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Family-Friendly Guide To Kennedy Town With Kids

Things To Do In Kennedy Town

Family Friendly Guide To Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

Kennedy Town is the seamless melting pot of old and new, and one of the hottest neighborhoods in Hong Kong! With MTR access, its easy to get to this waterfront haven of international food, spacious playgrounds and playrooms, modern restaurants, historical architecture, and local and international culture. K-Town offers a little something for the whole family. Go West!

  • Lo Pan Temple, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

    HISTORY OF KENNEDY TOWN:

    The beauty of Kennedy Town lies in its harmony of old and new, local and expat. Look out for funky low-rises from the '60's, medicinal tea shops, Cha Chaan Teng, and more. Mini history enthusiasts will cherish the stunning Lo Pan Temple which was erected in 1884 for the patron saint of Chinese builders and contractors. Continue your history lesson by walking along the WWII remains at the Mount Davis Path. To learn even more about the fort ruins and secret bunkers, try the talks and walks tour with Jason Wordie or Walk Hong Kong’s WW2 Walking Tour.

     

    Lo Pan Temple, 15 Ching Lin Terrace, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2802 2880

    Jason Wordie’s Talks And Walks, +852 9805 5501, enquire@talksandwalks.hkwww.talksandwalks.hk

    Walk Hong Kong, +852 9187 8641, walks@walkhongkong.comwww.walkhongkong.com

  • Kennedy Town Swimming Pool, Hong Kong

    THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN KENNEDY TOWN:

    For a splashing good time, head over to the Kennedy Town swimming pool which includes heated indoor pools, an outdoor pool overlooking the Victoria Harbor, and a fun children’s pool, for enjoyment all year long! When kids need to burn off energy and parents want to relax, try a picnic at Belcher Bay Park – where the whole fam will enjoy the huge playground and grassy lawns. Or try the playground on Forbes Street, then cool down with ice cream and waffles at Summer Ice. For a little taste of old Hong Kong, hop on the tram directly in front of the Forbes Street Playground and head to town - always a hit for little and big adventurers! Rainy days call for FunZone, an extraordinary play space for toddlers and kids! Tiny tots will love the dinosaur-themed soft play area at the Smithfield Playroom, while mini-chefs will appreciate Sesame Kitchen’s classes which include gluten-free and vegan cuisines!

     

    Kennedy Town Swimming Pool, 2 Sai Cheung Street North, Kennedy Town, +852 2817 7973, Click Here For Schedule!

    Belcher Bay Park, Opposite at No. 38 Kennedy Town Praya, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2853 2575, https://www.lcsd.gov.hk/clpss/en/webApp/Facility/Details.do?ftid=26&did=1

    Summer Ice, Shop D, G/f, Full Harvest Building, No. 6-18 Hau Wo Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 5541 0655, www.summerice.business.siteOpen Daily 12:30am – 11:00pm

    Forbes Street Playground, Forbes Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, (Kennedy Town MTR Station, Exit C), Click Here!

    Smithfield Playroom, 4/f, Smithfield Municipal Services Building, 12K Smithfield, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2855 7321, www.lcsd.gov.hk/clpss/en/webApp/Facility/Details.do?ftid=15&did=1

    Sesame Kitchen, Room A, 21/F, Yiuga Factory Building, No. 62 Victoria Road, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2884 1299, yummy@foodcraft.hkwww.foodcraft.hk/collections/classes

    Pirate Ship Playground, HKU MTR Station, Exit B2, walk straight toward the sea to Central Western District Promenade, Click Here!

  • Kennedy Town Waterfront Is the Place To Take Amazing Pictures In Hong Kong

    DAD AND KIDS OUTINGS: Things To In Kennedy Town

    Head over to the tram station where you can cruise on the ding ding - a sure winner every time! Lo Pan Temple is a cultural option in the area dedicated to Hong Kong's carpenters and builders. For a memento of your dad + mini-me day, snap some photos at the wonderful waterfront to catch the sunset and your smiles!

     

    HK Tramways, +852 2118 6338, enquiry@hktramways.comwww.hktramways.com

    Lo Pan Temple, 15 Ching Lin Terrace, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2802 2880

  • Waterfront Adventures In Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

    KENNEDY TOWN WATERFRONT THINGS TO DO:

    Kennedy Town is home to one of the last remaining undeveloped strips of waterfront in Hong Kong, but perhaps not for long. For a unique only-in-HK adventure, grab the kids' scooters and head to a newly developed area of Kennedy Town, the Western PCWA Landing no. 1. Although it doesn't have a great name, this is a great place to take the kids for a fun outdoor adventure. Other than a fun trip there are also many waterfront cafes and lunching spots to take the kids!

