30th April, 2012

Family Friendly Restaurants on the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is a fantastic family holiday spot for so many reasons. It has beautiful swimming beaches, a host of theme parks, fabulous Gold Coast accommodation and, of course, incredible restaurants. Restaurant operators here also recognise the importance of being able to keep your kids happy, and some have gone all out to make sure that your youngsters enjoy their visit just as much as you do. The following family-friendly restaurants are sure have your gang satisfied next time you’re roaming around the Gold Coast looking for something to eat.


While this restaurant doesn’t provide a lot of room for your kids to be running around, they certainly have an impressive kids as well as adults menu, so you are sure to be able to find something to keep everyone satisfied. Situated in the Broadbeach area, Koi is a laid-back restaurant that gets quite busy, but if you can get a table, it is well worth it to bring the whole family.


This place must be run by people who have kids, as they totally look after the whole family. Kids are even given earphones to listen to kids movies that are played in the restaurant, allowing you to have your little ones entertained enough that you can actually enjoy your meal. The kid’s menu is also pretty decent, making this place a favourite for local and tourist families alike.

Currumbin Surf Life Saving Club

The restaurant here is one of the most family- and kid-friendly places to eat on the Gold Coast. There are high chairs available, a baby change area, spectacular views, and children’s meals even come with their own activity bag to keep your kids entertained and feeling special. For a kid’s birthday party or just Sunday lunch with the family, Currumbin SLSC should be high up on any family’s list of top restaurants on the Gold Coast.

Mondo Pizza

For a the perfect way to end a day on the beach with your family, head to Mondo in Surfer’s Paradise — after all, no meal is more kid friendly than pizza! Offering a selection of simple classics as well as more adult gourmet styles, Mondo is one of your best chances to find lunch or dinner that everyone is sure to love.

RockSalt Modern Dining

For a high-end dining experience where you kids are more than welcome, treat your entire family to one of the most creative menus on the Gold Coast. Most meals start at around the $35 range, but there is a decent kids menu and lots of kid-friendly staff. RockSalt proves that just because you have a family doesn’t mean you can’t eat at nice restaurants.

Guzman y Gomez Mexican Taqueria

If you are looking for something fast, delicious and easy to eat, take the family out for Mexican food at this tasty Broadbeach joint. Affordable and authentic, if you haven’t has good tacos for a while, be sure to give these guys a try.

Holidaying with your family on the Gold Coast is really easy, as once you have secured your family accommodation on the Gold Coast, the only thing left to do is work up an appetite, and pick a restaurant.