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Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants, Cafes in Dhaka City for Family Dine Outs

Going on a fine dine with kids, especially toddlers can be a pretty terrifying experience. Up until recently, there were not many places with dedicated kid’s zones or play areas for the accompanying kids. But in recent times, a number of restaurants and food courts have introduced kids’ zones and arcade play areas. Now parents can have a peaceful meal while the kids have a great time as well. Here are some of the best restaurants and cafes with a dedicated kid’s zone in Dhaka.

8 Amazing Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Dhaka

As most of the restaurants in and around Dhaka with a kid’s zone are everyday go-to restaurants. Here goes a list of cafes and restaurants who offer exclusive facilities for kids beyond dining service. These restaurants are mainly specialized with a separate kid’s area so that both parents and kids can have a good time.

The Bashundhara City Food Court

Starting off the list on the largest shopping mall at the heart of Dhaka city. The Bashundhara City food court is situated on the 8th floor of the shopping mall beside Star Cineplex. This open space food court has several locals to Chinese and Indian cuisines. There is also a separate lounge-style food court called the Food Hall. Just opposite the Food Hall is Toggy world, the exclusive kid’s arcade zone in Bashundhara city. Parents can take their kids to Toggy World which has all kinds of amusement for the kids. However, the entry age limit for the rides is 13 years so keep that in mind while planning a trip.

Takeout 2.0 Restaurant and Café

This restaurant is situated in Dhanmondi 2 on the Ahmed and Kazi Tower. This is a regular burger joint offering different burger choices and a few specialized set meal items. The restaurant is nothing fancy. If anything, it will remind the diners about the actual Takeout restaurant. However, there’s no connection between the two.

The restaurant has a large cordoned area for the kids. And not just any kids zone, the place is stacked with rides and games. Kids can be left spoilt for choice as to which one to try first. The restaurant is planning to open a VR arcade zone soon which will be another great addition. The entry to the kids’ zone itself is free. There are some free rides available as well. But certain rides require an extra charge. Overall, this is a nice hangout spot for a casual dine-out experience with the family.

Fantasium

Fantasium is situated on the rooftop of the pink city shopping mall in Gulshan. It offers a large open area filled with activities and rides for the kids. Fantasium is a place where the kids’ entertainment takes the center stage. So, the food options are much limited to a traditional dine-in place. However, there is a coffee shop for coffee enthusiasts. There is also an Italian restaurant within the premises.

However, there is an entry fee for the kids as well as the adult guardian. The price is comparatively high compared to other similar places. But the place has a good selection of rides and amusement opportunities. The place is perfect for family get-togethers. It also hosts different parties themed on kids’ choice. Before visiting this place make sure to make a reservation for weekend visits.

Capricorn’s World

Capricorn’s world is situated in the BAFWA shopping complex in Mohakhali. The kid’s zone comprises several floors within the mall. This is basically an arcade-themed kids amusement zone. There are VR games, car and bike racing, bowling bowls, and whatnot.

The arcade system works through tokens. The guardians need to purchase tokens for each individual game or attraction. Like Fantasium, the dine-in option is limited but there are different choices. The place offers BBQ, Thai and Chinese delicacies along with regular fast foods. There is also a coffee shop for light snacks.

BBQ Bangladesh Gulshan

BBQ Bangladesh has had a dream run in Bangladesh considering its foreign origin. This authentic Korean franchise has several outlets in Dhaka city including one in Gulshan and Dhanmondi. However, their Gulshan outlet has a separate kids area for the family diner.

The kids’ zone is situated right adjacent to the dining area. This makes it very easy for the parents to attend to any needs of their kids. The staff is also very well-mannered and kid-friendly.

The kids’ zone is not anything special. It is more like a separate area decorated with colorful themes and a good selection of toys. And if all that was not enough, the restaurant even has a separate kid’s menu. Visit their Facebook Page for reservation and menu inquiries.

Soi71

There is hardly any place that serves better authentic Thai food than Soi71. To cater to the parents and kids alike, Soi71 has a separate area called Soi Kids. Here the kids can play and the parents can have a good meal all in the same cordoned-off area. The play area has a number of rides and attractions for the kids including building blocks, coloring books, and ball pools. The dining area is set right beside so the parents can interact with their kids all along. The restaurant is situated in Gulshan 2. To know more about their menu and reservation options, check their Facebook Page.

KFC and Pizza Hut

Both KFC and Pizza Hut are foreign franchises that have been operating in Bangladesh for a long time. Both the places have their unique offerings which makes them a go-to place for the regulars.

By and large, almost all of their outlets have some form of kid’s zone to cater to the family. Especially their Dhanmondi and Gulshan outlet which has the largest kids’ area among all their branches. These places can be a great choice for some fast food and good casual time.

Unicafe

This restaurant is situated in west Panthapath right beside the square hospital. The place has a great kid’s zone complete with a number of arcade rides and activity games. The play area is slightly separated from the dining area so some parents might not feel comfortable letting their kids out of sight.

There is also a separate charge for using the kid’s zone. The restaurant offers a great selection of multi and oriental cuisines at a reasonable price. To know more about the menu and reservation options, visit their Facebook page.

Final Thoughts

Family dine-outs are becoming increasingly popular in Bangladesh. However, the current restaurants with specialized kids’ areas are mostly limited to shopping malls and specialized amusement hubs. The above-mentioned kid-friendly cafes and restaurants in Dhaka city can be a good source of a family outing and dine-out experience.

Source: United News of Bangladesh