15 of the best kid friendly cafes and restaurants in Singapore

15 of the best kid friendly cafes and restaurants in Singapore

August 25, 2021

Our favorite restaurants and cafes for a great family friendly dining experience. 🍝🥤

From restaurants with play areas to cute themed cafes and fun dining experiences, parents will love these places for their family friendly amenities, food, and overall ambience.

Dining out with the kids will be an enjoyable experience again!


1. Restaurants with Playgrounds and Play Areas

The Pantry

Part of the COMO Dempsey lifestyle destination, The Pantry is a family friendly restaurant set amidst the lush greenery of Dempsey Hills.

The main attraction is the impressive treehouse playground which is free for diners.

You probably won't see a larger one at any other restaurant!

There's also a smaller playground next to the outdoor seating area so parents can keep an eye on their kids while enjoying the selection of comfort food like the Wood-fired Pizza and Hainanese Pork Chop.

Where: Block 16A Dempsey Road, Singapore 247695


Kith Kiztopia MS

Known for their coffee and brunch, this outlet of Kith Cafe is located within indoor playground Kiztopia.

It's the perfect place for parents to chill out while keeping an eye on their kids at the playground.

There're a number of kids meals to choose from and you'll even get a free Kiztopia gift with every kids meal ordered!

Where: 6 Raffles Boulevard, Level 1, Marina Square, #01-10, Singapore 039594



Image: Haidilao

Everyone's favorite hot pot restaurant is renowned for its legendary customer service.

You'll find many child friendly amenities such as a children's playroom with games and slides, and the option to request for a baby cot to be brought right up to the table.

Kids will often get free gifts such as small toys as well.

Queues can get long during peak hours but you'll be treated to free flow snacks such as popcorn, chips and ice cream while you wait. You can even get a manicure!

Order the hand pulled noodles and enjoy the famous noodle dance performance from the noodle master.

Where: Outlets available islandwide


Cafe Melba at Goodman Arts Centre

Image: Cafe Melba

Families are top of the mind at Cafe Melba.

Parents will love the laid back feel amidst the lush greenery, while kids can run free on the spacious lawn or enjoy the bouncy castle which are just next to the cafe.

While you're there, pop by the The Artground, an interactive visual arts space for kids.

Where: 90 Goodman Road, Goodman Arts Centre, Blk N #01-56, Singapore 439053



Image: Marche

Kids 3-10 years old get to enjoy the Picky Kids Menu which includes one main course, a glass of juice or soft drink, an ice-cream in a waffle cone, and a little craft activity pack for just $14.90.

Kids will love the play corner with its high quality build and stocked with toys from premium brands such as Brio.

Outlets located at:

  • Raffles City
  • 313@Somerset
  • Suntec City
  • Vivocity
  • JEM


Ikea Restaurant

Image: Ikea

Value is what you know you'll be getting at Ikea Restaurants.

The place for everybody's favorite Swedish meatballs and chicken wings also serves up local breakfast dishes like Mee Rebus and Chicken Curry Mee for just $2.50!

You can also find Halal dishes at the Tampines outlet.

And if you want to do some shopping at Ikea alone, you can always drop the kids off at Smaland, Ikea's indoor playground for children (though it's currently closed due to COVID).

Outlets located at:

  • Alexandra
  • Tampines
  • Jurong



2. Themed Restaurants

Kumoya Cafe

Image: Kumoya Singapore

Known for its themed pop-up concepts, Kumoya Cafe keeps things fresh by changing its theme every few months.

Past themes have included Little Twin Stars, Bad Badtz-Maru, We Bare Bears, and Sesame Street.

Expect lots of Instagram worthy moments and cute character themed dishes.

Where: 8 Jalan Klapa, Singapore 199320


Hello Kitty x Kumoya Mini Shabu Shabu Pop-up Cafe

Image: Kumoya

Hello Kitty is in the house!

Another concept by Kumoya, the Hello Kitty mini shabu shabu pop-up cafe is here from Sep 1 for a limited time only, and will feature Hello Kitty themed decorations and food.

Kids are sure to be delighted by the cheery space with the lovable Hello Kitty in every corner.

Look out for some local touches such as images of Hello Kitty hugging a merlion.

