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The Best Halal non Indian, Kebab, grill or burger joints.

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When it comes to restaurants with halal options the cuisine found tends to fall under the following categories of food either – Indian, Turkish/Middle Eastern, Grilled chicken or Burgers. Nothing wrong with that at all! it’s a favourite type of food of mine and I’m sure a fav of yours too. But there’s so much more to discover than burgers, curries and kebabs

So here’s a list of OVER 40 of my favourite spots for alternative halal food options. This is a list of my personal selection of restaurants, I have been to most of them.

NOTE: Halal status can change without notice, please double check when booking to confirm halal status, I have used my best research and knowledge to make sure the information provided here is accurate.

Updated July 7th 2021

British/European

The Great Chase

There’s no other place to start than here, a fully halal restaurant that serves modern European and British food from a talented chef and team that are at the driving force to deliver something new and different for the halal food scene. The food here is always new and different.

Address: 316 St John St, London EC1V 4NT
Menuthegreatchase.co.uk


Cristinas

One of my most popular and favourite discoveries and was right under my nose, from the front of the restaurant you would be forgiven to think it was halal, but all the meat and chicken is from a premium halal supplier. The menu changes every month and while they do have one of the best burgers in London, they also have a menu that’s a mix of American, British and European classics.

Address: 8-10 North St, Barking IG11 8AW
Menucristinassteak.com

Steak on the Green

I really nice spot in west London, with Steaks and a few French dishes.

Address: 31 Haven Green, London W5 2NX

(Halal menu available)

Marcus

I have been here 2 times and experienced fine dining at its best. Serving Modern European and British classics (1 Michelin star, Halal Lamb is standard, halal chicken available with 2-day pre-order)

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Address: The Berkeley, Wilton Pl, London SW1X 7RL

The Gate

Okay, so It’s the only vegan spot on this list, but really enjoyed the food here.

Address: 22-24 Seymour Pl, London W1H 7NL

Balans

They are a British restaurant that serves up all-day breakfast, brunch and lunch and dinner. I tried a few items as was impressed with the food, everything had quality, especially the breakfast eggs, so fresh and creamy Chicken, lamb and beef halal, certificates available.

3 locations. I went to Address: Ground Floor, 123 The Street Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre, London E20 1EN

HS&Co

Traditional Roast Beef is available every day from @hsandco for only £11.50 as well as other European options. This place has improved since my first ever visit and serves really nice food. Fully halal

Address: 405 High St, London E15 4QZ

Frog by Adam Handling

From Masterchef finalist chef Adam Handling comes the Flagship restaurant Flog, using local ingredients on a contemporary British menu. His previous joint in Brick Lane was THE BEST MEAL I HAVE EVER HAD – this place was good too, but not that same – it’s also very expensive. Halal options are available.

All of it is usually Halal, but we recommend the guests to add on the comments of their booking to ensure availability when they visit.

Address: 34-35 Southampton St, London WC2E 7HG

Mr White’s English Chophouse

British steakhouse with French influences, all meat halal.

Address: 103-107, New Rd, London E1 1HJ

Yumn

One for you lot who are unfortunate to live in South London (I’m joking!) I have not been. Yumn Brasserie offers an extensive range of European and fusion dishes. Halal Menu is available.

Address: 69-71 S End, South Croydon, Croydon CR0 1BF

Pan Asian – Food from the far East and East Asia

Malaysian

My favourite type of cuisine is Malaysian, I love food from the South East of Asia, I have been to that area 5 separate times and was there for over 2 months in early 2019 (during the pandemic) so safe to say I’m a big fan of all food,


Rasa Sayang

Eating something delicious makes me happy and this absolutely amazing beef rendang from @rasasayang_london in Soho brought the biggest smile to my face and was one of my favourite things I’ve eaten in a long time. If you have never had beef rendang before, go here, order it and thank me with your Dua’s. It’s that good.

Loads of other Asian classics available as well. All meat Halal.

Address: 15 Frith St, London W1D 4RE
webrasasayangfood.com

Zheng

Elegant, comfortable setting for inventive Malaysian-Chinese dishes, run by a husband and wife team. All food halal, certificates on display.

Read Review

Address: 4 Sydney St, London SW3 6PP

Banana Tree

It may be a chain restaurant but I have been eating here for years and love it, the beef rendang is brilliant. tip – get the chocolate fondant for dessert. I took my now wife here for our 1st ever dinner date, so it will be special for me.

They have multiple locations my favourite and most visited is Soho, while Bayswater is fully halal

Address: 103 Wardour St, London W1F 0UG and 21-23 Westbourne Grove
London W2 4UA

Tukdin

Malaysian food. Been a VERY long time since i last went, here’s a review

Address: 41 Craven Rd, London W2 3BX

C&R Cafe Restaurant

Small, courtyard Malaysian diner with a quick turnover of tables, specialising in laksa noodle soup.

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Address: 4-5 Rupert Ct, London W1D 6DY

Mamak Don

A relaxed and casual restaurant in bustling Camden, serving you authentic street food of Southeast Asia.

