Where can kids eat free on the Central Coast?

You'll be surpirsed how many Central Coast cafes and restaurants offer a Kids Eat Free option
Even if you're a local or just visiting our region, be sure know where to go for a free kiddies meal

We understand that life gets busy and planning dinner can be a chore. Whether you are a working parent or visiting the Central Coast on holiday, we want to let you know where you and the kids can eat for less without skimping on quality and still being able to enjoy the freshest produce the Coast is renowned for. So, if you don't feel like cooking but are worried going out with the kids will cost an arm and leg, we have a solution.

There are so many great family friendly restaurants and cafes throughout the region. From dinner by the sea to cosy meals in hinterland cafes, one thing is for sure, they all have a welcoming community feel and love kids! Better still you can save a few dollars too!  No matter what day of the week, there is somewhere on the coast during the week, and the weekend, offering complimentary kids meals when an adult main is purchased. Some places even allow the adults to order off the special's menu too!

Check out our list below and plan where you will be having dinner tonight!  We are always adding to this list so be sure to pop it on your favourites! 

kids eat free Central Coast Bateau Bay hotel
Bateau Bay Hotel, Bateau Bay
kids with crazy shakes with Kids eat free at TGI Fridays
TGI Fridays, Tuggerah
Dinner with Kids is better when the kids eat free
View this list of venues for their incredible kiddie deals

Sunken Monkey Hotel, Erina

This is a great offer and best of all it's every night! Kid's eat free every night of the week at The Sunken Monkey Hotel. Receive a free child's meal when an adult meal is purchased. As a bonus, adults can order off the specials menu too and the child will still eat free. 

The Pantry, Forresters Beach

Calling all babychino loving kiddies! At coastal cafe The Pantry in Forresters Beach, they know exactly what kiddies like. So when an adult purchases a delicious meal from the brunch menu on a Monday, the kids meal will be free. It's pancakes for everyone if you like!

Margarita Daze, Umina

Take the stress out of wondering what to have for dinner when Margarita Daze at Umina offers kids eat free Monday to Wednesday evenings. Enjoy the sunset views and relax knowing kids under the age of 8 receive a free meal when an adult main meal is purchased. 

The Dam Hotel, Hamyln Terrace

The Dam Hotel is a great family orientated venue at Hamlyn Terrace and Mondays is their Kids Eat Free night! Plus, for more fun, the last Sunday of each month is Kid’s Sunday Funday where the kids will be entertained with a jumping castle, interactive games, face painting and more! 

TGI Fridays, Tuggerah 

Just because it's not a Friday doesn't mean TGI Friday's isn't the place to be during the week. The family friendly restaurant has something for even the fussiest little eater. With two kids menus to choose from, one for 1-4 year olds and the second for 5-12 years old, every Monday-Thursday, kids eat free when a full priced adult meal is ordered.  


Norah Head Sporties, Norah Head

Fed up of Taco Tuesdays for dinner, again? Go to the family friendly Saltbush restaurant at Norah Head Sporties for your evening meal. Better still, kids under the age of 12 receive a free meal and ice cream when a main meal in purchased. 

Breakers Country Club, Wamberal

Get more bang for your buck! Pop into Breakers on Tuesday and Wednesday night between 5:30-8pm and order one full main meal and receive a kid's meal for free! 


New York Pizza Bar, Erina

Head to the New York Pizza Bar in Erina for some good olde fashioned New York hospitality and a place where the kids are made to feel like VIPs. On Wednesdays the venue offers under 12's a free meal and ice cream when an adult's main is purchased. 


Gosford RSL, Gosford

Who doesn't enjoy an evening meal at the local RSL? If you go to Gosford RSL on a Thursday evening, kids receive a free meal in Luminous restaurant when a member purchases a main meal. 

Sorrisos by Dish, Toukley

Have a craving for some authentic Italian cuisine, made with love and served with a smile? Then come along to Sorrisos by Dish in Toukley on a Thursday and buy one main meal and get the kids meal for free. 

The Doylo, Doyalson

Need kid-friendly dinner plans on a Thursday? Bring the kids to Tempt at The Doylo in Doylson every Thursday night because kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal. The kids can enjoy a free meal and even get their faces painted from 5:30-7:30pm! Plus you may be lucky to go on a night where they give away 4 FREE game tokens for the Arcade with each kids meal.


Gosford Golf Club, Gosford

The kids will love watching the golfers on the course from the upstairs of the clubhouse at Gosford Golf Club as they await their dinner. Each Friday night in Bistro 1928 kids enjoy a free meal with when an adult buys one main meal.


Kincumber Hotel, Kincumber

The Kincumber Hotel is a favourite with the locals and welcomes families to their pub with open arms. Each Sunday dinner time kids eat free, so pull up a chair at the tables in the courtyard, bistro or beer garden and enjoy an evening of great pub food in amongst a wonderful community spirit. 

Gosford Sailing Club, Gosford

Finish the week with dinner at Gosford Sailing Club every Sunday and receive a free kids meals, for under 12s, with every adult meal purchased. Enjoy the views over Brisbane Waters as you reflect on the week gone by.

Motel Mezza, Wyong 

Enjoy making Sunday a family day! Their delicious Middle Eastern menu even extends to the kids menu allowing them to taste and try new cuisines. It's definitely not your average nuggets and burger affair.  Kids eat free on Sunday at Motel Mezza when a main in bought. 

Bateau Bay Hotel, Bateau Bay

While the Bateau Bay Hotel's bistro is currently closed for renovations and will reopen later in 2023, this family friendly venue is a great place for kids.  Kids eat free on Sunday and with a new menu coming with the new look bistro, we can't wait to see what's on offer.

Rashays, Tuggerah

Take the family to Rashays on a Sunday night at Tuggerah because under 10's eat free! As you relax after a busy week, the kids will be happy enjoying a Sam's Schnitty, Claire's Chicken Nuggets or Cooper's Cheeseburger. 

little boy eating chicken nuggets
Kincumber Hotel, Kincumber
Margarita Daze Umina Kids Eat Free
Margarita Daze, Umina
Seasonal Specials

Mecure Kooindah Waters

During the Winter school holidays kids at free at Karinyas Restaurant in Wyong for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 1-9 July. Valid for 1 free kids meal per adult meal purchased. Kiddies must be 12 years or under. 


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