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The best kid-friendly restaurants and cafés in Singapore

The best kid-friendly restaurants and cafés in Singapore

Searching for a family-friendly restaurant or café in Singapore to take the kids to during the weekends or holidays? Look no further than this list of eateries, including themed restaurants, diners with designated play areas for kids, and restaurants with kid’s menus. These child-friendly establishments offer everything from homely Italian fare to colourful milkshakes that are a feast for the eyes. Psst, there’s even a Harry Potter-themed restaurant that’s bound to delight young Potterheads. Craving dessert afterwards? Take your kids to the best ice cream shops in Singapore for a sweet treat on a hot day.  RECOMMENDED: The best free waterparks in Singapore and the best indoor playgrounds in Singapore

The best things to do in Singapore after dark

The best things to do in Singapore after dark

Like New York City, Hong Kong and Tokyo, Singapore’s a city that never sleeps. With its bustling nightlife, dazzling city lights as well as malls and eateries open around the clock or till late, there’s always something to do, even when night falls. We’ve rounded up some ideas to make the best of your time under the stars – from relaxing at a 24 hour spa and bar hopping to challenging your friends to an intense round of Catan or Monopoly. RECOMMENDED: The best free things to do in Singapore at night and The best supper spots in Singapore for late-night dining

The best alfresco bars in Singapore

The best alfresco bars in Singapore

We can all agree that Singapore’s weather is pretty temperamental – one second it’s scorching hot and the next, it’s pouring rain. But if there’s anything we should be thankful for, it’s how we’re able to spend time outdoors comfortably regardless of the 'season'. To appreciate this tropical weather of ours, as well as city views or lush scenery, hit up any of these alfresco bars around town. RECOMMENDED: The best rooftop bars in Singapore and the best secret bars in Singapore

The most Instagrammable cafés in Singapore

The most Instagrammable cafés in Singapore

There are several factors that make a café Instagrammable: its food, its interior decor, and its surroundings. Out of the hundreds of cafés around the island, we've picked out the most photogenic ones to help you rack up those likes. After all, we come for the food but stick around for the photos. RECOMMENDED: The most Instagram-worthy places in Singapore and the most Instagram-worthy HDB blocks in Singapore

The best milkshakes in Singapore

The best milkshakes in Singapore

Whenever we hear the word 'milkshake', we can't help but have the musical lyrics of Kelis' tune come to mind: “My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard/ And they're like, it's better than yours/ Damn right, it's better than yours/ I can teach you, but I have to charge.” Now that’s out of the way, we can concentrate on where to get the best of these indulgent American dessert-drinks. Thick, sweet, creamy and in all sorts of flavours and textures, this guilty pleasure is worth a decadent treat. Here’s where to find the best milkshakes that will make you seek their "yard." RECOMMENDED: The best healthy and guilt-free ice cream in Singapore and The best bakeries offering cake delivery in Singapore

The best photogenic hotels in Singapore

The best photogenic hotels in Singapore

The excitement to capture pretty images for Instagram has got everyone hunting for gorgeous backdrops all the time. So, here's a challenge for you to flaunt your creative juices: try to take as many cool shots as possible in the city. One of the best places to gather inspo? Singapore's beautiful hotels. Read on for some of the most photogenic hotels in Singapore you should plan your next staycay at. RECOMMENDED: The best Instagrammable hotel pools in Singapore and the most Instagram-worthy places in Singapore

The best chill cafés in the west of Singapore

The best chill cafés in the west of Singapore

The east undoubtedly comes to mind when you think of good food. But that doesn’t mean the other parts of Singapore don’t have dining options that impress. The west has a thriving café scene with everything from dessert shops offering ice cream, waffles and cakes to cafés serving all-day breakfasts. Stop by these chill spots when you’re on your next café crawl. RECOMMENDED: The best cafés that are hidden within bookstores and The best heartland cafés in Singapore

The ultimate guide to film cameras in Singapore

The ultimate guide to film cameras in Singapore

Film photography is back. This fad, mainly propelled by youngsters who have recently shown interest in shooting photos on film for a different look and experience from digital, has led to a growing pool of people purchasing film cameras and more fiddling around with disposable camera apps like Huji on smartphones. To ease you into this trend, we’ve rounded a list of places you can go to get yourself a point-and-shoot and develop your films, as well as free apps you can try to get that feel before investing in one of these classics. RECOMMENDED: The best smart home gadgets in Singapore and the best retro shops in Singapore to nail the old-school look

The most Instagram-worthy bars in Singapore

The most Instagram-worthy bars in Singapore

Ever ended a night out only to find blurry and non-’grammable images in your camera roll? Yep, we’ve been there too. Whether it’s snapshots of you and your mates or impressive-looking drinks you're chasing after, these bars in Singapore deliver. From aesthetically pleasing interiors to picturesque cocktails, these Instagrammable bars will leave your feed looking lit. RECOMMENDED: The most Instagrammable cafés in Singapore and the best restaurants and cafés with Instagrammable neon signs

The best escape rooms in Singapore

The best escape rooms in Singapore

Put on your thinking cap at these escape rooms that are filled with puzzles and vexing scenarios to test your friendships. Without giving too much away, we clue you in on some of the best escape rooms Singapore has to offer. Be strategic about who you enter these simulations with – grab a couple of your brainier friends and work your way through our top picks. RECOMMENDED: The best hiking trails in Singapore and the top things to do this month

