Shop. Eat. Play. Learn.

About Us

Discover Petite Forêt Play Café Kitsilano, a contemporary and inclusive environment designed for families to foster sharing, development, and socializing; most importantly, give parents a place to relax and children a place to explore!

A business operated by a mom of two, focusing on the minutiae details which have a significant effect. You may catch sight of Nikki behind the counter, tidying up or engaging in conversation with one of you!

Petite Forêt offers a small selection of scrumptious fresh baked treats from a French and organic bakery. We allow your little ones to have their preferred snack or lunch at the café bar seating.

Storytime at Petite Forêt

Experience the magic of storytelling in different languages with our monthly storytime readings. Keep checking our online calendar, stay up to date on our social media, or pass by our in-shop bulletin board for monthly events.

A Gathering Place

Your little one is a large responsibility

And finding the right environment that can safely foster your child’s growth while also helping you recharge isn’t easy.

Create unforgettable moments with friends old and new in a family-friendly space designed for you to unwind or get some work done!

We are a judgement-free zone. Working parents are encouraged to use our space to meet, network and focus.

Celebrate With Us

Welcome to our trendy space for children to celebrate their big moments! Let your little ones unleash their inner rockstar in our fun-filled space!

Our focus is you. We help when needed and with details easily overlooked.

Stress-free Birthday parties where we help with tidy, clean up, café service and even cake cutting!


Shop unique gifts from around the world that will wow that special someone.

We offer a selection of beautiful books including timeless gift wrapping with recycled kraft thick paper and cotton ribbon (Made in Canada).

Our procurement of gifts is done in small amounts, guaranteeing a slim chance of encountering duplicates.

Shop knowing our prices are fair and products are of high quality.


Petite Forêt is fully accessible and wheelchair friendly.

We also have a change table, baby washroom chair, low hand-washing sink and feeding high chair. Baby bouncer is available upon request.


Petite Forêt Play Café hosts the most unique children's events in Vancouver! Join locals with our "Tea With" series, pet the cutest bunnies while listening to stories at "Storytime with Friends"; wiggle, jump and dance at "Preschool Ballet"; find the dad's only club, "Dad's & Daughters" .... and so many more!

Be sure to check out our calendar of events in our "Calendar" tab online.

We not only update monthly but keep an eye out for surprise events too!

See it. Say it. Sorted

At Petite Forêt we understand little ones are growing and leaning, but we too understand it is our duty to keep everyone feeling safe and comfortable!

If you see or hear something bothersome, report to a staff member so we can make your experience most enjoyable!

See it. Say it. Sorted.

Squeaky Clean

Petite Forêt is always squeaky clean! We clean throughout the day during quieter moments and finish with a janitorial clean every day. Feel safe to wear your socks anywhere on premises.

Cubby holes for shoes and jackets are available as well as storage under chairs.

Stroller parking is available outdoors as well as two spots indoors. We kindly ask on snowy and wet days to leave strollers outside.


Petite Forėt is your community.

Have suggestions on events we can host or include in our program? Pop by and chat us! We are easily reached by DM on our social media platforms: Instagram and Facebook.

Took some photos? Tag us! Have a moment? Write us a Google Review! We would appreciate it so much.