Welcome to another article in our 'Useful Lists' series - this week on the discussion group we asked what you thought are some of 'Brisbane's Most Family Friendly Restaurants and Cafes'?
We asked and you answered!
Our lists are continually updated and cover the best places for kids and parents across Brisbane, however we are aware that this list doesn't include all the great services on offer, but it's a great place to start! Remember to always do your own research and make sure the service meets your personal needs.
What's there: An awesome outdoor, fully fenced playground surrounded by seating areas.
Kids Menu: Kids club menu with a variety of options priced at $9. Add drink and a desert for an extra $3 and all kids meals come with a kids club activity pack.
Address: 160 Broadwater Terrace, Redland Bay 4165.
Redland Bay Hotel
"Our go to in the Redlands when dining out with the kids! The menu has lots of choice at great prices, and our son can play whilst he waits for his meal instead of being glued to an ipad!" - BMG Member
What's there: This quirky little cafe is adjoined to a homewares store and is popular for serving up delicious brekky's and lunch. There is also a small play room to entertain the kids whilst mum can enjoy a coffee.
Kids Menu: The kids menu is slightly restricted with only 3 breakfast options available, however lunch looks a little more promising with 2 hot food options and a range of different sandwiches. Kids menu prices start from $6.90.
Address: 4/20 Stewart Road, Ashgrove 4060.
Home Store and Cafe - image via The Weekend Edition
What's there: Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week, the Yeronga RSL offers family friendly dining with an on site, indoor play area, perfect for keeping kids busy under the watchful eye of parents.
Kids Menu:'Little members' can chow down on goodies such as sausage and chips, pasta bolognaise and steak and chips- all for just $7, which also includes a small drink.
Address: Corner 391 Fairfield Road and Kadumba Street, Yeronga 4104.
"Yeronga RSL has an indoor playground easy for watching kids play and great nightly specials. Its our regular with a 3 and 1 yr old." - BMG Member
What's there: Serving up delicious brekky and brunch, reviews have said that Chapter IV is the most child friendly cafe in this area. Plenty of room for prams and a designated children's playroom, complete with a selection of toys.
Kids Menu: With options for both breakfast and lunch, the children's menu (although limited), sounds delicious and with prices starting from $7, is easy on the purse strings!
Address: 180 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington 4064.
"Chapter IV on Latrobe Tce, Paddington is a lovely cafe with a children's corner. They have plenty of high chairs and a good space so you can take your pram." - BMG Member
What's there: Open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Mango Hill Tavern has a huge menu and a brilliant indoor and outdoor play area, which are fully fenced for peace of mind.
Kids Menu: The kids menu here is awesome and jam packed with a variety of meals such as spaghetti bolognaise, grilled chicken salad, pizza and even child sized steak and chips! Each kids meal will set you back $9.90 and this includes a drink and an ice cream or Zooper Duper!
What's there: The Bellbowrie Tavern prides itself on its family friendly atmosphere and have created an indoor play space, which includes a brightly coloured, tunnel playground to keep little ones entertained.
Kids Menu: All kids meals are $9 (which includes a drink) and there are so many dishes to choose from that even the fussiest of eaters will be happy!
What's there: Kids can enjoy an outdoor playground, arcade games and movies, as well as face painting every Friday and Saturday night!
Kids Menu: 'Pepe's Club 4 Kids' menu is $9 and includes a meal, side and drink and there's plenty to choose from!
Address: 21 Glenquarie Place, The Gap 4061.
The Gap Tavern
"Love the Gap Tavern for our weekend drinks, they have an indoor gaming area and usually play a movie on weekends. Have a lovely outdoor play area, you can have drinks and watch the kids. Also have face painting over weekends - so it works great for us." - BMG Member
"The Gap Tavern - great playground area, games room and kid friendly food." - BMG Member
What's there: Home to the Kids Safari Club, Carina Leagues Club is the perfect place to dine out with the family. As well as being able to play on the outdoor playground, as part of the club, kids will also enjoy a range of activities including painting, dress up, playing on the Xbox and loads more.
Kids Menu: With a great selection to choose from, kids meals are a bargain at $8.50!
What's there: Victoria Park Golf Club is not only home to an awesome putt putt course that the kids will love, but also a huge outdoor playground! The playground consists of a large wooden climbing frame, climbing nets, a slide, rock climbing wall and various imaginative play areas.
Kids Menu: The kids meals sound just as delicious as the adult mains and with 3 different pizzas, fish, chicken and burgers, there's sure to be something everyone will love. Prices start from $12.
What's there: The Tingalpa Hotel caters for the whole family with their outdoor playground and indoor kids area, perfect for keeping children occupied.
Kids Menu: The menu covers all the usual 'pub grub' options that kids love and all come at a cost of $9.90, the best bit is that this also includes a kids activity pack, which is stocked with an activity book, colouring pencils, stickers and a small toy.
What's there: Not only does the Grand View Hotel offer up lots of tasty grub, there's also a small children's playground in the outdoor eating area. Based on sand, kids can enjoy the climbing frame and slide all within the watchful eye of mum and dad. There's also a table tennis table to occupy older kids.
Kids Menu: Kids meals are slightly higher in price at $12, which doesn't include any extras, however the portions are great and the food is delicious.