Are you looking to find the best kid friendly places to eat in Darwin?
Luckily for you, we’ve done all the hard work and compiled a list of our favourite family friendly, kid friendly restaurants, pubs and cafes just for you. Whether you want to eat a pizza, suck back a steak, check out sushi or find a seafood restaurant, we’ve got your list right here! We also have included the details of any kids eat free details we know about!
Without any further ado, here are the best kid friendly places to eat in Darwin.
Where to eat in Darwin with kids
The best list of places to eat in Darwin, including all you can eat locations. If you are looking for good places to eat in Darwin, this is the list for you!
Here are the best kid friendly Darwin eateries in Palmerston.
Who doesn’t know the classic Hog’s Breath Cafe? As a bonus, kids eat absolutely FREE on Monday and Tuesday nights for kids 12 or under. See the Hog’s Breath website for full T&C’s here.
Address: Quest Palmerston, 18 The Blvd, Palmerston City
Ph: 8931 0885
Situated opposite the entrance to the Palmerston shopping centre, the recently re-developed and re-furbished Palmerston Tavern now offers locals and tourists alike with a modern hotel, friendly atmosphere and well trained staff. Families and friends alike can visit and enjoy a delicious meal, cold drinks (or warm) and fast friendly service. This is one of the best places to eat in Darwin with kids.
Address: 1110 Chung Wah Terrace, Palmerston City
Ph: 8932 1568
Unfortunately, we were only able to find one kid friendly restaurant in Bakewell. If you know of any more, please don’t hesitate to let us know in the comment section below.
Oka Malaysian & Chinese Cuisine
Oka Malaysian & Chinese Cuisine is a wonderful place to eat in Darwin with your kids. The food is wonderful, I recommend the Sambal, it’s a great meal.
Address: Woolwoorths Bakewell, t1/1 Mannikan Ct, Bakewell
Ph: 8932 8080
Here we discover the best kid friendly restaurants in The Gardens of Darwin.
They bring the freshest! Situated in the Darwin Botanic Gardens in the heritage listed Wesleyan Church, Eva’s Cafe offers some of the best coffee in Darwin made by their expert baristas, a full breakfast and lunch menu to indulge in and a location like no other.
Address: Gardens Rd, The Gardens
Ph: 0434 544 210
Best Places to Eat in Darwin City Centre
Here we discover the best kid friendly restaurants in the city centre of Darwin, here are the best places to eat in Darwin with kids.
Stokes Hill Wharf
The historic Stokes Hill Wharf offers a relaxed friendly atmosphere with a choice of two seaside alfresco eateries or casual restaurant dining, specialising in fresh local seafood and steak.
Address: 45 Stokes Hill Rd, Darwin City
Ph: 8999 5155
Seafood on Cullen
Our absolute favourite all you can eat Darwin seafood buffet! This all you can eat seafood buffet restaurant in Darwin has modern decor, large windows and a casual vibe. It’s well priced and suitable for children with gorgeous views.
Address: 51 Marina Blvd, Larrakeyah
Ph: 8981 4666
Eat-A-Pizza Cullen Bay
At Eat A Pizza they serve generous pizzas, plus pasta, steaks and desserts, in a sizable venue. It’s a relaxed outdoor restaurant, in the dry season they have live music on the weekends. They are fully licensed but also have BYO (wine only) at $4 pp. They also do takeaway throughout the dry season. Their chef creates his very own specials for you to enjoy.
Eat a Pizza is a family operated business for the last 24 years.
Address: 1/57 Marina Blvd, Larrakeyah
Ph: 0941 0963
Darwin Ski Club
The kitchen at the Darwin Ski Club is open from midday till late for lunch, dinner and mouthwatering snacks. The menu is constantly changing, depending on the season. The Chef also creates his very own specials.
