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Family Friendly Restaurants, Cafes & Places to Eat in Adelaide

We’re really lucky here in Adelaide that there are so many great family friendly restaurants, cafes, pubs, wineries and places to eat that are great for the whole family.

To make it to our website they will have at least a couple of the below qualities or have something special about them that we know your family will love.

Food our kids will eat. (well at least a good chance they will eat….because you know…..kids + eating sometimes doesn’t happen no matter what’s on the menu!

  • A kid friendly environment
  • Kid friendly staff
  • Kids activities or play area available
  • and of course bonus points for great coffee!

It’s not just about chicken nuggets and a few crayons. There’s WAY more to a kid friendly eat that that.

If you’re keen to find out the best family friendly restaurants, cafes and places to eat in Adelaide, – we’ve done the groundwork for you!

Read on to find your next family friendly venue to visit!

If we’ve missed a great one you know about please let us know in the comments below, we’d love to check it out.

La Boca Bar and Grill

La Boca Bar and Grill

We love a real kid orientated place to eat out. Its our thing! Playgrounds, kids menus, computer games, the whole kit and kaboodle can really make a parents night out just that little bit easier. But....sometimes we might want a night out that is just that little bit...

The Stunned Mullet Henley

The Stunned Mullet Henley

Multi award winning fish & chips by the beach? Yes please. I doubt there is a kid in the world who wouldn't want to eat fish and chips on the beach for tea, enjoying all of the freedom to run, yell and cartwheel while taking in the sunset over St Vincent Gulf....

Para Hills Community Club

Para Hills Community Club

The Para Hills Community Club offers families a place to come together with a relaxing and casual atmosphere which offers great value, fast and friendly service, and has an indoor playroom for the kids. Offering a wide (like huge) selection of affordable of menu items...

Spaghetti Island

Spaghetti Island

The only Island you will need in 2021! This brand new kid on the Gouger St block makes for a brilliant and easy family dinner. C'mon, who doesn't love spaghetti....... You have to love a food and beverage outlet that does one thing, simply and well. Like really really...

The Bavarian, Tea Tree Plaza

The Bavarian, Tea Tree Plaza

It's not often my family can go out for dinner and truly not able to finish another bite, but that is exactly what happened at The Bavarian TTP. We popped in to try out their new $49 Feed the Family Deal (available daily before 6pm) and it was sensational! This wasn’t...

The Essence Cafe, Stirling

The Essence Cafe, Stirling

We love finding a little hidden gem and that's exactly what The Essence Cafe is. Located in beautiful Stirling (Adelaide Hills) The Essence Cafe is tucked away behind the main road with indoor and outdoor seating available, and plenty of car parking nearby. There's...

Cafe Capellas

Cafe Capellas

A family started and locally owned business who specialise in Italian which can be dine in, take away or delivered in Moonta/Port Hughes area. Renown for their large servings and delicious home made products. Licensed and open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch,...

Uniqorn Eats

Uniqorn Eats

Well crew, prepare to make your kids wildest food fantasies come true. Seriously. What are we on about? Well cheese coloured toasted sandwiches are so last year, because now your clan will be demanding rainbow coloured cheese (and rainbow coloured everything) after...

The Barker Hotel

The Barker Hotel

Where: 32 Gawler Street, Mount BarkerFollow them on Facebook hereFollow them on Instagram  hereCheck out their website herePhone: (08) 8391 1003 We love a good pub feed and were excited to head up to Mt Barker to try out one of the best pubs...

Tram Side Kiosk

Tram Side Kiosk

Playground and coffee dates have never (ever ever) looked better. Trendy new coffee hut + old world tram car + reeeaally lovely people + million dollar play ground redevelopment. City of Holdfast's Tram Side Kiosk at Wigley Reserve is where it's at this playground...

Kokko – Korean Fried Chicken

Kokko – Korean Fried Chicken

We are going to be honest here and preface this with the fact we are huge lovers of fried chicken. Not really a shock, it is some of the best food going around. It is not a small statement then to say that we were absolutely blown away by the fabulously talented Julie...

Adelaide’s Best Burgers

Adelaide’s Best Burgers

Who doesn't love a burger? The KiA team have slipped on their stretchy pants (ok that was just Tim) and taken to the streets to find the best family burgers. Fair to say our gastro mission uncovered some serious burger gold. Some we always knew were good, some we had...

Saints Kitchen, Salisbury

Saints Kitchen, Salisbury

We hit 5 skateparks out north last Sunday and boy were we in need of a good feed.Bypassing the multitude of fast food outlets on Main North Rd we chose Saints Kitchen to slow things down with our excitable couple of kids. Saints Kitchen is a family friendly, cafe and...

Commissary Rose Park

Commissary Rose Park

Where: 160 Fullarton Road, Rose ParkFollow them on Facebook hereFollow them on Instagram  herePhone: 0432 921 115 Located in the old Queen Victoria Hospital Building (long since transformed into fabulous apartments) at Rose Park, this is a long...

Oleaceae Mediterranean Cuisine

Oleaceae Mediterranean Cuisine

Where: 2 Gawler Street, Mount BarkerFollow them on Facebook hereFollow them on Instagram  herePhone: 0438 358 626 We will help you out here, it is pronounced "Oh-Lee-See-Ah", but all you will need to say after you visit is "Oh-My-God-That-Was-Amazing"....

Acre and Ash Grazing Studio

Acre and Ash Grazing Studio

Where: 21 Seventh Street, Murray BridgeFollow them on Facebook hereFollow them on Instagram herePhone: 0472 733 925 Going to be honest, one of our favourite things is having an incredible brunch, but sometimes our least favourite things (actually....things that suck!)...

The Mile End Hotel

The Mile End Hotel

Here is a really fun pub that's not to be overlooked for eating out with the kids! The Mile End is a bit of an iconic and historic pub that we have surely all had a pre show drink (or six) at before wandering down the road for a Thebbie Theatre gig. Honestly this...

Pancake Kitchen

Pancake Kitchen

With 3 great new locations City, Modbury and now in Port Adelaide, why not get together with your friends and pop into The Original Pancake Kitchen! Whether you like burgers, pancakes, nachos, shakes or just a great cup of coffee, Pancake Kitchen has something for...

Macchinetta Coffee House

Macchinetta Coffee House

Dear coffee Mums (and Dads) and family's looking for somewhere exceptional to park up a while and eat / meet. We have found the perfect kids grazing platters at Machinetta Coffee House! Feeling pretty proud of our selves actually. This little gem is set back in an...

Port Noarlunga RSL

Port Noarlunga RSL

For a lot of us, a visit to an RSL is an annual event on Anzac Day, but we found out that they are in fact year round fantastic venues where families are not just welcomed as guests, but are actively encouraged to come visit! We have been fans of the Port...

UCool, Gilles Plains

UCool, Gilles Plains

Looking for something a little different to try with the kids? We popped into U Cool, a dare I say it, cool little dessert/bubble tea style spot up in the Gilles Plains Shopping Centre. This isn’t a restaurant or a brunch venue, but for a place to pop in after the...

Bridgewater Inn

Bridgewater Inn

Keep at least one weekend free before winter and take the whole gang up to Bridgewater Inn for a meal in their beautiful multi level beer garden, and if you love some live acoustic music, make it a Sunday. SPACE! SO. MUCH. SPACE! You won't have any problems fitting...

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