Kid-friendly restaurants in Brisbane, QLD are a win for an easy lunch or dinner when you want to go out. Our article lists 38 of the best kid-friendly restaurants in Brisbane.
But first, if you’re eager to find out more about the importance of the family meal, check out this informative article published by Stanford Medicine. It details the benefits of dining out as a family.
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Whether you’re on the hunt for family friendly restaurants Brisbane in the CBD or surrounding suburbs, here are a handful of family restaurants Brisbane worth checking out. If you’re looking for restaurants that are near you and open, here is our list of the best dine in options in Brisbane for families.
Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Brisbane CBD
1. Guzman y Gomez | Various Locations
Guzman y Gomez is a delicous Mexican chain all throughout Brisbane, including locations in Bowen Hills, Albert Street, Carindale, Garden’s Point QUT, Bethania, Arana Hills, Browns Plains, Indoorpilly, Stafford, Acacia Ridge, Augustine Heights, Eagle St Pier, Valley Metro, Albany Creek, Bowen Hills, Buranda, Capalaba, Fortitude Valley, Logan Hyperdome, North Ipswich, North Lakes, Orion, Rothwell, Victoria Point, Post Office Square, South Bank, Toowong, University of QLD, Chermside, Wintergarden, and Windsor.
Kids will love the tasty meal options, and they currently have two amazing meal deals, that are perfect for the entire family. One is the $35 taco bundle, which includes to 10 tacos, 1 family fries and 2 sauces. The other is the $40 family fiesta, that includes 2 burritos or burrito bowls, 2 kids packs, 2 regular fries, and 2 dipping sauces. Your family won’t go hungry with either of these kid friendly options.
Address: Various locations.
Head on over to the GYG website to find out more information.
2. 5Dogs | Various Locations
At 5Dogs, you can savour a NYC hot dog or enjoy smoked bratwurst or vegan kielbasa. Their delicious hotdogs and sausages are sided with a serving of hot fries and a refreshing drink. Available at four convenient locations throughout Brisbane.
Get your discounted meals here
Address: Various locations.
Head to the 5Dogs website to browse their full menu and plan your visit.
3. The Bavarian | Brisbane City
Located along the Eagle Street Pier, delivering impressive views of the Story Bridge to accompany a visit, the Bavarian Bier Cafe is the perfect option for the whole family. The restaurant has plenty of kid-friendly meals to choose between, including cheeseburgers, chicken schnitzel, hot dogs, grilled cheese sandwiches, and more. For dessert, there’s homemade gelato with flavours such as chocolate, vanilla, and our personal favourite: strawberry.
Address: Various locations.
To see the full menu, head to the Bavarian Bier Cafe website.
4. Mr. Edwards Alehouse and Kitchen | Brisbane City
Mr. Edwards Alehouse And Kitchen is perfect for the whole family – conveniently located in the heart of the city and home to an abundance of kid-friendly food for the little ones to enjoy. For dinner, kids can enjoy either grilled chicken breast and chips, grilled fish and chips, or tomato pasta. Head over to the Mr. Edwards Alehouse And Kitchen Facebook page to read the full menu or to plan your visit.
Address: 46 Edward St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Visit their Facebook page. Click here
5. Vapiano, Albert Lane | Brisbane City
For those in the mood for fresh, delicious Italian food, a visit to Vapiano is a must. The restaurant is home to an array of kid-friendly foods and flavours for the children to enjoy. Kids under 12 years of age can choose items on the children’s menu, including a butter and cheese pasta, pomodoro pasta, or a bolognese pasta. Otherwise, there are 3 pizza flavours to choose between, including Margherita, salami, and Hawaiian. Everything on the kid’s menu is only $10. Their Garden City restaurant is also open for dine-in.
Address: 191 Albert St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
For more information or to see the full offering, head to the Vapiano website.
6. The Pancake Manor | Brisbane City
The Pancake Manor is perfect for families on the hunt for a kid-friendly breakfast, offering a menu packed with traditional options to satisfy every member of the family. For kids under 12 years of age, breakfast ranges from $4 to $6.95 on the kid’s menu, with an assortment of sweet pancake flavours on offer. Otherwise, there’s also sausages, eggs, and crepes available for those after a savoury dish.
