If you’re looking for a place where you can enjoy a meal or drink AND keep the kids entertained, we’ve got you covered. We’ve put together a list of local cafes and restaurants that are perfect for a family outing.
The Quarter Acre Hotel, Applecross
The Quarter Acre Hotel is a welcoming tavern with a great atmosphere. They have indoor and outdoor seating plus a sandpit for the kids to play. Their menu is a contemporary, fresh take on classic pub fare with a good kids selection including hummus, turkish bread & raw veg if they just want to snack. The Quarter Acre Hotel is the neighbourhood pub with a great vibe.
- Phone: 6142 3552
- Address: 767 Canning Highway, Applecross
- Website: Quarter Acre
Banjup Local, Banjup
The Banjup Local is a fantastic setting for a family outing. The staff are very friendly and extremely accommodating. There is so much space for the kids to run around and plenty of animals for them to interact with. There is no indoor seating and outdoor seating is limited so be sure to take some picnic chairs or blankets. This is a sweet tooth stop with an array of cookies and cakes.
- Phone: 0432 040 242
- Address: 342 Armadale Road, Banjup
- Website: Banjup Local
Roar Bar & Grill, Bibra Lake
Roar Bar & Grill have an amazing space for kids as well as great food, making for a relaxing time with loved ones. With indoor and outdoor seating there’s plenty of areas to choose from. The great service and friendly atmosphere will keep you coming back.
- Phone: 6118 7262
- Address: 23 Port Kembla Drive, Bibra Lake
- Website: Roar Bar & Grill
Walter’s River Café, Bicton
Walter’s River Café is a relaxed waterfront venue in a beautiful location, with a playground right outside it’s the perfect spot for family gatherings. They have a kid’s menu with colouring activities. The staff are friendly and there is plenty to choose from the wide menu selection. Enjoy a stroll along the Swan river or sit and enjoy the view.
- Phone: 9330 9330
- Address: Off Honour Avenue, Bicton
- Website: Walters River Café
Zephyr Café, East Fremantle
Located on the waters edge alongside John Tonkin Reserve, Zephyr café enjoys views of the North Fremantle Rock Bay area. There’s always lots of activity on the river to keep you entertained all morning and afternoon. You might even see a dolphin! The food here is always delicious and the staff are so friendly. There is a playground right outside so you can keep an eye on your little ones whilst you enjoy your coffee and they run off some energy.
- Phone: 9438 2800
- Address: 61 Riverside Road, East Fremantle
- Website: Zephyr Café
Little Creatures, Fremantle
Soak up the Little Creatures atmosphere indoors or relax outside in the front or back yard, enjoying the sunshine. An open kitchen is on show, so the children can enjoy watching the chefs make their popular pizzas or they can have fun in the sand pit out the back. There’s always a great Freo vibe at Little Creatures!
- Phone: 6215 1000
- Address: 40 Mews Road, Fremantle
- Website: Little Creatures
Moore & Moore Café, Fremantle
At Moore & Moore Café, you can find good wholesome food and great coffee, in a beautiful building that is shared with Moore’s Contemporary Art Gallery. There’s a great atmosphere that has become part of the Freo West End. In the back courtyard, tucked around the corner is a great play area for the children to enjoy whilst you take a moment for yourself.
- Phone: 9335 8825
- Address: 46 Henry Street, Fremantle
- Website: Moore & Moore Café
The Boatshed Café, South Perth
The Boatshed Café is a relaxed and casual venue with an amazing view of the Swan River. There is a cubby house, fully fenced playground to entertain the kids whilst you enjoy a little break. There is always a lovely selection of cakes and slices on display as well as great menu selection to choose from. Situated right next to Sir James Mitchell Park, The Boatshed Café makes for a great stop before or after a walk along the river.
- Phone: 9474 1314
- Address: 1L Coode Street, South Perth
- Website: The Boatshed Café
Little Olive Leaf Cafe, Willagee
Little Olive Leaf Café is a family run café offering delicious wholesome food, great coffee, a cosy atmosphere inside and a beautiful, relaxed space in the back courtyard. There is a small selection of toys for the little ones to play with at the far end of the courtyard and there’s some colouring activities too. The food cabinet always has a selection of fresh food to choose from as well as the ever-popular smiley face biscuit for the kids.
- Phone: 9337 4286
- Address: Little Olive Leaf Café, 7 Archibald Street, Willagee
- Website: Little Olive Leaf
Lo Quay River Café, Wilson
Lo Quay River Café is a vibrant riverfront café with a casual relaxed atmosphere. There is a purpose-built shaded nature playground along with views of the river and city skyline from every table. Take a change of clothes for the kids, as there’s some fun water play too! There’s a book library for you to enjoy some reading whilst the little ones amuse themselves. It is usually quite busy at the weekends, so book a table if you can… near the playground!
- Phone: 9358 4486
- Address: 300 Fern Road, Wilson
- Website: Lo Quay River Café
Want to discover other local places to keep the kids busy? Check out our Parks & Playgrounds section for inspiration.