Little Steps Asia has uncovered the top 25 (yes, TWENTY-FIVE!) restaurants across Singapore that are baby and kid-friendly. Whether it’s a quick snack, brunch, or a hearty lunch you are looking for, there is something there for you and your little one to enjoy! Some even have play areas and child-centric activities to keep them occupied, giving you some peace and relative quiet.
The definitive guide covers an array of yummy restaurants that you and the kids can enjoy for a quick bite after school or for a leisurely feast at the weekends. You’ll undoubtedly be impressed with the vast choice of eateries with full-blown facilities, great food, lots of activities, and even dedicated zones with bouncy castles, sandpits, and a good playground. The guide keeps in mind accessibility with a stroller and another child or two in tow.
Enjoy exploring the round-up of the best child-friendly restaurants across Singapore to take your family for a meal.
Since 1997, RedDot Brewhouse has passionately served homebrewed beer and delicious food. The father-daughter duo has been developing inspirational beers and food bursting with flavors inspired by their travels. Based in an old British army barrack in Dempsey Hills, RedDot is surrounded by tropical greenery with dining facilities indoors or alfresco in the charming Bavarian beer garden. One of Singapore's most charming breweries, it's like stepping into a captivating rich-heritage historical site. You'll witness the state-of-the-art brewing facilities and equipment that have stood the test of time. Your little ones will love running around the garden while talented chefs prepare their food. The menu offers salads and tapas, stone oven pizza, burgers in homemade buns, delicious pasta, charcoal-grilled dishes, and desserts. The kids will love the finger food menu with cheesy fries, beer-battered silverfish, and home-cured crispy pork belly. Each weekend, they have a delicious child-friendly super-relaxed brunch for families and friends to enjoy.
Escape from the urban sprawl and head out to the little secret garden that supports an impressive network of Southeast Asian organic growers, food fanatics, and herders who strive to bring culture back into agriculture and do the right thing for the planet. Open Farm Community is mindful in everything they do, from limiting single-use plastics, electricity, and water consumption to actively recycling. They do their utmost to throw very little away, respect ingredients and care for nature. The farm-to-table kid-friendly restaurant encourages your little ones to eat well, live well, and be merry because there is so much to celebrate. There are lots for the kids to do, from bowling on the lawns, roaming free in the gardens, or imagining new stories for the quirky sculptures peppered around the grounds. The menu is bursting with snacks, salads, sandwiches, sides, substantial mains, and of course, moreish desserts. Little Steps loves the crab fries and curly fries with smoked chili. Be warned; you'll fall in love with this secret haunt and probably find yourself back every weekend!
Originally a humble café hidden in the Projectshop clothing store, the understated escape from the hustle and bustle of Orchard Road soon gained a loyal following for its hearty take on café classics, famous truffle shoestring fries, and indulgent cakes, puddings, and tarts. Now on Harding Road in Tanglin, PS.Café is known for its generous portions, friendly service, lush surroundings, and friendly vibe with a spacious modern design concept and lush jungle views through its floor-to-ceiling windows. The kids will love roaming around the outdoor lawns and gardens. If you find yourself at the East Coast location, the little ones can take advantage of the toddler-friendly exploration garden and the playground. Tuck into burgers, pasta, and salads all day, or enjoy the filling breakfast egg and bacon bunwich if you start the day with or without the kids. The sticky bbq ribs, tiger beer-battered fish and chips, or superfood bowl are perfect for a long leisurely lunch or dinner. PS.Café has many locations across the city.
You’ll be welcomed to the whimsical world of David Bromley with impressive statue installations, chandeliers, paintings, and fun murals. Cool kids will love Level 2 of Potato Head with its 90s hip-hop vibe in the unique Chinatown heritage building. Tuck into scrummy skewers like This Little Piggy, Indonesian chicken, or beef sates. Winner winner, crispy chicken bites with a choice of sauces, a sausage plate with Huber's smoked frankfurter, and roasted mushrooms on toast. Peckish people will love their collection of sliders, especially the Belly Idol or King Louey. The Three Buns Burgers are a clever play on words with Fun Boy Three, Honky Tonk, and Vegan Seagal; the dawgs are great too! For dessert, try the Sticky Icky Wicky or Wilfred’s Brownie, an indulgent quadruple chocolate and walnut fudge brownie served with house vanilla ice cream, chocolate mousse, chocolate sauce, and toasted white chocolate crumb. The kids will love the super-duper milkshakes!
