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Best London Kid-Friendly Restaurants


For restaurants' pint-size patrons, chicken fingers dipped in marinara can't taste any better than when there's butcher paper lining the table and a glass of crayons to color with. When the dough and toppings are put directly in your child's hands, pizza becomes an interactive sport. Okay, not all restaurants have to offer entertainment in this form or the extreme---television, clowns and video games---to keep the youngsters happy. A warm waitstaff, a kitchen open to the flexible whims of a child's palate and a room of diners tolerable of tantrums all add up to a winning formula for feeding your children outside of the home. Take a look at our kid-friendly restaurants in London that can please both big and little diners.


 


Albion British
12/20
2-4 Boundary St.
London, E2 7DD
One trendy caff from Sir Terence Conran in Shoreditch. More...

Aubaine French
12/20
262 Brompton Rd.
London, SW3 2AS
Yearning for a French fix? Try this chic brasserie in South Kensington. More...

Belgo Noord Belgian
11/20
72 Chalk Farm Rd.
London, NW1 8AN
Mussels, chips and mayonnaise served by a hard-working staff. More...

Big Easy American
12/20
332-334 King's Rd.
London, SW3 5UR
New Orleans-style dining for the whole family in Chelsea. More...

Bistrotheque Contemporary French
12/20
23-27 Wadeson St.
London, E2 9DR
Bistrotheque leads the East End’s growing dining scene. More...

Bluebird Cafe Café
12/20
350 King's Rd.
London, SW3 5UU
Bluebird Café is tops for Chelsea inhabitants. More...

Brasserie Zedel French
13/20
20 Sherwood St.
London, W1F 7ED
Everybody’s idea of a real French brasserie. More...

Bumpkin (Country Brasserie) British
12/20
209 Westbourne Park Rd.
London, W11 1EA
A slice of would-be rural life in Notting Hill. More...

Canteen British
13/20
2 Crispin Place
London, E1 6DW
Honest British food in historic Spitalfields. More...

Caravan International
14/20
11-13 Exmouth Market
London, EC1R 4QD
Caravan offers good fusion cooking in attractive Exmouth Market. More...

Carluccio's Caffe Café
11/20
8 Market Pl.
London, W1W 8AG
Carluccio’s go from strength to strength. More...

Dishoom Indian
12/20
12 Upper St. Martin's Lane
London, WC2H 9FB
Indian eatery inspired by old Bombay’s Iranian cafés. More...

Fifteen Italian
14/20
15 Westland Pl.
London, N1 7LP
Jamie Oliver's first restaurant where he practices what he preaches on TV --- good cooking using the best ingredients. More...

fish! Seafood
12/20
Cathedral St.
London, SE1 9AL
Go for classic fish in this bright, airy restaurant. More...

Garden Cafe Modern British
12/20
Inner Circle, Regent's Park
London, NW1 4NU
Perfect after a stroll in glorious Regent’s Park. More...

Giraffe International
12/20
6-8 Blandford St.
London, W1U 4AU
Fast growing chain that manages to satisfy all comers and is great for families. More...

Golden Hind Seafood
12/20
73 Marylebone Lane
London, W1U 2PN
This is the place for traditional British fish ‘n’ chips. More...

The Hackney Pearl Modern British
14/20
11 Prince Edward Rd.
London, E9 5LX
This all-day café is part of East London’s burgeoning restaurant scene. More...

Hard Rock Cafe American
12/20
150 Old Park Ln.
London, W1K 1QZ
The Hard Rock Café rocks on throughout the decades and remains as popular as The Rolling Stones. More...

Imli Indian
12/20
167-169 Wardour St.
London, W1F 8WR
The smaller sister of Tamarind, serving tapas-style Indian dishes. More...

Inn the Park Modern British
12/20
St. James's Park
London, SW1A 2BJ
Smart café-restaurant in St. James’s Park. More...

La Brasserie French
12/20
272 Brompton Rd.
London, SW3 2AW
La Brasserie is exactly that---a little corner of Paris in the heart of London. More...

La Famiglia Italian
14/20
7 Langton St.
London, SW10 0JL
A little corner of Tuscany in trendy Chelsea. More...

Locanda Locatelli Italian
15/20
Dining Room at Locanda Locatelli, London, 8 Seymour St.
London, W1H 7JZ
Giorgio Locatelli’s top Italian never disappoints. More...

Marine Ices Italian
11/20
8 Haverstock Hill
London, NW3 2BL
Family-run, Italian, friendly, and an asset to Camden Town. More...

The Orangery Café
11/20
Kensington Gdns.
London, W8 4PX
Good place for afternoon tea or a light lunch, in the shadow of Kensington Palace. More...

Ottolenghi Mediterranean
13/20
287 Upper St.
London, N1 2TZ
Smart deli-cum-restaurant-café in trendy Islington is branching out all over London. More...

PJ's Bar & Restaurant American
12/20
52 Fulham Rd.
London, SW3 6HH
Friendly restaurant and bar with a polo theme is an old-stager on the Fulham scene. More...

Pizza Express Italian
12/20
25 Millbank
London, SW1P 4QP
One in a vast chain of pizza restaurants, this location has a good view over the Thames. More...

Punjab Indian
11/20
80-82 Neal St.
London, WC2H 9PA
London’s oldest Punjab restaurant attracts both loyal returning customers and new fans. More...

Rainforest Cafe American
11/20
20 Shaftesbury Ave.
London, W1D 7EU
Eating with the family in this rainforest setting eliminates the need to go abroad. More...

Rivington Grill British
12/20
28-30 Rivington St.
London, EC2A 3DZ
Good place for a quiet breakfast and satisfying dinner in fashionable Shoreditch. More...

Roast British
14/20
The Floral Hall, Stoney St.
London, SE1 1TL
In the heart of Borough Market, the former Floral Hall is a fine setting for good British cooking. More...

Roka Japanese
14/20
37 Charlotte St.
London, W1T 1RR
Unique robata grill dishes satisfy amid austere décor. More...

Sticky Fingers American
12/20
1A Phillimore Gdns.
London, W8 7QB
Sticky Fingers is famous for its Rolling Stones décor. More...

Tom's Kitchen European
14/20
Dining Room at Tom 27 Cale St.
London, SW3 3QP
The original Tom’s Kitchen is a good Chelsea hangout. More...

Wagamama Japanese
13/20
4 Streatham St.
London, WC1A 1JB
Good value noodles in no-nonsense setting provides a winning formula. More...

Wahaca Mexican
12/20
66 Chandos Pl.
London, WC2N 4HG
Mexican street food has seduced London. More...

Yo! Sushi Sushi
Quick Bite
52 Poland St.
London, W1F 7NQ
Conveyor belt sushi has become a staple of London dining. More...

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