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2024 Guide to Halal Restaurants & Cafés in Singapore

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Looking for the best Halal cafes and restaurants in Singapore? Scroll down our 2024 guide to our favourite MUIS halal restaurants serving everything from halal steak to halal fine dining, halal high tea and more!

There are loads of fab halal cafes and restaurants in Singapore to accommodate our Muslim friends. With a plethora of halal eateries in every neighbourhood, there’s no shortage of halal fare in a variety of cuisines all over our little island! Here you’ll find our ultimate guide to all the best Muslim-friendly food that this Little Red Dot has to offer – from MUIS Halal-certified restaurants, to Muslim-friendly restaurants and some Muslim-owned cafes and restaurants. This guide to halal restaurants and cafes has been organised by location so you can easily find a halal cafe near you!

Click below to jump to halal restaurants by location:

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But firstly, what is a ‘halal’? According to the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS): ‘Halal’ is an Arabic word which means lawful or allowable. Any food or drink which falls under this category is permitted for consumption. Most food and drinks are considered Halal unless they are stated clearly in the Quran (holy book of Islam) and Hadith (prophetic sayings) as forbidden or non-Halal.

And what constitutes non-Halal? ‘Non-Halal’, also traditionally known as ‘Haram’, means unlawful or unallowable. As the name implies, any food or drink which is classified as non-Halal is prohibited for consumption. In general, all harmful things are non-Halal. Examples of these include the meat of dead animals and birds, flesh of swine (pork), intoxicating drugs and alcoholic beverages.

MUIS Halal-certified restaurants

MUIS Halal-certified establishments use halal ingredients and do not serve alcohol, whether in drinks or food. A restaurant chain would need to apply for MUIS Halal certification for all their outlets in order for them to be MUIS Halal-certified. This means that even if one outlet is MUIS Halal-certified, another outlet by the same restaurant chain may not be, necessarily.

Muslim-friendly restaurants

Muslim-friendly restaurants can be classified as establishments that serve halal food with halal ingredients, but may offer alcoholic drinks.

Muslim-owned restaurants

Muslim-owned restaurants are exactly what the name implies – restaurants owned by Muslims. Generally the understanding is that these Muslim owners should be responsible enough to serve their customers halal food that they wouldn’t doubt consuming themselves.

Always check if a restaurant is MUIS-Halal certified via the website as certification often expires.

Guide to Halal Restaurants & Cafés in Singapore:

Halal restaurants with multiple locations

Captain Kim Korean BBQ & Hotpot: Halal Korean hotpot

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MUIS Halal-certified
If you love a good hotpot and enjoy Korean food, you have to make a beeline for Captain Kim! They offer over 60 varieties of top-notch quality food, and meats are marinated to perfection while served with refreshing free-flow drinks. Did we mention it’s a halal buffet?

Captain Kim Korean BBQ & Hotpot, multiple locations in Singapore, including Bukit Panjang, Clementi, Tampines, website


Central Thai: Halal Thai restaurant

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MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
Craving some comforting Thai food? Central Thai is an underrated spot offering halal Thai favourites, like tom yum goong, Thai salad, chilli prawns and more.

Central Thai, Changi Airport Terminal 3 and Tanah Merah Ferry Road, website


The Coconut Club: Muslim-friendly restaurant

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Muslim-friendly restaurant
The Coconut Club made the Michelin Bib Gourmand list in 2021 for its must-try nasi lemak. It’s all in the coconut milk –their special blend is made in-house daily using exclusively sourced Kampong and premium Mawa coconuts, resulting in a fluffy coconut rice that acts as a base for all its accompanying dishes. Try the signature Ayam Goreng Berempah, Percik Kambing or Rendang Sapi. The Coconut Club uses only halal-certified ingredients, is a no-pork, no-lard establishment, and serves alcohol.

The Coconut Club, 269 Beach Road, Singapore 199546 and 97 Frankel Avenue, Singapore 458222, website


Delibowl: Halal Sichuan restaurant

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MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
Delibowl brings halal Sichuan cuisine to the masses. Their rice bowls are great casual lunch options, and they sometimes offer delicious hand-pulled noodles from sister brand Nuodle!

Delibowl, multiple locations in Singapore, including Tampines, Marina One and Harbourfront, website


Délifrance: Halal bakes

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MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
Délifrance is the Singaporean go-to for pastries, bread and brunch bites and has just gotten their new halal certification across ALL outlets!