Address: 20 Conacher St, Fannie Bay
Ph: 0981 6630
If you fancy eating out in Darwin and you’re looking for a family friendly place for dinner, or lunch, Outback Jack’s goes the extra mile. There’s a kid’s menu and kids eat free on Tuesday and Wednesdays at Outback Jack’s. And to give you a bit of a break, there’s a playroom to keep them occupied while you sit and have a bit of a break.
Address: 1/28 Mitchell St, Darwin City
Ph: 0941 5554
Go Sushi – Grand Central
Sushi, you can tell it is all ready going to be a massive hit with kids! With the largest convener in the top end (perhaps the whole of Australia) takes a 53 meter long journey through the restaurant with over 60 varieties of sushi for your choice. There is also a hot menu, with spicy meals, they even serve Bento boxes, if sushi isn’t enough, the Bento boxes sure will be.
Address: 4/28 Mitchell St, Darwin City
Ph: 0941 1008
Salvatores is a child friendly cafe in Darwin where you can enjoy a great coffee and the kids can enjoy the children’s menu. You’ll find high chairs and child friendly staff to make the outing complete.
Address: 21 Knuckey St, Darwin City
Ph: 0941 9823
Green Chillies Darwin
Green Chillies Darwin is the place to go for fresh and flavourful Indian and Thai food. We have an extensive menu of dishes that will suit all palates, from fresh salads and noodle dishes to spicy curries.
Address: 7 Finniss St, Darwin City
Ph: 0941 5111
Tim’s Surf & Turf
Whether you’re after chicken or steak, salad or not, Tim’s is a great restaurant to take your kids to in Darwin. As an added bonus, kids eat for FREE with a paying adult meal every Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday night before 6:30pm. View the full T&C’s at the bottom of this page.
Address: 10 Litchfield St, Darwin City
Ph: 8981 1024
Steam Up – Chinese Dumpling
Dumplings, mmmm just the thought makes me hungry. Steam Up is a trendy eatery aimed at transporting customers to the land of tasty, Healthy, hand crafted dumplings made with best ingredients.
Address: Shop 12/13, The VIC Hotel Courtyard , Smith Street, Darwin City
Ph: 0981 8881
Magic Wok Restaurant
This is the hidden gem in Darwin. Not may people know about it, but the food is legitimate, it’s the REAL DEAL!! The restaurant is temporarily closed as the owners take a break, but will re-open on the 29th January 2019.
Address: 20 West Ln, Darwin City
Ph: 0981 3332
With chefs brought to Darwin shores from Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, India, Indonesia,the owner has built a reputation for consistently delighting guests with authentic Asian flavours.
Address: Next to Darwin Entertainment Centre, 93 Mitchell St, Darwin City
Ph: 0941 3500
Manoli’s Greek Tavern
Manoli’s Greek Tavern is a wonderful mixture of food and entertainment, now you really can say dinner and a show! The food is amazing, but the entertainment is even better! with Greek swingers, Greek dancers and Greek DJ’s to preform at your request during dinner or for a special event.
Address: 64 Smith St, Darwin City
Ph: 8981 9120
Lazy Susan’s Eating House
The menu is not extensive, but it offers enough choice for personal preference. The Yum Cha is great and sets the stranded of food in our list. It is a great experience and the service is fairly fast even when the restaurant is fairly busy.
Address: 9/21 Cavenagh St, Darwin City
Ph: 8981 0735
Here are the best Darwin places to eat in Casurina.
Casuarina Sports Club is a great spot to take the kids to eat with plenty of child friendly features such as, high chairs, baby change facilities, play area, kid’s menu, kids club for the children of members, kids eat free on Sunday nights and much more.
Address: 269 Trower Rd, Casuarina
Here are the best kid friendly places to eat in Brinkin.
De La Plage Cafe
The De La Plage Cafe is a wonderful kid friendly cafe in Darwin. From Friday to Sunday there are different events at different times during the day. Eg. Friday night – embrace different cultures through an event called ‘Street Food’ where they showcase a variety of dishes from around the world.
Addrress: Surf Life Saving Club Lot 9316 Darribah Road, Brinkin
Ph: 0403 623 363