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13 Halal Eateries In Kampong Gelam For Your Weekend Food Adventure


Cheng Sim •  Jul 16, 2021


Kampong Gelam is an amazing neighbourhood in Singapore that’s brimming with iconic landmarks, heritage shops, and street art. If you’re looking for more things to do in Kampong Gelam, there’s no better way to immerse yourself than exploring a wide array of halal food in this area. With so many cafes and restaurants to choose from, we make things easy for you by showcasing some recommended eats from our self-guided Kampong Gelam Halal Food Adventure trail! It also includes attractive discounts and secret menus, so you don’t want to miss out!

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  1. Download IPLUS Locomole app (iOS or Android) to access our FREE Kampong Gelam Halal Food Adventuretrail
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1. Hjh Maimunah

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Hjh Maimunah had won the Michelin Singapore’s Bib Gourmand in 2016 and 2020, making it the only traditional kampung-style restaurant in Singapore to earn this prestigious award. If you’re excited to dine at this award-winning eatery, start by ordering a plate of steamed rice and complement it with must-try dishes such as Sundanese Grilled Chicken, Lemak Siput Sedut, and Tahu Telor. Download Kampong Gelam Halal Food Adventure trail and claim a coupon to enjoy FREE Tahu Telor or a small serving of Siput Sedut when you spend $20 and above in a single receipt! Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Mon-Sat, 7am-8pm (Closed on Sun) Address: 11, Jalan Pisang, Singapore 199078 Website | Facebook | InstagramP.S. Did you know that Hjh Maimunah is one of the 7 Michelin guide approved eateries in Singapore?

2. Mother Dough

Credit: @motherdoughbakery on Instagram If you’re looking for a halal bakery in Singapore, Mother Dough is where you can go for freshly-baked sourdoughs, croissants, baguettes, quiches, and cakes. The bakery’s name refers to a fermentation starter used in bread making, and their baker, Naadhira, had spent 4 years in New York City learning how to perfect the art of bread making! When you’re here, indulge in one of their signature pastries, Almond Croissant that’s topped with slivered almonds and powdered sugar. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Tue - Sat; 11AM-6PM; Sun; 11AM-5PM (closed on Mon) Address: 749 North Bridge Rd, Singapore #01-01, Singapore 198717 Instagram

3. Tipo

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Tipo Pasta Bar takes pasta-making seriously. When you step into this halal Italian restaurant in Singapore, you’re guaranteed to be served with pastas that are made fresh in-house using high quality ingredients and often infused with flavours, such as garlic parsley fettuccine and squid ink fusilli. If you prefer to order some crowd-favourites, let it be the Traditional Beef Ragu, Alfredo, and Roasted Red Pepper. Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Mon - Sat, 12PM-10PM Address: 785 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198753 Website | Facebook | InstagramP.S. Craving for more pasta? Check out the best halal Italian restaurants in Singapore!

4. The White Label

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Just around the corner from Masjid Sultan, The White Label is one of the best halal cafes in Singapore that’s worth visiting for weekend brunch and meet-ups. Besides their signature Fusion Pasta which includes dishes like Squid Ink Spaghetti made with their in-house fragrant Sotong Masak Hitam sauce, treat yourself to many dishes including their Breakfast Platter, Ondeh Ondeh Gateau, and more. DownloadKampong Gelam Halal Food Adventure trail and claim a coupon to enjoy FREE long black, cafe latte or cappuccino during Le Goûter, also known as tea time (valid from Monday to Thursday, 3.30PM-5.30PM).Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Mon-Thurs; 11.30AM-9.30PM, Fri; 11.30AM-10.30PM, Sat; 9.30AM-11.30PM, Sun; 9.30AM-9.30PM Address: 734 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198702 Website | Facebook | Instagram

5. 100 Labs

Credit: @100labs on Instagram Craving for halal desserts in Singapore? There’s no better pitstop on a sunny afternoon than at 100 Labs. Located just down the road from the Malay Heritage Centre, and a 5-minute walk from Masjid Sultan, this Muslim-owned cafe in Singapore serves gelato, waffles, and all-day brunch! For a taste of Italian-style ice cream, you’ll definitely find a flavour that piques your interest such as Taro & Coconut, Pure Sicilian Pistachio, Hojicha Green Tea, and Sea Salt Caramel. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Tue-Thu & Sun; 11AM-9PM, Fri-Sat; 11AM till late (closed on Mon) Address: 41 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198489 Website | Facebook | InstagramP.S. Surprise your loved ones with these halal dessert boxes in Singapore!

6. Konditori Artisan Bakes

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Credit: Konditori - Artisan European Bakery on FacebookDelicious pastries await at Konditori Artisan Bakes, a halal bakery in Singapore that is run by the same people behind Fika Swedish Cafe and Bistro. You’ll be pleased by the sight of gorgeous Swedish treats baked in-house without artificial flavouring, colouring, and preservatives. If you can’t decide which pastry to go for, try their best-selling Semla Bun, a traditional Swedish dessert!Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM-7.30PM (or until sold out) Address: 33 Bussorah Street, Singapore, 199451 Website | Facebook | Instagram

7. Rumi The Poet’s Cup

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[As of December 2021, Rumi The Poet's Cup has moved to Haji Lane and no longer operates at Bussorah Street. Check out our article on their new location!] Take the steps to Rumi The Poet’s Cup, a Muslim-owned rooftop hangout located above The Straits Teppanyaki at Bussorah Street. While they used to be a popular sight at Ramadan bazaars, they opened a brick-and-mortar store last October 2020. If you enjoy creamy dairy beverages, you may like the Iced Rumi Teh Tarik or Iced Rumicchino. Download Kampong Gelam Halal Food Adventure trail and claim a coupon to enjoy 1 FREE exclusive flavoured ice blended of your choice with every purchase of 2 ice blended premium flavoured drinks (usual price: $26). There’s even a secret menu to unlock where you can get a Matcha Latte Ice Blended drink at $9!Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Tue-Sun; 11AM-11PM Address: 16 Bussorah St, Singapore InstagramP.S. Looking for a cool hangout spot? Check out these halal rooftop restaurants in Singapore!

