10 Great Places To Eat With Kids In Town
*Updated January 2019
Need somewhere to eat with kids? Dublin city is a place that welcomes people young and old, but it’s often hard to find a spot that caters for the little ones and their little tums. Here are 10 Great Places To Eat With Kids In Town!
For the most part, taking a trip into town with your family usually means spending the day there, so going for something to eat is a must. To help families, minders and sitters with this mammoth task, DublinTown has compiled a list that will help feed the hunger and give tired parents or guardians a well deserved break or some peace and quiet – even if it’s just for five minutes as the little mites chomp down on some delish food!
Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin 1
The Woollen Mills offers some of Ireland’s finest produce in the heart of Dublin, overlooking the Ha’penny Bridge. The menu for the kids is just as divine as the menu for the adults, so whether its for breakfast, lunch or something a bit more sweet, it’s definitely worth a look.
Dawson St, Dublin 2
Not only do they cater for children with their scrumptious Children’s Piccolo Menu, perfect for pint-sized appetites, but Milano’s also cater for kid’s parties with their Kid’s Pizza Making Parties. Kid’s are in their element when they get to have fun with food and what’s even better than making it is eating it afterwards!
Talbot St, Dublin 1
Pasta is something many children seem to adore, so an Italian restaurant is always a good place to go when you are thinking about going out with the entire family. Their kid’s menu has a variety of meals including the classic – Spaghetti Bolognese and a margherita pizza
Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2
The kid’s menu at this American Style diner has mini sized portions perfect for the little fingers, but what TGI Fridays guarantee is ‘king-sized smiles’. From pasta to pizza, fish to vegetables, there’s a great variety. The atmosphere of TGI Friday’s is fun and carefree, just the way kids like it!
Mary St, Dublin 1
The home of Peri-Peri chicken, Nando’s, refer to kids as- Nandinos (yep, that’s what they call kids!) and a special menu is designed the meals for kids under 10, with a bunch of different options for their younger fans.
Dawson St, Dublin 2
This family run restaurant’s kids menu will make adults green with envy. They source the majority of its produce locally, and a large proportion of meat, vegetables, and other ingredients are organic – free from GM, artificial additives, fertilisers, growth promoters and herbicides so it’s good for your little ones too!
Henry St, Moore St and North Earl St, Dublin 1
Who would know family needs more than a family run business and with over 40 years experience, Ann’s Bakery, is definitely one to visit when out and about in DublinTown with the family. With a bakery shop and restaurant/deli that serves soup, sandwiches and hot meals throughout the day there is bound to be something for even the fussiest kids (and adults!)
South Anne St, Dublin 2
Gotham Cafe aims to deliver top quality food with lots of great Irish ingredients in a relaxed casual setting where you can relax, chill out & enjoy yourself with friends & family without feeling too worried about the size of the bill at the end! Their kid’s menu includes a smiley face pizza cooked in the glow of the Woodstone Pizza Oven, which kids can see thanks to their open kitchen.
Grafton St, Dublin 2
Captain Americas has been a family favourite for many years with a Kids Menu for just €6.95, that’s a kids meal, a dessert and a kids drink. They also have a Captain Americas Kids Club and if you sign up they send out a special birthday treat when the big day arrives!
The Kitchen at Arnotts
Henry St, Dublin 1
When shopping in a department store, the one thing to help make it go a little smoother when with the kids is a pit stop at their cafe. The Kitchen on the second floor of Arnotts Department Store, Dublin offers a wonderful seasonal menu of locally sourced and freshly prepared dishes.