Best kid-friendly Restaurants in Cape Town

Restaurants with Kids Play Area in Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the leading food cities in the world – receiving numerous awards for Top Restaurants every year. But what restaurants are most suitable for families with younger kids? We love good food and exceptional dining experiences but with our kids around, the focus has shifted quite a bit. Now, we are not only looking for high-quality food, a great atmosphere and vistas, but also a great experience for our children. Fun play areas and kiddies entertainment options have become a major priority in our search for child-friendly restaurants!

Some of our kids’ favorite restaurants

Folk Cafe Sign

Folk Cafe / St. James

Enjoy the great vibes at Folk Cafe in St.James! They probably have the best pizza in town and an amazing playground for the kids!

Blue Water Cafe @Imhoff Farm / Kommetjie

A secret little gem with one of the best pizzas in Cape Town, an amazing jungle gym for the kids and fantastic views of Long Beach.

Deer Park Cafe / Vredehoek

Enjoy your coffee and some playtime at this well maintained fenced public park in Vredehoek with lots of open space to play!

Foresters Arms / Newlands

Visit one of the oldest pubs in Cape Town and enjoy the shaded beer garden and a cold draught beer. Enclosed playground for the kiddies!

Dunes Beach Restaurant / Hout Bay

Enjoy a sundowner at the beach bar and restaurant in Hout Bay. Find good food, great vibes and a large playground for the kids.

Clay Cafe / Hout Bay

Create your own art and become creative while painting your favourite piece of unfired pottery. Kids absolutely love it and adults can relax.

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De Tol Farm Old Tree providing shade

De Tol Farm Deli / Citrusdal

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Enjoy a relaxed meal at Dias Tavern in Claremont where kids eat free every Sunday and can play outside the fabulous sports field.
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Bossa Buh-Rein / Kraaifontein

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The Club House at Claremont Cricket Club / Constantia

Indulge in a family-friendly dining experience with amazing views at SA’s 3rd oldest cricket club. Kids eat for free on selected days!
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Toeka Domaine Brahms / Paarl

This unique venue is home to vintage cars, old tractors, historic items and the only jumping pillow in the Boland – all in one place!
Pink Valley Wines Playground

Pink Valley Wines / Stellenbosch

If you love sharing tapas-style food with family & friends, you’ll enjoy the Harvest Table at Pink Valley. Great play area for kids included.
Palm House Pool and Hotel Building

Palm House – Boutique Hotel / Wynberg

This 5 Star gem in Wynberg combines an extraordinary fine dining experience with excellent kids’ entertainment on their Sunday Funday events!
Atlantic Express Entrance

Atlantic Express Train Restaurant / Sea Point

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