Where Kids Eat Free (Or Cheap) in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie & The Hunter

Don’t feel like cooking but want to save on going out with your family? Here’s a list of where kids can eat free (or cheap) in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and the Hunter region. 

Disclaimer : Kids Eat Free promotions can change without notice. Please check with the restaurant before visiting to make sure dining offers are still valid to avoid disappointment.

Monday

Argenton Hotel – Kids meals $5 for lunch and dinner on Monday and Tuesday. Excludes public holidays. (CLOSED FOR RENOVATION)

Cantina at Wests New Lambton (Evening) – For every adult main meal purchased, an accompanying child (12 years & under) can choose one selection free from the kids menu. Deal runs Sunday to Tuesday.

Caves Beachside Hotel, Caves Beach – Forget cooking, grab the family and head to Caves for the family meal deal Monday. Get two chicken schnitzels with chips and salad and two kids meals for $30.

Charlestown Bowling Club – Every Monday and Thursday, kids eat free for lunch and dinner. Up to 2 kids can eat free when 1 adult main meal is purchased.

Central Charlestown Leagues Club – Kids eat free on Mondays and Tuesdays from 5pm.

Clarendon Hotel, Newcastle – On Monday and Saturday nights, kids eat free. One free kids meal per main meal purchase for children 12 years and under – not available on show nights.

Club Maitland City, Maitland – Kids eat free on Monday nights at The Quarry Bar & Grill.

Club Macquarie, Argenton – Kids eat free every weekday Monday to Wednesday for lunch and dinner with every adult meal purchased over $15.

Crown & Anchor Hotel, Newcastle – Kids eat free on Mondays.

Crusoe’s on the Lake, Belmont – Kids eat free on Monday night. 1 free child meal with each adult meal.

Family Hotel, Newcastle – Kids eat free when accompanied by an adult every day from 5pm-7pm.

Hog’s Breath Café Newcastle – Kids 12 and under receive a free meal on Monday and Tuesday when dining with a parent or guardian who purchase a main meal over $20.

Hog’s Breath Café Maitland – Kids 12 and under receive a free meal on Monday and Tuesday when dining with a parent or guardian who purchase a main meal over $20.

Hooked Restaurant & Grill, Wickham – Kids eat free on Monday night. 1 free children’s meal with each adult meal.

Iron Horse, Cardiff – Kids eat free on Monday and Sunday. 1 free kids meal with each main meal $16 or more.

Mayfield Pizza & Grill at Mayfield Wests – Kids eat free from Monday to Thursday nights at Pizza & Grill. For every adult main meal purchased by an adult, an accompanying child dining in the restaurant (12 years & under) can choose a Kids Meal Deal for free.

Mex Club, Mayfield Ex-Services Club – Kids eat free on Monday night.

Pippi’s, Speers Point – Kids eat free on Monday night. One free kids meal per adult main meal purchased.

Shaft Tavern, Elermore Vale – Kids under 10 eat free every day between 5.30 & 6pm. One free kids meal per adult main meal purchased.

Sydney Junction Hotel – $5 Kids Meals Monday to Thursday ($10 all other times) with any main meal purchase to the value of $15 or over, excluding specials &/or promotions. *Excludes Public Holidays

The George Tavern, Greenhills – Kids 12 and under eat free all week when you order between 5pm and 6pm. One free kids meal per main meal purchased.

The Lucky Hotel, Newcastle – Kids eat for 1/2 price for lunch from Monday to Wednesday from 11:30am to 2:30pm. Purchase any main menu meal item and receive a kids meal and icecream for 1/2 price. Not available on public holidays.


Tuesday

Cantina at Wests New Lambton (Evening) – For every adult main meal purchased, an accompanying child (12 years & under) can choose one selection free  from the kids menu. Deal runs Sunday to Tuesday.

Central Charlestown Leagues Club – Kids eat free on Mondays and Tuesdays from 5pm.

Club Macquarie, Argenton – Kids eat free every weekday Monday to Friday for lunch and dinner with every adult meal purchased over $15.

Family Hotel, Newcastle – Kids eat free when  accompanied by an adult every day from 5pm-7pm.

Hog’s Breath Café, Newcastle – Kids 12 and under receive a free meal on Monday and Tuesday when dining with a parent or guardian who purchase a main meal over $20.

Hog’s Breath Café,  Maitland – Kids 12 and under receive a free meal on Monday and Tuesday when dining with a parent or guardian who purchase a main meal over $20.

