From restaurants that kids eat for free to cafes with playgrounds – here’s the best kids-friendly restaurants and cafes for your next family meal!
*Updated (May 2022)
Looking for the best kids-friendly restaurants and cafes to bring your family to? We scoured the internet, racked our brains and asked around for a list of parents' favourite kids-friendly food venues. You will find this list sorted by key categories, including kids eat free, restaurants with playgrounds, halal restaurants, and others.
To keep the list manageable, we have chosen some of the most popular venues for each category and a fuller list can be found by clicking into the Full List link. Some venues may belong to multiple categories, but we have included them once in this list.
Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free
- Paulaner Brahaus
- Lazy Lizard
- Pizza Hut
- Hard Rock Cafe
- Senshi Sushi & Grill
Click here for a List of Restaurants with Kids Eat Free Promotion.
Restaurants With Playgrounds / Play Venues
- Beauty In A Pot
- Lions Den @ Waka Waka Indoor Playground
- Huber's Bistro
- Wheeler's Estate
- Jimmy Monkey Cafe
Click here for a 30+ Restaurants And Cafes with Playgrounds
Restaurants With Outdoor Spaces
- Ola Beach Club
- Brewerkz @ Indoor Stadium
- Cafe Melba Mediapolis
- Little Spot
- Bee's Knees Petite
Click here for a List of Restaurants With Outdoor Spaces
Themed Cafes and Restaurants
- Kumoya Café @ Orchard
- Hangar66 Café
- Kith Great World
- Tiong Bahru Bakery Safari
- Chock Full of Beans
Click here for a List of Themed Cafes and Restaurants
Family-friendly Halal Restaurants
- Fusion Spoon
- Grill Ninety Nine
- Monster Planet
- The Halia
Click here for a List of Family-friendly Halal Restaurants and Cafes
1. Paulaner Brahaus Singapore
Venue: 9 Raffles Boulevard, #01-01 Millenia Walk, 039596 Singapore
Known for the German cuisine and beer, Paulaner Brahaus may not be an expected entrant to the list. However, kids below 6 years old can eat for free every Saturday and Sunday from 11.30 am to 2.30 pm and that is why we have included them in this list!
On Saturday and Sunday (between 11.30 am to 2.30 pm) Paulaner Brahaus offers an all-you-can-eat a la carte special from $48 per pax (top up $20 for free flow alcohol too). Kids under 6 years old eat for free and those between 6 - 11 years old enjoy a 50% discount.
- Suntec City, 3 Temasek Boulevard, #01-645/646, Singapore 038983
- Star Vista, 1 Vista Exchange Green #02-23, Singapore 138617
- VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk #01-51A, Singapore 098585
Mummies and daddies, we’ve got the perfect excuse for you to savour bone-licking-good pork ribs more often. Little munchkins below 8 years old or 120 cm in height can munch for free at Morganfield’s on weekends and public holidays with an order of an adult main meal.
3. Lazy Lizard
- Lazy Lizard The Promenade: 183 Jln Pelikat, 01-20 The Promenade@Pelikat, Singapore 537643
- Lazy Lizard Sixth Avenue: 2 Sixth Ave, Singapore 276470
- Lazy Lizard NEWest: 1 West Coast Drive #01-85 & #01-86, NEWest, 128020
- Little Lazy Lizard: 789 Bukit Timah Rd, Singapore 269763
Opening hours: 11 am - 10.30 pm, Sixth Avenue outlet opens at 2pm.
With 4 outlets operating around Singapore, Lazy Lizard may look like your weekend bar and evening drinks venue. But look deeper and you will find a nice cosy venue for parents to enjoy a pint or 2, and a Kids Eat Free promotion across its outlets on weekends and public holidays!
4. Pizza Hut
Source: Pizza Hut
Venue: All Pizza Hut outlets
Free kid’s meal for tots under 10 when you purchase any à la carte main? Wonderful. An outlet almost everywhere you turn? Perfect. Pizza? I’m sold. You can never go wrong with pizza, can you?
