To kickstart our top five dining options to keep the kids entertained countdown, is one for the hyperactive kids. If your little one is too restless to sit down and wait to eat at a restaurant, then Quasar is the answer to your problems. Bring them along with a few friends and let them get there adrenalin rush with the exciting laser tag game. It’s not just for kids you can join in the adventure too and explore the city of New York, be careful you don’t get hit! When you need to refuel, take the family down to the restaurant for a well-deserved pit stop. They offer a variety of hot food for both children, adults and even accommodate vegetarians! We recommend the Hunters Chicken Panini, it’s the perfect meal after working up an appetite upstairs.
Now how does that saying go again? Happiness is…Oh yeah ‘happiness is…ice cream’, this saying couldn’t be more true when it comes to kids (little and big). This is every child’s dream come true, a cafe that only sells yummy desserts and ice cream! Okay, so this might not be what you had in mind when dining out with the kids, but everyone deserves a tasty treat now and then. It will definitely keep the little ones happy, and your tastebuds! Why not share the ‘Crowd Pleaser’ with the whole family, a giant platter of 12 scoops of ice cream, on a bed of waffles topped with your favourite syrups and sprinkles, YUM!
Back to more of what you had in mind for when dining out, a firm family favourite, Hungry Horse pub, The Moorhen. This great value family pub accommodates all ages, especially little ones. With its fantastic kids club, keeping the children entertained at the table with their super horse kids pack filled with exciting activities, it’s not surprising that they’ve made our list of top five dining options to keep the kids entertained. Not only is there entertainment at the table, they can also go wild on the indoor and outdoor play areas! On a warm summer’s day, its perfect riverside setting is ideal for a leisurely walk to let your food settle and let the kids feed the ducks.
Bring the kids to let off some steam in this jungle themed adventure park for all age groups. Wild ’n’ Wacky has made our top five dining options to keep the kids entertained and is a great place for letting your cheeky monkey’s crawl, run and jump around this indoor play park, from tumble tower climbs to baby ball pools, its perfect for 0-12 year olds. Chaperoned by a team of health & safety trained staff, it allows you some down time to use the free wifi and catch up on work, or have an overdue catch up with a friend. When they’re all tired out, sit down for some well-deserved grub. The cafe has meal times covered, offering organic baby food for when you’ve dashed out without it, hearty main meals, homemade cakes and fair-trade organic hot chocolate, mmm. They also cater for gluten-free, and other special dietary requirements.
Finally in our top five dining options to keep the kids entertained list is an educational day out for all the family. Bring the kids down to Harlow Museum to learn about how modern Harlow was built and the history behind it. On a warm summer’s day take a stroll around the superb 16th Century Walled Gardens, keep an eye out for the many rare and unusual plants. Then when you’ve worked up an appetite, head to the Corner Cafe, set in the picturesque walled gardens. The family friendly cafe serve an array of refreshments, from wholesome home-made soups to delicious sandwiches. They really look after children here, with books to read, ‘Time Detective’ workshops and adventure trails for the whole family to explore, one not to miss off your dining out with kids list!
We hope you enjoy trying each of these unique dining out options, as much as the kids will! For more information, please follow the below links: