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For family meals, we are all used to having our usual hawker fare, tze char restaurants and home cooked food. Why not switch it up to having a family meal at a café instead? With an amazing ambience to dine in, excellent food quality served at pocket friendly prices, it is definitely a must for families to experience dining in a cafe once. Here are 10 family friendly cafes that we have picked out for you and your loved ones as we believe in the saying “A family that eats together, stays together”
1. Eat Play Love
Step into this cafe and it will make you feel like you are back in the 60s. With old school tidbits and toys on display, coupled with colourful retro wooden tables and adorable looking little stools painted with cartoon animals, it is no surprise that this cafe is a hit amongst the kids and adults. There is also a craft corner for the kids to entertain themselves while the adults enjoy their meals. They serve up pretty decent thai-western cuisines at affordable prices.
#01-07 Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street, Singapore 199918
2. Whisk & Paddle
Nestled conveniently along a section of the Punggol waterway, the spacious café setting which also has a family friendly space for the kids makes it an ideal dining spot for the family after a cycling trip around the Punggol waterway. They serve up an extensive menu of English breakfast, pasta, pizzas and also deserts straight from the oven. Be sure to try their iconic Mac and Cheese dish, which is served up in a pan, instead of your usual ceramic baking ware.
10 Tebing Lane #01-01, Singapore 828836
3. Hungry Heroes
If you are looking for a theme cafe, and your family is a huge fan of superheroes and meat lovers, then this cafe is a must to add to your list! Step in and be impressed by the countless life size superheroes figurines, posters and lights made out of superheroes toys. Every corner of the café is tastefully decorated, making it very photo worthy. Sink your teeth into scrumptious meat platters while soaking up in the superheroes ambience.
33 Tessensohn Road, 217656
4. Hatter Street Bakehouse and Cafe
Located in the heartlands of Kovan and one doorstep away from the well-known Thai neighborhood eatery, Nakhon Kitchen, Hatter street makes a perfect spot for deserts with the family after a hearty meal. The café interior is inspired by the famous childhood bedtime story, Alice In wonderland. The café specializes in pastries, waffles and cakes. We highly recommend to try their signature Gula Melaka Waffles with Pandan Ice cream!
Blk 212 Hougang Street 21 #01-333 Singapore 530212
5. Kombi Rocks
Fancy tucking into true blue local Tze char fare in a retro dining setting? Be sure not to miss this café then! Kombi rocks can be easily spotted from far with its iconic rows of Kombis parked outside the café. The café also uses retro items to spice up the whole interior of the café, which makes it an ideal place to bring your grandparents to dine in. Kombi rocks serves up a fusion of local and Thai cuisine with recipes passed down from three generations.
66 Yio Chu Kang Road, Singapore 545568
6. Little Pancakes
Little pancakes is well known for their light and fluffy pancakes served in bite-size servings, which makes it a hit for kids and also an ideal spot for a tea time treat. Their menu consists of sweet, savory and Asian flavors to cater to the young and old. Most of their food items are below $12, and also there is no GST and service charge, which makes it very pocket friendly!
Thomson Imperial Court 200 Upper Thomson Road #01-04
7. Slappy Cakes
Slappy cakes brings dining experience to a whole new level with their concept of creating and designing your very own pancakes. It is definitely a place to put your kids creativity skills to test and for the whole family to have loads of fun together while dining. There is also a wide range of pancakes flavors batter and toppings to choose from to make your pancakes even more flavorful!
200 Turf Club Road, #01-20/21 The Grandstand, Singapore 287994
8. Food For Thought
Food for thought is conveniently located in one of Singapore’s tourist attraction spot which is the Botanic Gardens. Indulge in quality English breakfast food at reasonable prices. Families can take a stroll in the park after filling their tummies. There is also a kids playground built outside of the café for the kids to play while the parents are having their food. They also offer kids meals in their menu which makes it an ideal dining spot for the family.
1 Cluny Road #B1-00 Singapore Botanic Garden
9. La Marelle Boutique Cafe
La Marelle boutique café is a French fantasy themed café, magically decorated with walls and ceiling of vibrant colors and drawings. The vibrant colored walls and rainbow cakes served on fanciful designed plates, would surely bring a smile to any kids face. They also sells their own merchandise featuring bags, necklaces, porcelain plates and stationary. The cafe is also located in the heart of Arab Street, which is perfect for young families to explore the vicinity after a hearty meal.
25A Baghdad Street Singapore 199664
10. Sun Ray Cafe
Tucked away in the corners of Serangoon Gardens, Sun ray café is the perfect dining spot to spend quality time with not only your family, but also your pets. The pet-friendly café is also tastefully decorated with cosy sofas and furniture which makes it an ideal spot to chill at on a lazy weekend morning. Sun ray café also serves all day breakfast, along with their lunch and dinner menu. The coffee here is a must order for all coffee lovers as the coffee beans are roasted and brewed in house to bring out the optimum flavour.
79 Brighton Crescent, Singapore 559218