Top 10 Must-Try Halal Japanese Restaurants in Singapore

By Halal Trip | 07, Jun, 2016

Halal Japanese foods, like Sushi, Ramen and Teppanyaki are now becoming more and more popular in Singapore. With Japan being one of Asia’s most well-known countries; it isn’t surprising that many Japanese restaurants populate Singapore’s streets. What is good to know, is that there are lots of Japanese Halal restaurants in Singapore waiting to send your taste buds into food heaven.


HalalTrip's Top 10 list below gives you the Best Halal Japanese Restaurants in Singapore to indulge yourself. It includes some of the most amazing places to have Halal sushi, teppanyaki, ramenand other Japanese favourites in Singapore.


1) The Ramen Stall - North Bridge Roadthe ramen stall bef ramen

Credit: The Ramen Stall Facebook

The hottest Halal Japanese restaurant in the scene, The Ramen Stall’s main menu feature is.. ramen! It’s also the only halal ramen restaurant that stays open late at night (till 6 am) so you can shop at Bugis Street till you drop.

The food on the menu is not completely authentic Japanese. It has been adapted to the palates of the Singaporean locals, so it might be slightly different to what you expected, though still very delicious. The Ramen Stall has both wet and dry ramen, and an option to vary spiciness according to personal tastes for some extra spicy dishes. Ramen Stall also has many other options such as sushi, sashimi, kushiyaki, gohan and desserts.

Food not to be missed:

Volcano Ramen,  Dry Ramen with spicy and non-spicy version, Wagyu Ramen, Kaisen Don, Kushiyaki Bento Set, Kushiyaki, Cola Wings, Grilled Edamame, Hokkaido Chicken Strips, Yoghurt Soft Serve (dessert).

Address: 787 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198755

Business hours: 5pm to 6am (Mon-Fri), 12pm to 6am (Sat-Sun & PH)

Nearest prayer place: Sultan Mosque

More information on The Ramen Stall here!


2) Kumoya

Kumoya is the new kid on the block. Only 3 months old, this Halal certified Japanese - French cafe boasts a clean and minimalistic design that is sure have you Instagram-ing from beginning to end. Known for their fusion styled eclairs, they also recently introduced a savoury menu with dishes like Ebi Tempura or Soft Shell Pancake. Pair it with a side of fresh Yuzu soda with yoghurt and top it all off with their signature Sakura Parfait. Be warned though - they are too pretty to eat!

Address: 8 Jalan Klapa Singapore 199320

Business hours: 12pm - 9 pm daily. Closed on Monday.

Nearest prayer place: Sultan Mosque

More information on Kumoya here!


3) Hei Sushi

hei sushi platter

Credit: Hei Sushi Website

Hei Sushi is the first Halal Kaiten Sushi restaurant in Singapore and is one of the top restaurants for the best halal Japanese cuisine in Singapore. It has 6 outlets around Singapore. Kaiten Sushi is when the dishes are loaded and rotate on a conveyor belt, allowing the customer to pick out whatever they like without having to move around. To make things easier Hei Sushi also color codes their dishes according to price. That isn’t the only innovative concept of Hei Sushi though. They even have the concept of ordering menu items not available on the kaiten through an iPod that is provided at your table itself. 

Other than sushi, Hei Sushi has Japanese ramen and sashimi. Their Aburi and Neta sushi are not to be missed either. All in all, Hei Sushi is a Japanese Halal food lover’s dream come true. From children to adults, Hei Sushi is a full-scale Japanese eatery for the whole family.

Food not to be missed:

Sashimi, Sushi (Makimono, Nigiri, Gunkan, Aburi, Neta, Temaki, Inari), Tempura, Agemono, Yakimono, Nabemono, Ju, Habachi, Parfaits and other desserts. Wagyu Ramen, Zarigani Ramen, Zarigani Udon, Wagyu Cheese Neta, Aji Shioyaki, Unagi Yanagawa, Agedashi Tofu, Hot Bean Hotate, Sunshine Maki, Chilled Spicy Asari, Mussels Batayaki and Ichigo Parfait.

Address: Various outlets

Business hours: 9am to 10pm (depending on the outlet)

Nearest prayer place: Various outlets

More information on Hei Sushi here!


4) Maki-San

maki-san sushi platter

Credit: Maki-San Facebook

Maki-San rises to the upper end of this list by making dining on Japanese food a truly fun experience. With eight oulets in Singapore, you can easily find your way to Maki-San. This restaurant, with Halal Japanese food in Singapore, is a great place to take your whole family, but most especially the kids. The eatery takes its customers on a journey of discovery through custom-made Sushi and Japanese Salads.

You will be handed a list where you mark the boxes for your favorite ingredients, getting as creative as you wish. Then sit back and watch the magic happen in the hands of experts. Your sushi roll will then be handed over to you in a collectible colorfully designed box on top a photographable tray complete with a background. Then you can simply put a piece of your unique sushi on your tray and upload it to proudly show off to your friends, even as you eat it.

The salad can be designed in the same way, though with an even larger range of ingredients. So visit Maki-San to get your own sushi custom made or even order online to get it delivered.

