Top Family Friendly Restaurants in Covent Garden

One for all! Bring the whole family to Covent Garden and dine together for the ultimate experience in the West End. With children's menus and an array of cuisines to keep everyone smiling, read our Family Friendly Restaurant Guide

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Ivy Market Grill

The Ivy Market Grill brings the familiar luxury of The Ivy on West Street to a relaxed yet sophisticated all-day dining restaurant in the heart of Covent Garden. Offering the ultimate dining experience in a beautiful environment in the heart of Covent Garden, guests can enjoy a meal out in the stunning restaurant or the terrace overlooking the Piazza.

The restaurant offers a range of menus from breakfast and brunch through to summer drinks and cream tea. The Ivy Market Grill also has a dedicated kids menu, offering a selection of 'Little Dreamers'  main dishes such as pan fried cod, hamburger and chips, and fish and chips. The 'Little Dreamer' includes a freshly squeezed juice, dessert and a chance to build you own sundae!

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Seven Dials Market

Bringing together the best of street food in London, Seven Dials Market hosts a diverse group of vendors for the family to choose from. Housing over 20 different street food stalls in the historic Thomas Neal's Warehouse, Seven Dials Market is the perfect place for your little ones to try something new, dip their toe in a new cuisine, or to cater to pickier eaters.

Try the gigantic pizzas from Bad Boy Pizza Society, indulge in a burger from Mother Flipper, or enjoy a sweet treat with an ice cream from Soft Serve Society, and so much more... there's something for everyone to enjoy. Seven Dials Market also has its very own Kids Menu with small portions for small people, from some of your favourite vendors.

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Shake Shack

Located inside London’s iconic Covent Garden Market Building, Shake Shack serve up delicious burgers, hot dogs, dense and rich frozen custard, hand-spun shakes and more.

Signature, kid-friendly menu items include the double cheeseburger, chicken bites and cheesy fries. Wash it all down with a chocolate shake and you-re good to go!

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Sticks’n’Sushi serves a unique combination of traditional sushi and yakitori sticks from the grill. Known for creating fun, friendly and affordable dining experiences- the large sharing platters makes Sticks n Sushi the ideal choice for families and large groups.

Signature dishes include the beef tataki, tuna tartare, sushi platters, soft shell crab rolls. There’s also a great selection of chicken, pork, beef and vegetable skewers - all grilled fresh to order.

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Tuttons is a Covent Garden institution that has been serving British fair to hungry diners for over 30 years.

Popular dishes include English Apple Cider & Onion soup,Tuttons Maple Cured Salmon with horseradish crème fraîche and herbed dressing, and Tuttons Smoked Haddock Fishcake with sautéed spinach and preserved lemon.

Another signature dish is the Beer Battered Haddock with hand cut chips, minted mushy peas and tartare sauce - plus the Tuttons Homemade 8oz Beef Burger with mature Cheddar, tomato jam and matchstick chips (we suggest adding smoked streaky bacon to the burger).

With a dedicated kids menu and accessible priced pre theatre menu - Tuttons is the perfect place for families.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea

In the heart of London’s theatreland, you can find a wonderful taste of Willy Wonka’s factory. Feast on scrumptious savouries such as our not-quite-as-it-seems macaron and classic Coronation chicken. Journey on for fabulously fluffy floss and a box stacked high with wondrous cakes, sweets, mallows and creams.

Fizzy lifting drinks, snozzberry jam, chocolate swudge milkshake mixed by waterfall – indulge your inner child and adventure into the magical, mouth-watering world of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with our enchanting afternoon tea inspired by Roald Dahl’s iconic story.

Make sure to pre-book to avoid disappointment.

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Din Tai Fung

Dumpling lovers can rejoice with the arrival of Din Tai Fung in London. The huge menu makes it an extremely family and group friendly choice.

Signature Din Tai Fung dishes includes the world-famous Xiao Long Bao (Steamed Pork Dumplings), freshly wrapped in a delicate dough skin, which is then pleated, twisted at the top and steamed.

Other well-known dishes include the steamed vegetarian dumplings, spicy wonton dumplings, dan dan noodles and Din Tai Fung’s iconic Steamed Chicken Soup which is simmered to perfection over a span of six hours.

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With a menu focused on fresh, seasonal produce, Homeslice is serving up a delicious pizza feast in the picturesque Neal's Yard in Seven Dials. Enjoy a 20" pizza, big enough to feed the family, split the toppings 50/50 or just grab by the slice for a quick bite before a West End show.

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Chestnut Bakery

A hand baked hello awaits you in Covent Garden. Nestled in Floral Street you can find handcrafted flatbreads, freshly baked breads, croissants and the Chestnut Bakery's signature decadent desserts. Signature pastries include the Pistachio & Raspberry Croissant and Twice-Baked Almond Croissant, the perfect sweet treat.

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Gaucho Kids Menu


Steak lovers rejoice, Gaucho has arrived in Covent Garden! Serving carbon-neutral steak, fine wines & classic cocktails, the Argentinian steak restaurant is perfect for Sunday roasts and a family meal out in the heart of London's West End.

Signature Gaucho dishes include the Fillet Steak Salad, Wagyu Burger and their sustainably sourced steaks... but what is a meal without the sides? Gaucho offers a mouth-watering selection of sides including dreamy creamed mash potato and the unmissable truffle mac & cheese.

The restaurant even offers a menu for the little ones, including a Mini Lomo Steak, Fish & Chips, Mini Mac and Cheese and Chicken Milanese, all served with a choice of delicious sides. There's something for everyone at Gaucho!

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Boulevard Brasserie

Serving sophisticated French classics since 1991, Boulevard Brasserie is the tour de force of French gastronomy in London’s West End.

