Ramadan is here and food is on the mind… Here are some ideas on what to eat once the sun goes down!
A whole day of fasting deserves a satisfying meal, so herein lies the question: What are we going to eat for iftar (the evening meal)? Lucky for us, there’s a variety of halal eats all over Singapore to tame the cravings you’ve suppressed all day – from scrumptious new menus to economical yet delicious tingkat meals (dishes delivered daily), check out our list of Ramadan dining spots to order from this month — all available for delivery or takeaway!
Looking for even more inspo? Check out our guide to The Best Halal Dining in Singapore!
Ramadan Menus & Tingkat Meals
Alpine Spring Catering
If you’ve got a hankering for Chinese Zi Char, Alpine Spring Catering offers a halal zi char menu with dishes like Wok Fried Seafood Hokkien Noodles, Szechuan Gong Bao Chicken with Yam Basket, Braised Mushrooms & Sea Cucumber in Superior Stock and more. Or go the more traditional Malay route with their Ramadan mini buffet menu ($88+/5 pax), boasting 8 courses including rice or noodles, a vegetable dish, poultry, chicken, fish, two side dishes and a local dessert. Just order at least 3 hours in advance to receive your feast on the same day!
Derwish Turkish Restaurant
Craving Turkish or Arab cuisine? Derwish Turkish Restaurant, located in the heart of Kampong Glam, is offering home delivery for free with $50 minimum spending this Ramadan. Drop them a message and they’ll send you their Ramadan menu!
Derwish, 60 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199476, WhatsApp: (+65) 9119 6032, Mr Ivan / 9083 8189, Rose
Furama Singapore’s Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant (Halal Certified) and Tiffany Cafe & Restaurant (Food from a Malay Kitchen) will be launching new seasonal menus featuring local cuisines from different destinations every week! At the comfort of home, you’ll be able to ‘take-off’ from Singapore to go on a culinary journey for a taste of Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan and the coastline of the Mediterranean for a feast! Available 24/7, guests can select family sets for 2, 4 or 6 pax from $38+.
First up – an epicurean feast around the archipelago of Indonesia, through the regions of Yogyakarta, Manado, Minang Kabau and Palembang. Along with Lemang Serunding (Glutinous Rice Wrapped with Banana Leaf Served with Spicy Grated Coconut), Bubur Surau (Traditional Chicken Porridge with Condiments), dates and Pepsi in every set, dishes include Udang Mercon Jogjakarta (Spiced Prawn with Herbs), Stewed Vegetables in Lodeh Gravy, Dendeng Betokok, Penget Durian and more!
Orders can be collected via self collection at the restaurants, drive-thru or enjoy free delivery with a minimum purchase of $50!
Hilton Singapore is offering to-go specials available for takeaway and delivery in the comfort of home with must-have delights for this season of reflection. Look forward to Hilton Singapore’s Iftar To-Go sharing sets of Nasi Ambeng ($36) and Arabic Mezze ($28) as well as traditional Malay à la carte options from $8. All self-pick-up takeaways can enjoy 20% off! Hilton Singapore’s Iftar To-Go is also available to order on GrabFood with delivery service.
When: 25 April – 20 May 2020
WhatsApp: (+65) 9107 9209, sinhi.f&[email protected], contactless payment available through PayNow
Hjh Maimunah Restaurant & Catering
Famous for their drool-worthy nasi padang along Jalan Pisang and Joo Chiat, Hjh Maimunah now delivers and will be taking weekly tingkat orders for Ramadan! The menu changes each day, with dishes like Ayam Lemak Cili Padi, Terong Belado, Sayur Lemak Lodeh, Ikan Goreng Sambal and more. You can also browse their online store for a la carte combo sets which include steamed white rice, various dishes, drinks and traditional Malay kueh or dessert.
We’re huge fans of The Halia – by day it makes a beautiful brunch spot surrounded by the greenery of Botanic Gardens, and by night it’s a romantic resto for date night! Now that we’re all dining at home, The Halia is offering delivery for their Ramadan Specials. Highlights on the menu include Spatchcock Ramadan Feast, serving 2-3 pax with Twice-cooked Spatchcock, Lemongrass & Ginger Prawn Salad, Pulled Lamb Dip and Halia Chilli Crab Gratin. Their famous appetisers and mains will also be available to order, along with thirst-quenching drinks and their signature desserts like Toffee Pudding and Die Die Must Have Chocolate!
The Halia is currently offering 20% off all items from now till 31 May 2020, with just $5.35 nett for island-wide delivery, no minimum spending required.
The Halia, 1 Cluny Road, Ginger Garden (enter via Tyersall Avenue), Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569, Tel: (+65) 8444 1148, thehalia.com/haliadelivery
Best known for their wedding catering services and wholesome Nasi Lemak sets at their stall at Timbre+, this third-generation family business is a go-to for many locals when it comes to traditional Malay cooking. For Ramadan, they’re offering daily iftar packages starting at just $312 (2 pax) over 15 days. The menu includes dishes like Chicken Rendang, Beef Rawon, Prawn Lemak Nenas and Sotong Hitam with dessert on selected days. They’ll also have Nasi Ambeng ($40 for 4 pax) on offer – great for families to gather and break the day’s fast over a hearty platter of rice surrounded by mouthwatering dishes!
