The best family-friendly brunch spots
6 May 2013
Looking for a change from a bowl of cereal and the inevitable spilt milk this weekend? Turn around the family breakfast with some early opening venues that will get everyone out of bed and out of the house. If your kids are up before dark, let them follow the habit of Tolkien’s hobbits and have two breakfasts! And why not, with all the good food on offer at these places? Here are some Expat Living suggestions including places with kids’ menus, outdoor areas and quality coffee.
Where it is: 66 Kampong Bugis, #01-02 TURE
When it opens: 9am
Why we like it: Situated in a quiet park. Delicious house-roasted coffee. Grab a take-away and let the kids run on the grass by the Kallang River.
Where is it: 9 Raffles Boulevard, #01-01 Millenia Walk
When it opens: The Frühschoppen Brunch runs from 11.30am to 2.30pm
Why we like it: There’s a selection of different kids’ activities each week to keep the young ones entertained, from face painting to balloon sculpting.
CENTRAL – ROBERTSON QUAY
Where it is: 8 Rodyk Street, Robertson Quay
When it opens: 7am
Why we like it: Relaxed atmosphere by the river, excellent house-roasted coffee, kids can ride scooters and bikes outside and it opens early!
Where it is: 7 Rodyk Street , Watermark at Robertson Quay (also at Park Mall and Quayside Isle at Sentosa Cove)
When it opens: 7am
Why we like it: Room for the kids to let off steam after they’ve downed a babycino. Good coffee.
SINGAPORE BOTANIC GARDENS
Where it is: Botanic Gardens, Ginger Garden
When it opens: 10am
Why we like it: Beautiful leafy location in the Ginger Gardens, lots of room to move, and trees absorb sound, right? Kids’ menu.
Where it is: Botanic Gardens, Tanglin Gate
When it opens: 8am
Why we like it: Food with a conscience, great coffee and early opener!
Where it is: Botanic Gardens, Cluny Road Visitors Centre
When it opens: 7.30am
Why we like it: Easy, relaxed and lots of choices. Explore the Botanic Gardens when everyone is full!
Where it is:
26 Evans Road, #01-06 Evans Lodge (6735 0012)
267 Holland Avenue (6463 0012)
When it opens: 8am (Evans Road) and 9am (Holland Village).
Why we like it: Eggs, eggs and more eggs. Kids’ menu.
Where it is: 320 Tanglin Road, Phoenix Park
When it opens: 8.30am
Why we like it: The eggs Benedict is fabulous and kids like racing around the outdoor areas.
Where it is: Near Ski360, 1206A East Coast Parkway
When it opens: 9am (Sundays only)
Why we like it: Kids’ menu, and fun watching the novice and experienced boarders attempt the jumps at Ski360.
Where it is: 90 Goodman Road, Goodman Arts Centre, Block N #01-56
When it opens: 8.30am
Why we like it: Top eggs Benedict, a special kids’ menu plus a bouncy castle and a big grassed field for young ones and pets to run in.
Where it is: 200 Netheravon Road
When it opens: 11am
Why we like it: Relaxed and casual ambience, plus a little garden for the kids to play in.
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