Sydney's Best Arcades For Kids And Kid-ults

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Kids don't get to have all the fun at the arcade these days! Kid and kid-ult entertainment are on the menu at many arcades and arcade bars across Sydney, so whether you're looking for a fun-filled family night out, or a slice of nostalgia on your next date night, these Sydney arcade bars will let your real child and inner child run wild.


With 16 locations across Sydney, Timezone is the undisputed home of the mega arcade. Catering to kids and kid-ults with arcade games, air hockey, bowling, laser tag, Dance Dance Revolution and more, Timezone is pretty much happiness on earth. The newest Timezone to join the ranks, Timezone Chippendale, is throwing back to the 80s with nostalgic additions to their arcade lineup including Mario Karts, Ring Toss, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. 

Location: 16 Timezone Locations Across Sydney

B. Lucky & Sons

Another Sydney bar bringing back the 80s arcade vibes, B. Lucky & Sons is the latest cab off the rank in the kid-ult entertainment arena. The retro bar-meets-arcade at Moore Park's Entertainment Quarter presents a nostalgic walk down memory lane with all the best entertainment from the 80s arcade-era - think Mario KartSpace Invaders, and Nintendo - to now with Dance Dance Revolution and NBA Hoops. B. Lucky & Sons are open from 11 am to midnight, so you can bring the kids along for day adventures or enjoy a nostalgic night out. They also offer a full menu of delicious eats and creative cocktails.

Location: The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park

Zone Bowling

Fewer games are more fun for a family night out than tenpin bowling, am I right? Zone Bowling is the home of tenpin bowling so they certainly deliver on that count, but what's more, Zone Bowling go one step further and delight with laser tag, bumper dodgem cars and arcade zones. Any day or night of the week, Zone Bowling will keep the whole family entertained for hours with their state-of-the-art bowling alleys and a treasure trove of old and new arcade games. 

Location: 10 Locations Across Sydney


Let your inner gamer out at Sydney's first adults' gaming-themed bar. Located in Newtown, 1989 has a pretty impressive collection of arcade classics including Space Invaders, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Pinball, plus plenty of video games for the retro gaming fanatics. Arcade games come cheap at just $1 per game, and with 30+ craft beers, creative cocktails and yummy eats on the menu, you'll be here for hours.

Location: 22-24 King Street, Newtown

Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq

Ten-pin bowling with a side of cocktails? Yes, please! Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq in Alexandria is designed for a fun-filled family night out and should definitely be on your family to-do list. Cirque Electriq means electric circus and that's exactly what you'll get at the activity-filled warehouse complete with bowling alleys, dodgem cars, arcade games, laser tag, and even a 3D interactive theatre ride! Plus, Archie Brothers' onsite Dazzler's Diner has got the whole family sorted come dinnertime.

Location: 55 Doody Street, Alexandria

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