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25 Amazing Eateries For Authentic Halal Chinese Food In Singapore


Nur Adawiyati •  Jun 21, 2018


[UPDATED 25 Jan 2021] Living in a multi-cultural country such as Singapore means being able to fully indulge ourselves in all the good food from various cultures ? With so many choices, one of our top favourites has got to be: authentic Chinese food. And if you're looking to satisfy your Chinese food cravings, we've rounded up the top 25 halal authentic Chinese eateries in Singapore!
1. Home of Seafood
We’ve seen countless of huge Chinese seafood restaurants with fancy banquet tables and busy staff communicating with one another through their walkies. To our disappointment, many of these restaurants are not halal. ? Well, Home of Seafood is here to the rescue! Don't miss out on their award-winning Chilli Crab which has fresh juicy crabs coated in a thick and sweet chilli sauce and has just the right amount of spice. Plus, it comes with a plate of tasty fried mantou buns too which is so yummy you'll be craving for more. ? If chilli crab is not for you, check out their other splendid crab dishes like Black Pepper Crab and Salted Egg Crab! Live crabs are delivered to them daily, ensuring the freshness of the dish.
Credit: Home of Seafood on Facebook Another dish that you shouldn't miss is their Seafood in a Bag, which is equivalent to your seafood bucket - it has crayfish, prawns, squids, mussels and lala cooked in a sauce of your choice! Located along Joo Chiat Road, it’s easy to head to the Home of Seafood when you’re in Geylang Serai or Paya Lebar and they also join occasional bazaars at Expo or Suntec so keep a lookout for it! They even have online orders for islandwide delivery so you can order a feast to enjoy in the comfort of your home ? Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $25 (Dishes to share) Address: 1 Joo Chiat Place, Singapore 427739 Delivery via:OnlineContact: +65 6442 5180 or book onlineWebsite | Facebook | Instagram
2. Tang Tea House
You can always rely on Tang Tea House if you're looking to satisfy your dim sum fix. With halal favourites like their Shanghai steamed dumplings, Siew Mai, Har Kow and their famous Golden Sand Pau (salted egg yolk pau), you're all set for a scrumptious meal. ? Tang Tea House also has a range of authentic Chinese fried rice and noodles you cannot miss! We highly recommend trying the fried bee hoon noodles, Beef Brisket noodles and everyone’s favourite – chicken rice. With several outlets across Singapore, you know you're never too far away from a Tang Tea House outlet. Plus, it's open till late so you can get your Chinese food fix even in the wee hours of the morning! Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $12 Outlet details:Check out all outlet details hereDelivery via:OnlineWebsite | Facebook | Instagram
3. Mak's Place
If you live in the east, chances are Mak’s Place will ring a bell to you and that’s because of their authentic and affordable halal Chinese cuisine! In a sea of many halal eateries around the Changi Road area, Mak’s Place stands out for its scrumptious zi char dishes (Chinese-style homecooked dishes) and an appetising variety of ala carte items, Mak’s Place will satiate your every craving and it’s also a great place for you to hang out with your friends! The stall is opened by a Chinese Muslim and the owner started it to let Muslims enjoy authentic Chinese food. One of their must-try dishes is the Butter Sotong. With a generous amount of squid, this dish is not only tasty but also value for money ? Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: SGD7 Address: 401 Changi Rd, Singapore 419847 Delivery via: Whatsapp +65 98341391 or +65 96473148 or +65 92340791 (See the full menu here) Facebook
4. Nuodle
This halal-certified noodle restaurant is the place to head to for their authentic Chinese hand-pulled noodles! If you could try any dish in Nuodle, it has to be their signature Beef La Mian. For those who love soupy dishes, this broth is tasty but not too overwhelming. The handmade noodles are springy and chewy and has thinly sliced beef in a bowl of herbal broth. Top that with a spoonful of chilli oil and your meal is complete. Sounds like the best thing to eat on a rainy day. ? Another dish you can't miss out on is their Beef Pancake. It looks almost like a flat curry puff and has a flaky crust with copious amounts of tantalising beef inside. This pancake is perfect as a side dish as you're slurping down the La Mian's delicious broth! Halal status: Halal-certified Average Price: $9 Address: Paya Lebar: #01-136 Singpost Centre, 10 Eunos Road 8, Singapore 408600 Tampines: #01-101 Our Tampines Hub, 1 Tampines Walk, Singapore 528523 Yishun: #01-175 Northpoint City, 930 Yishun Avenue 2, Singapore 769098 Contact: +65 67471588 (Paya Lebar), +65 88286765 (Tampines), +65 98501819 (Yishun) Delivery via:OnlineWebsite | Facebook | Instagram
5. Delibowl
Brought to you by the same people behind Nuodle, Delibowl serves up authentic Sichuan-style dumplings and dishes you'll fall in love with in just one bite! ? Their Paya Lebar Square outlet has Chinese dishes such as Mapo Tofu, Steamed Chicken In Chilli Sauce, and Stewed Beef Brisket with Tomato. The dishes are packed full of flavour, and can even be a bit on the salty side at times - but the bowl of freshly cooked rice will balance it out. They also have a smaller outlet at Funan serving up the same thing!
