Sunday Lunch Buffet at Spoon by Alain Ducasse, Hong Kong


One of the best things about Hong Kong is you can eat your heart out from the cheapest street food to popular restaurants from France and around the world.

One of my favorite places to eat Sunday lunch aside from Grissini’s is at 2-Michelin Star Spoon at the InterContinental Hotel Hong Kong where we stayed for a couple of nights.
Spoon by Alain Ducasse Hong Kong

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Spoons on their ceiling.
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I normally avoid buffets since I can’t eat much anymore and I feel it’s not worth the price but I just couldn’t resist the food at Spoon. I love the high quality offerings they have every Sunday. I can’t say the same for their a la carte menu. We really had a very disappointing dinner there once.

The price for the buffet was HK$748 + 10%sc. To make this worth every dollar you obviously must come hungry and love wine. If you drink 3-4 glasses of wine you’re almost halfway there. I chose to drink a glass of fresh orange juice instead and a glass of champagne.

The place was so full so I suggest getting a reservation if you wish to dine here.
Spoon Sunday Lunch Menu
Spoon’s Sunday Lunch Menu

jamon iberico
jamon iberico

The salad bar included chunks of fresh lobster meat.
lobster Caesar salad
lobster Caesar salad

melon
melon roses

This bad boy was my favorite!
home made foie gras terrine
home made foie gras terrine

bread

This was my favorite bread, flaky like a croissant but more dense and topped with sea salt.
knot bread
knot bread

I’m not really a butter lover but Echire butter is a really popular butter from France.
Echire French butter
Echire French butter

pain au chocolat
pain au chocolat

apple turnover
apple turnover

French cheese
French cheese

ferme de peupliers yougurt
ferme de peupliers yougurt

wine selection
wine selection

There were a variety of hot dishes that came in small tasting portions right out of the kitchen.
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buffet campagnard

I really liked the quiche made with really strong cheese. It’s one of the best quiches I’ve ever eaten. Elizabeth loved the potato salad with smoked duck.
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beef tartare
beef tartare

My favorite part was the dessert spread inside the kitchen. You go in the kitchen and load up your plate.
Spoon's pastry kitchen
Spoon’s pastry kitchen

I deliberately took the pictures while everyone was still eating their main course.
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The choices were dizzying. Scroll down to see what I chose.
chocolate mousse
chocolate mousse

Paris brest
Paris brest

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chocolate pops

steamed cheesecake
steamed cheesecake

tiramisu
tiramisu

flan
flan

panna cotta
panna cotta

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berry tartlet
berry tartlet

blueberry tartlet
blueberry tartlet

apple banana crumble
apple banana crumble

This is what the cakes looked like when everyone was getting desserts already. This was Elizabeth’s favorite dessert. She urged me to try it but I only eat desserts that have the words cheese or chocolate in them.
mango passionfruit cake
mango passionfruit cake

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ice cream
ice cream

macaron shells from the oven
macaron shells from the oven

With all the food in the buffet you still get to choose one main course. I wanted the fried cod but it was already out of stock.
Spoon Sunday Lunch menu Hong Kong
Spoon’s Sunday Lunch menu

These were my plates. Yes, diet out of the door!!!
what I ate at Spoon - lobster Caesar salad
lobster Caesar salad

The best thing on this plate was the thick slab of home made foie gras terrine the chef gave me. It literally melted in my mouth. Sooooooo good!!
foie gras terrine
foie gras terrine

Some were good, some were too stinky even for me.
what I ate at Spoon- French cheese plate
French cheese plate

I didn’t like the steak. I just ate a little piece. Maybe I was just too full by the time this came out.
what I ate at Spoon- roasted beef
roasted beef

I tried a little potato gratin and it was heavenly. I wish I could eaten it all but I’ve developed a fear of potatoes. Strange carb fear.
what I ate at Spoon- potato gratin "Dauphinois" style
potato gratin “Dauphinois” style

I loved their steamed cheesecake. It was ultra smooth and had the perfect balance of cheese and cream. Not too heavy and not too light.
what I ate at Spoon- steamed cheesecake
steamed cheesecake

I wasn’t too impressed with the macarons. I liked the 3 other chocolate desserts more. The chocolate fondant on the bottom right was a rich flourless decadent cake.
what I ate at Spoon- my dessert plate
my dessert plate

The chocolate pop was a surprise filled with a light mousse and a caramel center. Delicious except the caramel was a tad too sweet for me.
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Spoon by Alain Ducasse

Lobby Level

Intercontinental Hong Kong
18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong

telephone: +852 2313 2323
email: spoonbyalainducasse.hk@interconti.com

Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Sunday
Dinner – 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Sunday
Lunch – 12:00 noon to 2:30pm

SPOON Bar:
Tuesday to Sunday
6:00pm to 12:00 midnight

Attire:
Lunch
Smart casual, no sleeveless shirt, short pants, slippers and opened shoes for gentlemen
Dinner
Dinner-smart and elegant, no sleeveless shirts, no athletic wear, and for gentlemen no tank top, shorts and sandal

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