Looking for the best kid-friendly restaurants and cafes in Singapore so your child can run wild and play to their heart’s content? If your child goes to any of MindSpace’s After School Student Care Centres in the central area then this article is for you.
From munching on small bites to indulging in a hearty brunch, this quick guide covers an array of yummy food establishments that you and your children can enjoy for a quick bite after school or in-between enrichment classes on the weekends.
1. Smile Dessert Cafe at Funan
If you’re in the Central Business District (CBD) and looking for a sweet treat for your little ones, then you should definitely head down to the Smile Dessert Cafe. Albeit small, the cafe boasts an aesthetic interior design decked in silver coupled with tables and chairs – all within a small ball pit! Your child can also look forward to giving the cafe’s life-sized teddies a hug or even cuddle.
Apart from their Instagrammable interior design, you can also satisfy your sweet tooth cravings with a plethora of desserts like Strawberry Souffle and Caramel Souffle. Other notable items to try on their menu include their range of Strawberry, Green Tea, Chocolate and Rainbow Yogurt Cube.
Smile Dessert Cafe
107 North Bridge Road, #02-03 Funan Capitaland Mall
2. Little Farms Cafe
For parents who send their children to MindSpace After School Student Care Centre at Central Plaza, Tiong Bahru, this cafe is for you. Situated in the family-friendly environment of River Valley, Little Farms Cafe plays host to a slew of scrumptious goodies, including ones that will appeal to children. Whether it’s the cheesy wagyu beef brisket Cheeseburger or fresh Australian Barramundi Fish, the ingredients used in every dish comes from Little Farms’ gourmet grocery – so you know your children are taking in all the good stuff.
Little Farms Cafe
Valley Point Shopping Centre, 491 River Valley Road, #01-24
3. Tiong Bahru Bakery Safari
One of our favourite kid-friendly cafes in Singapore, Tiong Bahru Bakery Safari plays host to an outdoor playground, lush greenery, and plent of great eats – perfect for a family outing after your child’s weekend enrichment classes at MindSpace Student Care Centre too! You can tuck into a menu of delicious yet healthy dishes made from the fruits, greens and herbs that’ve been harvested straight from the on-site garden. For desserts, you can have your pick from their wide variety of freshly-baked pastries and cakes that are sure to delight.
Tiong Bahru Bakery Safari
130E Minden Road
4. Carrotsticks & Cravings
Carrotsticks and Cravings is a healthy cafe/restaurant with kid-friendly locations in both Stanley Road and Robertson Quay, with the latter being a short 15-minute drive away from MindSpace After School Student Care Centre at Raffles Town Club. You can look forward to trying out tasty, nutritious dishes like Keto Chicken Avo Salad and Breakfast Burrito. And, being a kid-friendly cafe means there’s a delightful kids’ menu too like sandwiches and gluten-free pancakes.
This gem at Robertson Quay promises platefuls of healthy and colourful food that even the fussiest tummies will find palatable. Alfresco dining is also available in this kid-friendly restaurant, so you can take in the scenic views of the Singapore River as your child frolics after their meal.
Carrotsticks & Cravings @ Robertson Quay
7 Rodyk St, #01-34
Unwind with Your Child After Their Enrichment Classes @ MindChamps MindSpace
In addition to enrolling your child into weekend enrichment classes and after-school student care programmes, eating well-rounded meals and taking regular breaks can also help them study better. This will lead to better results both in the short and long-term.
Besides central locations like Novena and Toa Payoh, there are also other MindSpace After School Student Care Centres across the island that you can enrol your child into. Find the MindSpace Centre nearest to you, and get in touch with us today to learn more about our after-school care curriculum and weekend enrichment programmes.