The restaurants À La Carte menu is centred upon quality and seasonal ingredients and invites guests to experience a taste of quintessential French cuisine with favourites such as Steak Tartare, Boeuf Bourguignon, Coq au Vin and Moules Marinière.

Situated within the dazzling-theatre district, Boulevard Brasserie is the perfect place to bring the family. With the restaurants dedicated kids menu offering a selection including grilled chicken and fries, cheeseburger and minute steak, the whole family can enjoy a meal out.

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One of Covent Garden's most established restaurants, Maxwell's Bar & Grill opened in the early 1980s and still remains a favourite amongst locals and tourists visiting London’s West End. Popular dishes include our Combo Beef & Chicken Fajitas, Cajun Salmon Fillet, Baby Back Ribs, 8oz Fillet and our famous Freakshakes served up from our Ice Cream Parlour.

With a dedicated kids menu offering a main, side and pudding for under £10 (not to mention Maxwell's iconic milkshakes), Maxwell's is the perfect place for a family meal out after a day in London or pre-theatre.

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Café Murano

Serving fresh seasonal flavours in a relaxed and welcoming space, for a modern take on timeless Italian flavour. The menu at Café Murano is small and thought-out, aiming to bring you the very best of Italian cooking. Favourites include the spicy ragu rigatoni, chicken Milanese and salt cod fritters.

The children’s menu is 3 courses for only £10, offering a selection of pasta choices and different sauces! The chocolate brownie and ice cream is a must-have treat, after they finish their delicious vegetable and hummus antipasti and main dish of course…

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Pizza Pilgrims

Pizza Pilgrims was born in a pub in Shepherd’s Bush in summer 2011. From humble beginnings, Pizza Pilgrims has now been named one of the must-eat pizza places worldwide. Neapolitan pizza is impossible to beat. Bready, chewy and flavoursome, with a hint of char – Neapolitan pizza is where it all began and is the house favourite! Head to Pizza Pilgrims with the family for good vibes, excellent service and of course sensational, authentic pizza.

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Chick 'N' Sours

Serving herb fed chicken, serious sides, sour cocktails, local beers and cracking soft serve ice cream creations, Chick'N' Sours is the place to be. Get your hands on the famous Whole Fry chicken, a mouth-watering sharer meal for the family, or try out the venue's dedicated kid's menu for the little ones. The kid's menu at Chick 'N' Sours offers your children tenders or naked wings with fries, and be sure to visit in school holidays where kid's eat for £1 only before 6pm!

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Wildwood Kitchen

Wildwood Kitchen serves up a wide selection pizza and pasta dishes, as well as fresh salads, burgers, steaks, risottos, and indulgent desserts. All produced using the best seasonal ingredients ensuring delicious food is served up every time. Treat your little ones to the Wildwood monster menu including 2 courses and a drink for only £7.25. With choices from spaghetti bolognese, mini calzones, and chocolate brownie, you cant go wrong!

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Byron was founded with a simple mission: to do one thing, and do it properly. You'll find proper hamburgers served the way they should be: carefully-sourced British beef, ground fresh, cooked medium so it's pink and juicy, and served in a squishy bun with a craft beer, bourbon, or a famously thick milkshake. The Mini Byron menu caters for kids, with proper food for smaller appetites making it the perfect place to enjoy a family meal out in London.

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Flat Iron

Flat Iron’s motto is “Great Steak for Everyone”. This much loved steak house is based in the heart of Covent Garden, on Henrietta Street. Championing locally sourced meat, and delivering quality food at accessible prices - served up with super friendly service - makes this restaurant the perfect go-to for families and groups.

Signature dishes include The Flat Iron Steak and The Flat Iron Herd Burger. Popular sides include Homemade Beef Dripping Fries, Crispy Bone Marrow Garlic Mash, plus an array of classic steak sauces.

Save room for the complementary dessert! Homemade vanilla soft serve - made with Tahitian vanilla plus The Estate Dairy milk & cream - served with Original Beans Cru Virunga chocolate shavings.

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Bodean's BBQ

One step into Bodean’s BBQ and you’ll be transported to a traditional American barbeque joint with a rustic feel and a heavenly smell of award-winning ribs. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Covent Garden and enjoy a family meal out. Share the iconic sharer rib platters or choose from the dedicated kids menu offering 3 courses for only £4.95! Kids can choose from all the good stuff, baby back ribs, chicken wings, hotdogs and more. Bodean’s BBQ is the perfect place for a family meal out.

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Gordon Ramsay's Street Burger

The humble yet magnificent burger has long time been a part of the Street Burger menu. After all, exceptional ingredients, perfectly cooked, is in the brand’s DNA! Doors open, laid-back and effortlessly exciting, the restaurant is a home away from home (just with better food…). Choose from a range of burgers, chicken wings and mouth-watering desserts. With a dedicated kid’s menu, based in the heart of the West End, Street Burger is the perfect place for a family meal pre-theatre!

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Buns & Buns

With dishes ranging from bao buns, specialty brioche buns to delicious short ribs in our black bean sauce. Taking you on an Asian culinary journey, Buns & Buns is an abyss of new flavours. The restaurant offers a kids menu with beef burgers, chicken strips and chips for the little ones who prefer their familiar foods, there's something for everyone.

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Rossopomodoro is the Neapolitan tradition, its authentic flavours, its colours, the cheerfulness of Naples and its warm welcome. Expect wood-fired pizzas and classics pasta dishes, as well as salads, a kids menu, desserts, drinks and cocktails. Take a seat, enjoy a pizza or a dish of our ancient tradition, close your eyes, open your heart and enjoy your day in Naples!

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