I hadnít paid a visit to Sandrino in Fremantle since it moved from its original home on Market Street to the famed cafť strip along SouthTerrace. Iíd heard it now had a great kids play area, but when I went to check it out, I had my little girlís pram with me and I was not about to bust my backside getting it up the stairs. The next time I went, I was much more prepared and left the pram in the car.
Sandrino Fremantle has moved to a new location on South Terrace.
I wasnít really sure what to expect, but we made a booking and specifically asked to sit upstairs so we were close to the play room. Itís a small room, but itís packed to the brim with things for the kids to do.
One of the biggest drawcards is a kidsí play room.
There are puzzles, games, cushions to sit on and soft blocks for building, books for read, a tablet of some sortÖ.heaps of things to keep the kids amused while you enjoy some of Fremantleís finest Italian dining and tasty pizzas.
Do you want to learn how to knit? Or have recently started and would like to meet some new friends to share your creativity with, all while having a good chat? Perth Knitting Club has classes for you.
Sandrinoís menu hasnít really changed much since it made the move from Market Street. Itís still really extensive, with heaps of options for starts, pasta, mains and pizzas. Itís reasonably priced, if not a little bit on the hefty side, which to be truthful, most places are in Perth at the moment.
The kidsí menu is pretty impressive however, with ten choices for children under 12. There are three pizza options, five pasta choices, along with fish, chicken fingers and calamari. I chose a woodfired pizza, while my sister opted for the arancini. Our dad chose the garlic prawns and my niece went for the kidsí ham and pineapple pizza. My toddler tends to graze, so instead of buying her a separate meal she may or may not eat, she got a little bit of everything and I saved myself some money.
The kidsí pizza.
The kidsí pizzas are a generous size Ė almost as big as the main meal version. They are generously topped and cost $14, or $15.50 including a juice, milk or soft drink. Like the kidsí version, my pizza was generous with the ham, pepperoni, capsicum, red onion, mushroom and cheese toppings and the dough is simply delicious.
The woodfired pizza.
The garlic prawns were just right Ė just enough garlic without being overpowering, but the arancini was a tad overcooked, but still edible all the same. Once my niece had finished (most) of her pizza, it was back to the play room. Of course, my toddler didnít want to miss out on the fun so out of the highchair she came and off she totted.