What’s brunch without some bubbles? Macau restaurants make sure you don’t have to answer that by piling on the delicacies so you can celebrate any special occasion in style or just savor a lazy day with your favorite people.
From all-you-can-eat seafood to refined French treats, these are some of the most lavish spreads in the Las Vegas of the East.
A design lover’s oasis on the 31st floor of Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Banyan Tree Macau, this elegant dining room spoils gourmands with premium seafood, panoramic views and imaginative, ocean-inspired interiors. When it comes to weekend indulgences, the Five-Star restaurant goes all out with a namesake brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays.
The opulent experience comes with free-flowing G.H. Mumm champagne alongside a fresh feast of seasonal seafood — expect oysters and grilled lobster — and classic European dishes like duck leg confit. Don’t miss sweets like delicate soufflés and tarts prepared in interactive show kitchens.
A boon if you’re traveling with little ones, Four-Star The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central’s signature restaurant delivers an ever-changing menu of themed weekend brunches. Clear your morning to make the most of Gourmet Tour Sunday Brunch with Jak, a family-friendly meal inspired by the hotel’s recently introduced deer mascot.
Look forward to international offerings like an old-school charcuterie and cheese trolley, sushi, robata-grilled seafood, teppanyaki and mini cones filled cotton-candy-flavored cream. While tiny foodies expand their taste buds, mom and dad may want to upgrade their fruit punch to free-flowing champagne at the Macau brunch.
You can’t talk about brunch in Macau without bringing up dim sum, and this renowned Cantonese fine-dining room at the iconic Grand Lisboa Hotel has a reputation for serving up some of the best around. With more than 40 dainty creations on the menu, from steamed dumplings with abalone and pork to crispy barbecue buns, the experience lives up to its reputation.
But what often gets overlooked is the restaurant’s wine list. With more than 17,000 labels (including 200-plus types of champagne), this is the place to elevate a classic dim sum with some pairings.
The Ritz-Carlton Café
For a romantic French ambiance, head to this casual, ground-floor eatery at Five-Star The Ritz-Carlton, Macau. The Marche du Dimanche Sunday Brunch offers a selection of bubbles, including pours of Barons de Rothschild, Cuvée Ritz Brut Champagne or Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut.
When it comes time to dine, expect a generous antipasto station heaving with Mediterranean flavors, such as octopus salad, cheese and charcuterie. Other highlights include an array of chilled seafood, a dedicated pork section, generous cuts of U.S. prime ribeye, wagyu beef sliders, tempura, classic French onion soup and more than two dozen desserts.
Variety is the name of the game at this bountiful buffet restaurant at Five-Star Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, and the same goes for the champagne brunch. Dig into an expansive international spread from noon to 2:30 p.m. daily.
The live cooking stations prepare Macanese specialties, made-to-order pasta, Cantonese barbecued meats, Thai staples, Portuguese bites and Mexican food.
As for the bubbly, Duval-Leroy champagne (the hotel’s house pour) is included as part of the ritual. There’s also a separate wine list for those who prefer vino with their meal.
If you’re looking for something a little lighter, this chic bakery on the ground floor of Morpheus hotel appears to be enclosed by a beautiful, shell-like dome. Within the geometric space, you will find equally alluring creations from world-renowned French pâtissier Pierre Hermé.
The so-called “Picasso of Pastry” has designed a short yet refined breakfast menu with savory bites like croque monsieur sandwiches and crab eggs Benedict right alongside sweeter dishes such as granola Ispahan featuring Hermé’s own flavor combination of lychee, rose and raspberry.
Topping it off is a carefully curated menu of three French champagnes.