If you eat halal, it can sometimes feel like you have to resign yourself to just a handful of cuisines. Thankfully, Singapore is not only a foodie hub, but a mecca for halal restaurants. A diverse array of halal treats are a guarantee in Singapore, catering to Muslims and non-Muslims alike. In Singapore, you can sample an assortment of cuisines from around the world as well as try all the trendy fusion foods without any fear of missing out. From hidden gems to upscale restaurants, Singapore offers a number of certified options for those with halal requirements. Prepare your bellies and loosen your belts, because we’ve rounded up the best halal food restaurants in Singapore for your eating pleasure in this comprehensive list below!

Saltwater

saltwater

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Looking for a bite outside of the city grind? Seek refuge at the stunning Saltwater restaurant, situated in quaint Changi Village. Enveloped in Changi Village’s gorgeous greenery while also boasting comfortable air conditioning, Saltwater allows you to escape to a culinary retreat.

If you swing by for dinner on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, you’ll be able to enjoy the glorious Chill & Grill live station, with fresh meat and seafood being grilled right on the spot and lovingly transferred to your plate. Like a little variety? Opt for the indulgent all-halal buffet instead, featuring classics like laksa, kueh pie tee, ayam ponteh and more.

Address: 1 Netheravon Rd, Changi Village Hotel Level 1, 508502

Tipo Pasta Bar

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Think halal certifications are just for local cuisines? Think again! Thanks to the gorgeous Tipo Pasta Bar, you can enjoy oodles of halal noodles right at home in Singapore. Lovingly handmade, the pasta at Tipo Pasta Bar is available in inventive flavour like smoky paprika caserecce, dill and lemon fettuccine, and garlic and parsley infused pappardelle. There’s not many places in town you can enjoy hand-pulled, freshly-made pasta that is also halal, so make sure to maximise this opportunity. Colour and flavour all in one, you’ll never tire of Tipo.

Address: 785 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198753

Yassin Kampung

Yassin Kampung halal restaurant

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Starting off as a humble family restaurant, Yassin Kampung has now established numerous successful branches throughout Singapore. There’s a delectable halal dish to suit every member of the family, including chilli crab, sweet and sour fish, hotplate beancurd, crispy oat prawn and even the experimental durian chicken. Homely and rustic, we bet Yassin Kampung will become your go-to for wholesome, unapologetically Singaporean cuisine.

 

Address: 210 Marsiling Crescent, Singapore 730210

Tash Tish Tosh

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If you’ve got a hankering for fusion food, Tash Tish Tosh is the place to dash to. Blending Malay touches with Western influences, Tash Tish Tosh offers up dishes like chicken wings, Turkish pizza and tulang stew (or even tulang stew in your Turkish pizza!) With influences from around the world, Tash Tish Tosh ensures you’ll be thinking about your meal there for days to come.

Address: 50 Kandahar Street, Singapore 198900

The Dim Sum Place

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Craving Canto cuisine but can’t find a halal joint? The Dim Sum Place has answered your prayers. While authentically Cantonese, the Dim Sum Place also works in some Singaporean flavours, making it a local favourite. Stock up on the baked buns stuffed with roast duck, crystal shrimp dumplings and salted fish, and make sure to finish your meal off with the salted egg custard bun featuring a molten centre that we just can’t get enough of.

Address: 791 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198759

The Halia at Singapore Botanic Gardens

The Halia

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If you are organising an event which demands a world-class setting, Halia at the Singapore Botanic Gardens is the winning choice. Nestled amongst luscious trees, the Halia is both close to the city yet tucked away enough to provide some much-needed respite from all the action. We recommend feasting on the oven-baked halibut or the chilli crab spaghettini at this sophisticated and serene venue, then rounding out your meal with a refreshing mocktail. There is also a communal dining menu which is ideal for those Iftaar feasts during Ramadan!

Address: 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569

Stack

Stack

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Sometimes, you just wanna cut through all the bells and whistles and just eat a damn good sandwich. Making epic, Insta-worthy sandwiches with a Singaporean touch, this Muslim-owned sandwich parlour is the place to go. Take your pick from five different types of homemade bread, with both sweet and savoury options being available. With fillings like beef rendang and shredded crockpot chicken, you’ll never be able to go back to a cheese and tomato sandwich after visiting the jam-packed Stack.

Address: 4 Jln Klapa, Singapore 199316

So Pho

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We know what it feels like to have a strong hankering for pho, but being unable to find a halal option. Pho is often made with pork bone broth, but at So Pho, Muslims are catered to. This chain restaurant can easily be found throughout Singapore, and also offers other traditional Vietnamese dishes like wraps, baguettes and rice bowls. Not only are these meals delicious, but they’re also pretty good for you!

Various locations – all are halal certified except Changi Airport T3, Jewel Changi Airport and Ion Orchard.

