Nicholini’s – Champagne Brunch at Conrad Hotel

Nicholini’s was once considered as one of the best Italian restaurant in town. Situated at Level 8 of the Conrad Hotel, the communal room features shades of gold and beige, semi-circular tables, high and floor-to-ceiling window overseeing the Admiralty district view.

On the day of our visit, Nicholini’s is serving a Saturday weekend brunch that includes free-flow beverages, such as Perrier-jouet grand brut champagne, wines and draught beers. A selection of Italian appetizers are served at the buffet table; there are Italian cow’s milk cheese, some with intense flavor whereas some is moderately widespread with bluish marbling; sheep’s milk soft cheese and a French soft cheese. Some favourites are the beef carpaccio, slow cooked salmon, vine tomato & buffalo mozzarella cheese, the roasted suckling pig and the Cotechino with lentil stew.

Each table includes a seafood platter, and each person can get a pasta or main dish.
The seared cod fish is simply served with vegetables, the skin is beautifully pan seared and topped with shaves of black truffle. The Guinea fowl is gorgeously dished and wrapped with bacon, a little crunchy, perfectly tasty and has a flavor close to chicken.
We also got a honey-glazed rack of lamb and a lobster angel hair pasta cooked in tomato sauce.

Finally, the dessert platter has a combination of tiramisu, pecan pie, chocolate tart and carrot cake. But surprisingly, I am much impressed by the vanilla ice cream that comes at last.

Nicholini’s
意寧谷

Beverage Selection
Perrier-jouet grand brut champagne, red or white wine, draught beer and a kid-friendly chilled juices
香檳, 紅白酒, 手工啤酒, 有汽果汁

Chilled Juices
有汽香桃果汁

Saturday Champagne Brunch
周六香檳早午餐

Selection of Italian Appetizers
精選自選頭盤

Selection of Italian Appetizers
精選自選頭盤

Octopus Carpaccio, Beef Carpaccio, Marinated Piquillo Peppers
生章魚片, 生牛肉片, 醃紅椒

Parma Ham
即切巴馬火腿

Parma Ham
巴馬火腿

Caciocallo Podolico, Brillat Savarin, Bleu De Moncenis, Pecorino Di Pienza Semistagionato
意大利芝士, 法國芝士

Cotechino with Lentils
意大利豬手香腸

Roasted Suckling Pig
烤乳豬

Fresh Oysters, Tomato Panzanella with Mozzarella Cream, Suckling Pig
生蠔, 番茄麵包沙律配水牛芝士忌廉, 乳豬肉

Nicholini’s Grand Seafood Platter
新鮮海鮮

Baked Cod
With black truffle & vegetables
焗鱈魚伴黑松露

Guinea Fowl
With artichokes
珍珠雞配朝鮮薊

Honey-glazed Rack of Lamb
With fresh baby greens salad, dried fruits & potato crust
蜜糖羊鞍配嫩葉沙律

Nicholini’s Dessert Tasting Platter
精選甜品

Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry Ice Cream
雲呢拿, 朱古力, 草莓雪糕

Chilled Juices
有汽香桃果汁

Nicholini’s 意寧谷
Address: 8/F, Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
Telephone: 2521 3838
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 12:00-15:00, 18:30-23:00 ; Sun 11:00-15:00, 18:30-23:00
Website: http://www.conraddining.com/en/nicholinis.html / https://www.facebook.com/conradhkhotel

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