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 the prams and a few high chairs around your table (just make sure you book if you have a large group) While there are spots inside to eat if you want to, it’s outside where you really need to be. Just take a look at that view! What a spot to enjoy a family meal.

Kids can explore the grassed areas and say hello to the resident ducks in the creek, but as always in areas around water, just make sure you’re keeping an eye on them. Keep your eyes peeled on the top level for the community fairy garden that is such a cute little spot that the kids will love and being a community garden you’re welcome to bring your own little fairy item to add to it.

Meals are available from 11am with lunch and dinner a la carte options, daily specials, seniors menu and a great kids menu with pub classics like nuggets, fish and chips and schnitzel as well as healthier options including penne pasta, pizza, grilled fish and chicken salad for $10 or take the kids meal combo for $14 and they’ll include a drink, dessert and a kids activity pack. That’s a great price and they came out quick too! I love it when the kitchen gets a kids meal out super quick, nothing ruins a meal out with kids more than having to wait ages for their meal. They also just added a slushie machine, which is always popular for kids.

Feel free to bring your fur baby along too. The Bridgewater Inn is dog friendly, actually it’s VERY dog friendly with their very own dedicated “Dog Menu” with options including bone broth water, salmon and rice or a crispy pigs ear snack! All the dog meals are very nutritious, all made from human grade ingredients. The location right next to the Heysen Trail makes a great spot for pre or post meal walkies. Just remember to leash up when you’re in the Beer Garden

The staff were all really friendly, the meals were yummy, the view was magnificent. Will will be back for a Sunday arvo for sure!

And of course you couldn’t possibly visit this spot without ducking over to the Bridgewater Mill playground for a quick spin down the flying fox before you go home.

Open 7 days a week from 10am til late
Weekday meals from 12 – 2:30 and 6pm – 9pm
Weekend meals from 11:30am – 8pm (make sure you book)
387 Mt Barker Rd  Bridgewater

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