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The Ultimate Guide To The Best Halal Food In Vivo City

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Siti Ayeeshah Zaki  •  Dec 01, 2021

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We Singaporeans take our food very seriously. The centre of social gatherings and an important part of any exciting experience, it's important to know where all the delicious food is! As part of HHWT's halal food guide series, this December holidays we bring you... The Ultimate Guide to the Best Halal Food In VivoCity! Convenient for if you're heading to Sentosa or enjoying a movie at VivoCity's Golden Village, you won't have to suffer slowly through VivoCity's directory. All you have to do now is refer to this for the popular shopping mall's best halal restaurants ? P.S. Check out these fun & new things to do in SG this December holidays!

The Ultimate Guide To VivoCity's Halal Food

1. Ayam Penyet President

Crispy on the outside and piping hot and tender on the inside, Ayam Penyet President is just what you need to refill while shopping! Each of their sets come with yummy crispy bits and their signature chilli, which will leave you wanting more ? Try the Grilled Chicken or Ayam Bakar for a classic Indonesian experience.
Credit: Ayam Penyet President on Facebook Savour this perfectly grilled meat which has a slightly charred taste plus hints of sweetness – perfect if you’re a fan of barbecued meat! If you're looking for a filling meal at VivoCity, you have to try Ayam Penyet President. Ayam Penyet President Halal status: Halal-certified Facebook

2. Beef Bro

When Beef Bro started selling their tantalising Taiwanese flamed-grilled beef cubes at the Geylang Serai Bazaar last year, it was really well-received! Since then, they've opened three branches across Singapore and has become a familiar favourite at bazaars.
Credit: Beef Bro on Facebook Luckily, although bazaars are closed at the moment, you can find Beef Bro at VivoCity! From Ramly Burgers to Rice Bowls and signature grills, this will be irresistible to any local foodie. Beef Bro  Halal Status: Halal-Certified Facebook

3. Burger King

A household name in Singapore, Burger King never fails to impress customers with its top favourites like WHOPPER, Mushroom Swiss or Turkey Bacon burgers.
Credit: Burger King on Instagram  But apart from these mouthwatering signature burgers, Burger King Singapore is also known for their local-infused specials like the Rendang and Hainanese Tendergrill burgers so make sure you keep a lookout for those! Burger King  Halal Status: Halal-Certified Instagram

4. Butter Bean

 A cute little cafe, Butter Bean is perfect for coffee-lovers. They've got a creative and Nanyang coffee concept. Try the BBrulee Kopi Latte or BBrulee Teh Latte. Made of a delicious Nanyang coffee/tea, fresh milk and salty milk foam, concoction, what makes this drink especially special is the crisp caramelised sugar topping! 
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Credit: Butter Bean on Facebook In addition to interesting drinks, Butter Bean also sells you fresh local delights with a new twist. Butter Bean has 8 different types of unique toast flavours to make your all-day breakfast special. Try their Milk Milo or Flossy Chick for an interesting take on toasts! Butter Bean  Halal Status: Halal-Certified Facebook

5. Cat & The Fiddle

If you're in love with cheesecake right now and don't have time to make your own, you can always rely on Cat & the Fiddle's halal-certified Asian-inspired cheesecakes to satisfy your sweet tooth! ?
Credit: Cat and the Fiddle on Facebook Their range of flavours includes familiar favourites such as classic New York (Over the Moon), Oreo Cookies & Cream (The Modern Duke's Pudding), and Apple Crumble (Apple of My Eye). They even have trendy flavours like basque burnt cheesecake!  If you're in VivoCity and looking for a little pick me up, these cakes are definitely the way to go. Cat and The Fiddle  Halal Status: Halal-Certified Facebook

6. Earle Swensen's

An extension of Swensen's, Earle Swensen's is just as popular as its parent. If you'd love a taste of San Francisco, this is definitely the place to head to. Much of its menu was created with the City by the Bay in mind!
Credit: Earle Swensen's on Facebook Try the mouth-watering appetizer Earle’s Signature Sampler Set, a tantalising dish made of blue mussels, breaded shrimps, and crispy chicken. Meat lovers may also love the Charbroiled Ribeye Steak! And if you're heading over for the very thing Swensen's is known for (desserts!), you must try the decadent Gelato Sundaes. Earle Swensen's  Halal Status: Halal-Certified Facebook

7. Encik Tan

Serving an assortment of hawker fares like the Wanton Noodle, Laksa and Chicken Cutlet Noodle, Encik Tan will satisfy your cravings as you explore Sentosa or VivoCity!
Credit: Encik Tan Singapore on Facebook  Fancy a bowl of Fried Kway Teow? The springy noodles with handmade chilli paste, eggs and prawns will tantalise your tastebud with every bite! You won't be bored of the locale dishes thanks to the explosion of flavours.

