When it comes to child friendly restaurants, themed restaurants for kids are the ideal solution. Whilst some of the recommended restaurants on our list are suitable for hosting older children's birthday parties without the parents present, it's always best to phone the restaurant and confirm. Our pick of the best themed restaurants for kids includes restaurants across the capital.
37 Sackville Street, London, W1S 3EH
(020) 7494 2525
A Japanese steakhouse and sushi restaurant complete with your own chef. The kids will be entertained as the chef puts on a show that will keep them entertained.
Trocadero, 13 Coventry Street, Leicester Square, London, W1D 7AB
(020) 3763 5288
Relax in a fun, casual setting where the friendly staff will welcome you just the way Forrest and his ‘best good friend’ Bubba would!
More Themed Restaurants For Kids
All Star Lanes in Westfield Stratford offer a fun dining experience for the little ones. After a game of tenpin bowling in one of their 14 lanes, they can tuck into a variety all star American style dishes.
Westfield Stratford City, Second Floor, 2 Stratford Place, Stratford, London, E20 1EJ
(020) 3167 2434
The Montague on the Gardens, 15 Montague Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1B 5BJ
(020) 7637 1001
This beautiful Georgian townhouse is filled with English charm and located in literary Bloomsbury, just steps from the British Museum.
The Blue Door Bistro provides a welcoming and informal bistro-style setting, with a superb à la carte menu to match. Light and airy at lunchtime, warm and cosy by evening, the room is decorated on three sides with a panoramic view of London circa 1849.
35 Charles Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 5EB
(020) 7491 2622
Charlie and the Chesterfield Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea is quite an event at The Chesterfield Mayfair - recently commended at the Afternoon Tea Awards 2017 and 2016. Recognised for our outstanding quality and consistently high standards of tea service we pay suitable respect to its ritual while offering some exciting variations on the original. We take tremendous pleasure in serving a menu complete with homemade cakes, scones and pastries prepared by Tom, our chef, in the heart of Mayfair.
It's time to indulge in the sweetest of treats once more as The Chesterfield Mayfair invites you to enjoy a chocolate themed tea. Enjoy delicate finger sandwiches and chocolate dusted scones while drinking our specially blended chocolate tea before moving on to a delicious selection of chocolate inspired cakes and pastries. Children can tuck into their own special kids menu.
Ed's Easy Diner is part of a chain of classic American diners serving traditional American dishes such as burgers and chips. The venue has a great atmosphere with an all American theme from the decoration, seating to the milkshakes, and sloppy Joe's. Great place to take the kids.
Trocadero Centre, 19 Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1D 7PA
(020) 7287 1951
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 the best authentic American cuisine and rock 'n' roll memorabillia in the world. The venue has also gained popularity over the years as a magnet for kids' parties.
Gordon Ramsay's Heddon Street Kitchen is located just off Regent's Street, in the heart of the West End. Heddon Street Kitchen is a stylish space set over two floors, open all day for brisk brunches and post-shopping pit stops through to lunch, dinners and after work cocktails. Enjoy al fresco dining on the heated terrace or the theatre of the open-kitchen.
3-9 Heddon Street, London, W1B 4BE
(020) 7592 1212
inamo Camden is a stylish restaurant that offers authentic pan Asian dishes with flavour from across Asia. Ordering at inamo is unique, you use the interactive technology on your table which also has a selection of games!
265 Hampstead Road, Camden, London, NW1 7QX
(020) 7484 0500
inamo Soho is a state of the art restaurant using modern technology to create a unique dining experience.
134-136 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 8ZP
Projectors are used for menus so that customers can order their own food and drinks, adjust their light settings and themes at their individual tables, find out where to go for another drink in the local area or even book a taxi home.
(020) 7851 7051
Be part of 1000 years' history at London's Medieval Banquet. You will join King Henry VIII as a royal guest where you will shout out for your wench, Wassail with Knights and bang the table in appreciation. A great dining experience for families, as the kids can get fully involved with the show while tucking into a medieval feast.
Ivory House, St Katharines Dock, East Smithfield, London, E1W 1BP
(020) 7480 5353
57-60 Haymarket, Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4QX
(020) 7287 1000
The iconic Planet Hollywood in Haymarket offers a vibrant atmosphere and a menu of classic American favourites including burgers, wings and speciality cocktails.
39 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0PS
(020) 7834 6600
The Rubens at the Palace is the majestic 4-star luxury hotel centrally located in Victoria that gives you the best of both worlds -on the one hand it recalls the magnificence and splendour of a bygone age; on the other, it gives you the latest in modern comforts. Expect warm smiles at every turn, a host of thoughtful touches and enjoy the many attractions of London on our doorstep.
Little Prince and Princess Tea
We believe everyone should enjoy Afternoon Tea, so we have adapted our traditional menu to suit every little Prince and Princess. Treats include freshly made bite-size sandwiches, freshly baked scones, selected pastries and a choice of milkshake, hot chocolate, tea or soft drink.
Bill Wyman's American-themed restaurant in Kensington is quite the draw for yummy mummies and their little ones.
1a Phillimore Gardens, Kensington, London, W8 7QG
(020) 7938 5338
For a bit of added razzmatazz but with an upmarket approach, why not take the kids to Tinseltown, a Hollywood-themed restaurant in Clerkenwell, guarenteed to impress any movie-loving youngster.
44-46 St John Street, London, EC1M 4DF
(020) 7689 2424
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 little ones.
80 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 0TF
(020) 7734 0195