Mumbai Food: Top kid-friendly restaurants in the city
With summer holidays on in full swing, here's where to book a table for your little ones to try new flavours
For a truckload of fries
Allow your kid to pick from a separate menu booklet that features Mixed French Fries served a paper truck, mini meals like Veg Lasagna and Grilled Chicken served with a juice, XS versions of pizzas or a nutritious Popeye Sandwich.
Time 11 am onwards
At Smoke House Deli at Bandra (W), BKC and Lower Parel.
Cost Rs 150
Fast food to a fault
The Champs menu, curated by chef Subhash Shirke, offers a fun selection of milkshakes including Chocolate & Oreo, munchies like Mac & Cheese, Mini Pizza, Bangers and Mash, Fish Fingers with fries and desserts like Vanilla Ice Cream with chocolate sauce and Pancake with Nutella.
Time 11 am to 4 pm
At Woodside Inn, Wodehouse Road, Colaba.
Cost Rs 145 (milkshakes)
Pick between pizza and pasta
The kids can indulge in a filling meal that includes a pasta or pizza with toppings and sauces of your choice, a beverage and a dessert (including a Hot Fudge Sundae with gems).
Time 12 pm to 1 am
At All California Pizza Kitchen outlets.
Call 66366636 (Lower Parel)
Cost Rs 475
A bite of King Fish
Watch your kid feast on a variety of egg preparations, cereals, pancakes, waffles, soups, salads, sandwiches, small bites including steamed fish preparations and papaya nuggets, milkshakes and desserts.
Time 11 am to 11.30 pm
At Four Points By Sheraton, plot 39/1, Navi Mumbai, Sector 30A, Vashi.
Cost Rs 350 (for the steamed fish)
For kids on a calorie count
Choose from a calorie-specific menu that features breakfast items, including fruit platters (no more than 450 calories) and mains such as Chicken Cobb Salad with a low-fat dressing (approx 500-600 calories).
Time 24 hours open
At The Westin Mumbai Garden City, International Business Park, Goregaon (E).
Cost Rs 325
Satiate your kid's (and your) cravings with preservative-free flavours like maple walnut ice cream with mini pancakes and vanilla ice cream topped with sliced banana, choco candy and wafer rolls, as part of a special kid's menu.
Till June Time 11 am to 11 pm
At Movenpick outlets at Juhu Tara Road and Palladium, Lower Parel.
Cost Rs 250 onwards
Spaghetti with a twist
Go beyond mere margharita and introduce your kid to the Notorious Nachos Pizza, which features re-fried beans, fire-roasted salsa sauce, jalapenos and sour cream topped off with bits of nacho chips. Or try the Spaghetti Porcini Pasta prepared with sinfully creamy sauce blending intense flavours of Porcini mushrooms.
Time 11 am to 11.30 pm
At Francesco's Pizzeria outlets in Lower Parel and Kemps Corner.
Call 8767127000 (Lower Parel)
Cost Rs 389 (pasta) and Rs 259 (pizza)
From Panko Crusted Fish Fingers to mini waffles, kids can pick from a special menu and then head to a play centre, next door.
Time 8 am to 12 am
At Grandmama's Café@Millk, Lower Parel.
Cost Rs 210
Watch out for
Starting next week, Café Mezzuna will launch a menu for kids featuring comfort foods like Teddy In A Blanket, Chicken Popcorn and Bacon And Cheese Sandwich.
Time 12 noon to 11 pm
At Infiniti Mall, Andheri (W).
Cost Rs 445
DIY meals for kids
Watch your little chef (6 to 14 years) rustle up a Spinach and Mushroom Cheese Melt sandwich, among other varieties, from meal kits curated by Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal.
Log on to www.hautechef.in
Cost Rs 249
For a lazy Sunday brunch
Get your kids to select varieties like Paninis, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, pastas, pizzas, French Fries, burgers, smoothies, Swiss Roll and donuts from their own buffet and dessert counter while you enjoy adult eats.
At Pondicherry Café, Sofitel Mumbai BKC, C 57, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (E).
Dine, American style
With serving quantities adjusted as per kid's preferences, the menu features Cheese Quesadilla, Mac n Cheese, Chicken Crispers, burgers, sandwiches and pizzas. Each dish is served with sides like corn on the cob, fries, mashed potato or a juice too. There's games and crayons to keep your kids busy too.
At All Chili's American Grill & Bar outlets
Call 67419001 (Powai)
Eat with Bambino
Titled Bambino's, a special section for children in the day menu at Glocal Junction features low-spiced fare like French Fries, Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Mac N Cheese Pasta and Chicken and Chips.
At Glocal Junction, Plot No. B-57, Morya Bluemoon, opposite Citi Mall, New Link Road, Andheri (W).
For soups and sausages
Take your kid here to tuck into Mac N Cheese with Truffle Oil, Cheesy Fries, Homemade Chicken & Leek Soup, Scrambled Eggs with Sausages and Hash Brown and desserts like Nutella Milkshake and Goeey Chocolate Cake.
At Boveda Bistro, offf Oshiwara Link Road, Morya Landmark 1, Andheri (W).