Read our detailed review here.
Address: 18 Charlotte St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
See the full Pancake Manor menu via their website.
Kid-friendly restaurants in South Bank
We have a huge article listings all our favourite kid friendly places to eat in South Bank here.
Here are a few of our favourites:
7. Ovello Bar and Kitchen | South Brisbane
Ovello Bar and Kitchen, is perfect if you’re a fan of Italian food in a contemporary, open environment. It is located on Grey St, which is one street behind Little Stanley St, (where all the other restaurants are). With all your Italian favourites, from pasta to pizza and delicious starters and desserts, you’ll be licking your lips as soon as you walk in the door.
Address: 161 Grey St, South Brisbane
8. The Yiros Shop | South Brisbane
The Yiros Shop doesn’t only have a location in South Bank, but also New Market, the Fortitude Valley, Cannon Hill, and many other suburbs of Brisbane. Because of this, we find them to be a very accessible dining option for the whole family – and one of our favourites!
As for the South Brisbane menu, we found plenty of Greek dishes to enjoy, including Yiros, snack boxes, salads, and more. Ice cream is also available for dessert, as well as Baklava. Head to the website to plan your visit or to browse the full menu.
Address: 189 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Follow the link here to their website.
9. Harajuku Gyoza | South Brisbane
Oh yum! One of our favourites!!! Located on Grey Street, Harajuku Gyoza houses an impressive assortment of gyoza flavours for the whole family to enjoy. They have pork, lemongrass chicken, duck, mozzarella cheese, vegetable, and heaps more. There is no wrong choice here people!
Address: 184 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
For more information or to plan your visit, head to the Harajuku Gyoza website.
10. Fritzenberger | South Brisbane
Frites and Burger Brew Pub is an amazing place to eat in Petrie. Their freshly grilled burgers, served alongside their delicious frites (nickname for fries) are to die for. Bookings can be made on their website.
Address: Shop 11 &, 12 Little Stanley Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Check out the Fritzenberger website to find out more.
Kid-friendly restaurants in Brisbane suburbs
11. Rashays | Ipswich, Redbank
Rashays has multiple locations across QLD, with amazing food, that will leave everyone full at the end of your meal. Kids 10 and under eat free with every paying adult (meal must be from kids menu).
Address: Shop 328 Redbank Shopping Centre, 1 Collingwood Dr, Redbank QLD 4301 OR Ipswich Riverlink Shopping Centre Tenancy E11R, Corner of The Terrace and, Downs St, North Ipswich QLD 4305
To find out more information or to plan your visit, head to the Rashays website.
12. Ancora Bistro @ Royal QLD Yacht Squadron | Manly
Kids eat for free on Mondays with every main meal purchased (under the age of 13). Available lunch and dinner. Waterfront dining for the whole family!
They have the perfect location for your little ones:
- Outdoor playground
- Plenty of outdoor running space
- Colouring and craft
- Relaxed atmosphere
Check out our review of the bistro here.
Address: 578 Esplanade, Manly QLD 4179
Head on over to the Ancora Bistro @ RQYS website to find out more.
13. Sirromet Winery | Mount Cotton
Set in the lush green hills of Mt Cotton, south of Brisbane, Sirromet Winery is the family-friendly dining destination that has it all ¬– fine food, playground, wildlife, even kid-friendly golf! What more could you ask for? If you’re looking for something classier than fast food, somewhere to celebrate a special occasion where children are welcome, or a fun afternoon out (with coffee and wine on standby for the parents!) then you really have to try Sirromet Winery when dining out with kids.
Read our review here.
Address: 850 Mount Cotton Road, Mount Cotton
Check out their restaurants and events here.
14. Mammas Italian Restaurant | Redcliffe
This is a wonderful Italian restaurant in Redcliffe. Mammas Italian Restaurant is family owned and run since 1982.They offer dine in and takeaway. Your hosts are Maria (Mamma) and Danny Ciancio.
