Happy Valley is best known for its thrilling races and beautiful residential developments, but the fun doesn’t stop there! Explore family style with the help of this jam-packed Little Steps Guide to Happy Valley. From races to playgrounds and from local nibbles to fine dining eateries, Happy Valley does its name proud!
Happy Valley Recreation Ground has acres of grassland for kiddos to roam around, ride scooters, and engage in football, rugby, hockey, as well as a small running track. The Happy Wednesday event boasts food, drinks, music, and games for adults who want to loosen up for some mid-week fun. The F11 Photographic Museum also holds various photo exhibitions which is open for visits by appointment.
Happy Valley offers heaps of places to be one with nature. The pedestrian-only, flat and mostly shaded Bowen Road Trail is a paradise for runners, while the scenic Tai Tam Family Walk is best for family. Alternatively, hit up Wong Nai Chung Reservoir Park for an awesome paddle boat session, complete with lush greenery, wildlife and interesting nooks during a relaxing sunny day.
The charming neighborhood is brimming with dining establishments. Amigo Restaurant's fine French cuisine and the romantic vibe are simply the best for a celebratory occasion. Saint Germain with make you feel right at home with casual chatter and background jazz. As for casual dining, Classified and Jaspas will do the trick.
Eat like a local. Cheong Kee tucked inside Wong Nai Chung Cooked Food Center has heavenly thick toasts that are voted some of the best in the city. Dig into juicy yet extremely affordable steaks HK style at Happy Valley Steak House. Get your dim sum fix at Dim Sum The Art Of Chinese Tit Bits or Moon Koon Restaurant.
The convenient community has a host of grocery stores for you to stock up on staples and necessities, including Fusion, Marketplace by Jason's, Pacific Gourmet and more. For a fine bottle of wine, grab a bottle at the range of cellars like Schmidt Vinothek, Ponti Wine Cellar or Watson's Wine Cellar. King's Bakery is the place to go for Hong Kong style pastries and bread, while the best croissants can be found at Maison Eric Kayser.
Kick back and go for a relaxing massage! Fun Feet, specializing in reflexology, boasts two branches in Happy Valley. Happy Foot takes care of your massaging and beauty needs with various services and mani-pedi services at a reasonable price. Your furry friends will probably need a pamper session too! Book them up at The Pet House for all kinds of grooming.