From burgers to pasta, pastries to desserts, our epic list of halal restaurants in Singapore has everything you need.
The great thing about living in Singapore is its diversity, and we’re not just talking about the people. Virtually any type of cuisine is found here – whether you’re craving Peranakan food or sticking to a vegetarian diet. Case in point: halal food. We’ve got eateries popping up all over town, with scrumptious dishes in tow. Keen to know more? Scroll down our massive list of top halal restaurants in Singapore. The feast starts here!
Best halal restaurants, cafes and bakeries in Singapore
1. Chopstix & Rice
Call off the search, ‘cos we found the best place where you can get lip-smacking Indonesian fare. This beloved brand, which has been doling out nasi padang and gained a cult following among epicureans and local celebrities, has found a new home in Suntec City. Grab a table and tuck into hearty dishes like ayam lemak, beef rendang, sayur lodeh, and more.
Chopstix & Rice, #B1-100/101, East Wing, Suntec City Mall Tower 4, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038983
Where can you find halal French cuisine in Singapore? The answer is Saybons, which has been around for more than a decade. Diners can find plenty of affordable French staples, from paper-thin crepes filled with decadent hazelnut spread, pastas tossed in a giant cheese wheel and even a classic wild mushroom soup. You can also order its ready-to-eat meals or engage the catering services for your events.
Saybons, #02-43, Junction 8, 9 Bishan Place, Singapore 579837
Telok Ayer is a foodie paradise, so it’s no surprise you’ll be able to find a halal restaurant in this neighbourhood. Espoir specialises in modern European cuisine, drawing influences from Spanish, Italian, and British delicacies as well as incorporating Asian cooking styles. The generous food portions will fill you up fast, so be sure to leave some stomach space for desserts.
Restaurant Espoir, 70 Amoy Street, Singapore 069889
4. Jtown Cafe
If you’re tightening your purse strings, here’s a good place in Somerset for affordable meals. The “J” in its name stands for Jakarta. Here’s where you can get Indonesian street food such as bakmie (meat noodles), pangsit (fried chicken dumplings), and martabak manis (fluffy, thick sweet pancakes). Wash everything down with a cup of homemade brewed tea, which just hits the spot. It’s always crowded and there’s often a queue here, which is a testament to how good and popular this cafe is.
Jtown Cafe, #B1-04/05, Midpoint Orchard Singapore, 220 Orchard Road, Singapore 238852
There’s no need to zip off to Seoul for Korean fusion food when you can get it at Kallang Wave Mall. Omoomo offers a variety of wallet-friendly rice bowls, hotplates, noodles, and side dishes. In a rush? Get the rice box featuring all the staples. Little ones get a dedicated kids’ meal, which comes with a drink. We love the colourful mural wall – it puts us in a good mood whenever we dine in!
Omoomo, #01-40, Kallang Wave Mall, 1 Stadium Place, Singapore 397628
6. Wooly’s Bagels
One of its social media posts reads – “We’re all just humans, standing in front of a salad, asking it to be a bagel” – and honestly? Big mood. The creativity extends to its bagels, which have interesting, rhyming names. Otah lovers should get their hands on Otah Kau, which pairs the grilled fish cake with scrambled eggs and gochujang mayo. If you’re famished, the set comes with a drink (lemonade or coffee) and a side of tater tots or mac and cheese.
Wooly’s Bagels, multiple locations including Rangoon Road and Joo Chiat
7. Wong Fu Fu
Do unlimited bubble tea and a mini buffet bar appeal to you? If the answer’s yes, head down to Wong Fu Fu. This halal-certified restaurant along North Bridge Road serves Taiwanese-inspired hot plate dishes, which you have to order before you can get your hands on the free-flow tea and drinks. There are eight mains to choose from, and you can customise the dishes to your liking. The highlight is, of course, the bubble tea kiosk, which comes with nine toppings, milk tea with no sugar, and iced lemon tea. If you’re planning on getting the milk tea, go ham on the toppings!
