14 Halal Eateries In Singapore You Can Support During The COVID-19 Outbreak


Faruq Senin •  Mar 20, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has definitely impacted many of our lives. From travel restrictions to spending more time at home and whipping up delicious meals for your family, a lot of us have had to adjust our schedules.

Although our health and keeping up our immunity are a top priority during this situation, there's also an economic downside since the outbreak of the virus. Not only are airlines, travel and tourism industry hit hard by the virus, but a lot of halal restaurants in Singapore have also been suffering huge losses.

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Some of you have also told us that you'd like to support local businesses during this period and that really warms our hearts. That's why we've rounded up these 14 halal eateries in Singapore that you can support! We understand that most of you are taking extra precautions and staying at home but don't fret, some of these eateries even have delivery services so you won't need to leave the house ?

1. Deanna's Kitchen

If you've been following us for a while now, you'd know that we are huge fans of Deanna's Kitchen! Their tantalising prawn mee broth is just too yummy to resist. The owner, Chinese-Muslim revert Denise Deanna found it difficult to find halal prawn mee that tasted like the version she ate growing up so she began to cook her own.

Whether you choose to savour their prawn mee with huge prawns or choose to have one of their seafood platters, you know you're in for a treat ? Psst.. they have just added a Seafood Bonanza ($35) to their menu consisting of crayfish, New Zealand green mussels, prawns and clams.

Credit: Denise Deanna

If you need another reason to support Deanna's Kitchen, last month they delivered over 400 bowls of prawn mee to frontline healthcare workers who are working tirelessly during the COVID-19 outbreak. Half of these meals were donated by the public while the other half was donated by Deanna's Kitchen. But recently, Denise Deanna posted on her Instagram page that her eatery has been suffering losses during this period ? So, let's give Deanna's Kitchen some support, shall we? The good thing is, they have delivery service too!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Average price of main dishes: $7


Toa Payoh

Opening hours: 9AM-3PM (closed on Mon)

Address: 127 Lor 1 Toa Payoh, #02-25, Singapore 310127

Jurong East

Opening hours: 11AM-9PM (till 8PM on Sun, closed on Mon)

Address: 214 Jurong East Street 21, Padi Emas Coffeeshop, Singapore 600214


Opening hours: 8AM-4PM (closed on Mon)

Address: 129 Bedok North Street 2, Mukmin Coffeeshop, Singapore 460129

Contact: +65 8298 2730

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P.S. Love Chinese cuisine? Then you'd love these 18 halal Chinese eateries in Singapore!

2. T-Bob's Corner

Here's another eatery that's been doing their part for healthcare workers - T Bob's Corner!

Last month, the eatery delivered some of their yummy dishes like lasagne, pasta and burgers to nurses as well as other frontline workers. Like Deanna's Kitchen, these meals were also sponsored by both the public and the restaurant itself ❤️

No visit to T Bob's Corner would be complete without savouring their steaks and smoked meats. Their specialty 1.4kg Angus Tomahawk is a must-try! Or if you prefer some lamb instead, order their rack of lamb - a flavourful combination of butter, rosemary, thyme and grilled to tender perfection ? For those dining on a weekend, don't miss out on their Texas-style Smoked Brisket which has been cooked low and slow from 12 to 16 hours to get that perfect texture and taste.

Planning to dine at their outlet in Bedok? During this period, they have assured customers that they have sinks, soaps and sanitisers and urge those who are unwell to refrain from going out. But if you feel more comfortable dining at home, they deliver too! Check out Grabfood, Deliveroo and foodpanda (if you're staying around the area) or Bungkus.sg and Whatsapp (87799127) if you're staying further away.

#HHWT Tip: If you're a Malaysian and reading this, T Bob's also has an outlet in Subang! So, if you're looking to satisfy your meat cravings during the restricted movement order, you can opt for delivery or self pick-up. Refer to this Instagram post for more information!

