16 Kid-Friendly Pubs in Brisbane for the Whole Family

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Whether you are catching up with friends, celebrating a special occasion, or just want a night off from cooking dinner, stopping off at one of the best kid-friendly pubs in Brisbane is always a good option!

Brisbane's variety of kid-friendly pubs ensures there's always a spot open with great food, a festive atmosphere, and sometimes even kids' entertainment so the whole clan is happy. 

16 Kid-Friendly Pubs in Brisbane for the Whole Family

1. The Belvedere Hotel 

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The Belvedere Hotel 

Located on the stunning Redcliffe Peninsula, The Belvedere Hotel, aka "The Bel" is perfectly positioned for glorious sunset views on the water.

The restaurant has a closed in play centre with a swing, climbing net, and arcade games to keep the kids occupied while the parents have a drink. It’s one of the only restaurants in the area that is pet friendly, so you can bring your furry family too!

The food is exceptional, and they have a pretty good variety for the kids too. There is also a great waterfront park just across the road if you want to work off your meal. 

Location: Cnr Oxley Ave &, Woodcliffe Crescent, Woody Point

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2. The Hamilton Hotel

Having undergone extensive renovations, this iconic Brisbane hotel offers a family-friendly experience in a trendy atmosphere.

The Hamilton Hotel boasts a steakhouse restaurant, bistro, multiple bars, including a sports bar, and a gaming lounge. On top of that, there is also a children’s indoor entertainment area, so there is certainly something to keep everyone in the family happy here! The kid’s entertainment area offers a playground plus video games and has CCTV monitoring so you can keep an eye on your kids from your restaurant table. They even host monthly themed parties for kids!

Location: 442 Kingsford Smith Dr, Hamilton 

3. Centenary Tavern 

Centenary Tavern
Centenary Tavern

Not only can you choose to dine indoors or outdoors at Centenery Tavern, but the kids can choose whether they play indoors or outdoors, too! The Centenary Tavern offers both an indoor games room and a huge outdoor shaded playground. They also host monthly Family Fun days with attractions such as petting zoos, face painting or jumping castles.

Great food, live entertainment, and a sports bar all contribute to make this one of the best kid-friendly pubs in Brisbane.

Location: 96 Sumners Rd, Sumner

4. The Glen Hotel

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The Glen Hotel

The Glen Hotel offers a wide range of dining options to suit any palate, including a speciality steak and seafood restaurant, bistro, and bar snacks. There is even a Charles Baker Donuts & Coffee cafe that offers drive through!

As an added bonus, if you take your family for lunch or dinner on a Sunday you get a kids' meal free with every main meal purchased. After they’ve eaten their fill, the kids can choose from PlayStation games, movies or the outdoor playground to entertain themselves while the grownups relax. 

Location: 24 Gaskell St, Eight Mile Plains

5. Springlake Hotel 

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The kids' playground at The Springlake Hotel.

Set overlooking the lake and natural bushland, the Springlake Hotel offers a modern yet relaxing, family-friendly experience.

With an extensive menu, you are sure to want to take advantage of their "Feed the Family" deal on Tuesday nights, which includes two main meals and two kids meals for $50.

With a huge outdoor play area, an indoor games and arcade room, and kids' parties too, it's no wonder Springlake Hotel gets voted one of the best kid-friendly pubs in Brisbane time and time again.

Location: 1 Springfield Lakes Blvd, Springfield Lakes

6. Albany Creek Tavern 

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Albany Creek Tavern 

Located north-west of Brisbane, the Albany Creek Tavern is another great family-friendly offering that has something for everyone.

The Graziers Steakhouse has a great menu and there is even seating in the outdoor playground so you can dine while the kids play. Or they might prefer to hang out in the indoor arcade and games room.

Head to the Tavern's kids' club on Wednesday nights when kids eat free, or on Sundays when kids' meals are only $5 with a main meal purchase! There are also regular Family Fun days and hosted kids' parties available.

Location:  730 Albany Creek Rd, Albany Creek

7. Alexandra Hills Hotel

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Alexandra Hills Hotel

Monkey bars, a kids' cafe, jumping steps, a climbing wall, cubby houses, and so much more are on offer at the Alexandra Hills Hotel kids' area.

This modern cafe offers a safe and versatile play area allowing kids to expel their energy while parents relax. We love the size and unique design of the playground and the terrific location - so many wins!

Location: 332 Finucane Road, Alexandra Hills

8. The Gap Tavern

The Gap Tavern
The Gap Tavern has a game room featuring arcade style games.


