Eating Out

Eating out in The East Riding

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

Balloon Tree Farm Cafe

Stamford Bridge Road (A166), Gate Helmsley, YO41 1NB (One mile west of Stamford Bridge). 01759 373 023.

The award-winning farm shop and newly expanded café specialises in home-grown fruit, veg, and local and rare breed meats, plus the finest homemade food including quiches, scones, soups and seasonal dishes. Also serves afternoon tea. A great day out for all the family – entertain the children in the brand new play area and visit the animal corner with feeding platform, while you relax in the cafe garden. Plus pick your own in the summer.

Our excellent delicatessen serves a wide range of delicious hot and cold goodies. The bakery and deli ovens are also on display so you can see the cakes being baked in all their glory. There is also a sandwich station where superfresh sandwiches will be made to order in front of the customers. We are making it easier for customers to eat on the go with take away tea and coffees from the deli, and a good choice of easy lunches with hot and cold sandwiches and pies to suit busy lifestyles.

Opening Times: Open seven days a week, Farmshop 9am-5.30pm, Cafe 9am – 4.30pm. For more info email them at or check out their website here.

Featured Listing

KP Club, Pocklington

The KP club pocklingtonThe KP Club, Kilnwick Percy Resort, Pocklington, Yorkshire, YO42 1UF

The KP Resort is the perfect family friendly location set in the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire countryside in the village of Pocklington.

We have baby changing facilities, an on-site play area and a sofa area to sit and watch television. With a hygiene rating of five, we can provide a tasty and notorious choice of meals from our menus which also includes an exclusive kids menu with colouring options. For the early risers we offer breakfast between 7.30am and 10am in both buffet style and full English. We also have suitable facilities to host a wide range of events such as children’s parties, christenings and baby showers.

Pop into our driving range, where you can get a golf club from the shop and a bucket of balls and Andrew Stocks our new Golf Professional is also on hand to offer lessons.

For those wishing to explore this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, we have an on park Nature Trail suitable for children and also have a trail for Pocklington which starts and finishes at Burnby Hall and a Mystery Trail of 17 miles starting from our on-site car park and stops in local villages. Please ask our reception team for further details on these.

For more information and bookings please call 01759 303090, or check out the website here and Facebook page here.

Featured Listing

Smile Cafe Pocklington

The Mile, Pocklington, YO42 1TW. On the road out of Pocklington towards Millington.

For younger children, under five, there’s a lovely indoor soft play area with double slide, mats and building toys, plus an outdoor play area with climbing frame, swings and ride-on toys. Staff are very helpful, excellent children’s food choices and the staff were happy to make anything else not on the menu. Lots of high chairs to use and good baby change/children’s toilet. Large outdoor play area too.

Smile Café is proud of its reputation for customer satisfaction, value for money and excellent food – with a food hygiene rating of 5/5.

For more information and bookings please call Jo on 01759 305420, email, or check out their website here or their facebook page 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!

Armstrongs Ice Cream Bar

Opens 4th July 2019 – Armstrong’s in Beverley are now serving amazing hand-made Italian Gelato ice cream from a local farm in West Yorkshire.  The new ice cream sundae menu will be available everyday from 12 noon (families and under 18’s welcome in the lounge till 7pm).
With design your own sundae in 3 different sizes – toddler, child and adult – have fun making some lovely flavoured ice creams with a choice of toppings.  We will also be having some children’s activities and a notice board to run colouring competitions and to display children’s artwork.
Armstrongs Social Club, Grovehill Road (next to Flemingate), Beverley, HU17 0ED. Call 01482 882999 for more info.

Ask Italian Beverley

Welcome children, Good children’s menu, serve right through

Open daily 11.30am-10pm

2 Wednesday Market, Beverley, HU17 0DG. 01482 871042

Blondes Coffee Shop Cottingham

100% Vegan Cafe which also caters for people with particular dietary requirements such as gluten, soya, nut, dairy & egg free.  Large room with seating upstairs, and space downstairs to park pushchairs, with booster seats available for children over 6 months.  Family and dog friendly, with toys and pens available for children, as well as small seats.

106 King Street, Cottingham, HU16 5QE. 01482 843367

Brown’s Cafe, Beverley

Good cafe with highchairs and baby change, lift to get up with a pram. They also serve Afternoon Tea.

The Corn Exchange, Saturday Market, Beverley, HU17 8BB. 01482 860130

Cheval Cafe Willerby

Spacious cafe with great food and good kids menu, with children’s toy boxes and an outdoor play area. There are also horses in the adjoining fields to watch.

They also serve a Children’s Afternoon Tea – Served all day and consists of a slice of cake, jelly sweets & biscuits, glass of orange or blackcurrant cordial, a sandwich with a choice of fillings and a bucket of fries. £7.95 per child, groups of 5 or more must be booked in advance.

Green Lane, Beverley Road (just off the A164 Total Fitness roundabout), Willerby, HU10 6NT.  01482 654968. Open every day except closed on Tuesdays.

