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Best Halal Restaurants to Try in Singapore [2023]

Halal Restaurant Singapore

Best Halal Restaurant Singapore
Best Halal Restaurant Singapore

Did you know that Muslims make up 14% of Singapore’s population? That is to say, you can never run out of fancy Halal restaurants to try in Singapore here, from new restaurants opting for the Halal food certification or a new Muslim-owned establishment bursting in popularity on Instagram. But, what does it mean for a restaurant to be ‘Halal’?

As defined by the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS), ‘halal’ is an Arabic word that means lawful or allowable. Any food or drink that falls under this category is permitted for consumption by Muslims. Most food and drinks are considered Halal unless clearly stated in the Quran (the holy book of Islam) and Hadith (prophetic sayings) as forbidden or non-Halal.

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Furthermore, the MUIS Halal certification is authorized by MUIS so it means that the restaurant guarantees that their food products, from the ingredients to preparation and even the beverages, are suitable for Muslims to consume according to Muslim laws. So, whether you are a Muslim seeking out new food places to try or planning a get-together with your Muslim friends, we’ve compiled a list of the best halal restaurants for you to try this year!

Note: As of writing this article, establishments are still confining to social distancing guidelines. Do exercise social responsibility when eating out in groups!

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1. Fu-Men Japanese Udon and Donburi

Fu-Men - Halal Restaurant Singapore
Fu-Men – Halal Restaurant Singapore (Credit: Fu-Men)
Key ServicesHakata-style udon and donburi
Websitehttps://fu-men-japanese-udon-donburi-restaurant.business.site/
Address16 Raffles Quay
#B1-17/18 Hong Leong Building
Singapore 048581
Phone6224 1134
Emailudonculture@outlook.com
Operating hoursMonday to Friday: 11AM – 8PM
Saturday: 10AM – 3PM
Closed Sunday.

FU-MEN Japanese Udon & Donburi Restaurant was established in April 2018 and was certified Halal in September 2018. Established by the well-renowned Chef Teppei Yamashita, FU-MEN serves Hakata-style udon, which is different from other popular styles available in Singapore. Compared to other styles like the Sanuki-style, the udon served here is thicker and more tender, guaranteed for satisfaction in every bite. FU-MEN Japanese Udon & Donburi Restaurant is definitely one of the best halal restaurants you should be trying in Singapore!

Key Differentiators

  1. The only Hakata-style Udon shop in Singapore
  2. Affordable Halal certified restaurant in the Singapore CBD area
  3. Dishes are served hot and cooked upon order

Customer Review

Really great place for Udon. I got to admit, I was initially skeptical about this restaurant as Udon restaurant may not be associated with being Halal. However, I am absolutely wrong.

Ordered the Burdock Tempura with a set B which comes with the chicken curry don and managed to swap the chicken for Inari Sushi.

Absolutely love it. The stock for the udon was fantastic. The Inari Sushi was the best I have tasted so far.

Love this place and will be back!

2. FATPAPAS

FATPAPAS - Halal Restaurant Singapore
FATPAPAS – Halal Restaurant Singapore (Credit: FATPAPAS)
Key ServicesHalal family diner serving American style hearty burgers and cuisine
Websitehttps://www.fatpapas.sg
Address17 Bali Lane Singapore 189853
Phone62918028
Emailreservations@fatpapas.sg
Operating hoursMonday to Thursday: 12PM – 9.30PM (last order)
Friday to Sunday: 11AM – 9.30PM (last order)

Firstly, FATPAPAS was created in 2017 as the Halal version of FATBOY’S The Burger Bar. Bernie and Kenny Tay launched FATPAPAS alongside new business partners and celebrity Sheikh Haikel to provide more dining options for Muslims to eat with friends of different religions. Also, FATPAPA’s menu has something from everyone; choose from an array of juicy burgers to hot local favourites such as the Country Fried Steak, STIFFEE Foot-long Beef Hotdog, BBQ Beef short Ribs, Chicken Mac & Cheese, Fish & Chips to their Impossible Menu with plant-based Impossible meat. Also, not forgetting their signature TEN DOLLAR Milkshakes for a satisfactory ending to your meal.

