Not only is there a stunning view from the back deck and a gated stress free play corner the menu has the whole family covered.
Curlys on the Corner
The courtyard is a parent’s paradise with a fantastic toy corner, plenty of room for prams and a change table!
The Paddock Cafe
On a sunny day, the outdoor garden complete with sandpit keeps the little ones entertained whilst bigger eats are well catered for with a glorious display of local and homemade produce.
A fabulous family-friendly find, off the beaten track in groovy Brunswick. There's 5 senses coffee, fantastic food, home baked treats and a play-room out the back for little ones.
Baby Lets Cruz
A light and bright cafe, with very welcoming staff and lots of room for prams. Set up specially to welcome parents with littlies, this is a great spot for a coffee and light lunch or snack.
The perfect pit stop for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea when in the city with little ones.
Courtyard Cafe da Capo
The courtyard seating and beautiful architecture make it the perfect dining destination for families
The Fine Food Store
The Fine Food Store is a haven in this busy area of The Rocks. Head down Kendall Lane for some gourmet sandwiches and robust coffee with caramel undertones.
Coffee Club Park St
The food is excellent, the staff friendly and the free activity bags with kids’ meals will keep little fingers busy.
An Israeli and Mediterranean inspired cafe/bakery/deli in North Bondi with a family-friendly backyard and the best Shakshuka in Sydney.
Cooper Park Tennis Cafe
Grab a quick bite and then enjoy a walk in the park or a play in the adjacent playground.
Seasalt Cafe & Kiosk
On a clear sunny day who could say no to sitting in a relaxed, family friendly cafe looking out onto Clovelly Beach and Bay
Rushcutters Bay Kiosk
An outdoor cafe/kiosk nestled beside a kid’s playground, parkland and harbour moorings.
A trendy and urban café with an enclosed courtyard at the back (with its own entrance) for you to relax in whilst your little ones run and play to their heart’s desire.
Children are well catered for with 75c babycinos, lots of room for prams and a beach and playground within close vicinity.
Cafe Eighty Ate I Crows Nest
Cafe Eighty Ate is a favourite of local mums after school and mothers groups who congregate with prams outside. They offer a great kids menu too.
Very kid friendly and situated before the entrance gates, so you can enjoy the cafe without even paying to enter the zoo and parking is free for 90 minutes.
A 1950’s retro style café, stuffed with witty kitsch ornaments, booths, knickerbocker glories and lollies….lots and lots of lollies!
Fegos on Frenchs
Fegos on Frenchs is a friendly café in Willoughby focussed on serving fresh and healthy food. They also have an awesome kids toy corner.
Devon on Danks
Devon on Danks really raises the bar and its experimental menu will have you coming back for more
The Boathouse Balmoral
Located just near the playground and Balmoral beach, it offers the perfect spot for brunch with the family.
Black Star Pastry I Powerhouse Museum
The huge warehouse space offers room for prams and the kids bento box is delicious and healthy.
Coal Loader Cafe
Enjoy a meal and then explore Balls Head Reserve with the kids, including the old coal loading tunnels.
Don’t just visit here to have your car washed, take advantage of the great enclosed kids play area and the Italian inspired menu.
Perfect for that mid shopping break or meal, Loft 510 in Chatswood Westfield offers plenty of room for prams and long tables for mothers groups catch ups.
This friendly corner cafe in suburban Ashbury serves an Italian inspired breakfast and lunch menu. They offer a range of activities for little ones and a ‘kidlets’ menu.
Take a seat in their relaxing courtyard and enjoy their delicious, fresh and healthy meals. They offer easy access for prams too.
Three Beans Chatswood Chase
Located near trendy children’s boutiques in Chatswood Chase, Three Beans is perfect for mothers groups, casual coffee and lunch.
Located in beautiful Enmore Park, opens onto grassy fields and a fantastic playground, making it the ideal spot for casual family dining.
The Local Press
Located right next to an awesome playground, it is a mecca for parents with young children.
Qube on Bay Espresso Bar
They are a speciality coffee house where you can be guaranteed a great cup every time.
Sprout Wholefoods Cafe & Grocer
Relax on the covered back deck and watch the children play on the grass, away from the road.