Super Loco has a conscience. Little Steps loves the converted shophouse of Lucha Loco in Duxton Hill with a hidden garden adorned with hundreds of fairy lights. The fun-loving founders were struck by serious food cravings and fell in love with Mexico's dynamic flavors and vibrant home-cooking culture, so they formed Super Loco. They bring families from Singapore incredible Mexican cuisine with a unique and contemporary take on heritage dishes. They serve fresh and sustainable Mexican fare with a Loco and family style honoring heartfelt hospitality, local produce, and home cooking. You can expect scrumptious quesadillas, burritos, tacos, salads, and desserts throughout the day. In 2019, the Super Loco four stepped up their sustainability game and committed to minimizing their environmental impact. One step at a time, they’ve introduced a carbon-conscious menu, tree adoption, filtered water, zero plastic, sustainably-farmed barramundi, free-range chickens, regionally sourced produce, and ecospirits.
Super Loco Customs House, 70 Collyer Quay, Singapore, Super Loco Robinsons Quay, 60 Robertson Quay, Singapore, Lucha Loco Duxton Hill, 15 Duxton Hill, Singapore, Chico Loco Amoy Street, 102 Amoy Street, Singapore, +65 8798 1035, firstname.lastname@example.org, https://super-loco.com/
The gorgeously named Carrots & Cravings brings you delicious and nutritious food, lovingly prepared to recharge and nourish your body, heart, and soul. They understand that healthy food should look and taste good and leave you feeling great. The chefs bring you wholesome, happiness-inducing menus, including their signature smashed avocado with homemade dukkah, the weekend breakfast burrito, baked chia parfait, wellness, and salad bowls. There is a delicious range of smoothies, freshly prepared juices, and great coffee and tea. Your little ones will love the pancakes the kid's way. Carrots & Cravings puts on an impressive spread of bite-size savories, beautiful cakes, and fresh fruits if your child is having a birthday soon.
Carrots & Cravings, Robertson Quay, 7 Rodyk Street, #01-34, Singapore, +65 8128 9326, Stanley, 5 Stanley Street, #01-01, Singapore, +65 8028 6651, email@example.com, https://carrotsticksandcravings.com/
Founded well over a decade ago, Eggslut is an egg-lovers paradise. The gourmet food concept takes eggs to another level. The well-balanced menu celebrates food, comfort, and innovation that appeals to child novices and extreme foodies alike. Not only do they cook up delicious breakfast staples, but they make eggs appetizing all day long. Dining at Eggslut is a joyful experience with really good customer service. Every sandwich includes at least one egg and is paired with crispy bacon, wagyu beef, sausages, caramelized onions, deliciously gooey cheese, and a whole host of other delicious ingredients. Remember to try the truffle hashbrowns; they are scrumptious. There's freshly squeezed orange juice and piping hot coffee and tea to wash it all down.
An authentic Mexican taqueria, Señor Taco is in the heart of Chijmes, surrounded by fairytale forest trees and an expansive lawn for the kids to play. Serving traditionally-prepared Mexican street food, including the delicious cochinita, buffalo popcorn chicken, street corn, nachos grande, and an exciting kids menu. You can chill out on comfy beanbags with a handcrafted margarita while the little ones run off their excess energy and work up an appetite for the ultimate Mexican feast. Throughout the week, Señor Taco has some fantastic family-friendly special offers. Head to the magical forest on a Saturday, and the kids eat for free!
Señor Taco, 30 Victoria Street, #01-19,Chijmes, Singapore, +65 8289 7860, https://www.senortaco.sg/
A hidden gem at Dempsey Hills, the foodie hub of b_together, is a super cozy, intimate space with indoor and alfresco seating. Not only do they offer all-day dining, but they have fun cooking classes for all ages, so if you want your little ones to learn a culinary thing or two, here's your chance. AT Feast is on a mission to unite families through cooking and eating. All-day dining sees healthy dishes such as kale and quinoa salad, super green salad, and Japanese Caesar salad on the menu. Their weekend breakfast includes favorites such as a chili cheese organic omelet, smashed avo toast, the full feast brekkie, and a monster breakfast sandwich. There is a kid's menu too! Leave room for their divine blueberry Bakewell tart or a chocolate brownie with ice cream. You can watch over the kids while they play in the outdoor jungle gym. AT Peace.
