Are you planning to fly to Brisbane from Hong Kong this year?
Eating out with kids when you are on a holiday in a foreign land can be disastrous! You will not know whether the food is healthy or whether the dishes are likeable by your kid. But in Brisbane eating out can be one of the best experiences because there are many cafes to cater to everyone's needs; be it the parents or the kids.
In most of these cafes, you can find play areas and therefore, for once in your life you will be able to eat in peace. So, try out these top 6 kid-friendly cafes in Brisbane for your breakfast, lunch or dinner!
1. Chapter IV
Located in Queenslander at 180 Latrobe Terrace of Paddington, Chapter IV is a cafe that is popular for its breathtaking view of Brisbane city and its delicious food. The breakfast is amazing here with Asian and Middle Eastern dishes. That is why it is the go-to breakfast dine-in place in Brisbane!
Breakfast dishes include muffins, croissants, different kinds of mushrooms and even avocado featured meals. Kids can enjoy a variety of items; scrambled eggs, chicken nuggets that are shaped like dinosaurs, Nutella ice-cream, coconut pancakes, Cheddar hash cake, brownies, potato chips, cherry cheesecake, mushroom burgers and many more.
If you are looking for juices and coffee, try out the Campos coffee, Hot Chocolate, Apple Juice, Orange Juice or Lemon Lime. The cafe Chapter IV is very spacious, therefore your kids can also play around or in the play area with toys while you indulge in the great dishes. Chapter IV is open daily from 8.00 AM to 3.00 PM.
2. Miss Bliss Whole Foods Kitchen
Located in Vulture Street, West End Miss Bliss Wholefoods Kitchen is one of a kind cafe with a backyard garden! Yes, you heard it right. There is a backyard in this cafe in which your kids can wander and play to their heart's content.
You can even find little tables made especially for kids. Miss Bliss Whole Food Kitchen is popular for its organic, unprocessed food. The deliciousness is enhanced because the food is healthy. If you are here for breakfast, you can try out the special breakfast pots. They contain fruit, granola and yoghurt as a mixture. You can also try the 'toast with toppings' which serves you a toast with avocado, tomatoes, fresh basil, roasted capsicum and sweet potato hummus.
For lunch, there are beef burgers, mushroom burgers, falafel wraps and fresh salads. You can try out the special house-made tea tonic, cold coffee, coconut water, smoothies like liquid gold and green grenade in the evenings. The Miss Bliss Whole Foods Kitchen is open weekdays from 6.30 AM to 3.30 PM and weekends from 7.00 AM to 3.00 PM.
3. Monkey Bar Cafe
Located in Victoria Terrace, Greenslopes the Monkey Bar Cafe is one of the most popular kid-friendly cafes in Brisbane. There is a large playground in the cafe with swings, slides and other kinds of activities. Therefore, you can have breakfast or your lunch here and let your kid have their own free time while you enjoy the scenery.
Monkey Bar Cafe also offers a menu specially made for kids. It has muffins and buttermilk pancakes. For breakfast, you can have salted caramel pancakes, bananas along with whiskey maple syrup and Nutella cream. Eggs are also available to have with bacon, smoked salmon and you can also try the Botanic Mushroom Bruschetta with loads of mozzarella for a change.
For lunch, you can try their beef burger which is served with shoestring fries, the classic O'ranga Sanga with roast chicken and cheesy mushrooms. You can have Belgian chocolate milkshake, coffee, strawberry milkshake or smoothies like banana, mango, berry in the evening. Monkey Bar Cafe is open daily from 6.30 AM to 1.30 PM.
4. Tiddlywinks Dance and Play Cafe
Located in Melton Road, Nundah Tiddlywinks dance and play cafe is not just a cafe but a whole party like environment offering a unique experience in Brisbane. The three-storey playground and the toddler's areas are designed for kids aged 0-11 years. There is an area with a TV and a castle-themed playhouse in the cafe.
The dancing floor is pretty much lively with disco. Therefore, you can either join to dance with your kid or relax enjoying a cup of coffee. They also teach the kids how to dance to music, sing nursery rhymes on weekdays. The food is great, fresh and healthy; cakes in there are one of the best you can have in Brisbane.
Deep-fried food and gluten foods are not served in the Tiddlywinks Dance and Play Cafe. But pizzas and different kinds of wraps are available. It is also a great venue to have birthday parties or simply as a meeting place for mothers. Tiddlywinks Dance and Play Cafe are open from Tuesday-Friday from 9.30 AM to 2.30 PM and on weekends.
5. Birds and Bees Cafe
Located on Everton Hills, the Birds and Bees offers you a delicious looking menu; for both parents and kids. The views of the surrounding areas are pretty amazing. Gives you a cosy feeling. It allows you to enjoy your meal while the kids are playing in the play area. This play area is very large and can be viewed from the dining area where the parents will be seated.
For breakfast and lunch in the parents menu, Eggs Benedict, Pulled Pork Sandwich, Colombian Coffee, Veggie Burgers, Scrambled eggs are available. For kids, you can pick up toast with eggs, toast with bacon, ham and cheese, chicken bites, chips, cake, tarts, milkshakes or smoothies. The kids can play with toys after the meal, make drawings on chalkboards, or read books by sitting on the kid-sized chairs and tables in the cafe. Birds and Bees Cafe is open from 6.00 AM to 3.00 PM on weekdays and weekends.
Disclosure: This is a collaborative post.