Top 20 BEST Halal Food Restaurants in London (2024)

Safiya Rahman

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January 03, 2024
Best Halal Restaurants In London

From Covent Garden to Central London, there are now hundreds of great halal places to eat at in London, one of the world's most iconic cities. But which are the undisputed best halal restaurants in London in 2024, from Michelin-starred to places for special occasions?

I've compiled a list of my 20 favourite best spots in London with halal options, signature dishes, and an affordable price!

1. Roti King

Halal food platter at Roti King London

First up on my list is Roti King and for good reason! This Malay Fusion restaurant is one of the best places to get your Nasi Lemak fix. Not only that but their Roti Canai with halal chicken Malay curries is to die for. Roti King always features on lists of the best halal restaurants in London and with venues in Euston and now Battersea Power Station, there are two places you can experience this Malaysian cuisine.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Meat dishes, food quality
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Malaysian Fusion
🥩 Is all meat halal? Yes
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? No

🎯 Area: Euston, Central London
📝 Address: 40 Doric Way, Euston NW1 1LH, London
📞 Phone number: 020 4580 1282
💻 Website: rotiking.com


2. The Halal Guys

American Halal food at The Halal Guys London

Next on my list is The Halal Guys, a must-visit for authentic and flavourful fast food. The Halal Guys has street cred thanks to its halal status from London to New York. This American halal meat chain is renowned for its halal chicken platters, gyro platters and falafel sandwiches, offering a unique blend of classic American dishes with a halal twist.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Fast food, Good food, Halal meals
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Middle Eastern cuisine
🥩 Is all meat halal? Yes
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? No

🎯 Area: Kensington
📝 Address: 163-165 Earls Ct Rd, London SW5 9RF
📞 Phone number: 02037451910
💻 Website: thehalalguys.co.uk


3. Chotto Matte

Japanese grill and sushi at Chotto Matte London

Chotto Matte is one of the best fancy halal restaurants in Soho, Central London offering a modern twist on traditional Japanese food. This grill and sushi spot is the perfect romantic halal restaurant to take your other half to and you need to try their melt-in-your-mouth black cod. If you're struggling to find a halal Japanese restaurant for a special occasion then this is one of the best restaurants I can suggest.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Great place, Fine dining experience
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Japanese Peruvian
🥩 Is all meat halal? Yes
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? No

🎯 Area: Soho
📝 Address: 11-13 Frith St, London W1D 4RB
📞 Phone number: 02070427171
💻 Website: chotto-matte.com/london-soho


4. Standard Balti House

Bangladeshi cuisine at Standard Balti House London

If you're in search of an authentic halal Bangladeshi Indian restaurant, Standard Balti House in the heart of Brick Lane is the place to go. This restaurant has been offering good value curries since 1989 and boasts favourites like tandoori chicken, murgh achari, and succulent lamb shank. If it's your first time near Shoreditch and you want a good value halal meal, then this is the best Indian restaurant to try.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Affordable, Food quality, Fast service
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Bangladeshi Indian
🥩 Is all meat halal? Yes
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? No

🎯 Area: Brick Lane
📝 Address: 71 Brick Ln, London E1 6QL
📞 Phone number: 02072475855
💻 Website: standardbaltihouse.co.uk


5. Rosa's Thai Cafe (King's Cross)

Modern Thai food at Rosa's Thai Cafe London

With multiple locations around London, Rosa's Thai Cafe offers a delightful dining experience for lovers of Modern Thai cuisine. Rosa's King's Cross branch is a hotspot for those looking to enjoy flavourful dishes in a comfortable setting. Make sure to try their spicy 'Gaeng Kiew Wan' Green Curry or a Massaman curry if you need a halal dish with less heat!

👍🏽 Why I like it: Multiple London locations, authentic Thai food, nice atmosphere
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Halal Thai
🥩 Is all meat halal? Yes
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? Yes

🎯 Area: King's Cross
📝 Address: 15-17 Caledonian Rd, London N1 9DX
📞 Phone number: 02080240120
💻 Website: rosasthai.com


6. Coco Grill

Coco Grill

Coco Grill offers an immersive dining experience in Tower Bridge with a beautiful view of London Bridge, especially at night. Based in the Shad Thames area, Coco offers shisha, mocktails, great music, and a selection of Asian Haute cuisine. Menu favourites include the famous Coco Burger and halal Tender Lamb Chops with a side of Coco Lemongrass Rice. The restaurant's Anatolian flavours will be sure to get your taste buds tingling and with an active social media presence, you'll be able to get a feel for the fun vibe.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Shisha, Halal mocktails, Great music
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Anatolian Grill cuisine
🥩 Is all meat halal? Yes
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? Yes

🎯 Area: Tower Bridge
📝 Address: 34a Shad Thames, London SE1 2YG
📞 Phone number: 02074077999
💻 Website: coco-restaurants.com