Rasa Rasa owns a number of coffee shops around the island offering a variety of cuisines under one roof. For Ramadan, they’ve got affordable daily tingkat menus starting at just $65/pax (5 days) with Malay, Chinese and Thai dishes offered each day.
Sofra will be offering a delectable Ramadan platter that’s perfect for 2-3 pax! At just $72.90, the set includes starters like red lentil soup, hummus, Turkish salad and Turkish bread, and mains such as Pilav, bulghur rice, karniyarik, Dolma, Doner kebab chicken & Mix beef and lamb, chicken and beef shish kebab, sultan kebab, Firin Kofte, Pide lamb and grilled tomatoes, and chocolate pudding for dessert! Their full menu will also be available during this period. Jumbo dates are available for $10/8pcs. Available for delivery and self pick-up!
Sofra Turkish Cafe & Restaurant, Shaw Tower 100 Beach Road 42/44 Shaw Leisure Gallery #02, Singapore 189702, WhatsApp: (+65) 8686 8966, www.sofra.com.sg
Swensen’s is offering their JOM, MAKAN! Break Fast Feast Sets at over 25% off regular prices from now till 23 May. Available in sets for up to 8 pax, each set includes sides, mains and beverages of your choice from a list of popular favourites. Even the all-time favourite Ice Cream Milkshake in various flavours is included as part of the choices! Their popular sundaes (Sticky Chewy Chocolate, anyone?) and ice cream boxes are also available for takeaway and delivery from 20 Swensen’s outlets islandwide, via Grabfood and Deliveroo.
Special Delivery Deals
The group behind popular halal cafes Tipo, Working Title, Mad Sailors, Afterwit and The Co-op now deliver – and you can order from all of these cafes at one go! Through their delivery menu you can order freshly made pasta from Tipo, gourmet burgers from Working Title, delish Mexican food from Afterwit and more in a single order. They’re also currently offering 50% off when you place your first order! $5 island-wide delivery and pickup available. Minimum order of $35 required.
Excelling in North Indian and Indian Chinese cuisine, Copper Chimney’s various flavour combinations are truly deletable (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 a few delicious mains, like the 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. They’re currently offering 40% off the whole menu this month! Quote APRIL40 at checkout.
Copper Chimney, 100 Syed Alwi Road, Singapore 207676, www.copperchimney.com.sg
Copper Chimney Express Asia Square, 8 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 1,#02-01, Singapore 018960
Copper Chimney Express MBFC, 12 Marina Boulevard #02-01 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3, NTUC FoodFare, Singapore 018981
Copper Chimney Cafeteria @ NPS International School, 10 Chai Chee Lane, Singapore 469021
Enjoy Fatburger’s signature fully customisable burgers at the comfort of your own home with islandwide delivery at a flat fee of $8 this Ramadan! Look forward to house made sides like the signature onion rings and range of fries from fat fries, skinny fries, sweet potato fries to chilli cheese fries and more. Enter promo code FBRAMADAN when you order online with a minimum order of $80. Also receive a $5 voucher when you sign up at rewards.deelishbrands.com and earn unlimited $2 for every referral!
When: Valid from 23rd April – 23rd May 2020
Velocity, #01-08/09, 238 Thomson Road, Singapore 307683, (+65) 6253 2758
Kinex, #01-70/71/72, 11 Tanjong Katong Road, Singapore 437157, (+65) 6245 5563
Located along Arab Street (just five minutes from Bugis MRT on foot and close to ample parking!), Grill Ninety Nine serves Western fare with Singaporean faves. This Ramadan, they’re offering special prices on dishes like the Lamb Shank, Angus beef ribs and Chicken Diavola, with well-priced family combos starting at just $59. They also serve specialty halal cakes if you’re looking to tuck into some well-deserved dessert after a day of fasting! Minimum order is $35, with delivery fees starting at $3.
Grill Ninety Nine, 142 Arab Street, Singapore 199828, Tel: (+65) 6292 7363 / 9731 2902, @grillninetynine
Best known for their wedding and event catering services, Covid-19 has led Manna Pot Catering to start their new grain bowl menu and mini party pack menu – and we couldn’t be more glad! We got to try their grain bowls for ourselves and can confirm that they’re highly nutritious, oh-so-good and make mealtimes so easy. The menu changes daily, and grain bowls, $15.90 each, can be ordered a la carte (buy 2 or more for free delivery!) or you can also sign up for a subscription starting at just $75 for 5 meals with free delivery and thirst-quenching Yuzu Honey drinks.
Check back as we add more yummy Ramadan offers throughout the month, mama!
Ultimate SG Halal Dining Guide
Lead image by Hilton Singapore