Eating Out

Eating out in Hull

Eating out with kids can sometimes be a challenge (!)  but there are plenty of cafes, pubs and restaurants in Hull and the East Riding area which really do welcome children and families.These places are not all ‘exclusively’ for families or children but they have all shown thoughtful touches or great facilities (things like pushchair access, changing facilities, highchairs)

At Hull and East Riding Mumbler we are always looking to ‘spread the word’ so if you know of a pub, restaurant or cafe that should be included in this listing then please contact us here.

Featured Listing

J Jays

J Jays healthy cafe hullThe city centre coffee shop with a healthy attitude. Wide range of healthy and clean snacks, including vegan options. All food apart from some snacks are produced in our own kitchens. Ideal for children or adults with allergies.

Seating area downstairs plus large spacious family room upstairs to relax in. Book shelf that includes kids books as well as adult books. Free WiFi and charging stations on both floors.

If you’re in the city centre with your children stop in for a a healthy snack and relax in the family room. Handily located between the Maritime Museum & Ferens Art Gallery and Queens Gardens.

49 Savile Street, Hull, HU1 3EA. For more info call Jay on 07512319689, email or check out their website here.

Featured Listing

Village Hotel Hull – NEW Pub & Grill

village hotel hull pub and grill 2The VILLAGE Hotel, Hull, is so excited to have launched a new Pub & Grill and it is fabulous!

The Pub & Grill offers a new style of dining, where you can enjoy a selection of tasty food and an array of drinks served all day from 10am – 10pm. The huge TV’s are perfect for catching the sports action, whilst sitting back with a cold beer and juicy burger, and Sunday’s are made for the Village’s unlimited four-course carvery.

It’s all day dining offer includes burgers such as the American Stack, with peanut butter, crispy bacon, lettuce, and tomato, plus skewers and steaks, as well as an array of snacks. For brunch there are various toast options, served with avocado, smoked salmon, poached egg or fresh berries drizzled with honey. The menu also features a range of lighter ‘500 Club’ dishes, all nutritionally balanced and under 500 calories, in line with Village Hotel Club’s wider mission to help foster a healthier community. On Saturdays, all the sports action will be shown on big TV screens, with cinema-style seating.

We also have a superb ‘Kids Menu’ so the whole family can enjoy this great new space.

The Pub & Grill is the place to be if you’re looking for a family friendly environment, great food and drinks, with great value grub, an excellent range of beers, wines and spirits, plus big screen sport. From Sunday lunch to a working breakfast, or dinner and drinks with family and friends the Hull Pub & Grill welcomes hotel and guests and locals alike.

Find out more on their website here or call them on 01482 427110. Henry Boot Way, Priory Way, Hull, HU4 7DY.

Read the Mumbler Review of our family meal there here!

All East Riding Listings

This page is for child friendly places to eat out in Hull. For child friendly places to eat out in the East Riding just change area at the top of this page, or click here.

Ambiente Tapas Hull

Situated in the family-friendly Fruit Market, Ambiente Hull is a vibrant and spacious warehouse-turned-restaurant serving Spanish-inspired tapas. With a spacious, open-plan ground floor, there’s room for the whole family with ample space for push chairs as well.  

Our menu boasts plenty of kid-approved dishes (think patatas bravas, calamares & croquettes!), without the adults having to compromise on their dining experience. As it’s all made for sharing, your kids can discover their adventurous eating side as they can try a little of everything. We’ll also help you keep them entertained with our kids packs. Ambiente is also Breastfeeding Friendly and our Hull restaurant has a groundfloor babychanging facility, ensuring mums can dine out with their baby in confidence.

Our menu is inspired by tapas served in traditional Spanish ‘tabancos’ and in true Spanish style, for the adults out there, our drinks list contains so much sherry we guarantee you’ll be back for more. Ambiente Tapas, 5 Humber Street, Hull, HU1 1TG. 01482 426126. 

Ask Italian Hull

Accommodating for children, good kids menu. Parking in Princes Quay or the fruit market.

