Singapore’s Popular Halal Restaurants & Cafes


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

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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.

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2/ La Marelle Café & Boutique

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Where: 25A Baghdad Street, Singapore 199664

Cuisine: All-day western breakfast, burgers, pasta and paninis; desserts, coffees & mocktails.

Ambiance: A cheerful, whimsical interior.

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3/ Bumbu Restaurant

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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.

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4/ Famous Islamic Restaurant

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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.

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5/ Mamanda

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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.

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6/ StraitsKitchen

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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.

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7/ Carousel Buffet Restaurant

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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.

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8/ Asian Market Cafe

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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.

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This article was published in the August 2016 issue of Inspire Living Magazine. Download it here!