Nut allergy friendly restaurant directory

Welcome to the Nutmums.com restaurant directory!

Click HERE to enter the directory, where you will find recommendations (by other nut mums!) of restaurants, pubs and cafés for people with nut allergies.

By way of background…

Last summer, stood outside the Tower of London, with two hungry children, I discovered that the tub of cream cheese I had brought to make up bagels had exploded inside my bag. We needed to buy food on the go. Looking around, we spotted branches of EAT, Pret A Manger, Subway and more. Each with queues out of the door. Which was our best bet for finding a nut free sandwich for our son? We didn’t know.

It struck me that, rather than guess where to try first, what was needed was an online directory of safe places to eat out with a nut allergy. Nut mums and dads are venturing into eateries every day asking essentially the same question: “can you provide a safe meal for my nut allergic child?”. Let’s pool that knowledge.

Using the directory

So here’s the start of a nut allergy friendly restaurant directory. Ultimately, I’d like it to become a resource that means wherever you are in the UK, you can find a nut allergy friendly restaurant that a fellow nut allergy parent has road tested before you, which inspired confidence in the way it catered for nut allergies.

If you have any recommendations, whether for a national chain, or your local coffee shop, please submit a review by using this form.

Here are the reviews so far:

National chains

  • Bella Italia
  • Byron Hamburgers
  • Carluccio’s
  • Croma
  • Chiquito
  • Giraffe
  • Harvester
  • Jamie’s Italian
  • McDonalds
  • Pizza Express (Note: Pizza Express now serve “Noci” (bowls of almonds and cashews). Petition here.)
  • Pizza Hut
  • Prezzo
  • TGI Friday’s
  • Toby Carvery
  • Wagamama
  • Zizzi
  • Domino’s (takeaway)

England

London and South East England

East of England

North West

Cheshire

Cumbria

Lancashire

Manchester

South West

West Midlands

Yorkshire & The Humber

Barnsley

Huddersfield

Leeds

Wakefield

Scotland

Edinburgh

Glasgow

Scottish Highlands

Wales

Anglesey

North Wales

One comment

  1. We recently went to Butlins at Skegness. We only ate out twice, both times I asked for the allergen menu which they do not have, however the chefs in both the Italian and the pub came out of the busy kitchens to talk the menu through with me and offered alternatives to the desserts for my son. Very helpful and reassuring..most surprising.

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