Open daily 11.30am-10pm

Princes Dock Street, Hull, HU1 2LP. 01482 210565

Beefeater Kingswood

The Beefeater on Kingswood, Hull is a very family friendly restaurant. Open Monday to Friday 6.30am – 10.30pm for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Also open Saturdays and Sundays to 7pm.

Fantastic offer for TWO free child breakfasts with every paying adult breakfast.

For more info and bookings call 01482 820225.

Beefeater Kingswood, Ennerdale Link Road (Kingswood Retail Park), Hull.

Blue Whippet Cafe

Family and dog friendly cafe serving hot and cold drinks, breakfasts, cakes, sandwiches, toasties, paninis and salads, and a selection of dog themed gifts. Also hosts ‘Tea, Tots & Talk’ on Wednesdays 11am-12.30pm.

789 Hessle Road, Hull, HU4 6QE. 07428 620497


Family friendly cafe open Monday-Friday 7.30am-3pm, Choppersbar provides a safe and friendly environment. They can also provide an indoor party venue which includes two hours of free play and food. For prices and more info please get in touch on 07922549429 or email
80 Goulton Street, Hull, HU3 4DL.

Deli 1936

A small local cafe, located just to rear of East Park.  They offer anything from takeout breakfasts to lunches to eat in, and also Afternoon teas.  They do a Children’s Afternoon Tea for £5.  The venue can also be hired out for small gatherings. Open Monday to Friday 8.30am-3.30pm and Saturday 8.30am-1pm

387 James Reckitt Avenue, Hull, HU8 0JE.

Hull Central Library Cafe

The cafe is on the right as you enter the library. Very spacious with lots of room for prams, nice settees and atmosphere. High chairs and children’s food/drinks. A good child friendly snack/lunch stop while in the city centre. And you are able to visit the café without entering the library or being a member.

Central Library, Albion Street, Hull

Humber Street Gallery Cafe

Child friendly gallery in the new Fruit Market area. Good cafe on the ground floor serving food and drinks including children’s smoothies. Gallery open Tuesday to Sunday, cafe open every day.

Humber Street, Hull.

Ignition Coffee, Anlaby Common

Serves great coffee, breakfast, and lunch, they also have a child menu.  Good for groups or parties. Child and breast feeding friendly, baby change facilities, and a toy/book corner.

Open Monday to Friday 8.30am-3.30pm, Saturday 9am-2pm. Closed on Sundays.

256 Hull Road, Anlaby Common, Hull.

Kingstown Hotel, Hedon

Very family friendly pub with reasonably priced food, and a good children’s menu. There is a Wacky Warehouse and a fantastic outdoor play area to keep the kids entertained.

Hull Road, Hedon, HU12 8DJ. 01482 890461

Larkins Bar, Newland Avenue

Family orientated bar, has a side room which people with babies & families sometimes prefer to use, and also good for larger bookings. Great food.

50 Newland Ave, Hull HU5 3AE 01482 440991


Lovely coffee shop and cafe, very child friendly with children’s games and bean bags.  Also run children’s parties, baby showers or other events.

They also have a Baby and Me group which also offers breastfeeding support every Tuesday from 12-2pm.

Lydia’s, 45 Newland Avenue, Hull. 01482 345166

Marks & Spencers Cafes

Spacious and accommodating for children, have colouring sheets and pens and good children’s snacks. Good baby change facilities too.

  • Beverley – 25 Butcher Row, Beverley, HU17 0AA.
  • Anlaby – Anlaby Retail Park, Springfield Way, Anlaby, HU10 6RJ
  • Hull – Kingswood Retail Park

Minster Kitchen and Shop

Selling a selection of cakes, biscuits, scones, light lunches, savouries and soups, fair trade tea and coffee, along with loose leaf teas and cold drinks. Breastfeeding friendly, baby change facilities and disabled toilet.  Plenty of space for prams. All in the magnificent setting of 700 year old medieval church. Gift shop sells stationery, books, & gifts.

Open Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm and Sunday: 1pm – 5pm.

Hull Minster, Parish Centre, 10a-11 King Street, Hull HU1 2JJ


Welcoming to families, good children’s menu, colouring/activities for children while food comes.  Outdoor seating is available at Princes Quay and Kingswood.

