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eating out with kids in Brisbane

Child Friendly Cafe's and Restaurants in Brisbane are hard to find, so we are gathering them in one easy area for you so you can find places to eat with kids in Brisbane without too much trouble. To qualify, they need to be... Read More


Evo Espresso at Yeronga – Child Friendly Cafe

A firm favourite with the local parents, this cafe offers great coffee and a huge outdoor fenced area to enjoy it in. What’s On The Menu? For the Parents Evo Espresso is well known for its incredible coffees and warm hot chocolates.  There are smoothies and frappes and a lot of other drink options too but its …

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Capalaba Sports Club – Child Friendly Cafe

Plenty of food options and a fully supervised, enclosed Kids Club room for children to use for FREE. What’s On The Menu? For the Parents The club offers lunch, dinner and snack menus that cover a range of light and main meals with most of the usual favourites to be found.  There are some great specials and member deals that …

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Sandstone Point Hotel – Child Friendly Cafe

Open only two years and already this place has marked itself as a firm favourite for families.  Beautiful dining spaces, views, a petting zoo and generous playground are only some of its many highlights. What’s On The Menu? For the Parents With a location that boasts views over the Pumicestone Passage and Moreton Bay, the menu at Sandstone Point Hotel is …

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Hedge Espresso at Salisbury – Child Friendly Cafe

The lovely outdoor courtyard is perfect for families who like to drink their coffee slowly whilst their kids play freely around them. What’s On The Menu? For the Parents Hedge Espresso offers a tempting breakfast menu and a cabinet full of cakes, sweets and savoury treats that can be enjoyed all day long. For the Kids Along with …

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Wynnum Manly Leagues Club – Child Friendly Cafe

The perfect spot to go if you are after a family friendly meal with a variety of food options and a fully stocked and supervised kid’s room as well. What’s On The Menu? For the Parents There are a couple of eating options available at the club with patrons able to choose between Gulls Restaurant for a …

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Birds And Bees Cafe At Everton Hills With Play Area

A generously spaced cafe with a green view, Birds and Bees also has a designated kid’s area, complete with a large chalkboard and toys. What’s On The Menu? For the Parents Open for breakfast and lunch, Birds and Bees Cafe has a menu that offers Latin American flavours within a range that is sure to cater …

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Health St Cafe Jindalee – Child Friendly Cafe

A great place to enjoy fantastic food and drinks on an open deck under the trees.  Kid’s portions and options are happily catered for and there is a kids corner set out inside for them to play. What’s On The Menu? For the Kids Although the Health St Cafe does not actually have a designated children’s menu, all …

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Places to eat with kids in Brisbane City

Next time you find yourself in the city with kids, don’t assume that the only family friendly restaurants on offer are the fast food chains. There’s a number of quality restaurants in the heart of Brisbane City that welcome children with dedicated kids’ menus and activities. The more formal the dining destination, the more we would …

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Kids’ Turkish Pizza Making Classes & Parties at Mecca Bah Brisbane

If you’re looking for something a little different to do with the kids on the weekend or during the school holidays, the Mecca Bah Brisbane is offering pizza making classes, with a twist. Parties for kids at Mecca Bah Brisbane While you sit back and enjoy a glass of wine, the kids can get creative …

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Make your own pizzas at New York Slice North Lakes

According to Statistic Brain, five billion pizzas are sold around the world each year, with 350 slices of pizza being consumed every second! That’s a lot of pizza! Opened in mid 2016, New York Slice North Lakes is adding to that number, serving Brisbane families delicious craft pizzas with their choice of toppings; all made …

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The Alley Cafe, Everton Park – Reviewed

Nestled within the school grounds of Northside Christian College is an oasis for parents, in the form of The Alley Cafe. This unassuming cafe offers a place for tired parents to get their much-needed caffeine hit, while children burn off some energy in the well-equipped and fenced playground. Getting to The Alley Cafe To reach the cafe, drive …

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Family Friendly Cafe Brisbane | Birds and Bees Cafe, Everton Hills

The Birds and Bees, Family Friendly Cafe in Everton Hills invites you to dine. Weekend brunch with the family is so much more relaxing when cooked by someone else at a family friendly cafe! Birds and Bees Cafe at Everton Hills on Brisbane’s north offers delicious breakfasts, snacks and lunches, seven days per week. Best …

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The Buderim Tavern review – Family friendly restaurant on the Sunshine Coast

If you’re holidaying on the Sunshine Coast and looking for somewhere child friendly to eat, take a drive to the Buderim Tavern. Beautiful views, delicious food and an indoor kids’ playground makes this the perfect place to go when you need a holiday from cooking. Graziers Steakhouse Restaurant at The Buderim Tavern – review With …

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Child Friendly Cafe in Paddington, Chocolate Orange On Latrobe

There’s not a lot of child-friendly eating establishments in inner-city Brisbane, which makes Chocolate Orange on Latrobe a welcome addition to our list of family friendly cafes. Even better, they offer a delicious menu, friendly service, and toys to keep the little ones happy so you can sit and sip your coffee, instead of gulping it …

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Ferny Grove Tavern – The Review

Right next to the Ferny Grove Train Station, is a family friendly tavern that is a popular dining spot for locals. An indoor playground and child friendly menu make this bistro well worth a visit. We all need a night off from cooking sometimes! Ferny Grove Tavern Bistro This small bistro is open every day …

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Places to Eat Sushi in Brisbane with Kids

It is usually pretty difficult to get kids to try new and unusual foods, but not when it comes to sushi! It seems like kids of all ages simply can’t get enough of this Japanese food favourite. If your child is a sushi lover or you are thinking of introducing them to this tasty cuisine …

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Ocean View Estate – Family Friendly Winery And Restaurant

