Hong Kong’s newest Chinese fine-dining restaurant Lai Bun Fu launches a new Saturday brunch showcasing its signature ‘Government House’ cuisine from 18 April 2015.
The 4-course brunch menu replicates specialties served to world leaders by Chef Chung Kin Leung, former Head Chef at Government House, with a choice of three gourmet appetisers, main course, rice or noodles, and dessert, priced HK$368.
Free-flowing Prosecco, Italian Bellavista NV Cuvee Brut is included, priced HK$518, or FrenchDelamotte Brut Champagne at HK$618, and unlimited juices and soft drinks at HK$398.
Among the three appetisers are Sesame Prawn Cutlets on Toast, Deep-fried Breaded Crab Claw, Sautéed Minced Pigeon with Lettuce Cup, Peking-style Roasted Chicken, Deep-fried Prawn Mousse Stuffed with Shunde Milk Chips, and Deep-fried or Steamed Egg White Dumpling with Fungus and Mushroom.
Main course options are from Stir-fried Vegetarian Shark Fin with Shredded Abalone and Scrambled Egg, Fresh Crabmeat Stir-fried with Egg White and Milk, Strawberry Short Pork Ribs, Deep-fried Crispy Angus Beef Brisket with Curry Sauce, Scrambled Egg with Prawns, Sautéed Spring Beans with Diced A4 Japanese Wagyu Beef, Stir-fried Fish Maw Shallot (for an extra HK$90), and a half portion of Sifu’s Crispy Chicken with 5 Flavour Condiments (for every 2 diners).
The rice-noodle specialties are Hong Kong–style Fried Rice and E-fu Noodles with Abalone Sauce. Dessert is Chef Chung’s signature Glutinous Rice Balls in Hand-grinded Walnut or Almond Broth.
The free-flowing bubbly choices are Italian Bellavista NV Cuvee Brut, a delicious, creamy, predominantly Chardonnay sparkling wine; or fresh, creamy French Delamotte Brut Champagne.
As well as the prix fixe brunch, Chef Chung’s a-la-carte menu is also served, with signature dishes beloved by VIPs and foreign dignitaries including Bird’s Nest with Minced Chicken Soup, Baked Crab Meat and Bird’s Nest in Shell and Lai Bun Fu Hot Pot.
Lai Bun Fu seats 52 guests with private dining for up to 12 in an elegant 2,000 sq ft venue designed in British-colonial Hong Kong style with a modern touch by Hands Hospitality. The VIP “Lai Bun Room” is framed in glass and brass, evoking an elegant English country house and garden.
Lai Bun Fu opens Monday to Friday, from 12:00 to 15:00 and 18:30 to 23:00; Saturday, from 11:30 to 15:00 and 18:30 to 23:00.
Lai Bun Fu is located at 5/F, 18 On Lan Street, Central, Hong Kong. For reservations, please call (852) 2564-3868, or visit www.laibunfu.com for more information.