This year, Easter Sunday falls on March 27. Do you know what you’re doing yet? Click through for our roundup of Easter brunches and activities.
Brunches and Other Dining Events
All events are on March 27 unless otherwise noted.
Running Eggs Easter Brunch
For Easter, the Crowne Plaza Beijing Sun Palace is hosting an egg hunt in the garden, egg painting, a magic show, and a sumptuous lunch buffet.
RMB 688 (two adults and a child), RMB 468 (one adult and one child), RMB 368 (adults), half price for ages 7-12, free for kids under 6. 10.30am-noon (activities), noon-2pm (brunch). Call 6452 1608 for reservations.
Lavish Country Brunch and Easter Egg Hunt at the Great Wall Expect Easter egg hunts for the kids, an extravagant buffet with home-baked goodies and eggs to order, and live jazz. Weather permitting, brunch will be served on a platform surrounded by blooming peach trees and mountain views. Click here to view the menu and book online.
RMB 268 (adults), RMB 138 for ages 4-12, free for kids under 4. 11am. Contact 6162 6506, 6162 6319 or email@example.com for reservations.
‘Eggcellent’ Easter Sunday Brunch at Hilton Beijing Capital Airport
Activities include Easter egg hunts on the hotel lawn, an Easter egg running competition, egg painting, and a kids’ center with an appearance by the Easter Bunny. The brunch itself includes seafood, roast lamb, desserts, and global dishes.
RMB 388 per person (brunch with free-flow soft drinks), RMB 438 (brunch with free-flow champagne, wine, beer, and soft drinks), half price for ages 6-12, free for kids under 6. 11.30am-3pm. All prices subject to 15% surcharge. Call 6450 4788 for reservations.
Bubbly Easter Sunday Brunch at FACTORY
This refined Easter brunch menu features salmon, grilled nectarine salad, coconut milk-marinated halibut, beef tenderloin, truffled polenta, passionfruit pannacotta, and more.
RMB 180 (two courses), RMB 240 (three courses), add RMB 100 for two hours free-flow of champagne or beer. 11.30am-3.30pm. Call 156 5272 9258 for reservations.
Easter Sunday Brunch The Grand Hyatt’s Grand Cafe features premium seafood, Easter cocktails, treasure hunts, and egg painting for kids.
RMB 258 + 15% surcharge. 11.30am-3pm. Call 8518 1234 ext 3628 for reservations.
Sparkling Easter Sunday Brunch at Bistrot B
The Rosewood Hotel serves free-flow champagne, traditional European Easter dishes and a dessert corner filled with gourmet chocolates, cakes and pastries.
RMB 696 per person (includes free-flow champagne), RMB 518 (includes free-flow Prosecco, house wines, and soft drinks), RMB 396 (no beverages), free for kids under 6. 11.30am-3pm. Contact 6536 0066 or firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Family Easter Fun at Hilton Beijing
The Hilton Beijing is hosting Easter events at both Elements and One East. At Elements, there will be a lunch buffet with unlimited soft drinks, juice, tea, and coffee. At One East, there will be a four-course set brunch with free-flow house wine and beer. Kids’ activities include Easter baking classes, egg painting and gifts.
Elements lunch buffet: RMB 258 per person, half price for ages 5-10, free for kids under 5. One East set brunch: RMB 268 per person, add RMB 98 for free-flow house wine and beer, add RMB 50 for free-flow soft drinks and juice. All prices subject to 15% surcharge. 10.30am-2.30pm. Call 5865 5030 or email@example.com for reservations.
Easter Sunday Brunch at Kempinski Hotel Beijing
Bunnies, colored eggs, an Easter egg hunt, and a lavish buffet await at Kranzler’s.
RMB 498 per person (includes free-flow Paulaner beer, wine, soft drinks, coffee, and tea), RMB 598 (with free-flow Mumm Champagne), RMB 248 for ages 6-12, free for one child per family for ages 10 and under. 11.30am-3pm. All prices subject to 15% surcharge. Call 6465 3388 ext. 4222 or firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Easter Celebration at NUO Hotel Beijing On March 27, the Easter buffet at NUO Hotel’s N’Joy restaurant will include handmade chocolate pralines, nests, bunnies, eggs, chocolate-dipped strawberries, Peking duck, Malay curries, Atlantic lobster, roast lamb, glazed ham, and hot cross buns. There will also be a children’s area with Easter egg painting.
RMB 588 per person (includes Perrier Jouet champagne, sparkling, white and red wine, and beer). 11.30am-2.30pm. Call 5926 8281 for reservations.
Egg-Citing Easter at Kerry
Head over to Kerry’s Kitchen for a buffet brunch spread and activities for the whole family, including face painting, egg hunting, and playtime at the Adventure Zone.
RMB 458+ per person. Noon-3.30pm. Call 8565 2088 for reservations.