The Innocent Kitchen
Cute, cute, cute! The Innocent Kitchen is made for families and little ones are looked after in every way.
A cute and welcoming cafe offering a family-friendly atmosphere and plenty of toys and nic nacs to keep little ones busy.
The vibe is relaxed and friendly with easy pram access, gourmet food and an adjacent playground for the little ones.
Bread and Circus Wholefoods Canteen
The food is its standout feature with a focus on seasonal, organic and biodynamic fare.
A mecca for coffee lovers of the lower North Shore, their award winning Gabriel blend will make you a Dose regular.
A trendy industrial style cafe with plenty of space for prams and ‘Willy’s Corner’ which has a blackboard and toys for children.
Me Too Please
A cute little cafe in trendy Annandale with amazing Paul Bassett coffee and a chalk table for little ones.
Gather on the Green
Grab a rug provided by the cafe and sit out in the fresh air, to sip, munch and play on sunny days.
Slices Cafe Deli
Their motto is ‘At Slices, Kids are VIPs too’. The food is gourmet and the toy corner will keep them busy.
Cafe 101 offers a safe environment for children to play in the dedicated soft play area, adjacent to the cafe, whilst you relax with a coffee or meal.
The Old Civic
A popular hang out for parents during the week thanks to the tasty Americana menu, robust coffee, teddy bear milkshakes and toy corner.
Copo Cafe Diner
Surburban, bright, light clean cafe with a upstairs outdoor terrace and fun quirky ‘found’ objects to point out to little ones.
Botanica Garden Cafe
Happiness and love emanates from the fantastic space which offers something for everyone. Little ones love the fenced play area on the terrace.
A place you may well pass by if it weren’t for the constant queues of people desperate for their West Juliett foodie fix. Popular on weekday mornings with the local mothers with their prams lined up on the pavement outside.
It is packed with character, great food and plenty of toys and activities to keep little ones busy and entertained.
It’s a favourite for local parents because of its great food, amazing Frankie Shi coffee and playpen with toys for little ones.
Sideways Deli Cafe
Sideways is a super, kid friendly cafe that skillfully manages to accommodate both newspaper reading, childless couples and morning playgroups.
A large Victorian corner building set on a quiet, tree lined Annandale street. Revolver has become a bit of an institution, especially for Sunday brunch when it is busy, busy, busy!
The Cove Dining Co
The space is large with plenty of room for prams, the secluded lawn at the back is perfect for toddlers and the food and coffee is amazing
A quirky cafe full of personality set on a corner opposite a park. Grab a rug and head across to Enmore Park with the little ones.
A neighbourhood hangout for parents and kids, with a back room kitted out with toys and sofas.
Jean Louis Joseph
Perfectly located for families adjacent to the pirate ship soft play, several rides and baby change facilities.
A cafe based on the premise of home cooked food from your best-loved traditional recipes for all – both adults and children.
Flood Street Carousel
With plenty of parking and adjoining Leichhardt’s busy market place, Flood Street Carousel is the perfect drop in for a break from shopping with the kids.
Bourke St Bakery
The Marickville bakery is perfect for all appetites, both adult and child. And is perfect for a light snack, breakfast or lunch.
Bitton Gourmet Cafe
The food is divine, the staff are friendly and this is all offered within a safe enclosed area for parents to relax whilst children play in the toy alcove.
The Wooden Whisk
The friendly staff will make little ones welcome with cute babycinos, a toy basket, high chairs and a relaxed atmosphere.
There are plenty of highchairs, the accommodate most food requests for little ones and the courtyard provides some room to move for active toddlers.
The Copper Pan
This trendy cafe in the St Ives Village Centre is perfect for families with delicious food and coffee, a nearby parents room, inside space for toddlers to run and plenty of car parking on site.
This nursery garden centre opens it cafe doors to kids with a fenced play fort, sandpit & slippery slide.
BUNNINGS CAFE ROCKLEA
Highlight is the amazing soft play area that is separated by a glass panel, which lets you watch the kids play while you enjoy a break.
The Monkey Bar Cafe
Monkey Bar Cafe really does have the perfect location for a relaxed eating out experience with kiddies.
A small dedicated play area on the first floor also creates an ideal coffee meet up for parents with young toddlers.
