39 Halal & Muslim-Owned Cafés in Singapore – Muslim-Friendly Places to Chill With Your Friends At

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There is no question that Singaporeans love to frequent cafés. While cafés are aplenty, unfortunately, many well-known brands do not cater to folks with dietary restrictions.

Thankfully, with growing social awareness over recent years, more establishments have started embracing the goal of inclusivity. Be it through attaining Halal certification or via Muslim owners doing their due diligence, there now exists a myriad of Halal-friendly cafés for us to explore.

Whether you are craving the comfort of brunch food with a side helping of freshly brewed coffee, or prefer something more hearty with a touch of local flavours, here is a comprehensive guide to 39 Halal & Muslim-owned cafés in Singapore to chill with your friends at. Time to pencil in your schedules; a plethora of food experiences await your discovery!

Afterwit

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AFTERWIT (HALAL)


A rare sight to behold, Afterwit fills the sorely lacking niche of Halal Mexican food in Singapore. Combining common Mexican favourites with local flavours for a truly unique taste experience, this is a place not to be missed (even more so for spicy food lovers)!

778A North Bridge Road
Singapore 198786
Tel: +65 6299 3508
Sun to Thu: 12pm – 10pm
Fri & Sat: 12pm – 11pm
Nearest Station: Bugis

All Things Delicious Gula Melaka Scones


ALL THINGS DELICIOUS (HALAL)


All Things Delicious lives up to its namesake by serving up a charming collection of freshly baked goods perfect for pick-me-ups. When visiting, must-tries include their delightful daily cake selection and a helping (or few) of their golden-crusted scones.

34 Arab Street
#01-01
Singapore 199733
Tel: +65 6291 4252
Tue to Sun: 10am – 9pm
(Closed on Mondays)
Nearest Station: Bugis

Badoque


BADOQUE CAFÉ (MUSLIM-OWNED)


The main reason to visit Badoque café is to badok (eat). From its tantalising spread of savoury dishes, go for their signatures of the mouth-tingling Kepak Bing Bing (spicy chicken wings) and lamb shank to really enjoy the brand’s characteristic rich flavours.

298 Bedok Road
Singapore 469454
Tel: +65 6446 6928
Tue to Sun: 12pm – 11pm
Nearest Station: Tanah Merah

Beyond Pancakes

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BEYOND PANCAKES (HALAL)


Have any Muslim friends who adore pancakes? This place is perfect for you! Whether you are looking for sweet or savoury pancakes, Beyond Pancakes has you covered. For the more adventurous souls, why not take this chance to try what dessert nachos taste like?

6 Raffles Boulevard
Marina Square Mall, #03-131A
Singapore 039594
Tel: +65 6909 1230
Mon to Fri: 11am – 9.30pm
Sat & Sun: 12pm – 9.30pm
Nearest Station: Esplanade / Promenade
** Multiple outlets islandwide.

Butter Studio Gula Melaka Cupcake


BUTTER STUDIO (HALAL)


Get ready your dessert stomach, for Butter Studio’s multitude of Halal-friendly homemade cakes and cupcakes are sure to entice! Want to have your cake and eat it too? No longer will you need to settle for a meagre slice – the brand offers modestly-sized – and very photogenic – cakes for one that will satisfy even the most ravenous sweet-tooth!

147 Jalan Besar
Singapore 208865
Tel: +65 6294 7115
Mon, Wed & Thu: 12pm – 9pm
Fri: 12pm – 11pm
Sat: 11am – 12am
Sun: 11am – 9pm
(Closed on Tuesdays)
Nearest Station: Jalan Besar
** Multiple outlets islandwide.

Cafe Galilee


CAFÉ GALILEE (HALAL)


Imagine exiting the library after a long day; stomach empty, and body fatigued, what you need is a nearby café to rest your weary self at. With Café Galilee present, no longer will you have to settle for a mediocre dining experience. A staple at multiple libraries, the Halal-friendly heartfelt fare served is much welcomed for many library-goers.

278 Marine Parade Road
Marine Parade Community Building, #01-02
Singapore 449282
Tel: +65 6348 0130
Daily: 9am – 9pm
Nearest Station: Kembangan
** Multiple outlets islandwide.

Charlie Brown Cafe Singapore


CHARLIE BROWN CAFÉ (HALAL)


This longstanding themed-café defies the odds by constantly drawing a strong crowd to its doors. Not only can you and your friends dine alongside your favourite Peanuts characters; unlike most now defunct character cafés, the food is both cute and great in quality!

