We all know London is a hotspot for amazing food but it’s fair to say that these places aren’t always the most suitable for families. If you’re planning to take the kids out to eat for those special treat days then look no further than our handy guide to the best family friendly restaurants in London (and around the UK!), with fantastic menu’s for kids to keep the kids entertained, kids’ activity packs and often great value too!
Pizza Pilgrims | 12 Locations
You can’t go wrong with a pizza with the kids, and Pizza Pilgrims know how to do pizza! Plus if you head to the Canary Wharf location (their largest pizzeria) you’ll also be greeted with their Pizza Playground which has an amazing outdoor terrace, bocce ball, Mario Kart and Pinball. In crust we trust!
Kids Menu: £6.95 for a half size pizza, juice and a scoop of ice cream!
Seven Dials Market | Covent Garden
The newly opened (well.. last year) Seven Dials Market, from the street food masters Kerb, is a paradise for food. From bao buns to a cheese conveyer belt, you’ll be spoilt for choice with the kids. With lots of little bites, this is great if you want something fast and space to chill out.
Not just food on the menu, Seven Dials also have events in their Market Bookshop and stage! Keep an eye on their What’s On, as they often do a number of child-friendly offers during the school holidays such as Cheese Pairing for kids, Half Price Plates and freebies!
Kids Menu: No specific menu but great selection of food.
All Star Lanes | 5 Locations
With five All Star Lanes bowling alleys dotted around, there’s no excuse not to keep the kids entertained. Combine a meal with a trip to Westfield Stratford City for shopping and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for outdoor fun.
Plus, if you have a LittleBird Family Pass, you can bowl and dine at All Star Lanes for just £15 per person*
Kids Menu: Available here
Planet Hollywood | Haymarket London
Make dinner as memorable as your favourite flicks. For Super Stardom and bright lights head to Planet Hollywood. Plus if you have a LittleBird Family Pass, you can save 20% on food, soft drinks and merchandise*
Kids Menu : 2 courses (main & dessert) for £9.95 is available on the kid’s menu.
Ping Pong Dim Sum | 7 Locations
Treat your dumplings to some delicious dumplings and experience Dim Sum as a family in a fun and social setting. Plus if you’re a LittleBird Family Pass member, you can save 15% off your food bill! This is dim sum done properly!
Kids Menu: No kids menu but lots of little bites! You get a menu and tick the dim sum you want (we seem to tick most of the menu)
Rainforest Café | Shaftesbury Avenue, Piccadilly Circus
Immerse yourself in the heart of the Amazon… in London! Head to the Rainforest Café in Piccadilly Circus to dine in the jungle, surrounded by an array of rainforest animals, including lifelike animatronic elephants and crocs. The Rainforest Café is certainly not the cheapest option but as a special treat it is guaranteed to provide plenty of entertainment and a very alternative dining experience!
Kids Menu: Rainforest Rascals Menu £13.90 includes main course, dessert + drink
Belgo | 7 Locations
Perfect for a great meal in a fun and lively setting Belgo is the best Belgian dining in Britain. Waffle on for hours of endless fun and delicious food with family and friends.
Kids Menu: Starter, Main and dessert for £5.95
Giraffe | 20 Locations
Giraffe is a place of positive vibes and happy people where you can enjoy big flavours and refreshing drinks. The perfect combination to enjoy a great day out with family and friends!
The kids menu provides a great choice of Worldly foods, available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Plus if you have a LittleBird Family Pass, the kids eat free!*
Kids Menu: Main, drink and dessert for £6.50
Yo! Sushi | 70+ locations
It’s never too early to introduce your little ones to a new world of exotic flavours and with over 80 different dishes, Yo! Sushi does it well.
It’s not just about sushi – they have ramens, yakisoba, salads, katsu curries, teriyaki and more! And did you know you can turn your child into Mini Ninja Sushi Style, with food classes on how to make sushi – £15 per child, booking essential
Kids Menu: Main, side and drink for £6.50. And don’t forget to check the back of the menu for puzzles, quizzes and stuff to draw while you’re waiting for you food to hit your table.
Hard Rock Cafe | 5 UK locations
Get the rock star treatment at the world-famous Hard Rock Cafe! Rock your palates with mouth-watering steaks, sizzling fajitas and of course the best burgers in town, visit The Vault (London’s only rock ‘n’ roll museum) and don’t forget to explore the Hard Rock merchandise shop or just enjoy the atmosphere!
Plus if you’re a LittleBird Family Pass member, the kids eat free!*
Kids Menu: Main and a soft drink.
*Kids eat free at London locations only.
Carluccio’s | 73 locations
With a relaxed all-day dining setting, Carluccio’s is great for family meal out! And Carluccios have a great kids menu includes cucumber and carrot sticks as a Starter, a choice of risotto, lasagne for Main or pasta with 5 choices of sauce, 4 dessert choices and a soft-drink.
Kids Menu: Two courses for £6.25 (more like 3 cours as the starter and drink completely free!)
Busaba | 13 locations
Bringing the best of Bangkok to the table, Busaba is the perfect place to treat the whole family. Whether it’s after a hectic day or you’re just looking for a place to grab some grub, you’ll find joy and culinary contentment in the “Sookjai” philosophy of pure enjoyment.
They have a brilliant kids menu too – tuck into some Pad Thai Chicken or sluuurp up some delicious Bangkok noodles. Plus if you have a LittleBird Family Pass, the kids eat free!*
Kids Menu: Choose a snack, main and a drink for £6.50 (Add a dessert for £1.75)
Pie Caramba | 3 Locations
For a classic Pie, look no further than Pie Caramba. With three locations in Southampton, Winchester and Brighton, their award-winning pies are definitely worth a visit. With veggie, vegan, and gluten-free options too – there’s something for everyone!
Passionate about pies, comics and pop-culture, each pie shop is decked out in comic book favourites. Plus some locations even have games console tables – Loser buys dinner!
Kids Menu: Kids Pie (3 types) with mash and either beans or mushy peas for £7.95
Wahaca | 25 Locations
Spice it up at Wahaca. Kids can build their own tacos or enjoy a toasted quesadilla sandwich for £5.75 plus choose kid-friendly drinks included juice, milk or hibiscus cordial!
Did you know you can pick up a free matchbook of chilli seeds. Flex those green fingers and create some extra heat this autumn by growing your own chillies – feelin’ hot, hot, hot!
Kids Menu: Main and a drink for £5.75
Wagamama | 150 locations
Try Wagamama’s for an alternative spin. The kids menu offers a great range of 14 mini dishes, including veggie and vegan options, plus a refreshing ice cream or ice lolly to finish. They offer kid-friendly drinks including juices, milk (£1.75) and a FREE cococino.
Kids Menu: Mains from £3.95, Desserts from £1.75.
Save on eating out with the Family Pass
You can unlock restaurant deals at family favourite chains nationwide with the LittleBird Family Pass! With offers from kids eat free to savings on your food bill, you can make the most of your family days out by heading to one of our Family Pass approved restaurants! Join now and save!