Hello readers!  Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I recently had the opportunity to introduce the girls to the Sylvanian Families collection, and I was really excited to see what they thought.  Sylvanian Families is a toy that’s been around since 1985, so it’s a brand I remember from my own childhood.  Sadly, I didn’t own my own set but I definitely wanted to!  Being able to review the Delicious Restaurant and the Maple Cat Family definitely ticked a box for me, as well as my daughters.

When the box arrived, I decided to set it up before the girls got home from school and nursery.  I justified my decision by thinking it would be better that they didn’t have to wait for it come out of the box, but really I wanted the chance to take an uninterrupted look at the new toy that had arrived in the house that day.  I was sure that once they saw it, I probably wouldn’t get a look in.

The great thing about Sylvanian Families is that it doesn’t take long to put a toy like the Delicious Restaurant together.  There were just a few stickers to add and a some pieces to put in place to complete the Parisian style building.  The small details like the cups and saucers needed removing from their packaging but once that is done, they are ready for some lovely imaginative play.  There are no batteries required with this toy which I absolutely love, so once it’s out of the box it’s ready to go.

The Maple Cat Family do not require any set up at all and come already dressed in their gorgeous little outfits. You can change their clothes, and unlike some other toys, the girls found it really easy to get them dressed and undressed again.  This was a great help as the Delicious Restaurant comes with a chef outfit to help complete the setting.  Both the girls fell in love with the Maple Cat family on site.  Their cute features, soft fur and outfits definitely won them over.

There were a few things we all loved about the Delicious Restaurant.  The building itself has so much character, and there’s a few ways to play with it as you can move the furniture and building around depending on how you want to play with it.  The attention to detail is excellent and the set comes with a stove, a dining table, menu stand and a trolley.

To take the play opportunities to the next level, there is even more detail with a full table setting including knives, forks and spoons, meals, glasses and even a decanter.  For the kitchen there are pots, pans and cooking utensils making for a very realistic play setting.

To help promote the idea of family gatherings and special occasions there is even a birthday cake to be served for dessert along side the cups and saucers.  Doesn’t this sound like one of the best restaurants you’ve ever visited?

When the girls arrived home from school they immediately clocked the Sylvanian Families Delicious Restaurant and Maple Cat Family set up in the living room.  The dived straight in and started playing with it, and didn’t ask for any tablet time or any other toys that night.  In fact getting them to part with it to go to bed was more of a struggle than getting them to switch off their tablets, but in a good way!

Their new Sylvanian Families play sets have been a part of their play routine ever since, and they want to take the Maple Cat family everywhere with them.  They even joined us on our recent glamping trip to Lincolnshire. I can genuinely say we are very impressed with Sylvanian Families, and can see us adding more sets from the Town Series to our collection.

The Sylvanian Families Delicious Restaurant set is available from Smyths Toys currently priced £39.99.

The Sylvanian Families Maple Cat Family is available from Argos priced £18.99

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  1. I would love to win this for my niece because she loves them but so do I. I have some myself but I would give this set to my niece,Honey.

  2. My neice would be overjoyed to add THESE beauties to her collection – im partial to them myself!

  3. We are a cat-loving family so the children love cat-related toys and games. Anything small that fits in their hands is particularly appealing.

  4. I’d give them to my youngest daughter – she loves cats and would spend ages playing with this family!

  5. Our daughter got the Sylvanian lighthouse for Christmas with the rabbit ramily. It’s her favourite inside toy to play with and would love to extend her collection!

  6. My granddaughter has just started collecting Sylvanain Families so this would be an amazing addition to her collection

  7. Sylvanian Families are adorable aren’t they? One of my granddaughters lives overseas and hasn’t seen them, they aren’t around where she lives, so I’d love to give this set to her to introduce her to them.

  8. Such a fantastic prize, I am sure my gorgeous granddaughter would love to play with such a cute family playset

  9. I don’t have any children but would love to win this prize to donate to charity, to go to Romania.

  10. I would love to win for the after school club I work at. The children love the Sylvanian families but we mostly have rabbits so I’m sure they’d love to have some cats!

  11. I’d love to win these for my step-granddaughter, she loves imaginative play and I’d love to introduce her to Sylvanian Families

  12. I would love to win this for my friends daughter who is mad about sylvanian families

  13. I’d love to win this for my son to give his cousin as a gift. He loves giving presents to people (just like his Mommy) and his cousin loves Sylvanian Families, so it would work out well for everyone. Fingers crossed.

  14. i would love to win for a friends little girl. had sylvanian families as a kid, it brings back good memories x

  15. I would love to win this adorable family collection for my daughter Heidi she has the hedgehog and rabbit family, the cat family would be a lovely new addition, Heidi loves cats 🙂

  16. My daughter already has the lighthouse and the rabbit family – and they could do with some friends to socialize with…

  17. I would love to win this prize for my future children, I loved Sylvanian’s as a child and would love them to enjoy them too.

  18. My daughter collects Sylvanians and Id love to give this to her to add to her collection. She’d be absolutely delighted!

