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15 Gorgeous Restaurants In Parks, Including Pet-Friendly Cafes For Your Next Weekend Out

20th March 2024

Restaurants in parks across Singapore

Singapore’s name as “The Garden City” isn’t an unfounded one. Besides being recognised by UNESCO for our very own Botanic Gardens, we’re also blessed with some of the most beautiful parks amidst our concrete jungle. Apart from the greenery, some of these parks also house gorgeous dining options, some of which are happy to accommodate your paw friends too! To help you along, here are the most gorgeous restaurants in parks that will transport you out of Singapore.

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Best restaurants in parks in Singapore: a summary

Restaurant Park Address Opening Hours
Bee’s Knees Botanic Gardens 50 Cluny Park Road, Level 1, Botanic Gardens Singapore 257488 Daily 8am to 10pm
The Halia Botanic Gardens 1 Cluny Road, Ginger Garden, Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569 Daily 12pm-3:45pm, 6pm-9pm
Pangium Botanic Gardens 11 Gallop Road, Gallop Entrance, Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259015 Wed 6:30pm-10pm, Thurs-Sat 12pm-2:30pm, 6:30pm-10pm
Canopy Bishan Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park 1382 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, Singapore 569931 Mon-Fri 9am to 12am, Sat-Sun 9am to 10pm
WAWAWA Bistro Bedok Reservoir Park 901 Bedok Reservoir Road, Singapore 479266 Mon-Thurs 5pm-11pm, Fri 5pm-12am, Sat-Sun 11am-12am
East Coast Commune East Coast Park 1000 East Coast Parkway, Singapore 449876 Mon, Wed-Fri 8am-5:30pm, Sat-Sun 8am-9pm
St. Marc Bakery & Bar East Coast Park 920 East Coast Parkway, Singapore 449875 Mon-Thurs 12pm-9:30pm, Fri 12pm-12am, Sat 9am-12am, Sun 9am-11:30pm
Fico East Coast Park 1300 East Coast Parkway, Singapore 468964 Mon-Wed 5:30pm-10:30pm, Thurs-Sun 11:30am-3pm, 5:30pm-10:30pm
Wheeler’s Tropikana Gillman Barracks 9A Lock Road, Singapore 108926 Tue-Thurs 11:30am-11pm, Fri 11:30am-12am, Sat 9am-12am, Sun 9am-11pm
Canopy HortPark HortPark 33 Hyderabad Road, #01-01, Singapore 119578 Mon-Fri 10:30am-10pm, Sat-Sun 9am-10pm
Vineyard HortPark 33 Hyderabad Road, #02-02, Singapore 119578 Mon-Fri 11:30am-3pm, 6pm-10pm, Sat-Sun 10:30am-10pm
Hortus Gardens by the Bay 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953 Mon-Fri 11am-10pm, Sat-Sun 10am-10pm
Georges @ The Cove Pasir Ris Park 133 Pasir Ris Road, Singapore 519149 Mon-Thurs 3pm-11pm, Fri 12pm-12am, Sat 9am-12am, Sun 9am-11pm
Tiong Bahru Bakery Fort Canning Park 70 River Valley Road, Singapore 179037 Daily 7am-7:30pm
Wildseed Cafe Telok Blangah Hill Park 10 Telok Blangah Green, Singapore 109178 Mon 8pm-5pm, Tue-Thurs, Sun 8am-9pm, Fri-Sat 8am-11pm

1. Canopy Bishan

Restaurants In Parks Canopy Bishan
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This beautiful, pet-friendly restaurant feels like a greenhouse, with its surrounding glass windows and gorgeous alfresco dining area. Canopy Bishan, located in Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, is a perfect spot for sitting back, with a book in hand and coffee on the table. The diverse menu here includes pasta, burgers, pizzas, and a daily brunch till 2pm.

Restaurants In Parks Canopy Bishan Aglio Olio
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Go for their signature Crabmeat Aglio Olio ($23++), or try a Black Angus Cheeseburger ($23++) laced with truffle mayonnaise. If you’re here with vegetarian friends, there’s an Impossible Burger ($23++) that’s got a patty made with the meat alternative. It’s kid-friendly here too, with options such as the evergreen Ham & Cheese Toastie ($9++).

Address: 1382 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, Singapore 569931
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am to 12am, Sat-Sun 9am to 10pm
Tel: 6556 1533
Canopy Bishan is not a halal-certified eatery.

2. WAWAWA Bistro by the Reservoir

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WAWAWA Bistro by the Reservoir joins our list of restaurants in parks, overlooking the calm waters of Bedok Reservoir. It’s perfect in the evening when you can sit back, with your four-legged friend by your side, and watch as the sun sets on the horizon.

Restaurants In Parks WAWAWA Bistro Nam Yu Pork
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They have a range of Western, Asian, and fusion dishes here. Choices include Unagi Burger ($17.80++), Hakka-style fermented and deep-fried Crispy Nam Yu Pork ($13.80++), and Laksa Pasta ($15.80++).

Address: 901 Bedok Reservoir Road, Bedok Reservoir Park, Singapore 479266
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 5pm-11pm, Fri 5pm to 12am, Sat 11am to 12am, Sun 11am to 11pm
Tel: 6285 8038
WAWAWA Bistro by the Reservoir is not a halal-certified eatery.

3. Bee’s Knees

Restaurants In Parks Bee's Knees

Close by to the Cluny Court exit of Botanic Gardens is Bee’s Knees. This pet-friendly restaurant is situated on the ground floor of dining hub The Garage. They’ve revamped their menu, with Asian-inspired dishes.

Restaurants In Parks Fiery Shrimp Pizza

We loved the Spicy Duck Loaded Fries ($18.50++), loaded with Sriracha cream and mozzarella, as well as the Fiery Shrimp Pizza ($31++), which comes with a peppery squid ink garlic aioli base.

Read our Bee’s Knees review!

Address: 50 Cluny Park Road, Level 1, Botanic Gardens, Singapore 257488
Opening hours: Daily 8am to 10pm
Tel: 9815 3213
Bee’s Knees is not a halal-certified eatery.

4. East Coast Commune 

Restaurants In Parks East Coast Commune

If you’re a regular at East Coast Park, give East Coast Commune a shot when you’re there next. This cafe easily wins top spot for prettiest hangout in ECP to date, with a menu that includes sourdough waffles, sandwiches, and pasta.

Restaurants In Parks East Coast Commune Breakfast Platter
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They serve brunch daily till 3pm, with breakfast platters ($26++) available with pork fennel sausage and thick-cut bacon or smashed avocado and grilled halloumi, depending on whether you want something meat-free. For a sweet treat, try their Sourdough Waffles With Ice Cream (from $16++), which can be made vegan and gluten-free at a top-up of $2.

Address: 1000 East Coast Parkway, #01-03, East Coast Park, Singapore 449876
Opening hours: Mon, Wed-Fri 8am to 5:30pm, Sat-Sun 8am to 9pm
Tel: 8950 4142
East Coast Commune is not a halal-certified eatery.

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5. Wildseed Cafe @ The Alkaff Mansion

Restaurants In Parks Wildseed Cafe The Alkaff Mansion
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Set in a colonial black-and-white, Wildseed Cafe @ The Alkaff Mansion has all sorts of feels that brings me back to a sultry summer afternoon I spent at Kew Gardens in London. This pet-friendly floral cafe has a charming conservatory that you’ll love for the ‘Gram, but maybe not the heat. Don’t let this put you off yet, because there are also air-conditioned seats indoors.

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You’ll find your usual brunch suspects here, such as the vegetarian Smashed Avocado With Mushroom ($19++), and Bagel Eggs Benny ($18++), which features toasted bagels in place of English muffins. Otherwise, there’s also a Kelong Prawn & Scallop Pizza ($27++) that features local kelong seafood, and cherry tomatoes from the Cameron Highlands.