    Western PCWA Landing no. 1, Sai Wan, Hong Kong, Open 24 hours

  • Breakfast And Brunch Spots For Kids In Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

    FAMILY-FRIENDLY BREAKFAST IN KENNEDY TOWN:

    Early risers will love Waffling Beans especially since they specialize in scrumptious and savory waffles as their name suggests. But if you can’t resist the smell of freshly baked baguettes, croissants, coffees and pastries, then head over to Maison Keyser for an authentic artisanal French breakfast. And while a sit-down breakfast is lovely, sometimes families need a quick take-away for those rushed mornings (we’ve all been there) – The Cofftea Shop will give mums and dads their much needed caffeine-boost while kiddos can munch on their sandwiches and muffins on the go.

     

    Waffling Beans, G/F, Shop 9C, New Fortune House, 4-8 North Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2855 8890, info@wafflingbeans.comwww.facebook.com/wafflingbeans/Open Tuesday-Thursday 12pm – 8:30pm, Friday 12pm – 10pm, Saturday-Sunday 10am-10pm (Closed Mondays)

    Maison Keyser, 11 Davis Street, Kennedy Town, +852 2577 1980, www.maison-kayser.com.hkOpen Weekdays 7am – 8:30pm, Weekends and Holidays 7:30am – 8:30pm

    The Cofftea Shop, Shop H, 78-86 Catchick Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 9104 2404, www.facebook.com/thecoffteashop/Open Daily 8am – 6pm

    Winstons Coffee, Shop 8, The Hudson, 11 Davis Street, Hong Kong, +852 2697 1878, www.winstonscoffee.com, Open every day at 7am

  • Family Friendly Restaurants In Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

    FAMILY-FRIENDLY RESTAURANTS IN KENNEDY TOWN:

    To appeal to the tastes of our little worldly-citizens, K Town has something for every liking – Mama Malouf for traditional Lebanese, Mexican tacos at 11 Westside, Aziza for scrumptious Egyptian cuisine, or seafood favorites at Catch. If you’re in the mood for some soul-food, then indulge with Piccolo’s brick-oven pizzas or Alvy’s sourdough pizzas! Families who love games will love chilling out at the board game café – Wheat and Wood. Looking for a laid-back brunch or a buy-one-get-one deal for a big family? K-Town Bar & Grill and Jaspas have weekend brunches as well as generous weekly BOGO deals. Or head to Little Creatures for the area's family-friendly brewery/restaurant!

     

    Mama Malouf, G/F, 93 Catchick Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2817 3828, reservations@mamamalouf.hkwww.mamamalouf.hkOpening Hours Mon-Thurs 5-10:30pm, Fri 6- 10:30pm, Saturday/Sunday/Public Holidays 11-3pm, 6pm-10:30pm

    11 Westside, 1/F, The Hudson, 11 Davis Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong (Kennedy Town MTR Station, Exit C – Restaurant entry from the alley next to Eric Kayser, walk up the staircase), www.11westside.comOpen Daily 11am – 11pm

    Aziza, Shop D, G/f, 28 Hau Wo Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 3462 2844, booking@aziza.com.hkOpen Tues-Fri 12-3pm/6-10pm, Weekends

    Catch, G/F, 95 Catchick St, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2855 1289, www.catch.hkOpen Mon-Thurs 12pm-3pm/5pm-10:30pm, Friday 12pm-3pm/6pm-10:30pm, Weekends 9am-4:15pm/6-10:30pm, PH 10am-4:15pm/6-10:30pm 

    Piccolo Kennedy Town, Shop 1E, Davis Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2824 3000, Open daily 12pm – 10pm

    Alvys, 8 Holland St, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, 852 2312 2996, info@alvys.hkwww.facebook.com/AlvysHK/

    Wheat and Wood, Shop 6, Ground Floor, Brilliant Court, 28 Praya, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, + 852 2399 0433, www.wheatandwood.com

    K Town Bar & Grill, G7 & G8, G/F Sincere Western House, 44 Forbes Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2855 1368, ktown.bar@casteloconcepts.comwww.casteloconcepts.com/our-venues/k-town-bar-amp-grill

    Jaspas Kennedy Town, Commercial Unit B, G/F, Manhattan Heights, 83 Catchick St, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2872 0823, jaspas.kt@casteloconcepts.comwww.casteloconcepts.com/our-venues/jaspas-kennedy-townOpen Daily 8am – late

    Café Siam, G/F, 38 Forbes Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2855 0810, ktown@cafesiam.com.hk, www.cafesiam.com.hk

  • Grocery Shopping In Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

    GROCERY SHOPPING IN KENNEDY TOWN:

