Finding somewhere to eat when you’re out and about with the kids can often be a stressful task! To make your visit to Liverpool easier, we have done all the hard work for you and picked out some family favourites. 

To make your life even easier, we’ve listed the nearby family-friendly attractions and things to do so you know exactly where you are. 

So from dedicated children’s menus and activities, desserts that cost just 50p and some three course meals for kiddies for under a tenner! Here’s some boss family-friendly restaurants in Liverpool.


Inside a large restaurant with red walls, big windows and golden light lanterns. There's wooden tables and shelves packed with traditional Spanish items.

Lunya and Lunyalita
Liverpool ONE and Royal Albert Dock

We promise that at Lunya or Lunyalita you’ll enjoy the finest Catalan tapas you’ll find outside of Barcelona! Lunya, in Liverpool ONE opened at their original site in 2010, now they’ve moved slightly up the road to a larger, fully accessible downstairs space and their restaurant, bar and deli is filled with Catalan and Spanish charm and somewhere the whole family will love. 

Lunyalita on Royal Albert Dock is the sister venue of Lunya, with a slightly more intimate vibe. It is set across two floors and has a stunning outdoor terrace for those sunny alfresco lunch days! 

Most importantly, their children’s menu is not only great value, but it’s packed with new dishes for your youngsters to try, alongside some kid-friendly favourites. Choose from patatas bravas, albondigas, crispy chicken strips, battered squid, pan-fried chorizo and loads more! Each tapa is served with fries or salad and a soft drink all for £7.25! 

What’s nearby 
Lunya - Liverpool ONE, Odeon, Quirky Quarter, Escape Live Liverpool
Lunyalita - Royal Albert Dock, Beatles Story, M&S Bank Arena and Exhibition Centre Liverpool, Mersey Ferries, Museum of Liverpool, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool City Sights, Maritime Museum, Slavery Museum.


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Bold Street and Water Street

One of Liverpool’s best-loved restaurants, and the creation of Nisha Katona, Mowgli, always has its doors open for the entire family. They have two locations in Liverpool, their first on Bold Street and the larger, two-floor venue on the edge Castle Street and Water Street. Kids will love the playful, twinkly interiors and especially the tables with swings for seats!

The Indian street-food restaurant has created a menu just for kids that includes favourites off the main menu like Gunpowder Chicken and fries, Mother Butter chicken, Mowgli paneer and a whole selection of delicious home-made ice cream! There’s even a selection of mocktails on the menu that youngsters will love. We recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment!

What’s nearby 
Mowgli Bold Street - Bombed Out Church, FACT, Philharmonic Hall, 
Mowgli Water Street - Liverpool Town Hall, Liverpool ONE, Gravity MAX, Pier Head and Waterfront, RLB 360, VRVE Liverpool, Mersey Ferries, Western Approaches 

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Two toddlers sitting in high chairs with their backs to the camera and two ladies sitting at the table which has baby bottles and drinks. There are food vendors in the background.

Duke Street Market

Duke Street Market is perfect when you’re out with the family because you can all have a little bit of what you fancy! Choose from six kitchens; Picar - Spanish cuisine, Bone & Block - steakhouse, Cahita - Latin America street food, Ginger - Asian bowl food, Big Lola’s Taqueria - Mexican dishes and Barnacle, focussing on local produce. 

There’s no need to book, just walk in and sit down on the bench seating downstairs or head upstairs to the more intimate seating areas. Scan the QR code on the table for the menu and order and pay with your smartphone and the food will arrive at your table when it’s ready! 
The market has a children’s play corner to keep youngsters entertained as well as a pram park! 

What’s nearby
Liverpool ONE, Liverpool Cathedral, Quirky Quarter, Chinese Arch 

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Revolucion de Cuba
Royal Albert Dock, Waterfront

Salsa your way down to the Royal Albert Dock and bring the whole family for a fiesta at Revolucion de Cuba! Enjoy
some tapas or a full Latin-American style feast in the rustic surroundings of the historic Albert Dock warehouse restaurant. 

Their kids' menu is packed with tasty dishes and is of incredible value. Kids can choose from their selection of mains including quesadillas, grilled chicken, tacos and meatballs, a side, a portion of veggies and a dessert for just £6! Add a soft drink for an extra £1.50. 
And don’t worry, adults will too love the selection on the main menu. Think sharer nachos with heaps of guac, tacos filled with beef, pork or chicken. There are plenty of veggie options too, like grilled halloumi, vegan chilli and mushroom dishes. 

What’s nearby?
Royal Albert Dock, M&S Bank Arena, Exhibition Centre Liverpool, Liverpool City Sights, Tate Liverpool, Museum of Liverpool, Maritime Museum, Slavery Museum.

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A waitress at Albert Schenke holds a large tray of food and smiles at the camera

Albert’s Schenke

At the cosy, Alpine Germany-inspired Albert’s Schenke, they’ve made a Kindermenu just for the youngsters. Try the German classic, chicken schnitzel or choose from a mini burger, pasta or fish and chips! And don’t forget a dessert a delicious chocolate brownie or ice cream of the day! For £8, the kids will be smiling and so will you. 

Adults can choose from a selection of traditional German dishes such as schnitzel, spatzle, schewinshaxe alongside some local favourites Scouse and fish and chips! There’s an extensive drinks menu, packed with beers from Austria, Germany, Belgium and Czech Republic. 


