Rumbling tummies can be kept at bay with SoGlos’s pick of 14 child-friendly restaurants in Cheltenham, serving up fun-filled feasts fit for the whole family.
With the award of the country’s best fish and chip shop under its belt, peckish kiddies can tuck into the delicious offerings at Simpsons Fish and Chip Shop – which even has a special kids’ book about Bonny’s fish and chip adventure.
With a fun kids menu including a choice of cod bites, chicken bites, fishcakes, sausage, beef burger and scampi, there’s plenty to choose from. What’s more, parents can save their pennies as kids eats free with a paying adult on Sundays.
Keep the kiddies happy with pizza and a choice of toppings including a classic Margherita; The Fresh Hawaiian with ham and pineapple; and for more adventurous eaters the West Country Piglet pizza topped with tasty chorizo and mozzarella.
Bound to get tummies rumbling, the Nutella Pizza Pudding is perfect for mini chocoholics, and with meal deals available on children’s meals, mums and dads can be happy too.
Cheltenham children can tuck in at Storyteller Restaurant, a relaxed family-friendly restaurant and children’s meals an enticing £1 with a paying adult.
Renowned for serving up innovative and tasty treats, younger diners can enjoy dishes including barbeque ribs, cowboy beans and coleslaw; chargrilled chicken with rice, vegetables and a smoky gravy; and tagliatelle pasta.
Complete with vibrant interiors, comfy sofas, and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, Cheltenham’s Cosy Club make it the perfect place to treat the kiddies to a meal out.
Staple favourites such as sausage, chips and beans are bound to keep the kids happy; while more ‘grown-up’ choices such as Cosy Club’s Mezze plate, filled with falafel, yoghurt and cucumber dip, hummus and salad also on offer, there’s something for every appetite.
Offering family-fun for all ages, House in the Tree in Cheltenham promises scrumptious pub grub with children’s classics such as chicken nuggets, spaghetti Bolognese, fish fingers, and burgers, while its on-site petting zoo will keep little animal lovers occupied.
With pigs, chickens, ducks, goats and more, the petting zoo will entertain the kiddies and with a glorious beer garden, there’s plenty of room to run around on warmer days.
With plenty of tasty treats on the kids menu, The County Kitchen offers little ones a choice of seriously scrumptious brunch meals, with highlights such as eggy bread; beans on toast; and waffles, which are perfect for mid-morning munching in a relaxed, family-friendly setting.
As well as the brunch menu, the evening menu features children’s classics such as fish fingers; 3oz burgers and fries; and fresh tomato and basil pasta. With lots to choose from and delicious dairy ice cream for pudding, children will be spoilt for choice.
Kids can tuck into Italian classics at Bella Italia on Cheltenham’s Promenade, with the children’s menu including delicious dishes such as Easy Peasy Macaroni Cheesy; Simply Pasta; and Ciao Chicken, along with Choccie Brownies and Mini Doughnuts.
With a choice of Piccolo mains for tiny tots aged two to six, and Grande mains for seven to 11 year-olds, rumbling tummies will be a distant memory with great deals on three-course meals which include a drink.
Offering a taste of Mexico and the chance to don a sombrero, Chiquito in The Brewery Quarter boasts two kids’ menus; one for the younger diners, and the other for young adults.
On the menu is a scrumptious mini barbeque chicken wrap; chicken poppers with fries; and Chiquito’s flour tortilla ‘pizza’, with deals offering a main, side, drink and dessert for as little as £4.95.
Bursting with Jamaican character, vibrant décor and a fun-filled atmosphere, Turtle Bay is a great dining spot for families in Cheltenham, offering a dedicated Little Turtles menu.
Accompanied with a choice of traditional Jamaican rice ‘n’ peas, sweet potato mash, or fries, options include chicken flatbread topped with cheese and tomatoes; burgers; and a range of flatbreads.
Perfect for smaller appetites, the kids menu at Zizzi offers up delicious dishes for little ones to enjoy, with kiddies able to get creative and decorate their own pizzas with a selection of yummy toppings.
With plenty of space for families to feast, Cheltenham’s Zizzi hosts a menu of scrumptious staples including classic spaghetti Bolognese; Pomodoro pasta; and plaice goujons, before finishing the meal with a chocacino.
Enjoy a family meal in the laid-back setting of The Langton in Charlton Kings which offers up a varied children’s menu for younger diners, with the sunny beer garden allowing families to dine alfresco in the summer months.
Little taste buds will love the beef burger sliders with other tempting treats including fresh pizza; battered cod goujons; and linguine, all with great two-course deals to keep mums and dads happy too.
Bound to be a hit with the whole family, Harvester boasts two child-friendly restaurants in Cheltenham, serving up a whole host of yummy meals for little ones, offering great value and unlimited salad too.
Kids can tuck into pasta, omelettes, and fish fingers, along with the chance to build their own burgers. What’s more sweet toothed children can create their own chocolate cookie pizza with marshmallows, strawberries, butterscotch and chocolate buttons for a fun-filled dessert.
With a spacious beer garden perfect for little monkeys to let off some steam, The Exmouth Arms promises a great space for family-friendly meals in Cheltenham.
Offering a varied menu that can be adapted for smaller appetites, there’s plenty of options for the whole family to tuck into the delicious offerings in the laid-back atmosphere, with highlights such as homemade burgers; smoky chicken; and ice-creams for dessert.
Having recently opened in Cheltenham, the whole family can now enjoy relaxed dining at pan Asian restaurant Wagamamas, complete with a seriously scrumptious children’s menu.
Kiddies can enjoy Wagamama’s classic cooking and try out tasty authentic dishes including mini chicken ramen; mini chicken katsu; and cod cubes, with little ones bound to love experimenting with chop sticks and trying something new.
By Sophie Bird
Monday 31 July 2017
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