One of the great things about this little island is that you’re never too far from waterside dining. When you need a dose of sea breeze, head to one of these great alfresco restaurants. This family-friendly guide will have you sorted when the crew needs some beach-side fun and delish food. Feast away!
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For the ultimate indulgence by the sea, why not make a stop at +Twelve, a new hotspot within Sentosa. The luxurious waterfront restaurant has 12 terraced cabanas complete with private pools, so you can have a romantic date or a cozy family session. Dishes that you can expect include satay, club sandwich and salads.
+Twelve, 54 Palawan Beach Walk, Singapore 098233, +65 6277 7095, www.thepalawansentosa.com/plustwelve
Feel the breeze in your hair and salt on your skin when you dine at Sol & Ora. Visually, you’ll be treated to panoramic views of Sentosa beach from the Greek-themed rooftop restaurant, while gastronomically, feast on Greek saganaki cheese and homemade pasta. The best part? You’ll also be dining with a vantage point of the nightly fireworks show before your very eyes, capping off your night on a high.
Sol & Ora, The Outpost Hotel, 10 Artillery Ave, #07-01 Sentosa Island, Singapore 099951, +65 8879 8765, solandora.sg
Marina Bay has a gorgeous body of water, and what better way to appreciate it than by dining at Jypsy at One Fullerton, which offers unobstructed views of it. Owned by P.S Cafe, Gypsy’s appeal is its Japanese-inspired menu with options like tempura, sashimi and skewers. The dishes are great for sharing, so they’re perfect for small groups and families!
Jypsy, One Fullerton, 1 Fullerton Rd, #01-02/03, Singapore 049213, +65 6708 9288, www.pscafe.com/jypsy-one-fullerton
A stone’s throw from the beach of East Coast Park is East Coast Commune, a casual yet cozy cafe with lush greenery decorated within. Here, you and your little ones can tuck into the usual cafe grub like pastas, sandwiches and fries for a chill and relaxing afternoon complemented by the sea in the distance.
East Coast Commune, 1000 ECP, #01-03, Marine Cove, Singapore 449876, +65 8950 4142, www.eccommune.com
Perched right in Sentosa Golf Club is Panamericana, an ultimate casual grill that serves up cuisines found from all over the world. Apart from the panoramic sea views across the golf course, the full sight of meat grilling on the Argentinian fire-pit right from the dining area will certainly whet your appetite. It is advisable to book at least 2 weeks in advance for outdoor tables to avoid disappointment.
Panamericana, 27 Bukit Manis Rd, Sentosa Golf Club, Singapore 099892, +65 6253 8182, www.panamericana.sg
Whether you’re mid-way through a bicycle or skating date with the family or only having a meal as your sole agenda, P.S Cafe is a great spot for some beach-side views. It’s located near the sandy shores of East Coast Park, so your kiddo can run about while you still keep a watchful eye on them. As for what to order? The famed truffle fries of course!
PS Cafe, 1110 ECP, Singapore 449880, +65 6708 9288, www.pscafe.com/pscafe-east-coast-park
With breathtaking sunset views 100 meters above sea level, Dusk Restaurant & Bar is not entirely beachside but still deserves special mention. Located at Mount Faber Peak, Dusk Restaurant & Bar's interior is cozy and comfortable, decked out in wood and embellished with wall and floor art. Its menu, created entirely by Executive Chef Kenny Yeo, offers European cuisine from across Spain, Italy, France, and Germany, but with an Asian twist. Definitely a perfect venue to lounge together with friends and family.
Dusk Restaurant & Bar, Mount Faber Peak Singapore, Level 2, 109 Mount Faber Road, Singapore 099203, +65 6377 9688, www.mountfaberleisure.com/restaurant/dusk-restaurant-bar
Those that reside in the West of Singapore can head to Rasa Istimewa Waterfront Restaurant for some serious sea views while enjoying classic local grub. The family-friendly space has delicious dishes from the likes of barbecue seafood to satay, and even Western dishes so all your cravings will be sorted. After you’re done, take a stroll by the pier right outside to digest all those calories!
Rasa Istimewa Waterfront Restaurant, 6A Admiralty Rd W, Singapore 757445, +65 6366 9339, www.rasaistimewa.sg/woodlands-waterfront-menu
Escape the bustle of the city and nestle in Canopy Changi Village, a rather new restaurant situated by the waters of Changi Creek. While you’re surrounded by nature, groove with the live music and tuck into the diverse menu of international cuisine. What is even better isthat kids eat free, and pets are welcome as well, which makes for a glorious time filled with fond memories.
Canopy Changi Village, 2 Netheravon Rd, Block B Civil Service Club @ Changi, Singapore 508503, +65 6556 1533, www.canopygardendining.com
If you've always dreamt of going to Greece or have longed to travel back there once again, take a trip to Mykonos On The Bay and you'll feel like you're literally transported back to one of the Greek isles. Decked out in the famed Santorini's white and blue decor, this resto serves up the best of Greek food like Mousaka, tantalizing salads, and grilled meats. What's more, you get a lovely view of the quay overlooking the se!
Mykonos On The Bay, 31 Ocean Way, #01-10 Quayside Isle, Sentosa Cove, Singapore 098375, +65 6334 3818, www.mykonosonthebay.com
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