Address: 69 Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe QLD 4020
To find our more, check out their Facebook page.
15. Botanic Gardens Cafe | Mt Coot-tha
The Mt Cootha Botanic Gardens Cafe sits on the edge of Mt Coot-tha’s glorious botanical gardens in Brisbane’s west and is a kid friendly restaurant for young nature lovers. This place is great for kids. The lawn outside is perfect for taking out your takeaway snacks while the kids go duck, lizard and frog spotting. However inside, we noted that there was a trolley with colouring books and story books for little diners, as well as high chairs for babies. Read our detailed review here.
Address: 152 Mount Coot-Tha Rd, Mount Coot-Tha QLD 4066
For more information, check out their website. Click here.
16. Reef Seafood + Sushi | Newstead
Make your dine-in reservation by emailing [email protected] – up to 10 people. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL – no walk ins! This is an epic seafood and sushi restaurant in Newstead.
Address: Gasworks Plaza, Tenancy A1-d Gaswork Towers Skyring Terrace, Newstead.
Follow this link to view their website.
17. Lisa’s Willow Tree Cafe | Caboolture South
This is a wonderful cafe located in Caboolture South. Serving freshly made hot coffee food, both kids and adults alike will be enjoy their wonderful menu. Hot food such as plain croissants, ham and cheese croissants, eggs benedict, toast, and more breakfast classics are available. Our personal favourite is their pancakes!
Address: 5/140 Morayfield Road, Caboolture South
Visit the Lisa’s Willow Tree Cafe Facebook page for their full menu.
18. Greenbank Services Club | Hillcrest
With 2 fantastic restaurants, there’s a dish for everyone at Greenbank Services Club. The Gardens Café offers up all your favourites including steak, parmi, fish and chips etc. Eats On Anzac will take your taste buds on a journey from East to West. Asian inspired cuisine to a carvery roast! Find out more below.
Address: 54 Anzac Ave, Hillcrest QLD 4118
Click here to visit their website.
19. Caffe Primavera | Corinda
Caffe Primavera are a fully licenced venue, so you can BYO bottled wine ($5 corkage per bottle) or choose from their wide range of drinks and exclusive wines. They are open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Please note: At this time they are currently unable to take reservations via facebook. If you wish to make a booking, call them on: 3379 2000.
Address: 667 Oxley Road, Corinda
For more inforation, visit the Caffe Primavera Facebook page.
20. Gather and Feast | Caboolture
Head to Gather and Feast for the regions best coffee & brunch menu. This beautiful cafè has vegan and vegetarian options available & their coffee is made from 100% organic fair trade beans. They offer 1 hour sittings and start serving breakfast and brunch from 7.30am.
Address: 7 James St, Caboolture
If you’re eager to find out more, check out the Gather and Feast Facebook page.
21. Vue 180 | Coomera
Vue is a beautiful waterfront steak & seafood restaurant located on the picturesque Coomera Waters Marina. This might be a *special occasions* option with kids (or maybe just leave them home?). They are offering 2 hour bookings. Dine-in bookings are available from Wednesday to Sunday.
Address: 941 Harbour Village Pde Level 1, Coomera
Check out the Vue 180 website to plan your visit.
22. Soul Harvest Wholefoods | Margate
All menu items are available to dine in or takeaway and the have the cabinet full of salads, plant based options for lunch and raw vegan sweets. Serving all day breakfast foods such as pancake stacks, breakfast burgers, omelets, these classic breakfast items are sure to fill you and your family up. We personally love their avocado toast! Smoothies and hot drinks are also available.
Address: 1/26 Baynes Street, Margate
For more information, head to the Soul Harvest Wholefoods website.
23. M.Y. Roasting Cafe | Yeronga
Friendly cafe located at Yeronga area – they are proud to serve Bear Bones Coffee, daily brunch, takeaway and lunch menu! They also provide lots of house made patisseries. Our favourite is their delicious acai bowl! Head in and enjoy your day starting with MY Roasting Cafe.