Halal status: Muslim-owned, prayer room in establishment (level 2)

Average price of main dishes: $25-$30

Opening hours: Sat-Thur; 12PM-10PM, Fri; 3PM-10PM

Address: 527 Bedok North Street 3, #01-514, Singapore 460527

Contact: +65 64498527/87799127

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P.S. Craving even more meat? These 15 halal steak spots in Singapore will satisfy your cravings! Time to treat yourself soon. ?

3. Peppercorn

Specialising in a soup-based form of mala (numbing spicy sauce) called malatang, this halal-certified eatery in Kampong Glam is quietly tucked away at Kandahar Street. Peppercorn's founders started out this eatery as they were inspired by the cuisine in Beijing, Shanghai and the Sichuan region.

We love the variety of ingredients offered at Peppercorn, especially the sirloin beef strips. There's also a decent selection of chicken, fish, vegetables and other instant soy and meat ingredients too. Don't miss out on their yummy Scallion Noodles - noodles mixed with a blend of scallion oil, soy sauces and vegetable oil!

During this period, healthcare workers can also enjoy a 15% discount off their total bill if the present their staff pass ? And if you're practising some social distancing, the good news is that Peppercorn is now available for delivery on Grabfood (within 3km radius).

Halal status: Halal-certified

Average price of main dishes: $10-15 (depending on the ingredients you choose)

Opening hours: Mon-Sat; 11.30AM-2.30PM, 5.30PM-9.30PM

Address: 30, Kandahar Street, Singapore 198890

Contact: 9862 2559

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4. Jinshangyipin Buffet Hotpot

Jinshangyipin is probably the most authentic halal Chinese hotpot in Singapore! Opened by Mdm Aishah, a Chinese-Muslim from China, Jinshangyipin believes the idea of hotpot means warmth and affinity. It's definitely something that you can enjoy with family and close friends ?

P.S. Did you know that Mdm Aishah owns the popular hand-pulled Yizun Beef Noodles too? 

The good thing about Jinshangyipin is that everyone will get their own personal hotpot so you won't need to share food with your friends during this period! For the soup base, you can choose between Spicy Soup, Pickled Vegetable Soup, Herbal Soup, Mushroom Soup, and Tomato Soup.

Besides hotpot, you can also enjoy a BBQ at an additional fee. The menu consists of an all-you-can-eat buffet that has various marinated beef, mutton and chicken with seafood like fish, squids, prawns and more ?

Not to mention that the eatery has recently opened a prayer area after the news of mosque closures in Singapore. Do remember to bring your own prayer mats and garments though! P.S. Check out these other 37 prayer spots around Singapore.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Price: Weekday; $26.95 (hotpot only), $32.34 (with BBQ), Weekend; $30.80 (hotpot only), $36.19 (with BBQ), Weekday (Kids 6-12); $16.95 (hotpot only), $22.30 (with BBQ), Weekend (Kids 6-12); $19.36 (hotpot only), $24.75 (with BBQ); Kids under 6 years old can dine for free

Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM-10PM

Address: 3 Simei Street 6, #01-20, Singapore 528833

Contact: 69097355


5. Le Fuse

If you’re looking for mala with a variety of other halal Sichuan dishes, then Le Fuse will definitely satisfy your palate. The go-to dish here is their Mala Xiang Guo (spicy dry pot) which consists of typical ingredients like potatoes, luncheon meat, sausages, lotus and black fungus stir-fried in their mala sauce.

Unlike other mala eateries, you can’t customise your ingredients at Le Fuse, but the generous portion makes up for it, and you can choose from 3 different spice levels. The regular pot costs $12.80 but if you’re sharing with a bigger group, then get the large one for $15.80 instead! Plus, did you know that Le Fuse also imports its peppercorns directly from China so as to keep the taste authentic?

