Best Halal Hawker Centres In Singapore

12 Best Halal Hawker Centres In Singapore And What To Eat There


Mardhiah Haslan •  Jun 07, 2024

Though Singapore ranks as the eighth most expensive country in the world, you can still easily find affordable yet yummy food in the form of hawker food! From Indian to Western cuisine, you can indulge in a variety of low-cost but high-quality meals in halal hawker food centres. If you’re searching for the best halal hawker food and hawker stalls in Singapore, we’ve got you!

Indian Cuisine

1. Haji Kadir Food Chains (Golden Mile Food Centre)

You can’t go wrong with Indian food! Sup Tulang, which is an underrated local dish, is loved by many and you can find the best Sup Tulang at Haji Kadir Food Chains hawker stall in Golden Mile Food Centre. Golden Mile Food Centre is a short bus ride from the Singapore National Stadium, Kampong Glam, and Singapore Indoor Stadium. The owner has been selling Sup Tulang for years and Singaporeans from all over the nation would come here to get their Sup Tulang fix!

If you’re new to Sup Tulang, it’s basically mutton bones served in piping hot and spicy, red gravy. Sup Tulang is usually bought in 5s, 10s, or 15s, so it’s best to invite your friends or family to enjoy it together! But be warned that it can get really messy, so avoid wearing white or light-coloured clothes. The ideal way to eat it is to peel off the meat from the top of the bone before sucking out the gelatinous bone marrow hidden inside each bone!

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Price range: From SGD8

Opening Hours: 11am – 11.30pm Daily (Closed on Alternate Wednesdays) (Opening hours affected during Public Holidays)

Address: 505 Beach Road, Golden Mile Food Centre, #B1-13/14, Singapore 199583

Nearest MRT Station: Nicoll Highway (Circle Line) or Lavender (East-West Line)

2. Allauddin’s Briyani (Tekka Centre)

Nasi Briyani is another native Indian dish that most Singaporean’s love and enjoy. Situated conveniently along Little India in Tekka Centre, Allauddin’s Briyani serves a large portion of the Indian delicacy.

Their fragrant briyani rice is served with a protein of your choice and you’ll definitely want to eat more of the flavorful rice, tender meat, and flavorful curry!

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Price range: SGD5-7

Opening Hours: 9am – 7pm Daily (Opening hours affected during Public Holidays)

Address: 665 Buffalo Road, Tekka Centre, Singapore 210665

Nearest MRT Station: Little India (Northeast/Downtown Line)

3. Haji Johan Indian Muslim Food (Tekka Centre)

Searching for rojak? Haji Johan Indian Muslim Food at Tekka Centre offers the best rojak! Similar to any rojak stall, you can pick from a variety of ingredients including Prawn Vadai, Egg, Sotong, and Fish Cake! The sauce that comes with it is not too thick or runny, making it great for dipping. Not sure what to do after a good meal? Check out these things you have to see in Little India!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Price range: SGD2-10

Opening Hours: 11am –7pm (Closed on weekends)

Address: 665 Buffalo Rd, Singapore 210665

Nearest MRT Station: Little India (Northeast/Downtown Line)

Chinese Cuisine

4. Fitra Chicken Rice

Considered one of the national dishes of Singapore, chicken rice is a must-try for everyone, including travellers and Singaporeans. Fitra Chicken Rice is unlike any other chicken rice stall in Singapore.

They offer a signature 3 Treasure Rice which offers different chicken cooked in 3 ways - roasted, steamed, and chicken cooked with soya sauce - all at only $7.50. If you want to keep it simple, why not get a plate of steamed or roasted chicken rice for only $4.50!

Halal Status: Halal-certified

Price range: SGD4.50-7.50

Opening Hours: 11.30am – 8.30pm Daily (Opening hours affected during Public Holidays)

Address (Multiple Locations):

Bugis Outlet: 200 Victoria Street, Bugis Junction, #03-30, Singapore 188021

Tampines Outlet:

The Food Market, 2 Tampines Central 5 #03-19 (S10) Singapore 529509

Tampines Mall, 4 Tampines Central 5 #04 Singapore 529510

Raffles City Outlet:

Food junction, 252 North Bridge Road #03-15 (S18) Singapore 179103

Nearest MRT Station: Nicoll Highway (Circle Line) or Lavender (East-West Line)

5. 786 Char Kway Teow (Bukit Merah View Market & Hawker Centre)

The Char Kway Teow is just another in a long line of regional specialities. Finding a Muslim selling Char Kway Teow in a hawker center is pretty rare but you can find an enthusiastic, amiable Chinese-Muslim man demonstrating his outstanding stir-frying talents in the back of Bukit Merah View Market and Hawker Centre!

This delicious Halal char kway teow in Singapore is served at 786 Char Kway Teow. Each plate of char kway teow costs as little as SGD 3, and did we mention that more cockles can be added? Although each substantial portion of char kway teow is flavour-packed, be aware that there may be a wait, especially during rush hour! Looking for things to do after filling your tummies? Check out this Muslim-friendly guide to exploring Tiong Bahru!

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Price range: SGD3-5

Opening Hours: 2.30pm – 10pm (Friday to Wednesday), Closed on Thursdays (Opening Hours affected during Public Holidays)

Address: 115 Bukit Merah View, Bukit Merah View Market and Hawker Centre, #01-28, Singapore 151115

Nearest MRT Station: Tiong Bahru (East-West Line)

6. Kin Men Seng Heng Halal Hokkien Braised Duck

Want to try halal Hokkien braised duck? Kin Men Seng Heng at Amoy Street Food Centre has what you're looking for! For first-timers, you should get the Duck Rice Set ($6), complemented by tender duck meat and aromatic rice. If you don't like rice, there's the yellow noodles and kway teow option too!

