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8 Halal Kid-Friendly Cafes In KL Complete With Kids Play Area

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Atiqah Mokhtar  •  Mar 29, 2019

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[Updated 10 August 2020] Ask any parent with young kids or toddlers, and they'll probably agree that going out to eat with their offspring is no easy feat. So kudos to all the parents juggling to eat, feed their child and keep them entertained - a task that becomes harder if you're dining with friends and family! Finding kid-friendly restaurants isn't always the easiest thing either - which is why we want to help! We've rounded up some amazing halal cafes in KL that have thoughtfully included a kid play area and other kid-friendly elements. Perfect for meeting up with friends (so you can chitchat while your kids have fun playing), or even when you just want to have a family outing with the chance to eat properly while keeping a watchful eye on your little one
1. Marmalade
 Starting off with a cafe well-known among those in Bangsar is Marmalade. This bright spacious cafe located in Bangsar Village II is popular with many for its menu which includes a range from brunch favourites to western and local mains. The pretty interior of the cafe is also much appreciated, as with its efforts to be kid and family-friendly! The cafe has a children's play area filled with toys and trinkets that are perfect for keeping kids entertained.  Marmalade also helpfully has a kids menu that will be sure to entice any fussy palate, with dishes like spaghetti bolognese and chicken teriyaki rice bowls 😍 Halal-status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM-7PM Address: Level 1, Bangsar Village II, Kuala Lumpur Contact: +6017-240 3440 Facebook | Instagram
2. Bucket B
Bucket B is a cafe that's specifically designed to be child-friendly! The spacious cafe is cheerily decorated with colourful walls, a play area, and all sorts of toys to keep kids happy. Both parents and kids will also enjoy the menu on offer - you can expect western favourites like spaghetti bolognese, mac and cheese, french toast, as well as a selection of beverages like coffee and juices. The cafe also often hosts fun kids activities balloon-twisting, plaster painting and making a pet rock. P.S. The cafe is a popular spot for hosting events like kids' birthday parties, so it's a good idea to check on their social media ahead of your visit in case the cafe is closed for a private event! Halal-status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers Opening hours:  Open daily; 10AM-10PM Address: L2.11-L2.13, Level 2, IPC Shopping Center, Mutiara Damansara, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Contact: +6012-638 1810 Facebook | Instagram
3. Wondermilk
Wondermilk has been on the KL scene for a while and has become a favourite for many! This eatery which started off as a cupcake business has now become a full-fledged cafe, with 3 outlets (in Damansara Uptown, Publika and Citta Mall) serving savoury meals as well as other sweet treats. Wondermilk strives to make its spaces family-friendly. All of its outlets have kids play areas that are both spacious and x. Besides its sweet treats that no kid can resist (like cupcakes, cookies, and their popular flavoured milks), Wondermilk also has a kids menu with pasta in tomato or cheesy sauce, and sausage with fries. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Mon-Sun; 10AM-5.30PM Address: 7A & 8A Level G2 Ground Floor, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas 1, Hartamas Heights, 50480 Kuala Lumpur Contact: +603-6211 1092 Website | Facebook | Instagram
4. Gula Cakery
  Looking for somewhere to get your cake and coffee fix with your little one in tow? Gula cakery has you sorted! Starting off as a home-based bakery, Gula Cakery opened a brick-and-mortar store in Kota Kemuning.  You’ll be spoilt for choice at the cafe, where there can be up to 26 types of desserts on the counter! So you can grab a few treats and indulge while your kids enjoy the cute play area. If you're looking for a full meal, don't worry, the cafe serves savoury meals to such as pasta dishes and local favourites such as laksa. Plus, the cafe offers baking classes for kids, which means you'll even be able to get more free time to yourself 😉 Halal-status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Sat-Thu; 12PM-8PM, Fri; 12PM-8.30PM Address: 11, Jln Anggerik Aranda BG 31/BG, 40460 Shah Alam, Selangor Contact:+603-5131 4604 Website | Facebook | Instagram
