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8 Best Halal Cafes And Restaurant At SG's Rising Hipster Spot, Jalan Besar


Qistina Bumidin •  Jun 19, 2022


Jalan Besar's status as foodie heaven has drawn many to explore this interesting area on foot! With a range of local to contemporary fare, there's something for everyone to enjoy! We compiled a list of some of the best halal cafes and restaurants in this up-and-coming hipster enclave for you to check out the next time you're out cafe-hopping 😍 Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://bit.ly/3LnFN1F

1. Butter Studio

Butter Studio is touted as one of the go-to places for halal cakes and desserts and it’s for good reason 🥰 Their Jalan Besar outlet offers comfortable seating for you and your fellow cafe-hoppers to simply chill and indulge in a dessert of your choice. All of their bakes are hand-made in small quantities and used locally sourced organic ingredients, so you can be rest assured that each bite into any of their delicious goods is simply a satisfying one! 🤩 Halal status: Halal-certified Address: Jalan Besar outlet 147 Jln Besar, Singapore 208865 Opening hours: Sun-Mon, Wed-Thurs (11am-8pm daily); Fri-Sat (11am-9pm daily); closed on Tuesdays View More

2. Coba Coba

Coba Coba is famous for its Nasi Padang and Nasi Ambeng platters, which are perfect for sharing with a friend or family while you catch up over the week! They opened their second outlet in the Jalan Besar area last year, so if their Yishun outlet is too far for you, you can down to the central outlet instead 😌 With over 10 dishes arranged around freshly steamed rice, this hearty meal will leave you feeling full and content from the first bite to the last. From favourites like beef rendang and sambal goreng to authentic Padang dishes like ayam kalio, they even have solo-sized platters if you want it all to yourself 😍 Halal status: Halal-certified Address: Jalan Besar outlet 20 Beatty Rd, Singapore 209947 Opening hours: 8am-3pm daily; closed on Tuesdays View More

3. Tella Pops

You don't have to wait till Hari Raya to get your fix of tarts; just head down to Tella Pops and be treated to a variety of flavours such as Ondeh Ondeh, Nutella, Red Velvet, Speculoos, Oreo and of course, classic Pineapple tarts! Their physical store at Jalan Besar is closed for now, but you can follow their social media on Facebook or Instagram to get updates on their pop-up stores across Singapore 😍 Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: Blk 25 Jalan Berseh #01-148 Singapore 200025 Opening hours: 3-8pm daily; closed on Mondays View More

4. Missus

Located at Hamilton Road, the newly opened Missus serves grilled cheese and a range of desserts that's bound to make you drool! 🤤 You can't leave without trying their Missus Melt. Their signature 4 cheese blend (which they cheekily mentioned that there might be even MORE types of cheese involved, and we're not complaining 😉) and truffle pate are heated between two slices of bread cut into triangles until it's grilled to perfection 😍 Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: Blk 25 Jalan Berseh #01-148 Singapore 200025 Opening hours: Sun-Mon (10am-7pm), Wed-Thurs (11am-9pm), Fri-Sat (1oam-10pm); closed on Tuesdays View More

5. Lola Faye Cafe

Dessert cafes are the best way to hang out and dine to catch up with a loved one during this time. Especially when you can stay till late so you can continue the never-ending conversations with an old friend 😍 If you love late-night dessert, Lola Faye Cafe on Hamilton Road is where you should be for your midnight snack run. From desserts like waffles and ice cream to snacks such as wraps and sandwiches, you'll get a full treat here! 😋 Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: 35 Hamilton Rd, Singapore 209204 Opening hours: 2pm-2am daily; closed on Mondays View More

6. Unloked Kitchen

Unloked Kitchen is a concept store serving up Korean street food and Malay Lok Lok! If you're heading over for their Korean street food menu, you can expect to delight in halal Korean street food favourites like Tteokbokki, Odeng and Korean Corndogs! They also serve the quintessential Japanese street food favouriteTakoyaki 😋 The store also serves Malay delicacy  Lok Lok 🤩 True to its name, their Loklokbap, a twist on Malay Lok Lok and Korean Kimbap, has unloked all sorts of savoury flavours 😉 They also recently added a new item to their menu; the Korean Army Stew which is perfect for those craving some comfort food at the late hours! Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: 27 Foch Rd, #01-02, Singapore 209264 Opening hours: 6pm-1am daily Instagram

7. Steep

Offering Melbourne-inspired brunch food on its menu, this new cafe serves up a delicious array of all-day breakfast options, sandwiches, pastries, cakes and more! They also offer all your favourite coffee drinks such as Latte, Americano and more. Plus their minimalist theme really adds to the chill cafe vibes perfect for a weekend brunch affair! 😍 Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: 2 Dunlop St, #01-01, Singapore 209360 Opening hours: 9am-5pm daily Instagram

8. Salai M'an

Looking for a meaty feast that's hard to beat? Drop by Salai M'an, a Muslim-owned hawker stall found at Jalan Berseh food centre. Their menu includes over 15 delicious halal juicy steaks, savoury burgers and smoked meats - not including the wide variety of side dishes, hotdogs and extras! 😍 Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: 166 Jln Besar, #01-18, Singapore 208877 Opening hours: Tues-Sat (12pm-10pm), Sun (12.30pm-10pm); closed on Mondays Instagram We hope there will be more halal cafes and restaurants for us to check out in Jalan Besar! Happy eating 😋