Délifrance, multiple locations in Singapore, including Causeway Point, Changi City Point and JEM, website


The Dim Sum Place: Halal dim sum

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MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
Who doesn’t love a little dim sum?! No one does halal dim sum quite like The Dim Sum Place, which offers an authentic menu of Cantonese dim sum with some local flavour. Their classic Crystal Shrimp Dumplings and Vermicelli Rolls will not disappoint, and the Molten Salted Egg Custard Buns will leave you wanting seconds. One of the dishes that surprised us the most (in the best possible way) is the Chicken Feet with Special Sauce – soft, tender and full of flavour, the chicken skin falls right off upon the first bite. Don’t knock it till you try it! We also highly recommend the congee, which easily serves two per bowl.

The Dim Sum Place, multiple locations in Singapore, including Kampong Glam, Orchard and Changi, website


ElFuego: Halal fine dining

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Muslim-friendly
This fine dining concept by local food chain COLLINS offers European halal cuisine in a beautiful restaurant setting that’s perfect for celebrating a special occasion. Plus, its location in Jewel makes for a romantic post-dinner stroll around the vortex waterfall!

ElFuego, Jewel Changi Airport #02-216, 78 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819666 and VivoCity #01-52A, 1 Harbourfront Walk, Singapore 098585, website


Hajjah Maimunah: Halal nasi padang

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Muslim-owned restaurant
Hajjah Maimunah is definitely one of the halal restaurants to check out for delicious nasi padang. Here you’ll find rows and rows of mouth-watering dishes to choose from, accompanied by a plate of white rice, along with yummy drinks and Malay kueh for dessert!

Hajjah Maimunah, multiple locations in Singapore, including Joo Chiat, Jalan Pisang and Woodlands, website


HAWKERMAN: Halal hawker food

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MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
Imagine the best of halal hawker fare, all under one roof! HAWKERMAN does just that with the grouping of Tenderfresh (crispy fried farm-fresh spring chicken), Warong Kim’s (60s Hokkien Mee) and Ah Boy’s Hokkien (popiah) in one shop space. We especially love the fusion cuisine, and highly recommend their popiah desserts – featuring fresh durian, jack fruit and coconut ice cream!

HAWKERMAN, multiple locations in Singapore, including Clementi and Katong, website


Hei Sushi: Halal sushi restaurant

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MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
Need a sushi fix? Hei Sushi is the go-to sushi chain for all your halal sushi needs! We love their fresh yet affordable conveyor belt concept and delicious platters that are perfect for takeaway. Their a la carte items like ramen and donburi are really good too.

Hei Sushi, multiple locations in Singapore, including Sembawang, Downtown East and Woodlands, website


Ichikokudo: Halal Japanese restaurant

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MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
Ichikokudo offers authentic halal Hokkaido ramen, featuring a rich broth that’s accompanied by a myriad of meat or seafood pairings to choose from. This is definitely the place to go for a warm, comforting bowl of soupy goodness. Make sure you add on the gyoza and watermelon slices to make it a hearty set meal, and don’t miss the delicious green tea to help round off your meal!

Ichikokudo, multiple locations in Singapore, including Somerset, Kampong Glam and Changi Airport, website


Malayan Council: Halal fine dining restaurant

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Muslim-owned restaurant
Malayan Council is famous for their cakes (Classic Ondeh-Ondeh and Durian Pengat) and generously portioned mains such as the Smoked Duck Lemak Chilli Padi Pasta and Roti Kirai Beef Ribs. Their newest outlet at The Fullerton Waterboat House is highly anticipated, featuring a halal buffet concept.

Malayan Council, multiple locations in Singapore, including Bussorah Street, Esplanade and The Fullerton Waterboat House, website


Monster Planet: Halal Japanese curry

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MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
Heard of the Japanese restaurant chain, Monster Curry? They’re best known for their Japanese demi-glace curry made with 14 vegetables and spices served on monstrous 35cm and 41cm-sized plates, and they’ve now opened a chain of halal restaurants called Monster Planet! Just like Monster Curry, Monster Planet offers the same great taste with a menu brimming with a variety of Japanese Curry rice dishes (Supreme Beef has to be our fave), ramen, pastas, burgers and desserts – all affordably-priced! You can test your tolerance for heat with up to five levels of spiciness, and choose between individual servings or sharing plates which are great for group or family meals. We highly recommend saving some space for dessert – try their Churro Parfaits or one of the Honey Toast desserts, all paired with Häagen-Dazs ice cream. They’ve also got kids’ meals served in cute Monster Planet dragon-themed packaging!

