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


Faruq Senin  •  Sep 17, 2021


With the great weather lately, it seems that having your meal outdoors 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 7 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: As this outlet is new, do expect that it will take some time before their halal certification gets approved. However, Tenderbest Makcik Tuckshop is already a halal-certified establishment for its other outlets. Address: 60 Punggol East, #01-09, Singapore 828825 Facebook

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 Address: 27 Cosford Rd, Singapore 499549 Facebook

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 Address: 57 Lor Bekukong, Singapore 499173 Facebook 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 Address:  1300 East Coast Park Parkway, East Coast Park Area F (Near carpark F2), Singapore 468964 Facebook

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 Address: 1202 East Coast Parkway, East Coast Seafood Centre #01-01, Singapore 449881 Facebook

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 Address: 231 Outram Rd, Singapore 169040 Facebook 

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 Address: 16 Bussorah St, Singapore Instagram Bookmark these spots and let your foodie buddies know! For more dining ideas, check out these articles: