With Ramadan around the corner, you may be looking for some good places for Iftar. But if you have kids, you may also want some kid-friendly accommodations to keep your children entertained while waiting to break fast. What are the criteria for a kid-friendly buka puasa restaurant, you may ask? Well, the criteria is three fold: must serve halal foods, not serve any alcohol, and have a play area and\/or have a kids menu. Here are some local gems that fit the above conditions. You simply must visit them this Ramadan season! Gula Cakery Gula Cakery is a bakery with various branches across Malaysia (Kota Kemuning, KL East Mall. Tropicana Gardens, Eco Ardence, Eco Grandeur, Putrajaya, and Melaka). However, only the Shah Alam branch has a kid\u2019s play corner. The cafe specialises in creating custom cakes for all kinds of event. This includes weddings, birthdays, and corporate events. They offer a variety of other baked goods too, such as cupcakes, cookies, and pastries. Additionally, you can find a wealth of western dishes like pasta, sandwiches burgers. At the same time, they also serve Asian dishes like fried rice and Asian noodles. Address: 11, Jln Anggerik Aranda BG 31\/BG, 40460 Shah Alam, Selangor Website: Gula Cakery Facebook page: Gula Cakery Contact: 03-5131 4604 \/ 011-1635 3232 Opening hours: Daily, 10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Halal status: Muslim-owned, utilises products from suppliers with Halal certification. Cuisine: Malaysian, Western. Here\u2019s their menu. Price range: RM4.90 to RM44.90 Kid-friendly feature(s): Kids play area (Shah Alam branch only), kids eat free every Thursday. Madam Kwan\u2019s, Retail 163 Madam Kwan's is a restaurant chain in Malaysia that offers traditional Malaysian cuisine with a modern twist. The restaurant's menu features a variety of dishes, including nasi lemak, satay, laksa, and other popular Malaysian dishes. The restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating options, as well as private rooms for events. The restaurant also offers catering services for events and parties. The branch in Retail 163 has a child\u2019s corner where your kids can play and have fun with their peers. Address: G1-01, 8, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Website: Madam Kwan\u2019s Facebook page: Madam Kwan\u2019s Contact: 03-2026 2297 Opening hours: Every day, 11:00\u202fa.m. to 10:00\u202fp.m. Halal status: 100% certified halal Cuisine: Asian. Western. Here\u2019s the menu. Price range: RM8.50 to RM185 Kid-friendly feature(s): Kids\u2019 play area (slides, toys, etc.), kids\u2019 menu. Crust KL Crust Cafe is a cosy and trendy cafe located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They offer a variety of freshly Western dishes, baked goods, including pastries, cakes, and bread, as well as a selection of coffee and tea. The cafe has a modern and minimalist interior design, with comfortable seating options and a relaxing atmosphere. Customers can enjoy their food and drinks while admiring the beautiful view of the city. Crust Cafe is known for its high-quality baked goods, friendly staff, and excellent service. It is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike who are looking for a great cafe experience in Kuala Lumpur. Address: 1F-17, 163 Retail Park, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 50480 Instagram page: crustkl Contact: 012-223 1009 \/ +603-641 95708 Opening hours: Every day, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Halal status: Muslim-owned Cuisine: Western. Here\u2019s their menu. Price range: RM6 to RM140 Kid-friendly feature(s): Kids\u2019 play area. Marmalade Marmalade Cafe is a restaurant located in the Bangsar Village shopping centre. The cafe offers a variety of western-style dishes, including salads, sandwiches, burgers, pasta, and main courses such as grilled salmon and lamb shank. They also serve a range of beverages, including coffee, tea, and smoothies. The atmosphere of the cafe is cosy and relaxed, with indoor and outdoor seating areas available. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also offers catering services for events and functions. Address: Level 1, Bangsar Village II, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Instagram page: Marmalade Contact: 03-2282 8301 Opening hours: Every day, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Halal status: Halal supplier. No pork, no lard. Cuisine: Western. Here\u2019s their menu. Price range: RM5 to RM33 Kid-friendly feature(s): Kids menu, kids play area. RGB Coffee Rather Good Beans is a cafe located in the Kampung Datuk Keramat area of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The cafe specialises in coffee, serving a variety of espresso-based drinks, pour-over coffee, and