8 Grange Road
Cathay Cineleisure, #04-01
Singapore 239695
Tel: +65 6737 5979
Daily: 11am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Somerset

Citrus by the Pool Tom Yum Pasta

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CITRUS BY THE POOL (HALAL)


Literally situated next to Woodlands’ neighbourhood pool, Citrus offers a fantastic selection of affordable Western and Asian fusion dishes. A definite favourite of regulars here is the café’s signature of Tom-Yum Seafood Pasta, which features a variety of succulent seafood swimming in a vividly coloured sweet-spicy tom-yum broth.

3 Woodlands Street 13
Woodlands Swimming Complex
Singapore 738600
Tel: +65 6366 6581
Mon to Fri: 11am – 11pm
Sat & Sun: 9am – 11pm
Nearest Station: Marsiling
** Multiple outlets islandwide.

Coba Coba Nasi Ambeng

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COBA COBA (HALAL)


Diverging from typical café food, Coba Coba serves a hearty mix of hawker-styled Malay and Indonesian fare in a casual retro café setting. Created with a wish to converge the paths of normally disparate lives, their iconic Nasi Ambeng platter is an unparalleled representation of that dream.

156 Yishun Street 11
#01-106?Singapore 760156
Tel: +65 6382 2622
Daily: 11am – 8.45pm
Nearest Station: Yishun

Jewel Commons Storefront


COMMONS (HALAL)


This Halal café offers the comfort of rustic café food with a local twist to weary travellers. With its affable service and relaxed space, visitors welcomed by this hospitality will hopefully find some respite from their travels, and start their journey into, or departure from Singapore with a smile.

78 Airport Boulevard
Jewel Changi Airport, #B1-289/290
Singapore 819666
Tel: +65 6242 9542
Daily: 10pm – 10pm
Nearest Station: Changi Airport

DC Comics Super Heroes Cafe


DC SUPER HEROES CAFÉ (HALAL)


A must-try for fans of DC. The DC Super Heroes Café offers not just a dynamic assortment of themed meals and paraphernalia. What is (arguably) more important is how it also serves as a wonderful safe haven to discuss your love for the Justice League without pesky Marvel fans driving you batty!

391 Orchard Road
Ngee Ann City, #02-13
Singapore 238872
Tel: +65 6262 1918
Daily: 10am – 9.30pm
Nearest Station: Orchard
** Multiple outlets islandwide.

Fika-Steak


FIKA SWEDISH CAFÉ & BISTRO (MUSLIM-OWNED)


Scandinavian food isn’t the easiest cuisine to come by in Singapore, with Halal-certified options being even more uncommon. Thankfully, Fika is here to provide homecooked Swedish staples and pastries. Keep an eye out for their cyclical seasonal menu – the dishes are marvellous for those looking to reminisce about the Swedish isles.

257 Beach Road
Singapore 199539
Tel: +65 6396 9096
Sun to Thu: 11am – 10pm
Fri & Sat: 11am – 11pm
Nearest Station: Bugis

Flavour Flings Beef Raclette Steak


FLAVOUR FLINGS (HALAL)


As the first café to offer the immensely popular salted egg yolk croissant, this spot has been a trail-blazer in the café scene since. Take note of its selection of Swiss Raclette Cheese-doused savoury dishes – they are absolutely dripping with delectably piquant flavours!

121 Hougang Avenue 1
#01-1348
Singapore 530121
Tel: +65 6286 0051
Mon, Wed to Fri: 11am – 4pm, 5.30pm – 9pm
Sat & Sun: 9am – 4pm, 5.30pm – 9pm
(Closed on Tuesday)
Nearest Station: Kovan

Fluff Bakery


FLUFF BAKERY (MUSLIM-OWNED)


Love cupcakes? You’ve got to try Fluff Bakery’s iteration! With an award-winning assortment of local-inspired flavours like Ondeh Ondeh and Teh Tarik alongside classics such as Salted Caramel and Red Velvet, there is a very fluffy (and visually pleasing) cupcake just right for you!

4 Jalan Pisang
Singapore 199079
Tel: +65 9660 3541
Wed & Thu: 11am – 8pm
Fri to Sun: 10am – 10.30pm
(Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays)
Nearest Station: Bugis

Grasso Coffee


GRASSO COFFEE (HALAL)


Originally a takeaway kiosk, Grasso Coffee still serves its cups of joe at very reasonable prices. (Lattes at S$4? Sign us up!) If you are looking for warm food to go with, their bread-based meals – we are eyeing the luscious croissant with egg mayo – are comfortably under S$10.