8. Broti

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It’s amazing to see how Broti, a Muslim-owned milk tea brand evolved from a humble night market stall to a physical store with a central kitchen that offers islandwide delivery. As one of the best places for halal milk tea in Singapore, be sure to get your hands on their generous 1-litre cups! If you chance upon this store at Baghdad Street, treat yourself to Thai Milk Tea, Gula Melaka Milk Tea, Taro Milk Tea, and more. Download Kampong Gelam Halal Food Adventure trail and claim a coupon to score yourself a drink from their Premium range at 50% off (usual price: $6.50). You can also get a Peach Cooler for $4 when you claim and present the coupon at Broti.Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Mon-Thu; 12PM-11PM, Fri-Sat; 11AM-12AM, Sun-11AM-11PM Address: 21 Baghdad Street, Singapore 199660 Facebook | Instagram

9. The Malayan Council

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Celebrating a fusion of Malay and Asian flavours, The Malayan Council is where you should go for an intimate chillout session with your loved ones. They have 4 outlets in Singapore, but the one at Bussorah Street is ideal for casual dining. Once you score a table, indulge in generous portions of their fusion food like Sambal Goreng Pengantin Linguine, Ayam Panggang Kerabu, Asam Pedas Seafood Aglio Olio, or Roti Kirai Beef Ribs. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM-11PM (kitchen closed at 10.30PM) Address: 71 Bussorah St, Singapore 199484 Website | Facebook | InstagramP.S. Spend your weekend in these Instagram-worthy halal eateries in Singapore!

10. The Fortune Cookie

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Waiting for you along Bussorah Street is a Muslim-owned Chinese restaurant named The Fortune Cookie. Step into the halal Chinese restaurant in Singapore to see colourful hanging lanterns and a menu brimming with halal Chinese and Asian food. Perfect for a special night out with your family, spend time together over a spread of Hokkien Mee, Ikan Pari Spaghetti, and Lobster Laksa Singapura. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Daily; 11AM-11PM (Kitchen closes at 10.30PM) Address: 11 Bussorah St, Singapore 199432 Facebook | Instagram

11. MILK

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If you’re planning to quench your thirst with unique drinks, look no further than MILK, a halal bubble tea store in Singapore. Fulfilling the demand for more halal bubble teas, it’s a great place for Muslims to head over and try one of Singapore’s all-time favourite drinks. However, don’t expect to be served with regular bubble teas you know and love. Flavour wise, MILK ups the ante with Matcha Mascarpone, Grape Cream Cheese, Ice Kachang Tea, and more. Download Kampong Gelam Halal Food Adventure trail and claim a FREE coupon to enjoy a 1 for 1 drink at Milk - and there’s more! Priced at $5 each, customise your waffle toppings to make your own delicious one-ffle on stick.Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Mon-Thu; 12PM-9PM, Fri-Sun; 12PM-12AM Address: 27 Arab St, Singapore 199726 Facebook | Instagram

12. Le Fuse

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Credit: Le Fuse on FacebookIf you’re craving for something spicy, head over to Le Fuse for Mala specialty dishes. Probably the only halal mala eatery in Bugis, this cafe is named after the initials of their Muslim co-owners Leo and Eddy and the word ‘Fuse’ that represents fusion food. Foodies can choose between the Mala Xiang Guo (stir-fry) or Mala Tang (soup) featuring 3 different spice levels, which are mild, moderate, and extreme. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: 11.30AM-9.30PM (closed on Mon) Address: 47 Arab St, Kampong Gelam, Singapore 199744 Website | Facebook | InstagramP.S. Fire up your taste buds in these halal mala eateries in Singapore!

13. The Mad Sailors

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The Mad Sailors is one of the best halal Western cafes in Singapore for authentic British grub! With a pretty extensive menu including classic British food such as Fish & Chips (served with fresh slaw and housemade tartar sauce), Bangers & Mash (with halal sausages of course!) and even Fried Mars Bars, you’ll be spoilt for choices. Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Open daily; 12PM-10PM Address: 24 Haji Ln, Singapore 189217 Website | Facebook | InstagramP.S. Read our interview with Mustaffa Kamal, one of the brains behind The Mad Sailors, Working Title, and Afterwit!

How to redeem FREE coupons from Kampong Gelam Halal Food Adventure trail

What’s great about exploring our Kampong Gelam Halal Food Adventure trail is the fantastic discounts and secret menus that are exclusive to our trail on the IPLUS Locomole app! We show you four easy ways to redeem it. 
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kampong gelam halal food adventure trail
Whether you’re treating your loved ones to lunch at Hjh Maimunah or refreshing bubble teas at Milk, there are many exclusive discounts and secret menus that await you in our Kampong Gelam Halal Food Adventure trail. Remember to download the IPLUS Locomole app on iOS or Android, and explore our FREE self-guided Kampong Gelam Halal Food Adventure trail today! Feeling adventurous? Discover Kampong Gelam & other parts of Singapore more through their links below! Kampong Gelam| Visit Singapore