Embarking on an adventure with your little ones is an exciting experience, so don’t let grumbling tummies stand in the way of starting your holiday on the right foot.
Brisbane Airport is revolutionising airport dining and we haven’t forgotten our future foodies.
In fact, the terminal is a haven for options to satisfy kids’ cravings and help fuel their journey ahead.
From specialised kids’ menus, tapas plates and on-the-go meals, these options will have your little ones grinning from ear to ear as they soar through the skies.
First up on the list is The Aviary, a café and bar with a subtropical Queensland feel and a menu the whole family will love.
Opt into the kids’ menu with scrambled eggs, Mediterranean chicken or ham and cheese toasties or if their tastebuds are a little more adventurous, the tapas menu offers Greek favourites such as calamari, zucchini chips, lamb souvlaki and honey puffs.
Did you know? The Aviary also offers table service so your kids can feel like VIP food explorers and the real MVPs (parents) can be wined and dined in style. Let us do all the heavy lifting while you sit back and relax.
Find The Aviary near Gates 22 and 23.
The Common is the new kid on the block at the Domestic Terminal, and it’s making friends fast with both young and young-at-heart travellers.
With floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlooking the runway, kids can enjoy their plane sightings with a side of crispy chicken and fries, or the kids bacon and eggs combo.
The tapas menu is the place to be if feeding a large entourage, as you can layer halloumi, loaded potato gems and tacos - perfect for share-style dining.
Find The Common near Gate 24.
The Coffee Club
The Coffee Club is a familiar favourite and sure to please the fussiest of little travellers.
Add some colour to your airport adventure with rainbow pancakes, adorned with sprinkles, maple syrup and ice cream.
There’s also a great range of classics such as cheeseburgers, chicken nuggets and heavenly milkshakes.
PSA: The Coffee Club offer a free babyccino with any purchase – one for you, and one for your mini me!
Find The Coffee Club in the forecourt outside Qantas check-in before security.
The Lord Lamington
With a name like The Lord Lamington, there’s bound to something fun for the kids here, and you’d be right.
Go berry wild for the buttermilk pancakes garnished with seasonal fruit, or for something savoury, the kids can choose from portion-friendly bacon and eggs or chicken fingers.
Speaking of small fries, their loaded fries are a delicious shared-dish topped with shredded ham, BBQ sauce and stretchy melted cheese. You’ll want one to yourself!
Find The Lord Lamington in the Satellite Departure Gates between Gate 26 and 32.
It’s time to rock’n’sushi-roll with a huge range of yummy rolls packed with kid-approved ingredients like avocado, teriyaki chicken and crispy prawn.
These healthier, tasty morsels at Yo!Sushi are perfect to eat on the go, so load up before you board your flight. Add in some edamame beans for a fun treat!
For something a little more substantial, try their katsu curries, teriyaki rice bowls, yakisoba or Korean fried chicken.
Find YO!Sushi in the Qantas Food Court near Gate 22.
Kids love to feast with their eyes before their mouths. If your little one is a visual diner, let them choose a snack from the display cabinet at Coffee Royal.
They’ll discover delicious cakes, sandwiches, biscuits, croissants and pastries enough to satisfy all of their desires.
Add to that the huge range of cold juices, sodas and milkshakes and you’ve got one satisfied little traveller.
Find Coffee Royal in the Qantas Food Court near Gate 22.
Mezze Za Za
Take your tastebuds on a middle eastern escapade at Mezze Za Za with traditional souvlaki cooked over lava stone as you wait for your flight.
The mouth-watering meat and fresh salad is the traditional option, or for something a bit quirky why not try the cheeseburger kebab fusion?
Find Mezze Za Za in the Qantas Food Court near Gate 22.
The sky is the limit for kid-friendly airport dining, and the above are just some of the fresh options families can choose from.
So, young adventurers, are you ready to explore? It’s time for this culinary journey to take flight. Bon appetit!