Family Friendly Cafes in Adelaide

Here’s our reviews of some of the best family friendly coffee spots and cafes in and around Adelaide. Takeaway coffee + playground isn’t the only option for a relaxing cup! An increasing number of Adelaide cafes are setting up their venues to better suit those with young children, with features like indoor playgrounds, toy corners, kid-friendly food and free babyccinos. Why not venture out of the house for a freshly brewed coffee and let your kids enjoy a new space and place.


West Beach Eatery

At a quick glance, you might think that West Beach Patisserie & Eatery is only for guests staying at the Big4 in West Beach Parks, but we are here to tell you that it is OPEN to the public, 7 days a week and your family are going to love some of the best coffee, food and hospitality going around! Legitimately, every thing this talented family touch in the hospitality space, turns to gold. Trust us, we have been following these legends...

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What the Croque! Café

Hello brand new Adelaide café that your kids are going to LOVE every bit as much as you will! With a delicious French inspired menu, think next level toasties like the OG Croque: Leg Ham, Swiss Cheese, Parmesan Cheese and Home Made Béchamel, toasted on sourdough. Plus some of the best coffee we have had in a while AND a beautiful adjoining fenced out door playground – we are SOLD. So, we’ve shamelessly stalked owners Amy and Eric...

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Joan’s Pantry

Newly renovated, Joan’s Pantry is an icon for those who have grown up in the lower foothills around the Blackwood area, with the Hawthorndene cafe serving the community for what seems like forever. Reading through their history and they have indeed been here forever, since the 1920s to be exact! Located in the ideal spot for families, across the road from the Hawthorndene Oval and right next to Apex Park (Fully fenced slice of paradise right...

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High Street Cafe, Kensington

Picture this. You’ve been up most of the night with a teething baby and at 5 am, your 4-year-old decides it’s time to play. You feel so exhausted you wonder if it’s possible to fall asleep standing (the answer is no, FYI). Cue a caffeine fix, because everything is just a bit (or a tonne) better with a great cup of coffee. The kids in tow will love High Street Cafe so much, that meeting up with friends for a chinwag, will be a...

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Bean and Bikkie Co – Gingerbread Cafe

Everyone loves gingerbread. The smell is like a magnet for the food enthusiast, drawing you in off the street like a mermaid’s song. We have long been admirers of Bean and Bikkie Co and are sad to see they are no longer in Hahndorf, however we have popped past their Beulah Park location this week (top of The Parade) and it’s nothing short of brilliant. There is no better place for coffee and a gingerbread man (come on…just look at them),...

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South Australia’s Best Babyccino – 2023 Winner Announced

Just for a bit of fun, every year here at Kids in Adelaide, we engage the help of our huge local audience to hunt down the best babyccinos in South Australia. We then give you guys the only list you’ll need for the winter….. the top ten BEST Babyccinos in SA! Perfect for grandparent outings with our little people, play dates, catch ups and an excuse to get out of the house on a weekend. Formerly this was just limited to...

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White Picket Coffee House, Dulwich

We may just have found Adelaide’s most charming, family friendly spot to eat, that caters to both parents and kids. White Picket Coffee House, on the Eastern city fringe, serves up some brilliant kid-friendly menu options in a spacious setting with a choice of indoor tables, enclosed verandah tables, or our favourite, the rear courtyard/ garden setting complete with a sweet little cottage style cubby house! The coffee here is top-notch....

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Village Grounds Cafe, Alberton

Kids in Adelaide Best Babyccino Runner Up 2023 – click here for all of the info and full list ‘It takes a village’. As parents, I’m sure you’ve heard the term thrown around the playground before. But, the Village Grounds Cafe adapts the phrase into their daily perfectly. With a welcoming vibe and philanthropic values, it’s easy to see why locals have fallen in love with this delightful little cafe on Torrens Rd at...

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Cafe Bonython

Cafe Bonython at the Bonython Park Playground is definitely a Kids In Adelaide favourite! You could literally spend a day here! Offering shelter and a range of seating within eyeball distance of the playground, there’s so much happening at this delightful little space. Better still, it’s GOOD. Good food, good coffee and a heap of good initiatives for kids, birthdays, high teas, events, all of it. They have really thought of every...

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Adelaide Playgrounds Near Coffee

Name a better combo than a ripping playground and a strong cup of coffee? There is none. Sitting back with a quality coffee while the kids play at a fabulous playground, allowing you a moment to close your eyes and just recharge, is one of parenting’s great pleasures (That and getting kicked in the ribs at 3am by a restless toddler….isn’t that just so fun!) With that in mind coffee lovers, we have scoured our epic playground...

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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 time fave of ours thanks to the fantastic service, stunning location and top shelf food. Directly opposite the old Victoria Park racecourse, which is an incredibly popular spot for...

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Riverside Salvos Gawler

The Salvo’s play cafe in Gawler is a colourful, friendly and fun space that would suit 1-5 year olds. It’s still currently a work in progress as they have grand plans to create a large outdoor space for families including outdoor play equipment, a gardening patch and more. But for now the current play space boasts a clean environment, a fantastic view of the river through the large windows, a very affordable cafe menu, really...

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Peter Rabbit Cafe Hindley Street Adelaide

Heading to the city and fancy a coffee (with or without the kids)? With their built in star bunny attractions, check out Peter Rabbit, a cool cafe on the corner of Hindley & Liverpool St, West end of Adelaide CBD. Open: Mon-Thurs: 07:30 – 15:30 – Fri: 07:30 – 22:00. What we Love: The great, open air front courtyard that includes real grass, fruit trees, a fountain & pond, games/blankets box and more – it is a...

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