1 Irving Place
The Commerze, #01-27
Singapore 369546
Tel: +65 9123 8399
Mon to Fri: 8am – 7.30pm
(Closed on Saturdays & Sundays)
Nearest Station: Tai Seng

Hey Sugar Charcoal Waffles

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HEY SUGAR (HALAL)


On a hot day, a cold, sticky, refreshing ice cream number is just what most of us crave. With a glut of ice cream parlours around, Halal-certified Hey Sugar stands out not just because of its candy pink aesthetic, but also thanks to the quality of its honeyed treats.

Choa Chu Kang Avenue 1,
Block 818, #01-06
Singapore 680818
Tel: +65 6295 5509
Daily: 12.30pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Teck Whye / South View

I Am Cafe

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I AM… CAFÉ (MUSLIM-OWNED)


Drawing inspiration from Amsterdam’s iconic I Am…(sterdam), this café is helmed by three Muslim friends looking to introduce Halal European-inspired flavours to locals. By offering an open storefront alongside hearty European fare, they seek to bring a laidback respite to those caught in the bustle of their daily lives.

674 North Bridge Road
Singapore 188804
Tel: +65 6295 5509
Mon to Thu: 9am – 11pm
Fri & Sat: 9am – 1am
Sun: 9am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Bugis

Kraftwich

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KRAFTWICH BY SWISSBAKE (HALAL)


When looking for café spots, we tend towards speciality places over the more lacklustre chain café alternatives. At Kraftwich on the other hand, not only are you in the comfort of an accessible location, you can enjoy their fairly priced and handsomely sized Halal Kraftwiches too.

1 Raffles Place
One Raffles Place, #B1-04/05
Singapore 048616
Tel: +65 6438 5730
Mon to Fri: 7.30am – 9pm
Sat & Sun: 9am – 3.30pm
Nearest Station: Raffles Place

Laundry Galley Half-Half Waffle


LAUNDRY GALLERY (HALAL)


Far from a place to wash your clothes at, Laundry Gallery is the resident café of said laundromat. Whether you are looking for a reprieve or waiting for the spin cycle to end, you can look forward to quality creamy ice creams and crispy waffles.

Tampines Street 23
Block 201E, #01-118
Singapore 527201
Tel: +65 8700 7622
Tue to Sun: 12pm – 9pm
Nearest Station: Tampines East

Lickety Red Velvet Egglet Waffles


LICKETY ICE CREAM & WAFFLES (MUSLIM-OWNED)


If the pastel-washed storefront doesn’t catch your eye, Lickety’s speciality of egglet waffles definitely will. This Muslim-owned café offers up egglet cones of photogenic treats in a multitude of bubblegum shades, and brings a Hong Kong-inspired twist to the traditional ice cream experience.

34 Bussorah Street
Singapore 199452
Tel: +65 6291 7670
Daily: 12pm – 10pm
Nearest Station: Bugis

Lina's Cafe Mee Rebus

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LINA’S CAFÉ (MUSLIM-OWNED)


There are many ways to define a café: delicious good, eye-catching décor, strong brews, convenient locations et cetera. Muslim-owned Lina’s Café is a departure from the usual formula, choosing inclusivity by building its image around being a friends of autism café. Aside from classic café food, diners can pick from a list of traditional Malay dishes to supplement their visit.

7 Jalan Pisang
Singapore 199074
Tel: +65 9456 0992
Mon: 10am – 7pm
Tue to Sat: 11am – 8pm
(Closed on Sundays)
Nearest Station: Bugis

Lynn's Cake Rainbow


LYNN’S CAKES & COFFEE (MUSLIM-OWNED)


A confounding existence to many, Lynn’s Cakes & Coffee enjoys a steady stream of customers despite its less than ideal location. Those who have tried the cakes understand otherwise: featuring a plethora of deceptively plain layer cakes, the magic lies in the resounding flavours that characterise these homely creations.

11 Eng Kong Terrace
Singapore 598983
Tel: +65 6314 2886
Tue to Sun: 11am – 7pm
(Closed on Mondays)
Nearest Station: Beauty World

Olivye Cafe Salmon

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OLIVYE CAFÉ & GELATO (HALAL)


Want ice cream but also a meal prior? Olivye Café & Gelato offers not just an extensive Halal gelato selection, but also a full menu of hot mains for under S$20. With multiple local flavours present, variants especially popular with Muslim customers include the aromatic durian and seasonal cempedak variants.

Changi Village Road
Block 5, #01-2009
Singapore 500005
Tel: +65 6543 9518
Daily: 11.30am – 9.30pm
Nearest Station: Pasir Ris
** Multiple outlets islandwide.

