Check out our list of favourite child friendly pubs London has to offer, with an all-important garden to soak up the Spring/Summer sunshine. Whether they have play areas with climbing frames, shaded terraces for babies or a fantastic kid’s menu, this list will make your life so much easier when choosing where to spend your Sunday afternoon. Just because you have little ones in tow doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a beer or two in the sun!
Please note that most of these pubs have an online table booking facility on their website. Make sure you pre-book a table for the weekend to avoid disappointment.
1. All Inn One – Forest Hill
All Inn One is the most child friendly pub in Forest Hill, thanks to its beautiful garden which little ones can roam about in. Local families flock there on a Sunday for their kids sized mini roast – delicious!
2. The Leather Bottle – Earlsfield
Situated just a five minutes walk away from the Earlsfield station, The Leather Bottle is a great family-friendly pub that has a fantastic menu that caters to all tastes. The Leather Bottle has stood since the 1700s and is exactly what you would expect from a traditional pub.
One of the most notable features of The Leather Bottle is its amazing beer garden which was voted as The Best Outdoor Space in South London. If you and your family want to experience dining in one of the quirky huts in The Leather Bottle’s beer garden, then you can book a hut.
3. The Rosendale – Dulwich
REOPEN but Kid’s Play Area remains closed with no children’s colouring kits available
A family friendly neighbourhood favourite, south Londoners will love this pub’s welcoming vibe and amazing garden. There’s a newly equipped play area with a climbing frame, ride on toys for toddlers and a fireman’s pole, plus table football, table tennis and boules for all ages. There are also plentiful highchairs, colouring books and crayons, plus delicious pizza served all day.
4. The Crabtree – Fulham
The Crabtree in Fulham is a classic and iconic pub that is situated on a picturesque stretch of the Thames between the Hammersmith and Putney Bridges.
The menu at The Crabtree changes seasonally and offers a range of different meals which include traditional pub classics along with Asian, European, and Levantine options. There is something for everyone and the kids’ menu has all of the favourites that your children would love.
5. The Red Lion – Barnes
The Red Lion is a Fuller’s pub in Barnes close to the Thames Path walking route, so you can easily stroll here for lunch on a sunny day. The large garden and heated terrace has a kids play area and a ping pong table that will make it a hit with parents of young children.
6. The Duke of Kent – Ealing
Located on Scotch Common in Ealing, this family friendly pub has a fantastic award winning garden complete with children’s play area and colourful huts. They also run special children’s events throughout the week such as Hullabaloo Puppets Music Theatre for babies and under 4’s.
7. The Eagle – Shepherd’s Bush
REOPEN on 20th July
Colourful beanbags, an outdoor bar, a burger shack and exclusive ‘garden sheds’ to hire, it really is the beer garden which is the highlight of this west London haunt. The ample outdoor space makes it one of the most child friendly pubs in London, and there’s a kids menu too with classic dishes like sausages & chips or tomato pasta.
8. The Latchmere – Battersea
The Latchmere in Battersea is a great place to unwind with your kids. This pub is geared up to be very child-friendly. They aim to keep the kids happy and let the parents feel at home. There are highchairs, and colouring-in books, crayons on hand, along with dedicated kids play area.
You will also find a great kids’ menu, and they are also happy to offer smaller portions of any adult meals. There are great booths that you and your family can enjoy their meals in outside, and there is a baby changing facility on hand too.
Children can enjoy The Latchmere up until 8 pm each night.
9. The Duke – Walthamstow
If burgers are your thing, then The Duke in Walthamstow offers up a great range of burgers and fried chicken. The menu for the kids is tasty and reasonably priced, so if you have a craving for burgers, you and the whole family can enjoy them together.
10. The Blue Boat – Fulham
If you are looking for somewhere to eat out with your family, then The Blue Boat in Fulham has a wide range of menus to suit the whole families needs. Of course, you will need somewhere that your kids will really enjoy, so it’s a good thing that The Blue Boat has a great selection on the kids’ menu. This spacious and attractive pub is geared around eating, you and your family will feel right at home.
11. The Bridge – Barnes
If you are looking for a family-friendly pub in the Barnes area, The Bridge is a great option. Not only are your kids more than welcome, but you can also take your family dog.
If you are visiting on a Saturday afternoon, your kids will be able to eat from the fantastic child-friendly menu for free. Kid’s eating for free is a great excuse to head to The Bridge on a Saturday afternoon.
12. The Bolingbroke – Battersea
The Bolingbroke in Battersea is a fantastic place to take your kids. There is plenty for them to do while you enjoy a quiet drink, with a range of toys and colouring-in, and your children can even enjoy decorating their own cupcakes. Kids are allowed in the pub up until 8 pm.
The kid’s menu covers all potential tastes meaning your child will find something that they enjoy. A true favourite among child friendly pubs in London.
Address: 174 Northcote Rd, London SW11 6RE
13. People’s Park Tavern – Hackney
The People’s Park Tavern is situated in the heart of Victoria Park. The pub has its very own onsite brewery. And, while you are enjoying the unique selection of beers, your kids can enjoy a great food menu available between 12 pm and 6:30 pm every day.
Address: 360 Victoria Park Rd, London E9 7BT
14. The Island – Kensal Rise
The Island is located right in the heart of Kensal Rise. Once your kids have finished all of the puzzles on the children’s menu, they can turn their attention to the reasonably priced selection of meals. The Island offers up a great selection of pub classics in smaller portion sizes that your children will just love.
If you and your family are looking for somewhere to eat in Kensal Rise, this is the place to go.
15. The Spoke – Holloway
Although not strictly a pub, The Spoke in Holloway offers something different; coffee, burgers, and cycling. It is known for its coffee and is a great place to go and eat.
If you are looking for something a little bit different, they The Spoke is a great option.
There you have our list of favourite child friendly pubs in London so you have no excuse not to go out for Sunday family meal this Summer!
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