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18 Halal Cafes In Singapore For Your Brunch Hangout With A Friend

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Faruq Senin  •  Jun 16, 2020

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[UPDATED 21 June 2021] With restrictions easing in Phase 3 (Heightened Alert), there's no better plan than to catch up with a friend over brunch! Nothing beats waking up to Eggs Benedict, Full English Breakfast or coffee 😍 Remember to book a reservation before you go, as some brunch cafes can get busy and will not accept walk-ins. That's why we've rounded up these 18 halal cafes in Singapore that are perfect for halal breakfast and halal brunch hangouts with a buddy or your partner this weekend! Note: Some of these cafes are by reservation-only and no walk-ins are allowed. 

1. Fika Swedish Cafe and Bistro

From getting your Swedish meatballs fix to other fascinating dishes like Panbiff (homemade beef patties with mashed potatoes), Fika gives you a taste of authentic and halal Swedish cuisine for brunch. Their All Day Breakfast menu consists of the Fika Breakfast and Breakfast Waffle - this one has buttermilk waffle with bacon mushroom compote and sausages. Definitely something we'd eat for brunch! Don't miss out on Swedish pancakes and apple crumble pie for that dash of sweetness. Halal Status: Muslim-owned Address: 257 Beach Rd, Singapore 199539 Contact: 6396 9096 Website | Facebook | Instagram P.S. Check out these 23 halal cafes and restaurants in Kampong Gelam that you should try!

2. I Am...

I Am... is probably one of the first halal cafes to have popped up a few years ago and kickstarted the cafe trend in Singapore that we have in 2021 today. Its location right at the start of Haji Lane reflects its vibrant and energetic space. And its alfresco-style seating is perfect for a weekend morning out 😍 With halal brunch till 4PM, be sure to order The Cast Iron, loaded with baked beans, sausages, beef bacon, sautéed mushrooms and more. You can also tuck into mouth-watering Portobello Benedict (eggs benedict with Portobello mushrooms!) or yummy Egg Florentine and Smoked Salmon. Order their Dutch blend brewed coffee for a pick-me-up too!

Halal Status: Muslim-owned Address: 674 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 188804 (junction of Haji Lane) Contact: 6295 5509 Website Facebook | Instagram

P.S. Are you missing your favourite bakeries too? Be sure to check out these halal bakeries in Singapore!

3. Flavour Flings

Flavour Flings in Hougang is known for their creative inventions like the first halal raclette cheese in Singapore, salted egg yolk croissant and milo-coated chicken! But they also serve up delectable all-day halal brunch fare. Take your pick from Egg & Cheese Croissant or their Dirty Benny, a unique twist to your typical Eggs Benedict. If you want the best of everything, get their Machamp's Breakfast which has both sausages/scrambled eggs and pancakes with honey and butter 🤤 Halal status: Halal-certified Address: #01-1348 Hougang Ave 1, Block 121, Singapore 530121 Contact: 6286 0051 Facebook | Instagram P.S. For more food options in the area, check out our halal food guide to Hougang, Sengkang and Punggol!

4. Dutch Colony Coffee Co.

This gorgeous cafe will definitely become your next favourite brunch hangout! Dutch Colony Coffee Co. is run by the Dutch Colony Coffee Company which also has a roastery and coffee academy in Singapore. Their Western and local fusion dishes are plated to perfection, and they're most known for their all-day breakfasts! Try the House Pancakes, Shabsouka & Soft-Boiled Egg Toast, and Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries first. Then everything else second. 😉 They also have a smaller outlet near Fort Canning Park in Singapore's Civic District - though the menu is smaller, it's a great place for a mid-day brunch in the city. Halal status: We've confirmed with a Director in the company that the company is partially Muslim-owned, and all espresso brands are halal-certified by MUIS. All ingredients used across all outlets are halal-certified, and items including cakes and pastries are from halal-certified kitchens and/or halal-certified sources. No alcohol, pork, or lard is served at all. We recommend that you dine at your own discretion. Kembangan Opening hours: Mon-Thurs; 8AM-6PM, Fri-Sun; 8AM-8PM Address: 113 Frankel Ave, Singapore 45823 (Contact: +65 64485852 or Whatsapp +65 88737915) Civic District Opening hours: Open daily; 8AM - 6PM Address: 81 Clemenceau Ave, UE Square Mall #01-21, Singapore 239917 (Contact: +65 69044522 or Whatsapp +65 88737916) One-north Opening hours: Mon-Fri; 8AM-6.30PM, Sat-Sun & PH; 9AM-6PM Address: 1 Fusionopolis Way #01-01, Singapore 138632 (Contact: +65 69149688 or Whatsapp +65 88737917) Website | Facebook | Instagram P.S. Don't forget to check out our halal food guide to Bedok!

