From kids-eat-free deals to chocolate giveaways
The Easter holidays are right around the corner, and if you’re not jetting off on a last-minute trip, there’s still plenty to keep the family entertained in Hong Kong. After booking your kids in to a holiday camp, and planning yourself a well-earned parents-only night, it’s worth locking in a table at one of these kid-friendly restaurants over the long weekend. After all, there’s no better way to celebrate a holiday than a family feast! We’ve lined up some noteworthy Easter brunches and lunches to make the planning a little easier…
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If you’re keen to tuck into a good ol’ American brunch, this is the spot. Mains include Eggs Benedict, Steak & Eggs, Croque Madame, and Brioche French Toast – simply take your pick! Plus, there is a dedicated kids corner to keep the little ones on their toes whilst parents sit back and make the most of the free-flow option ($100 for free flow of Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut). Best of all, kids under the age of 4 eat free, and 4-11 year olds get brunch for $155.
Lily & Bloom, 5-6/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.lily-bloom.com
Hop over to Spasso to overlook the Hong Kong harbour and enjoy a unique family brunch. You can expect a chocolate fountain, egg decorating competitions, delicious food and prizes. The winner of the egg painting competition even has the chance to win a $1,000 voucher! To end on a sugar high, there’s even a cotton candy counter…
Spasso, G5-8, 12-17, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, 27308027, www.spassoristorante-bar.com.hk
FRITES has always prided itself in offering family friendly dining. This Easter, it’s offering an Easter egg hunt, a special magic show, and a best-dressed competition. The main activities will be held on the Saturday of the Easter weekend, but there will also be additional Easter egg hunts happening at all venues on Friday, 30 March and Sunday 1 April at 1:30pm, and locations include Central, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay and Quarry Bay, so it’s convenient all over the island!
Celebrate the Easter holiday weekend at InterContinental Hong Kong’s Harbourside restaurant for a complete family friendly feast. To make sure you end on a sweet note, executive Pastry Chef Cyril Dupuis will be preparing a stunning selection of Easter desserts – including plenty of Easter eggs on the dessert buffet. On Easter Sunday, children can enjoy a chocolate egg painting and decorating workshop with Cyril, plus make the most of the Candy Corner with a special take-away gift. As a bonus, the Easter Bunny, a magician and a balloon twister will all be on hand for photos and entertainment.
InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, www.hongkong.intercontinental.com
Head over to this family spot from Friday, 30 March, to Monday, 2 April to make the most of the family-style Easter Brunch. Parents can take their pick between a full carving station with roast beef and accompaniments, or the poached salmon Easter special. Meanwhile, the smaller family members can finish their meal at the cupcake counter and the Easter egg Decorating Corner. It’s $320 for adults and $220 for kids between 4 to 11 years old – and we hear there’ll be an Easter egg hunt at both the brunch and dinner settings.
Jamie’s Italian, 2/F, Soundwill Plaza II- Midtown 1 Tang Lung Street Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, www.jamieoliver.com/italian
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. Al fresco dining, parking and stroller accessibility make this spot a family favourite. Let your littles run wild at the Maggie & Rose corner, set up over weekend brunch, whilst you make the most of the Easter special. If a lamb shoulder studded with garlic, rosemary and anchovy braised for eight hours ($200) sounds good to you, this is a place to check out. Plus, like all sweet treats here, the chocolate truffles are handmade and homemade. Boxes of six ($98) will be available for purchase over the course of Easter long weekend from the counter. Stock up on celebratory pastries too!
Commissary, Shop 405, 4/F Pacific Place,, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, www.commissary.hk
Ozone’s Easter brunch is all about food and tunes. Though this famous bar may not be the first place you think of as family friendly, this brunch caters to kids (and parents) too! Featuring a performance from the 19-piece a cappella group, The Stanford Mendicants, you can expect songs of all genres playing through the day. The Easter Sunday Brunch also offers an Easter Egg Hunt for children throughout Ozone between 12 and 3pm. And we can’t forget to mention it also includes free-flow Dom Pérignon…
Ozone, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, 118/F, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.ritzcarlton.com/ozone
Does a Thai take on Easter seem like your kind of celebration? Ayuthaiya has got you covered. Offering all the usual dishes (we love the papaya salad, prawn cakes, fish curry and morning glory), parents can savour the flavours whilst kids enjoy the Easter treats. With a Kinder surprise giveaway and Easter egg painting sets for kids, make sure to book ahead over the Easter break to get a spot.
Ayuthaiya, 35 Hollywood Rd, Central, Hong Kong, www.ayuthaiya.com.hk
Mandarin Oriental’s Clipper Lounge and Café Causette are both offering fun activities for all members of the family. Whether you’re after a classy family brunch or themed afternoon tea treats, this iconic Hong Kong hotel is all about celebrating the holiday in style. The Easter Sunday brunch also features egg-painting and family photos with the Easter bunny!
Clipper Lounge and Café Causette at Mandarin Oriental, 28254000, www.mandarinoriental.com/hong-kong