Singapore and Halal Food


There are two types of restaurants in Singapore that serve Halal food; the first type is the restaurants with a Halal certified kitchen. These restaurants will not serve Alcohol. The second type is the restaurants that serve food from catered from an outside halal certified kitchen. Such restaurant may serve alcohol.

Indulge in some delicious food

Indulge in some delicious food

Usually if a chain restaurant is Halal certified then all of its outlets will be serving Halal food, however there are exceptions where only certain outlets of a chain restaurant is serving Halal food. Example is Sakura Japanese.

All major fast food chains are Halal certified in Singapore Like Mc Donald, Pizza Hut, Swensons, Burger King, KFC, Long John Silver, Deli France, Coffee Beans etc.

Food is undoubtedly an important aspect in Singapore. They city is indeed a melting pot of flavors and foods reflecting our multicultural heritage. With a large Muslim population there is a huge variety of restaurants that offer Halal food one way or the other. Some of the places I like are listed below – Enjoy !!!!

1- Carousel International – Royal Plaza on Scotts, 25 Scotts Road, Singapore 228220 Ph:6737 7966

This is one of the best Halal served buffet restaurant in Singapore. It’s often packed to the brim on weekends and during the evenings on Muslims fasting month. The 7 station buffet cuisine consists of succulent seafood spread with sushi, oysters & other delicacies, Few Chinese & Malay options and a good spread of yummy Mediterranean food. The deserts are amazing with a delightful chocolate fountain.

2- Gurame Indonesian – 11 Changi Coast Walk, 499740 Ph: 6542 2038

A spice rich menu will provide you the adventure of trying the Asian spices. In Indonesian cuisine it’s the quality of Sambal [A thick paste of red chili, shrimps & garlic] that determines how good was the food. This restaurant offers a variety of sambles to complement its signature dishes like the fried Gurame fish. It’s a small cozy restaurant facing the calm sea and let you experience the best of what Indonesian cuisine can offer.

Mouth-watering food to tempt your tastebuds!

Mouth-watering food to tempt your tastebuds!

3- Fika Swedish – #01-02, Millenia Walk (Opp. Conrad Hotel), Singapore 039596 Ph: 6336 7234

This restaurants offer a wide range of scrumptious Swedish delights. Its basically a bristro which is popular for its deserts, however the meal options are also tasty and interesting.

4- Casa Bom Vento Peranakan – 477 Joo Chiat Road

Its arguably, one of the best Halal Peranakan restaurants in Singapore. The Peranakan showcase the cuisine of the early settlers from Chine in straits settlement like Singapore, Melaka & Penang. The ambiance adds an authentic touch to the atmosphere with marbled tables, old porcelain lampshades and cherry wood flooring. It has wide variety of dishes like Itek itium, Ayam buah keluak, Baby Sting Ray with black pepper corn and Nyonya chap chye.

 

5- Badoque Western – Italian – Mediterranean  – Simpang Bedok, 298 Bedok Lane, Singapore Ph: 64466928

Good food with good service; a magical combination. Its difficult to find a place there so book early. It’s good food in a good ambiance. Try their chicken and orange salad. The servings are big.

6- The Orange Lantern Vietnamese – 73 Killiney Road, Singapore Ph:6732 8032

Not many Vietnamese halal choices are available in Singapore, so try out this place to experience the true taste of Vietnamese cuisine. Their BBQ beef in Betel Nut leaves, Pho or Faa – Special Chicken/ Beef Noodle Soup, Spring rolls & Avocado shake is a must have.

7- Straits Kitchen Asian – 10 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228211 Ph: 6732 1234

A Singapore inspired restaurant with wide variety of local dishes in a contemporary market place setting. Try their Beef Rending, Oyster Omelette, Kung Pao chicken and Palak Paneer [Spinich & Indian Cheese]

Enjoy the local delicacies!

Enjoy the local delicacies!

8- Thai To Go Thai – 369 Sembawang Road #01-05 Sembawang Cottage Ph: 6758 2110

Have your spice fix here. The restaurant serves an extensive menu of affordable and authentic Thai Food. The best is always the Pineapple Rice, Tom Yum Goog & the Green Curry.

9- Yureka Teppenyaki Japanese – No 5 Thong Soon Ave (Springleaf Road) 787433 Ph: 6458 4678

Good Japanese food at an affordable price. You wont find any other Halal Japanese Teppenyaki restaurant in Singapore. Try the decent variety of Japanese dishes available.

10- Sofra Turkish – 100 Beach Road, #02-42/44, Shaw Tower Ph: 62911433

Head to this restaurant if you have craving for Turkish food favorites like the Shish Kebap, which is a skewer of grilled meat, and Izgara Kofte, which is a grilled flat meatball. But be warned, the portions are much smaller than what you might had in Turkey or what may appear in the menu. Order an appetizer to understand what I mean.

Some other Halal Restaurants – Please search the address by internet

  • Asian Market Café @ Fairmount Singapore – Asian Buffet
  • Aquamarine @ Marina Mandarin – International Buffet
  • Tiffany Café & Restaurant @ Furama City Center Hotel – Intl. Buffet
  • Sakunthala Food Palace @ Race Course – North & South Indian, Indian-Chinese
  • Jacks Place @ Ang Mo Kio – Steak & Western
  • Sakura @ Compassvale Link – Thai Chinese
  • Sakae Sushi @ City Mall, Raffles Link – Need to confirm if it is Halal
  • Ramen Ten @ Far East Plaza
  • Bay View Tandoor @ Singapore Flyer
  • River Walk Tandori @ Landmark

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