Looking for a hearty meal during gatherings with your loved ones? Then BBQ steamboats are just what you need! With a wide variety of meat and seafood options, your tummies will be more than satisfied. Not to mention that BBQ steamboats are also perfect for bonding 😉

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So, get ready for some grilling (and boiling!) goodness as we list down the places to enjoy amazing and affordable halal BBQ steamboats in the food haven of Singapore 🤤 Don’t worry about banging the buck as the eateries in this list cost just $20 per person!

Note: All the prices in this article exclude service charge and tax.

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1. Sedap Thai

Located in the heart of Jalan Besar, you can find Sedap Thai amongst a jungle of hawker stalls at Berseh Food Centre. With a yummy variety of marinated meat and fresh seafood, Sedap Thai is not only yummy but affordable too!

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You can choose your items ala carte or have their platter which costs around $20. The best part is, you can share this platter between 2 people. Sink your teeth in their garlic chicken and black pepper beef, or have fresh prawns and beef slices in your choice of steamboat soup 😋 Choose their chicken broth or top up $2 for tom yum.

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Dip your meat into their various chilli sauces and savour it – we’re pretty sure you’ll be left satisfied! As lard is usually used as a base for Thai BBQ steamboats, finding a halal one can be a difficult task but Sedap Thai uses beef fat instead.

Platter for 2: $20
Bundles (Random/Chicken Out/Beef It Up): $20
All-you-can-eat Buffet: $20 per pax (excluding seafood items)
A la carte: Minimum order of $15

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 166 Jalan Besar, Berseh Food Centre, Singapore 208877
Nearest MRT Station: Jalan Besar
Opening Hours: 4.30pm to 9.30pm daily

2. Lukhon Thai

A BBQ steamboat with a view? Count us in! Located at Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre, Lukhon Thai is where all you east-siders can get your BBQ steamboat fix. For the portions that you get, it’s both delicious and value for money.

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You can either order their platter sets or off their à la carte menu. Each BBQ steamboat platter combo is $26.80 for 2 (approximately $13 per person). Here’s where you can have a selection of marinated meat like Tom Yum Chicken, Garlic Chicken, Black Pepper Beef and other ingredients. And did we mention that for just $3.80, you can have a serving of delicious cheese dip to savour with your barbecued food? 🤤

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Don’t miss out on their Thai chilli sauce too, which is one of Lukhon Thai’s specialties. This mix of sweet, spicy and salty flavours is the perfect complement to your barbecued meat.

Platter for 2: $26.80 ($13.40 per person)
Platter for 4: $45 ($11.25 per person)
A la carte: Minimum order of SGD 27

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 110 Pasir Ris Central, Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre, Singapore 519641
Nearest MRT Station: Pasir Ris
Opening Hours: 12pm to 9.30pm daily

3. Chickata

Now here’s one for the westies! Located in Jurong East, Chickata is pretty interesting as there’s a 90-minute time limit for you to indulge in their yummy platter. But we’re sure that’s more than enough time for you to stuff yourselves with their mouthwatering food.

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With a variety of over 30 ingredients, you’ll certainly be spoilt for choice at Chickata. Some of their highly recommended dishes are Tom Yum Chicken, Black Pepper Beef, Teriyaki Chicken and Black Pepper Lamb. Their combo platters for 2 start from $28 (approximately $14 per person).

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Cheese lovers, you’re in for a treat! Top up $5 for a cheese dip which pairs really well with their succulent chicken or beef – definitely a delight to your taste buds 🤤

Chicken/Mixed/Lamb/Seafood Platter for 2: $28
Combo Platter for 4: $48 ($12 per person)
Combo Platter for 6: $68 ($11.30 per person)
A la carte Buffet: From SGD 18.80

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 326 Jurong East Street 31, #01-118, Singapore 600326
Nearest MRT Station: Chinese Garden
Opening hours: 5pm to 11pm (Tuesday to Friday), 1pm to 11pm (Saturday to Sunday). Closed every Monday.

4. The Talking Cow

Move over cheese dips, The Talking Cow takes your craving for meat and cheese to a whole new level – because here’s where you can try melted cheese on barbecued meat! You can just imagine this heavenly combo melting in your mouth 🤤

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Their combo sets cost $13.80 per person and comes with a variety of ingredients ranging from seafood to meat and vegetables! There’s also an option of carbs from rice to vermicelli or instant noodles.

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If you feel like you can eat more, feel free to add on ingredients from their à la carte menu. There are 3 soup bases you can choose from for the steamboat and we recommend getting the tom yum. Plus, you can also add $2 for free-flow soup!

Combo Set: $13.80 per person
Add-on à la carte items from $6.80 onwards

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 418 Bedok North Avenue 2, #01-55, Singapore 460418
Nearest MRT Station: Bedok
Opening Hours: 5pm – 11pm (Weekdays), 2pm – 11pm (Weekends & PH). Closed on Monday.

5. Flame Café

It’s not 1, not 2 but a 4-tier BBQ steamboat tower at Flame Cafe! The eatery serves you BBQ steamboat in their signature pagoda, and each tier has something different. Choose between 2 different soup bases for a steamboat at the lowest tier, grill your marinated meat and seafood on the second tier, indulge in a cheese dip on the third tier and finally steam vegetables or dim sum on the top tier.

