Here’s our pick of 14 kids-friendly restaurants that are either halal-certified or Muslim-owned serving up some mouth-watering fares that you should check out!
Thankfully, it’s not that hard to find halal food in Singapore and what’s even better is that you can find a diverse range of Muslim-friendly cuisine, from tender steaks to flavorful Indian dishes, to indulge the foodie in you!
Last updated: 11 Apr 2021
Afterwit, 778 North Bridge Road Singapore 198746
Hours: Sun – Thu: 12 pm – 10 pm | Fri – Sat: 12 pm – 11 pm
Taqueria refers to a restaurant specializing in tacos and tacos you can get aplenty at Afterwit, a Muslim-owned indie café. In addition to tacos, they also serve traditional Mexican fares such as burritos, tortillas and quesadillas, as well as dishes with a local flare that can be an experience of its own, like the Briyani Burrito.
Afterwit is part of The Black Hole Group, the people behind (working title), The Mad Sailors and The Great Mischief.
2. Copper Chimney
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Copper Chimney, Multiple locations
Copper Chimney serves up North Indian and Indian Chinese cuisine. Their halal-certified menu offers mouth-watering fares that are full of spice and flavors such as Mutton Roganjosh, Szechwan Fried Rice and Malai Chicken Tikka. Add in an order of the crunchy Kurkure Bhindi, which is a dish of deep fried ladyfingers, to munch on while you wait for your order. The Baby Chilli Dry will also make a nice starter for your meal.
FatPapas, 17 Bali Lane Singapore 189853
Hours: Sun – Thu: 12 pm – 10 pm | Fri – Sat: 12.00 pm – 10.30 pm
FatPapas is the halal version of FatBoy’s Burger Bar made possible thanks to the joint venture by local celebrity Sheikh Haikel and FatBoy’s Founder Bernie Tay. You can feast on classics like the tender Country Fried Steak and Wimpy Burger or go wild in building your own burger, grilled bananas with Nutella sauce on a honey oat bun, anyone?
4. Isuramuya | Japanese Restaurant & Marketplace (Updated)
Isuramuya, JCube, 2 Jurong East Central 1 #04-19 Singapore 609731
Hours: 11.30 am – 3.00 pm | 5.00 pm – 9.30 pm
Update (Apr 2021): The halal certification may have expired, we are seeking a response from the restaurant on any update.
Perched one floor above The Rink at JCube, Isuramuya is a halal-certified Japanese restaurant, where you can feast of an array of offerings, from sushi and agemono to ramen, soba and rice bowl! They also have a kid’s set for little ones below 12 and you can choose between a sushi or ramen/udon set.
5. Katong Kitchen [Temporarily Closed]
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Katong Kitchen, Village Hotel Katong, 25 Marine Parade Level 4 Singapore 449536
Hours: Mon – Fri: 12.00 pm – 2.30 pm & 6.30 pm – 10.00 pm | Sat – Sun: 12.00 pm – 3.00 pm & 6.30 pm – 10.00 pm
Adorned with Peranakan motifs, the cosy Katong Kitchen is a great spot to hit when you’re not sure what you want to eat. Their buffet spread has a smorgasbord of offering that spreads across different cuisines, from Chinese, Indian and Malay to Peranakan, Eurasian and much more!
6. Poke Theory
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Location: Multiple locations
Poke bowls are a traditional Hawaiian dish made up of rice topped with chunks of marinated fish and vegetables, sort of a sushi don if you will, and they have been available in Singapore for years now but they were not halal-certified until A Poke Theory last year.
A Poke Theory is Singapore’s first halal-certified poke bowl eatery! You get to choose your base, topping of fish, chicken or avocado, vegetables, and garnishes, and you will end up with a colorful bowl packed with nutrients!
7. The Halia
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The Halia, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road Ginger Garden Singapore 259569
Mon – Thu: 9 am – 9.30 pm
Fri & Eve of PH: 9 am – 10 pm
Sat: 10 am – 10 pm
Sun & PH: 10 am – 9.30 pm
Nestled within the Ginger Garden of Singapore Botanic Gardens, The Halia (which means ginger in Malay), has been around for quite a while. Their menu, which offers a delight to the taste buds with dishes like Lemongrass & Ginger Prawn Salad, Paperbag Oven-baked Halibut Fillet and Halia’s Singapore-style Chilli Crab Spaghettini, also has some vegetarians options. They also have a halal kids menu!
8. Seoul Garden
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Seoul Garden, Multiple outlets
Hours: Mon – Sun: 11.30 am – 10.30 pm (last serving: 9.45 pm)
When it comes to the question of hotpot or grilled, some might find it hard to pick a side. If you are one of them, why bother picking a side when you can have the best of both worlds at Seoul Garden? Seoul Garden is a halal-certified buffet restaurant with multiple outlets around Singapore and their signature marinated Korean meat is a favourite among many. Their offerings also include seafood, sushi, Korean side dishes, cakes, and desserts.
