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Top five high chairs for 2020

By Hannah Fox

A great high chair will be safe and stable for your child, and easy to clean after messy mealtimes. Here are our five best for all parents and babies.

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Find the best high chair for your needs and budget from the top five models below. 

They've all been through our rigorous tests and emerged as Best Buys, so you can be confident they can withstand many a messy mealtime.

Our top picks include high chairs to suit every need: from the best travel high chair to the best convertible model, which you can turn into a toddler chair when your little one grows out of it. 

As some high chairs can cost hundreds of pounds, we've also included our cheapest Best Buy to show you don't have to spend much to get a brilliant design. 

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Top 5 high chairs


This high chair is a lightweight, folding chair designed for babies and young children up to the age of three. It’s well padded and easy to clean and to store in narrow spaces.


This travel high chair is a simple folding seat that attaches to a range of different chairs. In a series of tests, we compared its safety and ease of use with that of other travel high chairs.


The manufacturer claims this high chair 'balances baby's comfort and grown-ups' design sensibility'. It's available in a selection of colours and can be used from six months until the age of three.


Opt for this high chair and you'll have plenty of options for how you can position your baby. It’s stylish, sturdy and comfortable too.


This budget high chair has a range of useful features, such as a footrest, adjustable height and a storage basket. We subjected it to tough durability tests to see whether it could break during use. Find out whether it’s a real bargain in the full review.

One high chair to avoid


This high chair is suitable from six months, and the seat, footrest and safety brace can be adjusted as your child grows. It's designed with extra-long feet to prevent it from tipping.

(Table last updated in February 2018)

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Unbiased high chair reviews from Which?

Which? is the only reviews website that tests high chairs according to tough durability and safety requirements based on British Standards.

We have a range of Best Buy high chairs for different budgets. They've all passed our independent, rigorous safety checks and been scrutinised by our lab experts, and they all impressed our parent testers.

Our specially designed high chair tests will help you sort a sturdy, safe and easy-to-use high chair from one that is rickety, fiddly and possibly unsafe for your child. 

We look at all the key features of a high chair, including harnesses, trays and footrests, and check how easy each one is to assemble, adjust, fold and store. We also subject high chairs to tough stability and impact tests so you can find out whether the product you're considering will stand up to countless mealtimes.

Find out more about how we test high chairs.

You can trust our reviews because we subject every high chair to the same range of technical tests in our labs. We also check how easy they are to set up and use straight from the box, and what they're like to use day to day. 

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