For over a decade, Baker & Cook has been Singapore's go-to artisanal bakery and food store. All the products are handcrafted with time-honored processes and deliciously honest ingredients. It’s the pride and joy of celebrated global baker Dean Brettschneider. He strives to provide a contemporary dining and shopping experience that enriches people’s lives by providing authentic service and products they love, with lots of fun thrown into the mele. Each day, they serve a hearty brunch with kids' favorites like Nutella sandwiches with fresh berries, scrambled eggs, eggs benedict, avo smash, and pancakes. The B&C bagel, ham and cheese croissant, and the super-healthy cobb bowl are firm favs. Every day they bake deliciously fresh breads, which you can take away from their supermarket. Baker & Cook also has regular cooking classes to keep the art of baking firmly alive. Outside, the kids can muck around in the playground. There are various locations around Singapore, including South Buona Vista, Namly Estate, and Chip Bee Gardens.
Inspired by a love for travel and a passion for all things breakfast, Wild Honey has served the most beautifully imaginative, globally-inspired breakfasts for over a decade. The Wild Honey chefs only use the finest ingredients and often retest their recipes to ensure exceptional flavors. They constantly strive to improve and discover new ways to deliver you and the kids the best Wild Honey experience. Choose from one of their gorgeous and unique restaurants at Mandarin Gallery or Scotts Square, or if you fancy a lazy breakfast, they offer a delivery service. Choose a hearty or healthy breakfast from New York, Sydney, Paris, Jerusalem, Tunisia, or Texas. Try the Spicy shakshouka from Tunisia, the fillet of fresh salmon with green asparagus spears from Scandinavia, or the I love NY, creamy scrambled eggs with a delicious combo of hot and cold salmon, caramelized onions, and a vine tomato salad. Yum!
Wild Honey, Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard Road, #03 – 01 / 02, Singapore, Scotts Square, #03-01, 6 Scotts Square, 6 Scotts Road, Singapore, +65 6235 3900, firstname.lastname@example.org, https://www.wildhoney.com.sg/
On the shores of Keppel Island, Bayswater Kitchen is a happy-go-lucky dining space with a seafood-centric menu. Cutlery is optional! The chefs celebrate seasonality and offer all sorts of your favorite dishes that will appeal to the kids. Choose from the deliciously light fisherman’s pie, traditional fish and chips, or the sharing platter fisherman’s feast. Each weekend, they host a brunch featuring a yummy Sunday roast with a choice of free-roaming chicken or deliciously tender beef ribeye. Many side orders complement the dishes with mac and cheese, crispy onion rings or butter-roasted cauliflower, and the ever-popular straight-cut fries. Leave room for their divine mango, passionfruit pannacotta, or the crunchy choux cream puffs with tart Granny Smith apples. The holiday-vibe location welcomes kids and well-behaved pooches for a true family afternoon of fun. Your little ones can scamper up and down the marina or play foosball or ping-pong under your watchful eye.
Originally from Hokkaido, Baristart Coffee was founded by global chief barista and resident milk connoisseur Yuki Takeuchi, a passionate lover of milk that forms the foundation of the brand. They only use hand-selected ultra-premium Hokkaido BIEI Jersey Milk, which is rich and creamy with a hint of sweetness. Paired with single-origin coffee beans, the signature coffee is a must for any discerning connoisseur. Kids love the shaved ice Hokkaido in the shape of a bear with decadent vanilla ice cream, orange, mango, kiwi, strawberry, and a selection of homemade syrups. They also offer a delicious range of snacks, sandwiches, and croissants. Hide behind your magazine and try the coffee cream puff; it's divine!
Baristart Tanjong Pagar, 65 Tras Street, Tanjong Pagar, Singapore 079004, +65 6904 3168, , Baristart Sentosa, 40 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 098996, +65 6970 0631, http://www.baristartcoffee.sg/
Founded on the philosophy of creating a place for people to gather with family and friends over great food and drinks, Nassim Hill Bakery Bistro has an extensive menu with something for everyone! The menu effortlessly transmutes from coddled eggs with truffle mash, banana, and chocolate waffles for breakfast to the Nassim Hill classic burger and dry laksa pasta for lunch to New Zealand lamb rack and GG Poulet' spatchcock chicken for dinner. Remember to try the chocolate mud pie for pudding! By day, the bistro has a friendly brunch café vibe; at night, it transforms into a warm dining room. The kids will love it no matter the time of day; the food is simple, comforting, and close to your heart.
