Jul 26, 2016

20 Halal Cafes in Arab Street, East, West and Everywhere Else in Singapore

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!

Don't forget to let us know what you think of the Halal cafes in the review section below!

Halal Cafes in Arab Street and Bugis

1. I am

Credit: I AM Café Facebook

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! 

Address: 674 North Bridge Road #01-01, off Haji Lane, Singapore 188804
Nearest prayer place: Sultan Mosque
Business hours: 11am to 11pm (Mon-Thurs), 11am to 1am (Fri-Sat), 11am to 10pm (Sundays)
More information on I AM Cafe here!

2. & why…

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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.

Address: 32 Bali Ln, Singapore 189868
Nearest prayer place: Sultan Mosque
Business hours: 11am to 11pm daily
More information on And Why... Cafe here!

3. La Marelle

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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. 

Address: 25A Baghdad Street, Singapore 199664
Nearest prayer place: Sultan Mosque
Business hours: 10am to 11pm daily
More information on La Marelle here!

4. And All Things Delicious

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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.  

Address: 34 Arab Street Singapore 199733
Nearest prayer place: Sultan Mosque
Business hours: 10am to 10pm (Tue-Fri), 9am to 10pm (Sat & public holidays), 9am to 5pm (Sundays). closed on Mondays
More information on And All Things Delicious here!

5. The Lab SG

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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. 

Address: 1 Jalan Pisang #01-01, Singapore 199069
Nearest prayer place: Sultan Mosque
Business hours: 12pm to 10pm (Mon), 12pm to 10pm (Tues-Sat), 1pm to 9:30pm (Sun)
More information on The Lab SG here!

6. Fluff Bakery

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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!

Address: 4 Jalan Pisang, Singapore 199079
Nearest prayer place: Sultan Mosque
Business hours: 12pm to 7:30pm/till all bakes sells out (Tues-Sat)
More information on Fluff Bakery here!

7. Working Title

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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.

Address: 48 Arab St, Singapore 199745
Nearest prayer place: Sultan Mosque
Business hours: 11am to 10pm (Mon-Thu), 11am to 11pm (Fri). 10am to 11pm (Sat-Sun)
More information on Working Title here!

8. Afterwit

¡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.

Address: 778 North Bridge Road Singapore 198746
Nearest prayer place: Sultan Mosque
Business hours: 12pm to 10pm (Mon-Thu), 12pm to 11pm (Fri), 12pm to 11pm (Sat-Sun)
More information on Afterwit here!

9. Mad Sailors

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.

Address: 24 Haji Lane, Singapore 1892853
Nearest prayer place: Sultan Mosque
Business hours: 12pm to 10pm (Mon-Thu), 12pm to 11pm (Fri-Sat), 12pm to 10pm (Sun)
More information on Mad Sailors here!

10. Krave

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.

Address: 28 Bali Lane, Singapore 189864
Nearest prayer place: Sultan Mosque
Business hours: 11:30am to 10pm (Tue-Thu & Sun), 11:30am to 11pm (Fri-Sat), Kitchen closed at 5-6pm daily, last order is 30 mins before closing
More information on Krave here!

11. Butter Studio

Credit: Butter Studio Facebook

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!

Address: 147 Jalan Besar, Singapore 208865
Nearest prayer place: Abdul Gafoor Mosque
Business hours: 10:30am to 10pm (Mon-Thu), 10:30am to 12am (Fri-Sat), 10:30am to 10pm (Sun)
More information on Butter Studio here!

Halal Cafes in the Central


12. FIX

Credit: FIX Café facebook

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!

Address: 31 Ah Hood Rd, HomeTeamNS-JOM Clubhouse, Singapore 329979
Nearest prayer place: Hajjah Rahimabi Mosque
Business hours: 11am to 10pm daily
More information on FIX Cafe here!

13. ButterScotch

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.

Address: Block 164 Bukit Merah Central #01-3625, Singapore 150164
Nearest prayer place: Al-Amin Mosque
Business hours: 10am to 9:30pm daily except Mondays
More information on ButterScotch Cafe here!

14. Royz Et Vous

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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. 

Telok Ayer branch address: 137 Telok Ayer Street #01-01 Singapore 068602
Nearest prayer place: Al-Abrar Mosque
Business hours: 11am to 10pm (Mon-Thu), 11a to 11pm (Fri), 12pm to 11pm (Sat), 12pm to 10pm (Sun)
Find Royz et Vous Halal Cafe in the East!: 
Chai Chee branch address: 750 Chai Chee Road #01-16, Viva Business Park, Singapore 469000
Nearest prayer place: Al-Ansar Mosque
Business hours: 10am to 10pm (Sun-Thurs), 10am to 11pm (Fri-Sat), café closed 4pm to 5pm daily
More information on Royz Et Vous Cafe here!

Halal Cafes in the West


15. Lynn’s Cakes & Coffee

Lynn's cakes and coffee

Credit: Lynn’s Cake & Coffee Facebook

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?

Address: 11 Eng Kong Terrace, Singapore 598983
Nearest prayer place: Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Ar-Raudhah Mosque
Business hours: 11am to 7pm (Tue-Thurs), 11am to 9pm (Fri & Sat), 11am to 8pm (Sun), closed on Mondays
More information on Lynn's Cakes and Coffee here!

16. Mad Jack Café

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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.

Clementi branch address: Clementi. Blk 352 Clementi Avenue 2 #01-129, Singapore 120352
Nearest prayer place: Darussalam Mosque
Business hours: 11am to 10pm daily
Find Mad Jack Cafe in Central Singapore: 
Serangoon branch address: NEX Serangoon, #B1-27, 23 Serangoon Central, Singapore 556083
Nearest prayer place: Haji Yusoff Mosque
Business hours: 11:30am to 10:30pm daily (last order at 10pm)
More information on Mad Jack Cafe here!

Halal Cafes in the East


17. Penny University

Credit: Penny University instagram

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. 

Address: 402 East Coast Road, Singapore 428997
Nearest prayer place: Masjid Kassim
Business hours: 8:30am to 6pm (Tue-Thurs), 8:30am to 12am (Fri & Sat), 8:30am to 10:30pm (Sundays)
More information on Penny University here!

18. Olivye Café. Gelato

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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!

Address: Blk 5 Changi Village Road, #01-2009, Singapore 500005
Nearest prayer place: Al-Istighfar Mosque
Business hours: 11:30am to 10pm daily
More information on Olivye Cafe. Gelato here!

19. The Royals Café

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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. 

East Coast Address: Crescendo Building, 19 Upper East Coast Road, Singapore 455209
Nearest prayer place: Kampong Siglap Mosque
Business hours: 9am to 10pm (Mon-Fri), 8:30am to 10:30pm (Sat, Sun & public holidays)
Simei Address: 3 Simei Street, #01-31 Eastpoint Mall, 528833
Business hours: 10am to 10pm (Mon-Sun)
More information on The Royals Cafe here!

20. Badoque Café

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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!

Bedok branch address:  298 Bedok Road, Singapore 469454
Nearest prayer place: Masjid Al-Taqua
Business hours: 12pm to 10pm daily
Find Badoque Cafe Central Singapore: 
Thomson branch address: 246 Upper Thomson Rd, Singapore 574370
Nearest prayer place: Masjid An-Nahdhah
Business hours: 11am to 11pm (Mon-Thurs), 11am to 1am (Fri-Sat), 11am to 10pm (Sun)
More information on Badoque Cafe here!
So there you have it! Bring out your inner hipster and ready to take cool shots of these 20 Instagram-worthy Halal cafes all over the island-city.
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