Halal restaurants, cafes and more in Orchard
There’s a lot to eat in Orchard, including multiple halal food options. From hotel buffets to a fast-casual DIY sushi takeaway spot, here are 14 Orchard halal food places to check out if you’re heading to town!
1. Pistachio Middle Eastern & Mediterranean Grill
Located on the second floor of Wheelock Place is halal restaurant Pistachio Middle Eastern & Mediterranean Grill. As its name suggests, it’s a great place to go to if you’re craving Middle Eastern and Mediterranean fare, as the menu features a variety of kebabs, grilled spiced meats, and vegetarian-friendly options.
Share the Vegetarian Pide ($22++), which comes with a mix of mushrooms, onion, capisicum, and cheeses for an IG-worthy cheese pull shot. Another must-try is the Sultan’s Delight ($42++): tender lamb cooked with fresh tomato and thyme in a rich stew, topped with eggplant and cheese.
Address: 501 Orchard Road, #02-04/05, Wheelock Place, Singapore 238880
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 9:30pm
Tel: 6262 6400
2. Poulet + Brasserie
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Poulet + Brasserie offers French-style chicken and more in a cafe setting in town. The ION Orchard restaurant is known for their Signature Roast Chicken, priced from $14.90++ for a quarter-sized chicken and two sides. You can also get pasta dishes for a more filling meal; options range from Saute White Clams Pasta ($15.90++) to Chicken Carbonara Pasta ($13.90++)
For a more value-for-money option, consider the Three Course Set Meal ($26 for one person), which gets you a starter, a main, and a dessert.
Address: 2 Orchard Turn, #B3-21, ION Orchard, Singapore 238801
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 10pm
Tel: 6509 4342
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For a quick and healthy sushi fix in Orchard, check out Maki San. The takeaway kiosk in Cineleisure Orchard offers DIY sushi and salads with over 70 ingredients to please even the pickiest eater. If you’re feeling slightly peckish, the Little San Sushi ($7.90) is a great snack. Otherwise, upgrade with the Mega San Sushi ($9.90), which gets you two extra fillings. Tip: opt for brown rice for a healthy and filling meal!
Address: 8 Grange Road, #B1-06, Cineleisure Orchard, Singapore 239695
Opening hours: 10:30am to 9pm
Also located in Cineleisure Orchard is popular fast food joint Fatburger’s flagship store. The halal-certified American chain is known for their customisable burgers, priced from $9.50 for a single. Don’t forget to try their Hand-scooped Real Ice Cream Milkshakes, available at $7.50 each. Take your pick from classic flavours of Chocolate, Vanilla, and Strawberry, or spoil yourself with the oh-so-indulgent Caramel Cookie Crumble.
Address: 8 Grange Road, #01-07, Cineleisure Orchard, Singapore 239695
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9:30pm
5. Monster Planet
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Just across from Somerset MRT Station is The Centrepoint, where you’ll find halal Japanese curry restaurant Monster Planet. This halal offshoot of Monster Curry offers the same XXL dishes we all know and love, plus customisable spice levels depending on your tolerance.
The Monster Premium Steak Curry ($19.80++) comes with juicy beef slices and omelette, drenched in the restaurant’s signature curry sauce. For those who prefer seafood, you’ll find options such as Shrimp Tempura Curry ($16.80++) and Salmon Fry Omelette Curry ($16.80++).
Address: 176 Orchard Road, #01-33C/D, The Centrepoint, Singapore 238843
Tel: 6694 6247
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Grand Hyatt’s halal international buffet at StraitsKitchen is no stranger to the all-you-can-eat scene. Here you’ll be treated to a plethora of cuisines, including Chinese, Indian, Malay and Peranakan fare, freshly prepared in their halal-certified kitchen.
Prices start at $62++ per adult for lunch, which happens daily from 12pm to 2pm. If you’re here for dinner from 6:30pm to 9:30pm, it’s $72++ per adult. Tuck into local hawker favourites ranging from laksa and chicken rice to lighter bites such as popiah and fried carrot cake. There’s also an extensive spread of Indian curries and tandoori items.
Address: 10 Scotts Road, Lobby Level, Grand Hyatt, Singapore 228211
Opening hours: Daily 7:30am to 9:30pm
7. Carousel Royal Plaza on Scotts
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Another halal food place in Orchard to add to your list is Carousel in Royal Plaza on Scotts. Buffet prices start at $25++ per person for weekday breakfast, and go up to $88++ for a weekend dinner.You can expect over 100 dishes to choose from, including an array of seafood on ice, cheeses, Japanese fare, and local delights such as the Signature Chicken Rice: poached corn-fed chicken and Chinese-spiced roasted chicken, served with traditional fragrant rice.
