Hong Kong supports the #Ittasteslikelove campaign to normalise breastfeeding
From international brands and boutique cafes to spas, salons, and doctor’s surgeries – some of Hong Kong’s bests loved establishments are backing the #Ittasteslikelove campaign, taking a stand against discrimination, and empowering breastfeeding mothers.
Cafes, Bars & Restaurants
HONG KONG ISLAND
Brands include Brickhouse, John Anthony, Limewood, Mercedes Me, Mott 32, Stockton.
The grand masters of mixing tradition and innovation, Maximal Concepts are unequivocally supporting the idea that women should be free to nurse however, wherever and whenever they need to.
Pret A Manger
Pret is a ubiquitous HK favourite, serving up freshly made food and organic coffee.
Setting the standard for international brands in Hong Kong, Pret is standing up for mothers across the city by supporting #Ittasteslikelove and showing once again that they are happy to give back to consumers.
CENTRAL, TST & WAN CHAI
Operates a group of Italian restaurants, including Spasso, Carpaccio and DiVino.
Lovers of Italian cuisine - head to one of these restaurants for fresh ingredients and warm welcomes. These guys have been going for more than 15 years, so they know a thing or two about keeping every generation happy.
Beef & Liberty
CENTRAL, WONG CHUK HANG, STANLEY & HK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Specialising in hamburgers, Beef & Liberty have set out to create the perfect burger.
We love Beef & Liberty because not only do they make amazing tasty food, but they are a business with a social conscience - organising beach cleans and supporting various charities such as the Nature Conservacy and AIDS Concern.
Swing by this cozy, kid-friendly vegan restaurant, a perennial favourite in DBay.
Now-vegan restaurant Hemingway's offers a holiday-resort vibe, coupled with relaxed seating and outdoor furniture, lending itself to leisurely lunches or sundowners. A great choice for everyone, but especially nursing mothers.
Oolaa restaurants can be found in Wan Chai, Soho and a new outlet in Tung Chung.
The Oolaa brand has been popular with urban families for more than a decade. They will also help reheat bottles and baby food, with the view that they are there to help diners feel comfortable.
Black Sheep Restaurants
HONG KONG ISLAND & TST
Brands include Burger Circus, Chôm Chôm, Ho Lee Fook, Le Petit Saigon, Carbone.
From the classic tastes of post-colonial India and Pakistan to 1950s New York, these guys know how to do concept cuisine right. Inspired by the past but forward-thinking in their delivery, they operate a “family first” approach, and encouraging the normalisation of breastfeeding fits into that.
CAUSEWAY BAY, CENTRAL, QUARRY BAY & WAN CHAI
FRITES chain of European-style bistro-beer halls are always warm and welcoming.
Already a favourite with Hong Kong’s parents, FRITES’ restaurants are popular for working lunches or after-office drinks, but they are also great places to bring the kids. The venues have play areas and activities to keep your smalls occupied.
LOCATIONS ACROSS HK ISLAND, KOWLOON & NEW TERRITORIES
Local Hong Kong chain of cafes and restaurants serving up coffee specialties
This popular chain likes to present itself as a home away from home, so it makes sense that they support the idea of nursing mothers being made to feel welcome and comfortable.
Located at the Maritime Museum, this cafe is a hidden gem away from the Central crowds
Cafe 8 is a social enterprise and is the vision of The Nesbitt Centre to create a unique vocational training programme and provide employment opportunities for their students, and those of other NGOs and organisations in Hong Kong.
Pizza Express, a firm favourite with families, boasts 23 restaurants across Hong Kong
One of Hong Kong’s comfort-food favourites with locations across the city from Yuen Long to Stanley, and Discovery Bay to Tseung Kwan O, they now offer vegan options, pizza-making parties, and are committed to ensuring that their restaurants are family-friendly from the outset.
Modern Rich Group
CAUSEWAY BAY & WAN CHAI
Modern Rich Group operate Le Rêve & hEat
This cool group deliver innovative fusion eats as well as the best of the grill. Diners can rest assured that they will be looked after at either of their eateries, in terms of service, food and, of course, support if you’re nursing.
Mana! Hong Kong
CENTRAL, SHEUNG WAN & WAN CHAI
Pioneering chain of vegetarian & vegan 'slow fast food' restaurants,.
MANA! is Hong Kong's pre-eminent plant-based choice, a business that lives by their slogan 'Eat Like it Matters'. They are guided by the principles of 'slow fast food and zero-waste, serving up ecologically-friendly and responsible whole food.
Spice Box Organics
KENNEDY TOWN & MID-LEVELS
Shops & cafes serving up organic vegan, paleo and gluten-free fare.
These shops and cafés are stalwarts for Hong Kong Island’s westsiders wanting to pick up freshly made, organic, gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan fare. Dining in is always nice, and they go the extra mile to make parents feel welcome.
Fashion & Lifestyle
WONG CHUK HANG
Retykle is an innovative luxury resale e-commerce platform enabling parents to buy designer children’s clothing at a fraction of their retail price. They also offer a range of maternity and nursing wear.
Chandler’s Dezigns a jewelry and stationary line, all handmade by one woman, Chandler Williams Cartozzo. These thoughtful, individual pieces will ensure you stand out from the crowd and can be made to order too.
Health & Wellness
OT & P Healthcare
CENTRAL, QUARRY BAY, CLEARWATER BAY, REPULSE BAY
They have five general practice surgeries across Hong Kong, but the Central location also now includes Annerley, The Midwives Clinic. Firmly committed to supporting breastfeeding, they welcome all parents, whether clients or not, to stop by if they need a break to feed or care for little ones.
A training space where athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and most importantly people looking to make a lifestyle change, can train to achieve their fitness goals in a friendly, social and communal environment.
Education & Childcare
Maggie & Rose
CAUSEWAY BAY & REPULSE BAY
The best and most brilliant family members’ club, born in London in 2007 and delivering our unique concept to the families of Hong Kong in their city and beachside venues.