Where Kids Eat FREE In Sydney
By: Phoebe Ackland, ellaslist
Did you know- there are TONNES of cafes, restaurants and venues across Sydney where children can eat free at specific days and times?! Check out our list, organised by location, and take advantage of the awesome family deals on offer – particularly during these school holidays!
IMPORTANT NOTE: These details are correct at the time of publication (April 2017) but we recommend you check with the cafe/restaurant that they still have a deal in place before you go.
Jamie's Italian: On Pitt Street, Jamie is introducing ‘kids eat free’ during the Easter school holidays. For every main course ordered, one child can enjoy a meal on the house – selected from the six award-winning dishes from the kids' menu, all made with fresh produce and served with a shake-me salad and drink.
Sydney Tower Buffet: With every adult meal purchased during lunch and dinner service on Mondays and Tuesdays, children aged 3-12 years eat FREE, watching amazing revolving city skyline views all year round. During NSW school holiday periods, kids eat free for lunch and dinner on Mondays-Thursdays.
Shelbourne Hotel: Kids eat free on Saturday evenings between 5 and 8pm. The new kids’ menu includes the Dory Fish Bites, Classic Cheese Pizza and Chicken Tenders. Live acoustic music in the beer garden too!
Source: Sydney Tower Buffet
Queens Park Shed: The ultimate cafe and children’s playground mix, where kids eat free on Friday and Saturday nights.
Source: Queens Park Shed
The Beresford: One kid's meal is free per each paying adult from Monday-Thursday. On Wednesday nights, they even host family movie nights under the stars!
Kingston and Co: Inside Westfield Eastgardens, kids eat free Sunday to Wednesday, and enjoy the playground afterwards while you watch on!
Watson’s Bay Hotel: Kids eat free every Sunday between 5-7pm with a main-paying adult!
Source: Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel
Greater Western Sydney
Colyton Hotel: Become a Club 4 Kids member and kids will eat free every Sunday, all day long!
Source: True Local/ Colyton Hotel
Pioneer Tavern: Kids eat free with a main meal purchased Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights from 4pm.
Blue Cattle Dog Hotel: Family friendly Bluey's bistro in St Clair, where kids in the Club 4 Kids program eat free all day Sunday! It's free to join.
Club Marconi: Kids eat free for every paying adult on Thursdays in The Piazza! There’s usually fun events on at the Kids Corner, like pizza making and workshops and discos!
Quakers Inn: Kids eat free on Monday nights when an adult purchases a main meal! A clown is also here from 6:30pm to keep the kids entertained!
NBC Sports Club: In Northmead, kids eat free Sunday-Wednesday nights, with a paying adult.
Silver Spur Steak Ranch: Penrith venue offering a kids play area and kids eat free deal ALL DAY Monday and Tuesdays.
Summer Hill Hotel: Kids meals are free on Sunday during lunch and dinner service with every adult meal purchase!
IKEA: IKEA often hosts school holiday kids eat free specials in Tempe, Rhodes and Marsden Park. With main meals priced from $4 each at lunch and $8 at dinner, a family of four (two parents, two kids) can eat for as little as $8. After 11am, the whole family can enjoy schnitzels, pie or vegetable fritatta with peas and chips, just to name a few.
Horse And Jockey Hotel: Kids eat free at this family-friendly venue when adults order a main meal, EVERY DAY of the week!
1989 Cafe: This Newtown cafe is super fun, offering free babycinos and a free go at the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game in the arcade room!
Canada Bay Club: On Tuesday nights (6.30-9.30pm), members’ kids eat free and enjoy free games on selected machines at The Family Brasserie!
Club Five Dock: Kids eat free on Tuesday nights, and between 5.30-6.30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays. There are also $2 activity packs and monthy discos.
Source: Event Finda/Club Five Dock
North Shore/ Northern Beaches
Bovine Brasserie: Kids eat free every day and night except Fridays and Saturdays at this elegant steakhouse on the North Shore.
Lodge Tapas: 1 Child Eats Free From The Kids Menu When 1 Adult Orders 1 Main Course From Our A La Carte Menu.
Great Northern Hotel: On Sundays, children under 15 eat free! Kids menu classics including chicken nuggets and fish and chips.
Berowra Village Tavern: Kids eat free in this Berowra Heights venue on Thursday nights. You’ll love the indoor playground that keeps them busy, and they’ll love the free gift that comes with their kids meal when they join the Club 4 Kids program.Northern Beaches
Ironbark Woodfired Pizza Restaurant and Cafe: In Manly, kids under 8 years of age eat free every night before 6.30pm with a paying adult.
Avalon On The Beach: School Holiday Special! During NSW school holiday periods, kids eat free for dinner on Friday nights from 5pm.
Belrose Hotel: Once voted the best kid-friendly pub in NSW, The Belrose has stopped their kids eat free meal deal; however, the play area and free face painting from 4-6pm Monday-Friday might still make it worth a visit.
The Bored Monkey: Kids eat free all day Sunday-Thursday and Friday/Saturday if you're out by 7pm.
Hogs Breath Cafe: The Castle Hill venue offers free kids meals all day Mondays and Tuesdays! The Hoggies menu is uber kid friendly, with complimentary scoops of ice cream and a juice or soft drink.
Pandora’s Restaurant: In Rouse Hill, Tuesday night is family night with when kids eat free! Awesome Italian menu with an Aussie twist.
The Fiddler: At this Rouse Hill venue, all food on the kids menu is under $10, and comes with FREE ice cream and soft drink.
Ranch Hotel: Kids eat free during Saturday lunch and Sunday lunch and dinner at North Ryde’s iconic family friendly hotel. Join the Ranchies kids club for free entry to the Sunday jumping castle and arts and crafts corner.
The Hills Club: In Baulkham Hills, kids eat free on Sundays.
Ettamogah Hotel: Super child-friendly venue In Kellyville with an awesome play area. Join the Club 4 Kids program for the kids eat free deal on Thursday nights plus free rock-climbing!
Source: Ettamogah Hotel
Gymea Hotel: Kids eat free at Lily’s Bistro on Saturday and Sunday lunch times!
The Shed: At this Hurstville cafe, kids eat free on Monday night from 5-9pm.
Source: Yelp/The Shed, Hurstville
The Bradbury: Kids eat free for lunch and dinner service Monday-Wednesday! Sunday is also a great time to go- Free Sunday Funday boasts alternating live shows, Roaming Performances, Balloon Animals, Face Painting, Craft Activities, jumping castle, popcorn and ice blocks, and so much more!
Source: The Bradbury Facebook
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