Not only is there a stunning view from the back deck and a gated stress free play corner the menu has the whole family covered.
Oriental Tea House
Yum Cha is a Sunday lunch tradition for many families, and this trendy Yum Cha spot and tea house is popular with South of the Yarra families for weekend trolley service lunches and also early dinners.
Food is family, family is life, life is everything. I think chef/owner George Calombaris‚ his quote sums it up perfectly. Need we say more?
Merrick’s General Store
Spend the day on the Mornington Peninsula and pop past here for coffee, babycino and cake and a sneaky taste (or two) of some great Aussie vino.
Hickinbotham of Dromana
This winery caters for everyone including the kids, with a fab wholesome kids’ menu as well as an amazing menu and vino for the mammas and the pappas…and that’s not all there is for the little ones…there’s a cheeky horse, a cubby house and a little lane to take a stroll too.
The Epicurean is a modern culinary destination located in a heritage-listed premise oozing warmth, localness and gourmet traditions of Red Hill, just an hour from Melbourne.
Ciao Bella Pizzeria and Wine Bar
Super thin crust wood-fired pizza on the Peninsula in a relaxed, family friendly environment – with a strong focus on fresh, local and seasonal produce, much of it from their own kitchen garden.
Barwon Edge Boathouse
A very relaxed, laid-back, family-friendly spot with good food, plenty of space to run and play, and all the Little Eats kid-friendly ticks! A nice, chilled out option for family catch-ups and larger groups.
Yarra Valley Grand Hotel
The perfect spot to stop for a meal with kids when you’re out and about in the Yarra Valley – decent pub fare, relaxed atmosphere and an easy option for families.
SkyHigh Mount Dendenong
Where the mountain meets the sky you will find a place that has everything you need to have a wonderful day full of delicious and amazing treasures with the kids.
Clyde Park Vineyard
Dining amongst the wooden wine barrels, these guys make a beautiful drop but the sheer size of the shed, the relaxed atmosphere, the graveled terrace out the front and excellent wood fired pizzas make this the ultimate Sunday lunch experience for the whole family.
BeachHouse Barwon Heads
If it is a casual, family friendly Sunday lunch with the whole clan that you are after then BeachHouse Barwon Heads is your spot.
The Pancake Parlour Canberra
Well established chain that always delivers a relaxing family friendly experience.
A spacious west-side spot with a fun Italian vibe for coffee by day, weekend brunch with friends and familia, Friday night pizza and vino and even a venue for christenings.
Open early for tea, pizza for the kidlets, modern Italian dishes and vino for the parentals, highchairs, change table, space for prams
A bayside institution, popular with trendy local families. The atmosphere is relaxed, casual, friendly and fun, yet the decor and vibe still remains smart and chic.
A spacious, warm and inviting space that is great for group get togethers and family meals. The kids will love the outdoor play area complete with cubby and slide, and the parents will love the cheap pizza and a glass of vino.
A very family friendly option in the West, located on the banks of the Maribyrnong river. Only a stones throw from the bike track, oval and playground.
Great Northern Hotel
A chilled out local pub with good simple food on offer. And with a huge beer garden, highchairs, toys and a kids menu it is kid-friendly and dog-friendly too.
A trendy St Kilda eatery and a perfect spot for an early Italiano tea with your bambini, a quick pizza, or a great place to catch up with another family or group.
The perfect sunny afternoon hangout out for young care-free 20-somethings….. and families with young children!
The CBD is so light on when it comes to child friendly dining but blue train welcome families, has a quintessentially Melbourne vibe and has great food too!
Le Cirque Fine Foods
Housed in the bustling Star Crescent, Le Cirque Fine Foods is a gourmet cafe and fine food store like no other in the Docklands precinct. Best of all is the fantastic play area!
New York Bar & Grill – Caffe Primo
Relax and enjoy a meal at Caffé Primo while the kids have fun on our indoor playground.
The Scarborough Hotel
The Scarborough Hotel and stunning outdoor terrace will take your breathe away.
Cinque Cucina e Caffe’
A short stroll to Mona Vale beach – this is a great friendly café to go to if you’re going to have a beach day or on any day really!
If you are a child of the 80’s and love Japanese food, rock n roll and have little ones then you will love this place.
The Boathouse Palm Beach
The Boathouse is picture perfect and feels like its fallen out of a home interior magazine.
The Boathouse Shelly Beach
The Boathouse Shelly Beach offers a quintessential venue for any occasion with stunning ocean views and a chic atmosphere.
Kids are now very welcome with the gourmet Nestling Menu in collaboration with Manly Sea Life and the local Little Penguin community.
Ikea Rhodes Restaurant
Ikea Rhodes is not just a place to come for well-priced Swedish furniture, it’s also a destination for dining with children!
The Grounds Keeper
Parents can sit and enjoy their breakfast or lunch whilst watching little ones whizz around on scooters or play in the adjacent park.
