21 New Halal Cafes In Singapore To Bookmark 2022


Siti Ayeeshah Zaki •  Dec 28, 2022

If you're heading to Singapore this year, you might wonder: what's new here to check out? Well, no worries, we've gathered 20 new halal cafes & eateries you might have missed out on while you were away. Time to get ready for your next SG cafe hopping session! ? Read till the end for more bonus foodie spots!

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New Halal Cafes In Singapore

1. Pancake Place

Popular cafe Royz Et Vous opened Pancake Place in Kampong Glam last September, and Singaporeans have loved it ever since. If you're coming to Singapore to taste their pancakes, you have to check out their unique pancake specials! Ranging from savoury to sweet, Pancake Place’s dishes are all-day breakfast delights you will not want to miss.

Have a bite of the Black Forest Pancakes. The dish is sweet and chocolatey and will have you craving more thanks to the premium ingredients, like the 73.5% dark chocolate couverture and Chantilly Cream! Order the Grilled Tiger Prawn pancake dish for those who prefer something a little more savoury. Local ingredients and spices inspire this soft, fluffy pancake to give you that mildly spicy flavour. Lightly doused with their Signature Cream Sauce and topped with wilted baby spinach, you’ll never be bored of this incredible pancake dish. Recommended for adults who love a little spice in their life, this is a dish you have to try.

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Address: 56 Kandahar St, Singapore 198904

Opening hours: 12pm-3.15pm, 5pm-9.15pm daily


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2. Waffle Place

Waffles are so versatile, they are pretty much perfect for any time of the day! Whether you're having brunch, dinner, tea or supper, there's a waffle flavour that'll satisfy your craving. If you're thinking of where to eat waffles in Singapore, the good folks from Royz Et Vous launched a new halal cafe in Kampong Glam, Waffle Placein 2021!

With 18 different flavours, you'll be spoilt for choice whether you love all things sweet or savoury! If you're dropping by for brunch, try the Country Fried Steak Waffle ($20.90), an interesting take on the classic Southern fried chicken and waffles dish. Japanese foodie fans may prefer the Takoyaki Croffle($13.90)! Instead of the classic waffle batter, a croissant is used as the base and topped with ingredients such as baby squid, takoyaki sauce, Japanese mayo and bonito flakes.

Halal Status: Muslim-Owned

Address: 56 Kandahar St, Singapore 198904

Opening hours: 12pm-3.15pm, 5pm-9.15pm daily


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3. Lolafaye

Dessert cafes are the best way to hang out and dine to catch up with a loved one during this time. Especially when you can stay till late to continue the never-ending conversations with an old friend. Lola Faye Cafe on Hamilton Road is where you should be for your midnight snack run if you love late-night desserts. You'll get a full treat, from desserts like waffles and ice cream to snacks such as wraps and sandwiches!

Halal status: Muslim-Owned

Address: 35 Hamilton Rd, Singapore 209204

Opening hours: 2pm-2am daily;closed on Mondays


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5. A State Of Affairs

Newly-opened A State Of Affairsis a coffee-lovers paradise! You won't be disappointed if you specialise in signature coffee blends from manual brews to espresso-based drinks.

If you're heading over, sip the Elven Woods manual brew. It comes with hints of nectarine and vanilla notes that are both refreshing and addictive.

Not into coffee? A State Of Affairs has recently launched their non-coffee menu item: Orange Sweet Tea! So if you're not a coffee person, you have an alternative - and so you won't feel so left out amongst your coffee-drinking buddies ?

Halal status: Muslim-Owned

Address: 183 Longhaus, 183 Upper Thomson Road, #01-02, Singapore 5744

Opening hours: Mon-Fri (8am-6pm); Sat-Sun (6am-6pm)


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6. Tipo Gnocchi

We all know and love Tipo's halal, fresh handmade artisanal-flavoured pasta - now it's time to try Tipo's new venture, Tipo Gnocchi! Gnocchi isn't a type of pasta, but this Italian delicacy that uses dough and potatoes will be a favourite soon! Don't leave without trying the Creamy Crab, made with creamy aglio olio sauce prepared in-house daily! In true Tipo fashion, you'll also get to customise your gnocchi! ?

Halal status: Halal-Certified

Address: 785 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 198753

Opening hours: 11am-10pm daily

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7. French American Bakery

If there's one thing we love, it's none other than the smell of freshly baked pastry. While there are plenty of halal bakeries in Singapore, we're always excited to uncover a new pastry spot. This time, it's at the hip Kampong Gelam neighbourhood! Joining the ranks of Mother Dough, Fluff Bakery, and Konditori is The French American Bakery at 49 Haji Lane. If you're heading to Kampong Gelam soon, check out this place!

