Kid-friendly restaurants: where to eat when you have kids
If planning where to have your next family dinner is turning out to be a bit of a struggle, you've come to the right place. We've picked our top dining spots that both you and the kids will love. Whether you're after a place that has a kids' play area or you want kid-friendly menu options, we have you sorted.
Here are our top picks for your next family outing:
Our German favourite The Bavarian has a kids’ menu like no other. With crispy mac and cheese balls, chicken schnitzels, mini hot dogs, grilled cheese sandwiches, grilled chicken wraps and classic hamburgers, the kiddies are spoilt for choice. So while you’re indulging in German beers and tasting platters, you can rest easy that your kids will be happy chaps too. The Bavarian's free kids pack with colouring in and crayons will also keep them preoccupied. Plus, on Sundays kids eat free! See in-store for details.
Beach House Bar & Grill offers their customers a range of great value meals – from steaks & seafood to burgers & salad, plus a wide variety of daily and weekly specials. Treat the little ones every Sunday at Beach House Bar & Grill from 11am, where kids eat free! Find out more here.
Betty’s Burgers & Concrete Co is a 50's themed retro shack garnering loyal fans across the country, where kids can score a delicious burger for $7! These school holidays, Betty's is also offering a free beach ball with any kids burger. Find out more here.
Burger Urge's Little Monsters meal deal includes a mini beef or chicken burger, plus mini fries, a 250mL juice and an activity pack for only $8.90. Plus, the grown-ups can enjoy an extensive burger and sides menu that caters to all dietary requirements.
These school holidays bring the family down to Casa Cibo Italian where kids eat free! With the children's playground conveniently located right outside their front door, this family friendly environment is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Visiting on a Sunday? You're in luck, kids eats free! See in-store for details. Find out more here.
Criniti’s brings you the taste of Southern Italy with traditional pasta and authentic wood fired pizza to fresh seafood platters, steaks, burgers and indulgent Italian desserts. The potato chip pizza is sure to be a favourite with your little ones.
Burgers for literally anyone, Grill'd caters for all dietary requirements, even fussy little eaters. With special menu items for kids of all ages, you can't go wrong.
Guzman Y Gomez understand that parents want to feed their kids food that's fresh and made of real ingredients. Their menu, Little Gs, is made from real, whole ingredients like Grilled Sknless Free Range Chicken or Mama Flores home-style authentic mince, corn tortillas and shredded natural cheese. The food is also 100% free from artificial colours and flavours. The range includes Little G Burritos, Quesadillas, Kid's Nachos, Kids Fries and Carrot Disks.
Nando's is the home of PERI-PERI chicken, with their unique blend making their bastings and sauces so addictive and what makes Nando's so Nando's. With a special kids' menu priced at only $9.95, Nando's is sure to satisfy the whole family.
San Churro is Australia's most loved sweet treat cafe. Just like the traditional Chocolateria's of Spain, we are a destination for friends to come together and share a sweet moment. Enjoy traditional Spanish doughnuts, decadent desserts, premium chocolate shakes, traditional Spanish hot chocolate, and more.
Kids under 9 eat free on Mondays and Tuesdays, making The Sporting Globe the perfect choice for a family dinner. And if they have room for dessert, we can't reccomend the Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich enough.
A crowd pleaser for the whole family, Zeus Street Greek has done a great job of making their menu accessible to all ages. On their ‘mini gods’ menu, children can pick from chicken or lamb pitas with tzatziki and chips, or crumbed fish/chicken/calamari with chips and a juice. Hot tip: ask the friendly crew at the counter for some fun activities to keep the entire family entertained.