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Inflight dining

Cathay Pacific has a wide selection of food and drink available onboard.  

Dining menus on Cathay Pacific

If you have a taste for travel you will definitely enjoy dining with us in the skies. Our curated dining menus, carefully crafted with international flavours and contemporary Asian touches, are regularly updated with ingredients that are in season and sustainably sourced.

Whether you fly in First, Business, Premium Economy, or Economy, you’ll be treated to dishes that inspire and transport you to our various destinations.

Kindly note that meal options may vary depending on route and availability, subject to operational requirements.

Hong Kong Flavours

In addition to our regular dining options, we also offer 'Hong Kong Flavours' – a considered assortment of dishes that evoke feelings of familiarity, comfort, and home amongst our local passengers. These dishes also bring an element of discovery to international travellers looking to delve into our city's rich gastronomy.

Cathay Pacific is pleased to offer these signature local specialties on selected routes from Hong Kong.

In First Class, you can order from an à la carte menu at your convenience throughout the flight.

You will be able to choose from our international or contemporary Asian signature dishes, or opt for a light and healthy meal which has been specially designed by renowned celebrity chefs, on selected routes.

Our crew will guide you through the menu and make recommendations from our award-winning wine selection to perfectly complement your meal.

 

Start your day with breakfast in bed

Sample breakfast menu in First Class on a long-haul flight

Starters

  • Salmon gravlax with pickled cucumber
  • Mixed seasonal leaves and micro greens with Balsamic vinaigrette

Mains

  • Wok-fried prawns, black truffle, asparagus, and mixed baby vegetables paired with steamed Jasmine rice
  • Grilled Australian prime beef tenderloin, fine haricot vert, carrot, roasted new potatoes, and red wine jus
  • Chicken teriyaki, seasonal simmered vegetables, and Japanese rice
  • Truffle tagliolini pasta in fresh Italian tomato ragout

Cheese

  • Fourme d’Ambert, Cheddar, Reblochon, quince jelly, and water biscuits

Desserts

  • Fresh seasonal cut fruits
  • Black forest cake
  • Signature ice cream

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed illy coffee and selected fine Jing teas

Fine dining in the evening

Sample dinner menu in First Class on a long-haul flight

Starters

  • Signature caviar and Krug champagne with warmed blinis and traditional garnishes

International selections

  • Vine-ripened tomato, orange, and basil soup
  • Seared tuna salad Nicoise with French vinaigrette dressing
  • Grilled US prime Angus beef striploin, Portobello mushroom, asparagus spears, oven-roasted potatoes topped with Béarnaise sauce or red wine jus
  • Pan-fried king prawns, millet, French beans with lemon butter sauce
  • Mezzi rigatoni pasta, artichokes, and carrot ribbons, topped with parmesan cheese and zucchini cream sauce

Chinese selections

  • Papaya, pork, almond, and peanut soup
  • Marinated sliced abalone and chili soya sauce appetiser
  • Peking duck salad, almonds, black truffle
  • Double boiled sea conch soup, bamboo pith, Chinese cabbage

Cheese

  • Fourme d’Ambert, Arenberger, French Brie, quince jelly

Desserts

  • Fresh forest berries with a whipped fresh cream or ginger syrup
  • Warm Belgian chocolate pudding, vanilla ice cream and raspberry coulis
  • Papaya and snow fungus sweet soup

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed illy coffee and selected fine Jing teas

 

Savour a lighter meal during shorter flights

Sample dinner menu in First Class on a short-haul flight

Starters

  • Cured Loch Fyne salmon on a potato confit with mustard mayonnaise dressing

Main

  • Wok-fried prawns, black truffle paste, pak choy and steamed jasmine rice
  • Grilled NZ lamb chops, white asparagus tips, medley of peppers with couscous

Desserts

  • Classic Sacher torte, Chantilly cream

Refreshments and beverages

  • Afternoon tea selection
  • Sandwiches, warmed English scones, clotted cream and strawberry preserves, and assorted delicate pastries
  • Freshly brewed illy coffee and selected fine Jing teas

Hong Kong Flavours

Sample dishes in First Class:

  • Braised abalone with flower shiitake and choy sum-layered bean curd
  • Braised garoupa with bean curd and shiitake mushrooms in ginger and scallion sauce

In Business Class, we provide a white-cloth table service along with our meals. Collaborating with chefs of prestigious restaurants and hotels from Hong Kong and around the world, we create menus that will suit all palates.

Light and healthy meals are also available, while a selection of award-winning wines are paired with your food to ensure a complete dining experience.

 

Enjoy table service and fine dining

Sample dinner menu in Business Class on a long-haul flight

Starters

  • Salmon gravlax with pickled cucumber
  • Mixed seasonal leaves and micro greens with Balsamic vinaigrette

Mains

  • Wok-fried prawns, black truffle, asparagus, and mixed baby vegetables paired with steamed Jasmine rice
  • Grilled Australian prime beef tenderloin, fine haricot vert, carrot, roasted new potatoes, and red wine jus
  • Chicken teriyaki, seasonal simmered vegetables, and Japanese rice
  • Truffle tagliolini pasta in fresh Italian tomato ragout

Cheese

  • Fourme d’Ambert, Cheddar, Reblochon, quince jelly, and water biscuits

Desserts

  • Fresh seasonal cut fruits
  • Black forest cake
  • Signature ice cream

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed illy coffee and selected fine Jing teas

Light meal options on short flights

Sample dinner menu in Business Class on a short-haul flight

Lunch on short-haul Business Class

Starters

  • Smoked tuna tartare with dill crème fraiche
  • Mesclun salad, Japanese cucumber, radish, and tomato with oriental dressing

Mains

  • Kampong chicken with Chinese ham, flower mushroom, wilted spinach, black fungus, and steamed fragrant rice
  • Hickory smoked Black Angus ribeye, broccoli florets, and celeriac mash with port wine glaze
  • Laksa with prawns and fish cake

Desserts

  • Cheese selection, apple wedges, quince paste, and water biscuits
  • Fresh seasonal cut fruits
  • Signature ice cream

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed illy coffee and selected fine Jing teas

Hong Kong Flavours

Sample dishes in Business Class:

  • E fu noodle soup with crab meat sauce
  • Coconut and red bean pudding
  • Roasted duck with lai fun rice noodles in soup
  • Hong Kong-style milk tea pudding with tapioca pearls
  • Osmanthus jelly with wolfberries

Discover a range of authentic Chinese, local favourites and international dishes when you fly in Premium Economy.

Our menu selections are regularly updated to offer you a variety of choice.

 

Savour your evening dinner

Sample Premium Economy dinner menu on a long-haul flight

Dinner on long-haul Premium Economy Class

Starters

  • Marinated couscous and shrimp salad

Mains

  • Szechuan chicken, pak choy, paired with steamed Jasmine rice
  • Seared US beef steak, onion marmalade, roasted root vegetables, parsley potato mash, and mushroom jus
  • Paccheri with zucchini, eggplant, and tomato

Dessert

  • Signature ice cream

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed coffee and selected tea

A healthy start to your day

Sample Premium Economy breakfast menu on a long-haul flight

Starters

  • Freshly sliced fruit
  • Fruit yoghurt
  • Pastries with preserves and butter

Mains

  • Creamy scrambled eggs, breakfast pork sausage, grilled mushrooms, vine-ripened tomato, and potato rösti
  • Seafood congee with ginger and spring onion

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed coffee and selected tea

Hong Kong Flavours

 

Sample dishes in Premium Economy:

  • Baked seafood rice with tomato sauce
  • Steamed halibut with Tai O preserved mustard greens and steamed jasmine rice

From local favourites to international dishes, you will enjoy a variety of cuisines when you fly with us in Economy.

Our menu selections are regularly updated.

 

A satisfying dinner before you sleep

Sample dinner menu in Economy Class on a long-haul flight

Dinner on long-haul Economy Class

Starters

  • Spring garden vegetable salad

Mains

  • Shredded pork and preserved vegetables, light soya sauce paired with steamed jasmine rice
  • Braised chicken thigh, French beans, carrots, potato mash, topped with lemon thyme and caper sauce
  • Penne pasta, roasted vegetables, and tomato sauce

Dessert

  • Signature ice cream

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed coffee and selected tea

Other sample meal menus

In Economy Class on short-haul or long-haul flights

Sample menu for short-haul / long-haul Economy Class

Starters

  • Sesame soy marinated wood mushroom

Mains

  • Stir-fried spicy chicken, bean curd, and steamed fragrant rice
  • Pan-fried cod fish with olive, zucchini and red pepper sauce, roasted potatoes and wilted spinach
  • Blackeye bean masala with basmatic rice and mushroom curry

Dessert

  • Chocolate soufflé mousse cake

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed coffee and selected tea

Hong Kong Flavours

 

Sample dishes in Economy Class:

  • Soy-braised chicken with Chinese sausage on steamed jasmine rice
  • Hong Kong-style seafood curry rice

In First Class, you can order from an à la carte menu at your convenience throughout the flight.

