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
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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
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
"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