If you're not in the mood for dishes, head over to Singpost Centre instead for their Sichuan-style dumplings and noodles! ? Their Sour Soup Dumplings are a Sichuan speciality and a must-try! Their dumplings are all hand-made and arrive piping hot. Order their Mushroom Chicken Noodles too - made with soft Mee Sua noodles, the gravy is light and salty without being too overpowering. Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $8 Address: Ricebowl: #01-77 Paya Lebar Square, 60 Paya Lebar Rd, Singapore 409051 Dumplings: #01-150 SingPost Centre, 10 Eunos Rd 8, Singapore 408600 Express: #02-06 Funan Mall, 107 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 179105 Delivery via: OnlineWebsite | Facebook | Instagram
6. Habib Family Restaurant
You may have seen countless Bak Kut Teh stalls with queues winding down the block, or even dried Bak Kut Teh spice packets sold in grocery stores. Bak Kut Teh is traditionally known for having pork but thanks to Habib Family Restaurant, you can now have the opportunity to savour halal Bak Kut Teh! For the uninitiated, "bak kut teh" actually means "meat bone tea" though it actually doesn't have any tea in it ?
You may opt for their beef or lamb Bak Kut Teh and have it on its own or in a set which comes with rice, omelette, kang kong and chilli paste. This will be a peculiar experience for your taste buds, especially when the only thing you’ve ever related to Bak Kut Teh is the non-halal version. The traditional herbs in the broth balances out the gaminess of the meat, creating a flavour explosion you'll fall in love with! Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $7 Address: 374 Bukit Batok Street 31, Singapore 650374 Contact: +65 65616976 Facebook Instagram
7. Evertop Hainanese Boneless Chicken Rice
Another local Chinese favourite is definitely Hainanese-style Chicken Rice. What sets it apart is the poached chicken, flavourful rice, and condiments such as chopped or ground up ginger and (of course!) chilli. Open since 1989, Evertop has built up its fanbase over the decades with succulent chicken meat, fragrant and mouth-watering rice, and their special achar (pickled vegetables) that seal the deal. They even have other dishes featuring halal Roasted Duck - a rare find in Singapore! Check out even more amazing halal Hainanese Chicken Rice stalls here for a delicious and affordable meal to complete your full Singapore experience! ?

Halal status: Halal-certified

Average price: $6 Address: Joo Chiat: 89/91 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427383 Clementi: 354 Clementi Avenue 2 #01-259, Clementi Avenue 2 Shopping Centre, Singapore 120354 Delivery: Call +65 67741353 Contact: +65 6348 0838 (Joo Chiat) or +65 6774 1353 (Clementi) Facebook (Joo Chiat) | Facebook (Clementi)
8. Le Fuse

If you’re looking for Mala and other Sichuan dishes, then Le Fuse will definitely satisfy your palate. The go-to dish here is their Mala Xiang Guo (spicy dry pot) which consists of typical ingredients like potatoes, luncheon meat, sausages, lotus and black fungus stir-fried in their mala sauce. ? Spice-lovers, look out for even more halal Mala eateries here!

