Top 5 Things To Do At Stanley Plaza With Kids In Hong Kong

Restaurants, Things To Do, And Places To Shop In Rain Or Shine At Stanley Plaza, Hong Kong

Looking every bit at the swanky south side starlet, Stanley Plaza has become a go-to destination for families with kids.  Outdoor eating, coffee meet-ups for moms and dads, a fabulous playground, ongoing events, and loads of great shopping opportunities – this destination is set to become the hottest spot south of Shek O.

Prepare to be amazed by the array of exciting facilities awaiting you at Stanley Plaza. The centerpiece is a captivating pirate-ship-shaped children’s playground, perfect for little adventurers to embark on thrilling imaginary voyages. As you explore further, you’ll discover a magnificent 300-seat amphitheater boasting breathtaking sea views—a picturesque setting for live performances and cherished family moments. Plus, the plaza offers an abundance of cozy cafes and restaurants with inviting alfresco seating, inviting you to relax and savor delectable delights.

Stanley Plaza has become a magnetic destination for both residents and tourists seeking a leisurely and al fresco dining and shopping experience, all against the backdrop of stunning Stanley Bay views. Indulge your senses in specialty coffee, gourmet food and wine shops, and a delightful assortment of culinary havens. However, the true gem in Stanley Plaza’s crown is its vibrant piazza, a hub of activity catering to families and their beloved pets. The glass-canopied open-air amphitheater, with its 300-seat capacity, creates a lively atmosphere for entertainment, while the playful pirate ship-themed playground ensures endless fun for the little ones.

Get ready to experience the allure of the revamped Stanley Plaza, where entertainment, dining, and breathtaking views combine to create an unforgettable destination for all.

  • Dough Bros Stanley


    DOUGH BROS *Pizza Pick-Up + Amazing Doughnuts (Located In Front Of Playground In Stanley, Hong Kong)

    Dough Bros is every child's dream destination for food and sweets with its cult-followed doughnuts (Oreo, Nutella, and more) and its incredible pizza (including kids' pies at affordable pricing).  You can pick up pizza, have a play at the Playground, and then chow that doughnut down for dessert.  Perfection!

    TERRACE BY LQV *Terrace Views And Delicious Treats (Located At The Top Of The Stanley Plaza)

    Families will love the sunny outdoor terrace space 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. Signature dishes include Vegetable Tian, a Mediterranean vegetable mille-feuilleGrilled French Sea Bass, and Pastis Flambée Grilled Prawns served with linguine and Provençal tomatoes.

    WAFFLEMAN *Views And Sugar!

    On your way to Lovers Terrace, be sure to stop by the famous Waffleman for sugar treats for the whole family!

    BEEF & LIBERTY *Alfresco Dining Available (Located In Front Of Playground In Stanley, Hong Kong)

    These folks are burger-obsessed and they have officially brought their obsession southside. Get ready Stanley for a selection of juicy, beefy, smoky, grass-fed, hormone-free & ground burgers. They’re also good at giving back too and supporting lots of local charities.

    CLASSIFIED *Alfresco Dining Available, Great For Coffee (Located In Front Of The Playground)

    The home of artisan cheeses, gourmet coffees, boutique wines, and handcrafted breads is now open in Stanley. After a stroll on the beach, drop into Classified for a snack or meal that everyone will enjoy! Kiddos get their own all-day set menu for HK$60, with fish fingers, baked potatoes, mac + cheese, and other options, plus a scoop of sorbet!

    GINO’S GELATO *A Kid Favorite And Right By Playground

    For over 20 years Gino’s have been making ice cream. They have coffees, drinks, and crepes as well as its product line of artisan gelato. When you visit a Gino’s shop or kiosk you will find as many as 30 unique flavors of gelato. It is right next door to a great outdoor pirate playground perfect for running off the sugar!

  • Stanley Plaza for baby friendly cafes in Hong Kong


    There is plenty of outdoor and indoor experiences for the family at Stanley Plaza!

    Outdoor Fun At Stanley Plaza:

    • PLAYGROUND - Playground At Stanley Plaza: Parents with kids young and old absolutely love the playground at the center of the plaza on the ground floor.  Kids can roam the ship, jump on a seesaw, or slide while mom and dad sip on their coffee from nearby Starbucks!  You can also grab a pizza in the afternoon or doughnuts in the morning at nearby Dough Bros!


    • MA HANG PARK - A Secret Near The Back Of The Murray House, Stanley:  With all the fabulous shops and eats in Stanley, we don’t blame you if you’ve missed Ma Hang Park. But before you get to brunching or shopping next time, take the kiddos to explore this peaceful gem just steps from Stanley Promenade. It’s a great way to weave a little nature and culture into your day on the Southside!  Click here for more details.


    • LOVERS TERRACE: On the 4th floor of the observation deck, couples can indulge in breathtaking 270-degree waterfront views while creating enchanting memories and leaving messages.

    Indoor Fun At Stanley Plaza:

    • SLIME IT: Inside the plaza, kids can visit Slime It (make your own slime!)  They can select their favorite slime, add the decorations, and off they go...Click here!


    • THE PINE YARD:  Inside this adorable kids' store, you will find a DIY section for yarn pom fun. Create hair clips and headbands with your little one!  Click here!
  • Island Wake Stanley Plaza


    There is plenty of fabulous shopping opportunities for families visiting Stanley Plaza in Hong Kong!  Take a historical journey to Murray House for interesting pop-ups and restaurants featuring stunning views.  Or, shop at unique stores inside Stanley Plaza geared toward families, kids, and even pets too!

    • MURRAY HOUSE, STANLEY: Murray House, a charming Victorian-era building nestled in Stanley, Hong Kong, holds a special allure for families visiting the city. Originally serving as officers' quarters for the Murray Barracks in Central, this historic landmark was relocated to the southern part of Hong Kong Island in the 2000s. Today, families can explore its rich heritage while enjoying a delightful array of family-friendly experiences. Discover a diverse selection of restaurants and shops that cater to all ages, providing a perfect blend of dining and retail therapy. With its classical architecture, inviting verandas, and captivating history, Murray House offers a unique and memorable destination for families to create cherished moments together.  Be sure to check out the pop-up shops (they change all the time!).


    • STANLEY PLAZA: Visit The Pine Yard for adorable kids' clothing brands and unique toys and accessories!  Island Wake is your spot for beachwear, skateboards, and more fun brands ranging from Roxy to Billabong! Toys Land is your go-to for all things toys and gifts!  The Dog's Garden offers unique doggie treats and goodies.

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