Dining with Tweens and Teenagers in Perth

Little kids are well catered for at restaurants with play corners and playgrounds, but what happens when the kids grow out of all that?! Most restaurants and cafes in Perth offer kids’ menus for ankle bitters to the age of 12-ish. So when your tween or teen graduates to the adult’s menu – but would still like a little entertainment, where do you take them for dinner?! I have a teenager myself – eek! So now eating out mainly revolves around what we’ll actually be eating, and he doesn’t want chicken nuggets, thanks very much. Check out my big guide to dining with teenagers in Perth.

 

The Teen That loves Burger and Pizzas

Betty’s Burgers, Perth CBD

The new-ish Bettys Burgers, next to Myer, is a good spot to stop for lunch. Betty’s hails from Noosa, and has brought those same Queensland summery vibes with it. The first store in WA has tasty burgers, and even caters well for GF eaters. See more in my Buggybuddys blog.

Bettys Burgers

 

Toastface Grillah, Perth City

If your teen loves a killer OG rap track, head to Toastface Grillah. The gourmet toastie spot, a nod to Ghostface Killah, is tucked away down Wolf Lane. If your kids are into street art, they’ll love this spot.  See more in my Buggybuddys blog.

Toastface Grillah, Perth City

 

Planet Royale, Northbridge

The epic Planet Royale will have the whole family claiming to be pinball wizards in no time. It is geared towards adults, accompanying children are welcome to pop in for a retro-style burger and shake, as well as a spin on the huge collection of pinball machines. See more in my Buggybuddys blog.

Dining with Tweens and Teenagers in Perth

 

Uptown Pizza, Joondalup

Uptown Pizza is a very popular New York Style pizza restaurant located in Joondalup. Their pizzas are consistently delicious and we just love their super cool cut out pizza boxes! See more in the Buggybuddys blog. 

Uptown Pizza Joondalup

Monsterella, Wembley

Monsterella is a bustling suburban pizzeria with AMAZING gourmet pizzas. Kiddos, whatever their age, will love to design their own pizza box too. See more in my Buggybuddys blog. 

Monsterella

Varsity Burgers, Various 

Varsity, an American themed bar, is found north, south, and west of Perth city. The family will love devouring burgers, chips, chicken wings and even milkshakes served in huge Pyrex jugs! See more in my Buggybuddys blog.  

Varsity Burgers, Nedlands

 

The Tween That Wants to Be Entertained

The Taphouse at Mulberry Estate, Swan Valley

Taphouse, located at Mulberry Estate, is found right on the banks of the Swan River. It’s cool shady beer garden offers up giant garden games, as well as mini golf! See more in my Buggybuddys blog.

Taphouse

 

Laika Coffee, Lathlain

Dining with teenagers in Perth for brunch? Lathlain, wedged near Vic Park and Burswood, is a hip little spot that’s home to one of the trendiest brunch places in town – Laika. Older kids will love the food, plus there is a half basketball court out the back. West Coast Eagles fans will like to hop across the road to spy their favourite players training on the oval too. See more in my Buggybuddys blog.

Laika

 

Oakover Grounds, Swan Valley

Tweens and teens will love a lunch at Swan Valley winery Oakover Grounds. The pretty spot, by a lake, has garden games and super fun peddle boats for lots of family fun. See more in my Buggybuddys blog.

Oakover Grounds

 

The Cat Cafe, Subiaco

If you have a cat-loving teenager, you absolutely have to pay the Cat Cafe a visit! Sessions in the cat café are so much fun. The rescue cats love a gentle pat and parents will be glad to har there’s coffee and cake too. See more in the Buggybuddys blog.

The Cat Cafe Perth

 

Leapfrogs Cafe, Wanneroo

Leapfrogs Cafe is a favourite family restaurant set amongst the beautiful Wanneroo Botanical Gardens. This makes it the perfect spot for a bit of lunch and mini golf! Specialising in woodfired pizzas, their dessert pizzas have GOT to be tried. See more in the Buggybuddys blog.

Leapfrogs Cafe Wanneroo

 

The Lookout, Scarborough

If you grew up in Perth’s northern suburbs during the late ‘90’s The Lookout will hold memories, I’m sure. Well, it’s back and this time around it welcomes kids AND even has bowling alleys! See more in the Buggybuddys blog.

The Lookout, Scarborough

 

300 Acres Restaurant and Bar, Wembley

The 300 Acres Restaurant and Bar at Webley golf course is a great spot for a bite  to eat after playing a round of mini golf. The beautifully made course is loads of fun – it even has an AFL themed hole! See more in the Buggybuddys blog.

Wembley mini golf

 

Adventurous dining with Teenagers in Perth

Chakra, Inglewood

If you LOVE Indian cuisine, Chakra in Inglewood is a favourite of ours. The friendly, family-run restaurants welcome families and kids will love to order delicious meals from their ipads. See more in my Buggybuddys blog. 

Chakra, Inglewood

 

Sushi WAWA, Innaloo

Sushi WAWA is a family-friendly sushi restaurant, found just opposite Ikea. You’ll be traditionally greeted at Sushi Wawa, which boasts the longest sushi train in the southern hemisphere. The whole family is bound to find something very tasty slide by. It’s lots of fun! See more in the Buggybuddys blog.

 

The Sweet-Tooth Tween

FRY’D, Leederville

Tweens and teens will love TWO things about Fry’d – of course the delicious deep fried ice cream creations, but also because it is SO insta-worthy! Or is that snapchat / tik tok worthy!? Anyhoo, you’ll find this picture-perfect ice cream shop in Leederville. See more in the Buggybuddys blog

FRY'D Leederville

 

Eye Scream Cafe, Rockingham

We all scream for Eye Scream Cafe! The Rocko favourite serves up loads of sweet goodies. The café is perfect for a beach and treat combo. See more in the Buggybuddys blog. 

Eye Scream Cafe

 

Maison Saint Honore, Swan Valley

Maison Saint Honore is a delightful French-style cafe, serves up a tempting range of yummy dishes. Teenagers will love to bring their mates along for a scrumptious crepe party! See more in the Buggybuddys blog.

Maison St Honore

Where’s your favourite place for dining with Teenagers in Perth? Let us know in the comments below!

See more ideas for dining with kids in Perth here.

About Amanda Carlin

Amanda Carlin has her own food and travel blog. Established in 2013, "The Chef, His Wife and Their Perth-fect Life" has enjoyed an exciting name change in 2021, as "The Chef's Ex-wife" embarks on new adventures with Simply PERTHfect. Amanda loves getting out and about in Perth and WA, as well as brunching, tapas or something a little fancy in equal measures. With her son "Little Chef" in tow, Amanda always has plenty of family friendly eating options to recommend too! Be sure to check out Simply PERTHfect.

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  1. Michelle Chin 1 month ago

    We recently took our 11 and 14yo to Palace Arcade in Vic Park. Great pizzas, retro games and pinball machines. You buy a game card which can be shared and games are only $1-$2 each. We bought a $25 card and you get $30 worth of games. Great fun

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      Amanda Carlin 1 month ago

      I hear there’s a Palace Arcade in Freo too. We’ll have to check it out, Thanks Michelle 🙂

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