Our favorite early morning breakfast spots in Singapore

Our two year old twins wake up around 6:45-7:00am. On Sundays, we enjoy venturing to one of our usual early morning breakfast spots. Most places in Singapore open around 8:00-9:00am, so parents with early risers may often wonder where to go for an early morning brunch. Our current go-to places include:

Kith Cafe

Family friendly cafe with 8 outlets in Singapore. The Marina Square cafe has a small play area for kids, and the Robertson Quay spot is right off the boardwalk–perfect for cycling and scootering.

Locations

1) 11 Cairnhill Road (6:30 am to 10:00 pm)

2) 619D Bukit Timah Road (7:00 am to 10:00 pm)

3) 69 Spottiswoode Park Road (7:00 am to 10:00 pm)

4) 7 Rodyk Street #01-28 (7:00 am to 4:00 pm Mon-Fri, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Sat-Sun)

5) 9 Raffles Boulevard #01-44/45 (7:30 am to 10:00 pm)

6) 163 Penang Road #01-01 (7:30 am to 10:00 pm)

7) 6 Raffles Boulevard, #02-49 Marina Square (10:00 am to 10:o0 pm)

8) 350 Orchard Road, Level 2 (11:00 am to 9:00 pm Mon-Th & Sun, 11:00 am to 9:30 pm Fri-Sat)

Our favorite dishes

Hot dog, breakfast wrap, pulled pork & eggs (dishes vary slightly depending on location)

Baker & Cook

Bakery with 7 outlets in Singapore. The Namly Estate location has a playground across the street.

Locations

1) 77 Hillcrest Road (7:00 am to 8:00 pm Sun-Th, 7:00 am to 10:00 pm Fri-Sat)

2) 64 Namly Place (7:30 am to 10:00 pm)

3) 44 Jalan Merah Saga, #01-56 Chip Bee Gardens (7:30 am to 8:00 pm Sun-Th, 7:30 am to 10:00 pm Fri-Sat)

4) 41 Sunset Way, #01-23 Clementi Arcade (7:30am to 8:00pm Mon-Th, 7:30am to 10:00pm Fri-Sun)

5) 1 Swan Lake Avenue (7:30am to 10:00pm)

6) 80 Middle Road, Intercontinental Hotel (8:00 am to 7:00 pm)

7) 2 Magazine Road (Kiosk at Holiday Inn Express)

Our favorite dishes

Savoury french toast, eggs benedict

Common Man Coffee Roasters

Pricier than Kith Cafe and Baker & Cook, opens at 7:30am. Serves the best coffee out of the 3 cafes listed here.

Our favorite dishes

Common Man full breakfast, organic eggs benedict

 

Do you have any favorite early morning breakfast spots? Let me know by leaving a comment!

Going out with twins in Singapore, from birth to year 1

Despite the mountainous struggles you’ll face the first 3-4 months, this period is the best time to go out with twins out and even travel on long haul flights. Most young infants will sleep through loud noise and movement.

Our stroller setup (Chicco Keyfit 30 car seats + Baby Jogger City Select stroller) made it easy to tandem bottle feed our twins when they were hungry.

Local outings

We frequented shopping malls with wide spaces such as:

  • City Square Mall (arrive before 11am on weekends, as it usually gets crowded mid-day)
  • Square 2 / Velocity (also best to arrive before peak hours)
  • Ngee Ann City
  • Paragon
  • Zhongshan Mall (which has an amazing FairPrice Finest!)
  • Suntec City (enormous space but the lifts are spread out, so you’ll get lots of exercise)

We ate at these baby friendly restaurants quite often:

  • Paradise Inn
  • Jamie’s Italian
  • Food for Thought
  • Omakase Burger
  • Kith Café (the Robertson Quay branch opens at 7am)

Indoor playgrounds are extremely popular in Singapore, and most offer free admission before age 1. We started taking our twins to play parks around 8 months. Our favorites:

  • Pororo Park at Marina Square (admission is quite expensive for kids age >1)
  • Cool De Sac at Suntec City
  • Fidgets World at The Grandstand (weekends and public holidays are often crowded, so the toddler play area can become too rough for small children)

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