You will be able to choose from our international or contemporary Asian signature dishes, or opt for a light and healthy meal which has been specially designed by renowned celebrity chefs, on selected routes.

Our crew will guide you through the menu and make recommendations from our award-winning wine selection to perfectly complement your meal.

 

Start your day with breakfast in bed

Sample breakfast menu in First Class on a long-haul flight

Starters

  • Salmon gravlax with pickled cucumber
  • Mixed seasonal leaves and micro greens with Balsamic vinaigrette

Mains

  • Wok-fried prawns, black truffle, asparagus, and mixed baby vegetables paired with steamed Jasmine rice
  • Grilled Australian prime beef tenderloin, fine haricot vert, carrot, roasted new potatoes, and red wine jus
  • Chicken teriyaki, seasonal simmered vegetables, and Japanese rice
  • Truffle tagliolini pasta in fresh Italian tomato ragout

Cheese

  • Fourme d’Ambert, Cheddar, Reblochon, quince jelly, and water biscuits

Desserts

  • Fresh seasonal cut fruits
  • Black forest cake
  • Signature ice cream

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed illy coffee and selected fine Jing teas

Fine dining in the evening

Sample dinner menu in First Class on a long-haul flight

Starters

  • Signature caviar and Krug champagne with warmed blinis and traditional garnishes

International selections

  • Vine-ripened tomato, orange, and basil soup
  • Seared tuna salad Nicoise with French vinaigrette dressing
  • Grilled US prime Angus beef striploin, Portobello mushroom, asparagus spears, oven-roasted potatoes topped with Béarnaise sauce or red wine jus
  • Pan-fried king prawns, millet, French beans with lemon butter sauce
  • Mezzi rigatoni pasta, artichokes, and carrot ribbons, topped with parmesan cheese and zucchini cream sauce

Chinese selections

  • Papaya, pork, almond, and peanut soup
  • Marinated sliced abalone and chili soya sauce appetiser
  • Peking duck salad, almonds, black truffle
  • Double boiled sea conch soup, bamboo pith, Chinese cabbage

Cheese

  • Fourme d’Ambert, Arenberger, French Brie, quince jelly

Desserts

  • Fresh forest berries with a whipped fresh cream or ginger syrup
  • Warm Belgian chocolate pudding, vanilla ice cream and raspberry coulis
  • Papaya and snow fungus sweet soup

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed illy coffee and selected fine Jing teas

 

Savour a lighter meal during shorter flights

Sample dinner menu in First Class on a short-haul flight

Starters

  • Cured Loch Fyne salmon on a potato confit with mustard mayonnaise dressing

Main

  • Wok-fried prawns, black truffle paste, pak choy and steamed jasmine rice
  • Grilled NZ lamb chops, white asparagus tips, medley of peppers with couscous

Desserts

  • Classic Sacher torte, Chantilly cream

Refreshments and beverages

  • Afternoon tea selection
  • Sandwiches, warmed English scones, clotted cream and strawberry preserves, and assorted delicate pastries
  • Freshly brewed illy coffee and selected fine Jing teas

Hong Kong Flavours

Sample dishes in First Class:

  • Braised abalone with flower shiitake and choy sum-layered bean curd
  • Braised garoupa with bean curd and shiitake mushrooms in ginger and scallion sauce

In Business Class, we provide a white-cloth table service along with our meals. Collaborating with chefs of prestigious restaurants and hotels from Hong Kong and around the world, we create menus that will suit all palates.

Light and healthy meals are also available, while a selection of award-winning wines are paired with your food to ensure a complete dining experience.

