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Brisbane's Best Baby Friendly Cafes

by Sally Foster (follow)
A list of the best spots in Brisbane to get a coffee with baby in tow

Motherhood and coffee goes hand in hand together like vegemite and toast. Or Netflix and tim tams. If I thought I had a slight obsession with coffee before, it has only intensified since becoming a Mum.

Even if coffee is not your thing, you still need a place where you can grab your drink of choice and relax when you have your baby in tow.

We asked Brisbane's Mums Group where their favourite baby friendly cafes were, and we were absolutely inundated with suggestions. Obviously we all share a very similar interest and love of caffeine!

So in honour of International Coffee Day on September 29th, here is the ultimate list of Brisbane's Best Baby Friendly Cafes as recommended by you. I plan to work my way through them all.

This is not a complete list and are all recommendations by other Mums as being baby friendly. If you have any to add to the list, please let us know in the comments and we will happily add them

Inner Suburbs

The Bakers Arms
Address: 29 Logan Road, Woolloongabba
Contact: 07 3391 6599

Min and Co
Address: 41A Wellington Rd, East Brisbane
Contact: 0411 795 041

Blue Sky Coffee
Address: 9/25 Lerna St, Woolloongabba
Contact: 1300 232 575

"Love Blue Sky in Woolloongabba because it has lovely staff and is opposite a lovely little park and not far from a large park" - BMG Member

Plum Tucker
Address: 1/5 Enoggera Terrace, Red Hill
Contact: (07) 3369 0610

Chapter IV
Address: 180 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington
Contact: (07) 3367 1285

Just Earth
Address: 29 Vulture St, West End
Contact: (07) 3844 4429

"Has a cubby house and toys at the backyard." - BMG Member

Avid Kitchen
Address: 193 Boundary St, West End
Contact: avidkitchenandgarden@gmail.com

"Avid Kitchen in West End. They have a little toy area and also have toddler music classes on thursday mornings (I think!), also Just Earth Coffee in West End is a cool vegan cafe that has a great courtyard with a cubby house for the kids to run wild." - BMG Member

Mylk and Ko
Address: 1/148 Merthyr Rd, New Farm
Contact: 0412 214 647

Evolve Organic
Address: Commercial Rd & Arthur St, Teneriffe
Contact: 0409 950 243

Northern Suburbs

The Colour Nine
Address: 2/85 Mawson St, Stafford Heights
Contact: (07) 3162 9161

Two Bears Espresso
Address: 3/1180 Sandgate Rd, Nundah
Contact: 0437 188 696

Birds and Bees
Address: 5/1-5 Queens Rd, Everton Hills
Contact: (07) 3195 9519

Creekside Cafe
Address: 793 Oakey Flat Rd, Morayfield
Contact: (07) 5431 1220

"Creekside cafe for sure. Fenced in with a fenced in playground inside also plus grass area inside fence where big kids play soccer" - BMG Member

"Creekside Cafe on the grounds of Carmichael College. Fenced play ground for the kids" - BMG Member

Charlie's Raw Squeeze
Address: 70/72 Hornibrook Esplanade, Clontarf
Contact: (07) 3284 6780

"Charlie’s Raw Squeeze Clontarf has a kids room with toys, books, a play kitchen, etc and little tables for the kids" - BMG Member

Pivet Cafe
Address: 439 Zillmere Rd, Zillmere
Contact: 0413 874 393

The Alley Cafe
Address: 151 Flockton St, Everton Park
Contact: (07) 3353 1377

The Open Book Cafe
Address: 2a/77 Camelia Ave, Everton Hills
Contact: (07) 3161 7366

Pure Tennis Cafe
Address: 144 Samford Rd, Ferny Hills
Contact: (07) 3851 0444

"I work at Ferny Hills tennis centre and we have a kids play cafe. Great coffee and choice of savoury and sweet foods, tennis court filled with ride on toys/cars etc for kids, playroom with HEAPS of toys, little kids bowling alley. Great for mums to sit back under the trees or big umbrellas and chill out with a coffee and snack while the kids entertain themselves. Open from 9am-midday." - BMG Member