Address: Various outlets

Business hours: 11:30am to 9:30pm (Sun-Thu), 11:30am to 10pm (Fri-Sat & eve of PH)

Nearest prayer place: Various outlets

More information on Maki-San here!


5) Lean Bento

lean bento food flatlay

Credit: Lean Bento Website

If you are going to be sightseeing all day, or maybe stuck with some work, or even staying at home feeling too lazy or too tired to move, Lean Bento is the way to some healthy nutrition the Japanese way. Lean Bento might possibly be one of the only restaurants that make truly healthy and nutritious food look, sound and taste heavenly. 

If you want to just plunge into a nice huge filling meal guilt-free, especially if you want to have some healthy Halal Japanese food in Singapore, Lean Bento is your way.

Choose any of their ten delicious set bentos or the super special set which is only available on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and you are set. They deliver right to your doorstep too.

Food not to be missed:

Laksa Pasta Salmon Bento and Honey Baked Chicken Donburi Bento

Address: 43 Holland Drive, #01-49, Singapore 270043

Business hours: 10am to 9pm (Mon-Fri), 10am to 6pm (Sat-Sun). Last order is 30 minutes before closing.

Nearest prayer place: Masjid Mujahidin

More information on Lean Bento here!


6) Uyi Savoury Squids

uyi savoury squids

Credit: UYI Facebook

Uyi Savory Squids is a Halal Japanese street food stall in Singapore, where giant (and we really mean it) squid are served crumb roasted or grilled on a stick. The squid are cheap and perfectly done, and offer a peek into the everyday life of the Japanese.

Food to Try:

Grilled Squid and Crumb Fried Squid.

Address: Various outlets

Business hours: 11am to 10pm daily

Nearest prayer place: Various outlets

More information on UYI Savoury Squids here!


7) Ramen Ten 

(No longer in operation)

Ramen Ten

Credit: Ramen Ten 

Ramen Ten became one of Singapore's first ever Halal Japanese restaurant when it opened its flagship outlet at Far East Plaza, Orchard in 2002. 14 years later, its first store remains open for all fans of Halal Ramen and Sushi - which was launched in 2008.

Address: 14 Scotts Road, #01-22 Far East Plaza, Singapore 228213

Business hours: 11.30am to10.00pm daily

Telephone: (65) 6238 7983

More information on Ramen Ten here!


8) Santaro by Gion

santaro by gion

Credit: Santaro by Gion Facebook

Santaro by Gion provides a fine Japanese dining experience. They even have tatami rooms to boot! Currently reapplying for halal certification by MUIS, Santaro by Gion assures that they have retained their halal Japanese food in their kitchen. A useful tip: When not busy, they can provide a prayer space in their tatami rooms. Just ask the staff!

Address: Amara Hotel Singapore, 165 Tanjong Pagar Rd, #02-26, Singapore 088539

Business hours: 11:30am to 2:30pm and 5:30pm to 9:30pm daily

Nearest prayer place: Al-Abrar Mosque

More information on Santaro by Gion here!


9) Carousel Buffet

carousel buffet

Credit: Carousel Website

Carousel is a well-renowned buffet restaurant which hosts top of the line Halal Foods in Singapore. The Singapore Halal Japanese Buffet section of their international buffets is delicious, filling and good value for money. Don’t hesitate to drop by Carousel to indulge with these Halal Japanese flavors in Singapore and more.

Though there are several other restaurants which serve Japanese the above list contains some of the most noteworthy and best Japanese restaurants in Singapore with readily available Halal Japanese Food.

Address: 25 Scotts Rd, Lobby Level, Royal Plaza on Scotts, Royal Plaza, 228220

Business hours: 6:30 to 10am, 12 to 2pm, 3:30 to 5:30pm, 6:30 to 9:30pm daily

Nearest prayer place: Royal Plaza on Scotts

More information on Carousel here!


10) Aquamarine

aquamarine buffet lunch dinner

Credit: Aquamarine Facebook

Aquamarine is one of the most popular Halal Buffets in Singapore. The buffet also includes a separate chef station which does Singapore Halal Japanese dishes. The buffet might is one of the very few Singapore Halal Japanese buffets in town, and includes many delicious Halal Sushi and Sashimi dishes. It is an excellent option for Halal fine dining in Singapore.

Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, Level 4, Marina Mandarin, 039594

Business hours: 12pm to 2:30pm and 6:30pm to 10:30pm daily

Nearest prayer place: Sultan Mosque

More information on Aquamarine here!


11) Oishi Japanese Pizza

(No longer in operation)

Oishi Japanese Pizza gives an opportunity to try the tastes of two different worlds. Explore this new world where the Halal Japanese food of Singapore blends into and incredible fusion with Italian Pizza making. Try out the new unique flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. Some Japanese and Western sides are also available.

Food not to miss out on:

Unagi Pizza with country greens, Wasabi Seafood, Teriyaki Chicken and Kimchi Chicken.

It's not hard to find Halal Japanese food in Singapore after all! With our Halal Food Spotter feature on our HalalTrip app, available on Apple and Android to discover these restaurants and savour the delectable Japanese cuisines. Ittadakimasu!


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