No trip to Singapore would be complete without a shopping and sightseeing trip around the picturesque Marina Bay! After a whole day of wading through the crowd of people (and carrying shopping bags), your tummy (and legs) could use a good break. That’s why we’ve compiled 16 eateries that not only serve some delicious halal food but also near to prayer spaces in the Marina Bay area! With plenty of choices to eat from halal Western food to local delights, you won’t go hungry 🤗

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The Shoppes at Marina Bay
1. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Beanstro

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Looking for a place to chill by the water’s edge and enjoy some delicious cakes or Western food, paired with their in-house beverages? The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Beanstro shall well be your answer. Just check out the view!

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This Beanstro offers an array of exclusive dishes and even all-day breakfast mains. Seafood lovers will fall in love with their Pan-Seared Norwegian Salmon Fillet ($26) – sink into succulent salmon with refreshing vegetables! If you can’t live without your red meat, order their tender Oven Braised Beef Short Ribs ($32.50). Either way, we guarantee you will enjoy the experience to dine beside the indoor canals.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Price range: $8-$32.50
Address: #B2-20/20A, Shoppes at Marina Bay, 2 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018972
Operating hours: Sun – Thurs: 8am – 11pm, Fri – Sat: 10am – 2am
Contact No: 6688 7001
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Gardens by the Bay
2. Satay by the Bay

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Sandwiched between Marina Barrage and Gardens by the Bay, Satay by the Bay boasts spectacular views of the Marina Bay landscape against the backdrop of lush greenery. And of course, the delicious mix of local street food 🤤

Some popular halal satay stalls to try are Sri Geylang Sate (C5/C6) and Opah Satay (C7). Contrary to its name, Satay by the Bay has more than just satay, but an array of food such as briyani and even Turkish cuisine. This waterfront dining area also houses the popular Marina Bay BBQ Steamboat Buffet (Stall 12-15), where you can get your seafood and steamboat fix! Pick from fresh crayfish, crabs, salmon and much more. Grill them with the waterfront views, and eat some good old-fashioned satay with the breeze blowing in your face 😎

Other halal stalls at Gardens by the Bay:

  • Mediterranean & Turkish (Stall 6)
  • Thai Spize (Stall 7)
  • Fried Carrot Cake (Stall 8)
  • Makan By The Bay (Stall 9/10)
  • Mini Pot (Stall 16)
  • White Jumain Satay (C8)
  • McDonald’s

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive #01-19 S 018953
Operating hours: 11AM – 10PM daily
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Prayer spaces near Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by the Bay: 

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To perform your prayers, there is a musollah at Marina One East Tower located at B2 near the Nail Bliss shop. Wudhu facilities and sejadah are provided, so do remember to bring along your prayer garments!

3. NOOSH Noodle Bar & Grill

It may be surprising to find this halal joint in a nook of the Esplanade! This Muslim-owned eatery is actually the brainchild of Chef Ummi Abdullah, who owns Ambeng Café.

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One highlight of NOOSH is their amazing variety of fusion food which will tease your tastebuds with unexpected, yet familiar flavours. Ever tried Creamy Smoked Duck Lemak Chili Padi Pasta ($18.90), and Chicken Satay Pasta ($14.90)? Here’s your chance!

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There’s also the usual Malay fare such as Nasi Goreng and Mee Goreng, and other Western appetizers such as Chicken Siracha with Cheese.

#HHWT Tip: Situated right in Esplanade, you can then end the night with your family and friends by soaking in the night lights, or watch the live performances!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Price range: $14.90-$28.90 (Mains)
Address: 8 Raffles Avenue, #01-13B Esplanade Mall Singapore 039802
Opening hours: 12pm – 10pm (Tue-Thur, Sat-Sun), 3pm – 10pm (Fri), Closed on Mon
Contact No: 6755 4225
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4. Hawker

Started by the folks behind No Signboard, the popular seafood chain, Hawker is known as the first Asian fast food restaurant in Singapore!

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This restaurant dishes out an array of exciting menu items that will tantalise your tastebuds! Their Signature Chili Crab Bao ($8.90, ala carte) is made up of a chunky crab patty slathered with your favourite chilli crab sauce, and sandwiched between two fried mantou (deep-fried bun)!

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If you’ve never heard or burgers which uses rice as ‘buns’, then their rice burgers (from $8.90) are a must try – with specialties like Nasi Lemak Burger and Chicken Rice Burger. Those with a sweet tooth can then end your meal with a cup of Chendol softee, or Mango soft serve for a refreshing finish!

So the next time you are around the Esplanade area, don’t forget to swing by this outlet for tasty hawker-inspired food items! For those working nearby, you can opt for their breakfast sets which start from an affordable price of $4!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Price range: $4.50-$11.50
Address: 8 Raffles Avenue #01-13E Esplanade Annexe, Singapore 039802 (facing outdoor theatre)
Opening hours: 10am – 10.30pm (Sun – Thur/PH), 10am – 12am (Fri – Sat, eve of PH)
Contact No: 6262 3843
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5. Jiak Modern Tze Char

If you’re looking for a dining spot that serves delicious tze char (Chinese stir-fried dishes), you have to check this one out!

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Dishing out signature dishes, namely their fish head curry, salted egg prawns and Thai style crispy bean curd, this place is a must-visit for those who want to sample Asian recipes with a modern twist.

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With prices as affordable as $5 for a good plate of Yang Zhou Fried Rice or Hokkien Mee, and $10 for a tasty Tom Yum Seafood Soup, we guarantee that you will keep coming back here. Where else can you get a full plate of tasty Tze Char rice for $5 in Marina Bay district?

Halal status: Halal-certified

Price range: $5-24
Address: 8 Raffles Ave, #02-14 The Esplanade Mall, Singapore 039802
Opening hours:  12PM – 10PM
Contact No: 6252 8765
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6. Makansutra Gluttons Bay

Founded by expert foodie KF Seetoh in 1997, Makansutra houses a variety of street vendors which celebrate the best of Asian food. There are only a few halal hawker stalls here but they are enough to leave you more than satisfied with a taste of Singapore!

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For some of the best satay, mee rebus and gado gado that you can find in the city, order from Alhambra Padang Satay. Sink into their fragrant and juicy meats on sticks, with just the right amount of charred bits!

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For a classic taste of Hainanese Chicken Rice, Matahari Chicken Rice will not disappoint. They also offer lemon chicken cutlet and fried prawn paste chicken rice, apart from the normal flavours!

P.S. Do note that not all stalls at Gluttons Bay are halal, so do look out for the halal certification at individual stalls.

Other halal stalls:

  • Old Satay Club Mee Goreng
  • Syifa’ Satay

Address: 8 Raffles Ave, 15 Esplanade Singapore, 039802
Opening hours: Mon – Thur 5PM – 2AM Fri – Sat 5PM – 3 AM Sun 4PM – 1 AM

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Marina Square
7. Seoul Garden

Having been in the BBQ scene for more than 30 years, you know you can always rely on Seoul Garden to satisfy your BBQ and steamboat cravings!

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A perfect meet-up spot for family gatherings and catch-ups, you will not be disappointed with their array of fresh meat and seafood items (free-flow from $21.99)! Savour their grilled and steamboat cuisine, and even fusion delicacies such as bulgogi beef and marinated Szechuan chicken.

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If you are feeling a little hungrier, opt for their unlimited premium choice for a little extra to get free-flow salmon, tuna and mussels! For seafood lovers, this option is a must-try!

#HHWT Tip: Students get 20% off, and Senior Citizens can get 35% off!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Price range: $21.99-$32.99++
Address: Marina Square Mall 6 Raffles Boulevard #03-210 S 039594
Opening hours: 1130AM – 10PM daily
Contact No: 6339 1339
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8. Beyond Pancakes

Beyond just pancakes, this halal restaurant serves up American, Dutch and even French cuisine. Are you sold yet?!

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If you’ve never tried Pannenkoek Nachos ($8.90) (Dutch-style savoury pancakes), Saumon Fume Galettes ($14.90) (French-style pancakes) or Le Poulet ($12.90) (Chicken with savoury pancakes), it’s time to savour them!

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If you are feeling not-so-adventurous, there are also pasta dishes including Aglio Olio, Carbonara and Pesto among others. Make sure you have enough room for their desserts – pick from the Chocolate Chip Pancakes or Blueberry Cream Cheese Pancakes for fruit lovers.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Price range: $5.90-$19.90
Address: Marina Square Mall 6 Raffles Boulevard #03-131A S 039594
Opening hours: 1130AM – 10PM daily
Contact No: 6909 0799
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9. Chic-a-Boo

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Don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten the fried chicken lovers out there! “Ayam” pretty sure many of you have heard of their fresh fried chicken. It humbly started out in a coffee shop in Ang Mo Kio and has since grown to several outlets around Singapore.

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After shopping around Marina Square Mall, head to this eatery and sink into their juicy chicken, which is fried with a distinctly unique spice blend. If you are ordering a meal, you can even opt for sweet potato fries as an alternative!

