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7 Wheelchair Friendly Restaurants in Singapore

7 wheelchair friendly restaurants and cafes in Singapore

7 wheelchair friendly restaurants in Singapore

Food is an integral part of the Singaporean experience. Whether it’s family gatherings, celebratory meals or the everyday food hunt, being wheelchair-bound should not be an issue. Read on for 7 handicap friendly eating places and options for wheelchair rental and transportation.

Wheelchair accessibility

A space can be described as “wheelchair accessible” when the wheelchair user is able to stay seated in their wheelchair at all times.

With their spaces thoughtfully designed to welcome wheelchair users, here are 7 eating places to visit for your next meal.

Wheelchair friendly restaurants in Singapore

1. Food Capital 

Buffet Restaurant, $$$$

Food CapitalImage by My Millenium

Food Capital is an all-day-dining and buffet restaurant located in the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel. The menu is an array of indulgent Asian and international delights, with the Patisserie and Seafood-on-Ice section as their highlights. A la carte menu items are also available. 

Wide pathways in the restaurant allow wheelchair users to move around and survey the buffet area. There is also a wheelchair-accessible drop-off point and wheelchair accessible toilets on the restaurant’s premises.

  • Non-halal, vegetarian-friendly
  • Address: 392 Havelock Road, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Ground Floor, Singapore 169663
  • Hours: 12:00pm to 2:30pm (lunch), 6:00pm to 10:00pm (dinner)
  • Tel: +65 6233 1338 / 8168 1539

2. Carousel Buffet Restaurant

Buffet Restaurant, $$$

Carousel Buffet RestaurantImage by Carousel Buffet Restaurant

With over 100 mouthwatering dishes prepared in halal-certified kitchens, Carousel Buffet Restaurant promises guests a kaleidoscope of flavours. On weekends, guests can expect special menu add-ons like the Tobiko (Flying Fish Roe) and Baked Whole Snapper with Pesto (dinner special).

Stairs-free access into the restaurant is available via the main entrance of the Royal Plaza on Scotts hotel.

  • Halal, vegetarian-friendly
  • Address: 25 Scotts Rd, Royal Plaza, Singapore 228220
  • Hours: 12:00pm to 2.00pm (lunch), 6:30pm to 9:30pm (dinner)
  • Tel: +65 6219 3780

3. Katong Kitchen

Buffet Restaurant, $$$

Katong KitchenImage by Halalmak

Katong Kitchen is situated in the heart of Singapore’s food district and their menu takes inspiration from local food heritage. With an international spread focusing on Peranakan, Macanese, Asian and local Chinese fare, there is something for everyone and their taste buds.

Wheelchair accessibility to the restaurant is facilitated with a chair lift at the entrance. With the buffet positioned around the perimeter of the restaurant, food is always within reach.

  • Halal, vegetarian-friendly
  • Address: 25 Marine Parade Village Hotel Katong, Level 4, 449536
  • Hours: 11.00am – 10.00pm (daily)
  • Tel: +65 6551 2141

4. Courtyard Cafe

Cafe, $$

Courtyard CafeImage by Courtyard Cafe

Nestled in the Supreme Court Wing of the National Gallery and a stone’s throw away from Funan Mall, the Courtyard Cafe is a prime tea time location. Their Straits Asian menu includes authentic local dishes, bakes and beverages.

Wheelchair users can access the cafe from within the National Gallery, through the automatic doors.

  • Halal, vegetarian-friendly
  • Address: 1 St Andrew’s Rd, #01-02A, Singapore 178957 (National Gallery)
  • Hours: 10.30am – 7.00pm (Mondays – Wednesdays), 10.30am – 8.00pm (Thursdays – Sundays)
  • Tel: +65 6384 1874

5. Crossings Cafe

Cafe, $$

Crossings CafeImage by Crossings Cafe

Being a social enterprise that supports charities and provides employment opportunities for the disadvantaged, wheelchair accessibility is no doubt an important cause to the people of Crossings Cafe. Their menu does not compromise on quality and includes both western and local favourites.