Easter Wonderland at VIC
Kids’ activities include an Easter egg hunt, egg painting, lucky draws, baking classes, and lollipop workshops. There will also be the customary buffet and a special appearance from the Easter Bunny.
RMB 588 (two adults and one child under 12), RMB 128 (children), RMB 258 (adults). All prices subject to 15% surcharge. Noon-4pm. Call 8599 6666 for reservations.
Asia Bistro Easter Brunch
The JW Marriott’s Easter brunch at Asia Bistro offers grilled seafood, roasted salmon, hot cross buns, and a children’s corner with a visit from the Easter Bunny, face painting, and an Easter egg hunt.
RMB 538 per person, half price for ages 3-12 + 15%. 11.30am-3.30pm. Call 5908 8511 for reservations.
Bubbalicious Bunny Awaits You at The Westin Beijing Chaoyang
Seasonal Tastes is hosting an Easter brunch with lot of family-friendly activities like egg painting, cotton candy-making classes, and an Easter egg hunt.
RMB 388 or 548 + 15%. 11.30am-3pm. Call 5922 8880 for reservations.
Easter Egg Hunt & Buffet at the Ritz-Carlton
With warm sunshine streaming through floor-to-ceiling windows, enjoy the celebration with sumptuous food especially prepared for spring. Choose from king crabs, roasted prime ribs, hot cross buns, as well as traditional favorites such as Easter cinnamon and raisin rice tarts, and Easter cupcakes. Children are invited to take part in exciting Easter egg-hunting activities.
RMB 488+ (adults), RMB 244+ (kids 6-12 years old). Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street.
For Kids Only
Hutong Egg Hunt
The Breathing Space Courtyard hosts Beijing’s first-ever hutong egg hunt. On Easter Sunday, more than 200 eggs will be hidden all over the street with goodie bags and fabulous prizes. The grand prize will include a Laser Egg, Origins’ flagship product. Coffee, tea, and snacks will be available after the hunt. Other activities include face painting, an egg relay, hopscotch, sidewalk chalk, a photobooth, and more.
Easter Egg Hunt Comptoirs de France will host its annual “Easter Egg Hunt” at East Lake Villa for children aged 2-10 years old.
Free. 9am-3:30pm in East Lake Villa’s Clubhouse Lobby, Gardens of Mandarin Duck and Pavilion Room. To RSVP, visit their shop, or call 6461 1525 for questions.
DIY Bunny and Egg Painting What happens when you put Chinese traditional celadon art and a Western holiday celebration together? EventShare and Celadon Story bringing you a unique Easter DIY experience to Farm to Neighbors farmers’ market! Come learn how to paint a pair of Easter bunny and egg by using traditional Chinese celadon painting techniques!
RMB 200 for an Easter Bunny, RMB 99 for an Easter Egg, and RMB 280 for the pair. 1st session: 12:30-2:30pm, 2nd session: 2:30-4:30pm. 19 East Dongfang Road, The Grand Summit B1 Floor. Call Lianting 139 1017 7410 for questions.
Easter Egg Painting by Lily Yang at Moka Bros Moka Bros is hosting the coolest Easter Egg painting classes together with creative Lily Yang. Make your own Elsa, Olaf or Star Trooper egg. During this workshop, Lily Yang will take your on the journey from plain white goose eggs to your very own cute and luxurious pieces of Easter art.
80 RMB per person. Click here to purchase a ticket. 2-3pm at Moka Bros, The Place in CBD; or March 26th (Saturday) 2-3pm at Moka Bros, Chaoyang Park Solana. Limited to 20 seats per day.
Sat, Mar 26
Easter Sleepover Package at the Great Wall
What better way to ring in the spring than with an overnight stay at The Brickyard? The package includes private transfers to and from Beijing for two, a superior queen Great Wall view room, and access to the Easter Brunch for two at The Brickyard on Sunday, March 27.
RMB 2,488. Contact 6162 6506, 6162 6319 or email@example.com for reservations.
Easter Chocolate Indulgence Spa Treatment Chocolate takes on a whole new level of decadence this Easter at Sense spa. Available from March 26th to April 30th, enjoy a 60-minute exfoliating chocolate body wrap, using natural cocoa beans with potent antioxidants, followed by a 60-minute Germaine De Capuccini deluxe saffron massage, which uses exotic spices and essential oils to hydrate the skin and revitalize the senses.
RMB 1,280 (120 min) per person. Call 6597 8888 for questions and reservations or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Easter Cooking Class Learn to bake Swiss rice cake, Easter bread, and chocolate Easter nest with Kempinski Hotel’s Chef Joachim!
RMB 388 per person. March 26th (Saturday), 2-5:30pm. Kranzler’s Restaurant, Kempinski Hotel. Call 665 3388 ext. 4257 for reservations, or email email@example.com
Photos: Courtesy of Grand Hyatt Beijing, The Brickyard, NUO Hotel, and Crowne Plaza