Thanks to Mallorca’s family friendly appeal you’ll find it’s very easy to eat out with kids here. As a matter of fact, Mallorquins love to make a fuss of them! The island’s 300 days of sunshine per year mean most restaurants have indeed outdoor eating spaces. And of course plenty of gardens and even play areas for your kids. So you needn’t worry about them causing chaos trailing around a posh restaurant. Diners can indeed enjoy excellent value for money in terms of quality of food. Adults can feast on local delicacies like octopus, suckling pig and snails for instance. Whilst children’s menus often feature simple dishes like grilled chicken and pasta. The local appetiser you will find in almost all restaurants is pa amb oli (bread with olive oil , tomatoes and cold cuts of meat), a great filler for hungry tummies.
So let’s look at the best family friendly restaurants in Majorca:
1. Mesón Ca’n Pedro, Palma de Majorca
Just outside Palma, perched atop a hill, this hidden gem has amazing views from it’s open air terrace. It serves simple, hearty, classic Majorcan fare such as seafood, paella and grilled meats. There’s a simple children’s menu and they have their own playground too. In summary, very popular with local families and repeat customers, advance booking is highly recommended.
Address on Google Maps: Carrer del Rector Vives, 14, 07015 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain
Phone: +34 971 70 21 62
2. El Balcon de Maria, Santa Ponsa
Overlooking the Bay of Santa Ponsa, this is another restaurant with great views, but this time of the glistening sea. No surprise then that this is a hotspot for sunset drinks and tapas. Families will love the indoor soft play area and trampolines, and the children’s menu which is excellent value.
Phone: +34 971 69 10 82
3. Vinicius, Ca’n Picafort
A crowd-pleasing restaurant run by two Mallorquin brothers, Vinicius serves a wide variety of international cuisine, from fresh fish and paellas to pizza. So there’s sure to be something to satisfy everyone’s tastes. The large sunny terrace is indeed the perfect spot for lunch with the kids, with plenty of space for them to run around.
Phone: +34 971 85 07 06
4. Ponderosa Beach Club, Ca’n Picafort
If you’re after a fashionable hangout with a laid back vibe, look no further than Ponderosa Beach Club. Regulars love it for its amazing location right on the beach, fantastic atmosphere and great food. Enjoy al fresco food, smooth service and instagrammable views. It’s best to visit at lunchtime with the kids, as after dark it gets a more grown up vibe with live DJs and cocktails. Advance bookings are essential in high season.
Phone: +34 971 18 41 18
5. Ca’n Cuarassa
Right in middle of the bay in family favourite resort Port de Pollensa, Ca’n Cuarassa serves delicious Mediterranean food in a variety of beautiful settings. Enjoy fresh pasta, grilled meats and seafood in the light filled interior or outside in the palm-shaded gardens.
Finally, there is also a small children’s playground to keep them occupied before their food arrives. Small tapas dishes are available for kids too. Make sure you leave room for the excellent desserts too.
Phone: +34 971 86 42 66
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