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Filling the family can be more demanding than your day job, so we thought we would make things a little easier for you. Not least of your worries is making sure meals happen when hunger strikes and that growing spurts get fuelled with something that’s good, not just convenient.

So when you’re out and about with tykes in tow keep this list handy, it’s full of no-brainers for when you’re going out of your mind!

Vote for your favourite child-friendly venue in this years 2019 BRAVO awards.

You can’t beat a bit of outside play (often free too!) so why not choose one of the many countries walks just outside Brighton that heads in the direction of a country pub. Here are our recommendations. For a rainy day, Hove Museum offer half-term craft workshops for 2-5-year-olds, perfectly paired with award-winning tea, cake and a babyccino afterwards! Here are last years BRAVO winners.

Get them out and running around as soon as possible, the play area at Queens Park can provide hours of self-propelled entertainment and a spot of brunch is handily close. Kids will love the pancake stacks at Starfish and Coffee, either with maple syrup and bacon or fruit compote. And on your way back to the park, pick up a coffee to go, if you bring your own carry cup you get £1 off. Winner of BRAVO 2019 ‘Cafe Culture’

No matter what age, Brighton is a city of fun and games. We asked you to vote for your favourite child-friendly venue serving good food, entertainment and love for families by the bucket load. Here is a list of the top 20 for you to work your way through.

With a full day of high octane fun ahead of you, those little bodies are going to need some serious fuelling up. Early starts Tuesday – Friday are best begun with Joe’s Cafe, kids breakfasts are all under £5 with full breakfasts, signature hashes and veggie options for little green sprouts. Top 20 for BRAVO 2019 ‘Best Brunch’

Moksha is family run and very family friendly, it’s a little home away from home where everyone gets looked after. Serving from breakfast to lunch they do a great selection of homemade cakes and their own blend coffee to keep you going. Moksha won first place in the 2019 BRAVO for ‘Best Brunch’ and top 10 for ‘Family Friendly’

Nuposto won the Family Friendly for the 2019 BRAVO Awards. With real Neopolitan pizza and handmade fresh pasta, Nuposto is the authentic taste of Italy. Situated between the Odeon and Churchill Square car park on West Street, it’s the perfect spot to fuel up the whole family. Children under 10 get a main meal for free when an adult buys a main, and everyone knows kids love pizza!

Who knows, in a few years you might be waving them off for a summer adventure with a gallon of Deet and a copy of Timeout India, so help pave the way with a trip to one of Brighton’s favourite Indian restaurants.  For just £9.95, your little ones can enjoy an Indian feast at Indian Summer, conveniently just a few steps from the seafront! The novelty of a great Thali never wears off, and Planet India offers a Tiny Thali for just over £7. The menu at The Chilli Pickle was inspired by travels through the continent and the kid’s menu is a great introduction to authentic Indian flavours.

Getting a bit of brain food in is always a good idea during the holidays, stop things atrophying. At The Salt Room you know it’s going to be quality and sustainable, so there’ll still be fish in the sea when they’re older. Best of all kids under 7 eat for free before 7pm, otherwise it’s £7 for 2 courses. All the 7’s makes it easy to remember, in case you’re struggling in that department…