The best corporate team bonding activities in Singapore

The best corporate team bonding activities in Singapore

Bring up “team bonding” and most people would think of staff retreats at the beach, team games like Egg Drop and other cringe-inducing situations that force colleagues to work together. But why make bonding experiences cliché and dull when these companies have options to make the mandatory day off work a whole lot more interesting? Forget those awkward company dinners and get-to-know-me sessions. Here are some exciting team building activities to consider for your next company get-together, guaranteed to bring smiles to everyone’s faces. RECOMMENDED: The best communal dining restaurants for big groups and the best party venues in Singapore

The best arcade and games bars in Singapore

The best arcade and games bars in Singapore

If you find Singapore's drinking scene too sterile and dull, then check out these fun bars to unleash the inner party animal – or geek – in you. Whether you’re trying to get onto Chupitos’ 'Hall of Fame' or figuring out how to use Ryu’s Hadouken in a drunken state at Nineteen80, these arcade and games bars are guaranteed to give you an exciting night out – with a joystick or dart in one hand, and a pint of beer in the other. RECOMMENDED: 50 best bars in Singapore and where you can get the cheapest happy hours in Singapore

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Wishes Cafe

Wishes Cafe

Nestled within the MacPherson neighbourhood, expect a non-flamboyant exterior when you walk up to this café’s storefront. But stroll in and a massive pink sakura tree spanning the entire ceiling welcomes you. This centrepiece adds vibrancy to its simple space and creates a backdrop that’s Insta-worthy. Serving ice cream that is housemade using fresh milk, flavours range from classics like vanilla and strawberry to unique ones like Japanese sweet potato and sesame. Get yourself a scoop ($3.50 for single; $6 for double) to pose with under the tree, and don’t forget other items on the menu too, like sandwiches ($5.90), fries ($5) and baked mid wings ($5.80).

Glyph Supply Co

Glyph Supply Co

Complete with all-white furnishings and floor-to-ceiling windows that allow plenty of natural light to come through, Glyph is decked out in a minimalist palette. If you’re a fan of this aesthetic, come by this cafe-roastery for coffee and light bites, then proceed to take heaps of ‘grammable pictures of yourself or your food within its clean and sleek space. Offering a small menu of beverages, coffees are priced at $4.50 for black, $5.50 for white and $6 for cold brew while teas start from $6. Coffee with rotating filters brought in from different countries are available too, and bakes, on the other hand, are supplied daily from Carpenter & Cook to ensure freshness.

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Instagram spotlight: what our readers are 'gramming this month

Instagram spotlight: what our readers are 'gramming this month

Have you explored any fun new playgrounds? Or had a picnic in the park? Each month, we get our readers to share their favourite experiences in the city by hashtagging their Instagram posts with #timeoutsg or #timeoutsingapore for a chance to be featured on our magazine. This month, our readers snap their favourite play areas. Here are our June picks:    1. Kallang Wave Mall by Amy Woolloff (@alternativesingapore) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Amy Woolloff (@alternativesingapore) on Apr 19, 2019 at 2:16am PDT   2. Jewel Changi Airport by Alexx Kings (@alexx_nxxtlvl) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alexx Kings | AG Wheels | BC | (@alexx_nxxtlvl) on Apr 29, 2019 at 7:19am PDT   3. Tiong Bahru Park Playground by walkingblonde.ru (@walkingblonde.ru) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sharing Is Caring 🐾 (@walkingblonde.ru) on May 5, 2019 at 9:40pm PDT   4. Toa Payoh Dragon Playground by Gene (@junkian) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Gene 🐋 (@junkian) on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:17am PDT   5. Heritage Chalet Pasir Ris Water Venture by Nancy Tang (@huijun3010) View this post on Instagram A post shared by @nancy tang (@huijun3010) on Apr 18, 2019 at 6:01pm PDT   6. Merlion Walk by Justyna Reginek (@blondvoyage) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Justyna Reginek👩🏼‍⚕️ (@blondvoyage

Instagram spotlight: what our readers are 'gramming this month

Instagram spotlight: what our readers are 'gramming this month

Have you ventured out recently to a new restaurant? Or dined at one of your go-to cafes? Each month, we get out readers to share their favourite experiences in the city by hashtagging their Instagram posts with #timeoutsg or #timeoutsingapore for a chance to be featured on our magazine. This month, our readers snap their favourite meals. Here are out April picks:   1. Two Chefs Eating Place by Christy (@girlfromcalifornia) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Christy - Food + Travel (@girlfromcalifornia) on Mar 18, 2019 at 7:08pm PDT   2. Crown Bakery & Cafe by Nayara Viagem (@tipsbynay) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nayara✩ Viagem✩ Travel & Style (@tipsbynay) on Feb 24, 2019 at 5:46am PST   3. Shimbashi Soba by Deltrishious (@deltrishious) View this post on Instagram A post shared by D E L T R I S H I O U S (@deltrishious) on Feb 24, 2019 at 3:49pm PST   4. Wheeler's Yard by Beyond Norm (@therealbeyondnorm) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Beyond Norm (@therealbeyondnorm) on Mar 17, 2019 at 7:49am PDT     5. DB Bistro & Oyster Bar by A Dash & A Splash (@adashandasplash) View this post on Instagram A post shared by A Dash & A Splash 🥑 Yummy Food (@adashandasplash) on Mar 1, 2019 at 3:15am PST   6. Village Nasi Lemak by Adam (@a.d.a.m.h.u.a.n.g) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Adam (@a.d.a.m.h.u.