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7 Halal Food Stalls At The New Margaret Drive Hawker Centre

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Qistina Bumidin •  Aug 13, 2022

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Recently, Tanglin Halt Market & Food Centre shut its doors for good after 60 years on 31st July 2022. Thankfully, people in the area will still have food options as they can visit Margaret Drive Hawker Centre from 1 Aug instead 🥰 Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://bit.ly/3LnFN1F The two-storey hawker centre is located just in front of the towering SkyResidence @ Dawson (just a 10-min walk from Queenstown), and if you're wondering what's good to try, we got you covered with some of the best halal eats available! 🥳

1. Queenstown Lontong

If this is your first time at the new hawker centre, longtime patrons will recommend you to try the Lontong from Queenstown Lontong. Priced at $4, the bowl is generously filled with tons of ingredients like chunky lontong slices, taupok, fried tofu, soft vegetables, and fried coconut flakes 😍 What makes their lontong stand out is their gravy - it's perfectly creamy that will you addicted to it in no time! There's also other noteworthy dishes to try such as mee soto, nasi lemak and more. Make sure you visit during non-peak hours to avoid the lines! Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: Blk 38A Margaret Drive, Margaret Drive Hawker Centre #01-27, Singapore 142038 Opening hours: 7am-2pm(Mon-Fri); closed on weekends

2. Alimah's Kitchen

Another stall you should check out is Alimah's Kitchen. They serve up an array of Malay dishes at really affordable prices such as nasi lemak, mee siam, lontong, sambal goreng and more! One popular dish though is the Mee Rebus. According to frequent visitors of the stall, the gravy is not overly sweet and starchy, but deeply rich in nutty and homely flavours, which makes you crave it more! 🤤 Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: Blk 38A Margaret Drive, Margaret Drive Hawker Centre #02-26, Singapore 142038 Opening hours: 8am-1pm(Mon-Wed, Sat-Sun); closed on Thurs-Fri

3. DJ Satay Grill

A hawker centre is incomplete without satay - and here's where you can get your fix of these juicy skewered meats! Priced at about 90 cents per stick for mutton, chicken, beef and others, it's simply the perfect meal for your nightly suppers! 😋 Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: Blk 38A Margaret Drive, Margaret Drive Hawker Centre #02-02, Singapore 142038 Opening hours: 4pm-10pm daily FacebookInstagram

4. Lontong Sedap Indonesian Cuisine

Here's another contender for the best lontong in Queenstown - Lontong Sedap Indonesian Cuisine! It opens early in the morning by the way (5.30am!), so if you're an early bird, you'll be treated to a truly fresh bowl of lontong 😍 Just like the saying goes, the early bird catches the worm 😉Other dishes you can try are Nasi Lemak, Mee Siam, Mee Rebus and Mee Soto. Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: Blk 38A Margaret Drive, Margaret Drive Hawker Centre #01-25, Singapore 142038 Opening hours: 5.30am-10.30am daily; closed on Tues

5. Nor Nasi Ala Kampung

Craving something heavier? Head to Nor Nasi Ala Kampung for a variety of Nasi dishes all under $10 from Nasi Padang, Nasi Goreng Ayam Penyet, O.M Chicken Rice, Nasi Ayam Penyet, Nasi Ayam Goreng, Nasi Lemak to Nasi Sambal Goreng. Add on begedil, egg or fish cake. The stall also serves up varying noodle dishes of Mee Rebus, Mee Soto, Mee Siam, Mee Goreng, and Mee Goreng Ayam - consider all your cravings satisfied here! Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: Blk 38A Margaret Drive, Margaret Drive Hawker Centre #01-26, Singapore 142038 Opening hours: Unavailable. Do check beforehand.

6. Sukarnih Chicken Rice

Another must-have hawker favourite is chicken rice - time to dig into this Singaporean classic dish at Sukarnih Chicken Rice! Priced at $4, you'll be reminded how the simplest things in life just like a plate of chicken rice brings you the most comfort ever 🥺 Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: Blk 38A Margaret Drive, Margaret Drive Hawker Centre #01-33, Singapore 142038 Opening hours: 11am-2pm, 5pm-10pm daily

7. Farokh & Nisa Family Food

For savoury fare in huge portions, check out Farokh & Nisa Family Food. We bet you'll be drooling when you read the menu - fragrant Nasi Goreng Ayam, Kway Teow Goreng with that smoky flavours, and the cheesy Roti John 😉 Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: Blk 38A Margaret Drive, Margaret Drive Hawker Centre #02-25, Singapore 142038 Opening hours: Unavailable. Do check beforehand. So what are you waiting for? Time to dig into new hawker eats! P.S. Check out these hawker centres for more halal food options!