From Sushi to Bibimbap, international favourites have made their way into our hearts seamlessly.
With the eruption of the Korean and Japanese wave in Singapore, it’s certain that these two cuisines are here to stay.
Luckily for us, Singapore has no lack of Korean and Japanese food options, even for Muslims.
But no need to go ahead and google endlessly for these options – we’ve got you covered with this whopping list of 25 best Halal Japanese and Korean restaurants in Singapore so you can nosh to your heart’s content.
There’s definitely a dish for every type of ramen-lover here and you won’t have to worry about artificial flavourings here at Supuramen.
Noodles are handmade daily and the soup broth is all-natural. With dishes developed by a master chef who’s spent years honing his craft in Japan, you’ll feel like you’re right in Japan!
Address: 1 Tampines Walk, Our Tampines Hub, #B1-53A, Singapore 528523
Craving for the classic sushi belt restaurant experience?
With over 200 varieties of yummy Japanese dishes available here, you’ll definitely be spoilt for choices!
Plates are also colour-coded according to the price range so patrons can remain right on budget while digging into some serious sushi.
Feeling fancy? Try Gion Dining’s premium and authentic dishes made from recipes handed down by a Japanese Masterchef with over 60 years of experience. There are even private Tatami rooms available for you to slurp your soba in peace!
Address: No. 20 Ah Hood Road, #01-19, ZhongShan Mall, ZhongShan Park, Singapore 329984.
The Ramen Stall
Craving for Japanese food at an ungodly hour in the night?
Fret not, for The Ramen Stall’s got you covered with its opening hours till 5 AM every single day. T
he speciality lies in the ramen broth which takes over 30 hours to make by boiling fresh meat and bones to get that milky smooth texture they’re known for.
Address: 787 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198755.
More information: http://www.theramenstall.sg/
This one’s great for the diet-conscious. At Lean Bento, dishes include petite, low-carb, gluten-free, vegan, and multi-grain options. There’s even island-wide delivery offered so you can dig into healthy Japanese food without ever having to leave home.
Address: 10 Tampines North Drive 4, JTC Space @ Tampines North, #01-05, Singapore 528553.
At Singapore’s first Muslim-owned Japanese charcoal-grilled restaurant, expect a traditional Tatami set-up and a wide array of authentic Japanese cuisine. The interior of the restaurant is completely Japan-themed so you’ll feel like you’re right at the heart of J-town!
Address:16 Bussorah St, Singapore 199437.
Is there really anything more comforting than a warm bowl of Gyudon with curry on a rainy afternoon?
For the ultimate comfort-food fix, try Gyunion for authentic Japanese food and for your glorious Gyudon fix!
Address: 91 Bencoolen Street, Sunshine Plaza, #01-23, Singapore 189652
More information: https://www.facebook.com/gyunion/
Anyone can be a chef here at Maki-San, with the endless do-it-yourself sushi and salad options.
Meat-free choices made from a natural protein source are also offered here and it’s all about the fibre-rich, hormone-free and GMO-free yummy meatless sushi here.
With ingredients flown in directly from Japan itself, the food here can’t get any more authentic.
Isuramuya is also Singapore’s first on-site marketplace carrying a range of halal-certified Japanese ingredients – you can now whip up your own Japanese meals at home.
Address: 2 Jurong East Central 1, JCube, #04-19 Singapore 609731.
More information: https://www.facebook.com/isuramuya/
If you’re craving for Halal Udon in the middle of your busy day, look no further than Fumen Udon located in the Central Business District.
Fumen Udon has gained popularity for its iconic broth which takes over 45 minutes to be made and contains no preservatives. This restaurant also has a self-service station where you can get extra toppings and jugs of refillable broth.
Address:16 Raffles Quay, #B1-17/18, Hong Leong Building, Singapore 048581.
More information: https://www.facebook.com/fumenhakataudon/
Inariku is where you can get quality halal homemade cuisine made by Mdm Marhamah, a stay-home-Mum who was trained at the famed Tokyo Sushi Academy.
While there is no physical store, you can order delectable dishes such as Inari Platters, Unagi Bowls and more online for a taste of authentic Japanese cuisine with a touch of localness.
Address: Pasir Ris Street 13, Singapore 510155.
More information: https://www.inariku.com/
You might have seen these gigantic savoury squids in Bugis Junction – available either crispy, deep-fried, or grilled, these squids are sourced from Yobuko in Saga Prefecture in Japan’s Kyushu island.
At 25cm a piece, each squid portion is well worth its SGD8.
Address: 200 Victoria Street, Bugis Junction, #B1-K5 (facing KFC), Singapore 188021
More information: https://www.facebook.com/UYISG/
For the best of both worlds, try this Korean-Japanese fusion restaurant.
