Best Halal Restaurants In London

From sleek West End kitchens offering innovative fusion dishes and fancy dining in East London to popular Soho haunts, this city is filled with places that are ready and waiting to cook up a delicious feast, the halal way. You just need to know where to look. We're giving you a helping hand by compiling a list of the best London halal restaurants.

Last updated on 12th September 2022




Meat & Shake Tooting

31 user reviews 4

When you're thinking of affordable halal restaurants around London, don't forget Meat & Shake. The wood fire-loving pros are barbecuing everything from beef brisket, smoked ribs and jerk chicken burgers to sirloin steak at their Tooting abode.

Pizza Pilgrims Hyde Park

14 user reviews 4

Having slung out scrumptious slices for many years now, some might say that Pizza Pilgrims have perfected the art. And now? They're serving up halal pies, made using vegetarian mozzarella and beef pepperoni, cooked in a separate section of the oven.

Gymkhana

3 user reviews 5

Gymkhana is a halal restaurant in London that deserves its impressive reputation. Homely, relatable Indian dishes are served with both panache and familiarity. If you're tucking into the meat dishes, it's the chicken, lamb and goat that are verified halal. 

Fancy a halal afternoon tea in Shepherd's Bush, with a little added theatrics? Sherlock is offering you the chance to work together as a team to solve a mini-mystery, and you won't be going hungry while you do so, that's for sure. As you play, scoff down a selection of sarnies, cakes and scones too.

If unlimited bevvies and mouthwatering eats are the way to your heart, then head on over to Simmons for their fabulous bottomless afternoon tea. Expect plenty of halal-friendly bites from sandwiches to scones, alongside plenty of flowing drinks. Need we say more?

Souk

695 user reviews 4

Offering up North African-inspired cuisine in quirky interiors decorated with lanterns and doused in true Moroccan charm, Souk is the place to head to for something a little different from your meal out. Here, there's shisha, exotic drinks, belly dancing shows and mouthwatering food.

If you're in need of mouthwatering halal eats, then head on over to Balans Cafe Bar across various sights in the city. Whether you fancy pan-fried chicken risotto with roasted chestnuts parsley and truffle oil, or a ribeye steak, this hotspot has got you covered.

Arabica Bar & Kitchen

1 user review 4

Halloumi flatbreads, spiced lamb and bulgar wheat croquettes, chicken and pistachio taouk... the sublime eats at Arabica Bar & Kitchen are sure to have you coming back for more. Swing by this Southwark spot for a truly decadent lunch or dinner.

Hoppers

1 user review 4

Taking you on a gastronomic journey to Sri Lanka, 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. 

Hakkasan

4 user reviews 4

Hakkasan is a Michelin-starred restaurant offering a dazzling mix of modern Chinese cuisine. Sporting luxe interiors and a range of world-class dim sum, small plates and show-stopping sharers, this halal-friendly eatery is a great choice for date nights. 

Ceru are bringing a taste of the Mediterranean to South Kensington, complete with a selection of Levantine wines, flavourful small plates and platters that pack one hell of a punch. Plus, be sure to check out their brunch offerings when the weekend rolls around.

Chotto Matte

6 user reviews 4

With seabass ceviche, tuna tataki and wagyu gyoza all up for grabs, it's not hard to see why Chotto Matte is considered to be up there with the best halal restaurants in Central London. What's more, the West End kitchen is shaking things up with its fusion menu of Nikkei - that's a mix of Peruvian and Japanese - cuisine.

Maison Bab is all about sexy, Middle Eastern flavours in a swoon-worthy location. Along with vegan and vegetarian delights, this Covent Garden beauty also offers halal alternatives for a number of its gourmet kebabs and Korean fried chicken.