This festive season, Aqua Restaurant Group launches new Christmas menus in aqua and Armani/Aqua as well as an exclusive Christmas cocktail at aqua spirit and Armani/Privé.
The dishes of tasty, fresh and festive fare include warming Italian pasta to sophisticated seafood.
Wish 1. Aqua – Traditional Festive Italian Pasta Dishes
Just like Chef’s Mamma makes it for Christmas
Aqua’s dazzling views of Hong Kong’s harbour and skyline and ultra-stylish interiors lend themselves perfectly to a celebratory meal. For this festive season, aqua’schef Paolo Morresi invites guests to enjoy new Christmas dishes, just like his Mamma from his home in Abruzzo would make it! Available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, the indulgent six-course menu is priced at HKD$1488 per person with special children’s and vegetarian menus also available priced at HKD$688 and HKD$998 respectively.
The entire menu is created by both chef Paolo as well as aqua’s Japanese kitchen, and includes Homemade ravioli filled with porcini mushroom and chestnut in a walnut and rosemary cream sauce (Mamma’s recipe!), Grilled Japanese sea bass and scallops, sea urchin and salmon roe with yuzu butter soy and Roasted turkey breast wrapped in a pork net served with chestnut and truffle sauce. For dessert, Chocolate mousse with passionfruit, crispy biscuit and vanilla ice cream.
Wish 2. Armani/Aqua
Special Occasion dining with seafood fresh from the Mediterranean
In the fashionable heart of Hong Kong, Armani/Aqua’s sophisticated interiors play host to some of the island’s chicest entertaining and family get-togethers. Seafood is traditionally enjoyed in Italy, so this year’s Christmas menu celebrates this with dishes made using the finest and freshest ingredients from the Mediterranean.
Menu highlights include; Sea bream “Tuscany style” with red prawn and clams in Italian tomato ratatouille sauce and Foie gras croquette served with shiitake port wine purée on Japanese hot stone, from the Japanese kitchen. For dessert, guests can enjoy a delightful Strawberry terrine with fresh fruit and passion fruit foam. The restaurant’s festive menus for Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas Day will be priced at HKD$888 for 5 courses, with choice of dishes of contemporary Japanese or traditional Italian.
Wish 3. Aqua Spirit and Armani/Privé
Naughty, but (very) Nice!
The Gingerbread Mancocktail epitomises Christmas – a shaken cinnamon, sweet ginger syrup and vodka cocktail with lemon and topped with an edible miniature gingerbread man. Created by aqua Mixologist, John Ng, The Gingerbread Man cocktail is served throughout December at aqua spirit in One Peking and Armani/Privé’s glam terrace in Central. Priced at HKD$155+10%.
Furthermore, both aqua and Armani/Aqua will spread some cheer with Festive Infinity Brunch at the weekends from 12noon to 3pm throughout December – featuring an unlimited selection of aqua’s famed dishes including traditional Christmas dishes, themed cocktails and Veuve Clicquot champagne priced at HKD$598 +10% per person.