The Ultimate Guide To The Best Halal Food In Vivo City


Siti Ayeeshah Zaki •  Aug 03, 2023

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, 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 for Vivo halal food. All you have to do now is refer to this for the popular shopping mall's best halal restaurants! Look no further for Vivocity's halal food list right here.

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.


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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 PresidentHalal status: Halal-certified Address: 1 Harbourfront Walk Vivocity #B2-23F, 098585 Opening hours: Mon-Thu; 11:30AM–9PM | Fri; 11:30AM-9:30PM | Sat; 11AM-9:30PM | Sun; 11AM-9PM Facebook

2. 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.


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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

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #02 - 80, Singapore 098585

Opening hours: Mon-Fri; 10AM-10PM | Sat-Sun; 8:30AM-10PM


3. 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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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

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #01-207 VivoCity, Singapore 098585

Opening hours: Mon-Thu, Sat-Sun; 8AM-8:30PM | Fri; 8AM-10PM


4. 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!


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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

Address: 1 Harbourfront Walk VivoCity, #02-133, 098585 Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM-10PM


5. 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!


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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

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #02-117, Singapore 098585

Opening hours: Open daily; 11:30AM-10:30PM


6. 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!


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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.

Encik TanHalal Status: Halal-Certified

Address: #B2-37, 1 HarbourFront Walk, Singapore 098585

Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM-10PM Website

7. 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.


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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

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #02-116 VivoCity, Singapore 098585

Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM-9PM Facebook

8. 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.


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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 RiceHalal Status: Halal-Certified Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #B2-30 VivoCity, Singapore 098585 Opening hours: Open daily: 11AM-10PM Facebook

9. 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 CultureHalal Status: Halal-Certified

Address: B2-23E, Vivo City, 1 HarbourFront Walk, 098585

Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM-9:30PM Facebook

10. 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 at VivoCity!


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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 LunchHalal Status: Halal-Certified Address: Kopitiam, #B2-39, 1 HarbourFront Walk, 098585 Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM-9:30PM Facebook

11. 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.


Halal Status: Halal-Certified

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #01 - 175 / 176 / 177, Singapore 098585

Opening hours: Open daily; 11:30AM–10PM


12. So Pho

Craving Vietnamese? VivoCity has just the eatery for you.


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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

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #01-171 Vivocity, Singapore 098585

Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM–10PM


13. 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!


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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! Tokyo ShokudoHalal status: Halal-Certified

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #01-54, Singapore 098585 Opening hours; Mon-Wed, Sat-Sun; 11:30AM-10PM | Thu-Fri; 11AM-10PM

14. 4Fingers Crispy Chicken

This homegrown Singapore brand is known for its crispy chicken that's coated in its unique sauces. 4Finger's 2 sauces (Soy Garlic, and Hot & Spicy) are made without artificial flavourings and it shows in how addictively delicious they are. 4Fingers is available for delivery on selected apps, or via takeaway at their outlets across Singapore.

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #02-120, Singapore 098585

Opening hours:

Mon to Thurs, Sun & PH: 10.30am - 10.00pm

Fri, Sat & Eve of PH: 10.30am - 11.00pm

Halal status: Halal-certified

Average price: $9.45 (Ala carte)

15. Auntie's Anne

With a total of 8 stores across the island, Auntie Anne's is accessible and affordable. From the pretzels to the hotdogs, Auntie Anne's is the perfect way for a peckish tummy to fill up! If you've never had Auntie Anne's, you have to try the Original Pretzel ($3.30). For those with a sweet tooth, take a bite of Auntie Anne's Cinnamon SugarPretzel ($3.80). It's just the perfect balance of grainy goodness and sweet consistency. One of their top three bestsellers, the accuracy of the cinnamon-sugar taste might remind you of a churro!

