Restaurants with Child Friendly in Australia

  • Boss Pizzeria

    Boss Pizzeria

    Tucked away in the back streets of Camberwell, Boss Pizzeria entices locals with...

  • Alachati Tapas Bar & Cafe

    Alachati Tapas Bar & Cafe

    For a taste of the Aegean Sea in Broadbeach, head to Alachati Tapas Bar & Ca...

  • Reel Cafe

    Reel Cafe

    Drop by Reel Café situated in Bracken Ridge Plaza for a taste of the ocean,...

  • Gather and Feast

    Gather and Feast

    Take the bite off lingering hunger at Gather and Feast on James Street in Cabool...

  • Jack and Shanan's

    Jack and Shanan's

    For light café fare, refreshing drinks and tasty treats, meet friends at Ja...

  • Modern Organic Yoga Cafe

    Modern Organic Yoga Cafe

    Nurture the mind, body and soul at Modern Organic Yoga Café on The Entrance...

  • Gusto Italian Bistro

    Gusto Italian Bistro

    For a taste of Northern Italy without leaving Ettalong Beach, head to Gusto Ital...

  • Osteria Epoca

    Osteria Epoca

    Fresh, authentic Italian food made with love is on the menu at Osteria Epoca on ...

  • The Dove Cafe

    The Dove Cafe

    Find an irresistible selection of sweet treats at The Dove Café, a favourit...

  • Catch Restaurant

    Catch Restaurant

    Inspired by a vivacious Surfers Paradise lifestyle, the Hilton has introduced th...

  • Cedar Creek Estate Vineyard & Winery Restaurant

    Cedar Creek Estate Vineyar...

    If you are after a day of wine tasting, sightseeing and relaxed dining on Mt Tam...

  • Manjits Wharf

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    Cultural Influences

    Restaurants in Australia are as diverse as they are plentiful. With a restaurant scene rich with cultural influences from Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, America and Polynesia, Australia has become a destination for restaurant buffs from around the world. While a blossoming food culture exists right throughout the country, Sydney and Melbourne are at the forefront Australia's fine dining scene. "Modern Australian" is the term used to describe our cuisine; a mix of east meets west, somewhat French, somewhat Italian, somewhat Asian. Our own unique style, but unclassifiable.

    Australian Cuisine

    There is no real discernable difference in cuisine from region to another, but influences such as italian and greek in Melbourne and asian in Darwin are noticeable. Australians love their seafood: Sydney rock oysters, Queensland sea scallops, rock lobsters and mud crabs, giant king prawns and Balmain bugs (the Balmain gug or Moreton Bay gug is a type of slipper lobster and is closely related to the rock lobsters. It is a popular crustacean commonly found in restaurants, fish markets and local fish shops), blue eye cod and Barramundi are all delicacies regularly found on menus throughout the country.

    Indigenous foods are also becoming widely recognized and available, enabling the creation of dishes such as: calamari seasoned with lemon myrtle, aniseed myrtle linguine tossed with South Australian scallops, native spinach fettuccine with crocodile, creamy bush tomato and macadamia sauce, kangaroo fillet crusted with mountain pepper, served with a pepper berry dressing and rosella flower salad. And of course there are witchetty grubs, a delicacy usually reserved for those who venture into the outback.

    Restaurant Opening Times & Reservations

    From relaxed water front cafes to internationally renowned award winning restaurants, whatever the style, Australia serves up an infinite range of culinary delights that will satisfy the most discerning palate. Every restaurant operates on their own opening & closing time but as a guide:

    • Breakfast: 7am - 10am
    • Lunch: 12noon - 2pm
    • Dinner: 6pm - 9.30pm

    Reservations are usually made by phone, fax or via the Internet. It is advisable to book award winning restaurants several days – in some instances weeks – in advance. The bill (check/cheque) includes service and tax. Tipping is optional but appreciated. If you are pleased with the service it is customary to add a tip of 5-10%.

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