If you just can’t get enough of Western food, check out these 11 halal western hawker stalls to try in Singapore!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Price range: $7.90-$27.90
Address: Marina Square Mall 6 Raffles Boulevard #03-147 S 039594
Opening hours: 11AM – 10PM daily
Contact No: 6837 1004

10. 4Fingers Crispy Chicken

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If you are craving for fried chicken but with more of a Korean twist, then 4Fingers is your answer! Fret not, their fresh chicken are free from preservatives and MSG. Woohoo 🤤

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Pick from their signature Hot or Soy Garlic sauces, which are actually hand-brushed on the chicken. Of course, we can’t forget the fries to go alone with the fried chicken, can we? 4Fingers offers the option of either kimchi or seaweed fries! And if you are feeling like getting a burger instead, the Chicken Katsu Sandwich ($9.95 for a combo) is a breadwinner! Sink your teeth into fried chicken and kimchi slaw which is encased by a crispy bun.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Price range: $9-$12
Address: Marina Square Mall 6 Raffles Boulevard #02-183A S 039594
Opening hours: 11AM – 10PM daily
Contact No: 6265 4274

Other halal eateries in Marina Square: 

  • Burger King (#02-105, opening soon)
  • McDonald’s (#02-156/157/166)
  • Pizza Hut (#03-211)
  • Qi Ji (#01-06)
  • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf @ The Dining Edition (#02-103A/104)
  • The Manhattan FISH MARKET @ The Dining Edition (#02-183)

Prayer spaces near Esplanade and Marina Square:

The nearest musollah near Esplanade and Marina Square is situated at the Basement 1 Carpark of Marina Square. Look out for the escalator between Coffee Bean Bistro and Manhattan Fish Market and go down 2 flights of stairs (or the escalator) to the basement level, near lot 67. Prayer mats and garments are available for use, and there is an open ablution area.

Marina Bay Link Mall
11. Subway

Ever since Subway became halal-certified last August, there’s just been promotions and new flavours – and we can never get enough of their tasty subs!

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There’s nothing like savouring a juicy Meatball Marinara sub ($5.90) or a classic Spicy Italian sandwich to refuel after shopping. This year, try their all-new Spicy Tuna sub or wrap ($6.50 ala carte)! It has just the right amount of tang and spice.

Besides their delicious subs, their cookies are also the crowds’ favourite! Known for being soft and chewy on the inside, and crispy on the sides, Subway’s cookies are a must-try.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Price range: $5.60-$7.30 (for 6-inch subs)
Address: 8A Marina Blvd, #B2-19 Marina Bay Link Mall, Singapore 018984
Opening hours: Mon – Fri 7.30AM – 10PM, Sat – Sun 9AM – 4PM
Contact No: 6636 7316
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12. PappaMia

Sometimes, all you need is just homely Singaporean and Malaysian dishes. And for those who are visiting our country for the first time, you will understand why Singapore is known as pure food bliss 😊

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If you are taking a break from all the fast food, you will be relieved to find another halal restaurant at Marina Bay Link Mall, PappaMia! Here, you will not be disappointed with the different familiar dishes from zingy Hainanese Chicken Rice to Nasi Lemak.

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Of course, there are also your Western favourites that you can order such as good ol’ Fish and Chips! If you’ve got more room, their desserts like Cendol is also a must try – drenched with gula Melaka and peanuts, who can resist?

Halal status: Halal-certified

Price range: $11-$20
Address:  8A Marina Blvd, B2 – 04, Singapore 018981
Opening hours: Mon – Sat 7.30AM – 9PM Closed on Sundays
Contact No: 6834 4713

Prayer space near Marina Bay Link Mall:

The nearest prayer space to Marina Bay Link Mall is the musollah at Marina One East Tower, B2 (refer to the point above for musollahs near Marina Bay Sands). There is actually another musollah at Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1 (Level 21) but it might only be for staff and you’d have to get a pass at the reception.

Suntec City
13. Ichikokudo Hokkaido Ramen

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If you are shopping in the vicinity of Suntec City, brace yourself for the first halal Hokkaido ramen eatery in Singapore! The secret to their exquisite ramen is in its broth, which is reflected in Ichikokudo’s shoyu ramen.

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The must-try on the menu is their original, authentic soy sauce ramen, at only $9.90! Chicken bones that are simmered for hours, Hokkaido kelp and a blend of bonito and mackerel are the special ingredients that make that mouthwatering soup 😋 For a different choice, you can try their Ichi-Smoked Duck Ramen as well! As for those who can’t live without their spicy food, try Ichikokudo’s Hokkai Jigoku Ramen ($13.90), which is a rich red soup topped with homemade chili furikake for an explosion of flavours and spice!

#HHWT Tip: For an even more authentic dining experience, you can also sit at their tatami corners.

