Foodies rejoice! There are places you can take your little ones where they will enjoy the vibe and cuisine as much as you. Here are Little Eats’ Top 10 Picks for foodie kids in Sydney (aka those who prefer more than just nuggets and chips!)
Fine dining with a casual cafe vibe. Devon on Danks really raises the bar and its experimental menu will have you coming back for more. Little ones are made welcome here and its the perfect place to explore new flavours with them.
A trendy industrial style cafe with plenty of space for prams and ‘Willy’s Corner’ which has a blackboard and toys for children. The coffee and food are divine and the hot chips so good, you won’t be able to stop eating! Go for their signature ‘Narnies’ and Single Origin coffee.
Bitton Gourmet Cafe aims to provide a 5 star restaurant experience in a relaxed café environment. They achieve this with flying colours with the added benefit of being family friendly. The food is divine, the staff are friendly and this is all offered within a safe enclosed area for parents to relax whilst children play in the toy alcove.
Kid friendly dining with an amazing view of the city and harbour. No. 1 William restaurant at the Australian Museum is the perfect spot for lunch after exploring the dinosaurs and other exhibitions at the Australian Museum.
One of Sydney’s best traditional English High Teas and perfect for a date with that special little one in your life! The gorgeous Kids High Tea is designed for 5-12 year olds and comes with an array of treats and a hot drink.
American smokehouse meets a fusion of Latin American and Asian cuisines at Papi Chulo in Manly. Kids are now very welcome with the gourmet Nestling Menu in collaboration with Manly Sea Life and the local Little Penguin community.
Burnt Orange is one of those special places that you will always remember. It is set within a heritage sandstone building with spectacular views from a wraparound balcony and has sweeping lawns and beautiful food. They cater well for the whole family, from baby to grandma.
Clubhouse is located in industrial Rosebery within the Surf Life Saving Australia HQ, miles away from the closest beach or lifesaver! What you will find is a trendy yet casual eatery focussed on providing delicious international cuisine with an Australian twist. Little ones will love the free ‘Busy Nippers’ activity packs and inventive kids menu.
The old Incinerator Art Space in Willoughby has been transformed into a trendy cafe serving some of the best coffee on the North Shore. The vibe is relaxed and friendly with easy pram access, gourmet food and an adjacent playground for the little ones. Family dinners from 5pm every Thurs, Fri and Sat are a gourmet affair for little ones and parents alike. You can’t go past their kids sundae complete with self during sauce.
A relaxed hipster vibe and incredibly healthy and delicious food. Grab an outdoor table and enjoy the sunshine, Single Origin coffee and thoughtful kids menu. Not only is their menu well thought out, there are also plenty of gluten-free (GF) and dairy-free (DF) options.