7. Wing Wing

Wing Wing

Wing Wing is a must-visit for all Korean fried chicken lovers, especially Muslim students looking for delicious and budget-friendly halal options. Located in the Euston area, not far from Camden Town, Wing Wing offers mouth-watering fried chicken wings, perfect for a casual meal or takeaway.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Affordable food, Fast food, Good value
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Korean Fried Chicken
🥩 Is all meat halal? Yes
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? Yes

🎯 Area: Euston
📝 Address: 30 Woburn Pl, London WC1H 9EU
📞 Phone number: 02074077999
💻 Website: wingwing.co.uk


8. Pizza Pilgrims

Pizza Pilgrims

With over 2,500 highly rated Google reviews, if you're on the hunt for delicious pizza in London, Pizza Pilgrims in Covent Garden is the place to be. With multiple locations throughout the city (including Queen's Park, Carnaby Street, Finsbury Park, Selfridges, Hyde Park, West London, Camden Town, Victoria, Westfield, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Soho and Waterloo), and halal and gluten-friendly options on the menu, this pizzeria offers a variety of flavours to satisfy your carb cravings.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Multiple locations
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Italian
🥩 Is all meat halal? No
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? Yes

🎯 Area: Covent Garden
📝 Address: 23 Garrick St, London WC2E 9BN
📞 Phone number: 02072404145
💻 Website: pizzapilgrims.co.uk


9. Steak On The Green

Steak On The Green

If you're craving a succulent steak at an affordable price in West London, Steak On The Green in Ealing is your destination. With a special lunch menu offer of Steak & Frites for only £16.95 this is the place to come for a good quality halal steak in a relaxed restaurant. In the evening Steak On The Green doubles up as a romantic halal restaurant with dim lights and an ideal location next to Ealing Green.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Great quality steak, Affordable lunch menu
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Steakhouse
🥩 Is all meat halal? No
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? Yes

🎯 Area: Ealing
📝 Address: 31 Haven Grn, London W5 2NX
📞 Phone number: 02089911350
💻 Website: steakonthegreen.com


10. Hawker's Kitchen

Hawker's Kitchen

Located in the heart of King's Cross, Hawker's Kitchen is a cosy spot that offers a huge menu with Malaysia specialities like Roti Chenna Masala, Daal Curry, Masala Dosa and Nasi Goreng. This restaurant gives you good value for money and their chefs bring out authentic Malay flavours with rich spices. You can get bookings here with only a few hours' notice too.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Friendly atmosphere, Great taste, Affordable
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Malaysian and South Indian
🥩 Is all meat halal? Yes
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? No

🎯 Area: King's Cross
📝 Address: 64 Caledonian Rd, London N1 9DP
📞 Phone number: 02072781111
💻 Website: hawkerskitchen.com


11. Tukdin

Tukdin

Located in Paddington, Tukdin is another halal Malaysian restaurant that serves classic Malaysian dishes with creative additions. Their Nasi Lemak and fried rice is a popular favourite and all meat used in their dishes is halal, with the restaurant offering a no-alcohol environment, perfect for your Muslim family lunch or dinner.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Classic Malaysian cuisine, Affordable prices
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Malaysian
🥩 Is all meat halal? Yes
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? No

🎯 Area: Paddington
📝 Address: 41 Craven Rd, London W2 3BX
📞 Phone number: 02077236955
💻 Website: tukdin.com


12. Roti Chai

Roti Chai

Located near Marble Arch, Roti Chai offers a choice between a street kitchen or a dining room experience, serving delightful Indian cuisine. All the meat on the menu is halal, but they also serve alcohol. The street kitchen is on ground floor and is open all-day for walk-ins and booking customers in case you need a last minute reservation. Popular street food dishes include Pani Puri, Tarka Dhal, Bun Chilli Chicken and Railway Halal Lamb.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Casual or formal dining options, Great taste
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Indian food
🥩 Is all meat halal? Yes
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? Yes

🎯 Area: Marble Arch
📝 Address: 3 Portman Mews S, London W1H 6AS
📞 Phone number: 02074080101
💻 Website: rotichai.com


13. Arabica

Arabica

Arabica, located in King's Cross, offers a blend of Middle-Eastern flavours with its delicious brunch and mezze platters. The key to Arabica's popularity is its focus on healthy ingredients with vegan options available at both their King's Cross and Borough Market locations. I love their Adana Kofte Lamb and Farrouj Hanout (chargrilled halal chicken).

👍🏽 Why I like it: Delicious brunch, Healthy food, Fresh produce
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Middle Eastern
🥩 Is all meat halal? Yes
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? Yes

🎯 Area: King's Cross
📝 Address: 7 Lewis Cubitt Walk, London N1C 4DT
📞 Phone number: 02037474422
💻 Website: arabicalondon.com/kings-cross/


14. Gymkhana

Gymkhana

Gymkhana is a Michelin-starred restaurant (and has been since 2014). Located in Mayfair, not far from Berkeley Square in Green Park, this is a halal fine dining hotspot and offers a luxurious meal in a posh restaurant. Not all the meat is halal (their venison is not halal unfortunately) and they do serve alcohol, but dishes like providing a wide range of options for different preferences. If you're looking for halal Michelin star restaurants with a focus on food quality, then you need to try Gymkhana - if you can get a reservation!

