Eating Out Doncaster

Restaurant Reviews

Eating out with kids can sometimes be something of a challenge (understatement of the year!) There are plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants in the Doncaster area which really do welcome children and families so I’ve compiled a list of them here.

These places are not all ‘exclusively’ for families or children but they have all shown thoughtful touches or great facilities (things like pushchair access, changing facilities, highchairs and so on)

At Doncaster Mumbler we are always looking to ‘spread the word’ if we find out about any little gems, so if you know of a pub, restaurant or café that should be included in this listing then please contact us here.

Aagrah Indian Restaurant

01302 728 888

Great North Road, Woodlands, Doncaster, DN6 7RA

Adam’s Bay Gainsborough

18 Bridge Rd, Gainsborough DN21 1JU

 01427 611858

Afternoon Teas, Deserts and Cakes?

A list of everywhere that you can get a great Afternoon Tea is herePlaces to go for Afternoon Tea in Doncaster

A list of Dessert bars, Ice Cream, Cakes, Waffles, Crepes and more available for takeaway is here


Enjoy a walk around the lakes followed by coffee and cake at Annabel’s!

Parking available in Loversall, DN119DD

(Please note no parking at Dominion).

Atkinson & Teasdale Bakeries

23 Station Road, Doncaster

Delivery available


Bake Battle & Roll

Bake Battle and Roll is Doncasters first board game cafe located close to the town centre on Wood street. We are open 5 days a week Wednesday to Sunday.

Absolutely loads of board games to suit any age. From Orchard Toys to Dungeons & Dragons.

Great for anyone home educating as open during the week, also welcome new parents (part of the We Support Our Mums Scheme)

24-26 Wood Street

Bev Ridge Cafe

Set inside the Bullcroft Memorial Centre (DN6 8AP), run by learners and staff from The Ridge Employability College. Open Monday – Thursday 10am-2pm and Friday 10am-1pm.

“The environment and atmosphere for children are fantastic. An amazing children’s menu and also children afternoon teas. They are always supporting the local community, especially in these difficult times” – Mumbler Awards nomination 2020

Afternoon Tea available.





Brewers Fayre Cheswold Lodge

Situated next to the VUE cinema, there is a large play area (£3 per child for 90 minutes of play)

Doncaster Leisure Park
Herten Way
Bawtry Road

01302 533 000

Cactus Jacks

18 Hall Gate, Doncaster, DN1 3NA

01302 321500


Cheesecake Geek

Delivery available.

They all look amazing…!

From White Chocolate Krispy Kreme, Milk Chocolate and Vanilla Swirl, Kinder Madness…so many more too.

07934 202176




China Rose Bawtry

Takeaway service available Thurs-Sun 4.30pm to 8.30pm

01302 710461

City Food & Drink Catering Services

Catering for all occasions, including buffets and afternoon teas.

Kids afternoon teas also available and Christmas buffet menu available from November to 3rd January.

Contact Mandy 07970 298959 or 01302 350445




“Cosmo is great, especially when not everyone likes the same food” LJT, Doncaster Mumbler Chat Group, Facebook Feb 2020

“They also provided a table in a quiet area at our request so that I could breastfeed with no problems” ED, Doncaster Mumbler Chat Group, Facebook Feb 2020

Cosmo, Frenchgate Centre, Doncaster, DN1

Cupcakes 2 Love

Themed children’s afternoon teas

College Road, Doncaster, DN1 3JH

01302 215051

Don Valley Brewery

Quality beers delivered weekly  – deliveries of cask ale and craft beers.



Contactless delivery available Monday to Saturday from 2nd November 2020


Please order in advance on 07734 360237

3 Priory House, Priory Walk, Doncaster, DN1 1TS

Eagle & Child

Cosy pub, with play area outside.

“amazing play area” MG, Doncaster Mumbler Chat Group, Facebook Feb 2020

24 Main Street, Doncaster, DN9 3HS

01302 770406

Estabulo Rodizio Bar & Grill

New restaurant in Herten Triangle opened in 2019.

We have been a couple of times and loved it! The kids loved getting up to help themselves to the salad bar and the novelty of having meat carved at your table. The food is delicious as is the decor. We had a large family meal there for a birthday celebration.

