If you are ever in Singapore, you have to check out these 20 Halal Cafes in Singapore. HalalTrip has covered every nook and cranny of the lion city to bring you this updated list of Halal cafes in the East, Central, West of Singapore and not to forget the vibrant Arab Street precint in Bugis. Put on your comfiest shoes and empty your stomachs because we are about to go on a gastronomical journey!
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Inspired by the amazing city of Amsterdam, I AM café is a Muslim-owned establishment located at the junction of North Bridge Road and Haji Lane. Not only is the café’s vibe and interior influenced by Amsterdam, but so is its menu! Be prepared to grub on mouth-watering items like juicy charcoal-grilled burgers and 'Dutch' frites and mayo. The menu at I AM also includes a variety of delicious drinks that are alcohol-free, so pick something you haven’t heard of before, and prepare to be surprised!
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With a little word play, & why… can also be pronounced as NY, and if you guessed it… yes, they’re referring to New York! The sister café of I AM café, & why… is inspired by the city that never sleeps. You will find on its menu a variety of sandwiches and pastas as well as various coffee brews and tea selection.
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La Marelle is a cute and colorful little café on Arab Street serving up lip-smacking French fare. Its whimsical interior, and dishes like the Prawn Aglio e Olio Pasta and Grilled Beef Paninis will make you fall in love with the café immediately. They also have a great breakfast selection, and some delicious signature coffees. Although the café itself is not Halal certified, all of the ingredients are sourced from Halal certified suppliers.
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And All Things Delicious is a popular Halal-certified café specializing in desserts. Filled with delicious items like Carrot Cake, Crackly Top Brownie, Sticky Apricot Pistachio Cake, Orange Cranberry Scones and more, this beautiful bakery is one of our absolute favorites. While the cakes are quite drool-worthy, we definitely recommend the scones, which are show-stoppers.
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With its edgy lab-like interior, - industrial pipes, and chemical bottles throughout the café - the Lab SG has fast gained recognition in Singapore’s café scene. The Lab SG’s menu is also equally creative and impressive. The food and beverages here are generally healthier versions of popular dishes. Their Heisen burger, served with delicious sweet potato fries, is a crowd favorite, while the cafés ‘Daily Concoction’ is a must-try.
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Although there's no dine-in option, one visit to the halal artisanal Fluff Bakery, and you’re sure to be back countless of times. With a constant changing menu of sweet treats like cupcakes, tarts, layered cakes, cookies and more, Fluff Bakery does not disappoint. Fluff’s signature cupcakes come in a variety of enticing flavours like Nutella Red Velvet, and Salted Caramel and even interesting ones like Ondeh Ondeh and Thai Milk Tea. Here’s a little tip. Follow their Instagram for regular updates and get there early, before the bakery opens at 12pm, to avoid being stuck in a queue that usually goes around the block!
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They’re still working on their title… or are they? This café, nestled in busy Arab Street, specializes in burgers. Try their playfully named dishes such as Baconator, Holy Guacamole and Hawaii Five-O to the interesting combination of savoury-sweet Ribena Wings.
¡hola amigos! This mexican themed café is the creation of the guys behind working title. right from the décor to the dish selections, you may think that you’re not in Singapore anymore! For a fulfilling meal with a big group, go for their family-sized taco set, that’s what I’m tacoing about and pick four different fillings to spice up your lunch.
Oy mate! You guessed it, another creation from the guys behind Working Title and Afterwit, this time with a British twist. Indulge in British dishes, such as fish and chips, sammies and even marmite.
If you’re craving for some good fusion food and desserts, then Krave is for you! The Kraving Ayam Bakar is a westernised version of the familiar ayam bakar and ketupat. One of their must try desserts is definitely Chempedak Brulee, a take on the classic crème brulee.
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From fresh handmade pastries to juicy burgers, breakfast goodies and delicious desserts, Butter Studio’s extensive menu is sure to get your mouth watering. If you’re planning on visiting for brunch, try the Good ol’ Benny and the Classic Buttermilk Pancakes, or if dessert is what you’re craving, you can’t go wrong with Butter Studio’s handcrafted Sea Salt Nutella Tarts and the Belgian Chocolate artisanal ice cream!
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The popular Halal-certified FIX café located in Hometeam NS-JOM Clubhouse in Balestier makes for a great hang out spot. The café serves a variety of delectable Mexican fare, along with a range of delicious drinks and desserts. Be sure to try out the cafés spin on a traditional naan bread - ‘naanwiches’, - and their Donuts with Salted Egg Yolk Dip!
Got a bit of a sweet tooth? ButterScotch in Bukit Merah is all about dessert and coffee! The Muslim-owned café not only manages to put a combination of delicious flavors on a plate, but also presents aesthetically appealing dishes sure to make any customer fall in love with it. Don’t leave without trying ButterScotch’s Truffle Fries, Chili Crab Cake Burger, Pancake Eggs Benedict and Churros.
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The Muslim-owned Royz Et Vous is a café that is French-inspired. The bistro features some wonderfully delicious dishes on their menu, like Beef Asparagus, Soft Shell Crab Pasta, Herb Crusted Salmon and Smoked Duck. It's simple yet homely atmosphere and divine food make it a gem amongst the numerous cafés in Singapore.
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Lynn's Cakes & Coffee is a Muslim-owned bakery café specializing in freshly baked sweet treats like cheesecake, red velvet cake, rainbow cake, salted caramel cake and more. You can’t think of a better way to spend an evening with friends than enjoying a delicious slice of cake along with cup of freshly brewed coffee, can you?
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The Halal-certified Mad Jack serves up a myriad of high quality Aussie-inspired dishes and fusion food at crazy affordable prices. The menu here consists of finger foods, pastas, burgers, decadent desserts, and everything in between. Make sure you try out the lamb rack or grilled rib-eye along with their 100% natural fruit smoothies.
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The bustling Penny University is where you need to head if you’re looking to enjoy a bit of breakfast or brunch with the gang. Must-trys include the Sourdough Toast, Eggs Benedict with Smoked Salmon, Vanilla-infused Greek Yoghurt with Granola and Croque Monsieur. The Muslim-owned café also offers an interesting selection of teas, from earl grey to French peppermint and Moroccan rosebuds, as well as some of the greatest coffee around.
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At the Halal-certified Olivye Café. Gelato, you’ll find a wide selection of western dishes along with a variety of delicious gelato. While the steaks, pastas, sandwiches and salads are all quite great, the gelato’s here are what truly make the café unmissable. Give the well-known flavours like Hazelnut and Chocolate a miss, and instead try something like Chempedak or Durian!
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The Royals Café is known for serving up a variety of Malay favourites. The Signature Nyonya Mee Siam is a must-try, and so are the new additions to the menu, such as the Braised Lamb Shank and the Braised Beef Cheek. The Halal-certified café also has some western fare on their menu.
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This Halal-certified café that needs little introduction; Badoque Café. The large portions of mouth-watering dishes, along with the excellent service, make the café definitely worthy of a visit. Don’t miss out on the Rib Eye Steak, the Breaded Oysters and the Squid Ink Risotto when here!