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Family-Friendly Restaurants in Bournemouth

Bournemouth is the perfect seaside town to visit with the family. Whether you are local, ‘down from London’ for the weekend, day-tripping, or on a half-term break - this town is the epitome of ‘Family Friendly’.

If you are looking for child-friendly restaurants that cater to your little one's taste buds, then look no further, Bournemouth has got your back!  

With plenty of kids' menus on offer, you can rest assured that your little ones will be well-fed and happy. From pasta options to mini burgers and chips, there's something for everyone on these menus. And the best part? You won't have to break the bank to treat your gang to a meal out. 

Take your pick from the best child-friendly restaurants in Bournemouth and enjoy a meal that's sure to please the whole family!

Famil Friendly Restaurants in Bournemouth

Brasserie Blanc

Why: Brasserie Blanc in Bournemouth stands out as a brilliant family-friendly restaurant that caters to guests of all ages. What makes this restaurant particularly welcoming to families is their dedicated kids' menu, which features a delightful selection of children's classics.

From mini versions of popular dishes to playful, kid-friendly options, Brasserie Blanc ensures that young diners are well taken care of. 

Address: Marriott Highcliff Hotel, 105 St Michael's Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5DU

Telephone: 01202 557702

Menu: Click here


  • Two-Courses for £7.50 
  • Three-Courses for £9.95
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The Coconut Tree

The Coconut Tree

Why: This authentic Sri Lankan restaurant provides great value and delicious dishes that even the fussiest of eaters will enjoy. They have a specific kids' menu that offers a selection of scrumptious kids' classics.

They offer a special deal that gets you a main, drink, and dessert for £5.50. 

Address: 185-187 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 1JU

Telephone: 01202 292343

Menu: Click here

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 El Murrino Bournemouth

El Murrino

Why: Pizza! Who doesn't love Pizza? El Murrino is a fun, family-run Italian restaurant with an open kitchen so you can watch the pizzaiolos at work while you wait. This is Italian food at its best. The kid's menu offers homemade mini pasta portions, mini wood-fired Margarita,s or Pepperoni pizzas and if that doesn't satisfy them, you can always fall back on the Nugget di Pollo (Chicken nuggets to the rest of us…) and the Mini Nutella pizza with strawberries!

El Murrino has an added dimension to their kids' menus, with a word search and a ‘Create your Own Pizza’ colouring section. All your little budding artists need to do is create a pizza, hand it to a member of staff and they will automatically be entered into the Monthly Prize Draw for a chance to win a FREE PIZZA! The best pizza ‘creations’ are added to their wall of fame too. 

Bambino menus with a bonus…

El Murrino has lots of offers including 2 for £10 on selected cocktails and you can order takeaway if you need some quiet time…

Address: 154 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 2LZ

Telephone: 01202 463333

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Nearby: Oceanarium, Bournemouth Pier

Cosy Club

Cosy Club

Why: It’s quirky… If you fancy something a little different for a change, then Cosy Club is worth a visit. Laid back, timeless glamour, spread over 3 x floors with outside space for dining al-fresco, if the mood takes you. This place is fun for the kids with mismatched furniture, brightly coloured walls, a splash of taxidermy and PLENTY of board games for all the family

Excellent mocktails for the kids with fruity Berry Delight and even a spicy Virgin Mary! Breakfast/Brunch served from 9am until 5pm and mains from midday, all dishes include a drink too. Plenty of yummy dishes on offer such as Kids Cosy Vegan breakfasts, Buttermilk pancakes, Beef Burgers with fries or salad and Vegan Stir Fry Teriyaki Sesame Noodles o for the climate conscious…

Expect the staff to make a fuss of the kids! 

Address: 34 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 1LG

Telephone: 01202 509723

Kids' Menu: Click here

Nearby: Odeon Bournemouth, Pavillion Theatre

The Real Greek

The Real Greek

Why: 3 x words ‘KIDS EAT FREE’ (on a Sunday) - what better reason than that! 

The Real Greek brings the Mediterranean ethos of enjoying good food and drink with all the family to Bournemouth. Central, and spacious, with a large outdoor terrace overlooking the Bournemouth Gardens, it is the perfect spot to enjoy some good old-fashioned family-friendly dining.

The Kid's menus consist of a Kid's Souvlaki Wrap (Chicken/Beef/Sausage or Vegan) with a choice of Tomato & Cucumber Salad or Chips or for the more adventurous a Kids Mezze Selection with 3 x delicious options, a drink, and a dessert - all for £7.00 or FREE on a Sunday.

Atmospheric, friendly, and fun with plenty of activities for the little ones.

Grown-ups can enjoy a fantastic selection of Greek wines along with a veritable cornucopia of classic Greek dishes - Spinach Tiropitakia, Vegan Meatballs – Soutzoukakia, Dolmades, Fried Calamari, Grilled Octopus With Fava, Chicken Monastiraki and many more…

Promotions often include - Kids going Free for Half term, Halloween etc - keep an eye on their website for updates.

Address: Unit G1, Exeter Crescent, Bournemouth, BH2 5DD

Telephone: 01202 022208

Kids' Menu: Click here

Nearby: Bournemouth Shopping Arcade, Classic Mini Golf

Chez Fred

Chez Fred

Why: You can’t very well visit the seaside and not have that quintessential dish - FISH & CHIPS, can you? Open since 1989 and run by three generations of the Capel family, including the eponymous Fred. The finest sustainably sourced fish and proper fat chips, it doesn't get much better than this.

Family is everything and Chez Fred has made it fun and educational with its ’Ocean Heroes Restaurant Sprat Pack’, with loads of puzzles and activities to keep the kids entertained. The Sprat Pack menu is perfect at £7.50 with a main, drink and homemade Jersey milk ice cream.

This is not just fish and chips, this is Fred’s Proper Fish and chips…

Dine-in or takeaway options.

Address:10 Seamoor Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4 9AN

Telephone: 01202 761023

Sprat Pack Menu: Click here

Nearby: Westbourne Village, Hollywood Bowl, Bournemouth Upper Gardens

Chez Fred does not accept bookings.

Urban Garden

Urban Garden

Why: It is an indoor jungle! Funky and fun with a large outdoor terrace but most importantly the kids' menu here is served between 12 - 10 pm, in case you are running on empty with hungry kids… Urban Garden also understands that it can be tricky sometimes with a family in tow and having a plethora of books and games on hand to borrow and an activity pack that comes with each kid's meal. 

The all-day kids' menu offered here is fantastic with mini-sliders, shark bites (haddock) Chicken Chomps, and lots of veggie/vegan dishes too. Urban Garden also offer half portions of any dish on their menus at half price, to encourage the kids to try something new - (Under 12’s only)

If you are out with the kids on a Sunday, half-size roasts are available at half the price (£7.50 - £8.00) too.

Address: Exeter Crescent, Bournemouth, BH2 5AY

Telephone: 01202 286787

Kids' Menu: Click here

Nearby: Bournemouth International Centre, Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth Gardens.

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