Muffin Break at Crocs Playcentre
Address: 3/4-6 Burke Cres, North Lakes
Contact: 1300 027 627

"Oh and Crocs Playland North Lakes (indoor play centre) has a Muffin Break inside. Their coffees and food are so good" - BMG Member

Blaktan Coffee Kitchen
Address: 6/4-8 Burke Cres, North Lakes
Contact: 0425 444 733

Cafe Diversity
Address: 75 Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe
Contact: (07) 3284 6956

Cafe Lagarto
Address: 225 Mount Glorious Rd, Samford Valley
Contact: (07) 3289 3550

"Cafe lagarto in Samford has a fenced play area plus farm animals." - BMG Member

"Cafe Lagarto is incredible. Food and service and their kids packs (popcorn, sultanas, juice popper and chocolate) make life sooo much easier while you’re waiting for food to come out!" - BMG Member

Sandstone Point Hotel
Address: 1800 Bribie Island Rd, Sandstone Point
Contact: (07) 3475 3001

"Sandstone pt hotel is beautiful location, fenced playground and animals to pet." - BMG Member

Everton Park Hotel
Address: 101 Flockton St, Everton Park
Contact: (07) 3872 5200

"Everton Park Hotel. Great cafe and fenced in playground with a merry go round." - BMG Member

Let Minnow
Address: 57 Park Ave, Clayfield
Contact: (07) 3357 8771

My Mistress
Address: 515 Sandgate Rd, Clayfield
Contact: (07) 3256 0590

Address: 9 Somerset Rd, Kedron
Contact: (07) 3861 1956

Kabels Cafe
Address: 18 Corrie St, Chermside
Contact: 0406 200 019

Willow and Spoon
Address: 190 Newmarket Rd, Wilston
Contact: (07) 3352 7927

Cafe Noma
Address: 159 Hamilton Rd, Wavell Heights
Contact: (07) 3180 2389

Wes Brighton
Address: 74 Ward St, Sandgate
Contact: 0427 904 145

Entangled Living Art
Address: 6/38 Williams St, Dayboro
Contact: 0449 533 620

"Entangled at Dayboro (Entangled Living on fb). They have just done a refurb and have a cool new play area great for fine motor development. The teacher in me loves it!" - BMG Member

Southern Suburbs

Monkey Bar Cafe
Address: 98 Victoria Terrace, Greenslopes
Contact: 0466 115 995

Lady Marmalade Cafe
Address: 269 Logan Rd, Stones Corner
Contact: (07) 3324 2480

Cafe 63
Address: 433 Logan Rd, Stones Corner
Contact: 1300 63 63 00

"Cafe 63 Stone corner- has a kids area towards the back. Also, on a Thursdays, The Gap Tavern have a mums and bubs morning between 9-11am. Fenced playground and one of the staff help supervise the kids. Coffee etc available too.- BMG Member

Cafe O’Mai
Address: 15 Cracknell Rd, Annerley
Contact: (07) 3255 9778

Evo Espresso
Address: 100 School Rd, Yeronga
Contact: 0414 367 638

"It has a fully fenced courtyard with lots of shade, a play house and a box of toys" - BMG Member

Cream House Premium Kids Cafe
Address: Shop 10/18 Wynne St, Sunnybank Hills
Contact: (07) 3191 9098

Todd and Pup
Address: 398 Tarragindi Rd, Moorooka
Contact: (07) 3892 6691

"I used to go to this cafe every day for coffee on the way to work and I’d take my son there on weekends. The staff are friendly and accommodating plus there’s good pram access. We go there for the booth seats now that my son is out of a high chair. I think their good toys have been stolen in the past but we take our own toys when we go out, always have." - BMG Member

Billycart Kitchen
Address: 1 Eric Crescent, Annerley
Contact: 07 3392 9275

Woofismo Cafe
Address: Shop 9b, 567 Kessels Road, MacGregor
Contact: 0433 119 968

