Halal restaurants in Singapore

Scrolling through Google to find good meal options can be stressful when you have Muslim friends in your circle of friends. If you’ve got Muslim friends, they don’t have to feel the FOMO when there are halal fancy restaurants for you to choose from and celebrate the occasion at! 

With food options that are less than $50, you won’t have to be broke to indulge in classy international nosh.

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1. Royz Et Vous – Western-Malay fusion cuisine

Royz Et Vous
Brazen Striploin ($34.90)
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Ever wondered how Western food would be like if you add your fave chili padi sauce into the mix? You can try it out at Royz Et Vous. With dishes like “Kampong” Buffalo Wings ($16.90) and Soft Shell Crab Pasta Arrabiata with chili padi ($19.90), Western food can taste a little bit like home.

Halal restaurants - Royz Et Vous
Bottom dish: Carbonara ($16.90)
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For all you thrifty folk, cheap meals don’t necessarily mean small portions. You guys can order the carbonara ($16.90), the cheapest main dish that’s just as hearty as the other pasta dishes. Also, get your phones ready if you want to document that egg yolk pop!  

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Beef Short Ribs ($42.90)
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Have a go at ordering the huge Beef Short Ribs ($42.90) that’s laid on top of a bed of greens and potatoes on a flat wooden board. If you can’t finish the huge portion at the restaurant, feel free to dabao it back. 

Must-try: Beef Short Ribs ($42.90)

Telok Ayer outlet
Address: 137 Telok Ayer Street #01-01, Singapore 068602
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11AM-10PM | Sat-Sun 12PM-10PM
Telephone: 6293 0270

Sultan Gate outlet
Address: 37oSultan Gate, Singapore 198485
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11AM-10PM | Sat-Sun 12PM-10PM
Telephone: 6291 7153

2. Fika Swedish Cafe and Bistro – halal Swedish fare

Fika Swedish Cafe and Bistro
Swedish Meatballs ($19)
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Now, we have an option other than IKEA to enjoy amazing Swedish cuisine. Fika Swedish Cafe and Bistro serves up sides like Pickled Herring Plate ($14) to go with hefty mains like Pannbiff, Swedish home-made beef patties ($19). 

Halal restaurants - Fika Swedish Cafe and Bistro
Fishermen Pasta ($26)
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If you lean more to seafood than meat, the Fishermen Pasta ($26) has a medley of white fish, mussels, prawns, and squid that’s tangled in linguine pasta. This pasta also has a vegetarian option that goes for $16.

Fika Swedish Cafe and Bistro
Pastries from the cafe’s sister bakery, Konditori.
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Desserts are available at the cafe if you need to cleanse your palate after your meal. Kladdkaka (Swedish brownies) are at $8 and you can have it with ice-cream with a $2 top-up. Check out the daily specials when you head down to grab your meals. 

Must-try: Swedish Meatballs ($19) and Pytt I Panna (diced Angus beef) ($19)

Address: 257 Beach Road, Singapore 199539
Opening hours: Sun-Thu 11AM-10PM | Fri-Sat 11AM-11PM
Telephone: 6396 9096

3. The Meathouse By 18Chefs – halal steak and other meat cuts

Halal restaurants - The Meathouse By 18Chefs
Ribeye Steak ($22)
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Almost everyone has patronised 18Chefs at least once during their childhood. If you can’t get enough of the striploin and ribeye cuts, wait till you see The Meathouse By 18Chefs.

This boujee version of 18Chefs has 13 varieties of beef steak cuts from Salisbury steaks ($16), rump steaks ($38), to Carpetbag steaks ($48). 6 lamb cuts are also available for those who prefer leaner meat.

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Josper Oven-grilled Striploin Steak with Pasta ($16)
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If the meat’s getting too jelak to your liking, get some carbs by ordering some pasta on the side! The pasta range is affordable – from their $10 Aglio Olio to $18 Seafood Pasta in Tangy Tomato Sauce – so you don’t have to feel guilty about having too many dishes on your table.

Must-try: Ribeye Steak ($22)

Address: 2 Tampines Central 5, #05-04 Century Square, Singapore 529509
Opening hours: 11.30AM-9PM, Daily
Telephone: 6260 1752

4. The Mad Sailors – British fish & chips from $16.90

The Mad Sailors
Fish & Chips ($18.90)
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When it comes to British cuisine, one of the few foods that come to mind has got to be fish and chips. The Mad Sailors has this iconic dish that’s true to the real deal in its resto for $18.90.

