Where To Eat (& Drink) With The Kids When You Want To Get Social
With the social season kicking into gear, you're more than likely going to be in need of some kid-friendly venues to get merry in. Here's a few to get you started...See our handpicked guides to Newcastle
The Argenton Hotel
The newly renovated Argenton Hotel has a fresh modern feel to it and anyone with kids, or even without, will be loving it. The massive outdoor playground space and beer garden space comes complete with cabanas and a relaxed outdoorsy vibe that's ideal for families throughout the warmer months.
Kids eat free on Monday & Tuesdays from 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Where: 515 Lake Rd, Argenton
Perfect for those soon to arrive hot summer evenings, The Kingfish at Honeysuckle brings together quality seafood eats with a casual outdoorsy atmosphere that's ideal for taking in those cool afternoon breezes and letting the kids get active on their scooters or bikes.
Sydney Junction Hotel
Kids eat free lunch and dinner Monday-Thursday with a purchase of a main meal.
It's your local pub with something for everyone, and an epic undercover playground that lets the kids run amok letting you eat your meal and catch up with friends. The beer garden is open and spacious, with a retractable roof so it's ideal for alfresco dining- rain, hail or shine!
Where: 8 Beaumont St, Hamilton
Lowlands Bowling Club
The newly renovated restaurant space looks great and its massive glass window wall looks directly out onto the adjacent playground in the park.
Where: 98 Dawson St, Cooks Hill
Smokin Hot N Saucy
The very relaxed outdoor seated space in Islington has loads of room for the kids to move around in and not bother other diners.
Where: 116 Maitland Rd, Islington
Some of the best Mexican in Newcastle also comes with a caravan out the back for the kids to entertain themselves in.
Where:11 Steel St, Newcastle West
Sundays - kids eat free
Kids receive a free kids meal with the purchase of any Burger & Co. item, Salad, Main Meal or Meat Plate from 4pm. T&Cs apply.
Where: 237 Hunter St, Newcastle
The Mexican Cantina
Located in the heart of Carrington and coming with all your Mexican favourites. It's also perfect for little ones to play in the outdoor playground area.
Where: 79 Young St, Carrington
Time your pizza outing to Tuesdays when the kids eat FREE!
Where: 53 Bull St, Cooks Hill
Combine your ocean views with your beers, wine and pizza at the Pizza Kiosk at Merewether Surfhouse. Grab a seat inside or take it down to the beach and top it off with a gelato for dessert.
Where: 5 Henderson Pde, Merewether
Not necessarily one that jumps to mind but The Greenroof well and truly has you covered when it comes to the kids with the fab little shed like
The Barn Adamstown
Morning coffee, brunch or lunch, The Barn at Adamstown is a gem with little ones.
Where: Cnr Brunker & Mandalong Rds, Adamstown
Where: 12 Alma Rd, New Lambton
Perry The Feeder
Easy to access for prams, the outdoor grassy space is ideal for mums and bubs. The beautiful little space is perfect for a coffee catch ups, and perhaps even getting your hair done.
Where: 53 Maitland Rd, Mayfield
Connecting with the community is what The Fernery is all about, and it is ultra kid friendly. The relaxed Forecourt area always has awesome coffee and foodie combines a very kid-friendly atmosphere.
Where: 84 Fern St, Islington
Where: Pearson St, Charlestown
The Olive Branch CafeNot only does this cafe help young people new to the industry get