Festival fun requires regular pit-stops to re-fuel and Belfast offers everything from fine dining, brasseries and bistros to gastro pubs, cafes, coffee shops and some of the best fish & chips around.

1. Established Coffee, Hill Street

For the duration of Belfast Children's Festival, Established Coffee are offering a limited time special-

French Toast Cinammon Stick & Kids Hot Chocolate.

Call in and grab one to grab as you and your young ones enjoy all that the festival has to offer!

Established Coffee opening hours

Open from 8am-4pm


2. SQ Bar & Grill, part of the Ramada by Wyndham (Talbot Street)

Children Eat FREE offer - one free children's meal per adult main course purchased during Belfast Children's Festival 4-13 March. Mention offer when placing your order. Booking is advisable.  

SQ Bar & Grill opening hours

Open from 6.30am

Lunch served daily from 2pm - 9pm


2. The MAC Café Bar, situated in St. Anne's Square

Children's Menu during Belfast Children's Festival 8-13 March. 

Children's menu served 9am-3pm

Take a look at the menu here!


The MAC Cafe Bar Opening Hours

Café bar is open daily from 8.30am until late. The bar is open later on show nights.

While you are at The MAC, which is the official festival hub this year, check out the family room, which is a big hit with little kids (and big kids too). Situated on the ground floor, it’s open from 10am seven days a week and is completely free. A fun, vibrant space filled with carefully selected books and creative activities for little ones.

Other family friendly facilities at The MAC include:

  • Baby-changing facilities on the ground floor, complete with nappies and supplies
  • Lockers in basement for bags and buggies
  • Breastfeeding mothers always welcome


3. River Rooms, situated on Donegall Quay

Free kids' mocktail!

Come meet Alice, The Mad Hatter & The Crew @ The River Rooms Belfast Sat.12th March from 12pm for the Mad Hatters' Tipsy Tea Party! 


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