If you can stand Hong Kong’s heat and humidity, its sub-tropical climate means outdoor dining can be enjoyed year-round. Indoor restaurants can be a bit stifling with the kids in tow, so we’ve scoured the city to bring you these top outdoor brunch options in Hong Kong. Sit back, tuck in, and relish in the fact that the kids’ screams aren’t echoing off the walls!
For authentic Italian fare overlooking the Victoria Harbor, head to Bluehouse at the Rosewood Hotel. Book a coveted table outside on their terrace and enjoy a plate of their freshly-made pastas or pizzas, and don't forget to sample their amazing gelatos. They even have an amazing deli with stocked with fresh Italian products for you to take home with you.
Bluhouse, Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 38918732, https://www.rosewoodhotels.com/bluhouse
Families will love the sunny outdoor terrace space at Terrace By LQV and their curated French Mediterranean menu. The menu at the Stanley location highlights the lighter side of French cooking, with fresh vegetables, grilled meats and seafood at the forefront of the menu, prepared with olive oil instead of butter. They also only use high-quality ingredients sourced directly from France to elevate each dish. A children’s menu is available every day from noon, and a breakfast menu from 10 am on weekdays and 8 am on weekends.
Terrace By LQV, 23 Carmel Road, Shop 505, Stanley Plaza, Stanley, Hong Kong, +852 2324 9008, https://www.terracebylqv.com/
Looking for something more than your standard Sai Kung fish restaurant? Then head to Turtle By The Sea, a beautiful beachside restaurant serving up varied European fare that will satisfy everyone's cravings! From small bites featuring Korean fried chicken, mini burgers, and chicken quesadillas to brunch classics like smashed avocado, and brioche french toast and hearty mains like pan-seared salmon with arugula and ginger beer battered fish and chips, as well as an extensive salad, pizza, and pasta menu, there is something for everyone!
Turtle By The Sea, Sai Kung Waterfront, Sai Kung, +852 28862468, https://www.instagram.com/turtle.bythesea/
If you fancy a French-style brunch complete with pastries, croissants and piping hot coffee, head to Cafe Claudel. It sits right in the square in Tai Kwun, so you can watch the kids run around safely as you enjoy your meal. They are also open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, drinks and dinner.
Cafe Claudel, Shop 1, G08, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central & Western District, Hong Kong, +852 24111310, firstname.lastname@example.org, https://www.pastis.hk/cafe-claudel/
If you fancy an elevated alfresco brunch experience, head over to the rooftop of the Sheraton Tung Chung where The Sunset Grill is serving up some delicious seafood and meat options directly from the grill. There is also a great kids menu that the little ones will love complete with delicious beef sliders, fish pie and more.
The Sunset Grill, Sheraton Tung Chung, 9 Yi Tung Road, Tung Chung, Hong Kong, +852 25350025, https://www.sunsetgrill.hk/
Now under new management by The Upper House, The Continental serves up amazing breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner options that will suit every member of the family! Japanese-style eggs, healthy salads, pastas and THAT Wagyu beef burger are just some of the options on offer. Don't forget to book a table outside to enjoy a lovely meal in their lush garden.
The Continental, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, +852 39681000, https://www.thehousecollective.com/the-continental/
Madame Fu is located inside the trendy Tai Kwun development in Central, families love the 90-minute free-flow dim sum menu offered Monday - Friday from 11am to 3pm. They also have dim sum lunch, night brunch, and afternoon tea too! We love their artsy and laidback terrace overlooking the stunning revamped squire, its ideals for brunch with the girls or the kids!
Babacio is one of the latest Italian restaurants to hit the Hong Kong scene, located in the former Kytaly. This casual and family-friendly spot offers an amazing terrace overlooking Tai Kwun - Centre for Heritage and Arts. This restaurant is known for its delicious heart-shaped pizzas, but they offer so much more, from amazing pasta to delicious cold cuts and refreshing drinks!
Babacio, 5/F, Carfield Commercial Building, 77 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong+852 2808 1961, https://babacio.hk/
CARBON is a unique spot that opened in late November 2021. This huge lifestyle venue located in the heart of central offers a combo of live entertainment, health & wellness, and food culture, all in one spot! They have a 2,600 square foot rooftop lounge that is ideal for brunching (served on Sat/Sun at 12pm-5pm) with the family and taking in the views of the awesome skyscrapers of this city!
Cabana Breeze is a family-friendly and pet-friendly restaurant situated in Tung Chung T Bay's waterfront retail space. This laidback Tiki-inspired restaurant offers both indoor and alfresco dining. The menu features mouthwatering grilled seafood, along with family-favorite dishes like pizza and pasta. Make sure to check out their excellent cocktail menu too!
Cabana Breeze, Shop G-12-G15, Sheraton Tung Chung, No 9 Yi Tung Road, Tung Chung, Lantau, Hong Kong, +852 2777 8982, https://www.cabanabreeze.hk/
This sleek harbor-facing restaurant will serve you and your loved ones a selection of savory tapas and other Spanish delights like paella, croquetas, and more! The terrace has a great view of our beloved Victoria Harbour and serves authentic Spanish cuisine plus fantastic cocktails in a beautiful modern setting.
La Rambla by Catalunya, 3071-73 level 3, ifc mall, Central, Hong Kong, https://www.larambla.hk/en/home
If you're looking to escape the city for the weekend, the outlying island of Lantau is the perfect spot. A short 35-minute ferry from Central (or 50-minutes if you opt for the pet-friendly slow ferry) takes you to the sleepy town of Mui Wo. From there it's a short bus or taxi ride to Lower Cheung Sha Beach. Bathers is situated right on the beach and serves up tasty Modern English dishes, perfect for all-day dining that slowly bleed into sunset cocktails. And the best thing about this outdoor brunch spot? The kids can play on the beach right within eyesight as you dine.
Get your kids dolled up in their weekend best for Duddells’ classy brunch out on the restaurant's gorgeous terrace. Tranquil, quiet, and overflowing with leafy plants, you'll feel like you're anywhere but smack bang in the heart of Central. The made-to-order dim sum arrives fresh and plentiful, and there's the option of mamas and papas getting free-flow Veuve Cliquot bubbly. Dim sum is covered in the standard fare ranging from barbecue pork buns and shrimp dumplings to the fancier spring rolls with shrimp and black truffle.
While not technically outdoor dining, the huge front windows at Limewood are so expansive that they really open up the entire restaurant making it feel like you're dining al fresco. And if you're lucky to be sat right in the window overlooking Repulse Bay Beach, you're as good as outdoors!
The food is an eclectic mix of Caribbean, South American, Hawaiian, and Southeast Asian flavors and focuses on freshly grilled meat and seafood. But what we really get excited about is Limewood's extensive cocktail menu with fun drinks such as the Caribbean Mule, Limewood Fresca, and several Margarita choices. The perfect way to slip into the weekend while the kids keep themselves busy in the nearby playground or on the beach.
Feel like you're on holiday as you munch on lunch next to the Grand Hyatt's resort-style swimming pool situated amidst a lush garden. As the name suggests, The Grill serves up tasty grilled specialties, with its weekend brunch serving up seafood on ice, char-grilled meat and seafood, and signature homemade desserts. If you're looking to keep the kiddos entertained, opt to do a staycation at the hotel so the kids have access to the pool while you drink and dine the day away.
The Grill, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, +852 2584 7722, www.hyatt.com
Get your fill of an Irish breakfast at this pub set close to a grassy lawn where the kids can run free. The brunch menu includes all of the usual suspects: Delaney's Classic Irish Breakfast, Avocado Smash, and Eggs Benedict amongst others. You can also order off their a la carte menu which runs the gamut of casual dining including nachos, pasta, pizza, salads, and mains such as the Irish Hereford Beef Burger, Lamb Mint and Guinness Boxty, and Chicken Schnitzel.
The restaurant is huge, occupying several floors with function rooms, a Kids Party Room for birthdays, and the popular outdoor terrace overlooking the Lamma Channel. Delaney's is the epitome of casual, weekend brunching and is the ideal spot to catch a sports match while the kids meet up with their friends and run around Cyberport.
Treasure Island Restaurant & Bar is a family favorite with locals and visitors alike. This restaurant is located in the former Mavericks and offers a completely revamped food and drinks menu. The menu has a huge range of vegetarian and vegan dishes along with traditional beach favorites, like juicy burgers. Have a day with the kids at Pui O beach and head over to the restaurant for some brunch. They are only open from Friday to Sunday!
Treasure Island Restaurant & Bar, Pui O Beach, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, +852 2546 3543, www.treasureislandhk.com/tig-restaurant
While roadside dining may not be your idea of the ideal outdoor brunch, Wooloomooloo Steakhouse situated right on Tsim Sha Tsui East's bustling waterfront promenade, does have its charm. The prime cuts of beef are some of the best in the city, the service is excellent, and it's a great spot to sit and watch the world go by.
Wooloomooloo's 3-course brunch menu is available on weekends and public holidays from 11:45am to 3pm for only HK$248 per person, plus a special price (HK$65) on house Prosecco or Bloody Maries. The menu changes weekly, but expect a soup, choice of appetizer (such as Crab Cakes or a Cobb Salad), and a choice of a main course (Eggs Benedict, Slow Roasted Lamb Rack, or Pan Seared Seabass Fillet are examples).
Whether you're having breakfast, lunch, or dinner, Feather & Bone is a firm favorite in Hong Kong. One of their largest outlets is at the popular OP Mall, conveniently located just above the Tsuen Wan MTR station, and seats up to 70 diners with space for 70 more on the waterfront terrace. This expansive outdoor area is largely shaded by big umbrellas, meaning that you can dine in relative comfort even during the summer months (if you can take the humidity!).
The breakfast menu serves up traditional brekky dishes from Down Under such as Smashed Avo, Bacon & Egg Baps, Steak & Eggs, and Spice Crab Crumpet. Didn't get the family out of the house in time for breakfast? Feather & Bone's lunch menu has an All Day Breakfast section in addition to their lunch staples.
The terrace at Maison Libanaise, located in the heart of Soho, is one of our top picks for casual, outdoor family dining. The atmosphere is super relaxed, the food is always tasty, the staff is superb, and the prices won't break the bank.
Tuck into an array of salads, hot and cold mezze (Hummus, Pan-Fried Halloumi, Falafel), before digging into the larger dishes (Chargrilled Chicken Skewers, Roasted Cauliflower, and Eggplant Moussaka).
Housed in a 19th-century historical building, The Peak Lookout is full of character and history with spectacular views to boot. Tire the kids out with a walk up the Morning Trail or around the Peak, then reward the whole family with a delicious brunch out in the open garden overlooking the South China Sea. We also love that the front outdoor section of the restaurant is pet-friendly!
The Peak Lookout's menu is fairly eclectic, with plenty of Western fare (soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers), an Asian section (think Hainan Chicken Rice and Korean Pork Lettuce Wraps), Curry and Tandoori dishes, Pasta and Risottos, and finally, an International Grill section. For those looking to extend brunch into the evening, there are cheese boards, Cuban cigars, and an extensive wine and cocktail list.
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