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These Are The 18 Best Halal Places In Singapore To Have Your Afternoon Tea


Sharifah Yusoff  •  Apr 28, 2017


[Updated: 6 November 2021] For this nation of foodies, there is always time for halal afternoon tea and always room for halal cake. You might be wondering, "where to have halal high tea near me?" 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 halal high tea in Singapore! ☕️ Note: Do note that the eateries mentioned in this article might still be adjusting their opening hours. Do check their social media platforms for more accurate information.

Halal high tea in Singapore

1. Royal Palm Meat & Dine

Credit: Royal Palm Meat & Dine Located at Village Hotel Bugis, Royal Palm Meat & Dine serves the first free-flow hotel high tea in Singapore. The best part is that they are currently having a 1-for-1 high tea promotion at only $58.90++ ($69.32 nett) and is available every day from Monday to Sunday. The star of the high tea spread is their Wagyu Beef Burgers which consists of patties that are made fresh daily. You can also enjoy unlimited servings of smoked chicken sandwiches, mini beef sliders, grilled prawns with peri-peri sauce and more. Royal Palm's high tea has a generous spread of cheesecakes, red velvet cakes, macarons, brownies, assorted muffins, danish pastries and more.  Halal status: Muslim-owned 1-for-1 High Tea Promotion (valid till 31 Dec 2021) Price: $58.90++ ($69.32 nett for 2 pax) Time: Monday to Sunday - First Session: 12pm - 2pm, Second Session: 2pm - 4pm, Third Session: 4pm - 6pm. Promotion is not valid with other ongoing promotions. Address: Royal Palm @ Village Hotel Bugis, 390 Victoria Street, #03-12A, Singapore 188061 Reservations for dine-in: Click here or call 6339 7766 (maximum of 5 guests per table) Delivery & Takeaway options: Click here Website | Facebook | Instagram 

2. The White Label

Credit: The White Label The White Label's Parisian High Tea Set costs 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 Gula Melaka 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.  Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Mon-Fri, 2:30PM-5:30PM (High Tea) Address: 734 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198702 Price: $68 for 2 pax Website | Facebook | Instagram P.S. Planning high tea at home for a larger group? Check out these halal high tea deliveries in Singapore!

3. 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-certified Address: 11 Cavenagh Rd, Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre Level 2, Singapore 229616 Facebook

4. La Boutique by The Wonderment Collective

Credit: @kaiser.misaki/ Instagram Located in Geylang, La Boutique by The Wonderment Collective 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 Berry Fruit 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 Address: 90 Lorong 23 Geylang, Agrow Building #01-01, Singapore 388393 Facebook

5. The JellyHearts Cafe

Known for their yummy jelly cheesecakes, The JellyHearts Cafe opened an outlet in Downtown East last year. Recently, they have also introduced a high tea set for just $38 nett for 2 pax! Their sets include an option of Gryphon tea, coffee or their refreshing fruity drinks as well as signature desserts like rainbow jelly cheesecake, pies, cakes and more. Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close #02-111, Singapore 519599 Facebook

 6. La Fez Cafe & Bakery 

La Fez Cafe & Bakery is an Instagrammable Moroccan-themed restaurant at East Coast. Besides their selection of scrumptious mains like tagine and shakshouka, La Fez also has a two-tier lavish tea set where you can indulge in their pastries, bakes and sandwiches as well as signature Moroccan mint tea in their gold-gilded teapot. Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: 01-03A 907 E Coast Rd, Singapore 459107 Facebook

7. 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 Address: 2 Bayfront Ave #B2-20/20A, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018972 Facebook

8. Noosh Noodle Bar And Grill

If you're looking to have tea in the scenic Marina Bay area, Noosh Noodle Bar And Grill's got you covered! Their desserts and starters 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 Address: 8 Raffles Ave, #01-13B Esplanade Mall, Singapore 039802 Facebook

9. The Halia

Set in the backdrop of lush greenery at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, The Halia might 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. For something cold, the Herbarium Collection drinks will surprise you as they are infused with different spices! Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 1 Cluny Road, Ginger Garden (enter via Tyersall Avenue), Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569 Facebook

10. 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 Address: Kampong Gelam: 71 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199484 (Contact: +65 90097345) Jalan Besar: 22 Dunlop Street, Singapore 209350 (Contact: +65 90024414) Newton: 10 Winstedt Road, Singapore 227977 (Contact: +65 8202 2971) Facebook

11. 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 Address: 147 Jalan Besar, Singapore 208865 Facebook

12. 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 grand idea. 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 Address: 34 Arab St, Singapore 199733 Facebook

13. 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 Address: 10 Scotts Rd, Grand Hyatt Singapore, Lobby Level, Singapore 228211 Facebook

14. 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 Address: 257 Beach Rd, Singapore 199539 Facebook

15. 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 to perfection, 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 near Fort 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. Facebook

16. Penny University

Tucked all the way in East 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 Address: 402 East Coast Rd, Singapore 428997 Facebook

17. Lynn’s Cakes

Lynn’s Cakes at 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 no way 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 Address: 11 Eng Kong Terrace, Singapore 598983 Facebook

18. 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 Address: Royal Plaza on Scotts, Lobby Level, 25 Scotts Road, Singapore 228220 Facebook We're sure that these gorgeous places will definitely add something special to your next tea session with friends! After all, great food must be accompanied by great company right? So head on over to any of these places to enjoy a delightful afternoon tea 😊🍵