Are you looking for family-friendly restaurants in Cork? There are so many great restaurants in Cork to choose from, but the problem for parents is to find one which will comfortably cater for the whole family.
With a great range of kids menus to choose from for your next day out, here are our picks for great family-friendly restaurants in Cork – plus you can tell us your favourites below!
Family-Friendly Restaurants in Cork City
Scoozis will make you feel at home providing fantastic real homemade cuisine with great family-friendly prices. Spaghetti bolognese, burgers, baby bowls and pizza – the kids will be spoilt for choice. Enter the colouring competition and you could win lunch for 3!
Located on Emmet Place in the heart of the shopping vicinity, Luigi Malone’s welcomes families with a great kids menu that includes burgers, pizza, linguine and lasagne. Children’s menu costs €10 for main course, dessert and a drink.
Conveniently located on Oliver Plunkett Street, Market Lane offers scrumptious traditional meals for kids, such as Shepherd’s Pie and roast chicken breast with mash, and they try where possible to purchase all their ingredients from the English market.
They offer homemade baby bowls for smaller appetites and delicious desserts like an ice-cream snowman. Let them wash it all down with a kiddie cappuccino afterwards!
Young diners will find plenty of choice at Cornstore, including the choice of mini hake fillets with mash and peas, mini sirloin steak, burgers, pizza and pasta favourites.
Baby bowls are complimentary for children under two.
White Rabbit BBQ
Nachos, mac and cheese, sloppy joes, corn on the cob and more BBQ favourites are on the kids’ menu at White Rabbit. The brunch menu includes pancakes, which are sure to be popular!
There are two branches, one in Cork City on Oliver Plunkett Street and one at Mahon Point Shopping Centre, with Piccolo set menu for kids offering 3 courses and a Bambinoccino.
Start planning your trip with our Guide to Cork for families – we’ve got all the details on where to eat, stay, play and explore!
Family-Friendly Restaurants in Cork County
Granville’s Restaurant, Macroom
A fantastic steak and seafood restaurant tucked away in the heart of Macroom town, Granville’s offers sumptuous meals for families. The owners have small children themselves and therefore understand kids will need their meals first and offer crayons and colouring pages while you peruse the menu.
Barry’s of Douglas
Barry’s is busy and lively and has a lovely home away from home atmosphere. The Lounge offers kids menus and free parking, and their carvery lunch is simply delicious! At night, there is also live music.
Blackrock Castle Observatory
Come to Blackrock Castle for their amazing exhibits and dine in the fabulous setting that is their restaurant, The Castle Cafe. Buggy-friendly, and super efficient service, with a children’s menu that has choices to suit every child, from Shepherd’s Pie to pasta bolognese to chicken goujons.
With several venues (Cork City, Ballincollig, Douglas and Midleton), Ramen is Asian street food the whole family will enjoy. There are no additives, chemicals or MSG contained in any dishes, and all ingredients are sourced as locally as possible.
Sage Restaurant, Midleton
Sage is a very family-friendly restaurant. It is reasonably priced with lots of space and seating. The Greenroom café has a kids menu, offering chicken goujons and pasta. They also offer a toddler’s portion for several meals.
Bakestone Cafe & Pantry, Fota
There are two venues, one located at Fota Retail Park and the other at Fota House. Both offer an array of sandwiches, salads, soups and quiches that are made using local produce, boast flavour and highlight the importance of eating healthily – although there are also cakes and sweet treats to tempt!
The Fig and Olive, Clonakilty
Apart from having great food for kids and adults, they have a big kids play area in their garden.
Royal Pacific Chinese Restaurant, Carrigaline
With friendly staff and a cosy, relaxed atmosphere, you will feel very welcome at the Royal Pacific Chinese Restaurant. They serve authentic Chinese cuisine at reasonable prices. Children are well catered for with a varied menu.
The Boat Yard, Cobh
Converted shipping containers house a fabulous food market and outdoor eating experience, with options that include everything from burgers to pancakes.