The Easter Bunny is headed to Hong Kong! Here’s a look at some super family-friendly brunches, Easter Egg hunts (including one with over 30,000 hidden eggs!!), and more to ensure a fun holiday weekend with the kids.
SWEET! EASTER FAMILY BRUNCH PICKS
208 Hollywood Road, Central
A family outing to 208 is always a treat – and only more so at Easter, with a lovely spring brunch on the tables and yummy chocolate delights for kids. See their Easter menu and reserve now at 2549-0208.
Easter Brunch at Gaia Ristorante
G/F, Grand Millennium Plaza, 181 Queen’s Road, Sheung Wan
Enjoy Gaia’s delicious brunch amidst the bustle of Easter morning. Indulge in the appetizer and dessert buffets alongside delicious main course choices. Priced at HK$348 – with free-flow selected Italian sparkling wine for an additional HK$80 (um….yes, thank you!). Reserve now at [email protected] or 2167-8200.
Easter Chocolate Enchantment at Mandarin Oriental
April 6-9 3:30pm-5:30pm
5 Connaught Road, Central
Lose yourself in the legendary Clipper Lounge Afternoon Tea buffet, featuring chocolate treats of your dreams. The beloved Easter Bunny will join the children on an Easter egg hunt and egg-painting. Enjoy the out-of-this-world afternoon for HK$278/adult, HK$478 for two, and HK$138/child. Call 2825-4007 to book, or email [email protected]
Also check out the Easter Champagne brunch at Michelin-starred Mandarin Grill + Bar and Clipper Lounge on Easter Sunday – there will be unlimited Ruinart Champagne! Check here for reservation details.
Easter “Egg-cellent” at BLOOM
April 8 11am – 4pm
5/F LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central
[email protected] | 2810 6166
A brunch of egg-cellent fun! Kids can decorate scrumptious cupcakes (ah, sweet!) and enjoy appetizers and a dessert buffet. Prices are $650 + 10% for adults and $380 for kids 4yrs to 11 yrs.
Easter Pleasers at Pure
2/f, Kinwick Centre, 32 Hollywood Road, Central
www.pure-barandrestaurant.com | 8199-8189
Enjoy brunch favorites all weekend long at Pure. There will be ever-popular Easter treats and egg-citing painting on the 7th and 8th. Call 8199-8189 for details and reservations.
Free Flowin’ Linguini Fini
G/F – 1/F, The L Place, 139 Queen’s Road, Central
www.linguinifini.com | 2857-1333
Linguini Fini is serving up the house this Easter! There will be Free Flowin’ Prosecco, House Bloody Mary and Champagne at various prices, served with 2 Easter Blackboard Specials. Plus, a brand new Kids Menu. So everyone wins!
Get Chocolatey at Tiffin
April 8 11am – 2:30pm
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
www.hongkong.grandhyattrestaurants.com | 2584-7722
Known for its decadent chocolate delicacies, you’ll find an entire Easter themed ice-cream and chocolate table at the Tiffin brunch, next to other honorable mentions such as oysters, Thai, and Indian stations. Plus, there will be a special Easter gift pack for all little ones.
Grand Central Bar & Grill
March 26 – April 30
Shop R001 3/F & Roof, Civic Square, Elements, TST, Kowloon
www.grandcentralhk.com | 2736-4888
Calling all chocolate lovers: Grand Central Bar + Grill is offering one of the yummiest chocolate celebrations in town, featuring a range of special Easter desserts. You’ll find unbeatable treats like GC organic lemon cheesecake with Sauvignon blanc chocolate sauce (wowsers) and to-die-for drinks such as The Chocolate Passion Martini (ditto).
Joyful Easter at The Langham
8 Peking Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon
Been waiting all year round for the Easter Bunny’s visit? Well he’ll be welcoming you all at the Langham between April 5 – 9. Remember to stop by the egg painting station if you plan to indulge in a Bostonian Easter brunch on April 7 or 8. If royal tea is more to your taste, then drop by Palm Court between April 6-9: a Prince and Princess afternoon tea set awaits.
G/F, 28 Elgin Street, Central
www.postopubblico.com | 2577-7160
A fine, organic Italian Easter weekend brunch with free-flow Prosecco for just HK$100/person – magnifico!
BBQ Brunch at The Pawn
62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai
[email protected] | 2866-3444
Looking for an exclusive Easter Sunday brunch, away from the city’s egg-craze? Head to The Pawn for their delectable BBQ. (Note the rooftop garden is under some maintenance so this will be served in the restaurant).
