Family friendly restaurants/outlets
Because we don’t get to dine our way around the country quite as often as we would like to, this page is still under construction.
For that reason we are hoping to fill these pages with your ideas and suggestions of restaurants and cafes from anywhere in Australia that can cater happily to gluten free families and groups.
So please email us details of any pleasant dining out experiences. The eateries don’t have to be exclusively gluten free – just cater in nice ways like offering gluten free toast/pizzas or by making other thoughtful accomodations on their menu. Most importantly you and the kids will hopefully have enjoyed a nice family friendly dining experience!
(Or if you happen to own an outlet that caters for gluten-free customers then feel free to let us know.)
Because the cross contamination issues – this list cannot make any claims or guarentees about the gluten free standing of any particular menu or meal – but we do hope it will serve as a useful guideline for gluten-free families finding their way in a new neighbourhood or city. The Coeliac society maintains a list of restaurants that may be more useful for those with serious gluten allergies.
So please start emailing your suggestions to us at email@example.com, with a short description of the service, meal, variety, atmosphere, location etc so others can decide if it is right for them.
And iPhone owners can download an app that gives them a list of gluten free restaurants in any given location. (And please let us know if anyone mentioned on our list does not measure up to expectations too!)
NATIONAL RESTAURANT CHAINS: (None use a separate kitchen so there is likelihood of cross contamination)
Eagle Boys Pizza and Dominos both now offer gluten-free pizzas (bases contain soy).
McDonalds has a few gluten free meal and snack options on its menu and a full listing can be found here:
Burger Edge now have gluten free buns in their burger chains (buns may contain soy and dairy) (VIC, WA, QLD only)
Grill’d burger outlets have gluten-free menu options available
Nandos have a number of gluten free options on their menu. Products with gluten and dairy are labelled on the menu.
Wagamama noodle bars have a number of gluten free options on their menu.
RESTAURANTS/OUTLETS/BAKERIES STATE BY STATE
About Life natural marketplace – Rozelle and Bondi Junction
Wide range of gluten free products instore and an onsite cafe
Brioche Organic Bakery, 349 Darling St Balmain
Baked goods and fresh food
Burgers and More, 75 Queen St, Berry
Provides gluten free steak sandwiches, burgers, etc.
Cracked Pepper -1616 Broke Road Pokolbin, Hunter Valley
GF brunches, lunches and dinners – but not open for lunch or dinner every day so ring on 02 4998 7076
Cafe Fest – Macquarie Centre, North Ryde,
Sydney Large range of gluten free cakes and pastries on offer (counter style coffee cart)
Cake Mania, Macquarie St Parramatta
Sells a range of gluten free cakes and biscuits
Choices Bakery – Turramurra, Bondi Junction, Bella Vista, Mona Vale
Gluten free bakery and food outlet
’40′ Cafe – 89 Sharp St, Cooma
Friendly, cafe with great vibe and lots of gluten free options on the menu.
Glenorie gluten free bakery -5/930 Old Northern Road Glenorie, Windsor
gluten free bakery outlet
Imperial gluten free bakery – 215- 221 Victoria Rd, Rydalmere, Sydney
Gluten free bakery which also delivers online.
JK Cafe and Catering - 1034 Princes Hwy, Engadine, 71 National Ave, Loftus
Extensive GF Menu and reasonably priced.
Judona’s cafe, main street of Cooma
Cafe/ icreamery offering gluten free ice-cream cones, sandwiches and a large range of home-made gluten-free meals like spaghetti bolognaise
Millone’s Ristorante & Bar – Balkham Hills,
Sydney Italian and Meditteranean style meals with gluten free menu available.
Moo gourmet burgers - (Bondi – Coogee – Newtown – Manly)
Have gluten-free menu options available.
Paxton Pantry, Lang St, Kurri Kurri, Hunter Valley.
All GF cafe at Kurri Kurri Information centre with food all freshly cooked by owners of cafe.
Pages Cafe – 28 West Parade West Ryde
Offers some gluten free options with cafe meals/breakfasts
Rumbles Fine Cafe, 136 Rowe St, Eastwood
Friendly staff, nice food and has a whole gluten-free menu to choose from.