Monster Planet, multiple locations in Singapore, including Jurong East, Paya Lebar and Woodlands, website


Núodle: Halal Lan Zhou noodles

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MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
You haven’t tasted authentic Lan Zhou cuisine if you haven’t had hand-pulled noodles. Stepping into Núodle will transport you to Northwestern China with its simple, unpretentious interiors and the smell of their signature broth wafting through the air. Perfect for a rainy day slurp!

Núodle, multiple locations in Singapore, including Woodlands, Paya Lebar and Choa Chu Kang, website


Royz et Vous: Halal fine dining restaurant

Muslim-owned restaurant
This chic restaurant is a great place to kick back with a cuppa, or rally the fam to celebrate a special occasion. If you’re there during the day, make sure to try their specialty coffees. In the evenings, tuck into their halal menu of fusion western eats like the Spicy Beef Pasta, Soft Shell Crab Burger and the all-time favourite Smoked Duck. We prefer the Telok Ayer outlet for its lovely interiors and restaurant vibe.

Royz et Vous, 137 Telok Ayer Street #01-01, Singapore 068602, and 29 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198477, website


Saap Saap Thai: Casual Halal Thai restaurant

MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
Love yourself some Thai food? Saap Saap Thai‘s extensive halal menu of aroi mak mak street-side inspired eats will keep you coming back for more! Their boat noodle dishes are a hit, as are the authentic fried chicken, stir fried rice dishes and of course, Thai Milk Tea. Plus, there are so many variations of the classic Mango with Glutinous Rice dessert to choose from to end your meal!

Saap Saap Thai, multiple locations in Singapore, including Tampines, Jewel and Geylang Serai, website


Sanook Kitchen: Halal Thai restaurant

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MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
Sanook Kitchen is great for gathering with the family to enjoy a good halal Thai meal. We especially love the Jewel Changi Airport halal outlet, which lets you dine facing the incredible indoor vortex waterfall!

Sanook Kitchen, multiple locations in Singapore, including Woodlands, Jewel Changi Airport and ION Orchard, website


Streats Hong Kong Café: Halal Southeast Asian food

MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
Streats serves popular Hong Kong, Macau, Indonesian and Asian street food. Indulge in a wide array of delectable options, from traditional dim sum to noodles, pasta and Asian fare.

Streats Hong Kong Café, multiple locations in Singapore: City Square Mall and IMM Building, website


Suki Suki Thai Hot Pot Buffet: Halal hotpot restaurant

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MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
Who doesn’t love a good hot pot sesh? Suki-Suki Thai offers delicious all-you-can-eat Thai cuisine. A rich tom yum aroma engulfs you the moment you step through its front doors, and if that’s not enough to make you want to tuck in right away, the extensive selection of served-to-the-table buffet picks will leave you drooling! Prices are pretty affordable, with optional add-ons to try the premium selection (includes tiger prawns, wagyu beef, clams, mussels and more… highly recommend!) and free flow drinks and desserts. Make sure you take the kids to check out the super fun Adventure HQ indoor obstacle course or T-Play indoor playground nearby at the Khatib outlet, or Kidz Amaze at the SAFRA Toa Payoh outlet!

Suki Suki Thai Hot Pot Buffet, 2 Yishun Walk #01-01, Singapore 767944 and 293 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh #01-04, Singapore 319387, website


Swensen’s: Kid-friendly Halal Western food

MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
This family favourite halal cafe and resto is an old faithful thanks to its Western menu that will suit even the pickiest eaters in the family. They’ve got fries, fish and chips, pastas, steaks, burgers, milkshakes, ice cream…need we go on? We love that there are many locations dotted throughout Singapore, so no matter where we are it’s easy to find a halal kid-friendly meal! Their ice cream cakes are also a favourite for birthdays.

Swensen’s, multiple locations in Singapore, including Bishan, Jurong and Parkway Parade, website


TIPO: Halal Italian restaurant

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Muslim-owned restaurant
Need your fix of handmade pasta? Italian resto TIPO offers just that, along with a make-your-own-pasta option so you can craft your own plate of perfection, just the way you like it! They also offer delicious pizzas. Vegan options available.

