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 25th August 2022

Catford Bridge Tavern

136 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 Parlour

1030 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.

The Ship

990 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

1188 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.

The Arnos Arms

1002 user reviews 4

The Arnos Arms is a cosy pub, offering up a wonderful selection of locally-sourced ales, beers, spirits and wines form Borough Wines. But if you want to bring the nippers along, not only do they have a menu packed with tasty pub treats, they've got a children's menu too.

The Signal - Hippo Inns

290 user reviews 4

Complimentary pint of Amstel or a draught Coca-Cola, Diet Coke and Coke Zero for Dad on Father's Day when you pre-book for food.

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.


22 user reviews 4

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. 

The George - Hippo Inns

211 user reviews 4

Complementary Jubilee G&T - By booking into the Jubilee Weekend offer you agree to be added to the One Gin mailing list. You can opt out at any time. and 1 other offer

Happen to live on the Isle of Dogs or just stopping by and need to rest those weary family feet? Stop off at The George in Crossharbour as this charming and idyllic pub provides the basis for casual pints, informal pub plates and child friendly lounging. 

The Crooked Well

323 user reviews 4

Looking for somewhere that will keep the entire family happy? The Crooked Well in the heart of Camberwell is a traditional British pub with high-quality cuisine at its heart. Expect elegant dishes, gorgeous interiors and a sun-soaked terrace, perfect for summer drinks.

Blue Boat

36 user reviews 4

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. 

The Castle

417 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 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 Black Dog

559 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 Stag

2376 user reviews 5

Close to Hampstead Heath and with hearty dinners at very affordable prices, The Stag is an excellent choice for all the family. Head over to this quirky boozer for oodles of outdoor space, a roof terrace and lots of cosy corners come winter.

The Heathcote and Star

55 user reviews 5

If you're searching for a child-friendly boozer, then make your way to The Heathcote and Star on Grove Green Road. This laidback spot is perfect for taking your little ones for something to eat, alongside hosting some awesome events such as parent and baby wine tastings.

The Roebuck Hampstead

620 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.

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. 

A charming boozer in the heart of East London, this haunt may just be home to some of the trendiest kids in London. With their children's menu brimming with tasty pizzas and delicious desserts, your favourite little people will be snoozing all the way home after a belly full of this affordable chow.

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.