Mayfield Pizza & Grill at Mayfield Wests – Kids eat free from Monday to Thursday nights at Pizza & Grill. For every adult main meal purchased by an adult, an accompanying child dining in the restaurant (12 years & under) can choose a Kids Meal Deal for free.

Shaft Tavern, Elermore Vale – Kids under 10 eat free every day between 5.30 & 6pm. One free kids meal per adult main meal purchased.

Sydney Junction Hotel, Hamilton – $5 Kids Meals Monday to Thursday ($10 all other times) with any main meal purchase to the value of $15 or over, excluding specials &/or promotions. *Excludes Public Holidays.

T-Bones Tex Mex, Wests Cardiff – Kids 12 and under receive a free meal with 1 adult course. Valid Tuesday to Thursday nights.

The George Tavern, Greenhills – Kids 12 and under eat free all week when you order between 5pm and 6pm. One free kids meal per main meal purchased.

The Lucky Hotel, Newcastle – Kids eat for 1/2 price for lunch from Monday to Wednesday from 11:30am to 2:30pm. Purchase any main menu meal item and receive a kids meal and icecream for 1/2 price. Not available on public holidays.

West Wallsend Workers Club,  – Kids eat free from Tuesday to Thursday. One Kid’s meal for every main meal purchased. Kids under 12 only. Not available for takeaway.


Wednesday

Club Macquarie, Argenton – Kids eat free every weekday Monday to Friday for lunch and dinner with every adult meal purchased over $15.

Family Hotel, Newcastle – Kids eat free when  accompanied by an adult every day from 5pm-7pm.

Mayfield Pizza & Grill at Mayfield Wests – Kids eat free from Monday to Thursday nights at Pizza & Grill. For every adult main meal purchased by an adult, an accompanying child dining in the restaurant (12 years & under) can choose a Kids Meal Deal for free.

Shaft Tavern, Elermore Vale – Kids under 10 eat free every day between 5.30 & 6pm. One free kids meal per adult main meal purchased.

Sydney Junction Hotel, Hamilton – $5 Kids Meals Monday to Thursday ($10 all other times) with any main meal purchase to the value of $15 or over, excluding specials &/or promotions. Excludes Public Holidays.

T-Bones Tex Mex, Wests Cardiff – Kids 12 and under receive a free meal with 1 adult course. Valid Tuesday to Thursday nights.

The George Tavern, Greenhills – Kids 12 and under eat free all week when you order between 5pm and 6pm. One free kids meal per main meal purchased.

The Lucky Hotel, Newcastle – Kids eat for 1/2 price for lunch from Monday to Wednesday from 11:30am to 2:30pm. Purchase any main menu meal item and receive a kids meal and icecream for 1/2 price. Not available on public holidays.

West Wallsend Workers Club,  – Kids eat free from Tuesday to Thursday. 1 Kid’s meal for every main meal purchased. Kids under 12 only. Not available for takeaway.


Thursday

Charlestown Bowling Club – Every Monday and Thursday, kids eat free for lunch and dinner. Up to 2 kids can eat free when 1 adult main meal is purchased.

Family Hotel, Newcastle – Kids eat free when  accompanied by an adult every day from 5pm-7pm.

Hotel Wangi, Wangi Wangi – Kids eat free on Thursdays (conditions apply).

Lorn Park Bowling Club, Lorn – $5 kids meals with $15 or more main meal purchase on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Limit of 1 child meal for 1 main meal purchase. Under 12 years.

Mayfield Pizza & Grill at Mayfield Wests – Kids eat free from Monday to Thursday nights at Pizza & Grill. For every adult main meal purchased by an adult, an accompanying child dining in the restaurant (12 years & under) can choose a Kids Meal Deal for free.

Shaft Tavern, Elermore Vale – Kids under 10 eat free every day between 5.30 & 6pm. One free kids meal per adult main meal purchased.

Sydney Junction Hotel, Hamilton – $5 Kids Meals Monday to Thursday ($10 all other times) with any main meal purchase to the value of $15 or over, excluding specials &/or promotions. *Excludes Public Holidays.

T-Bones Tex Mex, Wests Cardiff – Kids 12 and under receive a free meal with 1 adult course. Valid Tuesday to Thursday nights.

The George Tavern, Greenhills – Kids 12 and under eat free all week when you order between 5pm and 6pm. One free kids meal per main meal purchased.

