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11 Amazing Halal Eateries Near Singapore's Top Attractions For Your Big Day Out


Shasha Dania •  Jul 09, 2020


Singapore's top attractions like the Singapore Zoo, Jewel Changi Airport, and Universal Studios Singapore have all reopened during Circuit Breaker Phase 2, with improved safety precautions for all visitors. But if you're going to spend a big day out with your family or friends, one of the first things to consider is definitely whether there'll be halal food near you! We've gathered 11 halal eateries Singapore's most popular attractions so you won't have to worry about planning your outing. ?
Singapore Zoo
1. Ah Meng Restaurant
If you're visiting the Singapore Zoo, you'll be glad to hear that there are halal options in the park itself! ? Ah Meng Restaurant is a casual eatery located near the entrance of the zoo, and serves up a variety of local as well as Western-style dishes. It's most famously known for hosting Jungle Breakfasts where you can get to dine alongside the zoo animals, but this special event is currently suspended due to COVID-19 safety precautions. P.S. If you need to find other halal options in the zoo, do note that the KFC outlets are halal-certified too. The other eateries in the zoo are not halal-certified but do not contain any pork or lard. We recommend you dine at those other eateries upon your own discretion. Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Open daily; 10.30AM-4.30PM Address: 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore Zoological Gardens, Singapore 729826
Jewel Changi Airport
2. Earle Swensen's
Jewel Changi Airport is more than just a national landmark, it's also a great place to chill and hang out over the weekend! One of the eateries there that you can't really find anywhere else in Singapore has got to be Earle Swensen's. Though their signature salad bar is currently closed due to COVID-19 safety precautions, you can still enjoy their steaks, crispy fried chicken, and classic fish and chips! ? Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Open daily; 5PM-9PM Location: 78 Airport Boulevard, Jewel Changi Airport #03-219, Singapore 819663 Website | Facebook
3. Big Bird
For a much more casual meal, head to the basement to check out Big Bird, one of the newest eateries at Jewel Changi Airport. Their rice boxes are a creative take on everyone's favourite meal - chicken rice! From Butter Cream Crispy Chicken to Salted Egg Crispy Chicken, their rice bowls come topped with a generous serving of their signature chicken selections, a side of vegetables, and a sunny-side-up egg to complete the look. ? P.S. Jewel Changi Airport is full of halal options from sit-down restaurants to quick and casual fast food - so you can munch on your meal while you explore its stunning installations and numerous shops too! Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Mon-Thurs; 10AM-10PM, Fri-Sun & Eve of PH & PH: 8AM-11PM Location: 78 Airport Boulevard, Jewel Changi Airport #B2-255, Singapore 819663 Facebook | Instagram
4. Mel's Drive-In
When it comes to spending a fun day out with the family, nothing can beat a trip to Sentosa and Resorts World Sentosa (RWS). ? Each of the RWS parks is full of fun things to do, but Universal Studios Singapore (USS) is definitely a local favourite. Between hanging out with Shrek and Donkey or saving the world with the Transformers, stop by Mel's Drive-In to fuel up for a day of fun and excitement. Serving classic American diner fare, their hotdogs, hamburgers, and onion rings are too good to ignore! #HHWT Tip: If you're not really feeling up for hotdogs at the moment, the other halal-certified eateries in USS that are currently open for dine-in are Friar's and Goldilocks, both located in the 'Far Far Away' area. Do note that USS is only operating from Thurs-Sun at the moment due to COVID-19 safety precautions. Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Thurs-Sun; 12PM - 9PM (Closed Mon-Wed)
5. Streats Asian Cafe
If you're paying a visit to Sentosa but not getting a ticket into USS - don't worry! Streats Asian Cafe is located in the public-access area of RWS and is open for dine-in with a variety of halal Hong Kong-style dimsum and dishes. ? Their dishes are simple and familiar but full of flavour, from the Hong Kong Shrimp & Chicken Dumpling Noodles (available in a soup or dry) to their Nasi Lemak and Ayam Penyet sets. Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM - 9.30PM Address: 26 Sentosa Gateway #01-205, Singapore 098138 Contact: +65 65700420 Website | Facebook | Instagram
Orchard Road
6. Sora Boru
