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  • Family friendly restaurants and cafes

Fabulous food is a hall mark of any visit to Telford and Shropshire. With hundreds of amazing restaurants, tasty delis, comfy cafes and trendy eateries, we have something to tempt your taste buds and fulfil even the most fussy eater and lets face it our Kids can sometimes have tastes for the finer things in life.

So this February Half Term make time to enjoy the best family dining right here in Telford and Shropshire, whether you are stopping off for Tea and Cake after a mini adventure walk or looking for yummy lunch or delicious family dinner, we have it all.

Green Wood Café

Perfect for visitors to the Ironbridge Gorge

Love cake and eat it. The team at the Green Wood café love cake for breakfast, elevenses, after lunch, for lunch, afternoon tea... it's always time for cake at the Green Wood Café. Discover this magical cafe. This feel good trendy café is located in the heart of the world famous Ironbridge Gorge. So weather your walking or cycling its gorgeous routes and trails or visiting the great museums, pop in. With their own specially roasted craft coffee, teas and fabulous collection of cakes as well as tasty lunch and breakfast bites, you will be spoiled.

The Woodbridge Inn, Coalport
Perfect for visitors to the Ironbridge Gorge

With its stunning location on the banks of the River Severn, the Woodbridge is one of the hottest destinations for al fresco suppers and waterside dining in the Summer. However during the cooler months come inside and enjoy the atmosphere of the Woodbridge. With its open fires, little nooks to big banquet style tables and its open plan sun room its perfect. Hungry little ones will love the Pork Sausages with Mash and onion gravy while for mum and dad a firm favourite is the Breast of Chicken with Shropshire blue cheese stuffing, bubble and squeak croquette and red wine jus.

Creamery Cafe, Apley Farm
Perfect for visitors to Bridgnorth and Apley

Apley Farm is more than a fabulous farm shop, in fact with 12 amazing attractions within the village setting, Apley Farm is a treat for the eyes and for the taste buds. Treat yourself and the family to a fabulous Lunch or a truly indulgent Afternoon Tea at the Creamery Café and with great health menus and snacks for little ones your sure to find silence and joy as your little ones enjoy dining at Apley. And once your quite finished go out and discover the family fun attractions at Apley, from Piggs Playbarn, Scotties Animal Park, Paint and Create to Apleys Farm Shop and there is even a bit of retail therapy.

Novello Lounge, Southwater
Perfect for visitors to Telford

There are no words that do Novello Lounge justice, trendy interiors, fabulous food and dining that is good for soul. The atmosphere in Novello Lounge Telford is simply chilled out and relaxed, its colourful interiors and mood lighting and its super friendly staff ensure dining with delight. Families love Novello Lounge not just because of the chilled out atmosphere and family friendly tables and facilities but the food is delicious from sun up to sun down. Kids can enjoy Buttermilk Pancakes with berry and banana for breakfast and for lunch as well as the firm favourites let them taste a little of the Mediterranean with Tappas selection including meatballs in tomato sauce, patatas bravas, hummus and ciabatta. With meals from just £3.95 and adult dishes from £7.25. ,

TGI Fridays, Southwater
Perfect for visitors to Telford

This is the major league of American style dining. TGI Fridays Telford opened just 5 months ago in Telford and is already a firm favourite. Its iconic corner site commands a prime location in the heart of Telford’s newest retail and leisure area, Southwater. And as you would expect nothing but the best of American Dining for families at TGI’s. With Kids mini league meals from just £4.99 to hand crafted burgers and grills for adults the emphasis is great tasting food and the real American social.

The Ugly Duckling, Telford
Perfect for visitors to Telford

The perfect destination for a relaxing Family Sunday Lunch or weekend brunch. The Ugly Duckling is one of the most popular family dining destinations in Telford and Shropshire. Its vibrant duck egg blue exterior and fabulous combination of contemporary Georgian and trendy new orangery extension makes this the best of old and new. Renowned for their sizzling steaks they also have a great selection of light bites and kiddies favourites.

The Queens at Horton, Horton
Perfect for visitors to Telford

A celebration of great local produce to be had at the Queens at Horton. This is a fabulous choice for families looking for great food with the local touch. With food from the best of local growers and producers from Greenfields Farm Shop to Parkinson’s Butchers and Red Lion Farm Ice Cream, whether you’re enjoying a light lunch or a hearty family meal, The Queens is the perfect choice. Located just 5 miles from popular family attractions Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom and less than 15 minutes from Telford.

Loch Fyne, Shrewsbury
Perfect for visitors to Shrewsbury

We may be the largest inland county in the UK, but Telford and Shropshire’s passion for food means that we source the best of nature’s food. Loch Fyne is just one of a collection of great Fish Restaurants. Located in the centre of the historic and trendy town of Shrewsbury, it’s the perfect place for an early Family Supper after a great day out in Shrewsbury. With Kids Menus from just £9 for 2 Course and Adults from £15, if you love the taste of the sea then you will love Loch Fyne Shrewsbury.

The Gratitude Cafe, Wellington
Perfect for visitors to Telford

After a Walk up the Wrekin enjoy a rewarding breakfast bite or slice of cake and craft coffee in Wellington’s newest café. Gratitude Café is more than a café, it’s a hub, a social spot, a place to meet your friends and relax with family. Their passion for food is clear with a menu that is considered with firm favourites and unique new tastes to satisfy even the most fastidious diner. Try a bit of their famous Rocky Road, enjoy a breakfast bagel or try one of their proper Italian thin crust pizzas. With its calendar of events from Kids Storytellers to Sing a longs, its more than just a great family café.

Mytton and Mermaid, Atcham
Perfect for visitors to Telford and Shrewsbury

Planning a great day out at National Trust Attingham Park this February Half Term, then make sure you have your seat reserved for a great Family Lunch at Mytton and Mermaid, it’s the icing on the cake for your perfect day. Once a Coaching Inn, today it provides some of the best dinning in Shropshire. With its fabulously traditional big bar with open fire and trendy rugged tables to the fine dining in its main restaurant. Families love the Mytton Bar and kids love the great hearty food from Maynards Sausages and Mash to Minute Steak to Cherry Mess. Yummy.