If that’s not enough to fire up your taste buds, then order Le Fuse’s other tantalising dishes such as their Chongqing Diced Chicken — chicken breast chunks seasoned with more than 10 different spices are stir-fried in dried chillis and Sichuan peppercorns. Their Sichuan Braised Beef Noodles are a must-try too! Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $12 Opening hours: Tues-Sun; 12PM-10PM (Last order 9.30PM, closed on Mondays) Address: 47 Arab Street, Singapore 199744 Delivery via:OnlineContact: +65 87485040 Website | Facebook | Instagram
9. Asian Spyces Hot Pot - Jinshangyipin
Have you always heard your non-Muslim friends talk about Chinese hotpot buffets (ie. Haidilao ?) and you just wished that there's a halal version in town? Worry no more because Jinshangyipin is here for all your Chinese hotpot cravings! Each diner gets their own individual hotpot and you can choose your preferred soup base. There are 5 soup bases but we recommend their spicy Sichuan mala soup of course!
The menu consists of an all-you-can-eat buffet that has various marinated beef, mutton and chicken with seafood like fish, squids, prawns and more ? Not to mention that you can customise your own dipping sauce at Jinshangyipin. Drop by the sauce bar which has a variety of ingredients and you can mix and match them to make your sauce. The sauce is always the best thing when it comes to hot pot! ? P.S. We recommend topping up a small amount to get a BBQ hotplate for the whole table too! Halal status: Muslim-owned Buffet Price: From $22.90+ (Adult), $9.90+ (Child) Address: 3 Simei Street 6, Simei New Town, Eastpoint Mall #01-20, Singapore 528833 Reservations: +65 69097355 Facebook
10. The Dim Sum Place
A sister company of the popular Ramen Stall, The Dim Sum Place serves halal Cantonese-style dishes and of course, dim sum! With so many food options here, there has to be something new that you have yet to savour. ? Classic dim sum like siew mai, har kow and salted egg custard bun can be found on their menu - these crowd favourites will be able to satisfy all your hunger pangs! They also have other delectable highlights like Roasted Peking Duck Wrap, Wanton Mee and various fried rice dishes so you can eat to your heart's content. If you're a fan of fusion dishes, you'll love The Dim Sum Place's Rendang Chee Cheong Fun(rice noodle roll) too. Usually eaten plain or filled with seafood, this rendang version will be a savoury treat for your palate ? Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $7 (Dim sum), $10 (Noodles/rice) Address: 791 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198759 Delivery/Reservations: Call +65 66558787 or WhatsApp +65 96667420 Website | Facebook | Instagram
11. Deanna’s Kitchen
A prominent name whenever you mention prawn noodles - Deanna’s Kitchen! They’re loved by many for their specialty prawn mee. Owned by a Chinese Muslim revert, Deanna, and her husband, they started selling their prawn mee from home and now have several outlets across Singapore! ? Savour their huge prawn noodles topped with clams (if you wish!) and drowned in thick homemade broth, which is a hawker classic made halal by years of experimenting. With such huge portions, a bowl of noodles will be more than sufficient for your starving tummy. ? For a meal to share with your foodie buddy (or maybe you want to treat yourself ?), try their lobster platter! If you're planning to satisfy your tastebuds with a bowl of prawn noodles but need more information about it, check out this article to find out more about Deanna's Kitchen. Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $8 Address: Toa Payoh: 127 Toa Payoh Lorong 1, Toa Payoh West Market #02-25, Singapore 310127 Jurong East: 214 Jurong East Street 21, Padi Emas Coffeeshop, Singapore 600214 Chai Chee: 28 Senang Crescent, Padi Emas Coffeeshop, Singapore 416601 Delivery via:OnlineWebsite | Facebook | Instagram
