8 Insta-Worthy Alfresco Restaurants & Cafés In Singapore To Enjoy The Fresh Air While You Dine

8 Insta-Worthy Alfresco Restaurants & Cafés In Singapore To Enjoy The Fresh Air While You Dine

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By Karmen on 10 Sep 2020
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Is it just us or does the food taste better and the company seem livelier when there's some fresh air and a view?

Well, you can put this theory to the test at the eight Insta-worthy alfresco restaurants and cafés we found in Singapore that has outdoor seating.

Keep reading to check out the alfresco dining spots! 

#1 Wildseed Café at The Alkaff Mansion

at The Alkaff Mansion
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We've mentioned the Wildseed at The Summerhouse outlet in our list of romantic dining spots in Singapore.

This outlet is nestled on Telok Blangah hill and the outdoor dining area has a greenhouse-like structure covered in plants. The area is also surrounded by greenery with the charming colonial-style Alkaff Mansion next to it.


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The café offers freshly roasted coffee, sandwiches, floral cakes, pastries, hearty weekend brunches and casual, all-day fare.

salad, coffee and croissant
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📍Level 1, 10 Telok Blangah Green, Singapore 109178
⏰ 8am - 4pm daily
🌐Website | Facebook | Instagram

#2 Merci Marcel @ Tiong Bahru 

Merci Marcel Tiong Bahru garden patio
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French restaurant Merci Marcel has a number of outlets that have Insta-worthy outdoor seating areas. Our favourite is the one at Tiong Bahru where hanging potted plants, rattan furniture and an exposed brick wall at the patio dining area create a warm and cosy environment.

Merci Marcel Tiong Bahru garden patio
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Merci Marcel Tiong Bahru garden patio
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The restaurants serves simple French cuisine like sourdough bread, cured pork, pizzas and artisan cheeses. Leave some stomach space for the desserts like lemon pie and crème brûlée!

salad, sunny side up egg and cured pork
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row of rillettes on a platter
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Merci Marcel @ Tiong Bahru
📍56 Eng Hoon Street #01-68, Singapore 160056
⏰Sun to Tues: 8am – 10.30pm
🌐Website | Facebook | Instagram

#3 COMO Cuisine

COMO Cuisine outdoor dining with fairy lights
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COMO Cuisine has a cosy outdoor seating area that'll make you feel like you're dining in a peaceful garden.

COMO Cuisine outdoor dining area
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COMO Cuisine outdoor dining area
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If it gets too hot or you didn't manage to get an outdoor seat, the indoor dining area has plants hanging from the high ceilings and plenty of natural lighting to mimic the alfresco experience.

COMO Cuisine indoor seating
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The restaurant has a simple menu consisting of Western-style brunch dishes with an Asian twist.

COMO Cuisine Kurobuta pork ribs
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COMO Cuisine salmon and cucumber on toast
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COMO Cuisine
📍Block 18A Dempsey Road, Singapore 249677
 Mon to Fri: 9am - 3pm; Sat, Sun & PH: 9am - 4pm, 6 - 9:30pm
🌐Website | Facebook | Instagram

#4 Privé @ Chijmes

Privé @ Chijmes alfresco dining area
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The alfresco area at Privé overlooks the beautiful central lawn of Chijmes. At night, the fairy lights against the historical backdrop of the former Catholic convent creates an enchanting atmosphere.

Privé @ Chijmes alfresco dining area
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The restaurant serves American cuisine like burgers, pizzas, pancakes and pastas.

burger at Privé @ Chijmes
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mushroom dish at Privé @ Chijmes
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Privé @ Chijmes
📍30 Victoria St, #01-33, Singapore 187996
⏰ Mon to Fri: 11.30am - 10.30pm; Sat, Sun & PH: 10.30am - 10.30pm
🌐Website | Facebook | Instagram

#5 Arbora

Arbora restaurant outdoor seating at sentosa
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Perched atop the lush greenery of Mount Faber Park, Arbora offers panoramic views of Sentosa, the cable cars and the rainforest hillside while you enjoy your meal. Reserve a table by the glass railings at the edges of the restaurant for the best view!

view at Arbora restaurant outdoor seating at sentosa
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The menu has western classics like steak and roast chicken as well as craft beers and botanical inspired drinks.

roast chicken and vegetables on mashed potatoes
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baked fish on assorted vegetables
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📍109 Mount Faber Road, Faber Peak Singapore, Level 2, Singapore 099203
⏰ 11am - 10.30pm daily
🌐Website | Facebook | Instagram

#6 PS. Cafe @ East Coast Park

PS. Cafe @ East Coast Park
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What sets this PS. Cafe branch from the others is its beachfront-style setting and the sea view.

PS. Cafe @ East Coast Park outdoor seating
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Even the indoor dining area has an alfresco vibe with large glass windows that provide unobstructed views of the sea and greenery.

PS. Cafe @ East Coast Park indoor seating
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The cafe serves classic brunch items like steak, duck confit, pizzas and pastas.

steak and fries at PS. Cafe @ East Coast Park
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duck confit at PS. Cafe @ East Coast Park
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PS. Cafe @ East Coast Park
📍1110 East Coast Parkway, Cyclist Park 01-05/06/07, Singapore 449880
⏰ 10am to 10pm daily
🌐Website | Facebook | Instagram

#7 OverEasy

OverEasy outdoor seating with view of marina bay skyline
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The alfresco dining area of this all-American diner boasts spectacular views of the Marina Bay skyline.

view of marina bay skyline at night with fireworks
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If you didn't manage to get an outdoor seat, the indoor area is just as Insta-worthy with a retro American diner look that'll transport you into the 60's.

OverEasy retro style american diner
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The menu features iconic American dishes, milkshakes and American-inspired cocktails.

american style food in retro restaurant
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OverEasy
📍1 Fullerton Road, #01-06, One Fullerton, Singapore 049213
⏰ 12 - 3pm, 5 - 10.30pm daily
🌐Website | Facebook | Instagram

#8 Bee's Knees at The Garage

Bee's Knees at The Garage
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Nestled in Singapore Botanic Gardens, Bee's Knees has recently extended their second floor, creating an air-conditioned alfresco terrace aptly named 'The Secret Garden'. This cosy dining area serves as a lunch venue on weekdays. Potted plants, a green wall and a canopy of leaves create the perfect outdoor dining setup without the heat.

Bee's Knees at The Garage
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The menu offerings ranges from pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, snacks, waffles to ice cream and pancakes with a wide variety of beverage options.

meat pizza, salad and fruit
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waffles ice cream and fruit
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Bee's Knees

📍50 Cluny Park Rd, Level 1 Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 257488
⏰8am to 10pm daily (second floor alfresco area is only open on weekdays from 11am - 3pm)
🌐Website | Facebook | Instagram

As these are unprecedented times, we recommend that you double check with the restaurants and cafes for their latest opening hours before you visit!

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