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10 fantastic halal restaurants in HK

By: Nur Maisarah Abubakar

Whether you’re specifically looking for halal food for yourself or for a friend, or you’re just keen to vary your foodie routine, here’s a list of 10 fantastic halal restaurants in Hong Kong you should visit. We’ve covered a wide range of cuisines – from buffets and kebabs to Indonesian, Chinese and more. And most of them are in easy-to-get-to locations. Enjoy the feast!

Aladin Mess

If you want a cosy place to eat amidst the busy streets of Causeway Bay, head to Aladin Mess (yes, one “d”!). Located right next to Times Square, the restaurant serves up authentic Indian cuisine. Be sure to try the brisket masala served with one or more of the soft naans – such a yummy mix of tastes and textures.
Status: Halal-certified

2/F, 60 Russell Street, Causeway Bay
2808 0250 | aladinmess.com

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Warung Malang

If you’ve had your fill of local Chinese cuisine for a while, pay a visit to Warung Malang. The authentic Indonesian dishes here range from satays to deserts – and the generous portions are a feature too.
Status: Halal-certified

9 Pennington Street, Causeway Bay
2915 7859 | facebook.com/warungmalanghk

Islamic Centre Canteen

Islamic Centre Canteen

Be sure to get to the Islamic Centre Canteen nice and early; it’s rated among the best halal dim sum places in Hong Kong, and only serves dim sum until 3pm! The food is delicious, of course – and don’t overlook the Cantonese menu; plenty of diners consider the steamed dumplings such as siew mai and har kow a must-try!
Status: Halal-certified and Muslim-owned

5/F, Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre, 40 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai
2834 8211

Istanbul Kebab

Craving Mediterranean cuisine? Head down to Istanbul Kebab where not only do they serve mouthwatering kebabs, they also serve traditional Turkish dishes, done their way. It’s also the only halal restaurant that opens 24 hours in Hong Kong! Another tip: try the fruity Turkish tea for washing down the highly raved-about doner kebab.
Status: Halal-certified and Muslim-owned

3 Hart Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui
2720 2021 | istanbulkebab.com.hk

Halal kebabs in Hong Kong

Bombay Dreams

Keen to try some of the best Indian dishes in Hong Kong? Bombay Dreams will make your Indian cuisine dreams come true with their lunch buffet – perfect if you want to try a little bit of everything. Make sure your order includes the chicken tikka masala and Goan fish curry; every bite will leave you wanting more!
Status: Halal-certified 

4/F, Carfield Building, 77 Wyndham Street, Central
2971 0001 | diningconcepts.com

Bombay dreams - halal restaurant in hong kong

Wai Kee

Not only is it just a seven-minute walk from Causeway Bay Station, but it’s said by many customers that you cannot leave Hong Kong without trying the roast duck delicacy at this store. Wai Kee is known as the best halal roast duck stall in the territory! And if you still have more space in your tummy after, try the lamb curry too.
Status: Halal-certified and Muslim owned

23 Bowrington Road, Causeway Bay
2574 1131 

Chinese halal in Hong Kong

The Sultan’s Table

If you’re looking to treat yourself to Middle Eastern cuisine at a classy restaurant, this is the perfect place. Be sure to taste the cold mezze appetizers, especially the quirkily named “Little Little in the Middle”. Those who prefer a meat platter won’t want to miss the tasty beef and lamb grills instead!
Status: Halal-certified 

3-5 Old Bailey Street, Soho;
LG/F, Hollywood Commercial House, Central
2555 7678 | sultanshk.com

Le Souk

Le Souk might just be the best Middle Eastern eatery in Hong Kong. Not only is the food heavenly, but the energy of the restaurant is reminiscent of the NYC restaurant scene of the 1990s. The mezze platter is a great dish for tasting a little bit of everything. You’ll also want to sample the lamb tagine, a staple of Morocco, and the Egyptian mixed grill, a large plate of barbecued morsels ideal for meat lovers.
Status: Halal-certified 

4 Staunton Street, Soho
2522 2128 | lesoukhk.com

Islam Food

Looking for sumptuous, fresh, home-made halal noodles, soups, pastries and other dishes? Head down to Islam Food where authentic Chinese food is served along with other Asian dishes including curry lamb chops, juicy beef cakes and more. While it might be a little further for some to go, this place is not to be missed!
Status: Halal-certified 

G/F, 33-35 Tak Ku Ling Road, Kowloon City
2382 1882 | islamfood.com.hk

Ba Yi

This popular restaurant serves yummy and authentic halal Xinjiang dishes at affordable prices. Head down and try the signature dish of roasted lamb – a very tender, fresh and crispy dish that stands out from your typical lamb feast. If you have more space in your tummy, try the famous Xinjiang classic, da pan ji (“big plate chicken”), too.
Status: Halal-certified

G/F, 43 Water Street, Sai Ying Pun
2484 9981

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