Burgers are one of the most popular dishes worldwide. Who doesn’t love sinking their teeth into a fresh burger bun packed with a juicy patty, onions, and cheese? Just thinking about it is making my mouth water!
Although originally an American dish, its popularity has led to many innovations and adaptations of this very versatile dish to fit in with different cuisines and cultures around the world. If you’re looking for the best Halal cafes and best Halal burger restaurants in Singapore, your search has ended! Here are 8 places to head to for the best Halal burgers in Singapore.
1) Fat Papas
Location: 17 Bali Lane, Singapore 189853.
Contact: +65 6291 8028
Fat Papas is arguably the best Halal burger restaurant in Singapore. It is a variation of Fat Boy, a popular chain of restaurants known in Singapore for amazing burgers, opened specifically to cater to Muslims. The ambience is similar, with décor of red, white, and black; it definitely oozes the cool café vibe. They serve a variety of delicious western dishes from steak and chips to pasta and sticky, mouthwatering ribs; apart from their delectable burgers of course. Sheik Hakeel, local entertainer and co-owner of Fat Papas would suggest you try his favorite though: the Country Fried Sheik Burger!
2) Kay’s (Muslim-owned)
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Location: 11 Tanjong Katong Road, #B1-K17 OneKM, Singapore 437157.
Contact: +65 9710 2509
Kay’s is another deserving entry into this list of Halal restaurants in Singapore that serve a mean burger. Not only are their burgers incredibly tasty, they also get bonus points for pretty much making everything from scratch including the patties, the buns, and almost all other ingredients. Their menu is also made up of quite a few interesting and unique combination of ingredients, like salted egg sauce, grilled pineapple and even berry sauce! But we guarantee that whatever you try, you’ll definitely be hungry for more!
3) Working Title
Location: 48 Arab St, Singapore 199745.
Contact: +65 8248 2841
No, the name up there's not a typo – that’s the actual name of this cool, hipster-y café located in Arab street. It is actually one of the best Halal cafes where you can find gourmet Halal burgers, smoothies, and a few other side dishes. It is a cool spot to hang out with friends and enjoy some awesome burgers. They don’t like to fuss around too much, they aim to deliver what they do best and that is burgers. Their menu contains about 15 different types of burgers, although “The One and Only” burger is their signature burger; so, you cannot miss out on that!
51 Yishun Central 1, #01-03, Yishun 10 Complex, Singapore 768794.
83 Punggol Central, #B2-06, Punggol Waterway Point, Singapore 828761.
Contact: +65 6257 1255
BurgerUP has been providing great Halal eats in Singapore since 2013. They say that they use only the freshest and finest ingredients, and you can see the difference when you bite into one of their burgers. Their juicy patties are also marinated using a secret recipe. The best part about BurgerUP is that they give you the freedom to customize your burger as you like; you can pick everything from sauces to the patty and toppings and even the type of bun!
5) The Lab (Muslim-owned)
Location: 1 Jalan Pisang, #01-01, Singapore 199069.
Contact: +65 6299 5681
Situated a very short walking distance from Singapore’s iconic Sultan Mosque, The Lab is an American-style café serving delicious western food and beverages, including awesome burgers. One of which is the Heisenberger, an ode to the American TV show Breaking Bad. The atmosphere is relaxing and cozy, and the staff are friendly. And if you happen to run into their enthusiastic owner, he’d be happy to recommend a few of his favorites for you to try. Not only is it Muslim-friendly, they even have a couple options for the vegetarians and vegans among you!
6) Butterscotch (Muslim-owned)
Location: 164 Bukit Merah Central #01-3625, Singapore 150164.
Contact: +65 6271 1164
No one does comfort food like Butterscotch. If you have a sweet tooth and are craving amazing, home-style sweet and savory dishes then you have to try this place! Their desserts are so mouthwateringly delicious, and as the name suggests, many of them feature butterscotch (ice cream, waffles, French toast, smores, you name it!). But don’t miss out on their burgers either, the chili crab cake burger in particular always gets rave reviews.
7) Kaw Kaw
Location: 28 Aliwal Street, #01-01 Aliwal Art Centre, Singapore 199918.
Contact: +65 6444 8349
Whether you’re an artistic soul that loves creativity and, well, art, or you just love food, Kaw Kaw is the ideal place for you! Walking into the restaurant will make you feel like you are at an art show, which is what this Halal enterprise aims for. From the décor, the paintings on the walls, and even the furniture – everything is designed to reflect this. And let’s not count the food short – this is one of the best Halal burger restaurants in Singapore. They are famous for burgers with humongous patties, after all their name means thick or tall, depending on the language you're interpreting it in. From the ambience to the food and beverages, everything about this place is interesting – which is why you should definitely check it out!
8) I am Café (Muslim-owned)
Location: 674 North Bridge Road, #01-01, Singapore 188804.
Contact: +65 6295 5509
Touted as the only Halal European-influenced café in the island, I am café dishes out some of the best Halal eats in Singapore. It is a Muslim-owned café that aims to bring the charm and ambience of Amsterdam to Singapore. Their menu consists of a range of dishes, including the mighty burger. You can sit in their open-style café and enjoy an amazing burger and a cold beverage. Their signature dishes include the charcoal-grilled juicy beef burgers, the chicken/beef satay burger, and the Dutch “frites & mayo”.