These are the things Norwich Mumblers think can make a place to eat ‘Family Friendly’. Places don’t have to meet all the criteria but meeting at least 3 of them would be a good guideline for being recommended.
Accommodations made for bottle/baby food warming
Clean high chairs/boosters
Cold or only slightly warmed children’s plates
Nappy Changing area – regularly maintained
Being able to request when the children’s meals arrive
A children’s menu, with variety and healthy options
Activities for children (e.g.colouring/books/toys etc)
Helpful and attentive staff (helping you with pushchair/bags, bringing highchairs over)
A toddler toilet seat and step stool or small toilet
Free emergency nibbles for hungry children
Child-sized portions of adult menu/special requests.
Finger foods for baby led weaning (BLW)
Safe Play area indoor/outdoor
Going the extra mile happy to chat and engage with the children
Happy for children and pregnant women to use the toilet facilities even if they aren’t customers