Luxury Picnic Baskets To Order In Hong Kong
Spring has sprung!
Which means ’tis the season to soak up on sunshine, don your crisp white eyelets and head to the great outdoors. And what better way to step up your park days or beach fun than indulge in a decadent picnic!
Hong Kong has no dearth of beautiful spots for al fresco entertaining but when packing a picnic is too much stress (we get you!), chips and dips don’t quite cut the mustard; you can rely on these luxe portable hampers to have everything taken care of. All that’s asked of you is to choose who you’re taking.
Scroll below for the finest readymade picnic baskets in Hong Kong:
Sun-soaking or feasting on the greens; if your idea of unwind involves extraordinary handmade food and idyllic experiences, the Ritz-Carlton has you covered.
Their wicker basket is brimming with dainty rolls, freshly baked breads, delightful sandwiches, refreshing summer salads, a wholesome charcuterie selection, pastries, champagne and caviar too!
Feeling a bit Downton Abbey, (well, why not?), order yourself a personal butler who will not only hand-deliver your basket but help set it up for an authentic experience (for an added charge).
Picnicking is a state of mind and this chestnut basket is everything you’ll ever need for a charming day out! It is available for two (HK$788) or four people (HK$1,488).
Order Here: Call +852 2263 2160 at least 24 hours ahead of the requested pick-up or delivery time.
2. Fortnum and Mason
Blanket-on-grass feasting is a simple pleasure, one we don’t take for granted; especially not in the pandemic year! But if you’re like us and think that all the prep and cooking kinda defeats the purpose of sitting back and relaxing; then leave all your worries (and wallet) with F&M.
Their traditional picnic hamper is ideal for romance, we’re talking old school elegance -fine china, outstanding glassware, insulated flasks, everything you need for dinner à deux! Order from their exquisite selection of teas, sandwiches, scones and eggs separately, no store bought clumsy nibbles inside this item of pure luxury, please!
Order Here: fortnumandmason.com, a four person hamper is priced at HK$ 6,722.
3. Brick Lane
Brick Lane’s tempting assortment of sweet and savoury treats is sure to add an English touch to your park day! Vegetarians rejoice, we got your dietary needs covered here.
With four pick-up locations across Hong Kong, Brick Lane is making picnics accessible to everyone. Packed with a blanket, fine crockery, cutlery and all other things you need for a gourmet experience, Brick Lane’s baskets come in three sizes- the Baron Basket (HK$450 for two), the Earl Basket (HK$ 590 for two), and the Duke Basket (HK$ 980 for six).
Order Here: Fill and email the order form to [email protected] at least three days in a advance.
4. Rajashtan Rifles
Hike to the Victoria Peak and end the day with a delicious picnic basket from Black Sheep’s Anglo-Indian restaurant, Rajasthan Rifles. Crafted for two, the mouthwatering picnic basket is a far cry from your traditional Brit-nibbles – think samosas, chutneys, club sandwiches, fried cashews, seasonal fruits, clotted cream, brownies washed down with a hot cup of chai or nimbu soda!
Picnic for two is priced at HK$ 488 and is served with sweeping views of the Peak. Picnic essentials like blankets, enamel flatware, flasks are packed, you only need to get your appetite to this quintessential experience!
Order Here: Contact Rajasthan Rifles at least two days in advance.
5. Invisible Kitchen
Gourmet catering company, Invisible Kitchen, offers a fancy range of indulgent 7-course picnic hampers – ideal for special occasions, surprise celebrations or just a fine day of park-grazing! Gather your friends, spread a blanket and let the gourmet helpers at Invisible Kitchen do the rest.
Delicious canapés, fresh salads, miniature goat cheese loafs, artisan cheeses and cured meats, top it off with a sinful brownie or a berry Eton mess for a wholesome experience. This is priced at HK$ 395 per person (minimum order of four picnics needs to placed). Throw in a bottle of Moët & Chandon Champagne, for an additional HK$ 400.
Order Here: InvisibleKitchen.com at least two/three days in advance; deliveries are on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.