    K-Town is packed with specialty grocers, plus there's Fusion and Wellcome for everything else! For an eco-friendly, instagram-worthy grocery experience, head to Slowood for clean ingredients, organic products, and zero waste shopping. Looking for fresh veggies delivered straight to your door? The Fresh Grower receives airflown fresh quality vegetables from New Zealand twice a week and offers free delivery for orders over $400 HKD. FoodCraft, another online store and local to Kennedy Town, provides allergy-free wholesome foods, locally baked and cooked items, as well as natural cleaning products. If you’re looking go give your immunity a boost with ayurvedic supplements, superfoods, or protein powders then Spicebox Organics will have you covered. Asian spices and fresh quality coconut can be found at local favorite, Shing Fat Coconut & Spices.

     

    Slowood, Shop 1-3, G/F, The Hudson 11 Davis Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2818 0203, www.slowood.hk, Open Sun-Thurs 10am-10pm, Fri-Sat 10am-11pm 

    FoodCraft, Room A, 16/F, Yiuga Factory Building, 62 Victoria Road, Kennedy Town, +852 2884 1299yummy@foodcraft.hkwww.foodcraft.hk

    Spicebox Organics Kennedy Town, 39-45 Hau Wo Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2191 0886, www.spiceboxorganics.comOpen Mon-Sat 8am-8pm, Sun/Public Holidays 11am-8pm

    Shing Fat Coconut & Spices, G/F, 48-49 Praya Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2572 7725, Open Mon-Sat 8am-6:30pm

    FusionUnit A, G/F, Manhattan Heights, No 83 Cachick Street, Sai Wan, Hong Kong, +852 2855 1277, Open Daily 8am-10pm

    Wellcome, The Westwood, 8 Belcher's St, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2542 7174, www.wellcome.com.hkOpen Daily 7:30am-11pm

  • Yoga And Fitness In Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

    FITNESS AND YOGA CLASSES IN KENNEDY TOWN:

    For those looking for a boutique yoga studio, Lemon Drop is a favorite and offers a wide range of classes in an airy, naturally-lit space! Crossfit fanatics are heading to the 2500 sq/ft of training space at Crossfit Cavaliers - the area's first studio of its kind. If you want to zoom in on getting that six-pack, try the pilates-inspired abs class at AbsFocus.

     

    Lemon Drop, Room 2515, Hong Kong Plaza, 188 Connaught Road West, Sai Wan, Hong Kong, +852 9176 5153, lemondropstudiohk@gmail.com, www.ldshk.com

    Crossfit Cavaliers, G/F, 533-537 Queen’s Road West, Shek Tong Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 2573 1180, info@crossfitcavaliers.comwww.crossfitcavaliers.com

    AbsFocus, Room 2515, Hong Kong Plaza, 188 Connaught Road West, Shek Tong Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 5112 5716, www.absfocus.com

    Aeria, Shop 2, G/f Cadogan, 37A Cadogan Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 9165 0151, contact@aeriastudiohk.com, www.aeriastudiohk.com

    GO24 Fitness Kennedy Town, G/F Wah Po Building No1, New Praya, Kennedy Town, +852 6778 3381, www.go24fitness.com

  • SHOPPING IN KENNEDY TOWN:

    There is some great shopping to be had in Kennedy Town! The Westwood will have your whole family sorted with stores like Dr. Kong, a Math Concept Learning Center, and ballet classes for kids at the Shelly De Mozz Jazz & Ballet Academy. If you’re in need of some presents for your next kid’s party, check out Rabbit n Radish for all your favorite baby and kid essentials, toys, and gifts.

     

    The Westwood, Belcher's St, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2542 7238, info@belchermo.com.hkwww.belcher.com.hk

    Rabbit n Raddish, G / F, 4A1, Ocean Garden, 2 Katsie Street, Kennedy Town, +852 2855 7255, rabbitnradish@gmail.comwww.rabbitnradish.com

  • Date Night Restaurants In Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

    DATE NIGHT IN KENNEDY TOWN:

    Shoreditch is a trendy British gastro lounge and ideal if you fancy a steak or two! Dial up the romance at the speakeasy, The Wilshire – equipped with a secret entrance and craft cocktails. Then when you’re hungry, just walk to the connected restaurant, 11 Westside, for authentic and delicious Mexican cuisine!  For desserts that are as artsy as they are tasty, Cobo House is a must – try the deep fried tofu ice cream paired with a brownie waffle.  Chino is perfect for a modern and fresh take on Mexican with a Japanese influence. For Francophiles, Comptoir offers a private wine tasting room as well as incredible French cuisine. If you want to add a little twist to your date night, try the resto-bar Missy Ho's – which has a dress-up closet and wigs for a little more fun! After dinner, settle into a foot massage at Halite Foot Massage.

