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 6th September 2021

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.


221 user reviews 4

A perfect spot to treat the whole clan this summer, Marsha is one of the best family-friendly restaurants on Southbank. The bar and eatery offers a range of outdoor seating options as well as a menu of delicious chicken plates with plenty of kid-appropriate options.

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.

The Crooked Well

170 user reviews 5

Looking for a family-friendly pub that delivers on the food front? The Crooked Well is the gorgeous Camberwell spot that should be on your radar. Expect elegant interiors, friendly staff and a creative menu fo British cuisine.

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.

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.

Terry's Cafe

1 user review 5

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.

A fun, family-friendly restaurant in London, Sticks 'n' Sushi is a great place for the whole gang. More than just a nice place to eat, the venue group will be running a whole load of interactive classes for kids across their London locations.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Inamo Covent Garden

374 user reviews 4

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.

All Bar One Regent Street

20 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 Depot

235 user reviews 4

The Depot is a sophisticated new pub in Kidbrooke Village, offering a cosy modern place to eat and a varied menu of classic British eats. If you're bringing the little ones, fear not as their extensive kids menu will cater for even the fussiest of eaters. 

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. 

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.

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.