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Tseung Kwan O Neighborhood Family Guide

Where To Explore, Eat, Shop And Play In Tseung Kwan O

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Tseung Kwan O is one of the most family-friendly residential districts in Hong Kong; easily accessed by transportation, and is surrounded by a good number of local and international schools alike. Many families nowadays rave about the perks of living in TKO. Covering 4 stations on the MTR purple line, here’s a great list of what you can find in this largely stretched neighborhood on this side of Hong Kong. In this guide you will find the best cafés, restaurants, places to shop and our favorite indoor and outdoor activities!

  • The Alchemist Cafe TKO

    Best Cafés To Grab A Coffee In Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong

    Where To Have Coffee? - TKO Neighborhood Family Guide

    Check out our curated list below of the best cafes in TKO. Many of which are dog-friendly!

    • The Alchemist Café - Situated at TKO's famous sports complex Hong Kong Velodrome, hungry athletes and families alike love coming to The Alchemist Café. This spot is inspired by the theme of travel and culture. Tourism books and periodicals are set up on the shelf for reading. There is a “future postal service,” corner which allows you to send your future self or loved ones a letter. How awesome and unique!
    • Beans In The Backyard - With a few branches set up in various areas all over Hong Kong, this venue in Popcorn Mall features casual backyard dining that includes delicious snacks, sweet treats, and light meals to pair with a good cup of joe.
    • Fleur - A perfect place to visit after strolling along the promenade where you can sit in one of Fleur’s comfortable couches and sip on their famous charcoal latte. Do check out their all-day breakfast menu to go with your caffeine.
    • GoNuts - Backed by the team behind HeySoNuts, this is a one-of-a-kind coffee shop that has a great coffee and dessert menu. You can also find a good selection of craft beer provided by Once You Go Craft.
    • Hooman House - Another pet-friendly spot from the Hooman Group delivers this wonderfully designed café and cha chaan teng vibe to TKO.
    • Stay With Café - This elegantly comfy space is an all-day breakfast café that also welcomes dogs.
    • Urban Coffee Roaster - Offering a wonderful selection of premium coffees that comes along with a menu of delectable fusion Western-Japanese cuisine.
  • Route 99 Restaurant Hong Kong

    Best Restaurants To Eat With Family Or Friends In Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong

    Where To Eat And Drink? - TKO Neighborhood Family Guide

    Tseung Kwan O has a large selection of restaurants that can be found on almost every corner, either in a mall or right by its breathtaking waterfront. There are so many choices! Here are some of our favorites.

    • Amare Bistro & Wine - A local favorite for families especially those with pets! Best to come after a stroll by the waterfront which is where this Italian restaurant is located.
    • Burger Friends Forever - In the mood for a burger? This is the place to visit to satisfy your burger cravings.
    • Café Bohème - With its funky graffiti interior and delicious pizza menu, give this restaurant a visit.
    • Chilli Lime - Looking for a little bit of spice in your meal? With a mix of Indian and Thai dishes on its menu (not to mention delicious vegetarian and seafood choices), this restaurant is perfect for groups who have different food palettes, and cravings and for those that can't decide on a cuisine to feast on for the evening!
    • Cielo - The ultimate spot for a date night! Found in Crowne Plaza on the eastern side of Tseung Kwan O, there is a rooftop and an alfresco dining area with beautiful views.
    • District 8 - Located by the TKO Waterfront is a beautiful Parisian bistro perfect for family weekend brunches, celebrations or for a romantic evening. Serving delicious bistro favorites that comes with a savory wine menu.
    • Dough Bros - Grab your favorite slice at this cool new spot!
    • First Love - A neighborhood favorite providing us with amazing Taiwanese dishes. First Love is also one of the few Taiwanese barbecue restaurants in town!
    • Griddy's Waffles & Cocktails - Who loves waffles? We do! Here's another favorite location for an amazing all-day breakfast eatery for the family.
    • JOMO - The name stands for the "Joy of Missing Out" and is one of the go-to restaurants in the district. This hangout also comes with a gym, so it is not just your typical neighborhood restaurant. A fantastic place to go to for a healthy delicious meal after completing a workout!
    • Madira - A modern Indian-European-inspired bistro, has a delicious selection guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds.
    • Oolaa - A family favorite in Hong Kong, is an excellent addition to the Tseung Kwan O dining scene.
    • Pastis Tapas - Yup! You've read it! Tseung Kwan O has a tapas spot serving us with some delicious meat, seafood and vegetarian tapas selections.
    • Pici - A local favorite all over Hong Kong, you can never go wrong with a large plate of pasta.
    • The Pizza Pig - Another family favorite pizza spot, equipped with indoor and outdoor seats, perfect to also enjoy a meal with our fur friends.
    • Route 99 - A family favorite, pet-friendly American diner that also has an impressive menu for dogs.
  • Public Swimming Pool TKO

    Indoor & Outdoor Activities In Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong

    Things To Do - TKO Neighborhood Family Guide

    One thing's for sure is that you'll never get bored of visiting TKO. There's so many things to do from hikes to swimming pools to ice rinks, we have it all here:

    • Tseung Kwan O Waterfront Park - Stretching from Tseung Kwan O to Lohas Park, this is a lovely place to go either for a stroll, for a bike ride or a scooter run with the kids. With a beautiful view of the harbor, it is also quite close to TKO's residential buildings, shopping malls and restaurants.
    • Wan Po Road Pet Garden - Found on the south side of the waterfront park, this is Hong Kong's largest pet park where you can find almost every single dog breed in the city! The pet garden is split into three areas: two to accommodate the size of our furry pals both large and small and one for our extroverted four-legged friends on playdates.
    • Tseung Kwan O Swimming Pool - One of the best public swimming facilities in the city with an epic number of 8 pools that include fun water slides and water pistols. For more details, click here.
    • Hong Kong Velodrome Park - Takes up an impressive 5.3 hectares of land which includes a lawn terrace, a skatepark, an amphitheater, a jogging track, a climbing wall, various children's play areas, indoor leisure and sports facilities and more... you name it!
    • TKO Spot Field - Head to this shopping mall and walk up to the roof to play on its one-of-a-kind outdoor sports park geared up with sports from Decathlon. For more details click here. 
    • Little Hawaii Waterfall Trail - This trail is considered as one of the easiest trails in Hong Kong. With smooth slopes, it is perfect for a relaxing family hike. The trail itself runs between Tseung Kwan O and Tseng Lan Shue, best accessed from Metro City. For more information, click here.
    • Tseung Kwan O Public Library - Located just a few steps away from The TKO Swimming Pool, this beautifully designed building has an amazing selection of books ready to be borrowed!
    • Namco - Located in PopCorn Mall, Namco is a fun Japanese Game Center where lots of families love to spend their weekend afternoons in.
    • Clearwater Bay Beach - Easy to get to via minibus from either TKO station or Hang Hau station.
    • Docodoco - An addition to the Namco Game Center in TKO, you can find this amazing indoor digital experience in Lohas Park. Click here for more details.
    • The Lohas Ice Rink - Hong Kong's first and largest environmentally-friendly ice rink can be found right here! Also check out our Little Steps guide here.
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    Unique Shops And Malls In Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong

    Where To Shop? - TKO Neighborhood Family Guide

    Tseung Kwan O has a large selection of shopping malls found on every corner ready for you to shop til you drop!

    • Tseung Kwan O Plaza - A two-story shopping mall with a large selection of restaurants, tutorial learning centers and a Jumping Gym USA for an indoor afternoon of fun.
    • PopCorn Mall - PopCorn Mall is centrally located in the heart of Tseung Kwan O which also provides a convenient access to public transportation.
    • TKO Spot - A community mall which has a lot of local stores and restaurants but its most famous one is the largest Decathlon in Hong Kong equipped with its very own outdoor sports park.
    • Metro City Plaza (MCP) - One of the largest shopping complexes in East Kowloon.
    • East Point - Located next to a private housing estate in Hang Hau. Local residents flock to this side to get some shopping done.

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