Let’s get this party started! The first thing to finalise is often the party venue, as this can dictate the birthday party theme, entertainment and more. We find the top party room rentals in the city, from the most popular to the most unusual.
Before you make grand plans for your child’s next birthday, you have to find the perfect place to host it. We’ve rounded up our favourite party venues around Hong Kong that will cater to the various interests (that seem to change daily!) of your child and their guests. Planning a party for grown-ups can have its own set of challenges as venue rentals need to include food, drinks, party supplies and some form of entertainment. We have rounded up the best party venues that will tick all the boxes, no matter what the occasion for the celebration or gathering is!
Editor’s Note: All information in this post was correct at the time of publication but the situation in Hong Kong due to the coronavirus is constantly evolving. Please check the latest safety measures and distancing protocols while making your party venue booking.
Party Venues For All Occasions
McSorley’s Brewhouse & Grill
Looking for a spacious and convenient party venue for all occasions? You can’t go wrong with the two-level McSorley’s Brewhouse & Grill in Elements Mall. The ground floor offers a modern bar vibe ideal for a casual social gathering, while the upper floor dining area and restaurant has cosy booths and lots of space, ideal for a socially distanced celebration.
With a comprehensive chophouse menu, pub classics and bar bites, and a great kid’s menu, you can tailor-make your party package to include a three-course dinner, an all-you-can-eat buffet and drinks, or cocktails and canapes. McSorley’s Brewhouse & Grill can cater for any occasion, from an elegant wedding celebration to a formal corporate dinner, rowdy team drinks to fun-filled kids birthday parties.
McSorley’s Brewhouse & Grill, R001, Civic Square, Elements Mall, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, 2736 488, [email protected], Facebook: @mcsorleysbrewhouseandgrill, Instagram: @mcsorleysbrewhousehk, www.mcsorleys.com.hk
Delaney’s Cyberport & El Charro
This is a great option for families living in Pok Fu Lam. Even while carefully following government distancing restrictions, these sister restaurants offer enough space to keep up to 30 kids entertained. While food and drinks are naturally included at the restaurants, you can also add on a bouncy castle, rainbow coloured popcorn and more. Delaney’s has also launched its golf simulator event offering that’s ideal for team building dinners, stag nights and milestone birthdays for adults.
Maggie & Rose
Family members’ club, Maggie & Rose, takes the hassle out of hosting your child’s birthday celebration and caters for ages 1 to 10 with a wide range of party themes to choose from. A one-stop shop, Maggie & Rose also offers a great venue for corporate events and special occasion parties like baby showers and hen dos.
Maggie & Rose Beach Club, 301 The Pulse, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong, 2638 7191
TikiTiki Bowling Bar
Need a party venue to keep rambunctious kids or equally boisterous adults entertained? Try one of the uniquely themed bowling party packages from TikiTiki Bowling Bar. The two-hour parties for kids include an hour of bowling, food, a themed cake, a birthday pinata and party favours (one paying adult is required to stay on to help supervise up to five kids). For adults, a minimum of 12 guests is needed for private parties and functions.
Party Venues For Kids’ Birthdays
Hong Kong Disneyland
You can’t make your child’s birthday more magical than at the happiest place on earth – Disneyland! With a wide range of party offers, from Disney-themed cakes to Disney characters joining in the birthday celebrations at one of its banquet rooms, this is really the ultimate party venue for kids! You could also choose to take a group of kids to the park (there usually are friends & family offers available, so check what’s available) and have a special celebration!
This venue is sure to make your child’s birthday one they’ll never forget! Ocean Park’s birthday party package offers different animal themes, decorations and party supplies, buffet options and games. This amusement park is also a favourite for 100-day celebrations, graduation parties and more.
Book Ryze for your child’s birthday party and you will have him or her jumping in excitement. Literally! Ryze party packages start at $2,700 (for 10 jumpers, Monday to Thursday) and include one hour of flight tickets, 45 minutes of using the party table after the trampoline, grip socks for the jumpers and basic party items.
Looking for party venues where your kids are not only entertained but they get to exercise their little grey cells? Look no further than Brainchild Ltd. which offers fun, party packages with hands-on workshops (think Star Wars and Dragster Car racing) for small groups of children.
Read more: The Best Kids’ Birthday Party Entertainers
Party Venues For Formal Events
The Loft is the perfect backdrop for private events. It accommodates large groups of up to 80 people, making it the ideal party venue for corporate gatherings, seminars and special occasion celebrations. As part of the Pirata Group, you can get catering and bespoke menus for your event from the group’s most popular restaurants, including Pirata, The Optimist, TokyoLima, Pici, MEATS and Chaiwala.
Ta Pantry is the ideal private party venue for up to 20 people with the privacy of home, but the hospitality of a restaurant. Your guests will be just as impressed by the creative culinary styling of chef Esther Sham as they are with the intimate dining space. There are a variety of menus and cuisines on offer (Japanese, Shanghainese, New American and European to name a few!), all created with gourmet ingredients.
Pomegranate Kitchen is available as a venue for corporate events and private functions, such as annual dinner dos, cocktail parties, conferences and more. You could also get bespoke menus for your party and opt for a full-service experience with waiters and chefs on-site, or drop-off service for closed-door meetings.
Unusual Party Venues
Hong Kong Tram Party
A tram party is a novel way to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and other occasions. On the open-top upper deck of a special ding-ding, you can get a great view of Hong Kong’s nightlife while enjoying the evening breeze, music and champagne! With current COVID restrictions, party guests are restricted to 16 and each must have received at least one vaccination (so not suitable for kids below 12 years as of now).
There couldn’t be a more symbolic Hong Kong setting for your celebration than on the Star Ferry in Victoria Harbour. These charming double-deck boats can be hired for private use and make for unusual party venues for cocktail parties, new product launches events, meet and greets, etc.
Similar to the Star Ferry, this iconic Chinese junk boat (always a must-do experience in the city!) is available for private charter parties of up to 80 guests. You can choose your destination for your celebration on board.
More Party Venues
AirPlay Blow Dry Bar – This nail and hair salon is ideal for baby showers, bridal showers, spa parties and birthday girl parties in Landmark, at Central.
artjamming – This is the original art jamming experience in Hong Kong. Head over to the south side to have a fun-filled party at this spacious studio in Wong Chuk Hang.
Chalk Party – This is an outdoor and indoor private party venue right in the heart of Hong Kong’s party district, Lan Kwai Fong, where adults and teens can draw all over the walls with blacklight chalk and enjoy the glow of the luminescent lights.
Choco’lart – Another option for artistic kids and adults. Look at an art jamming party at this Wan Chai studio (this one comes tried, tested and approved by the Sassy Mama team!).
Epicland – There are plenty of party package options at this indoor playground at Discovery Bay. Whether your child wants a nerf gun party, a slime one, a glow disco or a laser tag battle, you will find what you are looking for here.
Lavulous Workshop – Offers a unique flip flop making party package for small groups of 4 to 6 kids or adults at Repulse Bay.
Mixing Bowl – Have a party where guests can bake their cake and eat it too! This baking studio in Sheung Wan offers baking parties that are ideal for birthdays and bachelorettes.
Verm City – Wall and rock-climbing parties for adventurous teens and tweens at Quarry Bay.
Editors note: This article was originally published by Sassy Mama on 11, April 2017, updated in June 2019 and further updated by Anita Balagopalan in August 2021.