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.
Frankie’s Sports Bar & Grill is a collaboration between English culinary giant Marco Pierre White and jockey legend Frankie Dettori. The restaurant at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge is a relaxed Italian restaurant with a sporting twist. Enjoy fantastic pizza, pasta, burgers and more in our stylish dining room, while watching the latest sporting matches live on the plasma screens. Frankie’s Sports Bar & Grill is a great choice for a family meal or celebration, seven days a week. The varied menu offers fine Italian classics for adults, as well as kids’ favourites such as pizza and burgers, with special menus on match days. The obvious attraction for children (as well as mums and dads) is being at Chelsea FC with the club shop nearby and the occasional famous face walking by. The plasma screens show sporting events in the background, though not intrusively for non-sports fans. High chairs and baby changing facilities are available.
An oasis in the midst of St James, The Bank Restaurant is situated between the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Cathedral, Buckingham Palace and the theatres of Victoria. An ideal location for pre theatre dining, away from the hustle and bustle of the main streets, perfect for any occasion: formal or informal. Enjoy al fresco dining during warmer weather.
A stunning two mile long beach. An irresistable twinning of charm and chic. Explore the amazing coastline and relax barefoot in soft golden sands fringed by a steep coastal cliff face. A fantastic beach where fun, food and adventure combine in a unique experience for all the family.
Family friendly restaurant in the heart of Truro. Seasonal menu using locally sourced ingredients. Pushchair friendly, wide doorway with no steps baby changing facilities, highchairs, small plates and cutlery, colouring books. Young Diners Menu uses same local ingredients as other menus fresh vegetables/salad with all meals, organic cordials and home-made milkshakes.
The CAT Café serves delicious home cooked vegetarian food. Everything is prepared on site and many of our ingredients are grown in our organic gardens. We have plenty of information about growing your own food too, so you'll be able to find out how you too can grow what you've just had for lunch!
A family friendly café in a stunning location overlooking Lake Windermere at Brockhole Visitor Centre. Plenty of choice for a light lunch or a cup of tea with a tasty treat. Kids menu available from 11.30am until 2.30pm. If the weather is fine enjoy eating alfresco on the terrace, taking full advantage of the stunning lakeside scenery.
Ring O’ Bells is located in the heart of the pretty village of Christleton near Chester, one of Cheshire’s most beautiful villages. One of the best family friendly pubs in the North West, Ring O’ Bells combines high class food with the finest wines and beers in a warm welcoming atmosphere. The children's menu is praised by parents & children alike for being fresh, healthy & tasty! Stop by, have a pint or a tasty meal while the kids are amused on the outdoor play area. One visit and you will want to return again and again!
Waterside Bistro really does benefit from its fantastic location next to the old Totnes Bridge beside the River Dart. Alongside a great outside terrace, there is the Bistro serving breakfasts, cakes, coffees and lunches. From 6pm everyday, we offer a superb dinner menu. An excellant range of wines and beers. Really child friendly! THE PLACE TO COME RAIN OR SHINE!
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