Fancy a drive through the beautiful countryside, a gourmet picnic hamper overlooking a rural vineyard and a glass of wine in your hand as you watch your Brisbane Kids roll down a big grassy hill, over and over again? This heavenly place exists just 45km from Brisbane at Ocean View Estate Winery (near the township …

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Where to buy Gluten Free Treats in Brisbane

Places to go and what to know for gluten free living in Brisbane Part 3: A cheeky treat – Let’s face it: sometimes we all need a little pick-me-up. A chance to call time out from all the stress and the running around. A moment where we can truly indulge in something delicious and maybe …

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Places To Buy Gluten Free Food in Brisbane and Online

– Part 2: The well-stocked larder – These days, any supermarket worth its Maldon salt has a gluten free section. The selection is usually pretty good, but for anyone living on a gluten free diet, stocking up on the same old brands day in, day out can get a little repetitive. In Part 2 of …

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Places to go and what to know for gluten free living in Brisbane

– Part 1: Gluten Free Living in Brisbane – Restaurants and Cafes – Gluten free food options have come a long way in Brisbane. These days, most supermarkets, health food stores, restaurants and cafes make some effort to provide gluten free options at reasonable prices. And yet, sometimes it all gets a bit… same same. …

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The Best Icecream and Gelato Shops in Brisbane

Brisbane is extremely lucky to have an exuberance of ice creameries, the very tropical weather we experience daily calls for them to be abundant throughout our city. There is nothing quite like an ice cold creamy ice cream on a Summer’s day…actually who doesn’t indulge in ice cream goodness all year round!? We’ve put together …

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Brisbane Kids’ Chocolate Tour of Brisbane

Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy chocolate! You will be amazed at the number of child-friendly chocolate shops and cafes in our city and surrounds — so why not take your Brisbane Kid on a chocolate tour of Brisbane? Here are some of the top places you could choose from: Mayfield Chocolates, Spring Hill Mayfield …

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DELI2GO drive thru deli at the Rosalie Gourmet Market | The Review

So, we’ve all been there … You want a quick coffee but you have a carful of kids to contend with; you have nothing in for dinner but don’t want to feed your family unhealthy fast food; you need a few groceries but can’t face another checkout meltdown at the supermarket; you have people coming …

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Top 10 Child Friendly Cafes in Brisbane

Top 10 child friendly cafes in Brisbane If you think your days of having a coffee at a great cafe are over now that you have kids- think again. There are more and more places around Brisbane that are not only welcoming  you and your kids, but are making an effort to keep them entertained …

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Arana Leagues Club | THE REVIEW

There are restaurants that offer kids’ activity packs, restaurants with onsite playgrounds, and now one Brisbane restaurant has gone a step further by providing a supervised kids’ club. KICK Bar & Grill Restaurant and the Cosmo Kids Club can be found at the Arana Leagues Club on Brisbane’s north side. The combination of good food …

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The Best Brownies in Brisbane & Where to Find Them!

If you’re craving a rich, gooey, chocolatey treat, have we got the ultimate list for you! Our friend Be A Fun Mum set the challenge – where do her Facebook fans get the best brownies in Brisbane? These were their top picks – Paleo Chocolate Brownies at Paleo Café Wanting the health benefits of Paleo …

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Passiontree Velvet in Carindale | A Family High Tea Affair

Anyone who knows me knows that I have a not-so-secret love affair with the occasion that is the High Tea.  I can’t actually put my finger on what it is exactly that evokes this strong desire in me – maybe it’s the miniature delicacies mixed together with the welcoming aroma of a huge range of …

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The Pancake Manor in Brisbane City | THE REVIEW

Brisbane’s CBD is not known for child friendly dining, yet there is one restaurant in the heart of the city that has provided just that since the 70s, and is still going strong. Stumped? We’re talking about The Pancake Manor on Charlotte Street which is open 24 hours per day, seven days per week to …

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The Hamilton Hotel | THE REVIEW

Riddle: Where in Brisbane can you go on a date with your partner, and your kids, and still enjoy uninterrupted conversation over a meal and a glass of wine? Answer: The Hamilton Hotel! When it comes to keeping the little ones happy so you can relax, this centrally located hotel (between Brisbane CBD and Brisbane …

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Café Lagarto in Samford | THE REVIEW

Take a short country drive north-west of Brisbane to Samford, and you’ll discover a vibrant village with inviting parks, cafés, shops and a small museum to keep your Brisbane Kids entertained. Child-friendly café in Samford One of Samford’s best kept secrets can be found just outside the village on Mount Glorious Road, in the Samford …

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Samford Valley Hotel – THE REVIEW

Here’s the dilemma – you desperately want a night off cooking but the idea of eating out in public with your Brisbane Kids fills you with dread. You can just picture it – your little darlings are eating with their fingers while shouting at each other with a mouth full of food and wiping their …

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Breastfeeding welcome in Brisbane

Are you out and about in Brisbane with a breastfeeding baby? You probably already know that it’s your right – protected by state and federal law – to breastfeed anywhere, anytime. What you may not know is that a number of Brisbane businesses are now endorsed by the Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) as “Breastfeeding Welcome …

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Kids Eat Free Brisbane

The cost of eating out with a family continues to increase but many local restaurants and takeaways will lure you in with great food AND kids eat free nights. The best part is knowing that when your Brisbane Kids don’t eat their entire meal- it hasn’t really cost you anything. Check with the location before attending …

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The Top 10 Dessert Places in Brisbane

We asked you for your thoughts on the best places in Brisbane for you to get icecream and desserts for you and your Brisbane Kids and this is what you told us (in no particular order)- if you know of one that isn’t on this list or anything that has changed then please let us …

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