Address: 82 Hyde Road, Yeronga
Check out the M.Y. Roasting Cafe website to find out more!
24. Cafe Kalina | Springfield
The Cafe Kalina is a locally owned cafe located next to the Stockland Kalina Land Sales Office. They offer great coffee and rustic flavoursome food. It is pet and family friendly, with dietary requirements adequately covered. Fully licensed. Read our detailed review here
Address: Panorama Drive, Springfield.
Click here to check out their Facebook page for more information.
25. Annie Lane | Bribie Island
Annie Lane has opened opposite Brennan Park on Bribie Island. They offer organic specialty coffee, all day brunch, fresh, healthy, real food. They can cater for gluten free, vegetarian and vegan dietary requirements.
Address: 5/1 Toorbull St Bongaree, Bribie Island.
Follow this link to visit their Facebook page.
26. Cafe Arabica | Cleveland
Cafe Arabica serves delicious cafe food and a drink menu to accommodate everyone’s taste. From cakes and sweets with hot coffee and cold drinks, they offer meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They have a range of food that will entice.
Address: 1/187 Middle Street, Cleveland
For more information or to plan your visit, head to the Cafe Arabica website.
27. P’Nut Street Noodles Thai & Asian Fusion | South Brisbane
P’Nut Street Noodles is a fabulous restaurant located in Windsor, Bulimba, South Bank and Kawana, and is suitable for everyone in your family, as well as friends with kids of all ages. Even couples without kids love it here! P’Nut is serving up authentic, fresh street food that transports you right to Asia! Read about our dinner experience at P’Nut Street Noodles Thai & Asian Fusion here.
Address: 9CA/189 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Find details of their menu by clicking here
28. Victoria Park Bistro | Herston
Whether you’re looking for a kid-friendly breakfast, lunch or dinner the Victoria Park Bistro can deliver. To start the day right, kids can enjoy classic brekky options like bacon and eggs, avocado toast, pancakes, or hash browns. As for lunch and dinner, the selection is even more diverse. Kids can choose between cheeseburgers, crumbed chicken, fish and chips, and 3 different types of pizzas. Aside from the kid-friendly food, there’s also an entertaining putt putt course for kids to enjoy. Head to the Victoria Park Bistro website to see the full menu.
Read our detailed review of Victoria Park here
Address: 283 Herston Rd, Herston QLD 4006
Visit the Victoria Park Bistro website for more information.
29. Mecca Bah | Newstead
For those eager to get a bit more ‘hands-on’ with their meal, Mecca Bah offers pizza cooking classes specifically for the kids. The chefs teach the children how to need the dough and decorate their pizzas. The kids can eat their pizza afterward and can also enjoy ice cream and soft drinks. For more information or to make a booking, see the Mecca Bah website.
Address: Gasworks Plaza, Shop 5/70 Longland St, Newstead QLD 4006
Click here to check out their website.
30. Pig N’ Whistle | Indooroopilly
Kid-friendly meals start from only $12 at the Pig And Whistle, with a generous range of options the children are sure to love. This includes cheeseburgers, fish, nuggets, steak, spaghetti bolognese, and nachos, while vanilla ice cream awaits for dessert. For more information or to see the full menu, visit the Pig N’ Whistle website.
Address: Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, 322 Moggill Rd, Indooroopilly QLD 4068
Follow the link here to view their website.
31. Chapter IV | Paddington
Another popular spot in Paddington serving up a kid-friendly breakfast is Chapter IV. For only $10, kids can enjoy either scramble eggs and toast, melted cheese on toast, buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup and bananas, or chicken nuggets with chips and tomato ketchup.
Plus, for an extra $3, kids can also grab a milkshake to accompany the meal. For the parents, there are plenty of fresh, all day brekky options to enjoy. For the full menu or to plan your visit, head to the Chapter IV website.
Address: 180 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington QLD 4064
To find their full menu or to plan your visit, check out the Chapter IV website.