12. Jason Niang Dou Fu
Niang Dou Fu or Yong Tau Foo is a traditional Chinese Hakka dish consisting of a selection of vegetables, fishcakes, beancurd, and meat cooked together with rice or noodles. Yong Tau Foo stalls are some of the most common stalls found in hawker centres and food courts in Singapore, but we guarantee you've never had Yong Tau Foo the way Jason's serves it! ? One of the best parts of Yong Tau Foo is the Do-It-Yourself aspect and Jason’s wide variety of ingredients means there are choices here for every palate. No one will judge you if you forgo the vegetables you dislike, and pick only the sausages, fishcakes, and beancurd you do like. ? Apart from the usual options, you’ll find at any other stall such as bee hoon, laksa noodles, and white rice, you’ll also find Yee Mee (Cantonese-style egg noodles), Mee Pok (Teochew-style dry egg noodles topped with chilli oil), Chee Cheong Fun (thin rolls made of rice flour), and even a Teochew classic of Yam Rice with dried shrimps, cabbage, and spring onions here! ? P.S. Some ingredients such as the stuffed eggplant, chicken cutlet, and stuffed you tiao will be deep-fried by default but you can request for them not to deep fry the ingredients for a healthier option. ? Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $8.50 Address: 321 Beach Rd, Singapore 199557 Delivery via:Online, GrabFood, Bungkus SG Facebook
13. Segar Restaurant
Head down to Segar Restaurant when you find yourself stuck in Chinatown or Pasir Ris, with no idea of where to go. Offering good authentic zi char at economical prices, it’s a good joint to go to if you’re in a large group. The prices are affordable, and the dishes have a simple but yummy homecooked taste. P.S. Check out even more halal restaurants in Singapore's Chinatown here! Focusing on local Chinese and Thai-infused cuisine, Segar serves up spicy dishes such as fish head curry, sambal kangkong, hotplate chicken/beef, salted egg prawn, various seafood and so much more. Combining both great food and even greater price, it's the perfect place for a chill hangout with your foodie friends! Halal status: Halal-certified Average Price: $8 Address: Chinatown: #B2-39/40/41 Chinatown Point, 133 New Bridge Road, Singapore 059413 Pasir Ris: #02-322 E! Avenue @ Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599 Delivery via:OnlineContact: +65 6444 1778 (Chinatown) or +65 6281 0197 (Pasir Ris) Website | Facebook | Instagram
14. 786 Char Kway Teow
A hawker classic, Char Kway Teow (CKT) can be found all across Singapore but due to the use of lard in most of them, it's hard to find good halal ones! Lucky for us, 786 Char Kway Teow lets Muslims taste the authentic flavour of this yummy dish. It's owned by a Chinese Muslim revert, so you know it tastes as good as the real thing ?
Serving only CKT, the stall has two different portion sizes; $3 and $5. The stall has managed to keep its dishes simple and prices affordable. With an additional cost of $1, you’ll be able to add on more cockles! How beautiful is it to have super yummy food at an even more attractive price? #HHWT Tip: As this stall is manned single-handedly, it closes for a bit during prayer times so it's best to plan your visit wisely! Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $3 Opening hours: Sat-Thurs; 12PM-8PM (Closed on Fridays) Address: #01-28 115 Bukit Merah View, Singapore 151115
15. Yumen Hut
Pretty much every young and budget-conscious east-sider’s favourite ban mian stall, Yumen Hut! Originally located at E!hub in Downtown East, this was a humble noodle store that started back in the mid-2000s and it was constantly filled with patrons. Now they have expanded and pretty much double their size by not only taking over the store next to theirs but also opened up a new outlet in the newly upgraded Market Square in Downtown East ? That's testament to how good it really is!
