15 Restaurants & Cafes In Singapore Great For Your Little Ones – No iPads Required

Fresh Fruits Lab FFL Cake Decorating

Having kids is pure joy, right up until the point they start to whine, cry and cause a scene in public. That’s right, nothing sucks the living joy out of a family outing quite like a tantrum-throwing child.

Dining out is inherently difficult if you have a kid that’s easily restless but it doesn’t always have to be a problem. All you need is something that’ll keep them occupied, for instance, an iPad with cartoons playing on loop (as per the norm nowadays), or better yet, a kid-centric menu with attractive yummies or even space for them to run wild and free.

Don’t own an iPad? Well, fret not mommies and daddies because here is our list of 15 restaurants and cafes in Singapore that are great for your little ones, ensuring that you’ll be able to enjoy family time through proper bonding.

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Cafe Melba Brunch

CAFE MELBA

Cafe Melba is a relaxed cafe and restaurant concept that blends the best of Melbourne and Asia, providing a gourmet yet casual dining experience. A temporary oasis away from the hustle and bustle, Cafe Melba caters plenty of events for both little ones and adults alike and the best part? Breakfast is served all day, every day, and don’t even get us started on their kid’s set menu which Includes fruit juice or plain milk as well as a choice of chocolate, strawberry or vanilla ice cream

Block N #01, 90 Goodman Road, 56
Singapore 439053
Tel: +65 6440 6068
Mon to Fri: 10am – 10pm
Sat & Sun: 8.30pm – 10pm
Nearest Station: Mountbatten

Coastal Settlement Interior

THE COASTAL SETTLEMENT

Surrounded by lush trees and endless sea of greenery, and filled to the brim with lots of retro memorabilia and knick-knacks from the good old days, dining at The Coastal Settlement is always a joy for both the young and the young at heart. Be sure to ask the staff to give you a tour of their many antiques—it’d be a good history lesson for the kids too.

Their menu boasts an array of local favourites but with a contemporary twist to them. Whether you’re a photographer, a cafe enthusiast, a nature lover or a mother of two, you’re bound to find something worth falling in love with—your kids too.

200 Netheravon Road
Singapore 508529
Tel: +65 6475 0200
Tue to Thu: 10.30am – 11pm
Fri: 10.30am – 12am
Sat: 8.30am – 12am
Sun: 8.30am – 11pm
(Closed on Mondays)
Nearest Station: Pasir Ris

Dean and Deluca Berries & Flapjack

DEAN & DELUCA

A lifestyle store, gourmet food grocer and cafe all in one, Dean & Deluca is a great place to head over to for weekend brunch. Granted they may not have kiddy play areas or anything of the sort, we think kids will still have a ball especially at the mere sight of their wide array of appealing desserts—especially their popular rainbow cake which kids seem to go gaga over.

47 Pekin Street, #01-01
Singapore 048777
Tel: +65 6536 2460
Mon to Fri: 7am – 8pm
Sat & Sun: 7am – 12pm
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer / Raffles Place

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Fresh Fruits Lab FFL Bouncy Castle

FRESH FRUITS LAB – THE Z EDITION

Incorporating fruits into their menu as much as possible and vibrant pastel colours in their decor, this cosy cafe in the West is great for brunch and is a place that kids will surely love. Besides plating their food in an adorable manner, the place even features a bouncy castle out back. Their kid’s menu features items which are mostly priced below S$10.

28 Clementi Road
Singapore 129754
Tel: +65 6803 7472
(Closed on Mondays)
Tues to Fri: 12pm – 12am
Sat & Sun: 11am – 12am
Nearest Station: Kent Ridge

Grub Chicken Burger

GRUB

With a name like grub, one would naturally jump to the conclusion that these folks are all about greasy burgers, full-fat milkshakes and loaded fries. On the contrary, they’re all about creating gratifying food using only the freshest produce—that’s always a good thing especially for parents who only want the best for their children.

Nestled in Bishan Park, GRUB offers diners a beautiful view of the park and kids, an opportunity to head over to the nearby playground post-meal!

510 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1
Singapore 569983
Tel: +65 6459 5743
Mon to Fri: 11am – 10pm
Sat & Sun: 9am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Ang Mo Kio

Ikea Cafe Fried Chicken Wings

IKEA

How many of you immediately thought, “meatballs!”, the minute you saw the title? Popular for its canteen-style concept, IKEA is a great place to take your kids out to. With a kid-friendly menu and a play area for the little ones to run wild, this is one place that guarantees good family bonding on top of delicious food.

317 Alexandra Road
Singapore 159965
Tel: +65 6786 6868
Sun to Thu: 10am – 10pm
Fri & Sat: 10am – 11pm
Nearest Station: Queenstown

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Native Kitchen Kids Shot

NATIVE KITCHEN

Located within Village Hotel at Sentosa, Native Kitchen is a restaurant that celebrates the best of islander cuisine. As if its close proximity to exciting attractions such as the Palawan Pirate Ship, Universal Studios Singapore, The Merlion and Kidzania doesn’t already make it an ideal spot for family gatherings; the restaurant itself makes dining with your kids a whole lot easier!

Native Kitchen provides interactive menus which have puzzles and mazes for the kids to solve to keep them preoccupied while waiting for their food. What’s more, they also provide children’s utensils so moms and dads can save the hassle!