  19. My daughter Lola would absolutely love this, her favourite thing is to roleplay with little figures

  20. Would love to win for my little girl, she loves Sylvanian Families..she’d be over the moon if I won this for her

  21. I’d give these to my daughter. She’s just the age for imaginative play and would love them

  22. I love them myself but I know my grandaughter would love them. She had a basket of little dogs and cats and assorted things last time I called and was happily playing with them for ages!

  23. I used to love the Sylvanian families as a child so it’s so much nostalgia! I would give it to my friend’s little girl

  24. Thanks, I’d love to win for all my grandchildren, perfect for when they come to play at Grandmas

  25. I know my niece and my daughter are both loopy over sylvanian families, but who to grace with the gift of this prize?

  26. I never had Sylvanian Families when I was little but my cousin did and I always thought they were amazing! I would give them to my friend’s little girl Ruby.

  27. My 7 year old is fascinated by cats and is counting the days until she can get her own…..so this cute little family of cats would be perfect for her!

  28. I’d like to win them for my daughter Sophie as she has a collection of Sylvanian families and enjoys playing with them

  29. I would give this to my friend’s daughter as she started collecting Sylvanian Families last Christmas.

  30. I would love to win for my niece who adores cuteness and animal toys and while she doesnt have any sylvanians at the moment I know she would love some

  31. It would go straight to my niece. She currently has a lot of Tots Town and Happyland toys, which she loves. So I think the Sylvanian Families toys are the perfect next step for her.

  32. This set is so cute- I remember these from when I was little. I would give this set to my god daughter (I’m not sure my son would give it the appreciation it deserves!)

  33. I used to play with Sylvanian families all the time as a child, so would love my son to experience them too!

  34. I’d love to win for my great niece, I had Sylvanian Families as a child and played with it all the time so I know she’d love it too 🙂

  35. I would love to win this for my daughter as she is slightly obsessed with sylvanian families

  36. I used to play with these toys when I was a little girl. I would give them to ny daughter, she lives them

  37. My daughter has taken an interest in Sylvanian Families, as her cousin has them, she has asked for some for Xmas. This would be a nice treat for her if I won them.

  38. I’ve been collecting Sylvanians since I was 6. So just under 3 decades. They’ve been releasing new ones and I’m so happy that they’ve all been wonderful! I’m trying to build up my collection so that I have something to give my nieces when they’re old enough to play with them!

  39. I would love to win this one for my daughter as she loves sylvanian families and would love to add this one to her vast collection

  40. I would love to win this for a special little girl who stands up for her older brother who has autism, and aims to spread autism awareness and understanding

  41. I’ve always loved Sylvanian families as they are so cute & I’d love to win these for my Granddaughter, She loves collecting things.

  42. My little ones are obsessed with Sylvanian Families anything just like I was when I was younger so this would be an ideal gift to treat them with and to pamper myself with too, secretly! Fingers crossed! 🙂

  43. I loved these as a child and am enjoying building on my childhood toys collection with my niece.

  44. We could never afford Sylvanian Families when I was younger, but I used to love playing with my friend’s. I’d give them to my goddaughter, but make lots of excuses to come play!

  45. I’d love to win this for my daughter as we gave her a sylvanian family house for christmas but she doesn’t have any characters to go in it as they are quite pricey

  46. I bought my daughter her first Sylvanian Families Starter set from ToysRUs sales just after her birthday. She’s been asking me for additions every since as she loves it that much so would be nice to give her a treat surprise x

  47. My grand daughter has just started to collect them, We got her the Rabbit family and she is hooked!> She would absolutely love this!.

  48. I’d love to win this for my little one due in a couple of weeks – I had Sylvanian Families as a child and we’re very much a ‘cat’ family!

  49. I have such fond memories of playing with SF with my sister, it would be nice to pass it on to my Niece and Nephew, for the wet sundays and endless Summers we used to play with ours

  50. My grandaughter and I just have a thing for sylvanian familys, so tiny and cute, so would love to win for us to play….thank you

  51. I’d give this to my daughter. She loves Sylvanian Families and would be so happy to add these to her collection

  52. I’d love it as I still have all my old Sylvanian Family sets from 30 years ago! I’d add it to the collection which my young son now loves playing with.

  53. Would love to win this prize for my little Granddaughter, she does love the Sylvanain families and has already started he collection

  54. My daughter Scarlett loves these cuties! It develops her imagination and sense of play. This would be a wonderful addition to her collection!

  55. I would love to win this set to give to my granddaughter who loves playing with her Sylvanain families

  56. I love Sylvanain Famlies. I would give this to my granddaughter who collects these. She adores cats

  57. My Granddaughters both love Sylvanain Families and Cats especially gingers as we have 2 real ones.

  58. I would love to win this for my daughter she loves cats but can’t have one as my wife has severe allergies. Would love to get her in to the Sylvanian Families as thye have been a fantastic toy since I was young.

  59. My daughter would love to win these. They are so cute. I used to play with them when they first came out years ago

  60. I would love to win it for my daughter who is beginning to get into these toys and this would be a wonderful one to start with.

