9 Restaurants to Celebrate This Hari Raya Puasa
With Hari Raya just around the corner, this means collecting (and giving out) ‘duit raya’ (token sums of money), spending quality time with family and of course, glorious, mouth-watering feasts. While “Hari Raya” means “Day of Celebration” in Malay, festivities last for about a month.
To our Muslim friends, Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri! During this festive season, whether you’re after a splendid feast or a casual meal, we’ve got you covered. Why not visit these restaurants with loved ones this month and keep the celebration going?
Looking for a casual place to fuel up before continuing with house visits?
1. Kraftwich by Swissbake
Amidst all the savoury and richly flavoured food that you might be feasting on during Hari Raya Puasa, you might feel compelled to eat ‘cleaner’ for some meals. It doesn’t have to be unpleasant or tasteless, and this is where Kraftwich by Swissbake comes in.
Offering signature gourmet sandwiches packed with the finest ingredients including multigrain bread made with wheat, soya, rye, oats and flax seeds, you’ll be spoilt for choice at their extensive menu of healthy and delicious options. Feel like going carb-free? Opt to switch your sandwich into a vibrant and tasty salad full of nutrition!
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2. Citrus By The Pool
Unwind and sit back after a long day in this quaint cafe nestled within the Woodlands Swimming Complex. With a cosy interior decorated with warm lighting and elegant wooden beams, Citrus By The Pool serves up various fusion food alongside Asian delicacies and desserts including Tom Yum Seafood Pasta and various burgers.
End your meal on a sweet note with their molten chocolate lava cake that arrives, warm and oozing with gooey delight. Tuck into unique dishes at wallet-friendly prices and fill your stomach up before visiting more family members to celebrate the joyous occasion.
Address: 3 Woodlands Street 13, Woodlands Swimming Complex, #3-3A, Singapore (738600)
Saturday-Sunday & PH: 9am-11pm
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*Please note that Citrus By The Pool vouchers are not applicable for use during Public Holidays, Eve of Public Holidays and Special Occasions.
3. Springleaf Prata Place
No prizes for guessing the must-try dish at Springleaf Prata Place! A one-stop restaurant with Indian delights on its menu, there’s bound to be something that caters to everyone’s palate. Satisfy your Murtabak and Thosai cravings and wash it all down with a refreshing cup of Teh Tarik.
For those who are feeling more adventurous in this festive season, take on the more exotic flavours of specialty prata including Red Bean Prata, Milky Prata and Strawberry or Chocolate Prata. Dig into an impressive variety of food with your family and bask in the homely ambience that’ll fill your heart (and stomach too)!
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Gather your family members and pay Springleaf Prata Place a visit for a fuss-free and scrumptious meal.
4. The Lazy Garden Cafe
Can’t settle on a particular cuisine to eat as a family? Why not make everyone happy and have the best of all worlds? The Lazy Garden Cafe situated in City Square Mall has an impressive variety of cuisines ranging from Italian to Japanese food. If you have little ones in tow, it’s a great family-friendly restaurant choice boasting a kids’ corner with a mini playground, board games and books that’ll keep them entertained.
To add on to the festive vibes, with the purchase of drinks, you’re entitled to a 1-for-1 Main Course that runs daily! Pick from what your heart desires, whether it’s an Unagi Claypot Rice or freshly made Truffle Mushroom Risotto.
Address: 180 Kitchener Road, City Square Mall #02-37/38, Singapore (208539)
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*Please note that The Lazy Garden Cafe vouchers are not applicable for use during Public Holidays, Eve of Public Holidays and Special Occasions.
Planning for a grand feast with the whole clan?
1. Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant
Established in 1985, whisk your family members straight to Indonesia with the flavours at Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant. The delectable spread full of authentic Indonesian and Balinese fare includes Gado Gado, Mee Bakso and more. You name it, they have it.
This Hari Raya Puasa, turn up the heat with perfectly spiced sambal paired with tender and savoury meats. Enjoy a wholesome meal complete with small bites, main courses and dessert that’ll leave you wishing you had more stomach space to taste all the options!
Address: 405 Havelock Road, Level 3, Furama RiverFront Singapore, Singapore (169633)
Monday-Sunday: 12-2.30pm and 6-10.30pm
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2. The Halia
This Hari Raya, indulge in fusion food with your family members. Located in the Ginger Garden of the Singapore Botanic Gardens, treat yourselves to a lush meal amongst the foliage and flowers while spending quality time with loved ones.
Whether you choose to dine indoors or al fresco on the veranda, the tranquil atmosphere makes for a peaceful and intimate meal with. Fans of ginger can look forward to the various ginger-based dishes on the menu or opt for the other fusion-style food such as the Singapore-style chilli crab spaghettini.
Address: 1 Cluny Road, Ginger Garden, Botanic Gardens, Singapore (259569)
Friday & Eve of PH: 9am-10pm
Sunday & PH: 10am-9.30pm
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*Please note that The Halia vouchers are not applicable for use during Public Holidays, Eve of Public Holidays and Special Occasions.
3. 21 On Rajah
Congregate with your extended family and delight in 21 On Rajah’s exotic Mediterranean flavours with an Asian twist! Savour a mix of familiar food like Ikan Panggang and Slipper Lobsters in Chilli Crab Sauce or try Mediterranean favourites including Grilled Lamb Chop with Garlic-Mint Sauce and Eggplant.
Dig into the hearty, sumptuous buffet spread and catch up with family over mouth-watering dishes that’ll please everyone’s tastebuds. Coupled with the vibrant setting of 21 On Rajah with its bright interior and furnishing, it guarantees a memorable dining experience for everyone.
Address: 1 Jalan Rajah, Singapore (329133)
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*Please note that 21 On Rajah vouchers are not applicable for use during Public Holidays, Eve of Public Holidays and Special Occasions.
4. Rumah Rasa
Famous for serving up hearty Indonesian fare, Rumah Rasa’s food is cooked with herbs grown in their very own compound. Tucked within Bay Hotel Singapore, it boasts fresh spices like kaffir lime leaves, pandan leaves, basil and chillies. How much fresher can they get?
Satisfy your cravings and share the joy of Hari Raya which includes the gift of receiving and giving with the people closest to your heart. Enjoy the huge spread of Indonesian dishes and various selections such as the BBQ, Live and Fruit stations. Fill your stomach and heart with great food and company during this festive season!
Address: 50 Telok Blangah Road, Bay Hotel Singapore, Singapore (098828)
Monday-Sunday: 6am-10.30am and 11.30am-10.30pm
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*Please note that Rumah Rasa vouchers are not applicable for use during Public Holidays, Eve of Public Holidays and Special Occasions.
For Easties who are looking for a serene dining spot or for those feeling up to travelling a little further, Saltwater is the place to visit. Nestled in Changi Village, it’s the perfect restaurant for families craving local and other Asian delicacies.
An impressive spread featuring seasonal carvery, fresh seafood and local sweets, indulge in the buffet while seated indoors. Alternatively, dine al fresco and bask in the idyllic setting that includes the greenery around Changi Golf Club.
Address: 1 Netheravon Road, Changi Village Hotel, Singapore (508502)
Monday-Friday: 12-2.30pm and 6.30-10pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12-3pm and 6.30-10pm
Send those Hari Raya Puasa celebration meal invites, everyone’s sure to enjoy the scrumptious feast at Saltwater!
Can't decide on where to go?
If you want to widen your options, check out the full list of Halal restaurants here!