Discover a wide range of family friendly restaurants in Kent in our comprehensive directory. You’ll find top kid friendly cafes, pubs, and eateries right here – from big chains to independent venues that cater for all your family members.

 

Top Family Friendly Restaurants in Kent

 

Ashford

 

Frankie & Benny’s New York Italian Restaurant – Ashford
Eureka Leisure Park, Rutherford, Ashford, TN25 4AB
Great menu variety. Bustling fun atmosphere for families to feel comfortable and be themselves. Super kids pack, packed with exciting activities. Complimentary balloons. Excellent changing facilities in ALL restaurants. Lots of highchairs to make sure the little ones are catered for.
01233 662 814

 

Pizza Express – Ashford
14 North Street, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8JR
Find us in our lovingly restored period building, just off the High Street. Weather permitting, check out our delightful garden for al fresco dining. Ashford International airport is just a 10-minute walk away. Family friendly with baby changing facilities.
01233 637700

 

Broadstairs

 

Canterbury Bell
481 Margate Road, Broadstairs, Thanet, CT10 2QD
Boasting an excellent and varied menu with Rotisserie chicken at the heart of it, the Canterbury Bell makes an excellent venue to dine with friends and family. Children will love our dedicated kids menu and our indoor and outdoor play areas, allowing you to relax with a meal, or a choice from our great range of drinks.
01843 863892

 

The Captain Digby
Whiteness Road, Broadstairs, Kent CT10 3QH
Our award winning family restaurant is one of Thanet’s most popular places to dine all year round.
The management and the team have worked hard to bring the Captain Digby up to the high standards needed to win the Publican Newspaper’s “Family Pub of the Year” award in 2001. Located on the cliff top overlooking Kingsgate Bay, the “Digby”, as it is sometimes called, has some of the most romantic views the isle has to offer. The Captain Digby is the perfect place for the whole family with indoor and outdoor children’s play areas, face painters on the weekends and lots of activities during the school breaks to keep the kids occupied!
01843 867 764

 

Decks Restaurant at Broadstairs Tesco Extra
Margate Road, Westwood, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2QJ
When you simply want good things to eat and a nice place to sit, come to Decks – easy, fresh, seasonal food is always at the heart of what we do. Morning to evening, we serve up a tasty slice of home. Take the weight off your feet and fill your boots with classic British favourites, from breakfasts and roasts to cracking cakes served with a proper cuppa.

 

Frankie & Benny’s New York Italian Restaurant – Thanet
Unit D, Westwood Cross Leisure Park, Broadstairs, Thanet, CT10 2BF
Great menu variety. Bustling fun atmosphere for families to feel comfortable and be themselves. Super kids pack, packed with exciting activities. Complimentary balloons. Excellent changing facilities in ALL restaurants. Lots of highchairs to make sure the little ones are catered for.
01843 605 110

 

Osteria Posillipo Pizzeria – Broadstairs
14 Albion Street, Broadstairs, CT10 1LU
Our three restaurants are united by their passion for traditional Neapolitan cuisine prepared using only the freshest local ingredients, a thirst for great Italian wine and love for good company. Yet each restaurant has its own identity and ambiance that is defined by the location, atmosphere and of course our friendly staff.
01843 601133

 

Canterbury


ASK – Canterbury
24 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2JE
‘Amici kids’ is everything we do to involve children in the restaurant experience. From serving their food first to providing smaller cutlery and highchairs, these little differences keep the little ones happy – which means the grown-ups can relax and enjoy themselves too!
01227 767617

 

Cafe Mauresque
8 Butchery Lane, Canterbury, CT1 8JR
The restaurant has a warm, friendly atmosphere, renowned for its special food and service which stems from the strength of its team. Our chefs offer a wide range of well-regarded unique dishes from Morocco and Spain, such as Tagines, Couscous, Paella and of course, Tapas! Vegetarians, Vegans and ‘Gluten frees’ are also well catered for.
01227 464300

 

Canterbury Chartham Garden Centre Restaurant
Stour Business Park, Ashford Road, Nr Canterbury, Kent, CT4 7HF
We warmly welcome guests of all ages to our restaurant with family-friendly menus and delicious freshly-prepared food for all types and sizes of appetite. The atmosphere is relaxed and inviting and children are especially welcome, so do please join us soon for a delectable, revitalising and thoroughly enjoyable break.
0844 288 5125

 