Pronounced valley, Valle is an almost hidden secret that serves virtually endless craft beers, skinny pizzas, and spicy buffalo wings. They have slowly built up a unique collection of craft beers and ciders since their conception in 2011. The alfresco setting is super child-friendly and encourages families to relax in an informal setting oozing with fun. Kids have lots of space to play and can unofficially play downstairs in the neighboring condo's playground. There's a list of skinny pizzas almost as long as your arm and delicious light bites, including popcorn chicken, crispy nuggets with BBQ dips, and cheesy fries with crunchy bacon bits. Try the three levels of spicy chicken wings – hot, very hot, and super hot! Tuck into the assorted Ben & Jerry ice cream cups to finish off your feast.
When you are at Funan Mall in the Civic District, ensure you have plenty of time to pop into Smile Dessert Café. The small but perfectly formed café is cleverly decorated in silver with an oversized teddy bear and a ball pit with illuminating balls! The kids can even dine in the ball pit if they wish. The menu is brimming with sweet delights such as the chocolate dirty soufflé, oreo snow ice, the deliciously cute bunny yogurt mousse cake, and if you are a durian fan, the multi-layer durian cake! There are also lots of smoothies, yogurt drinks, and a Smile grilled milk coffee. The China-based dessert franchise now has three outlets in Singapore where you can hashtag until your heart is content.
Smile Dessert Café, 107 North Bridge Road, #02-03 Funan Capitaland Mall, Singapore, +65 6518 4498, https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100066992343191
Since 2008, Little House of Dreams has been creating divine cakes, pastries, breads, and pies from traditional 'mom' recipes. They have an extraordinary collection of bento cakes featuring piglets, happy sunshine, bears, chicks, and rainbows. The bloom pots include milk tea, cranberry and lychee, Earl Grey, and Boston cream flavors that are super-fun and colorful. The kids will love the mini cakes decorated with foxes, pandas, tigers, and even baby sharks! The pretty bubblegum pink exterior is instantly recognizable and adorned with hundreds of fairy lights and gorgeous greenery. For special occasions, they have an artisanal collection of celebration cakes.
Little House Of Dreams, Singapore Management University, 70 Stamford Road, #B1-47, Li Ka Shing Library, Singapore, +65 6338 6020, email@example.com, https://delivery.littlehouseofdreams.com/en_SG/
Huber’s Bistro is a generational family-owned bistro in the heart of the Dempsey neighborhood. The cafe has a play area with swings and slides, surrounded by a secured safety fence right next door. While there is no child's menu, your little ones will love the reduced portion of Wienerli sausages with potato salad or French fries. Each dish is prepared with meats from the butchery owned by the same family. They serve perfectly chilled Swiss-German beer, delicious brunch-style breakfasts, lunches, and early dinners. Try their charcuterie platter or the 21-day dry-aged burger. If you want something from home, Huber’s Bistro offers a home delivery and meat preparation service.
Panda-crazy kids will love Mama Panda Kitchen at Singapore’s river safari, Mandai River Wonders, close to the Singapore Zoological Gardens. It’s the perfect place to pop into for a bite to eat after an exciting day in the park where the little ones can see Kai Kai and Jia Jia, the park’s resident pandas who’ve just had their baby Li Li, the Indian gharial, giant anaconda, freshwater stingray, manatees, and the pretty red panda. The favorite panda-fan food at Mama Panda Kitchen is the red bean, chocolate panda bao, which looks just like Jia Jia! There’s also a great range of fresh seafood dishes, wok rice, noodles, and delicious coffee for frazzled parents.
Mama Panda Kitchen, 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore Zoological Gardens, Singapore, +65 6269 3411, firstname.lastname@example.org, https://www.mandai.com/en/river-wonders/things-to-do/dining.html
If your little ones are adventurous eaters and love discovering new flavors, they will love this fun little café. A blast from the past with a modern twist, Social Place Singapore is inspired by retro-chic 1960s-style Hong Kong with an added touch of luxe. While they don't have any kid's playrooms or a special menu, your children will love the desserts! The talented chefs serve up dishes like mahjong jellies that look like mahjong tiles, rose-shaped floret buns with a red bean center, yam-filled pig buns, and the oh-so-cute, small pig pudding. The presentation of each dish is really creative. Eggs (ain’t) that simple is a great go-to breakfast dish, or if you are peckish, it’s a delicious Shesuan chili stir-fried chicken dish that will make your mouth water and return for more.
