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Family-friendly restaurants in Nottingham


For families looking to eat out in Nottingham, there are tons of amazing food and drink options to choose from that cater to various tastes and preferences. Here are some of our top choices for eating out with the family:-

Posted: Jun 2024


Located on Queen Street in the heart of the city, Bill’s has a menu that will delight not only your taste buds but your wallet too!

From 22 July until 30 August, excluding weekends, up to two kids dine for free ALL DAY when one adult orders any main dish (breakfast, lunch or dinner).

And that’s not all. Check out their Kids Pancake Parlour, open daily between 3pm and 5pm. Young ‘uns can create their pancakes using a variety of toppings, all for £3.95, including a juice!

Queen Street, NG1 2BL

John Lewis & Partners

The Place to Eat at John Lewis & Partners is the perfect place to take a break during a shopping trip. From breakfast to dinner, discover everything from hot mains to light snacks - there’s also freshly ground coffee and a selection of teas and cold drinks.

Throughout the summer school holidays, children can dine for free* when an adult spends over £10 on lunch.

*Offer subject to availability. One free kid's meal per transaction. Meals included in the offer are listed on the children's menu. Excludes adult's/kid's breakfast. Adults minimum £10 spend excludes purchases off the kids menu.

Victoria Centre, NG1 3QA

Blend at Contemporary

Blend has a sensory-friendly menu for smalls, served from 9.30am to 4pm daily. Kids can customise their toast – from topping to how they would like it cut!

If you’re in the area, make sure to visit, get a table outside and enjoy breakfast with a view overlooking the greenery of Sussex Street. Maybe have a walk down the grand steps of Contemporary and go for a post-breakfast stroll, you’ll even spot our mural!

For more breakfast inspo click here.

Weekday Cross, Nottingham NG1 2GB

Browns Nottingham

Open all day from breakfast and brunch through to lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, Brown’s offer fresh seasonal dishes and classic British comforts for all the family. The kids' menu offers two courses for £10.95 or three courses for £12.95.

20 Park Row, NG1 6GR

Ed’s Easy Diner

For a retro dining experience that is fun for a family visit, Ed’s Easy Diner is the place to go. Located on the upper mall of Nottingham’s iconic Victoria Centre, this American-inspired diner offers a menu filled with classic dishes like burgers, hot dogs, and crispy fries. The kid’s menu, which includes a main and two sides is just £5.99, making it a great choice for a casual and budget-friendly family outing.

Victoria Centre, NG1 3QN

Fat Hippo

Fat Hippo aims to give everyone in the family good food, messy fingers and juicy burgers! They offer a diverse kids' menu for children aged 12 years and under, including vegan, gluten-free, and/or dairy-free options. Kids can customise their burgers with various toppings, a sauce, and a tasty side with a drink included (or upgrade to one of their amazing milkshakes) for £7.50.

9 Broad Street, NG1 3AJ

George’s Great British Kitchen

For some seaside shenanigans this summer visit George’s Great British Kitchen on Queen Street.  With a children’s menu for under 12’s that looks and tastes just as good as their main menu, the kids can tuck into a main with two side options + a drink for £7.95.

Queen Street, NG1 2BL

Las Iguanas

Chapel Quarter is home to a slice of the Latin life at Las Iguanas, where you can discover sizzling Mexican and South American favourites, and more. Their Niños menu offers a main course, two sides and a dessert for just £7.25. There are also smaller portions of their favourite grown-up dishes available from the main menu if you prefer, at half price or less. They’ll even help to reheat baby bottles.

4 Chapel Bar, NG1 6JS


The popular modern Italian restaurant chain is great for kids, there is a large menu with lots of vegetarian and some vegan options, as well as gluten-free. The children’s menu is a bargain and they even provide crayons and puzzles on the children’s menu.

21-23 Forman Street, NG1 4AA

Pitcher & Piano

Situated in The Lace Market, the restaurant is family-friendly and offers a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. You can sit out on their large terrace and enjoy a variety of dishes, including burgers, tasty pizzas, and smaller tapas plates perfect for sharing.

High Pavement, NG1 1HN

TGI Fridays

Tuck into favourites from the TGI Fridays kid's menu including their Chicken Burger, Fridays Hotdog or Crispy Chicken Tenders and much more.

Sign up to become a TGI Friday’s Stripes Rewards Member and kids eat FREE, all day, every day!

The Cornerhouse, 3 Burton Street, NG1 4DB


Wagamama offers a casual dining experience, making it the perfect place for families to enjoy a meal together. Indulge in a classic mini Chicken Katsu or slurp up a mini Yasai Ramen - all your favourite dishes from the main menu are available on the kids' menu.

The Cornerhouse, Burton Street, NG1 4DB


Another fantastic Italian family restaurant, providing a relaxed dining experience for families. The menu offers a variety of enticing dishes, including delicious rustic pizzas, mouthwatering pasta dishes, and fresh salads. The 'Bambini' menu offers a three-course meal and a Chocacino for just £7.95, with a good range of main course options.

12 King Street, NG1 2AS

Download our app to find more amazing places to eat and indulge in Nottingham

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Whether you're a cultural vulture, a foodie, or looking for family fun things to do: our app will point you in the right direction and help you enjoy your time in our city.

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