Treat the whole family to a delicious and nutritious meal at one of our family-friendly restaurants in Dorset, with helpful staff on-hand to make your meal extra-special with a welcoming smile.
Children of all ages are welcome at our friendly Dorset restaurants, so book your table today.
Family-Friendly Places To Eat in Dorset
Enjoy a delicious, locally-sourced, home-cooked meal at one of our family-friendly restaurants in Dorset, close to popular attractions like Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, the New Forest National Park, Bindon Hill, and the Jurassic Coast.
The Avon Causeway in Christchurch
Indulge with delicious, locally-sourced classic pub dishes at the Avon Causeway restaurant, just a stone’s throw away from the New Forest National Park and Bournemouth International Airport. Peckish for a light bite before exploring the Dorset countryside? Stop in to sample moreish pub snacks and nibbles, including pigs in blankets and Westcombe Cheddar and Butcombe ale rarebit. In the mood for a classic roast dinner before you jet-set from Bournemouth Airport? Start your holiday right with a Great British Sunday roast, with all the trimmings, and delicious vegan options for plant-based diets.
The Castle Inn in West Lulworth
For a true taste of Dorset, visit the 16th century Castle Inn in Lulworth, close to popular Dorset attractions like Lulworth Cove, Lulworth Castle, Tyneham Village, Bindon Hill, and Durdle Door. Fresh, local, perfectly-cooked fish and seafood await you, along with pub classics and Sunday roasts, paired with award-winning Butcombe beers behind the bar. Dine alfresco in the courtyard terrace, and bring your four-legged friend along with you!
The Fish Inn in Ringwood
With its beautiful thatched roof, country-chic decor, and food and drink menu full of modern takes on British pub classics, The Fish Inn in Ringwood is a perfect place for a comforting meal or a light bite, with a pint of proper Butcombe beer, of course. Stop by after exploring the New Forest National Park, your family trip to Moors Valley Country Park, or shopping in Hampshire.
The Museum Inn in Blandford Forum
Keep the whole family happy at The Museum Inn restaurant in Blandford Forum, with a nutritious children’s menu, modern twists on classic pub meals, and a variety of award-winning Butcombe beers behind the bar for the grown-ups. Close to the Cranborne Chase AONB, The Museum Inn offers a dog-friendly restaurant area, pleasant beer garden, crackling open fire, and a private dining area for hire for functions.
The Pavilion Arms in Bournemouth
Looking for somewhere to grab a bite to eat or something more substantial after exploring Bournemouth’s beautiful beaches? Pop into The Pavilion Arms restaurant for hearty, comforting British classics like fish and chips, pie and mash, and the best roast dinner in Bournemouth – perfectly paired with a pint of award-winning Butcombe beer. Kids are welcome, too, with a child-friendly menu of nutritious and delicious meals, and a welcoming, family-friendly atmosphere.
Goat & Tricycle in Bournemouth
Dog-friendly, family-friendly, live sports, live music, outside courtyard dining area, home-cooked classic pub food, award-winning beer – the Goat & Tricycle gastropub in Bournemouth has it all! Mere minutes away from the Triangle and town centre, you, your family, and your four-legged friend can enjoy your favourite hearty comfort meals in a cosy, welcoming venue in the heart of Bournemouth.