     

    Shoreditch, 18 Catchick Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2242 3777, www.shoreditch.hk, Open Daily 11:30am-12am

    11 Westside, 1/F, The Hudson, 11 Davis Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong (Kennedy Town MTR Station, Exit C – Restaurant entry from the alley next to Eric Kayser, walk up the staircase), www.11westside.comOpen Daily 11am – 11pm

    The Wilshire, 1/f, 11 Davis St, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, www.11westside.com/wilshire

    Cobo House, G/F & 1/F, 8-12 South Lane, Sai Wan, Hong Kong (HKU MTR Station, Exit B2), +852 2656 3088, info@cobohouse.comwww.cobohouse.comOpen Weekdays 12-3pm/6-11pm, Weekends 12pm-11pm

    Chino, 1B-1C New Praya, Tung Fat Building, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2606 0588, www.chinorestaurant.comOpen Tues-Sun 6pm-12am

    Comtoir, 42 Forbes Street, Sai Wan, Hong Kong, +852 2453 9873, www.pastis.hk/comptoirOpen Daily 11:30am-11pm

    Missy Ho’s, Shop G9, G/F, Sincere Western House, 48 Forbes St, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2817 3808, mattjeyam@missyhos.comwww.casteloconcepts.comOpen Mon-Sun 12pm-11pm

    Halite Foot Massage, Shop 9, G/F, 4-16 Hill Road, Yip Cheung Building, Sai Wan, Hong Kong, +852 2777 1101, www.halitehk.com

  • Coworking Spaces In Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

    CO-WORKING SPACES IN KENNEDY TOWN:

    Whether you are launching a business or already in operations, there are plenty of options in Kennedy Town to set-up in a co-working space. The Hive goes the extra mile – along with private offices and meeting rooms, they also feature a Sound Sauna for meditation, a portrait studio for photographers, and an indoor garden room! Maker Hive is a workshop and workspace combined for designers and makers to work creatively – equipment such as laser cutters can be rented out. The Desk offers a modern space that allows ample space for work and networking, as well as various desk packages to meet unique needs.

     

    The Hive, 6/F, Cheung Hing Industrial Building, 12P Smithfield Road, Kennedy Town, Hong kong, +852 2448 9830, kennedytown@thehive.com.hkwww.thehivekennedytown.com.hk,

    Maker Hive, 10/F, Cheung Hing Building, 12P Smithfield Road, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2448 9033, contact@makerhive.com.hkwww.makerhive.com.hk

    The Desk, G/F, 511 Queen’s Road W, Sai Wan, Hong Kong, +852 3892 2320, www.thedesk.com.hk

  • Schools In Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

    SCHOOLS IN KENNEDY TOWN:

    Pre-school seeking families will appreciate the quality education offered at the Woodland Pre-school in Kennedy Town.  For Primary and Secondary, options include prominent schools such as the ESF Kennedy School and The Harbour School. For special needs, behavioral education and beyond - check out the Jadis Blurton Family Development Centre. For a new take on learning, Wilderness International Kindergarten takes an innovative approach by allowing kids to connect to nature every day along with the IB-PYB curriculum and Reggio Emilia inspired learning.

     

    Woodland Kennedy Town Pre-school, G/F-2/F, Hau Wo Building, 3C Davis Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2817 2011, kennedytown@wotodlandschools.comwww.woodlandschools.com/our-schools/kennedy-town

    ESF Kennedy School, 19 Sha Wan Drive, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, +852 2579 5600, office@kennedy.edu.hkwww.kennedy.edu.hk

    The Harbour School, 2/F, 23 Belcher’s Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2816, 5222, info@ths.edu.hkhttp://www.ths.edu.hk

    Jadis Burton Family Development Centre, 19/F, Kennedy Town Centre, 23 Belcher’s Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2869 1962, info@blurton-fdc.comwww.blurton-fdc.com

    Wilderness International Kindergarten, G/F, Po Tak Mansion, 85 Smithfield Road, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2595 9066, admissions@wilderness.asiahttp://www.wilderness.asia

  • How To Get To Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

    HOW TO GET TO KENNEDY TOWN AND MTR EXITS:

    Speed to Central in 10 minutes from Kennedy Town's very own MTR stop! And with 20+ buses, the tram, and taxis in the area, there's a direct route to this mecca of cool from anywhere in HK. As it's relatively concentrated, Kennedy Town is a great place to explore on foot with the fam – giving you a chance to slow down and enjoy all the sights and restaurants along the way!

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