Halal status: Muslim-Owned

Address: 49 Haji Ln, Singapore 189242

Opening hours: 11am-6pm daily;closed on Mondays

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8. Daddy's On Madras

Here’s a new place to add to your hunt for the best halal comfort food in Singapore! Located within the IG-worthy hotel, The Great Madras, comes an even more aesthetic restaurant, Daddy’s On Madras, that serves up all your delicious, favourite halal Western and Malay food growing up ?

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First up is their Brown Butter Penne. Brown butter adds a deeper caramelised taste to dishes that regular butter can't achieve on its own, which adds on a sophisticated flavour to your palates. They use De Cecco pasta as well to have that perfect al dente (tender, but still firm to the bite) texture and overall better flavour ?

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Not up for some Western grub? They also have a range of Malay dishes (with a little twist)! Their popular Nasi Ayam Geprek Leleh might be the most Daddy of all things cheesy and spicy. Thick battered chicken cutlet is torched with cheese and smothered in their signature sambal geprek! Pair it up with the traditional Malay Chicken Rice and EXTRA chilli, and we’re sold ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 28 Madras Street (inside The Great Madras Hotel)

Opening hours: 12pm-10pm daily; closed on Mondays

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9. The Halal Corner (Haji Lane's outlet)

The Halal Corner isn't exactly new - but every dining experience feels like one ? Known for serving up Singapore's 1st (and only!) Carbonara Beef Steak Roti John and other tantalizing Western fusion dishes, we're happy to report that there's one more outlet in Haji Lane for you to check out!

The first thing to try is the Carbonara Beef Steak Mr John which deservingly went viral.  Beefsteak is cut into bite-sized cubes before being specially marinated till it's juicy and tender. Then it's loaded onto the bread and fried with 2 eggs before being drenched in homemade carbonara sauce and drizzled with chilli and cheese sauce ? The soft and fluffy bread goes so well with the creamy sauce, and the tender beef is different from the usually minced meat! ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 63 Haji Ln, Singapore 189256

Opening hours: 11.30am-10pm daily

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10. Meatmymeat

While most of us may have grown to have a rather localised palate, the idea of a good old’ loaded sandwich can tempt even the pickiest eaters among us. Meatmymeat is a halal-certified eatery located on Arab Street that sells New York-style Philly Cheesesteaks that is HUGE! ? The store has only recently opened but is already garnering a buzz for its generous portions and playful storefront aesthetics.

Because of its takeaway window concept, you can’t exactly sit down and eat at this eatery. But think of it as if you’re getting the real street food experience. ? Stand around the corner and tuck into their Original Philly Cheesesteak ($8). Or if you’d like something even fancier, go for their Mozza Philly Cheesesteak ($10) that’s topped with melted mozzarella cheese for that extra salty pull! ?

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 114 Arab Street

Opening hours: 3pm-10pm daily

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11. Kohi Roastery & Coffee Bar

Bangkok's speciality coffee shop has entered SG's shores - Kohi Roastery & Coffee Bar - and we bet it's going to be your new favourite coffee joint ? Serving only coffee, this outlet from Bangkok has all of your favourite coffee drinks and also non-coffee options too! The store is a hole-in-the-wall, tucked away near the Peranakan shophouses ? Don't worry about not being able to find it, though; their bright, yellow window makes it hard to miss!

Halal status: They only serve coffee in this store. We have reached out to them and they have informed us that all of their coffees do not contain alcohol


283 Joo Chiat Rd (Joo Chiat outlet)

Crane, 01-07, 46 Kim Yam Road (near Robertson Quay)

Opening hours: 8am-6pm daily


12. Missus

Located at Hamilton Road, a spot in Jalan Besar known for hip cafes, bakeries and artisanal coffeehouses, this newly opened Muslim-owned cafe serves grilled cheese and a range of desserts that are bound to make you drool! ?

