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16 Awesome Halal Eateries In Singapore For The Most Epic Year-End Gathering

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Irna  •  Dec 17, 2018

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[UPDATED 26 Dec 2020] As the clock ticks closer to the year-end, the next question that's on everyone's minds is "where should we have our year-end gathering?" Well, if you're looking for the most suitable halal restaurants for big groups in Singapore, you have come to the right place! With Phase 3 of Singapore's Safe Reopening starting on 28 Dec 2020, you'll soon be able to dine in groups of 8. Whether you’re looking for an affordable eatery or an atas venue, we've rounded up these 16 halal restaurants for big groups in Singapore (for up to 8 pax!) With good food and pleasant ambience, bonding with your loved ones will be like never before!
1. The Flame Café
Are you 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 friends needed to satisfy a craving for each of those, now you can rejoice! The Flame Café has all four under one roof, and more 😉  There’s also ala-carte items during the festive season as well as set lunch (11.30AM-3PM). Beyond the food, the halal restaurant can accommodate big 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’. Halal status: Halal-certified Price/pax: $29.90++ (premium steamboat), $7.90 (set meal) Address: Level 1, 73 Upper Paya Lebar Rd, Singapore 534818 Contact No: +6562886346 Website | Facebook | Instagram
2. StraitsKitchen
Credit: StraitsKitchen Local cuisine is served in a contemporary style at Straits Kitchen at Grand Hyatt Singapore with an amazing spread of Chinese, Malay and Indian food including roasted duck, naan, and even kuih. Yes, that means you get to try a whole array of local desserts too! 😋 Their a la carte A La Minute buffet makes dining super convenient - just place your order, and your food will be cooked upon order and delivered right to your table! Halal status: Halal-certified Buffet prices: A La Minute Lunch (12PM-2PM): $59++ (Adult), $29++ (Child aged 4-12 years) A La Minute Dinner (6.30PM-9.30PM): $69++ (Adult), $39++ (Child aged 4-12 years) A La Minute Daily Afternoon Tea (3PM-4.30PM): $40++ (Adult), $20++ (Child aged 4-12 years) Address: 10 Scotts Rd, Grand Hyatt Singapore Lobby Level, Singapore 228211 Website | Facebook | Instagram P.S. Check out these top 10 halal buffets in Singapore!
3. The Dim Sum Place
 Jazz up your gatherings a little by trying out some dim sums, traditional and unique. From cute little siew mai to molten salted egg custard buns, there are plenty of 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. Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 791 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 198759 Contact No: 6655 8787 Website | Facebook | Instagram P.S. If you love Chinese food, you have to check out our ultimate list of halal Chinese food in Singapore!
4. Royz et Vous
Come down to Royz et Vous (REV) to enjoy a hearty meal with loved ones at this classy halal restaurant that's perfect for big groups. 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 with your friends! 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 😍 Halal status: Muslim-owned  Address: - Telok Ayer outlet: 137 Telok Ayer Street, #01-01, Singapore 068602 - Kg Glam outlet: Sultan Gate, 37 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198485 Contact No.: - Telok Ayer outlet: 6293 0270 - Kg Glam outlet: 6291 7153 Website |Facebook | Instagram P.S. Planning to hang out with your friends for brunch instead? Check out these 18 spots for halal brunch in Singapore!
5. Fika Swedish Café and Bistro
Credit: fikacafesg on Instagram 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 this halal restaurant on Beach Road 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 😅 If you’re organising a meal for a big group, the halal restaurant has a homey second floor which could be suitable. Try giving them a call to reserve. Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: 257 Beach Road, Singapore 199539 Website | Facebook | Instagram  P.S. For more cafes, we've rounded up 23 halal cafes in the Bugis area!
6. Andes by Astons
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! With plenty of space available in most of their outlets, especially Downtown East and Changi Airport T1, bring all your friends along for a hearty meal. Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Check their website for full details of all locations (do refer to only Andes by Astons locations) Address: Check their website for full details of all locations (do refer to only Andes by Astons locations) Website | Facebook
7. JinshangYipin Hot Pot by Asian Spyces
Have you always heard your non-Muslim friends talk about Chinese hotpot buffets (ie. Haidilao 🤣) and you just wished that there's a halal version in town? Well, now your wish has come true! Jinshangyipin at Eastpoint Mall in Simei is the first and probably the most authentic halal Chinese hotpot buffet you can find in Singapore.