Ichikokudo

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Ramen is a comfort food like no other, but unfortunately for Muslim foodies, this Japanese dish is traditionally made with a pork bone broth. Thankfully, Ichikokudo in Suntec City has come to our rescue. As the first ever halal Hokkaido joint, Ichikokudo uses a signature shoyu base for their ramen which has earned legions of admirers. With a focus on seafood, Ichikokudo will have you feeling warm and cosy after every visit.

Address: Suntec City Mall, #B1-135 North Wing, 3 Temasek Boulevard, 038983

Fika Swedish Cafe & Bistro

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The word ‘Fika’ means to enjoy a restorative coffee and cake break, and at this quaint Swedish eatery, you’ll be able to kick back and relax like never before. Fika Swedish Cafe & Bistro shows us that there’s more to Swedish food than IKEA meatballs, and that it can even be halal! While small, the menu features all the essential dishes like Panbiff and Pytt i Panna. Fika also nails the iconic Scandinavian aesthetic, with the cafe being airy, bright and welcoming.

Address: 257 Beach Road, Singapore 199539

Afterwit

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Tacos are one of the ultimate late night foods, and Afterwit is here to fulfil your halal taco hankerings. The taco fillings and varieties are plentiful – choose from the sweet & smoky duck, the bright sriracha papaya crab, or even the heavenly brisket biryani taco. Loaded burritos are also on offer for those with a more serious appetite. During Ramadan, Afterwit also offer special Iftar reservations to ensure you don’t miss out on their amazing dishes.

Address: 778 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198746

The Bravery

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We love a little bit of exclusivity, and this hole-in-the-wall steakhouse will have you feeling like you’ve stumbled across a hidden treasure. The Muslim-owned cafe is famed for their Bullseye steak, which is served alongside spicy, roasted root vegetables and a dreamy sauce. Positioning themselves as an ideal spot for work, study, casual hangouts and hosting functions, we’re sure you’ll keep coming back to The Bravery.  

Address: 66 Horne Road, Singapore 209073

Santap

Santap

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Wanting a little bit of everything? This little halal cafe tucked away in Little India caters to all your cravings. With an alfresco area draped in greenery, Santap offers fulfilling rice bowls and pizzas. There’s even an indulgent brunch menu for those morning sweet compulsions. Make a special Iftar reservation to sample everything on this stunning menu!

Address: The Daulat Hotel, 16 Madras Street, Singapore 208413

The Great Mischief

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Ever indulged in halal Catalonian food? The Great Mischief is by the same geniuses as Santap, featuring Catalan food in a Muslim-owned setting. Beautiful for grazing, the tapas menu allows you to sample a little bit of everything. The Great Madras Hotel-based cafe also allows you to wash it all down with some inventive mocktails. Soak up the heritage and culture with an Iftar reservation.

Address: 28 Madras Street, Singapore 208422

Hararu Izakaya

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Wanna be whisked away to Japan but don’t quite have the funds for it? Just head down Bussorah Street instead to find Hararu Izakaya. A completely halal spot, Hararu Izakaya features ornate art and tatami seating. Indulge yourself on grilled meats, charcoal-kissed fish, udon bowls and more. This authentic venue also serves mocktails for all your halal after-work needs, allowing the whole work crew to bond over Japanese-style tapas.

Address: 16 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199437

Kaw Kaw SG

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We all need a good burger joint in our lives, and Kaw Kaw SG is here to please. Tailored to the Muslim market, these juicy burgers feature fun proteins like turkey bacon and beef bacon to add even more of an indulgent touch to the dishes. If you’ve got a diverse group of friends, Kaw Kaw SG will tick the boxes for everyone, serving other mains like pastas, steaks and salmon to keep everyone satisfied.

Address: 28 Aliwal Street, Singapore 199918

Carousel

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When you’ve got a massive appetite or just can’t make up your mind, a buffet is the way to go. Carousel is possibly the most popular halal buffet in Singapore, and for good reason. Featuring an extensive selection of fresh goodies that encompasses Asian, Meditteranean and Indian flavours, Carousel is the place to head with all your Muslim friends and family. Make sure to book in advance – this place fills up quickly!

Address: 25 Scotts Rd, Lobby Level, Royal Plaza on Scotts, Singapore 228220

Royz et Vous

Royz et Vous

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For those special nights on the town, Royz Et Vous is the world-class venue of choice. Indulge yourself on their smoked duck with roasted potatoes, herb-crusted salmon or crowd-pleasing steaks. The cherry on top is the stunning halal wines they offer, which are dealcoholised by way of vacuum distillation. Both branches of this restaurant are adored by both This spot is loved by both locals and tourists alike, making it a central fixture in the Singapore dining scene.

Locations in Telok Ayer and Chai Chee

Sofra Turkish Cafe & Restaurant

Sofra Turkish Cafe & Restaurant

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The wonderful thing about halal food is that it introduces you to cuisines from various corners of the world. At Sofra, you can graze on wonderful Turkish delights in a casual yet chic setting that is perfect for a number of occasions. Wholesome and hearty, Sofra also doesn’t skimp on portion size. To round it all off, one must sample the Kunefe, a cheese pastry dunked in a rich sugar syrup. What better way to spend Iftar?