cold brews. They also offer a selection of light bites and pastries to accompany the coffee, such as croissants, sandwiches, and cakes. The atmosphere is cosy and welcoming, with indoor and outdoor seating available. The cafe also sells coffee beans for customers to take home and brew themselves. A bonus point? Rather Good Beans is also vegan and vegetarian-friendly. Address: 35, Jalan Damai, Kampung Datuk Keramat, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Website: Rather Good Beans Instagram page: RGB Coffee Contact: 03-2181 1329 \/ 012-590 1329 Opening hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Friday - Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m., Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Halal status: Accommodates products from manufacturers that are halal-certified, alcohol-free. Cuisine: Western, Malaysian. Here\u2019s their menu. Price range: RM8 to RM36 Kid-friendly feature(s): Kid's menu. The Food Tree The Food Tree is a Muslim-owned cafe and restaurant located in Shah Alam, Malaysia. The cafe offers a variety of Western and local cuisine, including pasta, burgers, sandwiches, and traditional Malaysian dishes like nasi lemak and mee goreng. The menu is reasonably priced and while halal-certified, there are vegetarian options available too. The atmosphere of the cafe is cosy and comfortable, with indoor and outdoor seating options. The Food Tree also has a small convenience store selling snacks, drinks, and some household items. The service is friendly and attentive, making it a popular destination for locals and visitors in Shah Alam. Overall, The Food Tree provides a great dining experience with delicious food and a relaxed atmosphere. Address: 10, Section U1, Jalan Pelukis U1\/46, Kawasan Perindustrian Temasya, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor Website: The Food Tree Facebook page: The Food Tree Contact: 03-5566 8093 Opening hours: Every day, 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Halal status: Halal certified Cuisine: Western, Malaysian and Asian. Here\u2019s their menu. Price range: RM8.90 to RM48.90 Kid-friendly feature(s): Wide range of kids\u2019 meals and kids\u2019 menu Serai Group The Serai Group is a Malaysia-based company that operates in the food and beverage industry. Founded in 2012, the company focuses on serving modern Asian cuisine with an emphasis on local flavours and ingredients. The Serai Group's portfolio includes several restaurant brands such as Serai, Jibby & Co, and Jibby East, which offer a range of dining experiences from casual cafes to fine dining. The company also operates a catering business and a bakery. They have branches all over Selangor and Kuala Lumpur including Cyberjaya, Kelana Jaya, Petaling Jaya and Shah Alam. Address: Lot GB-15 & 15A, Ground Floor Boulevard Paradigm Mall, No 1, Jalan SS7\/26A, Kelana Jaya, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Website: Serai Group Instagram page: Serai Group Contact: 03-5542 7070 Opening hours: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Halal status: Halal-certified. Muslim-owned. Cuisine: Malaysian, Asian, Western. Here\u2019s their menu. Price range: RM18 to RM130 Kid-friendly feature(s): Delectable kids\u2019 menu The Hungry Tapir The Hungry Tapir is a cafe located in Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The cafe features a cosy and rustic atmosphere with a menu that focuses on local and fusion cuisine. The cafe is known for its all-day breakfast options, sandwiches, and pasta dishes, as well as its selection of desserts and coffee. The cafe also offers vegan and vegetarian options, catering to a wide range of dietary preferences.. Additionally, the cafe is involved in various social initiatives, including working with local charities and organisations to support underprivileged communities. Address: 55, Jalan SS 15\/8A, SS 15 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia Website: The Hungry Tapir Facebook page: The Hungry Tapir Contact: 03-2022 2137 Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday - 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Weekends, 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Halal status: Halal-certified, Muslim-owned. Cuisine: Vegan, Western. Here\u2019s their menu. Price range: RM10 to RM36 Kid-friendly feature(s): Kids\u2019 menu Break Your Fast at These Kid-Friendly Restaurants There are so many restaurants, cafes and eateries that serve halal food and are kid-friendly as well. After breaking fast, your kids can play at designated fun corners to past the time while you relax. So, try out one of these recommendations and have an amazing Ramadhan with your kids, parents! For more insightful stories and fun recipes, stay tuned to\u00a0Motherhood Story!