  61. I would love to win this as I am a huge fan of Sylvanian Families and the quality is brilliant and would give this to my son who would get so much joy from it as he loves toys like this and loves cats

  62. I *love* Sylvanian Families and I can’t wait until my daughter is old enough to enjoy them too!

  63. my 6 year old adores her sylvanian family toys and she would love this to ad to her collection

  64. I’d love to win these to play with my younger brothers, I used to love figures like these when I was little

  65. I would love to win it for my daughter, she loves collectable toys and deserves them as she’s really good taking care of her toys, jewellry etc

  66. I’d like to win it for pure nostalgia, I’d then pass it on to my mother who likes cats.

  67. I’m a grown up and I still find them captivating. I’d love to win as a present for my 7 year old niece.

  68. Love the way Sylvanian Families toys spark my grandchildren’s imagination, they would all play with this greatt prize

  69. I would like them for me and my house for when my grand daughter visits so that I can look after them for her until her next visit…… double the fun

  70. I’d give them to my girls Alexa and Chloe. They love Sylvanian families and would love to add the Maple Cat Family to their collection. x

  71. I’d love to win the maple cat family because they are so cute. I’d give them to by best friend, who collect them.

  72. My daughter has just recently just started to like sylvanian families so it would be lovely to surprise her.

  73. My daughter would really deserve and appreciate this prize. She has worked so hard at school and been super helpful to me. She doesn’t have anything from the Sylvanian Family although she always likes the play sets when we go shopping or watches adverts!

  74. My little girl has recently started getting really into Sylvanian Families so i would love to win for her 🙂

  75. I would love to win this for my 5 year old daughter Milly who started building a sylvanian families collection on her birthday this April. She loves cats and would be made up! Thank you x

  76. I’d love to give it to my daughter. She adores these toys and they’d be a great addition to her collection!

  77. I would give this to my daughter, Autumn 4, I would love to win because she wqould be delighted to receive this.

  78. I would love to win for my gorgeous great-niece, Mia, who is crazy about Sylvanian Families.

  79. I would love to win this for my Granddaughter as she loves cats. There are 4 cats in her household 2 of which belong to her and they are her best friends

  80. my little girl has just started playing wit little dolls/figures and would love to get her her first family x

  81. I loved playing with and collecting Sylvanian families when I was younger and I’d love these for my daughter so she could start her own collection.

  82. I loved Sylvanian when I was younger! My little girl is a huge fan now so if I was lucky enough to win I’d give them to her ?

  83. Two of my favourite things Sylvanian Families and cats and my little granddaughter would love the Maple Cat family

  84. I would love to win this for my daughters, I loved my Sylvanian families, would be brilliant to relive those memories with my daughters.

  85. I’d love to win this so I could give it to my Goddaughter. She loves Sylvanian Families. I remember these from when I was a kid so it always brings back fun memories.

  86. Well apart from wanting to play with this myself I would have to say it would be for my daughter or niece x

  87. i love the manor house, i think it is called – the big house, anyway. i would give this family of cats to my granddaughter to take care of xx

  88. I’d love to win this for my daughter whose a huge sylvanians fan and always looking to add to her collection. We regularly visit the sylvanians shop in London to add special bits to her collection.

  89. I’d love to win for my daughter. She had some Sylvainan Families sets for Christmas and loves them x

  90. My daughter Mariella would love some Sylvanian families for her tenth birthday to go with her other little set ups on her desk.

  91. My daughter is Sylvanian Families OBSESSED! She’s always telling me which Sylvanian family or building she’d love to get next. The Maple Cat family is on her wish list, right after the Grand Department Store.

  92. I owuld give this to my niece whi is obsessed with Sylvanian families. That’s all she has on her birthday list.

  93. These would be great as we have just been given a load of Sylvanian stuff but with very few figures

  94. I’d love to win this because I remember having Sylvanian Families when I was small and I know Daisy (who is 7) would love them. Not just because I loved them – but because she’s mad about cats too!

  95. If I won this prize I would give it to my little girl Emily who is 4. She would love Sylvanian families as she loves playing make believe with her dolls and dolls house, and would think they are very cute!

  96. I would give it to my youngest daughter, she loves pretend play and cats are her favourite animal

  97. Always loved Sylvanian families, they are just so cute. I would give it to my granddaughter

  98. My Daughter absolutely adores these and has been collecting them and so I would love to win this for her.

  99. My granddaughter is new to The Sylvanian families. She’s only three. She would adore this.

  100. They are adorable! My daughter has the Cosy Cottage, Boutique and Secret Island Playhouse but no full family sets yet. She’d love this!

  101. I’m a crazy cat lady that Loves anything Cat Related and would Love to set my grand daughters Sylvanian Families collection off with this adorable set of cats x My daughter loved Sylvanian Families x Fingers crossed x

  102. Id like yto winfor my daughter id add it to her birthday presant as a special little extra shes 4 on the 7th of july goes to fast x

  103. My two daughters have just discovered Sylvanian families and they would love to add this family to their collection!

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