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.

Featured Listing

The Old School Inn Epworth

Excellent food and a great family atmosphere. Plenty of space for children to let of steam in the lovely garden outside. Very pretty in every season.

The Old School Inn
10 Battle Green
01427 875 835

Facebook @TheOldSchoolInn

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.

24-26 Wood Street

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

Bronte’s of Thorne

Cafe with play area for little ones.

6 Market Place, Thorne, Doncaster, DN8 5DW


Morani’s Gelato

Family run Ice Cream Parlour and Coffee Shop
4 Field Road
01405 948940
(Family and breast feeding friendly)

Pizza Express Doncaster

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

01302 533088


Sunnybank Gardens & The Yorkshire Ice Cream Farm

Lovely cafe with games inside to play eg wooden noughts and crosses. Very cosy and great food.

Bouncy Castle outside and play area.

Bawtry Road, Doncaster, DN7 6PH
01302 842 954

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 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 Pantry

The Pantry is all about deliciously local healthy food. Nice atmosphere for the whole family.
The Pantry
27 Grovewood Close
DN10 4EF
01427 892635

Woodfield Farm

Family Friendly with Children’s play area.

Bullrush Grove
South Yorkshire
01302 311164