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Go On A Gastronomic Feast In Sengkang, Hougang & Punggol With These 13 Halal Eateries

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Shasha Dania  •  Aug 05, 2020

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[Updated 8 June 2021] We've brought you to our list of Paya Lebar halal food, Woodlands halal food and even Yishun halal food with our neighborhood food guides and now it's time to head to the North-East! 🤩 If you're looking for halal food in SengkangHougang, or Punggol then this is the only guide you'll need. From hidden hawker gems to LOTS of delicious seafood options, here are 13 halal eateries that Singapore's North-East has to offer. 😋

1. Flavour Flings

This humble Hougang café is one of the more well-known hipster cafés in Singapore! Famous for creative dishes like Milo-coated chicken, salted egg yolk croissant, and Singapore's first-ever raclette cheese, Flavour Flings is the place to be for the trendiest dishes around. They have an extensive menu and even recently introduced their version of the viral Yakult cake that's been making its way around the internet! The Yakult cake is only available while stocks last so hurry down to get your slice before they sell out. 😋 P.S. Here are even more halal cafes in the neighbourhoods of Singapore you should explore soon! Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $12 Opening hours: Wed; 5.30PM-10PM, Thurs-Mon; 11.30AM-4PM, 5.30PM-10PM (Closed Tuesdays, last orders 45 mins before closing) Address: Blk 121 Hougang Ave 1 #01-1348, Singapore 530121 Facebook | Instagram

2. Kampong Chai Chee Restaurant

Kampong Chai Chee Restaurant's North-East outlet is located nearby the scenic Coney Island. So you can grab a bite before exploring the neighbourhood or enjoying a bit of scenery. 😁 Or once you've cycled your heart out, take a break and refuel with their delicious seafood dishes! This seafood and zi char restaurant has everything from halal seafood buckets to chilli crab to tom yum soup and so much more. If you're craving a hearty seafood feast with a view, this is the place to be. Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $17 (Dishes), $50 (1 portion of Shellout) Opening hours: Open daily; 1.30PM - 10.30PM Address: 3 Punggol Point Road #02-02, Singapore 828694 Contact: +65 63858005 Website | Facebook

3. Tenderbest Makcik Tuckshop

When we think of 'Tenderbest' or 'Tenderfresh' the first thought that comes to mind might be their hawker centre stalls. But did you know that they have a gorgeous café too? 😮 Tenderbest Makcik Tuckshop  has 2 outlets in Singapore, including one at Jalan Kayu. Sit back and enjoy the relaxed ambiance while dining on Onion Blossoms, Roasted Spring Chicken, Teriyaki Chicken Chop, and more. Don't forget to try their signature Fries with Meat Sauce & Egg or complete your meal with a slice of Milo Dinosaur cake! Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $11 Opening hours: Sun-Thu; 12PM-11PM, Fri-Sat, 12PM-1AM Address: 246 Jln Kayu, Singapore 799470 Contact: +65 97799477 Website | Facebook | Instagram

4. Steak Me

Located right next door to Tenderbest Makcik Tuckshop is Steak Me! Established by the famous chef Amri, it was previously the restaurant Le Steak, and its menu boasts an array of tantalizing steaks and different cuts of meat for you to choose from. 🤤 For those of you who want a taste of premium meat, treat yourself to their Wagyu Ribeye and Wagyu Tomahawk! They'll definitely satisfy your steak cravings and more. Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $14 - $60 (Mains) Opening hours: Mon-Fri; 3PM-11PM, Sat-Sun; 12PM-11PM Address: 248 Jln Kayu, Singapore 799472 Contact: +65 64811083 Instagram

5. Tang Tea House

Got a late-night craving for dim sum? You can always count on Tang Tea House  to satisfy your dim sum fix! Their menu has classics like Shanghai steamed dumplings, Siew Mai, Har Kow and their famous Liu Sha Bao or Golden Sand Pau that oozes out warm, sweet, and salty salted egg yolk filling with a single bite. 🤤 Their Beef Brisket Noodles, Hor Fun, and Chicken Rice are not to be missed either! Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $12 Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM - 1AM Address: 242 Jln Kayu, Singapore 799466 Website | Facebook | Instagram

6. Buey Tahan See-Food

We'll never get tired of more seafood and zi char! 😍 Buey Tahan See-Food has several outlets in Singapore, and they have delivery services too! Their sambal seafood, salted fish fried rice, or seafood fried tang hoon will be perfect to share with your family. But if you're planning for a feast, make sure to get their "Crab in Da Bag" imperial pot and top it off with some hotplate sambal stingray, sweet and sour grouper and cereal prawns. 😋 Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $6 - $20 Opening hours: Open daily; 12PM - 10PM Address: 308C Punggol Walk, #01-308 Waterway Terraces I, Singapore 823308 Contact: +65 65555300 Website | Facebook | Instagram

