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9 Awesome Halal Kid-Friendly Eateries In SG Every Parent Will Love


Sharifah Yusoff  •  Feb 13, 2018


[Updated: 7 September 2021] The 2021 September school holidays are here! As we know, eating out with toddlers in tow can be a little of a challenge. Aside from fussy eaters, some children are truly energetic and require more than a satisfying meal to keep them at the table. It comes in handy then when eateries offer kid-friendly features like activities to keep young diners entertained as well as a kid's menu for the ease of the parents. Wondering what's the best halal kid-friendly restaurant in Singapore? Here are 9 halal kid-friendly restaurants and cafes in Singapore you can bring your children to for an enjoyable family meal out 🤗

Halal kid-friendly restaurants and cafes in Singapore

1. Grill Ninety Nine

Located at Arab Street in the trendy Bugis/Kampong Glam area, Grill Ninety Nine is a Western restaurant that serves up all kinds of grilled meat dishes from Angus Beef Ribs to Rotisserie Chicken to Pan-Seared Lamb Shank. You won’t need to worry about the serving sizes being too big for your little ones because they have a kids’ menu too! Kids between 3-8 years old can choose from pasta bolognese, chicken fingers, or a kid-friendly portion of fish and chips. Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 142 Arab Street, Singapore 199828 Facebook

2. Beyond Pancakes

Pancakes are every kid’s favourite meal and Beyond Pancakes definitely takes them to the next level. 🤩 Forget your standard simple pancakes with a slab of butter - here’s where you’ll find pancakes of both the sweet and savoury variety! Their savoury options include Gourmet Flapjacks topped with scrambled eggs, baked beans and hashbrowns (perfect for breakfast!), and Les Saucisses which comes with mushrooms and spring onions mixed into the batter, and topped with chicken sausage and more. Halal status: Halal-certified Facebook P.S. These 9 outdoor activities in Singapore are perfect for you and your kids!

3. Lina’s Cafe

A visit to Lina’s Café at Jalan Pisang is more than just having a delicious meal – it’s a sign of solidarity for friends with autism. Branding itself as an autism-friendly eatery, Lina’s Café aims to raise awareness about autism visibility by providing a safe space for children with autism and their families. Inclusivity is a key feature here and special needs children will never be judged or be faulted for if they become “disruptive” or break anything in the café 😊 Halal status: Muslim-owned Address:  7 Jln Pisang, Singapore 199074  Facebook

4. The Halia

Thinking of a more peaceful dining retreat with the family? Then The Halia at Singapore Botanic Gardens is the perfect place for you and your family to enjoy a meal together! The cosy ambience and alfresco seating let you savour your food while experiencing a refreshing outdoor vibe. Bringing your kids to The Halia is also a no-brainer especially since the restaurant offers a menu dedicated to the young ones. So, throw away your worries and troubles of skimming through the menu to see what's suitable for your children to eat. Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 1 Cluny Road, Ginger Garden Singapore Botanic Garden, Singapore 259569 Facebook

5. Manhattan Fish Market

When it comes to enjoying a seafood meal, Manhattan Fish Market is definitely one name that comes to mind. Their Family Platter is definitely a must-try - it comes with Flaming lobster, XL scallops, poached mussels and more! 🤤 If your kids aren't too good with seafood yet, they also have a junior menu that's more appealing to kids' tastes! Halal status: Halal-certified Facebook

6. Sora Boru

Sora Boru’s chirashi bowls, curry rice bowls, and soba bowls are the perfect dish when you’re craving some Japanese food. Easy, simple, and customisable, they have a variety of toppings you can choose from including Chicken Karaage Curry Don and Chicken Katsu Curry Don. Their chirashi bowls even come in a kid-friendly “Mini” size, which contains 1 base (sushi rice or mixed greens), 1 type of fish (do note that this is sashimi so we only recommend it for older kids), 2 add-on’s (including cooked items like shrimp, ham, and hanjuku egg), and 1 sauce. Of course, if your kids aren’t eating raw fish yet they have so many other types of rice bowls to choose from including the Salmon Teriyaki Toji Don which comes with a serving of teriyaki salmon served over fluffy scrambled eggs! 😋 Halal status: Halal-certified Facebook

7. Swensen's

With Western dishes at affordable and mid-range prices, Swensen's is a classic restaurant many Singaporeans have fond memories of dining at with our families when we were much younger. 😁 Their Kid's Meals have also remained on the menu for years now, including options like chicken bolognese spaghetti, cheesy omelette, and kid-friendly portions of fish and chips or chicken strips and fries. Not to forget, they have a huge variety of desserts and even Kid's Sundaes too! Halal status: Halal-certified Facebook

8. IKEA Restaurant @ IKEA Tampines

To Singaporeans, IKEA is more than just a warehouse-style furniture store; it’s also home to fan-favourite crispy chicken wings, juicy Swedish meatballs and cheap vanilla-flavoured ice-cream. IKEA Tampines is also the only IKEA outlet in Singapore that offers halal selections! Their cafeteria-style restaurant's halal dishes include Swedish meatballs, pasta with meatballs, and chicken cutlet spaghetti - all kid-friendly meals that your young ones will love too. Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 60 Tampines North Drive 2, Singapore 528764 Website

9. The Royals Café

The Royals Café is a casual and cosy eatery that serves up both Western and local delights. Famous for their Nyonya mee siam (rice vermicelli in a spicy and sour gravy topped with half-boiled egg, fried bean curd and Chinese chives), other notable dishes to try are Nasi Lemak Classic and their range of delectable cakes and confectionery. The Royals Café also has kid-friendly set meals that come with a choice of drink. 😊 Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 19 Upper East Coast Rd, Singapore 455209 Facebook With child-friendly menus, cute character dishes (and more!) to keep your young diners entertained, you’re set to score some serious brownie points and be their favourite adult at meal times☺️ We hope these kid-friendly eateries are helpful the next time you plan on taking the kids out for a meal! Check out other articles for your dine-in plans: