Make family meals fun for everyone at these eight kid-friendly cafes.
Finding a place for family meals can often seem daunting. You need to find a place that can keep the kiddos occupied while waiting for food, one that has a kids menu, and of course, a cafe that can satisfy the adults’ coffee cravings too. Good thing the Mitsubishi Outlander has you covered when it comes to fueling the moments. Thanks to its roomy interior and flexible seating configurations, it can get you and the whole family around the island in comfort and style—that’s one less thing to worry about! Ready to embark on your brunch escapade? Here are eight kid-friendly places to check out on your next family adventure.
At time of print, all food and beverage establishments in Singapore must observe precautions and social distancing rules set by the Ministry of Health (MOH) to ensure the safety of everyone. We recommend calling these places ahead of time to secure your tables.
1. TBB Safari
TBB Safari is a safari-themed cafe that’s part of the Tiong Bahru Bakery family. Perfectly set in the lush greenery in Dempsey Hill, it has plenty of Instagram-worthy spots and kid-friendly attractions like an edible garden and an outdoor playground where the kiddos can busy themselves while waiting for food. TBB Safari also offers the brand’s famed croissants and coffee from Common Man Roasters. The best thing? Free parking!
TBB Safari 130E Minden Road, Singapore 248819
Image from The Summerhouse Facebook.
2. Wildseed Café
Housed in The Summerhouse’s colonial-style building is Wildseed Café at Seletar. It’s floral interior of potted and hanging plants makes for a cosy dining experience. Not only is the cafe kid friendly, it’s pet friendly too so you can bring your fur babies along for the family brunch. The kids can enjoy shakes and sweet treats while you kick back with your lattes and pancakes. The cafe has a mix of air-conditioned and al fresco seating (the pet-friendly section), and a plane-themed playground for the kids.
Wildseed Café Level 1, 3 Park Lane, Seletar Aerospace Park, Singapore 798387
Image from Cafe Melba Facebook.
3. Cafe Melba
If you’re looking for a cafe that has activities for kids and plenty of space for them to run around in, Cafe Melba is the place to go. The branch at Goodman Arts Centre has a gigantic lawn with a bouncy castle* where the kids can play freely, and lots of colouring sheets to keep them occupied while waiting for their food. The Australian-Asian fusion restaurant offers an all-day breakfast menu with gourmet coffee and a wide selection of teas. Visit on a Monday and kids eat for free (with any adult main purchase)!
The bouncy castle is closed until further notice .
Cafe Melba 90 Goodman Road, Goodman Arts Centre, Block N#01-56, Singapore 439053
Image from Quentin’s Singapore Facebook.
4. Quentin’s The Eurasian Restaurant
Part of Quentin’s appeal is not just its Eurasian fare but its amazing fun playroom for kids which includes a mini library, mini slide and lots of toys to play with. The play area will certainly be enough to keep the tots occupied throughout your visit, leaving the rest of the family to enjoy Quentin’s bestsellers like the Devil’s Curry or the Pot Roast Beef in peace.
Quentin’s Singapore Eurasian Community House Singapore, 139 Ceylon Road, Singapore 429744
Image from Three Buns SG Facebook.
5. Three Buns Quayside by Potato Head
When it comes to burgers, you’re in good hands at Three Buns. Their standalone branch at Robertson Quay offers the same high-quality food you’ve come to love at Potato Head Singapore. For the little ones, there’s the Dizzy Rascal & Chicken Little meal that comes with choice of drinks and fries. If they start to get antsy, there’s a playground nearby where they can run around freely while you sit back and enjoy the rest of your meal.
Three Buns Quayside 60 Robertson Quay, #01-01 Singapore 238252
6. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
When it comes to a satisfying brunch, Yardbird Southern Table and Bar at Marina Bay Sands hits all the right spots—great view, cosy ambience, mouth-watering menu, and plenty of food choices for the kids! Their children’s menu has five of their bestsellers including the crispy chicken drumstick served with fries, choice of drink and ice cream. They also have a special Brunch Menu on weekends that includes a 2-hour free flow cocktail option for the grown-ups.
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Ave B1-07, Singapore 018972
Image from Coastes, Singapore Facebook.
Bring the family for some fun in the sun at Coastes, located along Sentosa’s Silosa Beach. This family-friendly (fur kids included!) restaurant has a kids menu and offers an unblocked view of the sea and direct access to the beach—perfect for water and sand play with the little ones. After your meal, you can rent one of the beach beds and enjoy the rest of your family day at the beach.
Coastes 50 Siloso Beach Walk, #01-05 Sentosa, Singapore 099000
Images from Food For Thought Facebook.
8. Food For Tots
If the name doesn’t clue you in, this restaurant situated within the Botanic Gardens’ Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden is as kid-friendly as it can be. Their menu has plenty of food options for the kiddos which include all-day brunch items and mains. There is a play corner for toddlers inside the cafe, while bigger kids can play outside at the Children’s Garden sand play area.
Food For Tots Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden, 1H, Cluny Road #01-K1, Singapore 259604