  • Princes Quay Shopping Centre, Hull, HU1 3UJ.
  • St Stephens Shopping Centre, Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8LN
  • Kingswood Leisure Park, Gibralter Road, HU7 3DB


Very good food, good children’s menu, welcoming to families.

The Dock (opposite C4Di), Queen Street, Hull, HU1 1UU.

Pizza Express Hull

Always accommodating with children and serve right through

Open daily 11.30am-11pm.

Princes Quay, Hull, HU1 2PQ. 01482 212144

Prezzo Hull

Welcome families, kids menu, serve right through.

Open daily 12noon-11pm

Mezzanine Level, St Stephens, Ferens Way, Hull, HU2 8LN. 01482 223277

Red Sails Pub

Children’s corner with activities, good children’s menu, nice carvery alongside usual pub food.

2 Beacon Way (just of the A63 at the St Andrews Quay junction), Hull, HU3 4AE. 01482 218081

Riverhouse Coffee Co

Great coffee shop in Old Town, ideal to stop for a snack and drink if you are walking with children from The Deep/Fruit Market area across to the Museums Quarter. Spacious and good selection of snacks, and very good coffee.

147A Scale Lane, Old Town, Hull, HU1 1PS. 01482 210253.

Sailmakers Pub

Pub food and a soft play inside too. Children under 14 welcome until 9pm.

St Andrews Quay, Hull, HU3 4SA. 01482 610921



Two Sleepers in our area –

  • Hull: 47 Newland Avenue, Hull. 01482 342223
  • Beverley: Norwood Regal Court, Beverley, HU17 9RT. 01482 864555

Both do excellent food and are family orientated. The Beverley Sleepers is very spacious and usually full of mums with prams midweek!

Starbucks St Stephens

A breastfeeding friendly coffee shop, and staff are really good with children.

Starbucks, Leisure Terrace, St Stephens Shopping Centre, Ferensway, Hull.

The Bay Horse

Great outdoor play area, has a bouncy castle in the summer. Families with children welcomed, separate eating area away from the Bar if required and 29 tables outside in the better weather.

Black Tup Lane, Arnold, Hull, HU11 5JA. 01964 500 305

The Chatty Couch, Hedon

Lovely coffee shop on the main street through Hedon. Very child friendly with books/toys upstairs, good choice for children on the menu, high chairs and has a Breastfeeding Friendly certificate.

4 St Augustine’s Gate, Hedon, HU12 8EX. 01482 891311

The Dancing Goat

Breastfeeding friendly cafe, serves breakfast, lunch, drinks and coffee. Good for groups, parties and children. Outdoor seating available, walk-ins welcome.
554 Beverley Road, Hull, HU6 7LG 01482 341618

The Gold Crest, Victoria Dock

Good food and very welcoming to families. Very good if your child has allergies (recommendation sent in by a parent who’s child has dairy allergies, the pub made a dairy free meal for them).

The Gold Crest, Plimsol Way, Victoria Dock, Hull, HU9 1PW. 01482 229505.

The Kingswood

Great kids menu, lots of highchairs, spacious seating area and very child friendly. Free kids breakfast with every paying adult. Kids meal deals & activity packs.

The Kingswood Pub (Table Table), Kingswood Retail Park, Hull, HU7 3DD. 01482 820225

The Peloton Cafe

Excellent cafe, spacious and very welcoming to families with free parking, baby changing facilities and disabled access. Ideal for a drink and snack after going in the park.

The Peloton Cafe, 80-86 Pickering Road, HU4 6TE, (inside Warners Gym, next to Peter Pan park)

The Purple Robot

The Purple Robot is a 100% vegan craft beer taproom and kitchen.  You don’t need to be vegan to try it, and they also have a kids menu. Open 11:30am – 11:30pm Mon – Fri, and 10am – 11:30pm Sat & Sun.

6 Humber Street, Hull, Hu1 1TG 01482 327802

Wingfield Farm

Open for breakfast and all day carvery, plus amazing cakes and ice creams. Very child friendly, children’s play area inside with toys and activities. Also run a free playgroup with singing and crafts on a Wednesday morning 9.30 – 11.00.

Wingfield Farm, Boothferry Road, Hessle, HU13 0JL.