Today, FATPAPAS has successfully captured a wide community of Muslims and non-Muslims alike who are seen in the long snake-like queues at their outlet, especially on weekends. In short, FATPAPAS is definitely a halal restaurant in Singapore that will leave any customers happy with good-tasting Halal diner food served in generous portions.

Key Differentiators:

  1. FATPAPAS’s Build-Your-Own Burgers allows customers to choose their type of bun, patty (beef, lamb, chicken or Impossible Meat) and the various toppings and sauce to create your perfect burger.
  2. A special “Secret Menu” is revealed by Sheikh Haikel himself via social media.
  3. Be lucky to try the Country Fried Sheikh Burger aka The Sheikh Haikel Burger, the most popular “Off-The-Menu Secret Burger” that is made with Sheikh Haikel’s favourite Country Fries Steak, Bechamel Sauce, Turkey Bacon, Mashed Potato and French Fries.

Customer Review

Went to Fat Papas for lunch. The way to order and payment was efficient as we don’t need to move from the table that we were seated.

Food serve was quick and the food was good and worth it. Portion was good and sumptuous. Was in a food coma state for awhile. Haha

Overall good experience and definitely will visit again

Ridduan Kasman (Google Reviews)

3. Kucina

Kucina - Halal Restaurant Singapore
Kucina – Halal Restaurant Singapore (Credit: Kucina)
Key ServicesMUIS Halal certified restaurant serving authentic Italian cuisine
Websitehttps://www.kucinaitalian.com/
Address11 Tanjong Katong Rd, #B1-09/10, KINEX
Singapore 437157
Phone64932154 / 91462430
Emailaskme@kucinaitalian.com / gero@kucinaitalian.com
Operating hoursMonday to Sunday: 11.30am – 10pm (last order 9.30pm)

Experience a piece of Italy in the heart of Singapore. Despite, being conveniently located in KINEX Mall in Tanjong Katong, this spacious Singapore halal restaurant will make you feel like you have been transported to Italy with its charming and classy interior.

KUCINA, which means KITCHEN in Italian, is a Muslim-owned Italian restaurant serving Authentic Halal Italian cuisine. Over the years, KUCINA has grown to become the leading Halal Italian Restaurant in Singapore, having achieved significant milestones such as being the only official catering partner of NDP 2020 and being awarded the Singapore SME 500 Award 2020 – 2021.

Ultimately, KUCINA aims to provide authentic and high-quality Italian food to its customers, both Muslims and non-Muslims alike.

Key Differentiators:

  1. Firstly, the restaurant is founded by a highly experienced Italian Muslim chef, Chef Omar, who has been in the F&B industry for almost 30 years. He previously worked as an Executive Chef for 6 years in a restaurant that has a Michelin Star awarded to one of its outlets.
  2. Multiple public figures and even our very own President Mdm Halimah Yacob have graced the restaurant with their support.
  3. Chef Omar was born in London but with Sicilian blood from his Father’s side of the family. Growing up, he enjoyed Italian food from Sicily that was home-cooked by his grandmother. It ended up being a huge inspiration to the dishes that he makes from scratch today in KUCINA. Some of which include: LA BARCA FUNGHI E TARTUFO (a boat-shaped pizza), ARANCINI SICILIANI, and CANNOLI.
  4. All of the pasta at KUCINA is handmade from scratch and we have a wide variety of fresh own pasta available such as gnocchi, squid ink chitarra, caserecci, and much more! We also allow our customers to combine any sauce with their own pasta so that each plate of pasta is customized to their liking.

Customer Review

Had a fantastic dinner at Kucina. I especially liked the Gnocchi which was a nice change from the usual types of pasta The dish consisted of potato dumplings and smoked salmon, and the tomato sauce was creamy and light. The atmosphere was cozy and service staff were friendly and attentive. Enjoyable dining experience and would definitely visit again.