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #B2-K6 , Singapore 098585

Halal status: Halal-certified

16. Burgs

Burgs by Project Warung offers gourmet and original burger recipes that are tailored to the local Singaporean palate at affordable prices. From Beef Roti John Burger and Chicken Satay Burger to Beef Brisket Burgers and much more, you can choose from multiple delicious and mouth-watering bites! ?But their innovative minds don’t stop there, their sides are equally as creative, serving up delights like Okonomiyaki Fries made of thick-cut fries packed tightly into a tall paper cup, drizzled with Japanese Mayo, Teriyaki Sauce and Bonito Flakes to top it all off.

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #B2-29 Singapore 098585

Halal status: Muslim-owned

17. Fruit Paradise

Fruit Paradise is known for their beautiful and carefully crafted fruit tarts and cakes made of lightly sweetened cream topped with fresh fruits! With multiple locations in popular malls like Funan, Suntec City and more, you can get your fix of delicious artisan bakes after a busy day of shopping! Did we mention that their desserts are made fresh daily?!

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #01-59, Singapore 098585

Halal status: Halal-certified

18. Jollibee

Originating from the Philippines, Jollibee is fast expanding in Singapore and we can totally understand why! Its fried chicken, called Chickenjoy, is super crispy and unlike many other fried chicken eateries, you don't have to eat it with fries. Jollibee changes the way you eat fried chicken by providing the option of having rice or spaghetti. The rice comes with their signature gravy which complements their Chickenjoy perfectly ? Meanwhile, their spaghetti is topped with a sweet bolognese sauce and cheese - trust us, it's super delightful!

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #02-50, Singapore 098585

Halal status: Halal-certified

19. Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme is a big name you'll hear when you're talking about doughnuts. Their signature flavour is definitely the Original Glazed, which comes slathered in a shiny, sweet glaze that has a slight crunch. ? Or be a little adventurous with flavours like New York Cheesecake, Matcha Green Tea, and Chocolate Kitkat. There's a flavour out there for everyone - perfect for sharing with friends, family, or colleagues!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #B2-K2 , Singapore 098585

20. Kyoto Shokudo

From the interior to the dining experience, Kyoto Shokudo Cafe & Udon offers an authentic Japanese dining experience with a variety of Japanese dishes that is sure to make your tummy happy! Planning a trip to Kyoto? You should check out these authentic halal Japanese eateries in Kyoto!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #01-100/101 , Singapore 098585

21. Makisan

Maki-San is the first halal sushi eatery in Singapore that lets you design your own meal. Picture it like a fast-food version of sushi ? You can choose everything from type of rice to toppings, and their wide range of fresh and healthy ingredients won’t disappoint. You can even choose smoked duck or roasted beef striploin!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #B2-K22 , Singapore 098585

22. Mamma Mia Trattoria

Craving Italian food? You can check out the newly halal Mamma Mia Trattoria E Caffè! It is a casual-style dining restaurant that serves true and simple Italian fare in an unpretentious and inviting atmosphere ? Their pastas are handcrafted with fresh ingredients and made to order, so you can expect a fresh, delicious bowl in front of you! ? Apart from timeless classics such as Spaghetti with Crab Meat & Burrata Sauce, you definitely have to check out other dishes that are given a local twist such as the Tortiglioni Rustic Beef Oxtail Bolognese and Mee Pok with Chicken Chunk & Onsen Egg ? Halal status: Halal-certified Location: #01-116 Instagram

23. Pizzakaya

If you've ever wondered what all the hype is over Japanese-style pizza, here's your chance to find out! Indulge in the new halal-certified Pizzakaya in Singapore, which serves a delightful array of pizza dishes! From extraordinary pizzas and fresh salads to mouthwatering starters, pasta dishes, baked cheese rice, and even curry rice, this establishment offers an adventure that will surely please any foodie like you!

24. Sanook Kitchen

This halal-certified Thai food chain serves authentic and affordable Thai fare across several locations in Singapore, including outlets in Simei and Tampines. Sanook Kitchen's casual feel and familiar menu make it a good choice if you're really craving some tom yum soup, pineapple fried rice, or stuffed chicken wings. Their dishes are perfect for sharing with your family too!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Location: #B2-23C

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. ?