Family-friendly dining: Cape Town restaurants where kids eat for free

April 17, 2023 (Last Updated: June 20, 2023)

Dining out with the family can be an expensive affair, especially if you have picky eaters or little ones who only eat a limited range of foods. Fortunately, there are many restaurants in Cape Town that offer free meals and great deals for kids, making dining out a more affordable and enjoyable experience for the whole family.

We’re giving up all the details of neighbourhood restaurants that put families first.

Little Stream 

Picture: Little Stream Conference Centre & Tea Garden / Facebook

Kids under 12 eat free on Wednesdays and Fridays. Receive up to two free kids meals with a purchase of the full-priced regular adult meal.

  • Location: Klein Constantia Road, Hope of Constantia, Constantia, Cape Town
  • Times: Wednesday and Friday, 9am to 4:30pm
  • Contact: 027 87 701 2771
  • Website: little stream

The Village Bicycle 

The Village Bicycle in Claremont. Picture: @thevillagebicycle_cpt / Instagram

Kids eat for free with every adult meal purchased on the restaurant’s Build-a-Pizza Thursdays. Kids can choose three different shapes of pizza bases and up to two toppings.

  • Location: 37 2nd Ave, Claremont, Cape Town
  • Times: Every Thursday, 11:30am to 10pm
  • Contact: 027 21 683 5453
  • Facebook: The Village Bicycle

Panarottis Claremont

Picture: Panarottis Claremont / Facebook

Kids will have the option of choosing a free pizza or pasta from the kids’ menu on Sundays with every full-priced regular adult meal purchased.

  • Location: Stanhope Centre, 227 Main Rd, Claremont, Cape Town
  • Times: Every Sunday, 9am to 9pm
  • Contact: 027 21 683 2215
  • Facebook: Panarottis Claremont

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mozambikrestaurants / Instagram

Kids eat free at Mozambik on Mondays with every full-priced regular adult meal purchased.

  • Location: Mozambik Restaurants nationwide
  • Times: Every Monday
  • Contact: Mozambik
  • Website:

Le Pommier Wine Estate 

Le Pommier Wine Estate Stellenbosch. Picture: @lepommierwines / Instagram

Although not entirely free, Le Pommier Wine Estate offers a great deal on their kids’ menu from Mondays through to Thursdays, 4pm to 7pm. Receive 50% off two kids’ meals with every adult ordering from the main menu. A maximum of two deals per table is allowed.

  • Location: Helshoogte Rd, Banhoek, Stellenbosch
  • Times: Monday to Thursday, 8am to 6pm
  • Contact: 027 885 1269
  • Facebook: Le Pommier Wine Estate

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Written by Adrienne Bredeveldt for Cape {town} Etc.

Feature image: Le Pommier Wine Estate


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