Sweet Easter at Four Seasons
8 Finance Street, Central
Dying to satisfy that sweet tooth? Then head over to the famous desserts of Four Seasons. The Easter Afternoon Tea buffet at The Lounge will offer delights from strawberry egg pops to spearmint-marinated spring berries, Easter blossom cakes to fresh hot cross buns (hold me back!). The Blue Bar lunch buffet won’t disappoint either, and you’ll get to see the fine display of chocolate baby chicks. Call 3196-8888 and check here for details.
The Mistral – an authentic Italian brunch
April 8 11:30am – 2:30pm
Basement Two, 70 Mody Road, Tsimshatsui East, Kowloon
www.hongkong.intercontinental.com | 2731-2870
If free-flowing prosecco and freshly shucked oysters sound mouth-watering (silly question, I suppose), then this is the brunch for you. No worries about the kids – they’ll be having their very own Easter egg-painting and balloon twisting party. Call 2731-2870 to reserve your spot.
GOOD OL’ EASTER BUNNY, EGG-HUNTING FUN!
Bubba Gump Easter
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant, 3/F The Peak Tower Building, 128 Peak Road, The Peak
In for some competition this Easter weekend? Bubba Gump is hosting an Easter Drawing Competition for chance to win a free meal! And if your little one is more of an explorer, the Easter egg hunt might be just the thing, with a whole host of prizes from ice cream to free kids’ meal, to coloring books. Call 2849-2867 or click here for more reservation details.
Discover Bay Easter Egg Hunt on the Beach + Fun Fair 2012
April 6-7 10:30am – 6:30pm
Tai Pak Beach, DB Plaza and DB North Plaza, Discovery Bay
This Easter we’re expecting an epic 6th anniversary of the Discovery Bay Easter Egg Hunt on the Beach + Fun Fair. There will be 30,000 colorful eggs hidden in the sands of Tai Pak Beach (yes….30,000…), with just about as many pieces of prizes (worth HK$90,000 in total), for kids of all ages to find. Also check out the Fun Fair with 9 Game Zones at DB Plaza. Still looking for more? Take the free bus shuttle to DB North Plaza – an Easter edition of DBN Family Kingdom awaits with inflatable games and fun workshops, complete with balloon twisting and a clown performance! Call 8212 3373 if you have questions. See you there!
Easter Children’s Party at Hotel Nikko
April 8 12-4pm
Hotel Nikko, 2/F Grand Ballroom 72 Mody Road, Tsimshatsui East, Kowloon
[email protected] | 2313 4503
Join the party at Hotel Nikko on Easter Sunday! Kids and parents will enjoy a buffet of all-time favorites along with an Easter clown’s magic, DIY hand puppet and cartoon portrait drawing booths. Bonus: every kid will get a present at the door, and will also be a part of a lucky-draw. Prices run HK$328/adult, HK$258/child (3-11 years old). You can download the application form here.
Easter Magic Carnival at Disneyland
April 6-9, 2-5:30pm
Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel West Lawn
A must-go, Disneyland’s Easter Carnival will feature a whole host of fun, with everything from Nemo’s Bouncy Castle to Tricky Bowling, Mini Car Rally to Egg Rolling Race. Entry fee: HK$80/person (HK$50 for hotel guests). Call 3510-6000 for more information.
Frites: The Bunny Magic Show
April 8 2pm
Frites Quarry Bay, G/F Oxford House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Island East
Easter magic is in town, brought to you by Frites and…the Easter Bunny! The show starts at 2pm, followed by an exciting egg hunt. By the way… did we mention that this is a free afternoon of fun? Call 2250-5188 or click here for more information.
Pui O Easter Fun Fair
April 7-8, 11am-4pm
Lot 712-715, Lo Wai Village, Pui O, Lantau
A local Easter party featuring all things fun! Activities include face painting, egg hunt (winner gets a remote control helicopter!), a playhouse, and fishing. For parents, their organic garden and art gallery are must-sees. There will also be sales of garden furniture and kids’ clothing and ornaments – so lots going on! Call 2984-2233 for more info, or here for more information.
Shangri-La Easter Egg-citement
Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central
In honor of Hong Kong’s greatest egg-hunters, Shangri-La will be hosting a full-scale Easter egg hunt at its terrace outside Lobster Bar and Grill. Note: these are not ordinary Easter eggs, but wonderfully colored treasures to be found. Top three egg-hunters get to take home a beautiful giant Easter egg-trophy. Call 2877-3838 for more information. Check out other Shangri-La Egg-citements here.
YMCA Family Fun Fair
YMCA KPCC – No.22 Gascoigne Road,Yau MaTei, Kowloon
The Hong Kong YMCA is offering all sorts of great activities and camps this Easter, but don’t miss their Fun Fair! For ages 5 and above, this promises to be an afternoon of fun for parents and little ones. The fair will feature in-line skating, a family relay, bouncy castle, arts and crafts, and more! Get the full scoop here. And note that space is limited and registration is require.