunch offerings are enough to brighten up any noon hour.