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Your guide to Easter dining in Beijing 2019

Our pick of eggcellent things to eat in Beijing this Easter

Photo: The Peninsula Beijing
This weekend, Beijing's determined that you celebrate Easter the right way – by gorging on obscene amounts of food. With a huge selection of festive brunches, afternoon teas and Easter egg hunts to choose from, it's time to make yourself a cup of tea, grab a biscuit and get crackin'.

Brunch

Bottega

Not actually a brunch per se, but the Italian stallions at Bottega are serving up Italian Easter classic casatiello, a Neapolitan Easter bread made with Japanese eggs, Renzini ham, coppa (Italian dry-cured pork), prosciutto, salami and mozzarella.  They're also whipping up classic cocktail the Corpse Reviver (68RMB) to really get the party started.

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Bottega , 81 Sanlitun Bei Lu 19-22 Apr

Café Zarah

Zarah's all-you-can-eat brunch buffet features special Easter treats such as deviled eggs, roasted butter carrots, green asparagus and smoked salmon pasta, German hefezopf and freshly baked pastry bunnies. Zarah's usual brunch classics such as charcuterie and live egg-cooking station will also be available.

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Café Zarah , 46 Gulou Dong Dajie 21 Apr

Feast (Food by East)

Feast's doing what it does best this Easter, and offering a veritable feast of ham, whole roasted lamb, roasted turkey, oysters, lobster, royal crab, mussels and Argentine red prawns as well as an array of dim sum, noodles and wontons. There'll also be a kids' corner plus Easter egg hunt. 

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Feast (Food by East) , 22 Jiuxianqiao Lu 21 Apr

Latina Grill

Latina Grill's serving up a cornucopia of South American delights in celebration of Easter, including a deluxe Brazilian barbecue set to include over 20 varieties of Brazilian barbecue plus premium Angus beef cuts like ribeye steak, top sirloin cap, bottom sirloin and seafood. 

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Latina Grill , 19 Dongfang Dong Lu 21 Apr

The Local

The Local have updated their brunch menu just in time for Easter, with a menu that now includes classics like eggs Benedict, huevos rancheros, avocado toast, breakfast tacos and loads more. To get into the Easter spirit, they'll be giving away mini Easter baskets to everyone who makes a booking for brunch this Sun April 21 – just make sure you book by Wed 17.

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The Local , Gongti Bei Lu (around the corner from Q Mex) 21 Apr

Mosto

Celebrate Easter at Mosto with a classic brunch spread full of Mosto favourites. Think blueberry pancakes with bacon and ricotta cheese, a Wagyu beef cheeseburger with house fries and eggs Benedict topped with béarnaise sauce. Kids will have their fair share of fun as well, decorating Easter eggs while the adults feast.

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Mosto , 81 Sanlitun Lu 21 Apr Free

The Peninsula

The Peninsula's lavish brunch buffet features an extensive seafood station stacked with Irish oysters, Alaskan king crab and poached lobster, as well as a roasted lamb rack and cold cuts. Indulgent desserts, like a dark chocolate nest cake and hazelnut mango egg, will close out the meal. And as always, there's an Easter egg hunt for kids.

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Via Roma

For a taste of Italy, head to Via Roma's weekend 'Little Italy' brunch to enjoy Italian classics and specialities. Food stations include an antipasto selection, create-your-own pizza station, live cooking stations, Italian Easter dishes and plenty of dessert options. Kids can also take part in a traditional Easter egg hunt.

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Via Roma , 50 Liangmaqiao Lu 21 Apr

Afternoon tea

Nuo Hotel

Nuo Hotel's chefs have created an array of chocolate-themed desserts for the Lobby Lounge's Easter-themed high tea. Find a classic array of nibbles, such as scones and sandwiches, paired with specially curated Easter treats. 

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NUO Hotel Beijing , 2A Jiangtai Lu Every Monday , 21 Apr Free

The Peninsula

The Peninsula's three-tiered silver tray is set to be loaded with delicious bite-size morsels, such as slow-poached salmon and mango on dill bread, toasted hot cross buns with strawberry jam and Devon cream, rabbit mascarpone cake and pistachio nest tarts. Keep kids entertained with, what else, but an Easter egg hunt.

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The Peninsula Beijing (王府半岛酒店) , 8 Jinyu Hutong 19-22 Apr

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