It’s been over 100 days since we last sat down for a family meal in a restaurant, but the wait is finally over. From 4th July many of our family-friendly favourites will be reopening their doors to serve up safe and socially distanced dining in. With nearly 70% of you revealing that you can’t wait to get back into the habit of eating out with your brood, we wanted to make picking your first plates fuss-free with our comprehensive list of family-friendly restaurants reopening from 4th July. Updated 1st July 2020.
A mix and match mezze of the Levant
Their very first Shoreditch bar and kitchen reopens on 7th July and King’s Cross flings open it’s doors on on 22nd July (Sunday to Wednesday only)
Italian Classics and Neapolitan Pizza
Book your table at Gloria and Circolo, both reopening on 4 July. Best part is – both are now fully bookable, for the first time ever. So no queuing!
Fabulously fine Indian cuisine
Book in a date night at Benares from 4th July or dine at home with Benares@Home which will still be available via Supper, Deliveroo, Just Eat and UberEats, as well as through its private delivery service, covering all areas of Greater London within the M25.
Japanese soul food fit for families
The brilliant Bone Daddies team will be welcoming back families from 4th July. Shack-Fuyu and Flesh & Buns will also be opening this Saturday for your bao bun and broth fixes.
BRASSERIE OF LIGHT
British dishes with an international twist
If you’ve missed your post-shopping family feasts at the Ivy Group’s sparkling Selfridges restaurant – wait no more as they re-open from 4th July.
Aussie inspired brunch and sharing plates
Both Caravan King’s Cross and their sister restaurant Vardo (King’s Road) will be opening on 4th July with ample alfresco space for families to enjoy brunch with their brood.
CASA DO FRANGO
Authentic Portugese peri peri chicken
Launching an incredible outdoor terrace in Shoreditch as well as a cocktail takeaway hatch for big kids! Both Shoreditch, and London Bridge, will be reopening fully on the 4 July.
Award winning modern Indian food
Vivek Singh re-opens Battersea based Cinnamon Kitchen. With the rest of the Cinnamon Kitchen family to follow suit later across July – Cinnamon Club – 10 July, Cinnamon Kitchen City – 17 July, Cinnamon Bazaar – 24 July
CORBIN AND KING RESTAURANTS
From Parisian Brasseire to Viennese Cafés
The wonderful Wolseley, Colbert, Brasserie Zedel and Fischer’s all reopen from 4th July from 5pm
Angela Hartnett’s Italian restaurant
The team are gearing up for reopenings later in July: Bermondsey, 15th July and St James on 21st July
DUCK & WAFFLE
If you’re looking for a little time-away treat with your other half whilst the kids are at school why not book a table with a view at Duck & Waffle, brunches in the sky start again from 6th July.
Instagram worth fried egg sarnies
Notting Hill’s Eggslut reopens for dine-in from 4th July.
Bold, bite-worthy burgers
4th July reopening: Chiswick, Ealing, Old St, Spitalfields, Tooting, Reading, Manchester, Oxford Circus and South Kensington
8th July reopening: Baker Street, Borough, Brighton, Bristol, Brixton, Cambridge, Canary Wharf, Cardiff, Clapham, Dalston, Greenwich, Hammersmith, Liverpool, Manchester, Peckham, Soho Brewer Street,St Christopher’s Place
Click-and-collect / Delivery
Baker Street, Borough, Brighton, Bristol, Brixton, Cambridge, Canary Wharf, Cardiff, Chiswick, Clapham, Dalston, Ealing, Greenwich, Hammersmith, Liverpool, Manchester, Old St, Peckham, Reading, Soho Brewer Street, South Kensington, Spitalfields, St Christopher’s Place, Swiss Cottage and Tooting open for delivery and click-and-collect.
Sublime Argentinian steaks
From 4th July, this steak stalwart will be reopening branches across the capital
Popular pizza restaurant from the Wogan brothers
Marylebone, Shoreditch, White City and City will all be reopening their doors from 4th July. You can pre-order Take & Bake pizzas from their online shop to have at home. Delivery slots to a wide range of London postcodes are available and contact free collection from Homeslice Marylebone.
Chicken patties perfect for families
Open for click-and-collect and delivery only from Waterloo-The Cut and King’s Cross
Sunny Sri Lankan dishes
Kolamba our favourite Sri Lankan joint, will open with extra outside seating on Kingly St, Soho.
Iconic Italian delicatessen
Soho and King’s Cross reopen from 4th July with King’s Cross adding a brand new outdoors terrace. Grocery delivery still available across London – order via www.linastores.co.uk
Afternoon tea at Covent Garden’s elegant tea emporium
Opening initially with reduced operating hours of 11am – 7pm, the restaurant will serve lunch and afternoon tea. Don’t forget to pick up a bag of your favourite brew to take home after teatime treats.
Seasonal Michelin starred meals
Kerth Gumbs and the team reopen for eat-in lunch and dinner from 4th July (Wednesday to Sunday). The newly launched Ormer at Home menu can also be ordered for takeaway and delivery (within 2-3 miles of the restaurant)
Acclaimed fresh pasta bar
Padella sites will be reopening – with new outside seating in the market space at Borough Market, and new al fresco seating at Shoreditch. #PadellaPastaKits are still flying out the door to be made at home.
Peruvian-inspired plates a plenty
Marylebone based Peruvian restaurant is back with waffles for brunch, pick and pix plates for lunch and divine dinners. Their Shoreditch sister reopens on 8th July.
Fresh pasta all day from Stevie Parle
Pastaio Westfield will be reopening for eat-in, delivery and takeaway meals & pasta kits from 4th July.
Traditional pasta from Simone Remoli
With restaurants in Wembley Park, Finsbury Park, Westfield Stratford and Ealing Broadway, your little ones can slurp spaghetti whilst you grab their famous lobster ravioli from 4th July.
Rooftop foodie fixes for families
Saunter down to the outdoor food court when it reopens for its summer season on 4th July
Family pizza favourite since 1965
The Italian chain has confirmed it will reopen two London restaurants – Abbey Road and Bankside on 4th July with 46 other branches reopening for dine-in across the UK on 6th July.
New Zealand coffee hotspot
Grab your coffee and brunch fix at Ozone Hackney and Shoreditch from 4th July
Canalside casual dining and family-friendly food
King’s Cross favourite The Lighterman is back open from 4th July. Book your spot to enjoy canal views and relaxed family dining via their website.
Family-friendly dining from Chantelle Nicholson
Tredwells will be reopening on 6th August and bookings are now open! New look, new menu and renewed emphasis on sustainable dining from chef Chantelle Nicholson
Acclaimed brunch spot in the heart of Chiswick
Six time award winning TimeOut best cafe in Chiswick since 2016
and winner of the National Breakfast Awards, Urban Pantry is back open for brunch from 7th July.
Bringing together sublime street food
Reopening and ready for booking from 4th July (Wednesday-Sunday)
Don’t fancy heading out just yet? We’ve got hundred of delicious delivery options you and your family can feast on across the Summer – click here