For starters, you can't leave without trying their Missus Melt. Their signature 4 cheese blend (which they cheekily mentioned that there might be even MORE types of cheese involved, and we're not complaining) and truffle pate are heated between two slices of bread cut into triangles until it's grilled to perfection. You definitely must do the cheese pull shot; didn't we tell you'll be drooling ? Served with a side of roasted garlic tomato soup and chilli tapioca chips, it's definitely a meal made to savour as slowly as you can! The owners suggest you use your hands to enjoy this dish and we agree because we know it's tasty when it gets messy ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 16 Hamilton Road #01-05 S209186

Opening hours: Sun-Thurs (10am-8pm); Fri - Saturday (10am-9pm); closed on Tuesdays


13. Steep

Offering Melbourne-inspired brunch food on its menu, this new cafe serves up a delicious array of all-day breakfast options, sandwiches, pastries, cakes and more! They also offer all your favourite coffee drinks such as Latte, Americano and more. Plus their minimalist theme really adds to the chill cafe vibes perfect for a weekend brunch affair! ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 2 Dunlop St, #01-01, Singapore 209360

Opening hours: 9am-5pm daily


P.S. Jalan Besar is home to various halal cafes, restaurants, hawkers and more! Check out our guide to this rising foodie spot here!

14. La Fez Cafe & Bakery

Credit: La Fez Cafe & Bakery

La Fez Cafe & Bakery is an Instagrammable Moroccan-themed restaurant at East Coast. Besides their selection of scrumptious mains like tagine and shakshouka, La Fez also has a two-tier lavish tea set where you can indulge in their pastries, bakes and sandwiches as well as signature Moroccan mint tea in their gold-gilded teapot.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 01-03A 907 E Coast Rd, Singapore 459107

Opening hours: Sun, Tues-Thurs (12pm-9.30pm);Fri-Sat (12pm-10pm)


15. Wooly's Bagels

Can't get enough of bagels? Here's a new Muslim-owned pop-up stall, Wooly's Bagels, that serves up classic bagel sandwiches made with some unique ingredients you would have never thought of seeing in a bagel! ?

The first bagel you should try is the Double Chicken Frizzle. At first glance, it might pass off as your usual McSpicy or even a plain ol' chicken burger, but once you sink your teeth into this chunky burger, we bet it'll change your mind. The star of this bagel would have to be the fried, crunchy chicken cutlets. Paired with the slice of eggy goodness you see in the picture, plus a heady mix of ingredients and sauces like jalepeno, parmesan, and nacho cheese sauce, it's truly satisfying, period ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 89 Rangoon Rd, #01-03, Singapore 218375

Opening hours: 11am-8.30pm daily


16. Pestle & Mortar Society

If you always wanted to try Gordon Ramsay’s new restaurant in Sunway Lagoon, but you can’t even get on the waiting list (apparently, it’s rumoured that they’re fully booked till February 2023 ?), this humble Singaporean restaurant is a worthy contender for the Wellington throne ? Pestle & Mortar Society might be known for their eclectic Malay-Western fusions, but this time around, it’s time to head down and try their underrated, mouthwatering Western dishes! ?

Credit: Pestle & Mortar Society

You’ve heard of beef wellington before, but Pestle & Mortar Society’s Duck Wellington involves a switch of protein and packs on many stronger, richer, earthy flavours ? Tender, juicy, and flavourful duck breast is wrapped in mushroom duxelles (an intensely flavoured mixture of finely chopped mushrooms, shallots, chestnuts, and herbs such as thyme and parsley), slices of turkey bacon, and buttery puff pastry, then baked. Served with a side of honey and red grape vinegar dressing, this sweet and savoury blend is an instant melt-in-your-mouth situation. You won't have anyone complaining about a tender, juicy cut of meat ?

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 548 Macpherson Road

Opening hours: 12pm - 10pm daily

Reservation: DM via Facebook or Instagram or Whatsapp +65 6814 8822

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17. GAMO

If you've seen the new pastry craze croon, that's taken the TikTok world by storm, and have been craving to get your hands on it ever since, we bring you great news: you can now get HALAL versions of this from this new bakery-cum-cafe, GAMO ?

GAMO has come up with 2 unique flavours - kaya and black sesame! First up, the Kaya Croon pays homage to a classic local favourite with a twist! Imagine the sweet, rich flavours of kaya plus crispy, flaky pastry swirling in your mouth; it's no wonder we love our kaya so much ? Their Black Sesame Croon is also a popular choice among patrons, who rave about the warm, nutty black sesame flavor ? However, all good things like these comes in small portions - they only make about 30 pieces every Saturday and Sunday, so head down to get yours early!