9. Fusion Spoon
Source: Fusion Spoon at Botanic Gardens
Fusion Spoon, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road, Tanglin Gate, #B1-00, Singapore 259569
Hours: Mon – Sun: 7 am – 10 pm
Located at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, Fusion Spoon is a hidden gem. The airy interior brings a touch of nature into the space with its earthy interiors and green wall, which you can savour alongside a wide selection of affordable food and beverages from various cuisines, such as Western, Asian and Japanese. This halal-certified casual eatery also houses not one but two play areas - one for the tots and the other for the tinier tots – to keep the kids busy while you dine.
10. Grill Ninety Nine
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Grill Ninety Nine, 142 Arab Street, Singapore 199828
Hours: Mon – Sun: 12 pm – 10 pm
If the thought of Canadian Oysters, Crispy Crabcakes, Lamb Rack, and Angus Beef Rib has you drooling, then Grill Ninety Nine is your next destination. Situated at Arab Street, this halal-certified restaurant serves up comforting Western dishes within its cosy interiors. Kids (3 – 8 years) can select from the kids' menu – Chicken Fingers or Little Fish & Chips – or you can opt for platters with chicken, steak and sausages to share amongst the family.
11. Beyond Pancakes
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Beyond Pancakes, Marina Square Mall & City Square Mall
Marina Square Mall: 11 am – 10 pm (Mon – Fri) | 10 am – 10 pm (Sat – Sun & PH)
City Square Mall: 9 am – 10 pm (Mon – Sun)
A casual dining restaurant where you can give in to your love of pancakes, Beyond Pancakes will spoil you for choice with their menu. Fill your tummy with savoury pancake meals like Gourmet Flapjacks, which consists of fresh blueberries stuffed pancakes served with scrambled eggs, baked beans and hash brown, and Les Saucisses, featuring mushroom, spring onion pancakes served with chicken black pepper sausage, chicken chipolata, baked beans and sunny side up egg.
Or you could opt for a sweeter flavour. Available in stacks of 2, 4 or 6, you can choose from seven flavours – original, chocolate chip, white chocolate chip, mint chocolate chip, blueberry, blueberry cream cheese, and strawberry cream cheese – and a variety of add-ons, from grilled banana to peanut butter.
Aside from the pancakes, the menu also offers western favourites such as pizza, pasta, burgers, and pannenkoek (Dutch-style pancakes).
12 The Manhattan Fish Market
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The Manhattan Fish Market, NorthPoint & Causeway Point
Hours: Mon – Sun: 11.30 am – 8.30 pm
Satisfy your seafood cravings at The Manhattan Fish Market where a smorgasbord of all American-style seafood, from the famous Manhattan Fish n’ Chips to the all-time favourite Garlic Herb Mussels and the Manhattan Flaming Seafood Platter, awaits! If you are worried that your little ones might find the dishes a little overwhelming, the restaurant also has a Junior Menu. Catering to kids 12 years and below, the menu features Mini Fish Burger with Hand-cut Chips, Grilled Dory with Mashed Potatoes, and spaghetti, among others.
Source: Grand Hyatt Singapore
StraitsKitchen, 10 Scotts Road, Grand Hyatt, Singapore 228211
Hours: Mon – Sun: 7.30 am – 10.30 am, 12 pm – 2 pm, 3 pm – 4.30 pm, & 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm
A buffet restaurant located on the lobby level of Grand Hyatt Singapore Hotel, StraitsKitchen serves up local dishes with a next-level touch. Indulge in hawker favourites such as Hainanese Chicken Rice, Ayam Bakar, Popiah, and Chef Solanki’s Butter Chicken. Tots below 4 years enjoy a complimentary meal.
StraitsKitchen has now returned to serving all food items via a staff-served food line from 13 April 2021. Beverages will be ordered via the restaurant menu's QR code and will be delivered to the table.
14. Monster Planet
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Monster Planet, Multiple locations
Hours: Mon – Sun: 11 am – 10 pm
Monster Planet is the halal version of the famous Monster Curry restaurant chain. Like Monster Curry, Monster Planet also serves mouth-watering Japanese curry dishes. On the menu are nosh such as Monster Premium Beef Steak Curry, Signature Katsu Curry, Fried Shrimp Curry, and Cheese Omelette Curry. If you rather switch the rice out for noodles, you will be delighted to know that they have a selection of curry ramen.
Also on the menu are pasta, salad, burgers, and sides like Tako Balls and Tempura. For that shot of sweet goodness at the end of your meal, you can pick your choice of honey toast, churros parfaits or ice cream.
While we work hard to maintain the accuracy of the information in this list, we advise you to check with the respective merchant/establishment beforehand to avoid any disappointment.