5. Green Tomato Cafe
Tucked away in a bungalow converted into a restaurant is Green Tomato Cafe. This cafe, which also houses a batik workshop premise, serves coffee, all-day breakfast and light bites, perfect for a brunch outing. It has an outdoor play area in the garden, while also having an indoor kids playroom upstairs, so there's plenty to keep the kids entertained 😄 The cafe runs batik and painting workshop for kids, so do keep up with them on social media for the latest updates. They even host batik and tie-dye birthday parties!  Halal status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers Opening hours: Open daily; 9AM-3PM Address: 34, Jalan Mengkuang, Desa Pahlawan, 55000 Kuala Lumpur Contact: +6012-257 9775 Website | Facebook | Instagram
6. RGB & The Bean Hive
RGB & The Bean Hive is a cafe located in a colonial-style bungalow in a quiet area in the heart of KL. This cafe is serious about its coffee, with beans roasted in-house. On the food front, the menu is made up of  Asian and Western meals, and also includes plenty of healthy options and even vegetarian and vegan fare. There also baked goods and other desserts to keep your sweet tooth satiated. There's a kids menu available that rotates regularly, so check out their options when you visit! The cafe has a kids corner located upstairs, with soft mats and a union-jack embellished sofa, but there's also plenty of knick-knacks around the cafe that will help occupy many a child! Halal status: Uses ingredients from halal-certified suppliers Opening hours: Mon-Thu; 8.30AM-5.30PM, Fri; 8AM-11PM, Sat; 8.30AM-11PM, Sun; 8.30AM-9PM Address: 35 Jalan Damai, 55000 Kuala Lumpur Contact: +603-2181 1329 Website | Facebook | Instagram
7. Fun Factory Plaza Arkadia
 If you're looking for something a bit more than just a small kids area to keep your child entertained, you're in luck. Fun Factory Plaza Arkadia located in Desa ParkCity has play area with some amazing features - from a big slide to a ball pit and a climbing area! This family-friendly eatery comprises two-storeys, with seating areas on booth floors surrounding the play area so its easy to keep an eye on your little ones as they play. As far its menu goes, you can look forward to a great mix of local dishes (such as chicken rice and curry laksa) to western favourites (such as pasta and chicken chop). They also have a special menu just for kids that will be sure to tempt the pickiest eaters with dishes like Mac n' Cheese, spaghetti bolognese and hot dogs. The restaurant can also cater to big groups and is a great spot to host birthday parties! Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Open daily; 12PM-10PM Address: Block E-G-1 Plaza Arkadia, 3, Jalan Intisari Perdana, Desa ParkCity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur Contact: +6014-989 8029 Facebook | Instagram
8. LinDees
 A co-working space, indoor playland and restaurant rolled into one, LinDees is perfect for parents who wants to get some work done while spending quality time with their kids. LinDees has an indoor playground that is filled with baby sensory play, sports activity, water sensory play, scheduled activities and more.  Once your little ones have explored the area, take them to Nom Nom Land where your kids can talk about their day over big breakfast, roti canai, pancakes or warm milk muesli. #HHWTTip: Do note that separate charges apply for your kids to use the indoor playground area. There's also an additional fee for adult socks, so bring a pair from home to save up! Halal status: All meats and ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers Opening hours: Mon-Thu; 10AM-7PM, Thu-Fri; 10AM-8PM, Sat; 9AM-8PM, Sun; 9AM-7PM Address: Lot P18A-P23D, 2nd Floor, Hartamas Shopping Centre, Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur Contact: +603-5886 0532 Website | Facebook | Instagram And there you have it! Eating out with kids can be challenging, but with more and more places helping to cater to children and families, it'll hopefully be a little easier 😊 With these awesome Muslim-friendly cafes in KL, you now know your next venue for your next brunch outing, meet-up with fellow mummy friends, or a nice family meal!