 Originally opened by the Muslim owner of the famous Yi Zun Beef Noodles, each diner gets their own individual hotpot and you can choose your preferred soup base. There are 5 soup bases but we recommend their spicy Sichuan mala soup of course!😋 For safe distancing reasons, diners get to choose between a Standard and Premium menu which you can order individual items from.  The Premium menu includes items like Satay Chicken and Satay Beef for grilling, and premium seafood like Prawns, Chili Black Mussels, and Baby Cuttlefish! You'll also get extra ice cream flavours including Thai Milk Tea, Shibuya Honey Toast, and Salted Caramel Brownie. Halal status: Muslim-owned Buffet Price: From $22.90+ (Adult), $9.90+ (Child) Address: 3 Simei Street 6, Simei New Town, Eastpoint Mall #01-20, Singapore 528833 Facebook | Instagram
8. Carousel
Carousel at Royal Plaza on Scotts is one of the most popular buffets in Singapore and is the perfect halal restaurant to have a fantastic meal with a big group. Treat yourself to a scrumptious international spread with fresh seafood, sashimi, local favourites (Hainanese chicken rice, laksa, etc), Asian delights (Thai, Chinese, Indian, etc) and of course an amazing dessert corner!
Credit: Carousel Due to safe distancing measures, their buffet is now served a la carte. Just place an order using your phone or mobile device with the QR code menu provided, and your dishes will be served straight to your table. You won't even need to lift a finger to begin your feast! Unlimited servings are allowed so we understand if you just end up feasting on their roast beef and fresh seafood. 😉 
Credit: Royal Plaza on Scotts Singapore on Facebook Their seafood spread is one of the most popular in Singapore, with dishes like Maine Lobster, Australian Black Mussel and Clams, and even Salmon Aburi. If you dine during a weekend you can even get the Alaskan King Crab Legs, Lobster Inari, and Amaebi (Sweet Shrimps)! 😮 Sink your teeth into local favourites like Singapore Chili Crab with Crispy Buns and Baked Sambal Stingray, or treat yourself to Slow-roasted Smoked Beef Sirloin for something special. Halal status: Halal-certified kitchens Buffet price: From $55++ (Adult) and $33++ (Child) respectively. Hours: Lunch, 12PM-2PM daily; Dinner, 6.30PM-9.30PM daily Website | Facebook | Instagram
9. Asian Market Cafe
You can probably already guess what Fairmont Hotel's Asian Market Cafe has to offer in their buffet spread from their name. Yes, pan-Asian and Singapore cuisine! To make it even better, they’ve put their own unique spin on the traditional  Hidang Mahsuri  concept you usually only experience during Malay weddings. 😮
Credit: Asian Market Cafe, Fairmont Singapore Drawing inspiration from the communal sharing dishes featured in traditional Malay weddings, Asian Market Cafe’s take on the Hidang Mahsuri features a variety of appetizers and main courses presented in a stunning silver dome set.  Some of the dishes include the Deep Ocean Seafood Platter for a cold starter, and local favourites like Beef Rendang, Cereal King Prawn, and Sweet and Sour Fish - all cooked to perfection!
Credit: Asian Market Cafe, Fairmont Singapore While you can't walk around their live stations anymore, you can still order Grilled Chicken and Beef Satay, Roti Prata (complete with a selection of Vegetable Dalcha or Mutton Keema), and Singapore Laksa from the live stations. Don't forget to end your meal with their signature Durian Pengat! Halal status: Halal-certified Hidang Mahsuri buffet prices: Lunch - $68++ (Adult), $34++ (Child aged 6-12 years) Dinner - $78++ (Adult), $39++ (Child aged 6-12 years) Address: Level 2, Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Rd, Singapore 189560 Website Facebook | Instagram
10. The Halia
 The Halia offers a special dining experience amidst the Botanic Gardens where you can enjoy a mix of Western and Asian fusion cuisine. One of the things you should try is their signature Chilli Crab Spaghettini  🤤 With generous amounts of crab meat in a mix of sweet, spicy and tangy sauce, the restaurant gives a twist to this Singaporean specialty and perfects it. If you’re a meat lover, you'll want to savour their Full Blood Blackmore Wagyu. This succulent and juicy meat will satisfy your meat cravings! Don't leave The Halia without sampling their appetising desserts too like Die Die Must Have Chocolate and Sticky Toffee Pudding 🤤 Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 1 Cluny Road, Ginger Garden (enter via Tyersall Avenue), Singapore Botanic Gardens Singapore 259569 Contact No: 8444 1148 Website | Facebook | Instagram
11. Buffet Town
Buffet Town at Raffles City shopping mall has been around for a while - but it finally received halal certification in 2020! Known for its amazing array of international seafood, mixed grill and TeppanYaki, it's the perfect place for a special sit-down meal with friends or family.
