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

the village hotel hullHenry Boot Way, Priory Way, Hull, HU4 7DY.

The VILLAGE Hull offers 2 dining options for the family, the VILLAGE Pub and the VERVE Grill. Both outlets offer a children’s menu and we cater for gluten free and special diets. Why not try our ‘all you can eat’ Sunday carvery, perfect for a family get together!

Nice and spacious for prams, accommodating with children.

Find out more on their website here or call them on 01482 427110.

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.

Ask Italian Hull

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

Open daily 11.30am-10pm

Accommodating for children, good kids menu. Does have a small car park beside it, or park in Princes Quay or the fruit market

Blue Whippet Cafe

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


80 Goulton Street, Hull, HU3 4DL.
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

Deli 1936

387 James Reckitt Avenue, Hull, HU8 0JE.

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

Hull Central Library Cafe

Central Library, Albion Street, Hull

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.

Humber Street Gallery

Humber Street, Hull.

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.

Ignition Coffee, Anlaby Common

256 Hull Road, Anlaby Common, Hull.

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.

Kingstown Hotel, Hedon

Hull Road, Hedon, HU12 8DJ. 01482 890461

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.

Larkins Bar, Newland Avenue

50 Newland Ave, Hull HU5 3AE. 01482 440991

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


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

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 12-2.

Marks & Spencer Cafes

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

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

Minster Kitchen and Shop

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

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.


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

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


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

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

Pizza Express Hull

Princes Quay, Hull, HU1 2PQ. 01482 212144

Open daily 11.30am-11pm.

Always accommodating with children and serve right through

Prezzo Hull

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

Open daily 12noon-11pm

Welcome families, kids menu, serve right through

Red Sails Pub

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

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

Riverhouse Coffee Co

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

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.

Sailmakers Pub

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

Pub food and a soft play inside too.


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

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

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

The Bay Horse

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

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.

The Chatty Couch, Hedon

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

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.

The Dancing Goat

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

The Gold Crest, Victoria Dock

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

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 Kingswood

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

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 Peloton Cafe

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

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 Wellington Pizza Pub

The Wellington Pizza pub (formerly Buca de Pizza) do fantastic pizzas plus a few other dishes and have a very good 3 course children’s menu. On Sunday kids under 12 eat free with a choice of kids pizzas. There are 2 restaurants in our area –

  • Hull – 6 Humber Street, Hull Marina. 01482 325190
  • Beverley – 21 Flemingate, Flemigate Shopping Centre, Beverley. 01482 880110

Wingfield Farm

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

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.