Accommodating up to 800 people, Food Republic @ Wisma Atria spans over 7,000 square meters of post-independence-inspired space, serving up all of your favorite snacks and delicious meals from old Chinese Hakka villages to Peranakan shop houses with 20th-century Colonial British aesthetics. With almost 30 outlets to choose from, you and the kids can order food from as many of the stands as you wish. Grab scrumptious dishes from Ah Yen Traditional Fried Pork, Blanco Court Beef Noodles, Fantastic Handmade Noodles, Yu Zhong Bu Tong, Koh Grill & Sushi Bar, or Chinatown Tan's TuTu Cakes. The quick and easy options have something that will whet even the fussiest of appetites. There’s everything from pad Thai and chicken rice to sweet and sour fish to noodle soup. You’ll love the concept of well-loved Asian street food from heritage hawkers and cuisine housed in a comfy air-conditioned environment in the shopping mall.
Food Republic @ Wisma Atria, Level 4, Wisma Atria, 435 Orchard Road, Singapore, +65 6737 9881, https://foodrepublic.com.sg/
Once you've smashed the shopping list at Orchard Central, head to X-scap8 and let the kids run off some of their energy in one of the five zones. They can challenge dad in the Balls & Birdies golf simulator, crash their way through the Smash Lab, take part in the 10-meter-high High Elements obstacle course, the super fun Retro Arcade Zone that is home to some of the world-favorite arcade games, including Play Pac Man, Donkey Kong, Tetris and Street Fighter. The kids can also grab some cute toys from the Kawall Catcher or challenge each other on superbikes or a game of Air Hockey. The X-Warrior Challenge is tough, will burn off some energy, and will be lots of fun for those with a competitive spirit. When the kids have exhausted themselves, pop into the Eat-Play-Laugh RestoBar for a hearty feast of pizza, pasta, burgers, and sandwiches indoors or on the breeze terrace that overlooks the Orchard neighborhood.
Once upon a time, Tanjong beach was little more than quiet sands and calm waters. Today, Tanjong Beach Club is fun and recognized as one of the finest beach clubs in the world. The modern mid-century haven serves up an inimitable slice of tropical paradise and coastal cuisine. The restaurant is child and pooch friendly, so you can take the entire brood to this pretty enclave of Sentosa Island and soak in those views! Choose from picnic tables on the beach, the alfresco terrace, beach or poolside daybeds, or the poolside lounge. Dig into delicious snacks, mains, or sharing dishes like the bucket of Atlantic prawns, crispy calamari, or seasonal oysters while the kids devour fish and chips, the Tanjong junior burger, and ham and cheese toasties. Enjoy some sweet delights such as churros tossed in cinnamon sugar, naked strawberry cake, or flourless chocolate cake to finish the day. Tanjong Beach Club has a crisp menu of perfectly chilled bubbles so that you can while away a few hours at the weekend in the lap of luxury.
Translated from Hawaiian, Ola means life, good health, and well-being. Ola is the ultimate destination for a live well-lived on the shores of the sea on Sentosa Island. Ola caters to everyone, including kids and pups! Tuck into the Hawaiian-inspired menu with Ola's poke bowls with wild mushrooms, crispy chicken, ahi with bluefin tuna, and other goodies. Larger feasts for hungry tummies include Iberico spare ribs, hapu’upu’u Hawaiian, seabass with king oyster mushrooms and salad; kalua pulled pork, and Australian wagyu. Little diners will love the juicy Tanjong moo burger with crispy golden fries. Chill out and enjoy water sports, including stand-up paddle boards, kayaking, jet blading, banana, and donut rides. There’s also a swimming pool for the kids to splash around. Thirst quenchers include smoothies for the kids and moreish cocktails like the Amaretto Sour and bubbles for well-deserving parents.
Ola Beach Club, 46 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore, +65 80283228, https://watersports.olabeachclub.com/
In Parkland Green, Sandbank has great family vibes with a beachside appeal. The beach is a mere stone's throw away in East Coast Park. With a dedicated kids area, a children's, and a 15-meter swimming pool, your little ones will be happy whiling away a few hours and nibbling at delicious bite-sized kids-menu fare in between having fun. The menu is great for hungry families, with a fab range of main courses, burgers, pasta, and eye-wateringly good pizza. Little Steps loved the rosemary rack of lamb and the homemade beef burgers with bacon, lettuce, caramelized onions, a tomato mustard sauce, and fries. If you are feeling adventurous, why not try the Asia specialty of pork trotter bee hoon? Sandbank has an impressive range of beers, wines, spirits, and handcrafted cocktails. Kick back and enjoy the sea breeze, and have a day away from the madding crowds of Singapore.
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