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. We hope you’ll enjoy using the Newy with Kids guide.

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

The Argenton Hotel – Kids eat free on Monday and Tuesday nights with the purchase of every main meal from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.

Babbingtons Bar and Grill at Apollo Hotel, Charlestown – Kids eat free with every main meal.

Beach Burrito, Cooks Hill – Kids eat free during Happy Hour on weekdays 4pm – 6:30pm and all day on Wednesday.

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 Coastal Bar & Bungalows, Caves Beach – Kids eat free from 5pm to 7pm Monday to Wednesday

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. Conditions apply.

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.

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. Not available on public holidays.

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 including a free paddle pop and kids activity pack from Monday to Thursday ($10 all other times) with any main meal purchase. Excludes ‘Share Plates’, public holidays & special events.

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 Locale, New Lambton – Kids eat free for breakfast before 9am

The Lucky Hotel, Newcastle – Order any Main, Burger & Co item, salad or meat plate between 11:30am-2:30pm, Monday-Friday and choose a Kid’s Meal for 1/2 price including an ice cream dessert. Terms and conditions apply.


Tuesday

The Argenton Hotel – Kids eat free on Monday and Tuesday nights with the purchase of every main meal from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Reopening Thursday 30 August.

Babbingtons Bar and Grill at Apollo Hotel, Charlestown – Kids eat free with every main meal.

Beach Burrito, Cooks Hill – Kids eat free during Happy Hour on weekdays 4pm – 6:30pm and all day on Wednesday.

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 Coastal Bar & Bungalows, Caves Beach – Kids eat free from 5pm to 7pm Monday to Wednesday

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

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 – $5 Kids Meals including a free paddle pop and kids activity pack from Monday to Thursday ($10 all other times) with any main meal purchase. Excludes ‘Share Plates’, public holidays & special events.

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 Locale, New Lambton – Kids eat free for breakfast before 9am

The Lucky Hotel, Newcastle – Order any Main, Burger & Co item, salad or meat plate between 11:30am-2:30pm, Monday-Friday and choose a Kid’s Meal for 1/2 price including an ice cream dessert. Terms and conditions apply.

West Wallsend Workers Club,  – Kids eat free from Tuesday to Thursday. One kids meal for every main meal over $16 purchased. Kids under 12 only. Not available for takeaway.


Wednesday

Babbingtons Bar and Grill at Apollo Hotel, Charlestown – Kids eat free with every main meal.

Beach Burrito, Cooks Hill – Kids eat free during Happy Hour on weekdays 4pm – 6:30pm and all day on Wednesday.

Caves Coastal Bar & Bungalows, Caves Beach – Kids eat free from 5pm to 7pm Monday to 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.

The Locale, New Lambton – Kids eat free for breakfast before 9am

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.

South of the Border, Maitland – Kids eat free on Wednesday and Thursday nights when an adult orders a main meal.

Sydney Junction Hotel, Hamilton – $5 Kids Meals including a free paddle pop and kids activity pack from Monday to Thursday ($10 all other times) with any main meal purchase. Excludes ‘Share Plates’, public holidays & special events.

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 Locale, New Lambton – Kids eat free for breakfast before 9am

The Lucky Hotel, Newcastle – Order any Main, Burger & Co item, salad or meat plate between 11:30am-2:30pm, Monday-Friday and choose a Kid’s Meal for 1/2 price including an ice cream dessert. Terms and conditions apply.

West Wallsend Workers Club,  – Kids eat free from Tuesday to Thursday. One kids meal for every main meal over $16 purchased. Kids under 12 only. Not available for takeaway.


Thursday

Babbingtons Bar and Grill at Apollo Hotel, Charlestown – Kids eat free with every main meal.

Beach Burrito, Cooks Hill – Kids eat free during Happy Hour on weekdays 4pm – 6:30pm and all day on Wednesday.

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.

Edgeworth Tavern, Edgeworth – Kids eat free for dinner. Conditions apply.

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).

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.

South of the Border, Maitland – Kids eat free on Wednesday and Thursday nights when an adult orders a main meal.

Sydney Junction Hotel, Hamilton – $5 Kids Meals including a free paddle pop and kids activity pack from Monday to Thursday ($10 all other times) with any main meal purchase. Excludes ‘Share Plates’, public holidays & special events.

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 Locale, New Lambton – Kids eat free for breakfast before 9am

The Lucky Hotel, Newcastle – Order any Main, Burger & Co item, salad or meat plate between 11:30am-2:30pm, Monday-Friday and choose a Kid’s Meal for 1/2 price including an ice cream dessert. Terms and conditions apply.

West Wallsend Workers Club,  – Kids eat free from Tuesday to Thursday. One kids meal for every main meal over $16 purchased. Kids under 12 only. Not available for takeaway.


Friday

Babbingtons Bar and Grill at Apollo Hotel, Charlestown – Kids eat free with every main meal.

Beach Burrito, Cooks Hill – Kids eat free during Happy Hour on weekdays 4pm – 6:30pm and all day on Wednesday.

Chameleon Play Cafe, Cessnock – Kids eat free every Friday after 5pm. Purchase an adults main meal to receive a kids meal for free.

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.

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 Locale, New Lambton – Kids eat free for breakfast before 9am

The Lucky Hotel, Newcastle – Order any Main, Burger & Co item, salad or meat plate between 11:30am-2:30pm, Monday-Friday and choose a Kid’s Meal for 1/2 price including an ice cream dessert. Terms and conditions apply.

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


Saturday

Babbingtons Bar and Grill at Apollo Hotel, Charlestown – Kids eat free with every main meal.

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

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.

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 Locale, New Lambton – Kids eat free for breakfast before 9am

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. See Indulge Brasserie for full terms and conditions.


Sunday

Babbingtons Bar and Grill at Apollo Hotel, Charlestown – Kids eat free with every main meal.

Blackbutt Hotel, New Lambton – Kids 12 and under eat free on Sunday from 5:30pm to 8pm. 1 free kids meal with 1 adult’s main meal. Not valid on $10 items.

Criniti’s, Kotara – Kids eat free. Offer available for dine-in only, between 4pm to 6:30pm. Customer must purchase one (1) main meal to receive one (1) free kids’ meal. Sunday 10% surcharge will apply. Not valid on Father’s Day 2018.

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.

Lakeside Tavern, Raymond Terrace- Kids eat free all day Sunday. One free kids meal with every full-priced adult main meal purchased.

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 Locale, New Lambton – Kids eat free for breakfast before 9am

The Lucky Hotel, Newcastle – – Kids eat free from 5:30pm; receive a free kids meal with the purchase of any Burger & Co. item, Salad, Main Meal or Meat Plate. Terms and conditions apply.

The Pourhouse, Maitland –  Kids eat free for Sunday lunch.

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[Note: This list is constantly updated. If you have any additions, updates or corrections to the list (Kids Eat Free or Kids Eat Cheap) that aren’t listed above, please comment below or email reena@newywithkids.com.au]

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