Address: 10 Telok Blangah Green, Telok Blangah Hill Park, Singapore 109178
Opening hours: Mon 8pm to 5pm, Tue-Thurs, Sun 8am to 9pm Fri-Sat 8am to 11pm
Tel: 8126 8484
Wildseed Cafe @ The Alkaff Mansion is not a halal-certified eatery.

6. Canopy HortPark

Restaurants In Parks Canopy HortPark

Located at Singapore’s Southern Ridges is another Canopy Garden Dining outpost. The stunning decor reminds us of Balinese resorts, giving you island getaway vibes without needing to hop on a plane. 

Restaurants In Parks Canopy HortPark Rosemary Chicken

The Western-centric menu here has brunch and all-day dining options, with their Rosemary Chicken ($25++) being praised for being a well-prepared rendition of the chook. Those craving red meat can get the Grilled Angus Ribeye ($38++), served with a red wine sauce. What’s more, Canopy HortPark is also dog-friendly!

Read our Canopy HortPark review!

Address: 33 Hyderabad Road, #01-01, HortPark, Singapore 119578
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10:30am to 10pm, Sat-Sun 9am to 10pm
Tel: 6556 1533
Canopy HortPark is not a halal-certified eatery.

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7. Vineyard 

Restaurants In Parks Vineyard
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Vineyard HortPark

Another IG-worthy eatery at HortPark is Vineyard, which specialises in modern European fare. They operate on a garden-to-table concept, so expect to see fresh produce showcased in their prettily plated dishes. 

Restaurants In Parks Vineyard Matcha Cod
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A visual stunner is the Matcha Cod ($42), featuring celeriac puree, roasted artichokes, and toasted almonds carefully placed to resemble fish scales. For a vegan option, go for the Risotto Aux Champignon ($24++) made with a locally farmed mushroom medley. Vineyard is also a pet-friendly spot!

Address: 33 Hyderabad Road, #02-02, HortPark, Singapore 119578
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm, Sat-Sun 10:30am to 10pm
Tel: 6479 7977
Vineyard is not a halal-certified eatery.

8. Wheeler’s Tropikana

Restaurants In Parks Wheeler’s Tropikana
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Opened by the folks behind Singapore’s beloved Wheeler’s Estate cafe, Wheeler’s Tropikana gives Bali beach club vibes through and through. The cafe is tucked within Gillman Barracks, near Telok Blangah Hill Park. The venue also hosts live music performances and is a regular pick for intimate wedding ceremonies, so you know it promises a lively atmosphere and stellar aesthetics.

Restaurants In Parks Wheeler’s Tropikana Kingfish Sashimi
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Food-wise, they’re all about Australasian cuisine. Their head chef is from the Land Down Under, and whips up dishes like Beer Battered Fish And Chips ($28++), Slow-Braised Yellow Chicken Curry ($18++), and a Kingfish Sashimi ($19++) dressed in coconut, lime, and chilli.

Address: 9A Lock Road, Gillman Barracks, Singapore 108926
Opening hours: Tue-Thurs 11:30am to 11pm, Fri 11:30am to 12am, Sat 9am to 12am, Sun 9am to 11pm
Tel: 8070 9088
Wheeler’s Tropikana is not a halal-certified eatery.

9. Hortus

Restaurants In Parks Hortus
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Looking for a fancy spot to celebrate a special occasion? You can’t go wrong with Mediterranean fare within Gardens by the Bay. Hortus lets you dine amidst the lush greenery of the Flower Dome, granting photo-worthy backdrops in every direction. The venue offers the nature vibes of parks, while providing air-conditioned comfort.

Restaurants In Parks Hortus Mediterranean
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Whet your appetite with a selection of starters like Pita Bread ($6 for two pieces) and house-made Hummus ($13) or their Mediterranean Cheese And Charcuterie board ($38++), before digging into classics like Shakshuka ($22++) and a platter of Turkish Beef And Lamb Kebabs ($38++). For a worthy splurge, try out their whole Sea Bass ($78++), grilled over wood fire.