Each Shabu Shabu set comes with:

  • 1 soup base (up to 10 to choose from!)
  • 1 mixed vegetables pot
  • 1 meat, seafood, or vegetarian
  • 1 Hello Kitty Rice or Beetroot Noodle
  • 1 Dipping Sauce

The menu is designed by Shirley Wong (@littlemissbento) in collaboration with Kumoya's kitchen crew so you can look forward to lots of too cute to eat dishes!

Where: 181 Orchard Road, #04-08, Orchard Central, Singapore 238896


Tiong Bahru Bakery Safari

Image: Tiong Bahru Bakery

Located in the Dempsey Area next to Open Farm Community, this safari themed branch of Tiong Bahru Bakery was inspired by founder Cynthia Chua's trip to Botswana.

The cafe is housed within a large safari-style tent with lots of Safari themed elements inside as well. So you'll be getting the glamping experience while enjoying their signature French pastries and artisanal breads.

Where: 130E Minden Road, Singapore 248819


Platform 1094

Image: Platform 1094

Get transported into a fantasy world of magic and spells at this Harry Potter inspired cafe.

Platform 1094 serves up Western dishes with some magic themed specials like Mr Lich's Flaming Brew (a potion like cocktail) and Hagrid's English Afternoon Tea set.

You'll find lots of insta-worthy backgrounds inside with props such as wizard hats and magical wands available as well to spice up your photos.

Where: 1094 Serangoon Road, Singapore 328192


3. Close to Nature

Food for Tots

Located at the Jacob Ballas Children's Garden, this kids focused cafe draws inspiration from the garden's mission to cultivate a love for nature.

And in line with this mission, the eco-conscious cafe features an upcycled colander light intallation, themed recycling bins, and a herb wall.

The space also boasts an interactive play area with a reading corner.

There's an all day brunch menu with an extensive kids menu which includes yummy dishes such as Chocolate Banana Pancakes, Creamy Bacon and Mushroom Pasta, and Ham & Cheese Toast Dippers.

Perfect for filling hungry tummies after a fun day outdoors at the children's garden!

Where: 1H Cluny Road #01-K1, Jacob Ballas Children's Garden, Singapore 259604


Riders Cafe

Image: Riders Cafe

Escape into the coutryside at this laid back cafe overlooking the Bukit Timah Saddle Club.

Picturesque views and lush greenery all round will have you thinking that you're in another country all together!

The best seats in the house are at the outdoor deck where you can soak in the views and also catch a glimpse of the horses.

Pony rides for kids 3-12 are also available at the Saddle Club on the weekends.

Where: 512 Fairways Drive, Singapore 286965


4. Fun Dining

Slappy Cakes

Image: Slappy Cakes

Kids will love getting hands on with their food in this fun family dining concept from America.

They'll be cooking their own pancakes with built-in griddles right at the table.

You won't have to worry about scalding incidents as the griddles are non-stick and do not require oil.

Choose your preferred batter from a variety of flavors such as Whole-Grain, Chocolate, and Buttermilk, add on your favorite ingredients and toppings, and you'll be enjoying your own delicious pancake creations in minutes.


  • Resorts World Sentosa
  • Plaza Singapura

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5. Sentosa

Ola Beach Club

Image: Ola Beach Club

Located along a stretch of Siloso Beach at Sentosa, this Hawaiian-themed lifestyle venue offers a wide seafront, a private pool, and a variety of family friendly facilities such as a nursing room and baby changing stations.

Kick back and enjoy the cool breeze of Siloso Beach or round up the family for some watersports fun like Banana Boat, Kayaking, Stand-Up Paddleboard, and Donut Ride (sit on a fast-moving donut that is pulled by a speedboat).

Then tuck into a spread of Hawaiian inspired cuisine such as Poke bowls, Huli Chicken, and Loco Moco (Wagyu beef and Kombu Rice topped with tempura egg).

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6. Robertson Quay

Carrotsticks & Cravings (Robertson Quay)

Founded by a Melbourne expat living in Singapore, Carrotsticks & Cravings is an Australian-inspired cafe that serves up healthy food.

Must try items include their famous Smashed Avocado and Melbourne Coffee.

You can also find menu offerings that are vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, and nut-free.

The Robertson Quay outlet is right by the river so you can enjoy lovely views of the river while the kids play on kiddie cars and rides that are provided by the cafe.

Where: 7 Rodyk Street #01-34 Singapore 238216


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