Address: 25 Scotts Road, Royal Plaza on Scotts, Singapore 228220
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 2pm, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
8. Burgs by Project Warung
At Muslim-owned burger joint Burgs by Project Warung’s 313@Somerset outlet, you’ll find more than just their signature beef burgers. Highlights include fish options such as the Salmon Roll ($11.90) and Crispy Fish Burger ($7.90/$10.90), as well as Truffle Fries ($5.90) and Nuggies with Cheese Dip ($5.90). Those hankering for something sweet can go for their Lotus Biscoff Soft Serve ($4.90), which comes with a generous amount of caramel, alternating with layers of Biscoff crumbs.
Address: 313 Orchard Road, #05-01/02/03, Food Republic, 313@somerset, Singapore 238895
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 9pm
Pancake aficionados should bookmark Japanese cafe Flippers at Ngee Ann City, renowned for their thick and fluffy souffle pancakes. Go for the savoury Honey Chicken Souffle Pancake ($22.80++), which comes with honey mustard chicken, creamy Hinata scrambled eggs, pan-fried mushrooms and more, atop two thick and fluffy pancakes. If you prefer something lighter, the classic Kiseki Pancake ($16.80++), served plain with a dollop of cream, will satisfy.
Read our Flippers review!
Address: 391A Orchard Road, #B1-56, Ngee Ann City, Singapore 238873
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9pm (last order at 8:45pm)
10. Butter Studio
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Halal bakery Butter Studio at Ngee Ann City has some of the prettiest desserts in town. Grab a tart or two from the display; their signature flavours are Sea Salt Nutella ($6.90) and Lemon Meringue ($7.90). The takeaway kiosk also offers cupcakes and mini cakes dressed in pastel colours and uber cute designs such as unicorns, so if you’re in need of a last-minute treat, you can try your luck here.
Address: 391 Orchard Road, #B208-4A, Takashimaya B2 Food Hall, Singapore 238872
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 8pm
11. Na Na Thai Restaurant
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If you’re craving Thai, head to Nana Thai in Far East Plaza. The halal restaurant serves Thai dishes with some Chinese influences, with mainstays such as Tom Yum Seafood Soup ($12), Chicken with Cashew Nut (from $12), and Pandan Chicken ($10). Most of the mains here are $10 or less, so you should still be within budget even if you order a few plates to share.
An order of Thai Iced Tea ($3) is a must, especially when you’re having a spicy feast!
Address: 14 Scotts Road, #04-22, Far East Plaza, Singapore 228213
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9pm
12. Puncak Best Noodles
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Another hidden gem in Far East Plaza is Puncak Best Noodles, popular for their wide selection of Muslim-friendly dishes. Regulars love their Fried Wanton ($6/9), Hot Plate Beef with Black Pepper ($16/$24), and Honeydew Chicken ($7/$10), glazed in a sweet and sticky sauce. The halal casual eatery is located on the fifth floor of the mall, and sees a steady stream of diners during meal times.
Address: 14 Scotts Road, #05-93/94, Far East Plaza, Singapore 228213
Opening hours: Wed-Mon 11:30am to 9pm
13. Bebek Goreng Pak Ndut
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If Indonesia is out of reach for you, you can still get legit bebek goreng, AKA fried duck, in the heart of Orchard. Located in Lucky Plaza, Bebek Goreng Pak Ndut is probably most known for their Bebek Goreng Original with Nasi ($9.90), which stars traditional deep-fried duck marinated in a secret blend of spices. There’s also an Ayam Penyet ($7.90) option if you prefer smashed fried chicken instead.
Address: 304 Orchard Road, #01-42, Lucky Plaza, Singapore 238863
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9:30pm
14. Ayam Penyet Ria
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Another popular halal food chain in Lucky Plaza is Ayam Penyet Ria, which also has outlets in Woodlands and Jurong Point. The Ayam Penyet with Nasi ($7.90) sees a generous slab of deep-fried smashed chicken with crispy bits for textural contrast, served along with rice, tofu, and tempeh. If chicken isn’t your go-to protein, they also have fish and even a Smashed Beef Steak ($8.90) option to consider.
Address: 304 Orchard Road, #01-45/46/47 & #04-25/26, Lucky Plaza , Singapore 238863
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 11am to 9:30pm, Sun 10am to 9pm
Halal food in Orchard
Whether you’re having a casual lunch in Orchard or meeting your friends for a celebratory meal in town, hopefully this list of top halal food places in Orchard will help you find an ideal dining spot.
Featured image adapted from @adrianjusteat‘s post.