Child-friendly places to eat
- De Drie Vijvers
Smekaertstraat 37, 8660 Adinkerke
058 41 30 36 - www.tepaardaanzee.be
This place will give you a nice meal after a tiring day’s sports and recreation.With terrace, playground, horse-riding facilities and children’s menu.
- 't Groot Moerhof
Molendam 2, 8660 Adinkerke – Ghyvelde
0477 52 59 72 - www.grootmoerhof.be
This fun child-friendly tearoom/restaurant is situated amidst the wonderful landscapes of the Moeren region along the French-Belgian border. With playground, terrace and children’s menu.
- Hoeve Paepehof - Kinderboerderij Eetkafee
Veldstraat z/n (thv voetbalterrein)
0477 41 56 56 - www.hoevepaepehof.be
This place offers everything from quiches and delicious sandwiches on traditional bread to Angus Beef Burger by craft butcher Dierendonck.
- Moeder Lambik
De Pannelaan 185, 8660 Adinkerke
058 41 48 33 - www.moederlambik.be
Here you can eat all kinds of traditional charcoal grill dishes in a relaxed setting. With playground and children’s menu.
Veurnestraat 83, 8660 De Panne
058 41 28 58 - www.brasserie-kommilfoo.be
This eatery provides light lunches as well as big dinners with all the trimmings, always made on the day. And for the little ones, there’s a bouncy castle, children’s and play area.
- Bowl Inn – Bowling Group
De Pannelaan 80, 8660 Adinkerke
058 41 39 48 - www.bowlinn.be
Guests to this bowling alley can play a game, obviously, but also enjoy great snacks and the stone grill. The eatery also offers children’s parties, video games and a children’s menu.
Check out www.depanne.be for more great places in De Panne.
Tennislaan 48, 8670 Sint-Idesbald
058 51 19 77 - www.siska-koksijde.be
Everyone knows the legendary heart-shaped waffles of this tearoom are delicious, but so are its grill dishes. With playground, terrace and children’s menu.
- ’ T Zoet Genot
Zeedijk 476, 8670 Oostduinkerke
058 52 07 47 (tea-room)
You just can’t leave Oostduinkerke without having some ice cream from ‘t Zoet Genot on the promenade.We went there and went for their ‘Kiba’ or sour cherry and banana, which turned out to be a delicious combo! You can either sit yourself down on their big terrace and watch the people go by from behind your sun glasses or queue up inside for one of their delicious waffles, pancakes or a piece of their frangipane cake.
- Restaurant Wielrijdersrust 'Het dorstige Hart'
Dijk 33, 8670 Wulpen
058 51 60 70 - www.wielrijdersrust-hetdorstigehart.be
- Restaurant Spelleplekke
IJslandplein 10, 8670 Oostduinkerke
058 62 36 16 - www.despelleplekke.be
Check out www.koksijde.be for more great places in Koksijde and Oostduinkerke.
- Cafetaria van de kinderboerderij
Elf Juliwijk, 8620 Nieuwpoort
058 23 69 86
The children are bound to be starving after their visit to the petting zoo. With children’s menu.
- Floréal Club
Albert-I laan 74,8620 Nieuwpoort
058 22 46 00This brasserie with outdoor playground also has a great paddling pool with a slide, whirlpool, water fall and a clown that sprays water.
Check out www.nieuwpoort.be for more great places in Nieuwpoort.
- La Fonda
Paul de Smet de Naeyerstraat 32, 8430 Middelkerke
059 30 82 10
This brand new and child-friendly eatery with its special terrace instantly transports you to Spain. Everything on the menu is available in small children’s portions, lovingly decorated by the chef with funny toothpick kebabs.With play area including books and toys on the terrace at the back.
Schorestraat 61, 8433 Schore
051 55 50 92 - www.schoorbakkehoeve.be
This place lets you savour fresh dishes and home-grown meat, cooked by chef Dirk Bossuwe.The restaurant/hotel offers a children’s menu and child-friendly accommodation with everything to make a stay here memorable: a large garden, terrace and playground with trampoline and slides and even a games room with table tennis, table football and a children’s play area for if it’s raining.The little ones can also cruise around the garden for free in one of the pedal go-carts or pedal cars.In short, parents, grandparents and families are completely at home here!
- Klein Wilskerke
Spermaliestraat 119, 8430 Middelkerke
059 31 20 28
Drop in to enjoy one of the fresh local treats amidst the cosy atmosphere. With terrace, garden, playground and children’s menu.There’s even a bouncy castle in the garden from 1 May!
Leopoldlaan 53, 8430 Middelkerke
059 31 07 85 - www.restaurant-papillon.be
Papillon is a real family restaurant where the adults can relax, wining and dining in style, while the little ones will also have a delicious and fun time, thanks to the play area and children’s menu.
Check out www.middelkerke.be for more great places in Middelkerke and Westende.
- De Koekoek
Langestraat 38-40, 8400 Oostende
059 70 89 70
The smell of roast chicken wafting around your nostrils. That’s what this place is all about!Don’t forget your knife and fork...
Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 636, 8400 Oostende
059 30 62 44
Come and savour deliciously fresh fish and meat dishes at this place where big eaters and children are welcomed with open arms. With playground, terrace and children’s menu.
- ’t Koninginnehof
Maria Hendrikapark, 8400 Oostende
059 80 04 54 - www.koninginnehof.be
Let the children have fun while you relax amidst Ostend’s greenery on the island in the Maria Hendrika park. Minigolf, pedalos, rowing boats, strollers, a traffic park with gocarts and children’s menu are all provided.
- De Foyer
Albert I Promenade 62B, 8400 Oostende
059 51 61 22 - www.foyeroostende.be
This place with children’s menu and terrace lets you enjoy wonderful treats and refreshing drinks in their dream interior or on their seaside terrace. With children’s menu.
Torhoutsesteenweg 655, 8400 Oostende
059 80 86 51 - hotelgroeneveld.be
This eatery offers refined dishes with tongue-in-cheek references to local produce. With playground, children’s menu and terrace.
Check out www.visitoostende.be for more great places in Ostend.
- 't Fietskotje
Zandstraat 69, 8450 Bredene
059 32 30 07 - www.fietskotje.be
If you just want a quick bite at a small price, this eatery with children’s menu is definitely the place to be!
Check out www.bredene.be for more great places in Bredene.
- La Potinière
Leopoldlaan 13, 8420 De Haan
059 43 46 93 - www.la-potiniere.be
Enjoy a tasty ice cream sundae or delicious snack on the sunny terrace of this cafe in the Concessie quarter of De Haan, complete with playground, tennis, minigolf and pétanque area.
- In den witten doorn
Warvinge 33, 8420 Vlissegem
059 23 44 52 - www.wittendoorn.be
This rustic restaurant oozes atmosphere and offers its guests a cosy culinary experience. With children’s menu and terrace.
Zandstraat 1, 8420 De Haan (Klemskerke)
0475 52 10 82 - www.bistro-grill-kamperfoelie.be
Playground, terrace and children’s menu.
- De Concessie
Leopoldlaan 18-20, 8420 De Haan
059 23 34 13
Child-friendly restaurant in De Haan town centre.
- De Kruishoeve
Duiveketestraat 3-5, 8420 De Haan
059 23 73 55 - www.kruishoeve.be
Polder restaurant with garden terrace and small farm yard animals.
Vosseslag 118, 8420 De Haan
059 32 58 51
Child-friendly tearoom with playground in Vosseslag.
- De Perseput
Park Prins Albert, 8420 De Haan (Wenduine)
0486 65 69 49
Pavilion amidst the Wenduine dunes where the children can play their little hearts out.
Graaf Jansdijk 18, 8420 De Haan (Wenduine)
050 41 06 50
Tavern by the municipal swimming pool with large south-facing terrace and small playground.
Check out www.visitdehaan.be for more great places in De Haan and Wenduine.
- King Beach
Zeedijk, 8370 Blankenberge
0475 82 80 41 - www.kingbeach.be
This holiday village offers everyone, young and old, exactly the food they’re looking for.With playground, terrace and play area.
- Chalet Leopold
Leopoldstraat 1, 8370 Blankenberge
050 42 98 16
Brasserie/tavern in the park by the marina offering various activities for young and old. With terrace and children’s menu.
- Café au Lait
Grote Markt 15, 8370 Blankenberge
050 41 06 18
Enjoy an unctuous snack in this spacious eatery while the children play to their heart’s content in the ball pit, play area and on the terrace. With children’s menu.
Zeedijk 115, 8370 Blankenberge
050 41 10 74 - www.venitien.be
Sea-view trendy restaurant with something for everyone on the menu. With children’s menu and play area.
De Smet de Naeyerlaan 49, 8370 Blankenberge
050 41 25 98 - www.restoberbayern.be
Large restaurant by the port, specialised in offering you mussels until you pop.Bon appétit!With play area, terrace and children’s menu.
- Vakantiecentrum Floreal
Kon. Albertlaan 59, 8370 Blankenberge
050 43 21 11This tearoom offers light meals and snacks. With playground, minigolf, tennis and children’s menu.
- Vakantiecentrum Duinse Polders
Ruzettelaan 195, 8370 Blankenbergeel
050 43 24 00 - www.duinsepolders.be
We promise the children won’t get bored easily in this resort with playground, minigolf and tennis, while you enjoy a delicious snack in the cafeteria.
Check out www.blankenberge.be for more great places in Blankenberge.
Tijdokstraat 16, 8380 Zeebrugge
This restaurant has a separate play area and menu, especially for the little ones.
Check out www.brugge.be/zeebrugge for more great places in Zeebrugge.
- ’t Boerenhof
Koudekerkelaan 30, 8300 Knokke-Heist
050 51 13 33 - www.tboerenhof.be
This place offers carefully prepared dishes at affordable prices. Bon appétit! With playground and children’s menu.
Check out www.knokke-heist.be for more great places in Knokke-Heist.