If that’s not enough to fire up your taste buds, then order Le Fuse’s other tantalising dishes such as their Chongqing Diced Chicken ($9.80) — chicken breast chunks seasoned with more than 10 different spices are stir-fried in dried chillis and Sichuan peppercorns. Their Sichuan Braised Beef Noodles ($11.80) are a must-try too!

A few weeks ago, Le Fuse started offering its delivery services from Deliveroo and foodpands. But you can also order takeaway and pick it up. According to their Instagram post, you can opt for the "Pack Me Up" option from 12pm-3pm on Tuesdays to Fridays and enjoy 50% off their Mala Xiang Guo with Noodles! Perfect if you're staying at home more but need just a taste of Mala ? Even if you're dining there, you can enjoy a 1-for-1 deal on their Mala Xiang Guo (all-day dining).

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Average price of main dishes: $10-$15

Opening hours:Tue-Sun; 12PM-10PM

Address: 47 Arab St, Singapore 199744

Contact: 6612 8325

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6. Fatpapas

Opened by local celebrity Sheikh Haikel and his partner Bernie Tay, Fatpapas is known for their variety of burgers stacked with juicy patties and all kinds of generous toppings ?

Choose from speciality burgers such as the Wimpy Beef burger (SGD15, and it comes with a fried egg, turkey bacon, and melted aged cheddar!) or build your own burger to your own preferences for that perfect meal ? Recently, we've seen Fatpapas close down their Century Square outlet so it's the perfect time for you to support their business! If you're craving burgers at home, don't worry - they also have an islandwide delivery service that you can order from.

P.S. Don't forget to check out Waku-Waku from the same owners as Fatpapas too! It's Singapore's first halal Japanese BBQ!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Average price of main dishes: $15-$20

Opening hours: Sun-Thu; 12PM-10PM, Fri-Sat; 12PM-10.30PM

Address: 17 Bali Ln, Singapore 189853

Contact: 6291 8028

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7. Mad Bros SG

Located in Tanjong Pagar Plaza, MAD BROS SG specialises in Japanese ramen and curry rice! This Muslim-owned hawker stall opened in September last year and has since been delighting its customers.

Credit: MAD BROS SG on Facebook

Their small menu started out with 3 dishes: Tori Pai Tan ($6.90), a creamy chicken broth ramen; Tori Kare Raisu ($5.90), white rice with a generous side serving of curry with chicken, potatoes, and carrots; and Tori Katsu Kare Raisu ($7.90), with a crispy chicken cutlet drenched in curry gravy. ? But occasionally they will add specials like Truffle Ramen so do keep a lookout for it.

P.S. You can even add on extras such as Chicken Charsiu, Seaweed, or Seasoned Egg on for a small cost! ? While the stall is only open for lunch from Mon-Fri, they are available for delivery on Deliveroo and foodpanda too, so you can have your ramen fix from the comfort of your own home or the office!

Halal Status: Muslim-owned

Average price of main dishes: $6-$8

Opening Hours: Mon-Fri; 10AM-2.30PM

Contact: 9190 4861

Address: Tanjong Pagar Plaza, Block 6, #02-03, Singapore 081006

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P.S. Check out these 12 halal Japanese eateries in Singapore!

8. 786 Char Kway Teow

Looking to savour authentic char kway teow one of these days? Then, head over to 786 Char Kway Teow at Bukit Merah! Opened by Chinese-Muslim revert Mr Anis, this unassuming stall stands out among the sea of non-halal stalls at Bukit Merah View Market.

From just $3, you can get a plate of their scrumptious char kway teow. The wok hey smell is strong and fragrant, and chilli is stir-fried into the noodles (a mix of kway teow and yellow noodles). The gravy is slightly sweet and the noodles are soft and very savoury, but there's no greasy feeling left behind ? If you're looking for Char Kway Teow that's light yet filling, this is the place to go! Our writer, Shasha visited 786 Char Kway Teow - check out her experience here!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Average price of main dishes: $3-$5

Opening Hours: Sat-Thu; 2.30PM - 10PM (closed on Fri). Do note that the stall is sometimes closed during prayer times, but will reopen within 10-15 minutes.

