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Place in Swan Valley for lunch tomorrow?
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#1 zande

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:33 PM

Just wondering if anyone had any suggestions for a nice place for lunch tomorrow (weather permitting)? My Dad & his partner are over from NSW and looking for somewhere nice for us all to go - we've got kids, 6 and 8, so somewhere family friendly would be good, but really want some nice food, Dad's a bit of a gourmet!

#2 Ice Queen

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:37 PM

We had lunch a few months ago at the Laughing Barrell.  It was family friendly, a nice outdoor area on a sunny day and the kids got to make their own pizzas for lunch.  The food was good but not gourmet.

#3 stardust81

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:54 PM

I was going to say the Laughin Barrell also. It is very family friendly with a small playground as well. It can get quite busy so you might want to book.


#4 mollybot

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:45 PM

We took the whole mob to Elmars - its not cheap but the food is fab and they coped magnificently with a heap of children; including one of mine having a full scale meltdown due to drinking apple juice... They have a wonderful back lawn for running up and down

Mind you, its going to rain tomorrow, so you may want somewhere more indoors original.gif

Am going to check out the Laughing Barrel !

#5 lonelygoatherd

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:00 PM

I like the Swan Valley Cafe. It doesn't look like much from the front, but the garden out the back is just gorgeous. There is a plant nursery attached as well as lawn for the kids to run around on and a tree to climb. The food is lovely, but it is entirely vegetarian.

Eta they have indoor seatin too.

Edited by lonelygoatherd, 10 November 2012 - 10:01 PM.


#6 zande

Posted 12 November 2012 - 10:04 AM

Thanks all, because it was all a last-minute thing, I had left it too late to book the Laughin Barrell, altho sounds like a visit there might be in order!

I tried another couple of wineries, but they were full too, so we ended up at the Feral Brewery, which I thought was OK, we had a nice day out anyway.

#7 PurpleNess

Posted 12 November 2012 - 10:22 AM

Elmars or the Feral Brewery, neither are really cheap but the food is good & they have outdoor tables with plenty of room for the kids to run.

They Black Swan winery is also nice but prob a bit less kid friendly if you want to let them have a play whilst you relax.




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