Wheelchair users will be able to move comfortably between the cafe’s seating and tables. A wheelchair accessible drop-off point and toilets are also available at the premises.

  • Non-halal, vegetarian-friendly
  • Address: #01-01 55 Waterloo St, Catholic Centre, Singapore 187954
  • Hours: 10.00am – 10.00pm (Tuesdays – Sundays)
  • Tel: +65 6338 2669

6. Food for Thought

Bakery/Cafe, $$

Food For ThoughtImage by Food For Thought

Besides a variety of hearty local dishes, visitors can enjoy the natural sunlight streaming in through the glass windows. Food for Thought is sure to satisfy both tummies and culture-loving minds with their curated selection of locally published children’s books, cookbooks, autobiographies, art and design books and poetry.

Entrance to the cafe is accessible via lift and the National Museum‘s main entrance. Toilets on each level of the museum have grab bars and are wide enough for a single user on a manual wheelchair.

  • Non-halal, vegetarian-friendly
  • Address: 93 Stamford Road, National Museum of Singapore, #01- 04/05, Singapore 178897
  • Hours: 10.00am – 6.00pm (Mondays – Fridays), 10.00am – 7.00pm (Saturdays – Sundays)
  • Tel: +65 6338 9887

7. Dignity Kitchen

Food court, $

Dignity KitchenImage by Dignity Kitchen

What might look like a normal eating house is actually a wheelchair-friendly food court concept developed by Project Dignity. Patrons get to enjoy no-frills, local cuisine professionally prepared by differently-abled and disadvantaged adults. There is even the option to pay-it-forward and buy a meal for someone in need.

Dignity Kitchen has height adjustable countertops for the wheelchair-bound. Entrance into their location is also wheelchair-accessible.

  • While Dignity Kitchen is still in the midst of halal certification, they use 100% halal-certified ingredients for the entire menu
  • Address: 69 Boon Keng Rd, #01 Red building, Singapore 339772
  • Hours: 8.00am – 4.30pm (Mondays – Fridays), 8.00am – 2.00pm (Saturdays – Sundays)
  • Tel: +65 9853 9086

Short-term Wheelchair Rental

Whether it’s exploring the latest food hunt or getting to your next appointment, Medical Assistance4u provides short-term wheelchair rentals for extended periods of time and for use at any location in Singapore.

We have two types of wheelchairs to cater to specific needs of both the elderly and the injured.


Steel Recliner Wheelchair

Steel Recliner Wheelchair

For elderly with mobility difficulties, the Steel Recliner Wheelchair is functional without compromising on stability, safety and comfort. 

Some key functions include:

  • Removable headrest
  • Reclining backrest with assisted brake
  • Detachable armrest
  • Detachable/adjustable footrest
  • Seatbelt for additional security
  • Self brake
  • Foldable and compact


Light weight travel wheelchair

Our Lightweight Wheelchair is perfect for those nursing accidental injuries. Its lighter frame makes it convenient to use. When needed, the user or caretaker can also fold it up and fit into the back of cars.

Wheelchair transport

wheelchair bus transportation in singapore

In addition to the range of wheelchair friendly transport options available, MedicalAssistance 4u also provides wheelchair bus transportation with JIA XIN and JIA AN, elderly-oriented and wheelchair friendly minibuses.

Book a trip with us and enjoy easy wheelchair and handicap friendly travelling!

At Medical Assistance4u

We provide wheelchair bus transportation and a range of wheelchairs within Singapore.

Our team of medically trained staff at Medical Assistance4u can provide you with consultation services to assist you in finding the mobility assistive device you need and the most suitable transportation service for your loved ones. 

Chat with us now!

Contact us at 9053 6727 (WhatsApp or call) or email us at [email protected] for more information!

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