Dining out with your family is a great experience, but let’s get real, with kids in tow, it can quickly turn into an overwhelming job. Since kids have a short attention span, they often lose their interest in a place quickly and start creating havoc, leaving you all embarrassed and uncomfortable. Therefore, it is essential that you do your prior research work before taking your kid out to a restaurant. Certain eateries that offer kids’ favorites are always a hit among young circles.
Here’s a round-up of the 10 kid-friendly restaurants in Mumbai where you can take your family to.
Where- Millk, Kamala Mills Senapati Bapat, Marg, Next to Gate 4, Lower Parel,, Mumbai
Timings- 9 AM to 12 AM
The awesome menu at this place features some of the top dishes prepared by Grandmas around the world, such as rajma chawal, keema pao, homemade pasta, tariwala chicken, Shepherd’s pie, apple pie, mini waffles alongside other café hits (No prizes for guessing why it’s named Grandmama’s Café). What’s more? Your kid can also select from a special menu at this cafe and then head to the next door play zone.
Where- Lower Parel, Mumbai
Timings- 11 AM to 11.30 PM
At Smoke House Deli, kids are spoilt for choice. The best feature of the café is its specially designed kids menu, where the kid has to peel off and paste the sticker of a dish to show what s/he would like to order. What’s more? The menu comprises of some delectable dishes such as club sandwiches, pizzas, salads, milkshakes and more to please the little guests and also the child in you. The artwork on the wall is catchy and lively for guests of all age groups. A super adorable and fun presentation of food at this café makes sure that your kid stays hooked.
Where- Ground Floor, Summerville, Linking Road, 14th & 33rd Cross Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
Timings- 12 PM to 3.30 PM, 7 PM to 1 AM
If your kid happens to be a fan of the south-east Asian cuisine, then this is the perfect place to dine at. The artsy walls at this restaurant have demonstrated pandas and a hand-painted landscape with rainbow colors. The toy-like tableware makes sure that your kid stays engaged. Dishes like ramen and Asia’s best bao sandwiches served at this place happen to be kids’ top favorites. However, this place gets a little crowded in the night due to its bar. Therefore, it is advisable to visit this place with kids for lunch.
Where- B-1, Times Square building, Marol, Andheri East, Mumbai
Timings- 12 PM to 3.30 PM; 7 PM to 12.30 AM
This Pan-Asian diner offers the finest sushi in Mumbai. With a special reception and varied menu, Global Fusion is a perfect place to spend long lazy afternoons with your family. The kids get plenty of space at this café to run around and make noise, as the staff here is very friendly. Delicious chocolaty cakes and an ice cream corner at the end of buffet are major attractions for your little munchkin.
Where- Mhada Colony, Andheri West, Mumbai
Timings- 12 PM to 3.30 PM; 7 PM to 12.05 AM
This unique rain forest themed restaurant is a must-visit with your little one. The generous and delectable Indian buffet (with over 15 starters, main course and a hearty dessert spread) at this place invites you to keep coming back. The restaurant is also famous for its light and sound show played in the backdrop. Avoid going here with your one or two year old as loud noises might scare them.
Where- Dhanraj Mahal, C.S.M. Road, Colaba, South Mumbai
Timings- 8 AM to 12 AM
Le Pain quotidian, which literally translates to the daily bread, is famed for its fresh breads and other bakery items. The eatery features a kid friendly menu with a host of healthy options such as soups, salads, eggs, smoked chicken, sandwiches, macaroni & cheese, risottos and more. However, the mainstay of the place remains its gorgeous spread of desserts. Kids can relish a host of tarts and homemade cakes at this place or else conclude their brunch with a glass of hot chocolate. What’s more? The eatery also offers a kid's corner for your little ones to play in. Tell us a place that’s more kid friendly, we’ll wait.
Where- 2 & 3B, Near Chinmayanand Ashram, Powai, Mumbai
At this place, you will find amazing entertainment activities for kids organised by Party Pixie. While you’re enjoying a delectable meal at this diner, your kids can stay engaged in a multitude of exciting activities like cookie decorating, puppets, crafts, foam toys, puppetry, etc.
Timings- 11.30 AM to 11.30 PM
Kids always love a place that specializes in pizzas. The best thing about Pizza express is that it offers a special meal for children, featuring a choice of pizza and pasta, a drink and a dessert, all made according to a kid’s capacity. This is also a perfect venue for hosting your little one’s birthday party, where s/he can make his own pizzas.
Where- 133, Ground Floor, Gazebo House, Hill Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
Timings- 12.30 PM to 11.30 PM
Mamagoto is known for its special children’s menu that is by no means a child’s affair. It features a wide-ranging spread under five different sections that even the fussiest of kids can choose from. Dishes like mini spring rolls, chicken satay with peanut sauce, and mini bowls of soup served here are a hit among little guests.
Where- No. 13, Ventura Building, Hiranandani Business Park, Central Avenue Road, Powai
Timings- 12 PM to 1 AM
One of the best American and Mexican food restaurants in Mumbai, Chili’s is well-known for its exclusive kids’ menu that features fresh and flavorful delights such as chicken crisps, mini cheese pizza, mini cheeseburgers, macaroni & cheese, shakes and much more. The delectable spread of desserts at this place is also a hit among kids. Our top favorites at Chili’s are tacos and enchiladas.
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