Valentine’s Day usually means it’s time to plan for a romantic date with your significant other. But if you can’t find a nanny to look after the little ones, or just can’t bear to leave them behind at home, then there’s no choice but to let them tag along for your dinner.
Thankfully, this list of family-friendly restaurants for Valentine’s Day will save the day so everyone can join in the love fest. From steakhouses to bar bistros, here’s where to head to with the whole family to celebrate the occasion.
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With an open grill and good vibes all around, you’ll fall in love with Thirty Six Brewlab & Smokehouse for Valentine’s Day. Their special menu starts at SG$98 per person, with 2 sessions at either 6pm or 8pm, and includes premium dishes like Duck Foie Gras and Half Boston Lobster. Kids are welcome too, just make sure to make a reservation early before they’re fully booked!
Thirty Six Brewlab & Smokehouse, 36 Club St, Singapore 069469, +65 6239 0350, thirtysix.sg
Get sky high views of Singapore’s city at night that will impress your partner and the kids over at LeVeL33, located on the 33rd floor of Marina Bay Financial Center. Their Valentine’s Day set menu (from SG$148) has everything from wagyu beef to oysters and truffled burrata. While the kiddos marvel at their surroundings, adults can top up their meal and toast to champagne.
LeVeL33, 8 Marina Blvd, #33 - 01, Singapore 018981, +65 6834 3133, https://level33.com.sg/
Situated on the 39th floor of Andaz Singapore hotel, Mr Stork has teepee huts to dine in for a unique celebration where the kids can find joy in too. Choose between their Romance or Be My Valentine’s Day package for Valentine’s Day, which includes a welcome Hendricks Gin beverage, Rosé Champagne, bottle cocktails, and a savory platter. To book the teepee hut for a more private, sunset celebration between 5pm to 10.30pm, make a booking on their website, with prices starting from SG$300 per couple.
Mr Stork, 5 Fraser St, Level 39, Andaz Hotel, Singapore 189354, +65 6408 1288, www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/singapore/andaz-singapore/sinaz/dining
Buffets are best enjoyed as a group, so bring the kids along for Edge’s buffet at Pan Pacific Singapore for Valentine’s Day. Valid between 6pm to 10pm at SG$288 per couple, the buffet features over 120 dishes and 35 desserts to whet your appetite, no matter what you might be craving for. Accompanied with views of the Singapore Flyer, a rose for the ladies, and chocolate pralines to cap off your meal, you’ll have a fun-filled night to remember!
Edge, 7 Raffles Blvd, Level 3 Pan Pacific Singapore, Singapore 039595, +65 6826 8240, www.menu-ppsin.panpacific.com/valentines-dinner-at-edge
Instead of a conventional restaurant, why not set sail and have your Valentine’s Day celebration onboard a cruise? Royal Albatross is hosting a romantic 2.5-hour sailing cruise with prices starting from SG$195 per adult and SG$95 per child, between February 11 to 14, 2022. Besides the multiple course dinners, embrace the sea wind in your hair and the view of the stars above while you toast to free-flow champagne together.
Royal Albatross, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269, +65 9350 7475, www.tallship.com.sg/events/valentines-day
You won’t just be amazed by the scenic views at Skai, from the 70th floor of Swissotel The Stamford – you’ll also be spoiled for options with their Valentine's Day High Tea menu from February 9 to 16, 2022 and their Dinner Set Menu between February 11 to 14, 2022. The little ones can join in the high tea love fest, where there will be both sweet and savory light bites and premium tea, while parents can have more privacy separately with the 5-course set dinner with dishes like oysters and sea bass.
Skai, Level 70, 2 Stamford Rd, Swissotel The Stamford, Singapore 178882, +65 6431 6156, skai.sg/menu/skai-valentines-day-2022
Fries are a favorite among everyone young or old, so date night at L'Entrecôte The Steak and Fries Bistro will be the perfect plan for the whole family, since kids will surely love the fact that fries are free-flow here. Their A French Affair Valentine’s Day menu, from SG$88 per person, has 3-courses that include an appetizer platter, a steak main, and a strawberry tart for dessert.
L'Entrecôte The Steak and Fries Bistro, multiple locations, www.dhm.com.sg/lentrecote
Switch up the usual Western fare for Mexican instead at El Mero Mero restaurant, located in the already-romantic vicinity of Chijmes. Dig into delicious classic menu items like tacos, quesadillas and fajitas, and wash them all down with beers or a round of margaritas. The best part? The restaurant has an outdoor terrace seating area, so parents can easily keep a lookout for the kids while they roam around at the nearby lawns during dinner!
El Mero Mero, 30 Victoria St, #01-19 Chijmes, Singapore 187996, +65 8289 7860, elmeromero.sg
If you and your significant other love the outdoors, then a brunch or dinner date at PS Cafe’s East Coast Park outlet will be right up your alley. The cafe is right next to the park and beach, so your little one can run around nearby while you dine out at the alfresco patio setting. Menu favorites include their truffle fries, seafood platters and bevy of cakes and desserts for those with a sweet tooth.
PS Cafe, 1110 East Coast Park, Singapore 449880, +65 6708 9288, www.pscafe.com/pscafe-east-coast-park
Who says Valentine’s Day can only be celebrated between two people? At Binary restaurant and bar, you get a higher discount of 30%, 40% and 50% off if you head down with 3, 4 or 5 pax respectively, which means you can make it a family affair. The intimate space has the likes of both adult and kid-friendly dishes too, like Mac and Cheese, Thermidor Tiger Prawns and Chicken Wings.
Binary, 390 Orchard Rd, 01 01a Palais Renaissance, Singapore 238871, +65 9363 0101, www.instagram.com/binary0101.sg/