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Child-friendly Cafes To Dine At With Your Friends

With such a hectic schedule as a parent, it’s hard to make time for friends. If you feel worn out and out of the loop, do not fret, we’ve got you covered. Stay on top of your parental duties while catching up with your friends at these kid-friendly cafes!


After an busy afternoon of chasing the kids around the park and watching them play at the playgrounds, relax with a scrumptious meal at Grub, a fun bistro housed in the middle of the tranquil Bishan Park. With affordable finger-licking food and a gorgeous interior, this local bistro is impressive and a perfect place to unwind and chat over a cup of coffee. Look out for events like live performances and flower arrangements sessions as well. The upcoming Sensory Play Day with Messy Fingers, happening on 27 January 2018, will be an exciting event for the kids so be sure to catch that!

Address: 510 Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, 569983
Opening Hours: 11.00am – 3.00pm, 5.30pm – 10.30pm (Weekdays) and 9.00am – 10.30pm (Weekends)

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Cafe Melba

A laid-back yet polished cafe, kid-friendly Cafe Melba has it all. On top of the beautiful ambience, the cafe’s menu features family favourites like Buttermilk Pancakes, pasta, pizza and Fish and Chips, as well as elevated treats like the Smoked Bacon Burger, Truffle Fries and Home Smoked Beet-Cured Salmon Niçoise. Dine al-fresco and watch the kids play on the scenic lawn. There’s even a bouncy castle set up for the little ones to have fun! Head down on Mondays as there are amazing arts and crafts activities set up, and kids get to eat free with every purchase of a main meal. The cafe even has a kids membership programme where kids can collect a gift with every purchase of a kids meal! Members of the Kids Gold Club will  receive a snazzy card and lots of little perks (like free kids meals every time they visit). How exciting!

Address: 90 Goodman Road, Block N #01-56, 439053
Opening Hours: 10.00am – 10.00pm

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Slappy cakes

Unleash your creativity at Slappy Cakes as you create yummy pancakes on the griddle with different-flavoured batter-filled squeeze bottles! You may choose to go for the chocolate batter which is, unsurprisingly, the popular choice, or try healthier options like whole grain. The menu also features unique and exciting flavours like peanut butter and pandan! Top it all off with delectable toppings like lavender honey spread, homemade chocolate hazelnut spread, mango and pineapple jams as well as tasty “fixings” with everything from sweet bananas to savoury crispy bacon. This fun activity is sure to wow the kids and will make for a great bonding experience for you and your friends!

Address: 26 Sentosa Gateway, 01-29, 098269
Opening Hours: 8.00am – 9.30pm

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Meomi Cat Cafe

If the kids are ardent cat lovers, this is the purr-fect cafe for you. With seven adorable cats ready to entertain and play with the kids, you will not have to worry about any unwanted disruptions during the catch-up sessions with your friends. The cats are playful and friendly and the space is impeccably clean so you can chat away without having to worry about the kids!

Address: 668 North Bridge Rd, 188801
Opening Hours: 11.00am – 10.00pm

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