A local favourite, The Gap Tavern boasts sweeping views of Mount Coot-tha surrounds with fantastic pub fare and a kid-friendly atmosphere, plus, there's an awesome outdoor shaded playground and a games room with arcade style games.

The under 10s will love the specially crafted menu offering delightful options like Spaghetti Napolitana or a 'frog in a billabong' with their main meal. Tip: Reserve a table near the playground for added convenience.

Location: 21 Glenquarie Place, The Gap

9. Full Moon Hotel

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The Treehouse at Full Moon Hotel.


Sandgates Full Moon Hotel features the Treehouse Kidspace: a dedicated family-friendly dining space inspired by the quintessential Queensland backyard. With a veggie patch and play kitchen, the space encourages imaginative play in a safe space allowing carers to enjoy a meal.

We love the wonderful kids' menu and the thoughtful playspace design. 

Location: 118 Eagle Terrace, Sandgate

10. Samford Hotel

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The stunning Samford Hotel.


Nestled in the stunning Samford Valley, the Samford Hotel is renowned for its delectable cuisine, expansive outdoor dining space, and rustic charm. Complemented by an equally spacious outdoor kids' play area and a kids gaming room, it's a favoured spot for local families seeking a blend of excellent food and a laid-back atmosphere amid picturesque surroundings.

Location: Main St, Samford Valley

11. Mango Hill Tavern

Mango Hill Tavern
Mango Hill Tavern


Mango Hill Tavern has a a lively play area and a laid-back ambiance, making it one of the best kid-friendly pubs in Brisbane. 

With seating for over 150 patrons, the bistro proves ideal for sizable gatherings and family get-togethers. Enjoy a delightful combination of entertainment, a relaxed setting, and a wide range of delectable meals while kids enjoy the impressive playspace.

Location: Corner of Anzac Avenue and Halpine Drive, Mango Hill

12. Sandstone Point Hotel

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A day out at Bribie Island with lunch at Sandstone Point Hotel? Yes please!


Kid-friendly pubs in Brisbane don't get much bigger than Sandstone Point! Just a stone's throw from Bribie Island on the shores of the Pumicestone Passage, Sandstone Point Hotel is a haven for big and little diners alike.

If the breathtaking views and stellar location aren’t enough to entice you, the barnyard-style playground will be! An outdoor climbing wall, rocking cow, slide, swings, windmill, and more make up the outdoor portion of the play area, which leads to an air-conditioned kids' game room with movies and gaming consoles.

Sandstone Point Hotel is renowned for its festivals and live events so it’s worth checking to see what’s on.

Location: 1800 Bribie Island Road, Sandstone Point

13. Felons Brewing Co

Felons Brewery
Felons Brewery has something for the whole family.


Located on the banks of the Brisbane River, Felons Brewery is an impressive destination overlooking the Howard Smith Wharves, and one of our favourite kid-friendly pubs in Brisbane.

A hotspot for locals and tourists, Felons caters to all patrons, including families. Little ones can enjoy the pirate playground, sprawling outdoor lawn ,and inside games. A jam-packed events calendar features regular kid-friendly events like face painting, reptile shows, family trivia, and more. We love the incredible location (perfect for a family bike ride!) and the wonderful views. A true icon!

Location: 5 Boundary Street, Howard Smith Wharves

14. Slipstream Brewing Company

Slipstream Brewing Company
Slipstream Brewing Company

Slipstream at Yerongpilly is a bubbling hive of activity.

Adults can enjoy their range of custom brews, and delicious food while the littlies play in the outside cubby and play area. They also offer kids' eat free deals during the school holidays!

Location: 94 Wilkie St, Yeerongpilly

15. Waterloo Bay Hotel

Waterloo Bay Hotel
Sail on down to Wynnum's Waterloo Bay Hotel.


Wynnum’s Waterloo Bay Hotel has something for everyone, including modern Australian fare and an utterly adorable fenced outdoor playground and indoor kid zone right alongside the restaurant and beer garden.

Take advantage of the Friday 'kids eat free' deal and sit back and relax while your littlies run and crawl through the sea-themed play area made just for them - adorable!

Location: 75 Berrima Street, Wynnum

16. Caboolture Sports Club

Caboolture Sports Club
Caboolture Sports Club offers the Explorers Kids' Club, a ‘free for members’ service for 3-15 year olds.


Caboolture Sports Club offers the Explorers Kids Club, a ‘free for members’ service for 3-15 year olds.

Staff will keep little ones entertained with crafts, PS4 & iPad games, kids tv & movies, and plenty more while parents dine and enjoy the club facilities. 

Location: 19-27 Station Road, Morayfield

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