As parents, we are continuously searching for kid-friendly places to dine in, whether it’s for brunch, tea, or dinner. We have searched for the top spots in the Big Durian to uncover the best child and baby-friendly restaurants. And it’s not just the menus or high chairs! If you prefer to relax after your meal while the kids can run wild in safe play areas, you can find them all here.
Tokio sushi is a lovely place fit for everyone who truly enjoys Japanese cuisine! With dozens of different foods to choose from, from their delicious salmon sashimi to their savory beef rice bowls, there’s something for children and adults alike. The restaurant is simply yet nicely decorated in a Japanese-like style with soft wooden interiors which make you feel as if you’ve landed right in the country itself! Kids love taking their own food from the moving conveyor belt, and it's very convenient as well. If you don’t feel like going out, however, they are available on Go Food and Grab Food, which will send delicious meals straight to your doorstep.
Tokio Sushi, QBig Mall, Ground floor Jl. BSD Raya Utama, BSD, Serpong, Tangerang Selatan, +6281398614259, Instagram
If you’re looking for some good quality seafood but also want to bring your little ones, Pingoo Restaurant is just the place! Kids will enjoy munching on prawns and Fish & Chips, and can also play in the play area while waiting for the food to arrive. They even have tiny colorful tables for them to eat! If you time your visits right, you might even get the chance to watch real-life penguins while enjoying your food.
Pingoo Seafood Restaurant, Neo Soho, Jl. Letjen S. Parman No.28, RT.12/RW.6, Tj. Duren Utara, Kec. Kb. Jeruk, Jakarta Barat, +622127893422, Instagram
This restaurant is a very unique one, with tons of colors and decorations that bring a happy mood! The lively environment paired with amazing Spanish cuisine is sure to let you have a good time. It is also located on the roof of De Ritz building, so you get to see and enjoy the lovely modern Jakartan scenery. To top everything off, Por Que No also has live entertainment and a kids’ area, so it’s never a dull moment there!
Por Que No, De RITZ, Building LT. 5, Jl. HOS. Cokroaminoto No.91, RT.3/RW.5, Menteng, Kec. Menteng, Kota Jakarta Pusat, +62213901950, Instagram
Mike Pizza is an amazing, lively, and colorful place that everyone can enjoy! They serve classic Italian dishes, from pasta to antipasto, and of course pizza. Kids would enjoy watching their pasta carbonara made in front of them in a huge bowl of cheese complete with a raging fire, and be fascinated by the flaming lava cake! At Mike's pizza, you can discover so many more different kinds of pasta dishes than the typical spaghetti, and learn more about Italian cuisine.
Amyrea is an extremely creative place, with tons of adorable as well as delicious foods to choose from! Their concept of making art with food makes your visits much more memorable and exciting. It’s also great for the kids, who would love to enjoy a cute cat made of rice or a unicorn cookie. Aside from the food, their environment is also very welcoming and colorful! If you feel like you’ve ordered too much, you can also ask to pack the food to enjoy at home. Click here to see all of their locations.
Amyrea Art & Kitchen, Jalan Gading Putih Raya CA2, RT.11/RW.12, Klp. Gading Tim., Kec. Klp. Gading, North Jakarta, +6281282150550, amyreacafe.com
Six Ounces is a wonderful place to hang out with friends and let the kids play. They offer a wide variety of food and drinks, and while you sip your coffee or tea, the kids can play in the outdoor area with a bit of greenery and trees, or pose with their iconic yellow Vespa. There are a lot of seating spaces, so it doesn’t get too crowded. Try their delicious Aglio Olio spaghetti and their carbonara, or choose some of their Asian fare. They also have great burgers and ham & cheese sandwiches. Their cake selections are not to be missed… yum!
To all authentic Italian food lovers out there, this is your place! Located in the lobby of the popular Gandaria City mall, customers have the option to sit inside or at one of their outdoor tables. With a large variety of food and drinks to choose from, it’s easy to see why this restaurant is loved by expats and locals alike. Make sure you save some room for their lovely desserts like cannoli or tiramisu. If you don’t want to go out, they offer delivery services as well.
If you want to eat your meal at a restaurant while your kids play, but still want to keep an eye out for them? Look no further than Convivium! They serve a huge variety of foods like pasta, soup, and even some Indonesian dishes with a twist. Request their all-day breakfast menu for delicious offers at a great price. To top it off, a selection of cakes awaits after your meal. As for the kiddos, there are many items on the menu that they love, such as the lasagna and the Aglio olio. Convivium provides a small table with a hole in the middle that stores Lego. Your child could be entertained by it all day! Convivium also offers delivery services.
Convivium, Jl. Panglima Polim V No.8A, Melawai, Jakarta Selatan, DKI Jakarta 12160, Instagram
If you’re craving Indonesian food, you won’t be able to resist this place. With all the delicious Indonesian gourmet, it’s difficult to not order the whole menu! You can bring kids here to try Indonesian cuisine and let them try the rich spices of the tropics. With multiple locations in Indonesia, it’s easy to find an outlet nearby. The traditional decor around the place gives off a welcoming atmosphere, and the staff are kind and helpful. They are also available on GoFood.
At Sophie Authentique you would be forgiven if you thought you were actually in the middle of Paris. Want to enjoy your coffee in peace? Check out the little cozy corner where the little ones can color their hearts out. Baby in tow? Highchairs are provided. You will find crumptious pastries, fantastic coffees and delicious ice-creams. What more could you want? You can even bring your family pooch to the outdoor area.
Sophie Authentique Cipete (large venue), Jl Cipete Raya No. 11, South Jakarta, +62 21 765 6364, Facebook page
Open daily from 9am to 5pm
An art gallery is an unlikely place you would think to bring your kids for dinner. But at Dia.Lo.Gue Artspace there is a specially designed area just for the kiddos to play in. Don't forget to sample delicious home-cooked dishes, freshly made on the premises to feed the entire family when hunger strikes. Naturally, being in an art gallery, there are plenty of impressive works of art, hung high on the walls and lots of open space. Everyone wins!
Dia.Lo.Gue Artspace, Jl. Kemang Selatan 99a, Jakarta, Indonesia, +62 21 719 9671, www.dialogue-artspace.com
Head to Mamma Rosy if you are looking for authentic homemade Italian dishes. The pasta is freshly made by signora Rosy herself! The pizza menu also comes with various authentic toppings. For the meat lovers, the traditional wood-fired grill features a selection of high-quality meat and tasty seasonings. The fashionable restaurant has a lush resort-style look, plus a lovely rooftop for the best city view while sipping the finest Italian wine.
At Sumibi, the food never fails to impress! It has a cozy yet happy atmosphere which makes you feel like you’re already in Japan. They serve a large variety of food including sashimi, sushi rolls, rice bowls, ramen, and the list goes on. Kids enjoy sitting at the bar watching the food being grilled, especially when someone orders the straw roasted Salmon or Tuna Warayaki, or the aburi dishes torched right on your table. Don’t forget to try their signature grilled corn, the flavor is out of this world! Reservations are encouraged as they normally have a long waiting list.
Sumibi, One Park Residence, Jl. Kyai Moh. Syafii Hadzami No.1, Jakarta, +62813 8831 6474, Instagram