5. Limaa Cafe

Once a cozy hideout along Haji Lane, Limaa Cafe has now relocated to a new space in 2021 at Golden Landmark. Their Limaa Deluxe has pancakes with scrambled eggs, rendang chicken breast and sauteed mushrooms - just the perfect blend of sweet and savoury you'd need! For those of you with a sweet tooth, their Pancakes (made from scratch!) or French Toast with caramelised bananas will satisfy your cravings 😋 Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: 390 Victoria St, Golden Landmark #02-21, Singapore 188061 Opening hours: Mon-Sat 9AM-5PM, Closed on Sundays Contact: 8620 2041 Website | FacebookInstagram P.S. Meeting your friends for tea instead? Check out these top 15 spots for afternoon tea!

6. All Things Delicious

All Things Delicious wins us over with its freshly-baked goods, hearty breakfast sets and the most delicious rice bowls! They serve up an all-day breakfast (until 5.15PM) that includes the unique Shashouka (a North African stew), and their WholesomeHearty or Nourishing breakfast sets which come with various protein choices. They have lighter options too such as Smoked salmon on Sourdough Toast or Roast Beef Panini 😍 Make sure to try their desserts too, especially the Bread and Butter Pudding that’s creamy yet light on your tongue. Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 34 Arab St, Singapore 199733 Contact: 6291 4252 Website Facebook Instagram

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 (working title)'s chicly decorated interior and dim lights make it a great space to hang out with your friends! Enjoy their Grunge Brunch daily from 9AM-3PM this 2021. Their Big Breakfast comes not just with eggs but also lamb koftas, grilled Portobello mushrooms, tater tots and more! For all you Eggs Benedict lovers, you'd want to get their Benny Benassi which comes with poached eggs and a very unique coffee braised beef cheeks 😋 Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 783 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 198751 Contact: 8768 0463 Website | Facebook | Instagram

8. Penny University

Penny University is a cozy cafe along East Coast Road which has been serving quality food, coffee, cakes and pastries to residents in the area. Their brunch menu is available from 8AM-4PM so you can wake up to their Full English Breakfast or tuck into their delicious Eggs Benedict. Looking for something heartier? Their Steak Frites and Moroccan Baked Eggs will suit you just fine 😋 If you're in need of coffee, their Muddy Espresso with Cold Milk is a treat! Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: 402 East Coast Rd, Singapore 428997 Contact: 6345 9055 Website | Facebook | Instagram

9. Royz Et Vous

Known for their fine dining, Royz Et Vous never fails to impress us with their delicious food. Their Brunch is served all day so you can definitely get your fill of The Benedict, The Royale and The Crab. All brunch sets are served in a toasted buttery croissant with poached egg and a choice of protein (salmon, turkey bacon or soft-shell crab) 😋 Their Cold Brew is a must-try! This rich, smooth and flavourful coffee has notes of dark chocolate. Halal Status: Muslim-owned Address, Opening hours and Contact: Check out their website Website | Facebook | Instagram

10. The Wonderment Collective

The Wonderment Collective is a Muslim-owned cafe-boutique which opened their doors to their flagship store in Geylang in September 2020. It's the perfect spot for a classy and elegant afternoon tea or halal brunch! Check out their Saturday Breakfast and TWC Weekday Breakfast so you can savour yummy breakfast platters, French toast, berry pancakes and more. Do remember to make your reservations as their cafe has limited seats and it's super popular! Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: 90 Lorong 23 Geylang, Agrow Building #01-01, Singapore 388393 Website | Facebook | Instagram

11. The Malayan Council

The Malayan Council has always wowed us with its range of impressive fusion dishes like Smoked Duck Lemak Cili Padi and Roti Kirai Beef Ribs 😋 But did you know that they serve brunch till 4PM too? Tuck into their Grand Malayan Breakfast - a combination of smoked beef bacon, grilled chicken sausages, scrambled eggs and sauteed mushrooms. Sounds like a yummy feast! Those who prefer your eggs poached will enjoy their Eggs Benedict and Eggs Royale instead. Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: 71 Bussorah St, Singapore 199484 10 Winstedt Rd, #01-17, Singapore 227977 22 Dunlop St, Singapore 209350 Facebook | Instagram

12. ASAP & Co.

What could be better than treating yourself to an early brunch or freshly smoked meat at a steakhouse? How about a halal eatery that combines both! 😍 ASAP & Co. is the latest halal brunch spot to open in Singapore's Kampong Glam, and they have a combined steakhouse-dessert bar concept so you don't have to choose between sweet or savoury anymore. Take a pick from ASAP Ultimate Breakfast with 12h smoked brisket or have their Baby Dutch Pancakes and Shabsouka for something different! Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: 774 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 198742 Contact: Whatsapp 94565181 Website | Facebook | Instagram