32. Monkey Bar Cafe | Greenslopes
The Monkey Bar Cafe is one of the best kid-friendly places to eat in Greenslopes, with extensive breakfast and lunch menus specifically created for the kids. For brekky, children can choose between the mini fruit bowl, pancakes, vegetable fritter, bacon and eggs, poached eggs, and more.
As for lunch, there’s lasagna, fish and chips, burgers, and chicken with chips. For lunch, prices start at only $8. Head over to the Monkey Bar Cafe to see the full menu or to plan your visit.
Address: 98 Victoria Terrace, Greenslopes QLD 4120
Click here to visit the Monkey Bar Cafe Instagram page.
33. Boardwalk Restaurant | North Lakes
Kid’s meals start from only $7 at the Boardwalk Restaurant in North Lakes, with a variety of classic options to satisfy any tastebud. This includes cheesy fries with gravy, chicken nuggets, crumbed fish and chips, smoked chicken, a garden salad, and more. Plus, vanilla ice cream is on offer for dessert. Head over to the Boardwalk Restaurant website to see the full menu or to plan your visit.
Address: 22 Lakefield Dr, North Lakes QLD 4509
Follow the link here to visit their website.
34. The Smug Fig Kitchen and Social | Stones Corner
Families of East Brisbane on the hunt for a kid-friendly breakfast can consider a visit to the Smug Fig Cafe, with plenty of mouthwatering dishes specifically curated for the little ones. The brekky selection includes the choice between bacon and eggs, chocolate pancakes, or waffles with maple syrup and ice cream. For parents, there are plenty of colourful dishes to enjoy on the cafe’s all-day brunch menu.
Address: 7 Jeavons Ln, Stones Corner QLD 4120
35. Mrs. Brown’s Bar and Kitchen | Newstead
Mrs. Brown’s Bar And Kitchen is located in Newstead, offering kid-friendly meals for the children to dig into. This includes either the chicken dinner, with vegetables and chips to accompany, or the pizza with tomato and mozzarella. Prices for the meals are $11 and $12, respectively. For dessert, there are heaps to choose between, with the menu consisting of apple pie, brownies, gelato, a cheeseboard, and more. Head to the Mrs. Brown’s Bar And Kitchen website to see the full menu or to plan your visit.
Address: 32 Commercial Rd, Newstead QLD 4006
For more infromation, visit the Mrs Brown’s Bar and Kitchen website.
36. The Belvedere Hotel | Woody Point
The Belvedere Hotel sits on beautiful Bramble Bay giving it great views and sea breezes. The Belvedere Hotel features a kid’s playground and a “mini-arcade” for older kids. The playground is ideal for children aged up to around 10 years with a nautical themed fenced play area. Parents can dine of fresh seafood and hearty steaks while kids play safely within view! Read our review here.
Address: Cnr, Oxley Ave, Woody Point QLD 4019
Check out the Belvedere Hotel website for more information.
37. Mango Hill Tavern | Mango Hill
The Mango Hill Tavern is a wonderful kid friendly pub on the far north side of Brisbane for kids of all ages to have a wonderful time. There’s a great indoor playroom that includes a climbing structure that will keep all diners amused. The Mango Hill Tavern will make sure no-one in your family goes hungry! Read our detailed review here.
Address: Cnr Anzac Ave and, Halpine Dr, Mango Hill QLD 4509
Take a look at the Mango Hill Tavern website to browse their full menu or plan your visit.
38. Dayboro Pub | Dayboro
The Crown Hotel Dayboro is as much a landmark as it is a pub! If you’re heading out for a day in Dayboro (and it’s thoroughly recommended!) lunch at the Dayboro Pub is pretty much essential. It’s “pub grub” – there’s nothing fancy here.
Address: 1 Bradley St, Dayboro QLD 4521
Read our review here.
39. Cat Cafes in Brisbane
Brisbane’s cat cafes are the purrfect place to encounter domesticated felines. This indoor activity is the perfect way to spend your day, as all cats are friendly, and ready for adoption. The irresistible coffee and delicious cakes are just a bonus! Kids are sure to enjoy the cat’s company while waiting for their food.
Find out more by checking our Cat Cafes in Brisbane article.
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