Sydney Bondi Pizza Bar – Bondi Beach
Beachfront Pizza restaurant with good range of gluten free pizzas
Tapeo bakery/cafe - 80 & 82 Redfern St, Redfern
Cafe restaurant with bakery next door specialising in organic and gluten free products.
Taste of Italy – Pyrmont (cnr Miller st and Miller Lane)
Tasty gluten free pizzas
Wildbrumby Schnapps Distillery and Cafe – Corner of Wollondibby Rd and the Alpine Way to Thredbo Jindabyne
Family-friendly European-style cafe meals with gluten-free bread available on request ( ring 24-hours ahead to pre-order gluten free schnitzel).
Deeks Bakery and Cafe – Hodgson Crescent, Pearce & Dickson Chambers, Dickson Place. Totally grain free gluten free bakery.
Gluten Free Foods – shop 5/55 Barkly Street, Mornington
Gluten free food outlet.
Gluten Free Living and More – 136 The Promenade, Narre Warren Sth
Gluten free and allergy food outlet.
Entice restaurant, 77-79 Murrumbeena Rd, Murrumbeena
Small family-friendly restaurant with a mainly gluten free menu.
I can eat that, party catering service for children on restricted diets. Seaford, Melbourne (delivery throughout Melbourne).
Ladro – Fitzroy (224 Gertrude St) Prahran (162 Greville St)
Italian restaurant with its own-recipe gluten free pizza base on the menu for grownups and kids.
Mi Corazon -Mexican restaurant and tequila bar, East Brunswick.
Good atmosphere and menu totally gluten free (reviewed by glutenshmooten)
Silly Yaks – Preston, Melbourne
Factory outlet for Silly Yaks bakery goods
Sunnybrook Health Food store, 553A North Road, Ormond, Melbourne
Wide range of gluten free products in store and available online.
Cafe Crema – Glenelg Jetty Road, Glenelg, Adelaide
Near all the cafes at the jetty end.
Has gluten free menu with many options, including schnitzels.
Mondiali – Cafe/restaurant, 55 Unley Rd Parkside, South Australia
Pizza and pasta A la carte restaurant with a mainstream and dedicated gluten free menu.
Baker’s Club bakery- various locations – North Lakes, Airport, Ashmore, Robina
Bakery and sandwich franchise that bakes and sells gluten-free loaves and serves up gluten-free sandwiches and some cakes.
Giardinetto restaurant; 366 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley
Italian restaurant with a range of gluten free options
Gluten Free For Me cafe - shop 11/ 20 Aerodromme Road Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast.
Lots of kid-friendly gluten free burgers and meals, plus a small grocery shop.
Husk and honey cafe, 16 Queen St, Nambour, Sunshine Coast
Gluten and grain free cafe and commercial kitchen.
Lash Cafe, 296 Wynnum road, Norman Park, Brisbane
Family friendly gluten free cafe
Saks Restaurant, Marina Mirage, Gold Coast
Italian themed restaurant with gluten free pasta, and a wide range of gourmet gluten free pizza, (reviewed by glutenfreeinbrisbane)
Rosie’s Kitchen – 2936 Channel Highway, Kettering (South of Hobart)
Fully gluten free cafe and bakery (no wheat on premesis) with some dairy free options.
SkyRanch bakeouse – Travellers Retreat, Launceston 7250
Gluten free breads and mixes sold through various outlets in Tasmania.
Pizza Club – 113A Augusta road, Lenah Valley 7008 (Hobart)
Family friendly gluten free pizza options with gluten free toppings.
Alternative Bites, Shop 10A, Winthrop Village Shopping Centre
Somerville Blvd, Winthrop, Perth
Gluten free bakery
Hero’s Pizza – gluten free menu options
Como, North Perth, Wembley
Little Caesars Pizza – gluten free menu options
Mundaring, Leederville, Sorrento
Stone’s Pizza – gluten free menu options
North Perth, Canning Vale