If you’re planning to hit up some of the best halal eats near you and need somewhere to start, look no further. We’ve corralled the best halal spots that provide delicious dishes, with a variety of cuisines from Korean to Western!
On the hunt for some satisfying steaks in town? It’s about time you tried Picanhas’! This muslim-owned steakhouse specializes in juicy, tender cuts and their 3 signature sauces; Sze Chuan, Chimichurri, and Wasabi Cream!
For the main course, Picanhas’ keeps it simple with only a handful of options to choose from. Be sure to try their signature Queen Of Steak ($25), which features a melt-in-your-mouth slab of rump cap. Other highlights include their Picanha Don ($17), and the Peoples’ Burger ($24).
Location: 90 Club St, Singapore 069458
Operating Hours: 12pm-3pm, 5:30pm-10pm (Tues-Sun), (Closed on Mon)
Pestle & Mortar Society –
If steaks aren’t your thing, how about some Muslim-Western fusion dishes instead? Located off the stretch on Macpherson Road, Pestle & Mortar honors both Muslim and Western cuisines with their creative fusions!
While you’re there, one must-try dish includes their new Duck Wellington! In contrast to the traditional Beef Wellington, their new Duck Wellington presents with the stronger, gamier flavors present in duck, wrapped and baked in a crisp puff pastry.
Location: 548 MacPherson Rd, Singapore 368227
Halal-certified Korean fare can be hard to come by, so when it’s done right, it’s definitely worth a visit. Meokja is a cosy restaurant located in the newly opened GR.iD mall at Selegie Road, boasting affordable halal-certified Korean fare.
If you’re in the area for lunch, their weekday lunch menu includes all the popular Korean favourites, such as JjamPpong ($11.90), Bibim Guksu ($6.90), and TangSuYuk ($11.90). They also offer a convenient JjamPpong Set for $36, which includes 2 servings of JjamPpong, a TangSuYuk, and 2 drinks! Perfect for a quick lunch in town!
Location: 1 Selegie Rd, #02-03 GR.iD, Singapore 188306
Operating Hours: 10:30am-3pm, 5pm-10pm (Thurs-Tues), (Closed on Wed)
Brunch happens to be one of our favorite meals of the day, and if you’re a fellow brunch-lover as well, you’re going to want to check out Missus! This Muslim-owned café is tucked away in the quiet streets of Hamilton Road, perfect for a lazy afternoon brunch with some coffee and good company.
In a brunch scene dominated by waffles and pancakes, a satisfying grilled cheese sandwich is a welcome breath of fresh air. As such, you have to try their signature Missus Melt, for a creamy, stretchy grilled cheese sandwich served with garlic tomato soup and chips! They’ve got a selection of fresh bakes and bowls as well so if cheese isn’t your thing, you can opt for those instead!
Location: 16 Hamilton Rd, #01-05, Singapore 209186
10am-8pm (Sun-Mon, Wed-Thurs)
(Closed on Thurs)
The Dim Sum Place –
For too long, the delights of dim sum have been rendered unavailable to halal folk due to their pork content. Located off the side of North Bridge Road, The Dim Sum Place offers a halal-option for some traditional Cantonese dim sum supper!
This supper spot boasts a variety of authentic Hong Kong style dim sum, with the usual classics such as Egg Tarts ($5.90), Siew Mai ($6.90), Shrimp Dumplings / Har Gao ($6.90), and many more. If you’re looking for a casual supper spot the next time you’ve had a late night out on the town, this is one to keep an eye out for!
Location: 791 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 198759
11am-3pm, 5:30pm-11pm (Mon-Thurs)