What’s nearby 
Liverpool ONE, Escape Live, Bluecoat, Chavasse Park 

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Moose Coffee
Dale Street, Hope Street

Breakfast time with the kids calls for a trip to Moose Coffee on Dale Street or Hope Street.

Stacks of fluffy pancakes, drizzled in syrup, dotted with delicious fruit, slathered in chocolate, banana or peanut butter. However you like your pancakes, Moose is the place. But it’s not just pancakes, Moose is an all-day breakfast dream. There are potato hash dishes, eggs benedict in a variety of ways, fruity granolas, toasted sandwiches, waffles, tortillas, bagels and more!

The Mini Moose menu is packed with miniature American favourites like bagels, smashed avocado on toast, pancakes and porridge all priced between £3 and £5. Whilst you tuck into your breakfast, they’ll be kept occupied not only by their tasty food but by the colouring-in and activity sheet provided on their menu. 

What’s nearby 
Moose Dale Street - Liverpool Town Hall, Western Approaches, VRVE Liverpool, Liverpool Waterfront, RLB 360 
Moose Hope Street - Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool Cathedral, Metropolitan Cathedral, Bombed Out Church, Victoria Gallery and Museum. 

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Smoke & Dough 
Liverpool ONE

If you like a bit of theatre with your food then Smoke & Dough in Liverpool ONE will not disappoint.

Tuck into the finest grilled meats, cooked right before your eyes at your table! Devour a delicious assortment of fresh bread and hummus to start before the main event! At Smoke & Dough, sizzling meats and skewers are brought to your table and the best part is you can ask for more and more without any extra charge.

There’s a fixed menu for kids that includes pizza for £4.99 or a bento box for £6.99 that's a feast of food; chicken nuggets, mac n cheese, mini beef burger, french fries, baked beans, cucumber pearl and cherry tomatoes.

What’s nearby
Liverpool ONE, Gravity MAX, Odeon, Escape Live!, Bluecoat, Chavasse Park, Royal Albert Dock. 

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Inside the baltic market with rows of benches and food stalls.

Baltic Market
Baltic Triangle

Baltic Market in Liverpool Cains Brewery Village is not only child friendly but it’s dog friendly too! So you can make your day a real family affair. The massive converted warehouse is decorated with art from local artists, disco balls, and twinkly lights and there’s often a happy and social atmosphere. 

Baltic Market is the perfect place to keep everyone happy with vendors like Little Furnace Pizza, Listo Burrito, Spice Thai drunken noodles and pad thai, Meatball Molly’s Polpetta serving up meatball subs, pastas and sides. There’s Richies burgers where you can enjoy nuggets and loaded fries, there’s kebabs and Liverpool-famous Halloumi fries on the menu at Hafla Hafla, bistro-style food at La Bistroteca and decadent desserts like bubble waffles, brownies, cheesecake and more are on offer at the Midnight delivery. 

All traders are small, independent vendors from Liverpool. 

What’s nearby
Arcains, Liverpool Cathedral, M&S Bank Arena

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Pho, Castle Street 

Pho offers a healthy Vietnamese menu of food, cooked fresh every day! 40% of their menu is completely vegan and almost the entire menu is gluten-free which is hard to find. Choose from authentic Vietnamese street food starters, salads, pho, noodles, vermicelli noodles, sides and desserts! 

Their kids menu is priced at just £6.95 for a meal and a drink and kiddies can choose from a selection of noodle dishes, soup, rice or skewers. There are also desserts to choose from just 50p. You can’t go wrong! 

For those that require it,  they also have a separate vegan and gluten-free menu. 

What’s nearby 
Royal Liver Building 360, Virtual Reality Visitor Experience, Western Approaches, Royal Albert Dock, Museum of Liverpool, Maritime Museum 

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A cafe with floor to ceiling windows on the left and comfortable couches. There's an exposed brick wall and tables of people.

LEAF on Bold Street 

LEAF is a firm favourite in Liverpool, a cosy, family-friendly cafe on the bohemian Bold Street. Originally launched as a small tea shop in 2007, the cafe now sells and serves over 60 quality loose-leaf teas in their art deco-style building. 

Inside the comfy leather chairs, multi-coloured tables and chairs, plants and string lights create a warm and friendly atmosphere. The main menu is packed with loads of different food options to choose from.  Pick from small plates like soup of the day, bao buns, loaded hummus, falafel, chorizo and buttermilk chicken. There are also sharing boards, sandwiches, sarnies and main plates like steak, pan-fried chicken, veggie curry and more! 

They have a menu just for kids that includes a brunch menu packed with breakfast favourites like American-style pancakes or a full English. Or there’s a two course main menu for £8.50 with hummus and veggie crudites to munch on during the wait.

What’s nearby 
FACT, Bombed Out Church, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Cat Cafe

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Nova Scotia, Waterfront

An independent bar and eatery located on Liverpool Waterfront, Mann Island. The restaurant celebrates Liverpool‘s forgotten Nova Scotia district that was once an integral part of Liverpool's maritime industry. 

The relaxed and airy restaurant is ideally placed opposite the Museum of Liverpool and has a great alfresco area for those warmer, sunny days! 

Their kids' menu features brekkies like sausage and egg brioches, beans on toast and poached eggs. The lunch and evening menu has favourites like fish finger butty, sausage chips and beans, mini scouse (also available in veggie and vegan) and desserts all priced between £2 and £6 each. 

What’s nearby
Museum of Liverpool, Royal Albert Dock, Maritime Museum, International Slavery Museum, Open Eye Gallery, Tate Liverpool

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