Halal status: Muslim-owned (pending Halal certification)

Address: Bras Basah Complex, 01-75, Singapore 180231

Opening hours: Tues-Sun (1oam-6pm); closed on Mondays


18. Anna's

Credit: Anna's

Sourdough isn't new to us, but a cafe serving sourdough-based dishes only might be ? The founder, Anna, behind your favourite comfort soup spot, The Soup Spoon, has opened a new cafe in Punggol, called Anna's, with a menu surrounding over the moist, earthy sourdough - think beyond bread (yup, drinks included ?). It's opening on the 22nd October 2022, so mark your calendars!

Halal status: Anna's is currently in the process of receiving their halal certification from MUIS. In the meantime all food and drinks are compliant with the standards needed for being halal. We still advise you to dine with discretion.

Address: 681 Punggol Drive, #01-04, Oasis Terraces, Singapore 820681


19. Mondays...

Located just a short walk from Haji Lane, Mondays... is a Muslim-owned café serving various kinds of canelé, crêpe and other dishes in skillets. ?

Don't miss out on their Canele. Dark and caramelized crispy crust yet soft on the inside. Gently sweet, incredibly aromatic and goes superbly well with coffee! ? There are five different options: Original (custard), Matcha, Dalgona Espresso, Raspberry Truffle, Valrhona Chocolate Seasalt! ?Canele usually involves rum, but theirs are alcohol-free, a rarity in Singapore, and full of all things sweet and delicious! Caneles requires a lot of patience to make, but the result promises satisfaction - just like how you get excited when Fridays are here ? But do note, though, the cafe is open all days of the week, EXCEPT Mondays. Guess no one has found the cure to Monday blues just yet ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 8 Jalan Kelapa, Singapore 199320

Opening hours: Tues-Fri (10am - 9pm), Sat - Sun (9am - 9pm)

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20. The Stack SG

Good food and good vibes that’s what The Stack in Singapore is all about! Run by the same masterminds behind Working Title, The Mad Sailors, Tipo Pasta Bar and many other acclaimed brands, The Stack is a Muslim-owned modern and hip brunch spot that offers unique foods and experiences. And now it has reopened to give diners a taste of hearty and crafty food combinations! ?

There are a variety of Sandos to choose from, including Spam and Egg made up of cold egg salad and spam. For more meat on your bread, try Loaded Gun with beef salami, turkey ham, beef pastrami and pickles, Pollo Avo Club with smoked chicken and avocado with spicy aioli and sumac onions, perfect for those who like a touch of spice. ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 155 Waterloo St, #01-07, Singapore 187962

Opening hours: 10am-6.30pm open daily

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21. Penny University

Though technically not a new cafe, check out the brand-new Penny University, which has recently relocated to Bugis! Look forward to a bright and airy interior and an expanded menu, including a permanent dinner menu. If it's your first time there, try the Turkish Eggs, Harlem-style Buttermilk Chicken on Waffles or Eggs Benedict. Pair that with a Muddy Espresso and you're good to go!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 17 Jalan Klapa Singapore 199329

Opening hours: 8am-5pm open daily


BONUS: Savoureux

French-Japanese fusion may not be new in Singapore (think Miam Miam), however many of these restaurants are not halal! Well, here's some good news: you can now try this unique cuisine that's halal right here in Singapore with Savoureux! ?From French Onion soup,to Salmon Chirashi and more, you'll be spoiled for choice!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 230 Jln Besar, Singapore 208906

Opening hours: 12pm-10pm daily; closed on Mondays

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BONUS: Meokja

Korean food lovers in Singapore would know about the popular HBB m e o k j a, which is run by Korean-Muslim revert Jung Sangwoo! When news broke out that m e o k j a would be ending their operations, many of us were bummed out by such news, but fret not, m e o k j a isn't retiring their aprons just yet - they've opened their first ever physical outlet at Dhoby Ghaut ?

m e o k j a will open their first physical store at GR.iD, a mall located near The Cathay and School of The Arts! It's hard to miss the eye-catching, vibrant exterior! You can expect all your favourites such as Jjamppong (rich and spicy seafood soup with noodles), Jajjangmyeon (black bean noodles), tteokbokki and more!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Address: 1 Selegie Rd, #02-03 GR.iD, Singapore 188306

Opening hours: 10.30am-3pm,5pm-10pm daily;closed on Wednesdays


With so many new halal cafes and eateries, your cafe-hopping session around Singapore will be exciting! So don't forget to share this with your makan (eating) buddy, cause the foodie adventure scene in Singapore has gotten an upgrade. ?