Coffee Cake Create – Pottery Studio & Coffeehouse

Coffee Cake Create is an independent pottery studio and craft studio with a coffeehouse in Market Weighton.

We offer locally roasted coffee, speciality leaf teas, luxury hot chocolate and delicious cakes and bakes. Pottery painting is optional! We have shelves heaving with blank pottery and bottles full of paint ready for you to create your very own masterpiece! Also do Life Casting, Clay Prints and Painted Prints.

We also hold toddler mornings and lots of special craft events for children during school holidays and for grown up’s on evenings.

Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday, 10am – 5.30pm (Saturday close at 4pm), except our late evenings & private hire parties/events. For more info please email or call 01430 872903.

Deli No 1, Flemingate

Very child friendly independent cafe and deli, good high chairs and baby change.

Deli No 1, Flemingate Shopping Centre, Beverley. 01482 222229

Drewton’s Farm Shop and Restaurant

The restaurant is open daily 9am-5pm (10am-4pm Sundays). The menu has good children’s options, there are baby changing facilities available, and pushchairs can also be accommodated (worth booking in advance to secure a suitable table), and it adjoins a great farm shop with local food and gifts. Themed events are also run throughout the year, and there is a private conservatory suitable for small parties.  And they also serve a range of Afternoon Teas.

The Drewton Estate, South Cave, HU15 2AG. 01430 425079. Located on the road from South Cave to Market Weighton.

East Riding Theatre Cafe, Beverley

Good coffee, nice breakfast/lunches, reasonably priced, lots of space for prams, a box of toys, a couple of high chairs and a baby change. Plus the added bonus that you are supporting the local theatre, which is run as a charity.

East Riding Theatre, Lord Roberts Road, Beverley. 01482 874050.

Ferriby’s Coffee House

Nice coffee shop in the centre of North Ferriby, highchairs and very accommodating with children’s food. They also serve Afternoon Tea.

27 Low Street, North Ferriby. 01482 632959

Folly Lake Cafe

Beautiful cafe overlooking the historic Folly Lake, surrounded by woodland and a great days fishing had by all. Folly Lake Cafe Afternoon Cream Teas are also available . To book call or text: 07860 255981 or 07515 426130.

Located at Risby Lakes – off the A164 from Beverley to Cottingham. Take the Walkington exit (Walkington Road) for 100yds then take the 1st left for Little Weighton. Risby Park is on the right 1/2 mile down Dunflat Road.

Home Farm, Hessle

Large outdoor play area, indoor soft play for children, good pub food

Ferriby Road, Hessle, HU13 0JA. 01482 645285

Hop Pole Pub, Willerby

Very welcoming to families, good children’s menu and children’s meals are large portions/good value for money. Kids eat for £1 Monday to Friday, separate back room that appeals to families and lots of high chairs.

Kingston Road, Willerby, Hull, East Riding Of Yorkshire, HU10 6LN. 01482 672911

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

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

Millers Tea Room

Lovely cafe, open from 9am – 5pm.  Very good with children, and good for groups or parties.  Indoor and outdoor seating.  Serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks and coffee.  There used to be an adjoining farm shop but this is now an evening bistro.  They also serve Afternoon Tea.

Raywell Lodge Park, Riplingham Road, Raywell, HU16 5YL (just off the road from the A164 to South Cave next to Raywell House). 01482 631702

Millhouse Skidby

The Millhouse at Skidby has a new outdoor children’s play area and both indoor and outdoor seating. The children’s menu is excellent and comes as part of an activity pack with lots of things for children to do inside. Mumbler went recently and it was one of the best meals out we’ve had with our children, great quality food and my kids loved the play area and activities.

Also new for 2019 are Kids Afternoon Teas. Contact them for more info on 01482 845610 or

Beverley Road, Skidby, HU16 5TF. Located next door to Skidby windmill.

Pearls Place, Cottingham

Cosy, independent cafe in Cottingham serving excellent food. Very welcoming to children.

117 Hallgate, Cottingham. 01482 841244.

Pizza Express Beverley

Always accommodating for children, with a good kids menu and activity packs.  They also have baby changing facilities.

Open daily 11.30am – 11pm

37 North Bar Within, Beverley, HU17 8BD. 01482 679105

Poma, Beverley

Cafe and gelato. Toys and colouring things for little ones, lovely food and drinks plus fantastic homemade gelato! Baby change and very welcoming to families.

Poma, 91 Walkergate, Beverley.

Rowley Manor

Welcoming to families, good food including Sunday Lunch. Afternoon Teas also served.

Rowley Road, Little Weighton, HU20 3XR. 01482 848248.

Sails Cafe at Skidby Mill

Excellent food including amazing cakes and great children’s menu. Children’s toy box and high chairs. Courtyard to explore and playground/field adjacent.  They also serve Afternoon Tea.