When we think of Japanese food we might think of sushi and ramen first, but Sora Boru's chirashi bowls, soba noodles, and curry bowls are changing the game! Their chirashi bowls are topped with fresh sashimi that you can customise to suit your taste buds - you can even add on mentaiko dressing for extra flavour! ? You can also (finally) get halal Japanese curry in Singapore, served on top of proteins such as shabu shabu beef, breaded salmon, and tempura prawns.  Perfect for a mid-shopping spree lunch break! #HHWT Tip: There are so many halal eateries along the entire Orchard Road stretch so don't forget to do your research before heading down! From Bebek Goreng to Hokkaido ramen to Vietnamese pho, you'll find just about anything to satisfy your cravings. ? Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM - 9.30PM (Last order 9PM) Address: 313 Orchard Rd, [email protected] #B3-19, Singapore 238895 Contact: +65 92753121 Facebook | Instagram
7. Puncak Best Noodles
For those on a budget, head over to Far East Plaza to try out the simple halal tze char and claypot dishes at Puncak Best Noodles. Tucked away on the top floor of the building, this eatery is a hidden gem in Orchard for its delicious homecooked-style dishes that also come at really affordable prices! You should definitely try their Claypot Chicken Noodles and Honeydew Chicken Noodles, and of course, order a side of fried wontons to complete your meal. ? Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Open daily; 12PM - 8.45PM Address: 14 Scotts Road, Far East Plaza #05-93/94, Singapore 228213 Website | Facebook
Bugis/Arab St/Haji Lane
8. Squisito
If you're searching for Italian food in Singapore, you won't go wrong with Squisito! Their menu is full of classics such as Lobster Ravioli, Penne Arrabbiata, and Beef Brisket in Italian tomato sauce. Their potato Gnocchi is also another popular dish, and you can even order it stuffed with beef for a truly special meal. ? If you're not in the mood for Italian food just yet, click here for 10 more halal eateries in the Bugis area that are now open for dine-in! ? Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Mon-Fri; 11.30AM-3PM and 5.30PM-10PM, Sat-Sun; 11.30AM-10PM Address: 28 Bali Lane, Singapore 189864 Contact: WhatsApp +65 83022184 or call +65 68160151 Website | Facebook | Instagram
Marina Bay
9. Noosh Noodle Bar & Grill
Taking a walk along the Esplanade and Marina Bay area is a good way to get some fresh air while admiring a stunning view. You can even drop by Noosh for a meal once you've worked up an appetite, and fuel up on their variety of fusion dishes from across Asia. One of their latest dishes in their Noosh Style Seafood Platter which comes with baby lobster, mussels, and scallops cooked in a mouth-watering chilli gravy and served with deep fried mantou. ? Perfect for sharing! P.S. If you have an afternoon free, Noosh is also having an offer on their weekday afternoon high tea. From Monday to Thursday (except Public Holidays) between 2.30PM-5.30PM you can get 20% off all desserts and starters! ? Here are 9 more yummy halal high tea spots in Singapore for a teatime treat. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Open daily; 12PM - 10PM Address: 8 Raffles Ave, Esplanade Mall #01-13B, Singapore 039802 Reservations: WebsiteContact: +65 63279396 Website | FacebookInstagram
10. Jiak Modern Tze Char
If you're looking for a spot to have a homecooked-style meal with some added ambience, head over to Jiak for some familiar tze char dishes taken to the next level. ? Their signature dishes include the Signature Curry Fish Head, Lala in Superior Broth, and Claypot Golden Chicken. Though they may sound simple, the rich flavours and cosy ambience will make any small gathering feel like a special occasion. Halal status: Jiak has informed us that they have renewed their halal-certification, and are awaiting the arrival of the certificate in their store. Opening hours: Open daily; 11.30AM - 9.30PM (Last order 9PM) Address: 8 Raffles Ave, Esplanade Mall #02-14, Singapore 039802 Contact: +65 62528765 Website | Facebook | Instagram
Singapore Botanic Gardens
11. The Halia
Amidst the gorgeous scenery of the Botanic Gardens, The Halia is known to be one of the rare halal fine dining spots in Singapore but it's also a great place for a laidback and leisurely meal out! Their all-day menu includes their own take on local favourites like "Har Cheong Gai" Prawn Paste Chicken Wings and Seafood Singapore Laksa, but their weekend brunch menu is what really shines. Get there between 10AM - 5PM on a weekend to enjoy indulgent Wagyu steaks, Chilli Crab Gratin and more. Perfect for a romantic meal out with the one you love! ? Halal status: Halal-certified Menu availability: Breakfast - Mon-Fri (excluding PH); 9AM - 11AM Brunch - Sat, Sun & PH; 10AM - 5PM All-day - Daily; 12PM - 9PM Address: 1 Cluny Road, Ginger Garden (enter via Tyersall Avenue), Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569 Contact:+65 84441148 Website | Facebook | Instagram No matter where you're spending a day out with your loved ones, you'll definitely be able to find something delicious nearby. ?