FOOD, Food reviews, Food reviews - Singapore, Friends, Hunter, Playdates CHILLING OUT BY THE RIVER @ KITH CAFE 24 July 2012

Kith Cafe
7 Rodyk Street, #01-33
Watermark at Robertson Quay
Singapore 238215
PRICE: $$$
RATING: ????-

I’m such a sucker for little cafes, especially if they’re family and kid-friendly. One in particular that I visited recently really tickled my fancy, so much so that I ended up there twice in the same week!

Kith Cafe is situated right on the Singapore river, and is a teeny tiny cafe with predominantly outdoor dining. The best spots are the lil wooden tables and chairs in the outdoor grassy area, for people-watching and a bit of el fresco dining. Obviously, with Singapore’s heat, it’s best to go there early-ish for breakfast or brunch.


Kith Cafe


Dining under the trees by the river


Chilling out under the shade


They do a good coffee. I had the Latte and it was spot on. I learned the regular takeaway cups have a double-shot, and the large ones have a triple-shot, so I suppose that’s why they’re fantastically rich and full-flavoured.



I was really impressed with their Spaghetti and meatballs. It was an impressive portion of pasta with a simple tomato sauce that wasn’t too salty. But it was the fat meatballs that I liked most – they had a very homemade flavour to them, they were very moist, and were absolutely delicious. I’ve never been impressed with spaghetti and meatballs at cafes, but this one really did it for me. That said, I must note that Chris wasn’t particularly impressed with it.. declaring that it tasted “like canned spaghetti”. It didn’t for me!

Spaghetti and meatballs


But my absolute fave dish there is their Steak sandwich. Hooboy this is good!! Thin slices of steak that’s superbly tender and perfectly cooked both times I’ve ordered it, with a scattering of rocket leaves, a thin slice of cheese (wish they would triple the portion), and served with a side of yummy corn chips. If you had to pick just one dish, I reckon you should go for this 🙂

Steak sandwich


The Lava brioche was $4 which is pretty pricey, but at least it was really good. It looked pretty uninteresting when served, but the inside of the brioche was buttery and fluffy, with a very enticing-looking liquid chocolate center. It only has a small bit of chocolate though, wish it had heaps more!

Lava brioche


Hunter gave their Muesli with yogurt and strawberries a BIG thumbs up, and I was so impressed when the staff kindly gave him an extra pot of yogurt, complimentary.

I couldn’t resist the Strawberry yogurt milkshake and it didn’t disappoint. They used big fresh strawberries and scoops of frozen yogurt, all whizzed together. SO nice on a hot day!

Muesli with yogurt and strawberries (top-left), Strawberry and yogurt milkshake (bottom right)


Of course, the best bit is that since it’s outdoors, kids can run around and stretch their legs without disturbing others. Our lil ones took full advantage of that 😉

As you can see, Hunter is current in a selfish-phase, claiming every toy within reach HIS, and having a nervous breakdown if any kid tries to grab it 🙁


I love this pic – so sweet! I guess that’s how she managed to get the toy excavator out of Hunter’s hands 😉


Boys strolling along the river


This pic kinda reminds me of the Leo Dicaprio internet me-me of “Haters gonna hate” 😀 Google it if you have no idea what I’m talking about!




Super-hope that when Hunter grows up, he’ll date one of my gfs’ kids, and not some random lousy minx 😛


Looking like they’re walking off into the sunset together 😉


We then headed across the river to chill out with a swim, as it was a really hot day. My parents recently bought another place by the river, but it hasn’t been leased out yet, so we popped in to check it out and use the facilities 😛

The place is Hunter-approved


Nothing better than a swim when the weather is hot!


Big cuddles


Boys in blue, girls in pink. You know, just so no one gets confused 😉


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Sure thing! Park Mall is a bit of a weird location for me to get to though so I prefer this one… and I like the outdoor setting 🙂