Osteria Posillipo Pizzeria – Canterbury
16 The Borough, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2DR
Our three restaurants are united by their passion for traditional Neapolitan cuisine prepared using only the freshest local ingredients, a thirst for great Italian wine and love for good company. Yet each restaurant has its own identity and ambiance that is defined by the location, atmosphere and of course our friendly staff.
01227 761 471

 

Dartford

 

ASK – Bluewater
Thames Walk, Bluewater Shopping Centre, Dartford DA9 9ST
‘Amici kids’ is everything we do to involve children in the restaurant experience. From serving their food first to providing smaller cutlery and highchairs, these little differences keep the little ones happy – which means the grown-ups can relax and enjoy themselves too!
01322 427006

 

Bowjangles Sandwich Bar
84 London Road, Stone, Dartford, Kent, DA2 6AX
We are a family run sandwich bar, offering Breakfasts, lunches, a variety of cakes and fresh bean coffees. We welcome Mums to come along and meet up for chats over a coffee or some lunch. Or why not pop in with the kids before & after school for a snack or shmoo shake. We hope to see you all soon to enjoy or hospitality.
01322839276

 

Enchanted Gifts and Tearoom
117 High street, Farnborough Village, Kent, BR6 7AZ
A quaint tea room providing delicious home-made food, such as light breakfast/lunches, sandwiches, paninis, all prepared fresh to order. Cream teas and a tempting selection of handmade cakes are all available every day. We aim to provide a warm and friendly service, within a homely atmosphere, great quality food and value for money guaranteed.
01689 638 237

 

The Olympic Restaurant
Beechenlea Lane, Swanley, Kent, BR8 8DR
Relax on comfy leather sofas or in the summer enjoy the sun on the new terrace overlooking the bowls green. The Olympic serves the best in English home cooked food. Delicious home cooked specials prepared fresh onsite by our experienced catering team. From a quick sandwich to a full three course A la Carte Dinner. Children’s menu available.
01322 669201

 

The Teashop
7 High Street, Downe, Orpington, Kent, BR6 7US
We are situated in Downe village close to xmas tree farm, riding stables, Downe House, walking, etc. We are a traditional tea room serving homemade cakes and scones, sandwiches and soup. Children’s menu offered.

 

Yo Sushi!
Lower Guild Hall, Bluewater, Greenhithe, Kent, DA9 9SB
YO! Sushi’s is a fun, family friendly sushi restaurant for parents looking for an alternative to fast food.
01322 771 210

 

Faversham

 

Osteria Posillipo Pizzeria – Faversham
Provender Mill, Belvedere Road Faversham, Kent ME13 7LD
Our three restaurants are united by their passion for traditional Neapolitan cuisine prepared using only the freshest local ingredients, a thirst for great Italian wine and love for good company. Yet each restaurant has its own identity and ambiance that is defined by the location, atmosphere and of course our friendly staff.
01795 590 580

 

Gillingham

 

Frankie & Benny’s New York Italian Restaurant – Hempstead
Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre, Hempstead, Gillingham, Medway, ME7 3PD
Great menu variety. Bustling fun atmosphere for families to feel comfortable and be themselves. Super kids pack, packed with exciting activities. Complimentary balloons. Excellent changing facilities in ALL restaurants. Lots of highchairs to make sure the little ones are catered for.
01634 264344

 

The Honourable Pilot – Brewers Fayre, Gillingham
Will Adams Way, Watling Street, Gillingham, ME8 6BY
The Honourable Pilot is situated close to the Royal Engineers Museum, Chatham Ski & Snowboard Centre & the Priestfield Stadium, home of Gillingham FC, not to mention the Will Adams monument – a tribute to our namesake. We specialise in great value, freshly cooked pub food, which is served up with a smile by our friendly & welcoming team. We’re the perfect family friendly restaurant & hope to see you soon! Garden and outdoor seating.
01634 261 500

 

Gravesend

 

Fairseat Garden Centre, Coffee Shop and Gift Shop
Fairseat garden Centre, Crabtree Close,, Off Gravesend Road, Fairseat, Meopham, Kent, TN15 7JL
A coffee shop and gift shop within a garden centre,inside and outside seating,very accommodating. Fantastic coffee, tea and delicious pastries and cakes! Tasty hot soups and sandwiches. Please notify in advance of larger groups so we are able to make your visit enjoyable, comfortable and meet your needs. We sell fireworks, Christmas trees, logs, coal, calor gas and can deliver. A great range of timber buildings and luxury bamboo gazebos too!!
01732 822700

 

Toby Carvery – Gravesend
Coldharbour Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 8AB
Every day we lay on a family-sized feast of freshly cooked joints, eight lots of veg and the full monty of accompaniments. So for a roast dinner just the way you like it, whenever you like it, make Toby your favourite carvery restaurant in Kent. Drop by and you’ll find lots more on offer, including our tasty cooked breakfasts and sensational sundaes.
01474535286

 

Maidstone

 

ASK – Maidstone
31-33 Earl Street, Maidstone, ME14 1PF
‘Amici kids’ is everything we do to involve children in the restaurant experience. From serving their food first to providing smaller cutlery and highchairs, these little differences keep the little ones happy – which means the grown-ups can relax and enjoy themselves too!
01622 671300

 

Artemis
117 Week Street, Maidstone ME14 1RB
Artemis Greek Restaurant serves a variety of popular Greek dishes whilst being serenaded to background music. Children’s menu offered.
01622 600150

 

Blackthorn Garden and Cafe
St Andrews Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 9AN
Blackthorn Café serves morning coffee, lunch, and afternoon teas Monday to Saturday 930am-330pm. Artisan craft and cooking workshops can be booked by the public for Saturdays. The menu is vegetarian and uses the organic produce of the market garden (perfect for your children to run around in while you sit on the terrace).
01622 828382

 

Castle Lake – Brewers Fayre, West Malling
Castle Way, Leybourne, West Malling, Nr Maidstone, Kent, ME19 5TR
Situated on the M20, close to the beautiful village of West Malling & near Leeds Castle, Kent Life & Rochester Cathedral, is Castle Lake. We’re known locally for our excellent kids outside play area & large indoor soft play area, which keep the little ones entertained for hours whilst mums & dads can relax. Our tasty pub food is top notch & great value too, & our warm service keeps people coming back again & again!
08701 977170

 

Cupcake Heart Cafe
781-783 London Road, Larkfield, Nr Maidstone, Kent, ME20 6DE
Hidden away in a grade two listed building in Larkfield, Cupcake Heart is the kind of Café you want to find in the garden of England. A place where you can order your bespoke wedding cake or celebration cake, enjoy a cream tea, fresh coffee and a choice of 18 varieties of delicious cupcakes freshly baked in our kitchen every day. The cafe’s extensive breakfast or lunch menu can be enjoyed in its two tea rooms or in the large garden and play area hidden at the back. There is even an ice cream parlour.
01732 220222

 

Frankie & Benny’s New York Italian Restaurant – Maidstone
Lockmeadow Leisure Park, Maidstone, ME16 8LW
Great menu variety. Bustling fun atmosphere for families to feel comfortable and be themselves. Super kids pack, packed with exciting activities. Complimentary balloons. Excellent changing facilities in ALL restaurants. Lots of highchairs to make sure the little ones are catered for.
01622 762 889

 

Gem of Kent
62-63 High Street, Maidstone ME17 2QB
We believe Turkish food is more than just kebabs and chips, it is century’s of tradition and heritage passed down through the generations. A wide range of choices and a dedicated children’s menu.
01622 675000

 

The Kings Arms, Boxley
The Street, Boxley, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3DR
At The Kings Arms we take tremendous pride in what we do and how we do it. We aim to ensure that from the minute you arrive to the minute you leave you receive the best possible service, food and drink in a comfortable and relaxed environment. We have a large fully enclosed landscaped garden with children’s play area and extensive seating. The garden faces south west so it is an ideal spot on a sunny afternoon.
01622 755177

 

The Oak on the Green
Bearsted Green, Maidstone, Kent ME14 4EJ
Virtually our entire menu is freshly cooked. Even though the portions are on the ‘very generous’ side, we tend to keep the bill lower than the local competition. Children’s menu offered.
01622 737976

 

Papas Barn
497 London Road, Ditton, Maidstone ME20 6DB
Fish and chip restaurant and take away. We have built up many fish and chips fans whom travel from far and wide to taste our delicious hand cooked meals. The child friendly atmosphere makes Papas a perfect place for all the family and every occasion, giving only the best that makes you want to return time after time.
01732 848488

 

The Poppy Fields
St Laurence Ave, Allington, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0LS
Great location with an indoor area for little monsters and a climbing frame outside too. Dedicated, good value menu and activity days on Tuesdays most weeks.
01622 683985

 

Margate

 

Bernie’s Chocolate Bar
2-14 High Street, Margate CT9 1AT
Popular cafe serving fresh waffles, hot chocolates and lots of tasty treats.Very child-friendly with activities to keep them entertained and kid-sized portions.

