If you're seeking an eatery for all the family to enjoy, take your pick through our recommended list of family friendly restaurants in London. We've chosen some fine establishments guaranteed to make you and your little (or not so little) ones feel at home, so before you make any plans, consult our handy guide to family friendly restaurants in London.
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!
57-60 Haymarket, Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4QX
(020) 7287 1000
The iconic and family friendly Planet Hollywood in Haymarket offers a vibrant atmosphere and a menu of classic American favourites including burgers, wings and speciality cocktails.
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The Roof Gardens, 99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London, W8 5SA
(020) 7368 3993
Babylon is a stylish restaurant situated above The Roof Gardens in Kensington. Visitors can relax in the bar or on the heated terrace with a glass of fizz whilst enjoying sweeping views of the London skyline. The contemporary British menu (with a special kids offering) changes regularly in order to take advantage of fresh seasonal produce.
Bagattis restaurant is an excellent little Italian restaurant in the heart of Croydon, where authentic Italian dishes and a wonderfully traditional family atmosphere combine to make a sumptuous dining experience for the whole family.
56-58 South End, Croydon, CR0 1DP
(020) 8686 9649
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.
Sample the children's menu at the fabulous Carluccio's.
Garrick Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9BH
(020) 7836 0990
Cinnamon Culture is a contemporary Indian restaurant that offers traditional dishes and a lovely family atmosphere. The restaurant also has a large garden that has an area with a grill which makes it an ideal option for alfresco dining in clement weather.
46 Plaistow Lane, Bromley, London, BR1 3PA
(020) 8289 0322
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
150 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1QZ
(020) 7514 1700
The Hard Rock Cafe has been standing on Old Park Lane in London since 1971 and, to this day still offers authentic American cuisine and rock 'n' roll memorabilia. They offer a variety of burgers, sizzling fajitas, mouth watering cocktails and a truly electric atmosphere.
Lamberts is a British seasonal restaurant offering stylish and relaxed surroundings, excellent food and wines and friendly professional service, perfect place to take the family.
2 Station Parade, Balham, London, SW12 9AZ
(020) 8675 2233
Moments from the London Eye, this County Hall location of the impressive Locale chain of restaurants offers quality Italian fare, prepared using only the finest seasonal ingredients.
3b Belvedere Road, Westminster, London, SE1 7GP
(020) 7401 6734
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. Friday story time takes place at 6pm and kids eat free.
1-3 Green Lanes, Newington Green, LONDON, N16 9BS
(020) 7704 0079
Tredwells creates contemporary British cooking in the heart of the West End. Showcasing the very best in seasonal produce, Chef Marcus Wareing is dedicated to providing a delicious dining experience for the whole family, and he succeeds in doing so!
4a Upper St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9NY
(020) 3764 0840
Wahaca is a vibrant restaurant in Soho serving food inspired by the street markets of Mexico. With a delicious kids menu, bustling atmosphere and fun Mexican themed dining, Wahaca is perfect for the whole family.
80 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 0TF
(020) 7734 0195
Zan Zi Bar is a family own and run North Indian restaurant serving a huge variety of dishes with friendly and efficent staff. The relaxing and inviting environment make it a great place to take the family.
113 High Street, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 7DB
(020) 8952 2986