Wong Fu Fu, 776 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198774
As the first halal steakhouse to import A5 Kuroge wagyu beef from the Mie prefecture, you know Charr’d means business when it comes to its steaks. To the uninitiated, Kuroge beef is the cream of the crop for Japanese beef. The meat stands out for its fat. It’s carefully cultivated from bovines raised in mild climates and rich environments. Pick your choice of ribeye, sirloin, or tenderloin cuts. Or go with the Heavenly Meat Board and share with your other meat-loving friends! Don’t forget sides like edamame and mentaiko jojos (twice-fried wedges).
Charr’d, 324F Changi Road, Singapore 419799
9. Al-Azhar Restaurant
This famous eatery is the go-to restaurant for affordable, comfort food. The Indian-Muslim restaurant’s menu comprises Indonesian, Western and Mediterranean cuisine, but what we highly recommend is the Indian dishes that will have you coming back for more. If you need an extensive list of choices that are wallet-friendly, this is the place for you!
Al-Azhar, multiple locations including Bukit Timah, Tampines and Geylang
10. The Bravery
This Muslim-owned cosy cafe is one of our favourites. Its no-signboard, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it location hides a precious secret: an amazing menu. Seriously, you can start from a pancake stack or big brekkie in the morning, then dive into burgers and rice bowls at lunch. Come dinnertime, feast on wagyu picanha, pan-seared salmon and the fantastic steak with sunny side eggs.
The Bravery, 50 Amoy Street, Singapore 069876
11. All Things Delicious
As its name suggests, the charming bakery-cafe whips up goodies that are nothing short of delish. We suggest you get your hands on treats like cheesecake brownies, sticky apricot pistachio cake, coconut gula melaka cookies… and the list goes on. Plus, all-day breakfast goodies take you from avocado on sourdough to buttermilk pancakes. And let’s not forget the line-up of sandwiches, grain bowls and pasta plates. You’ll be spoilt for choice!
All Things Delicious, #01-01, 34 Arab Street, Singapore 199733
A beautifully minimalistic hangout, Ela is the place to be when you’re craving Greek grub. Start with the dip party platter of pita bread and cod roe, roasted eggplant, spicy feta, and cucumber yoghurt dips. Next, move on to chicken, beef, or lamb skewers with a side salad and your choice of pita or rice. Want a communal dish for the table? Dive into rotisserie chicken, lamb merguez, beef sausages and more with the Farmhouse Platter. End it all off with bites of baklava.
Ela, #01-09/10, 33 Jalan Sultan, Singapore 198965
13. Tipo Pasta Bar
Heck yeah, a fresh pasta joint is exactly what we need. Handcrafted daily, the pasta at Tipo is made with flavoured dough. Options include dill and lemon fettuccine or saffron fusilli and more, so expect pops of colour and flavour bursts in your meal. Oh, and did we mention you can customise your dish by picking your fave sauces from a list of alfredo, beef ragu and pomodoro choices? Plus, add on toppings like caramelised cherry tomatoes, sous vide egg and smoked salmon. Sounds good to us!
Tipo Pasta Bar, #01-07, 28 Aliwal Street, Singapore 199918
14. Fika Swedish Cafe & Bistro
No need to head to Ikea for your fix of Swedish meatballs – Fika actually does it better. With its whitewashed walls and light-filled interiors, the homey halal cafe is a breath of fresh air amidst the myriad eateries in Kampong Glam. Browse through its small but serviceable menu for delish Swedish classics.
Fika Swedish Cafe & Bistro, 257 Beach Road, Singapore 199539
The halal-certified eatery by Collin’s offers European plates at pocket-friendly prices. It’s helmed by a young head chef, who has chalked up experience working at Michelin-starred restaurants. The kitchen dishes out prettily plated knock-outs like truffle ravioli, baked seabass, and slow-cooked beef short ribs. You can also get sharing portions of grilled meat and seafood. Pair it off with sides like grilled broccolini and straight-cut fries to make it a feast.
