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 5th April 2017
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.
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.
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.
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.
Got some film fans in your family’s ranks? Bubba Gump is where you need to be; dedicating their entire West End venue to the life and times of a certain Forrest Gump. A perfect restaurant catering for children under 10, all items on the kids menu come with french fries, fresh fruit and an extra special treat.
With Covent Garden, the London Transport Museum and the Royal Opera House right around the corner, Smollensky’s is another top restaurant after a day out with the family in London. There’s a good spread on offer for mum and dad, while the kids can enjoy a main, dessert and a drink for just £6.95.
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.