Family Fun @ Barons Quay

Barons Quay is the perfect place for families to enjoy a day out, with great shops, restaurants, cafes and a six-screen cinema! Plus four-hours free parking and our lovely pedestrianised mall makes a safe and convenient environment for kids of all ages.

We also run a number of free events as part of our BQKids Club – sign up to be the first to hear about them and for exclusive offers!


Mini Shoppers

All of our fashion retailers have a kids section for your mini – fashionistas! From the latest sports gear to the best basics – it’s all here.

Stay on trend with H&M and River Island’s ‘mini-me’ outfits and designer collaborations or pick up a cool pair of trainers and sportswear from Sports Direct. 

For essential items and school uniforms, don’t forget George at ASDA!  They also have a huge selection of toys in-store too. 

But when it comes to toys there is nowhere better than the UK’s largest toy retailer, aka toy heaven, The Entertainer! You’ll find the most popular toys with a huge product offering from fidget spinners, to outdoor slides and swings, plus the latest brands including PlayMobil, Lego, Hasbro, LOL and Squishmallows!  

For older kids there’s GAME, tucked away upstairs in Sports Direct, you will find the latest games, consoles and accessories.

Every child’s birthday is a big birthday and Card Factory is always stocked up with party essentials including decorations, party bag fillers, toys, gift wrap and not forgetting a large range of balloons that can be inflated in store.


Mini Treats 

All our restaurants and cafes are family friendly with a range of options for all occasions.

For breakfast it’s got to be BEAR for a stack of delicious pancakes with a choice of toppings and don’t forget the babycino. For grown ups there’s more breakfast and brunch options and amazing river views to enjoy.

For something different head to our newest, South African style restaurant, Culinary Concept! Kids can decorate a doughnut or enjoy a dish from their unique children’s menu. They’ll love the doughnut french toast or for the more adventurous there’s the South African delicacy of borewore roll and chips!

What about pizza or pasta? Wildwood has a great deal, kids deal where they offer 2 courses and a drink for just £6.75. Even better if you’re part of BQKids you can get a kid’s meal for just £1 – yes £1!

If you just want a quick stop off whilst out shopping, then the ASDA cafe is perfect for a budget friendly meal on the go. Plus, kids under 16 eat for FREE – Monday to Friday after 3pm when you spend £4 in the ASDA café. You can also get free Ella’s baby food pouches for children under 18 months old with any purchase in the café too.

For light bites and snacks check out the atmospheric cafe; The Coffee House, with its giant light-up tree and stylish interior. You can enjoy the delicious three-blend coffee and the kids can choose from a huge selection of their homemade cakes and yummy milkshakes. 


Mini Experiences

Don’t miss our BQKids FREE events that take place each month for preschoolers. There’s a different theme each time with different activities to get involved in – plus every child receives a  party bag and balloon to take home.  Sign-up to find out more here.

A pool in a shopping centre??? That’s right! The award winning Puddle Ducks swim school has a bespoke pool here at Barons Quay offering lessons for children from birth to 10 years.  Find out more here:

Geek out at the gamers paradise – Geek Retreat. They have lots of games to play in-store whilst having a milkshake and a hot dog. It doesn’t stop there, they have shelves of merchandise that you can purchase to take home with you after your visit.

Does your little boy need a haircut? Boys aged 0-15 years can get a haircut at CRATE, an award winning barbers, for just £15. Or if your little girl fancies a trip to the salon they can get their hair or nails done over at Beautifix. 

Catch the latest film releases at the Odeon cinema! The kids can choose a treat from the huge wall of pick n mix or create their own snack box for just £4.95, to take in and enjoy snacking on whilst watching the film. See film times here:


Have fun exploring Barons Quay! Tag us in your pictures on socials and use the hashtags #BQKids