Elfuego, multiple locations including Jewel Changi Airport and VivoCity
16. Positano Risto
This lovely Muslim-owned eatery dishes out excellent Italian food. We’re talking about truffle arancini balls, beef ragu linguine and gnocchi. The extensive menu also covers meat dishes such as slow-braised beef cheek, alongside thin-crust pizzas and classic desserts like tiramisu. Wash it all down with a mocktail or two!
Positano Risto, 66 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199479
17. The Dim Sum Place
These folks have a great halal option for all dim sum lovers and those craving authentic Cantonese cuisine. Chef recommendations include the crystal shrimp dumpling, baked bun with roast duck filling, congee with sliced fish and a delectable salted egg custard bun. It’s some of the best halal Chinese food in Singapore, we’d say.
The Dim Sum Place, multiple locations including North Bridge Road and Changi City Point
18. Sofra Turkish Cafe & Restaurant
For authentic Turkish fare in a casual chic restaurant setting, Sofra is a good bet. This crowd favourite gets it right every time with its classic, hearty and affordable Ottoman cuisine served in generous portions. You’ll be filling up on kebabs, salads and hearty stone oven-baked dishes in no time. For dessert, the kunefe (sweet cheese pastry with sugar syrup) is simply ambrosial – one bite is all it takes to get you hooked.
Sofra Turkish Cafe & Restaurant, #03-129A, Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
We definitely don’t have a shortage of Indonesian restaurants in Singapore, but if we had to choose, one of our top picks would be IndoChili. Classics like beef rendang, tahu telor (beancurd omelette) and ayam panggang (grilled chicken) are flavourful and authentic. It’ll feel like you’re dining on the streets of Jakarta itself! And when it gets too hot, cool down with a bowl of chendol.
IndoChili, 54 Zion Road, Singapore 247779
20. The Halia
After its halal certification, The Halia has climbed up the ranks as a popular spot for special occasions. Hidden in the Ginger Garden of the Botanic Gardens, the restaurant’s proximity to the city and tranquil setting make it the perfect escape. Seated next to full-height glass windows, guests can sip on mocktails and brunch out while enjoying sunny rays in total air-conditioned comfort. Post-sunset, head to the terrace, where majestic palm trees surround the facade.
The Halia, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569
21. Mother Dough Bakery
For handcrafted, artisanal bread baked fresh each day, Mother Dough is our go-to. There’s nothing better than a warm pastry or toastie from this spot. Even if you’re just passing by, you’ve gotta pop in to take home treats like croissants, lemon yoghurt cake, brioche buns, and loads more. Your sweet tooth will thank you!
Mother Dough Bakery, 3 Jalan Kledek, Singapore 199259
22. Wanderlost Lounge
Picture this: it’s a breezy evening, you’re sipping on a cool drink, and the view from your seat is spectacular. This non-alcoholic rooftop concept by The Halal Mixologist brings the bar experience to you without the booze. The groovy selection of mocktails is named after classic books like The Little Prince and Where The Wild Things Are. To make it a dinner experience, order a round of meaty mains to go with your drinks. Or opt for sharing platters!
Wanderlost Lounge, #07-04, Bugis Plus, 201 Victoria Street, Singapore 188067
This beloved spot is known for its tasty take on traditional tacos. Afterwit dishes out stellar savouries that flawlessly meld classic Mexican and Malay flavours. Do yourself a favour and order the coffee braised beef cheek tacos. Or go for the classic pulled beef burrito, and the fab nachos topped with pulled lamb. There are also empanadas, jalapeno poppers, and enchiladas to fill you right up.
Afterwit, 778 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198746
Arguably the most popular halal buffet in Singapore, this restaurant boasts an extensive, all-encompassing spread that has everything from Asian to Japanese to Mediterranean. Not only is the restaurant famous for variety, but it’s also known for serving fresh, quality food. Top that with exceptional customer service, and it’s no surprise the place is often booked out on weekends and during festive seasons.
Carousel, Royal Plaza on Scotts, 25 Scotts Road, Singapore 228220
25. Badoque Cafe
This casual joint is the perfect no-frills hideaway for dining on generous portions of dishes like vongole pasta, bone-in ribeye, burgers and seafood platters. Don’t leave without getting (your hands) down and dirty with the succulent treats.