The Mad Sailors
Cheeky Git ($21.90)
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For those who can’t go a day without their red meat, there’s the Cheeky Git ($21.90), a beef cheek stew that comes with a side of their home-made mashed potatoes and french beans. 

Halal restaurants - The Mad Sailors
Pesto Cream Fish ($17.90)
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If you dig other fish dishes, try The Mad Sailors’ Pesto Cream Fish ($17.90) that features a pan-seared pacific dory in a sea of the restaurant’s house-made mash, topped off with a light salad. 

Must-try: Fish & Chips ($18.90), Cheeky Git ($21.90), and Butter Beer ($8)

Address: 24 Haji Lane, Singapore 189217
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12PM-10PM | Sat 10AM-11PM | Sun 10AM-10PM
Telephone: 8768 0465

5. Positano Risto – whole Boston lobster fettucine for $30/pax

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Signature Whole Boston Lobster Fettuccine for 2 at $60
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You can ditch your usual pasta joints for Positano Risto. Garnering so many positive online reviews, this resto specialises in halal Italian cuisine. Get yourself the Signature Whole Boston Lobster Fettuccine for 2 for $60 that’s $30/pax if you’re keen on sharing a plate with your buddy. 

Other than lobster, there’s also squid, mussels, prawns and scallop that’s mixed along with the pasta in a rich lobster bisque sauce. 

Positano Risto
Squid Ink Seafood Spaghetti ($24)
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If you don’t mind getting your lips and teeth stained black, the Squid Ink Seafood Spaghetti ($24) is another main that’s well-loved by customers who’ve raved about it online. 

Positano Risto
Spaghetti Arrabiata ($12.90)
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For those who love a simple pasta, the Spaghetti Arrabiata is at $12.90. Positano Risto gives it its own twist on the pasta by tossing the spaghetti in their homemade spicy tomato sauce. If you love that extra spice, don’t be shy to let them know because they can amp it up for you.

Must-try: Granny Smith Scallop Risotto ($18), Squid Ink Seafood Spaghetti ($24)

Address: 66 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199479
Opening hours: Sun-Thu 11.30AM-9.30PM | Fri-Sat 11.30AM-10.30PM
Telephone: 6292 1866

6. Tipo Pasta Bar – build your own pasta

Halal restaurants - Tipo Pasta Bar
Pollo Al Pesto ($13.90)
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If you’ve been itching to make your dream pasta combi but you’re too lazy to prep the ingredients, Tipo Pasta Bar can help you with that. At $9.90, you can handpick your pasta, sauces, as well as extra toppings to create your very own dish!

If your inner Gordon Ramsay isn’t cooking up any ideas for you, you can opt for the house specials like the Pollo Al Pesto ($13.90), a creamy pesto pasta that’s topped with chicken chunks and cherry tomatoes.

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A white button mushroom Alfredo build-your-own-pasta combi ($9.90) with black lumpfish caviar
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As a Build-A-Bear for pasta, cash out an extra $3 to top off your DIY pasta mix with Black Lumpfish Caviar to give it an atas flair.

Must-try: Build your own pasta for $9.90

Address: 785 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198753
Opening hours: 12PM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 8768 0785

7. Blue Jasmine – Thai and Indian halal cuisine

Blue Jasmine
Mango and Blue Jasmine Sticky Rice ($14)
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Blue Jasmine gives Thai and Indian fare a classy spin with its contemporary plating, but that doesn’t mean that this restaurant is only known for its aesthetic dishes. The flavours don’t disappoint either, according to the tonnes of reviews they’ve raked in online. 

Blue Jasmine
Tom Yum Sea Bass ‘Poh Tek’ ($20)
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For days where you just love a good clear soup, the Tom Yum Sea Bass ‘Poh Tek’ ($20) is an Esarn twist on tom yum with sea bass chunks, basil leaves, halved cherry tomatoes, and dried chilies. 

Blue Jasmine
Thai Fried Kway Teow ($14)
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Even though the Thai Fried Kway Teow that’s priced from $14 is the cheapest dish at Blue Jasmine, this restaurant doesn’t scrimp on your portion so you won’t have to worry about spending more to satisfy your tummy.

