Little Wing Pizzeria
Kids’ menu includes starter, main and dessert for £5.95
Serving Naples-style pizzas made with the finest fresh ingredients and cooked using time-honoured methods all served in a warm and friendly atmosphere, Little Wing is perfect for family meals out. The children’s menu is great value at £5.95 and includes a starter, main and dessert. Kids can enjoy both colouring-in and toys while you wait for pizza.
McHugh's Bar and Restaurant
Kids’ mains from £4.50
McHugh’s is housed in one of Belfast’s oldest buildings, dating back to 1711. It offers the best in local entertainment, food and drink across three floors. With a 100-seater restaurant, they offer traditional Irish cooking with a modern twist, and dishes to suit all palates including a children’s menu with mini fish and chips, sausage and mash and other options.
Fratelli Belfast, Ristorante, Pizzeria & Bar
Three-course kids’ menu with Bambinocino: £8.95
Italian restaurant Fratelli is located in Great Victoria Street, very handy if you’re catching a show at the Grand Opera House. Kids can enjoy three courses and a bambinochino (steamed milk with chocolate sprinkles) from the Little Boars Menu for £8.95. Opt for the Pizza Making Experience and kids can become little chefs, complete with hat and apron, while they build their very own pizza!
Kids’ menu £6.95 including ice cream and a drink
Villa Italia is a popular family-run Italian restaurant located in the heart of south Belfast. Enjoy the rustic Italian charm of your surroundings while tucking into a delicious meal. Kids can enjoy a main course, drink and ice cream for £6.95 while adults can choose from a wide range of dishes including pizza, pasta, fish and meat dishes.
Deane and Decano
Kids’ menu £6.50, ice cream £3
Deane and Decano on the Lisburn Road is a buzzing restaurant, cafe and bar with a distinctly Italian flavour. It’s open for morning coffee, lunch, afternoon snacks and dinner from Tuesday to Sunday. Kids can enjoy a pasta dish, fish fingers or roast chicken strips for £5.
TGI Fridays, Victoria Square
Kids’ mains from £4.99
Serving a great range of American food, kids can enjoy their Little League or Major League menu serving a range of burgers and child-size TGI Fridays dishes plus some heathy alternatives. Little ones can create their own dessert with a choice of ice-cream, sauce and toppings, too.
Kids eat for half price
This all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant in Victoria Square offers laid back family dining at its best. Showcasing a huge selection of world dishes, from Italian pizza to British roast dinners, Indian spices and Chinese favourites, there’s something to suit all little taste buds. Don’t miss the live cooking stations, deli counter and mouthwatering dessert display. Kids eat for half price (terms and conditions apply), with prices starting from £14.99 for adults for dinner.
Wagamama, Victoria Square
Inspired by delicious Japanese noodle bars and flavours, Wagamama is a casual dining experience in Victoria Square. Wagamama Belfast combines fresh and nutritious food with friendly service and value for money. Kids will love the fantastic range of mini Japanese dishes like mini ramen, mini soba noodles and mini katsu, with ice cream or ice lollies for dessert.
Ryan's Bar and Restaurant
Kids eat free on Saturday and Sunday
Known for quality steaks, traditional Irish boxtys and, of course, their famous chicken wings, Ryan’s Bar and Restaurant is family friendly and excellent value for money. Call in at the weekends when kids can eat free on Saturdays and Sundays (terms and conditions apply). Adults can enjoy two courses for £11 and they also do tasty bar snacks.
Cuffs Bar and Grill at Crumlin Road Gaol
Kids’ menu items from £3
Open for lunch and dinner, the Cuffs Bar and Grill in Crumlin Road Gaol is perfect for cosy family meals. The children’s menu features yummy mash and gravy, tender chicken strips, pizza, pasta and sausages. Plus, kids eat for free on Wednesdays (terms and conditions apply)!
Kids’ menu £4.95 including ice cream
Informal dining at its best, Cutters Wharf is one of the comfiest restaurants in the city. With wide open windows looking onto the River Lagan to enhance your dining experience, there’s nowhere quite like this in Belfast. The children’s menu is great value at £4.95 while parents can enjoy a wide range of salads, burgers, seafood and pasta dishes from the a la carte menu.
Kamakura Sushi and Ramen
Kids’ mains from £6.90
This authentic Japanese restaurant has several locations in Belfast, on Donegall Pass and Holywood Road. As well as a friendly environment, the restaurants evoke a sense of Japanese culture with colourful wall art, soft music and traditional décor. Children will love the Elephant Bento Boxes, mini yaki soba and mini cha han, served with a choice of miso soup or an ice cream dessert.
Tap Room at Hilden Brewery
Visit the cosy Tap Room at Hilden Brewery near Lisburn; a child-friendly restaurant on-site at the working the brewery that offers a three-course meal for little ones for £10. Kids can choose between mini fish and chips, burgers, sausage and mash or a child size version of the main menu, while grown-ups can enjoy local dishes and a pint of craft beer.
Family Friendly Cafés
Serving great coffee and delicious food in Belfast City Hall, one of Northern Ireland's most iconic buildings.
Avoca's Arthur Street Cafe is the perfect lunch spot, featuring delicious, freshly-prepared dishes using local and seasonal ingredients.
A local, independent coffee chain, established in 1999, serving handcrafted coffee and good food in a relaxed and friendly environment.
The Lamppost Cafe
Visit The Lamppost Cafe, a CS Lewis inspired, family run café in East Belfast.