It’s Sakura Time at Aqua
(Hong Kong, 6 March, 2019) – Across the diverse landscape of Japan sakura is blossoming and is considered one of the most beautiful natural wonders of the world – now in full swing sweeping the country from South to North. Simultaneously from the towering heights of One Perking; aqua is also in full bloom, honouring the start of cherry blossom season with divine scenes and decadent floral dishes.
This extraordinary phenomenon often takes place for just one fleeting week however aqua extends this seasonal enjoyment with an omakase dinner, unique brunch dishes and spring garden installation from 8th March to 18th April. The bespoke 7-course Sakura Omakase dinner menu features Corn tempura & sakura flower with sea urchin and bamboo shoots and Seared scallop with red pepper and cherry mousse crafted by aqua’s expert Japanese Chefs. Whilst the Italian kitchen presents Fassona beef carpaccio with pickled cherries and Homemade ricotta ravioli with cherry emulsion, priced at HK$1,188 per person with optional sake pairing for $488. The menu is served amongst the delicate pastel pink displays of cherry blossom throughout the restaurant which also extends through to the upstairs aqua spirit bar.
On weekends, aqua’s iconic Because Brunch also receives a floral awakening. Start with your choice of poached eggs, followed by sushi and sashimi sharing platters including Tuna and seared squid with salted sakura and caviar sushi. For mains enjoy Sesame-crusted salmon, Japanese barley and matcha miso with Assorted vegetable & sakura shrimp corn tempura. Exclusively for sakura season aqua hosts exciting Japanese entertainment every Saturday and Sunday, 12-3pm until 14th April. Brunch guests can enjoy a traditional celebratory kagami-biraki ceremony which involves breaking a sake barrel open with a wooden mallet as well as samurai sword acts. Brunch is servedalongside a selection of free-flow drinks including signature cocktails, Veuve Clicquot Champagne and Rihaku Gabizan Junmai Shu Sake, all priced at HK$688 per person.
All prices are subject to 10% service charge.
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