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 38 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!
Pasta, risotto, pizza and all sorts of Italian food, in general, is hard to say no to. Known to be hearty and indulgent with distinct, classic flavours, Italian cuisine is one that boasts a unique set of flavours which your taste buds will identify upon the first mouthful.
Granted that Italian restaurants, cafés and eateries in Singapore are dime a dozen, some may find difficulty in searching for Muslim-friendly ones, and even more so one that is affordable on top of being Muslim-friendly.
Here we have sussed out 5 Muslim-friendly restaurants and cafés in Singapore where you can get absolutely delizioso Italian fare at prices that are economical for the masses. Buon appetito!
Bakeries in Singapore are a dime a dozen—ranging from traditional old-school confectioneries to established bakery chains such as BreadTalk and Four Leaves that have outlets all over Singapore.
At the same time, there is also a growing number of Muslim-friendly bakeries in Singapore that offer Halal-certified baked goods in the likes of bread, pastries and cakes. Yes, that means more choices for our Muslim friends!
To help you get started, take a look at our list of 7 Halal-Certified Bakeries In Singapore to score brownie points with your Makciks. READ ON
Situated along Haji Lane, Moosh Softserve is the latest addition to the hipster street. Primarily serving soft serve (for takeaways only), this Muslim-owned soft serve shop currently has six flavours including classic flavours such as Strawberry and Blueberry.
Besides the classics, Moosh Softserve also offers unique dessert-inspired flavours such as Apple Crumble, S’mores, and the popular Ondeh Ondeh.
If you are looking for some refreshing sweet treats to cool off in the sweltering heat, Moosh Softserve is where you should head for. READ ON
If there is one thing to be envious about those who live in the East, it is their close proximity to some of the best cafes in Singapore.
As much as the rest of the population would hate to admit it, there is nowhere in Singapore where you are able to find such an extensive range of independent cafes, brew bars, ice cream parlours and dessert studios. In summary, the cafe scene in the east is nothing short of exciting—with new F&B projects and initiatives popping up every once in a while.
We’ve compiled a list of our favourite cafes in the east of Singapore and they range from artisanal cafes with deliciously bespoke blends and delectable brunches to casual hangout spots where eastsiders can drop by for their daily coffee run. Do let us know how many on the list you have been to! READ ON
The hipster neighbourhood of Bugis abounds with chic cafes, favourite local eateries and Instagram-worthy desserts. The area surrounding the majestic Sultan Mosque, in particular, is where you can find an unbeatable range of drool-worthy Halal desserts.
Cracking your head over the next best hangout place with some of your Muslim friends? This list has got you covered with artisan pastries and divine cupcakes to mouthwatering buttermilk waffles. Oh yes, did we forget to mention the revered Chendol-flavoured soft-serve?
Brace yourselves for these eight Halal dessert spots around the Sultan Mosque that will redefine your idea of an unforgettable sweet treat. READ ON
Santap is a new muslim-owned cafe in Little India by the good folks from The Black Hole Group—who is behind Working Title and The Mad Sailors.
Santap, which means to eat luxuriously in Malay, offers a menu of healthy eats from sandwiches to stellar rice bowls. All of which are plated so beautifully that it would be a crime not to snap a shot of it for the ‘gram’.
Nestled within the newly opened boutique hotel, The Daulat—just a 5-minute walk from Rochor MRT station—this Muslim-owned cafe exudes a charming ambience and a cosy vibe that is just perfect for lounging about in the afternoon.
If you are wondering where to gather with your Muslim friends for the next brunch date without having to worry if the food is Halal-certified, look no further!
Thanks to the numerous Halal-certified and Muslim-owned joints sprouting across the nation in recent years, you and your Muslim friends are spoilt for choice no matter what you are craving for. Here, we have a curated list of 21 Best Halal Cafés In Singapore.