It’s the weekend and the kids (and you) are ready to eat! If you’re looking for a boozy brunch or a lighter affair, then check out our guide to some of the best family-friendly weekend brunches in Singapore. Whether it’s in a high-end hotel on Saturday or a casual eatery on Sunday, there is a delicious selection of options for you and your clan.
The family-friendly, La Barca Ristorante & Wine Bar offers brunch on Saturdays and Sundays with free-flow Prosecco. The diverse menu includes homemade sausages, omelettes, pizzas and a Kids' Menu for the young ones. The Kids' Playroom provides a safe environment for kids of different ages and plenty of space for scootering outside in front of the al fresco section. Weekend brunch 11am - 2.30pm. A la carte with free-flow prosecco for an extra SG$45 per person.
Enjoy a wide variety of multicultural foods at various food counters at Melt, The World Cafe at Mandarin Oriental, including cold seafood, Indian, Japanese, Chinese, BBQ, pasta, salad, dessert and more all washed down with a free-flow of Veuve champagne! Enjoy the cool indoors or the lush greenery outside. The supervised playroom, The Little Fan Land with kid’s buffet, will keep them happy. Saturday and Sunday brunch 12-3pm. SG$158 with free flow; SG$108 with soft drinks; SG$54 kids 10-12 years; SG$32 kids 7-9 years; free for under 6 year olds.
The sister restaurant to The Bank is Sandbank. This is particularly family friendly, with a 15 m plunge pool that is perfect for your little ones to cool off in the afternoon sun. They have an in-house bakery, handmade pizzas for the kiddos and sumptuous meats and seafood for mom and dad. Relax with a cold drink as the kids play on the green or in the pool. Take fido along as well, they provide water bowls for the dogs. Every Saturday and Sunday they have a breakfast brunch from 8.30am to 12 noon. Adults are SG$19 and kids under 12 are SG$9.50. Enjoy bacon, sausage, eggs and delicious teas, coffees and juices.
Sandbank, 920 East Coast Parkway, #01-28/32 Parkland Green, Singapore, 449875, +65 6247 7988, www.sandbank.com.sg
If you’re looking for an authentic Asian brunch then head to the Clifford. The Clifford Pier debuts a Heritage Dim Sum Brunch with traditional trolleys and live "hawker" stalls. The Clifford Pier serves classic favorites like Steamed Siew Mai with Tobiko Roe, Steamed Teochew “Fen Guo” Dumplings, Steamed Pork Ribs in Fermented Black Bean Sauce, Baked Fresh Milk Bun and Steamed Custard Bun served piping hot to your table from trolleys.
The Clifford Pier, 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore, 049326, www.fullertonhotels.com/singapore/the-fullerton-bay-hotel/Dine/The-Clifford-Pier
Weekend Brunch is served on Sundays, Saturdays and Public Holidays. There’s a bouncy castle and playground available on weekend brunches! This family-friendly restaurant also welcomes children to enjoy a healthy and appetizing kid’s menu. Choose from tacos, spicy wings and bottomless nacho bowls. Try their famous Coyorita!
Coyote, 320 Tanglin Road, Phoenix Park, Singapore 247980, www.coyote.com.sg
A unique pick, housed in former barracks at Changi Beach, The Coastal Settlement is a great alternative to a hotel Sunday brunch. They offer a casual dining experience with local and western dishes on the menu, perfect for fussy little eaters. There’s a small playground outside for the young and restless. With an old nostalgic theme, this is sure to take you back in time.
The Coastal Settlement, 200 Netheravon Road, Singapore, +65 6475 0200, www.thecoastalsettlement.com
Modelled and inspired after a 1950’s beach club, this is the perfect place to unwind after a long week and feel the sand between your toes. Saturdays are ideal for family fun. The kids can build sandcastles while you take a swim in the infinity pool and relax with a cocktail. Yes please!
Tanjong Beach Club, 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, Singapore, +65 9750 5323, www.tanjongbeachclub.com
ODP (Open Door Policy) is a bistro with a difference. Developed by the Spa Esprit Group, it focuses on great food, unique wines and stunning gourmet. The menu is written and overseen by Tippling Club's super talented executive chef, Ryan Clift. Think modern bistro fare with a rustic twist. Try their bloody Mary with your pancakes, delicious. New York fanatics must make a trip.
For weekend daytime diners, Weekend Brunch at Baba Chews consists of an A La Breakfast Carte Menu of Continental, American and Asian breakfast staples, as well as a breakfast semi-buffet option priced at $28++ per person. With the semi-buffet option, diners will get to enjoy the spread from the Continental Breakfast Pantry, along with hot mains from the Breakfast Clipboard Menu, and two hot Asian breakfast items that switches up on every visit. Both breakfast options are offered for brunch over extended hours from 10.30am to 3.00pm on weekends and public holidays.