Specialising in Korean grain bowls, Omoomodon allows customers to either choose from the existing menu or create your own bowl exactly the way you want.
Address:1 Vista Exchange Green, Star Vista #02-14/15, Singapore 138617.
More information: https://omoomodon.oddle.me/en_SG
Captain Kim Korean BBQ & Hotpot
Look no further for a complete Halal Korean BBQ restaurant.
With up to 60 types of marinated meats, vegetables, and broths, you’re sure to enjoy your Hotpot according to your taste. Bonus points for the free flow of assorted drinks available here!
Address: NTUC Income @ Tampines Junction #01-06 Singapore 529653
More information: https://www.facebook.com/captainkimsg/
Muk-Bang Korean Restaurant
The term Muk-Bang (eating show) is popular on the Internet but if you’ve been waiting to try your hand at it, this is your chance.
At this restaurant, there’s an array of Korean delicacies for you to choose from. But brace yourself for the authentic Korean heat – especially from their fiery pots, kimchi pancakes, and spicy stir-fried chicken.
Address: #01-02 Viva Business Park, 750 Chai Chee Road
More information: https://www.facebook.com/muk.bang.sg
No need to travel all the way to Seoul to eat authentic Korean food for Mukshidonna Singapore will make you feel like you’re eating right there!
Straight from a gas stove, you’ll enjoy mouth-watering boiling pots of stew with soft and chewy tteokbokki (Korean rice cakes).
Address: Market Square @ Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close, E!Avenue #02-324 Singapore 519599
More information: http://mukshidonna.com.sg/
A captivating combination of the best of Korean and Western flavours, you can expect unique combinations like steak rice bowls and kimchi mac and cheese at Two Hana.
Expect a cosy atmosphere at this restaurant with its minimalist two-toned interior to set the perfect mood for a fusion meal.
Address:2 Tampines Central 5, #01-21 Century Square, 529509 Singapore.
More information: https://twohana.com/
For a quick fix, Jinjja chicken is the perfect option.
Forget traditional Western fried chicken and burgers, Jinjja serves up familiar Korean meals paired with daily staples such as noodles and rice – if the West has burgers and sandwiches, they’ve got noodles and rice!
Fast, convenient and inclusive, Dosirak is a traditional Korean food reinvented for modern consumers who live at the speed of Seoul.
Inspired by the balanced meals Korean housewives prepare for their families, all the meals are nutritious and fall below 500 calories, perfect for the diet conscious.
The OG when it comes to Halal Korean food in Singapore, Seoul Garden has been around for a whopping 35 years.
Featuring a smokeless grill system, Korean-Asian marinades, and an endless array of buffet-style dishes, you’re sure to be spoilt for choices here.
HanSsik Korean Grill Barbecue Restaurant
Offering 10 to 12 types of signature marinated meats, fresh ingredients, and a range of Korean delicacies, this restaurant is especially perfect if you’re celebrating a special occasion.
Each dish is created by a team of Korean chefs to complement the décor reminiscent of a busy street in Seoul.
Seoul In A Sandwich
All the true Korean food fans will be happy to try delectably good army – and what more if it’s in a sandwich? Each bite into the army sandwiches here will taste like you’ve dug deep into a pot of stew, especially with the kimchi sauce that gives these sandwiches the edge.
Address: 2 Tampines Central 5 #B1-23 Century Square, Singapore 529509
More information: https://www.facebook.com/SeoulinaSandwichSG/
You might have heard of Egg Drop, the best Korean toast in Seoul.
Well, we’ve got our own halal version, Egg Stop here in Singapore. Think American style breakfast joining hands with Korean sandwich, complete with a lovely egg yolk perched atop each fluffy toast piece.
Address: 60 Paya Lebar Rd, Paya Lebar Square, #01-62 (opposite OCBC)
More information: https://www.facebook.com/EGGSTOPSG/
Seoul Garden Hotpot
This restaurant is a casual halal-certified restaurant offering scrumptious a la carte Korean dishes, from bibimbap to comforting army stew, unlike its buffet Seoul Garden counterpart.
If the soup isn’t your thing, there are also stellar meat hot-pots for you to take your pick from here.
Address: 311 New Upper Changi Road, #B1-51, Bedok Mall, Singapore 467360
More information: https://seoulgardenhotpot.com.sg/
Similar to Jinjja Chicken, Nene Chicken also takes pride in their fried chicken – specifically, their batter-dip process where oil does not seep into the chicken meat, keeping the meat juicy, and the batter crispy.
Especially if you’re a spice enthusiast, consider their Freaking spicy sauce flavour to turn the heat up in authentic K-town manner.