Family Restaurants in London

Planning a family trip in London can be a nightmare, but we’re about to take all of the stress of arranging somewhere great to eat out of the picture. Our selection of the best family restaurants in London is an absolute beauty, packed with child-friendly eateries right around the corner from some of the city’s best tourist attractions. Read on to discover our recommended picks for eating out with children in London, or have a browse at our hub page for a more complete guide to dining out.

Last updated on 26th November 2020




Tanner and Co

84 user reviews 4

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Have a trawl through the wonders of Borough Market and end up at Tanner & Co, an impossibly charming restaurant and bar offering a warm welcome to all the family. Nothing but the best ingredients go into these hearty, comforting dishes, and there's a tasty (and healthy) children's menu for the little ones. After a long day on your feet with the kids; you've definitely earned one of their signature Bermondsey Street Bootleg cocktails.

Bringing you a banging selection of Vietnamese dishes in relaxed surroundings, Pho is serving quality and authentic eats from central London to Battersea and Wimbledon. Feeling hungry? Prepare to be blown away by noodle soups, tasty drinks and more.

Combining a relaxed yet refined atmosphere with two universally loved dishes, this is the perfect place to take your family in London for a special occasion. Enjoy a wonderful range of steaks and lobsters, and there are cocktails, mocktails, Champagnes, wines and soft drinks to enjoy alongside them.

YO! Kitchen

5 user reviews 1

Offering a modern take on Japanese cuisine, YO! Sushi's latest opening is setting up shop in Westfield Shopping centre with a new range of exciting, child-friendly dishes, including sashimi pizzas, popcorn shrimp, katsu curries and sweet mochi.

All Bar One Regent Street

19 user reviews 4

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All Bar One Regent Street is the ideal family restaurant. Not only do they have a menu packed with delicious British treats, cocktails and Champagne, but their kids menu don't just settle for chicken nuggets and be done with it. It's filled with dishes like Little Pad Thai, Grilled Chicken Breast and Cod Goujons, so that even the fussiest little eater will have something to write about.

The Warrington Hotel

29 user reviews 4

A gorgeous West London pub that welcomes families and kids, The Warrington is far more than just a hotel. Stroll over to the Maida Vale space for a hearty lunch, with adults being able to tuck into gastro takes on classics, while kids can munch on crowd pleasing dishes that include fish & chips, and mac n cheese.

A Farringdon favourite located just a stone's throw from Exmouth Market, Firebrand Pizza Clerkenwell is a firm choice when it comes to family dining. Not only is the restaurant fronting impressive interiors, but the menu of classic Italian plates will please the fussiest of diners.

From their crowd-pleasing selection of British plates through to their whopping afternoon teas, Scoff and Banter is a top choice for a family-friendly restaurant in London, with locations in Kensington, Bloomsbury, Oxford Street, and Canary Wharf.

A true South London institution, Terry's Cafe has been serving up high quality breakfasts and mouthwatering comfort food since the 80s. Focusing on local ingredients, friendly service and old school charm, this is a spot you won't want to miss.

The Admiralty

45 user reviews 5

Perfect for a pitstop after a busy day sightseeing, The Admiralty is a family friendly pub in central London on the doorstep of Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. This is the only pub in the city dedicated to the HMS Victory, where a spread of homely comfort food and real ale awaits. The kids can tuck into a main and a pudding for just £8.50 at this highly rated restaurant and bar.

Inamo Covent Garden

324 user reviews 4

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Fed up of the kids staying glued to their smartphones at the dinner table? There's no need to worry about that at Inamo; London's leading restaurant for combining delicious food with interactive experiences. Order via a tablet, set your own digital placemats, check in on the kitchen via chef cam and play a fun ping pong game while you await those pan-Asian delights. A fun and innovative child-friendly restaurant in London that's perfect for all ages.

These fun, funky and foodie spots are perfect for families for a whole load of reasons. Firstly, there's a wide selection of eateries so even the fussiest of kids can be catered for, secondly the venues are spacious and exciting at any age, thirdly, the bar serves delicious homemade juices alongside its cocktails for the parents. 

From the type of pasta to the choice of cheese, Pasta Remoli is a unique dining concept that puts control back in your hands. Find this casual spot for a mix and match menu of homely classics, meaning even the fussiest of eaters will find something they like.

This lively restaurant chain is bringing plates of crowd-pleasing Middle Eastern dishes to London's families. The Lebanese spot has something for even the fussiest little eaters, with a hearty menu of mezze including hummus, falafel and healthy salads.

Blue Boat

17 user reviews 4

We'll start our rundown of the best family friendly restaurants in London with a trip to the riverside. Perched on the side of the water and offering one of the best outdoor terraces in the city, The Blue Boat is a friendly and familiar gastropub. Let the kids pick something from the children's menu while you weigh up the rest of the fresh and seasonal fare on offer, then head outside for a drink in the serene garden once the plates have been cleared away.

Head over to Stratford where the Timber Lodge is offering a relaxed and tasty experience for all the family. Located in the Queen Elizabeth Park, the restaurant is eco-friendly and energy-efficient, offering gorgeous, green surroundings and some delicious plates of food to get stuck into.