Address: 9 Parkway, London NW1 7PG

Roti King

Simple no-frills Chinese and Malaysian restaurant and takeaway, hidden away in a basement.

Address: 40 Doric Way, London NW1 1LH

Sambol Shoik

I still have not managed to get myself here, always too busy when I go, heard good things. Halal Chicken.

Address: 171 Holloway Rd, London N7 8LX

Bintang

Filipino Pan-Asian Fusion Cuisine. All meat is halal. No alcohol served, but bring your own bottle allowed.

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Address: 93 Kentish Town Rd, London NW1 8NY

Japanese

Robata

Had one of my best meals of 2019 at the Japanese restaurant @robata.soho with some beautiful Japanese dishes.⁣ The star of the show was the Hay Flamed Beef Fillet. At £25 for only 200g of meat, it’s a pricey dish, but you get your own little Robata at your table to cook your meat and the accompanying sides that included chimichurri were just delicious. ⁣

Address: 56 Old Compton St, London W1D 4UE
Menurobata.co.uk

PF Changs

A classic spot for very good food with loads of halal options, but everyone’s favourite is not a meat dish, but the dynamite prawn’s shown below. Chicken, Beef and Lamb Halal.

Address: 10 Great Newport St, London WC2H 7JA

Hotstone

One of my best meals of 2019 – you can cook some wagyu on a 400-degree Hotstone – Halal menu available.

Address: 9 Chapel Market, London N1 9EZ and 3 Windmill St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2HY

Oka Chelsea

Halal chicken in the Chelsea restaurant, please check if the Soho and other locations have halal when you order.

Address: 251 King’s Rd, London SW3 5EL Other branches also available

Sushi Ginger

A sushi spot in Leytonstone I found but not yet tried.

Sushi Bar

Located inside Band of Burgers, this pop-up sushi spot opened up during lockdown and serves up sushi with a team with experience that worked in Yo Sushi.

All food halal, no alcohol in sauces.

Address: 22 Osborn St, London E1 6TD (inside band of burgers)

Sushi and Thai Express

A Sushi spot that opened in Stepney Green, I have not been to it yet.

Address: 98 Mile End Rd, Stepney Green, London E1 4UN

Yakiya

At Yaki Ya!, we thoroughly prepare basic but essential ingredients to provide you with the true Japanese Street Food taste. From Teriyaki sauce, rice to the Chicken Katsu Curry in your mouth, we ensure every step along the way give you the perfection that you have always longed for

Address: 399 Edgware Rd, London NW9 0FH (bang bang food hall)

Uyghur

Etles

The first Uyghur restaurant that I discovered, never had this type of food before? Its like a fusion of Chinese and Turkish food.

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Address: 235 Hoe St, London E17 9PP

Dilara

Hidden gen in Finsbury park serving authentic Uyghur Cuisine. All food Halal.

Address: 27 Blackstock Rd, Finsbury Park, London N4 2JF

Karamay 

I’ve not been here.

Address: 151 Homerton High St, London E9 6AS

Korean

Korean BBQ and Vegan Restaurant

A fully halal Korean BBQ restaurant, sadly there’s no BBQ at the table option available at the time of writing. I have yet to visit.

Address: 107 Whitecross St, London EC1Y 8JD

Zaxx

ZAXX brings you Korean Street Food in Leyton. Full halal menu

Address: 161 Francis Rd, London E10 6NT

Thai

Spicy Basil

Eat-in and takeaway is available from this unfussy venue with a menu of familiar Thai dishes. All meat is halal.

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Address: 165 Kilburn High Rd, London NW6 7HY


Thai N pie

Fully Halal.
Read Review
Address: 45 Mile End Rd, Bethnal Green, London E1 4TT

Rosa’s Thai

A simple and casual place with good food and vibes. I ate at the Carnaby location, but they have several around town.

The chicken and beef are halal here. There is pork, but it’s limited to 2 dishes and cooked separately.

There are loads of locations, halal status is different with all of them

Thai and spice

Address: 292 Hackney Rd, London E2 7SJ

Kinkao

Address: 8-42 Saint Davids Square Lockes Wharf, Westferry Rd, London E14 3WA

Mexican

I know of 2 Mexican places that offer halal options.

Mestizo

Read Review

Address: 103 Hampstead Rd, London NW1 3EL

Mexicasa

Read Review

Address: 377 High St, London E15 4QZ Menumexicasa.co.uk
https://halalfoodguy.co.uk/mexicasa/

Classics

Pie Factory

Traditional and fusion pies from an unfussy simple spot in Ilford and Whitechapel. Fully Halal.

Address: Ilford IG1 4NE

Read Review

Pie Republic

Fully Halal.

Address: 80 Upton Ln, London E7 9LW

Rabbit Hole Cafe

Fully Halal. Vibrant and unique cafe in the heart of Holloway Road. With a different take on all your favourite dishes!

Address: 411A Holloway Rd, London N7 6HJ

Island Pizzeria

Address: 64 Island Centre Way, Enfield EN3 6GS

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