Family Friendly Restaurants In Nairobi

written by Winnie Wangui 15th July 2019

Taking your whole family out to a fancy restaurant is a fun activity to do every now and then. It brings the family closer and breaks the monotony of only sharing meals within the confinements of your home. Experiencing different restaurants, cuisines and atmospheres helps you appreciate the diversity that is in food and dining all while making fun memories with your loved ones.

Finding a restaurant that can accommodate your entire family from your choosy teenager to your hyperactive two-year-old can be daunting especially when you don’t know which restaurants have a conducive ambience both you and your children will enjoy. A family-friendly restaurant provides good food and space where kids can be kids. They can run around and play without seeming like a disturbance to other diners.

We have come to your rescue with this list of family-friendly restaurants you can take your whole family to and have fun together. So the next time you want to take your family out, don’t pull out your hair wondering where to take them.


6 African Restaurants In Westlands

Take your family out to this restaurant and sample on their delectable menu. Their special kids’ menu features fun foods that your kids are bound to enjoy. They also have a child-friendly bathroom and a changing table for the babies in the bathroom, not forgetting the play area.




Big Square 


Big Square

Big Square branches in Gigiri, Karen and Lavington are perfect if you want a place where the kids can be occupied having fun, letting you relax. Their state-of-the-art playroom is equipped with fun gadgets such as iPads, Xbox Kinect among others, furnished with comfortable bean bags where the kids can lounge as they remain entertained with the games. They also have a caretaker to watch the kids and a kiddie menu as well.

Carnivore Simba Saloon

Carni Play Ground2

As you enjoy their tasty grills and a-la-carte menu, your kids will be having loads of fun and playing comfortably in the spacious playground taking part in fun activities. Take advantage of their space and have fun with the whole family.





Dari Restaurant

Family friendly restaurants in Nairobi

Set on an indigenous forest with an amazing backdrop featuring trees and green lawn, this restaurant is perfect for large groups. It is a great place for hosting parties. Taking your family here will be lots of fun for the kids as they have lots of fun activities such as the trampoline, as you enjoy their tasty African dishes.



Fogo Gaucho

Family friendly restaurants in Nairobi

Fogo Gaucho is perfect for celebrations such as birthdays, and parties in general. It is a spacious restaurant offering amazing steaks featuring fifteen different charcoal-grilled meat, including red meat, prawns, grilled fish, crocodile and much more. There’s plenty of variety to choose from.





Mugg & Bean

Mugg & Bean have graced the residents of Westlands and the surrounding area with their presence! Their savoury meals and expertly brewed coffee is now that much closer to you. They have taken up residence in the new wing of Sarit Centre, conveniently located right next to the new Carrefour. So take a break after shopping and enjoy all the meals they have to offer as your kids explore their dedicated play area.


The Golden Spur Steak House

Golden Spur

This is a classic family restaurant complete with a play area for children. They have meals that children will love ranging from burgers, combo meals and their legendary steaks and ribs. Their portions are really generous too guaranteeing value for money.





Talisman offers complete fun for the kids with their spacious open garden where they can play as you relax and enjoy your meal. Here you can sample on their famous feta and coriander samosas, a kids favourite and being very close to the excellent site to take family such as the Giraffe Center and the Karen Blixen Museum, you can just pop-in and see the beautiful wild animals and artefacts.



Zen Garden 

Family friendly restaurants In Nairobi

At Zen Garden, your kids will enjoy fun activities including bouncing castles, face painting, trampoline as well as tasty kids treats such as chicken nuggets, mini pizzas, cupcakes and Oreo milkshakes. They have ample seating space, enough for big families.




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Minha 29th April 2018 - 10:34 AM

Please don’t include Adega in this list.ItS simply become unkept and absolutely pathetic a restaurant after they have opened a bar.The general upkeep of the place is also a glaring 1/10.
Hope it help.

Sammy Wachira 23rd October 2015 - 12:54 PM

Very helpful thank you for such a thoughtful write!!!!


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