Old Chang Kee Curry Pastry


OLD CHANG KEE COFFEE HOUSE (HALAL)


A café spin-off from the Old Chang Kee brand, their coffee house is evocative of a nostalgia from memories of yonder. Furnished with retro fittings and time-worn decorative pieces, customers can expect to be temporarily transported to a forgotten decade while enjoying the brand’s fragrant fare of quintessential Singapore breakfast staples.

19/21/23 Mackenzie Road
REX, #01-01
Singapore 228678
Tel: +65 6732 1665
Mon to Thu: 11am – 9pm
Fri & Sat: 10am – 10pm
Sun: 10am – 9pm
Nearest Station: Little India
** Multiple outlets islandwide.

Penny University Cafe


PENNY UNIVERSITY (MUSLIM-OWNED)


A mainstay with the Muslim café hopping crowd, Penny University has seen a burgeoning crowd over the years. Brimming with students and adults alike, patrons hanker for hearty servings of smoky roasts and unique mains, with many downing a helping of the café’s signature Muddy Espresso to complete their meal.

402 East Coast Road
Singapore 428997
Tel: +65 6345 9055
Daily: 8.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Kembangan

Rocky Master Charcoal Burger

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ROCKY MASTER (HALAL)


A lesser-known home-grown brand, Rocky Masters has been plating up affordable meals and offering gourmet brews since 1999. With its recent Halal-certification, Muslim friends can now enjoy aromatic cups of fresh brews alongside popular fusion dishes like their tangy Laksa Spaghetti and flavourful Curry Chicken Baked Rice.

402 Orchard Road
Delfi Orchard, #01-02/03
Singapore 238876
Tel: +65 6235 0998
Daily: 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Nearest Station: Orchard
** Multiple outlets islandwide.

Royz et Vous telok ayer

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ROYZ ET VOUS (MUSLIM-OWNED)


Royz Et Vous is a superb café for multiple reasons. First, the portions are huge (drag-your-friends-to-enjoy level of big); second, the food is genuinely tasty; third, the prices are affordable; fourth, their brews are nothing to scoff at. With all that, we won’t judge if you end up a regular too!

137 Telok Ayer Street
#01-01
Singapore 068602
Tel: +65 6293 0270
Mon to Thu: 11am – 10pm
Fri: 11am – 4pm, 5pm – 11pm
Sat: 12pm – 4pm, 5pm – 11pm
Sun: 12pm – 4pm, 5pm – 10pm
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer
** Multiple outlets islandwide.

Safari Cafe Burger

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SAFARI CAFÉ (MUSLIM-OWNED)


The more muted reputation of this haunt doesn’t mean its food is any less terrific. Diners can bask in the beat of classic rock anthems as they snack on juicy burgers, all the while watching the world amble by beyond the borders of this little haven.

57 Haji Lane
Singapore 189250
Tel: +65 6292 0057
Daily: 11.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Bugis

Sofra Turkish Cafe and Restaurant

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SOFRA TURKISH CAFÉ AND RESTAURANT (HALAL)


Another longstanding eatery, Sofra continues to provide a hefty list of Halal-friendly Turkish dishes to wanting locals. Offering everything from a bountiful array of kebabs to whimsical desserts – especially their Baklava – Sofra remains the premier café to enjoy Turkish bites with your friends at.

100 Beach Road
Shaw Tower, Shaw Leisure Gallery, #02-42/43/44
Singapore 189702
Tel: +65 6291 1433
Mon to Thu: 11.30am – 9.30pm
Fri: 11.30am – 10pm
Sat: 12pm – 10pm
Sun: 12pm – 9.30pm
Nearest Station: Esplanade
** Multiple outlets islandwide.

STACK Sleepy Nonna


STACK (MUSLIM OWNED)


Serving a collection of amazingly chunky Halal-friendly sandwiches, these wickedly opulent ‘wiches will redefine your standards for these midday staples. With a conservative menu centred around memorably named sandwiches, our must-try is The Makcik – a zesty affair centred around decadent slabs of beef rendang.

4 Jalan Klapa
Singapore 199316
Sun to Thu: 11am – 6pm
Fri & Sat: 11am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Lavender

The Bravery


THE BRAVERY CAFÉ (HALAL)


As one of the more notable Halal cafés, The Bravery Café is a prime spot for passing folks to get a temporary recess from their day at. Customers can expect fresh – their herbs are handpicked from their own garden! – ingredients, silken blends, and an unpretentious and inviting ambience.

