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These Are The 19 Best Halal Places In Singapore To Have Your Afternoon Tea

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Sharifah Yusoff  •  Apr 28, 2017

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[Updated: 25 June 2021] For this nation of foodies, there is always time for halal afternoon tea and always room for halal cake. So if you're looking for halal high tea in Singapore, you've come to the right place. From charming bakeries to cafes, all you need to do now is grab a friend or loved one for a delicious tête-à-tête over these great sweet treats. Here are our picks for the 18 best halal places to have afternoon tea in Singapore! ☕️ Note: Do note that the eateries mentioned in this article might have adjusted hours for Phase 3 (Heightened Alert). Do check their social media platforms for more accurate information.

1. The White Label

Credit: The White Label The White Label introduces their Parisian High Tea Set this Monday (28 June) at only $68 for 2! The set combines local favourites and traditional French pastries to include 10 different savoury and sweet bites to tantalize your tastebuds. For fans of the classic gula melaka, bite into the Ondeh Ondeh Choux au Craqueline with Gula Melaka Lava and enjoy the soft choux pastry topped by a crunchy craqueline with piped coconut whip. The GulaMelaka Lava is mixed with coconut whip to make sure you get a bursting flavour with every bite! If you're a big fan of all things puffs and tarts, try a savoury twist to it in the "Pulut Serunding” Tartlets with Diced Prawns and Honey Mango. They fill their puff pastry tartlets with homemade serunding, before mixing it with diced tiger prawns and adding a layer of soft glutinous rice cooked in coconut milk, topped with diced cherry tomatoes and Thai honey mango. Halal-status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: 2:30PM-5:30PM (High tea) Address: 734 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198702 Website | Facebook | Instagram

2. Window On The Park

Window On The Park is the Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre's very own halal buffet restaurant! Apart from serving up a la carte buffet lunch and dinner, they also have a delicious afternoon festive high tea that's perfect for quality time with loved ones. 😄 Served on a traditional tea tray, the spread includes sweet and savoury nibbles like icing glazed fruit cake, mango macarons, and Manjari chocolate cake. There's even a kid's version with fairy bread sandwiches, peanut butter & jelly spiders, and chocolate brownies and donuts. 😍 Halal status:Halal-certifiedOpening hours: Open daily; 6.30AM-10.30AM, 12PM-2.30PM, 6.30PM-10PM (High tea available 2PM-5PM Daily) Address: 11 Cavenagh Rd, Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre Level 2, Singapore 229616 Website | FacebookInstagram P.S. Planning high tea at home for a larger group? Check out these 8 halal high tea deliveries in Singapore!

3. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Beanstro

Combining Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf's name with 'bistro', Beanstro is a scenic spot where you can enjoy the beautiful view in Marina Bay Sands while dining on classic cafe-style dishes. Though they don't have a dedicated afternoon high tea set, their menu is a little fancier than the typical CBTL fare with dishes like pastas, pancakes, and all-day breakfast. 😋 Caffeine fiends will love their Iced Tea Dripper and Balancing Siphon Coffee which deliver a perfect brew in every cup! Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Sun-Thurs; 8.30AM-11PM, Fri-Sat; 8.30AM-12AM Address: 2 Bayfront Ave #B2-20/20A, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018972 Contact: +65 66887001 Website | Facebook | Instagram

4. Noosh Noodle Bar And Grill

If you're looking to have tea in the scenic Marina Bay area, Noosh Noodle Bar And Grill'sgot you covered! Their desserts andstarters are perfect if you're hanging out with your friends on a quiet weekday. With classic cake selections like their Ondeh-Ondeh Butter Cake, Noosh Tiramisu Cake, and their new Strawberry Cheese Cake (with vanilla ice-cream), you'll be enjoying a sweet treat here 😍 For tea, relax with a cup of Earl Grey, Mint Tea, or Teh Latte Tarik! They have a variety of unique mocktails and creamy non-alcoholic Butter Beer too if you feel like having something cold instead.Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Open daily; 12PM-10PM Address: 8 Raffles Ave, #01-13B Esplanade Mall, Singapore 039802 Contact: +65 63279396 Website | FacebookInstagram

