Places to Eat

    Hogs Breath Cafe

    Don’t forget Kid’s Eat Free on Monday and Tuesday* T&C’s Apply, see in store for details.  Come in and check out our fantastic new menu!  Sensational salads, devilish desserts and we now do a Trim-A-Licious menu for those conscious of their calorie intake! Kid’s Party Package Min booking 10 kids. The Kid’s Party package includes the ...

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Heritage Tavern & Restaurant

  • 5983 2597
  • 3059 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Balnarring
  • Website

It's hard work being parents of a young family. Keeping the kids happy while surviving yourself becomes the daily mission. The Heritage Tavern has kept that in mind while designing a lovely children's menu and also catering for parents. There is nothing nicer than sampling a glass of local wine ...

Morning Star Estate

Morning Star Estate is nestled on the shores of Port Phillip Bay between Mt Eliza and Mornington. Built in 1865, Morning Star Estate is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and picturesque settings with it's extensive gardens, vines and Restaurant that looks out over the rose gardens and the Bay. Our ...

{Mum’s Word} – Eating at Morning Star Estate with Kids

I have a 2 year old and a 3 year old. A meal at Morning Star Estate was something I would have considered for a special date night with my husband – not for a family dinner with two small children! We had relatives staying and as they don’t have ...

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Member Review – The New Atrium

For those who like to go out for dinner where there is a kids playground, the old Atrium restaurant at Safety Beach Country Club has reopened and they have a really great, new, massive playground for the kids. We went there for dinner last night and they have great size ...

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Member Review – Lake Restaurant Cafe

Where Lakeview Shopping Centre, Patterson Lakes The Food Breakfast until 11am Price of breakfast ranged from $4.50-$17.50 Baby Chino 50cwith a free marshmallow. Can Split Bills Coffee price $3.40/$4.10 mug Experience with Kids No toilets (have to use the facilities at Safeway) Kids menu not available until after 11am Highchairs (2 only) Max 2 prams per table really Breakfast was yummy, good size ...

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Member Review – T’Gallant Winery

{Mum’s Word}  On the weekend we visited T’Gallant winery.  We have been there before without kids, and the food and environment are excellent – not to mention the wine!.  We went back Australia day weekend with kids and the place was ‘crazy’ busy.  We would give the food and atmosphere ...

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Member Review – La Porchetta, Rosebud

Where 1647 Point Nepean Road, Rosebud West Atmosphere and Service Great, family friendly atmosphere. Fantastic, helpful staff. The Food Always perfect, good reliable food for the whole family. Pizzas $10 - $12; Pastas $10 - $16 and Mains $18 - $27. The Check List • Highchairs Yes • Change Table Yes • Pram Access Yes - but not to the upstairs section • Separate ...

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Member Review – Sofia’s Restaurant, Frankston

Where Pier Promenade, Frankston Atmosphere and Service  Good friendly service, good atmosphere. Some places feel like they've crammed in too many tables, so if have highchair and pram, get there early. However, we went there on a really busy day, and they still found a way to get the pram in. The Food Kids food wasn't ...

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Member Review – L’Aqua, Dromana

Where 173 Point Nepean Road, Dromana Description We have had many birthday dinners, lunches, coffee and milkshakes after kinder there. Staff make an effort to chat to the children and it is always great service and food. The play area is fantastic for children, however I would recommend 2 years and over, as ...

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Member Review – Ranelagh Club, Mt Eliza

Where 3 Rosserdale Crescent, Mt Eliza Description This was a very family friendly establishment and despite our young children who never like to sit still, we all had a lovely time. Small play area for kids including TV. Plenty of crayons, markers and colouring sheets. Staff were very accommodating towards our group which included ...

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Member Review – Commonfolk, Mornington

Where 16 Progress Street, Mornington Description This a large area with plenty of room for prams. Unfortunately, there are only 2 high chairs available. Great if its a quick coffee stop, but not so for lunch stop during the lunch period! Awesome outdoor play area for the little ones to run around and burn ...

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Member Review – Kitchen Table Cafe, Aspendale

Where 133 Nepean Hwy, Aspendale With Kids Blackboard wall and chalk, little table and chairs with toys. Atmosphere and Service Relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Lovely, attentive staff. The Food Great coffee, beautiful breakfasts. Prices range from $6 - $20. The Check List • Highchairs Yes • Change Table  No • Pram Access Yes • Separate Kid’s Menu Yes • Play Area for Kids Yes • Allergy Friendly Options Unsure • Staff Friendly ...

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Member Review – Amstel Golf Course Restaurant, Cranbourne

Where 1000 Cranbourne-Frankston Rd, Cranbourne Description Tuesday night is kids' night! They offer free kids meals (includes free soft drink and ice cream) with every main meal purchased. When we went they also had face painting and a balloon artist for the kids! The playroom is small but suitable. My little one loved it. ...

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Member Review – Heritage 3059, Balnarring

  Where 3059 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Balnarring Description The heritage is set on 2 acres. It has a big sand pit for the kids and lots of grass to run and play games on. We took a football and cricket set and played all afternoon. They also have great tables and chairs out on the ...

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Member Review – Canadian Bay Hotel, Mt Eliza

Where 35 Ranelagh Dr, Mt Eliza Atmosphere and Service Great atmosphere, more in line with a nice restaurant than a pub. Service was excellent, children's meals brought out quickly, with adults soon after, so everyone got to eat together. Staff are really friendly and welcoming to families with young children. The Food Good variety, suitable items ...

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Member Review – The Coffee Kiss, Carrum

Where 501 Station Street, Carrum With Kids Provide toys and space for the kids to play. They always ask for the kids' names and how old they are. Atmosphere and Service Extremely friendly and accomodating for children. The Food Excellent. Fantastic value for fantastic food. The Check List • Highchairs Yes • Change Table  No • Pram Access Yes • Separate Kid’s Menu Yes • Play Area ...

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Member Review – Beach Hut Cafe, Hastings

Where 55 High Street, Hastings Description This place is great for kids. They are friendly and inviting and don't mind that my 1 year old is a bit of a messy eater. We are a vegan family and they are very accomodating. Atmosphere and Service Service is warm and friendly. I always get a smile ...

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Member Review – Brown Rice Thai Restaurant, Edithvale

Where 249 Nepean Highway, Edithvale Atmosphere and Service ALWAYS busy - if you want to eat in, make sure to call ahead early and make a reservation. The staff in a typical Thai fashion are very welcoming and polite. Service is fantastic, fast, friendly, affordable and always cooked perfectly. The Food Perfect! Cooked fresh and worth ...

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Member Review – Beretta’s Langwarrin Hotel

Where 220 Cranbourne-Frankston Rd, Langwarrin Description I love this place because it's very relaxed, they have a great kids' playroom (which you can see into so you always know the kids are doing). You can also check on them via the big TV screen they have. Every time I've been, the kids spend ...

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Let them Shine Training Cafe

Shop 1, 110 Ashleigh Avenue, Frankston   t: 9789 8222 About Hello, Our names are Kaye and Gerard. We have been friends for over 20 years and our dream has always been to contribute to the community. At last our vision has become a reality with the opening of our training cafe.We are here to support and share ...

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Member Review – Eccoqui, Frankston

{Mum's Word} We recently tried out Eccoqui in the Frankston Entertainment Complex with our two girls aged 1 and 2. It was quite early for lunch on a Sunday, so we had the restaurant to ourselves. It was nice to have some space to spread out and not worry too much about ...

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Member Review – Kelly’s Motor Club Hotel, Cranbourne

Where 38/56 High St, Cranbourne Description Amazing pub/restaurant in the Cranbourne area. Beautiful meals, great with kids and they have a speedy chef service. This means if you are running to a time you need to be out by, they put through your order straight away so you jump the queue. This is ...

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Member Review – Stacks Pancake Bar, Karingal

Where 197 Karingal Dr, Frankston Description When you enter you can usually pick a spot and there are plenty of spots with room for kids stuff (prams, nappy bags). There are about 20 highchairs, so there is always one available. There are unlimited colouring pages and cups full of pencils at the front ...

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Member Review – Mornington on Tanti

Where 917 Nepean Hwy, Mornington Description We visited on a SUnday evening - it was quiet enough that we could have an entire space available to us. We had 2 babies in prams that slept 'in the corner' and 2 toddlers that had enough space to walk around and stretch their legs whilst ...

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Member Review – D.O.C, Mornington

Where 22 Main Street, Mornington Description Italians are notorious for their family-friendly restaurants and attitudes towards children and D.O.C is no different. They are always gorgeous to our kids (aged 5 and 2) and make sure the bubbacinos come out first! Atmosphere and Service Buzzy and fun. Fast, efficient service by authentic Italians! Always helpful ...

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Member Review – The Dava Hotel, Mt Martha

Where 614 The Esplanade, Mt Martha Description Brilliant place to go for a family night out! We spent our first night in Mornington having a family dinner here on a particularly cold night - the open fire in the lounge and smaller enclosed fireplaces throughout made it so cosy and comfortable. Spacious, clean, ...

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Member Review – Cafe 323, Springvale

Where 323 Springvale Rd, Springvale The Atmosphere and Service It has buzz and the service is friendly and fast. It is a busy place, but there is plenty of space, so people are not on top of you and there is space to put prams. The Food The food is excellent. It is Asian food ...

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Member Review – Leaf & Bean, Mornington

Where 53 Main Street, Mornington Description Great for toddlers and older children, because of the games provided on the table. Good down to earth menu and helpful staff. Atmosphere and Service Wonderful service, happy atmosphere. The Food Tasty and hearty. Priced between $2 - $15. The Check List • Highchairs  No • Change Table  No • Pram Access Yes • Separate Kid’s Menu  No • Play Area ...

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Member Review – Chelsea Heights Hotel

Where Cnr Springvale Rd & Wells Rd, Chelsea Heights Description My son and I enjoy going here for dinner occasionally. They have a huge play room for the kids, and sometimes on a weekend night they will have a minder and entertainment for the kids in the room. The food, while pricey, is ...

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Member Review – Apple & Mint Cafe, Chelsea

Where 416A Nepean Hwy, Chelsea Description The staff at the Apple and Mint cafe are brilliant! They always remember my face and my coffee order.  They also know my son by name, and always make an effort to talk to you and get to know you personally. The atmosphere is friendly and calming. It ...

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Member Review – Lilo Cafe, Mornington

Where 1/725 The Esplanade, Mornington Description A busy little cafe, but with a great vibe. Wooden furniture and floorboards make it feel fresh and homey. The fact that it's away from the hustle and bustle of Main Street makes it a great little escape for the locals, a hidden gem in the heart ...

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Member Review – Red Rattler Train Cafe, Tyabb

{Mum's Word} We recently visited the Red Rattler Train Cafe with our mothers' group. Our party consisted of 9 toddlers aged 1 - 3 years. The kids were entertained for hours, which meant the mummies were able to catch up on some gossip too! The staff were nice enough to let us ...

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Member Review – The Flinders Hotel

Where Cook Street, Flinders Enjoying with the kids Outdoors on the deck there is a lovely timber cubby house with slide. Kids can play while you eat only a few metres away. Lovely for lunch on a sunny afternoon. Perhaps not ideal for winter. Nice staff and yummy food. There are also highchairs ...

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Member Review – Angus & Rose Cafe, Mt Martha

Mum's Word Review I have a Miss 2.5 & Mr 7 months - a handful at the best of times! So being able to sit & have a relaxing coffee is rare. A girlfriend (also with 2 kiddies) and I went to Angus & Rose at The Briar the other day ...

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Member Review – Buckley’s Chance, Sorrento

Where Main Street, Sorrento Description Great atmosphere with a beautiful fire and booths to sit in. Price range of menu was $8-$30. Staff were very friendly towards my son. Crayons and colouring books provided and the best thing was the kids' menu was presented as a 'Little Golden Book'. The Food My poached eggs were ...

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Lynbrook Hotel International Buffet

Where 550 South Gippsland Hwy, Lynnbrook Description This is an all you can eat venue that is open for lunch and dinner. Prices range from $4.90 for under 5, $15.90 for under 15 and around $25.90 per adult. They serve soups, pizza, roasts, nuggets and chip, Asian and Indian flavoured hot food, seafood, ...

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Kid Friendly Wineries

{Member Question} I'm after a recommendation of a good moderately priced, kid friendly winery to take the extended family to for Saturday lunch for my birthday. I'd like somewhere we can eat outside, the kids can run around, the menu not be too fancy, but good quality food and overall relaxed ...

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Mum’s Word – Family Night at the Rosebud RSL

Every Saturday night is Family Night at the Rosebud RSL.  Our family loves going along with friends where we can enjoy a nice mean while the kids are entertained with lots of fun. The family are entertained by the great show by 'The Mushrooms'.  This one man show always has the ...

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