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Level 2, Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore 018953
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am to 10pm, Sat-Sun 10am to 10pm
Tel: 6702 0158
Hortus is not a halal-certified eatery.

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10. St. Marc Bakery & Bar

Restaurants In Parks St Marc Bakery Bar
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Located along the Parkland Green strip at East Coast Park, St. Marc Bakery & Bar has mains like Oyako Don ($16++) and Japanese Curry Chicken Udon ($19++). What they’re most famous for are their desserts, though. They have a range of Waffle Cone Soft Serves ($7++ each) with fascinating names like Geisha, comprising red beans and condensed milk, and Madonna, which features frozen strawberries and chocolate sauce.

Restaurants In Parks St. Marc Bakery & Bar Fuji Pastry
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Regulars also love their Fuji series ($9++ each), a range of puff pastry desserts topped with vanilla soft serve ice cream that is meant to look like a snow-capped Mount Fuji. Get yours topped with red beans and matcha powder, frozen berries with strawberry sauce, or chocolate sauce and sliced bananas. Swing by for a late-night sweet treat on Fridays and Saturdays, when they open till midnight. You can also bring your furry friend along, as their outdoor seats are pet-friendly.

Address: 920 East Coast Parkway, #01-09/10, Parkland Green, East Coast Park, Singapore 449875
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 12pm to 9:30pm, Fri 12pm to 12am, Sat 9am to 12am, Sun 9am to 11:30pm
Tel: 6342 1786
St. Marc Bakery & Bar is not a halal-certified eatery.

11. Fico

Restaurants In Parks Fico Italian

Another charming spot within East Coast Park is Fico, a casual Italian eatery with gorgeous al fresco seating. With swaying lalang, colourful blooms, and a view of the coast before you, the atmosphere gives major out-of-Singapore vibes. What’s more, the outdoor area is pet-friendly, making this the perfect place to fuel up after a seaside stroll.

Restaurants In Parks Fico Italian Focaccina

Their specialty is the “focaccina”, a focaccia-pizza hybrid. It’s made with 80% semola flour, which is like semolina but milled twice for an even finer consistency. The result is a super light and airy dough with a crisp exterior. Go classic with the San Marzano Tomatoes Focaccina ($23++) which has bufala mozzarella and basil leaves, or opt for the Red Onions Of Acquaviva Focaccina ($18++) if you have a more adventurous palate—it comprises goat milk blue cheese, fried sage, and honey.

Read our Fico review!

Address: 1300 East Coast Parkway, East Coast Park Area F, Singapore 468964
Opening hours: Mon-Wed 5:30pm to 10:30pm, Thurs-Sun 11:30am to 3pm, 5:30pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 8121 7208
Fico is not a halal-certified eatery.

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12. Georges @ The Cove

Restaurants In Parks Georges At The Cove
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In the argument for Singapore’s best side, the East definitely scores a point with Georges @ The Cove. This laidback and pet-friendly bar and restaurant in Pasir Ris Park will whisk you away from hectic city life, letting you dine while facing the coastline. Recommended dishes include their Grilled Miso Sea Bass ($24.90++), Chilli Mussels ($23.90++), and Georges “Cop The Lot” Burger ($20.90++)—featuring a hefty 180g beef patty.

Restaurants In Parks Georges At The Cove Burger
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The setting is perfect for hangout sessions with the squad, chatting it up amidst the sea breeze. Grab some sharing plates to fuel your convos, with options like Sambal Coated Ikan Bilis ($9.90++), Fried Squid Head ($14.90++), and Luncheon Meat Chips ($10.90++). If the gang is particularly famished, a Georges Platter ($58.90++) will do nicely. It comes with an assortment of grilled bratwurst, onion rings, popcorn chicken, BBQ pork ribs, and chicken quesadillas.

Address: 133 Pasir Ris Road, Pasir Ris Park, Singapore 519149
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 3pm-11pm, Fri 12pm-12am, Sat 9am-12am, Sun 9am-11pm
Tel: 6585 0535
Georges @ The Cove is not a halal-certified eatery.