Address: 115 Bukit Merah View, #01-28, Singapore 151115

P.S. Check out these top halal hawker stalls in Singapore near tourist attractions!

9. Oishii Corner

Here's another unassuming hawker stall that you should consider for a meal out - Oishii Corner! The stall in Toa Payoh serves a mix of halal authentic Japanese and fusion dishes.

Credit: Azman Zainal on Facebook

Owned by a Malay-Muslim couple, Mr Ramli Ibrahim and his wife, Mdm Ning Asih, the stall has been around since 2017 but it's still pretty much a hidden gem. The best part is that prices of their dishes are super affordable, ranging from $4 to $6 for main dishes.

Credit: Theosofie Mashon on Facebook

One of their recommended dishes is the Oishii Beef Don ($5.50) which has generous amounts of thin, tender slices of beef and caramelised onions marinated in a sweet and spicy mix of sambal and Japanese sauces. While traditional Japanese gyudon (beef rice bowl) isn't spicy, the owners have decided to add their own twist to this dish. Other dishes to try are their scrumptious Teriyaki Beef Don ($5.50)Teriyaki Chicken Don ($5) or the Salmon Teri Don ($5.50).

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Average price of main dishes: $4-$6

Opening hours: 11AM-7.30PM (closed on Fri)

Address: #01-161, Kim Keat Palm Food Centre, 22A Lor 7 Toa Payoh, Singapore 310022

Contact: 97971004

10. The Meathouse

If you're staying in Tampines, you've most likely heard of The Meathouse, opened by the same team which brought you Eighteen Chefs! The restaurant serves up premium meats inspired by international cuisines.

One of their signature dishes is the 1kg Tomahawk Steak (SGD12/100 grams) which is perfect for you and your makan buddies! ? Meat-lovers looking to treat themselves will also love their Wagyu Striploin Steak (SGD45) which is 200 pure grams of premium fatty Australian Tajima wagyu! If you're craving USA Angus beef you can also opt for their Premium Ribeye Steak (SGD42) for a cut that will absolutely melt in your mouth.

Besides their scrumptious mains, The Meathouse is also very transparent in its efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. They update their Facebook page regularly to assure customers that they are taking preventive measures to keep their restaurant clean such as hourly cleaning/sanitising. They have also posted photos of their staff taking temperature. Not to mention that they have also given words of encouragement to healthcare workers through their social media pages (pictured above).

#HHWT Tip: In case you're looking to have some juicy steaks at home, you can order through foodpanda or Grabfood and enjoy free delivery with a minimum spending of $40!

Halal Status: Halal-certified

Average Price: SGD18 (Non-beef mains), SGD28 (Beef mains)

Opening Hours: Open daily; 11.30AM-9.30PM

Address: 2 Tampines Central 5, #05-04 Century Square, Singapore 529509

Contact: +65 6260 1752

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11. Positano Risto

Known as probably one of the best halal Italian restaurants in Singapore, Positano Risto has constantly impressed us with their offerings! Whether you're craving for pasta or pizza, you know you're in for a good meal.

One of the things that we love at Positano is their pizza. With a crispy thin crust handmade to perfection, Positano's pizzas are to die for. We totally recommend the Positano Signature Pizza and Positano Signature Calzone ? It's so yummy you might even order a second round! If you want something comforting, we recommend one of their crowd favourites - Mac and Cheese which is sprinkled with breadcrumbs and topped with crab meat.

What's great about Positano is that they are always reinventing their menu and adding new items, so there's always something to look forward to. One of their recent menu additions is this Amalfi Grilled Chicken served with creamy mashed potato and homemade honey mustard sauce. The chicken is seasoned with Italian herbs and lemon, making it super flavourful!

