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By Ed Bedington

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The Morning Advertiser's Lock In podcast episode 68

Related tags Children Family Food Playground Licensing

Children and pubs, a classic combination, or not! The Lock In team take a look at the joys of targeting the family market and how pubs can make it work.

Pubs are meant to be inclusive, but do you really want an army of toddlers marauding across your lounge? The Lock In team speak to a range of experts and operators to find out whether catering for the kids is worth the worry.

Not all pubs are game, and we speak to David Worcester of the Lower Red Lion in St Albans who's made a stand to remain firmly adults only. We also hear from operators Rob Barr of the Onslow Arms and Jesse Dunford Wood from Parlour on how to make kids food work. We also speak to Mumsnet's Rhiannon Evans and the Perry Hill Pub's Phil Sutton on what parents really want from a pub. And we spoke to licensing guru Suraj Desor of Poppleston Allen and play equipment supplier Luke Jay of Home Front, about licensing and health and safety matters around playgrounds.

Oh, and Heath shares his love for catering for kids...

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