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10 Awesome Halal Restaurants In Singapore With Outdoor Dining (Beyond Kampong Gelam!)

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Faruq Senin  •  Sep 17, 2021

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[UPDATED 28th March 2022] You can now hang with your 9 other friends with the choice of not putting your masks on when you're out, and it seems that having your meal outdoors now in the cooling night breeze doesn't sound like a bad idea. Want to change up your usual dining routine? You might be looking for halal alfresco dining in Singapore or an outdoor restaurant. If you're always the one doing the planning when it comes to eating out and wondering which halal restaurants in Singapore have outdoor dining, don't worry! We've got you covered with these 10 places in Singapore (that are beyond Kampong Gelam).

Halal alfresco dining and outdoor restaurant in Singapore

1. Tenderbest Makcik Tuckshop Punggol

Credit: Farhana Ayu Tenderbest Makcik Tuckshop Punggol is the latest halal eatery to open in the Northeast! Besides its IG-worthy interior and a collaboration with halal cheesecake shop, Cat & The Fiddle, the eatery also has a cozy outdoor seating area. They open till 11PM so you can chit-chat with loved ones while having your meal. Don't miss out on their exclusive weekend brunch menu and check out their musollah on-site too. Halal status: Halal-certified Facebook | Instagram

 2. D.U.I.T SG, Changi 

Credit: DuitSg on Facebook D.U.I.T SG is a hidden gem tucked all the way in Changi. Located along a quiet stretch of road, Cosford Rd, it's got pretty fairy lights, both indoor and outdoor seating, and amazing food for you to enjoy. From Nasi Ayam Penyet to famous handmade desserts, salted egg prawns, dim sum and more, time to add this eatery with aesthetic vibes to your list! Halal status: Halal-certified Facebook | Instagram

3. Tang Tea House (Changi)

Credit: Tang Tea House Halal Chinese cuisine is one of our favourites and Tang Tea House definitely delivers! Well-known for their dim sum favourites like Siew Mai, salted egg custard bun and signature Shanghai Steamed Dumplings, their outlet at Changi also has outdoor seating and a kampong-themed decor. With plenty of seating options, you'll definitely want to head here for a chill night out with loved ones! Halal status: Halal-certified View More P.S. Check out more halal eateries around Changi Village!

4. Central Thai, East Coast Park

Credit: NParks on Facebook Located further away from the bustling areas of East Coast Park , Central Thai's location is perfect for your socially distanced hangouts with friends or family! Their outdoor seating even boast views of the sea. Be sure to order their platters to share with your family. Choose from a range of yummy Thai delicacies like  Green Curry Chicken, Cashew Nut Chicken, Cereal Prawns and more for a satisfying meal by the sea 😍 Halal status: Halal-certified View More

5. Enak-Enak Hong Kong Tea House, East Coast Park

If you’re cycling or taking a leisurely stroll along East Coast Park, why not stop by Enak Enak Hong Kong Tea House for delicious Chinese-style seafood, zi char, and a variety of Asian dishes? Get the outdoor seats next to the pathways to enjoy a dose of the sun and sea and enjoy the cooling breeze too! Halal status: Halal-certified View More

6. Fairytail Bar

Credit: Fairytail Bar Fairytail Bar is a Muslim-owned rooftop restaurant (or gastrobar as they call it) in Tiong Bahru! Located on top of D'Hotel, you can enjoy outdoor dining with a view of Singapore's CBD here. Its concept is an ode to Singapore's bird-keeping tradition, with beverages served in birdcages and other bird-themed cups. The names of the beverages are also really interesting such as Yellow Flamingo, Eurasian Sparrow and Buffy Owl. If you're feeling hungry, let their gastronomic treats fill your tummy - they also have a high tea set you can enjoy! Halal status: Muslim-owned View More

7. Rumi, The Poet's Cup

Credit: Rumi The Poet's Cup Though this last one is in Kampong Gelam, we had to include it to our list as its decor is too pretty to miss. Rumi, The Poet's Cup now has an outlet at Bussorah Street and their Rooftop Hangout is located on top of The Straits Teppanyaki! Pick up a cup of their signature iced tea and coffee or try new items like fruit-inspired mocktails and the literary-inspired 'Frizantea' selection made with brewed tea and sparkling water. Don't miss out on a photo opportunity with the "Rumi Vibes Only" feature wall too. Halal status: Muslim-owned Instagram

8. The Halia

Credit: The Halia on Facebook Located amidst the Botanic Gardens, their outdoor seating area is surrounded by lush, gorgeous greeneries, which makes a perfect laid-back, special dining experience. You can look forward to being served European cuisine mixed with Asian flavours after taking a leisurely stroll through the flora.
Credit: @thehalia on Instagram Their all-day menu includes mouth-watering steaks like full-blood Australian Blackmore Wagyu as well as local fusion dishes like Chilli Crab Spaghettini. Halal status: Halal-certified View More

9. Smith Marine Floating Restaurant

Credit: @holanatasha for Instagram Why not test the waters of overseas travel by going to someplace Singaporean, but it's not in Singapore! 😉 Serving fresh seafood cooked Chinese-style off the coast of Pulau Ubin, Smith Marine is Singapore’s first halal Kelong restaurant! This floating restaurant is the place to be for an escape from the bustle of the city. Seems like a great location for a day trip or work retreat right? Halal status: Halal-certified Website | Facebook | Instagram

10. Cherry & Oak

Credit: @wah_shiok for Instagram If you're a huge fan of the Muslim-owned ASAP & Co steakhouse or Walaku, then you'd be happy to know they're the creators behind this artisanal Cherry & Oak restaurant! They also offer alfresco dining, which blends modern and nature decor for a warm, welcoming look 🤩
Credit: @soinkuehdible on Instagram  Their menu is very extensive as they have everything for the best dining experience. Smoked steaks, their iconic rainbow sausages, pastas, smoked nasi lemak, oysters or cheesecakes, you name  it! 😍 They are dedicated to producing only the most delicious dishes. You can check out more about what you should try via this link. Halal status: Muslim-owned Instagram | Facebook Bookmark these spots and let your foodie buddies know! For more dining ideas, check out these articles: