Ramadan 2022: Best Muslim-Friendly Restaurants To Break Fast At

Ramadan, the holy month for fasting, started earlier last week. Whether you prefer to break fast at home (yep, we're talking takeaways) or dine in at restaurants, we have compiled this list to cover all bases!

Choose to indulge in the spicy Nasi Ambeng Feast from Penang Culture, or visit the signature flavours of Ramadan bazaars with Chicken Satay Burgers at Burgs. For those hosting a party at home, delight your guests with Tok Tok Indonesian Restaurant's Lotong Istimewa with the addition of a whole lobster!


For Bazaar-inspired Burgers
This Ramadan, local fast-casual Muslim-owned burger brand Burgs looks to the signature flavours of Ramadan bazaars that every local knows and loves. Burgs recreates the familiar flavours of Ramadan bazaars like Chicken Satay Burger and Beef Roti John, complete with sides like Cheesy Butter Corn Cup and Bandung Soda Float. Muslim fans can break their fast with Ramadan bundles made for easy takeaways. These limited time only flavours will only be available till 2 May.

Penang Culture

For Nasi Ambeng Galore
From now to 1 May, mark your iftar at Penang Culture with up to 50% off their Ramadan special set meals! The Nasi Ambeng Feast ($59.90) for four pax features a variety of 9 dishes with fragrant steamed white rice including White Garlic Chicken Cutlet, Satay Chicken, Beef Rendang, BBQ Stingray, Sambal Prawns, French Bean with Tempeh, Sambal Eggs, Serunding and Vegetable Crackers. Also back by popular demand is the well-loved Malacca Seafood Cheese Beehoon ($15.50), cooked to succulent sweetness with prawns, clams and squid in a rich and thick milk and cheese sauce. This version is made with three types of cheeses - nachos and gouda topped with parmesan.


For a Nusantara Dinner
Break your fast this Ramadan at Permata, located at the historic mansion Gedung Kuning, from now to 1 May. They've created a Nusantara Iftar dinner menu consisting of appetisers, noodles, mains, desserts and a mocktail for $78 per person. Dishes include Nasi Opor Cakerawala, Satay Madura, Kuluban, Rendang Rusuk Minangkabau, Ayam Bekakak & Lalapan, and Taman Sari. Chef Mel Dean has also recreated Mee Maidin, an iconic dish from Kampong Gelam created in the 1940s. Other signature dishes remain on the menu, like Nasi Kuning Di Raja and Bubur Som Som.


For Sambal Prawn Pasta
From now to 8 May, PastaMania is honouring this sacred month with two new main courses – Sambal Prawn Pasta and Curry Seafood Baked Rice, available for a la carte and set meal orders. PastaMania is also giving back this Ramadan by collaborating with non-profit social organisation Badan Agama dan Pelajaran Radin Mas (BAPA), matching any donations ($5, $10, $20) from you to allow beneficiaries to enjoy a PastaMania x BAPA Bundle Set (U.P., $44 for 4 pax). The set comprises of a selection of four pastas or baked rice, four soups (Cream of Mushroom or Chicken Minestrone) with garlic bread, and four beverages.

Tok Tok Indonesian Restaurant

For Lobster Lontong
Tok Tok Indonesian Restaurant is marking the holy month of Ramadan with a twist of Lontong Istimewa with the addition of a whole lobster. It invites one and all to the celebratory flavours of this Indonesian style rice cake dish. The rice is steamed, divided into bite-sized chunks and served with indulgent meats and seafood. It borrows more flavour from complementary dishes like the well-seasoned and steamed bamboo lobster, slow-cooked Javanese beef and curry chicken stew. The finishing frills come in the form of fried hard-boiled eggs, rich coconut labu Siam (chayote) base curry, young jackfruit, long beans, prawn crackers and signature housemade sambal.


For an Iftar Buffet
Situated in Grand Hyatt Hotel, the Halal-certified Straits Kitchen offers a spread of popular dishes for its stellar Iftar buffet spread. Take your pick from Chinese, Indian, Malay and Middle Eastern cuisines, with dishes like Kambing Bakar, Australian lamb marinated with chilli, Ayam Buah Keluak, Gado Gado and more. And that's not all - the Ramadan buffet will also feature crowd-favourite desserts like the Baklava, Basbousa, Kasih’s Halva, and Coconut Ladida, apart from local favourites such as the Nonya Kueh, Pandan Kaya cake, Pulut Hitam, and Chendol.