GOODNESS GRACIOUS CAFE
Goodness Gracious is a foodies dream, with a menu that focuses on local, environmentally sustainable produce.
Something for everyone with Breakfast, Brunch, Burgers, Italian, Pizza, Seafood and Steaks.
Tiddlywinks Dance and Play Cafe
A soft-play centre with disco dancing, and a fabulous cafe with a passion for healthy food.
Great Vietnamese menu with a kids corner to keep them busy while you slurp a delicious Pho.
Chaos Cafe is tucked away behind Military Road on Grovesnor Lane. It has a quirky and fun style with very friendly service. They renowned for their large serving sizes, so bring your appetite!
Piemonte Cafe Restaurant
Little ones will love the playground and checking out the chickens whilst you sit and relax on the overlooking covered verandah. It is also the perfect location for mothers groups.
The perfect spot for a mothers group get-together, offering easy pram access and a big comfy sofa for feeding. Toddlers will love the courtyard for playing and scooter riding.
Fink Chocolate Cafe
A fabulous cafe in Lane Cove West which is not just about chocolate! They also serve delicious coffee and food in a fun and family-friendly environment.
Pompidou is a slice of Europe in Milson’s Point. Located just near Bradfield Park and a great playground its a good option for families.
Salvage Speciality Coffee
The vibe is trendy and inner city yet relaxed and friendly. Little ones will love playing in the courtyard whilst you savour a cappuccino.
Plonk Beach Cafe
Little ones will love rummaging through the toy boxes and playing on the white sandy beach.
Staff are always friendly, efficient and will go out of their way to accommodate families. The kids menu is extensive and reasonably priced.
The Deckhouse is the perfect location for a family breakfast or lunch. They cater brilliantly for children with activity packs, highchairs, a children’s menu and plenty of space to run outside.
The Butcher’s Block
A casual yet trendy café in leafy Wahroonga serving excellent Allpress coffee, fantastic food and takeaway.
Talking Heads Cafe
Located next to a great playground and surrounded by all types of kids activities such as swimming, music, dance and art.
St Malo Bakery
Everything is made fresh on site and little ones can even sit and play with the toys provided whilst watching the bread being made though a glass screen.
Not Bread Alone
A cool urban café tucked away in Crows Nest where breakfast is served all day, 7 days a week. Families are welcome and easily accommodated in the outdoor seating area.
No Ordinary Cafe
A great child-friendly cafe where parents can congregate at the back near the toy corner and relax.
Located in one of the most beautiful and peaceful spots in Sydney with harbour views and nestled away from traffic, Frenchy’s café is perfect for families with children of all ages.
Echo on the Marina
Located just 8 minutes from Chatswood and overlooking Middle Harbour, this is a great tucked away restaurant that welcomes children.
The Coffee Playground
The soft play area and fantastic food make this cafe one of the most kid friendly in Sydney.
The Local Trade I Kellyville
The Local Trade really does have the locals covered – great coffee, a sheltered playground, amazing food, easy parking…what more could you want!
The Coffee Club I Norwest Business Park
There is plenty of parking on site, a great kids menu, free activity pack and room to run on the grass.
2773 Cafe in Glenbrook is the ultimate family dining destination. Relax with delicious food whilst the little ones play in the cubby house or talk to the farm animals.
Lime and Coconut Cafe
f you are a lover of locally sourced organic food, then you will be in for a treat here.
Cafe at Lewers I Penrith Regional Gallery
he gardens provide space for everyone to relax whilst dining and little ones are kept busy with plenty of activities.
The Loft Cafe
A popular cafe for families at Macquarie Centre, particularly given its location next to the free soft play.
The friendly vibe and welcoming atmosphere will embrace you and the food will have you coming back for more. Little ones will love their own toy corner and kids menu.
The cafe backs onto a fantastic fenced playground so parents can have their cake and eat it too!
Castle Cove Cafe
The little ones are well looked after with a great kids menu and toy corner with TV.
On a nice day, come and sit on the outdoor deck where you can watch little ones play in the adjacent playground.
Mischica is a quirky and friendly cafe in St Ives serving a wholesome menu with a smile. Curl up in on the corner sofa and enjoy their homely atmosphere.
The Grumpy Baker
The cafe is great for families with its open industrial feel and bucket of toys. They also serve an adorable babycino!
