Go before the growth spurt…On weekends & holidays from 10am – 2:30pm it’s an all you can eat buffet. Endless portions of delicious Butterrösti, Birchermuesli, crepes and more create a casual outdoor feast. Picnic tables overlook a large meadow field and with Chasalps location of 61 702 cm above sea level, it is a bit remote from the city center, but ideal for pre/post hikes. Chasalp redefines childrens’ menu prices by charging based on centimeter height.
Klosterweg 36, 8044 Zurich (map)
Website . Tel: +41 44 254 26 40 ?
Cows, cows and more cows…Kids dive into their free coloring book and crayons while mom and dad peruse the Swiss German menu…don’t worry, there is an English version too. You will be sure to hear some giggles at the table if you order the bread served in a shoe or the chicken wings in miniature shopping carts.
Leonhardstrasse 1, 8001 Zurich (map)
Website . Tel: +41 44 261 40 55
Kafi fur Dich
Casual, comfortable and a children’s corner…From Sunday’s All You Can Eat Brunch Buffet to mid-week tea time, Kafi fur Dich is a mom’s retreat. Once inside past the steps leading up (buggies beware), it’s got a family vibe. A small play area for toddlers and young kids, equipped with books and toys, is in clear view of the dining area. The staff are accommodating and the menu is always changing, but never are the franc savvy prices.When kids to go bed, check out the weekly concert schedule.
Stauffacherstrasse 141, 8004 Zurich (map)
Website . Tel: + 41 43 317 91 60
Babies & Buggies…New moms craving their Hiltl juice fix can relax with their newborn at sister-restaurant Tibits. The vegetarian buffet is stroller friendly with zero stairs or bumps; tables and chairs can easily be swapped for buggies; a toilet comfortably fits you and the whole caboose and the self-service equals no hustle or bustle. They even have a sign on the front door that says Breastfeeding Friendly , it’s a healthy option for post-baby weight recuperation with over 40 salads and freshly squeezed juices.
Falkenstrasse 12, 8008 Zurich (map)
Website . Tel: + 41 44 260 32 22
Rainy Day savior…designed for kids to play and moms & dads to enjoy the day. It’s equipped with 2 small play areas including a 2nd level Pirate Ship ideal for babies, toddlers and small children. There’s loads of toys, books and games. When play time needs a break, chow down on one of Bam Bam’s scrumptious waffles. Ideal for children’s birthday parties, they will create an excellent franc savvy package with the only thing left for you to do is enjoy the fun!
Rigiplatz 1, 8006 Zurich (map)
Website . Tel: + 41 44 363 86 33
Fork & Bottle
A Dedicated Playroom…A popular expat hangout, locals and newbies alike rave about the American style brunch with kid size portions and casual atmosphere. There’s a dedicated playroom and on warm days, a huge garden for kids to run that’s even equipped with a small “petting zoo”. Fun events like Halloween Trick or Treating and a private room for birthday parties.
Allmenstrasse 20, 8002 Zurich (map)
Website . Tel: + 41 44 201 18 17
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