The Best High Chairs for Your Baby

And where to buy them

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High chairs come in all different shapes and sizes, and choosing the perfect one for your baby can be tricky. We round up the best you can buy right now.

From pushchairs to travel systems, baby clothes to cots, sourcing and buying all the essential products you’ll need for when baby arrives can be quite overwhelming.

When it comes to choosing a high chair for your baby, you want a product that’s stylish, practical, versatile and – most importantly – safe. But sometimes too much choice can be a bad thing and it’s hard to know where to start.

Thankfully, we’ve done all the hard work for you and scoured the internet for the best highchairs on the market in 2019. Here’s our round-up of whats on offer and where you can buy them.

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Best high chair for easy cleaning:

Babybjorn high chair, £199.99


A simple, classic design with minimal crevasses and nooks for food to get stuck in. The smooth lines on this chair mean it’s easy to keep clean and hygienic with just a quick wipe. With no fabric material there’s no potential stains to stress about, either. This design comes in two new colour options; pastel pink and grey.

Buy it now from Amazon

Best adjustable high chair:

Beaba Up & Down high chair, £150

Beaba Up & Down HighchairFeaturing six adjustable height levels, it fits seamlessly into any room in the house. Whether at the family dining table or breakfast bar, by the sofa or spoon-feeding while multitasking in the kitchen, the smooth transitions make this chair a doddle to use.

Buy it now from Jojo Maman Bebe 

Best portable high chair:

Bumbo Multi Seat, £59.99

Bumbo-multi-seatThis unique chair is ideal for travel. Its lightweight, portable design means it can be easily moved around the house or packed for tips away. The Multi Seat can be securely strapped to most chairs and includes a stowaway tray. You’ll have a ready-made high chair accessible at all times.

Buy it now from Amazon

Best high chair for luxury:

iCandy MiChair, £260

iCandy MiChairThe MiChair is a versatile all-in-one option that can be used from birth as a comforting bouncer and grows with your child, becoming a rocker, highchair and eventually as a toddler chair.

Crafted from sustainable materials, it’s luxurious, supportive and with the add-on Comfort Pack, provides maximum cosiness.

Buy it now from John Lewis

Best high chair for contemporary style:

Nuna Zaaz, £200

Nuna Zaaz highchairOozing contemporary chic, the Zaaz is definitely a stand-out piece of baby kit that will become a talking point in your kitchen.

The combination of clean lines and simple design ensure that it’s not just great to look at, with lots of practical and adjustable features, and even a no-crevice design for easy cleaning.

Buy it now from Amazon

READ MORE: Best double travel systems for baby

Best high chairs for longevity:

Stokke Steps, from £178

Stokke Steps best high chairYou can make use of this chair way before the weaning stage with the Stokke Steps Bouncer, allowing you to bring your newborn to the table, then once you’re ready add the Stokke Steps Baby Set to create the full high chair.

Stoke Tripp Trapp, £174

Tripp Trapp highchairThis has become an iconic Stokke product over the past four decades, thanks to both its Scandi design and concept of inclusion by engaging baby with the family’s dining routine.

The chair can be used all the way up to adulthood. This, along with the personalisation of an etched name, makes it a great investment option.

Buy it now from Mamas & Papas

Best for support:

Oribel Cocoon Highchair, £155

Oribel Cocoon High ChairThis practical highchair provides a stable and secure seat for your child. It’s easy to use, and can be adapted to provide support and comfort throughout your baby’s development, with four settings that start with a recline, going all the way through to a straight-back chair position.

Buy it now from Amazon

Best high chair for travel:

Mountain Buggy Pod, £45

Mountain Buggy PodThis piece is easy to stash in your bag whether it’s to take on holiday or visit to your local restaurant. The lightweight and compact Pod is a clip-on highchair that securely attaches to most tables. The added benefit of bringing your own highchair is that you know it’s clean, squashing any hygiene concerns
you may have.

Buy it now from Mothercare

READ MORE: Best baby bouncers and baby rockers

Best wooden high chair:

Asunflower Wooden Chair, £140


Easy to wipe down and durable, when it comes to practicality, you can’t go wrong with a wooden highchair. However, opting for a wooden high chair can sometimes mean sacrificing on style. Fortunately, that’s where Asunflower’s Wooden High Chair 3 in 1 comes in. Sleek in design and made of sturdy, hygienic and environmentally-friendly beech wood, it’s the best of both worlds. Plus, the 3-in-1 highchair can be adjusted to different height positions to use as a common high chair, toddler’s eating seat of a grounded booster seat.

Buy it now from Amazon

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