It is the weekend. It is time to relax. But there are things to think about – like having to find a decent brunch spot, or more novel ways to entertain your kids. If you’re looking for kid friendly cafes in Singapore to unwind this Saturday, you’ve landed on the right article
Whether it is a cartoon-themed CocoMelon cafe, al-fresco Dempsey restaurants, or a park cafe, here are some kid friendly cafes in Singapore you can consider for some good bites. Or maybe a whole meal.
1. Little Spot – Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden
Nestled amidst the lush greenery of Singapore Botanic Gardens, this little park cafe seats up to 40 guests only. Coming armed with a super cute illustrated kids’ menu, there are items such as kids work (a baby breakfast plate), kids chocolate marshmallow pancake, and blueberry pancakes! All dressed up to look like human toasties.
Most mains for kids go for $10 and below, while mains for adults are priced nowhere above $20.
2. FIKA Swedish Café and Bistro – Halal Kid-Friendly Cafe
Having been around the corner of Haji Lane for years now, Fika serves up traditional Swedish food and pastry – crepes, salads, stews, pastas and more!
They also have a kids menu, with all 3 mains priced at $10 – Swedish meatballs, macaroni stew, as well as beef linguine. If you love IKEA, then you’d probably really enjoy Fika.
If you need inspiration for other Halal kid-friendly cafes in Singapore, check out our article here!
3. CoComelon Cafe – First in the World
The first of its kind, CoComelon cafe has arrived in Singapore. In CoComelon’s travel adventures, he’s serving up novel food items such as a paw-shaped bun, soup in CoComelon bun, a smoky sky cloud dessert, and more!
If your kid is a die-hard fan, then the all-new CoComelon cafe is your destination for the weekend.
4. Tonito – Hearty Mexican Food at Jewel, Kids Eat Free
Fancy having lunch in front of Jewel’s extravagant waterfall? For parents who’re craving some Mexican good bites, Tonito almost always hits the mark – especially with their fish tacos, famous among foodies.
If you want to busk in the lush greenery without having to pespire, then perhaps you’ve found your place. The cherry on top – kids below 12 eat free with purchase of an adult main. We surely are talking about being one of the kid friendly cafes in Singapore (because hey, who doesn’t like a good deal?)
5. Café Melba – Bouncy Castles for Brunch, Kids Eat Free
With two outlets (Goodman Arts Centre and Mediapolis), Cafe Melba is a hot spot for parents looking for kid friendly cafes in Singapore. With bouncy castles by the dining area, it simply is the answer for parents who’re looking to enjoy their cup of Joe without the hassle of having to entertain your kids.
Plus… they also have a kids club and a kids-eat-for-free promotion with every minimum spend of $22+ on a single adult a la carte dish.
5. Open Farm Community – Take a Stroll Around Their Garden
Dempsey restaurants are always known for their exquisite al-fresco vibe. And if there’s any cafe to embody this, it’d be Open Farm Community. With their open-air concept, you can be sure your food is freshly harvested – with some product from their own garden!
If you’re simply looking for some good bites for tea time, you’ll be able to find a couple of snacks, sides and desserts for $15 and under. Mains go a little pricier, starting from approximately $30.
6. Tiong Bahru Safari Bakery – Good Bites and Coffee
Of course, there are also alternatives to the boujee Dempsey restaurants. Tiong Bahru Bakery has been a mainstay and staple for Singaporeans who adore bakes. With this branch popping up at Dempsey area, you can easily get a cup of croissant and coffee for less than 15 bucks.
Whether is it for here or to-go, both options give and your kids the luxury of being by lush nature.
7. The Mind Cafe – Board Games and Snacks
A novel concept, The Mind Cafe would be quite the experience for families whose past times revolve around competing over board games. During the weekends, simply pay $17.90 for a 2-hour gaming time slot, free flow drinks and free flow snacks. Additionally, kids below 7 are also given 30%.
8. 1932 Story Cafe – Nostalgic Bukit Timah Railway Remake
Heavy on nostalgia, 1932 Story Cafe makes for a good post-hike brunch weekend. Hidden away at Bukit Timah’s newly restored railway station, this cafe is populated with antiques, wooden hues and emerald green.
The food menu extends from good bites such as truffle fries and popcorn chicken to pastas, coffees, as well as local delights – all kept largely $15 and below.
9. Kumoya Singapore – Themed Cartoon Pop-up Cafes
If you’ve been to My Little Pony Cafe and My Melody themed cafe, then you’d probably already know of Kumoya. This cafe located on Orchard Central is known for coming up with cute pop-ups with a central cartoon character theme. Check out their latest themes and bookings here if this sounds like something up your alley.
10. Jimmy Monkey Cafe – Playground-Watching while Coffee-Sipping
Just because it’s the weekends doesn’t mean we are relieved of duties! If you need that extra booster shot while on parenting duties, this East-side cafe might be the blessing for you.
Serving up your usual cafe-style food (pasta, salads, burgers, etc.), adult mains average around $25. On the flip side, menu for kids is kept affordable at $10 and below – with bakes, toasties, pancakes, and more.
11. Cafe de Paris – Art Jamming in Town
Located right in the heart of town at 313 Somerset, you can now have some good bites, tea, as well as a relaxing time of art jamming with your kid. For $50, you get to get painting for 3 hours (all materials provided), with a complimentary drink too!
If you’re hungry, there’s also an extensive food menu for you to pick from – bites such as toasts, Gambas, drumbeats, tater tots and more – mostly $15 and below.
With the bustling cafe scene in Singapore, it is no surprise that there are endless options to the kid friendly cafes in Singapore. Whether it’s art jamming and high tea, good bites by the park, al-fresco Dempsey restaurants, novelty is something that keeps Singaporeans looking forward to the next weekend.
But this weekend, the time’s all yours!