Make the most of the warm weather and dry days by dining outdoors with a cocktail or beer to hand while devouring the finest food in Singapore. And whether you like to keep it casual or classy, we’re giving you 20 of our favourite alfresco dining restaurants for a meal outdoors in Singapore.
What could be better than indulging on the finest flavours of Italy, near the beach, at East Coast Park? This casual Italian restaurant is the perfect place to share comfort food with friends and create wonderful memories. The menu changes seasonally but you can expect delicious handmade pastas, freshly baked breads, seafood dishes, and much more – all complemented by breezy bottomless cocktails, wines, or beer.
📍1300 East Coast Parkway, East Coast Park Area F, Singapore 468964
First opened in 2017, this pet-friendly garden café has become a hotspot for dog owners. Situated in one of the best parks, the Botanic Gardens, it’s the perfect place to indulge on all your favourite foods in the sunshine. Relax to soothing tunes, opt for a delightful picnic on the lawn, or tuck into wholesome pastas, pizzas, breakfasts, and more, from an all-day dining menu – the choice is yours!
📍Botanico at The Garage, Cluny Park Rd, Level 1 The Garage, 50, Singapore 257488
As one of our favourite seaside eateries, this 5-star reviewed Greek restaurant, situated long the waterfront of Singapore River in Clarke Quay, does not disappoint. Inspired by Santorini, it’s a superb place to enjoy authentic Greek cuisine and brunches, with a river breeze, while watching the boats meander by. Plus, the alfresco area is pet-friendly so your furry friends can come along!
📍3A River Valley Road, Clarke Quay, #01-02, Singapore 179024
4. Caffe Fernet
Indulge on fresh Italian fare along the bay, with unmatched views of Marina Bay Sands, ArtScience Museum, Merlion Park and more landmarks – all paired with thoughtfully-crafted cocktails and beverages. Choose between outdoor high tables or low tables for the perfect catch-up, sunset sessions or romantic meal.
📍 70 Collyer Quay, #01-05 Customs House, Singapore 049323
Head to this delicious Italian restaurant, offering a slice of Southern Italy, hidden in the CBD. It boasts a charming alfresco terrace in an idyllic setting, against a historic shophouse and lit up by fairy lights – perfect for a group dinner. Tuck into the likes of fresh mozzarella and burrata, unique pastas, and even brunch on Sunday.
📍40 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089618
6. Merci Marcel
Opt for French cuisine by visiting this chic instagrammable café. With a number of eateries around Singapore, it’s hard to narrow down the best one. But their Tiong Bahru branch has an enchanting outdoor seating area surrounded by brick walls and plants while offering a fantastic spread. Additionally, all of their alfresco dining areas are pet-friendly.
📍 Various Locations
7. Sol And Luna
This sky-high garden bistro is housed atop the 51-storey CapitaSpring building. Enjoy a delicious meal from high teas to European eats in a beautiful garden setting. Read further about Sol And Luna here.
88 Market St, #17-01, Singapore 048948
8. Starbucks (Jurong Lake Gardens)
A charming new Starbucks opened in a hidden location in Jurong Lake Gardens. It’s the perfect place to relax with a coffee and bakery item, against the backdrop of beautiful views of Jurong Lake and the floating wetlands.
📍106 Yuan Ching Road, Jurong Lake Gardens, #01-01 Lakeside House, Singapore 619616
Escape the city to one of the best seaside restaurants in Singapore. Perched along Changi coast, it’s the perfect place for an outdoor meal against the breezy ocean. Plus, it’s pet-friendly and you’re certain to capture the best sunset snaps.
📍11 Changi Coast Walk, Singapore 499740
Here, grab outdoor seating in the Garden Wing, with views of the pool, and indulge on heavenly Southern Italian classics. Think pastas, pizzas and more, paired with exclusive views. Naturally, we recommend going at night to snap a shot in front of the pool, for a picture-perfect moment.
📍 22 Orange Grove Rd, Level One, Shangri-La Hotel, Garden Wing, Singapore 258350
Escape to this tranquil hilltop at Mount Faber Peak. Certainly, you’ll love the delightful Asian bites while taking in majestic views. Pair your meal with botanical-inspired drinks which make the perfect insta-worthy moment above the city. Wonderfully, this alfresco dining spot in Singapore is child-friendly.
📍 109 Mount Faber Rd, Faber Peak, Singapore 099203
Set on Telok Blangah Hill, this outdoor dining experience presents a greenhouse-inspired structure surrounded by plants and lush greenery. Indeed, you can’t go wrong with a brunch combined with freshly roasted coffee, floral cakes and pastries. Obviously, the whole setup makes a legendary Instagram picture.
📍10 Telok Blangah Green, Singapore 109178
Dine at one of the best rooftop dining experiences. In a luxurious rainforest setting, enjoy sensational views at any occasion. Indulge on a variety of delicious seafood, European dishes, yummy homemade desserts, and much more. Go at sunset for a laidback, snug and unique experience.
📍 Faber Peak Singapore, Level 2, 109 Mount Faber Road, 099203
This perfect late-night hangout is one of the best American eateries in Singapore. Experience epic views, under the stars, while diving into large diner plates, from corn dogs, mac & cheese, and even lush American cocktails. Be sure to capture a shot posing in front of Marina Bay Sands.
📍 1 Fullerton Rd, #01-06, Singapore 049213
15. The Summerhouse
📍 3 Park Ln, Singapore 798387
16. Como Cuisine
Experience elegance and yummy international platters. The charming garden is the perfect place, day or night, to snap ig-worthy pictures while you enjoy a carefully-presented outdoor meal.
📍 18A Dempsey Rd, Singapore 249677
Another one of the best alfresco dining spots in Singapore is The Coastal Settlement. Relax in a majestic botanical garden setting, complement with swinging chairs and quirky elements, indulge on hearty breakfasts, dinners, afternoon tea, and much more. Their signature cocktails and classic coffees make a great pairing for those insta-worthy shots. Equally, they offer a great food delivery service.
📍 200 Netheravon Rd, Singapore 508529
18. Privé at CHIJMES
Another spectacular outdoor eatery in Singapore. Relax against the backdrop of the CHIJMES building, or go during the day to take refuge under trees or at night for a cocktail under the stars. Prepare for delicious burgers, plant-powered breakfasts, pizzas, pastas and plenty of sweet options.
📍 Victoria St, #01-33, Singapore 187996
19. Le Jardin
This French and European-inspired eatery is one of the most instagrammable cafes in Singapore, and it is also pet-friendly. Excitingly, it was brought to life by the team behind Cafe De Nicole’s Flowers. Here, you can dine in a modern but casual setting surrounded by mother nature in Fort Canning Park. With marble tables, patterned tiles and more…it’s an excellent outdoor dining.
📍 5 Cox Terrace, Level 2, Fort Canning Arts Centre, Singapore 179620
20. Potato Head
Another one of our favourite rooftops in Singapore. Excitingly, this alfresco dining spot is a cosy drinking burrow and burger joint in the heart of Chinatown. Superb for day or night, whatever the occasion, gaze into the open sky while you tuck into a burger, rare dirty fries and for extra class, add a splendid royal gin and juice.
📍 36 Keong Saik Rd., Singapore 089143