Credit: Yumen Hut on Facebook They serve a wide variety of speciality noodles; ban mian, la mian, you mian, ramen and mee hoon kuay. You name it, they have it. Their signature dish has got to be the Chicken Ban Mian. It consists of their soft and chewy Ban Mian noodles in flavourful soup with delectable chicken slices, topped with a runny egg ? Finish off your meal with their aloe vera drink. The best part is, an average bowl of noodles in Yumen Hut costs nothing more than $5! Nothing beats the feeling of having a full tummy and knowing that you didn’t have to break the bank paying for it. Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $5 Address: E!hub @ Downtown East: 1 Pasir Ris Close #02-112, Singapore 519599 Market Square @ Downtown East: E!Avenue #02-323, 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599 Delivery via: Deliveroo Contact: +65 65815191 Website
16. Yi Zun Noodle
Another leading restaurant when you think of authentic beef noodles from China - Yi Zun Noodle! Established by a Chinese-Muslim couple from China, you know it doesn’t get any more authentic than this. Tucked along the streets of Joo Chiat this humble store is a hidden gem that sells authentic Xinjiang-style cuisine. P.S. Their first store was located at Sam Leong Rd near Farrer Park MRT but it's closed down. Do visit their Joo Chiat store instead! Serving their special of either beef or chicken noodle, it’s best to come down on an empty stomach as they’re generous with their serving size. You’ll be able to see the noodles being pulled right in the store through a small window. With springy and chewy noodles submerged in broth with ample slices of chicken or beef, this bowl of goodness is bound to hit the spot ? Their lamb skewers are also delicious, with thick chunks of tender and well-spiced meat grilled on red willow skewers for a subtle flavour! Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $9 Address: 60 Joo Chiat Road, #01-08/09, Singapore 427726 Delivery via:Online, GrabFood, Deliveroo, foodpanda, Bungkus SG Contact: +65 69099287 Website | Facebook | Instagram
17. Wow Wok
Wow Wok, formerly known as Ridhuan’s Muslim Delights, is a humble stall that’s set up by a Malaysian Chinese revert. Originally having opened his store in Tuas, he has now relocated to Woodlands Industrial Park. Specialising in various zi char dishes, Wow Wok's best sellers has got to be their salted egg chicken, butter cream chicken rice and chilli crab ? Their Kampong Fried Rice is also one of their signature dishes and a must-try. This simple but flavourful dish will tingle your taste buds and leave you wanting more! Don't leave Wow Wok without trying their sambal stingray too ? Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $7 Address: 19 Marsiling Lane Broadway Coffeeshop, Singapore 730019 Contact: +65 81816086 Facebook | Instagram
18. Top 73+1 Fishball Legacy
This small and humble family-run restaurant may be tucked away in Upper Thomson Road - but its reputation precedes it! What sets Top 73+1 Fishball Legacy apart is that all of its fishballs are handmade by the owner - making them a perfectly springy and delicious consistency that's so hard to find elsewhere! The stall also sells other local fare such as Hokkien Mee and Ban Mian, so you'll have a wide variety of choices to choose from! Easy, affordable, and yummy - what more could you want in a meal? ? Halal status: Halal-Certified Average price: $3.50 Address: 914 Upper Thomson Rd, Singapore 787114 Delivery via: Deliveroo, Bungkus SG, Facebook DM or call +65 97316841 Contact: +65 9731 6841 Facebook
19. Aisyah Restaurant
Aisyah Restaurant's delicious Xinjiang cuisine should definitely be on your foodie bucket list! Their menu includes hand-pulled minced beef noodles, mutton dumplings, and mutton skewers - all perfect for a hearty and flavourful meal. Tuck into generous and flavourful bowls of Braised Mutton Noodles With Clear Soup, Stewed Mutton Noodles, or Braised Mutton In Spicy Soup. ? There are options for every preference, including dry noodles and noodles topped with beef tendon. Add on beef dumplings or mutton skewers to complete your meal! Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $10.80 Address: 176 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068624 Reservations/Delivery via: Whatsapp +65 93724321 Website | Facebook | Instagram
20. Jiak Modern Tzechar