Children up to 4 years old eat FREE

Estabulo, Unit 5, Herten Triangle, Herten Way, Doncaster, DN4 7FW

01302 315017


Farmhouse Choice

Free Delivery available to Harworth, Bircotes, Scrooby, Everton, Bawtry, Finningley, Misson, Austerfield, Rossington, Blyth, Styrrup and Tickhill.

BBQ packs available.

4c Plumtree Farm Ind Est. Bircotes, 01302 719420


Farmhouse Inns (Woodfield Farm)

Family pub with play area (including inside area suitable for smaller children)

Bullrush Grove, Doncaster, DN4 8SJ

01302 311164

Feast, Bawtry


20 Station Road, Doncaster, DN10 6PT


Fish Bits

Pre ordered food can be collected from the restaurant doors.

01302 760022

61 Carr House Road, Doncaster, DN1 2BY

George’s Family Butchers

Home deliveries available – call 01302 326 767


Georgian Tea Rooms

50-51 High Street, Doncaster, DN1 1BB

01302 366608

Happy Cafe

Great for breakfast/brunch on a weekend. The kids love to see the planes taking off on the airfield.

There is a small indoor softplay area for under 5’s and a larger outdoor play area.

Happy Cafe, Sandtoft Airfield, Belton, DN9 1PN

01427 875 670

Hilton Garden Inn – Doncaster Racecourse

Family friendly, good Sunday lunch idea. Fantastic views over the racecourse.

Rooms available to hire for private functions.

Hilton Garden Inn – Doncaster Racecourse, Leger Way, Doncaster, DN2 6BB

01302 986888

Juicy Fruits Tickhill

Delivery and Collection available.

Call between 12pm-5pm 07580 688281 to order.

Leave a message if there is no answer with quantities of items, your address and name.


La Boca

Open for takeaway from 28th January 2021, from 5pm.

Delivery within a 5 mile radius or collection.

01302 376908

Lollie Jades Cupcake Emporium

Afternoon Tea in The Woolmarket Doncaster. Also unique and beautiful cupcakes made to order for special occasions.

07882 534449


Masala Doncaster

9 High Street, Bentley, DN5 0AA

01302 820200

McQueens Dairies

Call 0330 555 5588 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

“We also use a milk delivery service McQueens Dairies and would highly recommend” Mumbler LS April 2020

Nannies Pumpkin Patch

Keto friendly foods, gluten free and vegan and we even make our own chocolate with no sugar!

There will be a new baby and toddler play area and activities for kids.

Located in Kirk Sandall (Where Airkings was)

Neil’s Cheese Board

Trading at Doncaster Foodhall for 37 years, they offer everything from mild cheddar, Wensleydale, goat’s cheese and a variety of blue cheeses through to a strong stinking bishop!

Delivery available


Olde Castle Hotel

Sunday Lunch – pre-order delivery. £8.50

Call 07393 183393

10 Market Place, Doncaster, DN1 1LQ


Otto Bar & Kitchen

Restaurant with plenty of outdoor space to park your bike if you’re cycling around Sprotbrough.

Serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks.

Otto Bar & Kitchen, 8 Main Street, Doncaster

01302 572679

Pices Fish Bar

Pisces Fish Bar, Gattison Lane, Rossington.  Order on 01302 866966

Delivery available’

“Lovely fish and chips and they’re taking good steps to keep customers safe” Mumbler DD April 2020

Pizza Express

“My son loves feeling grown up at Pizza Express” RS, Doncaster Mumbler Chat Group, Facebook Feb 2020

Generally have colouring packs for the kids.

The Dome, Doncaster, DN4 7NW


Pizza Express Doncaster

Vue Cinema Extension, Dome Leisure Point, Doncaster, DN4 7NW

01302 533088


Pretty’s Sweets – Sweet Boxes

Based In Doncaster, this small little shop of sweet delights can deliver anywhere!

Nostalgic treats, birthdays, new baby gifts – they can create anything.

Payment via paypal.

Large Box £10, Extra Large Box £15.


Relish Bar & Grill

19 East Laith Gate, Doncaster, DN1 !JG

01302 342936

Rossington Hall

Updated November 2020

Sunday Lunch available for collection every Sunday during lockdown. Delivery also available locally.