Beverley Road, Skidby, HU16 5TF. 01482 847831


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!

Southwood Garden Centre

Good garden centre, farm shop, cafe and animals. Also sells a large selection of children’s toys and great for Christmas decorations and lights. Lucy’s Coffee Shop is very child friendly with an outdoor play area next to it. Small animal barn outside. Usually have reindeers at Christmas.

Open daily 9.00-5.30, Sundays 10.00-4pm.

Ganton Avenue, Cottingham, HU16 5HG. 01482 845825



The Black Cat, Tea & Coffee Room, Hessle

Lovely cafe in Hessle with great coffee and cakes. Very child friendly and welcoming to families.

Do an Afternoon Tea too which is suitable for children too, you can pick your sandwiches.

For bookings and more info call 01482 641660 or email

36 Prestongate, Hessle, HU13 0RE

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 Cow Shed at Fraisthorpe Beach

Cafe located at Fraisthorpe beach, just south of Bridlington. Ideal to combine a family trip to this quieter beach or a walk from Fraisthorpe up to South Shore with a visit to this cafe. Stylish and modern whilst being cosy and welcoming. Child friendly and dog friendly and the best sausage rolls Mumbler has ever had! Check their facebook page or website for opening times (closes in January).
Auburn Farm, Fraisthorpe, near Bridlington.

The Ferry Inn at Brough

Very family friendly pub, good kids meals and regularly hold extra family events. Also look out for their Kids Eat Free offer in School Holidays.

The Ferry Inn, 20 Station Road, Brough.

The Ginger Cow Company Tea Room

Lovely tea room, ideal for little ones. Great toys outside for kids in the Summer and a selection of toys, books and colouring sheets inside for wetter weather. Serving home-cooked breakfast, brunch, lunches as well as afternoon teas. Open Wed-Sun, 9.30am-4pm.

Father Christmas will be visiting the Ginger Cow on 7th & 8th December and you can pick your own premium, non-drop fresh Christmas tree from Saturday 30th November! Get in touch for information – 07973 892564,

Long Meadow Farm, 2 Hayton Lane, Everingham, YO42 4LQ

The Hayride Pub, Beverley

Family friendly pub, nice food with good children’s menu and facilities.  Outdoor play area and two toy machines for children.  They no longer have the indoor soft play.

Grange Way, Beverley, HU17 9GP. 01482 861486

The Kings Head Beverley

Good food. Lots of space for prams, welcoming to families.

38 Market Place, Beverley, HU17 9AH. 01482 868103

The Old Post Office Tearooms at Mappleton

Lovely, friendly cafe, very reasonably priced. Children’s menu, high chairs, and a children’s toy box. A few indoor tables (more planned for Spring 2019), plenty of seating outside including covered area.

Cliff Lane, Mappleton. 01964 533424.

The Potting Shed at South Cave Garden Centre

Cafe and coffee shop at South Cave Plant Centre.  We have a small soft play area ideal for under fives, and a full children’s menu is available.  Great value home cooked food for children of all ages.

Sand Lane, South Cave, HU15 2JQ (on the left heading out of South Cave towards North Cave). 01430 421517

The Star Inn, Willerby

Excellent family friendly pub. Good value children’s meals, high chairs, very helpful staff.

Food served at lunchtime then starts again at 5pm Monday to Thursday. Friday to Sunday serve from 12noon onwards, ideal for an early kids tea

67 Main Street, Willerby, HU10 6BY. 01482 658037

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.

21 Flemingate, Flemigate Shopping Centre, Beverley. 01482 880110

Treasure House Coffee Lounge, Beverley

Good cafe upstairs (there is a lift) with good baby change facilities.  Good hot and cold menu with children’s options.

Champney Road, Beverley, HU17 8HE

Urban 44 Coffee Lounge, Hessle

Lovely coffee shop in Hessle (near Hessle Grange Health Centre so ideal for a coffee after baby weigh-in clinics!), spacious for prams and has a highchair. Also serve afternoon tea.

56 Hull Road, Hessle, HU13 0AN. 07432 292096

26 Wilson St Cafe Bar

Lovely coffee shop in the day, great cakes and kids menu. Very accommodating with babies and children with good, clean booster seat style high chairs for the seats and baby change facilities. Also an evening venue that can be hired out for functions.

26 Wilson Street, Anlaby, HU10 7AN. 01482 650566

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.

Zachary’s Ice Cream & Sweet Treat Emporium

Indulge yourself at Willerby’s finest sweet treat emporium. Serving homemade treats including ice creams, milkshakes, smoothies, crepes, waffles, cakes, hot and cold drinks (including alcohol for the grown ups).

Open Tuesday to Thursday 10.30am – 8.30pm, Friday 10.30am – 8.30pm, Saturday 10.30am – 6pm, Sunday 10.30am – 8.30pm. Open bank holidays and open everyday during school holidays.

29b Main Street, Willerby, HU10 6BP. 01482 655112