Family-friendly restaurants in Prague 4

A choice of family-friendly venues in Prague 4 is rich and varied. Sport, family and maternity centers and fun-focused venues for kids offer a wide range of free time, educational and cultural activities for families with children. This article focuses mainly on kid-friendly restaurants and cafés in Prague 4 and it also gives some weekend getaway ideas.

Rosmarina has something unusual to offer that make it a different experience. A fully non-smoking restaurant, which is a part of sports and leisure time area „Freestyle Modřany“, is located on the boat and offers a great view of the river and surroundings. Kids can benefit from high chairs, kids´ menu and a spacious play area. In summer, there are also an inflatable castle and an outdoor playground. From October to April the restaurant has a Sunday´s brunch with babysitting service and fun program for children.  A daily menu at reasonable prices is available every weekday.

There is an interesting non-smoking restaurant - REST. in the close vicinity to the Institute for the Care of Mother and Child in Podolí. Even though it is not a typical kid-friendly venue mainly frequented by families with children, it is worth mentioning because it offers excellent dishes from quality ingredients and fresh fish along with pleasant interior and friendly service. A small table, some toys and children's books are available for very young visitors.

A popular sports and recreation complex “Žluté lázně” is conveniently located on the right river bank in Podolí. There are excellent road, tram and bus links from the city center. Facilities available for hire include table tennis table and equipment, volleyball court, pétanque court, paddleboats, canoes, scooters, bicycles or inline skates. It boats a beautiful wooden children’s´ playground, a wading pool, an inflatable pool with small boats and pedals. There are also several bars and child-friendly restaurants. Seasonal, music and dance events, concerts, festivals and kid's events take place in the complex. It is a perfect place for unforgettable children´s birthday party in summer.

Every third Sunday of the month you can enjoy a Sunday family brunch in Dockhouse restaurant, in Michelská Street. Children can take advantage of various creative activities, workshops and games. These activities are carried out under the supervision of babysitters. The non-smoking part of the restaurant features a spacious play area for kids with many toys.

Domov Sue Ryder is a care home for senior citizens, which also operates a restaurants, charity shops and a cultural center. Domov Sue Ryder organizes regular charity bazaars for families with children, where parents can donate and purchase various baby products such as clothes, toys books, prams or car seats. During bazaars children can enjoy various creative activities and games. The center features a fully non-smoking restaurant with kids´ play area and a wheel-chair access and a small outdoor playground. Sue Ryder hosts numerous cultural, social and educational events. There is a branch of the Prague City Library with children´s literature department in the area of Michelský dvůr.

Kunratický les (Kunraticky forest) is a popular family weekend destination. It is the largest forest area in Prague with a beautiful nature, steams, rocks and various attractions for children. There are several playgrounds and a mini zoo with moufflons, deer, and fallow deer, which is located close to the gamekeeper´s lodge and a restaurant U Krále Václava IV. There is a fantastic family-friendly restaurant Grill Restaurant Za Větrem in the north western part of Kunraticky forest, often referred as Michelský or Krčský les. This fully non-smoking venue features a small kid´s play area with a slide, toys and books. A simple, clean interior, a garden, a fireplace along with delicious dishes made from quality ingredients will convince the most demanding clients.

Šeberák area is located in Prague's Kunratice and includes a pond, a restaurant and a sports and recreation complex, which provides facilities for volleyball, beach volleyball, badminton, table tennis or pétanque. Canoes and paddle boats are available for hire. A child-friendly Restaurant Šeberák offers a garden, spacious indoor kid´s play area, an outdoor playground and trampolines. Parents with very small children will appreciate a nappy changing facilities, high chairs and a microwave oven, in which they can warm up baby food. Various seasonal events for kids, dance, music and theatre performances, concerts, exhibitions and tournaments take place in Šeberák pond area.

If you are close to the Vyšerad fortress, you can visit Ta Kavárna - a club café of the Jedlička Institute for disabled. Families can enjoy a fully non-smoking environment, a big children's corner, warm and friendly atmosphere and delicious drinks. There is also a nappy changing table and a wheel chair access.

An Italian restaurant, Ristorante Il Giardino, in Bezová street, definitely belongs to the list of family-friendly venues in Prague 4. A pleasant restaurant with clean simple interior and delicious Italian dishes is a popular choice of local families because it features wonderful outdoor play area with a sandpit, a slide, where children can play under the watchful eyes of their parents.

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