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Family Friendly Restaurants in Suffolk

Meal times are traditionally a time when the family comes together to dine. Luckily this need not be a problem if you intend to eat out as there are plenty of Family Friendly Restaurants here to choose from.

Beach Fish & Chips

What could be a bigger hit with the kids than fresh fish and chips on the beach?! The award winning
Aldeburgh Fish & Chip Shop situated on the High Street, is open 7 days a week for lunch and tea and offers Cod, Haddock, Plaice, Scampi and more with chips made from locally sourced potatoes. Or try The Golden Galleon for a variety of pies and burgers, and The Upper Deck upstairs which offers eat-in option and desserts. All offer children's portions.


Perfect for lunch or dinner after a busy day at the seaside, The Sail Loft in Southwold is a trendy café-bar and restaurant situated near the Harbour just opposite the beach. With their own parking, a warm welcome and good hearty food, The Sail Loft is a great choice for families. They have a children's menu and the kids will love the quirky features like the menus in bottles and the 'Gulls & Buoys' restrooms. They are open all day from 10am and serve a range of delicious locally sourced produce, as well as homemade cakes, tiffin and coffees plus a selection of juices for the little ones. Click on the link above to see their What's on this week.


Visit the historic Emmett's Stores, tucked away in the delightful village of Peasenhall. Enjoy award winning Suffolk produce, including the shops very own artisan ham and bacon plus many other natural food products and delicious drinks. The cafe and beautiful courtyard garden are very child friendly and dogs are welcome too. Open 6 days a week and situated a few minutes from the A12. To find out more about the shops interesting history and renowned products see - Emmett's Stores

The Anchor, Walberswick

The Anchor, Walberswick has plenty of space inside and out as well as great food, children's portions and a range of organic soft drinks. A stones throw from Walberswick beach this is a great choice for family dining whatever the time of year.

Family Friendly Hotels in Suffolk

Family Friendly Hotels in Suffolk

Suffolk is a perfect choice for a family holiday with its beaches, attractions and many, many things to do. Click on the link above to find Hotels that offer family friendly accommodation.


Family Friendly Restaurants in Suffolk


Kesgrave Hall, Ipswich

Kesgrave Hall, Ipswich is a fantastic restaurant for a family meal out at any time of the day (great for early dinners before bedtime!). The Childrens Menu has a choice of 4 starters, 8 mains and 4 desserts and Kesgrave has a large lawn where children can let off steam, plus there is a goal, footballs and rugby balls available to use, as well as an Etch A Sketch, Rubik’s Cubes, colouring pages & crayons/pencils all available in the restaurant. There are also highchairs and nappy changing facilities.

Cafe Bencotto

If you are visiting Felixstowe, with the family then you're spoilt for choice! Enjoy the sea-views from the patio and relaxed atmosphere at
The Alex Cafe Bar & Brasserie which has a great children's menu. Stroll along the Landguard Peninsular to the The View Point Cafe and enjoy a tasty Fisherman's breakfast or some traditional Fish & Chips, the little ones also have their own menu. If you fancy something a bit more Mediterranean, head inland to Café Bencotto and enjoy pizza, pasta, plus daily specials and of course a children's menu.


And of course, you can't visit the seaside without having fish and chips, so check out Forum Fish & Chips on the seafront, right next to the Amusement Arcade - perfect! They also have indoor seating if the weathers is being a bit too British

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Family Friendly Pubs & Restaurants in Suffolk


Suffolk Inns and Pubs are great places to dine out with the family for a number of reasons - they are friendly places often with an extensive menu but also offering snacks and light bites. Many have gardens where the kids can let off some steam while you relax in the sunshine, and they offer a variety of food that suites all tastes - especially family favourites like a fish and chips or a Sunday Roast. The following Inns & Pubs all welcome children and many offer children's menus or portions

The Westleton Crown

The Westleton Crown is a true delight to visit, with terraced garden and a family restaurant serving delicious, home-cooked food. They have a locally-sourced 'Sticky Fingers' menu, or ½ portions of adult main meals. Children can run around in the enclosed rear garden, or play with bar and board games during wet weather. There are also high chairs, booster seats and baby changing facilities available. The Westleton's philosophy is to treat children like small adults

The Ship at Dunwich

The Ship at Dunwich is a 2 minute walk from the beach at Dunwich so when you've worn the kids out building sandcastles and spotting seagulls, bring them across to The Ship for a great meal. All food is made from fresh produce and smaller versions from the main menu are available for kids with adventurous taste buds. Three separate dining areas are available for families to use, complete with high chairs, games and lots of pencils, papers and crayons. There is a large enclosed garden where children can play, and the beach is just a stone's throw from the front door!

Suffolk Restaurants

Suffolk Restaurants

Bistros, Indian Cuisine, Fine Dining, Vegetarian Options, Home-Cooked Local Food, French Cuisine, Unique Dining - you will find all this and more in Suffolk! Please click on the link above for full details of Suffolk's Restaurants



The Brudenell Hotel

At The Brudenell Hotel and Restaurant children are very welcome. There is a "Just for kids menu" which features a variety of child friendly dishes that kids will love. As kids are always hungry they are conveniently open all day long from breakfast to bedtime and serve food throughout. Overlooking the beach and sea at Aldeburgh, the views give the kids plenty of incentive to eat up and get out there! Book now via The Brudenell Hotel, Aldeburgh

Please click here to see our FULL LIST of Inns & Pubs in Suffolk.

What's your favourite family restaurant in Suffolk, and why? Please let us know at suffolkguides.admin@suffolktouristguide.com.

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