The best family restaurants in Singapore combine tasty and accessible cuisine with interesting places and usually some kind of entertainment so that children and adults can all enjoy their meals.
Whether you’re looking for beachfront dining with your feet in the sand, a kid-friendly restaurant while shopping at Singapore’s best malls, or live entertainment for the whole family, these Singapore restaurants will ensure you there are no quirks before the main course
1. Buffet Town at Raffles City Shopping Mall
Address: 252 North Bridge Road, # B1-44E, Raffles City Shopping Center, 179103, Singapore
Open: daily from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Buffet Town is a large, bustling place that provides lots of Singapore food in unlimited quantities, as well as a playground with basketball nets and space hoppers. It is Singapore’s best buffet for groups with children.
There are more than 300 buffet dishes, including seafood, grilled Japanese dishes, western pizzas and salads and lots of sweet treats to finish. This is a popular party place for kids, so keep that in mind if you’re looking for a leisurely meal – it’s unlikely you’ll find it here.
2. DC Comics Super Heroes Café
Address: 2 Bayfront Avenue Bay Level, 01-03, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018972, Singapore
Open: Monday to Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
If your kids – or even yourself – are comic book fans, DC Super Heroes Cafe will likely be at the top of your must-see lists in Singapore. At the cafe, you can join the Justice League for lunch by eating Batman burgers, Superman Carbonara pasta or even Wonder Woman potato skins.
This American-style restaurant is located in the shops of Marina Bay Sands and has a souvenir shop so you can stock up on your favorite comic book hero memories. DC Comics Super Heroes Café is kitschy in the right way and the food is freshly made – little ones will love it!
3. Picnic Urban Food Park at Wisma Atria
Address: Wisma Atria, third floor
Open: every day from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
This themed food hall has a hint of Alice in Wonderland and transports you out of busy Singapore and into a distant clearing. There are 13 food trucks preparing a diverse range of dishes, including Korean rice bowls, Mexican tacos, and some delicious cupcakes.
The picnic is easy to find in the Wisma Atria shopping center, with a direct connection to Orchard MRT, so it’s a good choice in all weathers. They even occasionally organize special tailor-made events, ranging from floral-themed weddings to outdoor camping experiences.
4. District 10 at UE Square
Address: 81 Clemenceau Avenue # 01-15 / 16/17, UE Square Shopping Mall, Singapore 239917, Singapore
Open: Monday to Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to midnight, Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to midnight, Sunday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
District 10 is a casual bar and restaurant near the Clarke Quay party venue. This is not your typical family restaurant, but for toddlers with energy to burn, the bouncy castle in the outdoor courtyard of district 10 at UE Square is the big draw.
The menu is a random collection of western bistro bites, with everything from waffles to seafood pasta. There is also a specialty brunch menu with Belgian waffles. It’s a good place for brunch around Clarke Quay.
5. Open Farm Community
Location: 130E Minden Road Singapore 248819, Singapore
Open: Monday to Thursday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Friday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to midnight, Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to midnight, Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
If the streets of the city are asking too much of you, go to the Open Farm Community. It is an urban farm in Dempsey, which has a popular cafe serving intriguing dishes inspired by various regional cuisines.
Coffee is popular with families throughout the week, with dishes like BBQ chicken and coconut laksa. There’s a Little Diners menu with fish pie and lasagna, and after a tasty meal, kids will love the open fields and playground, as well as the options for playing lawn balls or table tennis.