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Cairns is known for its fresh produce and delicious seafood. However, with so many places to choose from, it can be difficult to decide where to eat. Don’t know what you’re craving? Don’t know what restaurants are comfortable and homely with entertainment for kids? We’ve compiled a list of where you can find kid-friendly restaurants in Cairns with the most delicious menus.

1. Cazalys

Cazalys is ideal for a meal and a play – including an $8.00 kids’ menu and delectable desserts to keep everyone happy. The children will always have a ball at the Kids Club House indoor play centre which is supervised during certain hours, ensuring you can have a moment of peace and quiet and enjoy your meal while the kids play. Plus, they’ll definitely have a good sleep tonight, for sure! This is the ultimate kid-friendly restaurant.

2. Cairns Colonial Club

With a range of casual dining options and a playground nearby, Cairns Colonial Club’s Thirsty Flamingo & Dining is the place to be. Here you can kick back and enjoy a moment of peace and quiet with a delicious meal in paradise, all while the kids have fun.

3. Paradise Palms

Paradise Palms’ menu has a bit of everything to offer the family whether you’re after a filling sandwich, a refreshing salad or some classic fish and chips, it’s all there to satisfy your cravings. A kids menu is also available, offering yummy nibbles including chicken strips with chips, Hawaiian pizza, calamari with chips, and more. Lastly, to top it off, Paradise Palms has a huge playground featuring an exciting jumping pillow, cubby houses, climbing frame, slides, and more – the kids won’t get bored here, for sure.

4. Brothers League Club

Brothers League Club is known for its delicious all-you-can-eat buffet, served up every day of the week. Lunch and dinner is available every day, with an additional Aussie breakfast buffet available on Sundays. As a child, nothing is better than being surrounded by food at a buffet and being able to choose whatever you want to add to your plate. Yummy!

5. South Cairns Sports Club

Whether you’re catching up with extended family members or simply grabbing an easy dinner with the close family, South Cairns Sports Club is the place to go to wind down, eat and be entertained. Kid will love the ‘Kids Club House’ play area – helping them have fun the whole time you sit back and relax.

6. Trinity Beach Sports Club

Enjoy a hassle-free meal on the beaches at a venue tailored to suit every family’s needs. There is plenty to see and do – and kids eat free on Saturdays!

7. Coco’s Kitchen + Bar

Coco’s Kitchen + Bar offers one of the best and most exciting foodie outings in Cairns, with a fresh and local menu inspired by the sea. The menu is full of variety which is bound to please even the fussiest diner.

8. King Reef Resort

Enjoy family friendly dining right on the beach at beautiful Kurrimine Beach. They have a full kids’ menu with all the favourites. There’s an enclosed toddler’s play area, large outdoor grassy play area and it’s only steps from the beach – a great day or evening ( or getaway!) trip with kid-friendly food service.

9. Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

Treat yourself to Breakfast with the Birds or Lunch with the Lorikeets at Wildlife Habitat. Interact with water birds, curlews, lorikeets and cockatoos while enjoying a variety of seasonal produce that chef’s source locally to bring a diverse and tasty menu.