👍🏽 Why I like it: Special occasions, Fine dining, Fancy
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Indian
🥩 Is all meat halal? No
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? Yes

🎯 Area: Mayfair
📝 Address: 42 Albemarle St, London W1S 4JH
📞 Phone number: 02030115900
💻 Website: gymkhanalondon.com


15. Dishoom (Covent Garden)

Dishoom (Covent Garden)

Dishoom in Covent Garden is praised for its excellent service and mouth-watering Indian cuisine. Dishoom has become a popular chain, with restaurant locations including Dishoom Manchester, thanks to its fusion cuisine, tasty curries and favourites like house black dhaal and halal Chicken Ruby. The queues can be quite long for parties under 6 people, but you get a free cup of chai while you wait.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Tasty food, Reasonably priced, Famous locations
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Indian
🥩 Is all meat halal? Yes
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? Yes

🎯 Area: Covent Garden
📝 Address: 12 Upper St Martin's Ln, London WC2H 9FB
📞 Phone number: 020 7420 9320
💻 Website: dishoom.com/covent-garden


16. Chai Ki

Chai Ki

Chai Ki offers a Modern Indian culinary experience with a great selection of appetisers and grills. It's located in Canary Wharf, and though not all meats are halal, they do serve alcohol. Soul food is what customers describe Chai Ki's offering as, and with favourite dishes like halal Chicken Momos and Lamb Sukha Masala, it's not hard to see why! Have a look at their Instagram to see the restaurant's vibe.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Tasty food, Fast service, Friendly staff
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Modern Indian fusion
🥩 Is all meat halal? No
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? Yes

🎯 Area: Canary Wharf
📝 Address: 1 Crossrail Pl, London E14 5AR
📞 Phone number: 02075160444
💻 Website: chai-ki.com


17. Megan's King's Road

Megan's

Megan's, located in Chelsea on the King's Road, offers a taste of the Mediterranean with irresistible brunch dishes. With more locations in Chiswick and Richmond, Megan's has become a favourite halal brunch spot for families with tasty dishes including Chilli Chicken Shakshuka Kebab, a Falafel and Cauliflower plate and desserts like their Warm Lokma Doughnuts.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Halal brunch, Trendy location
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Mediterranean
🥩 Is all meat halal? No
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? Yes

🎯 Area: Chelsea
📝 Address: 571 King's Rd, London SW6 2EB
📞 Phone number: 02034680220
💻 Website: megans.co.uk


18. Benares

Benares

Benares, located in Mayfair on Berkeley Square, is another Michelin-starred Indian halal restaurant that has had its one Michelin star for years. Benares has a popular chef's table where you can see live cooking in action and offers Batak Duck Curry, Chooza Tikka Masala and Palak Paneer. Their dining room is one of the best halal fine dining restaurants on display in London and you can head there for dinner or their three-course lunch menu.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Michelin star, High quality, Posh experience
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Indian-British fusion
🥩 Is all meat halal? Yes
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? Yes

🎯 Area: Mayfair
📝 Address: 12a Berkeley Square, London W1J 6BS
📞 Phone number: 02076298886
💻 Website: benaresrestaurant.com


19. Brigadiers

Brigadiers

From the creators of Michelin-starred Gymkhana restaurant, Brigadiers offers a slightly more unique Indian BBQ experience and is located in the City of London. Modelled on the army mess bars of India, the restaurant has an excellent bar and even a pool table! Dish highlights include BBQ Butter Chicken Wings, Goat Tikki Bun Kebabs and their Wagyu Seekh Kebab.

👍🏽 Why I like it: Great atmosphere, Fun dining, Quality food
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: Indian BBQ
🥩 Is all meat halal? Yes
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? Yes

🎯 Area: City of London
📝 Address: 1-5 Bloomberg Arcade, London EC4N 8AR
📞 Phone number: 02033198140
💻 Website: brigadierslondon.com


20. MEATLiquor (Shoreditch)

MEATLiquor

Last but certainly not least on our Top 20 picks is MEATLiquor. This is the place to head to for all burger lovers and wing aficionados alike. MEATLiquor offers halal deep-fried meat at an affordable price with a cool, grungy atmosphere, ideal for first dates or catch ups with friends. Not all their meat is halal but buffalo chicken is, so make sure to try their wings or Dirty Chicken Cheese for an extra messy halal feast!

👍🏽 Why I like it: Fast food, Great service, Tasty
👨🏼‍🍳 Cuisine: American
🥩 Is all meat halal? No
🍷 Do they serve alcohol? Yes

🎯 Area: Shoreditch
📝 Address: 15 Hoxton Market, London N1 6HD
📞 Phone number: 02077398212
💻 Website: meatliquor.com/restaurant/meatliquor-shoreditch


Already explored all of London's best halal restaurants? Why not take a day trip and explore our picks for the best halal restaurants in Manchester , best halal restaurants in Leicester, or best halal restaurants in Birmingham in 2023.

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