As the clock ticks closer to lunchtime and tummies start rumbling in despair, the next question you can expect is, “Eh, where to go for lunch today ah?” Well, if you need a little help being the human directory for best (halal) places to have team or work lunches at, you have come to the right place!

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Whether you’re looking for an affordable eatery or an atas venue for when someone is treating (teehee), the choices are endless. With good food and a pleasant ambience, bonding with your co-workers over lunch will be more enjoyable than before!

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1. The Flame Café (Halal-certified)

Are you or your colleagues a die-hard fan of steamboats, cheese fondue, BBQ and soups? Well, if previously you had to go to a different shop every time any one of your colleagues needs to satisfy a craving for each of those, now you can rejoice! The Flame Café has all four under one roof, and more J There’s also ala-carte western food like pasta, Fish&Chips, and premium buffet choices worth more than $20 (if budget is not a consideration).

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Beyond the food, the café is able to accommodate large groups and takes reservations. With sumptuous food, a spacious interior and stylish décor, the café will keep you coming back for more! This place is certified ‘value for money’. Check out the article on The Flame Café for more info.

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Address: The Flame Cafe, Level 1, 73 Upper Paya Lebar Rd, Singapore 534818
Operating hours: Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 11 pm, Friday – Saturday, 9 am – 2am, Sunday, 11 am – 11 pm
Price/pax: from $19.90
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2. Mukshidonna (Halal-certified)

Omo, the famous Korean army stew chain, Mukshidonna, is finally here in Singapore and it is now Halal! If any of your colleagues wants a taste of Korea, bring them down to Downtown East for a hearty feast of budae jigae. For the uninitiated, it is a sweet and spicy stew of Korean rice cakes and fish cakes where you can choose to add on ramyun noodles ($3) and other yummy toppings like cheese, mussels, mushrooms or bulgogi ($3 each). Unless you’re really famished, a serving of budae jigae worth $13.90 can be shared among two or three people.

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If you’re wondering what Mukshidonna means, ‘Muk’ is Eat, ‘Shi’ is Rest, ‘Don’ is Pay and ‘Na’ and together, it means ‘Have your food, pay and leave’. Well, this may especially be applicable at lunchtime since hordes of hungry people will be waiting for their turn to savour some army stew. So, hurry down to the outlet and try it for yourself soon! Read more on Mukshidonna here.

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Address: Market Square @ Downtown East 1 Pasir Ris Close, E!Avenue #02-324 Singapore 519599
Operating hours: Daily, 11:30 am – 10:00pm
Price/pax: From $13.90 (add-ons at $3 each)
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3. The Dim Sum Place (halal-certified)

Team lunches don’t always have to be at the same old food court. You can jazz it up a little by trying out some dim sums, traditional and unique. From cute little siew mais to molten salted egg custard buns, there are sundry yummy choices at The Dim Sum Place. If you’re looking for more carbs to fill you up, this place has plentiful offerings like Beef Brisket Noodle Soup, Beef Congee and Crispy Coffee Chicken with Rice.

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Can’t decide what to have? The Dim Sum Place has just the solution – take your pick from 2 types of set lunches. Pick Set A ($9.90) if you want some congee or Set B ($13.90) for the rice selection and also the dessert of the day. Both set lunches come with appetisers and free flow beverages J Come over for some dim sums today!

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Address: 791 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 198759
Operating hours: 11am to 2.30pm, 5.30pm to 11pm daily
Price/pax: $13.90
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4. Royz et Vous (Muslim-owned)

Come down to Royz et Vous (REV) – there’s one in Telok Ayer (yay for those in CBD!) and another in Chai Chee – to enjoy lunch with your colleagues in a classy space that serves specialty coffee to perk up your day. What’s more exciting is that REV offers unique selections like dirty red velvet latte and mint mocha in both iced and hot variations, complete with latte art *heart-shaped eyes*

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Besides sipping coffee, REV serves up some mouth-watering dishes such as wagyu beef burger, herb crusted salmon and smoked duck. For sharing, don’t miss out on the chilli beef fries and spicy buffalo wings which are sure to be a hit!

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Address and operating hours:  

  • 137 Telok Ayer Street, #01-01, Singapore 068602

Mon – Thu: 11am to 10pm, Fri: 11am to 11pm, Sat: 12pm to 11pm, Sun: 12pm to 10pm (closed between 4pm – 5pm daily)

  • 750 Chai Chee Road #01-16, Viva Business Park

Sun – Thu: 10am to 10pm, Fri – Sat: 10am to 11pm (closed between 4pm – 5pm daily)

Price/pax: from $20 (mains)
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5. Fika Swedish Café and Bistro (Halal-certified)

It may be rare to get a taste of authentic and halal Swedish cuisine in Singapore other than at the well-known Fika. Beyond getting your meatballs fix, head down to any of their three outlets to try out fascinating Swedish dishes with intricate names (don’t worry, the menu states what to expect). For example, they serve Räksmörgås (shrimp and egg sandwich) and Pytt i panna (sautéed diced beef, potatoes and onion with egg and pickled red beets). Not to forget, leave some space for some Swedish cakes and pies!