 

Enjoy table service and fine dining

Sample dinner menu in Business Class on a long-haul flight

Starters

  • Salmon gravlax with pickled cucumber
  • Mixed seasonal leaves and micro greens with Balsamic vinaigrette

Mains

  • Wok-fried prawns, black truffle, asparagus, and mixed baby vegetables paired with steamed Jasmine rice
  • Grilled Australian prime beef tenderloin, fine haricot vert, carrot, roasted new potatoes, and red wine jus
  • Chicken teriyaki, seasonal simmered vegetables, and Japanese rice
  • Truffle tagliolini pasta in fresh Italian tomato ragout

Cheese

  • Fourme d’Ambert, Cheddar, Reblochon, quince jelly, and water biscuits

Desserts

  • Fresh seasonal cut fruits
  • Black forest cake
  • Signature ice cream

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed illy coffee and selected fine Jing teas

Light meal options on short flights

Sample dinner menu in Business Class on a short-haul flight

Lunch on short-haul Business Class

Starters

  • Smoked tuna tartare with dill crème fraiche
  • Mesclun salad, Japanese cucumber, radish, and tomato with oriental dressing

Mains

  • Kampong chicken with Chinese ham, flower mushroom, wilted spinach, black fungus, and steamed fragrant rice
  • Hickory smoked Black Angus ribeye, broccoli florets, and celeriac mash with port wine glaze
  • Laksa with prawns and fish cake

Desserts

  • Cheese selection, apple wedges, quince paste, and water biscuits
  • Fresh seasonal cut fruits
  • Signature ice cream

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed illy coffee and selected fine Jing teas

Hong Kong Flavours

Sample dishes in Business Class:

  • E fu noodle soup with crab meat sauce
  • Coconut and red bean pudding
  • Roasted duck with lai fun rice noodles in soup
  • Hong Kong-style milk tea pudding with tapioca pearls
  • Osmanthus jelly with wolfberries

Discover a range of authentic Chinese, local favourites and international dishes when you fly in Premium Economy.

Our menu selections are regularly updated to offer you a variety of choice.

 

Savour your evening dinner

Sample Premium Economy dinner menu on a long-haul flight

Dinner on long-haul Premium Economy Class

Starters

  • Marinated couscous and shrimp salad

Mains

  • Szechuan chicken, pak choy, paired with steamed Jasmine rice
  • Seared US beef steak, onion marmalade, roasted root vegetables, parsley potato mash, and mushroom jus
  • Paccheri with zucchini, eggplant, and tomato

Dessert

  • Signature ice cream

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed coffee and selected tea

A healthy start to your day

Sample Premium Economy breakfast menu on a long-haul flight

Starters

  • Freshly sliced fruit
  • Fruit yoghurt
  • Pastries with preserves and butter

Mains

  • Creamy scrambled eggs, breakfast pork sausage, grilled mushrooms, vine-ripened tomato, and potato rösti
  • Seafood congee with ginger and spring onion

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed coffee and selected tea

Hong Kong Flavours

 

Sample dishes in Premium Economy:

  • Baked seafood rice with tomato sauce
  • Steamed halibut with Tai O preserved mustard greens and steamed jasmine rice

From local favourites to international dishes, you will enjoy a variety of cuisines when you fly with us in Economy.

Our menu selections are regularly updated.

 

A satisfying dinner before you sleep

Sample dinner menu in Economy Class on a long-haul flight

Dinner on long-haul Economy Class

Starters

  • Spring garden vegetable salad

Mains

  • Shredded pork and preserved vegetables, light soya sauce paired with steamed jasmine rice
  • Braised chicken thigh, French beans, carrots, potato mash, topped with lemon thyme and caper sauce
  • Penne pasta, roasted vegetables, and tomato sauce

Dessert

  • Signature ice cream

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed coffee and selected tea

Other sample meal menus

In Economy Class on short-haul or long-haul flights

Sample menu for short-haul / long-haul Economy Class

Starters

  • Sesame soy marinated wood mushroom

Mains

  • Stir-fried spicy chicken, bean curd, and steamed fragrant rice
  • Pan-fried cod fish with olive, zucchini and red pepper sauce, roasted potatoes and wilted spinach
  • Blackeye bean masala with basmatic rice and mushroom curry

Dessert

  • Chocolate soufflé mousse cake

Beverages

  • Freshly brewed coffee and selected tea

Hong Kong Flavours

 

Sample dishes in Economy Class:

  • Soy-braised chicken with Chinese sausage on steamed jasmine rice
  • Hong Kong-style seafood curry rice

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