Child Friendly Pubs in London

Looking for some of the best child-friendly pubs in London? Luckily for you, the city's not short of a boozer or two, with many of them catering to the whole family. Whether you're on the hunt for a spot with tasty and nutritious kids menus or hoping to locate a venue with games to keep the little nippers interested, you'll find 'em all in our top picks of family-friendly watering holes across the capital.

Last updated on 15th January 2020

This place is practically a nursery for the toddlers of East End's slightly older hipster generation. With its quirky interiors and amazingly safe and fun back garden bordering onto the kid's paradise that is Victoria Park, it also garners extra points for its softer Astro surface in the garden and offering kids meals too. 

The Castle - Geronimo Inns

151 user reviews 4

Ideal for those lazy weekends with the family, The Castle has already established itself as one of Islington's most popular locations. From ice-cold craft beers and potent international spirits to flavoursome fish & chips and perfectly cooked steaks, this cosy spot'll make you feel right at home.

The Perky Nel

25 user reviews 4

Catford Bridge Tavern

15 user reviews 4

Buy one Burger and get the second for £1! and 3 other offers

Centrally located between Catford high street and some of the area's greener spots, Catford Bridge Tavern is a proper family pub. Offering up a delicious selection of Caribbean-inspired eats and classic pub grub, alongside a mean Sunday roast, it's the perfect place to spend an afternoon with the kids.


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Looking for a child-friendly pub close to all of the city's main sights? The Admiralty is officially London's most central pub, boasting views that look out over Trafalgar Square and delicious wallet-friendly food. Mum and Dad can enjoy a melt-in-the-mouth pie from The Admiralty's signature range, while there's two courses for £8.50 on the kids menu.

The Bridge in Barnes

73 user reviews 4

Monday - 1/2 price mains and 2 other offers

Whether you're looking for a leisurely evening of classic food and board games or a sun-filled weekend lunch in a beautiful beer garden, this family-oriented pub has got you covered. The beautiful, nautical-themed spot even offers a kids-eat-free deal on Saturdays and is dog-friendly.

Sitting on the banks of the Thames, The Bull's Head in Barnes is a quaint pub that offers both amazing live music and a traditional, atmospheric pub experience. Mouth-watering burgers, piping hot pies and perfectly cooked steaks don the menu, whilst the equally tasty children's menu will please even the pickiest little diners. 

The Black Dog

380 user reviews 4

The Black Dog is something of a stalwart in Vauxhall. Based in the former residence of a glass factory, the venue is now a family-friendly pub that draws in guests from across the capital with its warm atmosphere and a great selection of locally-sourced ales. Tuck into a hearty British dish, sink a few ice cold pints and watch the hours drift by in this welcoming spot in South London. 

Blue Boat

14 user reviews 3

20% off all bottles of wine

This Fuller's pub has an impressive selection of craft brews, wines and cocktails for mum and dad, as well as a wallet-friendly children's menu that also does some good - 50p from every meal goes to Special Olympics GB. Fittingly named Blue Boat, the riverside spot also has plenty of outdoor seating for those summer months. 

A charming Hammersmith plot, brimming with high-end chow yet laid-back atmospheres, The Eagle is a prime destination to take your favourite little nuggets. Not only can they run free in a garden covered with rainbow beanbags, but there's also a kids menu boasting dishes like fish fingers, macaroni cheese and more.

The Parlour

489 user reviews 4

JanUary 2 for £20

If you thought Canary Wharf was only for suits, think again. The business district also has great spots for out-of-hours family meals, with The Parlour being a prime example. Whilst kids can enjoy their own puzzle-filled menu, grown-ups can nosh on a range of international dishes including mushroom shawarmas and sticky beef short ribs.

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Grab a pint of craft beer, sink into one of the softer-than-soft armchairs and warm yourself with the heat of a crackling fire at the East Hill pub. Perfect for those lazy family weekends, delve into a menu of hearty British dishes and locally brewed craft beers and real ales.

Gather up your little tinkers and take them down to The Leather Bottle, a wonderland for adults and kids alike. A blast in the summer thanks to their top selection of kids events and brilliant garden boasting cute nooks and kids menu, The Leather Bottle is an afternoon well spent with some of your favourite tiny people.  

There's nothing better than being able to take the family out for a day of antics at your local, and you'd be lucky if your local was The Duke of Clarence. A top choice for families, head on down with them all in tow for an afternoon of drinks and British bites.

The Roebuck Hampstead

304 user reviews 4

Located only a stone's throw away from Hampstead Heath, The Roebuck is perfectly placed for a post-muck around drink and bite to eat. The gastropub also deserves snaps for its refreshing and varied children's menu, featuring Super Healthy Salmon Burgers, Butternut Squash & Chickpea Tagine and mini Sunday roast offerings.


20 user reviews 4

Bottomless Bubbly Brunch and 3 other offers

Ever dreamed of going for a boozy brunch while someone else looks after your darling little spawns? Well Mommi is offering just such a service with their Kids Table. Every Sunday a team of crafty supervisors will keep your kids entertained, so all you have to do is work out what your cocktail of choice is. 

Upon Northcote Road, if you can see past all of the prams and yummy mummies, you'll find The Bolingbroke, another of our favourite child friendly pubs. A fine gastropub, serving high quality food and offering a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, this is the perfect spot to settle down with your nippers for some good hearty nosh. 

Another one of our favourite family friendly pubs in South London. The Rosendale has its own beer garden decked out with a children's play area to keep the little ones occupied and to give you a moment of peace. That's not where it stops though, there's also a kids menu and even an area dedicated to hosting birthday parties.

Fancy a wee tipple, but bound to those beautiful bubs of yours? Take them to The Latchmere. Not only can you both enjoy a top selection of pub favourites thanks to their gastro inspired menu and kids meals, but there's also a garden area for the little'uns to let off some steam with toys and other children alike.