Best Baby Friendly Cafes in Birmingham
5 min read
When you’ve got a little one in tow, it can be difficult to find a place to eat that suits your needs as a parent. With changing facilities, pushchair accessibility and baby-friendly menu options to think about, there are many things to consider when visiting a cafe or restaurant with your baby or toddler.
Babease is all about making life a little easier for parents and ensuring the eating experience can be more fun for babies, so we’ve compiled some of the best places you can go with your child to enjoy a drink or meal in Birmingham.
Boston Tea Party, Corporation Street
Boston Tea Party is a fantastic chain of cafes, which were voted Britain’s Most Ethical Coffee Shop in 2019. Perfect for eco-conscious families, Boston Tea Party serves fantastic breakfast and brunch options using free-range meat & eggs, as well as sustainable ingredient choices.
The Birmingham branch on Corporation Street is great for little ones, with baby facilities in the cafe, enough room for pushchair access and colouring sheets and crayons available to keep the kids entertained while you enjoy a coffee.
For older children, there is a children’s menu featuring mini breakfasts, toasties, milkshakes and fruit and veg-filled smoothies.
Loco Lounge in Kings Heath comes highly recommended as a spot for babies and children by parents living in the Birmingham area.
Part of the Lounges chain, the Loco Lounge offers a delicious range of dishes for adults to enjoy, as well as the Little Loungers menu for kids.
With good changing facilities, high chairs, colouring and a selection of games and books for children, this is a perfect spot for little ones to enjoy with their parents.
Visit Loco Lounge on High Street in Kings Heath, Birmingham.
The Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham
The Kitchen Garden Cafe is a cafe, garden shop and venue space that is a fantastic spot for parents with little ones to visit for some delicious homemade food.
Using seasonal, local and fairly-traded produce where possible, the cafe offers wholesome bites and delicious drinks, with options available for little ones.
While you enjoy a coffee on the comfy sofas, the kids can explore the play area with soft mats and plenty of toys next to the sofas, so you can keep an eye!
With plenty of room to navigate pushchairs, an undercover outside space to store prams, baby changing facilities and available highchairs, The Kitchen Garden Cafe is an ideal place for you and baby to relax and enjoy a scrumptious treat!
If you’re after a calming and quiet spot to enjoy with your little one, then the BOM Cafe at BOM (Birmingham Open Media) is a fantastic choice.
Designed to be an inclusive space, the cafe is autism-friendly, with a quiet coffee machine, non-scrape chairs, cork coasters to prevent cups and plates clattering and soothing dimmed fairy lights for a calm experience. Perfect for getting a cuppa during nap time!
The cafe is home to a kids’ corner, with craft activities and a range of inspiring art and science books for little ones to read and enjoy.
Feeling hungry? Grab a slice of cake or warm up with a toastie! There is a selection of vegan and gluten-free options available too.
Sense Cafe Touchbase Pears
An accessible, family-friendly cafe, the Sense Cafe is located inside Sense TouchBase Pears, next to Selly Oak Library.
Sense TouchBase Pears is a community space open to all, with particular support for disabled people. It is an accessible environment with events and activities on offer, as well as providing help with learning and employment opportunities for disabled people.
The Sense Cafe is family-friendly, and its accessibility for wheelchair users means it’s also easy to manoeuvre pushchairs and prams. There are highchairs and changing facilities in the cafe, making this a convenient stop for parents.
The cafe has a range of hot and cold drinks on offer, as well as a selection of snacks. With a selection of toys and books for little ones, the kids will have plenty to do.
If your child has complex needs, then there are often activities on offer suited to children with special educational needs and disability at Sense TouchBase Pears.
Visit the Sense Cafe at Sense TouchBase Pears on Bristol Road in Selly Oak.
Old Rectory Farm Tea Room
If you’re looking for a lovely spot to visit outside of the city, then the Old Rectory Farm Tea Room at the Sheldon Country Park is one of the best for families.
The Sheldon Country Park is home to Jersey cattle, ponies, ducks, pigs, goats and chickens, which little ones will always love to see. With free entry, a playground and a tea room, it’s the perfect place for parents to go with children.
The tearoom is well-priced and offers a great place to refresh when exploring the great outdoors outside the city centre.
Visit the Old Rectory Farm Tea Room at Sheldon Country Park in Birmingham.