15 of the best children's menus in Gloucestershire

Bored of sausage, chips and beans? SoGlos has rounded up 15 of the best children's menus in Gloucestershire in this hot list.

Treat the kids to one of the county's best children's menus!
Treat the kids to one of the county's best children's menus!

If you’re looking for something a little more exciting, healthy or tasty for your kids, feast your eyes on these 15 Gloucestershire eateries, all of which boast brilliant children’s menus.

1. 288 Bar and Wok in Cheltenham

Fill up little tummies with the tasty children’s menu at 288 Bar and Wok in Cheltenham. With freshly-prepared dishes offering great value for parents, the children’s options are smaller versions of menu classics including katsu curry and fluffy rice.

2. The Wheatsheaf

Head to The Wheatsheaf in Northleach for delicious British food and plenty of choice for the whole family. Children’s menu highlights include grilled sirloin steak; chicken Milanese; penne pomodoro; or smaller bites including pigs in blankets.

3. The Find

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Cheltenham’s popular coffee house, The Find, serves up an enticing range of breakfast, brunches, lunches and sweet treats, offering a delightful kids’ menu that’s ‘strictly not for adults’.

For little ones, options include homemade fish fingers; a breakfast sandwich and super tasty chocolate brownie sundaes for dessert.

4. The Coconut Tree

While adult eaters can try something new and exciting at Cheltenham’s hugely popular Sri Lankan restaurant, The Coconut Tree, it’s also the perfect place for kids thanks to a vibrant setting and great, laidback atmosphere.

Even better, The Coconut Tree lets kids under 10 eat for free, with a choice of chicken rice, chickpeas or potato springs, that are sure to go down a treat.

5. Brewhouse and Kitchen

With an outpost in Cheltenham and Gloucester, Brewhouse and Kitchen cooks up meals that are fresh and tasty, offering a juniors’ menu that includes not only a meal deal, but games to keep youngsters entertained.

Choose from meals including mac and cheese with garlic bread; beef burgers, mini steak and chips; and barbecue chicken wings.

6. The Porch House

Take a trip to The Porch House in Stow-on-the-Wold where you can find scrumptious food for the whole family.

The children’s menu features dishes including the Mixed Plate – filled with grilled chicken, cheddar, cheese, artisan bread butter, tomato hummus and cucumber. Other tasty treats include battered haddock with skin-on fries; or the grilled beef burger.

7. The Stable

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Famous for its perfect pizza, The Stable in Cheltenham boasts a buzzing atmosphere that’s perfect for families, as well as having a kids’ menu of smaller pizzas that are handmade to order and ideal for pint-sized eaters.

Choose between a classic Margherita; Fresh Hawaiian or The Cheeky Chicken. With sides of garlic bread and salad bites, as well as delicious desserts, everyone will leave with a smile on their face!

8. Star Anise Café

With the mission to serve delicious, affordable food, it’s no wonder that Star Anise Café in Stroud remains a popular eatery. With kids’ breakfast and lunch menus, it’s a great place to go with the whole family in tow.

Expect breakfasts such as eggs on toast, porridge with homemade fruit compote and granola; and lunches such as tomato pasta, mini hummus with vegetable crudités, and a mini toastie.

9. Wagamama

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There’s a whole host of mini but delicious Japanese dishes awaiting kids at Wagamama, not to mention refreshing desserts, on the eatery’s impressive children’s menu.

Choose from chicken ramen, grilled fish noodles, chicken katsu curry, cod cubes with curry sauce, and chicken yaki soba noodles, while a fruit and berry ice pop is the perfect finish.

10. Boston Tea Party

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Whether you’re visiting for breakfast, lunch or dinner, Boston Tea Party’s children’s menu is divided into Little Ones and Bigger Ones sections, catering for under-fives and over-fives respectively.

Breakfast dishes include pancakes with maple syrup, scrambly eggs with soldiers, and porridge with honey; while main meals include beans on toast, and sausage bap with chips. For drinks, enjoy treats such as mini hot chocolate, banana milkshake and a berry smoothie.

11. The Shutters Inn

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A popular local pub in Gotherington, The Shutters Inn welcomes diners to enjoy traditional British cooking, offering a wide selection of main meals for young diners – and some very tempting desserts too!

Highlights on the children’s menu include a variety of classic pub favourites including toad in the hole, shepherd’s pie, lasagne, and pasta Bolognese; all meals are served with a choice of French fries or triple-cooked chips, baked beans, spaghetti hoops, garden peas or seasonal vegetables.

12. The Farmers Boy Inn

A charming restaurant in the Forest of Dean, The Farmers Boy Inn cooks up excellent cuisine made from the best quality local produce; with a Little People’s Menu, all ages are in for a great food experience.

Start with some cheesy garlic bread, mini prawn cocktail, or veggie sticks, before tucking into a main. Choices include chicken burgers, rib eye steak, homemade macaroni cheese, and chicken and mushroom pie.

13. The Bell Hotel

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Head to The Bell in Tewkesbury for a family meal where even the fussiest of eaters is catered for thanks to the restaurant’s pick ‘n’ mix meal deal. Children can choose a main, side, veggie, drink and dessert from an extensive menu.

Mains include roasted chicken breast, battered cod, and fusilli pasta; sides include rice, chips, and garlic bread; and veggies include salad, veggie sticks, and corn-on-the-cob. The menu also allows children the chance to build their own wrap.

14. The Sheep on Sheep Street

The Sheep on Sheep Street is a gorgeous Cotswold bar and restaurant, styled with gorgeous modern decor, and a chilled-out atmosphere. Providing the perfect location for families wanting a delicious meal in the Cotswolds, the venue specialises in providing locally sourced ingredients for its dishes, and also has an amazing pizza selection, thanks to its wood-fired oven.

The Sheep’s dedicated children’s menu includes mains such as macaroni cheese; a mixed plate featuring grilled chicken, cheddar cheese, artisan bread, hummus and cucumber; and fish and chips with skin on fries and pea puree.

15. Thistledown Café

Thistledown Café, located at Thistledown Farm near Nailsworth, caters for adults and little ones alike, with its kids’ menu featuring macaroni cheese, a hummus plate, soup and beef meatballs in tomato sauce.

The café, which prides itself on using local, seasonal ingredients, also has pizza nights on Friday and Saturdays from 5pm to 8pm, offering a delicious treat for diners of all ages.

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