13. Tiong Bahru Bakery Fort Canning

Restaurants In Parks Tiong Bahru Bakery Fort Canning
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Tiong Bahru Bakery outlets are aplenty, but the Fort Canning branch sits you right smack in the thick of Fort Canning Park—perfect for pre- or post-hike sustenance. The al fresco area is pet-friendly, so you and your fur kid can both enjoy the fresh air and surrounding nature together. Feel free to bring your laptop along as well, as the cafe is work-friendly.

Restaurants In Parks Tiong Bahru Bakery Croissants

No visit to Tiong Bahru Bakery is complete without having one or all of their holy trinity: the Croissant ($4.20++), Pain Au Chocolat ($4.70++), and Kouign Amann ($5.80++). If you’re looking for a filling main, they have savoury dishes like Croque Monsieur ($12.60++), Salmon And Spinach Quiche ($12.50++), and Black Olive And Prosciutto Baguette ($12.80++).

Address: 70 River Valley Road, #01-05, Fort Canning Park, Singapore 179037
Opening hours: Daily 7am to 7:30pm
Tel: 6877 4865
Tiong Bahru Bakery is not a halal-certified eatery.

14. The Halia

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Aptly named because it’s situated in the Ginger Garden area of Botanic Gardens, The Halia is a European-Asian fusion restaurant with dishes catering to the whole family. Indulge in their Tasmanian Striploin ($62++ for 300g) or Grilled Barramundi ($38++), while the little one tuck into kids meals such as Crab Pasta and Cheeseburger ($12++ each), inclusive of milk or Ribena. 

Restaurants In Parks The Halia Steak
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Paying homage to its location and namesake, The Halia has a selection of both dishes and drinks featuring ginger. Examples include Charred Broccolini ($26++) with pickled ginger mayo, Paperbag Halibut Fillet ($35++) in a soy and ginger broth, and mocktails with adorable names like Ginger Jive and Heavenly Halia ($10++ each).

Address: 1 Cluny Road, Ginger Garden, Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 3:45 pm, 6pm to 9pm
Tel: 8444 1148
The Halia is a halal-certified eatery.

15. Pangium

Restaurants In Parks Pangium
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Tucked within the Botanic Gardens, Pangium is a reservations-only restaurant encased in an ultra-modern glasshouse. With plenty of flora surrounding the architectural feat, you’ll feel as if you’re dining in a private penthouse in a secluded forest. With a range of curated tasting menus priced $198++ and $258++ for lunch and dinner sessions respectively, this is a top-tier, Michelin-approved experience well worth saving up for.

Restaurants In Parks Pangium Tasting Menu
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Each meal consists of a starter, six to seven savoury courses, and two types of desserts to round things off, one of which is a platter of various kueh. Expect contemporary reimaginations of Peranakan and Straits Chinese cuisine here, with staples like kueh pie tee, ngoh hiang, buah keluak, and laksa executed with supreme flair and refinement. And of course, plated in a super atas fashion.

Address: 11 Gallop Road, Gallop Entrance, Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259015
Opening hours: Wed 6:30pm to 10pm, Thurs-Sat 12pm to 2:30pm, 6:30pm to 10pm
Tel: 8938 3891
Pangium is not a halal-certified eatery.

Restaurants in Singapore parks to dine amidst nature

Singapore is known for her food, and for her greenery─we’ve shortlisted these restaurants in parks where the two converge. If you’re after a respite from the busy city life, get some fresh air and sustenance at any one of these spots, and bring your pet along too!

For more eateries to bring your furry friend to, check out our guide to pet-friendly cafes in Singapore. You can also plan an outing to One Holland Village, an open-air mall where many of the restaurants and cafes are pet-friendly. For instance, the latest Surrey Hills Grocer outlet, which serves special treats for canines.

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Feature image adapted from @valerielimsee, Pangium, Georges, @eccommune, The Halia

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