What are the best hawker centres with Halal stalls in Singapore that you must not miss out on? Any trip to Singapore is incomplete if you don’t go to a hawker centre! They provide a plethora of Singaporean delicacies, from food, drinks, and even desserts! Usually, the Halal food stores are located in a cluster, so it is easily accessible for Muslim patrons. Locals frequent these places for their daily meals as they’re exceptionally affordable as compared to the usual food chains.
Too tired to think of what to eat after your long day at Sentosa? Skip the expensive restaurants in the area and head over to Seah Im Food Centre, which is located just opposite the megamall Vivocity. A must-try here is the Thaksin Beef Noodle and Pad Thai. This stall specializes in Halal Thai cuisine at such an affordable price.
Nearest Prayer Place: Masjid Temenggong
Address: 2 Seah Im Rd, Singapore 099114
More information on Seah Im Food Centre here!
Haig Road Food Centre is a hotspot for the Malay-Muslims thus, you can find loads of Halal food here. This particular hawker centre ranges from nasi padang to prata and traditional Malay kueh. You should definitely have some ondeh-ondeh, where you’ll receive a little surprise (gula melaka!) inside the glutinous rice ball covered in coconut shavings.
Ayer Rajah Food Centre houses the most Muslim stalls at a hawker centre in Singapore, so this is definitely a must-go. Try out Roti John and Indian Rojak, the more popular dishes. Look out for satay too as there are a few noteworthy stalls.
Nearest prayer place: Masjid Darussalam
Address: 503 W Coast Dr, 120503
More information on Ayer Rajah Food Centre here!
This is where you realize your authentic Indian cuisine dreams. Situated right in Little India, you’ll find Biryani, Appam, Indian Mutton Chop, Bathura…. The list is endless. A meal is definitely best paired with Masala Chai to wash all that down. Besides Indian food, there’s Malay food for other Halal options.
Nearest prayer place: Masjid Abdul Gafoor
Address: Bukit Timah Rd
More information on Tekka Food Centre here!
Don’t let the location dampen you as this hawker centre is a hidden gem. There are loads of nasi lemak stalls proclaiming its popularity but don’t be fooled by the long lines snaking all these stalls. We recommend International Nasi Lemak and Sri Sujana Nasi Lemak. If you don’t want your long trip to the end of Singapore just for this, Rent a bike and ride around Pulau Ubin and discover the beautiful Chek Jawa Wetlands.
Nearest prayer place: Masjid Al-Istighfar
Address: 2 Changi Village Rd, Singapore 500002
More information on Changi Village Hawker Centre here!
Lau Pa Sat might be the prettiest hawker centre in Singapore. Besides its long history, this architectural gem is something not to be missed. They are best known for satay, which is barbequed skewered meat, best dipped in peanut sauce. If you’re adventurous, maybe you can try the gong gong and siput sedut, both sea snails cooked deliciously.
Nearest prayer place: Al-Abrar Mosque
Address: 2 Shenton Way, Singapore 068804
More information on Lau Pa Sat here!
Here’s another place to find the best nasi lemak! The famous one, Selera Rasa Nasi Lemak, lives up to its name and glory. Even the Singaporean Prime Minister ordered some to be served to the President of Indonesia! Apart from that, the stalls at Adam Rd are known to open till late so you’ll know where to get your supper.
Nearest prayer place: Masjid Ba’alwie
Address: 2 Adam Rd, Singapore 289876
More information on Adam Road Hawker Centre here!
We save the best for the last…. Ever heard of Tulang Merah? Be prepared to eat with your hands with this spicy sweet meat bones. The best part is its marrow or more known as sum sum in Malay. There are various stalls selling this delicacy so go ahead and pick one!
Nearest prayer place: Masjid Hajjah Fatimah
Address: 505 Beach Rd, Singapore 199583
More information on Golden Mile Food Centre here!
Do take note that all the hawker stalls have different opening hours but are generally open for lunch and dinnertime. Singapore has many different cultures coming together to share their love for food, no wonder it is called a foodie paradise!