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The Best Child Friendly Ipswich Restaurants

With tight family budgets and the expanding taste buds of little ones, it can often be difficult to find alternatives to takeaway and eating in. The good news for Ipswich families is that there are Ipswich restaurants that understand the importance of child friendliness. Here are some of our favourites.

Spring Lake Hotel, Springfield Lakes

Who doesn’t love a restaurant with a kids play room! The Springfield Lakes Tavern has a massive kids outdoor playground and an indoor playroom with cartoons and games. Kids meals include a free soft drink and ice block too.

Hogs Breath – Springfield Lakes & Ipswich

Hogs Breath

With two local Hogs Breath Restaurants, Ipswich QLD families are likely to have one relatively close by. Hogs Breath Café has a relaxed and fun atmosphere and is perfect for kids. Not only is there a kids menu, activity packs and loads of cool memorabilia items to see, Hogs Breath Café Ipswich and Springfield have a kids eat free offer on Mondays and Tuesday – but don’t forget to check the website.

Queens Park Café, Ipswich

Although only open during the day, Queens Park Café is the perfect location for a family breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea. There’s plenty of child friendly options on the menu, they can have a go at the F1-11 mini Jet ride, there are buckets of crayons and colouring books to enjoy as well as the beautiful Queens Park to visit afterwards or the animals at Ipswich Nature Centre right next door.

Racehorse Hotel, Booval

Just because it’s a pub doesn’t mean it’s not kid friendly. The Racecourse Hotel has a great kid’s playroom and a kids menu. Keep an eye on their website for specials like ‘Feed the Family Tuesdays’ and ‘Family Sundays’ where kids receive a gift and can have their face painted.

Grill’d, Springfield

Grill’d offers healthier choices for children with their ‘mini me’ menu and their own “Grill’d Farm” 3D character puzzle to play with, keeping little ones occupied while you enjoy your meal.

Moselle’s Restaurant, Springfield Lakes

Moselles, located alongside the main lake at Springfield Lakes, has definitely kept the entertainment of kids in mind with a separate kids area as well as a fenced play area/playground restaurant.

Yamanto Tavern, Yamanto

Yamanto Tavern, Yamanto

A tavern is definitely kid friendly when it has its own kids club! Joining Yamanto Tavern’s Club4Kids (free membership) means birthday offers, member days and a free gift with every kid’s meal purchased. What’s more, there’s a fantastic playground at the tavern where kids can be kept under your watchful eye while you eat in the outside dining area.

So why not give yourself a night off cooking dinner and take your family out to one of these child friendly Ipswich restaurants and enjoy some quality family time.

Which child friendly Ipswich restaurants do you love?

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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