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10 Kid-friendly Restaurants

To help you survive the school holidays, Eat Out has compiled a list of 50+ child-friendly eateries. We’ve picked our favourite 10



1. Moyo (Zoo Lake)

The creative-art space for children, where they can play, create, learn African dance and traditional African games, and listen to stories. There is also a children’s weekend menu.


2. Papachinos

A jungle gym and a pizza section for children to make their own pizzas.




3. Afro-Boer

The kids’ menu called ‘Tots and Tantrums’, which includes different toasted sandwiches, cheese-griller hot dogs, spaghetti and meatballs, and coke floats. Kids can run around on the expansive lawns too.


4. Isabella’s Petite

The kids’ menu with options like cheese omelettes, French toast with bacon and syrup, toasted cheese-and-ham melts or homemade fish fingers.





5. Col’Cacchio (Gateway)

The hardy brown paper that covers all the tables also serves as a blank canvas for the bucket of crayons that is delivered. Kids get pizza dough, a rolling pin and biscuit cutters to play with. There is a separate menu for them with a small selection of pizzas and pastas.  


6. People’s Park Café 



Why: The large playground with top-quality equipment that caters for all ages, from toddlers to teens. Bring bikes, Rollerblades and skateboards and make use of the vast walkways before securing a deck table.



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7. Kirstenbosch Tea Room

Why: The kids’ menu, Lego and colouring books. The rambling garden is also perfect for family picnics, whether you’re after shady trees or sunny lawns.


8. Café Paradiso

Supervised kids’ activities of pizza-making, and baking and decorating cupcakes, as well as the section for kids on the à la carte menu.





9. Simonsberg Café at Delvera

Why: The go-carts, boot camp, access to ponies and horses, a jungle gym and a trampoline, pottery and kiddies’ menu.


10. Eat@simonsvlei

Why: The outside play area with slide and jungle gym, as well as the kids’ menu.



Click here for Eat Out’s full list of child-friendly restaurants in SA.  



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