As the second most important Chinese festival of the year, Mid-Autumn Festival is another reason to gather with your loved ones. Other than cute rabbit and lantern motifs, mooncakes are a huge deal during this time of year. Whether you enjoy sweet or savory mooncakes, there is a myriad of mooncakes that anyone would love. Buying mooncakes to share with your loved ones is just as important as gifting mooncakes to your friends, colleagues, and business partners. Thus, mooncake packaging is almost as important as how the mooncakes taste! Filled with custard, pineapple lava, or traditional ham and nuts, we’ve compiled a list of the best mooncakes to get this Mid-Autumn Festival in Macau!
MGM Macau & MGM Cotai
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MGM has thought up three exclusive mooncake gift boxes that come in eight flavors including white lotus seed paste with double egg yolk, mini red bean paste mooncake with mandarin peel and pumpkin seed, mini lava ginger and white lotus seed paste, and many more! Their mooncake gift box design is a literal work of art, made by local artists Chao Iao Hin and his father, Chao Wai Mou. The artwork was inspired by the massive art installation, Valkyrie Octopus at MGM Macau which embodies auspicious and fortunate wishes from different cultures. Make sure to make your bookings early to secure mooncakes for your friends and family!
When: Now till September 21, 2021
How much: White Lotus Seed Paste with Double Yolk Mooncake Gift Box (four pieces) – MOP $480
Mini Custard Mooncake Gift Box (six pieces) – MOP $480
Assorted Mini Mooncake Gift Box – MOP $480
For inquiries, call +853 8802 3888 and for further information on mooncakes, check their website
Wynn Macau & Wynn Palace
Mooncakes have always been associated with tradition and this time, Wynn has put a stylish twist on them. Wynn has designed stylish and sustainable mooncake gift boxes featuring the iconic Wynn flower and Wynn Palace’s three-dimensional relief of birds in flight towards the autumnal moon. Partnering with October Fifth Bakery Macau, these handcrafted mooncakes are lovingly made with local flavors. The Wynn Tea Classic Mooncakes are infused with fragrant and floral osmanthus oolong tea, while the Wynn Signature Mooncakes are made in three different flavors: tea classic, lava pineapple, and coffee. If you’re not sure about your friends and family’s preference, mooncake gift vouchers are also available for purchase.
When: Mooncake gift voucher purchase – Till September 20, 2021 (Wing Lei); September 17, 2021 (Sweets)
Mooncake purchase and redemption – August 22–September 20, 2021 (Wing Lei); August 22–September 17, 2021 (Sweets)
Where: Wing Lei, Wynn Macau, Rua Cidade de Sintra, NAPE, Macau
How much: Wynn Tea Classic Mooncake (six pieces, osmanthus oolong tea flavor) – MOP $468
Wynn Signature Mooncake (six pieces, three flavors: tea classic, lava pineapple, coffee) – MOP $498
Mandarin Oriental, Macau
Looking for mooncakes with impressive packaging, perfect for gifting? Mandarin Oriental, Macau’s Deluxe Mooncake Box – “Far Side of the Moon” includes a limited edition tote bag and fan. “Far Side of the Moon” is a masterpiece exclusively designed by local designer and illustrator–Kun Lam. The four mooncake flavors include silver lotus paste with double egg yolk, pandan paste with double egg yolk, five kernels with Yunnan ham, and rose tea paste with double egg yolk.
When: Available till 27 September, 2021
Mooncake collection – 1–21 September, 2021
Where: Mandarin Oriental, Macau, 945 Avenida Dr. Sun Yat Sen, NAPE, Macau
How much: MOP $688
To purchase, visit their website
Grand Lisboa Hotel
Make this year extra fancy by getting these Michelin-starred mooncakes by The 8 from Grand Lisboa hotel. Savory mooncakes include The 8 Mooncake with double egg yolk and lotus seed paste and The 8 Mooncake with Jinhua ham and assorted nuts. These Michelin-starred mooncakes are also encased in gift boxes designed to be reused as a beautiful yet functional multi-purpose carrying case. There’s also their time-honored collection of sweet mini mooncakes, The 8 bird’s nest and custard mini mooncakes
Additionally, gift vouchers are available along with the “Grand Lisboa Festive Deluxe Hamper”, filled with the most premium of delicacies and homemade classics from The 8. The luxurious hamper features The 8 Mooncake with double egg yolk and lotus seed paste (four pieces), The 8 premium X.O. mushroom sauce, The 8 homemade black pepper cashew nuts, abalone, fish maw, sea cucumber, French champagne, and more!
When: Collection – 1–21 September, 2021
How much: The 8 Mooncake with Double Egg Yolk and Lotus Seed Paste (four pieces) – MOP $498*
The 8 Mooncake with Jinhua Ham and Assorted Nuts (four pieces) – MOP $498*
Bird’s Nest (six-piece) – MOP $410*
Custard Mini Mooncake (six-piece) – MOP $410*
Grand Lisboa Festive Deluxe Hamper – MOP $3,386*
*Purchases with the Electronic Consumption Card, designated mobile payment platforms, or pay by cash will receive a 15% discount on the mooncakes and hampers.
To place your orders, please visit or contact Lobby Hamper House at +853 8803 7797, or check their website
Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau
To jazz up this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival, why not embrace artisanal mooncakes in an unconventional shape? Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau’s freshly handcrafted mooncakes are made by their culinary artisans with a passion for their own original recipe. The uniquely “A-shaped” mooncakes come in two flavors which include lotus seed paste and egg yolk and sweet egg custard. The mooncakes come encased in a premium and extra stylish tin gift box that anyone would be delighted to receive!
When: Till 22 September, 2021
Early Bird Offer – On or before 5 September, 2021 for 25% discount
Where: Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau, 956-1110 Avenida Da Amizade, Macau
How much: Mooncakes with Lotus Seed Paste and Egg Yolk (four pieces) – MOP $368
Mooncakes with Sweet Egg Custard (four pieces) – MOP $368
Gold Card and Resort members can enjoy 20% discount
For enquiries or reservations, call +853 8793 3810 or check their website
If you’re looking for seasonal home decor or a unique gift to your loved ones this holiday, Lady M’s Celebration of Lights Mooncake Gift Set is just perfect. The stunning packaging features a sparkling light-up Ferris wheel with a cute rabbit, the mythical symbol of the annual celebration of the full moon and bountiful autumn harvest. Inside the fun Ferris wheel, each side reveals an iconic mini mooncake in flavors of custard and chocolate. Each gift set includes six mini mooncakes that are best shared with friends and family with tea!
When: Redemption period – 26 August–24 September, 2021
Where: Lady M, Shop 2203b, Level 2, Shoppes at Londoner, The Londoner Macao, Cotai Strip, Taipa, Macau
How much: Lady M Celebration of Lights Mooncake Gift Set – MOP $528
For enquiries, call +853 2855 1680