Eating out as a family is a great bonding experience, but it can seriously drain your bank account. So, we’ve compiled a list of Brisbane establishments that will feed the whole family on the cheap. Happy eating!

The Pineapple Hotel

Kids eat free in the Steakhouse every Wednesday for lunch and dinner at the Pineapple Hotel, in conjunction with any adult meal purchase. Or sit back and enjoy a Sunday beverage and $10 lunch while the kids take advantage of free face-painting in the Kids Playground (also available Saturdays).

The Pineapple Hotel, 706 Main Street, Kangaroo Point

The Glen Hotel

Kids can indulge in a delicious menu with healthy options, including the Barbecued Chicken Salad Wrap, at the Glen Hotel for free on Sundays with any main meal purchase.

The Glen Hotel, Corner of Logan Road and Gaskell Street, Eight Mile Plains 

Indooroopilly Hotel

The Indooroopilly Hotel offers one free meal per child with every main meal purchased. This deal is available for lunch only between 11:30am – 2pm, 7 days a week.

Indooroopilly Hotel, 3 Station Road, Indooroopilly

Hogs Breath Cafe

Cut your bill in half with this deal on Mondays and Tuesdays at various Hogs Breath Cafe locations. With any purchase of a main meal over $25, your child receives a free meal. The deal stipulates one free meal per adult, and kids also receive a free juice or soft drink and two scoops of ice cream.

Available at Hogs Breath Cafe’s Logan, Cleveland, Aspley, North Lakes, Springfield, Victoria Point, Brisbane City, Garden City, Indooroopilly, Carindale, Ipswich, Morayfield and Redcliffe locations.

Hamilton Hotel & Oxford 152

Get your weekly steak fix while the kids eat on the cheap. The Hamilton Hotel and Oxford 152 both have a daily lunch and dinner kids value meal for just $8, including a sports cup and drink of their choice.

442 Kingsford Smith Drive, Hamilton & 152 Oxford Street, Bulimba 

Earth N Sea

On Mondays and Tuesdays, kids eat free with any purchase of soft drink or juice. There is a limit of four children (under 12) per two paying adults. Indulge in quality pizzas made from the freshest ingredients, without the hefty price tag!

1252 Sandgate Road, Nundah

Golden Palace Chinese

To complement their amazing $27.50 all-you-can-eat Yum Cha deal, Golden Palace Chinese also offers the same deal for kids between 5 and 12 for $15. Kids under five dine free of charge!

Level 1 Cnr Ann and Duncan Streets, Chinatown Mall, Fortitude Valley

Everton Park Hotel

The Everton Park Hotel is a solid dining option for the whole family. The little ones can have fun for hours in the mega-playground or indoor games room, and on Tuesdays from 5:30pm they eat free with any adult meal purchased.

101 Flockton Street, Everton Park

The Gap Tavern

On Monday nights, kids eat for free at the Gap Tavern with any adult meal purchase. Can’t make Mondays? Every other day of the week, kids have the $8 value meal deal, including a free sports cup and drink of their choice.

21 Glenquarie Place, The Gap

The Mango Hill Tavern

Feed the kids with your loose change on Mondays at the Mango Hill Tavern. Their ‘Kids Eat 3’ deal is $3 for any kids meal plus a drink and ice cream! No adult meal purchase required.

2 Halpine Drive, Mango Hill

The Albany Creek Hotel

Fun for the whole family is guaranteed at the Albany Creek Hotel. Head down Wednesday nights to take advantage of their Kids Eat Free deal with any adult meal purchase!

730 Albany Creek Road, Albany Creek

Pizza Capers

With a purchase of any large pizza, kids can enjoy a free meal from the Kids Menu on Tuesdays.

Available at selected Pizza Capers locations, phone ahead for confirmation.

House of Schnitzel

The ultimate schnitzel destination in Brisbane gets families through the door with their $8 Kids value meals daily, with a free drink and sports cup. Spoil yourself by sampling one of their 29 different schnitzel toppings on offer.

Capalaba Tavern, 30 Old Cleveland Road, Capalaba

Tomato Brothers, Wilston

Treat the family to some quality Italian food at Tomato Brothers’ Wilston location. Every Monday through to Saturday before 6pm, kids eat free with any main meal purchased. Available for dine-in only, and any food intolerances can be catered for.

75 Kedron Brook Road, Wilston

Where are your favorite places to go in Brisbane for cheap family dinners? Share your tips in the comments below! 

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