Eating halal can be a challenge in some holiday destinations. However, visitors to Singapore will be astounded by the myriad of delicious options available. You’ll find many of Singapore’s Muslim-friendly restaurants and cafes located in Kampong Glam, home to the Malay Heritage Centre. Just for halal foodies, we’ve put together a list of popular restaurants and cafes that offer a mixture of delectable local and international delicacies.
1/ And All Things Delicious
Where: 34 Arab Street, #01-01, Singapore 199733
Cuisine: Simple, wholesome desserts, cakes, pastries and savouries – made from scratch. Favourites include the Sticky Toffee Cake and Carrot Cake.
Ambiance: Bright, warm and welcoming.
For more information, visit: http://www.andallthingsdelicious.com
2/ La Marelle Café & Boutique
Where: 25A Baghdad Street, Singapore 199664
Cuisine: All-day western breakfast, burgers, pasta and paninis; desserts, coffees & mocktails.
Ambiance: A cheerful, whimsical interior.
For more information, visit: http://www.facebook.com/lamarellecafe
3/ Bumbu Restaurant
Where: 44 Kandahar Street, Singapore 198897
Cuisine: An array of Thai-Indonesian favourites. Try the century egg salad, tauhu telor, tom yum soup or deep-fried fish.
Ambiance: Peranakan antiques and photographs give this small restaurant an impressive feel.
For more information, visit: http://www.bumbu.com.sg
4/ Famous Islamic Restaurant
Where: 745 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198713
Cuisine: Famous for its dum biryani and North Indian classic dishes
Ambiance: This cosy dining room is decorated with black and white photos and antique furniture.
For more information, visit: http://www.islamic.sg
Where: 73 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198497
Cuisine: A fine dining restaurant serving authentic Malay cuisine. Try the signature Nasi Ampeng platter.
Ambiance: Housed in a 1920s mansion, classic furniture and historic artefacts make this setting regal.
For more information, visit: http://www.mamanda.com.sg/main
Where: Lobby Level, Grand Hyatt, 10 Scotts Road, Singapore 226211
Cuisine: A buffet restaurant serving the best of local favourites such as Satay, Beef Rendang, Laksa, Hainanese Chicken Rice plus a variety of popular local desserts.
Ambiance: Unique furnishings create a contemporary “marketplace” setting.
For more information, visit: http://www.singapore.grand.hyattrestaurants.com/straitskitchen
7/ Carousel Buffet Restaurant
Where: 25 Scotts Rd, Lobby Level, Royal Plaza on Scotts, Royal Plaza, Singapore 228220
Cuisine: An award winning buffet restaurant serving Mediterranean, Asian and Japanese fare; a lavish seafood spread; an impressive French Rotisserie and a delectable selection of desserts.
Ambiance: Dine in a modern and chic setting.
For more information, visit: http://www.carouselbuffet.com.sg
8/ Asian Market Cafe
Where: 2 Stamford Rd, Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore 178882
Cuisine: Well known for its Pan-Asian Buffet menu of Chinese, Malay, Indian and Japanese delights and popular dishes.
Ambiance: A cosy and casual dining area.
For more information, visit: http://www.fairmont.com/singapore/dining/asianmarketcafe