Badoque Cafe, Bedok Shopping Complex, 298 Bedok Road, Singapore 469454
26. Ichikokudo Hokkaido Ramen
Taking pride in its authentic flavours and fresh ingredients, this ramen joint is known for putting out bowls of umami goodness. Its satisfying chicken broth brims with veggies, bonito, mackerel and kelp. Plus, the menu lets you pick your “richness level”: from light to extra concentrated. Besides the signature, you can also try miso, seafood, and meat-free versions. Or go for the donburi selection of garlic karaage, teriyaki unagi, and lightly broiled salmon.
Ichikokudo Hokkaido Ramen, multiple locations including Suntec City and Paya Lebar Quarter
27. Coba Coba
If it’s soul food you’re looking for, don’t miss Coba Coba, an authentic nasi padang haunt in Yishun. With its brick walls, vintage decor accents and kitschy trishaw located just outside its premises, the chic spot won’t look out of place in Kampong Glam (i.e. Singapore’s halal cafe heaven).
Coba Coba, #01-106, 156 Yishun Street 11, Singapore 760156
28. Yi Zun Noodle
Hungry for Xinjiang cuisine? This hangout’s Chinese noodles are springy, hand-pulled strands. They’re especially delish when served swimming in a broth with beef chunks. Dry minced meat or scallion oil noodles are available too. Along with dumplings and hot-plate tofu to complete your meal.
Yi Zun Noodle, multiple locations including Joo Chiat and Marina Square
You’re missing out if you’ve never tried nasi ambeng at Padi! Served communal style, it’s meant to be eaten with your hands while you share the food with others. Around a heap of steamed white rice sit traditional dishes like potato cutlets and beef rendang.
Padi, 53 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199469
30. Penny University
A perennial favourite amongst cafe-hoppers, this quaint coffeehouse serves up some of the best brews. We can’t get enough of its fab brunch and the amazing selection of desserts. Grab a cake, a cappuccino, and settle down for a lazy afternoon of total indulgence.
Penny University, multiple locations including Jalan Klapa and Wisma Geylang Serai
31. Sedap Thai
In the mood for soup? Look no further than Sedap Thai to get bang for your buck sets and no-frills steamboat. Platters come with the usual suspects like prawns, squid, crab sticks, meatballs, veggies and a medley of marinated meats. Oh, and beef fat is used to grease up the grill, which makes it more flavourful than butter. Sedap!
Sedap Thai, #01-08, Berseh Food Centre, 166 Jalan Besar, Singapore 208877
It’s hard to miss Konditori while on Bussorah Street. Simply follow the glorious scent of baked dough and freshly brewed coffee! Brought to you by the same people behind Fika Swedish Cafe & Bistro, this hotspot serves artisanal bakes and comforting cuppas. Take your pick from croissants, crusty loaves, cakes and delectable pastries.
Konditori, 33-34 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199451
33. Noosh Noodle Bar & Grill
The next time you’re hanging around Esplanade for a performance, stop by Noosh. This is the spot for fusion comfort food. Start with squid fritters or sambal scallops topped with cheese. Then move on to mains like the seafood platter, sambal chicken cutlet or mac and cheese beef goulash. So you still have room after munching your way through the extensive menu? Dig into slices of ondeh ondeh cake for dessert!
Noosh Noodle Bar & Grill, #01-13B, Esplanade Mall, 8 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039802
34. Kucina Italian Restaurant
Kucina is one of the few halal Italian restaurants in Singapore, so expectations are understandably high. But rest assured, the food is nothing short of delicioso. You’ll find hearty creations a nonna would approve of on the menu. Think gnocchi, spinach ravioli, seafood risotto and more.
