Bath is a food lover’s paradise, brimming with independent coffee shops, on-trend restaurants (anyone fancy The Ivy?) and plenty of delicious delis. As parents we know that when tiny tummies are rumbling, speed is of the essence! Are you looking for the best Child Friendly Restaurants in Bath? Luckily, BabyBreaks has done the hard work for you and researched the best child-friendly restaurants and cafes, so you can hotfoot it there when lunchtime is nearing.
Also take a look at our selection of activities in Bath for the perfect stay.
1. The Egg Café
Attached to the children’s Egg Theatre, this family friendly cafe is certainly the perfect spot for lunch, whether you have been to the theatre or not. Above all, the homemade menu uses local, organic suppliers wherever possible. In addition, there are plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Children can enjoy their own menu, toys, colouring, storybooks and even a ball pool!
Address: 36 Monmouth St, Bath BA1 2AN
Phone: 01225 823409
2. Newton Farm Shop & Café
A charming rural setting just ten minutes drive from the city centre, this working farm’s café is an idyllic spot for a relaxing meal. The food is hearty and fresh, and almost all sourced from the farm surrounding you. Children can run off steam in the playground, which is dotted with hay bales.
Address: Newton St Loe, Bath BA2 9BT
Phone: 01225 873707
3. Alice Park Café
Since being renovated in 2007, the Alice Park Café has become a social hub for the area, serving fresh coffee, sandwiches and cakes to local families, all year round. The friendly, community atmosphere keeps visitors coming back, with lots of seasonal events and social gatherings too.
Address: 1, Alice Pk, Bath BA1 7BL
Phone: 01225 465613
4. Komedia Arts Café
This cool, creative venue has an excellent, family-friendly cafe and bar serving local, seasonal produce in a relaxed setting. There’s plenty of space for prams and lots of toys to keep little ones busy. If you can get a babysitter, come back in the evening for live comedy, film screenings and music gigs! One of the best child friendly restaurants in Bath.
Address: 22-23 Westgate St, Bath BA1 1EP
Phone: 01225 489070
5. Giraffe World Kitchen
This child-friendly chain is a safe option for fast, tasty food – it’s always popular with parents thank to the “Kids Eat Free offer” which runs every weekend. This branch in the Bath’s Southgate development is set over two levels, feeling spacious, light and airy. The myriad of menu choices mean there’s sure to be something to suit every palate.
Address: 8 Dorchester St, Bath BA1 1SS
Phone: 01225 463333
6. Hartley Farm Shop & Cafe
This cute little farm and cafe is a favourite of local families, thanks to its child friendly menu and furry entertainment. Kids can be let loose on the outdoor play area while you peruse the menu of locally sourced dishes. After your brunch or lunch, have a wander around to meet the pigs, sheep, chickens and horses. There are also a couple of nice country walks which start and end at the farm, as well as regular child-friendly events and workshops. Check the website below for further details.
Address: Winsley, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 2JB
Phone: 01225 864948
7. Fox & Kit Cafe
Created by local mum Flis who worked in hospitality for 15 years, you can be sure this newly opened cafe has everything a parent and child could wish for. There’s an extra wide doorway to accommodate buggies, a fab play area with tonnes of toys and plenty of space for toddlers, babies and older kids. There are also ample highchairs, children’s menus, weaning purees, and comfortable nursing chairs complete with breastfeeding pillows. This welcoming space has quickly become a hit with local parents who rave about its laid back atmosphere. Fox & Kit host regular classes and events too, from Half Term Craft Classes to Pregnancy Yoga. Undoubtedly one of the best Child Friendly Restaurants in Bath.
Address: 7A The Corridor, Bath BA1 5AP
Phone: 01225 282424
8. Society Cafe
Coffee is king at this fashionable yet welcoming cafe with branches in Bath, Bristol and Oxford. The menu also features delicious cakes, sandwiches, pastries and healthy treats for little ones. Children and dogs are very welcome- each cafe has a very laid back atmosphere. There’s a great selection of books and magazines for parents, and regular exhibitions from local artists. And for children there is a creative space where they can let their minds run wild, so you can enjoy a hot coffee in peace!
Phone: 01225 428008
9. St Swithin’s Church Cafe
This newly refurbished church cafe is popular with local families thanks to its large indoor play area and pretty garden space. The kids can explore the selection of toys, books and games whilst parents peruse the brand new menu, which now includes breakfast. Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays from 10am to 4pm.
Address: The Paragon, Bath BA1 5LY
Phone: 01225 789168
10. The Holburne Garden Cafe
This family friendly museum not only boasts a great range of kids activities, but a lovely spacious cafe too. So it’s worth a visit even if you don;t have time for the museum itself. Inside there’s plenty of space for buggies, and huge windows looking out onto the wonderful gardens. The outdoor seating is the main attraction during the summer months, with loads of space for kids to run around. For more child friendly museums in Bath, check out our Bath Activities page.
Address: Great Pulteney St, Bath BA2 4DB
Phone: 01225 388572
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