A gorgeous little Japanese cafe with lots of charm tucked in behind a shopping strip on Eastern Valley Way Castle Cove.
Fresh Crows Nest
A friendly and wholesome cafe in Crows Nest next to a great lawn for the little ones.
Avenue Road Cafe
A cafe with a huge local following and once you experience their friendly service and delicious food, you will understand why.
Pablo and Rusty’s
Pablo and Rusty’s Lane Cove is a popular cafe for families due to its courtyard seating and close proximity to the fabulous kid-friendly lawn.
Stain Hunters Hill
The space may be on the small side here however little ones are very welcome with their own little bench at the back and a fantastic kids menu.
They welcome families with open arms, offering a kids menu, colouring, toy playpen and more. A great venue for mother’s groups.
The Ladybird Cafe I Mt Colah
The staff will go out of their way to make you feel welcome and the little ones will love the boxes of toys and babycinos.
Albion Lane Cafe I Mosman
They offer a great variety of toys and activities for little ones and an equally impressive kids menu.
Anvil Coffee Co I Artarmon
Weekends see the adjacent carpark free of cars and perfect for running and playing. Take a perch on a stool and sit back and relax with coffee in hand.
Lid & Jar
The restaurant is adjacent to a fantastic lawn which little ones love and it a regular haunt for mothers groups and play dates.
Kingston and Co
A hip and vibrant restaurant in Chatswood Westfield which is always full of families.
Pages caters very well for families with outdoor seating, a gated soft play area and a fantastic kids menu.
Chicken and Fishhead
The café and childrenswear shop is beautifully decorated with a vintage feel and is welcoming to families with delicious food and coffee as an added bonus.
Popular for take away coffee as well as waves of local patrons, who like to sit for a while inside or out.
Bean Drinking is an award winning coffee roaster and its position next to a grass oval in central Crows Nest makes it a great place to bring children.
Parramatta Park Cafe
The park is great for exploring with little ones with birds, bats, plenty of grass and scooter paths.
Ruby Lane I Manly
Ruby Lane cafe in Manly caters to families with delicious meals that you won’t believe are healthy. Enjoy the verandah area complete with chalkboard and toys.
Little Rock Cafe
Situated next to a gated play ground in Stocklands Baulkham Hills with plenty of seating outdoors to watch your little ones play.
The outdoor seating area is perfect for families as it is relaxed and situated next to the adventure playground.
Waterview in Bicentennial Park
The perfect meeting and refreshment place for all, and definitely suited to large groups of mums and kids of all ages or large families.
Armory Wharf Cafe
It offers prime position next to one of Sydney’s best playground, Blaxland Riverside Park playspace. 3 hectares of fun for little ones.
On Shore Cafe & Brasserie
Hiding at the back is a great area for families with a separate seating area, boxes of toys and books.
Pelican Pavilion is as close to the beach as you are going to get without getting too much sand on your table.
The Beach Shed I Dee Why
A cool beach vibe emanates from this little cafe overlooking south Dee Why beach.
Showbox Coffee Brewers
Showbox café in Manly showcases a variety of Australian specialty coffee roasters along with a delicious menu with a healthy skew.
Cinque Cucina e Caffe’
A short stroll to Mona Vale beach – this is a great friendly café to go to if you’re going to have a beach day or on any day really!
Penny Lane Cafe
Little ones will love the gated grass areas to run and play and the toy corner inside.
Fika Swedish Kitchen
A great little cafe on Market Place in Manly (just off the Corso) which serves authentic Swedish food in a relaxed homestyle atmosphere. Little ones will love the food and playing in the safe courtyard area.
Sandbar is a consistently excellent cafe for families. Enjoy the friendly service, the delicious food and the AllPress coffee.
The Boatshed Cafe & Bar
A serene atmosphere on Narrabeen lake, gaggles of geese for little ones to feed, two nearby playgrounds, great coffee and fantastic food.
Roseberry St Cafe
Roseberry St have room inside and out for prams, friendly staff, great food and activities to keep little hands busy.
Little Manly Beach Kiosk
This little hole-in-the-wall kiosk is a little gem with amazing views of the ocean and plenty of room for the little ones to have a ball