We all love cafés, but some are more child-friendly than others. Each month we’ll suggest a new place where you and baby, or toddler, or even your coffee group can try.
If you have been to a child-friendly café please write in and let us know.
Bang Bang Café
56a Brown St, Ponsonby, Auckland
At Bang Bang Café parents can sit back in the plush leather sofas, sipping coffee and eating brunch while watching their little ones in the play area drawing on the chalkboard walls, or playing with a huge selection of toys. There’s plenty of room for the buggy and high chair and you can choose from either the Little People or Bubba menu for your child.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 7am – 4pm
Weekends 8am – 2pm
Ph: (09) 361 6010
Wholly Bagels Café
Corner of Knights Rd & Myrtle St, Lower Hutt (opposite The Farmers entrance to Westfield Queensgate)
This was recommended by Michella in Lower Hutt, Wholly Bagels has a neat fenced child’s play area (crayons & drawing/ blackboard/ blocks/ cars & trucks) plus plenty of high chairs. There is a variety of bagel toppings that are sure to please the fussiest of eaters.
Opening hours: Monday – Wednesday 7:30am – 5pm
Thursday – Friday 7:30am – 8pm
Saturday – Sunday 9am – 4pm
Ph: (04) 589 9333