Afternoon Tea Deliveries available £15.95 per person (delivery up to 10 miles from the hall)


Shimla Doncaster

Updated November 2020

Takeaway delivery and collection service 7 days a week 5pm-10pm

10% discount on any orders that you collect or delivery orders placed through their app.

10a Church Street, Doncaster, DN3 3AG

Sorrento’s Delicatessen and Coffee Shop

Old Cantley Village, Nutwell Lane, DN3 3QL

01302 371832

Sunnybank Gardens & The Yorkshire Ice Cream Farm

Now Open everyday for Ice Cream, Hot Dogs, Burgers, Fries, Sandwiches, Bar, Crazy Golf, Children’s Go Karts, Play Area.


Bawtry Road, Doncaster, DN7 6PH
01302 842 954

Tase Peru – The Wool Market Doncaster

I always go for this when visiting the Wool Market – discovered it at Delicious Doncaster and have had it a couple of times since.

It’s great that every member of the family can eat something different in the Wool Market if they want to!

Taste Peru – The Wool Market Doncaster, Doncater, DN1 1BN

01302 862 480

TGI Friday’s

“We enjoy TGI’s with the kids, decent menu choice at reasonable price and they stay entertained with colouring packs. It’s lovely and quiet on weekdays with the toddlers.” JA Doncaster Mumbler Chat Group, Facebook Feb 2019

TGI Fridays, Herten Triangle, Doncaster, DN4 7BD

0344 264 3649

The Blind Librarian

Get fresh cocktails smuggled direct to your doorstep.

01302 710685

The Boat Inn

The Boat Inn is a 17th Century pub on the grassy banks of the River Don, next to Sprotborough Lock. Perfect for a meal after a family boat trip along the river.

Nursery Lane
Lower Sprotborough
South Yorkshire
01302 858500

The Chase, Bawtry

Take aways available

Afternoon Tea, Breakfasts, Panini’s. Salads etc

“I sent an afternoon tea to my parents from The Chase at Bawtry, they charged £2 delivery to Cantley” Mumbler KC, FB Group April 2020 

Telephone orders 01302 714380

The Chuckling Cheese Company

Whilst the store in Frenchgate is closed, you can get items delivered via the website.

I received a gift recently for my birthday which was lovely, had a selection of unusual cheeses, crackers and the most amazing huge chocolate meringue. All packaged really nicely.

Visit website 

The Counting House

23 Nostell Place, Bessacarr, Doncaster, DN4 7JA

01302 639749

Crown Hotel Bawtry

Restaurant, bar, conference rooms and weddings, plus 76 bedrooms

High Street, Bawtry, Doncaster, DN10 6JW

01302 710341

The Foresters Arms

Updated November 2020

Midweek roast every Wednesday 3pm-7pm, Thursday Winter Warmer menu 4-7pm and Sunday lunch 12-6pm

Order on 07800 631354 or 07897 499102

Village Street, Adwick, Doncaster, DN6 7AA

The Gate Inn – Sizzling Pubs

Church Street, Swinton, Mexborough, S64 BDQ

01709 571 724

The Harewood

Waterdale, 01302 562195


The Hayfield Lodge

The Hayfield Lodge, bar and Restaurant

Doncster, DN9 3NP

07450 123571

“Food is real home cooked…staff very friendly very accomodating. Lovely little place”. JH FB Dec 2018

“Went yesterday for their well known carvery, was absolutely gorgeous”. Child-friendly” GW FB Dec 2018

The Local Bar Branton

Unit 2 Ava Court, Branton, Doncaster Road, Branton, Doncaster, DN3 3FP

01302 539651

The Old School Inn Epworth

The Old School Inn, Epworth is a Country Pub crammed with heritage and sense of identity. A stones throw away from the main village the Old Victorian School has been recently converted into a pub and kitchen, with large secure garden and stacks of style.


The Old School Inn
10 Battle Green
01427 875 835



The Old School Tea Rooms

The Old School (opposite Arksey Church), High Street, Arksey, Doncaster, DN5 0SF

01302 876129

The Olive Bar & Grill

Kids Eat Free between Tuesday to Friday 3.5pm & Saturday 12-6pm

The Olive, 1-3 Station Road, Doncaster, DN3 1HA

01302 891 403