Top ChoiceIce Cream in Childers

Mammino Gourmet Ice Cream

Locally famous, Mammino's ice cream is made in a factory on this rural property just outside Childers. Made with all-natural ingredients, you can sample one of its macadamia or fruit flavours from the small...

Cafe in Childers

Paragon Theatre Espresso Bar

In the restored, heritage-listed Paragon Theatre (c 1927) is a charming cafe serving toasted sandwiches, Buddha bowls, cakes, Mammino gourmet ice cream and espresso coffee. Customers can take a peek at the...

Gallery in Childers

Childers Palace Memorial & Art Gallery

Fifteen backpackers tragically died when the hostel that once operated here was consumed by a deliberately-lit fire in 2000. The two-storey balconied Palace Hotel was erected in 1903, when the 1890 original was...

Music in Childers

Childers Festival

On the last weekend in July, Childers’ main street is swamped with street performers, musicians, dancers and food-and-craft stalls during its annual festival, which draws over 50,000 people.

Pub Food in Childers

Federal Hotel

A classic, wrought-iron-wrapped, two-storey Federation-era hotel, the Feddy is a quintessential Australian pub, though the swinging saloon doors may have you briefly imagining you are in an American western. The...

Museum in Childers

Old Pharmacy Museum

The Old Pharmacy was an operational apothecary's shop between 1894 to 1982, and also functioned as the town dentist, vet, optician and local photographer. Exhibiting potions, snake oils and medical equipment...

Cafe in Childers

Drunk Bean

Doubling as an arts-and-crafts store, you'll find this superior cafe in a small shopping centre on the western edge of Childers. With filling, well-cooked breakfasts, smoothies, inventive light lunches and decent...