#02-42/44 Shaw Tower, Shaw Leisure Gallery, Singapore 189702

Two Hana

Two Hana

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Get sticky with it at Two Hana, the Korean-Western fusion joint for saucy and crispy fried chicken, kimchi mac and cheese, and filling rice dishes. This hot and spicy restaurant also makes sure to venture outside the typical realm of Korean dishes, featuring inventive menu items like braised gochujang lamb shanks. Your vegetarian friends can also find plenty of good feeds at Two Hana, making it the ideal spot to catch up with friends.

Century Square, #01-21, 2 Tampines Central 5, Singapore 529509

& Why

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There’s a reason why deli culture has swept through the world: quick, affordable and oh-so-delicious, deli treats allow you to fuel up quickly as you power through your day.  Singapore now has its very own halal, New York-style deli that has quickly become a favourite among students and workers alike. From club sandwiches to cheesesteaks, you’ll feel like you’re in the Big Apple itself when you visit the on-trend &Why. Mains include club sandwiches, cheesesteaks and squid ink pasta, for when you want to dine in with something special. We recommend pairing your hearty lunch with a refreshing mocktail like the Raspberry Kisses and Adam’s Apple.

30/31 Bali Lane, Singapore 189867

I AM Cafe

I AM Cafe

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With an Amsterdam touch, this popular cafe always sees lengthy queues snaking down the iconic Haji Lane at which it is situated. This airy spot offers satisfying meals like charcoal-grilled burgers, fish & chips, rustic pizzas and rainbow millie crepes. Get all your brunching needs satisfied at I AM Cafe, while being able to enjoy the look and feel of Europe right from home.

674 North Bridge Road, #01-01, Singapore 188804

Krave

Krave

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When you want to ensure the whole crew has a feast to remember, head to Krave cafe. This Bali Lane hideaway offers burgers, pizza, steak, local delicacies, Asian fusion food and even French inspired dishes. How could you go wrong with such a variety? With all of it being halal, as well as vegetarian options on offer,  there’s no better way to satisfy the whole squad.

Address: 28 Bali Lane, Singapore 189864

Cajun on Wheels

Cajun on Wheels

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Who would’ve thought halal Cajun food was just down the road from you this whole time? You’ll need a bib to tackle the saucy dishes at this Louisiana-style burger and seafood restaurant. From loaded seafood buckets to the premium Crusty Burger, this dreamy destination lets you step outside the usual realm of halal food and dive into a sticky, delicious mess instead.

Address: 68 Orchard Rd, #03-92, Singapore 238839

StraitsKitchen

StraitsKitchen

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While there are so many international options in Singapore, sometimes you just want some hearty local dishes. For that, turn to the upscale StraitsKitchen. The halal buffet includes all the essential Strait of Malacca dishes, like satay sticks, laksa, tandoori meat, naan, chicken rice and stingray. Bring the whole family to StraitsKitchen if you’re looking for a crowd-pleasing option.

10 Scotts Rd, Grand Hyatt Singapore, Singapore 228211

Islamic Restaurant

Islamic Restaurant

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For a fool-proof halal option, you can’t go past a place called Islamic Restaurant, ideally located near Arab Street. The biryani specialist has been in business for an incredible 95 years, so you can be sure that they’re onto something good. Some popular biryani options at this restaurant include prawn, chicken, vegetable and mutton. Islamic Restaurant also offers heartwarming curries and aromatic naan to complete your meal.

Address: 745 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 198713

Butter Studio

Butter Studio

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You know a brunch place is onto something good when it’s called Butter Studio. This bakery/cafe offers mouthwatering comfort food, like decadent slices and aromatic coffees. Here, classic brunch options get a distinctly Singaporean twist, like the crab cakes served with Hollandaise sauce and poached eggs or the chicken burger brought to life with tandoor spices.  

147 Jalan Besar Singapore 208865

Poke Doke

Poke Doke

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Aside from having an adorable name, Poke Doke also offers up delicious fresh meals and a beachy atmosphere. Feel like you’re by the water on a summer’s day with their seafood and vegetable-loaded poke bowls, and get a stunning shot for Instagram while you’re at it. In the mood for a sweet treat? Poke Doke also have gorgeous acai bowls to enjoy! The halal-certified restaurant also offers refreshing cold brew teas to get you through a sweltering Singapore day.

Address: 9 Raffles Boulevard, Millenia Walk #01-95, Singapore 039596

Bijan

Bijan

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Craving some classic Malay cuisine? The iconic Bijan can’t be forgotten. While traditional, Bijan also makes sure to keep their dishes inventive, offering you something new every time. We recommend the Rusuk Panggang, cheesy Vegetable Au Gratin, Popiah Goreng and the Seafood Kway Teow. The cherry on top is their gorgeous interior design and ambience, with soft shades of wood and lovely lighting to bring out the beauty in the space.

511 Guillemard Road, #B1-02 Singapore 399849