Little Steps have been busy exploring the decadent and gastronomic East Coast. With hundreds of places to eat, snack and nibble, here’s a taste of what’s on offer.
If a pizza or pasta craving is on the menu then head to Spizza. With a menu specially for the kids, everyone will be happy. The Piccolo set menu has several choices of pasta or pizza, followed by a scoop of ice cream all washed down with a soft drink of your kiddos choice. Dine inside or outside, depending on the weather.
Spizza, 217 East Coast Road, #01-01 Tides, Singapore, + 65 6440 8300, www.spizza.sg
If you like chicken head to Nando’s. They’ve got burgers, wraps, salads and pitta’s plus much more! If you need catering for a party they will put together great platters for you too. Their kids promo includes Nandinos Meals include one side of Chips, Grilled Corn, Wedges or Mediterranean Rice, either Fruits or Vegetables and an Orange Juice, Apple Juice with Aloe Vera Bits, or Bottomless Soft Drink.
Nando’s, Katong 112, 112 E Coast Rd, Singapore 428802, +65 6636 3165, www.nandos.com.sg
Whenever we have guests in town they always ask to come here. Experiencing the real Singapore is what they like to do. From tasting delicious cereal prawns to spicy stingray and salt and pepper squid (not on the menu just ask) this place will leave you wanting to try more. Take the family down on a Friday night for a relaxed place to eat, drink and watch the world go by. Plastic plates and knives and forks on hand for little fingers.
Sin Hoi San Eating House, 187 East Coast Road, Singapore, + 65 6440 6956
A trip to the East Coast is not complete without a visit to 328. This infamous shop serves up hot and spicy laksa all night long. They have two locations both air conditioned, perfect for a quick midweek bite with the family.
328 Katong Laksa, 53 East Coast Road, Singapore, +65 9732 8163, www.328katonglaksa.com.sg
Like two peas in a pod, dumplings and kids go together perfectly. Try the delicious steamed pork dumplings or their warming chicken soup for a hearty lunch and full tummies. Watch the chefs make the dumplings fresh from scratch as you wait for your table. Many hands certainly make plenty of delicious pouches of yumminess!
Din Tai Fung, 112 Katong Mall, 112 East Coast Road #01-04, Singapore, +65 6636 3909, www.dintaifung.com.sg
For an afternoon treat head to the scrummy Ninethirty. Be prepared for little hands to be smothered in gooey goodness. If mummy needs an afternoon caffeine fix they have an extensive menu of teas and coffee.
Ninethirty East Coast Road (Restaurant), 131 East Coast Road, Singapore, +65 6345 2190, www.awfullychocolate.com/Singapore
Quite possibly the happiest place on East Coast Road. Indulge in syrup drizzled waffles loaded with yummy ice cream and as many sprinkles as you can imagine. While the kids enjoy their sugar high, Daddy can enjoy a craft beer!
Batter Fluffy Flaps, 89 East Coast Road, Singapore, +65 6440 7071, www.bffpancakes.com
For a relaxing Sunday brunch, a family lunch or date night this is the perfect place to go. Try the beef wellington -possibly the best we’ve had! Afterwards head next door to the Trenchard Arms for a relaxing drink. They also have beautiful British themed hotel rooms perfect for visiting family.
Rabbit Carrot Gun, 47 – 49 East Coast Road, Singapore, +65 6348 8568, www.rabbit-carrot-gun.com
Sprouts @ Big Splash: Always a hit!
East Coast Seafood Centre: Seafood by the sea
La Barca: Indoor playground + weekend brunch
The Coastal Settlement: Laid back vibe +great brekkie
Udders: Ice cream all around!
Zaffron Kitchen: Indian food with kids + indoor playroom
Belly View: Favorite Chinese food on the East
The Fish and Chip Shop: Good old-fashioned fish and chips