A Complete Guide to Halal Food At Raffles City

Raffles City Halal Food Guide: 12 Best Halal Eateries And Restaurants To Try At This Shopping Mall In Singapore


Noor Aishah Karim •  Apr 15, 2024

Raffles City is a prominent shopping mall and commercial complex located in Singapore.

Situated in the Civic District and right at City Hall MRT, it is a well-known landmark that offers a wide range of retail, dining, and entertainment options—thinking of visiting there soon but aren't sure where to dine at?

Here’s your ultimate guide!


It's hard to miss the vibrant WOK HEY shops that practically demand your attention with their name!

These unique establishments have carved a niche as the go-to destination for delicious fried rice in a comfortable, air-conditioned setting.

WOK HEY's innovative founders recognised a growing demand for quick stir-fried dishes in an upscale environment, specifically catering to busy individuals seeking a convenient takeaway meal.

WOK HEY stalls offer a modern twist on traditional hawker stalls, maintaining their charm while elevating the experience.

A glass-viewing screen separates customers from the cooking process, allowing them to witness the skilled chefs expertly mixing ingredients without exposing them to lingering work fumes.

This thoughtful design ensures that patrons can savour the enticing aromas without worrying about carrying them back to the office or other destinations.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (11AM - 9.45PM)

Location: #B1-72

2) Poulet

This French roast chicken speciality restaurant opened quite a few years ago but only recently received halal certification for its outlets.

Poulet is the perfect way to have a French culinary journey home.

The must-try dish is their Whole Roast Chicken (from $30.90), that's perfect for sharing!

Their chicken is brined overnight to infuse it with a rich and hearty flavour before being slow-roasted to golden-brown perfection.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (11.30AM - 10PM)

Location: #B1-65 to 66

3) XW Western Grill

XW Western Grill is a delightful destination for Western casual dining, catering to all your grilled cravings.

With a delectable menu featuring a variety of smoky favourites like steaks, chicken, and fish, this restaurant promises an unforgettable experience with its mouth-watering natural juices and tantalising charred flavours that cater to even the most insatiable palates.

Not stopping there, XW Western Grill offers an enticing all-you-can-eat salad bar filled with a delightful array of unlimited hot and cold sides.

Whether you opt for the salad bar as a complimentary accompaniment to any main course order or go straight for the à la carte salad bar option, you will be impressed with the freshness and variety.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (11.30AM - 10PM)

Location: #B1-44B

4) The Soup Spoon

For the uninitiated, The Soup Spoon's concept is that soups can be a meal on their own, and all of their soups are prepared from fresh, wholesome ingredients.

They are not only nutritious but yummy and filling too.

You might have seen their halal-certified Take-Home soup packs in supermarkets before, but it's better now because you can dine in their stores too!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (11AM - 10PM)

Location: #B1 - 61 / 62

5) Stuff’d

Need inspiration on what to eat for lunch?

While canteens and sit-down food places are packed at meal times, you definitely can’t go wrong with a hearty burrito, kebab or salad bowl!?

And where else can you get one that’s fast, halal and ready for you to eat (while still being fresh!) than at Stuff?

There are many Stuff’d outlets located in the country, so its ideal for anyone looking for a nutritious lunch.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (10.30AM - 9PM)

Location: #B1-56

6) Old Chang Kee

We’re all familiar with Old Chang Kee, right? Well, we’ve got to be!?

It’s the famous snack, food and beverage chain that specialises in curry puffs, fried finger foods and occasionally unique and memorable themed foods.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (9AM - 9PM)

Location: #B1-55

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7) Subway

For the uninitiated, Subway lets you customise your sandwiches by choosing your choice of bread, flavour, cheese and vegetables.

To top it off, you can also add your choice of sauces.

We had a sample of one of their hot favourites, the Italian BMT, which has beef pepperoni, beef salami and chicken ham.

If you're new to Subway, we highly recommend their Subway Melt and Subway Club too!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (8AM - 10PM)

Location: #B1-36

8) The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf

The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf is known for its high-quality coffee and extensive selection of teas.

They source their beans and leaves from various regions around the world and have developed their signature blends.

They offer various beverages, including espresso-based, brewed coffee, and cold brew. Their tea selection includes traditional black, green, and herbal teas.

Fun fact! They are open 24 hours too.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (24 Hours)

Location: #01-45 to 45A

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9) The Food Place by Food Junction – Penyet King

Penyet King focuses on a popular Indonesian dish called "ayam penyet," which translates to "smashed fried chicken."

This signature dish typically consists of fried chicken that is marinated, deep-fried until crispy, and served with various flavorful condiments.

The chicken is traditionally smashed with a wooden pestle to make it tender and easier to enjoy.

At Penyet King, you can indulge in their mouth-watering ayam penyet along with an assortment of accompanying side dishes such as tempeh (fermented soybean cake), tofu, crispy fried tempeh, fresh vegetables, and fragrant rice.

Combining savoury flavours, crispy textures, and aromatic spices creates a satisfying and authentic Indonesian dining experience.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Location: #03-15 to 17

10) The Food Place by Food Junction – Chicken Rice

At The Food Place's Chicken Rice outlet, you can enjoy this delicious and comforting dish prepared with meticulous attention to detail.

The succulent chicken is perfectly cooked, showcasing tender meat and a delectable texture.

The rice is infused with the savoury flavours of chicken broth, making it an ideal complement to the chicken.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Location: #03-15 to 17

11) Lee Wee and Brothers' Foodstuff

In the mood for a delicious traditional breakfast? Lee Wee and Brothers' are selling delicious Nasi Lemak which are sure to fill your stomachs!

With their fragrant rice and succulent meat, the dishes are bound to tantalise you!

There's otah-otah nasi lemak if you're interested to try some while in Singapore?

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (11AM - 9PM)

Location: #B1-57

12) Asian Market Cafe

Celebrating someone's special day? There's a delightful buffet nearby at Fairmont where you can indulge in pan-Asian cuisine!

Overload your senses with traditional and contemporary dishes as you fill your plates (and stomachs) up.

Want to know more about the buffet? We reviewed it here!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (12PM - 2.30PM | 6PM - 10PM)

Location: 80 Bras Basah Rd, Level 2 Fairmont, Singapore 189560

P.S. Looking for halal chicken rice places, instead? Check this out!

We can't wait to shop and dine in peace in Raffles City! Did we miss out on your favourite? Let us know!