Best Halal Restaurants in London
More than just applicable to food, halal is a lifestyle, commiting to the rules of Islam in each and every way; if you're interested in finding the food however, you've come to a great place. From local eateries to swish restaurants that promise perfectly put together dishes (that are permissible to eat), we've generated a list of some of the best Halal restaurants in London.
Roti Chai is a gorgeous Indian restaurant of many talents, and it just so happens to be halal-friendly. Feast on sumptuous dishes of tandoor specials in the elegant eatery or split tapas-style sharing plates inspired by street hawkers in the more causal dining space.
Found yourself all shopped-out at Shepherds Bush Westfields and in desperate need of some refuelling? Then Balans Soho Society is for you. With stylish interiors and a food and drinks menu that's bound to make you linger for longer than planned, this indulgent spot is the place to go to escape the flurry of shoppers.
Offering a stunning mix of delicious pan-Indian cuisine, everything from the decadent brunches to the hearty dinner plates at Baluchi offer plenty of vegetarian and halal options. Tuck into their afternoon tea that fuses the staple of the old-school British upper class with fresh flavours and an Indian twist.
Serving up a gorgeous selection of Middle Eastern treats, Comptoir Libanais has got the goods when it comes to casual dining that keeps halal. From tasty mezze to fresh, homemade lemonades and gorgeous tagines, they're an excellent option whatever part of the city you're in.
Located only a stone's throw from Picadilly Circus, Farzi Cafe is a gorgeous modern Indian bistro dishing up theatrical and delicious bites. Head over for a feast of tandoori mushroom mousse, a Wagyu beef kebab and butter chicken bao before washing it all down with one of their signature cocktails.
The Cinnamon brand is well known in London, with Indian restaurants across the city, but it's their Covent Garden site that we deem the prettiest. Serving up halal, beef and lamb in warming, homely dishes, it's fun but not full on. Cinnamon Bazaar, you're just right.
If you're desperate to get your fried chicken fix, there are few places that do it quite as well as Absurd Bird. Boasting halal chicken burgers, wings and delicious fried foods, this is the perfect occasion for comfort eats.
This Indian barbecue restaurant and sports bar in the City offers a wide selection of halal options straight off the gill. Swing by if you work in the city and fancy catching the live sports or take part in a game of pool while grabbing after-work drinks.
Vegetable tempura, king oyster tostadas and miso-marinated smoked lamb chop... all these and more are up for grabs at Chotto Matte. The West End restaurant is a gorgeous spot for your halal meal, serving up an unusual menu of Nikkei cuisine - that's a combination of Peruvian and Japanese cooking.
You know you're set for a swanky time if you head to a restaurant in South Kensington, and Ceru serves up just that. While still approachable (it's inherently a smart casual spot), it's elevated Middle Eastern dishes that shine here, with all meats verified as halal.
Bringing you kebabs at an elecated status, Maison Bab is all about sexy, Middle Estern flavours in a more than Instagram worth location. From a celeriac shawarma for the meat-free to chicken shish for the meat-keen, tuck in to plenty of authentic yet smart delights. To note: the mutton, lamb and chicken are all halal.
Central London benefits from a restaurant like P.F Changs, and so will you. Serving up an infamous dynamite shrimp alongside a tonne of other Asian dishes (of which plenty can also be made vegan upon request), this buzzing spot promise halal certified beef, chicken and lamb.
Looking for mega indulgent burgers and filthy fries? MeatMISSION are the place to head for just that. While there is alcohol at the venue, let the venue know that're looking for halal dishes in advance and they'll promise to be a helping hand in working you around the menu.
Who doesn't hear the name Dishoom and instantly melt with glee? One of the most notorious Indian restaurants in London, with the elevated dish selection, dining at Dishoom always feels like dining at home. Join them for stunning plates and halal lamb and chicken.
Sending you to the beauty of Sri Lanka then back, Hoppers may be a restaurant that sits in the contemporary sphere, but it can't get away from those all important classic spices. Join them for unique takes on dishes you've heard before, enjoying halal chicken and lamb along the way.