Must-try: Tom Yum Sea Bass ‘Poh Tek’ ($20), Mango and Blue Jasmine Sticky Rice ($14)

Address: 10 Farrer Park Station Road, Level 5 Park Hotel, Singapore 217564
Opening hours: 11.30AM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 6824 8851

8. The Royals Steakhouse – for sharing steak platters

Halal restaurants - The Royals Steakhouse
Angus Ribeye ($32)
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Tucked away in Haji Lane, The Royals Steakhouse is a little joint that serves up burgers, pastas, and steaks. Halal steakhouses are hard to come by and with mains starting from $18, this one’s an affordable option to sate the carnivore within.

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Côte de Boeuf (Rib of Beef) is
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Round up all of your steak-loving friends to share the biggest portion in the whole restaurant – the Côte de Boeuf. It’s a staggering 820-960G worth of steak, compared to the usual striploin that’s only 200-220G. It makes the Côte de Boeuf perfect for sharing as it can accommodate to 3 hungry peeps for $31.70/pax

Halal restaurants - The Royals Steakhouse
Lamb chops ($36) that’s labeled as a “must-eat” by patrons
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Be sure to make a reservation prior because the steakhouse is a small space, making it an intimate spot for you and your friends to chat while you cut through your steaks.

Must-try: Lamb Chops ($36) and Braised Lamb Shank ($24)

Address: 10 Jalan Pisang, Singapore 199077
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 12PM-3PM & 5.30PM-10PM | Fri 12PM-3PM & 5.30PM-10.30PM | Sat-Sun & PH 1PM-10.30PM
Telephone: 6291 3326

9. The Malayan Council – huge main portions

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Smoked Duck Chili Padi ($28)
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Don’t be turned off by the prices in The Malayan Council’s menu because they’re well-known for their massive portions and their complimentary starters and desserts. This is a PSA to make sure you and your gang come through their doors with empty stomachs.

An example of a generous meal is the Smoked Duck Chili Padi – at $28, you can share it with a friend or 2, depending on how big your appetites are. Striking a balance between creamy and spicy, customers noted how the dish isn’t jelak to chow down. 

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Ondeh-ondeh Cake ($8)
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If you love your kueh, get a slice of the Ondeh-ondeh Cake ($8) that looks and tastes almost like the real thing. The cake has that iconic green colouring, gula melaka layers and is dusted with coconut shavings. On top of that, every cake comes with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream on the side to accompany your decadent slice.

The Malayan Council
Asam Pedas Fish and Chips ($19)
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Since a percentage of your bill is donated to Muhammadiyah Welfare Home, know that you’re doing good while you dine at The Malayan Council.

Must-try: Ondeh-ondeh Cake ($8), Roti Kirai Beef Ribs ($28)

Bugis outlet
Address: 71 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199484
Opening hours: 11AM-11PM, Daily
Telephone: 9002 4414

Rochor outlet
Address: 22 Dunlop Street, Singapore 209350|
Opening hours: 11AM-11PM, Daily
Telephone: 9002 4414


10. IndoChili – fine Indonesian cuisine

Tahu Telor (Beancurd Omelette) at $9.80
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IndoChili has an extensive Indonesian cuisine that spans from Java, Padang and Bali. If you fancy a good indon meal, have the Tahu Telor ($9.80) for starters. It’s a classic dish that features a beancurd omelette that’s accompanied by a sweet peanut sauce. 

Ayam Panggang Padang (Grilled Chicken in Padang-style gravy) at $9.80
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Mains aren’t expensive here, and you’ll be able to sink your teeth into the Ayam Panggang Padang at just $9.80. The dish is a grilled whole leg of chicken that’s blanketed in a sauce that’s unique to Padang city. Even if you add $1.50 plain rice to go with it, you’re still getting a solid portion for just under $11.You can also take your dish to the next – spice – level with the restaurant’s spicy Sambal Cobek. Feel free to ask for more sambal for $2 if your saucer has run out. 

Must-try: Rendang Sapi ($12.80), Tahu Telor ($9.80)

Address: 54 Zion Road, Singapore 247779
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 11.30AM-3PM & 5.30PM-10PM | Fri-Sun 11.30AM-10PM
Telephone: 6445 1766

Affordable halal food in Singapore

The journey to find restos that offer Muslim-friendly cuisines has been hard. But over the years, a myriad of halal restos of different specialities and cuisines have popped up for fellow Muslims to enjoy a good meal with friends.

With fancy main courses that don’t break the bank, you can skip the usual halal joints and step up your dinner game.

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