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Have An International Feast At These 11 Amazing Halal Eateries In Little India, Rochor & Farrer Park

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Shasha Dania  •  Aug 08, 2020

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Singapore has a rich and vibrant cultural heritage, and one neighbourhood where you can see this come to life is Little India. This historic neighbourhood is still hustling and bustling today, and along with its neighbouring areas of Rochor and Farrer Park are full of hidden halal gems you may not have heard of before. 😊 If you're curious to explore this neighbourhood, stop by these 11 halal eateries in Little India, Rochor, and Farrer Park for some excellent food to keep your energy up throughout the day! P.S. This budget-friendly guide to Little India will help you get the best out of its busy streets!
Little India
1. Sakunthala's Restaurant
If you're craving authentic halal North and South Indian food, Sakunthala's Restaurant is where you should head to next! This family-run restaurant and catering business has 4 outlets across Singapore serving up Indian, local, and seafood dishes - including 3 in the Little India area alone. Their Rice Meals are a light yet filling option if you want to taste the best of their seasonal Indian-style vegetable dishes. Make sure to try the tandoori chicken too - the smoky fragrance of the roast will make your mouth water. 🤤 Halal status: Halal-certified  Average price: $9 Outlets: Dunlop Street Opening hours: Open daily; 9.30AM - 11PM Address: 149/151 Dunlop St, Singapore 209466 Race Course Road Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM - 10.30PM Address: 66 Race Course Rd, Singapore 218570 Syed Alwi Road Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM - 3PM Address: 88 Syed Alwi Rd, Singapore 207667 Delivery via: Online Reservations: Online (Race Course Rd outlet) Website | Facebook
2. Bismillah Biryani Restaurant
Ask for biryani recommendations in Singapore and Bismillah Biryani is probably one of the names that'll pop up. 😮 They've been a Michelin Bib Gourmand winner from 2016-2019! Of course, their Chicken Dum Biryani, Lamb Shank Biryani, and Young Mutton Biryani are the must-try dishes - and they all come in sharing portions too. 😋 Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $6-$20 (Biryani, various sizes) Opening hours: Open daily; 11.30AM - 9PM Address: 50 Dunlop St, Singapore 209379 Delivery via: Online, GrabFood, foodpanda, Deliveroo Contact: +65 69351326 Website | Facebook | Instagram
3. Sedap Thai
Finding halal Thai 'Mookata' BBQ can be difficult because lard is usually used as a base. But you won't have to worry when you eat at Sedap Thai because they use beef fat instead! With a delicious variety of marinated meat and fresh seafood, Sedap Thai is not only yummy but affordable too. You can choose your items ala carte or choose a platter for sharing. Make sure to dip your meat into their various chilli sauces and savour it - we're pretty sure you'll be left satisfied! P.S. Top up $2 for tom yum if you're craving some spice. 😋 Halal status: Halal-certified Prices: Platter for 2: $20 ($10/pax) Platter for 4: $40 ($10/pax) Bundles (Random/Chicken Out/Beef Up): $20 per set All-you-can-eat Buffet: $20/pax (Excluding seafood items) Happy Hour (Mon - Thurs 4.30PM - 5.30PM): $15/pax Opening hours: 4.30PM - 9.30PM (Mon - Sat), closed on Sundays and PH, last order 9.30PM Address: 166 Jalan Besar, Berseh Food Centre, Singapore 208877 Nearest MRT station: Jalan Besar Contact: +65 82983579 Facebook | Instagram
4. Tekka Market
Tekka Market is the place every foodie needs to visit on a trip to Little India. The hawker stalls here are full of must-try Indian food, and at affordable prices too! Some of the most popular dishes are Allauddin’s Biryani, Prata Saga Sambal Berlada, Yakader, and The Royal Dum Biryani. Prices start from $2 so you can get a whole feast on a budget! 😋 Halal status: Selected stalls are Muslim-owned. Do check with the stall owners for more info! 