 

Cafe de China
8 Marine Gdns, Margate, Kent, CT9 1UN
Cafe De China is a traditional Chinese restaurant in Margate, serving Peking, Szechuan and Cantonese cuisine. Children welcome. Children are most welcome and we can provide high chairs (unfortunately we are unable to offer childrens’ changing facility).
01843 224428

 

Toby Carvery Thanet
New Haine Road, Ramsgate, Margate, Kent, CT12 5AD
Every day we lay on a family-sized feast of freshly cooked joints, eight lots of veg and the full monty of accompaniments. So for a roast dinner just the way you like it, whenever you like it, make Toby your favourite carvery restaurant in Kent. Drop by and you’ll find lots more on offer, including our tasty cooked breakfasts and sensational sundaes.
01843 868567

 

Ramsgate

 

Pizza Express – Ramsgate
52 Harbour Parade, Ramsgate CT11 8LW
We’re right by the water’s edge, on the harbour wall. Our stylish, oval-shaped venue boasts spectacular views across the whole harbour, which is packed with all sorts of historic boats and stunning yachts. The perfect spot to enjoy our relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. Family friendly with baby changing facilities.
01843 592186

 

Ramsgate Garden Centre Restaurant
Ramsgate Garden Centre, Montefiore Avenue, Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 8BW
We warmly welcome guests of all ages to our restaurant with family-friendly menus and delicious freshly-prepared food for all types and sizes of appetite. The atmosphere is relaxed and inviting and children are especially welcome, so do please join us soon for a delectable, revitalising and thoroughly enjoyable break.
0844 288 5147

 

Rochester

 

Frankie & Benny’s New York Italian Restaurant – Rochester
Medway Valley Leisure Park, Chariot Way, Rochester, ME2 2SS
Great menu variety. Bustling fun atmosphere for families to feel comfortable and be themselves. Super kids pack, packed with exciting activities. Complimentary balloons. Excellent changing facilities in ALL restaurants. Lots of highchairs to make sure the little ones are catered for.
01634 712209

 

Romney Marsh

 

Beach 48
48 High Street, Dymchurch TN29 0NL
Offering scrumptious fish and chips, as well as other main meals and snacks – all freshly cooked and ready to be enjoyed with a side of sea air, or inside the attractive restaurant. Children’s menu and high chairs available.
01303 874848

 

Sevenoaks

 

7 Hotel & Diner
London Road, Polhill, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 7AA
We welcome you and your children and it is our pleasure to serve and entertain your family in our totally unique and child safe environment. The quality of our food has not been compromised with our Kids menu because we understand how important it is for your children to eat freshly prepared, healthy and tasty food! The kids receive Stickers, balloons and colouring with every meal and even have the opportunity to win a FREE Milkshake if they take part in the competition at the bottom of this page, along with being able to enjoy our complimentary indoor soft play or our outside Adventure Playground.
0203 027 9779

 

The Aperfield Inn
311 Main Road, Biggin Hill, Westerham, Kent, TN16 2HN
The Aperfield Inn in Westerham is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar. Separate children’s menu.
01959 542565

 

BRIDGES Cafe
High Street, Edenbridge, Kent,
BRIDGES is a real gem – the ultimate chilled out family friendly cafe. There’s a little play area for children, and sometimes they have storytime there too. Fair trade teas and coffees and a good menu of freshly made food and cakes. It’s run by volunteers and is very friendly – it’s a great meeting place for mums and kids, and we’ve made lots of friend there. Disabled access.
01732 868186

 

Toby Carvery Badgers Mount
London Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 7AD
Every day we lay on a family-sized feast of freshly cooked joints, eight lots of veg and the full monty of accompaniments. So for a roast dinner just the way you like it, whenever you like it, make Toby your favourite carvery restaurant in Kent. Drop by and you’ll find lots more on offer, including our tasty cooked breakfasts and sensational sundaes.
01959 534777

 

Sittingbourne

 