Shaylynn Y.

4. Limaa

LIMAA - Halal Restaurant Singapore
LIMAA – Halal Restaurant Singapore (Credit: LIMAA)
Key ServicesF&B cafe
Websitewww.limaa51hajilane.com
Address51 Haji Lane, Singapore 189244
Phone86202041
Emailhello@limaa51hajilane.com
Operating hoursTuesday to Thursday: 9:30AM – 5PM
Friday to Sunday: 9:30AM – 7PM
Mondays closed.

 Whether you’re an early riser on the hunt for breakfast or want a healthy yet hearty afternoon meal, get your wholesome delights at the quaint café in the heart of Haji Lane named LIMAA. Founded in 2017, LIMAA’s colourful and gorgeously plated dishes offer something for everyone. Signature items include the Acai Smoothie Bowl, which comes with homemade granola, chia seeds, and seasonal fruit; the Lamb It Up: lamb loin served with potato rosti and fresh greens; Beef Nachos; and Honey Buffalo Wings. You’ll also find moreish snacks such as the raw Matcha Mint energy ball and a flaky Chicken Rendang Puff. Don’t forget to wash it all down with a refreshing glass of Infused Coconut Water or freshly squeezed pure pomegranate juice. All in all, this halal restaurant will definitely provide you with the perfect wholesome, clean meal that you’ll need for any time of the day.

Key Differentiators

  1. Clean and wholesome food made from fresh ingredients
  2. Muslim-owned Hip Cafe
  3. Local SME

Customer Review

I enjoyed the quality of the food and the friendliness of the staff. Even the ambience was great.

Santiago Perez

5. All Things Delicious

All Things Delicious  - Halal Restaurant Singapore
All Things Delicious – Halal Restaurant Singapore (Credit: All Things Delicious)
Key ServicesHalal-certified cake & cafe
Websitehttps://allthingsdelicious.sg/pages/our-story
Address34 Arab St, #01-01, Singapore 199733
Phone62914252
Emailhello@allthingsdelicious.sg
Operating hoursMondays: Closed
Tuesday to Sundays: 8 am – 6 pm

Most of us know that when it comes to having desserts such as cakes, cookies, and scones, it’s definitely not easy for our Muslim friends as there is a lack of a wide variety of options that are halal-certified. This is where All Things Delicious can come in! Mel, the owner of All Things Delicious had always wanted a cake and cafe of her own and thus, humbly opened at its first location near Crawford lane. All Things Delicious managed to quickly gain popularity and now it has opened up its second store near Arab Street. Also, the overall menu of All Things Delicious caters to multiple food types such as sandwiches, pancakes, sticky rice bowls, cakes, scones, and much more!

All in all, our Muslim friends will definitely find something that’s tasteful and worth their money should they visit All Things Delicious.

Key Differentiators

  1. The cafe has a unique reward and rebate system called “Delicious Dollars”. Delicious Dollars can be earned as rebates whenever one spends at All Things Delicious.
  2. All Things Delicious has its own order and delivery system called ATD To GO. This order and delivery system starts at 10 am and their call for the last order is at 5 pm respectively. Above all, the cafe guarantees that for same-day orders, your order is always ready for pick up in one hour, delivered within 2 hours!
  3. At the start of the first outlet for All Things Delicious, the owner, Mel hand-baked all her creations on her own, only using a basic Philips handheld mixer. So, you can be sure that she definitely wishes to maintain the highest standards from her hard work.