At the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in Singapore, Positano also stepped in to donate boxes of pasta to healthcare workers at Singapore General Hospital, as well as other hospitals. If you're dining in at Positano, the management has put up several social media posts to assure customers that they have taken the necessary preventive measures. Positano is also on foodpanda so you can order their food for delivery if you're working or staying around the Kampong Glam area!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Average price of main dishes: $20

Opening hours: Sun-Thu; 11.30AM-9.30PM, Fri-Sat; 11.30AM-10.30PM

Address: 66 Bussorah St, Singapore 199479

Contact: 6292 1866

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12. Deli Moroccan

With fewer tourists coming to Singapore during this period, a lot of the eateries in the Kampong Glam area has been affected, especially those around Bussorah St and Haji Lane.

One of the halal eateries that you can dine at in this area is Deli Moroccan. If you've never tried Moroccan food before, this is a great place to start! Their mixed platter is a hit here as you'll get to savour the flavours of their grilled meat. Of course, you'd also have to try tagine, a signature Moroccan dish which is cooked in an earthenware pot and is packed with herbs and spices. Enjoy this with couscous and you're all set for a satisfying meal!

Don't forget to end your meal with some Moroccan mint tea which is super refreshing ? If you'd like to support other halal eateries in the Kampong Glam area, check out our ultimate guide to halal food in Bugis!

#HHWT Tip: Deli Moroccan is also available on foodpanda.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Average price of main dishes: $16

Opening hours: Fri-Wed; 11.30AM-11.30PM, Thu; 11AM-12AM

Address: 51 Bussorah St, Singapore 199467

Contact: 6298 0113


13. PappaMia, Changi Airport

Another place that's badly hit due to the decrease in tourist numbers is Changi Airport Singapore as travel restrictions are in place and locals are also staying away. While Changi Airport has been taking the necessary preventive measures to fight the spread of COVID-19, eateries might still be suffering from losses.

If you're looking for a dining spot at the airport that serves homely Singaporean and Malaysian dishes, you have to head to PappaMia at Terminal 1! From yummy Hainanese Chicken Rice and Laksa to the familiar Nasi Lemak Combo, here's where you can taste local cuisine all at once ? You can also have a taste of other Southeast Asian dishes like Vietnamese beef noodles here too.

P.S. Check out our ultimate halal food guide at Changi Airport and Jewel Changi Airport to support more local halal businesses!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Average price of main dishes: $10

Opening hours: Open daily; 7AM-11PM

Address: Terminal 1 Level 3, Singapore 819642

Contact: 6243 3310

14. Shubby Sweets

Need something sweet to lift your spirits up during this period? Shubby Sweets' your answer! Specialising in artisanal choux pastry and brownies, the desserts you get here will be almost too pretty to eat ?

Their choux are packed with generous fillings and various toppings with different choux flavours every week. But you can expect flavours like cookies & cream, double chocolate lava and strawberry cheesecake ?

Shubby Sweets is also a dream come true for all you brownie and blondie lovers, with their wide range of flavours - from Red Velvet and Cookie Dough Brownies to Nutella and Speculoos Biscoff Blondies. We're pretty sure these sweet treats would leave you thoroughly satisfied ? They also have a selection of cheesecake and tiramisu cakes!

The best part is that their items are only for takeaways so it's perfect during this period especially when most of you will be doing a lot of social distancing.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Wed - Sun; 12.30PM-8PM

Address: 42 Chai Chee Street #01-68, Singapore 461042

Contact: 8419 9614

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This list is non-exhaustive and we're pretty sure there are many more local halal eateries out there which are in need of our support. So, as you're taking good care of your well-being, do remember these businesses out there who might also be fighting to survive. With various services like delivery and pick-ups, you can still practise some social distancing while helping businesses. Let's pray and hope that we'll get through this!? P.S. If you know of any halal eatery in need of support during this trying time, do let us know in the comments section!