5. The Halia

Set in the backdrop of lush greenery at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, The Haliamight be known as a fine-dining spot, but it's also a beautiful place to spend a relaxing afternoon! With tantalizing dessert offerings like Sticky Toffee Pudding and Die Die Must Have Chocolate in their Brunch and All-Day menus, your afternoon tea just got better. 😆 Their hot premium tea with various flavours will warm you up especially on rainy days or you can opt for Hot Cardamom Milk Tea and Hot Spice Islands Coffee for something different. Forsomething cold, the Herbarium Collection drinks will surprise you as they are infused with different spices!Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Mon-Fri; 9AM-11AM (Breakfast, excluding PH), 12PM-8.30PM (All-day menu) Sat-Sun & PH; 10AM-5PM (Brunch), 5PM-8.30PM (All-day menu) Address: 1 Cluny Road, Ginger Garden (enter via Tyersall Avenue), Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569 Website | Facebook | Instagram

6. The Malayan Council

If you're looking to spend a relaxing afternoon out, The Malayan Council is where you should go for your fix of cakes, brownies and other delightful treats 😋 The Volcano Nutella cake is a must-try, and they have Malay-inspired cake flavours too like Ondeh-Ondeh, Durian Pengat, and Putu Piring! What's great is that you can order Tea in a Pot and share it with your friends too - check out Blood Orange tea for something different or try their TMC Calming Tea. Their outlet at Winstedt Rd (near Newton MRT Station) is also a cosy IG-worthy hideout with glass walls and garden-themed decorations! 😍 Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM - 11PM (Kitchen closes 10.30PM) Address: Kampong Gelam: 71 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199484 (Contact: +65 90097345) Jalan Besar: 22 Dunlop Street, Singapore 209350 (Contact: +65 90024414) Newton: 10Winstedt Road, Singapore 227977 (Contact: +65 8202 2971)Website | FacebookInstagram

7. Butter Studio

A pretty assortment of Butter Studio's signature adorable cupcakes is ever ready to greet you the moment you step inside this cosy bakery-cafe in Jalan Besar. The faintly sweet whiff of cakes in the air is sure to entice you into picking up one or three cupcakes that are skillfully decorated and displayed out front. Crowd favourites seem to be their slice of Caramel Red Velvet cake and Sea Salt Nutella Tart! 🍰 They also serve a small selection of savoury items for their brunch and dinner menu but the main attraction remains to be the sweet treats baked fresh each day. 😁 Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM-7PM Address: 147 Jalan Besar, Singapore 208865 Contact No: +65 62947115 or Whatsapp +65 94272343 Website | Facebook | Instagram

8. All Things Delicious

Another bakery-cafe to tantalise your palate is All Things Delicious at Arab Street! With their impressive assortment of desserts of pastries, scones and cakes as well as their savoury selection of quiches, stopping over this bakery-cafe for an afternoon filled with good food and tea is always a grandidea. Their claim to fame stems from their commitment to producing quality food that is good, wholesome and neither the use of artificial colourings nor flavourings. Now you can have your cake and eat it too knowing that only the best has been used to bring you these flavoursome treats! And if cakes don't appeal to you, try out some of their lighter mains for your afternoon tea. 😋Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Tues-Sun; 8AM-7PM (Closed on Mondays) Address: 34 Arab St, Singapore 199733 WebsiteFacebookInstagram

9. StraitsKitchen

Credit: Straits Kitchen Located at Grand Hyatt Singapore, StraitsKitchen is known for its wide variety of local dishes taken to the next level, and you can now enjoy their dishes during the weekend A La Minute buffet! 😆 The buffet is served a la carte so you just need to place an order with a staff member and the dish will be delivered right to your table. Feast on both savoury and sweet dishes - from Australian Grilled Lamb Of The Day to Roasted Duck Rice to Pandan Kaya Cake! Halal status: Halal-certified A La Minute Weekend Afternoon Tea price:$35++ (Adult), $18++ (Child aged 4-12 years)Opening hours: Open daily; 12PM-12.30PM, 6PM-10PM (Weekend afternoon tea only available Sat-Sun 3PM-5PM) Address: 10 Scotts Rd, Grand Hyatt Singapore, Lobby Level, Singapore 228211 Website | Facebook | Instagram

10. Fika Swedish Cafe & Bistro

Fika might be known for its halal Swedish meatballs and other yummy mains but this cafe also has a great selection of teas and cakes too. For the ideal afternoon, order their tea in a pot and take your pick from Earl Grey Lavender, Lemon Ginger Mint tea and more. Pair it with their decadent cakes which are on display or indulge in some desserts such as Salted Caramel Waffle and Swedish brownies like Kladdkaka 🤤 With an interior that's rustic and reminiscent of IKEA, you'll want to spend hours here hanging out with your best pals! Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Sun-Thu & PH; 11AM-10PM (Last order 9.15PM), Fri-Sat & PH Eve; 11AM-11PM (Last order 10.15PM) Address: 257 Beach Rd, Singapore 199539 Website | Facebook | Instagram

11. Dutch Colony Coffee Co.

This gorgeous cafe will definitely become your next favourite brunch hangout! Dutch Colony Coffee Co.has a roastery and coffee academy in Singapore. Their Western and local fusion dishes are plated toperfection, and they're most known for their all-day breakfasts! Try the House Pancakes, Shabsouka & Soft-Boiled Egg Toast, and Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries first. Then everything else second. 😉 They also have a smaller outlet nearFort Canning Park in Singapore's Civic District - though the menu is smaller, it's a great place for a mid-day brunch in the city. Halal status: We've confirmed with a Director in the company that the company is partially Muslim-owned, and all espresso brands are halal-certified by MUIS. All ingredients used across all outlets are halal-certified, and items including cakes and pastries are from halal-certified kitchens and/or halal-certified sources. No alcohol, pork, or lard is served at all. We recommend that you dine at your own discretion. Kembangan Opening hours: Mon-Thurs; 8AM-6PM, Fri-Sun; 8AM-8PM Address: 113 Frankel Ave, Singapore 45823 (Contact: +65 64485852 or Whatsapp +65 88737915) Civic District Opening hours: Open daily; 8AM - 6PM Address: 81 Clemenceau Ave, UE Square Mall #01-21, Singapore 239917 (Contact: +65 69044522 or Whatsapp +65 88737916) One-north Opening hours: Mon-Fri; 8AM-6.30PM, Sat-Sun & PH; 9AM-6PM Address: 1 Fusionopolis Way #01-01, Singapore 138632 (Contact: +65 69149688 or Whatsapp +65 88737917) Website | Facebook | Instagram

12. Penny University

Tuckedall the way inEast Coast, Penny University is no stranger to the halal cafe scene in Singapore. Dishing out delectable mains like all-day breakfast, Eggs Benedict and french toast, it's perfect for a casual catch-up with friends. Head over to their counter to check out the daily cakes - with interesting flavours like lemongrass coconut, earl grey cheesecake and ondeh-ondeh, you know you're in for a sweet treat! Of course, what's an afternoon tea sesh without sipping some tea? Take your pick from their tea selection by Gryphon and catch up with your best pals. 😄 Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Open daily; 8AM-8.30PM (Brunch until 4PM, dinner from 6PM-8PM, last order 8PM) Address: 402 East Coast Rd, Singapore 428997 Website | Facebook | Instagram

13. Lynn’s Cakes

Lynn’s Cakesat Eng Kong Terrace is a super chic cafe serving up a freshly baked collection of layered cakes that are as delicious as they are beautiful. A savoury menu is available but really, it is the cakes that are the stars of this cafe! Have your cake with a soothing pot of sweet tea which you can share with a friend. With amazing flavours of cakes, there's noway you can resist them! To top off the amazing food, the ambience of this quaint cafe is just perfect for a chill afternoon out 😌Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Tue-Sun; 11AM-6PM (closed on Mon) Address: 11 Eng Kong Terrace, Singapore 598983 Website | Facebook | Instagram

14. Carousel

Carousel at Royal Plaza on Scotts is no stranger to Muslim foodies in Singapore. Famed for its delicious buffet spreads, just the mere mention of its name could whet any appetite! For sweet treats, their new Gueridon-style 'Carousel Candy Cart' has a variety of nibbles like Crème Brûlée, Macarons, and more! 😋 And of course, their wide selection of seafood, pastries, and warm dishes mean you can customise your meal however you like. Halal status: Halal-certified kitchens Opening hours: Daily; 12PM-2PM (Lunch), 6.30PM-9.30PM (Dinner) Address: Royal Plaza on Scotts, Lobby Level, 25 Scotts Road, Singapore 228220 Website | Facebook | Instagram

