Places to eat
Our guide to the top family restaurants, child friendly cafes & suitable places to eat with kids in tow.
James Duckett's award winning restaurant in Barnstaple serves fine food and is amongst the top ten diner rated restaurants in the entire South West of England, see Top Table; it was named 'Best Restaurant' in the 2009 North Devon Food and Drink Awards; and received a Gold Award in the 2009 Taste of the West Awards for its use of local produce. It features in the current Michelin and Good Food Guides.
Expanses of soft golden sand make tolcarne a favourite for all, particularly families. Whether the tide is in or out there is plenty to do. Enjoy the shopping, learn to surf or boogie board, explore exciting rock pools take lunch or enjoy a cappuccino right next to the beach.
Temptation is at the heart of Brighton's vibrant North Laine area. We have a friendly and relaxed cafe environment with excellent facilities for children and an excellent children's menu. We can prepare a baby grazing board for little ones, a build your own sandwich or children's sized portions of scrambled egg or chicken and cous cous. The cafe is equipped with high chairs, baby change facilities and a range of children's books and toys.
Brasserie Blanc offers simple, high quality food in a welcoming environment. Few restaurants cater to the needs of children and their eating habits as well as this. Raymond Blanc’s passion for delighting customers spreads throughout the organisation. The Cheltenham branch is situated in the old ballroom of the Queen’s Hotel, a grand room reminiscent of the Grandes Brasseries of Paris.
Matt Tebbutt owns and runs the Foxhunter, which has won a number of awards such as the Perfect Pub Awards' Best Food, and the AA Restaurant of the Year for Wales. He is on TV regularly and has written a cook book emphasising his love of fresh natural ingredients. The restaurant serves Modern British food with a daily-changing menu featuring local, seasonal and wild foods. Two cottages are available for overnight stays or weekly on request. Foraging trips with a wild food lunch are run for most of the year. High chairs and travel cots are available.
The Eastern Eye is the oldest Indian restaurant in Plymouth. Customers will find the staff very efficient and friendly. The menu is extensive and the Indian and Bangladeshi food can only be described as superb and amazing. Children are very welcome. Mention Away with the Kids to get a special offer: 20% discount off food for two adults 25% off all takeaways (collection only)
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