Customer Review

Amazing desserts! Delicious scones and cakes sold in-store, and you can also order whole cakes for delivery (worth it – delicious, and they deliver on time). Savory food is okay if you like cafe-style meals. I’d recommend coming down for coffee and gula melaka scone

Nurul Amillin

6. Tash Tish Tosh

Tash Tish Tosh - Halal Restaurant Singapore
Tash Tish Tosh – Halal Restaurant Singapore (Credit: Tash Tish Tosh)
Key ServicesA halal restaurant that serves American food with a Malay touch
Websitehttp://www.tashtishtosh.com/
Address50 Kandahar St, Singapore 198900
Phone6909 1669
Emailtashtishtosh.ttt@gmail.com
Operating hoursMondays: Closed
Tuesday to Sundays: 11 am to 11 pm (Last order at 10 pm)

Tash Tish Tosh opened in 2013 as a halal restaurant that adds its own unique Malay touch to American food. Just like most American restaurant chains such as Shake Shack, Tash Tish Tosh borrows its menu concept to separate various categories namely Appetisers, Burgers, Steaks, handmade Pasta, and much more! In other words, their menu definitely has a wide array of delicious mains to choose from like their Toolang Burger, Signature Garlic Cream Mussels, Big beef bacon boat pizza, and Beef Mee Goreng. After that, you can choose to end your meal off in a truly American way by ordering from their dessert selection. Our recommendation would their Chendol Manis-Manis Melayu, it’s simply refreshing!

So if you’re looking for an alternative to Shake Shack, definitely feel free to give this awesome halal restaurant a go!

Key Differentiators

  1. Firstly, Tash Tish Tosh has their own signature spicy food sauce called “Bomb Sauce” which they include in some of their fusion dishes like their Bomb Pizza and Bomb Burger.
  2. Next, Tash Tish Tosh has a unique set of dishes within their menu called “Battleship” and it is definitely to die for! It fuses Tashookah, Toolang, and the restaurant’s original pizza dough together.
  3. Lastly, The restaurant is Muslim-owned.

Customer Review

Wonderful dining experience, the tulang was awesome and soft beautiful soft meet. Buffalo fried chicken was my personal favourite. Not forgetting the pizza.. Large portion

Nasyid Al Ikrab Singapura

7. Stuffed Wing

Stuffed Wing Lab - Halal Restaurant Singapore
Stuffed Wing Lab – Halal Restaurant Singapore (Credit: Stuffed Wing Lab)
Key ServicesHalal restaurant that specializes in tomahawk steak, Western food
Websitehttp://www.stuffedwing.com/
Address324F Changi Rd, Singapore 419799
Phone87902242
Emailwingmen@stuffedwing.com
Operating hoursMonday: Closed
Tuesdays to Sundays: 5 pm to 11 pm

Regardless of whether you’re a beef lover or not, Stuffed Wing Lab seeks to ensure that everyone will love the novelty cut of steak called the Tomahawk. The Tomahawk steak cut gains its unique name from its shape. It has an extended bone, which gives the tomahawk its instantly recognizable distinction away from the usual ribeye steak. Along with serving this distinct cut of steak, Stuffed Wing Lab also serves other classic western fusion dishes as well which you can definitely try out such as their grilled meats such as Grilled Chicken Burger, Grilled Chicken Pasta In Cream Sauce, Calamari, and Aglio Olio!

Key Differentiators

  1. As mentioned earlier, Stuffed Wing Lab serves the unique cut of steak called The Tomahawk. This cut of beef is served at Stuff Wing Lab in two sizes; 1.1-1.3Kg and 1.3-1.5Kg. The restaurant has also upgraded from grass-fed to grain-fed so that the beef is more tender!
  2. Secondly, Stuffed Wing Lab has a challenge called “Tomahawk Steak Challenge”. It is a timed challenge where participants have to finish a 1.3kg to 1.4kg Tomahawk steak along with a total of 2kg’s worth of cheese fires, cheese-stuffed wings, and onion rings. For those who manage to complete it in time, the meal is entirely free!
  3. Lastly, Stuffed Wing Lab featured on The Straits Time in 2020.

Customer Review

First in Singapore to offer Halal Satsuma Gyu! Excellent food and excellent service! Really appreciate that this restaurant tries its best to provide above and beyond for the Muslim community 🙂

Bahari Haron

Halal Restaurant Singapore

In conclusion, these are the best MUIS halal certified restaurants for you to check out this year! We hope that this article has helped you narrow down your food venture into the plethora that is the Halal food fare here in Singapore. Jemput Makan!

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