15. La Boutique by The Wonderment Collective

Located in Geylang, La Boutique by The Wonderment Collective just joined Singapore's afternoon tea scene in 2020! The boutique's dine-in menu is small and simple, but full of classic flavours. Nibble on Raspberry Almond Financiers, Basque Burnt Cheesecake with Raspberry Compote, Mixed BerryFruit Tarts and more. 😋 On some days they even have special rotating savoury menus - dishes featured in the past include Roti Kirai, Pancakes, and a full Breakfast Platter!Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Mon-Fri; 10AM-6PM, Sat; 10AM-1.30PM (Closed Sundays. Saturday slots by reservation only) Address: 90 Lorong 23 Geylang, Agrow Building #01-01, Singapore 388393 Website | Facebook | Instagram

16. 100labs

Located just a stone's throw away from Arab Street, 100labs is a small cafe serving up gelato, waffles, and all-day brunch! Though they don't have a dedicated afternoon tea set, their Oomph! waffles are a huge fan favourite that's great for a mid-day treat. 😄 Crunchy on the outside and warm and buttery on the inside, every bite leaves you wanting more - and it just tastes even better with a scoop of their signature gelato on top! Choose from flavours like Taro & Coconut, Pure Sicilian Pistachio, Hojicha Green Tea, and Sea Salt Caramel to give your waffle a unique twist. They've added burgers into their menu so you can have both savoury and sweet in your meal! Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Sun-Thurs; 12PM-10PM, Fri-Sat; 12PM-12AM Address: 41 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198489 Instagram | Website

17. Mother Dough (Takeaway only)

Another place to hang out for a chill afternoon is Mother Dough Bakery. Trust us when we say the pastries here are to die for. We absolutely love their Almond and Chocolate Croissant. One bite into this crusty and flaky croissant will leave you wanting more! Prior to setting up Mother Dough bakery here in Singapore, their baker, Naadhira spent 4 years in New York perfecting the art of bread-making. Although only takeaway is available right now, the atmosphere here is perfect for a cuppa or two and we're keeping our eyes out for when dine-in starts again! 😜 Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Wed-Sun; 11AM-5PM (Closed Mondays & Tuesdays, available for takeaway only) Address: 749 North Bridge Rd, Singapore #01-01, Singapore 198717 Contact: +65 69096604, or Whatsapp +65 87257110 (Wed-Sun) to preorder Website | Instagram

18. Tiffany Cafe & Restaurant (Delivery/pick-up only)

Credit: Tiffany Cafe & Restaurant on Facebook Tucked away in Furama City Centre in Chinatown, Tiffany Cafeis a hidden gem for halal high tea. Tiffany offers a combination of English and Asian sweet and savoury food. The restaurant leans towards dishing out local delights rather than the international menu. Soaside from the mini sandwiches, bread puddings and cakes, expect more dumplings, siew mais and Malay kuehs to go on to your plate! We'd say that the beautiful tiffany blue decor of the restaurant complements the food perfectly!Note: Tiffany Cafe and Restaurant is currently only available for takeaway and delivery. Halal status: Halal-certified kitchen Address: Furama City Centre, 60 Eu Tong Sen Street, Singapore 059804 Website P.S. Check out these affordable halal buffets in Singapore!

19. Konditori (Takeaway only)

From the same owners who brought you Fika, Konditori is an artisan European bakery and they sell a variety of pastries, cakes, scones and more. Entering the bakery, you'll be greeted with a whiff of pastry and a colourful display. One of the things you must try at Konditori is the madeleine (French traditional small cookie). They come in 3 flavours - original, chocolate and cranberry. The chocolate is to die for! Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM - 7.30PM (Or until sold out) Address: 33 Bussorah St, Singapore 199451 FacebookInstagramWe're sure that these gorgeous places will definitely add something special to your next tea session with friends! After all, great food must beaccompanied by good company right? So head on over to any of these places to enjoy a delightful afternoon tea 😊🍵