It’s a nice, sunny afternoon and you wish to go out for a lovely meal in leisurely tai-tai style. However, someone needs to take care of the kids at home. What a hassle and dilemma. Well, this may not necessarily be the case if you can do both at the same time! Why not bring your kids out for the very same meal you have in mind? The restaurants may even have playgrounds or kids’ menus specially tailored to their needs!

1. Fusion Spoon @ Singapore Botanic Gardens

Located within the serene surroundings of Singapore Botanic Gardens’ Tanglin Gate, Fusion Spoon offers a unique dining experience for families. With indoor and outdoor seating options, including an al fresco dining area overlooking nature, the restaurant provides a relaxing atmosphere for visitors. Guests can indulge in a variety of affordable cuisines, ranging from Western to Asian and Japanese delicacies.

Additionally, Fusion Spoon features a waffle and Korean bingsu ice kiosk for those craving a sweet treat. With a dedicated play area for kids, Fusion Spoon promises a memorable dining experience amidst lush greenery.

📍 1 Cluny Road, Tanglin Gate #B1-00 Singapore 259569
⏰ Weekdays 9am – 9pm | Weekend & Public Holidays 7.30am – 9.30pm


2. Open Farm Community

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life at Open Farm Community, Singapore’s pioneering urban farm and restaurant concept. Set amidst lush greenery near Dempsey Hill, the restaurant offers an educational experience for families, highlighting the importance of food origins through farm tours and gardening workshops. Children can enjoy an expansive outdoor play area while waiting for their farm-to-table meal sourced from the restaurant’s own vegetable and fruit orchards.

With engaging activities like lawn bowling and a dedicated kids’ menu, Open Farm Community promotes family bonding in a sustainable, natural environment.

📍 130E Minden Road Singapore 248819


3. The Coastal Settlement

The Coastal SettlementPhoto: The Coastal Settlement

Nestled amidst lush greenery, The Coastal Settlement provides a unique dining experience for families seeking relaxation and exploration. Decorated with retro memorabilia and vintage vehicles, the restaurant offers a nostalgic ambiance reminiscent of the past. Children can indulge in outdoor exploration, surrounded by trees and shrubs, while parents enjoy curated local flavors with a contemporary twist.

With picnic baskets available, families can unwind on the nearby grass, making memories against a picturesque backdrop of nature and sea views.

📍 200 Netheravon Road Singapore 508529
⏰ Mon – Fri: 10:30am – 11pm | Sat, Sun & PH: 8.30am – 11pm



Renowned for its family-friendly environment, IKEA offers a welcoming space for both parents and children to dine and play. With branches at Alexandra, Jurong East and Tampines, the Swedish brand provides affordable dishes, a special kids’ menu, and play areas like Småland for children to enjoy supervised activities.

IKEA Smaland children's playground

While parents shop for furniture, kids can engage in various indoor adventures, ensuring a fun-filled outing for the whole family. Afterward, families can relish in a satisfying meal at IKEA’s restaurant, making it a cherished destination for family outings.

📍 IKEA Alexandra & Tampines


5. PS. Cafe @ Harding Road

Escape to PS. Cafe’s Harding Road outlet at Dempsey Hill, where lush greenery and panoramic views create an idyllic setting for family gatherings. With sumptuous dishes and generous portions, the restaurant offers a delightful dining experience amidst modern and spacious interiors.

Guests can savor classic PS. dishes alongside exclusive menu items, complemented by an indulgent dessert counter. Whether enjoying a leisurely brunch or afternoon tea, PS. Cafe provides the perfect escape for families seeking quality time together.

📍 28B Harding Road Singapore 249549
⏰ 10am – 10pm daily


6. Jimmy Monkey Cafe @ PLQ

Nestled adjacent to the expansive Paya Lebar Quarter Parkside Playground, Jimmy Monkey Cafe is a haven for families seeking both relaxation and entertainment. While the kids immerse themselves in the playground’s diverse attractions, including climbing nets and twisting slides, parents can savor the cafe’s casual Western cuisine.

With a dedicated kids’ menu and an extensive beverage selection, including alcoholic options, there’s something to please every palate. Whether you prefer a tranquil escape or vibrant family fun, Jimmy Monkey Cafe offers the perfect blend of both.

📍 2 Paya Lebar Rd #01-10 Park Place Residences at PLQ Singapore 409053
⏰ Mon – Sun: 8am – 10.30pm


7. Kith Cafe @ Great World City

Situated beside Great World’s travel-themed outdoor playground, Kith Cafe provides a convenient dining spot for families. Through a glass panel, parents can supervise their children’s playtime while enjoying the cafe’s diverse menu, featuring brunch favourites, pasta, and sandwiches.

The space-themed cafe offers a whimsical ambiance, complemented by an extensive kids’ menu served with refreshing beverages. With its proximity to the playground and delicious offerings, Kith Cafe ensures a delightful dining experience for the whole family.

📍 1 Kim Seng Promenade #02-152/153 Singapore 237994
⏰ 9am – 10pm


8. Huber’s Bistro

Located amidst nature at Dempsey Hill, Huber’s Bistro offers a casual dining experience for families in an al fresco-themed setting. Following its relocation to a larger space, the bistro now features a soft-fall playground nearby, allowing parents to relax while their children play.

With weekend brunches and a cozy ambiance, Huber’s Bistro provides an ideal spot for family outings, combining delicious cuisine with outdoor enjoyment.

📍 22 Dempsey Road Singapore 249679
⏰ Tue – Fri: 11am – 10pm | Sat, Sun & PH: 9.30am – 10pm


After browsing through our list of Singapore’s kid-friendly restaurants, it’s time to head out for a family meal together with the kids! Besides dining at the usual MacDonald’s, add spice to your meal experiences with the kids and have some quality bonding time together. After all, no matter where they are, kids do love Happy Meals, don’t they?

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