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#1 bryce's-mummy

Posted 10 March 2010 - 07:09 PM

Okay so I am getting in early but I am a really organised person! DD will be turning 1 in August- so in winter when it is cold! We would like a first birthday party for her and, as our house is not big enough for all the guests, we are looking to go somewhere. At first we thought we would just go to an all-you-can-eat type of place but as there will be other young kids invited we would like to go somewhere where they can play as well. Obviously, due to the probable weather, we can't go to a park (as we did for DS2's bday party as he's born in Jan when it's warm).

I have heard that there are some venues around adelaide like restaurants that provide an indoor playground for kids but obviosuly,we want to go somewhere that does not cost a fortune but also provides good meals. We live in the northern suburbs. Does anyone know of anywhere that is reputable?  Or is there somewhere else we could go and celebrate her first birthday?

#2 hickorydickorydock

Posted 10 March 2010 - 07:36 PM

Hi there is a pub on Philip Highway Elizabeth I can't remember the name of the pub but it has a kids playground inside in the dining room...I will find out the name of it when I drive past tonight..

Alternatives are places like Bubbles at Golden Grove...they have cafe meals and playgrounds indoors...suitable for all ages of children..

#3 noone special

Posted 10 March 2010 - 08:42 PM

The Rose and Crown is the one in Elizabeth. It can be rough after dark though.

#4 AugustRush

Posted 10 March 2010 - 09:05 PM

The Exeter at Semaphore has a great kids playground. It is undercover, but just outside. We always get a table just at the doors and the kids come and go (its all fenced off). My DS is an August baby and we had his 1st birthday dinner there!!

#5 belleboysandgirl

Posted 11 March 2010 - 07:08 AM

Red Rock Para Vista on the corner of milne and nelson rd.

#6 -MissNiss-

Posted 11 March 2010 - 01:58 PM

How far north are you? Main North East Road Hampstead Gardens has a play cafe which is quite good. (Near the corner of Muller Road)

#7 bryce's-mummy

Posted 11 March 2010 - 02:48 PM

No not Bubbles- we don't like it there. I should actually mention that there will only be about 10 kids aged 0 to 12 and then about 30 adults! So it has to be a big enough place to seat all of us adults.

I don't want to go to a playcafe.

ETA- We will be going on a Sunday for lunch

Edited by bryce's-mummy, 11 March 2010 - 02:49 PM.


#8 Amanda_JB

Posted 12 March 2010 - 10:33 PM

Paradise Hotel has one, we've been there a few times.

#9 Becca1605

Posted 14 March 2010 - 06:03 PM

QUOTE (ilovemy3girls @ 10/03/2010, 09:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The Exeter at Semaphore has a great kids playground. It is undercover, but just outside. We always get a table just at the doors and the kids come and go (its all fenced off). My DS is an August baby and we had his 1st birthday dinner there!!


I was going to suggest this one too...we had a mums group party here in the room with the playground..it was great!

#10 CAI80

Posted 14 March 2010 - 06:07 PM

QUOTE (belleboysandgirl @ 11/03/2010, 07:38 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Red Rock Para Vista on the corner of milne and nelson rd.



QUOTE (Amanda_JB @ 12/03/2010, 11:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Paradise Hotel has one, we've been there a few times.


they were the ones i was going to say...Red Rock is good, been there with my nephews a few times.

#11 aria

Posted 14 March 2010 - 08:01 PM

The Wacky Warehouse at newton is a play cafe (although not northern suburbs) it has party rooms and is clean and newish.

http://www.wackywarehouse.com.au/#




#12 bicabica

Posted 29 March 2010 - 02:41 PM

it's in the east but the Marriatville is a great pub for bigger groups with an enclosed outdoor eating area and playgroud.
Marryatville hotel





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