Valid for dine-in at Pizza Hut outlets, little ones get to enjoy a free Kid’s Meal (U.P. $7.90) with any a la carte purchase of Regular/Large Pizza, Pasta, Baked Rice or Entrée. Promotion is valid daily, except on eves of and on public holidays and special occasions.
5. Hard Rock Cafe Singapore
Venue: Hard Rock Cafe, 50 Cuscaden Road, HPL House #02-01, Singapore 249724.
Opening hours: Mon - Sun / 11.30 am - 9.30 pm
Kids eat free on weekends from 12pm to 5pm at Hard Rock Cafe Singapore! Each child enjoys a complimentary kids meal worth $12 (inclusive of a dish from the kids’ menu and a drink) with every purchase of an adult main course ordered from the regular a-la-carte menu.
This promo is only valid for the outlet at Cuscaden Road.
6. Senshi Sushi & Grill
Venue: 333 New Bridge Rd, Singapore 088765, #01-01
Opening hours: 11.30 am - 3 pm / 5.30 pm - 10 pm
SENSHI is a contemporary Japanese à la carte buffet restaurant located in the Central Business District (CBD) area. At SENSHI, you will get to embark on a gastronomic adventure in a homely Japanese-style interior decked out with cosy furnishings. Feast like a warrior on the extensive range of Japanese dishes, all prepared with the freshest ingredients.
The a la carte buffet starts at $38 per adult and $25 per child (7 to 12 years old) while kids below 6 years old dine for free!
7. Beauty In A Pot, KINEX
Photo Credits: parklab.com.sg
Venue: 11 Tanjong Katong Road, KINEX #03-38, Singapore 437157
Opening Hours: 11.30 am - 3 am Daily
Known for its soup bases and fresh ingredients, Beauty in The Pot was at KINEX impresses with the massive dedicated outdoor playground! Apart from the 3-storey high slide for the older kids, the playground also includes a smaller slide and other play equipment suitable for the young ones!
The playground is outdoors with glass panels separating the air-conditioned dining space, at certain tables, this allows parents to continue having your meal in comfort while watching the little ones. There will even be a minder at the playground to watch the kids too!
8. Marché Singapore
Venue: 313@somerset (Level 1), Suntec City (Tower 3 East Wing, Level 1), VivoCity (Level 3)
Opening hours: Differs for each outlet
A popular self-service / food court styled restaurant, Marché is super popular for group meals serving rosti, pizza and other western food but did you know that the restaurant also offers a play area for parents to enjoy their meals while keeping the kids entertained?
So head down to Marché at Suntec City, 313@somerset, and VivoCity where you will get to experience the play areas!
9. Lions Den @ Waka Waka Indoor Playground
Venue: Waka Waka Playground, Annex @ Furama, #05-01, 407 Havelock Rd, Singapore 169634
Opening Hours: Mon - Sun (10 am - 8 pm) - subject to changes
Lions Den at Waka Waka is an indoor playground with a cafe where the kids will ge to play within the Safari-themed playground while you get to take a break at the cafe! We won't recommend the venue for the food, but we definitely recommend it if you are looking for a venue for the kids to play while you are feeling a little "lazy"!
10. Huber's Bistro
Photo Credits: Huber's Butchery
Venue: 22 Dempsey Road, Singapore 249679
Opening Hours: Tue - Fri (11 am - 10 pm), Sat, Sun & PH (9.30 am - 10 pm)
Complementing the award winning Huber's Butchery, Huber's Bistro is a casual dining venue at the Dempsey area with an amazing shaded outdoor playground nearby for the kids to run wild! The playground is gated, so that adds a level of safety if you are dining and watching them from afar.
The menu is quite meaty (from the butchery) with various sausage dishes and burgers, and definitely wash it all down with nice cold beers too.