You can also add Braised Egg, Bean Curd, or other parts of the duck like Duck Neck and Duck Feet for only $1. Now you can enjoy authentic and delicious Hokkien Braised Duck!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Price range: SGD4-48 (for whole braised duck)

Opening Hours: 9am –2pm (Closed on Saturday)

Address: 7 Maxwell Road, #02-133, Amoy Street Food Centre, Singapore 069111

Nearest MRT Station: Telok Ayer (Downtown Line)

Note: The stall is temporarily closed until further notice.

Malay Cuisine

7. Selera Rasa Nasi Lemak (Adam Road Food Centre)

Nasi Lemak is a common dish in Singapore and Malaysia that consists of coconut-flavoured rice, spicy sambal, and extras like fried chicken wings. You can find this delicious Malaysian meal in practically every hawker centre or food court in Singapore. Selera Rasa Nasi Lemak is one of the best nasi lemak that is located in the Adam Road Food Centre on the outskirts of Singapore's commercial district.

They offer delicious, reasonably priced Nasi Lemak starting at SGD 2.90. South of the hawker center, at Adam Road Food Centre, you may indulge in delicious regional cuisine, especially after a tiring stroll around Singapore Botanic Gardens.

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Price range: SGD2.90-5.90

Opening Hours: 7am-5pm (Saturday-Thursday), Closed on Fridays

Address: 2 Adam Road, Adam Road Food Centre, #01-02, Singapore 289876

Nearest MRT Station: Botanic Gardens (Circle Line)

P.S. Looking for things to do in Botanic Gardens? Check out ourguide to Singapore Botanic Gardens!

8. Pondok Pantai Timur (Ubi Food House)

Located in Ubi Food House, Pondok Pantai Timur is a Muslim-owned hawker stall that will make you drool with its signature, delicious ayam, and ikan penyets! They also serve other Malay cuisines that are sure to leave you wanting more with every bite.

You should try the Ayam Penyet ($5.50) which is deep-fried without any batter yet you can still taste the tender and juicy meat! The Ikan Penyet ($6 - $6.50, depending on fish size) is crispy on the outside as it's coated with batter before frying. You're sure to feel full after this delectable meal!

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Price range: SGD3-6.50

Opening Hours: 8am-8pm, Closed on Sundays

Address: 301 Ubi Ave 1, Singapore 400301

Nearest MRT Station: Ubi (Downtown Line)

9. Mat Noh & Rose (Whampoa Food Centre)

If you prefer the Malay version of chicken rice, Mat Noh & Rose's ginger fried chicken rice should definitely be on your list to try! You can opt for their crispy Regular Chicken Rice ($3.50) which is complemented by fragrant basmati rice that is rich in lemongrass flavour. You can choose to add chicken skin ($1), bean sprouts ($1), or tofu ($0.50). To wrap up your meal, you can select the sweet and tangy chili or the spicy soy sauce chili!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Price range: SGD3.50-6.50

Opening Hours: 9am –3pm (Closed on Sunday)

Address: 91 Whampoa Drive #01-27 Whampoa Makan Place Block 91 Singapore, 320091

Nearest MRT Station: Boon Keng (North-East Line)

Western Cuisine

10. Burgs by Project Warung (Timbre+ One North)

If you want to get your hands on gourmet burgers without splurging, Burgs by Project Warung is a great spot to satisfy your burger cravings! Located in Timbre+ One North, you should try their signature burgers, The Classic ($5.50) and Bacon and Cheeseburger ($7) which are made with their own handcrafted beef patty and homemade sauce. Don’t forget to complete your meal with their generous portion and variety of sides, namely the Okonomi Fries or Cuban Fries!

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Price range: SGD4.50-9.50

Opening Hours: 11.30am – 9pm (Sun-Fri), 11:30am-8:30pm (Saturday)

Address: 73A Ayer Rajah Crescent, JTC Launchpad, Singapore 139957

Nearest MRT Station: One North (Circle Line)

P.S. Check out these others hawker stalls that you should try atGolden Mile Food Centre!

11. Big Bowls Project

Searching for a halal-certified hawker stall that serves cheap and healthy food? Big Bowls Project offers a variety of hearty rice bowls with quality ingredients including fish, chicken, and ribeye served with various sauces and seasonings in the conveniently situated Amoy Street Food Centre, a well-liked spot for the CBD lunch crowd!

This stall will allow your creativity to shine as you can create your own Mentaiko Salmon bowl ($9.50) by adding two sides, salmon, an onsen egg, and your preferred choice of either brown jasmine rice or spinach for the base. If you want a vegetarian option, opt for their Szechuan Black Bean Bowl ($8)!

Halal Status: Halal-certified

Price range: SGD8-9.50

Opening Hours: 11.30am –2pm (Closed on weekends)

Address: 7 Maxwell Rd, #02-90, Singapore 069111

Nearest MRT Station: Telok Ayer (Downtown Line)

12. SS Western 66

Want to enjoy your lamb chops without spending too much? SS Western 66 offers Lamb Chops Set at only $12! They even offer Sirloin Steak Set for $13, so you don't have to splurge too much to get good quality meat. For those who prefer pasta, they also offer Chicken Chops with Spaghetti ($8).

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Price range: SGD5-13

Opening Hours: 11am –7pm (Closed on weekends)

Address: 79A Circuit Rd, Singapore 371079

Nearest MRT Station: Mattar (Downtown Line)

And there you have it! The best 12 halal hawker stalls in Singapore. Be sure to keep this list in mind while you explore Singapore’s incredible and multicultural hawker food scene!