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Written by Alex on June 16, 2023 Share on

Sri Lanka: Kids’ Menus and Playgrounds

Sri Lanka is one of the most travelled destinations by travellers who travel with their family. The country is a perfect combination of natural beauty, adventure and delicious culinary. While you are travelling with kids, a trip can become gruesome if you know the whats and whens of the country. It is important to know the places you can visit in Sri Lanka and the seasons you can visit the country. In this article, we are going to see one of the most loved things by the kids – Food! Food is one of the major reasons for people to travel to new places. Kids, they can get cranky when they don’t get the food they want. So, we at Pickyourtrail have collated a list of some of the best restaurants for kids in Sri Lanka. Try out a Sri Lanka tour package with us!

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Top 5 Restaurants for Kids in Sri Lanka

  1. Il Ponte at the Colombo Hilton
  2. Seafood Cove at the Mount Lavinia Hotel
  3. The Cakery – English Cake Company
  4. The Sandwich Factory
  5. TGI Friday’s

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1. Il Ponte at the Colombo Hilton

Il Ponte is an Italian restaurant that provides delicious kinds of pasta, margaritas and pizzas which will make your kids drool. Located in Colombo, it is a perfect place to hang out with your family and kids. They have a separate playground area for the kids to have fun making it one of the best dining places in Sri Lanka with kids. You can order some juices to be delivered to your kids as they will feel exhausted with all the playing. There is also a pool next to the dining area.

The place is also a value add to the adults as it has a bar and the happy hours are from 5-6 PM. There’s also an offer on the place where you can get a couple of pizza for a price of one when you visit the restaurant with your kids between 5-7 PM. If you are travelling with infants, there is also stroller access making it easy for you to dine with kids.

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Address: 2 Sir Chittampalam A Gargdiner, Mawatha,, Colombo 02 00200, Sri Lanka

2. Seafood Cove at the Mount Lavinia Hotel

Seafood Cove at the Mount Lavinia Hotel has a beachside dining area where you can come as the sun sets to have an amazing family. Under the star-lit sky, with the waves pleasing your senses, you can have your kids play in the sand as they build castles of their dreams. They provide basic snacks before 7 PM while your kids play and have an amazing time after which you can have a refreshing full course menu in the decorated seating area. We are here to customize your Sri lanka honeymoon packages and make your journey a memorable one.

Mount Lavinia Hotel, one of the best restaurants for Kids in Sri Lanka
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Book yourself an outdoor table on a breezy evening and have a great time with your family under the night skies. Worried your kids might get all sandy before they go to bed? Worry not, as there is an in-house shower facility to refresh yourself before you leave. If you are travelling with infants, you might want to know that the stroller facility there might not be up to your comfort. The ramps are steep and there might be few low steps on the way in and out.

Address: 100 Hotel Rd, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka

3. The Cakery – English Cake Company

If you are looking for good tasty pastries and baked products, you can visit The Cakery at any time of the day. It is a lovely space with an indoor play area for kids. It is one of the best places in Sri Lanka to dine with your kids as they are aesthetically pleasing and they have tasty food. What more do you think you need to make your kids happy! They have a plethora of options when it comes to food and each dish on the menu is delicious and unique in its own way. Apart from the pastries for the sweet-toothed, there are also many tasty delicacies that excite your taste buds. If you are visiting with infants, please note that there are a considerable amount of steps involved.

Chocolate cake, favourite dish for kids visiting Sri Lanka
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Address: 2A Sulaiman Terrace, Colombo 00500, Sri Lanka

4. The Sandwich Factory

This restaurant is an ideal place in Sri Lanka to dine with your kids especially if you love sandwiches. The place is a paradise for kids as there is a special baby-proofed toy room which has air condition facilities. There is an outdoor space with climbers and a play area to make your kids’ day. You might want to bring some sunscreen with you if you are going for lunch as the area can get hot during the day. The menu also has separate sections for kids separately making it one of the places that understand the needs of your kids. There are also mouthwatering milkshakes available to add to your wonderful meal filled with tasty sandwiches and hot sauces. The icing on the cake is that parents with infants can consider coming here as there is access to strollers.

Address: 10 Palm Grove, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka

5. TGI Friday’s

It is one of the happening and best restaurants in Sri Lanka you can bring your kids to dine. The place is filled with balloons, booths and buzzing sounds that will make your kids have a wonderful time. The food options they have is friendly to kids and you can book a corner or booth table based on your liking. The wide range of food varies from salads to burgers, chicken fingers to nuggets and much more. Their special one on the menu is the very large burgers they give which attracts the kids. The support staff are very kind, helpful and they also provide crayons and sheets for your kids to bring out their artistic skills. However, if you have infants, you might want to skip this place as it is too noisy and they have steep stairs with very little gap between tables making it difficult for strollers.

TGI Friday's, one of the best restaurants for Kids in Sri Lanka
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Address: Colombo – Galle Main Rd, Colombo, Sri Lanka


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Sri Lanka is a wonderful place to hang out with your friends and family, especially with kids. With all the wonderful restaurants above and many others places to have the best dining experience, why wait? Plan your trip to Sri Lanka with our Travel Consultants at Pickyourtrail. You can also customise your very own itinerary for your trip to Sri Lanka with kids and have awesome dining experiences in the best restaurants. Unwrap Sri Lanka with Pickyourtrail!

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