11. Wheeler's Estate
Venue: 2 Park Ln, Seletar Aerospace Park, Singapore (798386)
Opening Hours: Tue - Sun
Located at the very quaint Seletar Aerospace Park, Wheeler's Estate serves breakfast, Australian style steaks, fish and chips and burgers, as well as picnics in their outdoor space - with a LIVE band. Pre-covid, you will even have the opportunity to catch a free movie screening while having your meal too.
Kids can also head over to the aviation-themed playground to swing and run around! While it is just around the corner, you will unfortunately not get a full view of the playground from the restaurant.
Discover more fun things to do with families with our Family's Guide to Seletar Aerospace Park.
12. Jimmy Monkey Café @ PLQ Parkside
Venue: 2 Paya Lebar Rd #01-10 Park Place Residences at PLQ, Singapore, 409053
Opening Hour: Mon - Sun (8 am - 10.30 pm)
Located beside the very fun PLQ Parkside playground AND serving great food, Jimmy Monkey Cafe at PLQ Parkside deserved to be mentioned in this list of cafes with playgrounds! You can choose the seats nearer to the playground and watch the kids play while having a meal or sipping your coffee.
While it is located within the vicinity of the massive PLQ Mall, it is in a rather obscure area that (1) might be a little hard to find, but (2) provides the opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle that is just metres away.
13. Coastes @ Sentosa
Venue: 50 Siloso Beach Walk, #01-05 Sentosa, Singapore 099000
Opening Hours: 9 am - 10 pm daily
Coastes is a beach bar & restaurant situated along Sentosa's Siloso Beach. It offers a rustic charm with a laid-back beach vibe. Sunbeds and deck chairs are along the beach and children can play on the beach as parents have their meals within view.
Not only are you in the most fun island in Singapore, you can also expect quality food and drinks as you lounge by the beach! There will be a range of alcoholic options for parents and for kids, they will enjoy the pizzas, pastas, desserts and more!
14. Ola Beach Club
Venue: 46 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099005
Opening Hours: Mon-Thu: 10am-9pm, Fri & Eve of PH: 10am-10pm, Sat & PH: 9am-10pm, Sun: 9am-9pm
Just a 5 mins walk away from Coastes, you will find another popular family beach club, Ola Beach Club not only offers families with access to the sandy beach, it comes with the additional benefit of having a pool for the kids to jump into!
This beach club is also popular with older kids, teens and young adults as they offer a variety of watersports such as Banana Boat, Kayaking, Stand-Up Paddleboard, and Donut Ride!
15. Brewerkz @ Singapore Indoor Stadium
Venue: 2 Stadium Walk #01-06/07 Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore 397691
Opening Hour: Mon - Thu (5 pm - 11 pm), Fri & Eve of PH (5 pm - 12 am), Sat (12 pm - 12 am), Sun & PH (12 pm - 11 pm)
A hidden gem along Kallang River, Brewerkz at the Singapore Indoor Stadium offers an alfresco dining area that overlooks an open space for kids to run, scoot and cycle! Young ones will also find a small play area in the indoor seating area to be kept entertained.
You can choose to sit indoors or outdoors to watch the kids according to where they are playing at! The restaurant is also pet-friendly. After the meal, you may even take a stroll down the river with the entire family!
16. Café Melba Mediapolis
Venue: 1 Star Avenue, #03-01, Singapore 138507
Opening Hour: Mon – Sun (8 am – 10 pm)
Cafe Melba at Mediapolis is a super kids-friendly cafe offering a wide open space at the entrance for kids to run and scoot around! You don't even have to worry if it is too hot or if it drizzles as the area is partially sheltered too! Parents may choose to sit indoor (air-conditioned) and watch the kids from the full-length windows!
Kids will even get to enjoy a bouncy castle from 9 am to 4 pm on weekends and public holidays, AND a kids-eat-free promotion on Mondays!
17. Little Spot
Venue: 1H Cluny Road, Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden, #01-K1, Singapore 259569
Opening Hours: 9 am - 5 pm (Tue - Fri), 8.30 am - 5 pm (Sat & Sun), Closed Mon
Did you know that Singapore has a garden dedicated for children, and there is a café within the garden too? Little Spot (previously Food for Tots) is an extremely toddler friendly café located within Jacob Ballas Children's Garden. The cafe's 40-seater eco-conscious café features an upcycled colander light installation, themed recycling bins and a potted herb wall – all to instill a love for nature in its visitors.
