Family Friendly Places to Eat in Adelaide

We’re really lucky here in Adelaide that there are so many great cafes, restaurants and pubs 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 spots in Adelaide, – we’ve done the groundwork for you!

Family friendly cafe, pub, club and restaurant dining options are aplenty in our forward thinking city, with playgrounds and activities on board to entertain your younger peeps. To top it off we have amazing play centres which are a match made in heaven for mums and dads, with great coffee available while the kids play.

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.

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...

Para Hills Community Club

Para Hills Community Club

The Para Hills Community Club has a family friendly atmosphere along with great value and yummy meals, fast service and an indoor play room to entertain the kids. Upon arriving, our little family was seated in the back corner by a window looking out over the Paddocks...

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...

Pippo, North Adelaide

Pippo, North Adelaide

If you love a cafe with good coffee, lots of space, a kids menu and a 10/10 runny poached egg then you'll have to put Pippo at North Adelaide into the mix for your next family meal out. Pippo is located in North Adelaide, at the entrance to North Adelaide Village. It...

Sammy’s On The Marina

Sammy’s On The Marina

Sometimes you may want to try something a bit fancier than your local pub for your family dinner, but finding somewhere that is family friendly as well can be tricky. There are a lot of really good pub-style family restaurants to chose from but for something different...

Cafe Rimini, Hallett Cove

Cafe Rimini, Hallett Cove

One of our biggest gripes when we take the clan out for a kids meal, is when they get dished up about 3 nuggets and 7 chips as part of the ‘kids meal’, which usually results in someone’s meal (mine) being pilfered by tiny hands. Thankfully for those down south and...

The Gully Public House & Garden

The Gully Public House & Garden

As a bit of a southerner who doesn’t often venture to the northern side of town, I hadn’t spent much time out Tea Tree Gully way. At the door step of the northern part of the Adelaide Hills, The Gully Public House & Garden has been there 150+ years, but this isn’t...

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