Want to know where your kids will be welcomed, with play areas and kid-friendly munchies (plus great food for you)? It’s in alphabetical order!

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Who said eating out with the family is expensive? Your kiddo dines free at these eateries! Here are places you'd want to check out with junior.


The Bank Bar and Bistro #01-01 One Shenton, 1 Shenton Way
There’s a playroom for kids on weekends — need we say more? And oh yes, there’s The Bank Breakfast with eggs, bacon, sausage, sautéed mushrooms, baked beans, roast potatoes, plus a drink. Full review here…


Baker and Cook 44 Jalan Merah Saga, #01-56 Chip Bee Gardens
Owned by Kiwi Dean Brettschneider, it’s simple, comfort fare made with fresh and healthy ingredients (and a stunning array of bakery goodies!). Junior will love the Iced Sweet Finger Buns... Full review here…​​​​​​​


Bayswater Kitchen, 2 Keppel Bay Vista, 6776-0777
Fresh seafood by the water's edge, great free play for the little ones, plus foosball and ping pong for your tweens ― a trip to Bayswater Kitchen will not disappoint! Full review here…

Bricks 'N' Cubes 2 Handy Road, #02-14 The Cathay
Lego-lovers, unite! Created specially for Lego-lovers, BricksNCubes will keep junior occupied with the Lego play areas while you enjoy your meal in peace. Remember to leave some room for their specialty, waffles and ice-cream. Full review here…

1384 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, Bishan Park 2
Noted for its huge windows and airy feel, this aircon place (with lots of outdoor seating) offers pasta, tapas and a nice selection of wines! Junior can try the mini-grill up (before 5pm) — scrambled eggs, beans, bacon and toast. Full review here...

Froth Level 2 Ascott Raffles Place, 2 Finlayson Green
Your munchkin can build his own burger at Froth and even pour “hot lava” down his “volcano” mash! Best of all, on weekends, a kid enjoys a free meal with every main course ordered. Full review here…

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Borderless Sunday Brunch at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel 392 Havelock Road
The Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel calls its Sunday brunch buffet “borderless” because its food offerings are that extensive. Available in the middle of the hotel’s swanky lobby, which recently went through a $17 million facelift, the integrated dining destination lets you sample dishes from three eateries ― Food Capital, Grissini and Tempo. So, you get to taste different cuisines, all for one reasonable price. Full review here…

Grub 510, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, Bishan Park 1
Established in the hope of promoting “responsible eating” (as natural as possible), Grub’s grub is hearty. We loved the sweet-and-sour-pork inspired sous vide version, ciders and handcrafted beers. Junior will fight you for the mentaiko fries. Full review here...

Hai Di Lao
#04-23/24 313@Somerset, 313 Orchard Road
They have a playroom and even offer a couple of portable cots if baby crashes out. Plus the service is such a plus... Full review here...

Jamie’s Italian
#01-165 VivoCity, 1 HarbourFront Walk
For starters, Vivo is near Sentosa — yay! Plus the staff keep colouring pencils and paper for them. In the meantime, you’ll love Jamie Oliver’s Italian-style Big Breakfast. Full review here…


La Barca Ristorante #01-21 Block C Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road
Authentic Italian cuisine, plus an indoor playroom, a water-play area, bouncy castle, trampoline and foosball table. It can’t get more kid-friendly than this! Full review here

Miam Miam
#02-14 Bugis Junction, 200 Victoria Street, 6837-0301
Need a place to dine after shopping with your brood? Check out Miam Miam! Full review here…

Mitzo Restaurant & Bar
Level 4, Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Road
Snail-shaped escargot puffs for the kids, and a huge play area while you dine – this spacious restaurant is perfect for a celebratory occasion with the extended family. Full review here…

Open Farm Community
130E Minden Road
Two words: Fresh. Harvest. Your little will love rambling through the fresh-herb garden and you will have to yell to get them out of the play area for their gnocchi. You will love the Italian-influenced cookery. Full review here...

Peperoni Pizzeria, 267 Upper Thomson Road
Your kiddos will love watching their favourite Italian flat bread being prepared, even as everyone enjoys chowing down on other wood-fired oven and grill dishes. Full review here

Quentin’s The Eurasian Restaurant
Eurasian Community House, 139 Ceylon Road
We loved “Skinny Chef” Quentin’s family favourites like Curry Devil (of course) and also the corned-beef-and-potato Meaty Cutlets. If you can tear junior away from the playground (visible through a glass partition) he’ll enjoy the sausage and veg stew. Full review here…


The Sandbank 920 East Coast Parkway, #01-28/32 Parkland Green
Calamari with great Cajun aioli, a burger, ribs and amazing cheesecake! Junior can enjoy mac’n’cheese when he’s not racing over to the plunge pool or distracted by colouring materials (thank you, guys!). Full review here…

Silver Shell Café
Level 3, Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, 101 Siloso Road
Your little one will definitely enjoy themselves at Silver Shell cafe's kids' line buffet where they can grab their own dishes from the scaled-to-their-height buffet counters. The buffet line features an array of impressive dishes such as brocolli cupcakes! Full review here...

Summerlong, #01-04, 60 Robertson Quay
This new beachside-style café features exotic Mediterranean fare, a yummy salad bar, plus frozen yoghurt for the kiddos! Full review here

Tree Lizard #B1-01, 25 Dempsey Rd, 6834-3969
With wide open spaces with a three-tiered playground and a delish kids’ menu, your young ‘uns are going to love this hidden gem. Full review here

Una 1 Rochester Park
We loved the Spanish cuisine served here, they have bacalao — salt cod — for the kids, too! Plus drawing sheets and lots of space… it’s great. Full review here…

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