Credit: Buffet Town International on Facebook Situated in the heart of Raffles City in Singapore, this 300-seater halal restaurant has plenty of space for a big group. Coupled with an amazing international buffet spread, you can savour anything including seafood on ice, sushi and sashimi, Japanese Teppan and Robatayaki, Western dishes, local delights and even an ice cream bar for dessert!  They're open for lunch and dinner, with prices starting from under $30. Tell your loved ones it's time to check off a brand-new halal buffet on their list! 😆 Halal status: Halal-certified Prices: From $26.80++ (Adult), $18.80++ (Child) Address: 252 North Bridge Rd, Raffles City #B1-44E, Singapore Website Facebook | Instagram
12. Elfuego by COLLIN'S
Elfuego by COLLIN'S at Jewel Changi Airport boasts an open kitchen concept serving up delicious modern European cuisine and there's plenty of space for big groups too. Their main dishes include slow-cooked chicken, pan-roasted toothfish, seared baby lamb rack, and charcoal-grilled steaks 🤤 Not to mention a 1.2-kg Australian Angus Tomahawk Steak for sharing! Don't forget to check out the appetizers, with tantalising choices such as Hokkaido Scallop Ceviche and Crispy Soft Shell Shrimp. Leave some room for their beautifully plated desserts and cocktails too! Halal Status: Halal-certified Address: 78 Airport Boulevard, #02-216 Jewel Changi Airport, S819666, Singapore Contact: +6565130716 Website | Facebook | Instagram
13. Steak me
Steak me is owned by the famous Chef Amri , who used to manage Le Steak at the very same spot 😊 Located away from the hustle and bustle of the city at Jalan Kayu, Steak Me promises you quality time with a big group of friends or family. They have an array of tantalising steaks and different cuts of meat for you to choose from 🤤 For those of you who want a taste of premium meat, try their Aus Wagyu RibeyeTomahawk or Grain Fed 45 Lamb Rack for a satisfying meal. Steak me serves other mouth-watering options like freshly shucked oysters and braised short ribs too. Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: 248 Jalan Kayu, Singapore 799472 Contact: +65 6481 1083 Facebook | Instagram
14. Yassin Kampung
You can always rely on Yassin Kampung for your halal zi char fix! This casual family restaurant has an extensive menu that includes meat, rice and noodle dishes, desserts and of course, seafood picks. Popular dishes at Yassin Kampung are their crispy oat prawns, 3 flavoured fish and sambal stingray. For a big group, the 3 flavoured fish will definitely be a hit, featuring a fried grouper drenched in a mix of sweet, sour and spicy sauces. If you are looking for something different, why not try their Sichuan Mala fried crab? 😋 Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours and Outlets:  Check out their website  Website | Facebook | Instagram
15. Rasa Istimewa Restaurant
For affordable and good seafood, why not check out this seafood restaurant at Woodlands Waterfront, Pasir Ris Park and SAFRA Jurong? There’s tons of food to choose from as they specialise in Asian and Western cuisines. If you’re crazy about salted egg dishes, look no further. Tuck into Rasa Istimewa's appetising salted egg dishes like salted egg crayfish, crab and sotong, or savour appetising seafood like their BBQ selections of seabass and stingray! Their choices of seafood are endless. Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours, Outlets, Contact: Check out their website
16. 555 Halal Thai
Owned by local entrepreneur Fatimah Mohsin, 555 Halal Thai is a 200-seater restaurant located at Gallop Kranji Farm Resort, making it one of the few halal eateries in that area! The restaurant has set menus full of Thai classics including Tom Yam soup, Thai-style Steamed Fish, Thai grilled chicken and more. There's a range of fried rice too, from seafood pineapple rice to tom yum fried rice and more. Pair your meal with a cup of thai iced tea to end off your meal! 😄 If you're paying a visit to Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve or Bollywood Veggies,  you can finally find halal food nearby. 😊 Though it may take some travelling to get to this location, its rustic atmosphere will make you feel like you're taking a resort vacation overseas. Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: Gallop Kranji Farm Resort, 10 Neo Tiew Lane 2, Singapore 718813 Contact: +6597715210 Facebook | Instagram Your decision-making skills just went up a notch – when it comes to deciding which halal restaurant to go for a big group gathering (up to 8 pax!) Not only are these perfect for weekdays lunches, they are also great for dinner during your year-end gathering. Bon appetit!