7. D'Laksa

 This Malaysian brand is actually big across the Causeway - but now you can get D'Laksa in Singapore too! Famous for their Penang-style Asam Laksa, their laksa bowls are affordable and packed full of sweet, spicy, and sour Asam flavour. 😋 In fact they only have 4 items on the menu - Asam Laksa, Asam Lobsterball, Asam Fishball, and Fruit Rojak - so you won't have to worry about what to pick! P.S. They even sell an Asam Laksa steamboat paste so you can take your steamboat dinners to the next level! Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $5 Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM - 10PM Address: 1 Sengkang Square, #B1-46 Compass Point, Singapore 545078 Delivery via: GrabFood, foodpanda Website | Facebook | Instagram

8. Big Fish Small Fish

Zi char isn't the only way you can have a seafood feast in the North-East. Big Fish Small Fish  is here too with their quick and easy take on a classic British favourite! Choose from a range of fish for your fish and chips (the Sea Bass, Halibut, and Haddock come highly recommended) and top it off with sides like buttered corn, garlic toast, or mashed potato. 😋 They also have grilled fish, surf and turf platters, and even fish and chip 'buckets' for the seafood lover in you! Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $15 Opening hours: Open daily; 12PM - 9PM (Last order 8.30PM) Address: 50 Punggol East, #01-K35 Punggol Eat Container Park, Singapore 828826 (Click here for all outlets) Contact: +65 94387623 Website | Facebook | Instagram

9. Sengkang Square Oyster Omelette @ Kopitiam Square

Here's a hidden hawker gem you might have missed out on your last trip to Sengkang. 👀 Rumour has it that Sengkang Square Oyster Omelette has some of the best oyster omelette and char kway teow in the area! The char kway teow has great 'wok hey' taste, and they also have other local dishes such as hokkien mee and carrot cake. 😍 Time to try it out this weekend! Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $6 Opening hours: 24 hours daily Address: 10 Sengkang Square, Kopitiam Square, Singapore 544829

10. Fish & Chicks

Fish & Chicks is one halal Western hawker stall in Singapore you should be looking out for. They're putting an Asian spin on fish and chips and other Western favorites with their signature Fish & Chicks surf-and-turf style platter! They even have Lobster Pasta, Truffle Carbonara Pasta with Char-Grilled Chicken, and Mentaiko Salmon Pasta! 😍 Halal status: Halal-certified (Do note that their outlets are in the process of being re-certified. Their recipe and ingredients remain unchanged but we recommend you dine at your own discretion.) Average price: $9 Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM - 9.30PM Address: 671 Edgefield Plains #01-01 Happy Hawker (Click here for all outlets) Website | Facebook | Instagram

11. Zilan Nasi Ayam

Hainanese chicken rice may be a local favorite but it's definitely not the only type of chicken rice out there! Zilan Nasi Ayam is an affordable and delicious hawker stall selling Malay-style fried Nasi Ayam. 😋 Their fried chicken has a golden crust and you can have it covered in sauce or on its own. Their Nasi Ayam Goreng is a standout dish you've got to try - the fried rice and fried chicken are the perfect meal to lift your spirits through the day! Their chilli sauce is also sourer than what you get with Hainanese chicken rice, pairing perfectly with the savoury chicken meat. Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $6 Opening hours: Sun-Wed; 10.30AM-6.30PM (Closed Thursday, Friday) Address: Blk 684 Hougang Ave 8, #01-1348 Hougang Park Food Station, Singapore 530684

 12. Arnold's Fried Chicken 

This homegrown fast-food chain has been in the business for over 30 years! Known for their chicken that's deep-fried till golden crispy perfection, every bite of Arnold's chicken is succulent and juicy. 😋 Their Spring Chicken Combo Meals are a huge favorite and come with a generous serving of fries, coleslaw, drinks, and a deep-fried bun. Add on sides like Criss-Cut Fries or Mashed Potato and you've got the perfect quick and affordable meal that really hits the spot. Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $7 Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM - 9.45PM Address: 21 Hougang St 51, Hougang Green Shopping Mall #01-49, Singapore 538719 (Click here for all outlets) Contact: +65 63869015 Website | Facebook | Instagram

13. Burgs by Project Warung

Forget your typical fast-food burgers - Burgs by Project Warung  is bringing you your brand new burger obsession! Their burgers are simple but made with only the best ingredients. Try the Pulled Beef Brisket Burger stuffed with brisket that's been marinated for 72 hours for a slow, savoury, juicy bite. 🤤 Even their BBQ sauce and coleslaw are homemade so it's definitely a taste you won't find anywhere else. Up your meal by adding on their signature sides - the Cuban Fries are loaded with cheese and chilli flakes for a taste explosion in your mouth! 🌶 Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: SGD8 Opening Hours: Open daily; 11.30AM - 9PM Address: Blk 308C Punggol Walk, Waterway Terrace #01-308, Singapore 823308 (Click here for all outlets) Website | Facebook | Instagram Tell your friends it's time to come up with a North-East plan for exploring these eateries and more 😉