(Updated on 8 January 2016) If you ever need an excuse to go to East Coast Park, you can now suggest going there to check out the nice new bars and cafes at Parkland Green.
The just completed National Parks’ project features a mix of dining and recreation retail outlets and has a 1-hectare open lawn. You can bring your own food and have a picnic at the lawn or enjoy eating at one of the restaurants there and ending with drinks at a bar.
Sandbank is a family-friendly cafe with an in-house bakery serving pastas, pizzas, pies, sandwiches, deserts, chargrilled meats and seafood. There is an interesting 15 metre plunge pool for customers of Sandbank; you can order drinks from the poolside bar. On weekends, they have an International Breakfast Buffet at $19 for adults and $9.50 for kids (4-12).
Tel: +65 6247 7988
Tue-Fri: 4:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sat-Sun: 9:00 am – 12:00 am
Full Pint Brewery & Fish Bar Restaurant
A micro-brewery that offers burgers, pizza, sandwiches and western styled grilled seafood.
Tel: +65 6342 0244
Mon – Fri: 3pm to 12 midnight
Sat & Sun: 12 noon to 12 midnight
Closed on Tuesday
Tel: +65 6342 0244
Atmosphere Bistro Bar
Atmosphere Bistro has bistro offerings in the day serving cakes, pizzas, baked rice, burgers and mains such as duck confit, baby back ribs, miso salmon and cajun chicken. It transforms into a bar at night.
Tel: +65 6440 9705
Mon – Thu: 6pm – 12 midnight
Fri: 6pm – 1am
Sat & Sun: 10:30 am – 1:00 am
Bakery & Bar ST. MARC
Bakery & Bar ST. MARC is a new dining concept by Saint Marc Cafe offering wine, beer, pasta, tapas and bar food.
Tel: +65 6342 1786
Tues to Fri: 11am to 10pm
Sat & Sun: 9am to 10pm
Pick Me Up Cafe
Pick Me Up Cafe by Yogurt Story does Yogurt Gelato, Cold Pressed Juice, Artisan Bread and all day breakfast.
We tried their Cajun Chicken Melt ($9.90) which was good. The bread was nicely toasted and delicious. Durian yogurt gelato ($4.50) came with a free choice of topping. Iced-Latte was $5.
Tel: +65 6348 1909
Tues to Fri: 3pm to 11pm
Sat & Sun: 9am to 12 midnight
Patro’s Sports Bar & Restaurant
Sports restaurant bar with cricket and soccer as the main sporting themes. Cuisine is a mix of Indian and Mexican dishes with a variety of cocktails and margaritas.
Mon, Wed & Thurs 11.30 am – 11pm
Fri & Sat 11.30 am to 1am
Sun 11am – 11pm
Closed on Tuesday
Tel: +65 6440 9372
Starbucks has a nicely decorated cafe right at the edge of the park allowing you to sip your coffee and enjoy a great view of the greenery and the sea.
Mon to Fri: 9am to 10pm
Sat & Sun: 7.30am to 10pm
It is within the premises of Cheers Convenient Store and serves the traditional breakfast sets and other local dishes.
Parkland Green also houses Tag Team, an indoor multi-weapon laser tag facility which is suitable for children as young as 4 years old. Hvper Sports FB Page and In-line Culture – specialising in bicycles, inline skates, urban scooters and skateboards are also there.
Parkland Green is at Area C1 of East Coast Park (across the highway from Parkway Parade). The pedestrian underpass from Marine Parade leads right up to Parkland Green. Bus 401 (which operates only on weekends and public holidays) stops right in front of the grounds. Parking is available at the surface car-park with over 300 lots.
What to eat at East Coast Park? Parkland Green offers an interesting range of dining and drinking options. If you need more choices, Big Splash is nearby (see our posts What to eat at East Coast Park’s Big Splash and Food places and restaurants at Raintree Cove, East Coast Park ). The new Marine Cove East Coast Park has just opened.
920 East Coast Parkway