Its intimate space boasts an interactive play area complete with a little reading nook as well as colouring sheets to keep little ones occupied. The cafe is also conveniently located next to a sand play area for kids to have plenty of play time too!
Families can expect an all-day brunch menu filled with plenty of options for kids - you will find pancakes, spaghettis, sandwiches and more!
18. Bee's Knees Petite
Venue: Annexe at Gallop Extension, 10-minute walk from Gallop Entrance
Opening Hours: 8 am - 6 pm (Weekday), 8 am - 7 pm (Weekend)
Bee's Knees Petite is located a stone's throw away from the COMO Adventure Grove, and is perched atop the slope surrounded by the Forest Discovery Centre @ OCBC Arboretum and the Botanical Art Gallery
This grab & go kid-friendly outlet at the heart of Gallop Extension serves comforting all-day-dining fare. You can expect kids breakfast, lunch options and refreshing fruity beverages! Bee's Knees Petite serves an array of breakfast options, eggs, sandwiches, house made fruit bowls, croissants as well as salads and pastas. There's also pastries and desserts to end your meal for the sweet tooth!
19. CocoMelon @ CLOVE
Venue: CLOVE, Level 2, Swissôtel The Stamford
Opening Hours: 11 am to 10-pm (Daily) till 30 Jun 2022
CLOVE, the all-day dining destination at Swissôtel The Stamford, has been transformed into a CoComelon world where children can immerse themselves in a fully interactive dining experience alongside their parents. Tables have been creatively converted into booths and designed as school buses where little ones will be thrilled to be having their meal on a bus ride and using their own set of CoComelon branded utensils!
20. Kumoya Singapore (Orchard Central)
Venue: 181 Orchard Rd, Orchard Central #04-08, Singapore 238896
Date: From 24 Mar 2022 (for a limited time), 11 am - 9.30 pm
Kumoya Singapore is a pop-up theme café where the theme is always changing - each for for a limited period of time and will later be reoutfitted with another adorable theme! If you visit now, you will get to enjoy a colourful and sweet experience with My Little Pony!
Their past themes include Snoopy, Pusheen, The Care Bears, tokidoki and Miffy.
21. Hangar66 Cafe
Venue: #01-01, WOA Aviation Hangar66, 66 Seletar Aerospace View, Singapore 797509
Opening Hours: 11 am - 10.30 pm (Sun - Fri, Closed Tue), 9 am - 10.30 pm (Sat)
Hangar66 Cafe is a must-visit aviation-themed café located within an aircraft hangar where you can get up-close to private aircrafts with stunning day and night views of the private jet runway at Seletar Airport too!
Kids will feel like they are at an airport where they take their seats beside "plane windows" and there is even an actual Gyrocopter parked right inside the café!
22. Kith Great World
Venue: Great World, 1 Kim Seng Promenade, Unit 02-152/153, Singapore 237994
Opening Hours: 8 am to 10 pm daily
Kith is known for its family-friendly menu and convenient locations! Its ninth outlet located at Great World is space-themed and is conveniently located near the Great World's transport-theme playground making it extremely family-friendly!
Kith at Great World will bring its community on a fun journey through space, with spaced-themed activity kits and Kith’s sought-after meal pens. Inspired by the whimsical world of Dr Seuss, and fronted by Kith’s huggable and well-loved mascot, Kithain, to spread the Kith cheer.
23. Tiong Bahru Bakery Safari
Venue: 130E Minden Road, Singapore 248819
Opening Hours: 8 am to 6 pm (Daily)
Tiong Bahru Bakery Safari is an amazing safari-style glamping café serving coffee, amazing pastries and bread, as well as breakfast bowls and sandwiches from as early as 8 am! Don't forget to visit the 3,000 sqft edible garden and feel like you get transported into the wilderness of a safari!
