Food occupies a special place in the lives of Singaporeans, but nothing really tugs at our heartstrings more than the humble roti prata. There's just something about cracking into that fresh piece of crispy prata and its sweet bread-like aroma that evokes sentimentality that no other local dish can?
However, with prata places to be found almost everywhere on this island, deciding where to go for your weekly prata fix can get a little bothersome. That’s why we’ve decided to help you out by narrowing it down to just 13 places that we think can guarantee you some of the best roti prata you can find in Singapore!
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1. Springleaf Prata PlaceCredit: @lilly_twyn on Instagram
If you’re truly a prata lover, there's a high chance you’ve already heard of this place and for good reason. Springleaf Prata Place has made headlines in recent years for their ingenuity and prata quality. One of their most famous signature pratas is their Plaster Blaster
that takes the coffeeshop favourite uptown with an eggs benedict treatment!
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While you’re there, you should also give their Murtaburger
a shot. True to its name, the Murtaburger
is a fusion of east (murtabak) and west (burger). Fear not, the harmonious blend of minced chicken, cheese, runny egg, BBQ sauce and mayonnaise makes perfect sense when sandwiched between fried prata dough! You just have to try it for yourself?
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Need more options? Springleaf also has many other delicious pratas that are sure to tantalise your tastebuds! Take a gander at 'dessert prata' menu which includes flavours like red bean and banana chocolate, and the 'specialty prata' menu which can leave you heartbroken from trying to choose between flavours like egg cheese floss and portobello mozzarella? Talk about being spoiled for choice!
: 8am – 12mn daily (Upper Bukit Timah & Jln Tua Kong) 7am – 12mn (Thong Soon Ave)
: The Rail Mall, 396 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 678048
: 57B Jalan Tua Kong, Singapore 457253 and Springleaf Garden, 1 Thong Soon Avenue, Singapore 787431
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2. Casuarina CurryCredit: i.am.ah.wee on Instagram
Casuarina is known for continually pushing boundaries when it comes to prata innovation. If you order the classic plain or egg prata then rest assured that you won’t be disappointed! The prata masters at Casuarina aren’t afraid to get creative, hence the extensive prata menu featuring several original flavour fusions, from corn prata to even pineapple and cheese.
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Drop by the Macpherson outlet to try the ondeh-ondeh prata
! Inspired by the traditional Malay delicacy filled with gula melaka
, this signature fusion prata dish is every bit visually appealing as it is delicious?
: 7am - 12mn, daily
Casuarina branch address
: 136 Casuarina road (off Upp Thomson)
187 MacPherson Rd Singapore 348545 and 20 Sixth Avenue Singapore 276479
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3. Prata PlanetCredit: mclee5 on Instagram
Prata Planet has successfully brought prata into the realm of hipster café culture. Their pratas do tick all the right boxes when it comes to a good prata, so there's no cause for alarm? They offer a variety of unique pratas, but the most notable is arguably their maggi prata
. This dish fuses two of Singaporeans’ favourite guilty pleasures, fried maggi noodles and prata. Supper outings with plates of maggi prata
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For a complete café experience, you can also order their ice cream prata, pizzas, and pastas!
7am – 10:30pm, daily
320 Clementi Ave 4, Singapore 120320
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4. Rahmath Cheese PrataCredit: juicyfingers on Instagram
Awarded local food authority Makansutra's five-chopsticks award for its excellent prata, Rahmath Cheese Prata is a definitely a powerhouse that prata lovers must not miss! Tucked away in a quiet hawker centre in Toa Payoh, Rahmath is a go-to for foodies in the know to satisfy their prata craving. At Rahmath, you can expect fresh delicious prata at every visit as each one is made in-house and to order!
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As one can guess from their name, the cheese prata is the one prata dish the folks at Rahmath have certainly perfected. The cheese lends a mild sweetness to the prata and adds to the overall chewiness of the already fluffy flatbread. Mmmm.. are you salivating already??
: If you have to order just one prata, go all out with the cheese prata with mushroom and egg!
: Tues to Sun, 6am - 4pm (closed on Mondays)
: #01-08 Toa Payoh Vista Market, 74 Lorong 4 Toa Payoh, 310074
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5. Prata WalaCredit: fishyfish on Instagram
The one thing that makes Prata Wala stand out is its impressive menu. Apart from South Indian cuisine, the popular prata chain also serves North Indian food as well such as chicken tikka
so you can practically get an immersive food tour of India!
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Opening hours: 24 hours, daily (closed from 3am - 5am)
Address: 1 Jurong West Central 3, #01-71, Jurong Point, S(648331)
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6. Enaq RestaurantCredit: @_jazrychan_ on Instagram
Tucked away under the void deck of an otherwise very ordinary looking cluster of blocks in Jurong is the hidden gem known as Enaq restaurant!
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It’s a favourite amongst west-siders, and there’s no secret behind the reasons why it’s popular. Enaq's pratas are wonderfully crisp and fluffy that many have likened it to puff pastry? If you aren't too fond of curry, you can also choose to dip your prata in Enaq's very own sambal ikan bilis
, which makes for a truly mouth-watering combination!
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The star of the show however, is definitely their milky gem prata. A mix of condensed milk and m&m’s is added to the dough, which gives the prata a swirl of pretty pastels! Definitely one to try if you have a sweet tooth?
: 7am – 11pm, daily
: 303 Jurong East Street 32, Singapore 600303
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7. Julaiha Muslim RestaurantCredit: saikofreak on Instagram
Situated along a stretch of old school shophouses by Macpherson Road, this humble eatery exudes a sense of nostalgia that’s only further accentuated by the excellence of its food. Paired with a hearty fish head curry, which many claim to be among the best you can find in Singapore, the Prata here promises to please even the toughest critics and give you a bang for your buck with really affordable prices! The great thing about Julaiha Muslim Restaurant is that it’s open 24 hours which means you can drop by anytime to get your prata fix!
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If you aren't in the mood for prata, then fret not, because their other dishes like biryani
, and nasi goreng
are known to be delicious too?
: 24hrs, daily
: 538 MacPherson Rd, Singapore 368222
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8. Sin Ming Roti Prata (Faizal & Aziz Curry Muslim Food)Credit: suzyt on Instagram
Any foodie worth their weight in pratas would know about Sin Ming Roti Prata. Sin Ming Roti Prata's hand kneaded pratas are based on a heritage recipe that has been passed down 3 generations in the owner's family. The prata really speaks for itself. Despite several changes in location over the years, this family business has managed to retain a loyal following that flock the establishment the number just keeps on growing!
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If there is one prata you should try at the stall, it is the coin prata
. These glistening medallions of dough have consistently earned praise for nailing the elusive balance in texture, with a crispy bite that gives into an irresistible chewiness on the inside? Perhaps the best things really do come in small packages!
: 7am – 6.30pm, daily
: 24 Sin Ming Rd, #01-51, Jin Fa Kopitiam, 570024
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9. Haji Kadir Food Chains
For when the midnight munchies hit, you're going to want to visit Haji Kadir for the most wholesome experience. Even with only two locations open at the moment, it has gained a reputation for it's teh halia
(ginger milk tea) and mee combo
(mamak style noodles with chunks of tender meats, fried potato wedges and a sunny side up egg). Their prata are also very famous as they are made to order! So even though you have to wait a little, it's well worth it when you sink your teeth into a warm prata doused in fish curry. 🤤Opening hours
: Tampines - 11AM-2AM | Lavender - 11AM-11PM | Golden Mile - 11AM-11PM (all open daily)
Tampines - 820 Tampines Street 81, Singapore 520820
Lavender - 294 Lavender St., Singapore 338807
Golden Mile Food Court - 505 Beach Rd, #B1-13/14 Golden Mile Food Centre, Singapore 199583
10. Srisun Express
With multiple locations available islandwide, you won't have to worry about going hungry! Srisun Express prides itself on their freshly made prata and delicious curry! Not only are they in with the prata trends, they're in with the Impossible meat hype as well. You can order Impossible Murtabak and Impossible Roti John for under $10. Take a look at their extensive menu that'll make your mouth water - they have everything from Nasi Pattaya to Uttapam (a type of South India Thosai).
: All locations are open 24hrs
Bukit Batok - 132 Bukit Batok West Ave 6, Block 132, Singapore 650132
SerangoonGarden - 56 Serangoon Garden Way, Singapore 555952
Ang Mo Kio - 407 Ang Mo Kio Ave 10, #01-743 Teck Ghee Square, Singapore 560407
11. R.K. Eating House
Popularised by Celebrity Chef, Chef Bob, R.K. Eating House has a whole variety of prata for you ranging from typical to special - Coin Prata, Cheese Prata, Banana Honey Prata, Mushroom Prata, and there are other more fancy items like Pizza Prata, Italian Prata, Ice Cream Prata and Strawberry Prata. So if you're getting bored of the conventional prata flavours (which we hope you don't!), you can give their sweet prata a try!
1 Kensington Park Road (Serangoon Garden), Singapore 557253
12. Enaq The Prata Shop
Located at Jurong East, this place has been popular with supper-goers for its crispy-style Roti Prata. Made for the modern palate, Enaq The Prata Shop has all the yummy combinations anyone could ask for - Kaya, Hotdog Cheese, Chocolate, Banana and much more! Between the plain prata costing $1.20 and the hotdog prata $3, the food here isn't too pricey at all. You could keep coming for supper every night and still have change for more!
Mon; 7am–0:30pm | Wed–Sun; 7am – 11pm | Closed Tues
ABC Brickworks Food Centre #01-10, 6 Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore 150006
13. Y.R.A Rasool Fatimah
Known for their Indian-Muslim cuisine, many would not think that this place sells delicious prata that many are loyal to! Their fares aren't too fanciful which makes it taste like its made with love and much sincerity. Don't feel too burdened by the extensive menu though. It's excited and very tasty so whatever you choose won't be a make you feel like you're missing out on anything!
Mon–Wed & Fri–Sun;10am -7pm | Closed Thurs
ABC Brickworks Food Centre #01-10, 6 Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore 150006
That brings us to the end of this list. Of course, there are numerous other great prata places out there but what is the use of me just telling you about them. It's so much more rewarding to stumble upon these gems yourself!