Bobbing Apple – Brewers Fayre, Sittingbourne
Sheppey Way, Bobbing Corner, Nr Sittingbourne, ME9 8RZ
The Bobbing Apple near Sittingbourne, which opened in 2000, boasts one of the most varied pub menus around, with freshly cooked British pub favourites complemented with international dishes on the daily Chef’s Counter, where you can eat as much as you like! There is also an indoor & outdoor Kids Play Zones & a garden where you can enjoy your meal during the summer months!
01795 431 890

 

The Golden Hope – Wetherspoons
1 Park Road, Sittingbourne ME10 1DR
Children welcome. Good sized kids menue, baby changing facilities and step-free access.
01795 476791

 

Marion Fish and Chips Restaurant
212 London Road, Sittingbourne, ME10 1QA
We are open 7 days a week and we are fully licensed. All childrens meals are served with chips, peas or beans and a soft drink. Ice cream is also included in the price.
01795 425 575

 

Tonbridge

 

Broadview Tea Room
Hadlow College, Tonbridge Road, Hadlow, Kent, TN11 0AL
A classic tearoom surrounded by beautiful gardens. There is a children’s play area outside and a separate family room with children’s play equipment inside. The food is delicious and varied with healthy options for children. Entry into the gardens is free and there is a garden centre within the same complex to browse at your leisure.
01732853286

 

Cafe @ Tonbridge Swimming Pool
Tonbridge Swimming Pool, The Slade, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1HR
Providing a great view of the fitness, teaching and toddler pools the Café offers a range of hot and cold snacks, a children’s menu, extensive sandwich menu and pastries. We also offer a variety of homemade options including chilli, curry and pasta bakes. The Café has been awarded a 5* rating in the ‘Scores on the Doors’ scheme that rates premises on hygiene standards, and has successfully gained the Clean Food Award.
01732 367449

 

The Poacher and Partridge
Hartlake Road, Tudeley, Tonbridge TN11 0PH
Enjoy a unique style of dining with our beautiful wood fired oven where gorgeous pizzas and steaks are cooked by our fabulous chefs’. Outside there is also a glorious beer garden with great views across meadows and if that’s not enough there is also a lovely kiddies play area and outside bar and grill for those lovely summer months.
01732 358934

 

Tunbridge Wells

 

ASK – Tunbridge Wells
33 Monson Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1LS
‘Amici kids’ is everything we do to involve children in the restaurant experience. From serving their food first to providing smaller cutlery and highchairs, these little differences keep the little ones happy – which means the grown-ups can relax and enjoy themselves too!
01892 544 660

 

Black Horse, Pembury
High Street, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 4NY
Step inside and you will find a traditional pub, with lots to offer. You can choose to have a pint in our friendly bar or tuck into something from the menu. All our food is homemade and where possible, locally sourced. Our Sunday Lunch Carvery is particularly popular and really good…even if we do say so ourselves.
01892 824033

 

Frankie & Benny’s New York Italian Restaurant – Tunbridge Wells
Knights Leisure Park, Longbridge Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 3UW
Great menu variety. Bustling fun atmosphere for families to feel comfortable and be themselves. Super kids pack, packed with exciting activities. Complimentary balloons. Excellent changing facilities in ALL restaurants. Lots of highchairs to make sure the little ones are catered for.
01892 548285

 

Pizza Express – Tunbridge Wells
81 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1YB
You’ll find we’ve retained many character features inside, like the parquet flooring and the spiral staircase that leads to the mezzanine floor – an ideal spot for larger groups. We also offer al fresco garden dining. Family friendly with baby changing facilities.

 

Safari Cafe & Play
The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent, TN12 6PY
A 3 tier indoor soft play centre and cafe. Open 7 days a week, located within The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood. Serving hot & cold drinks and food 7 days a week 10am-5pm we not only offer a place for parents to come and chat, but also a safe and secure area for your children to enjoy their selves. Our 3 tier indoor play area costing only £1.50 for unlimited time, you can make a day of it! We are also lucky enough to have a huge outdoor play frame for when the weather does eventually brighten up!
07985 660953

 

Tunbridge Wells Garden Centre Restaurant
Tunbridge Wells Garden Centre, Eridge Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 8HR
We warmly welcome guests of all ages to our restaurant with family-friendly menus and delicious freshly-prepared food for all types and sizes of appetite. The atmosphere is relaxed and inviting and children are especially welcome, so do please join us soon for a delectable, revitalising and thoroughly enjoyable break.
0844 288 5153