Its often difficult to find somewhere to eat out with young children. Below we have a few ′child friendly′ places you can take young children. If you know of any other child friendly eateries please let us know.
McDonald′s Family Restaurant Midlands Highway, Bridgewater A great playground and kid friendly food. Ph. 6263 4049
Carlyle Hotel 232 Main Road, Derwent Park Has an enclosed Playland for the younger children and numerous computer games for the older ones. Open daily, lunch 12 noon-2.30pm and dinner from 5pm. Phone 6272 0299
Dunalley Hotel Arthur Highway, Dunalley Has an outdoor area with a timber suspension bridge and cubby house for the older children and electronic games indoors. Open daily, lunch 12 noon-2pm and dinner 6pm-8pm. Phone 6253 5101
Hungry Jacks Main Road, Glenorchy A fast food restaurant which has a free jukebox, free self service soft drink refills and rock & roll memorabilia. There is an undercover tubular playground with an elevated aeroplane for those under 120cm tall. Open daily from 10am. Phone 6272 2408 McDonald's Family Restaurant Northgate Shopping Centre, Glenorchy A great playground and kid friendly food. Ph. 6273 3258
Blue Skies Cafe Bar & Restaurant Murray Street Pier, Sullivan's Cove, Hobart No play equipment but a great kids menu and crayons to colour in. Lots to watch out the window with all the ferries coming and going. There is a change table in the diabled toilet. Up market meals for the adults. Open for lunch and dinner but bookings recommended. Phone 6224 3747 Domino Cafe 55 Elizabeth St, Hobart Inside & outside eating and a play area adjacent in Wellington Court. Change facilities available in the Argyle Street Carpark entrance foyer. Open Monday to Saturday 7am-4.30pm. Phone 6234 3783 Fish Frenzy Elizabeth Street Pier, Hobart Inside & outside eating with a chalk board inside on the back wall. Open daily from 12 noon. Phone 6231 2134 Mures Lower Deck Victoria Dock, Hobart A popular family bistro. Crayons and coloring pages are available. Open daily 7am-9pm. Phone 6231 2121
Shoreline Hotel Shoreline Drive, Howrah Bistro style meals with a fenced in outdoor playground for the younger children and video games for the older children. Open daily. Lunch from 11.30am and dinner from 5.30pm. Phone 6247 9804
Oyster Cove Inn 1 Ferry Road, Kettering Overlooking Oyster Cove Marina there are unusual wooden sculptures dotted around the deck and carpark and a garden swing set to keep the children amused. Sculptures include a Cheshire cat, a frog, a goblin, King Neptune, mushrooms and other things. Open daily from 11am. Phone 6267 4446
Citrus Moon Cafe 23 Beach Road, Kingston Beach The cafe has great food and coffee with Mouse on Mars internet available and a big comfy couch. There is a great outdoor dining area that has been upgraded and grassed area where kids can play or have lunch on their own table and chairs. The backyard has a big chalkboard and playgym, and colouring books available. It has a casual and relaxed atmosphere and kids are welcome. Open daily Phone 6229 2388 Kidz Bizzzz Indoor Play Centre Snacks and meals available. Has an area for 0-3 year olds and a multi-story climbing playground and jumping castle for older kids. 4a Mertonvale Circut, Kingston Phone 6227 2020 McDonald′s Family Restaurant Channel Highway, Kingston A great tubular playground with an aeroplane for the tots and kid friendly food. Ph. 6229 1355 Mures Kingston Child friendly meals and some of the best fish in Hobart. No play equipment but there are crayons and coloring in pictures for the children 9 Channel Hwy, Kingston Phone 6229 2232?
Canary Cage Cafe 1694 Channel Highway, Margate Scrumptious food, a play corner inside and a hopscotch goanna and dinosaur rocket outside. The cafe also has lots of crafts and toys for sale. Open daily 9am-6pm Ph. 6267 2223
McDonald′s Family Restaurant 184 Main Road, Moonah A great tubular playground and kid friendly food. Ph. 62730655
Pizza Hut Restaurant Corner NewTtown Rd & Forster St, New Town No play equipment but plenty of child friendly food. Open daily from 11.30am. Phone 6228 0202
Meadowbank Vineyard 699 Richmond Rd, Richmond A la carte menu and set amid the vines and perfect views. Outside is a playground area with a half buried timber boat, a rocker made from a balancing wine cask, a hopscotch course and lots of space to run around Open daily 10am-5pm with lunch 12 noon-3pm Phone 6248 4484
McDonald′s Family Restaurant Ross Ave, Rosny A large undercover tubular playground and party tram and kid friendly food. Ph. 6244 5950
McDonald′s Family Restaurant 268 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay A great tubular playground and kid friendly food. Ph. 6224 8124
McDonald′s Family Restaurant 17 Cole street, Sorell A great tubular playground and kid friendly food. Ph. 62265 3544