Kucina Italian Restaurant, #B1-09/10, Kinex Mall, 11 Tanjong Katong Road, Singapore 437157
35. Captain Kim Korean BBQ & Hotpot
We love ourselves a good Korean BBQ. And the halal-certified Captain Kim sure satiates our cravings. Pick out your fave items from the massive buffet, and eat to your heart’s desire. Then go back for more if you feel like it! Besides BBQ goodies, the affordable eatery also serves Korean fried chicken and army stew, plus free-flow drinks to wash it all down.
Captain Kim Korean BBQ & Hotpot, multiple locations including Tampines Junction and Junction 10
36. The Landmark
Ready to feast? The Landmark’s sumptuous spread and classy decor make for a magnificent meal. Especially if you’re celebrating a special occasion. The dinner buffet experience differs slightly between the weekdays and the weekends. On weekends, you get access to Italian chicken sausages, Korean fried chicken, and more. For those who prefer an outdoor table, grab a seat by the pool to lounge in comfort.
The Landmark, #05-01, Village Hotel Bugis, 390 Victoria Street, Singapore 188061
37. Wakuwaku Yakiniku
Need a meaty fix? This Japanese BBQ spot is as obsessed with protein as we are. At Singapore’s first halal yakiniku restaurant, it’s all about the beef, with varying cuts grilled to perfection. Fellow carnivores, be prepared for a glorious feast. Order some plain rice for your carb fix. Or get the donburis topped with karaage, eggs, or salmon.
Wakuwaku Yakiniku, 27 Bali Lane, Singapore 189863
38. Tash Tish Tosh
This halal resto perfectly blends Western dishes with Malay influences. The Battleship is quite the centrepiece. It features red bone toolang (bone marrow) encased with pizza dough and doused in tashooka gravy. Plus, you can get milkshakes and milk tea to pair with your meal. Lazy to head out? Try the delivery option!
Tash Tish Tosh, multiple locations including 50 Kandahar Street and Marine Cove
39. Fluff Bakery
Fluff is an uber popular bakery that started out in a home kitchen. It’s been feeding our sweet dreams for years thanks to its ever-evolving line-up. From cupcakes and tarts to doughnuts and cakes, each visit is a saccharine surprise. Needless to say, we’re always excited to step into the store! Don’t know where to start? Try the signature cupcakes like Nutella red velvet or salted caramel. Otherwise, look out for unconventional flavours that pop up on the ever-changing menu.
Fluff Bakery, 795 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198763
Located right next to the Vintage Cameras Museum, this joint serves up some mean South Thai cuisine. Think phad Thai, steamed sea bass and Thai yellow curry. For soups, you have a choice of clear or red tom yum, veggie soup, or a seasonal oxtail soup. Add on sides of fried omelettes and basil beef or chicken and you’ve got a Thai feast for the whole fam.
Kohnangkam, 4 & 6 Jalan Kledek, Singapore 199261
41. Working Title – Burger Bar
When it comes to comfort food, Working Title has it down pat. These burgers are crazy good, y’all. Think beef or chicken patties seasoned to perfection. Then they’re sandwiched with ingredients like cheese, fried onions, slaw, and even kimchi. There’s even a lamb burger with feta cheese, sumac onions, and green harissa aioli. Don’t forget the truffle tater tots!
Working Title – Burger Bar, multiple locations including Riverside and Lasalle
42. Flavour Flings
Need your cafe fix? Head to this heartland spot that’s been around since 2014. You’ll find all-day brunch dishes, pasta varieties and burgers on the menu. For something a little different, try the Milo-coated popcorn chicken (we kid you not). Or go for the beef burger or chicken cutlet with Swiss raclette cheese to have your fill of protein. It’s best recommended you visit on an empty stomach, we say.
Flavour Flings, #01-1348, 121 Hougang Avenue 1, Singapore 530121
43. Big Fish Small Fish
With humble origins in the Punggol East Container Park, the halal cafe has since expanded with plenty of outlets across Singapore. This spot is all about fish and chips, in case you haven’t guessed. Choose from six types of fish and get your order freshly battered and fried. Then, take your pick from the slew of sides and dips such as fresh potato crisps and prawn fritters.
