Where Kids Eat FREE In Sydney
By: Phoebe Ackland and Hayley Dean, ellaslist
Did you know- there are LOADS 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 (September 2018) 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 letting the kids eat free during *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, dessert and a drink. *Dates vary and don't always align exactly with school holidays so be sure to check on booking.
Bloody Mary's Darlinghurst: Sip on a cocktail while the kids eat for free during the school holidays! The offer is on every day of the week, all day, with the purchase of an adult meal.
Source: Bloody Mary's Facebook page
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. On top of this amazing offer, all kids receive a FREE Busy Nippers Activity Box containing a 16 page activity booklet, character combat collectible cards, colourful stickers and crayons.
Shelbourne Hotel: Kids eat free on Saturday evenings between 5 and 8pm with any Grill or Main meal purchased from our dinner menu. Live acoustic music in the beer garden too!
Source: Sydney Tower Buffet
Brown Sugar Bondi: Kids eat free from Tuesday to Sunday nights, as long as you order by 6.45pm! (Which let's face it, isn't exactly difficult if you've got hungry, tired kids.)
Beach Burrito Company: Little amigos eat free all day and all night on Wednesdays! Choose from a burrito, quesedilla, fish and chips or DIY taco kit for an easy, delicious hump-day dinner.
Watson’s Bay Hotel: Kids eat free every Sunday between 5-7pm with a main-paying adult!
Bloody Mary's Bondi: Sip on a cocktail while the kids eat for free during the school holidays! The offer is on every day of the week, all day, with the purchase of an adult meal.
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 (with the puchase of an adult meal) plus there are jumping castles and face painting too!
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 eat free all day Sunday with every adult meal purchased.
Club Marconi: Kids eat free for dinner every paying adult on Wednesdays in The Piazza from 5-9pm! There’s usually fun events on at the Kids Corner, like pizza making and workshops and discos! (kids must be under 12 years of age.
Source: Blue Cattle Hotel
Quakers Inn: Kids eat free on Monday nights at Sawmillers Restaurant 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 Thursday nights, with a paying adult.
Silver Spur Steak Ranch: Penrith venue offering a kids play area and kids eat free deal Monday and Tuesdays (after 11am) with an accompanying adult meal. Kids must be under 12.
Penrith Panthers: Kids eat free after 5pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays with every adult meal purchased from the Grill Menu.
MacArthur Tavern: Purchase any full priced main meal during the school holidays (from Oct 1 – Oct 12) to receive a Kids Meal free. They often have free family fun days with entertainment for the kids too!
Source: MacArthur Tavern website
Summer Hill Hotel: Kid's meals are free on Saturday and Sunday during lunch and dinner service when an adult orders a main meal worth more than $15.
Horse And Jockey Hotel: One of the best on the list! Kids eat free at this family-friendly venue when adults order a main meal, EVERY DAY of the week!
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!
Croydon Park Hotel: Kids eat free Sundays, with any main meal purchase.
Our Place on Darling: Every night between 5:30-6:30 Kids eat free. One free meal per dining adult.
Club Five Dock: Members Kids eat free on Monday nights with an accompanying adult main meal. All Children under 12 receive a free kids popper.
Source: Event Finda/Club Five Dock
North Shore/ Northern Beaches
Bovine Brasserie: Kids eat free Sunday-Thursday with any adult meal, plus they get a free drink and an ice cream.
Source: Bovine Brasserie
Great Northern Hotel: On Sundays, children under 15 eat free! Each child is entitled to one children’s meal when purchasing in a group of at least one paying adult.
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.
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. It gets busy, so bookings are recommended!
The Bored Monkey: Kids eat free all day Sunday-Thursday and Friday/Saturday.
The Hills Club: In Baulkham Hills, kids eat free for lunch and dinner on Sundays. Order a main meal from the main Menu or Specials Board and receive a free kids meal of your choice.
Vikings Sports Club: In Dundas Valley, this extremely child friend club offers a Kids eat free deal every Monday and Tuesday night. Offer valid with every adult’s meal purchased and is valid for Kids Club Members only. There is a baby Vikings and little Vikings play area featuring two premium soft play areas, arcade games, air hockey, colouring-in activities and a dedicated TV for Nickelodeon lovers.
Source: Banksia Hotel Facebook page
Banksia Hotel: Colin Fassnidge's suburban pub puts on free kids meals with a main meal purchase during the school holidays. The pub is also giving away free Junior tickets to the Sydney Uni Flames with any free kids meal during the school holidays. And there's a play area!
Gymea Hotel: Kids eat free at Lily’s Bistro on Saturday and Sunday lunchtimes plus jumping castle every Sunday between 12-4pm.
Bangor Tavern: Kids eat free all day on Sundays!
The Firehouse Grill Mortdale: Kids eat free every Sunday with every main meal over $20.
The Bradbury: Kids eat free for lunch and dinner service Monday-Thursday! Sunday is also a great time to go, as the Free Sunday Funday from 12-3pm boasts alternating live shows, Roaming Performances, Balloon Animals, Face Painting, Craft Activities, jumping castle, popcorn and ice blocks, a huge playground and so much more!
The Warwick: At Warwick Farm, Kids eat free all day every Sunday.
The Lone Star Rib House: Kids eat free all day all school holidays. Warwick Farm, Tuggerah, Shellharbour, Blacktown, Kotara, Top Ryde and McGraths Hill.
Source: The Bradbury Facebook
Hero image: Northern Virginia Magazine
Does your favourite venue not make the list? Comment below and we’ll add it!
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Jan 16 2018
Mejico at Westfield Miranda - during school holidays kids eat DIY tacos free with every paying adult.
Sep 29 2017
Hi there! rozzi's italian in Stocklands Merrylands does kids eat free Sunday after 3pm. Yummy italian food in a casual family friend environment
Feb 05 2017
This is not for a kids eat free but rather an amazing cafe called makers loft in cammeray! It's a cafe acraft space, party venue hire, after school creative activities , school holiday activities and adult classes! I haven't seen many around in Sydney. The staff are so so lovely two. Run by two sisters! Highly recommend! http://www.makersloft.com.au
Oct 28 2016
Soul Origin does free babycinos as well
Oct 02 2016
The Warwick at Warwick Farm
Sep 30 2016
Two more to add to the list are: * Vikings Sports Club in Dundas Valley - kids eat free on Monday and Tuesday nights and there is a separate family area which has two climbing play gyms, air hocky and other arcade games. * Hotel Seven Hills - kids eat free on Monday and Tuesday nights and there is a great indoor play area, glassed off.
Sep 30 2016
georges cafe in Burwood