Halal Food Around Kampong Glam for Less Than $20

Where to eat Nasi Goreng

The vibrant cultural scene in the Bugis and Kampong Glam neighbourhood is the centre of all the area's top attractions. These two bustling, ethnically varied neighbourhoods converge to form a fusion of architecture, religion, culture, and food. Here are a few well-known streets around Bugis and Kampong Glam area for you to find affordable Halal food.

1. Hajjah Mariam - Nasi Sambal Goreng from $8.30

Hajjah Mariam[Image credits : Hajjah Mariam Cafe]
Hajjah Mariam[Image credits : Hajjah Mariam Cafe]
Hajjah Mariam
[Image credits : Hajjah Mariam Cafe]

Hajjah Mariam is a well-known Nasi Padang shop and for its Nasi Ambeng. Eating here will leave you feeling wonderfully pleased thanks to the mouthwatering Nasi Sambal Goreng ($8.30) and traditional side dishes like Gado-Gado and Pulut Kuning ($6.80). Order their Nasi Ambeng Duet Premium for only $25.50 if you're travelling in a group. You won't have to spend a fortune when dining in here because there is plenty for 2 people!

Address: 743 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 198711

Opening Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 10:00am – 7:00pm | Friday to Sunday 10:00am – 9:00pm | Closed on Tuesdays

Contact Info: 8840 4297 | Hajjah Mariam Facebook 

2. Rumah Makan Minang - Minangkabau Cuisine from Indonesia

Rumah Makan Minang
[Image credits : Rumah Makan Minang]
Rumah Makan Minang[Image credits : Rumah Makan Minang]

Rumah Makan Minang only serve Minangkabau cuisine from Indonesia. In addition to the perennially famous Tahu Bakar and Rendang, they also provide other delicacies like Botok-Botok (fish marinated in a medley of ground spices and then steamed in banana leaf wrap). You may select and choose the foods you wish to eat before choosing a seat and taking pleasure in your meal with a setting similar to Nasi Padang. It's best to attend with friends or family so you can sample a bit of everything since it's all so delicious!

Rumah Makan Minang

Address: 18 & 18A Kandahar Street, Singapore 198884

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 9:00am – 7:00pm

Contact Info: 6977 7064 | Rumah Makan Minang Facebook

3. Kohnangkam - Halal Thai Food Between $9 to $15 

Koh Nangkam[Image credits :@eyashra_]
Koh Nangkam[Image credits : Koh Nangkam Restaurant]
Koh Nangkam[Image credits : Koh Nangkam Restaurant]

Located on a street off North Bridge Rd, Koh Nangkam is a halal Southern Thai restaurant, which is another undiscovered gem in the area. The quality and authenticity of Koh Nangkam's cuisine will astound you, including the Pahd Si'yu, Tom Yum Soup, and other specialties. The dishes are perfect for sharing a meal with friends because they are typically between $9 and $15 and include a range of serving sizes. Do not that the restaurant can be quite crowded, even on weekdays. If you're going with a big group, we suggest making reservations for a table in advance.

Koh Nangkam

Address: 4 & 6 Jln Kledek, Singapore 199621

Opening Hours: Monday & Tuesday 11:30am – 8:30pm | Friday 2:00pm – 8:30pm | Saturday & Sunday 12:00pm – 8:30pm | Closed on Wednesday & Thursday

Contact Info: 6392 2172 | Koh Nangkam Menu

4. Kampong Glam Cafe - Nasi Padang from $5 

Kampong Glam Cafe[Image credits :Halijah Travels]
Kampong Glam Cafe[Image credits :Nasrun Sadewa]

Despite being referred to as a cafe, Kampong Glam Cafe (KGC) has a layout similar to a coffee shop. It really deserves its name because it is located in the centre of Kampong Glam. KGC offers popular Malay dishes including Nasi Lemak, Lontong, and Nasi Padang at an average price of $5 to $7 each plate, enabling you to have a good and affordable dinner while you're nearby.

Kampong Glam Cafe

Address: 17 Bussorah St, Singapore 199438

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 8:00am – 2:00am | Closed on Mondays

Contact Info: 6294 1697 | Kampong Glam Cafe Menu

5. Hjh Maimunah Restaurant - Famous Siput Sedut Lemak

Hjh Maimunah Restaurant[Image credits : @kua_hwee_cheng]
Hjh Maimunah Restaurant[Image credits : Hjh Maimunah Restaurant & Catering]
Hjh Maimunah Restaurant[Image credits : @etrangle]

This restaurant at Jln Pisang offers a vast menu of classic kampung (village) favourites all day long. Many of the dishes are also influenced by Indonesian cuisine. It makes sense why Hjh Maimunah's is frequently cited as having some of the greatest Malay food in the nation. They are famous for its Siput Sedut Lemak (needle snails in coconut sauce) and Beef Rendang, and their selection of traditional kuih and sweets would be the ideal way to conclude the dinner.

Hjh Maimunah

Address: 11 Jln Pisang, Singapore 199078

Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 7:30am – 6:30pm

Contact Info: 6297 4294 | Hjh Maimunah Facebook 

6. Dahlia Cafe - Well Known for Their Ayam Penyet

Dahlia Cafe[Image credits : Dahlia Cafe SG]
Dahlia Cafe[Image credits : Dahlia Cafe SG]

Dahlia Café is located on the second floor of Golden Landmark Shopping Centre, most well-liked by the lunchtime population that work in Bugis. Although the café appear inconspicuous, they offer some filling meals. Customers love the nasi goreng at Dahlia Cafe with the fried chicken and Ayam Penyet. There is also a mildly spicy variation of the nasi goreng. For those seeking meals that won't break the budget, these are wonderfully economical alternatives! They charge only $6 for their Ayam Penyet.

Dahlia Cafe

Address: 390 Victoria Street, #02-21, Golden Landmark, Singapore 188061

Contact Info: 9066 8120 | Dahlia Café Facebook Page 

7. Zamzam Restaurant - Fall off the Bone Mutton Briyani

Zamzam Restaurant[Image credits : Singapore Zam Zam Restaurant Pte Ltd]
Zamzam Restaurant[Image credits : Singapore Zam Zam Restaurant Pte Ltd]

Zam Zam Restaurant is known for their Mutton Briyani that cost only $7 per plate. The Basmati rice is fragrant, fluffy and with every bite you can taste the hint of spices used to prepare this dish. The mutton is soft and the meat falls off the bones easily. Murtabak and Roti Prata are some of the other specialities that people visit Zam Zam for. Do pop by Zam Zam if you are looking to indulge in some Indian – Muslim Food.

Zam Zam Restaurant

Address: 697 – 699 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198675

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 7am – 11pm

Contact Info: 6298 6320 | Zam Zam Restaurant Menu 

8. Victory Restaurant - Big Portion of Murtabak

Victory Restaurant[Image credits : Victory Restaurant]
Victory Restaurant[Image credits : Victory Restaurant]

If you are looking for a quick bite around the area, you can check out Victory Restaurant. They are well known for their big portion of Murtabak and delicious Briyani! 

Victory Restaurant

Address: 701 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198677

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 7:00am - 11:00pm

Contact Info: 6298 6955 | Victory Restaurant Facebook