Big Fish Small Fish, multiple locations including Tampines Mall and Bugis Junction
44. Butter Studio
There’s nothing we love more than the buttery smell of baked goods, and that’s what pulls us into Butter Studio. You’ll be feasting on burnt cheesecakes, sea salt Nutella tarts, and gelatos in all kinds of flavours. The shop also bakes celebration cakes and cupcake platters to order for festive occasions.
Butter Studio, multiple locations including Jalan Besar and Tampines Mall
45. Time for Thai
This joint’s Thai food is as authentic as it gets. The menu includes all the classics you’re familiar with. Think seafood pad Thai, pineapple fried rice, and tom yum soup. We’re in love with the crab omelette that’s filled with luscious chunks of crab meat. Be sure to save room for desserts like mango sticky rice, red ruby, and coconut ice cream.
Time for Thai, multiple locations including Bukit Timah and Woodleigh Mall
46. Royz et Vous
Mains at this cafe are nothing short of spectacular. Get dishes like rendang chicken lasagne, chicken parmigiana, and beef short ribs. Pair it all with your choice of mocktails, the classic mojito to Caribbean rhum.
Royz et Vous, multiple locations including Telok Ayer and Sultan Gate
47. Woodlands Sourdough
Contrary to its name, Woodlands Sourdough is not located in Woodlands. What started as a humble micro-bakery eventually expanded into a quaint cafe in Serene Centre, and now it’s moved into its home at Upper Thomson. Well-known for delectable bread and brownies, the joint is a must-visit if you’ve got a thing for sweets and carbs.
Woodlands Sourdough, #01-03, The Longhaus, 183 Upper Thomson Road, Singapore 574429
It’s a collaboration between local juggernauts Tenderfresh, Warung Kim’s Seafood and Ah Boy’s Popiah. Hawkerman serves all your local favourites with a twist. For instance, you can get your popiah fix with salted egg sauce and crispy chicken skin. Meanwhile, the ‘Lolex’ Hokkien mee pays homage to the restaurant’s Rolex-wearing-Hokkien-mee-frying founding father, Tan Kue Kim. The hearty dish for two features lobster, prawns, white clams and sotong.
Hawkerman, multiple locations including Clementi and Haig Road
Did somebody say the best halal buffet in Singapore? Enter Permata, with its feast fit for all foodies. Celebrity chef Mel Dean has crafted a new buffet menu that pays homage to the Nusantara region. Diners can expect familiar hearty dishes from Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia, all with a contemporary twist. There are over 27 dishes to choose from, featuring the chef’s signature creations and a selection of dishes that rotate weekly. Psst: outdoor live grill stations will be making an appearance too! Here’s the best part – Permata’s buffet is a one-for-one, which means you can bring someone along and enjoy the spread together.
Permata, 73 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198497
50. Asian Market Cafe
Feeling flush? Take a delicious dive into a lush buffet selection. This includes local faves, fresh seafood, carved hunks of meat and desserts. Asian Market Cafe’s elegant interiors, inspired by black-and-white colonial houses, set the scene for a classy meal with your fam.
Asian Market Cafe, Level 2, Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189560
51. Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant
Known for traditional Balinese and modern Indonesian food, the eatery has been around since 1985. Its tantalising spread includes mains like ayam panggang rica rica (grilled chicken) and daging sapi rendang (beef simmered in thick coconut sauce). Tip: don’t forget to sop up all that saucy goodness with rice or noodles.
Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant, Level 3, Furama Riverfront, 405 Havelock Road, Singapore 169633
Variety is the name of the game at this swanky halal buffet restaurant in Singapore. From Indian and Malay to Chinese and Peranakan dishes, you’ll be dining your way through multiple cuisines. Expect lots of local favourites like Hainanese chicken rice, roti prata, satay and beef rendang. The mind-boggling choices require several return trips to the buffet line, so enter with a hearty appetite (and a pair of roomy pants).
Straits Kitchen, Lobby Level, Grand Hyatt Singapore, 10 Scotts Road, Singapore 228211
With these amazing halal restaurants, cafes and bakeries in Singapore, you’ll never run out of dining options!