10 Artillery Avenue Sentosa Island
Village Hotel at Sentosa, Lift Lobby
Singapore 099951
Tel: +65 6722 0818
Nearest Station: Harbourfront

Jones The Grocer Interior

JONES THE GROCER

More than just a gourmet grocer, Jones The Grocer astounds with its massive spread of delectable nosh. Ideal for a brunch on weekends with the family, lunch or a quick coffee Jones the Grocer is a go-to for any meal. Their kids’ menu has also been tweaked to give little ones the vitamins and nutrients they need while remaining appetising above all.

#01-66/67, 1 Kim Seng Promenade
Singapore 237994
Tel: +65 6820 0930
Mon to Thu: 9am – 10.30pm
Fri: 9am – 11.30pm
Sat: 9am – 12am
Sun: 9am – 11pm
Nearest Station: Tiong Bahru/Somerset

Marche Bistro

MARCHÉ MOVENPICK

Set in a Swiss Alpine village, delight in a myriad of scrumptious dishes such as their delicious rostis—crispy on the outside, fluffy in the middle and served with a dollop of sour cream—or their super-thin wood-fired pizzas. Let your little rascals go wild at the children’s play area while you dine in peace and bring them back to enjoy their own free Picky Kids meal—available from Monday to Thursday with a minimum spend of S$60 in a single receipt.

3 Temasek Blvd, #01-612 to 614
Singapore 038983
Tel: +65 6337 3134
Mon to Thui: 11am – 10pm
Fri: 11am – 11pm
Sat: 10pm – 11pm
Sun: 10am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Promenade

Coffee Club Matcha Waffle

O’COFFEE CLUB XPRESS

If you ever decide to bring your little ones to the airport to see aeroplanes, be sure to stop over at O’Coffee Club Xpress. The kids’ menu here is valid for children aged 12 and below and begin at only S$6.90 each and every item comes with a complimentary fruit juice! The icing on the cake? If you choose to order a sandwich or a pasta, your kids get their meal free!

65 Airport Boulevard, L2 LF1 Terminal 3
Singapore 819663
Tel: +65 6585 6369
Daily: 24-hours
Nearest Station: Changi Airport

Platform 1094

PLATFORM 1094

If getting accepted into Hogwarts is a lifetime dream of your little one, then you—or rather they—have to know more about Platform 1094, a Harry Potter-themed cafe along Serangoon Road. Run by the same team behind Fresh Fruits Lab, Platform 1094 is where your (and your kids) wizard dreams come true. They serve up a slew of hearty yet whimsical dishes that will surely entice the little ones.

1094 Serangoon Road
Singapore 328192
Tel: +65 6204 6003
Tue to Sun: 11am – 10pm
(Afternoon Tea: 2pm – 6pm)
Nearest Station: Boon Keng

Summerlong Collage

SUMMERLONG

Bringing the best of both Eastern and Western Mediterranean cuisine in a summer beach setting right smack in the city, Summerlong at Robertson Quay impresses with its commitment to serving up delicious food and rendering excellent service.

Summerlong Frozen Yoghurt

Their menu has all sorts of one-bite munchies that’s great for kids and if that doesn’t get your little one’s attention, we’re pretty sure their soft serve yoghurt will.

60 Robertson Quay #01-04,
Singapore 238252
Tel: +65 6235 1225
Mon to Fri: 5pm – 12am
Sat & Sun: 10.30am – 3pm, 6pm – 12am
Nearest Station: Fort Canning

PizzaExpress Romana Pizza

PIZZA EXPRESS

If you raised your child to love pizza and all things related to Italian food, you did a spot-on job. Specialising in gourmet, hand-made Italian pizza and a variety of hand-made pasta, Pizza Express is one of the best places to enjoy real-deal Italian pies. Bringing a pack of hungry children? Order up their Dough Balls Doppio to share!

7 Fraser Street, #01-01/02
Duo Galleria
Singapore 189356
Daily: 11.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Bugis

Super Loco Buger With Apple Slaw

SUPER LOCO

Priding themselves on family-style Mexican cuisine, Super Loco offers diners fun, vibrancy underscoring the main attraction which is, sensational grub made using fresh ingredients. Brunch is available on weekends for those looking to indulge in a Mexican-themed brunch affair whereas kids get to enjoy their los ninos menu—their version of a kid’s menu—all throughout the week.

60 Robertson Quay, #01-13
The Quayside
Singapore 238252
Tel: +65 6235 8900
Mon & Tue: 5pm – 11pm
Wed to Fri: 5pm – 12am
Sat: 10am – 12am
Sun: 10am – 11pm
Nearest MRT: Clarke Quay

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Wild Honey Canadian Pancakes

WILD HONEY

A wildly popular all-day breakfast spot in Singapore, Wild Honey is famed for its menu of breakfasts from different parts of the world from freshly baked bagels to bacon and pancake-loaded American breakfast. What kid doesn’t like waking up to pancakes or waffles?

333A Orchard Road #03-02
Mandarin Gallery Singapore
Singapore 238897
Tel: +65 6235 3900
Sun to Thu: 9am – 9pm
Fri & Sun: 9am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Somerset