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The best restaurants to break fast this Ramadan in Singapore

Ramadan is coming, and so are the special menus at these restaurants that cater to the holy month

The Halia
By Delfina Utomo |
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With the fasting month around the corner, Muslims all around are readying themselves for Ramadan. While the month is all about reflection and repentance, at the end of a long day of fasting, one rewards themselves with a well-deserved meal. Head to these restaurants in town for some of the best iftar meals this Ramadan. 

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Restaurants, Fusion

The Halia

icon-location-pin Tanglin
WHEN May 6 to June 4
Welcome iftar in the serene greenery of the Botanic Gardens. Break fast with an indulgent communal feast at The Halia which includes a selection of 12 dishes that feature the restaurant's famed modern European signature cuisine with Asian influences. Expect dishes like goat's cheese mousse, served with truffle honey, cream cheese and toasted baguette for starters before proceeding to heavier dishes like the popular oven-baked halibut fillet with soy and ginger broth, sesame Japanese rice and truffle aioli and the indulgent Blackmore wagyu spare ribs with puffed rice and jerked spiced barbecue sauce. To quench your thirst after a day of fasting, The Halia will also serve a communal sharing jug of its rambutan, star anise and cinnamon mocktail.
Prices start from $240 per feast for four to six persons.
Restaurants, Indonesian

Rumah Rasa

icon-location-pin Bukit Merah

WHEN May 6 to June 4

Break fast the Indonesia way with an authentic buffet spread that includes Jakarta’s Sup Domba (lamb soup), Java’s Ayam Bumbu Rujak (fried chicken), Surabaya’s Tongseng Sapi (beef stew), Sunda’s Nasi Liwet (a rice dish cooked in coconut milk, chicken broth and spices) and many other Indonesian delights. There will also be a live station every day which will have Medan’s Laksa Asam from Sundays to Thursdays and a BBQ station over the weekends which will be serving a variety of grilled meats. 

Dinner buffet with live station from Sundays to Thursdays start from at $38 per adult and $22 per child (age 6 to 12) and on Fridays, Saturdays and Eve of Public Holidays, it starts from $45 per adult and $28 per child. Kids below 6 years dine for free. 

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Straits Café

icon-location-pin City Hall

WHEN May 5 to June 5

Savour a scrumptious buffet spread of regional fare at the halal-certified Straits Café, which showcases dishes that draw flavours from Penang, Melaka, Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore. Expect the likes of KL Prawn Noodles, Klang Chic Kut Teh, Ipoh Chicken Rice and Ramadan specials like daging masak kicap (beef with sweet soya sauce), ayam goreng berempah, and oxtail soup. Sweeten the meal with desserts including the ondeh ondeh cake.

Enjoy breaking fast from $54 per person on weekdays and from $62 per person for weekends. 

Restaurants, European

Carousel

icon-location-pin Orchard

WHEN May 6 to June 4

Go on a nostalgia-inducing feast at Carousel during Ramadan where one can tuck into an array of delectable and familiar comfort foods that will have one’s belly full and heart even fuller. The line-up features Chinese, Malay, Indian and Peranakan cuisine so expect highlights such as the classic Singapore chilli crab with golden mantous, traditional ayam percik and grilled stingray with sambal and chincalok. Make space for the assortment of old-school Singaporean biscuits which will rekindle those fond childhood memories. Snack on the likes of iced gem biscuits, chocolate wafers, spiral 5-spice biscuits and others while reminiscing the old times with friends and family.

Iftar begins from $80 per adult and $46 per child on weekdays and from $88 per adult and $49 per child on weekends. 

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Saltwater

icon-location-pin Changi Airport

WHEN May 5 to June 5

On the East side, away from the hustle and bustle of Singapore's city life, Saltwater provides a peaceful and relaxing reprieve to bond over iftar. Enjoy an extensive galore of Asian and Singaporean local fare alongside Ramadan specials to look out for. This includes hummus with pita bread, kambing soup, beef rendang, ayam panggang, and the sweet dessert pastry baklava. The Chill & Grill station will be serving fresh seafood and juicy meats cooked a la minute by our chefs. 

Get a seat at the table from $50 per person on weekdays and from $60 per person on weekends. 

Restaurants, Thai

Blue Jasmine

icon-location-pin Kallang

WHEN May 13 to 26

Iftar at Blue Jasmine begins with a Seafood Night buffet from May 13 to 19 and a Grill & Roast Night buffet from May 20 to 26 May. Seafood Night will present items such as the fresh rojak buah, the Thai crab cakes and seafood Lemak Api, while the Grill & Roast Night will offer dishes such as the Gado Gado salad, punchy devil wings and a mouth-watering assortment of grilled meats from the live station. 

Your night of feasting starts from $58 per adult and $29 per child.

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Katong Kitchen

icon-location-pin Bedok

WHEN May 5 to June 5

Local and Asian far is on the menu at Katong Kitchen for Ramadan. The buffet spread will have an extensive range of dishes such as rendang roasted ribeye, satay marinated oven roasted lamb leg, ayam masak merah and oxtail rendang. The feast will also include the restaurant signatures such as katong laksa, the Peranakan ayam buah keluak and kueh pie. Save some space for the dessert favourites including durian pengat, cempedak crème brulee, assorted mini nonya kueh and more.

Eat to your heart's content from $50 per person on weekdays and from $60 per person on weekends . 

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