Eating out

Child Friendly Cafes

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Create at the Cove

Located a stones throw away from Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door the fabulously bright and welcoming indoor space provides a relaxing and inspiring environment – encouraging the whole family to ‘have a go’ at the many creative activities on offer including-  Paint your own Pottery, Decopatch, Make your own Teddy, Sand Art, Model Making and lots lots more.
Creative kids parties at the Cove. For a fun party experience with a difference, Create at the Cove is the perfect venue for children (and Adults!) to enjoy a Pottery Painting, Decopatch or Make your own Teddy party. A just £10 per child the occasion is exclusive to the birthday youngster (only one party at a time is booked in either the morning or afternoon). Refreshments can be arranged or you are welcome to bring your own party bags.
Events. Events held regularly throughout the year, including Ladies Morning every Thursday and Pottery and Prosecco amongst many others. Keep an eye on our Facebook Page so you don’t miss out.
Open every day from 10 am (except Mondays outside school holidays).
Cafe offering hot and cold refreshments throughout the day.
Free Car Parking.
No need to book – just turn up and get creating.
Create at the Cove
Church Road,
West Lulworth
BH20 5SG
Tel 01929 – 400270
Check reviews on Facebook, trip advisor and google
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Harbour Station Cafe

A new cafe down on the bustling Poole Quay, we offer a light spacious friendly place for you to enjoy some down-time meeting friends over coffee and cake. You must try our homemade delicious cakes and freshly brewed coffee. Lunch is also available, we offer a different variety based on the cooks daily special, this can be anything from Chilli con Carne, Curry, Roasts as well as the staples of Jacket Potatoes and Paninis.

Not forgetting the little ones, we have a dedicated menu just for them, a mini picnic box filled with a choice of jam/cheese/ham sandwich, jacket potatoes or beans on toast, topped off with a lovely Purbeck ice-Cream Sundae. We have a dedicated little play area with a trainset and colouring sheets and crayons.

We even have a great little gift shop which stock local produce and products made within the Dorset/Hampshire area.

Dog-friendly too.

Find us on Facebook. We are at Hennings Wharf, BH15 1GZ, Poole, Dorset.


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Little Pickles

A children’s cafe and soft play in Bournemouth. Suitable for little ones aged 0-5.

Enjoy a treat at the cafe while you watch your children play. Birthday parties also available with special character costumes!

For more details call 01202 533311.

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Upton Country Park

A great attraction for families in Dorset. Play trail, walking and cycling route, fantastic cafe with a tiny soft play for babies and toddlers. Lovely ice creams and water fountain in summer. Great for families with dogs.

Admission is free but you’ll need to pay for the car park.

For more details contact 01202 262753.

Cosy Club

A great choice in Bournemouth for brunch, lunch or dinner. Dedicated kids menu including a mini cooked breakfast and yummy pancakes amongst other options.

For more information contact 01202 509723.

Little Red Roaster

A lovely and welcoming cafe at the heart of Ashley Cross. Although not pushchair friendly it’s very accommodation of families with children and Mini Mumblers always find toys to play with and books to read while mum and dad relax.

For more details contact  01202 240450.

Lollipops Cafe Bournemouth

Beautiful soft-play centre in Westbourne, between Bournemouth and Poole. Delicious cafe, awesome birthday parties, regular activities during term time as well as special clubs and events during the school holidays.

For more information contact 01202 766710. 

South Deep Cafe at Parkstone Bay Marina

A lovely cafe located inside Parkstone Bay Marina and very close to White Cliff Park.

It has a stunning view and dedicated kids menu, which makes it a must for local and visiting families. Their mini charcuterie platter is definitely one to try.

Sunday roast available.

For more details contact 01202 724917.

The Ark

An all-weather family experience at the heart of Poole Park, offering Ice rink, Soft-play (0-11) Cafe, Ice cream parlour, and more. It’s also within walking distance from two large play areas suitable for all ages.

Birthday parties available.

For more details call 01202 717197.

The Clipper Dolphin Centre

A traditional and uncomplicated restaurant inside the busy Dolphin Shopping Centre in Poole. Perfect for breakfast, carvery, home cooked lunches and afternoon tea. The Clipper will cater for every taste and dietary need.

For more details contact 01202 683334.

The Kitchen at Poole Park

A family-friendly pub located at the heart of Poole Park. A great choice for brunch, lunch, afternoon tea or early dinner. Many options to choose from, including delicious pizzas and even lovely Sunday Roast during the cold months.

The restaurant also has an ice cream parlour, definitely a favourite amongst local children.

For more information call 01202 742842.

Wyevale Garden Centre Wimborne

Garden centre, pet shop, gift shop, restaurant, family friendly cafe and small soft play area in Wimborne.

T: 0844 288 5054