Little Bites – family friendly places to eat!


The all important “Where can I take my kids to eat?”

Here you’ll find some of the best cafes, venues and family-friendly places to stop and have a stress free break!


ARTHURS SEAT EAGLE – Glide through the sky in an all-weather gondola, high above the trees with amazing views across Mornington Peninsula, towards the city skyline and beyond.

Open daily from 10am
795 Arthurs Seat Road, Arthurs Seat
Ph 9773 4453

@arthursseateagle  |


The Craft & Co Farm is a 40 acre award-winning winery, cafe & cellar door! Offering a unique experience for the community, where we not only grow the grapes for our wines, but also botanicals for distilling and herbs and veggies for the menu.

$10 pizzas – available all day Thursday’s.

Open Thursday – Saturday 11am – 5.30pm and Sunday: 11am – 5pm
170 Riverend Rd, Bangholme
Ph 9773 4880



Panda Blairgowrie was named after one of their Old English Sheepdog puppies, and has become a family favourite on the Peninsula. With 2 outdoor areas and paper on all the inside tables for kids to draw on, Panda encourages kids to have fun and families to feel welcome.

Panda Blairgowrie sources a lot of their produce from the Mornington Peninsula and is organic where possible.

Open breakfast, lunch & dinner Thursday – Monday
Summer hours – open daily from 8am til late December 26th – February 3rd
2871 Point Nepean Rd, Blairgowrie
P. 5988 8261  |  E.


Eatertainment at Mr Spriggins! Funtopia – Kids receive a free tackers meal from Mr Spriggins Menu on any playground purchase Friday & Saturdays from 5pm – 9pm.

Bookings are essential at 03 8726 9053  

586 Frankston – Dandenong Rd, Carrum Downs


Stillwater Restaurant – Family friendly and with a relaxed atmosphere, Stillwater prides itself on making every guest welcome in this unique and special setting on the Mornington Peninsula.

Enjoy lunch with a view or an event to inspire and let the kids explore the surroundings.

Open Summer
Lunch:  7 days a week (December & mid January)
Dinner: Thursday, Friday and Saturday (December & mid January)

Open Winter
Lunch: Wednesday to Sunday
Dinner:  Friday and Saturday evenings from 6pm

25 Harrisons Rd, Dromana


Fratelli Frankston is the perfect venue for any occasion and with nearly 100 free off-street car parking spaces right at our door, we are accessible for all.

We pride ourselves on being a locally loved family friendly restaurant, offering great quality meals at great value prices across our entire menu range.

If you are venturing out for lunch; you will find our delicious lunch deals created by our chefs and made using fresh produce and authentic ingredients, starting from only $10 and available from 11am until 3pm every weekday.

Open 7 days 11am – 10pm
227 Cranbourne Road, Frankston

@FratelliFrankston  |


Kidz Shed indoor play centre & cafe. Offering a safe, clean and fun and friendly environment for children and parents to relax and enjoy the play centre.

Yummy homemade food with gluten and dairy intolerances catered for.

Open Tuesday – Sunday and every Friday for dinner until 7pm
222 Marine Parade, Hastings
Ph 5906 5900

@kidzshed  |


Commonfolk – You’ll find us in the back streets of Mornington. You’re welcome to try our freshly roasted coffee or sit back and enjoy a wholesome breakfast or delicious lunch prepared by our enthusiastic kitchen team.

Open 7 Days
16 Progress Street Mornington, Victoria
P. 03 5902 2786

@CommonfolkCoffee   |


Come down and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, at the Mornington Hotel while the kids play in one of the two playrooms with an indoor kids play ground, skill testing games and fun rides!

Kids eat FREE all day Monday & Friday with the purchase of any main meal off their exciting menu.

Open lunch & dinner 7 days with breakfast Saturday & Sunday 8.30 – 11am
917 Nepean Highway, Mornington
Ph 5975 2015

@morningtonhotelontanti   |


Did you know KIDS EAT FREE* 5 days a week at The Dava Hotel? Just purchase a main adult meal and you will receive a children’s meal for free!

Plus, we are the ideal family venue with an indoor and outdoor play-area, and a dedicated teen’s menu – the 1st on The Peninsula, with teen-size dishes and designed for the InbeTEENers – 12-16 year olds.

On the menu there are some great kids’ desserts and drinks such as ‘Churros’, ice-cream sundaes, milk-shakes and old-school spiders.

*Kids Eat Free Deal available Monday-Friday, excluding public holidays, festive days, school holidays, desserts & drinks.

Open 7 days, lunch and dinner
614 The Esplanade, Mount Martha
Ph 5975 1555

@thedavahotel    |


Nordie – Highly regarded coffee roastery Allpress is the backbone of this coffee and yummy brunch hotspot.

Cubby house, colouring and food options for the kids means that your morning coffee can extend into a Pinot lunch too … All opposite Red Hill Primary School; with many playgrounds and parking aplenty!

Open 7.15am to 4pm daily (closes 3pm weekends)
1008 Frankston Flinders Road, Red Hill (opposite Red Hill Primary School)
Ph 5989 2171



When kids go to cafes with their moms and dads, they want to join in with their coffee ritual. At 38 South we wanted to have a little bit of fun with that, that’s why we created what we think is Melbourne’s Best Babycino.

The menu goes a step further with tantalising treats for the kids, including mermaid pancakes! Pop in and see for yourself what is putting a smile on every kids face in 38 South!

Open 7 days from 7 am for breakfast and lunch, and dinner Wednesday – Sunday.
1/131 Nepean Highway, Seaford 3198
Ph. 03 9024 0138




Mr Banks Brewery is a family friendly brewery located in Seaford that focuses on hop forward ales, kettle sours & crushable lagers.

Kids meals, play area and kids only basketball ring make this a great place to enjoy with the family!

12 Hi-Tech Place, Seaford
P. 9786 9905

@mrbanksbrewing   |


Searoad Ferries – Onboard there’s a children’s playground and colouring corner, as well as onboard binoculars so kids can see the bay and coastline up close. Dolphin spotting is often a highlight as they play alongside the ferry.

The onboard café, RORO, has serious coffee for mum and dad and something to please the kids. See website for school holiday fun!

Operates daily 7am – 6pm
Sailing from Sorrento – Queenscliff
Ph 5257 4500

@searoadferries   |

Peninsula Kids – Summer 2019/20


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