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At just $19.90, you can indulge in Flame Café’s Deluxe Set which offers a huge variety of ingredients (over 70!) including their drool-inducing pool of cheese as a dipping sauce! With an additional $3.90, you can also change your dipping sauce to salted egg. Totally awesome!

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If you’ve got more to spend, get their Seafood Lovers’ Premium Buffet which includes crayfish and clams or indulge in their Ultimate Seafood Experience Supreme Buffet where you can savour lobsters and crabs 😋

Weekday Lunch Deluxe Set (11.30am – 4.59pm): $19.90++
Children aged 5 – 12 years: $15.80++ (with an accompanying adult)
Children aged 4 years and below: Free (with an accompanying adult)

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 73 Upper Paya Lebar Road, Level 1, Singapore 534818
Nearest MRT Station: Tai Seng
Opening hours: 11.30am – 11pm (Monday to Thursday, Sunday & PH), 11.30am – 1am (Friday, Saturday and Eve of PH)

6. Mukshidonna

This next one on our list only has steamboat option but we had to put it in as it’s too yummy to resist!  A well-known tteokbokki (rice cake) eatery in Korea, Mukshidonna now has a halal-certified outlet at Downtown East!

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Their signature steamboat-style army stew is to die for! You can customise your own pot with a range of ingredients ranging from seafood to juicy, succulent meat 😉 Choose from a list of stews based on your liking: mussels, bulgogi (beef), chicken sausage, mushroom and for the cheese lovers in the house, cheese-flavoured stew!

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Cheese / Mussels / Beef / Chicken Sausage / Mushroom Tteokbokki pot: SGD 13.90

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close, E!Avenue, #02-324, Singapore 519599
Nearest MRT Station: Pasir Ris
Opening hours: 11.30am – 10pm

7. Seoul Garden

Having been around for over 30 years, you can always rely on Seoul Garden for your BBQ steamboat fix! Not only do they have a huge variety of delicious meat and seafood items to fill your tummy, Seoul Garden is also a great meet-up spot for catch-ups and birthday celebrations ☺️

Its weekday lunch buffet is priced below $20 and considering the buffet spread, it’s worth every single penny especially for those with a huge appetite. The highlight of Seoul Garden is its large variety of raw marinated meat (served buffet-style) ranging from common flavours such as Szechuan Chicken to interesting (and sometimes unorthodox) flavours such as Coffee Chicken.

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What’s more, you can also top up $5 for unlimited premium food items like free-flow mussels, tiger prawns, salmon and tuna!

Weekday Lunch (Mon – Thu, 11.30am – 4.59pm & Fri & Eve of PH, 11.30am – 3.59pm):
Adult: SGD 17.99++
Child: SGD 8.99++
(Students get 20% off, Senior Citizens get 35% off)

Halal status: Halal-certified

– Bugis Junction: 200 Victoria Street, #02-52, Singapore 188021
– Harbourfront Centre: 1 Maritime Square, #01-65/66, Singapore 099253
– Jurong Point: 63 Jurong West Central 3, #B1-45/46, Singapore 648331
– Marina Square: 6 Raffles Boulevard, #03-210, Singapore 039594
– NEX: 23 Serangoon Central, #B1-34/35, Singapore 556083
– Northpoint City: 930 Yishun Avenue 2, #03-05, Singapore 769098
– Tampines Mall: 4 Tampines Central 5, #04-01, Singapore 529510

Opening Hours: 11.30am to 10.30pm

BONUS: Jinshangyipin Buffet Hot Pot

If you’re willing to cash in more than $20 for your BBQ steamboat, head over to Eastpoint Mall for some delicious (and authentic) Chinese-style hot pot! This eatery is run by the same owners as the halal Xinjiang hand-pulled noodles stall at Sam Leong Road.

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Jinshangyipin offers five different soup bases for your hot pot – Spicy, Pickled Vegetable, Herbal, Mushroom and Tomato – and they cost $35 for both lunch and dinner. We highly recommend getting the tomato soup or spicy soup for a kick. One thing this eatery does different from other hotpot shops is that everyone gets their own pot! Plus, you can top up $4.90 for a barbecue too.

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Indulge in their all-you-can-eat buffet which includes a huge variety of delicious ingredients from sliced beef and mutton to marinated chicken, beef and seafood. You can also try your hand at making your own sauces here (with instructions!).

P.S. Find out more about Jinshangyipin here.

Adult: SGD 35
Students aged 12 years and below: SGD 22
Children below 1.2m of height: Free

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 3 Simei Street 6, Eastpoint Mall, #01-20, Singapore 528832
Nearest MRT Station: Simei
Opening hours: 11am – 3pm, 4pm – 10pm Daily

So, what’s keeping you now? Gather your loved ones and enjoy a satisfying, refreshingly good meal at any one of these halal BBQ steamboat hotspots! Head over with an empty stomach and we guarantee, you’d leave with a full and satisfied tummy 🤗

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