If you haven’t heard of Simpang Bedok or you’re an Eastie looking to (hopefully) discover some new in the area, we’re here to introduce some places you might fancy at this popular alcove of affordable eats and undiscovered hot spots!
Nearby Tanah Merah MRT station, this cosy corner in the East of Singapore has much to offer – from good ol’ Bak Chor Mee and halal Dim Sum to fancy Crab Meat Linguine and Wagyu Bowls, Simpang Bedok’s food options will keep you coming back for more!
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!
We can all relate to the pain of organising a catch-up session with your buddies that you haven’t met in years—busy with school, work and having to do OT makes it nearly impossible to find a common date and time for a meetup.
The only time that all of your friends are free is probably, well, in the middle of the night. And for some odd reason, our stomachs go empty when the sun goes down as do the shutters of most stalls.
Singapore is undoubtedly a food haven but what happens when hunger pangs strike you in the middle of the night? Fret not for we have sussed out 10 Muslim-Friendly Supper Spots That Open Till Late Night To Makan With Your Supper Squad. Apologies in advance for the weight gain.
Sandwiches are a common-thread dish that literally every culture and cuisine in the world shares. They may come in different shapes, sizes, fillings and what not, but at the heart of it, a sandwich is basically bread, sauce and meat (sometimes veggies too).
Crafting a great sandwich, let alone a decent one, is not as easy as it sounds. You’ve got to balance textures and flavours, moistness and crunch. Everything, from the type of bread you choose, to the way you decide to prepare your proteins, your pickled elements and your vegetables, they all require careful thought in order to yield satisfying results.
Nestled within Camelia & Co, newly-opened Stack is a Muslim-owned sandwich parlour that serves up tasty, hearty and photo-worthy sandwiches. Creativity and a ballsy attitude are key attributes that have led them to come up with so many of their bestsellers.
There have been more and more halal eateries popping up all around Singapore in recent months, which is great because that means more places to eat out with our Muslim friends!
A relatively new addition to that list, a must-try if you’re a fan of beef and Japanese food, is Gyunion. This humble hole-in-the-wall Japanese eatery sells authentic, Halal-Certified Japanese cuisine with ingredients that are directly sourced from Japan. So, if you’re looking for somewhere new to feast on some hearty Japanese food, this is definitely a place to consider.
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
With the ubiquity of Japanese restaurants and kiosks all around the island, it is pretty easy to suss out a decent spot to get your urgent ramen and sushi fix. Even though Japanese food tends to lean more on the use of seafood as its ingredients, the use of pork is just as prevalent—notably in ramen broths (yes, Tonkotsu ramen being a classic example).
In Singapore, there is a growing number of Japanese eateries that are catering to the expansive Muslim market. Just as delicious, these eateries dole out sushi, sashimi, udon, donburi, ramen and other Japanese gastronomical delights that are halal-certified.
Do not wait until that next trip to the Land of the Rising Sun, nosh to your heart’s content now! Here are 9 Halal-Certified Japanese Eateries In Singapore That Are Simply Oishii.