13. The Tree Cafe

Looking for an affordable brunch spot in Orchard? The Tree Cafe is just where you need to go! What sets them apart from other halal cafés is definitely their   All-Day Breakfast menu. You'll find classic breakfast platters here, from Eggs Benedict ($9.50) to Breakfast Pancakes ($9.50). If you're really looking for a hearty start to the day though, their English Breakfast ($11) includes chicken sausage, chicken ham, mushrooms, scrambled eggs, and even slices of baguette. 😋 Halal status: The Tree Cafe has informed us that they are in the process of renewing their halal certification, but their ingredients and recipes have not changed. We recommend you dine at your own discretion. Outlets: Civic District Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM-10.30PM Address: 107 North Bridge Rd, Funan Mall #02-33, Singapore 179105 Orchard Road Opening hours: Sun-Thurs; 12PM-10PM, Fri-Sat; 12PM-10.30PM Address: 2 Handy Road, The Cathay #02-12/14, Singapore 229233 Pasir Ris Opening hours: Open daily; 12PM-10PM Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close, Downtown East E!Hub #03-109, Singapore 519599 Facebook | Instagram

14. The Halia

 You might be familiar with The Halia for its halal fine dining but the next time you're at the Botanic Gardens, be sure to try out their breakfast and halal brunch menu too! Their breakfast is from 9AM-11AM on weekdays and brunch is on Sat-Sun/PH from 10AM-5PM. Have a taste of their yummy Chilli Crab Eggs or their Smashed Avocado on toasted sourdough 😋 What we love the most at The Halia is definitely its ambience! It's a perfect place to unwind and rejuvenate with your loved ones this 2021 😊 Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 1 Cluny Road, Ginger Garden (enter via Tyersall Avenue), Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569 Contact: +65 84441148 Website | Facebook | Instagram

15. Molten Diners

The next time you're in the Upper Thomson area with your friends on a weekend, drop by halal-certified Molten Diners for a halal brunch treat you won't want to miss! It's available between 12PM-5PM every Saturday, Sunday, and Public Holiday. With classic brunch fare like Molten Big Breakfast, Eggs Benedict, and Steak & Egg, it's what you need for a great start to the weekend 😋 Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 246 Upper Thomson Rd, Singapore 574370 Contact: Call +65 68024082 Website | Facebook | Instagram

16. The Meathouse

Credit: Benny Se Teo on Facebook If you're a fan of halal steak in Singapore, you've probably heard of The MeatHöuse before as they specialise in premium cuts inspired by cuisine from all around the world. They have introduced all-day halal brunch sets so you can feast on their mouth-watering dishes in a whole new way. 😁 There are 6 different sets to choose from, and each platter is loaded with a different protein so there's something for everyone. Take your pick of Striploin, Smoked Salmon, Chicken Bratwurst and more! Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 2 Tampines Central 5, Century Square, #05-04, Singapore 529509 Contact: 62601752 Website | Facebook

17. Brio Singapore

Staying in the West and looking for a brunch spot? Brio's got you covered! This hipster café at Jurong Point serves up quality and delicious halal European street food. Have your scrambled eggs with smoked salmon on waffles or jazz it up with the Truffle Scrambled Egg & Toast. With an addition of chicken sausage and melted cheese, you'll be in for a treat! Brio also has the typical "full breakfast" platter but if you're looking for something unique, order their Italian Job. Baked eggs are served alongside bolognese sauce, cheese and ciabatta bread for a meal you won't want to miss 🤤 Halal Status: Halal-Certified Address: 1 Jurong West Central 2, Jurong Point, #02-24/K5, Singapore 648886 Contact: 6795 9606 Website | Facebook  P.S. Want to know more halal eateries in the West? We've rounded up this list of 14 awesome halal places in SG's West!

18. The Bravery Cafe

Once an unassuming spot in Lavender, The Bravery has now relocated to the CBD. Feast on their appetising all-day breakfast sets like Eggs on Toast or The Pancake Stack. With their new in-house bakery located on their second level now in 2021, they're churning out freshly baked goods like croissants, cinnamon buns and sun-dried tomato focaccia 😍 They are also known for their creative coffee and cold brews which include Lavender and Orange Mocha Cold Brew packaged in medicine bottles! Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Tues-Thurs 9AM-5PM, Fri-Sun 9AM-10PM Address: 50 Amoy St, Singapore 069876 Website | Facebook | Instagram So, if you've been itching to go for brunch with a friend or a loved one, these halal cafes are waiting now in 2021! SHARE this with your group of friends and plan your outing for the weekend now 😉