Out and about with the kids and looking for a place to grab some food? Or wanting to catch up with friends but cannot find a restaurant that will keep your kids entertained as well? Here is a list of child-friendly restaurants all around Cape Town:
Blowfish Restaurant is a seafood and sushi restaurant located in Blouberg, just behind the dunes of Dolphin Beach. It combines the ideal mix of a beautiful location, divine dining and sensory indulgence. Renowned for their seafood dishes, Blowfish has a specially crafted A La Cart menu as well as a fish counter allowing guest to order their fish or shellfish to their liking. They also cater for children and have fitted an entire section of the restaurant with smaller tables and chairs, offering a variety of activities for boys and girls.
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The Dutch Haven is an eatery like no other, boasting great food, friendliness and an energizing vibe. The Dutch Haven Bistro is kids friendly and lives up to its name in more ways than one. It is a place created for families where dads can watch the big game, kids can play safely outside and moms can chill and chat. Its Dutch feel and flavour is reflected in the menu offering a wide variety of unique Dutch meals as well as a selection of more standard options. The Dutch Haven Bistro also offers an extensive children’s menu, including options for babies such as Purity and finger biscuits. They also boast an enclosed play area for the smaller kids as well as a jungle gym for the older ones, outside.
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Knife is a sexy new American-style smokehouse, where you can tuck into the signature smoked meats, our special ribs, tender chicken, both simple and exotic seafood, and perfectly-grilled steaks. But for all the sophistication, there is something that’ll tempt the whole family, with a menu full of delights, from appetizers to desserts to cocktails. They have also lavished quite a bit of attention on a special kids’ menu, featuring many kids favourites such as homemade fish fingers, spaghetti, mini meatballs, and of course desserts and also offer entertainment for the little ones.
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The Hillcrest Restaurant is a relaxed and informal restaurant, with an upmarket flare. It has a large grass area, which is popular among families with children and their warm blazing fireplace is irresistible in winter. Their friendly staff makes you feel right at home. The restaurant also overlooks the breathtaking views of the surrounding Durbanville Vinelands. It is the perfect place to meet friends or family while enjoying a glass of wine and amazing food.
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Ons Huisie is an internationally recognized heritage site in Bloubergstrand, now accommodating a world renowned and recognized traditional restaurant. Their menu reflects a West Coast Lifestyle. They offer an outstanding selection of seafood, traditional meals and a “fishbraai on the stoep”. Their large children’s playground, allows parents peace of mind as they enjoy a light meal or catch up with friends, while the kids are enjoying themselves in the supervised, play area.
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Rusty oak is a popular family restaurant situated in the heart of Durbanville. It offers high-quality food, made with passion and the freshest ingredients. Their lunch and grill menu and relaxing atmosphere set the tone for the perfect meeting place. Being a family restaurant, it also offers lots of kids’ activities as well as a large outside jungle gym, allowing parents to relax.
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Crown Restaurant & Wine Bar is situated on the picturesque Meerendal Wine Estate in Durbanville just 20 kilometres from Cape Town. This contemporary countryside haven, offers diners a variety of scrumptious local and seasonal items combined with trendy international flavours. The menu is changed regularly and also caters for the little customers. It is the perfect place for fun get-togethers with family and friends and boasts vast lawns, jumping castle and a jungle gym for the little ones to play on.
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The Hollow Tree is a charming and relaxing heritage restaurant and tavern which exudes old world charm and beauty, with indoor and outdoor seating areas. Centrally located and easily accessible, here you can enjoy a little of the peace and tranquillity of the countryside while you enjoy a delicious meal. They always endeavour to look after their younger customers. The Hollow Tree offers extensive outdoor play areas comprising jungle gyms, climbing frames, slides and pony rockers.
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