The best child friendly restaurants in London are those which welcome children without patronising the parents. Offering menus which will appeal to both children and adults alike, many of child friendly restaurants in London go one step further with child friendly seating and activities to keep kids entertained whilst their parents enjoy a meal out in the capital.
20-24 Shaftesbury Avenue, Piccadilly, London, W1D 7EU
(020) 7434 3111
Rainforest Cafe is the ideal place to celebrate a birthday, perfect for kids and big kids alike! With a number of larger tables available and also private spaces if required, we love nothing more than a big occasion where our Safari Guides can make a real fuss!
More Child Friendly Restaurants in London
All Star Lanes Brick Lane offers bowling, American diner style food and cocktails. The venue has nine bowling lanes, a modern bar serving classic American drinks plus a contemporary restaurant. They also offer two karaoke booths available for hire with over 5500 tunes to choose from.
Old Truman Brewery, 95 Brick Lane, Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL
(020) 7426 9200
Banners is perfect for children with free ice cream deals, in-house crayons, toys and books and a special kids menu.
21 Park Road, Crouch End, London, N8 8TE
(020) 8348 2930
Trocadero, 13 Coventry Street, Leicester Square, London, W1D 7AB
(020) 3763 5288
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co lands in London from across the pond. Accommodating 400 customers, over two floors, the restaurant is inspired by Forest Gump and has movie memorabilia throughout.
The menu at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co has an impressive choice of dishes with signature options including coconut shrimp; lobster linguine; and Dixie style baby back ribs.
In the back room of Coffee 1st you may find a few toys laying around the sofas, so local mums with babies are welcome.
53 Battersea Rise, Clapham, London, SW11 1HH
(020) 7585 3046
Cubana offers a wide range of freshly-prepared Cuban and South American dishes using free-range and organic ingredients, fresh, tropical cocktails and a children's menu. A set menu is available during lunch times and pre-theatre.
48 Lower Marsh, Waterloo, London, SE1 7RG
(020) 7928 8778
For a true taste of Fifties America rock on down to Eds Easy Diner.
Trocadero Centre, 19 Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1D 7PA
(020) 7287 1951
Situated in the heart of Brixton Market, Franco Manca serves freshly made pizzas using carefully sourced ingredients. The venue is always full of noise and people so no need to worry if the kids are noisy and the pizza's are good sized portions for the little ones.
4 Market Row, Electric Lane, Brixton, London, SW9 8LD
(020) 7738 3021
Hixter Bankside is a chicken and steak concept restaurant located close to Borough Market and the Tate Modern. Hixter is one of the most child-friendly restaurants in London with kids under 10 eating free at lunchtimes.
16 Great Guildford Street, London, SE1 0HS
(020) 7921 9508
Ry Jessup and Mark Wogan open a permanent restaurant in Seven Dials.
13 Neal's Yard, Seven Dials, London, WC2H 9DP
Homeslice is a simple restaurant offering just five pizza options that change on a daily basis. The drinks offering is British beers, Prosecco on tap and house wine.
Found on Tooting High Street, Honest Burgers uses aged beef patty sourced from the Ginger Pig to offer a variety of burger options. There is also a concise selection of beers and wines at Honest Burgers.
72 Tooting High Street, Tooting, London, SW17 0RN
(020) 3601 5700
Poppies Fish and Chips in Camden is a restaurant reminiscent of 1940s and 1950s London. This 110 cover restaurant offers traditional British fish meals and has a great choice of drinks to complement your meal.
30 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London, NW1 8NF
(020) 7267 0440
Roka serves a selection of modern Japanese dishes in a stylish, funky setting, with a wide range of drinks on offer. The most popular dishes here are cooked over on open charcoal grill.
37 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1RR
(020) 7580 6464
Located at the glamorous Savoy hotel, sumptuous decor and highly professional service are to be expected at Gordon Ramsay's Savoy Grill.
Savoy Hotel, Strand, London, WC2R 0BP
The kitchen team at the Savoy Grill creates a variety of dishes with highlights including Beluga Royal; seared scallops with salsify puree, chorizo, anchovy & apple; Shorthorn rib-eye steak; and daily specials that are served from the traditional trolley.
(020) 7592 1600
Co-owned by ex Rolling Stone Bill Wyman, Kensington's Sticky Fingers is, predictably full of yummy mummies and prams at lunchtime – rock and roll made palatable for the under 10's. It serves up the usual American fare of ribs and burgers but the staff are good humoured, tolerant and unerringly cheerful.
1a Phillimore Gardens, Kensington, London, W8 7QG
(020) 7938 5338
That Place on the Corner is a fantastic venue where young children can enjoy arts and crafts, music and dance, ballet and story telling sessions. Oh and food.
1-3 Green Lanes, Newington Green, LONDON, N16 9BS
(020) 7704 0079
Tom’s Kitchen is a modern British brasserie serving comfort food favourites in a relaxed and informal environment, from breakfast to dinner, seven days a week. Tom’s Kitchen Chelsea opened in 2006 and its menu combines modern twists on traditional French fare including steak tartare; chicken liver parfait and apple & calvados tart with classic British staples such as fish pie, macaroni cheese with a grating of truffles and sticky toffee pudding.
27 Cale Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 3QP
(020) 7349 0202
Marcus Wareing's Tredwells creates contemporary British cooking in the heart of the West End. Tredwells is a great spot for budding foodies with an eight-course tasting menu for kids available alongside the a la carte children’s menu.
4a Upper St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9NY
(020) 3764 0840
Wahca brings their fresh and seasonal taste of Mexico to the heart of Wimbledon. Have a healthy salad lunch, light snack or antojitos (little treats) with drinks. Share small dishes with friends, or have a hearty taco all to yourself.
Victoria Crescent, 35 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London, SW19 1QD
(020) 3728 9008