Best kid-friendly restaurants in Edinburgh

Best Family-friendly restaurants in Edinburgh

Joseph Pearce's

Buggies, toys and tots are welcome at these child-friendly cafés, pubs and restaurants


Great for parents with buggies, toddlers with discerning appetites and kids yearning for a play area or pack of crayons, these child-friendly eateries are great for the whole family - no baby sitter required.

The Fountain
Handy for a pre or post-cinema meal or drink, this bar actively welcomes children with lots to do and a smart menu for all ages.

The Jaffle Joint
Close to the beach, this warm bar has a beer garden and a kid's corner as well as lots of tasty, kid-friendly jaffles (toasties).

Joseph Pearce's
This casual family-friendly bar at the top of the Walk has Scandi food, a relaxed vibe and a roomy play space for children.

The Scran and Scallie
Public house with dining in Stockbridge with a 'nature to plate' ethos, a sophisticated interior – and a playroom.

Tony Macaroni
There's a genuinely warm welcome for children here, as well as a reasonably priced children's menu.

Vittoria on the Bridge
There's lots of space in this local Italian, they donate £1 from every children's meal to Cash for Kids and children eat for £1 on Sundays.

Eating & Drinking Guide 2018/19

Eating & Drinking Guide 2018/19

25th Edition published April 2018. Widely recognised as the most reliable, comprehensive and authoritative guide to eating out in more than 950+ restaurants, bistros, cafes and bars in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
A The Fountain
131 Dundee Street, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH11 1AX
Popular dining pub with a snazzy countenance and decent beers, perfect for a pre or post-movie meal.
B The Scran & Scallie
1 Comely Bank Road, Edinburgh, EH4 1DT
The best of Scottish produce expertly prepared in a relaxed neighbourhood eatery.
C Vittoria on the Bridge
19 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EN
Bustling city-centre venue with a loyal, friendly staff serving Italian classics made from quality ingredients.
D Tony Macaroni
Omni Centre, Greenside Row, Edinburgh, EH1 3AA
Tucked away in the Omni Centre’s mall, this friendly, family-oriented venue is perfectly placed for a Playhouse pre-theatre fuel-up.
E Joseph Pearce’s
23 Elm Row, Edinburgh, EH7 4AA
Casual bar at the top of the Walk with Scandi food and an intimate vibe.
F The Jaffle Joint
87 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh, EH15 1AW
Entertaining café-bar full of games, music, and toasties.