TIPO, multiple locations in Singapore, including Bugis, Novena and Keong Saik, website


Tokyo Shokudo: Halal Japanese restaurant

MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
Tokyo Shokudo offers flavourful Japanese ramen, donburi and tendon. We love it for casual halal lunches, plus they have a great dessert menu offering waffles and ice cream.

Tokyo Shokudo, multiple locations in Singapore, including Woodlands, Yishun and Choa Chu Kang, website


Tuk Tuk Cha: Casual Halal Thai restaurant & takeaway

MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
Before Tuk Tuk Cha became MUIS halal-certified, Muslims in Singapore could only enjoy their delicious Thai beverages and desserts. Now we can finally try their range of halal noodles and toasts! Their most popular items on the menu are the Shibuya Toast and the mini version, Golden Toast with assorted dips.

Tuk Tuk Cha, multiple locations in Singapore, including Sengkang, Serangoon and Tampines, website


Yakiniku Shokudo: Halal Japanese grill restaurant

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MUIS Halal-certified restaurant
Fancy some yakiniku for lunch or dinner? Yakiniku Shokudo is a halal Japanese grill concept that offers premium cuts of meat (including wagyu!), ready to be grilled to your liking. Each set is served with piping hot Japanese rice, dipping sauces and soup. Perfect for curbing any yakiniku cravings!

Yakiniku Shokudo, multiple locations in Singapore, including Funan, Novena and Orchard Central, website


Working Title: Halal brunch cafe

Muslim-owned restaurant
Head to their North Bridge Road branch for burgers, or check out their newer outlet nestled along the Kallang River with spacious industrial interiors for breakfast! There are a few options for kids too such as Toast, Egg and Sausage, and Fish & Chips (and all come with a scoop of ice cream…a rare treat, if you will!).

Working Title, 51 Kampong Bugis, #01—03, Singapore 338986,website


Halal Restaurants in Central Singapore

Permata Singapore: Halal restaurant in Kampong Glam

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MUIS Halal-certified
Located at Gedung Kuning (the iconic yellow heritage building in the heart of Kampong Gelam), Permata Singapore serves a modern heritage menu with progressive Nusantara cuisine. The menu showcases vibrant diversity and indigenous ethnic flavours, highlighting iconic Nusantara dishes presented in a modern way. If you’re seeking local food in a more exclusive dining experience, Permata Singapore offers exactly that! For those who prefer more casual dining, the alfresco area of Gedung Kuning offers a more laid-back ambience with Bumi Café so you can dine under the stars. We love that there’s a prayer room located on site too.

Permata Singapore, 73 Sultan Gate, Gedung Kuning, Singapore 198497, website


21 On Rajah: Halal buffet restaurant

Muslim-friendly
Get ready to feast at 21 On Rajah! The halal buffet spread includes a wide variety of appetisers, main courses, and desserts at affordable rates. Great for large groups.

21 On Rajah at Days Hotel Singapore, 1 Jalan Rajah, Singapore 329133, website


All Things Delicious: Halal brunch cafe

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MUIS Halal-certified
This homegrown halal cafe is well known for their delicious bakes and hearty menu options. They also often take orders for festive periods such as Hari Raya and Christmas, so always check out their Instagram to be in the know of their latest delivery offers!

All Things Delicious, 34 Arab Street #01-01, Singapore 199733, website


ASAP & Co: Halal steak restaurant

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ASAP & Co is the place for some of the best halal steaks and smoked beef in Singapore. Their Tomahawk is well worth it for big eaters (just make sure to order at least a day in advance) as is the dry-aged Porterhouse. You’ll find many different premium halal steaks flown in from Australia and Japan with world-class marbling and melt-in-the-mouth textures. Try the lunch menu (available Tuesdays to Fridays, 11am – 3pm) for a taster of their premium cuts at a more pocket-friendly price point. With classy interiors, it makes for the perfect date night spot. Do note that ASAP & Co. only accepts children under 7 years old on Saturdays and Sundays for their lunch service. Head to their sister restaurant, Cherry & Oak, for a more kid-friendly vibe.

