Get out and about with baby! Hong Kong has a slew of amazing restaurants and coffee shops where you can meet and greet other parents with babies in tow. We have gathered the top picks for organizing moms’ meet-ups, a playdate with friends, or a date with your baby. Stroll, sip, and enjoy your time with your little one! Check out the Little Steps guide to baby and infant-friendly coffee shops in Hong Kong!
Origami is an exquisite, flowing space located on the rooftop of Kai Tak Cruise Terminal. It has both, a stunning indoor and outdoor playroom and offers fun for children of all ages. Babies under 12 months are free of charge. However, the adults are required to have a minimum spend of HK$100, which won't be hard to do given the mouth-watering delicacies prepared by their Michelin starred chef. A must-visit cafe in town!
There’s a lot to love about Stanley – it’s a safe little haven to let the kiddos blow off steam, while moms and dads can enjoy stylish dining along the restaurant strip, taking in pretty views of the water. There's also Stanley Plaza's cozy cafes and go-to franchise restaurants, not to mention the cool pirate ship playground smack-dab in the middle of the spacious square!
Stanley Plaza, 23 Carmel Road, Stanley, +852 2813 4623, www.stanleyplaza.com
Artisan cheeses, gourmet coffees, boutique wines, and hand-crafted bread is even better with a beach nearby! Classified at the Pulse in Repulse Bay is perfect for sunshine days. After a stroll on Repulse Bay beach, drop into Classified on Level 1 for a snack or meal that everyone will enjoy. Kiddos get their own all-day set menu for HK$60, and can choose from kid favorites including fish fingers, baked potatoes, mac 'n cheese, and more, with a glass of milk or juice.
Classified Repulse Bay, Shop no. 107 1/F The Pulse, 28 Beach Road, Hong Kong, +852 2351 3454, www.classifiedfood.com
Tucked away in the old town of Sai Kung, Little Cove is a coffee-lovers paradise. It's also great for mom meet-ups and you will often find parents gathering after school drop-off, and the place fills up on weekends with families. Kids love the babycinos, cookies and kid-friendly all-day breakfast options, while moms love the casual, laid-back vibe, easy access and healthy foods. Did we mention the coffee is really good?
Little Cove Espresso, Sai Kung Town Villa Block A, Siu Yat Building Block A, Shop 1+2, G/F, Sai Kung Hoi Pong Square, Sai Kung, Hong Kong, +852 6397 0875, www.facebook.com/littlecoveespresso
Zaks offers alfresco dining, just a short ferry ride from Central! This is the largest restaurant on the waterfront in DB, so you'll have plenty of room to stretch out with the kids (and all their gear). There's something to eat for everyone, including a varied kid's menu with all the faves and ice cream for dessert. Other perks are a play area for kids outside, a nearby beach, and a free ferry ride back to Central.
Zaks, Shop G04, Block A, DB Plaza, Discovery Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, +852 3018 0819, email@example.com, www.casteloconcepts.com/our-venues/zaks
At St. Barts Clearwater Bay, you can have your brekkie, brunch, lunch, or dinner indoors, or have a posh al fresco experience. They have a delicious under-12 kids menu and the outdoor garden is a gorgeous little haven for the kids to chase the butterflies. This is a great location if you want to catch up with the girls over lunch or have an early dinner in a chic environment with your hubby, where it is totally ok to bring the baby carriage.
St Barts Clearwater Bay, Shop 1, G/F Retail Block of Mount Pavilia, 663 Clearwater Bay Road, Choi Hung, Hong Kong, +852 2791 1189, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.casteloconcepts.com/our-venues/st.-barts-clear-water-bay
Baumhaus is everything families in Hong Kong are looking for! A place where children learn and families come together. There is plenty of room to spread those wings with an impressive space spanning a whopping 2,700 square feet. Creative classes, a play area plus a coffee lounge, what more do you need?
Baumhaus Wan Chai, 1/F Kar Yau Building, 36-44 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 2321 5898, www.baumhaus.com.hk
This café will have the kids smiling from ear to ear while swinging from side to side – at whichever location you choose to go. Little ones will love jumping in the ball pits, adventuring through the climbing areas, and learning at their STEM zone. After running and jumping around with the tots, refuel those tummies at their restaurant, which serves a delicious selection of health-centric foods like roasted spring chicken, a teriyaki silver, and mouth-watering salads, soups and appetizers. This baby-friendly café, best for kids under seven years, will keep the whole family happy.
Mr. Tree Lai Chi Kok, 1/F, D2 Place Two, 15 Cheung Shun Street, Lai Chi Kok, Hong Kong, +852 3184 0033, www.facebook.com/Mr.Tree38HK
Mr. Tree Causeway Bay, Room 1501-1505, 15/F, Fort Royal, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 3619 0633, www.facebook.com/Mr.Tree38HK
Whether or not you are shopping for new home furniture, the Tree Café is a perfect spot for an afternoon pick-me-up. If you’re feeling a bit peckish, their comforting savory bites such as sandwiches, pastas, and salads will do the trick. With vegetarian and gluten-free options available, they can accommodate special diets too. Little ones can feel like mini grownups with their babyccino, banana and mini cupcake in between playtime at their kids’ corner. Make the day complete with their sweet TREEts, all freshly baked in-house.
Tree Café, 28/F, Elevators L11-12, Horizon Plaza, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong, +852 2870 1586, tree.com.hk, Open Daily 10:30am - 7pm