Best & Most Premium Weekday Lunch Buffet at the Clipper Lounge of the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

Food Chronicles

Best Weekday Lunch at the Clipper Lounge

Weekday lunches at the Mandarin are perfect for business meetings, power lunches, or leisurely indulgent meals. Here is a look into one of their best lunch buffets weekday deals:

Semi-Buffet Lunch at the Clipper Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

The semi-buffet lunch at the Clipper Lounge features an appetizer and dessert buffet bar with an addition of a made-to-order main course.

Diners have a choice of ordering just the main course for $288 HKD ($36 USD), just the buffet bar for $298 HKD for adults and $178 HKD for children ($38 USD/$23USD), or the buffet bar and the main course for $398 HKD for adults and $238 for children ($50 USD/$30 USD).

Insider Tips: The best deal is to choose the buffet bar only because you will completely fill up with all the premium seafood, sushi, sashimi, and salads. If you want something warm, the soup is a perfect accompaniment. Also, it is best to fill up with the seafood and sashimi rather than saving space for dessert which is only okay and not as a standout compared to the crabs and sashimi.

 

Semi-Buffet Lunch Stations

The Food Stations

“Semi” refers to the fact that the buffet does not feature any main course items, rather only appetizers and dessert. While it is called a “semi-buffet”, the stations are anything but “semi” in its premium food stations.

There are the usual stations that you would see at any buffet: salads, cold cuts, bread, cheeses, and antipasti. There is also a soup station offering a choice of Western and Chinese soups of the day. Consider these stations for fiber for the day and warmth for the meal.

The highlight and main attraction of the food stations are the seafood and sushi station. The seafood features the most premium selection of steamed snow crab legs and whole brown crabs as well as cold prawns, mussels, and sea snails.

The sushi station has a wide selection of nigiri sushi, maki rolls, and the freshest and most succulent cuts of salmon, amaebi (sweet shrimps), and other sashimi selections. Focus on these two stations and you will happily make the most of the buffet.

If you have a sweet tooth, you can sample the petit-four sized desserts. Most of the selections are the classic choices of chocolate cakes, cheesecakes, mousses, cookies, and so on. If you do not have a sweet tooth, stick to filling up at the seafood and sashimi stations.

Food Photos

Lunch
Plate 1 of too many. Look at the premium fatty cut of the salmon belly – that’s the sashimi! If you love salmon, sushi, and sashimi, this is a buffet made for you. Just a couple plates of the sashimi and seafood will already make the price of the buffet more than worth it
Lunch
The dessert station is full of little petit-four sized sweets – perfect for a little taste of everything of just a small sweet ending to one of the best lunch buffets in Hong Kong. Lunch at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong is a must!

 

Restaurant & Hours

Clipper Lounge
Mezzanine Floor
Semi-Buffet Lunch, Mondays to Fridays, 12pm to 2pm

Address & Book Your Stay

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
5 Connaught Road
Central
Hong Kong
+852-2522-0111

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