Rochor
5. New Cameroon Seafood Restaurant
If you haven't tried this underrated gem before you should make plans to visit soon! New Cameroon Seafood Restaurant has been in business for decades, and their simple homecooked dishes are just as yummy as ever. Their chicken rice is one of their signatures, but they also have a wide variety of Chinese zi char dishes. Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $8 Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM - 10PM Address: 13 Mackenzie Rd, Singapore 228676 Contact: +65 93879987 Facebook
6. El Cubanos
El Cubanos is probably the only place in Singapore where you can get halal Cuban food! Their signature item is the Cubano sandwich, in decadent flavours such as Pulled Beef Brisket, Ribeye Cheesesteak, and even Crispy 'XXX' Spicy Chicken that'll test your spice tolerance. 🤤 If you're not a fan of sandwiches, their epic creations will change your mind! Halal status: Muslim-owned Average price: $11 Opening hours: Mon-Sat; 2PM-9PM (Closed Sundays) Address: 1A Short St, #01-01, Singapore 188210 Delivery via: foodpanda or Whatsapp +65 91625540 Facebook | Instagram
7. EPIKebabs
 You might have already enjoyed an 'epik' delivery feast from EPIKebabs but nothing can beat dining in! Once you've tasted the freshly sliced doner kebab meat covered in their signature EPIK sauce and paired with pilaf rice, nothing else could compare. 😋 Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $8 Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM - 9PM Address: 8 Wilkie Rd, #01-17, Singapore 228095 Delivery via: Online Contact: +65 85756393 Website | Facebook | Instagram
8. Oriental Ice Bistro
Halal bingsu? Yes please! Oriental Ice Bistro's one spot to get halal bingsu in SG, and they have locally-inspired flavours. Try their Chendol Pak Dol or Avocado Gado for a refreshing twist on familiar tastes. If you're feeling adventurous (and we recommend you share this with 2-3 friends) order the Overdose Bingsu. It has bananas, oreo cookies, matcha, and adzuki beans topped with 3 scoops of ice-cream! 😍 Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $16 Opening hours: Fri-Wed; 5PM-10PM (Closed on Thursdays) Address: 89 Rangoon Road #01-02, Singapore 218375 Reservations: +65 66357426 Facebook | Instagram
9. Bar.B.Q. Tonight
Enjoy authentic and innovative Pakistani cuisine when you dine at Bar.B.Q. Tonight ! They grill their meat over live charcoal to give it a rich and smoky flavour that'll get your tastebuds going. 🤤 The menu is full of favourites like Lamb Karahi, Chicken Shaslik, and of course Chicken Biryani. If you're curious to try a little bit of everything, don't miss out on their lunch, dinner, or weekend brunch buffets either! Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $15 (Dishes), from $15++ (Buffet) Opening hours: Open daily; 11.30AM - 11.30PM Address: 10 Roberts Ln, Singapore 218289 Delivery via: foodpanda, GrabFood Reservation: Online Website | Facebook | Instagram
10. Beyond Pancakes
If you're looking for a kid-friendly place in the area, look no further! Beyond Pancakes is a pancake-themed restaurant that serves up sweet and savoury pancakes on their menu. The Gourmet Flapjacks are a classic topped with scrambled eggs, baked beans, and hashbrowns - who says breakfast food only needs to be eaten for breakfast? 😉 Or indulge in something sweet with their Strawberry Cream or Blueberry pancakes! P.S. If you're not a fan of pancakes don't worry. They have other mains like steak and pasta too! Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $14 Opening hours: Open daily; 9AM - 10PM Address: 180 Kitchener Rd, City Square Mall #02-35/36, Singapore 208539 Contact: +65 69090799 Website | Facebook | Instagram
11. Saute-San
Vegetarian or vegan food doesn't have to be just salads all the time - just look at Saute-San's  Japanese, Korean, and Western-inspired dishes! Each dish is still hearty and rich, and will show you what plant-based foods can really taste like. Personally, I'd recommend their Orh Luak ('oyster omelette'), Baked Katsu Japanese Curry Rice, and Kimchi Gochujang Seaweed Fried Rice. 😁 Halal status: Halal-certified Average price: $13 Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM - 10PM (Last order 9.15PM) Address: 180 Kitchener Rd, City Square Mall #03-23, Singapore 208539 Delivery via: Online Contact: +65 87884284 Website | Facebook | Instagram Remember to include these foodie hotspots in your next walking trail around the area! 😁