24. Chock Full of Beans
Venue: 4 Changi Village Rd, #01-2090, Singapore 500004
Opening Hours: 12 pm - 8.30 pm (Tue - Thu), 12 pm - 10 pm (Fri), 9.30 am - 10 pm (Sat), 9.30 am - 8.30 pm (Sun)
Chock Full Of Beans is a small quaint café at the Eastern end of Singapore and it makes the list not because of its food or decor. This cafe specialises in making creative 2D and 3D latte art on their coffee. The barista is also open to personalising these latte art, thus making it a great opportunity for photos with the kids.
*Unfortunately, the art is limited to lattes, and not (yet) on chocolate or kids-friendly drinks.
25. Fusion Spoon
Source: Fusion Spoon at Botanic Gardens
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road, Tanglin Gate, #B1-00, Singapore 259569
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun: 7 am – 10 pm
Located at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, Fusion Spoon is a halal restaurant that offers a wide selection of affordable food and beverages from various cuisines, such as Western, Asian and Japanese. Its airy interior brings a touch of nature into the space with its earthy interiors and green wall, and it houses not one but two play areas - one for the tots and the other for the tinier tots – to keep the kids busy while you dine.
For more details on things to do at the gardens for families, do check out our Family's Guide to Singapore Botanic Gardens.
26. Grill Ninety Nine
Source: Grill Ninety Nine
Venue: 142 Arab Street, Singapore 199828
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun: 12 pm – 10 pm
If the thought of Canadian Oysters, Crispy Crabcakes, Lamb Rack, and Angus Beef Rib has you drooling, then Grill Ninety Nine is your next destination. Situated at Arab Street, this halal-certified restaurant serves up comforting Western dishes within its cosy interiors. Kids (3 – 8 years) can select from the kids' menu – Chicken Fingers or Little Fish & Chips – or you can opt for platters with chicken, steak and sausages to share amongst the family.
Lolafaye., 35 Hamilton Road, #01-03, S209204
Hours: Tue - Sun (2 pm - 2 am)
Lolafaye is a Muslim-owned dessert place where you will find waffles and ice cream to snacks such as wraps and sandwiches! The kids will definitely go WOW over the pretty looking waffles and everything else! The café opens till late, so if you have kids that do not sleep - this is the place to go!
28. Monster Planet
Source: Monster Planet
Venue: Multiple locations
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun: 11 am – 10 pm
Monster Planet is the halal version of the famous Monster Curry restaurant chain. Like Monster Curry, Monster Planet also serves mouth-watering Japanese curry dishes. On the menu are nosh such as Monster Premium Beef Steak Curry, Signature Katsu Curry, Fried Shrimp Curry, and Cheese Omelette Curry. If you rather switch the rice out for noodles, you will be delighted to know that they have a selection of curry ramen.
Also on the menu are pasta, salad, burgers, and sides like Tako Balls and Tempura. For that shot of sweet goodness at the end of your meal, you can pick your choice of honey toast, churros parfaits or ice cream.
29. The Halia
Source: The Halia
The Halia, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road Ginger Garden Singapore 259569
Hours: Mon – Thu: 9 am – 9.30 pm, Fri & Eve of PH: 9 am – 10 pm, Sat: 10 am – 10 pm, Sun & PH: 10 am – 9.30 pm
Nestled within the Ginger Garden of Singapore Botanic Gardens, The Halia (which means ginger in Malay), has been around for quite a while. Their menu, which offers a delight to the taste buds with dishes like Lemongrass & Ginger Prawn Salad, Paperbag Oven-baked Halibut Fillet and Halia’s Singapore-style Chilli Crab Spaghettini, also has some vegetarians options. They also have a halal kids menu!
Note that the purpose of the list is to provide basic information on the restaurant and promotions (if any), and is not meant to be a recommendation or endorsement of the restaurant. While we try our best to keep the information updated and current, please contact the individual restaurant for opening hours and latest promotion details.