When it comes to comfort food, there's nothing better than tucking into a delicious plate of murtabak and feeling all of your worries disappear with every bite. A popular Indian dish
found in Singapore, it's made from a filling of onions, meat, and egg all wrapped in a delicious pastry similar to roti prata
(but usually a little thicker). Many Singaporeans love having this dish regardless of the time of day or type of event! So if you're in Singapore and not sure what to have for lunch, this is a must-try. To make things easier for you, we've compiled the 9 best places to have murtabak in Singapore!
Murtabak In Singapore
1. Zam Zam Restaurant
One of the most popular Indian restaurants in Singapore, Zam Zam is a name we can't leave out of this list. Often associated with the very word 'murtabak', Zam Zam Restaurant
's a must-try if you're looking to have a bite of the flavourful dish! They're open 7 days a week and are also famous for their Nasi Biryani, Roti Praya and more - so you can pretty much expect a feast here. Plus, it's been running since 1908, which means you'll be tasting at least 100 years of experience all rolled into famous Singaporean delicacies!
P.S. Check out what it's like to eat at Zam Zam Restaurant here 😋:
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2. Victory Restaurant
A competitor to the famous Zam Zam is equally as popular Victory Restaurant
! Both restaurants can be found side by side in Singapore's Kampong Glam area
, and it's hard to speak of one eatery without the other 😱 Established only 2 years after Zam Zam restaurant, their dishes are filled with the same amount of experience, which is why they're both such close competitors! With murtabak as one of their more popular dishes, Victory Restaurant is another spot you have to check out if you're craving for the dish. Other must-haves also include their Dum Briyani, which is spicy, flavourful and will leave you craving for more 😋
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If you thought the competition between Zam Zam and Victory Restaurant was already pretty heated, wait till you learn about their third competitor! Located along the same stretch of shops as Zam Zam and Victory Restaurants is quieter Al-Tasneem
, whose food is equally as amazing, although they do experience lesser crowds (so if you're looking for a quieter option for lunch this might be it!). Known for their generous fillings in their murtabak, Al-Tasneem's murtabak is definitely one of the best on this list.
P.S. Don't all three restaurants sound fantastic so far? Find out which is the best with this article! Battle Of SG’s Murtabak: Zam Zam VS Victory VS Al-Tasneem.Al-TasneemHalal Status:
4. Afghanistan Family Restaurant
Singaporean easties are definitely familiar with this local hit: Afghanistan Family Restaurant
is a must-visit for authentic local food! Not only do they serve up Indian dishes like of course, the famous murtabak, they've also got Singaporean Malay dishes! Indulge in Lontong, Nasi Sambal Goreng
, Kacang Pool and more when you drop by this delicious spot.
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5. Marhaba Murtabak Restaurant
Located right opposite Geylang Serai Market & Food Centre
, Marhaba Restaurant is another local favourite when it comes to enjoying Murtabak! Reviews from tourists have noted that everyone patronising the store definitely buys the Murtabak, whether as a sharing dish or as their own meal! Their murtabak has crispy skin and the perfect balance of filling to prata, making it a delicious dish.
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6. Al-Falah Barakah Restaurant
Along the same row of shops as Marhaba Murtabak Restaurant is Al-Falah! Although known for their prata, Al-Falah also serves a pretty mean Murtabak that'll have you in love 😍Other delicious dishes served here include Mutton Bone Soup, Dosai, Putu Mayam and more 🤩
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Having supper along popular foodie hotspot Jalan Kayu
? Drop by Thohirah for a bite of Murtabak! If you're extra hungry, you and your friends could also opt to indulge in an Indian food feast with Nasi Briyani
, Mee Goreng, Prata and more at Thohirah!
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8. Springleaf Prata Place
Singaporeans don't need an introduction to Springleaf Prata Place! One of the best spots for Prata in Singapore, you'll often find any of their many outlets packed to the brim with a long queue waiting outside - their food is just that good! Known especially for innovative prata and Murtabak dishes like Magic Meatless Murtabak (Mmm), Portobello Mozzarella Prata, Däs Prätwürst, you definitely won't get bored eating here. Variety and unique dishes are their forte 😍
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Although known best for their Nasi Briyani, you certainly cannot forget Saffrons' delicious Murtabak! Thick and filled with delicious beef, chicken or sardine fillings, your meal will be an unforgettable one at Saffrons 😍
Anyone who's had Murtabak will tell you: it's an essential for the authentic Singaporean foodie experience! Surprisingly filling, savoury and flavourful, you won't taste anything like it anywhere else. And now with these 9 spots, you won't have to look too far for it! 😎