Here’s 8 of our favourite kid-friendly restaurants where every member of the family can enjoy a night out… Nothing beats a restaurant where everyone leaves smiling!
Hotel Pennant Hills
Designed with kids in mind, Hotel Pennant Hills has a fabulous indoor playground, split into a soft play area for under 4’s and a kid’s room for those up to 10 years old. They cater for birthday parties and mothers groups and are perfect for a family meal out. Find out more on the website.
Ranch Hotel North Ryde
With a family dining area overlooking the playground and a jumping castle most days of the week, the Ranch Hotel is a kid’s paradise! They also have a Ranchies kids club and some great meal deals for the family. Find out more online.
Harbord Diggers is possibly the most child friendly club in Sydney, with a range of free kids activities throughout the month including discos, petting zoos and jumping castles, plus the new Diggers Cove outdoor playground. There is a huge grassed lawn for the kids to run free on, plus a large undercover decked area for parents to sit and watch them play. The food is affordable and always good quality, with a selection of children’s items available. Find out more on the website.
The Grounds Keeper Café (Ryde Park)
Located right in the middle of Ryde Park, the Grounds Keeper café is the perfect escape for days when your kids need the playground and you need a coffee. You can watch them play in the playground only metres from the café and within full view. It’s a great little hidden gem right in the middle of suburbia. Click here for more information.
The Belrose Hotel
The Belrose Hotel boasts Australia’s biggest indoor hotel play area and has to be seen to be believed. The play equipment rivals some of the best indoor play centres around and it is free for guests dining in the hotel. The hotel dining area has recently been redone and offers fabulous service and delicious food for the whole family. Find out more online.
The Arms Hotel, Newport
Newport Arms Hotel is another popular Northern Beaches venue with superb facilities for kids (not to mention view to die for). The outdoor courtyard area features a big enclosed kids play area and there is plenty on the menu to keep little and big kids happy. Check it out here.
Watson Bay Tea Gardens
With a fabulous enclosed garden area for the kids, The Watsen Bay Tea Gardens Café is perfect for kids. Parents can relax while the kids enjoy some time outdoors or playing with the selection of toys available. The owners are a local family who openly state that the café is “kid friendly” and they certainly carry through on that. Find out more on the website!
The Grounds at Alexandria
If you are looking for something a little more “cosmopolitan” but still manageable with kids, The Grounds at Alexandrian Café is the perfect option. There is so much to explore for kids and the food is incredible. Find our more online.
Do you have a favourite kid friendly dining option in Sydney? We’d love to know about it!
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