While there’s nothing quite like relaxing with a drink in hand in the evenings without the kids, sometimes it’s nice to have a watering hole that has space and a play area to keep the little ones occupied, while you enjoy that drink (or two) – undisturbed.
Here are some of our favourite bars to hit up this weekend – and you won’t even have to leave your kids with the nanny.
With a huge park for the kids to play in and a weekend-only bouncy castle, this little gem on the East Coast offers an extensive bar list with great eats, so sit back and relax with a glass of wine, while the kids nibble away on delicious wood-fired pizza!
Café Melba, #01-56 Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Rd 439053
NEXT: Coastes →
Situated right on Sentosa’s Siloso Beach, chill out with premium beers, house pour spirits, cocktails and hearty beach food with laid-back beach vibe on your sunbeds and deck chairs, right at the water’s edge.
Coastes, 50 Siloso Beach Walk 099000
NEXT: District 10 →
Looking for something a little upscale? Spend the weekend lounging over District 10’s brunch with a huge choice of wines, single malt whiskies, beers, signature cocktails and health-boosting juices, while the kids entertain themselves on the bouncy class in the inflated playground beside you.
District 10, #01-15/16/17 UE Square Shopping Mall, 81 Clemenceau Ave 239917
NEXT: Kith Café →
Enjoy Little Creatures craft beer from Australia, or Japanese plum and rice wines from Kith Café, while your kids have their savoury toasties or sweet crêpes. Yum!
Kith Café, various locations
NEXT: The Coastal Settlement →
The Coastal Settlement, nestled in lush greenery, is a casual dining restaurant, café and bar. With a quaint, village home-like setting and a large alfresco area with rocking horses and swings, this place is perfect for the little ones to burn off their extra energy while you enjoy happy hour.
The Coastal Settlement, 200 Netheravon Rd, Singapore 508529
NEXT: La Barca →
Hidden away in Katong, the elegant La Barca is set within the spacious grounds of the Goodman Arts Centre boasts a Kids’ Playroom which is open during brunch hours on weekends, and a welcoming outdoor wooden deck, making it a popular choice for children’s parties.
La Barca, #01-21 Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Rd 439053
NEXT: Trapizza →
Want to chill by the beach with your significant other while your kids play at the beach? Then check out Trapizza at Shangri-La. You can’t be alfresco dining with a sea breeze. Relax with a slice of pizza, a glass of cocktail (or two!), while the kiddos play in the sand.
Trapizza, 10 Siloso Beach Walk, 098970
NEXT: Wheeler’s Estate →
Check out Wheeler’s Estate, a restaurant and bar housed in a former British military airbase-turned heritage building. It’s not only beautifully sleek (& totally Instagrammable), but is perfect for kids and adults alike with beers on tap and a lawn for kids to play outside.
Did we mention it’s also the closest casual eating place to the aviation-themed playground, The Oval@Seletar Aerospace Park?
Wheeler’s Estate, 2 Park Lane 798386
NEXT: Bar Bar Black Sheep →
Housing 3 specialty kitchens of Thai, Western and North Indian with an extensive bar menu in a casual and laid-back coffee-shop setting, there’s something here for everyone.
Bar Bar Black Sheep, Various locations
NEXT: Camp Kilo Charcoal Club →
While you folks relax with a chilled cocktail, your kids will be busy hula-hooping and practicing their jump rope skills. On special days, Camp Kilo Charcoal Club even has their own “Camp Kido”, where kids will get to enjoy a wide array of camp-themed activities like mask and bracelet making, rock and face painting and even interactive storytelling in a blanket fort at Camp Kilo.
Check out their Facebook page to see when these Camp Kilo sessions run.
Camp Kilo Charcoal Club, 66 Kampong Bugis, #01-01 338987
NEXT: Cafe Melba →
By The Finder, last updated April 2019
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