66 Horne Road
Singapore 209073
Tel: +65 9388 2973
Mon to Fri: 9am – 6pm
Sat & Sun: 8.30am – 7pm
Nearest Station: Bendemeer

The Flame Cafe


THE FLAME CAFÉ (HALAL)


The Flame Café is your typical brunch café by day. Past 3pm, it adds on a Halal-friendly steamboat fare to its original menu. Not just any ol’ steamboat, The Flame Café’s Pagoda Steamboat is a striking four-tiered tower of pure savoury goodness perfect for a large communal dinner.

73 Upper Paya Lebar Road
Central Bianco Building, Level 1
Singapore 534818
Tel: +65 6282 0251
Daily: 11.30am – 11pm
Nearest Station: Tai Seng

The Hashtag Cafe

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THE HASHTAG CAFÉ (MUSLIM-OWNED)


A rather non-descript hole-in-the-wall establishment, The Hashtag Café remains a somewhat hidden gem in the Halal-friendly scene. Renowned for their local-western fusion mains, visitors can expect an unbridled coalescence of familiar regional tastes alongside a base of western flavours for a special dining experience.

743 North Bridge Road
Singapore 198711
Tel: +65 9722 4628
Sat to Thu: 11.00am – 10pm
Fri: 3pm – 11pm
Nearest Station: Esplanade

The Lazy Garden Cafe Chocolate Lava Cake

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THE LAZY GARDEN CAFÉ (HALAL)


One of the newer entrants in the Halal café scene, The Lazy Garden Café stands out by including more lavish mains amidst its offerings. To ease the damage on your wallet, try to time your visits to catch the incredibly worthwhile one-for-one promotion.

180 Kitchener Road
City Square Mall, #02-37/38
Singapore 208539
Tel: +65 9125 4662 (SMS only)
Daily: 11.00am – 9pm
Nearest Station: Farrer Park

The Mad Sailors Christmas

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THE MAD SAILORS – BRITISH KITCHEN (MUSLIM-OWNED)


Another gem along the hip Haji Lane stretch, The Mad Sailors is a tongue-in-cheek café inspired by casual English pubs. With most of the menu featuring alternative pub fare, diners can expect a serving of their favourite sinful British dish with a heavy dose of regional flair.

24 Haji Lane
Singapore 198217
Tel: +65 8768 0465
Mon to Thu: 12pm – 10pm
Fri: 12pm – 11pm
Sat: 10am – 11pm
Sun: 10am – 11pm
Nearest Station: Bugis

The Royals Cafe


THE ROYALS CAFÉ (HALAL)


An indispensable member of the Halal scene, The Royals Café has been providing its customers with the finest Halal cakes since it opened its doors. Equally proud of its roots, the menu comprises of a varied mix of Malay and Western dishes to complement their enchanting dessert selection.

19 Upper East Coast Road
Singapore 455209
Tel: +65 8481 0080
Mon to Fri: 9am – 10pm
Sat & Sun: 8.30am – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Bedok

Three's A Crowd


THREE’S A CROWD (HALAL)


At this Halal ice cream café, feel free to enter in groups of three; besides, good things are meant to be shared! Tucked away in the Tampines heartland, Three’s A Crowd provides an array of gratifyingly creamy flavours that are sufficiently substantial in taste without leaving a cloyingly saturated aftertaste.

Tampines Avenue 4
Block 802, #01-11
Singapore 520802
Tel: +65 6702 0700
Daily: 12.30pm – 9.30pm
Nearest Station: Tampines West

Two Hana


TWO HANA (HALAL)


Hana deviates from the norm by presenting a modern take on Korean-Western fusion cuisine. Complementing its handle, Two Hana (quite literally, two one) features a confluence of the two food styles by infusing beloved Western dishes with a dash of Korean spices for a flavour profile unlike any other.

2 Tampines Central 5
Century Square, #01-21
Singapore 529509
Tel: +65 6260 4321
Mon to Thu: 11am – 10pm
Fri: 11am – 10.30pm
Sat: 9am – 10.30pm
Sun: 9am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Tampines

Working Title


(WORKING TITLE) BURGER BAR (MUSLIM-OWNED)


Easy to miss with its weather-worn shopfront, this Muslim-owned eatery evolved from a humble coffee joint into a full-fledged proper burger bar. Not forgetting the original bulwark of its operations, the baristas will still serve you a remarkable cup of coffee if you so desire.

783 North Bridge Road
Singapore 198751
Tel: +65 8248 2841
Mon to Thu: 11am – 10pm
Fri: 11am – 11pm
Sat & Sun: 10am – 11pm
Nearest Station: Bugis