Kid friendly restaurants can be hard to find. Are you looking for a place to go to eat in Sydney that’s fabulous for both you and the kids. It’s not always just about the food but about the atmosphere, how fast the food gets to the table and how much the staff like to have kids around. We think these are some of the best kid friendly restaurants in Sydney and sure to suit the whole family. Here are Sue’s 17 Bright Ideas for the Best Kid Friendly Restaurants in Sydney:
Belles Hot Chicken – Tramsheds and Barangaroo – Want to try out the hottest new locations in Sydney but are taking the kids? Belles Hot chicken is the place to go. Whilst fine dining is fabulous, when you are with the kids quick, tasty and simple can be the best. It is what is says it is – amazing hot chicken you and the kids will love, while checking out the latest new hot spots.
Outback Steakhouse: Locations including North Strathfield, Parklea, Campbeltown, Penrith and Wentworthville – This outback Aussie themed restaurant is great for kids. It opens early so you can dine at 5pm for dinner if your kids tire early. The extensive menu including a kids “Joey Menu” is always fresh and served quickly. Kids are given colouring paper and pencils to keep them amused while they wait. The music is fun and loud so a bit of noise from the kids will just blend right in. The licensed bar also offers cocktails such as flavoured martinins and Big Bloke beers for the adults. The North Strathfield restaurant is located next to a ten pin bowling alley for any pre or post dinner activities.
The Backyard, Concord – Located inside the Concord Briars Club this local gem has tables surrounding a disused bowling green so the kids can run around and play while you enjoy a drink and your meal. Food is pub style, with the Backyard Burger, Tomahawk Steak and Large Chicken Schnitzel being some of the popular choices.
Jamies Italian – CBD – Originally founded by Jamie Oliver who we all know is a big promotor of healthy eating for kids, so the kids menu is really something to behold. Salmon in a bag, chicken lollipopos and a propoer picnic box just to name a few. Parents wont miss out with a great neighbourhood vibe in the restaurant and some amazing Italian food.
Goloso: 60 Dalhousie St, Haberfield – Good fresh Italian at family friendly prices. Located in old Haberfield post office. Happy tummies for the whole family.
Munich Brauhaus: Cnr Playfair and Argyle St, The Rocks – This German restaurant in the heart of the city offers free face painting on Saturdays and Sundays between 12.30 – 2.30 and free balloons. The kids menu includes sausages and mash, fish and chips and schnitzel, as well as ice cream for dessert. For the adults you must try the crackling roast pork belly or the tasting plate of Bavarian specialities. And of course there’s the beers….
The Malaya – CBD – Want to kids to try some authentic Malaysian cuisine kids style? Check out the extensive kids menu at The Malaya – they are sure to find something unique they will love. Parents will LOVE the south east asian food at this trendy waterfront CBD restaurant.
The Flying Fox Café – Winnererremy Bay Park, 2 Mona Street, Mona Vale – This cafe boast a “Family Flavour”. Before going to this cafe download their printable colouring sheets from their website. The kids can take their colouring with then and receive a small treat. The “Cubs menu” was designed by mums and dads and offers the usual favourites as well as healthier options such as salads and sandwiches. It is located right next to a park and playground (with a flying fox), which makes this a great kids friendly choice.
Crinitis, Parramatta, Darling Harbour, Castle Hill, Woolomooloo, Manly – Potato Chip Pizza! Ok this is for a treat but sounds good doesn’t it! Plenty of locations to choose from and parents can enjoy the authentic wood fired pizzas. Not the cheapest option around but convienient and sure to be a hit.
The Fiddler: Cnr Commercial Rd and Windsor Rd, Rouse Hill – There is a playground and Play Station area on site. On Sundays it’s buy one adult meal and get one kids meal free. On weekends they also have jumping castles, face painting and pony rides. The kids will be in heaven.
Pho at Fairfield: Located in Fairfield RSL, Fairfield – They call themselves the hottest new Vietnamese restaurant in the West. Expand your kids tastebuds with tasty treats such as rice paper rolls, crispy pancakes and of course Pho (Vietnamese noodle soup).
Mango Jam at Northies: Opposite North Cronulla Beach on the Kingsway, Cronulla – Located directly opposite this beach, this restaurant can be incorporated into a full day of fun. Discounted kids meals are offered on Tues – Fri before 7.30pm and at lunch on weekends.
The Belrose Hotel: 5 Hews Parade, Belrose – This “family hotel” includes Australia’s largest indoor soft play playground, split into a toddler room and a kids room. Really a terrific kid friendly restaurant.
The Family Brassarie, Canada Bay Club:4 William St, Five Dock –If you are a member kids eat free on Tuesdays night and they have kids games. The menu is Italian inspired and includes pizzas, pastas, seafood, schnitzel and char grills from the BBQ. The Canada Bay Club is also great for kids parties offering a full kids disco!
Manly Pizza And Wine: 4/4-10 Sydney Rd, Manly – A fantastic find when I was last in Manly. Very family friendly – comfy Italian pizzeria style with red check table clothes, colouring pages and drinks for the kids were practically on the table before we even sat down, the pizzas were sensational, and its only seconds from Manly beach. Oh, and yes my glass of wine went down quite nicely too – they had quite an extensive range by the bottle and the glass.
The Newport: 2 Kalinya St Newport – We couldn’t have a list of child friendly places to eat without mentioning this one. Australia’s largest waterfront beer garden has been newly upgraded and has a kids games room and a great kids menu.
The Ranch Hotel: Cnr Epping & Herring Rds North Ryde – There is a jumping castle, craft tables, Super Heros and kids eat free on Sundays. There is a small playground, a great kids menu, colouring in and free use of their iPads! Make sure you book on a sunday for this great kid friendly restaurant.
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