P.S. Love Japanese food? Then check out our guide on the top halal Japanese eateries in Singapore!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Price range: $9.90-$19.90
Address: Suntec City Mall, #B1-135 North Wing, 3 Temasek Boulevard, 038983
Opening hours: 11 am – 10 pm daily (last order at 9 pm)
Contact No: 6273 0048
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14. Cajun on Wheels

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Well known for their seafood bucket, Cajun on Wheels is heaven for seafood lovers! Take your pick of the different types of fresh seafood including crabs, prawns and mussels. They also come with a variety of sauces for you to choose from: Cajun cheese, salted egg (!), BBQ and chili egg.

Cajun on Wheels offer a unique dining experience, different from your usual lunch or dinner. Poured over a large plastic sheet complete with bibs and gloves, you can then savour this Louisiana-style seafood spread with a large group of people! For those of you who just can’t get enough of salted egg everything, be sure to try their towering Olympian Bucket (from $165)  drenched in salted egg yolk sauce. For smaller servings, you can pick the Poseidon Bucket (from $115) too. Time to dig in!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Price range: $26-$177
Address:#01-455 Pasarbella Suntec City Mall North Wing, 3 Temasek Blvd, 455-456 / 459-461, Singapore 038983
Opening hours: Daily; 11AM – 10PM
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15. Omo Omo Food Concepts

Korean or Japanese cuisine? Why not have the best of both worlds here at Omo Omo Food Concepts?

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From rice bowls to ramen, steaks and delicious sides (think: Takoyaki, croquettes and fried ebi), Omo Omo Food Concepts has everything that you need to satisfy your Japanese and Korean cravings! They also provide you with the option of customizing your very own DIY bowls and tweak your meal to fit your preferences 😋

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If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the different combinations, just choose from the ready-made signature ramen and dons! OMO Remix ($12) comes with a mixture of Korean rice, ebi (shrimp) tempura, deep-fried chicken cutlet, sweet and crunchy pumpkin croquette, and onsen egg topped with fish roe – all covered with a sumptuous curry gravy! There are also various noodle options for you to choose from!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Price range: $8-$16
Address: 3 Temsek Boulevard, Suntec City (Tower 3 #02-606A / 607 / 607A, 038983
Opening hours:  11.30 AM – 10PM
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16. Streats Café

Craving for halal Chinese and Hong Kong cuisine in Singapore? This is where you can get your fix, right here at Streats Café.

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Be prepared for delectable Hong Kong fare such as dim sum, noodles and rice! Imagine sinking your teeth into their appetising dim sum dishes such as Molten Salted Egg Yolk Custard Bun ($4.20), or Steamed Chicken and Prawn Siew Mai!

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Even if you are not a fan of Hong Kong food, there are local delights for you to try, such as Nasi Goreng with Satay ($13.50) and Ayam Penyet! So, rest assured there’s something for everyone at Streats.

#HHWT Tip: Make sure you try their all-time favourite dishes – HK Fried XO Noodles and Salted Egg Yolk Pumpkin Fries!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Price range: $10-$20
Address: Suntec City 3 Temasek Blvd, #01-647, Singapore 038983
Opening hours: 10 AM – 10PM
Contact No: 6732 0536

Other halal eateries at Suntec City:

  • Burger King (East Wing, #03-371)
  • Encik Tan (North Wing, #B1-49)
  • Javier’s Rotisserie & Salad (Fountain Court, #B1-128/129)
  • Kampong Daun Nasi Padang (East Wing, #B1-100)
  • Kopi and Tarts (East Wing, #01-648)
  • Krispy Kreme (North Wing, #01-419/420)
  • McDonald’s (East Wing, #02-732/733)
  • Old Chang Kee (West Wing, #01-301)
  • PappaRich (West Wing, #02-386)
  • Qi Ji (North Wing, #B1-139)
  • Subway (North Wing, #B1-147)
  • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (East Wing, #02-603/604)
  • The Manhattan FISH MARKET (Fountain Court, #B1-134)
  • The Soup Spoon (West Wing, #02-308/311)
  • Wingstop (Fountain Court, #B1-108)

Prayer spaces near Suntec City: 

The nearest musollah is located at Suntec City Tower 3 Level 3, which is just a level up from Omo Omo Food Concepts. Head to the East Atrium, take the escalator in front of Candy Empire to Level 3. Follow the signs to Lobby Q. The musollah is behind a white door across the lift at Lobby Q. Prayer mats and garments are provided.

Well, folks, that wraps up our list of halal eateries in Marina Bay Area! Now, you will never run out of halal food options when you are shopping around this busy district. Enjoy your halal food trail 🤗

P.S. Heading to Orchard instead? Not to worry! Check out our guide on halal food in Orchard Rd near prayer spaces!

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