This Halal Western Restaurant Cooks Their Dishes Over A Mibrasa Oven To Really Seal In The Charcoal Flavours


Siti Ayeeshah Zaki •  Oct 15, 2021

If you're looking for Singapore's best Western food, El Carbon's definitely a strong contender. Collin’s has opened a halal restaurant hawker chain called El Carbon and it’s got the most affordable menu items you’ll find for quality halal Western food in Singapore! From grilled chicken to prawn tempura, you’re absolutely not going to want to miss out on this affordable experience. Your taste buds will absolutely thank you once they’re soaked in their rich sauces and juices ?

Affordable, Halal Western Dishes!

El Carbon, which means ‘’to cook over charcoal’’ in Spanish, prides itself for its Mibrasa oven which takes all the great taste and rustic techniques of traditional charcoal cooking and puts just the right amount of rich flavours of charcoal cooking onto your plate! Signature items you might want to try out include charcoal-grilled meats and combo platters, perfect for one or for sharing.

Their chef, Chef Syahir , graduated from SHATEC institutes with multiple awards under his belt. He also had the opportunity to train under Chef Toni Robertson, Executive Chef of Mandarin Oriental Singapore, where he got to further improve on his cooking skills and exceled in his culinary career. So you definitely know your meals are in amazing hands ?

Head on down to have a taste of their Signature Char-Grilled Chicken Chop ($8.50)! Char-grilled to perfection in the state-of-the-art Mibrasa oven, you’ll never go wrong with this all-time Western favourite. El Carbon serves this delicious dish with Spaghetti Aglio Olio, Corn Cob, Mesclun Salad and their very own homemade Black Pepper Sauce.

If you’re looking for something a little more savoury, slurp up some of El Carbon’s El-Carbonara ($7.50). Accompanied by Beef Bacon, Chicken Ham and Mushroom, this carbonara dish is creamy and aromatic. Perfect for everyone’s go-to pasta!

And if you’re looking to share a dish with your loved ones, El Carbon’s got just the menu item. El Carbon’s Mixed Combo Platter ($24.90) is packed full with hearty meals. It includes their Signature Roasted Half Chicken, Grilled Lamb Chop, Chicken Sausage, Prawn Tempura, Straight Cut Fries, Corn Cob, Mesclun Salad with a trio of homemade Black Pepper Sauce, Kicap Manis Sauce and Creamy Chicken Gravy! A feast fit for a king (and your family!).

Established in 2019, El Carbon’s now got 5 outlets under their belt. This means that you don’t have to worry about travelling too far to get your dose of delicious Western dishes. It might just be in your backyard. 

Dine in or pick up, El Carbon’s got your meals covered. Their FOODLOFT Coffee Shop serves dine in patrons on a first-come-first-serve basis, or you could opt for takeaway at all of their outlets except for Grab Kitchen @ Aljunied.

And if you don’t feel like heading down to pick up your food, El Carbon’s got Islandwide delivery! Stay home and relax as piping hot and delicious Western dishes reach your doorstep. Except for Grab Kitchen @ Aljunied, they’re also available on Grab, Deliveroo and Foodpanda

Nothing really beats freshly grilled chicken and steak for a filling meal. And with affordable prices to boot, you’ll enjoy these hearty meals completely! Share this with your loved one and head down to eat at Singapore’s very own affordable, halal restaurant hawker chain.

El Carbon 

Halal Status: Halal-Certified


721 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8 #01-2823 Singapore 560721

717 Yishun Street 71 #01-335 Singapore 760717

110 Geylang Lorong 23, Victory Centre #02-07/08, Singapore 388410 (Grab Kitchen, online orders only)

431 Clementi Ave 3 #01-296 Singapore 120431

60 Airport Boulevard, Changi Airport Terminal 2 Level 3M Singapore 819643

Opening Hours: All outlets: 11am - 10pm (Last order 9.30pm); Changi Airport T2: 10am - 8.30pm (Last order 7.30pm)

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