ASAP & Co, 70 Telok Ayer Street, #01-01, Singapore 048458, website


Asian Market Café: Halal buffet restaurant

MUIS Halal-certified
With a bevvy of yummy buffets, Asian Market Café has it all with their colourful offering of local and regional delicacies. The extensive menu includes live action stations and salad, appetiser and dessert stalls that complete the dining experience.

Asian Market Café at Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189560, Tel: (+65) 6431 6156, website


Beanstro: Halal restaurant in MBS

MUIS Halal-certified
Looking for halal food in MBS? Beanstro is a go-to family-friendly spot right by the canal in The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, where you’ll see sampans rowing by and occasionally water cascading down the vortex too! Expect brunch bites, pastas and delicious barista-made drinks (Beanstro is by The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf after all!). This halal cafe makes for a perfect pre-show meal if you’re catching a concert or performance at the Sands Theatre.

Beanstro, 2 Bayfront Avenue, #B2-20 20A The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018972, website


The Bravery: Halal brunch cafe

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Muslim-owned
Famous for their lattes and banana pancakes, The Bravery is definitely where the cool kids hang out. It used to be in the middle of some hardware and automobile repair stores in Jalan Besar, but they’ve now relocated in an equally cool location in Amoy Street.

The Bravery, 50 Amoy Street, Singapore 069876, website


Carousel: Halal buffet restaurant

MUIS Halal-certified
Arguably one of the most popular hotel buffets in town, award-winning Carousel at Royal Plaza on Scotts is a one-stop destination for all your culinary cravings. The halal buffet menu changes often so you know you’re getting new options every time you dine in!

Carousel at Royal Plaza on Scotts, 25 Scotts Road Singapore 228220, website


Cherry & Oak: Halal restaurant with oysters

Muslim-owned
This new Asian smokehouse specialises in artisanal wood-smoked cuisine and even has freshly shucked oysters! They’re helmed by the folks behind ASAP & Co, a Muslim-owned steakhouse in Telok Ayer, and Walaku in Joo Chiat. We love their sophisticated decor and there’s even alfresco seating.

Cherry & Oak, 95 Owen Rd, Singapore 218907, website


Chopstix & Rice: Award-winning nasi padang

MUIS Halal-certified
This famous nasi padang joint started serving customers in 2002 at Orchard Towers and has now relocated to Suntec City! They’ve also recently gotten their Halal certification. Must-try menu items include their award-winning Beef Rendang, Ayam Lemak and Ayam Belado.

Chopstix & Rice, 3 Temasek Boulevard, #B1-100/101, Suntec City Mall Tower 4, East Wing, Singapore 038983, website


Copper Chimney: Halal Indian Chinese restaurant

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MUIS Halal-certified
Excelling in halal North Indian and Indian Chinese cuisine, we love Copper Chimney’s various flavours (thanks to the fresh spices flown straight from the motherland). Starters come in the form of the flavourful Masala Roomali, a thin bread filled with onions and tomato, and Kurkuri Bhindi (crispy, deep fried lady’s fingers). Tuck into Chilli Cheese Naan, Chicken Lababdar (a sort of butter-chicken-and-curry combo) and Salmon Fish Masala, which is cooked to perfection in Copper Chimney’s custom made tandoor. The Triple Szechwan Rice is a particularly memorable dish, made by frying long-grain rice, hakka noodles, and spicy gravy to create the perfect hotplate of comfort food. Conveniently located right opposite Mustafa Centre, Copper Chimney’s main restaurant makes for the perfect hangout pre- or post-Mustafa shopping!

Copper Chimney Little India, 100 Syed Alwi Road, Singapore 207676, website


Fika Swedish Café & Bistro: Halal Swedish meatballs

Muslim-owned
A veteran in the local halal cafe scene, Fika is best known for their cosy cafe setting and unbeatable meatballs. IKEA could never hold a candle to these guys! Every plate is heaping with top notch ingredients so you know what you pay for is what you get. Fika is also run by a super cool former That Mama!

Fika Swedish Café & Bistro, 257 Beach Road, Singapore 199539, website


Ginger: Halal buffet restaurant

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MUIS Halal-certified
This halal buffet restaurant in PARKROYAL on Beach Road is a gorgeous spot for all-day dining thanks to its tropical interiors and ‘satay’ ceiling fans. The extensive buffet menu includes chilled seafood, a local section (including rojak, nasi ayam and free-flow chilli crab with mantou buns), sushi and sashimi, desserts and frozen yoghurt.