West Wallsend Workers Club,  – Kids eat free from Tuesday to Thursday. 1 Kid’s meal for every main meal purchased. Kids under 12 only. Not available for takeaway.


Friday

Family Hotel, Newcastle – Kids eat free when  accompanied by an adult every day from 5pm-7pm.

Jewells Tavern – Kids Eat Free every Friday and Saturday night from 5:30pm. With every main meal purchase, you’ll receive one kids meal for free. Free facepainting Friday and Saturday nights.

Lorn Park Bowling Club, Lorn – $5 kids meals with $15 or more main meal purchase on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Limit of 1 child meal for 1 main meal purchase.

Shaft Tavern, Elermore Vale – Kids under 10 eat free every day between 5.30 & 6pm. One free kids meal per adult main meal purchased.

The George Tavern, Greenhills – Kids 12 and under eat free all week when you order between 5pm and 6pm. One free kids meal per main meal purchased.

The Premier Hotel, Broadmeadow – $5 Kids meals with every main meal purchase.

Toronto Hotel – Kids eat free for Friday dinner with the purchase of a main meal.


Saturday

Blue Door, Newcastle – Kids eat free before 9am on Saturday.

Clarendon Hotel, Newcastle – On Monday and Saturday nights, kids eat free. One free kids meal per main meal purchase for children 12 years and under – not available on show nights.

Family Hotel, Newcastle – Kids eat free when  accompanied by an adult every day from 5pm-7pm.

Jewells Tavern – Kids Eat Free every Monday and Saturday night. With every main meal purchase, you’ll receive one kids meal for free.

Lorn Park Bowling Club, Lorn – $5 kids meals with $15 or more main meal purchase on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Limit of 1 child meal for 1 main meal purchase.

Mattara Hotel , Charlestown – Receive a free kids meal when you purchase an adult main meal. Valid on Saturday and Sunday night.

Shaft Tavern, Elermore Vale – Kids under 10 eat free every day between 5.30 & 6pm. One free kids meal per adult main meal purchased.

The George Tavern, Greenhills – Kids 12 and under eat free all week when you order between 5pm and 6pm. One free kids meal per main meal purchased.

The Premier Hotel, Broadmeadow – $5 Kids meals during lunch and between 5pm – 6pm with every main meal purchase.

Toronto Workers Club – Kids Eat Free each Saturday from 5.30pm. For each main meal purchased between 5.30pm and 8.30pm a kids meal will be deemed complimentary within the same transaction. Kids Eat Free includes a meal and the choice of either a drink or ice-cream for free. Children must be 12 years and under.


Sunday

Blackbutt Hotel , New Lambton – Kids 12 and under eat free on Sunday from 6pm to 8pm. 1 free kids meal with 1 adult’s main meal. Not valid on $10 items.

Cantina at Wests New Lambton (Evening) – For every adult main meal purchased, an accompanying child (12 years & under) can choose one selection free  from the kids menu. Deal runs Sunday to Tuesday.

Family Hotel, Newcastle – Kids eat free when  accompanied by an adult every day from 5pm-7pm.

Hunter River Hotel, East Maitland – Kids 12 and under eat free from kids menu.

Iron Horse, Cardiff – Kids eat free on Monday and Sunday. 1 free kids meal with each main meal $16 or more.

The Lucky Hotel, Newcastle – Kids eat free from 4pm to 9:30pm; receive a free kids meal with the purchase of any Burger & Co. item, Salad, Main Meal or Meat Plate.

Mattara Hotel , Charlestown – Receive a free kids meal when you purchase an adult main meal. Valid on Saturday and Sunday night.

Shaft Tavern, Elermore Vale – Kids under 10 eat free every day between 5.30 & 6pm. One free kids meal per adult main meal purchased.

The George Tavern, Greenhills – Kids 12 and under eat free all week when you order between 5pm and 6pm. One free kids meal per main meal purchased.

The Premier Hotel, Broadmeadow – $5 Kids meals during lunch and between 5pm – 6pm with every main meal purchase.

The Squires Maiden – James Squire Brewhouse, Honeysuckle – Kids under 12 eat free every Sunday with every main meal purchase all day from 11am!

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If you have any additions or updates to the list (Kids Eat Free or Kids Eat Cheap) that aren’t listed above, please comment below or email reena@themummyproject.com.

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