Large, airy cafe and bar within Square Chapel. There are lots of crayons and colouring sheets (which kept my kids busy and happy the whole time) and a children’s menu, as well as iced water on hand. There is a children’s menu, a few highchairs around and lift access to the toilets on the floor…
Pop-up play cafe in Haworth Village Hall. Lovely play area for children, nice cafe and classes running regularly. Haworth Village Hall, Butt Lane. BD22 8QJ. 01535 323100.
Ice Cream Factory and café in Hipperholme with an outdoors children’s play area to help them burn off all that sugar! Start with something savoury, then finish off with your favourite flavour, topped with delicious sprinkles or sauce. Kendall’s Café, Denholme Gate Road, Hipperholme. Phone 01422 202246.
Nice, spacious café in the Mereside Centre at Shibden Park, with outdoor seating too. Lots of highchairs and good food options for the kids, then they can burn off their energy in Shibden Park afterwards. Also sells duck food. Coffee Culture, Mereside Centre, Shibden Park. Contact 01422 382959.
Lovely pub close to Ogden Water with a nice outdoor area and play area. The Moorlands Inn, Keighley Road, Halifax. Contact 01422 248943.
Traditional pub food with kids’ adventure play outside, extensive gardens and a scenic patio. Both family-friendly and dog-friendly! Sportsman Inn, Bradford Old Road, Ploughcroft. Contact 01422 367000.
Adults and children’s menus set in a large play entre to keep the kids occupied. Parents can even enjoy a glass of Prosecco while they play! The Mill Play Café, Shaw Lodge Mills, Halifax. Phone 01422 363523.
Family-friendly tea rooms with a toy area, courtyard tea garden and lots of food options for children, including milkshakes and lovely cakes. Highchairs available. Lightcliffe Tea Rooms, Wakefield Road, Hipperholme. Phone 01422 209148.
Family-friendly Mongolian restaurant that encourages children to try a range of meats, seafood and vegetables. Temujin, Canal Basin, Sowerby Bridge. Phone 01422 835 500.
Family-friendly Italian restaurant with a children’s menu. Every Sunday between noon and 6pm it’s Prego Play, helping to entertain children between courses and after their meal. Prego Play is a collection of toys and DVDs with play assistants to face paint and provide crafts and activities. Menus include early bird, a la carte, table d’hote…
Child-friendly and family-orientated country pub, with a ‘little adults’ menu for the children. Large beer garden and decking area with a fenced-in play area and 30 metre zip wire, stepping blocks, large play gym and cargo net. Picnic bench-style afternoon tea available, including mini fish and chips, cheesecake and fruit scone. Children’s parties include a…
Family friendly pub with a kid’s menu , small play area and outdoor playground. The Watermill, Salterhebble Hill, Halifax. Phone 01422 347 700.
Italian restaurant in the historic quarter in Halifax. Welcomes families. Julio’s Italian Restaurant, Princess Street, Halifax. Phone 01422 349449.