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5 Best Family-Friendly Restaurants in London

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Planning a day out with the little ones can be fun, so make sure you visit one of the numerous family-friendly restaurants in London. These restaurants offer more than a dining experience with their tailored activities and special menus.

This article includes information about the best child-friendly restaurants in the city. Whether it’s for a birthday or simply a fun day out, these restaurants can give the entire family a memorable experience.

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Jungle Cave

Jungle Cave restaurant interior
Jungle Cave / Jungle Cave

What it is: Jungle cave is specially made for children. The dining area in this restaurant looks like a jungle, equipped with toy animals to set the mood.

Why we like it: The kids would live the full jungle experience with the complete set of jungle sounds. Jungle Cave is a full family escape into an Amazonian forest with moving elephants and tropical make-believe thunderstorms.

With such a child-appealing ambiance, the restaurant also features a special children’s menu. On top of that, the staff is highly trained to deal with noisy toddlers.

More Information About Jungle Cave

Address: 20-24 Shaftesbury Avenue, Piccadilly Circus, London, W1D 7EU

Opening Hours: From 11.00 am to 9.30 pm daily.

Stick ‘N’ Sushi

Stick ‘N’ Sushi restaurant interior
犀利士 s=”wp-element-caption”>Stick ‘N’ Sushi / Stick ‘N’ Sushi

What it is: Since 1994, Stick ‘N’ Sushi has been offering a unique combination of Japanese and Danish cuisine. It caters to both sushi lovers and those not so enthusiastic about seafood.

Why we like it: Stick ‘N’ Sushi offers more than great food and a family-friendly atmosphere. It provides cooking masterclasses for children between eight and twelve, in which they learn to make all types of rolls.

These classes not only entertain your kids with a fun cooking experience in a glamorous kitchen but also teach them to make their own sushi at home. It even gives them chopsticks, a rolling mat, and a bandana.

More information about Stick ‘N’ Sushi


Stick ‘N’ Sticks has several branches around London, including:

  • Canary Wharf: 1 Crossrail Place, London E14 5AR
  • Covent Garden: 11 Henrietta Street, London WC2E 8PY
  • Greenwich: 1 Nelson Road, London SE10 9JB
  • King’s Road: 113-115 King’s Road, London, SW3 4NT
  • Soho: 40 Beak Street, London, W1F 9RQ
  • Victoria: Unit 3-5, 3 Sir Milton Square, London SW1E 5EB
  • Wimbledon: 58 Wimbledon Hill Rd, London SW19 7PA

Opening Hours:

BranchDayOpening HourClosing Hour
Canary WharfSunday Monday – Wednesday Thursday – SaturdayNoon  9.00 pm 10.30 pm 11.00 pm
Covent GardenSunday Monday – SaturdayNoon10.00 pm 11.00 pm
GreenwichSunday – Thursday Friday – SaturdayNoon10.00 pm 11.00 pm
King’s RoadSunday – Tuesday Wednesday – SaturdayNoon10.30 pm 11.00 pm
SohoSunday – Monday Tuesday – SaturdayNoon10.00 pm 11.00 pm
VictoriaSunday Monday – Tuesday Wednesday – SaturdayNoon9.00 pm 10.00 pm 11.00 pm
WimbledonSunday – Tuesday Wednesday – SaturdayNoon10.00 pm 11.00 pm

The Broadcaster

The Broadcaster restaurant interior
The Broadcaster / The Broadcaster

What it is: The Broadcaster is a typical British Pub. It gets its name from its location in the former BBC Television Center at White City.

Why we like it: This restaurant offers you the opportunity to have a relaxing meal while the kids enjoy incredibly engaging activities. It features a child table with different types of arts and crafts materials, which can keep your children busy the entire time while you enjoy a mouth-watering menu.

More information about the Broadcaster

Address: 89 Wood Lane, White City, London, W12 7FX

Opening Hours

DayOpening HourClosing Hour
Tuesday – WednesdayNoon11.00 pm
Thursday – FridayNoon11.30 pm
Saturday11.00 am11.30 pm
Sunday11.00 am9.00 pm

The Pawsitive Cafe

French Toast in The Pawsitive Cafe
The Pawsitive Cafe / The Pawsitive Cafe

What it is: The Pawsitive Cafe is an incredible place for all family members, even the furry little buddies. It allows you to enjoy a quiet brunch or a drink while your children enjoy therapeutic activities.

Why we like it: The cafe has a mission to “create a stress-free and happy community” by raising awareness about mental health and promoting the love of dogs.

The menu there is diverse with main dishes, brunch varieties, kids’ meals, and dog food as well. In addition, it offers some Malaysian Halal dishes to cater to different needs.

More information about the Pawsitive Cafe

Address: 52 Westbourne Grove, London,  W2 5SH

Opening Hours: From 10.00 am to 10.00 pm (Tuesday – Sunday) and closed on Mondays.

All Star Lanes

All Star Lanes interior and tables
All Star Lanes / All Star Lanes

What it is: All Star Lanes is a fun place for the entire family. This is where you can enjoy trendy American food through rounds of bowling.

Why we like it: This restaurant works around three Bs: bowling, burgers, and booze. It’s also a great place to hold birthday parties within a private room that also includes bowling lanes.

More information about All Star Lanes

Address: All Star has four amazing branches around London.

  • Brick Lane: 95 Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL
  • Holborn: Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, London, WC1B 4DA
  • Stratford: 2nd Floor, Westfield, Stratford City, London, E20 1ET
  • White City: Westfield London Shopping Center, Ariel Way, London W12 7FU

Opening Hours:

BranchDayOpening HourClosing Hour
Brick LaneMonday – Thursday Friday Saturday SundayNoon Noon 11.00 am 11.00 amMidnight 1.00 am 1.00 am Midnight
HolbornMonday – Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday3.00 pm 3.00 pm Noon 11.00 am 11.00 am11.30 pm Midnight 2.00 am 2.00 am 10.30 pm
StratfordMonday – Wednesday Thursday – Friday Saturday Sunday11.00 am 11.00 am 10.00 am 10.00 am11.00 pm Midnight Midnight 11.00 pm
White CityMonday – Wednesday Thursday – Friday Saturday SundayNoon Noon 10.00 am 10.00 am11.00 pm 2.00 am Midnight 11.00 pm


So, what are the best family-friendly restaurants in London? In fact, there are plenty of places to choose from when planning a day out with your kids.

Some places offer special activities for kids such as the Broadcaster and Stick ‘N’ Sushi. Other places serve fun to all members of the family such as All Star Lanes, Jungle Cave, and the Pawsitive Cafe.

No matter what you’re looking for, you’re bound to find it in London’s amazing restaurants.

Written by
David Prior

David Prior is an NCTJ-qualified journalist and the editor of Big Family Breaks. He is also a father of five and an experienced traveller, especially with kids.

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