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These Are The Only 7 Halal Michelin Guide Approved Eateries In SG

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Suzana  •  Jul 18, 2016

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[Updated 7 September 2020] While it's rare to encounter a halal restaurant in the Michelin Guide for most countries, did you know that the Michelin Guide Singapore 2019 has SEVEN halal eateries listed? 😄 It's a small number compared to the overall guide but definitely a promising sign that our local halal eateries are getting the recognition they deserve. Here are the 7 halal-certified and Muslim-owned Michelin-approved Singaporean eateries you should try out next! Note: The eateries have received one of two ratings in the guide. 'Michelin Plate' awards eateries that serve quality food, whereas the 'Michelin Bib Gourmand' awards eateries that serve high-quality food at affordable prices (by local standards).
1. Allauddin's Briyani
Located in Little India's Tekka Market, Allauddin's Briyani  is a hawker stall whose humble appearance belies its delicious dishes. Already locally famous as one of the top briyani spots in Singapore, the Michelin rating only confirms what we know - that its briyani is truly one of the best! 😁 Their briyani comes with a plate of fluffy yellow rice, served with a generous and tender chunk of mutton or chicken meat drenched in gravy. They also have a 2nd stall in Tekka Market selling Indian Muslim staples like mee goreng, prata, and murtabak. #HHWT Tip: Here are 11 more amazing halal eateries in Little India to check out! Michelin status: Michelin Plate Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $6 Opening hours: Open daily; 9AM - 8PM Address: 665 Buffalo Rd, Tekka Centre #01-232, Singapore 210665 Contact: +65 62966786 (Delivery hotline)
2. Bismillah Biryani
Ask for biryani recommendations in Singapore and Bismillah Biryani is probably one of the names that'll pop up. 😮 They've actually been ranked Michelin Bib Gourmand since 2016! Their dry-style Chicken Dum Biryani, Lamb Shank Biryani, and Young Mutton Biryani are the must-try dishes. 😋 Add on some Chicken Nihari stew or Butter Chicken Masala and you've got your next feast ready to go! Michelin status: Michelin Bib Gourmand Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $6-$20 Opening hours: Open daily; 11.30AM - 9PM Address: 50 Dunlop St, Singapore 209379 Delivery via: Online, GrabFood, foodpanda, Deliveroo Contact: +65 69351326 Website | Facebook | Instagram
3. Hjh Maimunah - Jalan Pisang
It's super easy to find a nasi padang stall in Singapore, but Hjh Maimunah's Jalan Pisang outlet  is the only Michelin Bib Gourmand-awarded one! Serving up a huge variety of kampung-style traditional Malay and Indonesian cuisine, their signature dishes include Lemak siput sedut (sea snails), Tahu Telor, and Beef Rendang. 🤤 You can get a full meal at less than $10 - definitely worth a visit! Michelin status: Michelin Bib Gourmand Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $7 Opening hours: Mon-Sat; 7AM - 8PM (Closed Sundays) Address: 11 Jalan Pisang, Singapore 199078 Delivery via: Online Contact: +65 62974294 Website | Facebook | Instagram
4. Pondok Makan Indonesia
Hawker centers are a treasure trove of hidden halal gems, and Pondok Makan Indonesia is one underrated secret waiting to be discovered. 😁 Located at Albert Center opposite Bugis MRT, it's gained a cult following for its fresh ingredients and dedication to homecooked dishes. You'll find simple fare like Lontong and Mee Rebus here - cooked to savoury perfection. 😋 Don't forget to order their Satay too - they've been making it for the last 40 years! Michelin status: Michelin Plate Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $4 Opening hours: Open daily; 8AM - 8PM Address: 270 Queen St, Albert Center Market & Food Centre, Singapore 180270
5. Springleaf Prata Place
Springleaf Prata Place  is a pretty popular prata chain but did you know they have a place in Singapore's Michelin guide? 😮 Here's where you can find your favourite Prata Kosong, Murtabak, and Thosai as well as unique dishes like Murtaburger and Plaster Blaster. The Murtaburger is a murtabak with a burger patty inside it for extra savoury goodness, and the Plaster Blaster is prata topped with eggs benedict, chicken ham, and hollandaise sauce for a fusion twist! 😮 Michelin status: Michelin Plate Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $6 Outlet details: Click here for more info on address and opening hours Website | Facebook | Instagram
6. Tambuah Mas - Tanglin Road
If you're looking for something simple yet filling, Tambuah Mas has a menu full of home-style dishes from Padang, Sulawei, and Java. 😋 Their must-try dish is the Tahu Telor - it's made with a family recipe dating back generations! Don't forget irresistible dishes such as Sop Buntut, a spicy oxtail soup that is stewed slowly to perfection, and Ayam Goreng Istimewa with crispy fried chicken served slathered with a golden spice blend. P.S. Tambuah Mas has Paragon and Great World City as well, but the Tanglin outlet is the one that's listed in the Michelin guide. 😊 If you love Indonesian cuisine, here are 9 more halal Indonesian restaurants in Singapore to get your Ayam Penyet, Bebek Goreng and more! Michelin status: Michelin Plate Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $14 Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM - 10PM Address: 19 Tanglin Rd, Tanglin Shopping Centre #04-10/13, Singapore 247909 Reservations: Call +65 67333333 Website | Facebook | Instagram
7. Traditional Haig Road Putu Piring
Haig Road Putu Piring is a household name when you're craving this sweet local snack, and it's been featured in both the Michelin guide and on Netflix's 'Street Food Asia'! 🤩Their recipe has been passed down through four generations, and they've perfected the process down to a T. Their putu piring is soft and fragrant, and the filling full of warm and sugary gula melaka. 🤤 They have other flavours like durian, chocolate, and coconut too but nothing beats the original! P.S. They have several outlets but you should check out the original Haig Rd outlet first! Michelin status: Michelin Plate Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $2.50 Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM - 10PM Address: 14 Haig Rd, Singapore 430014 (Check out the details of their other outlets here) Facebook | Instagram
Bonus: Go-Ang Pratunam Chicken Rice
Go-Ang Pratunam Chicken Rice  appears in Bangkok's Michelin guide, but you can get a taste of it in its halal-certified Singapore outlets! 😆 Try the chewy and tender Poached Chicken, which has a moist texture and fragrant aroma of the broth it was cooked in. Sprinkle on their homemade chilli sauce for a touch of Thai spiciness that'll take your dish to the next level! Michelin status: Michelin Bib Gourmand Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $9 Opening hours: Open daily; 11.30AM - 8.30PM Address: Harbourfront - 1 Harbourfront Walk, VivoCity #B2-30, Singapore 098585 Jurong East - 50 Jurong Gateway Rd, JEM #B1-08, Singapore 608549 Orchard Rd - 68 Orchard Rd, Plaza Singapura #03-24, Singapore 238839 Serangoon - 23 Serangoon Central, NEX #B1-05/06, Singapore 556083 Delivery via: GrabFood, foodpanda, Deliveroo, or Online (Self pick-up only) Website | Facebook | Instagram Time to plan a culinary adventure across Singapore! 😁