Fine dining takes on a whole new meaning when you are accompanied by a toddler! To save yourself the embarrassment of angry looks by other diners, whilst your angelic (not) child throws a tantrum in the midst of a meal, opt for restaurants which are kid-friendly. The good news is that Delhi has many such places where you can enjoy a great meal with your child.
Apart from delicious food for adults, Nando’s also has a kids menu for children under 12 years. In addition to the younger lot, they give out activity sheets with a box of crayons to keep your little one busy while you happily munch away.
Popular Locations: DLF Promenade Vasant Kunj, Connaught Place, Epicura Mall Nehru Place.
One of the most popular places in the India Habitat Centre, Eatopia boasts of its own kids play area called “Kidsown” which has slides, swings and many more things to keep little ones entertained. Apart from the fact that you have a wide variety of cuisines to choose from, there are kids’ friendly food items like French fries, pastas and pizzas.
Location: India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road.
A typical family restaurant, this place is bustling with activity and noisy enough that your kids chatter will be sufficiently camouflaged! The menu is extensive in its range of South Indian delicacies and if your kids love idlis and dosas then they will be on seventh heaven.
Location: Connaught Place, Select Citywalk Food Court.
Just as the name suggests, the restaurant is also offbeat and funky. Centered on a jungle theme, the place is mainly known for its buffet meals. It boasts of an aqua cave, an adventurous jungle area and a hunter’s lodge; and if these are not enough to keep your kids occupied, it also has a play area for kids!
Location: Connaught Place.
If your child is in the process of becoming a bookworm, this is the ideal place to take them. A quaint café in the heart of South Delhi, it offers a whole wall of books for kids and adults to read while dining. And if your child has been particularly well behaved you can give them a treat from the bookstore in the basement of the same building.
Location: N Block, GK 1 Market.
The Yum Yum Tree
A great family restaurant, this place has become popular for its good food, especially the Sunday Brunch. This also includes a separate brunch for children where alongside great food they get to indulge in activities like painting, art and craft and colouring- while you enjoy your meal in peace!
Location: New Friends Colony.