I went along with being made to feel like I was really lucky for being granted entry when really I just wanted to tell her to shove it up her bum.
Raising tiny Londoners wouldn’t be half as hilarious without all the family-friendly hangouts, independent kids’ shops and tailored-to-tots activities that we’ve all missed like crazy over these last few miserable months.
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Reached the end of our first family-friendly London list? Here’s another bunch of ideas for those days when boredom levels are high and inspiration is low.
This coastal gem boasts real-life giants, an immersive jaunt through the history of young Dutch literature and probably the best play cafe we’ve ever been to.
One of those really rare places that knows how to satisfy both kids’ and adults’ needs and make parenting feel like – well, a picnic.
Lovely if you fancy taking your little one somewhere a bit nicer than all the usual slightly skeggy kids’ haunts.
90 minutes can be a long time when your little one is posing as the owner of Sailor’s Diner but refusing business to everyone who dares to attempt entry.
The ball pit was almost constantly occupied by a small clique of under-ones, all wobbling around like Weebles on an 18-30s holiday.
We ended up staying for 2-3 hours and Babu even asked for extra time at the end – her golden seal of approval.