For halal zi char in a contemporary ambience, Jiak Modern Tzechar is the place to go! Besides Chilli Crab, their Slipper Lobster Black Bee Hoon is favourite too. The slipper lobster is cooked for a slightly longer time compared to crabs, giving it a richer flavour and stronger ‘Wok Hei’ char taste to really hit the spot ? The Curry Fish Head is another Tze Char classic worth a spot on your dining table - it’s actually one of their most popular dishes that frequent guests return for ? Don't miss out on the Claypot Golden Chicken too! Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $26 Outlets:Esplanade: Address: 8 Raffles Ave, #02-14 The Esplanade Mall, Singapore 039802 Contact: 6252 8765 Hillview: Address: 4 Hillview Rise, 02-04, Singapore 667979 Contact: 6265 1097 Website | Facebook
21. The Fortune Cookie
Opened by the same team behind The Malayan Council, The Fortune Cookie's menu is a mix of halal Chinese food and Asian or local fusion delights. From Hokkien Mee topped with huge prawns to Ikan Pari Spaghetti to Lobster Fried Rice - the cosy and sleek ambience of the eatery makes it perfect for a special night out with family or friends. ? Don't forget to try their desserts too - the Red Bean Lamington Cake is a blend of Asian and Western desserts you'll want to sink your teeth into! Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $32 Address: 11 Bussorah St, Singapore 199432 Facebook | Instagram
22. DaJie Niang Dou Fu
DaJie is one of the most well-known halal Chinese hawker stalls in Singapore! They're mainly known for their Niang Dou Fu (or Yong Tau Foo), and they even have the less common Ampang version. ? Their menu also includes Laksa, Mala Hotpot, and even Chicken Rice so there's something for everyone! They have 3 outlets in Clementi, Bukit Batok and Bedok. Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $5 Outlets: Blk 354, Clementi Ave 2, #01-253 Singapore 120354 (Contact: +65 6774 2030) 372 Bukit Batok Street 31, #01-374, Singapore 650372 (Contact: +65 6896 4569) 344 Bedok Road, Singapore 469528 (Contact: +65 8222 7845) Website | Facebook
23. Tongue Tip Lanzhou Beef Noodles
Tuck into a feast at this halal Lamian (Chinese hand-pulled noodles) chain in Singapore! Tongue Tip's menu is modest and if you could try any dish in this restaurant, it has to be their Signature Beef Noodles. The soup base is made up of more than 15 spices and carefully cooked for at least 10 hours a day! Did we mention that no MSG is added either? Another hot favourite for spicy lovers is the Mala Spicy Beef Noodles! Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $10 Outlets: 63, #03-105 Jurong West Central 3, Jurong Point, 648331 17 Petir Rd, #01-07, Singapore 018953 (Hillion Mall) 302 Tiong Bahru Rd, #02-107, Singapore 168732 (Tiong Bahru Plaza) 133, #01-43 New Bridge Rd, Chinatown Point, Singapore 059413 FacebookInstagram
24. Buey Tahan See-Food
Buey Tahan See-Food has several outlets in Singapore. Their sambal seafood, salted fish fried rice, or seafood fried tang hoon will be perfect to share with your loved ones. 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 Address: Choa Chu Kang - 810 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 7, #01-11 Multi Storey Car Park, Singapore 680810 Punggol - 308C Punggol Walk, #01-308 Waterway Terraces I, Singapore 823308 Sembawang - 865A Sembawang Crescent, #01-10 Sunbreeze, Kimly Coffeeshop, Singapore 751365 Woodlands - 693 Woodlands Avenue 6, #01-10 Multi Storey Car Park, Singapore 730693 Bukit Batok - 292 Bukit Batok East Ave 6, Singapore 650292 Website | Facebook | Instagram
25. Kampong Amin Dim Sum
Kampung Amin is a 100% Muslim-owned eatery which has an extensive halal Dim Sum menu that includes steamed and fried options! ? Classics like Supreme Har Kao (Prawn Dumpling) and Shiitake Chicken Siew Mai, and even Tiger Prawn Spring Roll all await. There's even a locally-inspired dim sum - the Chicken Satay Bao that's drizzled over with mouth-watering peanut sauce Make sure to try the Char Kway Teow which is the chef's signature dish and Hong Kong-style dishes like Century Egg with Chicken Floss in Special Sauce, and Deep Fried Whole Seabass with Special Hong Kong Style Soy Sauce ? Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $6 Address: 219 Jln Besar, Singapore 208900 Reservations: Call/Whatsapp 82557038 Facebook | Instagram There's no better way to experience Singapore's multicultural foodie heritage than by feasting on these delicious Chinese dishes! ?