Via Napoli Pizzeria
The restaurant is vibrant, noisy and welcoming. The Italian waiters are warm and beautiful with children, in particular they activley encourage them to enjoy the dining experience too.
A family friendly pizza restaurant nestled in Cammeray Stocklands which is a mecca for families with young children.
BahBQ Brazilian Grill
It really is a family affair here at BahBQ and little ones are always made to feel welcome.
Children are encouraged to be part of the meal in every way and will love watching the kitchen theatrics behind the glass wall!
Enjoy alfresco dining, magical city views and kids activities (complete with pony rides!) every Sunday afternoon.
Marciano’s is a huge Italian restaurant on the highway in Lindfield and is perfect for fun family dinners and large groups.
Salt Pepper Nutmeg
Salt Pepper Nutmeg is a friendly family run restaurant serving wholesome meals around large communal tables. Its not only the little ones who receive crayons and colouring paper!
Little ones love the autonomy of choosing their own plates and parents love that its a quick and easy meal for all the family.
Lees Fortuna Court
Lees Fortuna Court is an old-school style Chinese restaurant that has been welcoming families for nearly 40 years.
A trendy eatery in Crows Nest which focuses on serving the best seafood from each season. A good option if you are after a special meal with the family or an early dinner.
Gourmet Pizza Kitchen
A North Shore institution for over 20 years offering gourmet pizza, pasta and salads in a relaxed and family friendly environment. Little ones will love playing with their own pizza dough.
Sous le Soleil
Located adjacent to Roseville Park playground, Sous le Soleil is a great place to bring children for weekday lunch or weekend breakfast.
Terrazza Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria
Children can enjoy the kid’s menu with plenty of room to run on the centre lawn or courtyard.
The Deckhouse is the perfect location for a family breakfast or lunch. They cater brilliantly for children with activity packs, highchairs, a children’s menu and plenty of space to run outside.
Staff are always friendly, efficient and will go out of their way to accommodate families. The kids menu is extensive and reasonably priced.
Bathers’ Pavilion Cafe
Little ones are well looked after with colouring, highchairs and one of the best equipped children’s bathrooms around.
Located on on the family friendly Lane Cove Plaza, Lodge is an excellent option for family breakfast or lunch.
Wherever you sit, you can enjoy the magical view whilst you have a meal or drinks. Children are very welcome with their own menu, friendly staff and plenty of room for prams.
The Pineapple Hotel Restaurant
Everyone wins at The Pineapple Hotel particularly on a Wednesday and Friday nights as kids eat free.
Something for everyone with Breakfast, Brunch, Burgers, Italian, Pizza, Seafood and Steaks.
Mucho Mexicano – Southbank
Loud fun and colourful there is something to capture everyone’s attention.
5 BOROUGHS ASCOT
If your looking for a relaxed dining experience with an easy kid friendly menu that has something for everyone’s tastes. Look no further, 5 Boroughs has you covered.
Borruso’s Pizza and Pasta
Renowned for their family friendly vibe, Borruso’s in Northbridge is the perfect place to bring the family for some comfort food.
Club Five Dock RSL – Three Peppers Bistro
Little ones love the menu, the soft play room and the fun atmosphere. Adults love the extensive menu and the ability to relax for a few minutes with a wine or beer!
The Concordia Club is a traditional German club in the middle of Tempe serving old world favourites, with a great kid friendly menu.
Nield Park Pavillion
Situated adjacent to a playground and an oval, Nield Park Pavillion is the perfect place to enjoy breakfast or lunch with all the family.
Copo Cafe Diner
Surburban, bright, light clean cafe with a upstairs outdoor terrace and fun quirky ‘found’ objects to point out to little ones.
Children are made to feel at home with kid sized portions, colouring and highchairs. The friendly staff will go out of their way to make you feel welcome.
Cafe on Johnston
A favourite of local families. Children will love the toy corner and the courtyard out the back.
Families love to congregate at the outdoor tables where they is some grass and toys to keep little ones occupied.
Ikea Restaurant and Cafe
Cheap Swedish cuisine and amazing facilities for little ones. Take advantage of the huge bright space, highchairs, bibs, cutlery and a dedicated play area.
Sydney Park Kiosk
Sydney Park Kiosk is located just next to an amazing adventure playground and scooter park.
The Fish Shop
Children are made very welcome here with their own menu and even special blackboard tables for drawing.
The ground floor is huge and has a market feel to it with a dedicated kid’s play corner.
Located at the ferry terminals at Circular Quay, City Extra is open 24 hours and is a great place to sit and watch the ferries, enjoy the view or just the fun atmosphere. They offer a great menu for little ones and lots of colouring to keep little hands busy.
Ippudo Central Park
The vibrant atmosphere, big courtyard and noodles make it a great dining venue for little ones of all ages.
Opera Kitchen I Circular Quay
The ideal family dining venue pre or post performances at the Opera House.
Sir Stamford at Circular Quay I Kids High Tea
Sydney’s best traditional English High Teas and perfect for a date with that special little one in your life!