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6 Character Cafes in Singapore and Malaysia We Really Wish Were Halal


Farzana •  Nov 23, 2017


It can be tricky to find halal character-themed cafes. After all, we love a spoonful of Minions and Gudetama on our plates too! We've compiled a list of character cafes in both Singapore and Malaysia we wish are halal, in the hope that someone hears our pleas and grants us our wish ?
From silly minions to brave superheroes and grumpy eggs, these character cafes are coming onboard like hot cakes.
1. Minion Cafe
For a limited time, the Japanese restaurant, The Guest Cafe is flying the Grumobile over to Singapore's shores. Fans of Bob, Kevin, Stuart can head over to the pop-up cafe with 14 minion-themed fares on the menu. Now, maybe they need to know that we too adore these minions, and will definitely go bananas for this!
Credit: theguestcafesg on Instagram
Credit: InCinemas.sg on Facebook 
Credit: InCinemas.sg on Facebook 
DC Comics Super Heroes Café (Update: Now MUIS Halal-certified!)
Put on your capes and flash past the DC cafe in Marina Bay! Fly in for a date with Superman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Batman and Catwoman, where you can be part of the Justice League gang. You won't be able to join them over lunch, but the interior does tempt us to find our Batmobile and cruise along to the cafe for a purring good photo-taking session ? Update: The DC Comics Super Heroes Cafés are now officially MUIS Halal-certified! ? You can pay your favourite DC heroes and villains a visit at their 2 outlets below:

DC Comics Super Heroes CafeAddress: 2 Bayfront Avenue, #01-03/04/05, Marina Bay Sands (North Podium), Singapore 018972 Opening Hours: Mon to Thurs: 11.30am – 11pm (last order 10pm) Fri: 11.30am – 11.30pm (last order 10.30pm) Sat: 11am – 11.30pm (last order 10.30pm) Sun: 11am – 11pm (last order 10pm)

DC Super Heroes Cafe Address: 391 Orchard Road, #02-13, Ngee Ann City, Singapore 238872 Opening Hours: 10am - 10pm daily
2. Gudetama Cafe
We're so egg-cited on the opening of Gudetama Cafe, until we realise they're not halal-certified. Still, who's able to resist the adorably grumpy egg character that honestly embodies our inner spirit? With a chill and relaxed ambience, we only wish we could be scrambling here for a dine-in experience one day!
Credit: Gudetama Café Singapore on Facebook 
Credit: gudetamacafesg on Instagram
Credit: gudetamacafesg on Instagram
Pockets of cafes are opening in Malaysia from the likes of Doraemon, Mickey and Stitch! Will some of the Disney magic rub off and make them halal soon? ?
1. D’Dream Café 
Remember those days where you hope Doraemon will magically pull things out of his giant pocket? This diner will tickle those childhood memories of yours with various merchandise that are too hard to resist. We love to hang out with our blue-whiskered friend and maybe get a free gift or two from him ?
Credit: Đặng Đình Hải on Facebook 
Credit: D'Dream 又多一梦 on Facebook 
Credit: D'Dream 又多一梦 on Facebook 
2. M2escape
Oh boy! M2escape's themed-cafe doubles as an escape room, and Mickey Mouse (and friends) plushies can be found in every corner. If you know Mickey, you know he always brings along Minnie and Pluto! Who can say no to a cafe where Mickey's the host? ?
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Credit: M2escape on Facebook 
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3. Stitchats Cafe
Our first lesson about families probably comes from Stitch ? He may be a handful, but we can't help loving him anyway ? Together with Lilo, you know nothing's impossible with these two, like giving us a halal alternative to the adorable-themed cafe, maybe? ?
Credit: Celine Seow on Facebook
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4. Peekaboo Cafe
Tucked in a rustic setting, Peekaboo Cafe is the perfect place for you to cuddle up on the benches on a rainy day with a cup of coffee. Tororo fans will undeniably go crazy spotting signs of the animated tale plastered on the walls and in their food! While this establishment isn't currently halal-certified, we can't help but feel a fuzzy warmth just looking at this countryside interior.
Credit: Peekaboo Cafe on Facebook 
Credit: Peekaboo Cafe on Facebook 
Credit: KL NOW 就在吉隆坡 on Facebook 
Credit: Peekaboo Cafe on Facebook 
There's a couple of hidden gems like the Charlie Brown Cafe and Hello Kitty Orchid Garden Cafe in Singapore that's halal-certified! Now, we sure love a good view, but what can be better than food we can feast our eyes AND lips on? ?
Credit: Rochelle Miko Rivera on Facebook 
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Credit: 狗屋上的史努比 snoopy&doghouse on Facebook  While these cafes may not be halal-certified anytime soon, there's other halal cafes in Singapore and Malaysia worth checking out! Regardless, we'll always have a soft spot for these characters that make our hearts smile with animation ?