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If you’re organising lunch for perhaps your whole department, the Beach Road outlet has a homey second floor which could be suitable. Just give them a call to reserve. They also have partitions available if you prefer a quiet corner during the lunch hour or other parts of the day.

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Address and operating hours:  

  • 257 Beach Road
  • 11 Tanjong Katong Rd, 02-K3 OneKM, Singapore 436998

Mon – Thu: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm, Fri – Sun 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Price/pax: from $20 (mains)
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6. Andes by Astons (Halal-certified)

Calling all meat-lovers… Andes by Astons is your answer for juicy and tender steaks of premium cuts, along with grilled fish, chicken, burgers and pasta. You won’t make a mi-steak if you opt for the best of both worlds – Steak and Chicken combo at just $22.90!

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With plenty of space available both indoors and outdoors, bring all your colleagues along for a hearty lunch.


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Address and operating hours:

  • 328 Joo Chiat Road Singapore 427585 Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427585
  • Viva Business Park 750 Chai Chee Road #01-30 Singapore 469000
  • Market Square @ Downtown East E! Avenue, #02-325 1 Pasir Ris Close Singapore 519599


Opening hours: Daily, 11.30pm – 10pm
Price/pax: $5.90 – $42.90 (mains)
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7. AquaMarine (Halal-certified)

If you’re able to stretch lunchtime a bit longer (perhaps on Fridays), make a trip to Marina Square have a buffet lunch! AquaMarine boasts a vast selection of Asian and international cuisines, with a specialty in serving a wide variety of juicy fresh seafood like crabs, mussels, clams and prawns. Seafood lovers, dig in!

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Besides the seafood galore, you can also feast on top-notch Asian must-haves like Hainanese chicken rice, lobster laksa and of course, desserts. For a slightly hefty price tag, make sure you come with empty stomachs at this lavish buffet so that you can eat to your heart’s content.

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Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square
Operating hours:
Lunch – 12pm to 2.30pm (Mon to Fri), 12pm to 3pm (Sat – Sun, Public Holidays)
Dinner – 6.30pm to 10pm
Price/pax: $60++

8. Asian Market Café (Halal-certified)

For truly Asian food fare, check out the halal buffet at the Asian Market Café for local delights such as satay, gado-gado and North Indian food.  If you have colleagues who hail from other countries, this should be one of the places you bring them to savour authentic Asian cuisine in a vibrant buffet restaurant.

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If you and your colleagues are in love with the King of Fruit aka durian, do try Asian Market’s famous durian pudding which tastes just heavenly, it will keep you coming back for more. Looking for other desserts? The colourful array of sweet creations will make you salivate for more.

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Address: Level 2, Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189560
Operating hours:
Lunch – 12pm to 2.30pm (Mon-Fri), 12pm to 4pm (Sat, Sun)
Dinner – 6pm to 10pm (Sun to Thu), 6pm to 10.30pm (Fri and Sat)
Price/pax: $60++

9. Blue Jasmine (Halal-certified)

Fancy some Thai fine dining in Singapore? The recently halal-certified Blue Jasmine restaurant at Park Hotel Farrer Park promises a wide range of savoury and sweet signature favourites from the Land of Smiles, like Green Curry, Dancing Crispy Sea Bass and Blue Mango Sticky Rice. Yum!

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From hhwt (blue jasmine sent over pics)

Enjoy these yummy Thai dishes from either the ala-carte menu, or be awed at the Anchan buffet spread available from Thursdays to Saturdays only. Large groups are welcome, and there’s also an alfresco dining area if you prefer eating outdoors J To find out more about the Anchan buffet promotion, read our article here.

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Address: 10 Farrer Park Station Road, Level 5, 217564
Operating hours:
Daily, Lunch 11.30am–2.30pm, Dinner 6pm-10pm
Price/pax: Buffet $42++


10. Smith Marine (Halal-certified)

Planning for a truly one-of-a-kind lunch outing for the team? How about taking a ferry out into the sea? At the seafood kelong restaurant Smith Marine, you can catch your own fish at their pond and the chef will cook it up just for you. Favourites like grilled squid, oyster omelette and salted egg prawns are available too. Sounds like a fun bonding activity for the whole department J I mean, it has to be! We visited Smith Marine for our very own team bonding session 😉

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To enjoy fresh seafood catch like lobster, crab and shellfish as well as other dishes on the menu, make a reservation at least three days in advance. You can even book the whole place for company events!

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Address: Located off Changi and Pulau Ubin (GPS Coordinates: 01’23’52″N – 103’57’42″E)
Operating hours: Daily 10am to 7pm (Closed on alternate Mondays)
Boat Ride: $100 per trip (to and fro, max. 12 pax per boat)
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Looking for Singapore's best halal eateries for your next outing?

Check out all the best and yummiest halal eateries in Singapore, top-rated attractions and nearby prayer spaces on our website!

Show me everything!

Your decision-making skills just went up a notch – when it comes to deciding where to go for lunch at least 😛 Not only for weekdays lunches, these places would be great for any day of the week and time of the day too. Bon appetit!

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