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

Pub On The Park

48 user reviews 4

If you're taking the family out for a trip around London Fields make sure you pitch up to this charming pub afterwards. Home to a massive outdoor area and a fantastic selection of delicious weekday eats and hearty Sunday roasts, the team here will make sure everyone in your party is taken care of.

The Black Dog

393 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. 

The Roebuck Hampstead

324 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.

The Admiralty

45 user reviews 5

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 Parlour

517 user reviews 4

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.

Catford Bridge Tavern

19 user reviews 4

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.

The Signal - Hippo Inns

145 user reviews 4

Family-forward and community-friendly is the life and soul of The Signal in Forest Hill. Taking your little nippers to this South London favourite is sure to be a charming and casual affair no matter the day of the week, boasting buggy-friendly spaces and ever-helpful bar staff.

The Castle

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 Ship

360 user reviews 4

Owing to its stunning dock and Thames views, the Ship in Wandsworth has become a favourite location for the area's many families. Serving delicious pub grub and some of the finest locally-brewed ales and beers, guests can expect to find an amazing culinary experience at this cosy, riverside spot.

Dial Arch

411 user reviews 4

Perfect for an easy-going day with the family and featuring a menu filled with traditional British eats, the Dial Arch has something for even the fussiest of eaters. The venue's even got a patio for soaking up some much-needed vitamin D during those summer months.

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. 

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.

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.