Most restaurants in Helsinki are child friendly with available high chairs, children’s menus and some even have a small kids section for little ones to play. Outdoor cafes are often the best choice in the warmer months to enjoy being outdoor.
At BabyBreaks, we have researched the best child-friendly restaurants in Helsinki, so you can plan your mealtimes around the city.
1. Cafe Regatta
Small outdoor café set up in a red cottage by the sea in Töölö. Inside is small but cozy and quirky with skies and random things hanging from the ceiling.
The café is mostly famous for its delicious cinnamon Buns and blueberry pies. Kids will love being able to grill their sausages on the outside bonfire .
In the summer you can add some fun by renting water-sports equipment like stand up paddle boards, canoes, kayaks and a rowing boat. Rent it from sup-regatta.
Phone: +358 40 0760049
If you fancy doing some shopping, the Stockmann Department Store in the center of Helsinki is one of the biggest in Europe. On the 8th floor you will find a cafeteria area where you have a large choice of food from pizza to local favorites as well as coffee and cakes.
There is a tiny kid’s play area that the youngest ones will be able to enjoy.
Phone: +358 9 1211
3. Cat Cafe Helkatti
Take your shoes off as you enter, order a CATpuccino’s, some cakes and enjoy being surrounded by 8 purring little tigers.
The kitties do what kitties do best, move from table to table, sleep in all sorts of places and ask for strokes when They feel like it …
The café can get very busy, especially at weekends, so it’s better to book in advance if you can.
There is a 5€ entrance fee (to help cover the cats care) for 1h30 stay.
Phone: +358 40 5035822
4. Skidilä at Annantalo
Annantalo is an arts centre for children and families in the centre of Helsinki offering free events and workshops. Their café is a big locals favorite to hang out and chill.
Skidilä serves traditional café treats and vegetarian lunches, and the children have plenty of space to play, perfect combo.
Phone: +358 9 31037185
5. Moko Market Café & Store
Concept store in a small street of Helsinki’s Design District. The store is beautifully laid out, selling vibrant goods from interior design, artisan coffee, vintage items and food ingredients…. Maybe a little similar to Liberty for those familiar with the London store.
But what we enjoyed the most was the café. They change the menu daily, serving fresh seasonal and local food. The Saturday Brunch is a must with homemade delicacies ranging from cake, smoothies, sausages, food salads and pancake.
Phone: +358 10 3156156
Visit Helsinki with Kids for a Family City Break. Helsinki is one of the best kid-friendly cities in Europe, featuring great family-friendly restaurants, exciting outdoor activities, indoor attractions for young children.
At BabyBreaks, we have kept a limited choice of activities, restaurants and lodgings so that you can plan your trip to Helsinki without browsing the Internet for endless hours. So if you are looking to be inspired to visit Helsinki for your next family weekend, just visit our different Helsinki pages to find what this destination has to offer.
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