Eastern Suburbs

Little Genovese
Address: 17 Clarence St, Coorparoo
Contact: (07) 3394 1097

Coopers Cafe
Address: 409 Esplanade, Manly
Contact: (07) 3893 1453

Western Suburbs

Cafe Auchenflower
Address: 97 Haig Rd, Auchenflower
Contact: 0439 792 602

"Cafe Auchenflower. Fenced toddler park next door." - BMG Member

" I was going to say this one! My son loves the frog in jelly cups too. And the brownies are really good! Yum" - BMG Member

TheCurious Caravan
Address: 302 Grandview Rd, Pullenvale
Contact: 0452 068 098

"Curious caravan at the Pullenvale Hall, open every week day and Thursday and Friday has a toddler time with toys from 9-11am. Rest area with lots of grass, horses, fenced and has toilets." - BMG Member

Cafe 63
Address: 532 Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd, Sinnamon Park
Contact: (07) 3194 6610

Saint Lucy Cafe
Address: The University of Queensland, Blair Drive, St Lucia
Contact: (07) 3301 0001

"I go to St Lucy’s at UQ it’s next to the tennis courts they are very kid friendly and lots of space to run around. UQ in general is a great place for little ones to explore, there’s also the duck ponds, the art gallery, the great court and often they have a special event on. We go there once a week." - BMG Member

"St Lucy’s at UQ it’s next to the tennis courts they are very kid friendly and lots of space to run around and UQ in general is a great place for little ones to explore, there’s also the duck ponds, the art gallery, the great court and often they have a special event on. We go there once a week." - BMG Member

MoccaBella Cafe
Address: 37, Bellbowrie Shopping Plaza, Birkin Rd, Bellbowrie
Contact: (07) 3202 5144

"MoccaBella Cafe in Bellbowrie have a little kids area in the cafe. Books, toys, magnetic chalkboard on the wall plus a bert & Ernie toy car they can sit in!." - BMG Member

Goodness Gracious
Address: 250 Oxley Rd, Graceville
Contact: (07) 3379 2192

Hunter and Scout
Address: 7/327 Honour Ave, Graceville
Contact: (07) 3379 4527

Home Cafe
Address: 4/20 Stewart Rd, Ashgrove
Contact: (07) 3366 6652

La Pola Cafe
Address: 87 Amarina Avenue, Ashgrove
Contact: 0406 107 069

Chatterbox Cafe
Address: Toowong Village, 9 Sherwood Rd, Toowong
Contact: (07) 3876 9989

Neighbourhood Coffee Roasters
Address: 58 Rainworth Rd, Bardon
Contact: 07 33678501

"Neighbourhood Coffee Roasters Bardon A.K.A The Rainworth General is great. Has a really nice fenced garden out the back. They just ask that the plants/flowers aren't picked." - BMG Member

Health St Cafe
Address: 225 Sinnamon Rd, Jindalee
Contact: 0417 072 865

"Health St Cafe has a great kids corner and are very accommodating with kids food, they also have jelly cups and do marshmallow 'tea cups'." - BMG Member


Journeys Kitchen
Address: 6 Yoga Way, Springfield Central
Contact: (07) 3413 1029

"I find Journeys Cafe in Springfield Lakes great, they have a nice play area in the corner inside and it's so spacious so pram friendly and there's a car park out the front. Also Cafe 63 in Jindalee has a good play area inside too." - BMG Member

Forty West Cafe
Address: 6 Amity Way, South Ripley
Contact: (07) 3816 4876

Redland City

The Bush Pantry
Address: 1-15A Runnymede Road, Capalaba
Contact: (07) 3824 7007

West Mount Cotton Road Nursery
Address: 534 West Mount Cotton Road, Mount Cotton
Contact: (07) 3206 6354

Whitehouse Blend
Address: 312 Colburn Ave, Victoria Point
Contact: 0413 599 024

Jungle Beans Cafe
Address: 58 Dinwoodie Road, Thornlands

Phew! That is quite a list. Please do let us know in the comments if you have any more baby friendly cafes you want to add to the list or if you have any feedback.

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