It's always nice to have someone else do the cooking, however eating out with the family can work out to be quite expensive.
More and more restaurants are now offering "Kids Eat Free" days in order to encourage parents to enjoy a meal out every once in a while.
Here are some great Brisbane eateries and details of where kids are able to dine free of charge.
Hogs Breath Cafe One free kids meal per (over $20) adult meal purchased.
Where?Various Locations When?Usually all day Monday and Tuesday however this may vary depending on location.
Toscani's One free kids meal (under 12) for each adult purchasing a large pasta or risotto, main meal or pizza.
Where?Various Locations When?Valid day or night, Sunday - Wednesday for a limited time only.
Capalaba Tavern One free kids meal with the purchase of any main meal. Must be a 'Club4Kids' member, sign up for free here. Where?30 Old Cleveland Road, Capalaba 4157 When? Available for lunch and dinner on Thursdays.
The Pineapple Hotel One free kids meal (under 12) for each main meal purchased.
Where?706 Main Street, Kangaroo Point 4169 When?Every Wednesday and Friday from 5:30pm.
Coorparoo RSL One free kids meal (under 12 years) with the purchase of a main meal or members night special meal.
Where?45 Holdsworth Street, Coorparoo 4151 When?Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday dinner service.
Forest Lake Hotel One free kids meal with the purchase of any main meal. Must be a 'Club4Kids' member - sign up for free here. Where?245 Forest Lake Boulevard, Forest Lake 4078 When?Every Monday.
Saltwater Creek Hotel Kids between 3-12 years can enjoy the all you can eat buffet for free with the purchase of any adult buffet ticket. One child per adult purchase.
Where?40 Siganto Drive, Helensvale 4212 When?Mondays from 5:30pm.
Pepe's Mexican One free kids meal (under 13 years) with the purchase of any dine in meal valued at $15 or above.
Where?5/48 Goggs Road, Jindalee 4074 When?Wednesdays.
Oxley Hotel Purchase a full price adult main meal from the Bistro Menu and receive one free Kids Meal.
Where?Corner of Ipswich and Oxley Road, Oxley 4075 When?Lunch and dinner on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
Lions @ Springwood One free kids meal with the purchase of any adult main meal.
Where?2 Pannikin Street, Rochedale South 4123 When?All day Mondays.
Barron River Hotel One free kids meal with the purchase of each adult main meal.
Where?35-37 Stratford Parade, Stratford 4870 When?Mondays
Tomato Brothers One free kids meal with every main meal purchased.
Where?75 Kedron Brook Road, Wilston 4051 When?Monday to Saturday between 5pm-6pm.
Bavarian Bier Cafe Children under 12 year can enjoy a free kids meal with each full price adult meal purchased.
Where?Eagle Street Pier, 45 Eagle Street, Brisbane City 4000 When?All day Sundays.
NOT QUITE FREE...BUT CLOSE ENOUGH!
The Lord Stanley Hotel Kids can eat for just $3 with the purchase of any main meal.
Where?994 Stanley Street, East Brisbane 4169 When?Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5pm.
Bonnyview Hotel Kids can enjoy lunch or dinner for just $3 with the purchase of any main meal.
Where?2077 Gympie Road, Bald Hills 4036 When?Lunch or dinner, Monday to Wednesday.
"Kids Eat Free" deals have been known to change throughout the seasonal periods of the year, so make sure to check the restaurants website for details before dining.
As always, we are sure there are many more great places in Brisbane where "kids can eat free", so if there's any that we have missed, please let us know in the comments or via our Facebook page.