Top Restaurants In Sydney For Your Child’s Birthday Celebration

  • Toddlers

It’s your kid’s birthday, and of course you want it to be special. You've done McDonalds. You've done home parties (and cleaned for weeks after). You've done the play centres. And now your kid has either outgrown those places, or you’re up for a new experience with “out” party pies and “with” yummy food.  

Whether it’s a restaurant with a cool view, a place that makes them feel uber special (perhaps even lets the birthday kid eat free!) or a restaurant with a unique experience that they can enjoy with their friends and add to all their birthday excitement, there’s some great restaurants in Sydney that would make a fabulous choice for your kid’s birthday party.

We've rounded up the top 6 restaurants in Sydney to host your child’s birthday party. 

El Camino 

A great option is the new Mexican restaurant experience taking Sydney by storm- El Camino is a great place to host your child’s birthday party. The restaurant is flooded with neon lights, juke boxes and Chevy trunks for a real splashed sombrero party vibe. The kids will love the food- unlimited corn chips with vibrant red and green salsas, great fresh tacos, sizzling fajitas, hand-made tortillas, quesadillas and nachos. Whilst the kids enjoy their “tex-mex” experience, the adults will love sipping on the giant frozen margaritas. 

With locations in The Rocks, Manly Wharf, Miranda Westfield and Entertainment Quarter Moore Park, El Camino is a great place to host your child’s birthday party. 


For an egg-flipping, fire burning, utensil flying, messy and theatrical experience, Teppanyaki makes a fun and fabulous place to celebrate your kid’s birthday. 

Here, you will enjoy a large variety of delicious Japanese food in an open kitchen where the birthday kid and their friends will be challenged to catch food with their utensils (and mouth) - guaranteed to create loads of laughter and fun! From the refined to the raucous, there’s loads of fantastic Teppanyaki restaurants in Sydney. Here is a list of our top kid-friendly picks. 

Spice World 

For a seriously novel and entertaining dining experience you can’t go past Spice World in Haymarket. 

The experience begins at the door when your birthday buddy and their friends will be greeted by robot waiters holding mints and fruits. The quirky experience continues with wagyu beef wrapped Barbie dolls, Hello Kitty spice bombs and a deodorising machine to remove clothing odours! 

There’s a bright pink patterned walls, lanterns hanging from a mirror covered ceiling and arcade games; loads to keep the birthday kid and their friends entertained. The main focus at Spice World is hotpots which are full of flavour and fun! The ingredients for your hotpot come out in a playful, quirky way and there’s  even a sauce bar where you can create your own dipping sauces.

There’s also 10 private dining rooms hidden away behind futuristic stained glass walls so the birthday child can have their own special space. 

With a seriously unique menu, flash interior stylings and playful elements, you’ve got a restaurant the birthday kid and friends will love! 

Sydney Tower Buffet 

For a truly immersive experience with jaw-dropping scenery you can’t go past a birthday lunch or dinner at Sydney’s tallest restaurant (and building), Sydney Tower!

The restaurant slowly rotates to provide a 360-degree view of Sydney with one full revolution taking 70 minutes. Sunsets are truly spectacular as the sky changes colors and the twinkling lights of the city appear. 

Here, your child will be truly spoilt; not only will they get to eat for FREE, your table will receive a free professional photo and activities packs for all children (3-12yrs).

While admiring incredible views of the city, you can try an array of delectable bites. More than 40 freshly-prepared dishes from local and international cuisines are offered.  From succulent fresh seafood including Sydney rock oysters (dinner only), meat dishes and an array of salads and appetizers.  The kids will also go crazy over the all-you-can-eat mouthwatering dessert buffet! 

A Good Sydney Pub

Whether you’re after a classic pie or delicious pizza for the kiddies, or ceviche and cocktails for the adults, our city knows how to “do pubs” pretty damn well, with many having dedicated kids play areas and kids menus making them a great place to host your child’s birthday party. 

The Newport (above) is a great pick, set on the stunning shores of Pittwater and nestled among idyllic gardens with a variety of outdoor dining spaces and bars- a children's heaven and a parents' paradise.The Newport's diverse menus include Australian grass-fed beef burgers, ever-classic fish and chips, wood-fired pizzas, and a wide range of fresh salads. The kids will love  the freedom to run around as well as play with one of the many games on offer like badminton, ping pong and a giant magnetic Scrabble board, cool old school ice cream van and  exploring the gardens and sculptures. There’s also a cool party vibe in the sprawling outdoor area with live musicians and DJ. 

Other great pubs include The Henson in Marrickville, Coogee Pavilion in Coogee, Prince Hotel in Kirrawee and The Fiddler in Rouse Hill.

Pancakes On The Rocks 

Yummy pancakes means happy kiddies - Pancakes on the Rocks is another great pick. 

Here, there’s plenty of room with big booths, an extensive kids menu as well as colouring-in, video jukeboxes and a relaxed, kid-friendly vibe.

You will also get 20 percent off the bill on your child’s birthday if you join their “Birthday Club” (email list). 

The kids will love the Devil’s Delight chocolate pancakes with strawberries, cream and chocolate ice cream, or the Bananarama; Buttermilk pancakes with grilled banana and home made butterscotch sauce topped with cream and vanilla ice cream.

The birthday kid and friends will just love these pancakes and party vibe! 

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