8. Fish & Co

 Fish n Co  is not an unfamiliar name to any Singaporean foodie who loves all things seafood. This casual, family restaurant chain has 7 fish & chip dishes on their menu ? HHWT recommends what they literally call the 'Best Fish & Chips'! At only $19.95, the fish is fried and topped with tasty lemon butter sauce.
Credit: Fish n Co on Facebook You could also enjoy their country-themed fish & chips - from Singapore fish & chips, which are fish & chips topped with Chill Crab sauce, or even Swiss Fish & Chips, where the fish is stuffed with Mozza-Oregano Cheese and topped with Garlicky Lemon Butter Sauce! Savoury and salty, this fish & chips outlet is perfect for any seafood lover! Fish n Co  Halal Status: Halal-Certified Facebook

9. Go-Ang Pratunam Chicken Rice

If you've ever been to or made plans to visit Bangkok before, you might have heard of the famous Go-Ang Pratunam Chicken Rice. Not only has it been featured in Bangkok's Michelin Bib Gourmand guide, this Thai take on Hainanese Chicken Rice first opened its doors in Singapore in 2018.
Credit: goangsg on Instagram Their poached chicken is chewy and tender, with a moist texture and of course the fragrant aroma of the broth it was cooked in. So if you're in VivoCity, you've got to check this amazing Michelin-worthy restaurant out. Go-Ang Pratunam Chicken Rice Halal Status: Halal-Certified Facebook

10. Penang Culture

When we think of delicious, authentic Asian fare, Penang Culture definitely comes to mind. Singapore’s first Penang-themed halal restaurant promises to deliver iconic street food that’ll leave you wanting more ?   The one dish you have to order is their signature Penang Assam Laksa! Springy noodles cooked in a light, tamarind infused broth, every bite is packed with flavour. If you’re a salted egg fanatic, opt for the Premium Crab Meat & Salted Eggs Fried Kyaw Teow instead. The crab meat adds the right amount of sweetness to the overall dish and balances out the saltiness of the salted egg, making it a wonderful dish! #HHWT Tip: Scoop up the noodles and broth in your spoon and eat it in one bite for a flavour roller coaster! Penang Culture  Halal Status: Halal-Certified Facebook

11. Pepper Lunch Express

 If you're a fan of sizzling hotplate dishes and grilled meat, we've got some really great news for you - you can have your favourite Japanese hotplate dishes ar VivoCity! 
Credit: HalalHub Consultants Pte Ltd on Facebook Whether you're a beef lover, a seafood fanatic or a Japanese foodie, there's something for everyone! Their sizzling quality premium steaks and signature pepper rice is a must-try for those looking for hot, comfort food that is bound to ignite your taste buds. Pepper Lunch  Halal Status: Halal-Certified Facebook

13. Poulet

If you're not ready to travel yet and already missing Paris, Poulet is the perfect way to have a French culinary journey at VivoCity! ? The must-try dish is definitely their Whole Roast Chicken (from $30.90) that's perfect for sharing! Their chicken is brined overnight to infuse it with a rich and hearty flavour, before being slow-roasted to golden-brown perfection. Just look at how tantalizing that golden-brown chicken skin is. ? Order it to your taste with Mushroom Cream Sauce, Cranberry Sauce, or Diane Sauce made with turkey bacon and mushroom for that perfect meal. Poulet  Halal Status: Halal-Certified Facebook

14. So Pho

Craving Vietnamese? VivoCity has just the eatery for you.
Credit: So Pho on Facebook So Pho uses the freshest ingredients to create your favourite Pho, Banh Mi and spring rolls. All your favourite Vietnamese culinary dishes in one place!  Bento sets are also available for you to pick up if you're having a picnic at Sentosa. ? So Pho Halal status: Halal-Certified Facebook

15. Tokyo Shokudo

If you love eating halal Japanese food in Singapore we have great news for you because Tokyo Shokudo can be found at VivoCity! ?
Credit: mikecherngbetsy 0n Instagram This eatery is famous for their tempura-filled tendon bowls, hearty ramen bowls, and even rice sets. Their must-try dishes include the Signature Tendon ($13.90) rice bowl which is topped with prawn, fish, egg, and vegetables for a super generous meal. You can also choose from traditional classics like Chicken Chashu Ramen ($9.90) and Beef Shabu Ramen ($14.90) to flavours with a local twist. Think Tom Yam Ramen (from $10.90) or Spicy Ramen  (from $9.90) which use special broths to bring out that rich and creamy flavour! ? And there you have it! The best halal food spots in VivoCity. So next time you don't have to look around for VivoCity's directory! Just head over to HHWT's guide to the best halal food in VivoCity ?