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Family-friendly food in Tooting!

Family-friendly food in Tooting!


Rachel’s scoured Tooting to find some great places to eat with the kids. Anywhere we’ve missed? Let us know us your favourites by emailing!

Tooting is full of fantastic places to eat and sometimes it's hard to choose, especially if you want to eat out with the family. So here are some great places that will offer you more than chicken nuggets & chips, are great value and are kid friendly.

The Trafalgar Arms148 Tooting High Street (020 3437 0874)
If you're eating out with children on a Sunday and like the sound of a mini kids’ roast, then head to this Tooting favourite. Kids menu includes mini roasts, kids burger, fish & chips or sausage & mash.
Good for: Sunday roast with the family & grandparents.

Rose & Crown140 Tooting Bec Road (020 8767 1589)
The 'Kids Combo' is great value at £7.50. It includes a Margherita pizza, juice & melted nutella doughnut or ice cream tub.  On Monday nights their 2-for-1 pizza deal is a bargain – the cheapest one comes free after 5pm. 
Good for: Combining the kids dinner with the parents 'wine-o-clock'.

The markets
Good for: Variety & soaking up the atmosphere.


Tooting Market21-23 Tooting High Street
Head here if everyone wants to eat something different. Try ordering a variety of dishes from different places & eat them on the communal benches in the centre of the market. You'll be spoilt for choice!

  • Franco Manca (pizza). Kids menu available.
  • Koi Ramen (Japanese). Try the veggie, pork or chicken gyoza (3 or 6 pieces). 
  • Get Juiced (juice bar). This Tooting gem run by the friendly & knowledgeable Leon is situated right by the central benches & the perfect place to buy the kids a juice or smoothie, made to order!
  • Nuvola Bakery (cakes). Situated at the back of the market, this is the place to buy pudding – gorgeous cakes, tarts & biscuits.
  • Mina's (Portuguese). Fantastic crispy chicken and chips. They’re currently closed for refurbishment, but re-opening soon.

Broadway Market, 29 Tooting High Street
Another great indoor market for food, Highlights include:

  • Pedal Back Café. Great for breakfasts, brunches, cakes and, of course, bicycle maintenance!
  • L'Amuse-Bouche (crêpes and galettes). What kid doesn’t love a crêpe? Lots of sweet and savoury choices.
  • Hi-ki Robata Grill & Sushi Bar. Have your kids ever tried sushi or gyoza? If not, Hi-ki is a great place to start!
  • Rucama Café. A classic café offering fry-ups, sandwiches, milkshakes and lots more.

Tartine Artisanal9 Upper Tooting Road (020 8672 0070)
This is the place to take the kids for breakfast, which they serve until 4pm. Eggs all ways, toast, fresh croissants, croque monsieur and fresh juices/milk shakes.
Good for: Breakfast/Brunch

The Little Taperia143 Tooting High Street (Tel: 020 8682 3303) 
This Tooting favourite is really popular and always busy. If you have children who might like to try new flavours & dishes (perhaps they ate them while you were on holiday?) then this is perfect. Great variety & friendly staff.
Good for: Children trying new foods.


The Naked Loaf, Moyser Road, Furzedown (020 8835 8531) 
This tiny pizzeria is a firm favourite with Furzedown locals. Delicious pizzas & a lovely place to sit outside in the summer. Friendly staff & quick service.
Good for: Eat in & take away.

Dip & Flip115 Tooting High Street 
Great place for burgers but this time with gravy! Kids menu available which offers a main with fries, gravy & a drink for £5.95.
Good for: Carnivores!

Jaffna House90 Tooting High Street (020 8672 7786)
A well established Indian & Sri Lankan restaurant. Their Friday vegetarian Thali is great value at £6 – including rice & 6 curries with all the extras. Perfect for children to try a variety of curries & flavours without breaking the bank.
Good for: The Friday Special

The Manor196 Tooting High Street (020 8672 6351)
Kids’ menu includes burgers, fish & chips, sausage & mash and a roast on Sundays (and all served with ice cream for afters). Prices from £5.50 to £6.50. 

This article would not be possible without the support of Marsh & Parsons Tooting, an award-winning estate agent and one of our valued Community Partners. Find them at 29-31 Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7TS. Call John-Paul (sales) or Matthew (lettings) on 020 8115 8053.

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