Whether you’re catching a flight, picking up a loved one from the arrival hall or simply wanting to soak up the wanderlust atmosphere, Changi Airport is amongst Singaporeans’ favorite hangout. With ample amenities, free wifi and facilities for families with young children, it’s definitely no surprise. Little Steps has scouted the top 10 family-friendly restaurants at the airport just for you and your little ones!
The quintessential Singaporean breakfast – kaya toast paired with soft boiled eggs and a freshly brewed coffee or tea. It doesn’t get better than this! Wang Café was founded in 1953 and has been serving local-styled breakfast ever since. The warm and nostalgic ambience is ideal for casual weekend dining with the family.
With over 500 outlets worldwide, Saboten is one of Japan’s most successful franchises. The signature dish at Saboten is their succulent tonkatsu – deep fried breaded cutlets. Their portions are generous and service is outstanding. We love how the attentive servers made the dining experience enjoyable and pleasant for families with young kids.
Saboten Restaurant, 80 Airport Boulevard, Changi Airport Terminal 1 #03-21, Singapore 819642, +65 6214 9505, email@example.com, www.facebook.com/Saboten-Changi-T1. Opens daily 8am – 11pm.
Since its establishment in 1991, The Soup Restaurant aims to promote and preserve the recipes passed down from generations of Chinatown settlers. Embark on a flavorful journey as you taste traditional recipes and dim sums at the Teahouse. Little ones will enjoy the wide variety of delectable sweet and savory treats.
Teahouse By Soup Restaurant, 80 Airport Boulevard, Changi Airport Terminal 1 #03-19, Singapore 819642, +65 6385 2722, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.souprestaurant.com.sg. Opens daily 10:30am – 11pm.
Like its name, the café serves hearty local fare, scrumptious buttercream cakes which are hugely popular circa 1980s. Perpetually crowded, the snaking queues show how popular this café joint is with locals and tourists alike. Little ones will enjoy the sweet treats and wide variety of hand-crafted non-caffeinated beverages.
1983 Nanyang Café, 60 Airport Boulevard, Changi Airport Terminal 2 #026-18/19, Singapore 819643, +65 6543 9030, www.koufu.com.sg. Opens 24 hours.
Swensen’s is a casual American diner and ice cream galore! Satisfy your little one’s ice cream cravings with a wide variety of flavors to choose from! Check out their monthly promotions and limited edition desserts.
Started by executive chef Eran Mayer, who was trained in the prestigious culinary École Grégoire Ferrandi and École Lenôtre, Artisan Boulangerie Co. (ABC) offers premium handmade French breads, pastries and confectioneries. We love how the ABC team emphasize the use of freshest ingredients, sourced from the best farms in the world. Kids menu is available on request.
With origins from Dehli, India, Bikanervala offers a full Indian- vegetarian menu. Combining both North and South Indian cuisine, you’ll find numerous fusion dishes on the menu. End your meal with a refreshing lassi (yoghurt drink) and tantalizing assortment of traditional Indian sweets and desserts.
Bikanervala, 65 Airport Boulevard Changi Airport Terminal 3, #04-01 Viewing Gallery, Singapore 819663, +65 6584 2590, www.bikanervala.com. Opens 24 hours.
Dian Xiao Er, as its name suggests, is a pitstop for travelers. The restaurant focuses on serving nourishing dishes that are healthy and rejuvenating. The décor is akin to a film set of a Chinese period drama. Little ones will enjoy the oriental atmosphere and delightful cuisine.
Offering premium quality Japanese sushi and sashimi at affordable prices, this is a go-to restaurant for families who enjoy Japanese cuisine! Apart from fresh raw seafood, there are numerous items on the menu which are suitable for children. Check with the service crew for daily specials.
Itacho Sushi, 65 Airport Boulevard Changi Airport Terminal 3 #03- 30/31, Singapore 819663, +65 6241 8911, www.facebook.com/Itacho-Sushi. Opens daily 10:30am – 11pm.
Paradise Dynasty Restaurant is best known for its rainbow-hued steamed dumplings, traditional pot-sticker dumplings and handmade noodles. The colorful array of dishes will whet your little one’s appetite. Additionally, the spacious interior is stroller friendly. Overall, the service and quality of the food are excellent.
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